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Indian High Court Stands Up for Christians Persecuted by Hindu Nationals

Indian High Court Stands Up for Christians Persecuted by Hindu Nationals Christians in India received a respite from Hindu persecution recently as the countrys high court ruled that Christians whose houses were bulldozed for refusing to convert to Hinduism will be allowed to return without more persecution for their beliefs.Christians in the region of Chhattisgarh... Read more

High Court to hear abortion discrimination case

Heidi CrowterThe High Court in London will hear a landmark case against the UK Government over the country's discriminatory abortion legislation, which singles out babies with disabilities by allowing terminations right through to birth for conditions including Down's syndrome, cleft lip and club foot. Currently in England, Scotland and Wales, there is a 24-week time limit... Read more

Evangelical Leaders Seek to ‘Take the High Road,’ Stress Agreement as Election Looms

Evangelical Leaders Seek to 'Take the High Road,' Stress Agreement as Election Looms (RNS) Weeks before Election Day, leaders of the National Association of Evangelicals have reaffirmed their call for Christian engagement in the public square, signing a statement about issues on which they agree.Dozens of leaders highlighted their reaffirmation of a 2004 NAE public... Read more

Spiritual Lessons Christians and Jews Share During the High Holy Days – Bible Gateway Blog

By Yael Eckstein The High Holy Days are about to begin! During these 10 holy days of introspection and prayer, the Jewish people will embark on a spiritual journeya chance for meaningful change, repentance, and reconnecting with God. The holidays begin with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and end with Yom Kippur, the Day... Read more

High domestic violence rates continue to plague Russia – Mission Network News

Russia (MNN) — In 2017, Russia made the decision to downgrade domestic violence from a criminal offense to a misdemeanor for first-time offenders. This ruling sparked a backlash in Russia, and many women are still vocally trying to find justice in the country today. But Eric Mock of Slavic Gospel Association says the problem isn’t... Read more

High Court approves legal challenge against Government U-turn on online age checks

(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Wiediger)The High Court has given the go ahead for a legal challenge over the Government's decision to abandon age verification checks for online p0rnography.  Legislation to introduce the scheme was passed by Parliament in 2018 with the aim of protecting children.  The plans were hit by repeated delays before finally being shelved for... Read more

High Court approves legal challenge against Government U-turn on online p0rn age checks

(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Wiediger)The High Court has given the go ahead for a legal challenge over the Government's decision to abandon age verification checks for online p0rnography.  Legislation to introduce the scheme was passed by Parliament in 2018 with the aim of protecting children.  The plans were hit by repeated delays before finally being shelved for... Read more

Christian fostering agency’s evangelical recruitment policy was not unlawful, High Court rules

(Photo: Unsplash/Sandy Millar)An evangelical Christian fostering agency does not have to work with non-evangelical Christian carers, the High Court has ruled. Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service went to court after it came under pressure from government regulator Ofsted to abandon its religious ethos.  It followed an inspection by Ofsted last year in which... Read more

Record High Abortions Performed in the UK in 2019

Record High Abortions Performed in the UK in 2019 In 2019, more women in the UK sought after abortions than in any previous year, according to a new report released by the UK Department of Health and Social Care.The 20-page report showed statistics for England and Wales last year. Over 207,000 abortions were... Read more

Abortions in England and Wales reach record high

(Photo: Unsplash/Janko Ferli)New Government figures reveal that abortions in England and Wales have reached an all time high, with thousands of pregnancies terminated last year on the grounds of disability alone.Statistics released today by the Department of Health and Social Care reveal 207,384 abortions for women resident in England and Wales in 2019, an increase of... Read more

Withstanding High Winds of Resistance – Girlfriends in God – May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020Withstanding High Winds of ResistanceGwen SmithTodays TruthThe righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon. (Psalm 92:12)Friend to FriendTheres an abundance of palm trees in Israel. Im not sure why that surprised me as we traveled throughout the Holy Land, but it did. Not only was I... Read more

What Should I Do After High School?

