October 31, 2017

Spanish Evangelical Alliance tables amendments to LGBT Bill          

The AEE presents twelve points which summarize the issues that the evangelical entity considers more harmful for coexistence, freedom of speech and the rights of parents to educate their children.

This Is How Underground Churches In China Look Like! 

These video clips showing how underground churches in China look like will have you thanking God for giving the freedom to worship Him.

Teleios Exclusive – How Adherent Christians Make Decisions

Young evangelicals who are more adherent to their faith more frequently use the Bible for making decisions!

Let Them Pray!

The ACLJ has filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of the schools before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

40 Days for Life’s peaceful vigils are changing hearts

This week is the last week of 40 Days for Life, a pro-life movement of prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil in front of abortion clinics all around the world.

October 30, 2017

Amidst military offensives and IDP camps, God is moving in Syria  

In the coming months, citizens who fled Raqqa may begin to return home.

Mission Cry on track to meet audacious goal

Mission Cry’s goal it to equip the entire country of Belize with Bibles and Christian books.

Pray for the Persecuted Church — Nov 5th and 12th

Christian Freedom International is offering a free resource kit for churches to participate in the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.

Texas Adoption Law Protects Religious Freedom of Faith-based Adoption Agencies

Lawmakers in Texas have passed a bill which protects Christian adoption agencies from being forced to place children in homes with same-sex couples.

Teleios Exclusive – What Young Christians Believe About The Holy Spirit

Both millennials and adolescents overwhelmingly identify important scriptural roles of the Spirit.

Pro-Life Activities Continue Outside Abortion Clinic Despite NY Attorney General Lawsuit

A group of pro-life advocates continue their activities outside an abortion clinic uninterrupted, despite unfounded accusations by an abortion-supporting Attorney General.

October 29, 2017

Evangelical Churches, Christian Services Growing in Cuba 

Cuban pastors and worshippers say they are in the middle of a boom in evangelical worship, despite the country’s atheism-anchored history.

Teleios Exclusive – Biblical explanation of tithing  

Teleios surveys adolescents and millennials about tithing in today’s society.

30 Million People Expected for Reinhard Bonnke’s Farewell Crusade in Africa

Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, founder of Christ for all Nations, is preparing to hold his farewell crusade in Africa next month to reach more than 30 million Nigerians with the gospel.

Will Sean Hannity Save (or Destroy) Hollywood?

Let There Be Light is a promising beginning, maybe more than that. It deserves our support.

October 28, 2017

Trump Administration Great Plans to Aid Christians

The Trump administration will divert funds away from the United Nations and instead provide it to Christian and other nonprofit organizations.

ACLJ Submits Official Comments Supporting HHS’s New Policy of Protecting Life “Beginning at Conception”

Life does, in fact, begin at conception. This is not theology. It’s biology. No amount of handwringing about “choice” can change that fact.

Local Foundation: ‘Stand Up to Anti-Prayer Demands’

The Foundation for Moral Law is willing to talk with school officials and school attorneys directly, analyze their policies, and determine what if anything needs to be done to ensure compliance with the Constitution.

Teleios Exclusive – How Does Church Affect the Wellbeing of the Youth?

Teleios surveyed youth and millennials about how church influences their wellbeing.

Reaching kids with the Alliance For The Unreached

Zimzam Global is motivated to train leaders and church planters to bring the truth of Christ to children on a global scale “Our goal is to provide a church for every child around the world.”

October 27, 2017

DOJ asks to argue for Christian baker in same-sex wedding cake case

Trump lawyers asked the Supreme Court for permission to argue on behalf of a Christian baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding ceremony.

Teleios Exclusive – Is there room for God in the exam room?

The benefit of religion to a patient’s life and how it might influence the relationship with the physician and treatment course.

Christians Hold International Prayer Day for North Korea 

An International Prayer Day for North Korea was recently held in the UK where Christians joined together to pray for those who are suffering persecution under the regime of Kim Jong-in.

Hungary policy of aiding persecuted Christians ‘globally unique’    

The Hungarian government’s policy of supporting and aiding persecuted Christian communities is the first such government policy in the world.

October 26, 2017

Bible literacy program expanding in public schools

A non-profit group advocating for classrooms around the country to include Bible teaching says this movement is taking off.

Non-Profit uses dance to bring young people to the ministry 

In recent years, many young people have not come to the church as the previous generation did.  Darryl Gordon has addressed this issue by using dance to bring young people back to the church.

Learning to Speak the Gospel in Unwritten Languages 

With more and more Christians in the U.S. becoming interested in engaging the unreached, it’s important to recognize some of the challenges involved with this much-needed ministry.

Official Public Policy of the United States – Life Begins at Conception

The HHS plan, for the first time ever, has explicitly recognized that life begins at conception. This is a major victory for the rights and dignity of the unborn.

Teleios Exclusive – The Holy Spirit in Our Lives

The Holy Spirit is extremely important in our lives as Christians and often is underappreciated in preaching. Beliefs vary widely and can be emotional.

Evangelist Will Graham Shares Hope of Jesus in Romania

Graham spoke to overflow crowds totaling 24,500 over two days, Oct. 21-22, at Polyvalenta Hall, not far from St. Michael’s Church, the soaring cathedral in which his grandfather preached in 1985.

Trump to bypass U.N. and send aid directly to persecuted Christians in Middle East

Pence announced that Trump has ordered the State Department to shut off funding for “ineffective” United Nations programs to help persecuted Christians in the Middle East, saying the administration will take over those efforts directly.

October 25, 2017

Inside the Museum of the Bible   

The new museum wants to ignite passion for the Word through high-tech wizardry and scholarly detachment. Can it do it all?

ASM reflects on and celebrates 50 years of ministry 

Audio Scripture Ministries’ mission is to provide the Bible in audio so everyone will have the opportunity to hear God’s Word in their own language.

4 Ways American Christians Can Help the (Truly) Persecuted Church 

God is calling us to be his hands and feet, so let us hurry forward and reach out to those in need.

‘Prayer is Changing Our City,’ Says Pastor of Largest Church on Capitol Hill

I am seeing God’s Kingdom come in a unique way here in D.C. It starts and ends with prayer.

Iraqi women and children refugees transformed through Leading The Way retreats

Hundreds of Iraqi women and children quit the harsh conditions of their makeshift homes for a chance to experience the love and hope of Christ through retreats organized by Leading The Way.

‘Let There be Light’: Sean Hannity Stands for Christianity with New Film

The Fox News Channel headliner has teamed up with a veteran Hollywood actor to create a new faith-based film called “Let There Be Light.”

Teleios Exclusive – Feel Great About Yourself by Serving Your Community! 

Teleios surveyed mid-western church members to assess the impact of community service on personal wellbeing.

Mission India spotlighting Karnataka state for ministry this month

This month, Mission India partnered with all their teams to focus on fundraising efforts that will spur the spread of the Gospel in the state of Karnataka.

October 24, 2017

Christians Reclaiming Education For The Next Generation

Throughout history, Christians have been at the cutting edge of education. It’s time to reclaim that tradition.

Armenia to host conference on ‘countering and preventing hate crimes against Christians’ 

Armenia will host the OSCE conference on “Countering and preventing hate crimes against Christians and members of other religious groups” on November 22.

Christian Evangelist Express 400,000 Individuals Gave Their lives to Holy Christ at Event in Ukraine

Christian Evangelist Nick Vujicic revealed that 400,000 individuals gave their lives to Christ at an event in Ukraine.

Community Supports Christian Flag Flying Outside Public School Following Atheist Complaint

Residents around LaRue, TX are showing support for a Christian flag flying outside of a public school after a professing atheist organization lodged a complaint.

Teleios Exclusive – Are you ashamed to spread the gospel?  

Teleios surveys adolescents and millennials about sharing the gospel.

Stop Discriminating Against Christian Students & Barring Prayer

It’s a dangerous assault on the religious liberty of Christian students.  SIGN THE PETITION

How Your Voice is Finally Forcing the U.N. to Start Taking Action for Christians Facing “Genocide”

There is meaningful action at the UN in defense of Christians and other religious minorities facing genocide at the hands of ISIS jihadists in Iraq.

October 23, 2017

Christians are returning to the Nineveh Plain

In the summer of 2014, while the Isis militias were advancing, they fled to Kurdistan. Now they are starting to return back to their homes.

Calls to set up safe zone for Christians in Iraq

Researchers at the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies have called for a “safe zone” to be set up for Christians in Iraq.

Parenting curriculum created for parents from at-risk backgrounds

When it comes to parenting curriculum, there are several options out there. But while Susan Espenlaub worked with at-risk families, she found that the available curriculum options for these parents were lacking.

Millennial Takeaways From a Traditional Summit held for Conservative Christians

While the event, held each fall in the nation’s capital, routinely boasts conservative values, it carried a narrative of new hope for religious liberties and pro-life activism this year.

Teleios Exclusive – Atheism vs. Religion and the Wellbeing of College Students

Evangelicals reported higher ratings of wellbeing compared to atheists/agnostics and other religious beliefs.

Texas teens stand up to atheists and defend Christian flag

The red, white and blue has flown outside this school for as far back as anyone can remember. But instead of 50 stars on a blue field, this flag bears a cross – a symbol of the Christian faith.

October 21, 2017

Tools to Share Christianity with Your Friends

Engaging videos (and one booklet) you can use to explain arguments for Christianity.

Teleios Exclusive – Are you living a holy life?

Teleios surveys adolescents and millennials about sanctification.

Evangelicals in France continue to grow in number

An IPSOS survey of Protestants on behalf of “Reforme” magazine and the French Protestant Federation confirms a slight increase in the numbers of this group and its growing diversity.

Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump

Emptied Arab churches prepare for a rare task: making room.

Prayer Prevails in the U.S. House

The DC District Court recently dismissed the lawsuit brought by Daniel Barker, an atheist, in his attempt to become a guest chaplain for an opening session of the U.S. House of Representatives.

October 20, 2017

World Student Day and how to pray

Today’s World Student Day; find out how you can pray!

Raqqa liberated: Now what?

Hope stirs amid the ruins of the newly liberated city of Raqqa.

JESUS Film recorded for two more Iranian people groups

Two more unreached people groups get access to the Gospel

HHS to define human life as ‘beginning at conception’

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a draft of its new strategic plan for 2018-2022, and with the addition of a few small words, it’s clear that there is a major change.

Teleios Exclusive – Are we properly educating our young Christians?

