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Jun 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Campus Reform: A Christian club at Chico State University (CSU) may lose its status as a campus group because its requirement that its leaders be Christians violates a state anti-discrimination policy. The California State University system said asking leaders to sign a statement of faith violates a 2011 executive order which forbids discrimination based ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

TULSA, Okla. – A former Muslim who converted to Christianity has filed a civil lawsuit against a Tulsa church, arguing that leaders endangered his life by publishing his baptism announcement. The man, only identified as John Doe, filed the suit this week against First Presbyterian Church and its pastor. According to the lawsuit, the man is ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Al Qaeda burning church in Mosul last week Related - WATCH, WARNING, HORRENDOUSLY GRAPHIC: Syria Christian Forced To Convert To Islam, Then Beheaded Anyway (CNSNews.com) – The startling gains made by jihadist fighters in Iraq are placing the region’s already extremely vulnerable Christians in even greater peril, Christian advocacy groups are warning. While hundreds of thousands of Iraqis ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – The startling gains made by jihadist fighters in Iraq are placing the region’s already extremely vulnerable Christians in even greater peril, Christian advocacy groups are warning. While hundreds of thousands of Iraqis are affected by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s takeover of key cities including the Ninawa (Nineveh) provincial capital, Mosul, ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Hillary Clinton strongly defended her support for same-sex marriage in an NPR interview Thursday while slapping opposition in Texas and charging that those who fight gay marriage on religious grounds “operate in an evidence-free zone.” Defensively brushing aside suggestions that she has evolved on the issue for political reasons, Clinton said that ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joins protesters outside White House in support of Meriam Ibrahim/Photo: Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America WASHINGTON – Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today told a rally in Washington, D.C., it is time for the U.S. to do something about the plight of Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese Christian woman condemned ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: An adviser to President Barack Obama recently asked Iranian government officials to release imprisoned U.S. pastor Saeed Abedini amid repeated calls for the administration to take a tougher stand against human rights abuses in Iran. Joel Hunter, a pastor at Northland Church in Orlando and a spiritual adviser to Obama, discussed religious ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CAMPUS REFORM: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) removed religious prayer from its commencement ceremony this year. Traditionally, MIT Chaplain Robert Randolph has given a religious prayer at the ceremony, as he prayed to the “God of Abraham, Jesus and Mohammed” during last year’s graduation. However, MIT’s Commencement Committee emailed undergraduates announcing the change ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, who has been criticized for his Bible-based views on homosexuality, is releasing The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible in October, which is co-edited with his oldest son, Pastor Al Robertson. The Duck Commander Bible uses the King James Version of the Bible and, according to publisher Thomas Nelson, ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The Rev. Fred Luter Jr., at podium, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, smiles while addressing the convention during its annual meeting Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) BALTIMORE - The Southern Baptist Convention is set to debate and vote on a motion to join an effort to impeach President Obama. Former ...

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Jun 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The Washington National Cathedral is welcoming the first openly transgendered Episcopal priest to its altar this month. The Rev. Cameron Partridge, a transgendered man, is set to give the June 22 sermon at the cathedral, a fixture in the D.C. skyline and one of the nation’s most well-known houses of worship. Dean of ...

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Jun 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) – During his first official visit to the Middle East, Pope Francis repeatedly told Muslim audiences that religious freedom is “a fundamental human right” and that governments must allow people to choose their own faith. “Religious freedom is in fact a fundamental human right and I cannot fail to express my hope that it will ...

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Jun 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) - The State Department will not say whether it made any effort to authenticate the marriage and birth certificates that U.S. citizen Daniel Wani says he gave to the U.S. Embassy in Sudan to verify the U.S. citizenship of his son, Martin. Martin is now in a Sudanese prison along with his one-week-old sister, Maya, ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – At its annual General Assembly, the Presbyterian Church in America is considering 52 overtures or calls to action, including one “concerning same-sex marriage.” The same-sex marriage overture, which will be considered at PCA’s 42nd General Assembly (June 17-20), was summarized in the denomination’s quarterly magazine “By Faith.” “In response to an increasingly aggressive homosexual agenda, ...

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Jun 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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May 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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May 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a baker to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, finding his religious objections to the practice did not trump the state's anti-discrimination statutes. The unanimous ruling from the seven-member commission upheld an administrative law judge's finding in December that Jack Phillips violated civil rights law ...

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May 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from HUFFINGTON POST: Atheists lost their case against the “In God We Trust” motto on the nation’s currency Wednesday. It’s a battle they have lost several times before as court after court has affirmed that printing and engraving the country’s motto on its money does not violate the U.S. Constitution. The plaintiffs, a group that included ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: It’s a simple design: A large cross with a plaque beneath it featuring the names of fallen U.S. soldiers. But a group of atheists says that the memorial commemorating deceased World War I soldiers is a violation of the separation of church and state. Known as the “Peace Cross,” the 40-foot structure ...

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May 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - Rev. Rafael Cruz, director of Purifying Fire Ministries and father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), said the Christian church in America is under attack “more and more every day,” and noted that many pastors are afraid of losing their tax-exempt status if they speak out on political issues. Cruz stressed, however, that “no church ...

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: A panel of federal judges in Denver, in an opinion written by Judge Harris Hartz, found that it is perfectly appropriate for a police chief to order subordinates to attend an Islamic mosque where Muslims “discussed Islamic beliefs, Muhammad, Mecca, and why and how Muslims pray” in addition to encouraging officers “to ...

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - Rev. Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham and head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, said “Christians are under attack by Islam” and that “radical” Islam has nothing to do with it because “it’s just what it is.” Speaking at the Watchmen on the Wall National Pastor’s Briefing in Washington, D.C. on ...

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May 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to grant asylum to a pregnant Sudanese woman who has been sentenced to death for her Christian faith. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, whose Christian husband holds American citizenship, has being held in a Sudanese prison along with her 20-month old son for more than three months. ...

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May 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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