Chinese religious groups pledge to follow Communist Party regulations

Chinese religious groups pledge to follow Communist Party regulations

(Barnabas Aid) — The Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM), the official Protestant church of China, has pledged to follow Chinese Communist Party (CCP) directives on the management of religions, including supervision of churches and their finances. The TSPM was one of seven state-authorized religious groups to sign a joint statement agreeing to implement policies outlined by […]

‘Church’ of Scotland minister claims: Scripture should be read in light of modern thinking on sexuality

‘Church’ of Scotland minister claims: Scripture should be read in light of modern thinking on sexuality

(The Christian Institute) — An openly homosexual Church of Scotland minister has claimed Scripture does not have the final word on sexual ethics. On BBC Radio 4’s Sunday program, Scott Rennie said that scriptural teaching against same-sex acts should be reinterpreted in light of contemporary thinking. Rennie was being challenged by fellow minister Professor Andrew […]

Evangelicals decry ‘Church’ of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex ‘weddings’

Evangelicals decry ‘Church’ of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex ‘weddings’

(The Christian Institute) — Evangelicals in Scotland have severely criticized the Church of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex “weddings” in its buildings. Dr. William Philip, minister of one of the largest churches in Scotland, accused the Kirk of kowtowing to the spirit of the age rather than upholding Christian truth. The Covenant Fellowship Scotland, a […]

Australian Anglican bishops veto motion denouncing same-sex ‘marriage’

Australian Anglican bishops veto motion denouncing same-sex ‘marriage’

(The Christian Institute) — Australian bishops have rejected a statement affirming the biblical basis for marriage as the national church’s official position. At the first meeting of the Anglican Church of Australia’s General Synod since same-sex marriage was legalised there in 2017, members voted on whether to affirm that: “The solemnization of a marriage between […]

False teachers vex African communities

False teachers vex African communities

Kenya (Mission Network News) — In Africa, many false teachers distort Christianity to their own advantage. The BBC’s Africa Eye recently visited one cult in Uganda known as the Faith of Unity. They teach Jesus did not exist and that their leader had supernatural powers. Reporters also visited the site where a rogue pastor and […]

‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Chant at John Hagee’s ‘Megachurch’ Draws Rebuke: ‘This Is Blasphemous’

‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Chant at John Hagee’s ‘Megachurch’ Draws Rebuke: ‘This Is Blasphemous’

(Christian Headlines) — A chant of “Let’s Go Brandon” at a well-known Texas church [this past weekend] was met with a round of rebuke from multiple Christian leaders, who called the moment shameful and antithetical to Jesus’ teachings. The phrase – a substitute for “F— Joe Biden” – was chanted Saturday at the Reawaken America […]

Kanye West Joined by Marilyn Manson, Justin Bieber for ‘Sunday Service’ on Halloween Draws Concern

Kanye West Joined by Marilyn Manson, Justin Bieber for ‘Sunday Service’ on Halloween Draws Concern

(Daily Beast) — It was only a matter of time before Kanye West would bring back his celebrity-friendly Sunday Service. But many were left slack-jawed when the rapper decided to mark its return this past Sunday (on Halloween no less) by having Marilyn Manson at his side nodding along as Justin Bieber prayed over the service. Already West, […]

Biden Says ‘Pope’ Told Him That He’s a ‘Good Catholic’ Who Ought To Take Communion

Biden Says ‘Pope’ Told Him That He’s a ‘Good Catholic’ Who Ought To Take Communion

(ROME) — President Joe Biden met face to face with Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who is referred to by Catholics worldwide as “pope” in his role as the head of the Roman Catholic religion, at the Vatican on Friday. Biden, who identifies as Catholic, supports the murder of unborn children through abortion under the guise of “women’s rights,” […]

Blasphemous Billboard Comparing Trump to Prophecy of Jesus’ Birth Taken Down

Blasphemous Billboard Comparing Trump to Prophecy of Jesus’ Birth Taken Down

(Christian Post) — A billboard installed near the city of Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia featuring a photo of former President Donald Trump and a Bible verse saying, “unto us a Son is given and the government shall be upon his shoulders,” has been taken down after backlash. The Washington Post’s political reporter Eugene Scott drew […]

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