Christians Hold to Hope in War-Torn Syria

Christians Hold to Hope in War-Torn Syria

Open Doors USA is reporting that many Christians in Syria are being adversely affected by ongoing war, but are staying strong spiritually by holding tightly to their faith in Christ. “Bombings, missiles, shelling, attacks are happening all over the country and are increasing in Aleppo and Damascus,” those on the ground explain. “But, God’s favor […]

Missions Group Raises Awareness of Plight of Orphans

Missions Group Raises Awareness of Plight of Orphans

A missions organization that focuses on caring for orphans and distressed children is conducting a diaper drive through early November. Mission Network News reports that Dr. Jerry Haag, the president of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and Orphan’s Heart, is conducting its annual 40 Days for the Fatherless campaign to help raise awareness about the plight […]

Canadian High Court Upholds Pastor’s Right to Oppose Homosexuality, Criticizes ‘Hate Crimes’ Law

Canadian High Court Upholds Pastor’s Right to Oppose Homosexuality, Criticizes ‘Hate Crimes’ Law

In ending a decade-long battle, a high court in Canada has ruled in favor of a local pastor in dismissing an appeal that sought to overturn a lower court decision upholding his right to oppose homosexuality. Pastor Stephen Boissoin had written a letter to the editor of the Red Deer Advocate in 2002, expressing his Biblical […]

Uruguay Senate Approves Bill Permitting Abortion Throughout First Trimester for All Women

Uruguay Senate Approves Bill Permitting Abortion Throughout First Trimester for All Women

The South American country of Uruguay has approved a bill permitting abortion throughout the first trimester, reports state. As previously reported, last month, the House of Representatives passed a measure permitting abortions up to 12 weeks by a single vote of 50-49. Women must be first  screened by a medical doctor, mental health professional and […]

Christian UK Bed and Breakfast Owner Forced to Pay Compensation for Turning Away Homosexuals

Michael Black and John Morgan have won their legal case against B&B owner Susanne Wilkinson, who declined to let them have a double bedroom in March 2010 because of her religious views. A judgement, issued at Reading Crown Court, has now ruled that Mrs Wilkinson had breached equality legislation by unlawfully discriminating against the couple […]

Protesters Storm Church, Chant ‘If Mary Had Known About Abortion, We Wouldn’t Have This Nonsense’

Protesters Storm Church, Chant ‘If Mary Had Known About Abortion, We Wouldn’t Have This Nonsense’

Quebec, Canada — Pro-abortion protesters recently stormed an evangelical church in Canada during a conference on pro-life issues. According to reports, at least twenty protesters — all under the age of 25 — gathered outside of the Life Coalition Conference in Quebec to express their disapproval of the annual event. Various groups had advertised their […]

Ten Thousand Muslims Protest Google Over Video Mocking Islam

Ten Thousand Muslims Protest Google Over Video Mocking Islam

An estimated ten thousand Muslims protested outside of Google’s British headquarters in London today, calling upon the tech and search engine giant to remove a video that they believe mocks Islam. The protesters carried various signs with slogans such as, “Freedom of speech = hatred to Muslims?” and “We love our prophet more than our lives,” and […]

Muslim Leaders Call Upon Nations to Criminalize Blasphemy at UN General Assembly

Muslim Leaders Call Upon Nations to Criminalize Blasphemy at UN General Assembly

A number of Muslim leaders called upon the nations to enact laws that criminalize blasphemy during this week’s UN General Assembly. “Before I take up my speech, I want to express the strongest condemnation for the acts of incitement of hate against the faith of billions of Muslims of the world and our beloved Prophet,” […]

France Considering Legislation to Ban Use of Terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’

France Considering Legislation to Ban Use of Terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’

The nation of France is considering enacting legislation that would ban the use of the terms “mother” and “father” in government documents in order to accommodate homosexuals in the country. Instead of using gender-specific words, the French government would simply use the term “parents” in order to be neutral. The drafted legislation also defines marriage […]