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Violent Words Have Turned to Violent Deeds: The Rise of the Radical Left

9:00AM EDT 6/19/2017 Michael Brown A female Kurdish fighter from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) fires a long-range sniper rifle at Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) From violent campus protests to the shooting of a congressman, the violent, radical left is rising. But this should not surprise us at all. The handwriting… Read More »

Christian Converts From Islam Face Beheading In Somalia

Somalia is second only to North Korea in the level of danger to its Christian population and a recent series of beheadings and other gruesome public murders of Christians has underscored this fact. Somalia has for decades been a country plagued by extreme poverty and lawlessness but as al-Shabaab Islamic extremists struggle to exert control… Read More »

Christians ‘Under Caesar’s Sword’ – Responding to Worldwide Persecution Read

One hundred years ago, one-third of the population of Istanbul, formerly known as Constantinople, was non-Muslim. It was home to hundreds of thousands of Jews and Christians. Today, Istanbul, the largest city of the modern state of Turkey, is less than one percent non-Muslim. This did not happen by accident. What’s more, the same forces… Read More »

Christian Persecution Intensifies

  For those of us who live in comfortable homes in safe democracies, persecution of Christians and martyrdom may seem like a cruel historical fact, but nothing could be further from the truth. Sunday the 13th of November marked the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church in 2016, a date that Christians across… Read More »

Bad Religion – Many Christians Endorse Heretical Beliefs Without Realizing It

Is American Christianity evolving into a faith with more ‘believing unbelievers’ and ‘unbelieving believers’ than simply true believers? These oxymoron references perhaps best describe both the confusion and apostasy related to the doctrines and practices embraced by many professing Christians in America today. In a recent article for breakpoint.org, G. Shane Morris decries the apparent… Read More »

Christian Student Faces Expulsion For Opposing Homosexuality

By Kade Hawkins Educational campuses have long been a battleground for discussing and debating different ideologies. Usually, the exchange of different beliefs and perspectives are encouraged, however when it comes to Christians who might be opposed to homosexuality, there is no debate.   You will be persecuted and even expelled if your views don’t align… Read More »

America’s Schools Become Battleground For Islamic Influence

By Tom Olago January 17, 2016 For a country that is said to be predominantly Christian and built on Judeo-Christian foundations, it is ironic indeed that the United States is today largely predisposed to fighting Christianity while bending over backward to accommodate other faiths, secular/atheistic/humanistic views and virtually everything that is anti-Christ in nature. In an… Read More »

Christian Students Increasingly Coming Under Persecution

By Tom Olago The faith of Christian students seems to be increasingly coming under siege from two major fronts: a hostile public school system, as well as from many teachers and fellow students. Not to mention a government and legal system that, in many ways, tends to engage in what has been described as the… Read More »

A Message to Christians Who Support Gay Marriage

by Timothy Jerry One of the more disturbing trends that I have noticed concerning the gay marriage debate, are the number of professing Christians that support the Supreme Courts ruling on the matter. Many of these folks believe that people are born gay and that God has ordained their behavior. Adding to this confusion is… Read More »

Should persecuted Christians defend themselves?

FAITH UNDER FIRE Exclusive: Michael Brown examines arguments for and against believers ‘taking up the sword’ Michael Brown About | Email | Archive Michael Brown holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University. He is the author of 25 books, including “Can You Be Gay and Christian?” and “A Queer… Read More »