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  • Protecting Christians: Hungary and Estonia Forge Ties

    07/16/2019 5:15:53 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 7/12/19 | Martina Moyski
    Orbán and Estonian deputy prime minister meet in BudapestBUDAPEST, Hungary (ChurchMilitant.com) - Hungarian President Viktor Orbán's mission to protect Christian culture is moving up toward the Baltic. The Hungarian president met with Mart Helme, Estonian deputy prime minister, minister of the interior and chairman of the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) to build new alliances between Hungary and the Baltic states. The talks occurred in the Carmelite monastery next to the presidential palace in the Castle District of Budapest on July 8. Toward the goal of protecting Christian values, the two leaders agree that national control of external borders...
  • The South Is a Pro-Life Stronghold. It has seceded from the culture of death

    07/16/2019 10:14:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/16/2019 | David French
    The cycles of history can be very interesting indeed. The American South is the home of America’s original sin. It is the one region of this nation that turned its back on the principles of the Founding and did so for decade after decade — imposing first the tyranny of slavery, then the oppression of Jim Crow. Even after the Civil War, the South was a virtual nation-within-a-nation, a world apart where only white citizens could fully enjoy the blessings of liberty. And, make no mistake, the South paid for its sins. The Civil War decimated its male population and...
  • 'The Situation Is Very Vulnerable': Iran-Backed Militias Ethnically Cleansing Northen Iraq

    07/13/2019 8:55:35 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 60 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/12/2019 | Tim Stanley
    The official story is that northern Iraq is at peace. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has largely been defeated; the Iraqi Army and its allies are in charge. But for Christians, the persecution continues. Those who can are getting out. Those who stay are preparing themselves for more violence. "Things are bad more than any other time," Fr Behnam Benoka tells me at his church in Bartella, a ghost town protected, if that's the right word, by soldiers with Kalashnikovs. "It's harder even than before Isil." ...
  • MUSLIMS JOHN BRENNAN AND OBAMA USED ISIL TO KILL CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ AND TAKE ITS OIL

    07/08/2019 1:30:57 PM PDT · by Syncro · 75 replies
    ://scampbell123456 ^ | Jun 12, 2019 | SCOTT CAMPBELL
    The following is compiled from Roger Stone's "Is former CIA Director John O. Brennan a Muslim?," WND, a videotaped speech by John Brennan in Saudi Arabia, and a Juan Guandalo interview with Tom Trento. Roger Stone posted a controversial Instagram suggesting John Brennon should hang for treason. A former Marine and combat veteran, Juan Guandolo worked for eight years in the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division as a “subject matter expert” in the Muslim Brotherhood and the global spread of Islamism. Guandolo created the Bureau’s first counterterrorism training/education program and twice received United States Attorney’s Awards for investigative intelligence. Guandolo is also...
  • Impact of slavery still being felt in the US today, say half of American Christians

    07/02/2019 8:31:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 07/02/2019 | Michael Gryboski
    Half of practising Christians in the United States believe that the history of slavery still has an impact on the country, according to a new report by the Barna Group.In a new report from Barna, 50 per cent of practising Christians said that they "mostly or totally" believe that "the effects of slavery continue to be felt today". This was slightly higher than the general US adult population at 46 per cent.Further, 28 per cent of practising Christians responded that they "mostly or totally" agree with the statement that "our society has moved past slavery," while 16 per cent responded that they...
  • Pete Buttigieg's knee-jerk compulsion to scold Christians pops up again at second debate

    06/28/2019 8:12:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/28/2019 | Monica Showalter
    If you ask me to pick a winner at the Democratic debate on night two in Miami, I would have said Pete Buttigieg.  He came off as reasonable, clear-thinking, pithy, and pleasant.  He respected time limits.  I didn't agree with him on anything, but he gave a sense of coming from rational grounding.  Maybe his leftie ideas could be tempered with real-world realities.  Maybe he could be persuaded... But then, then, then, then...he couldn't stop himself.  The transcript: We have to talk about one other thing, the Republican Party likes to cloak itself in the language of religion. Now, our party doesn't talk about that as much, largely for...
  • Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property

    06/26/2019 8:04:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 26, 2019 | Bassem Mroue
    Mohammed Awwad and his fiancée, both Muslims, recently found an affordable apartment for rent online in a town in Lebanon, southeast of Beirut. The 27-year-old journalist called the number and asked the owner when they could drop by to take a look. He was stunned by her response: Muslims are not allowed to settle in the town, she said. The apartment owner apologized to Awwad, saying she wouldn’t mind renting to people of any sect but officials in the town of Hadat issued orders years ago that only Christians be allowed to buy and rent property from the town’s Christian...
  • Ilhan Omar's Ideological Attacks on Two Christian Pastors

