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Sexual revolution destroying families: Russell Moore

MOORE, the public face of the Southern Baptist Convention, said sexual liberation had created “a culture obsessed with sex” that had simply led to a “boredom of sex shorn of mystery.”

November 30th, 2014 | Posted in News Headlines | Read More »

What did Jesus mean when He said ‘watch and pray’?

Unlike what many people think the garden of Gethsamane was not a low point in the life of Jesus Christ, the Son of Man. It was where He reaffirmed His Father’s decision to take on the cross at Calvary. That was evident in the way He prayed this prayer.

November 29th, 2014 | Posted in Robin Sam | Read More »

VHP says ‘No’ to Santa Claus giving chocolates to Bastar kids

THE Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has raised questions over use of school buses for religious functions as well as Santa Claus distributing chocolates to school students during Christmas.

November 28th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

Iraqi Christian village in Nineveh hosts first mass since ISIS takeover

Father Paulus Thabit Makku, a Chaldean priest in Mosul, told Fides News that the Eucharist was held at the only other church in Telskuf, Saint Georges Chaldean church.

November 28th, 2014 | Posted in Middle East,News Headlines | Read More »

Asia Bibi’s husband appeals to Pak president for clemency

Asia Bibi

ASIA Bibi’s husband Ashiq Masih has campaigned to the president of Pakistan to save his wife from execution. Pakistani Christian Bibi was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 with a penalty of death.

November 27th, 2014 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Arne H. Fjeldstad, CEO of The Media Project, dead

ARNE FJELDSTAD, 60, director and CEO of The Media Project, an international network of journalists devoted to better coverage of religion in public life, suffered a heart attack and died Sunday in Norway. Fjeldstad spent three decades in mainstream news media, gaining senior positions at Aftenposten, the leading Norwegian daily newspaper. He also was an […]

November 26th, 2014 | Posted in News Headlines | Read More »

5 tips to follow when you read the Bible

FILLED with dated words, strange metaphors, various styles of literature and written for a cultural very different from ours, it can be a bit perplexing to know how to correctly interpret what we’re reading.

November 26th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Myanmar, the poorest but most generous nation in the world

DESPITE being less financially fortunate than other nations, Myanmar’s citizens have been shown to be the most giving in the world. According to CAF, Myanmar’s rate of monetary donations of individual citizens is as high as 91 percent.

November 25th, 2014 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Church stampede in Zimbabwe kills 11

Christian Today reports that a service featuring prominent Pentecostal pastor Walter Magaya drew 30,000 people. After the service, the crowd rushed toward a single exit because police had closed other doors.

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

Pope declares as saints two blessed from Kerala

WITH their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn process is known in Catholic parlance, the centuries old Syro Malabar Catholic Church has three Saints, the first being Sister Alphonsa raised to the revered rank in 2008.

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

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