Tag Archives: Christianity

US Rebukes Zambia For Imprisoning Two Gay Men

Bloomberg News reports: The U.S. ambassador to Zambia said a high court ruling sentencing two men to 15 years in prison for homosexuality was horrifying. Ambassador Daniel Foote [photo] urged the government to reconsider laws that punish minority groups. “I was personally horrified to read yesterday about the sentencing of two men, who had a consensual relationship, which hurt absolutely …

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STUDY: Number Of Religious “Nones” Growing Fast

Just in from Pew Research: The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a rapid clip. In Pew Research Center telephone surveys conducted in 2018 and 2019, 65% of American adults describe themselves as Christians when asked about their religion, down 12 percentage points over the past decade. Meanwhile, the religiously unaffiliated share of the population, consisting …

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Hate Group Radio Host: When The Left Talks About White Supremacy, They’re Talking About Christianity

“The Nazis killed thousands, hundreds of thousands, of people, but guess what? They were white. The Nazis were Aryan supremacists. They had a certain superhuman race they wanted to develop and most white people did not qualify.” “So when the left is talking about white supremacism, they’re talking about the roots of this country. They’re talking about Christianity. They’re talking …

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Former Pastor Behind “Purity” Movement Renounces Christianity, Leaves Wife, Marches In LGBT Pride Parade

The Christian Post reports: Former pastor and evangelical author Joshua Harris demonstrated his support for the LGBT community by marching in Vancouver’s annual Pride Parade less than a month after announcing he no longer considers himself a Christian. On August 4, Harris, former pastor of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland, shared several Instagram photos of himself participating in the …

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SURVEY: 52% Of Brits Claim No Religious Affiliation

The Christian Post reports: The proportion of Brits who identify as Christian has reached its lowest point in over three decades of polling, as more than half of respondents said they no longer affiliate with a religion, a new study suggests. The National Centre for Social Research, which claims to be Britain’s largest independent social research agency, released its 36th …

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“Christian Witches” To Hold Salem Convention: The Bible Is A Book Of Sorcery And Jesus Was A Magician

The Christian Post reports: The first annual Christian witches convention is set to be hosted in Salem, Massachusetts, this April and will feature internationally recognized Prophet Calvin Witcher who agrees with the convention’s host that Jesus was a sorcerer and the Bible is really a “book of magic.” The Rev. Valerie Love, the force behind the event who describes herself …

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TEXAS: World’s First “Christian Airline” To Launch

The Christian Post reports: Christians traveling around the world and locally for mission trips and religious tours may soon be able to kiss lost luggage and baggage fees goodbye as Judah 1, an aviation ministry out of Texas is set to become the world’s first Christian airline. The ministry announced that the FAA had accepted their application to switch from …

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Southern Baptists Issue “Lament” On Racist Past

The Washington Post reports: More than two decades after the Southern Baptist Convention — the country’s second-largest faith group — apologized to African Americans for its active defense of slavery in the 1800s, its flagship seminary on Wednesday released a stark report further delineating its ties to institutionalized racism. The year-long study by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary found that …

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CHINA: Government Bans Online Bible Sales

The New York Times reports: The Chinese government has banned online retailers from selling the Bible, moving in the wake of new rules to control the country’s burgeoning religious scene. The measures to limit Bible sales were announced over the weekend and began taking effect this week. By Thursday, internet searches for the Bible came up empty on leading online …

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Founder Of Nation’s Largest Christian Festival Arrested On Multiple Child Molestation Charges [VIDEO]

Christianity Today reports: The man who launched America’s largest and longest-running Christian music festival has been “indefinitely suspended” from the ministry and his church following his arrest Wednesday on charges of child molestation. Harry L. Thomas, founder of the Creation Festival and senior pastor of Come Alive New Testament Church in Medford, New Jersey, has been accused of sexually assaulting …

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On The Global Rise Of Anti-LGBT Crackdowns

The Washington Post reports: This week, a government journal in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan announced that the country’s interior ministry had compiled a registry of “proven” gays and lesbians. The list named 319 men and 48 women, whom Tajik federal prosecutors identified in operations they called “Morality” and “Purge.” A purge — likely in the form of mass …

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SURVEY: White Christians Now A Minority In USA

Just in from the Public Religion Research Institute: The American religious landscape is undergoing a dramatic transformation. White Christians, once the dominant religious group in the U.S., now account for fewer than half of all adults living in the country. Today, fewer than half of all states are majority white Christian. As recently as 2007, 39 states had majority white …

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NO AUTOGRAPHS PLEASE: Israel’s National Police Chief Reportedly Readies Bodyguards For The Return Of Jesus

World Net Daily this morning excitedly linked to this story on Breaking Israel News: Roni Alsheikh, the Israeli Commissioner of Police, announced last week that his department of law enforcement personnel is preparing for the arrival of the Messiah in a truly unique way. Alsheikh was filmed at a celebration held by Chabad Hasidim in his neighborhood of Givat Shmuel, …

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American Family Association: If You Aren’t Devoted To Jesus Christ, You’re A “Traitor” To The United States

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On his program yesterday, American Family Radio’s Bryan Fischer declared that any American who is “working to oppose Christianity and oppose the public acknowledgement of the Ten Commandments” is a “traitor.” Fischer framed his assertion by citing this quote from George Washington’s Farewell Address: Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to …

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MISSOURI: Prosperity Gospel Scamvangelical Claims He Raised A Woman From The Dead Over Facebook

The Christian Post reports: Controversial Pastor David E. Taylor of Joshua Media Ministries International in Florissant, Missouri, claimed last Thursday that he raised a woman from the dead through a message sent to her on Facebook. “Raised from the Dead! David E. Taylor Commands Her to Live Through Sending a Text Message Through Facebook — Releasing the Supernatural Resurrection Power …

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America’s Most & Least “Bible-Minded” Cities

Here’s a ranking of cities based on whether their residents claim to read the bible every week. From the American Family Association: Only two of America’s 100-largest media market cities are left that have populations where 50 percent or more of their residents are considered Bible-minded, according to a massive nationwide study. The American Bible Society and The Barna Group’s …

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GALLUP: 64 Million Religious “Nones” In America

According to a just-issued Gallup poll, about 20 million Americans have left organized religion since 2008, bringing the estimated number of religious “nones” to about 64 million. Via Gallup: A review of over 174,000 interviews conducted in 2015 shows that three-quarters of American adults identify with a Christian religion, little changed from 2014, but down from 80% eight years ago. …

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Christian Terrorist Robert Dear To Court: “I Am Guilty. There Will Be No Trial. I Am A Warrior For The Babies!”

Colorado’s CBS affiliate reports: In a court appearance to determine formal charges, accused Planned Parenthood gunman Robert Dear reportedly announced his guilt–and strongly hinted at a motive. “I am guilty. There will be no trial. I am a warrior for the babies,” Dear reportedly exclaimed before the charges were read. Reporter Rick Sallinger with our partners at KCNC left the …

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VIRAL VIDEO: The Holy Koran Experiment

Pranksters slipped a Bible into the dust jacket for a Koran and then read God’s gory and murderous commands to people on the street. Then they pulled back the cover to reveal the true source of the passages. The clip has gotten over 1.2 million views since Friday. Watch below.

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Pew Research: White Christians No Longer A Majority

Politico reports: White Christians now make up less than half of the U.S. population, largely receding from the majorities of most demographic groups, with one notable exception: the Republican Party. According to the latest results from Pew Research Center’s Religious Landscape survey published Monday by National Journal’s Next America project, just 46 percent of American adults are white Christians, down …

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