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The Church should be wary of identifying too closely with any politician or party

(Photo: Unsplash/Element5Digital)I don't always agree with Dr Michael Brown but I do find his columns stimulating. In his latest article, Dr Brown sought to answer a question that I suspect many British Christians are asking: after 'that' debate, why do so many evangelicals strongly support Trump? I must admit I found his arguments engaging but far... Read more

Chinese Communist Party Imprisoned Christian Kindergarten Teacher for Sharing Her Faith with Students

Chinese Communist Party Imprisoned Christian Kindergarten Teacher for Sharing Her Faith with Students A kindergarten teacher in Communist China was imprisoned for simply sharing her faith with the students, The Christian Post reports.Esther, the teacher who was locked up, shared how Chinese Communist Party officials at first politely asked her to stop holding outreach events at... Read more

New Bill Seeks to Designate the Chinese Communist Party as a ‘Transnational Criminal Organization’

New Bill Seeks to Designate the Chinese Communist Party as a 'Transnational Criminal Organization' Last Thursday, a new bill was introduced by U.S. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) titled the Designating the Chinese Communist Party a Transnational Organized Crime Group Act.According to The Christian Post, a press release of the proposed legislation seeks to add the... Read more

Chinese Communist Party Imprisons Christian Bookseller, Destroys His ‘Illegal’ Christian Books

Chinese Communist Party Imprisons Christian Bookseller, Destroys His 'Illegal' Christian Books The Chinese Communist Party's crackdown on Christianity is continuing on in the region. This time, it is over selling books.Christian bookstore owner Chen Yu was fined almost 30,000 dollars for selling "illegal" books in China's Zhejiang provinces Taizhou city. The Christian books were imported... Read more

Is the Democratic Party Really Anti-Catholic? | RELEVANT

Over the weekend, the idea that Democrats are anti-Catholic picked up a lot of steam on some corners of the internet. Conservative pundit Hugh Hewitt posted a tweet arguing that “the left despises” “every Catholic, indeed every person of any faith.” Every Catholic, indeed every person of any faith, has to realize the left despises... Read more

Persuasion 202 | Toeing the Party Line

Perhaps during this series you’ve become open to the idea that political engagement is an avenue for kingdom flourishing to bring about the common good. And perhaps you’ve also clarified the sort of nation you want to build with your political engagement. Now we move from theory into practice, because political engagement will actually require... Read more

Pro-Life Democrats in NYT Ad: Party Is ‘Radically Out of Line with Public Opinion’ on Abortion

Pro-Life Democrats in NYT Ad: Party Is 'Radically Out of Line with Public Opinion' on Abortion More than 100 current and former Democratic leaders signed a letter printed in the New York Times Sunday saying the partys extreme position on abortion is alienating voters and that many Democratic leaders are radically out of line with... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 Green Party Platform

Although minor partiesoften called third parties to distinguish them from the dominant twohave always been a part of American politics, the dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties in the past few election seasons has led some Christians to give them more consideration than usual. To help Christians think about voting in a way that... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 Libertarian Party Platform

Although minor partiesoften called third parties to distinguish them from the dominant twohave always been a part of American politics, the dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties in the past few election seasons has led some Christians to give them more consideration than usual. To help Christians think about voting in a way that... Read more

Joe Biden Is ‘Morally Bankrupt,’ Democrats Are a ‘Godless Party’, Pastor Robert Jeffress Says

Joe Biden Is 'Morally Bankrupt,' Democrats Are a 'Godless Party', Pastor Robert Jeffress Says Dr. Robert Jeffress, a staunch Trump supporter and pastor of First Baptist Dallas, recently lauded the President for believing in justice and mercy as he surprised Alice Johnson with a full pardon.Last weekend, Jeffrees told Fox & Friends host Pete Hegseth... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 Constitution Party Platform

Although minor partiesoften called third parties to distinguish them from the dominant twohave always been a part of American politics, the dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties in the past few election seasons has led some Christians to give them more consideration than usual. To help Christians think about voting in a way that... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 American Solidarity Party Platform

Although minor partiesoften called third parties to distinguish them from the dominant twohave always been a part of American politics, the dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties in the past few election seasons has led some Christians to give them more consideration than usual. To help Christians think about voting in a way that... Read more

My Testimony, My Party

Editors note: Five diverse evangelical voices came together in a first-ever National Town Hall on Evangelical Faith and Politics (Aug. 6, Facebook Live), moderated by Lisa Sharon Harper, to bravely start the conversation Evangelicals need to have in this consequential year for our nation: Charles Robinson from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma works with The... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 Republican Party Platform

