Christian Organization Announces Plans for 5K Race to Raise Awareness of Persecuted Church

Christian Organization Announces Plans for 5K Race to Raise Awareness of Persecuted Church

TAMPA – An organization committed to supporting oppressed Christians around the world is planning a 5K race in Tampa this fall to raise awareness of the persecuted church. “Joshuacord” is a non-profit, nondenominational Florida-based ministry whose mission is to “help and rescue those who can’t help themselves.” The organization works with a number of partners throughout […]

Global Artistic Show Promoting Evolutionary Theory Draws Millions of Attendees

Global Artistic Show Promoting Evolutionary Theory Draws Millions of Attendees

MONTREAL – An international entertainment company is touring the world, performing a show that they describe as “a fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind.” Cirque du Soleil (French for “Circus of the Sun”) is a popular Quebec-based entertainment group that generates a yearly revenue of approximately $1 billion, with 5,000 employees worldwide. Since 2010, […]

Christian Aid Agency Announces Plans to Airlift 3,400 Persecuted Christians from Sudan

Christian Aid Agency Announces Plans to Airlift 3,400 Persecuted Christians from Sudan

SUDAN – Following increased persecution in northern Africa, a major Christian organization has announced plans to evacuate over 3,000 Christians from Sudan in coming months. Since South Sudan seceded from its northern counterpart two years ago, Christians in Sudan have suffered under heavy persecution from the predominantly Islamic culture, where Sharia law is enforced. Demographic […]

Egyptian Christians, Copts Endure Horrific Persecution As Violence and Unrest Continue

Egyptian Christians, Copts Endure Horrific Persecution As Violence and Unrest Continue

EGYPT – As violent unrest continues to throw Egypt into chaos, Christians are increasingly finding themselves to be the targets of persecution and abuse. Presently, the greatest threat to Egyptian Christians comes from supporters of Mohamed Morsi—the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated president who was ousted last month. According to recent statistics, only 13% of Egypt’s 85 million […]

Scottish Court Fines Twitter User $60,000 for Disparaging Homosexuality

Scottish Court Fines Twitter User $60,000 for Disparaging Homosexuality

EDINBURGH – A high court in Scotland has charged a man with the equivalent of over $60,000 for criticizing a homosexual woman on Twitter. Earlier this month, the Court of Session in Edinburgh—known as the supreme civil court of Scotland—ruled that 54-year-old David Shuttleton should give Jaye Richards-Hill $62,000 as restitution for Tweets he posted […]

Cameroon Government Shuts Down Over 50 Pentecostal Churches, Plans to Shutter 100 Total

Cameroon Government Shuts Down Over 50 Pentecostal Churches, Plans to Shutter 100 Total

CAMEROON – The government of Cameroon is severely cracking down this month on Pentecostal churches, vowing to shut down nearly 100 congregations. Paul Biya, the president of the western African nation, says the closures are an attempt to prevent Pentecostal pastors from conducting “criminal practices” that allegedly threaten Cameroon’s national security. Thus far, at least […]

‘It’s a Title Held Only By Jesus Christ:’ Judge Rules ‘Messiah’ Inappropriate Name for Baby

‘It’s a Title Held Only By Jesus Christ:’ Judge Rules ‘Messiah’ Inappropriate Name for Baby

NEWPORT, Tenn. – A judge in eastern Tennessee has ruled that two parents cannot legally name their son “Messiah.” Last Thursday, Child Support Magistrate LuAnn Ballew of Tennessee’s 4th Judicial District heard arguments between Jawaan McCullough and Jaleesa Martin of Cocke County regarding a dispute over their baby’s name. The baby, who was born on […]

105 Kids Rescued From Prostitution Rings; 159 Arrested

WASHINGTON — The FBI announced Monday the arrests of 159 people and recovery of 105 children involved in child prostitution rings across the country. The 76-city sweep, conducted in the past three days, represents the largest such law enforcement action focused on children forced into sexual slavery, federal authorities said. Assistant FBI Director Ron Hosko, […]