A Christian convert in Egypt was killed by his Muslim family after he publicly confirmed his newfound faith in a Facebook post, according to the persecution advocacy group International Christian Concern.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Oct. 13-19, in Church history. They include the birth of William Penn, the founding of a Pentecostal school in Kansas, and France passing an edict that cracked down on Protestantism.
Edward Graham, grandson of the late Rev. Billy Graham, said he believes that even if a future administration stripped churches and nonprofits of their tax-exempt status because of opposition to same-sex marriage, God would still provide.
An Arizona artist who successfully sued the city of Phoenix over an ordinance that would have forced her company to provide services for same-sex weddings despite their religious objections has encouraged American Christians “to take a stand” for their beliefs.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who spent four years training in seminary, said he once got so “disillusioned” with Christianity he abandoned it in a huff. But he found hope in his faith again during one of the “darkest periods” of his life.
Muslim Fulani herdsmen stormed a Christian community and shot indiscriminately into houses, killing one woman before kidnapping four others, sources told Morning Star News, a nonprofit persecution watchdog outlet.
A feminist activist is warning about the systematic push to normalize the sex trade and the work of progressive nonprofits that are guiding politicians on how to obfuscate the harms of child sex trafficking.