The Knot Removes Christian Wedding Venue for Turning Away Gay Couple

The owner of a Christian wedding venue in Texas is taking heat after turning away a gay couple seeking to host their marriage ceremony at the facility. Lyle Wise, who owns The Venue at Waterstone in Celina, informed the couple on Jan. 19 they had been rejected from using the location for their wedding, according…

Authorities Order Another Church Building to Close in Algeria

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria, January 2, 2019 (Morning Star News) – The official notice that a village pastor in Algeria received on Sunday (Dec. 30) confirmed what he had heard – his church had been ordered to close. Pastor Rabah Messaoudi had won a legal battle in 2017 after local officials in the Muslim country tried to close…

Mass grave of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed by ISIS found in Libya

Libyan authorities have announced that a mass grave containing the remains of 34 Christians murdered by the Islamic State in 2015 has been found. The interior ministry’s Criminal Investigation Department revealed that the bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians were found on what drone images show is a farm near the coastal city of Sirte, according…

China Strikes Again, Shuts Down Third Underground Church in Weeks

Chinese officials raided a major underground church for the third time this winter. It’s part of the country’s latest crackdown on Christians. The South China Morning Post reports that 60 police officers and officials stormed Rongguili Church in Guangzhou last week during a children’s Bible class. Continue Reading

7 top threats Christian churches in America face today

The Alliance Defending Freedom is a household name for many who been have followed religious liberty cases in recent years. A multiple-time winner at the U.S. Supreme Court, the organization takes on cases such as the blatant intolerance by Colorado for the Christian faith of Masterpiece baker Jack Phillips. It also organizes campaigns each year to affirm the free…