Militant Muslims Attack Pakistani Christians

Northwestern Pakistan was struck by two separate militant attacks hours apart on Friday, when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Christian colony near the town of Peshawar, killing one civilian, and a suicide bomb attack on a district court in the town of Mardan killed 12 people and wounded 54 others. Militants stormed the Christian … More Militant Muslims Attack Pakistani Christians

Egypt Restricts Christian Churches

Egyptian officials passed a law this week regarding rules for building a church, but critics are worried the law isn’t enough to protect Christians. In the past, local authorities have often blocked building permits for new churches and Christians have illegally built buildings, which have then been attacked by Muslims. Comparatively, building a mosque faces … More Egypt Restricts Christian Churches

Mark Driscoll Racketeering Charges Dropped

A racketeering lawsuit that was filed against former Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll, as well as church leader Sutton Turner, has been dropped. The Seattle Times reports that four former members of Mars Hill filed the lawsuit, accusing Driscoll and Turner of misusing thousands and possibly millions of dollars in church funds. However, the … More Mark Driscoll Racketeering Charges Dropped

ISIS Hostage Kayle Mueller’s Shining Christian Faith

US hostage Kayla Mueller was tortured, verbally abused, forced into slave labor for ISIS commanders in Syria and raped by the group’s top leader, but her fellow hostages say she never surrendered hope, she selflessly put the welfare of fellow captives above her own and she even stood up to executioner “Jihadi John” to defend … More ISIS Hostage Kayle Mueller’s Shining Christian Faith

Iowa Law Threatens Christian Religious Freedoms

In 2007, Iowa enacted a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The law applies to what are known as “public accommodations.” Now, federal law typically considers “public accommodations” to be facilities like restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, retail establishments, and parks. But recently, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission added something … More Iowa Law Threatens Christian Religious Freedoms

“Vicar of Baghdad” Suspended for Paying to Free ISIS Slaves

The Rev. Canon Andrew White, at one time the only Anglican vicar in Iraq and known as “The Vicar of Baghdad,” has been suspended from his own charity over alleged payments made to free sex slaves seized by the Islamic State terror group. White, the president of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the … More “Vicar of Baghdad” Suspended for Paying to Free ISIS Slaves

ISIS Gunman Attacks Homosexual Club in Orlando

Fifty people were killed in a shooting in an Orlando nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning. News sources are now reporting that the shooter, Omar Mateen, had pledged allegiance to ISIS, and it is thought he had connections to ISIS affiliates. U.S. officials are calling the deadly shooting an act of terrorism. Orlando … More ISIS Gunman Attacks Homosexual Club in Orlando

Donald Trump Appeals to Evangelical Values

Donald Trump spoke out in favor of Christian values on Friday afternoon in the nation’s capital. Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, showed up at a gathering of Christian conservatives gathered by longtime operative Ralph Reed. He briefly checked off issues he knew mattered to his audience and got a vocal ovation. He may … More Donald Trump Appeals to Evangelical Values

UCLA Mourns Slain Christian Professor

When a student killed a UCLA professor on June 2 and then turned the gun on himself, he murdered a professing Christian beloved by students, Little League players, colleagues, and his wife and two young children. William (Bill) Klug, 39, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, died inside an engineering building near the … More UCLA Mourns Slain Christian Professor