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Two Presbyterian Pastors Face Death Penalty in Sudan, Persecuted for Their Christian Faith

Two Presbyterian pastors are facing a likely death penalty as their trial in the Republic of Sudan begins. The Rev. Yat Michael and the Rev. Peter …

Creationism Banned From Science Classes By Scottish Government

Victory has been declared for the Scottish Secular Society (SSS) as the Scottish Government has finally issued a clear statement that creationism …

Seizure of Palmyra and Ramadi by Isis reveal gaping holes in US jihadi strategy

Islamic State,Iraq,US foreign policy,US military,Saudi Arabia,Syria,Obama administration,Bashar al-Assad,United Arab Emirates,Middle East and North Africa,US news,World news<p>Far from being on the defensive, Islamic State has shown that the arms-length approach of the US to Iraq is failing and …

Meet the Brazilian Congressman Trying to Christianize the Internet, One Domain Name at a Time · Global Voices

Eduardo Cunha, President of the Deputies’ Chamber. Photo: Valter Campanato/ Agência Brasil<p>Eduardo Cunha, the leader of Brazil’s lower house of …

Brazil

Ex-Astronaut Has a Major Message About God, the Big Bang — and What Happens If Christians Refuse to Ask Key Questions

Dr. Leslie Wickman, a scientist and former astronaut who once served as a Hubble Space Telescope engineer, fervently believes that the ongoing debate over the perceived incompatibility of science and religion is merely “an illusion of conflict.”<p>Wickman, a Christian who has no problem accepting both …

As Ramadi Falls to ISIS, Networks Skimp on Obama Responsibility

With the bleak news on Monday that Ramadi had fallen to the terrorist group ISIS, the three networks minimized an examination of Barack Obama's …

Foreign Policy

The war against ISIS in Iraq just took a dark turn

The Islamic State terrorist group just claimed a big victory in Iraq with the seizing of Ramadi, the provincial capital of Iraq's largest region.<p>And Baghdad's actions before and after the setback are raising red flags about the strategy to fight ISIS.<p>Reuters described the loss of Ramadi, about 75 …

Sunni Islam

Push to court-martial general for thanking God

Maj. Gen. Craig Olson<p>A civil-liberties group is demanding a two-star Air Force general be court-martialed for mentioning God at a National Day of …

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

As Israel marks 1967 unification of Jerusalem, Palestinians feel left out

Sami Albas opened his shop three hours early. By afternoon, he knew, he would have to close or have hell to pay.<p>"Every year, they come and kick the merchandise, break things and ruin our stores and the police do nothing," he said.<p>All over the narrow, cobbled streets of the Arab portions of the Old …

James Dobson: 'Sin' about to become 'constitutional right'

Sin soon could be a “constitutional right” in the United States, and Christians will be forced to participate or at least acquiesce, according to …

Doctors Floored When They Remove 50-Pound Cyst for Age 30 Woman

While sports teams refuse to visit the White House and Hollywood continues its assault on Trump, one star is standing out from the crowd for …

Nepal Christians Return to Worship after Quake Turns Churches into Tombs

Maili Tamang clapped and sang along as the remnants of her husband's Kathmandu church gathered for a noon prayer one week after a massive earthquake …

Pastor Saeed Abedini Marks 35th Birthday in Iranian Jail, Says He Is 'Crying Out to God' for America's Revival

Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen who has spent over two and-a-half years in an Iranian prison for his Christian faith, is marking on Thursday his …

8 Questions About Prayer You Were Probably Too Embarrassed to Ask

Have you ever had a question about prayer that seemed so obvious (at least to everyone else) that you were afraid to seek an answer? If so, you’re …

Faith

Violent Muslims in Niger Burn 69 Christian Churches, Kill Ten Christians and Injure Hundreds More! You Won't Believe How the Christians Respond

Just three months ago, over the course of just a few hours a mob of hundreds of Muslim radicals destroyed almost 70 churches, killed ten people and …

Why Sermons Often Bore

When Tim Keller talks about preaching, I listen. And so did roughly 1,900 others during his breakout workshop, “Preaching to the Heart,” at the …

The New Birth by Steven Lawson

Christians often describe themselves as “born again.” While this phrase is familiar to many, people rarely explain what they mean when they use it. …

Calvinism

Christian Leaders: 'We Will Not Obey' if Court Rules against Natural Marriage

“We will not obey.”<p>That’s the blunt warning a group of prominent religious leaders is sending to the Supreme Court of the United States as they …

Same-sex Marriage

Startling Similarity between Hindu Flood Legend of Manu and the Biblical Account of Noah

In 1872, the amateur Assyriologist, George Smith, made a discovery that would shock the world. Whilst studying a particular tablet from the ancient …

Evidence for a Young World

<i>Spiral galaxy NGC 1232 in constellation Eridanus. Photo: European Southern Observatory</i><p>Here are fourteen natural phenomena which conflict with the …

Deadly attacks hit Egypt's North Sinai

At least 12 people killed in two separate attacks, one targeting a police station and another an army car, police say.<p>A suicide car bomb targeting a police station in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula has killed six people and wounded 44 others, police and medics say.<p>Sunday's bombing came hours after …

Sinai Peninsula

Universe Accelerating More Slowly Than Believed — Not So Fast On Those Theories

Close<p>The acceleration of the universe may not be as great as previously estimated, according to a recent study from the University of Arizona. The …