Teleios surveys adolescents and millennials about education.

October 19, 2017

Kids Who Read the Bible More Likely to Practice Faith as Adults 

A recent study has revealed that kids who read the Bible growing up are more likely to continue in the faith as adults.

Hold on for a great ride, how to interpret scripture!

Teleios surveys adolescents and millennials about the Old Testament and Bible interpretation.

How a Growing Christian Movement is Seeking to Change America

A prayer rally recently organized in Washington, DC is part of a growing movement, that scholars call “Independent Network Christianity.”

Teleios Exclusive – How Bible study can increase wellbeing

Teleios evaluated the effect of a Bible study methods training program on wellbeing in a healthy young adult population within a Christian community environment.

October 18, 2017

Prayer chains and trips gird ministry to reach the least-reached

Global Disciples believes wholeheartedly in the power of prayer when it comes to their mission to reach the least-reached for the Great Commission.

Teleios Exclusive – Christian Faith Helps Anxiety! 

Teleios reviewed medical articles that evaluated anxiety and the effect of religion.

Spain: 800 teenagers thought through Christianity’s big questions 

800 people from all over the country attended the first edition of Reboot Spain in Madrid to reflect on the “big questions” of life.

Teleios Exclusive – Is There A Correlation Between Religious Belief & General Wellbeing?

Teleios surveyed college students to evaluate the influence of religious belief on general wellbeing

SGA helping churches in war-torn Ukraine

Churches in Ukraine are continuing to try and meet the needs of people living in the crossfire of the Ukrainian Crisis.

International Nonprofits Partner to Reach One Million Prisoners by 2020 with God’s Word 

Bible League International and Prison Fellowship International are working together to reach one million prisoners by 2020 with the Gospel.

October 17, 2017

Protect Middle East Christians or Anti-Christian Persecution Will Come to Europe 

The Prime Minister of Hungary has urged EU leaders to protect Christianity in Africa and the Middle East, or risk its destruction in Europe.

Teleios Exclusive – Christians impacting their community & beyond!

We interview Tom Doyle of Uncharted; they set their alarms every evening as a reminder to stop and pray for persecuted Christians around the world.

CBN introduced “In Our Hands: the Battle for Jerusalem” to international Christian journalists.

CEO Robertson said the docudrama presents the reunification of Jerusalem by reservists of the 55th Paratroopers Brigade during the 1967 Six-Day War.

Christmas short-term mission opportunities!

Orphan’s Heart invites people like you to join them as they celebrate Christmas by serving those in need in the name of Jesus in over a dozen nations.

European Evangelical Alliance met for its annual General Assembly

Some 100 participants gathered to consider how Evangelical Christians across Europe might more effectively communicate the historic, biblical gospel to their secular, post-secular, postmodern, post-Christendom, post-communist culture.

October 16, 2017

Russian churches begin new youth programs

The Youth in Ministry program focuses on the spiritual development of youths and enables them to serve alongside the missionary pastors and the different outreach opportunities at local churches.

Fields of Faith aims to give youth a spiritual game plan

Decatur County students will be just a few of hundreds of thousands who will take a stand across the U.S. Wednesday on their athletic fields as they share their stories and their favorite scriptures from the Word of God.

Report: 75% of Victims of Religious Persecution Are Christians

A grim new report on Christian persecution around the globe suggests that rather than improving, the situation of Christians worldwide is worsening, a fact whitewashed by mainstream media.

The forgotten Christians of Nigeria — faithful while enduring incredible persecution

As the plane lifted-off, I thought about my courageous Nigerian friends and the extraordinary work God is doing through them and all that we, in the West, could learn from them.

Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organization, the Christian Conference of Asia, yesterday (Sunday).

Teleios Exclusive – The Impact of Traditional Marriage on Wellbeing

Teleios reviewed medical literature evaluating traditional legal, heterosexual marriage and its impact on wellbeing compared to other heterosexual relationships or being single.

Evangelism efforts in the Middle East

This past weekend Chosen People Ministries, in conjunction with Dallas Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, hosted an exciting conference about evangelism efforts in the Middle East.

October 15, 2017

Times have changed… now they’re changing back!

President Trump underscored his administration’s commitment to families and religious freedom, saying that “times have changed … now they’re changing back.”

Trump’s Commitment to Religious Liberty is Most Important Promise He’s Kept 

Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council, said that President Trump is keeping the most important promise he made on the campaign trail.

Use Globalization for the Gospel

The four corners of the world are now in your neighborhood.

Teleios Exclusive – Does Christianity help you cope with illnesses?

Teleios evaluated the impact of religious adherence on wellbeing in self-identified Christian glaucoma patients.

Trump: ‘We are stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values’

President Donald Trump dove into America’s culture wars on Friday, touting his administration for “returning moral clarity to our view of the world” and ending “attacks on Judeo-Christian values.”

Trickle-Down Evangelism

Are disciples becoming disciple-makers?

October 14, 2017

Pro-Life Advancement Under Trump

Voters should be glad the Trump administration has made great strides to protect the innocent.

How Many Followers of Jesus Are There?

Joel C. Rosenberg says the war for souls in the Middle East is being “fought” in the air and on the ground.

North Korean believers: Desperate to study the Bible, they met in a hole in the ground

The underground Christians in North Korea are literally conducting secret meetings under the ground.

Husbands killed for faith, but these women persevere

These Iraqi believers are defying danger to make new converts.

Teleios Exclusive – The Relevance Between Biblical Teachings and Your Wellbeing

Teleios evaluated a mid-west, religiously conservative church to explore the association of adherence to Bible teachings and wellbeing.

Trump lauds ‘shared and timeless values’ at Voters Value Summit  

President Trump listed the values he shares with supporters at the Voters Value Summit on Oct. 13 . “We respect our great American flag,” he said to cheers.

An important new step for religious freedom

Thank you, President Trump, for standing up to the left and its readiness to rewrite our Constitution – and for taking a major step toward reviving and restoring the integrity of our precious religious freedom.

October 13, 2017

How Digital ‘Missionaries’ Are Reaching the Unreachable 

The internet can cross borders, but is its reach in danger?

600 church leaders gather to discuss “mission in an Asian context”

For the first time in 23 years, Christians from around Asia are gathering to reflect on mission in an Asian context.

Christians React After Trump Pulls U.S. Out of Pro-LGBT UN Agency

Trump is pulling the US out of the United Nations agency that defends and advocates for abortion, gay rights, and what one Christian website calls a “radical” sex education program for young children.

‘Our Rights Come from God’: Judge Upholds Congressional Prayer Despite Atheist Challenge

Congress will continue opening sessions in prayer after a challenge to the tradition by an atheist.

Hungary’s Orban: Protect Middle East Christians or Anti-Christian Persecution Will Come to Europe 

The Prime Minister of Hungary has urged EU leaders to protect Christianity in Africa and the Middle East, or risk its destruction in Europe.

Teleios Exclusive – Christians impacting their community & beyond!

We interview Tom Doyle of Uncharted; they set their alarms every evening as a reminder to stop and pray for persecuted Christians around the world.

Christians returning to former IS-occupied Karamles ‘increasing day to day’

It’s been a year since Karamles was liberated, one of the Nineveh Plains towns east of Mosul that fell to IS as it advanced across northern Iraq in August 2014.

Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage

Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.

October 12, 2017

Thousands of Students Rally for Jesus in ‘Fields of Faith’    

Thousands of high school students across the world will gather on their football fields to lift up the name of Jesus for the annual “Fields of Faith” event.

Africa’s ‘reverse missionaries’ bringing Christianity back to U.K.

Britain brought the gospel to us in the past. It’s not just coincidence we’re here’.

How a growing Christian movement is seeking to change America

Last week Washington, DC was filled people to “gather around Jesus,” to pray for the nation and its government.

Respect Christian business owners’ rights

Should religious business owner be forced to conduct business in a way he or she does not agree with, what the US Constitution says about the issue.

Thousands of Women Converge on US Capitol in Historic Gathering of Prayer

For 4 days, thousands of women gathered at the nation’s capital to help usher in a new era in America.

Teleios Exclusive – Societal Pressures from Government Negatively Affect Pastors 

Teleios surveyed pastors to assess their perception of their role in society and the impact of adversarial attitudes of culture in government against their ministry.

Christian Groups Keep Trying to Sneak Bibles Into North Korea      

Smuggling in Bibles via balloons seems like something from a movie but, hey, whatever works.

Mike Huckabee heads to heartland of America     

TV show launched this weekend with energy and fulfillment of its promise.

October 11, 2017

World Mission sees Gospel touch hostile hearts   

By supporting indigenous Gospel workers throughout Africa and Asia, World Mission is using humanitarian aid to open doors the Gospel.

Not Enough Bibles to Meet Growing Demand in North Korea

The Christian humanitarian aid organization World Help has launched a donation drive aiming to secretly provide 100,000 new Bibles to underground North Korean worshipers by the end of 2017.

6 Things Trump’s Religious Liberty Memo Does (and Doesn’t) Do  

Justice Department’s new 20-point guidance falls between advocates’ hopes and opponents’ fears.

ACLJ Fights Against the U.N.’s Threat to Redefine the “Right to Life” as a Right to Abortion

We believe every human has an inherent right to life—and we fight aggressively every day to ensure that right is not diminished or infringed upon.

Want to See Nativity Scenes on Display in Your Town This Christmas? Here’s How it Can Happen

The American Nativity Scene and the Thomas More Society have teamed up to give away free large nativity scenes for display on public property. Details are available at www.americannativityscene.com.

Teleios Exclusive – What is the Spirit’s role in your Christian walk?

Christians often wonder how they can know the power of God. The Spirit’s mighty actions are linked to each of piece of armor.

Unregistered Syrian refugees face obstacles in Lebanon

Heart for Lebanon is serving 3,000 Syrian refugee families each month — around 27,000 individuals — with schooling and physical aid.

At last, a president who protects our fundamental religious freedoms

The fundamental principle of religious freedom is so essential to overall liberty that when a government mandate obliterates it in any form, then all other freedoms are also at risk.

October 10, 2017

House passes bill criminalizing abortion after 20 weeks     

The House of Representatives passed legislation that would criminalize abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Daraa’s Churches to be Returned to Christians      

All the province’s churches will be handed over to ‘our Christian brothers.

Operation Bible Smuggling: How Christian texts infiltrate North Korea

“Bible Balloons” adorned with the Words of God printed in Korean or flash drives featuring the entire texts of the Testament are being released.

