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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'

Pastor Jailed for Holding Church Services Amid Pandemic Restrictions

Lead pastor of GraceLife Church in Alberta, Canada, has been jailed for holding in-person worship services amid ongoing pandemic restrictions

Two Christians Studying Bible in Park Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan

Police in Pakistan charged 2 Christians with blasphemy after Muslims objected to their Bible study in a park, attorney says.

Western Civilization Is Imploding: Now Is The Time For Christians To Make Their Stand

We’re learning in the West what those in the East have known for centuries. It takes courage to practice Christianity under totalitarianism.

FRC: Christian Nationalism Is Not Radicalization, Jan. 6th Was Not ‘Faith-Based Initiative’

Maher offers a clear view of how many nonbelievers view people of faith. But in the face of lies about us & our beliefs, we can't back down.

Australian State Bans Prayer & Counseling to Change/Suppress Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

The law becomes a real challenge to churches that hold a biblical view of sexuality with violations possibly resulting in up to 10 years

Supreme Court Rules California Can’t Enforce Indoor Church Service Ban

SCOTUS tells California it can’t bar indoor church services because of COVID, but it can keep for now a ban on singing indoors.

Employment Tribunal Hears Case Of Christian Actress Fired Over ‘Homophobic’ Facebook Post

Seyi Omooba filed a lawsuit with the employment tribunal against Curve Theatre and her former agents for religious discrimination.

Rugby Star Cancelled for 2nd Time For Voicing Biblical Morality on Social Media

Dragons rugby league team backflips on signing star player after backlash from sponsors in response to controversy over his Christian Beliefs.

Pushing Propaganda To The Pulpit: Denmark to Force Churches to Submit Sermons to Government?

A proposed Danish law requiring sermons be translated & submitted to the gov't has sparked concern among Christians throughout the region.

Myanmar Christians Ask for Prayer After Military Coup

Christians in Myanmar are asking the Body of Christ to pray in the wake of a Feb. 1 coup in which the military seized...

High School Senior Faces Disciplinary Hearing for Opting Out of LGBTQ Program

“We hope President Torres ends the school administrators’ clearly unlawful behavior and protects the religious liberty of every student"

Twitter Censors Focus on the Family, Accuses Them of ‘Hateful Conduct’

Attacks against free speech by big tech has quickly escalated into a full-blown censorship campaign targeting and silencing Christians.

As California Reopens, Judge Upholds Democrat Gov. Newsom’s Ban on Indoor Church Services

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled CA Gov.'s prohibiting churches from indoor services didn't discriminate against Christians

Ken Ham: New Proposal Denies Accreditation to Christian Schools

In other words, if Christian colleges teach the Bible as true history, don’t support LGBT, evolution, etc they shouldn’t be get accreditation

New VA Bill Would Allow Agencies To Be Shut Down For Denying Adoption To Gay Couples

VA introduces bill repealing right of adoption agencies to deny child placements with LGBT couples due to religious or moral convictions

Court Strikes Obama’s ‘Transgender Mandate’ that Forced Some Doctors to Violate Their Faith

This decision recognizes our doctors right to practice medicine in line with their conscience, without politically motivated interference.

Robert Jeffress: ‘Slippery Slope’ Set For Muzzling of Christians, Their Beliefs

The Biden administration is promising some quick and radical action as soon as it takes office – leading one political activist to warn America...

Photographer Faces $100K Fines from Law that Favors Gay Rights over Christian Convictions

The photographer said lawmakers “call views like mine bigotry, and want to punish me and remove me from the public square"

Tony Perkins: Andrew Brunson – 5 Ways To Prepare For Persecution Ahead

Tony Perkins - Wasting away in a Turkish prison wasn't how Andrew Brunson would have chosen to spend two years of his life --...

Ken Ham: Church Faces $10M in Fines for Opening

Such courage & boldness as exhibited by this church is needed in the church throughout the West as intolerance and persecution increases.

Open Doors CEO: China Arresting Christians for Attending ‘Zoom Church’

The use of online tools to congregate with other Christians has resulted in easier surveillance by the Communist Party.

Open Doors Releases 2021 Persecution Watch List

Open Doors releases 2021 World Watch List, ranking top 50 countries where it is most dangerous to be Christian.

HHS Issues Rule to Protect Faith-Based Adoption & Foster Care Providers

The Obama administration’s regulation discriminated against faith-based providers simply because of their beliefs about marriage.

Paypal Says It Blocked Christian Crowdfunding Site GiveSendGo

PayPal Holdings Inc said it has blocked a Christian crowdfunding site after it helped raise funds for Washington Protest

Pakistani Christian Arrested for Blasphemy Over Social Media Post

Christian leader in Pakistan facing charges of violating the country’s blasphemy laws after sharing social media post critical of Islam.

