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Paraguayan Government Bans Gender Ideology in Schools

By Editor (Evangelical Focus) — The Ministry of Education and Science of Paraguay has issued a resolution prohibiting “the dissemination and use of materials” referring to “gender ideology” in public and charter schools. The Education Minister, Enrique Riera, presented this resolution in Asuncion, during the General Assembly of the Latin Evangelical Alliance (AEL in… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Beer Enthusiast’s New ‘Calvinist’ Film Brews Concern for Blending in ‘Young, Restless & Reformed’ Speakers

By Heather Clark A craft beer enthusiast whose barroom pubcast and popular “Reformed Pub” Facebook group has attracted many who identify as Calvinist has released a film on Reformed theology, revisiting its past and discussing the present resurgence among the modern generation. The film features interviews with a number of well-known and respected Calvinist leaders, along… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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UK Student Expelled Over Facebook Post Citing Biblical Law on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

By Heather Clark LONDON — A student at a prominent university in the United Kingdom who was expelled over a post on his personal Facebook page that outlined the biblical stance on homosexuality has lost his appeal before the Royal Courts of Justice. While Judge Rowena Collins-Rice found that the “right to express the content of deeply held religious views deserves respect in a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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UK Student Expelled Over Facebook Post Citing Biblical Law on Homosexuality Loses High Court Appeal

By Heather Clark LONDON — A student at a prominent university in the United Kingdom who was expelled over a post on his personal Facebook page that outlined the biblical stance on homosexuality has lost his appeal before the Royal Courts of Justice. While Judge Rowena Collins-Rice found that the “right to express the content of deeply held religious views deserves respect in a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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UK Student Expelled Over Facebook Comments Outlining Biblical Stance on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

By Heather Clark LONDON — A student at a prominent university in the United Kingdom who was expelled over comments that he made on Facebook outlining the biblical stance on homosexuality has lost his appeal before the Royal Courts of Justice. While Judge Rowena Collins-Rice found that the “right to express the content of deeply held religious views deserves respect in a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Torture of Pastor in India Ruins His Livelihood, Hearing—But Not His Faith

By Editor HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A pastor in Uttar Pradesh, India has lost hearing in one ear after Hindu extremists tortured him, pressured police to falsely charge him and prevented doctors from treating him, sources said. Pastor Abhay Sagar, 37, of Biswan town in Sitapur District in the northern state, was about to begin preaching on Sept. 24 when he… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Week 43, One Year Bible Challenge: “The Word of God”

By Tom Truex Christ the Rock Community Church, Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study This week’s reading October 22-281 Jeremiah 39:1 to 52:34 2 Timothy 1:1 to Titus 3:15 Psalm 90:1 to 100:5 Proverbs 26:1 to 26:19Next Week’s Reading October 29 to November 4 Lamentations 1:1 to Ezekiel 11:25 Philemon 1:1 to Hebrews 6:20 Psalm 101:1 to 105:36 Proverbs 26:20 to 27:2Discussion Questions:Old Testament Why did Jeremiah tell King Zedekiah he should surrender to the Babylonians? What did King Zedekiah do, and why? See Jeremiah 38:17-22. What was the fate of King Zedekiah? Jeremiah 39:6-8. Did this king get what he deserved? Jeremiah 37:1-2 and Jeremiah 52:1-3. Jeremiah prophesies terror for the people of Egypt (Jeremiah 46:5), Moab (Jeremiah 48:43-44), Ammon (Jeremiah 49:1-5), and Kedar and Hazor (Jeremiah 49:28-29). Is terror an appropriate consequence for these people? Why? New Testament Why did Paul mention the mother and grandmother of Timothy? What is the significance of these two women? 2 Timothy 1:3-5. What does 2 Timothy 2:11 mean? “Faithful is the saying: For if we died with him, we shall also live with him.” Why does Paul advise to avoid “foolish and ignorant discussions?” 2 Timothy 2:23. What type of discussion is he referring to? Has it …read more Source:: K_Line Christian Online (ReadTheWholeBible.com)       ...
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FBI Records Show Sandy Hook Gunman Was Obsessed With Mass Murder, Possessed Material Supporting Pedophilia

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — Newly-released FBI records show that Sandy Hook gunman Adam Lanza was obsessed with mass murder, possessed “large amounts” of materials on firearms, played sometimes violent video games and also possessed material in favor of pedophilia. A report within the 1,500 pages released by the FBI outlines that among the digital evidence seized by authorities… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘We Could Have Faced the Death Penalty’: North Korean Man Granted Asylum in US Tells of Having to Keep Church ‘Secret’