Prior to next weeks Republican National Convention the GOP voted to adopt their partys platform (which remains largely unchanged from the 2016 version), a document that outlines the statement of principles and policies that the party has decided it will support. Why should Christians care about a document that few non-politicians will ever read? Because... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 Democratic Party Platform

During this weeks Democratic National Convention the delegates vote to adopt their partys platform, a document that outlines the statement of principles and policies that the party has decided it will support. Why should Christians care about a document that few non-politicians will ever read? Because of the influence the two major party platforms have... Read more

Chinese Communist Party Forces Churches to Donate to State COVID-19 Relief Funds or Stay Closed

Chinese Communist Party Forces Churches to Donate to State COVID-19 Relief Funds or Stay Closed Members of religious communities in China are being called on by officials to donate to coronavirus relief funds or else they cannot reopen following lockdowns over the coronavirus.According to a report by Bitter Winter, a Three-Self church director... Read more

Evangelicals For Trump Speaker Says the Democratic Party Has Been Seized by ‘the Spirit of the Anti-Christ’

Evangelicals For Trump Speaker Says the Democratic Party Has Been Seized by 'the Spirit of the Anti-Christ' As the 2020 presidential election draws closer, President Trump's evangelical outreach is rallying believers to get Trump re-elected in the name of religious freedom.In late July, an event called Evangelicals For Trump Praise, Prayer and Patriotism"... Read more

Why the Chinese Communist Party is a threat to the West

Chinese President Xi Jinping is setting himself up as the next Chairman Mao - only this time with global ambitions, writes David RobertsonReutersThere are many things that the Church, in a prophetic role, could criticise about the West. But there are many things that we should also be thankful for things that are so familiar... Read more

Over 100 faith leaders urge Democratic party to adopt pro-life policies

(Photo: Pexels/Andreas Wohlfahrt)Over 100 faith leaders and theologians have signed an open letter to the Democrats calling on them to recognize the dignity of the unborn in their policy choices and move away from "abortion extremism".  The letter was compiled by the Democrats for Life coalition but signatories also include non-Democrats.  The faith leaders said... Read more

Pro-life SDLP councillor resigns over abortion stance of party

Stephanie QuiqleyA councillor for the Social Democrat and Labour Party (SDLP) has resigned from the party over its stance on abortion. Stephanie Quigley announced on Monday evening that she was quitting the party but would remain a councillor for Causeway Coast and Glens. Ms Quigley, who was preceded by her father Gerry McLaughlin as the... Read more

Churches in China Allowed to Reopen Only after Showing Loyalty to the Communist Party

Churches in China Allowed to Reopen Only after Showing Loyalty to the Communist Party As COVID-19 restrictions continue to be lifted in China, churches across the country are starting to plan their reopening.It appears, however, some churches are not being allowed to reconvene until congregants sing the national anthem and the national flag... Read more

Chinese Communist Party threatened by growth of the Church – Mission Network News

China (MNN) Christians suffer in China as the government cracks down, but the Church continues to see explosive growth. Early Rain Covenant Church is an underground church in China, but one that had been getting very active online. They caught the attention of the Chinese government, who raided the church in 2018. We have reported... Read more

Pete Buttigieg: God Doesnt Belong to a Political Celebration | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Final evening throughout a CNN city corridor occasion, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was requested by an viewers memberwho can be an Episcopalianhow he would use the platform of the White Home to share the message you could be each a Democrat and a Christian.  It begins with sending the message that... Read more

Will the Actual Professional-Life Political Celebration Please Stand Up?

[ad_1] The presidential election is shaping as much as be a troublesome one for many who see it actually as a matter of life and demise. The Democrats working for the White Home all vow to take motion on gun violence and police misconduct, well being care, the surroundings and abolishing the demise penalty. On... Read more

Klobuchar: Professional-Life Democrats ‘Are A part of Our Occasion’ | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] The difficulty of abortion with the Democratic Occasion has been a thorny one in 2020. Pete Buttigieg strove to win skeptical pro-life Democrats over to his facet on a Fox Information City Corridor with a “let’s concentrate on what we do agree on, not what we don’t“-type speech, whereas Bernie Sanders was... Read more

Pastor persecution highlights Communist Celebration vs. Church – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] China (MNN) — The Communist Celebration needs salvation to return by being a great communist, says Todd Nettleton, a spokesperson for Voice of the Martyrs USA. Pastor Wang Yi disagreed with the Chinese language authorities and is dealing with the implications. Nettleton says the sentencing of Pastor Wang Yi of Early Rain Covenant Church... Read more