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LGBTQ+ Group Threatens to Burn Down Church after Pastor Says Homosexuality Is a Sin

LGBTQ+ Group Threatens to Burn Down Church after Pastor Says Homosexuality Is a Sin UK Pastor John Williamson of Newquay Baptist Church is facing violent threats from members of the LGBTQ+ community for insisting that homosexuality is a sin.According to Christian Concern, a UK based watchdog organization, Williamson simply wrote, wonderful news! in response to... Read more

China Forcibly Removes 900 Church Crosses in a Single Province, Threatens Christians

China Forcibly Removes 900 Church Crosses in a Single Province, Threatens Christians Chinas government forcibly removed crosses from more than 900 churches in a single province the first half of this year, warning church members that opposition would lead to dire consequences, according to a new report.Bitter Winter, which monitors religious liberty violations within China,... Read more

Pasadena Threatens Church Members with 1 Year of Jail for Attending Indoor Worship Service

Pasadena Threatens Church Members with 1 Year of Jail for Attending Indoor Worship Service The city of Pasadena, Calif., is threatening a local church with fines, jail and even closure for violating government restrictions prohibiting indoor worship services. The congregation, Harvest Church, filed a lawsuit in July against the state of California over the restrictions and... Read more

LA Mayor Threatens to Shut Off Electricity and Water to Churches that Meet

LA Mayor Threatens to Shut Off Electricity and Water to Churches that Meet Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday said he is authorizing the department of water and power to shut off utilities at houses, businesses and large gatherings within 48 hours that are violating health orders related to COVID-19.Although churches werent... Read more

Hate crime Bill threatens free speech, say Scottish bishops

(Photo: Unsplash/Kirsten Drew)The freedom to disagree must be protected, bishops have said in response to the Scottish Government's controversial plans to expand hate crime laws.  The Catholic Church in Scotland voiced concerns that the Bible and expressing biblical values may be at risk if the Hate Crime and Public Order Bill is passed in its... Read more

China taking children away from Christian parents, threatens to send them to re-education camps

Early Rain Covenant Church members in China.Facebook/Early Rain Covenant ChurchChina has threatened to send children from Christian families to re-education camps, according to alarming reports from a member of a local church in the country. A member of China's Early Rain Covenant Church has described the intensifying persecution of Christians by the Chinese Communist Party,... Read more

Satanic Temple Threatens Lawsuit if Mississippi Puts ‘In God We Trust’ on State Flag

Satanic Temple Threatens Lawsuit if Mississippi Puts 'In God We Trust' on State Flag The Satanic Temple is threatening to sue the state of Mississippi if the state chooses to include the national motto, In God We Trust, on the flag.As Christian Headlines previously reported, Mississippi legislators voted to remove the Confederate symbol... Read more

Scotland’s hate crime Bill ‘threatens gospel freedom’

(Photo: Unsplash/EmranYousof)Concerns have been raised over the free speech of Christians in Scotland as the Scottish Parliament considers broadening hate crime laws.  The existing law covers race but the Justice Committee is considering extending the law to include religion, sexual orientation and transgender identity.  Nigel Kenny, the Christian Institute's Scotland Officer, fears that the Hate Crime... Read more

New Law in Iran Threatens More Arrests of Christians, Rights Advocates Say

New Law in Iran Threatens More Arrests of Christians, Rights Advocates Say June 30, 2020 (Morning Star News) Legislation passed by parliament in Iran could make it easier to arrest and imprison Christians and other religious minorities, rights advocates said.Under amendments to articles 499 and 500 of the Islamic Penal Code, those found... Read more

Trump Admin. Threatens States with Loss of Funding over Transgender Athletes

Trump Admin. Threatens States with Loss of Funding over Transgender Athletes High schools throughout Connecticut could lose federal funding if they allow biological boys who identify as girls to compete in girls-only sports, according to a new Department of Education letter that labels such athletic competitions a violation of Title IX.The May 15... Read more

‘Whatever Means are Necessary’: Chicago Threatens to Close Church that Defied Order

'Whatever Means are Necessary': Chicago Threatens to Close Church that Defied Order Chicago officials are threatening to close or even bulldoze a church that has continued meeting in defiance of a state order, saying the governors action has the force of law.The state of Illinois has banned in-person church services larger than 10... Read more

Double disaster threatens East India – Mission Network News

India (MNN) — Trouble is on its way to Indias remote villages. Satellite Image of Super Cyclonic Storm AMPHAN on 18-05-2020(Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Authorities in East India struggled to maintain social distancing yesterday while evacuating people ahead of a super cyclone, Associated Press reports. Forecasters expect Cyclone Amphan to make landfall this afternoon... Read more

Terrorist group al-Shabaab threatens schooling and Christianity in Northern Kenya – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Kenya (MNN) Radical Islamic threats are threatening mind and Christianity within the Northeast a part of Kenya bordering Somalia. Al-Shabaab has been incurring into North Japanese Kenya out of Somalia for the previous few months. These counties have a excessive Somali inhabitants. Bruce Allen of FMI says, There have been assaults particularly in opposition... Read more

Al-Shabaab threatens Christians in Kenya – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Kenya (MNN) Christians in northern Kenya face a twin menace of the coronavirus and a terrorist group demanding that they go away. It could possibly look like the world has stopped in its tracksthe previous few weeks, however that's not the case. In Kenya, terrorist group Al-Shabaab has demanded that Christians go away three... Read more