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Franklin Graham: Wars And Rumours Of Wars At Home And Abroad

"Even though the times are perilous and there may be “wars and rumors of wars,” as Christians we don’t have to be fearful."

GraceLife Pastor Takes Church Underground: ‘The Church Isn’t A Building, It’s a Blood-Bought People’

"They know they're going to be judged in accord with the Word of God & they still continue to persevere in their obstinacy. This is defiance"

ADF Files Motion To Intervene In ‘Radical’ Lawsuit Attacking Religious Schools

“It doesn’t solve them. It creates constitutional violations by discriminating against the schools for operating according to their faith.”

Taiwan Records Largest Ever Incursion By Chinese Air Force With 25 Planes Monday

China continues its muscle-flexing near Taiwan, this time sending an unprecedentedly large group of aircraft to breach Taiwan's defense zone.

UK Labour Party Leader Apologizes for Visiting Church That Believes Marriage is Between a Man, a Woman

"Secularists/LGBT movement don't just want freedom for their worldview but total acceptance by all (including Christians)"

SCOTUS Rules Against CA’s Restrictions on Bible Studies, Prayer Meetings in Private Homes

The majority opinion said, that California "treats some comparable secular activities more favorably than at-home religious exercise"

Canadian MP launches national petition to open church barricaded by police

This petition already has +5.3K signatures; “This act is tyrannical gov't overreach, and is a direct violation of Canadian Charter rights"

Ukraine Conflict: Moscow Could ‘Defend’ Russia-Backed Rebels

As Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian troops clash in the east of the country and Russia is building up troops on the border.

Wedding Photographer Challenges NY Laws Compelling Her To Do Gay Weddings

“I serve clients from all backgrounds, but the gov't is attempting to tell me what to do, what to say, & what to create based on its beliefs, not mine."

Canadian Police Barricade, Fence Church to Keep Worshippers Out After Pastor Released From Jail

"Clearly, our Charter and criminal code mean nothing as long as the government can come up with a good enough story to disregard it."

9th Circuit Upholds California COVID Restriction Against Home Bible Studies

"Our court today trudges out another denial of relief to those seeking to practice their faith in the face of discriminatory restrictions."

Capitol Hill Ramming Attacker Member Of Antisemitic Nation of Islam Org.

Green on Facebook praised antisemitic black nationalist Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan touting him as his "spiritual father"

Witnesses: China Imprisoning Christians in Underground ‘Brainwashing’ Torture Centers

Eyewitnesses in a report that CCP officials imprisoned them in mobile “brainwashing” centers designed to make them renounce Christianity

Christian Actress Who Was Fired for Biblical Beliefs on Sexuality Now Ordered to Pay $414,000

"I do not believe homosexual practice is right, though the law of this land has made it legal doesn't mean it is right."

UK Judge Rules ‘Overwhelmingly In Favor’ of Franklin Graham in Discrimination Case

“I am grateful the courts have once again reiterated that the freedom to speak only what is not offensive is not freedom of speech at all"

Russia’s Lavrov Warns Efforts to Escalate Conflict In East Ukraine Could ‘Destroy’ It

Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov warned that any efforts to escalate the conflict in eastern Ukraine could eventually "destroy" the country.

Court: Forcing Christian Professor to Use ‘Preferred Pronouns’ is ‘Unacceptable Religious Hostility’

"This case forced us to defend what used to be a common belief—that nobody should be forced to contradict their core beliefs just to keep their job"

Palm Sunday Suicide Bombers Target Worshipers in Indonesian Church

A suicide bombing outside a church after Palm Sunday Service in Indonesia has injured more than a dozen churchgoers, some seriously.

Embrace The Left’s Agenda or Be Erased From Existence In The ‘Modern’ Society

In the name of tolerance and “inclusiveness,” they make it clear that no dissent from their own Marxist opinions will be tolerated.

People’s Lives ‘In the Hands of the State’: Spanish Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Euthanasia

Spain's conservative Party plans to challenge the law in the Constitutional Court saying it puts people's lives "in the hands of the state"

Montreal Mayor Again Fails Jewish Community On Anti-Semitism

“Valerie Plante failed to follow through on her commitment to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism. The Jewish community is outraged.”

‘Blatant Religious Discrimination’: Federal Court Takes Univ. of Iowa to School for Canceling Christian Club

Federal appeals court ruled the Univ. of Iowa officials who kicked a Christian student club off campus can be held personally accountable

Appeals Court Hands Coach Fired For Prayer Another Loss

Court of Appeals rejects former football coach's argument that his 1st Amend. rights were violated when he was fired for praying after games.

Christians Concerned over New Welch Law Requiring Children Be Taught about Humanism

The Alliance Defending Freedom says a new bill would force schools in Wales to teach humanism gives the state control of a child’s education.

Euthanasia Deaths in Victoria, Australia Soar After Legalization

Deaths by euthanasia and assisted suicide in the state of Victoria, Australia, have almost doubled in the region since their legalization.

