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April 2011 Archives

The government of the People’s Republic of China is officially Communist and atheist. What does that mean for Chinese Christians? Try to imagine being beaten to death for your faith. Imagine having to use safe-houses and secret passageways. Imagine being […]

Marking the start of 150th anniversary observances of the start of America’s War Between the States, a brilliant starburst mortar shell burst at 6:45 a.m. this morning over Fort Sumter, South Carolina. Over the next four years. reenactments and ceremonies will […]

London Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips wrote that she was worried that Christianity is being suppressed, even criminalized. “How long will it be before Christianity becomes illegal in Britain?” she asked readers. “This is no longer the utterly absurd and offensive question […]

Christians in the United Kingdom have freedom of religion and free speech. However, they are finding themselves under attack. A Christian legal organization in the United Kingdom reported a skirmish victory in the war against Christians and their churches – […]

A professor at the University of California at Los Angeles last spring prohibited a graduating student from saying “I want to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” in her own graduation speech. Christina Popa says other students were permitted to have their […]

Chaplains working at a Florida hospice for the terminally ill were told they would no longer allowed to say the word “God” to staff members. At about the same time several police chaplains lost their jobs for praying “in Jesus name” […]

Perhaps you remember Nevada high school valedictorian Brittany McComb, who last year delivered her commencement address to over 400 fellow students, families and staff. She had been warned by officials not to utter the name of Jesus in her speech. […]

The scandal was just too stunning! Here is how ABC News reported it about a year ago: “Coded references to New Testament Bible passages about Jesus Christ are inscribed on high-powered rifle sights provided to the United States military by […]

Banning Christian symbols What has happened to America? When did Jesus Christ become a fair target for the ridiculing media? Breathlessly some time back, ABC News journalist Brian Ross revealed that a Michigan manufacturer of high-powered rifle sights and scopes has for […]

Perhaps one of the most recognizable melodies ever written, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” is one of Johann Sebastian Bach’s greatest works. Now, enjoy it played on a fascinating wooden xylophone in a forest. And if you enjoyed that, CLICK […]

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