Scottish Nursery Staff Told Not to Say ‘Boys and Girls’

Scottish Nursery Staff Told Not to Say ‘Boys and Girls’

(The Christian Institute) — Nursery staff in Scotland have been told not to call children “boys” and “girls.” The guidance from the Care Inspectorate also cautions against using words such as “manmade” and “mankind,” and urges staff to change story characters such as Mr. Squirrel to “squirrel.” Critics have called the guidance “patronizing” and “out […]

‘We Had to Give Them All a Chance of Survival’: Triplets Born After Mother Refuses Selective Reduction

‘We Had to Give Them All a Chance of Survival’: Triplets Born After Mother Refuses Selective Reduction

(The Christian Institute) — A mother has explained how she refused to consider abortion when doctors told her that her triplets were not developing as expected. Katie Johnson and her husband Patrick were told at a twelve-week scan that their babies, Oscar, Aurelia and Oliver, had life-threatening growth problems. Doctors advised Katie to abort one […]

Chinese Provinces Demand ‘Church-Free Zones’ Near Schools

Chinese Provinces Demand ‘Church-Free Zones’ Near Schools

(International Christian Concern) – According to recent documents issued in China’s northern Shanxi province and central Henan province, China is now establishing “church-free zones” near schools while asking local churches to share lists of youth members. Bitter Winter Magazine reports that a document entitled Implementation Plan on the Special Governance of Private Christian Gathering Sites, […]

Cardiologist Who Conquered Cancer Cherishes ‘Power of Prayer’

Cardiologist Who Conquered Cancer Cherishes ‘Power of Prayer’

ASHLAND, Ky. (Baptist Press) — A cardiologist who had a miracle recovery from a grim cancer diagnosis this summer spoke emotionally Dec. 16 from the pulpit at Rose Hill Baptist Church. After receiving a standing ovation from a packed house in Ashland, Ky., David Bush thanked a congregation who had lifted him up in prayer […]

Church Plants Arise Out of Audio Scripture Listening Groups in Mexico

Church Plants Arise Out of Audio Scripture Listening Groups in Mexico

Mexico (Mission News News) — Approximately 129 million people fill Mexico’s borders, and many of them are oral learners. This means they gain better understanding when new information is spoken rather than written down. When oral learners hear Scripture in their heart language, lives change. Joshua Harrison with Audio Scripture Ministries says the Church is […]

British Medical Association Advises Families to Trawl Social Media, Email to See if Relative on Life Support Prefers to Die

British Medical Association Advises Families to Trawl Social Media, Email to See if Relative on Life Support Prefers to Die

(The Christian Institute) — New guidance from the British Medical Association (BMA) advises searching the old online content of patients on life-support to see if they want to die. The BMA said that emails and social media posts could contain evidence that a seriously ill patient would prefer not to live with a disease or […]

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