Christians Gathered in D.C. for Prayer and Worship Event

Thousands of Christians from all over the country gathered this week in Washington, D.C. to worship and pray for a “spiritual shift” in America.

Christian women gather on the Mall and criticize feminism

The rally was about God-given roles as wives and mothers, belief that women’s activism should make outlawing abortions a priority, and faith in the power of prayer to change the country’s culture.

Christians learn to articulate Christian values to politicians and leaders to impact our culture

Values Voter Summit provides a forum to help inform and mobilize citizens across America to preserve the bedrock values that make our nation strong.

Teleios Exclusive – The Secret to Christian Decision-Making

Teleios surveyed young evangelicals to evaluate how they make decisions and the influence this makes on their wellbeing.

A Victory for Religious Liberty Over the Abortion-Pill HHS Mandate

The Trump administration issued “interim final rules” that could reverse the unconstitutional and illegal HHS Mandate created by the Obama Administration.

Resolution to Investigate ISIS Genocide Brings Hope for Christians

A non-profit legal group is hopeful that a recent UN Security Council resolution will ultimately lead to successful prosecutions of ISIS for genocide against Christians.

 

October 9, 2017

Wycliffe Associates launching hundreds of translations in next few months

Wycliffe has helped launch 383 new Bible translations over the past 12 months, so an unprecedented pace of new Bible translation starts.

InterVarsity to host Urbana18 conference

The upcoming Urbana18 will focus on inviting the student generation to give their whole lives to God’s global missions.

Thousands of Poles Gather at Border to Pray

Thousands of Polish Catholics united in a day of prayer aimed at saving “Poland and the rest of the world.”

Gov. Bevin urges students to use Bible as conversation starter at school

KY Governor promoted the national effort, ‘Bring your Bible to School Day.’ “Use it as a conversation. A conversation with other students.”

Teleios Exclusive – What do we know about the Old Testament?

Teleios Research surveys 505 youth and millennials to see what they know about the Old Testament and provides proper biblical interpretation.

October 8, 2017

Christians march Montgomery for Jesus  

Christians gathered at the Union Station Train Shed Saturday morning to pray and walk through Montgomery in praise of Jesus.

Teleios Exclusive – Do millennial evangelicals know the gospel?

Teleios reviewed surveys of young evangelical Christians to investigate the incidence and identify potential characteristics of tares.

Kurdish referendum inspires Iraqi Christians to fight for independent state in Nineveh Plains

Christians have become inspired to fight for their own independent space in the Nineveh Plains

Christians under ‘the squeeze’ in Iran, but creative partnerships advance Christ

Several of the organizations that Voice of the Martyrs Canada partners with have satellite television and internet initiatives to connect the Underground Church in Iran with the global Body of Christ

Thousands of Christians Celebrate Biblical Feast in Jerusalem

Thousands of Christians from around the world are in Jerusalem to participate in the annual Feast of Tabernacles celebration, sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem

October 7, 2017

A Christian pastor in Turkey has been arrested. He is in great danger.

American Pastor Andrew Brunson – a U.S. citizen from North Carolina – has been falsely charged with “membership in an armed terrorist organization.” Have you signed the petition for his release yet?

President Trump’s administration issues key protections for religious liberty and the unborn

President Trump’s administration kept a major campaign promise on Friday, implementing his Executive Order 13798 by issuing key protections for religious liberty, as well as protecting the unborn.

Jeff Sessions Issues Sweeping Religious Freedom Guidance to All Federal Agencies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions acted yesterday by issuing guidance that declares 20 separate protections under federal law.

October 6, 2017

Tens of Thousands to Gather in Nation’s Capital for ‘America’s Tent of Meeting’: Awaken the Dawn

Tens of thousands of Christians are expected to assemble on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. this weekend to pray and implore God for divine intervention and to rescue the next generation for a nation in crisis.

Half a million lights shine on ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’

Focus on the Family invited public school children from coast to coast to celebrate religious freedom and God’s Word on October 5.

Tent Schools offers hope to children in the Middle East

Tent Schools International comes alongside Christian leaders in refugee camps and other transitional areas to establish effective schools for displaced children. Efficient and easy to raise, tent schools create havens of peace and opportunity where learning can flourish again.

Global Advance trains Pakistani pastors

Rather than going door to door to share the Gospel, Global Advance pastors wait until people come to Christ through the satellite TV, and then come alongside them in their walk of faith.

Reviving the Churches of Rural America: One Sheep at a Time

The National Congregations Study finds that the percentage of rural congregations has plummeted from 43 percent in 1998 to 32 percent in 2012.

Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom

The office is responsible for “monitor[ing] religious persecution and discrimination worldwide,” in addition to developing programs and executing policies which encourage religious freedom. This position is crucial in leading the US government’s efforts to promote religious freedom around the world.

PRAY!!! Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions of Pain-Capable Babies to Be Introduced in U.S. Senate Today

This bill has already passed the house. President Trump has promised to sign the legislation if it reaches his desk.

October 5, 2017

Teleios Exclusive – Christians impacting their community & beyond!

The first in a series of interviews by Teleios Research. Know, Grow and Go with CRU.

Welsh evangelical leaders gathered to equip each other for mission

More than 350 attended the first Wales Leadership Forum conference. Chris Street: “Current generations know very little or nothing about the Bible and who Jesus is”.

Keep Proclaiming Jesus in the Face of Hostility

An excerpt from Carmen LaBerge’s new book, Speak the Truth: How to Bring God Back into Every Conversation.

Iran, sanctions, and developing a heart for the Farsi-speaking world

There is a relationship being fostered between the people of Iran and those in the West willing to look beyond the drama.

ANCA sponsors Washington summit on Middle East Christians 

The Armenian National Committee of America will be a sponsor of the summit gathering faith leaders to protect and preserve Christianity and defend religious liberty across the Middle East.

Tent Schools offers hope to children in the Middle East

Tent Schools International, an organization that helps provide educational opportunities for children in refugee camps throughout Lebanon.

Unprecedented Worship Gathering on the National Mall in Washington DC

Between October 6-9, 2017, our nation is being called to an unprecedented worship gathering on the National Mall in Washington D.C.

Teleios Exclusive – The effect of Bible study on wellbeing

Teleios Research evaluates the effect of a Bible study method training program on the well-being within a Christian community environment.

Hundreds of Thousands of Students to Take Part in ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’

Hundreds of thousands of students across the US are expected to take part in a Focus on the Family-sponsored event that involves them taking their Bibles to school.

October 4, 2017

Christians under ‘the squeeze’ in Iran, but creative partnerships advance Christ

Several of the organizations have satellite television and internet initiatives to connect the Underground Church in Iran with the global Body of Christ.

Teleios Exclusive – The apologetic significance of religion and wellness studies

Using Acts 2:42-47 as a model, Teleios reviews any study that evaluates benefits to wellbeing stemming from fellowship, apostles’ teaching, and sharing.

Students Bring Faith Back into the Classroom With ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’

Religious freedoms are questioned in every arena and prayer is being challenged on campuses nationwide – one group of students is determined to let their light shine.

Teleios Exclusive – Patients Feel Happier with a Physician’s Spiritual Interaction

Teleios Research reviews the medical literature to understand how religion affects patients’ lives and diseases.

Kurdish referendum inspires Iraq’s Christians to fight for their own independence amid fears of being caught in crossfire

An estimated 200,000 Christians are left in Iraq, and the majority were forced to flee Mosul and other parts of the Nineveh Plains as ISIS assaulted in on their land.

October 3, 2017

Back to Jerusalem brings Gospel to world’s least reached 

Back to Jerusalem is an organization that trains and equips underground Chinese believers to bring the Gospel to the world’s least-reached countries.

Rare Consensus in Washington Breaks Down Barriers Between ‘Church’ and ‘State’

Both in politics and education, religious supporters are requesting legitimacy in public life, and legislators are listening.

Teleios Exclusive – Can Christianity help the sick? 

Teleios evaluated the impact of religious adherence on wellbeing in self-identified Christian diabetic patients.

Religious Freedom Cases Stacking Up: Be a Voice for Everyone’s Rights

In the ongoing legal battles over religious freedom, there are advances and setbacks.

October 2, 2017

OneWay Ministries reaps spiritual harvest in Ghana

OneWay has been working in the West African country for nearly 20 years, planting churches, providing leadership training, and helping with community development.

Spreading the gospel through agriculture

The organizations that find support through STEER cover a range of Christian outreach, from mission organizations that send missionaries to far-flung lands to campus and youth groups in the U.S.

Bible campaign’s success continues

A campaign focused on engaging people with the Bible and getting them to think about why God’s Word matters has spread more widely than organizers dreamed.

Christian Newspaper to be Launched in Liberia Soon

The paper will be published on a weekly basis and will promote stories from the Christian communities, churches and Christian organizations.

Free lunches and Fresher’s Week: How UK Christian Unions are stepping out to share Jesus

Its Fresher’s Week, a new season for those just beginning University. Christian Unions across the UK are hoping to give them a warm welcome.

Teleios Exclusive – How do Christians make decisions? 

Teleios Research surveyed young evangelical Christians to evaluate how they make decisions and how this influences their wellbeing.

Cheerleaders can put ‘Christ’ on football game banners    

A state appeals court has ruled that cheerleaders in a northeast TX school can put Bible verses, such as “I can do all things through CHRIST which strengthens me,” on the run-through banners at football games.

New rules could mean less freedom for China’s Christians

The country recently passed an amendment that includes guidelines on the types of religious organizations that are permitted and the activities they can conduct.

Support US policies that protect the church in ChinaContact the Whitehouse

October 1, 2017

Christian graphic designer fights state forcing her to promote LGBT weddings

God gave me the creative gift that are expressed through this business’

Give hope to children in Russia this Christmas through Stuff a Stocking

Through SOAR International’s Stuff a Stocking project, you can not only meet these children’s physical needs, but introduce them to a hope that lasts forever.

US Department of Justice Backs Christian College Student Told Preaching ‘Disturbing the Peace’

The US Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in favor of a Christian college student who was told last year that he couldn’t preach in a campus free speech zone.

Teleios Exclusive – Strength of religious adherence equals better quality of life!

Teleios Research evaluates the impact upon a subject’s Biblically based depth of religious adherence on quality of life.

Trump’s Radical Heart Change: A Presidential Legacy of Faith and Prayer

President Trump recently shared some goals for his presidency with evangelical leaders.

