City Defies Atheist Group’s Threat, Keeps up Christmas Cross

The city of Ozark, Mo., initially sent out a press release Tuesday to media members saying it was removing the cross after receiving a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which says the cross on public land is unconstitutional. The cross, which is lit at night, is part of a Christmas-themed display at Finley River Park. […]

Authorities Order Another Church Building to Close in Algeria

Pastor Rabah Messaoudi had won a legal battle in 2017 after local officials in the Muslim country tried to close his church in Ait-Jimaa village, 45 kilometers (27 miles) from Tizi-Ouzou in north-central Algeria. But the head of Ait-Bouadou Commune (County) and a district official in Tizi Ouzou Province in Kabylie Region were determined to […]

Why Are Many Christians Avoiding Hard Topics… Lauren Daigle, for Example?

A recent firestorm began when Lauren Daigle made the following statement regarding if homosexuality is a sin: “I can’t honestly answer on that,” Daigle responded. “In a sense, I have too many people that I love and they are homosexual. I don’t know. I actually had a conversation with someone last night about it. I […]

Young Christians are leaving the church – Here’s why

A new, 2018 Pew Research Center Report polled a growing group in America: “religious nones.” This group describes themselves as “nothing in particular” when asked if they identify with a specific religious group. The vast majority are ex-Christians, and most are under the age of 35. Pew asked a representative sample of these “religious nones” why they […]

Largest UK Muslim Group Fighting to Ban Franklin Graham from Preaching There

The largest Islamic organization in Britain is urging the government to ban evangelist Franklin Graham, who is scheduled to appear at an event in the country later this month. Newsweek reports the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the umbrella organization for hundreds of Islamic groups, has supported the calls from three members of parliament and members of […]

Chinese officials burn bibles, close churches, force Christian to denounce faith amid ‘escalating’ crackdown

The Chinese government is destroying crosses, burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith as the crackdown on religious congregations in Beijing and several provinces intensifies. The suppression of religious freedoms is part of an official campaign to “Sinicize” religion by demanding loyalty to the atheist Communist party and […]

Coptic Diocese Says Group Attacked Christian Homes in Egypt

A group of Muslims attacked several Christian homes in a village in Upper Egypt, injuring three people, officials with a Coptic Christian diocese said on Friday. The assailants objected to the presence of a church in the area, the Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said in a statement. Plans to attack Copts in the village had […]

Meet the New Prime Minister of Australia: Scott Morrison is an Evangelical Christian

Scott Morrison, the new prime minister of Australia, brings something extra to the country’s highest position – his Christian faith. Morrison, who had previously been the country’s treasurer, was sworn in Friday as Australia’s sixth prime minister in 11 years after a political rift among conservative lawmakers led to the ouster of Prime Minister Malcolm […]

Iran Sentences 4 Christians to 45 Years in Prison for Believing in Jesus Christ

Iran is the world’s leading sponsor of international terrorism. But did you know the Islamic Republic is also the one country where Christianity is growing the fastest in the world? Mike Ansari of “Heart4Iran” spoke with CBN News’ George Thomas and Emily Jones about how God is moving powerfully inside this Muslim nation. Iran’s hardline government […]