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Democrats Make War On Religious Institutions Just In Time For The Holidays

As families across the country gather for important religious holidays like Christmas and Hanukkah, Democrats continue to attack religious liberty. By forcing all faiths to confirm to progressives’ new “woke” religion, lawmakers find themselves out of step with both the courts and the millions of families who rely on faith-based groups for critically important services. The week before Thanksgiving, the…

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Washington Post Reports On Demonic Energy Behind The Left’s Culture War

A Halloween-themed profile of a “teenage witch” in The Washington Post over the weekend reads surprisingly like a backhanded affirmation of the Bible and Christianity. It openly connects gender dysphoria with occult experimentation, and both with unsupervised young people going deep into social media rabbit warrens. I wrote in July about another profile exploring how TikTok promotes multiple personality disorders…

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Why Taiwan Matters

The Financial Times reported last week that China tested a new nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, a development that surprised U.S. intelligence agencies. This comes as China also continues to develop its conventional military capabilities. Nowhere will China’s military buildup be felt more keenly than in Taiwan. Just days before Taiwan celebrated its 110th National Day at the beginning of October, Chinese…

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China Must Stop Sending North Korean Defectors Back into Grave Danger

North Korea is infamous for having one of the worst human rights records on earth. In recognition of this fact, some human rights advocates dubbed September 24, 2021, as “Save North Korean Refugees Day.” Crossing the border into China is the only option for most North Koreans trying to escape from North Korea. Yet, when they arrive in China, they…

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IRF 101: Perils for Christians in India

This blog is part of an International Religious Freedom 101 series providing an overview of religious freedom challenges in countries around the world. Read our previous installments on Turkey, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, and Nigeria.  In May 2021, a mob of radical Hindus attacked Pastor Ramesh Bumbariya’s family after they refused to renounce their Christian faith. One of the armed assailants shot Bhima Bumbariya, the father…

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Explainer: What the Taliban Takeover Means for Afghan Believers

Open Doors, a ministry that supports persecuted Christians around the world, considers Afghanistan to be only slightly less hostile to Christianity than North Korea. Now, following the Taliban takeover, the Christian community in Afghanistan (estimated to be comprised of a few thousand believers) is under heightened pressure. The last few priests remaining in the country are hoping to flee, and…

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State Round-Up: Protecting Access to Counseling

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series about key provisions that states have advanced in 2021 to defend the family and human dignity. Most Americans would support passing laws that seek to protect minors from harm. However, the question of exactly how we should go about protecting minors and what we should be protecting them from is a bit more contentious.…

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Christian Adoption Agencies Face Uphill Battle Even After Fulton

Public adoption/foster care agencies and private adoption agencies have been co-existing for decades. They each have specific focuses, advantages, and disadvantages, allowing both birth parents and prospective adoptive parents to choose which program they think will be the best fit for them. Christian adoption agencies in particular have proven to be very successful. For example, Nightlight Christian Adoptions served close…

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Southern Baptists Stand With Uyghur Muslims Against Atrocities

This is part one of a three-part series highlighting significant resolutions passed by the Southern Baptist Convention this year that apply a biblical worldview to critical cultural and political issues. At the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) largest gathering in over two decades, a resolution was passed condemning atrocities the Chinese Communist Party is currently committing against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.…

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Refusing To Fight The Culture War Will Mean Pain For Those You Love

In the political lexicon, a person who has been “red-pilled” — a reference to an iconic scene in the 1999 film “The Matrix” — has moved from the left to the right. At least from the right’s perspective, red-pilled people courageously shed their previous assumptions to realign from blissful ignorance to reality, often enduring significant social and professional consequences. A…

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Southern Baptist Convention passes resolution against Equality Act: bill would be “devastating” for religious liberty

Thursday, June 17, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Christian, Congress, Democrat, Education, Faith, Gospel, LGBT, News, PLO, Religious Liberty, Senate, Worthy News by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – The Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution Tuesday asserting that the Democrat-sponsored Equality Act would have a “devastating” effect on religious liberty, Christian Headlines reports. The SBC resolution against…

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IRS denies Christian political activism group tax-exempt status, says its Bible teachings are affiliated with Republican party

Thursday, June 17, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Bible, Christian, church, Congress, Conservative, Education, Internal Revenue Service, Joe Biden, News, Prayer, Religious Liberty, Republican, Republican Party, tax, Texas, War, Worthy News by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – The Internal Revenue Service has denied tax-exempt status to the non-profit political activism group Christians Engaged, asserting that the group’s…

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