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The Seymour Institute To Hold 2017 Leadership Summit on ‘The Black Church and Religious Freedom In the Age of Trump’ June 26-28 at Princeton Theological Seminary; Bishop Charles Blake Featured as Keynote Speaker

THE BLACK CHURCH & RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN THE AGE OF TRUMP (more…)

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Christian 72-Year-Old Florist Fined for Refusing To Supply Flowers for Same-Sex Wedding Takes ‘Last Stand’ at Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the "Christian grandma florist," is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court's decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding. (more…)

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Cuban Pastor Punished With 1-Year Heavy Labor for Homeschooling his Children In Evangelical Faith

An Evangelical pastor in Cuba has been sentenced to one year of heavy labor and house arrest for defying the Communist government and insisting that his children be homeschooled. (more…)

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New Report Finds Hostility Toward Christian Views on Marriage and Sexuality is Up 114 Percent in 3 Years

A new report produced by one of the nation's leading social conservative activist organization claims that there has been 76 percent increase in religious freedom violations and a 114 percent surge in documented hostility toward Christian views on marriage and sexuality in the last three years. (more…)

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Here We Go: Homosexual Mega-Donor Says Next Goal is to ‘Punish the Wicked’ People Who Have Opposed Homosexual Marriage

A prominent LGBT activist who has donated more than anyone else to LGBT causes has said that "wicked" people who advocate for laws protecting the religious freedom of conservative Christians to act in accordance with their views on marriage and sexuality need to be "punished." (more…)

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LGBT Mega-Donor Says his Next Goal Is To ‘Punish the Wicked’ Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Who Advocate For Laws Allowing Christians To Deny Some Forms of Service To Homosexuals

A prominent LGBT activist who has donated more than anyone else to LGBT causes has said that "wicked" people who advocate for laws protecting the religious freedom of conservative Christians to act in accordance with their views on marriage and sexuality need to be "punished." (more…)

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President Trump Urged To Address India’s Religious Repression During Prime Minister Modi’s Visit

United States senators urged President Trump to address India's deteriorating religious freedom conditions -- including its discrimination against foreign humanitarian organizations -- when he met with that country's prime minister Monday (June 26). (more…)

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Tony Perkins Says These 3 Issues Will Make or Break Religious Liberty in America

Tony Perkins is gearing up the Family Research Council for a major fight over religious liberty in America. (more…)

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Texas Governor Signs Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Faith-Based Adoption Groups

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law that prevents the government from punishing faith-based adoption agencies that operate their organizations in accordance with their religious beliefs. (more…)

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Trump Tells Conservatives at Faith & Freedom Coalition ‘We Are Under Siege’ But ‘the Truth Will Prevail, God’s Glorious Wisdom Will Shine Through’

Speaking to a room full of social conservatives Thursday, President Donald Trump declared that God's truth will prevail against the "hatred" and "prejudice" that the "entrenched interest" has toward religion and faith in the United States. (more…)

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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Petition of Marine Convicted and Discharged For Keeping Bible Verse on her Desk

The United States Supreme Court has declined to review the case of former Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling, who claims that she was unfairly convicted at court-martial and discharged from the Marines after she refused to remove cutouts of a paraphrased Bible verse from her work station. (more…)

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March for Marriage Organizers Are ‘More Hopeful’ With Trump as Ally In the White House

Organizers of the annual March for Marriage in Washington, D.C. say they have a renewed enthusiasm with the election of President Donald Trump, whose administration they view as more favorable to their ideals and support for traditional marriage and religious liberty than his predecessor. (more…)

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North Korea’s Persecution of Christians ‘On Par With Nero’s Rome,’ Human Rights Activist Tells Congressmen

Christians in North Korea are facing persecution that is likely "on par" with the level of persecution that the early Christian Church faced under Roman emperor Nero, a prominent human rights activist said during a Capitol Hill briefing Wednesday. (more…)

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Pastor and Former SBC President Ronnie Floyd Says Trump’s Religious Freedom Order Was Step in Right Direction

May 4 in the Rose Garden on the White House lawn, on the very same day as the National Day of Prayer, President Donald J. Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order, "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty." You can read this brief Presidential Executive Order here. (more…)

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Mike Pence Says Both He and Trump Pray for Persecuted Christians and That ISIS Will be Destroyed ‘at Its Source’

Vice President Mike Pence reiterated the support of President Donald Trump for persecuted Christians around the world, noting that both he and the president pray for them and that the Islamic State terror group will be destroyed "at its source." (more…)

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