‘We Simply Desire to Worship Our Lord’: Church Fined for Holding In-Person Worship

"The reality is that the Bible teaches a world government that will be anti-God and a world government that will reject the scriptures."

Pastor Robert Jeffress: Perilous Times Are Ahead

According to a well-known pastor, Christian conservatives who have been lulled into a false sense of security from the power of the religious right...

UK Political Group Urges AmazonSmile to drop BGEA, Other Christian Organizations

A UK-based political org. is pressuring Amazon to eliminate dozens of evangelical Christian organizations from its AmazonSmile charity program.

Ken Ham: There’s Great Danger In Gov’t Officials Telling Constituents How & Where They Can Worship

It’s very obvious by the inconsistent mandates handed down throughout 2020 that religious freedom has been targeted...

L.A. County Backs Down, Say Churches Can Worship Indoors Due to Supreme Court Rulings

following the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of churches religious liberty, LA County Saturday dropped its ban on indoor worship services

UPDATE: Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolboys Reportedly Released and Safe

Islamist terror group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for kidnapping more than 330 boys from a school in the town of Kankara, Nigeria.

SCOTUS Delivers Another Win For Houses Of Worship

Religious Freedom victory: Supreme Court issues order siding with Colorado church in one case and a priest & rabbi in New Jersey in another.

School District Re-Recognizes Christian Student Group A Year After Threatened Lawsuit

Victory for Religious Liberty of students: High School finally agrees to re-recognizes fellowship of christian athletes group

Pastor In India Attacked By Hindu Extremists, Locked In Room & Left To Die

Violence against Christians in Bihar state has increased in the past two years, with attacks on house churches and pastors happening weekly.

State Department Designates Nigeria Among World’s Worst Religious Freedom Offenders

US State Dep. says Nigeria is among 10 nations identified as Countries of Particular Concern for violating international religious freedom.

‘Religious Freedom Is a Human Right’: Swiss Court Suspends COVID Ban on Worship

“Given that other public gatherings are still permitted, we do not see the proportionality of this restriction — it targets religious groups in a discriminatory way"

China Arrests 4 Christians for Selling Audio Bibles as Part of Crackdown on Christianity

4 Christians arrested for selling audio Bibles this year as part of a government campaign to “eradicate pornography and illegal publications"

US Supreme Court Steps in After Months of California Discrimination Against Churches

The US Supreme Court tossed a lower federal court ruling that had denied California churches a chance to make their case.

Government Threatens Pastor for Not Wearing Mask in Empty Church

Dep. of Health threatens to close the church as an “unsafe facility" after employee working alone answered the door maskless.

Human Rights Advocates Sound Alarm on ‘Christian Genocide’ Unfolding in Africa

Muslim terrorists are launching attacks across Africa; "I can tell you that every minute the world is asleep is another minute someone dies"

Canadian Police Block Church Members from Drive-In Service

Canadian police officers stopped a church congregation from holding a drive-in worship service on Sunday morning in Manitoba.

German Court Hands Restaurant Owner Religious Liberty Victory

“In a free society, everyone should be able to share their beliefs without fear of criminal investigation or censorship."

New Bill In China Would Prohibit Foreign Missionaries From Evangelizing

Foreigners will be unable to speak freely about God in China, should a new communist bill be put into law.

Indonesian Police Search For Likely Terrorists Suspected of Killing 4 Christians & Burning Homes

A manhunt is underway in Indonesia following the murder of four Christians and the burning down of multiple homes.

Supreme Court: Pandemic No Excuse to Discriminate Against Religious Groups

Major victory for religious freedom: In 5-4 ruling, SCOTUS justices told NY Gov. he can’t use COVID to discriminate against houses of worship

California Church Asks Supreme Court to Block Coronavirus Restrictions on Gatherings

Harvest Rock Church is turning to the Supreme Court for an emergency injunction blocking an order from Gov. Gavin Newsom houses of worship

Theater Critic Backs Christian Actress Fired For Beliefs

The message is: if you "express biblical views, you will be punished & will lose your career if you do not renounce your beliefs"

LGBTQ Group Calls on Biden to Pull Accreditation From Religious Schools

The LGBTQ advocacy group is effectively calling for Christian institutions to be coerced into sexual revolution or stripped of accreditation

30-Year Military Chaplain Fired from Air Force – His Crime? Biblical Views on Sexual Morality

Former Air Force chaplain wants to enlist believers in fight for religious freedom after he preached a message that led to his dismissal

Iranian Christian Gets 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine

The Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday imposed a sentence of 80 lashes on Zaman Fadaee, an Iranian Christian, for drinking Communion wine.

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