Year: 2018

Apple pulls Christian ministry’s ‘ex-gay’ app

Apple pulled a Christian ministry’s app after LGBT advocates said it portrayed being gay as a “sickness,” a charge the ministry says is false. NBC News reported that the tech giant removed the app that was developed by Living Hope Ministries, a Texas-based organization, following a Change.org petition from gay rights group Truth Wins Out. The petition called the …

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The Political Classification of the American Evangelical

The Center for Religious and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of Southern California (USC) was published that looked to classify American Evangelicals politically into a number of smaller groups based upon unifying factors of how they interpret (and act upon) civic life. The entire study can be found at this link. The published criteria …

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‘With Our Souls, Our Blood, We Will Defend the Cross’

The Coptic Christian community in Egypt is crying out in grief and anger following the funerals of seven believers who were killed by Islamic militants near a monastery in Minya. The attack on Friday, which left at least another 19 people injured, prompted a swift response from Egyptian police, who say that they killed 19 militants in …

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Why I will not teach the Christmas Story again

Everyone loves a good story, right? With the right delivery, a story can be greatly entertaining. Or curling up reading a good story by the fireplace is a great way to pass the time.  However, I will not teach the Christmas Story again. If you have never been to the Ark Encounter or Creation Museum, a part of Answers …

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John Crist, popular comedian, says “just shut up” about Lauren Daigle’s comments on homosexuality

Christian comedian John Crist told critics to “just shut up” after many people criticized Lauren Daigle for avoiding answering a question about her views on homosexuality. The comedian, who is known for being blunt took to Instagram on Wednesday to address the recent string of criticism Lauren Daigle has been getting. He said, “Lauren Daigle, …

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‘VeggieTales’ is ‘racist’ and ‘dangerous’ for children, California students claim

A group of students at a California college’s “Annual Whiteness Forum” labeled the Christian children’s cartoon “VeggieTales” as “dangerous” and promoting racial stereotypes for making the villains colored. The forum at Cal State San Marcos is a project from Professor Dreama Moon’s class titled “The Communication of Whiteness.” Students called various things racist, including the …

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Christian Singer Lauren Daigle’s Response about Homosexuality Resembles Something Jesus Did

Lauren Daigle is a young Christian artist who has made a splash in recent weeks with the widely celebrated release of her most recent album (debuting at the top of the charts) and becoming a crossover sensation as she sings and performs on Christian and mainstream platforms alike, influencing both Christians and non-Christians with her …

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Former Satan Worshipper: “I’m Shocked Christians Celebrate Halloween”

Anton LaVey, the founder of the Church of Satan, said: “I am glad that Christian parents let their children worship the devil at least one night out of the year. Welcome to Halloween.” We are quick on our feet to rush and honor the devil in so many ways. We see no harm in Halloween, …

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Military Atheist Group Wants to Throw Air Force Commander ‘Behind Prison Bars’ for His Christian Faith

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) sent a formal complaint this week to Defense Secretary James Mattis calling for an investigation of Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, a Christian and the newly installed commander of the 412 Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The group is furious at Teichert for posting links to articles, …

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Christian College Drops Sex Standards in Law School Bid

Two months after Canada’s Supreme Court ruled against what would have been the country’s first Christian law school, Trinity Western University (TWU) has dropped its controversial community covenant. TWU’s quest to open a law school had stalled in court for years after several provincial law societies refused to accredit would-be graduates, citing the covenant’s prohibition of sex …

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Remorseful Waitress Sends $1,000 and Apology for Money Stolen 20 Years Ago

The owner of a popular Tucson, Ariz., restaurant received a letter last week from a former waitress who was so full of remorse over money stolen 20 years ago that she was paying it back — with interest added. Included in the envelope was $1,000 in cash. “It definitely restores your faith in humanity,” wrote …

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The World Isn’t Looking For a Bigger Church, They Want A Better Church

Pastors want bigger churches. Church members? Not so much. Sure, a lot of people go to big churches. That’s what makes them big, after all. And the majority of them are strong, healthy churches doing great ministry. But if you ask the average member why they attend, “because it’s big” won’t even crack the top …

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