Editors’ note:  TGCs Thorns & Thistles column seeks to apply wisdom with practical advice about faith, work, and economics. If you have a question on how to think about and practice your work in a way that honors God, let us know at [email protected]. What would you say to someone who doesnt have a clear... Read more

High School Senior, Lament Your Loss But Trust the Lord

We are living in an unprecedented spring season. Typically this time of year, high-school seniors are playing their final season of spring sports. Its a time marked by proms, baccalaureate services and graduation ceremoniesusually. These students have been in school for 13 long years. Theyve looked forward to walking across that stage to receive diplomas... Read more

The religious excessive doesnt have to finish at camp – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — Christian camp administrators are obsessed with fostering a enjoyable expertise for kids and youths that finally factors them to Jesus. However what about after cabins are closed, baggage are packed, and campers go residence? Keys for Children Ministries govt director Greg Yoder says he spoke with a camp director who expressed... Read more

Nicely-worn and in excessive demand: Audio Bibles in Kenya

[ad_1] Kenya (MNN) — Kenya is basically Christian, however many believers dont have entry to Bibles. And even when they do, not all of them can learn. Roughly 22 p.c of Kenyans are illiterate. That makes solar-powered audio Bibles invaluable since individuals can hearken to Gods Phrase of their coronary heart language. Kenya Hope sends... Read more

Report: 260 Million Christians Presently Expertise Excessive Ranges’ of Persecution | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] The spiritual persecution watchdog Open Doorways lately launched their annual World Watch Record, and it incorporates some startling numbers. In line with the report, the variety of Christians experiencing excessive ranges of persecution elevated by 6% final yr. Which means within the high 50 international locations on the record, almost 260 million... Read more

The Excessive Stakes of How Christians Strategy Energy

[ad_1] Energy is among the most urgent points dealing with the evangelical church initially of this new decade. How will we steward it in Christlike methods? How are we tempted to undertake the world’s (often corrupting) strategy to it? How can we keep away from the numerous methods energy and platform can damage lives and... Read more

Nigeria on excessive alert since Iranian commanders loss of life

[ad_1] Nigeria (MNN) — Nigerian police are on a heightened alert standing since the US drone assault on Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. The loss of life of an Islamic army chief may immediate Nigerian Muslim extremists to retaliate with Nigerian Christians almost definitely within the crosshairs. The Islamic State in Nigeria beforehand executed 11 believers... Read more

Reminder: Wayne Grudem Mentioned Evangelicals Will Lose Any Excessive Ethical Floor by Voting for Rudy Giuliani in 2007 | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] This week, theologian, ethicists and writer Wayne Grudem penned an article known as Trump Ought to Not Be Faraway from Workplace: A Response to Mark Galli and Christianity Right this moment. The piece (which we made the case misses Mark Gallis level) is in response to a CT article making the case... Read more

Early Excessive Christology and the Legacy of Larry Hurtado (19432019)

[ad_1] His first weblog submitearlier than tutorial running a blog was a thingfeatured 18 humble phrases: As time permits, I hope to supply some worthwhile feedback on early Christianity and maybe different topics too (July 5, 2010). As of in the present day, his weblog has greater than 2 million pageviews. His identify is Larry... Read more

Janelle Mone’s Excessive Idea Horror ‘Antebellum’ Has Its First Trailer | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Janelle Mone has been exceedingly assured in including movie roles to her already spectacular profession as a musician, and her first true leading-lady function will come subsequent yr with Antebellum, produced by the identical individuals who introduced us Get Out and Us and guarantees to ship the identical kind of excessive idea... Read more

The Excessive Stakes of Non secular Liberty

[ad_1] The next is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Earlier than quoting in print, please examine the corresponding audio for accuracy. Kristen Waggoner:Amongst America’s biggest contributions to the world has been its dedication to free speech and to non secular freedom. Alliance Defending Freedom is the world’s largest authorized group that's dedicated... Read more