A Christian cake designer from Bakersfield, California was awarded a major First Amendment victory when a Superior Court decided she had the right to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding because it violated her sincerely held religious beliefs.
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How Diversity and Consumerism is Fueling the New Age
The New Age is everywhere these days. Health care workers in our hospitals offer us Reiki, therapeutic touch, aromatherapy, and reflexology. Yoga and tai chi have taken over the gym and invaded our schools. Parishes host “Christian yoga” classes and retreat houses offer labyrinths, enneagrams and Christian Zen. It’s even in the vet’s office where a pet owner can get their anxious animal some relief through” integrated energy therapy.” How is the New Age getting so far so fast?
Teacher Fired For Refusing to Use Trans Pronouns Sues School
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
The PC culture in America has claimed many victims, but a popular French teacher from a public high school in Williamsburg, Virginia, who was fired for refusing to use male pronouns for a female student, is determined not to be one of them and has filed suit against the school.
Pakistanis Release Christian Woman on Death Row
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani woman imprisoned for nearly a decade after being accused of blaspheming the prophet Muhammad, and whose case became an international flashpoint for religious freedom in the Middle East, has been acquitted of all charges and released from jail.
Heroic Christian Teen Refuses to Renounce Christ
In this compelling story told by an international Christian aid organization, a 14 year-old girl named Susan was so enamored with Jesus Christ that she refused to renounce him, even when locked away in a room and left to starve nearly to death.
Widow Forgives Killers in Palm Sunday Massacre
The widow of a man who was killed during the deadly Palm Sunday terrorist attacks in Egypt on Palm Sunday has publicly forgiven the perpetrators of the bombing.
Christian Persecution Reaches New Peak in 2015
The persecution of Christians worldwide has tripled from 2,100 killed in 2013 to 7,100 according to a new report.
Prepared in the Catacombs: Christians Bravely Face Persecution . . . in the West!
A new report has found that attacks against Christians are on the rise in Europe with 241 documented cases in 2013, but experts remind that we have been “prepared in the catacombs” to fight the daily persecution so many of us are now facing.
Shocking Testimony Heard at Hearing on Christian Persecution
The appalling treatment of Christians around the world was the topic of a profoundly disturbing congressional hearing held on Capitol Hill yesterday.
Pope: Persecution Makes Us Stronger!
Hostility toward Christians is growing around the world, but it need not discourage us; rather, persecution can purify and strengthen us.