Australia Asks for Prayer and Fasting during October, as They Seek to Protect Traditional Marriage

Australia is in the middle of a government mandated postal survey to decide the future of marriage between a man and a woman.

September 30, 2017

Here’s the American Flag Story that the Mainstream Media Won’t Report On

During a time when our country is experiencing extreme division, there is one main thing that Christians are turning to: prayer.

Awaken the Dawn! What’s Behind the ‘Holy Spirit Woodstock’ Coming to DC

In front of the Washington Monument, every state will have a tent, and every tent will be filled with worship and prayer 24 hours a day.

Iranian Christians Celebrate New Believers in Mass Baptism

Christian converts face persecution in many forms, but that hasn’t stopped 20 Iranian Christians from recently getting baptized.

This UN Resolution Is a Major Step Toward Justice for Christians and Victims of ISIS Genocide 

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a significant and promising resolution on the atrocities committed by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, in Iraq.

Christian forum seeks to improve leadership across Africa

Christian leaders in Africa have heard a call for zero tolerance over corruption, and have been urged to embrace biblical standards of servant leadership.

Teleios Exclusive – What are millennial beliefs about religion?

Teleios Research examines ideas on salvation, Christianity, the Gospel, Bible, discipleship, praise, Bible studies, and prayer.

Help Immanuel’s Child share the Gospel  

Immanuel’s Child is SGA’s Christmas ministry that focuses on reaching children with the Gospel during the holiday season.

40 Days for Life Keeps Growing…Planned Parenthood Keeps Shrinking

As 40 Days for Life begins its 11th year as a coordinated pro-life outreach, Christians began prayer vigils in more than 375 locations around the world – the largest campaign yet for this pro-life movement.

September 29, 2017

Hungary only nation in West to formally act on behalf of endangered Mideast Christians

Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has taken special care to underline the plight of persecuted minorities in the Middle East.

More than 1,400 Christian families have already returned to the Nineveh Plain

More than 1400 Christian families have already returned to their homes and villages scattered in the Nineveh Plain, which they had previously abandoned due to the advance of the jihadist militia.

Students Urged to ‘Bring Your Bibles to School’    

Next Thursday, thousands of Christian public school students are encouraged to bring their Bibles to school as part of a religious liberty celebration.

Teleios Exclusive – What do millennials think about baptism?

Teleios Research surveys youth and millennials about water baptism and salvation.

Many Atheists Aren’t So Sure: The Doubts of Doubters      

Sometimes, holding on to faith in God can be hard. But then again, so can holding on to faith in no God.

Compassion Ministries help families in need

You’ve heard about Slavic Gospel Association’s Children’s Ministries and its Reach Russia Now initiative, but have you heard of its Compassion Ministries?

September 28, 2017

Senate Chaplain Barry Black Interview: ‘Politicians Meet Every Week To Pray’

Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black’s role involves holding prayer meetings and Bible studies on Capitol Hill, as well as offering spiritual counsel to lawmakers.

Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege    

The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.

Unreached people, the Gospel, and you  

Organizations like Missio Nexus are banding together and raising awareness for the great need to reach unreached people groups.

Prison Evangelism’s Inspiring Graphic-style Book Outreach Given National Spotlight

A reformed businessman’s ambitious plan to bring revival to America’s prisons through a simple graphic-style book has been given a major boost with national exposure for his unusual outreach.

Teleios Exclusive – Practicing Christians Feel Less Guilty

Teleios Research surveys a Bible-believing church to assess the influence of guilt on wellbeing associated with adherence and knowledge of faith.

Illinois Pro-Lifers Call for Governor Rauner to Keep his Promise and Veto HB40

Contact Governor Rauner https://www.illinois.gov/gov/contactus/Pages/default.aspx

Mexicans Turn to Church After Earthquake

Christian religion is much more than a structure, was spoken while standing outside the church in a tent.

Ten Commandments Judge’ Roy Moore Wins Alabama Primary Runoff for US Senate

“We’re put here on earth for a short time, and for that short time, our duty is to serve Almighty God and serve Him in all things”.

September 27, 2017

Pastor training in Romania brings in hundreds 

Global Advance’s David Shibley was recently in Romania, equipping and empowering the Christian leaders there for the Great Commission.

Conservative Christians Aren’t Bogeymen

“Three in ten secularists fear conservative Christians are a threat to their physical safety,” I have zero empathy for those 3/10 who believe such an idiotic thing.

After-School Satan Clubs Close as Children Flock to ‘Good News Clubs’

After-School Satan Clubs are closing, demonstrating that even children recognize the immature silliness behind bowing before the devil, whether for real or pretend.

Reviving the Dying Small-Town Church

Breaking into a small rural community takes a tremendous amount of courage and perseverance.

Teleios Exclusive – Are Current Pastor Graduates Maintaining Biblical Fidelity?

Teleios surveyed pastors graduating to assess if they maintained Biblical exhortations or support extra Biblical attitudes in their church.

Thousands protest jailing of Christians in Indian state 

Arrests followed a complaint by the village chief that people were offering money to indigenous people to become Christian.

Crowd Recites Lord’s Prayer at Football Game

Students, players and members of the public attending a high school football game in Alabama stood up and recited the Lord’s Prayer.

September 26, 2017

The Battle for China’s Spirit

Despite sporadic and at times severe persecution in certain locales, the overall trajectory for Christianity in China has been one of remarkable growth since 1980

Two Churches Reopen in Minya with Full Support of Local Community 

The ICC has learned that local authorities in Egypt’s Minya Governorate have reopened churches previously closed.

Graduate student helps build Christian art gallery overseas

Adara Jensen is sharing countless stories, and the Gospel, with hundreds of people from various backgrounds — without ever speaking.

Teleios Exclusive – Christian faith helps anxiety!

Teleios Research reviews the medical literature regarding the influence of personal religious belief and religious-based activities on anxiety.

Religion and science: How faith can boost self-esteem

In one of the latest national studies, the more participants reported feeling God’s love, presence and guidance, the more likely they were to agree they are a person of worth.

Scholars Highlight Hobby Lobby Owners’ Path From Retail Giant to Bible Curators

In 2010, the owners of retail giant Hobby Lobby started buying something that would never grace the shelves of its crafting megastore: biblical artifacts.

September 25, 2017

SGA seeks to help Ukrainian Orphans

Slavic Gospel Association helps local churches to offer support for orphans in Ukraine.

Christian Business Leaders Gather in S.A. to Plan ‘Religious Freedom’ Fight

A major convention of Christian business owners comes to San Antonio this week to focus on religious freedom laws that, if passed, would allow them to deny services in cases where they feel their deeply held believes would be compromised.

Missio Nexus celebrates 100 years

This year marks the 100th year the association has sought to celebrate the strength of its diversity in Gospel work.

Millions of Students Expected to Pray at ‘See You at the Pole 2017’ Wednesday

This Wednesday, September 27, millions of students are expected to gather at their school’s flagpoles to pray in an annual event called See You at the Pole.

Teleios Exclusive – Does Your Church and its Leadership Influence Your Wellbeing?

Teleios Research surveys subjects to assess their church leadership as well as answer questions about their personal well-being.

D.C. summit to highlight hardships facing Middle East Christians

In Defense of Christians will highlight hardships in an effort to sway US government and other public officials to do more to protect and preserve the region’s Christian minority communities targeted by extremists.

September 24, 2017

Iranian Youths Mass Converting to Christianity Despite Islamic Indoctrination, Government’s Efforts

Iranian leaders been raising alarm over the number of Iranian youths becoming Christians, and has blamed “foreign influence” for the conversions.

500,000 Ukrainians gather to celebrate reformation and God’s faithfulness

Sergey Rakhuba with Mission Eurasia says while the bloody conflict between Ukraine and Russia is ongoing, the Ukrainian Church is moving.

Teleios Exclusive – What do millennials know about salvation?

Teleios Research surveys 535 millennials about lordship, if salvation can be lost and God’s provision for salvation.

Countering terrorism in Nigeria with the gospel

An international radio ministry working in Nigeria is combating radical Islamic terrorist doctrine by faithfully broadcasting the hope of Jesus with gospel programming in native languages.

September 23, 2017

Camp for teenagers helps churches develop young leaders

An adventure camp is the first part of a Czech training program for Christians aged 13-17.

Teleios Exclusive – Participation in Church Activities May Improve Your Wellbeing!

Teleios Research surveyed pastors for their perceptions of how church-based activities influence wellbeing.

North Korean Defector Sends 1,000 Digital Bibles in Balloons Across Border

A North Korean defector used 350 helium balloons to send 1,000 flash drives loaded with portions of the Bible across the border from the South Korean side.

Good News Bible Clubs Thrive as After School Satan Clubs Decline

Good News Clubs, sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship, plan to increase the number of clubs they have in public schools across the country.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Advances Bill Aimed at Helping Christians in Iraq and Syria

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Tuesday to advance a bill that attempts to ensure that humanitarian aid is directed at those minorities, including Christians, most affected by the genocide being waged by ISIS.

September 22, 2017

World Missionary Press revives translation projects in God’s timing

World Missionary Press’ vision is to “reach as many languages as possible with the Word of Christ.”

President Trump Echoes ACLJ Call for Creation of In-Region Safe Zones for Victims of Genocide at UN

To aid in the fight against ISIS and to help end the genocide against Christians, President Trump called for the creation of in-region safe zones, something we’ve long advocated.

Half a Million Students Expected to Join This Faith Initiative at Their Schools

On Thursday, October 5, about half a million students in public schools across the country plan on publicly displaying their faith.

Teleios Exclusive – What are millennial beliefs about religion?

Teleios Research examines ideas on salvation, Christianity, the Gospel, Bible, discipleship, praise, Bible studies, and prayer.

New 40 Days for Life App Levels the Playing Field Against Big-money Abortion

40 Days for Life has released its new app, putting campaign information, volunteer interaction and pro-life talking points at the fingertips of its tens of thousands of volunteers.

September 21, 2017

Triumphant Mercy fosters unity in Christ among refugees

Triumphant Mercy in Lebanon is meeting physical, mental, and spiritual needs of refugees throughout the Middle East.

Viktor Orbán: “Will There be a Christian Europe?”

The video is an excerpt from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s speech at a conference of the Christian Intellectuals’ Association.

Satan Clubs Dying and Good News Clubs Growing

As the Satan Clubs are closing down, about 4,500 Good News Clubs are starting up this new school year all over the USA.

20% of Americans are on the Threshold of Religion

An important trend in American religion has been the rise of the religious ‘nones’. A religious none is someone who has no religious affiliation.

