Faith

Hobby Lobby Files Suit Over Obamacare Contraception Mandate

Hobby Lobby Files Suit Over Obamacare Contraception Mandate

(Washington, DC)  —  Hobby Lobby is an evangelical-owned business that has filed suit against the Obama Administration’s contraceptive/abortion mandate.  Baptist Press says with more than 500 stores in 41 states it is the largest business yet to take action against the mandate. David Green is Hobby Lobby’s founder and CEO and says the company’s insurance […]

Audio Bible Ministry Adds 5 Languages To Their Catalogue

Audio Bible Ministry Adds 5 Languages To Their Catalogue

The audio Bible ministry called “Faith Comes By Hearing” has added five new language recordings to their catalog of Audio Scriptures this month.  With the addition of these five it brings the ministry’s audio Bible library to over 660.  The languages added are Buglere from Panama, Kimeru from Kenya, Mazahua from Central Mexico, Tamang from […]

Google, Facebook on Track to Censor Christian Views?

Google, Facebook on Track to Censor Christian Views?

Christian leaders are concerned that new media platforms may be the next battleground for religious freedom. The National Religious Broadcasters recently held a discussion in Washington, D.C., about the threat of censorship on web-based communications. The group warns Christians to be aware of the “free market power” of companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook to […]

Law Group Anti-Religion Campus Policies

Law Group Anti-Religion Campus Policies

A public policy law group launched a nationwide campaign to help university and college students retain their First Amendment rights.  According to the Baptist Press, the Alliance Defense Fund is working to convince universities and colleges to change policies that would censor Christian students.  ADF’s Kevin Theriot says, quote, “The Supreme Court really needs to […]

Nancy Pelosi: My Catholic Faith Compels Me to Support Same Sex Marriage

Nancy Pelosi: My Catholic Faith Compels Me to Support Same Sex Marriage

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that her Catholic faith “compels” her to “be against discrimination of any kind” and thus for same-sex marriage. A reporter asked Pelosi: “Many of the people that are opposed to gay marriage cite their religion as the reason why they’re opposed. You’re a Catholic that supports gay marriage. […]

Preacher Lead People To Christ As Titanic Was Sinking

Preacher Lead People To Christ As Titanic Was Sinking

Pastor and preacher John Harper and his 6-year-old daughter were on board the Titanic on the way to Chicago where Harper was scheduled to preach at Moody Church, one of the greatest churches in America.  Baptist Press says Moody Church was planning on calling him to be their next pastor.  As the ship hit the […]

Former Archbishop Of Canterbury Decries Christian Persecution In England

Former Archbishop Of Canterbury Decries Christian Persecution In England

(England)  —  A former archbishop of Canterbury in England tells the European court of human rights that Christians are being vilified by state bodies.  According to the “Guardian” Lord Carey claimed in a submission to the court that Christians are being “persecuted” and “driven underground” as courts fail protect religious values. The submission to the European […]

Are Churches and Pastors Allowed to have a Say in Politics?

Are Churches and Pastors Allowed to have a Say in Politics?

RALEIGH, N.C. (BP)—Conventional wisdom might hold that churches can never legally get involved in politics, but when it comes to issues—and specifically for 2012, ballot initiatives dealing with the definition of marriage—churches actually have wide latitude, says an attorney well-versed in IRS law. Voters in up to five states this year will vote on the […]

Christianity the Only Means of Eternal Life? Some Pastors Disagree

Christianity the Only Means of Eternal Life? Some Pastors Disagree

A recent survey conducted by LifeWay Research found that while a majority of Protestant pastors believe Christianity is the only way to obtain eternal life, there is a small percentage who strongly feel other religions offer eternal salvation as well. The survey asked 1,000 Protestant pastors the question, “If a person is sincerely seeking God, he/she […]