Progress’ Ahead for Religious Freedom Worldwide

A new report aims to “unflinchingly criticize the records of US allies and adversaries alike” on religious freedom. And there’s a lot to report, with more headlines each month confirming the Pew Research Center’s 10-year analysis that government restrictions and social hostilities involving religion have reached record levels worldwide. Today’s 21st annual report by theContinue reading “Progress’ Ahead for Religious Freedom Worldwide”

Indian Pastor Attacked For Police Report On Prior Assault

Tribal animists in central India who demolished a pastor’s house and drove him and his family out of their village in March seriously injured him in an assault this month, he said. After beating, choking and pelting pastor Lalu Kirade with a stone in the April 3 attack, the tribal villagers in Khandwa District, MadhyaContinue reading “Indian Pastor Attacked For Police Report On Prior Assault”

“Teacher, we know you are truthful and don’t care what anyone thinks, nor do you show partiality but teach the way of God truthfully” Religious elites to Jesus

Am I trying to trap Jesus? Do I have some trick questions for Him? Do I scour the scriptures to find something He said to support my opinion? Hmm … that would make me a hypocrite. Then they sent some of the religious elites [Pharisees and the Herodians] to Jesus to trap him in hisContinue reading ““Teacher, we know you are truthful and don’t care what anyone thinks, nor do you show partiality but teach the way of God truthfully” Religious elites to Jesus”

Army Chaplain Faces 6 Months in Prison after Not Affirming Same-Sex Couple

A U.S. Army chaplain is facing a dereliction of duty charge and potentially six months in a military prison after not accepting a same-sex couple in a marriage retreat, even though he ensured the two women they could take part in the next scheduled retreat with a different chaplain, according to his attorney. U.S. ArmyContinue reading “Army Chaplain Faces 6 Months in Prison after Not Affirming Same-Sex Couple”

Pennsylvania Couple Fined for Using Farm for Bible Study Groups

A couple in Pennsylvania has been served a cease-and-desist order for using their 32-acre farm for private prayer groups. Scott and Terri Fetterolf received the order in 2017 after the Borough of Sewickley Heights in Pennsylvania claimed the farm “was being used improperly as a place of worship, a place of assembly and as aContinue reading “Pennsylvania Couple Fined for Using Farm for Bible Study Groups”