Hobby Lobby CEO Steve Green on Why Museum of The Bible Will Attract People of All Faiths

The intent behind the Museum of the Bible is to “present evidence” that the Bible is true, and make it accessible & engaging for all people, regardless of religious beliefs.

Teleios Exclusive – The apologetic value of religion and wellness studies

Teleios Research examines if Christian faith is associated with human health and wellness.

US Senate committee advances bill to aid Christians in Iraq

A Senate committee on Tuesday voted to advance a bill that seeks to ensure U.S. aid reaches Christian genocide victims in Iraq.

D.C. summit to highlight hardships facing Middle East Christians

In Defense of Christians will highlight hardships in an effort to sway US government and other public officials to do more to protect and preserve the region’s Christian minority communities targeted by extremists.

September 20, 2017

Syrian Christians advance against IS in de-facto capital Raqqa

The battle for ‘Islamic State’ stronghold Raqqa has reached its final stages, according to the Syrian Democratic Forces, the US-backed multi-ethnic alliance fighting IS.

Association pioneers church revitalization model

The St. Louis Metro Baptist Association has developed a church revitalization process that has helped more than 30 cooperating churches experience new life.

Defending Christians Facing Genocide at the U.N. Human Rights Council

As part of our ongoing efforts to end the ISIS genocide against Christians, we delivered an oral intervention before the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Biblica equips leaders around the world for effective ministry

Around the world, thousands of people come to Christ every day. The only problem is, believers are often thrust into leadership positions before they’re ready.

Emmy-Winning Actress Shares Big Plans to Bring Message of Jesus and Salvation

The actress is moving from starring in a TV show to an animated film, and she has one important objective: share the power of Jesus.

Messianic Ministry Expanding In Russia And Ukraine

Chosen People Ministries received contact information from hundreds of Jewish and non-Jewish people who want to learn more about the Lord.

Teleios Exclusive – How healthy is church leadership?

Teleios Research examines the leadership structure of churches and how they assess the health of their own churches, especially their elder and deacon boards.

Reach Russia Now brings the Gospel to Far East Russia

It’s been a year-and-a-half of growth since the Slavic Gospel Association launched its long-term, frontier ministry—the Reach Russia Now initiative.

September 19, 2017

500,000 Ukrainians gather to celebrate reformation and God’s faithfulness

Sergey Rakhuba with Mission Eurasia says while the bloody conflict between Ukraine and Russia is ongoing, the Ukrainian Church is moving.

Countering terrorism in Nigeria with the gospel

An international radio ministry working in Nigeria is combating radical Islamic terrorist doctrine by faithfully broadcasting the hope of Jesus with gospel programming in native languages.

In Honduras, Scripture, education keeps kids from gang life

World Missionary Press provides Gospel literature to Honduras in hopes to address their societal issues with two very important tools—education and the Gospel.

Defend Babies’ Right to Life at the U.N.

Every life is precious. Every baby deserves to live. Now we have an opportunity to act. Sign the petition!

Teleios Exclusive – The impact of Bible study on personal wellbeing

Teleios Research evaluates the effect of a Bible study method training program on wellbeing within a Christian community environment.

Christians unite at GCU for Movement Day Arizona

It is hard to imagine a more dramatic opening to the first Movement Day Arizona than the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Phoenix repenting for the sins of his church and urging Christians to unite.

Rebuilding Christian Iraq: Now or never, says missionary priest

Argentinian Father Luis Montes says a people who witness forgiveness is vital to the Middle East.

September 18, 2017

Iranian Youths Mass Converting to Christianity Despite Islamic Indoctrination, Government’s Efforts

Iranian leaders been raising alarm over the number of Iranian youths becoming Christians, and has blamed “foreign influence” for the conversions.

Christ Called Me Off the Minaret

David didn’t react like other Christians I had challenged. He did not waver in his witness, nor did he waver in his friendship with me.

Mike Huckabee and the Rise of Christian Media Under Trump

The former Arkansas governor will kick off a new show on Trinity Broadcasting Network in October, featuring music, faith, and some good old-fashioned politics.

Teleios Exclusive – Forgiveness, Gratitude, Hope, and Empathy…These Matter!

Teleios Research reviews four parameters (forgiveness, gratitude, hope and empathy) frequently noted when evaluating well-being.

Christian Dairy Queen supports God and country

A Dairy Queen owner has defended a sign describing his restaurant as ‘politically incorrect’ for its support for ‘God and country’.

September 17, 2017

Christianity in Iraq: Here are some signs of hope

Signs of hope are emerging for Christians in Iraq forced to flee by the ISIS invasion.

Irma Facebook page reaches 600,000 with Gospel truth

As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, Vero Beach associate pastor Kyle Bailey “had a sense of peace,” he said, and “felt like God had something special in store.”

The Senate Must Act Now to Save Christianity in Iraq

Whether Christianity and pluralism survive in the Middle East, or disappear forever, may well like in the hands of the US Senate.

Contact your senator! https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/

Celebrations mark return of Iraqi Christians to Nineveh

Around 500 Christian families have celebrated their long-awaited homecoming to Iraq’s Nineveh Plains with ceremonies marking a fresh start in their old towns and villages.

Teleios Exclusive – Calling all university students: Your health is important!

Teleios Research evaluates the influence of religious beliefs on general well-being in university students.

The World’s Debt to Jesus Christ

Everyone owes a great debt to Jesus Christ because those influenced by his teachings were directly responsible for virtually everything that makes our lives the most enjoyable and productive in human history.

September 16, 2017

Pakistan: VBS ministry sees thousands saved

In the last couple of years, FMI Pastor Vazir and his church made the decision to reach out to their community and bless the children there with the Gospel.

illumiNations: an audacious goal for Bible translation

Several large translating ministries have come together to make Bible translation one Church-wide project. One of these groups is Wycliffe Bible Translators USA.

Drug Smuggler Converts to Christianity, Uses Skills to Run Secret Bible Distribution Center

After a converting to Christianity, a man in Central Asia who was once a successful drug smuggler now uses his skills to run an undercover Bible distribution center.

Christianity mushrooms in North Korea in the thick of dictatorship

Christianity is believed to be mushrooming in North Korea, under strict prohibition of religion.

Teleios Exclusive – Do pastors adhere to biblical exhortations?

Teleios Research surveys pastors graduating Bible adherent seminaries to assess if they currently maintain biblical exhortations or support extra biblical attitudes in their church.

Police Chief Says He Won’t Stop Posting Bible Verses On Facebook Page After ACLU Threat

The American Civil Liberties Union said the religious nature of the posts is against the law, but Chief Antonio Porter said there’s no hidden agenda, he’s just trying to show some positivity in a negative world.

September 15, 2017

Indian bishop asks prime minister to stop hatred against Christians

The secretary-general of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi “to intervene to stop hatred” in the eastern state of Jharkhand.

A Second Chance Introduction

Jon, Tammy and Laurie continued to chat and get to know each other, but once Laurie found out that her new friends were Messianic Jews, she abruptly walked away.

The Invisible Christians of North Korea: Surviving by God’s Grace Alone

If you think North Korea’s dictators are bad for the world, just imagine what it’s like to be a Christian there.

A unified Church serves local communities better

A number of Christians in West Michigan are joining forces with the Luis Palau Association to address the spiritual poverty as well as other needs within the nearby communities.

Teleios Exclusive – Is there tension between the Christian message and society?

Teleios Research assesses pastors’ role in society and psychological impact of any adversarial attitudes of culture or government against ministry.

Risky Road: China’s Missionaries Follow Beijing West

China is investing more than $55bn (£43bn) in Pakistan, a key beneficiary of its grand plan to connect Asia and Europe with a new Silk Road paid for by Beijing.

September 14, 2017

New Study Finds This Difference Between Avid Bible Readers and Everyone Else

In a recent study conducted by the popular YouVersion Bible app, surveyors found that those who read the Bible regularly have one key difference between those who don’t.

Satellite television ministry spreads God’s love to the Middle East

Dr. Ansari says Mohabat TV strives to present the Gospel in a “non-threatening, non-political” way.

Syrian Refugees in Spain ‘Frustrated With Islam’, Embracing Christianity at Dramatic Rate

Syrian refugees are “frustrated” with Islam and are converting to Christianity after witnessing the love of Christ firsthand.

Teleios Exclusive – Strength of community service = better wellbeing?

Teleios Research assesses the impact of community service on personal wellbeing in a mid-west church-based population.

The Senate Must Act Now to Save Christianity in Iraq

Whether Christianity and pluralism survive in the Middle East, or disappear forever, may well like in the hands of the US Senate.

Contact your senator! https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/

Christian Nonprofit Reaches Milestone of 7,000 Projects Worldwide

International Cooperating Ministries (ICM) in Hampton is celebrating as it undertakes its 7,000th project to aid Christians in the developing world.

September 13, 2017

Appeals Court Rules Christian Prayer in Michigan County Meetings Constitutional

The US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled that elected public board commissioners in Jackson County, MI, were not violating constitutional rights by opening the ceremony with a Christian prayer and asking attendees to join.

Teleios Exclusive – The Gospel: What do you know?

Teleios Research surveys millennials on what scripture says about salvation.

Christian Gospel transforms says Norwich aid worker

The power of the Christian Gospel to transform lives around the world is a driving force in the work of Norwich-based humanitarian and aid worker Eldred Willey.

Irma Facebook page reaches 600,000 with Gospel truth

As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, Vero Beach associate pastor Kyle Bailey “had a sense of peace,” he said, and “felt like God had something special in store.”

Lawyer skillfully fights for rights of Christians in Canada

Christians in Canada have not yet woken up to the reality that religious freedom, conscience rights, and parental rights in education have been under fierce attack for the better part of the last decade.

September 12, 2017

Teleios Exclusive – What’s the impact of education choice on young Christians?

Teleios Research surveyed young Christians about education.

Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court

Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients.

Teleios Exclusive – Christian faith helps anxiety!

Teleios reviews the medical literature regarding the influence of personal religious belief and religious-based activities on anxiety.

CofE’s floating church to take the Gospel to London’s canals

The Church of England has launched a pioneering new initiative to bring its message to a sometimes forgotten demographic – those who dwell not on land, but on the water.

September 11, 2017

Christianity in Iraq: Here are some signs of hope

Signs of hope are emerging for Christians in Iraq forced to flee by the ISIS invasion.