    06/25/2019 9:17:34 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Townhall ^ | June 26, 2019 | Star Parker
    Congressional hearings are a fixture in Washington and are supposedly a tool for investigation by the nation's lawmaking body. Unfortunately, too often when Democrats are in charge, it's not the case. Rather than hearings being a means for seeking facts and information, they become a platform just for politicking by members of the majority party and a forum for attacking those whose views they don't like. This distortion of process was in full view at recent House Budget Committee hearings on Poverty in America: Economic Realities of Struggling Families. Of eight witnesses, six were from the same left-wing organization --...
  • Baptist Pastor Jailed During ‘Drag Queen Story Hour,’ SWAT Team Snipers Positioned Atop Library Roof

    06/17/2019 10:08:25 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 73 replies
    Christian News ^ | June 16, 2019 | Heather Clark
    A Baptist pastor was arrested and jailed on Saturday after refusing to move across the street from the Spokane, Washington Public Library while exercising his free speech against a “Drag Queen Story Hour.” The event had a significant militaristic police presence, including camouflaged snipers positioned atop the roof to oversee the large crowd that stood both for and against the men dressed like women reading stories to children.
  • The Supreme Court sends new case on same-sex wedding cakes back to lower courts

    06/17/2019 7:15:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 06/17/2019 | Kelsey Dallas
    The Supreme Court has said not yet to a second helping of cake. Justices announced today that they won’t hear a new case on the religious freedom and free speech rights of bakers who refuse to sell custom wedding cakes to same-sex couples for religious reasons. But they did send it back to the lower courts for reconsideration. That means questions left unanswered in last year’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission will remain unanswered for now. The new case, which originated in Oregon, features a family-owned bakery, Sweetcakes by Melissa, and a lesbian couple. It...
  • Conflict of Pinterest (More Tech Tyranny and Censorship)

    06/14/2019 7:26:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Family Research Council ^ | June 14, 2019 | Tony Perkins and FRC Senior Writers
    People come to Pinterest for all kinds of things. But apparently, there's one thing users won't find on the app -- and that's tolerance. It was supposed to be a harmless site, a place for swapping recipes and planning kitchen remodels. Now we know: even the most innocuous platforms aren't immune from Big Tech's censorship. And if that's the case, conservatives are in trouble. Because the problem just got a whole lot worse than we thought. Eric Cochran was an employee of Pinterest, a software engineer. Like a lot of conservatives in the online world, he kept his views to...
  • For Devout Single Christians: Should My Boyfriend and I Travel Alone?

    06/13/2019 8:56:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Desiring God ^ | 06/13/2019 | John Piper
    Audio Transcript Is it wise for a girlfriend and boyfriend to travel together? Stay in the same hotel? Should they? It’s a question we get regularly. And this time from a young woman. “Hello, Pastor John. My boyfriend and I plan to leave in three weeks for a trip we scheduled five months ago. My mother said she fears for us and for the temptations that could arise during the trip. I have assured her that while we have fallen into temptation in the past, we have desperately sought God and other Christian counsel to confront that pattern, and that...
  • Chinese Christians are Memorizing Scripture Because {They} ‘Can’t Take What’s Hidden in Your Heart’

    06/11/2019 10:37:35 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 45 replies
    Monergism ^ | 6/19/2019 | Lindsay Elizabeth
    Wayne Cordeiro, pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu, Hawaii, is praying that American Christians become more like Chinese Christians. In a sermon, the pastor of the Hawaiian megachurch shared an experience he had on a trip to China, where the church went to train leaders. On that particular trip, he brought up twenty-two Christians from the Hunan Province, who road thirteen hours on a train to attend the leadership training. They sat in a 700 square foot hotel room, with no air conditioning, or couches to sit on, with Cordeiro leading the gathering. “If we get caught what...
  • When Orthodox Jews oppose followers of Jesus

