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Christians Are Fair Game When It Comes to Media Assaults

On May 12, Vice President Mike Pence spoke on the global persecution of Christians at a conference sponsored by the Billy Graham Association. The genocide, murder, rape, kidnapping, church burning and torture playing out around the world against followers of Jesus was supported with dramatic statistics and anecdotes. The reality

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Military Analysts Say War Against ISIS in the Middle East is Reenactment of Biblical War Between Israel and the Amalekites

Some military analysts have suggested that the war against the Islamic State terror group, particularly in its attacks on Egypt, is a reenactment of an ancient biblical confrontation between Israel and the Amalekites. (more…)

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Easter, Earth Day, and What Christians Need to Know About Protecting Our Planet

Christians just celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. I’m a Christian, husband, father, businessman and scientist; a Penn State meteorologist by training. It’s true that all knowledge is relative; science is never “settled” and one never quite reaches solid bedrock. There’s always a new observation, a

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On CBS “Face the Nation” Panel, Rod Dreher Says Donald Trump ‘Not Going to Be the Ultimate Savior of Christianity In America’

Christians have placed too much faith in politics in recent decades, and President Donald Trump — or anyone else — will not be Christianity’s savior in America, religion experts said in a panel during the week of Easter and Passover.  (more…)

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Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll

Eggs are rolling -- nearly 18,000 of them -- Monday at the White House. (more…)

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LISTEN: Easter Means You Don’t Have to be Miserable (Gospel Light Minute X #276 with Daniel Whyte III)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/501503-easter-means-you-don-t-have-to-be-miserable-gospel-light-minute-x-276.mp3 During the Easter season, Christians celebrate the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, a recent survey found that 25% of Christians in Great Britain say they do not believe Jesus really rose from the dead. According to Rasmussen Reports, in the U.S., the number of people who believe

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On Easter, Remember Christians Who are Being Persecuted

Just a week ago, on Palm Sunday, explosions rocked two churches in Egypt, killing 45 Coptic Christians and injuring more than a hundred. While the bombings were horrifying incidents that merited international media attention, they were far from isolated. Egypt's Coptic community has endured increasing persecution from Islamic extremists, targeted

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Christians Celebrate Easter Across War-torn Middle East

Christians celebrated Easter on Sunday across the Middle East, where many are struggling to maintain their embattled communities in the face of war, religious violence and discrimination. (more…)

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Death Toll From Bomb Attack on Aleppo Bus Convoy Rises to 126

The death toll from a bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached at least 126 in the deadliest such incident in Syria in almost a year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday. (more…)

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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s Easter Message: The Resurrection Changed the World – Because It Happened

The Archbishop of Canterbury preached a powerful Easter message today on the power of the resurrection to deliver hope even in the face of pain, despair and death. (more…)

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Pope Francis Decries ‘Vile’ Attack on Syrian Civilians in Easter Message

On Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the "latest vile" attack on civilians in Syria. (more…)

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Syrian Christian girls attend a Good Friday mass at the Syriac church of the Holy Virgin in the northeastern city of Qamishli, on April 14, 2017, during Easter celebrations (CREDIT: DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP)

Iraqi Chaplain Andrew White Shares Why the Story of Easter is So Important for the Persecuted Church

by Andrew White Today there is intense questioning about whether Christianity can even survive in this region. The suffering of Christians has been so intense in recent years – not least in Iraq, the country where I served as chaplain for many years. (more…)

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