Wycliffe Associates plans to launch 30 new Scripture translations in Middle East in 45 days

US-based Bible translation organization Wycliffe Associates aims to launch as many as 30 new Scripture translations in the Middle East over the next 45 days.

Teleios Exclusive – Depressed? Religion can help!

Teleios Research examines the influence of religion on depression.

Day for the Unreached reveals remaining needs

Millions of people still lack access to the Gospel. That’s why the International Day for the Unreached is so important.

Fruitful Strategy Wins Muslims in Spain

Having lost everything and watched his father die while fleeing to Europe from Islamic State atrocities in Syria, God’s love was not on Amer’s mind when he arrived in Spain.

September 10, 2017

The 20 Evangelicals Who Pray with Trump

Compelling list of religious leaders who have the ear of the President speaks volumes about our Commander-in-Chief’s faith

Action, prayer, Gospel fuel Baptist response to Irma

Our national Send Relief leaders are continuing to work closely with FEMA, American Red Cross, the Florida Baptist Convention and state Baptist relief leaders to stage resources and plan for a response as soon as conditions are safe for volunteers to deploy.

Trump: Churches should receive federal funding to recover from Harvey

President Trump said that Texas churches should receive disaster relief funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency as the state recovers from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Teleios Exclusive – Can being confident in salvation improving your wellbeing?

Teleios Research surveys evangelical Christians to evaluate how well they can express confidence in salvation, and associations with wellbeing and adherence to their faith.

Hobby Lobby president shares importance of Bible history

Hobby Lobby President Steve Green shared his heart for teaching people more about the history of God’s Word during Liberty University’s Convocation on Friday.

September 09, 2017

Sixty percent of Manhattan’s evangelical churches have started since 1978

I took a sabbatical of sorts during August to finish a book I’m co-authoring about “The Faith of Donald J. Trump,” with my friend David Brody, the chief political analyst for the Christian Broadcasting Network.

Nineveh Christians rebuild their homes, but threats remain in Iraq

There is confidence among some local Christian leaders that life is slowly beginning to get back to normal.

Impact of Traditional Marriage on Wellbeing

Teleios Research evaluates traditional legal, heterosexual marriage and its impact on wellbeing compared to other heterosexual relationships or being single.

Large company backs down after pressure from Christians

The supermarket chain Lidl has apologized after it was found to have airbrushed Christian crosses from images on some of its food packaging. They said the ‘mistake’ would be rectified ‘as soon as possible’.

Award Winning Scientist Reveals Why He Went From Atheist to Christian

Scientist Francis Collins, the National Institutes of Health director, revealed on Wednesday why he converted from unbelief to Christianity.

September 08, 2017

All the President’s Clergymen: A Close Look at Trump’s ‘Unprecedented’ Ties with Evangelicals

Would any of the preachers and pastors and other religious leaders, who had come to hear the administration’s views on issues they cared about, like to meet the POTUS in person?

How do Christians make decisions?

Teleios Research surveyed young evangelical Christians to evaluate how they make decisions and how this influences their wellbeing.

‘We must teach the Gospel of Christ even if they kill us’: Philippines archbishop speaks out against government

A Catholic archbishop in the Philippines has told clergy to continue preaching the Gospel even if they are threatened with death and ‘the government is hostile’.

Call of Hope: Ministering to Muslims through national workers

Countless ministries all over the world are working in volatile areas with people groups that are indifferent or even hostile to the Gospel.

Can Christianity help the sick?

Teleios Research evaluates the impact of religious adherence on wellbeing in self-identified Christian diabetic patients.

Hearten, Heal and Help Christian Workers in Syria

Amid the heart-break, trauma and burn-out of working amid war in Syria, the leader of an indigenous ministry has another problem.

September 07, 2017

Evangelical Churches in Brazil Rapidly Expand

Evangelical churches in Brazil are rapidly growing, and the growth is found mostly in favelas or slum communities.

One God – One Day – One Africa (1GDA), World’s largest continent wide Gospel outreach

1GDA was born as a ministry to fulfil God’s desire to reach out to every possible country in Africa in May 2019 – and every church and ministry can be part of this.

Victory: Appeals Court Upholds Legislative Prayer

The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Jackson County, Michigan, Board of Commissioners’ practice of starting its meetings with prayer.

‘Comeback’ of Christianity in Europe Seen Decades After Fall of Iron Curtain

Christianity has made a “comeback” in Europe, becoming a significant part of individual and national identity since the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1991, according to new research.

Attending church vs. meditation to improve your wellbeing

Teleios Research reviews medical articles to find if church attendance or meditation improved wellbeing more, less or equally.

House Church Pastor in China Defies Government Orders to Shut Down

A house church pastor ordered by officers in China’s central Hubei province to cease her “illegal” ministry work has vowed to defy government orders, telling authorities, “I believe in Jesus Christ. I don’t believe in you.”

September 06, 2017

Christian Photographer Can’t Be Forced to Work Gay Weddings, Wis. Court Rules

A Wisconsin court has ruled that evangelical Christian photographer Amy Lawson is exempt from a local ordinance in Madison that would have forced her to work gay

Religious adherence helps diabetic patients

Teleios Research evaluates the impact of patients’ depth of religious adherence on their outlook toward their disease and treatment.

Christianity is on the rise in Iran, despite Islamic government’s efforts

Religious leaders have slammed government officials “for their negligence to stop the spread of Christianity.”

Christian Pastor Imprisoned in Nigeria After Rejecting Islam Shares Gospel With Cellmates, Converting Them

A Christian pastor who was rejected by his family and imprisoned in Nigeria after leaving Islam has shared how a number of his cellmates have converted to Christianity as a result of his testimony.

Festival spreads Scripture and revival across Africa

More and more organizations are partnering up with other groups to maximize their impact for the Gospel, and Bibles For The World is no exception.

Societal Pressures from Government Negatively Affect Pastors

Teleios Research surveys graduating pastors to assess their perception of their role in society and the impact of adversarial attitudes of culture or government against their ministry.

Bibles for China fosters long-term relationships with believers

Sharing God’s Word is just the first step in the discipleship process. Investing in someone’s life long-term is where real spiritual growth takes place.

September 05, 2017

7th Grader Argues “The Case for Christianity”—Blows the Doors Off Jesus Skeptics

This is an excellent example of what young people can accomplish when we elevate our expectations.

Church planters in India face great risk, find encouragement in fellowship

Christians in India face a growing tide of resentment and persecution, and it means the risk factor for church planters and evangelists is growing.

How Bible study can increase wellbeing

Teleios Research evaluates the effect of a Bible study methods training program on wellbeing in a healthy young adult population.

Booklet bringing hope to refugee children

Bibles For The World wants to step in. In the past, they’ve focused on getting Bibles into India, Nepal, and China, but this new project will change all of that.

Sharing the Gospel in Africa

In spite of political roadblocks and intense persecution, the gospel of salvation is being shared with nearly every tribe and tongue throughout God’s world.

Breaking News…Christian Faith Can Help Anxiety!

Teleios Research reviews medical articles evaluating anxiety and the effect of religion.

Support of Ten Commandments Monument

Attorneys general and governors from 23 states, as well as 24 members of Congress, have filed briefs asking the US Supreme Court to hear a case involving a Ten Commandments monument in New Mexico.

September 04, 2017

National Day of Prayer: Read President Trump’s Full Statement Here

National day of prayer for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and for our national response and recovery efforts.

Over 10,000 People Give Their Lives to Christ at Greg Laurie Crusade

Over 10,000 people recently made a decision to follow Christ at a Greg Laurie crusade in Southern California.

President Trump Thanks Faith-Based Groups for Harvey Relief Efforts

As relief efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, President Trump is planning to return to Texas Saturday to visit some of the areas hardest hit by the storm

Going to Church May Postpone Going to the Morgue

Want to live longer and feel less stressed? You should go to church, according to a new study.

September 03, 2017

Do you know what biblical characteristics enhances wellbeing?

Teleios Research reviewed articles in the medical literature evaluating wellbeing based on: forgiveness, gratitude, hope and empathy.

Defector: ‘Church is growing’, as new report highlights plight of Christianity in North Korea

A new government report has given more insight into the persecution of Christians in North Korea as a defector said the faith is spreading in the communist country.

6 Ways Parents Can Teach Children Scripture

Parents have a greater impact on children’s Christian walk than any Sunday school teacher. Children look to their parents for guidance, support, and knowledge, especially when it comes to matters of faith.

Wycliffe USA Launches Second Annual #WhyBible International Social Media Campaign

Notable Bible translation organization Wycliffe USA is launching its second annual #WhyBible social media campaign to combat scriptural illiteracy.

Mission Cry equips Gospel worker in India facing persecution

In India, attacks against Christians by Hindu nationalists are on the rise, but that isn’t quenching their faith.

New Research Reveals Sharing the Gospel Boosts Wellbeing!

Teleios Research surveys participants to evaluate if there is a relationship between sharing the gospel and wellbeing.

InterVarsity: reaching all college campuses

While freshman may be memorizing campus maps and seniors reminisce about the past, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s campus ministries are in full swing.

Big Abortion Finally Loses One – Court Rejects Planned Parenthood-Backed Lawsuit

Planned Parenthood was on the losing end in an appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals over Arkansas’s decision to terminate them as a Medicaid provider, a decision that would cause them to lose some of its public funding.

September 02, 2017

Evangelistic team spreads faith with its strength

But his feats of strength, and those of his mostly ex-NFL cohorts called the Next Generation Power Force, have far more significance than mere flex appeal.

Amazing differences in beliefs between Catholic and Protestant evangelicals

Teleios Research recently performed a survey evaluating differences in beliefs regarding salvation.

Christianity is Rapidly Growing in Iran

Christianity has been growing at a fast rate in the last couple of decades in Iran, that has caused the Islamic government a lot of concern

Mexican Evangelicals Promote a Referendum to Defend Right to Life

Christians hope to get 2.5 million signatures to have a referendum in the 2018 elections, “Should the State protect human life from conception as a fundamental right?”

New Tool for Spiritual Well-Being in Cancer Care

A new tool may be able to assist clinicians in discussing spiritual well-being with cancer patients who are receiving palliative care.

Does Christianity help you cope with illnesses?

Teleios evaluated the impact of religious adherence on wellbeing in self-identified Christian glaucoma patients.

September 01, 2017

Christianity exploding in Iran despite efforts of government to stamp it out

Chaffing under repressive Islam, young Iranians are secretly turning to Christ in record numbers.

