‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Becomes Anthem for Hong Kong Protests [videos]

“Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as a rallying cry among protesters, Reuters reports as a way to protect them from authorities. “Religious gatherings can be held without a permit in the financial hub,” it states. Mass protests in Hong Kong over the proposed “Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters” billRead moreRead more

The Plight of Egyptian Christians and Islamic Persecution: ‘Forced to Flee in Rivers of Blood’

Egyptian Christians (or Coptic for Egyptian, ie. Coptic Christians or Copts) are facing “unprecedented levels of persecution and suppression,” according to The Open Doors 2018 World Watch List Report. In 2017 more than 200 Copts were driven out of their homes and 128 were killed because of their faith. CBS News describes the plight ofRead moreRead more

Despite Regular Targeting and Imprisonment, Christianity in Iran is Spreading

Christians in Iran are regularly targeted and imprisoned for worshipping and praying in their own homes behind closed doors and windows. Despite ongoing targeted persecution, the mission group Elam Ministries recently revealed that more people in Iran are becoming Christians. Compared to roughly 500 known Christians in 1979 there are approximately 360,000. In 2014 ChristiansRead moreRead more

U.S. Presidents Opened Gates of Hell, Unleashed Demons on Syrian Christians

Aramean advocate and author Johny Messo, who presides over the World Council of Arameans, recently wrote that the destruction of Christian Syrians has been a disastrous consequence of failed U.S. policies. Two presidents in particular, he writes, “opened the gates of hell and unleashed demons on Syria.” He points not only to the exodus of Christians butRead moreRead more

Muslims in Middle East Becoming Christians, Churches Expect Millions of Converts

The Voice Of the Martyrs (Canada division, VOMC) told BosNewsLife that thousands of Muslims are becoming Christians in the Middle East– through the reach of radio broadcasts. VOMC reports that “the church” is growing despite intense persecution in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and other areas of the Middle East. Thousands of Muslims are returning to the faith of theirRead moreRead more

Ex-Muslims Challenge Pope Francis on Islam

Ex-Muslims, who are now Christians, recently challenged Pope Francis in an open letter about his remarks on Islam. They also asked the pope if they should return to Islam and deny their Christian faith based on his remarks. In their letter, “From former Muslims who became Catholics, ‬and their friends,‬‬‬‬ to His Holiness Pope Francis,‬‬ aboutRead moreRead more

Martin Luther’s Response to the Pope and Charles V: Sola Scriptura

For many, many centuries, the Roman Catholic Church was the political and religious authoritative head of the Holy Roman Empire. Marriages and national alliances could not be forged without the Pope’s consent. The Roman Empire and the Roman Catholic Church ruled through “the Divine Right of Kings.” Meaning, what the Roman Catholic Church ruled, wasRead moreRead more

The Monk Who Stood Against an Empire and Changed the World [video]

One man, Martin Luther, stood alone against an empire. His motivation was spiritual, but the outcome of his conviction was spiritual and political, leaving a global legacy 500 years later and celebrated this October 31st. The Holy Roman Church ruled the Holy Roman Empire through a feudal system of kings, queens, lords, landowners, and bishops.Read moreRead more

Most Americans Can’t Travel to Muslim Majority Countries

Americans, Atheists, Christians, Jews, & Israelis Can’t Enter (or Leave) These Countries Safely, If At All With all of the misinformation and confusion about the temporary travel ban, Americans should keep in mind that there are over three dozen countries they cannot visit safely, or ever. Since January 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of StateRead moreRead more

49 Years After MLK Christian Pastors Call For Arms: Guns & Prayer Are Necessary

One genuine news story ignored by nearly all media this past Christmas was the slaughter of over 100 mostly Christian Nigerians– and– the razing of 50,000 homes, the destruction of thousands of acres of farmland, and the displacement of roughly 10,000 people in southern Kaduna, Nigeria. The pre-Christmas season atrocity was just one of many perpetrated byRead moreRead more