Study finds that harsh verbal discipline increases the risk teens will misbehave and exhibit symptoms of depression.
In March 2013, the government of the Central African Republic was overthrown in a coup d'état in the country's capital, Bangui. Since that time, the country has experienced significant unrest and turmoil, which has affected the lives of many innocent people and also the work of Bible translation.
Every day the numbers rise as Syria's crisis rages out of control and spills across borders into neighboring countries. There are now more than 2 million refugees, 5 million internally displaced persons and 100,000 dead.
In the Bible gospel preaching never left off with condemnation. That the gospel is really good news for us.
As Emmanuel Sunday rode his motorbike near Jos last Thursday evening, gunmen stopped him and asked him his religion. The 19-year-old technical school student saw a group of people the gunmen had ordered out of a mini-bus; the Christians had been told to lie on the ground.
Bangladeshi believer Nur Hossain was held up by his own brothers on August 13 for choosing to follow Jesus.
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that 52 breakaway Texas Episcopal churches can maintain ownership of their property.
On August 19, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a law banning therapy that attempts to help minors overcome their same-sex attractions. A group of Christian counselors are suing to practice according to the dictates of their conscience.
Eritrean authorities arrested 30 members of the Church of the Living God gathered for prayer on the evening of Aug. 24 in the Kushet suburb of the capital Asmara.
In a recent report released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, the non-partisan group says about 12,000 people have been killed since the start of 2012 in the largely anti-Christian violence that has swept across northern Nigeria.
A recent study conducted by Duke University revealed: “Clergy More Likely to Suffer from Depression, Anxiety.”
The alliance of militant groups, called Seleka, has thousands of fighters and, according to church leaders, ties to Islamic jihadists who target Christians and their churches.
North Korea has rescinded an invitation for a U.S. envoy to visit North Korea and try to secure the release of a jailed American Christian.
Shouting religious slogans, a mob estimated at 1,000 people destroyed a Christian church under construction in northern India on August 25.
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California's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has upheld a new law banning change therapy, which is used to help those with unwanted same-sex attraction.
All same-sex couples who are legally married will be recognized as such for federal tax purposes, even if the state where they live does not recognize their union, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday.
Last week, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that a husband and wife who own a photography business illegally discriminated against a homosexual couple for refusing to shoot their same-sex "commitment ceremony."
International Christian Concern is alarmed by the latest series of events that continue a pattern of egregious violations of fundamental rights and freedoms in Iran.
- August 29, 2013 |
During the last two weeks a total of seven Christians have been murdered and 17 kidnapped during the violence directed at Christians by Muslim Brotherhood extremists. Hundreds more have been injured. Additionally, the rampage has resulted in the destruction or damage of 212 privately-owned Christian shops and homes and 95 church buildings.
- August 29, 2013 |