The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
The US pastor and his wife Norine spoke on TV about the difficulties of the last two years. “As Christians, we have not the option not to forgive”.
The court sentenced Brunson to three years and one month in prison, but it chose to release him, based on his time already served. He and his wife havearrived this Saturday in United States.
According to a LifeWay Research survey, 46% of churchgoers prefer to attend a church where people share their political views.
Christians are “a very important audience to us”, Cindy Holland, Vice President of original content for Netflix, says.
The singer born in Memphis was one of the greatest voices of gospel music.
A Sunday New York Times report detailed new allegations by Hybels’ former executive assistant. Lead teaching pastor Steve Carter also resigned on Sunday.
The US pastor in Turkey leaves jail after 21 months. The court ruling on July 25 cites his health problems.
The court in Izmir has decided to keep the US Protestant in jail until the next hearing, in October.
Christians are called to “open our mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute”, says Wissam al-Saliby, the WEA Advocacy Officer for Human Rights in Geneva.
Those of us who work with immigrants have spent the last few days with growing fear and concern, though also with small glimmers of hope.
Several Christian organisations and churches criticize the President’s “zero tolerance” crackdown on migrants crossing the border.
The US commits to provide security guarantees to North Korea. The situation of Christians in North Korea “did come up” during the meeting and “things will be happening”, Donald Trump said in a press conference.
Pastor Joel Osteen's megachurch spent $90 million last year. Only 1.3% was used for mission and evangelistic outreach.
Several evangelical representatives participated in the Organization of American States Assembly. They defended religious freedom and the right to life.
In a 7-2 vote, the court held that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed “hostility” towards the baker’s religious beliefs.
Experts agree that the summit between North Korea and the United States will not bring advances in the religious freedom of the country.
At least 55 Palestinian protesters die in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza. The “alliance between the US and Israel is stronger than ever”, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says at the opening ceremony.
The first ever summit between North Korean and US leaders will take place in Singapore on June 12.
A secret witness accused the US pastor in Izmir of supporting the Kurdish PKK movement. Three witnesses submitted by the defense were not allowed to testify.
According to a new Pew Research survey, 80% of Americans believe in God, but only 56% say they believe in the God of the Bible.
“Being raped for money several times a day is not safe, no matter where it happens”, says expert Kathy Bryan of Elevate Academy. She mentors women who want to leave prostitution.
“We will examine allegations that have not been previously investigated” the church’s elders say in a lette. “Each woman willing to speak with us will be heard”.
He carried out intense testimony work with hundreds of events in churches, schools, parks, bull fighting rings and in the streets of towns and villages across the country.
“Prostitution is nobody’s dream, it’s a very traumatic lifestyle”, says Kathy Bryan, director of the Elevate Academy. She mentors former victims.
The FBI shuts down major prostitution websites and prosecutes owners. Christian activists celebrate move and hope it will help fight sex trafficking in the US and abroad.