An armed gang in Haiti abducted 17 Christian missionaries and their family members, including children, as they were leaving an orphanage. An audio alert seeking prayers, sent by the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries, says “men, women and children” connected with the group are being held by an armed gang near Port-au-Prince.
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A human rights group has condemned the burning down of an entire village, including the local church, by Myanmar’s military in the predominantly Christian and embattled state of Chin, calling it a “war crime” under international law.
Here are some of the events that happened this week in Christian history. They include the birth of Pope Pius II, the death of influential theologian Jacob Arminius, and the final failed End Times prophecy of Harold Camping.
Christian parents are taking legal action against the British government for not protecting their sons and other children from transgender guidelines being implemented at schools nationwide, including a Church of England primary school.
If you’re knocked down, get back up and fight again. It’s not the fall that leads to defeat, it’s staying down that does. Finish strong — courage is a hill to die on.
Our relationships on earth and our dialogue with those who impose sanctions must be shaped not by our respective authorities, but by the will and calling of our Maker and Savior. It is part of our calling to challenge all those in power to stop actions that harm people.
The next time waves of doubt come crashing down upon you, remember Peter who cried out, “Lord, save me!” We too can call on the Lord when we experience feelings of desperation. Our loving Savior has no intention of allowing us to drown.
If everyone knew someone like Chloe, a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome would no longer be a death sentence. It would be an announcement that another person who has a unique ability to be joyful, loving, and kind — while simultaneously encouraging others to be more joyful, loving, and kind themselves — is entering the world. What a lucky world.
Christ was very assertive in His warnings to the churches, and we should seriously take heed of these because the same God who is merciful is also a consuming fire. He who has an ear let him hear what the spirit says to the churches.
According to a study by Lifeway Research, 23% of pastors acknowledge they have personally struggled with a mental illness. That is almost one-in-four pastors. Why are pastors uniquely positioned towards depression and anxiety?
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Equinix has been accused of ignoring the concerns of religious employees and investors regarding the prominent internet data company's support for the Equality Act, legislation that seeks to codify discrimination protections for the LGBT community into federal law.
A concerned father of a child whose mother is trying to convince her son that he's a girl is warning about the dangers of "radical gender ideology," proclaiming that "we must do everything we can to save them from the jaws of this beast."
The Christian Post talked with Mark Rutland about his latest book, who his favorite prophet was, and the difference between prophetic confrontations of authority and the New Testament calls for submitting to leaders. Below are excerpts from that interview.