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Americas Secession Threat – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: It happened before. Can it happen again? I’m talking about secession. That’s the question that animates David French’s new book, Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our... Read more

Why Christians Must Not Live by Lies: The Totalitarian Threat

Reading Rod Drehers newest book, Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents, brought to mind a song from Christian contemporary singer Carman in my early youth-group days: America Again. The song praises the founding fathers and the early American story before shifting to a litany of sins engulfing the nation in the mid-1990s... Read more

Diocese of Salisbury raises 78,000 for Sudan and South Sudan amid threat of famine

The donation will be split evenly between the two countries(Photo: Diocese of Salisbury)With millions in need in Sudan and South Sudan, the Diocese of Salisbury is sending over 78,000 to help the efforts of Anglicans on the ground in the two countries.  The donation was raised through its Diocesan Emergency Appeal for the two countries,... Read more

Boko Haram expansion: an imminent threat – Mission Network News

Nigeria (MNN) — An uptick in Boko Haram violence killed more than 50 soldiers and aid workers in recent weeks. Theyve also kidnapped dozens of women and children, Anadolu Agency reports. Eleven years of terrorist violence in Nigeria, mainly at the hands of Boko Haram, has displaced more than three million people. Now, Boko Haram... Read more

Free speech under threat at British universities – report

(Photo: Unsplash/Oxford University)Academic freedom at British universities is under threat because of a growing tendency by academics to self-censor, a new report from the Policy Exchange has warned.  The study, based on the largest poll of UK-based academics in recent years, found that left-leaning academics outnumber those on the right, with the latter facing a... 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

U-turn on threat to church weddings in Northern Ireland

(Photo: Unsplash/Maico Pereira)Authorities in Northern Ireland have U-turned on a threat to de-register churches if they did not state their position on conducting same-sex weddings. Churches in the province were given just a few weeks to respond to a letter from the General Register Office (GRO) informing them that they needed to fill in a... Read more

Bible Societies around the world at threat of closure over coronavirus

(Photo: Unsplash/MD Duran)The financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has left dozens of Bible Societies around the world at risk of closure.  The impact of lockdown across many countries has halted the sale of Bibles through the Societies, while also impeding vital fundraising work in local churches.  In some countries, like Jordan, Burkina Faso and... Read more

Pro-life MP receives death threat after voting against abortion clinic buffer zones

Dr Lisa Cameron with flowers from SPUC after a death threat was directed towards an elderly relative following her pro-life vote in the House of Commons.(Photo: SPUC)SNP MP Dr Lisa Cameron says an elderly relative has received a death threat after she voted against a Bill to criminalise prayer vigils outside abortion clinics.  The Bill passed by... Read more

National Security law is a ‘threat to Christians’ in Hong Kong

People hold up signs and a mobile phone as they gather at West Kowloon Law Courts Building to show their support to 96 anti-government protesters who were arrested days ago in Hong Kong, China, October 2, 2019.(Photo: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha)The imposition of a draconian national security law in Hong Kong this week has given rise to... Read more

Palestinians live under constant threat of police brutality – Mission Network News

Palestine (MNN) As protests continue over the death of George Floyd in the United States, Palestinians continue to suffer police brutality and racism. Tuesday, Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man at a checkpoint in the West Bank. The Israeli police said the man tried to run over an officer with his car. But... Read more

Newcastle City Council leader attacks Franklin Graham over threat of legal action

Franklin Graham is pursuing legal action over the cancellation of his UK tour events.(Photo: Facebook/Franklin Graham)Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes has launched a scathing attack on American evangelist Franklin Graham as he pursues legal action over a tour event in the city that was cancelled because of his views on homosexuality.Graham's event had been... Read more

Supreme Court’s LGBT Decision Could Pose ‘Grave Threat to Religious Liberty,’ Christian Leaders Say

Supreme Court's LGBT Decision Could Pose 'Grave Threat to Religious Liberty,' Christian Leaders Say Christian leaders and legal experts alike warned Monday that religious liberty is in danger after the Supreme Court ruled the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment.The case... Read more

Open Doors ‘very concerned’ by threat to religious liberty in Hong Kong

Voters queue to vote at a polling station during district council local elections in Hong Kong, China November 24, 2019.(Photo: Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha)The head of a human rights group that monitors Christian persecution worldwide has expressed concern over new security legislation the People's Republic of China over the semi-autonomous region of Hong Kong.China this week passed... Read more

Syria faces triple risk: coronavirus, meals disaster, and Islamic State – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Syria (MNN) — The pandemic is making life in Syria much more tough. Syrians cant get the necessities they want. Plus, the Islamic State is launching a brand new wave of terror. Extra about that right here. A number of weeks in the past, the Syrian authorities issued a nationwide lockdown. Nuna from Triumphant... Read more

Not a Risk: Immigrants Are on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Combat | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Whereas many People are feeling fearful and susceptible as COVID-19 continues to unfold, one demographic finds themselves in a very scary scenario. Hate crimes towards Asian People have spiked over the previous month, and the FBI believes it's going to proceed to rise within the coming months. I used to be significantly... Read more

Syria jail riot reveals ISIS menace – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — Coalition forces have regained management of a jail in northeast Syria after ISIS prisoners organized a breakout. Prisoners disabled safety cameras after which rioted, however officers say nobody escaped. This jail riot occurred in Syria, however the menace exists in every single place ISIS does.Final week, the Islamic State known as... Read more

Taal volcano poses ongoing risk; believers supply assist, hope – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Philippines (MNN) — Tremblors proceed to rock the Philippines right this moment following Sundays volcanic eruption south of Manila.In keeping with authorities officers, 423 volcanic earthquakes had been recorded within the Taal area as of 10 pm native time final evening.See the newest updates right here. Pastor Eniong Hilario with Asian Entry says the... Read more