    06/11/2019 8:45:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 219 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/11/2019 | Michael Brown
    For several decades, I have drawn attention to the Church’s historic persecution of the Jews in Jesus’ name. It is one of the ugliest and longest chapters in Church history, and it cannot be downplayed, forgotten, or ignored. With God’s help, I will continue to call out “Christian” antisemitism wherever I see it today. But I will not ignore Jewish persecution of Christians. It too must be called out. In the Gospels, Jesus and His followers, all of them Jews, were persecuted by hypocritical Jewish leaders, ultimately leading to the Lord’s death on the cross. And that pattern continued in...
  • Until The Supreme Court Acts, Christians Will Be Punished For Thought Crimes

    06/10/2019 1:54:57 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 10, 2019 | David Harsanyi
    Courts can't stop the corrosion of liberalism, but they can stop state-sponsored attacks on individuals. If a long Struggle Session couldn’t break Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop, I doubt another frivolous lawsuit will do the trick. Then again, the campaign to destroy Phillips’s business was never merely about punishing a single man for refusing to submit to prevailing leftist orthodoxy. It was also a warning to all would-be apostates that thought crimes could lead to fiscal ruin, public denunciation, and endless harassment. In that sense, the prosecution has probably already paid off. Courts won’t put to rest the...
  • Australian rugby star fights back after being ousted from his sport for offending gays

    06/09/2019 7:08:01 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 29 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 7, 2019 | Martin M. Barillas
    Australian rugby star fights back after being ousted from his sport for offending gays MELBOURNE, Australia, June 7, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Committed Christian and Australian rugby star Israel Folau is claiming before Australia’s Fair Work Commission that he was dismissed by his team because of his religion. Lawyers for the former Wallabies standout confirmed Thursday that they filed papers against  Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs for breach of contract. Folau, a 30-year-old fullback, is seeking “substantial remedies” from his former employers, arguing that his termination was unlawful, according to Section 772 of the Fair Work Act that...
  • LGBT Mob Assaults Christians: Bro David Lynn Arrested, City News And Biased Police React In Toronto

    06/09/2019 2:29:44 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 36 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/5/2019 | Torch of Christ Ministries
    On June 4th, 2019, Christ's Forgiveness Ministries and Torch of Christ Ministries visited an area of Toronto known locally as Gay Village. As we circled up to pray, a group began to form around us. Within five minutes a mob began to form around us and act hatefully. We were assaulted several times. The police responded and did nothing to protect us. Pastor David Lynn was arrested. It is very clear that a bias exists in Canada, and this mentality is spreading everywhere. Christian beliefs are being labelled as hate speech, and hatred and violence toward Christians is being allowed....
  • Masterpiece Baker Jack Phillips Is Up Against Yet Another Legal Complaint ( Colorado )

    06/06/2019 3:53:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Colorado Public Radio ^ | JUN 6, 2019 | Sam Brasch
    Lakewood baker Jack Phillips is again facing legal action for declining to bake a cake for an LGBTQ customer. There’s just one big difference this time: the state of Colorado isn’t involved. Attorneys for Autumn Scardina, a transgender woman, filed a complaint against Phillips in state court Wednesday. In 2017, Scardina ordered a cake from Phillips to celebrate her birthday and gender transition. Phillips declined, citing his Christian beliefs and Scardina filed a complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission. In March, Attorney General Phil Weiser dropped the case filed on Scardina’s behalf. In exchange, Phillip’s attorneys agreed to end their...
  • The good (Christian) news you didn’t hear from India

    06/01/2019 12:25:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/31/2019 | Michael Brown
    The recent elections brought bad news for Christians, and you probably heard about that. But there’s some wonderful news for the Christians of India as well. Prepare to be encouraged. First, however, let’s look at the bad news. The BJP, the current ruling party in India, led by Prime Minister Modi, won the national elections handily. This is bad news for millions of Christians in India. The BJP is not just a Hindu party. It is a militantly Hindu party. It wants India to be a Hindu nation, meaning, exclusively Hindu. Prime Minister Modi has even spoken of his desire...
  • Italy’s Matteo Salvini returning to European Union’s ‘Christian roots’: Cdl Mueller

    05/31/2019 10:01:38 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 30, 2019 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Italy’s Matteo Salvini returning to European Union’s ‘Christian roots’: Cdl Mueller ROME, May 30, 2019 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Italy’s rising political star, Matteo Salvini, has been refused audiences with Pope Francis and has been denounced as not being Christian by the pope’s allies for opposing free immigration to Italy. Paradoxically, he is also blasted by the Francis regime for using Christian symbolism during his rallies. However, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Pope Francis former doctrine chief, says the Church should engage with Salvini and those who reject free immigration and believes that the politician is returning to the “Christian roots” of the European Union in...