Category: Christian News

Religious Expression Can Now Be Expressed In Kentucky Schools

Students would be able to express religious and political viewpoints in public schools and on college campuses without interference from administrators under a bill that cleared its final legislature hurdle Monday (March 6) and was headed to Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to be signed into law. State Sen. Albert Robinson, R-London, said he decided to sponsor Senate Bill 17 after a Johnson County elementary schools removed biblical references from a presentation of “Charlie Brown’s Christmas Carol” in 2015. The bill, which basically affirms rights that are already in place, was adopted on an 81-8 vote. Robinson said he’s felt...

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Syrian Muslim Refugees Converting to Christianity After Fleeing War Zone

Numerous Syrian Muslims who fled their war-torn country and found refuge in Lebanon have converted to Christianity despite threats and incidents of attacks on new converts, according to a report. George Saliba, Bishop of Syrian Orthodox Church in Lebanon, said he has baptized around 100 Muslim Syrian refugees since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, according to USA Today. Abu Radwan, who fled the city of Homs in Syria and was baptized by Bishop Saliba in Beirut, was quoted as saying that Jesus appeared to him in a dream two years ago. “I started going...

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British Court Convicts Preachers, Considers Bible “Abusive and Criminal”

In what their lawyer calls a “modern-day heresy trial,” a British court has convicted two street preachers of a public order offense for preaching the Bible in public. The public prosecutor in the case claimed that publicly quoting parts of the King James Bible in modern Britain should “be considered to be abusive and is a criminal matter.” Michael Overd of Creech St Michael, United Kingdom and Michael Stockwell of Seldon, New York were found guilty under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 at Bristol Magistrates’ Court. Prosecutor Ian Jackson also told the court, “To say to someone that...

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Liberal Protesters Freak Out After Town Hall Chaplain Prays in Jesus’ Name

Liberal protestors jeered and mocked a Louisiana state chaplain when he opened a town hall meeting with prayer last week. Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy scheduled the town hall meeting in Metairie, Louisiana to discuss issues like immigration, healthcare, and the economy, The Washington Free Beacon reported. However, when Dr. Michael Sprague announced that he would open with a prayer, protesters from a local anti-Trump group called Indivisible, erupted in anger. Some shouted “Pray on your own time!” while others yelled “Separation of church and state!” Video of the event records one woman shouting the name “Lucifer” when the chaplain...

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Facebook Apologizes for Suspending Christian Mom Over Post on Homosexuality

The social media giant Facebook said Thursday that it made an “error” by suspending a Christian video blogger’s account after she wrote a post about the Bible’s condemnation of homosexuality. Facebook recently froze the public Facebook page of Elizabeth Johnston, an Ohio homeschool mother of 10 who runs the popular blog and Facebook account “The Activist Mommy.” “The Activist Mommy” Facebook account was frozen on Feb. 9 because of a comment Johnston posted over six months ago that cited passages from the New Testament and Old Testament, including how Leviticus states that homosexuality is a “detestable” sin and an...

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