By Heather Clark A North Korean man who escaped the country after being arrested and was granted asylum in the United States is telling his story of how he had to keep a church he founded underground and secret, else he possibly be put to death. “There were about nine people,” Choi Kwanghyuk told Fox News. “I couldn’t do mission work because we had to keep it secret that we… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘We Could Have Faced the Death Penalty’: Man Who Escaped North Korea Tells of Having to Keep Church ‘Secret’

By Heather Clark A North Korean man who escaped the country after being arrested, and was granted asylum in the United States, is telling his story of how he had to keep a church he founded underground and secret, else he possibly be put to death. “There were about nine people,” Choi Kwanghyuk told Fox News. “I couldn’t do mission work because we had to keep it secret that… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Man Who Went on Shooting Rampage at Tennessee Church ‘Heard Voices,’ Detective Testifies

By Heather Clark ANTIOCH, Tenn. — A Tennessee man who went on a shooting rampage at a church last month, killing one and injuring seven others, told police after being taken into custody that he had “heard voices” prior to carrying out the attack. “He made some comments about visions and voices a couple of times,” Metro Homicide Detective Steve Jolley explained on Monday in… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Tajik Pastor Placed in Solitary Confinement in Prison Over 200 Miles From Home

By Editor (World Watch Monitor) — A Tajik Protestant church leader serving a three-year sentence for “singing extremist songs in church and so inciting religious hatred” has been moved to a prison 350km from his home and placed in solitary confinement. Bakhrom Kholmatov, 42, was sentenced in July under the Tajik Criminal Code Article 189 (“inciting national, racial,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Full DC Appeals Court Rules Trump Admin Must Allow Illegal Immigrant Teen to Obtain Abortion

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Jess Lis WASHINGTON — The full, or en banc, Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled that the Trump administration must allow an illegal immigrant teenager to obtain an abortion, reviving a lower court order that the girl have the procedure “promptly and without delay.” “The clerk of the district court is directed to return… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Illegal Immigrant Teen Obtains Abortion After Full DC Court of Appeals Allows Killing to Proceed

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Jess Lis WASHINGTON — A teenager who is in the country illegally has obtained an abortion after the full, or en banc, Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration must allow the girl to go through with the procedure, reviving a lower court order that the girl have the abortion “promptly and… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Journalists Advised to Avoid Saying a Transsexual Person Was ‘Born a Boy or Girl’

By Editor (Christian Institute) — Journalists working for the Associated Press (AP) have been urged not to refer to transsexual people as having been “born” a specific sex. The AP has updated its official style guide to include pro-transsexual terms, confirming the move on its Twitter page. Jeff McMillan of the AP Stylebook team said “sex reassignment or gender… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Clergyman Who ‘Married’ Same-Sex Partner Will Only Face One of Three Charges Before UMC Committee

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Clifton United Methodist Church/Facebook CINCINNATI, Ohio — A leader of an “inclusive, progressive and reconciling” United Methodist church in Ohio will only face one of three initial charges after the West Ohio Conference Committee on Investigation decided to pursue just one of the complaints filed against him. David Meredith, 61, who has led… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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NC Gov. Seeks to Settle Suit by Allowing ‘Transgenders’ to Use Restrooms Aligning With ‘Gender Identity’

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Chris Seward RALEIGH, N.C. — The Democratic governor of North Carolina has submitted a consent decree allowing “transgender” residents to use the restrooms that align with their “gender identity” in an effort to end a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) over the matter. “The executive branch defendants, in their official… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Conjoined Twins Who Survived One of World’s Rarest Surgeries Preparing to Go Home

By Editor (Washington Post) — Abby Delaney can roll onto her stomach, hold up her head and turn pages in her favorite books. Her sister, Erin, can now sit up on her own, and she is starting to think about crawling — learning to hold herself up on her small hands and knees. More than four months after the formerly conjoined twins were separated in a rare surgery at… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Massachusetts ISIS Supporter Convicted of Conspiring to Murder U.S. Citizens

By Heather Clark BOSTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts man has been convicted by a federal jury of conspiring to murder U.S. citizens on behalf of the barbaric Islamic group ISIS. David Wright, also known as Dawud Sharif Abdul Khaliq, now faces possible life in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State, conspiracy to commit acts of… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Community Supports Christian Flag Flying Outside Public School Following Atheist Complaint

By Heather Clark LARUE, Texas — A number of residents in the LaRue, Texas area attended a school board meeting on Thursday to show support for a Christian flag that is flying outside of a public school after one of the most conspicuous professing atheist organizations lodged a complaint. According to local television station KLTV, James Young, the superintendent of the LaPoynor… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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