China Arrests at Least Ten Christians in Raid of Private Bible Study

China targeted Church members with “surveillance & harassment,” barring them from religious activities & communicating with each other

University Scientist Calls for ‘Tracking & Reporting’ of Students Taking Creationist Courses

University biologist is calling for creationist courses and degrees to be labeled on a student's transcript to maintain "national norms"

CA Bill Proposes Removing Cops Who Express Religious Or Conservative Beliefs

“This is a blatantly unconstitutional violation of religious liberty and freedom of speech. It is also a tyrannical abuse of power”

ISIS In Mozambique ‘Beheading’ Children, Reports Say

A mother told the agency she had had to watch as her 12 y/o son was killed in this way close to where she was hiding with her other children

LGBT Activists Sue Canadian Pastor For Preaching Biblical Morality

This Pastor is the canary in the coal mine — if this case succeeds, we'll see a major effort to uncover sermons critical of the LGBT agenda

Freedom From Religion Foundation warns FBI to stop praying at bureau events

The FFRF wrote a letter to the FBI demanding that it provide a list of anything remotely related to the Christian faith.

Muslims Sent To Threaten, Rape & Attack Church After Imam’s Wife Turns to Christ

Pastor: “I've been receiving messages alleging my Christian activities of converting Muslims to Christ will be met with severe punishment"

Israel Accused by Iran After Recent Explosion on Cargo Ship

An Investigator is suggesting that Israel was behind this week’s attack on an Iranian vessel in the Mediterranean Sea

Scottish Christians Urge Parliament to Add Religious Expression Amendments to Hate Crime Bill

"We believe the bill should clarify that holding traditional Biblical views on marriage or gender identity could not be seen as hate crime.”

Supreme Court Sides With Student in College Free-Speech Case

‘It‘s undisputed [he] experienced a completed violation of his constitutional rights when respondents enforced their speech policies against him’

Xi Orders Military to Heighten Sense of Urgency, Make Ready for War

The Chinese President is telling the military to focus on strengthening combat readiness as he warns of uncertainties domestically & abroad.

Judge Dismisses Bail Appeal, Keeps Canadian Pastor Behind Bars

The Pastor will remain in jail 2 months after judge dismissed bail appeal, which block his release unless he agrees to not hold church

‘Deeply Troubling’: Biden Fires Attorney Who Defended Religious Liberty of Employees

An attorney within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission who had gained a reputation for defending religious liberty was fired by Biden

Israel Updating Plans for Potential Iran Strike, May ‘Act Independently’: Minister

The Israeli military is currently updating plans for a prospective military strike on Iranian nuclear sites and may act without U.S. support

Canadian Church Fined $83K for Hosting In-Person Worship Service Amid Pandemic

A Canadian church was ordered to pay $83K by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice following an in-person church service in January.

Fiorazo: Framing Christians as Domestic Terrorists

We must not allow the left to turn our love for God and respect for our country into something shameful, wrong, or dangerous.

Supreme Court Says California Can’t Prohibit In-Person Worship

The Supreme Court on Feb. 26 told California’s Canta Clara County that it may not enforce a ban on indoor religious services in response to the CCP virus pandemic. Earlier...

The Equality Act Is Set to Destroy Religious Freedom—What Should We Do?

It’s being described as “the most comprehensive assault on Christianity in America ever written into law,” “a dangerous threat to our nation,” “the Left’s...

Count Rules Anti-Semitic Attacker Won’t Be Charged Because He Has ‘Delusional Fear’ Of Jews

“Prosecution blames mental illness for the crime. We join AJC in calling for the attack to be recognized for what it is—an act of Jew-hatred"

Leaked Emails Confirm UN Gave Names of Dissidents to Chinese Communist Party

Leaked Emails show UN officials give names of Chinese dissidents to the communist regime before they are set to testify against CCP’s abuses.

US Strikes Iran-backed fighters in Syria: Pentagon

US military launches strike on facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia, in retaliation for rocket attacks on US troops in Iraq

Lawmakers Demand Investigation Of ‘Secretively’ Funneled US Tax Dollars To Notorious Wuhan Lab

Lawmakers write that NIH & Pentagon are responsible for “secretively” funneling tax dollars to the Wuhan lab through a US-based nonprofit.

Franklin Graham Denounces the Equality Act, Calls It a ‘Very Dangerous Bill’

Rev. Graham: “It’s just a smokescreen to force Americans to accept the LGBTQ agenda and it creates a lot of INEQUALITY for Christians"

Iraq’s Third Rocket Attack Within a Week Targets US Embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets landed inside of Baghdad’s Green Zone on Monday in what is now the third rocket attack in Iraq within one week – this time targeting the US embassy.

As Promised, Dangerous ‘Equality Act’ Reintroduced in Congress

'All of us deserve better than the profound inequality the conscience-crushing, deceptively titled ‘Equality Act’ promises'

Hongkongers Resist Gov’t Forced Contact-Tracing App; Burner Phone Sales Soar

Privacy concerns have been raised as Hong Kong's government attempts to force citizens to download the contact tracing app "LeaveHomeSafe."

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U.S. to Place 80% of Countries on ‘Do Not Travel’ List,...

US State Dept says it will boost COVID "Do Not Travel" guidance to about 80% of countries worldwide, citing "unprecedented risk to travelers"

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Should Christians Not Talk About Sexual Sins?

The Bible doesn’t shy away from talking about sexual sin— calling it what it is: sin & perversion of God’s design. Neither should His people