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Month: September 2017

Lawsuit: Waitress fired over religious objection to pants

A restaurant chain discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress, a federal agency says in a lawsuit. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday that it has sued Georgia Blue LLC, which has restaurants …

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Well Known UPC Jamaica Forced to Resign After Eviction Scandal

Editor’s Note: we bring this to you not because we necessarily agree with the media’s portrayal of the situation, but because it is noteworthy that the secular media is picking up on this story and we need to be aware of what is happening here. John-Mark Bartlett, pastor of the largest congregation under the United …

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Priesthood Split Over Views on Homosexuality

When the latest book by the Rev. James Martin, one of Catholicism’s most well-known advocates for legitimizing homosexual activity, hit the shelves, it immediately caused an uproar within the Catholic Church, setting priest against priest and even bishop against bishop. In “Building a Bridge,” published in June by HarperCollins Publishers, the Jesuit priest calls on …

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Should a Christian Go To Secular or Christian College?

Education is extremely important, even the Bible tells us so: “Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many. I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths. When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou …

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Poll: Mainline Protestants Very Liberal on Abortion, Sex, Gays — Pentecostals More Conservative

A Gallup survey shows that mainline Protestant denominations, such as the Episcopalians, are very accepting of abortion, sex outside of marriage, and gay and lesbian relationships. However, the survey also found that Southern Baptists, non-denominational churches, and Pentecostal churches are far less accepting of those practices than their mainline Protestant relatives. Every year since 2001 …

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Apostate Lesbian “Pastors” Get “Married” Despite Objection From Minister Father

Two female ministers with the United Church of Christ recently “wed” each other despite being warned by the father of one of the women that doing so was unbiblical. He did not attend the ceremony. “My father would not come here because he does not believe in same-sex marriage,” Twanna Gause told the New York …

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Did God Truly Say “Avoid Foolish Controversies”?

“Flee from youthful lusts,” Paul warned Timothy (2 Tim. 2:22, NASB). For Bible-believing Christians eager to live rightly, this has long been a key verse. We know that we can grant such youthful lusts no quarter in our lives. So we put filters on our computers, find accountability partners, read books, set boundaries, warn our …

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Can a Christian Wear a Bikini?

Jessica Rey brings us an informative examination of the original purpose, design,  and history of the bikini. What a great reminder of our responsibility to be modest and holy in all of our actions! “Likewise, I want the women to adorn themselves with respectable apparel, with modesty, and with self-control, not with braided hair or …

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Can Christians Rock? Well, This Band Says “Yes!!”

Whoever thought that a hard rock band can be a Christian band? Well, Skillet just proved that even rock stars can be for Jesus. As followers of Christ, they are easily deemed to be one of the best bands there is because they are not ashamed of proclaiming the name of Jesus Christ whenever they …

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Whites Only?

Great, another art project. My restless peers fought over the red, purple, and green crayons to color in Joseph’s coat, and the yellow crayon to enliven the sun. I counted the minutes until I could leave. During my youth Sunday school days, I remember noticing that the kids in my youth group rarely colored in …

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Your Tithes Don’t Have To Go To Local Church According to Survey of Ministers

It’s not that giving to your local church isn’t important—it is, leaders told the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). But 76 percent say it’s fine if you want to give part of your tithe to a different ministry. “Many evangelical leaders do not believe there’s a biblical requirement to give exactly 10 percent to the …

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People Are Making Such Ridiculous Claims About What Is Going to Happen Come Saturday

All sorts of sensationalist claims are being made about what is going to happen on Sept. 23, and all of them are false. In recent days, I have spent time looking into these various claims, and I have been deeply disturbed by what I have discovered. Yes, it does appear that there will be a …

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