Are Current Pastor Graduates Maintaining Biblical Fidelity?

Teleios Research surveyed pastors graduating to assess if they maintained Biblical exhortations or support extra Biblical attitudes in their church.

The Guide to Communicating Your Christianity

A guide for how Christians should engage with culture.

March for Jesus unites community

The crowd of people chanting, carrying signs and filling the streets weren’t protesting, they were marching for unity.

What is the benefit of Christianity on general wellbeing?

Teleios evaluated the benefit of Christianity on general wellbeing and specific aspects of daily living in healthy populations.

Residents of Pennsylvania Town Support Public School Bible Club

Residents of New Bethlehem Pennsylvania are fully behind Redbank Valley High School’s Bible club.

August 31, 2017

How to reach a billion teens with the gospel

There are about one billion young people in the world today between the ages 12-19. How can all of them be reached with the Gospel? I’m convinced there is a way.

Mayor Defies Atheist Group’s Demands, Vows to Keep Bible Verse on Courthouse Wall

The mayor of a TN county says he has no plans to remove a Bible verse inscription from his county’s courthouse and hopes instead to add an additional verse to the building’s walls.

Oregon Christians fight back against sick tax-funded abortion bill

As of last month, more than 400 Oregon churches are involved in a petition effort aimed at ultimately stopping taxpayer-funded abortions in Oregon.

‘This is our village’: How local Christians and a Catholic charity are rebuilding an Iraqi community brick by brick

Iraqi Christians returning to a historically Christian village in their country, Bartella on the Nineveh Plains, have described rebuilding their community.

British Girl Forced to Live with Muslims Can Rejoin Family

A five-year-old British Christian girl, who was forced to live with a fundamentalist Muslim foster family, will be sent to live with her grandmother after a judges ruling.

What Pastor Graduates have to say about Church Leadership

Teleios Research examines the type and effectiveness of church leadership in churches pastored by graduates of DTS.

5 Ways Your Kids Can Express Their Faith at School

It is important for Christian students to know that America is still a country with laws protecting religious freedom rights, we can encourage our children to use them while at school.

August 30, 2017

Franklin Graham Gets Real with Christians about Hurricane Harvey

Franklin Graham, who heads up the compassion and relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, just sent out a powerful and helpful message telling Christians how to best help the people of Texas.

Physicians and religious awareness

Teleios Research evaluates if there are ways to help physicians understand how religion affects patients’ lives and diseases.

More than 150 evangelical religious leaders sign ‘Christian manifesto’ on human sexuality

A nationwide coalition of more than 150 conservative Christian leaders signed a statement affirming their beliefs on human sexuality, including that marriage is between one man and one woman and approval of “homosexual immorality” is sinful.

The Relevance Between Biblical Teachings and Your Wellbeing

Teleios Research evaluates a mid-west, religiously conservative church to explore the association of adherence to Bible teachings and wellbeing.

Turning Jordan into a safe haven

Local churches in Jordan have partnered with the government to create caravans that provide electricity, water, restrooms, food, heaters, blankets, clothing, a place to stay, and other essentials to refugees as they attempt to resettle.

August 29, 2017

Christian Churches, Relief Groups Helping Thousands in Texas Floods Resembling ‘War-Zone’

Various Christian churches, charities, and relief organizations are on the ground helping thousands of people affected by the historic flooding in Texas caused by Tropical Storm Harvey.

Penn. Churches Distribute 1,500 Ten Commandments Signs to Protest Removal of Display From School

A trio of Pennsylvania churches have distributed approximately 1,500 signs with the Ten Commandments in response to the removal of a Decalogue display from a regional high school.

America Prayer Vigil

Join with fellow freepers to pray for President Trump, VP Pence and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media.

US help needed to preserve Christianity in Iraq, says former congressman

Christians in Iraq still need the help of the U.S. in preventing the extinction of their faith in their country and the destabilization of the Middle East that it will cause.

Want to feel better? Get to church!

Teleios Research compared non-secular meditation to Christian church attendance in healthy subjects to determine their effect on wellbeing & mental health.

SocialCross website provides Christians new avenue for sharing beliefs online

SocialCross is providing conservative Christians another avenue for sharing their beliefs on controversial topics if they have already been barred from Facebook.

Vatican Official Praises Hungary’s Help For Persecuted Christians

Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States for the Holy See, praised Hungary’s efforts in helping persecuted Christians.

August 28, 2017

8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules against Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood had been on a legal winning streak, piling up decisions from judges who have ruled that states can’t stop the country’s largest abortion clinic network from receiving federal grant money.

Is There A Correlation Between Religious Belief & General Wellbeing?

Teleios Research surveyed college students to evaluate the influence of religious belief on general wellbeing.

Muslims converting to Christianity by the hundreds in Finland

Hundreds of asylum seekers from the Middle East, including from Iran and Iraq, have converted to Christianity in Finland.

Thousands gathered for the 3rd annual March for Jesus

Thousands of people attended the 3rd annual March For Jesus in downtown Augusta Saturday.

The Southern Baptist (Re-)Emergence in Church Planting

Church planting accelerates and advances the kingdom in exponential ways.

Religious adherence helps diabetic patients

Teleios Research evaluates the impact of patients’ depth of religious adherence on their outlook toward their disease and treatment.

August 27, 2017

Christianity is on the rise in Iran, despite Islamic government’s efforts

Religious leaders have slammed government officials “for their negligence to stop the spread of Christianity.”

Iranian refugees turn to Christianity in Netherlands

In the Netherlands, thousands of Iranian Muslim migrants and refugees are converting to Christianity, despite conversion from Islam being considered apostasy in Iran and punishable by death.

Israel to sponsor first ‘Christian Media Summit’ for closer ties with US evangelical right

Israel is set to sponsor its first “Christian Media Summit” in Jerusalem come October as part of its efforts to cultivate stronger ties with the evangelical Right in the United States.

Religiousness and health in Europe

Restful religiousness (praying, taking part in a religious organization and being religiously educated) is associated with good health.

The apologetic significance of religion and wellness studies

Using Acts 2:42-47 as a model, Teleios Research reviews studies evaluating benefits to wellbeing stemming from fellowship, apostles’ teaching, and sharing.

August 26, 2017

Ministering to the tribes of Kenya

Sometimes the smallest groups can yield the most astonishing outcomes.

Manmin Summer Retreat Ended up with Great Success

Summer Retreat 2017 held by one of the largest churches in South Korea, ended up with great success attended by 15,000 people.

Christian Photographer Can’t Be Forced to Work Gay Weddings, Wis. Court Rules

A Wisconsin court has ruled that evangelical Christian photographer Amy Lawson is exempt from a local ordinance in Madison that would have forced her to work gay weddings.

The Many Benefits of Traditional Marriage

Teleios Research reviewed the medical literature evaluating traditional legal, heterosexual marriage and its impact on well-being compared to other heterosexual relationships or being single.

Remarkable Impact on Iraqi youth at Leading The Way Retreat

During their recent youth retreat in Jordan, Leading The Way saw 47 young people from Iraq respond to an invitation to accept Christ.

New Beginnings in France

This is a very exciting, historical time for our French work that has been in need of a congregation for several decades.

August 25, 2017

Report: Christianity Is Growing Among Iranian Youth

The massive rise of Christianity, particularly among youth in Iran has been observed, indeed, even Islamic leader admitted that more and more young people are choosing to follow Christianity.

Iraqi Christians Trickling Back Home to Nineveh after ISIS Defeat

Some 17,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned to their homes in the Nineveh Plains in the last two months.

Christianity is on the rise in Iran, despite Islamic government’s efforts

Religious leaders have slammed government officials “for their negligence to stop the spread of Christianity.”

Lara Trump: Prayer had a huge impact in the 2016 election

President Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, said that the power of prayer made a “huge impact” in the 2016 presidential election.

Pastors Launch Christian Alternative to Facebook

A new social media platform has been started by Christians who were banned from Facebook.

Over 10,000 People Give Their Lives to Christ at Greg Laurie Crusade

Over 10,000 people recently made a decision to follow Christ at a Greg Laurie crusade in Southern California.

Protect Pastors’ Free Speech

Petition to protect pastors and the free speech of non-profits.

Click the above link to sign the petition!!!

Hearing from college students: What do they associate with well-being?

Teleios Research evaluates students at the University of Georgia on associations with positive and negative well-being.

August 24, 2017

Rebuilding in Tel Skof provides one sanctuary for Iraq’s Christians

A mostly Christian town about 25 kilometers north of Mosul that Kurdish Peshmerga and US Special Forces liberated from ISIS, is slowly returning to life as 4,000 residents have now returned.

Defend Dying Christians in Pakistan

Save the lives of persecuted Christians before it’s too late. Take action with us.

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7 Simple Ways to Share Your Faith with Others

It’s a lot easier than you think to share the Christian faith with other people that God has placed in your life.

NFL Coaching Great Teams Up With Baptist Seminary to Turn Inmates Into Pastors

Inmates at a men’s prison in North Carolina will now have the opportunity to earn their bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry.

Broadcasting Beyond Borders

God works in mysterious ways to express His love to His children and to save them from bondage. One way is through GFA-supported radio stations.

How Does Church Leadership Affect Your Wellbeing?

Teleios Research evaluates church members’ ratings of their church and its leadership as associated with their personal ratings of wellbeing.

America’s Greatest Need: Unified Prayers, Spiritual Awakening

The National Day of Prayer mobilizes unified public prayer for America.

August 23, 2017

Sharing the Gospel in Africa

In spite of political roadblocks and intense persecution, the gospel of salvation is being shared with nearly every tribe and tongue throughout God’s world.

Support of Ten Commandments Monument

Attorneys general and governors from 23 states, as well as 24 members of Congress, have filed briefs asking the US Supreme Court to hear a case involving a Ten Commandments monument in New Mexico.

In the woods, children learn English and hear the Gospel

During their final summer program for the year, SOAR International witnessed God moving in a big way.

What do young Christians think about the Bible and sharing the gospel?

Teleios Research surveys young Christians about the Bible and sharing the gospel.

Why North Koreans are rejecting Kim Jong-un and turning to Christ

North Koreans are becoming more open to the gospel, says Andrew Hamilton-Thomas.

Meet the Christians Reaching the Unreached People of Mongolia

CBN News recently joined 46 Christians from neighboring Russia heading to four remote Mongolian provinces where few have heard the message of Christ’s love.

