Home / Tag: christians

Tag Archives: christians

John Piper cautions against “political flag waving” in election year

Liberty piper east political

As the election season heats up, author and pastor John Piper cautions Christians against what he calls “political flag waving.” In a recent episode of the “Ask Pastor John” podcast, Piper, who ...

Read More »

Britain debates asylum policy as Muslims claim conversion To Christianity

christianity asylum

(ANALYSIS) The United Kingdom is facing a crisis of illegal immigration parallel to that of the U.S., with very high numbers of people coming over the border, reaching a record net high ...

Read More »

Impact of Asbury campus revival continues to be felt a year later

asbury service he gets revival

The effects of the Asbury University campus revival continue to reverberate a year later. The outpouring started on the Wilmore, Ky., campus during a regularly scheduled chapel service in February 2023 and ...

Read More »

Patrick Mahomes, Clark Hunt give glory to God after Super Bowl victory

mahomes hunt

For the third time in five years, Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl championship and was named MVP of the game. And once again, he and his ...

Read More »

It’s time to stand up against evil, Eric Metaxas tells American Christians

metaxas evil

Eric Metaxas, the popular author and radio host, is calling on Christians to take a stand against evil in the current culture. “It’s up to believers to speak up for what is ...

Read More »

Solutions for the “irreversible decline” of American Christianity

American Christianity

Few things have occupied the American Christian mind the past few years like the seemingly inevitable decline in the American Christian population. The Atlantic ran a piece from Tim Keller called “American ...

Read More »

Christians more likely to use AI in their work

christians work

Christians are more likely than non-Christians to use artificial intelligence in their work, a new survey from the Barna Group finds. The data suggest that nearly two-thirds of Christians in the workforce ...

Read More »

New database tracks violent religious persecution worldwide

persecution database

Global Christian Relief, a U.S. group that monitors persecution of Christians, has launched the Violent Incidents Database to track worldwide religious persecution. The database, which is accessible to the public, catalogs more ...

Read More »

Ministry provides hope to 65,000 prisoners this Christmas

prisoners christmas

As Americans gather to celebrate Christmas with friends and family, it can be easy to forget the nation’s prisoners, who are not free to go home for the holidays. Good News Global ...

Read More »

Arab Christians in Israel find new ways to celebrate Christmas as Hamas war rages

hanukkah christmas war

Christmas in Israel has changed dramatically this year in the wake of the Hamas attack on October 7 and ongoing war. For Arabs in Palestinian Authority-controlled areas, there’s often pressure to support ...

Read More »

C.S. Lewis Christmas article from 1946 still resonates today

lewis chrismtas

Current world conditions have drawn attention to a magazine column that C.S. Lewis wrote more than three-quarters of a century ago. The article, “A Christmas Sermon for Pagans,” published in 1946 by the ...

Read More »

Christians can take practical steps to increase their impact on today’s culture

christians culture

Christians often come up short in having a significant impact on the culture. “People don’t listen to what you say as much as what you do, and in that category, Christians are failing miserably,” said ...

Read More »

Up to 300 million Christians face persecution: report

million christians

Despite dire statistics about rising persecution, Christians are facing down terrorists and moving ahead with Christmas celebrations. After multiple attacks on a village in northcentral Nigeria’s Plateau state from Fulani militants, a ...

Read More »

Global Christian Relief: Chinese church not in decline

global relief

Contrary to a recent report, the number of Christians in China is not declining, despite a government crackdown, the leader of Global Christian Relief said. “A recent Pew Research Report measuring religion ...

Read More »

Christians urged to pray for Israel during Hanukkah

christians hanukkah

Hanukkah runs Dec. 7 through the evening of Dec. 15. The Genesis 123 Foundation is asking Christians around the world to pause and pray for Israel. “At these unique and abnormal times, ...

Read More »

The ‘Hamas of Hanukkah’ is theme of local Messianic synagogue festivities

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is set to begin soon. Celebrated by Jews, the Messianic community and also many Christians, it traditionally includes skits with a touch of humor ...

Read More »

Ministry and music propels the Gospel in Cuba

cuba

MATANZAS, Cuba — Church members in this port city overlooking the Bay of Matanzas sang “Glory, Glory Hallelujah” on a recent Sunday as they celebrated the baptisms of five new Christians. Afterward, about ...

Read More »

The miraculous connection of Hanukkah to Christmas

hanukkah christmas war

I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, but ...

Read More »

IFCJ providing practical support to Hamas attack victims

ifcj

The International Fellowship of Christians & Jews (IFCJ) is on the front lines of relief efforts in Israel. “I will never forget the second that I heard that Israel was in this ...

Read More »

Support Israel: Attend KC Jewish Culture Fest on Sunday

culture fest

Christians have a good opportunity to support the local Jewish community in the wake of last weekend’s bloody attacks in Israel. The Jewish Culture Fest will be held this Sunday at the ...

Read More »

Help for churches readying for ‘Pastor Appreciation’ month

pastor month

Pastor Appreciation Month, which is marked each October, is here. The Easy as 1-2-3 Program from the National Association of Evangelicals helps churches encourage and equip Christians to tangibly show and share ...

Read More »

Christians far more likely to own dogs than cats: survey

cats dogs

Three-fourths of U.S, Christians who own pets have dogs instead of cats, a Pew Research Center poll found. The study revealed less than half of pet-owning believers (43 percent) have cats. Furthermore, ...

Read More »

Christian Satellite, social media bring hope to Morocco after earthquake

sat-7 morocco

Humanitarian organizations from around the world are sending support to Morocco in the aftermath of the earthquake that killed more than 2,900 people. Survivors also are turning to social media and satellite ...

Read More »

Haiti’s Evangelicals take up arms to oppose gangs

Evangelicals gangs

A battle between Evangelicals and dangerous Haitian gangs on Saturday stood out even in a nation accustomed to daily murder, rape, and mayhem. The Haitian Christians fed up with daily occurrences of ...

Read More »

Taliban celebrates two years since U.S. withdrawal

afghanistan israeli taliban celebrates

Today is a national holiday in Afghanistan as the Taliban terrorist organization celebrates the second anniversary of a disastrous U.S. retreat from the country.  The commemoration marks their return to Kabul and ...

Read More »
X
X