The nation’s leading secularist legal organization is pressuring the University of Mississippi to ban its head football coach, Hugh Freeze, from using his Twitter account to write about his Christian faith and God. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the school’s chancellor, Jeffrey Vitter, last week asking him to take action to ensure that Freeze and his coaching staff do not use their official social media pages to promote religion. FFRF attorney Sam Grover argued in the letter that it is a violation of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution...Read More
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JERUSALEM, Israel – This evening, Israelis (and Jews around the world) will begin the week-long Passover celebration, recounting their ancestors’ deliverance from Egyptian slavery. Their homes have undergone deep cleaning and some are freshly painted. Every vestige of bread products made with yeast (leaven) has been removed from the kitchen. The holiday meal has been prepared and soon the table will be set. The guests will arrive and the papa will take his place at the head of the table. The Passover Seder is about to begin. Christians often call the Seder “The Last Supper,” picturing it like...Read More
Last year, more than 90,000 Christians were killed because of their faith—that’s one person every six minutes. Studies continue to show Christ followers are the most persecuted believers in the world, and the attacks are only getting worse. But, how should we respond? “It’s barbaric, it’s evil, and it’s time for us to get up and do something,” Franklin Graham recently said about persecution. “I believe that we as Christians need to wake up. If we don’t do it now, it’ll be too late.” To help bring light to the crisis, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has dedicated its April television special to...Read More
Not even a year after Radical Islamic terrorist Omar Mateen killed 49 people at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, Rollins College officials are punishing a Christian Conservative student who challenged a liberal Muslim professor and radicalized Muslim student during a conversation on the application of Sharia Law. Marshall Polston confirmed to the Central Florida Post that Professor Areeje Zufari, who teaches a “Muslim Humanities” course at Rollins, has made outlandish claims against him and even filed a false police report. Early on in the class, Polston said he realized the professor was harboring Anti-Christian beliefs, demonstrated by the professor’s assertion that...Read More
Asbury United Methodist Church of Wichita’s west campus, which had an average 350 regular attendance, decided to cut ties with both the main campus and the denomination. The vote came at a meeting held last Thursday which featured Asbury Church Senior Pastor Rick Just and West Campus Pastor Aaron Wallace. Asbury UMC provided The Christian Post with a statement on Wednesday, noting that at the meeting Pastor Wallace “acknowledged his struggle with some of the conflict that has been occurring in the life of the denomination.” “He was very clear that the decision to leave was a calling for him,...Read More
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