August 22, 2017

National Gathering in support of Holy Land Christians

Friends of the Holy Land will host a day of action on Saturday 30 September in support of Christians living in the West Bank, Gaza, Israel and Jordan.

Evangelical Jerry Falwell Jr To Head Education Task Force For Trump

Prominent evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr has been appointed to lead an education reform task force under US President Donald Trump.

Christianity grows in North Korea despite torture, persecution

North Korea’s underground Christian community is thriving despite followers of Christ suffering horrific torture and brutal deaths at the hands of the communist government.

Feeling Down? Participation in Church Activities May Improve Your Wellbeing!

Teleios Research surveys pastors for their perceptions of how church-based activities influence wellbeing.

Orthodox leader calls Moscow and Rome to support persecuted Christians

The main topics on the agenda will be the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Digital Missionaries on the Rise

The Chosen People website and ministry could theoretically employ many digital missionaries for years to come.

August 21, 1017

Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power

In the world’s largest Catholic country, a rival Christian movement could select Brazil’s next president.

Do millennial evangelicals know the gospel?

Teleios Research surveys young evangelical Christians to investigate the incidence and identify potential characteristics of tares.

Evangelical leader praises Trump’s ‘bold, truthful’ statement about Charlottesville

President Trump earned the praise of Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. Wednesday for his most recent comments about the violent rally in Charlottesville.

Christian Workers Overcome Difficulties in Vietnam

The ministry has expanded outreach and training to Cambodia and Laos among the Bru and Khmer tribes, and the training of house-church leaders has also grown.

Christians Overcome Hostility, Persecution from Muslim Missions

This mission helps Christians now facing persecution – new to the faith, joyful in the face of material and social loss, to feel the love of the brethren worldwide.

Museum of the Bible sets free admission ahead of November opening

The museum will feature the expansive Green Collection of rare biblical texts and artifacts, as well as $42 million worth of cutting edge technology including a digital entry arcade ceiling, a digital guide accessible through a smart phone app, and a 360-degree projection mapping employed in the 472-seat performing arts theater.

August 20, 2017

God’s Word Being Made Accessible For The Deaf By The Deaf Bible Society

Deaf Bible Society endeavours to share God’s Word with 80% of world’s deaf by 2025.

Native missions team finishes a summer of bringing the Gospel to reservations

Not your usual summer vacation “reservations”!

Conversational’ Christian Radio Makes Impact in Eastern Europe

A pioneering form of evangelistic Christian radio is spreading across parts of Eastern Europe, asking questions instead of giving answers.

NYU’s Socratic Happy Hour

The Socratic Happy Hour is a civil and convivial conversation about the Big Questions. At these gatherings, Christian and non-Christian graduate students engage in generous debate and serious dialogue about both perennial questions and present concerns.

New reformation in Germany sought by school’s alumni

The pastor of an evangelical church in Cologne, Germany, is combating people’s low view of Scripture by preaching the Bible as God’s inerrant Word, containing His saving truth and relevant to every aspect of life.

AFA Ministry reaches religious minorities in Middle East

AFA focuses on church planting among unreached people groups throughout Lebanon and Syria.

Ninth Circuit court backs David Daleiden in baby parts investigation case against university

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court ruling that barred undercover journalist David Daleiden from obtaining unredacted records from the University of Washington, which is being suspected of trafficking fetal remains.

Is there room for God in the exam room?

Teleios Research discusses the benefit of religion to a patient and how it might influence the relationship with the physician and treatment course.

As India Celebrates 70 Years of Independence, the Church Faces New Opportunities

Aug. 15 marked 70 years of independence for India.

Christian radio is impacting eastern Europe

A pioneering form of evangelistic Christian radio is spreading across parts of Eastern Europe.

August 19, 2017

6 Ways Parents Can Teach Children Scripture

Parents have a greater impact on children’s Christian walk than any Sunday school teacher. Children look to their parents for guidance, support, and knowledge, especially when it comes to matters of faith.

Defector says Christianity continues to grow in North Korea despite intense persecution

A North Korean defector who is assisting underground churches in the communist regime has said that Christianity continues to thrive in the country despite the intense persecution of dissenters.

Hungary Fights Persecution of Christians

Country’s constitution invigorating efforts to protect Christian interests

Does Your Church and its Leadership Influence Your Wellbeing?

Teleios Research survey to assess church leadership and personal well-being.

Defending Pakistani Christians at the United Nations

The European Centre for Law & Justice gave an oral intervention before the United Nations’ Human Rights Council on behalf of persecuted Christians in Pakistan.

August 18, 2017

U.S. Works to Influence and Support Religious Freedom Globally

Secretary of State Tillerson says “We cannot ignore these conditions [i.e., persecution of Christians). The Trump administration has committed to addressing these conditions in part by advancing international religious freedom around the world and will continue to advocate on behalf of those seeking to live their lives according to their faith.”

Defector: Christianity Thrives in North Korea as Citizens ‘No Longer Respect’ Kim Jong-In

Christianity is spreading in North Korea as fewer citizens in the hermit state consider dictator Kim Jong-Un a god.

How Does Church Affect the Wellbeing of the Youth?

Teleios Research surveys youth and millennials about how church affects wellbeing.

They use ​money to promote Christianity’: Nepal’s battle for souls

Critics allege that it is not just caste discrimination leading many Dalits in Nepal to turn away from Hindu beliefs and become Christians

August 17, 2017

Museum of the Bible sets free admission ahead of November opening

The Museum of the Bible, which is scheduled to open in Washington D.C. on Nov. 17, has announced that the admission to the venue will be free.

Trump Cabinet Bible Teacher: “The Best Bible Study I’ve Ever Taught”

The Trump Administration is making Christian history! For the first time in over 100 years, weekly Bible studies are meeting at the White House

Religion Can Help Depression

Teleios Research explores the medical literature to see how religion can help depression.

Defector: ‘Church is growing’, as new report highlights plight of Christianity in North Korea

A new government report has given more insight into the persecution of Christians in North Korea as a defector said the faith is spreading in the communist country.

Breaking News…Christian Faith Can Help Anxiety!

Teleios Research reviews medical articles evaluating anxiety and the effect of religion.

Christian Leaders Welcome Support from Trump, Congress to Rebuild Homeland in Iraq

Proposed US legislation may help President Donald Trump’s administration keep its promise to help persecuted minority groups in Iraq and Syria.

August 16, 2017

Over 600 Christian families have returned to northern Iraq to rebuild their homes, says Archbishop of Mosul

More than 600 Christian families displaced by the Islamic State terror group in northern Iraq have returned to the region in the hopes of rebuilding their homes.

Atheism vs. Religion in College Students

Teleios Research finds evangelicals report higher ratings of wellbeing compared to atheists/agnostics.

Christianity is Rapidly Growing in Iran

Christianity has been growing at a fast rate in the last couple of decades in Iran, that has caused the Islamic government a lot of concern

Do you know what biblical characteristics enhances wellbeing?

Teleios Research reviewed articles in the medical literature evaluating wellbeing based on: forgiveness, gratitude, hope and empathy.

US Secretary of State takes aim at ISIS and global failure to stop persecution in new religious freedom report

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has condemned the prevalence of religious persecution across the world.

Forbes recognizes translation ministry as good place to work

One ministry was recently recognized for being a great place to work, and it’s a ministry known for their commitment to the Great Commission.

August 15, 2017

North Korea threatens missile launch at Guam; Guam ministry launching the Gospel back

Guam’s response to the war of words between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un and United States President Donald Trump.

Hundreds of Christians who secretly converted in Iran seek asylum in Turkey, claiming persecution

Some 500 Christian converts from Iran have sought asylum in Turkey following persecution by the authorities.

Hungary offers Iranian Christian convert sanctuary after Sweden threatens deportation

An Iranian Christian convert, due to be deported from Sweden back to Iran, is being offered asylum in Hungary.

CBS Praises ‘Mom of Pakistan’ Marilyn Hickey as She Boldly Proclaims the Gospel in One of the Most Dangerous Nations

Marilyn Hickey preached to over 1 million people in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, earlier this month.

Hungarian Leader: ‘It Is a Duty to Help Our Christian Brothers’

Tamás Török, head of Hungary’s groundbreaking new department for persecuted Christians, explains to the Register what spurred his government into action.

Struggling with glaucoma? Religion may help!

Teleios Research evaluates the impact of religious adherence on a patient’s outlook on disease in a glaucoma population.

August 14, 2017

Iranian Youths Mass Converting to Christianity Despite Islamic Indoctrination, Government’s Efforts

The massive rise of Christianity in Iran, especially among youths, continues despite the Islamic government’s efforts to suppress the faith.

Local churches assist in Bible translation in the Middle East

Bruce Smith says they love the chance to expand their goals as interest in Bible translation in the Middle East grows.

Feeling guilty? Be careful!

Teleios Research examines the influence of guilt on wellbeing in evangelical Christians.

August 13, 2017

‘It’s Now or Never’: Iraqi Christians Fill Pews in Burned Down Churches After Islamic State

Hope has returned to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world as they struggle to bring life again to their historical homeland in northern Iraq.

How Spirituality Can Benefit Your Health

Positive beliefs, comfort, and strength gained from religion, meditation, and prayer can contribute to well being.

Gospel Being Released into N Korea by Balloon Offensive (Video)

For nearly three decades, one Christian human rights group has carried out an unusual aerial offensive to encourage North Korea’s secret believers.

Spiritual Therapy in Coping with Cancer as a Complementary Medical Preventive Practice

It may be useful for clinical oncologists to be informed of the prevalence of the use of spiritual medicine in their specialized field.

A Powerful Tool – Saved by Grace

Teleios Research surveys evangelical Christians evaluating confidence in salvation and associations with wellbeing and adherence to their faith.

August 12, 2017

Why Christian Charities Help People in Controversial Countries

World Vision’s CEO on why ending poverty requires working in states with mixed human rights records and failing governments.

Quality of life and religious-spiritual coping in palliative cancer care patients

Male participants who were active Catholics with higher Religious-Spiritual Coping scores presented a better perceived quality of life

Breaking… How do millennial Christians make decisions?

Teleios Research surveys young evangelicals to evaluate how they make decisions and the influence this has on their wellbeing.

What the Mainstream Media Won’t Tell You: The Church in North Korea

President Donald Trump is warning North Korea’s dictator that America’s military solutions are now “fully in place, locked and loaded.”

August 11, 2017

Christians Should Like What Trump Is Doing with the Federal Judiciary

What President Donald Trump is doing to protect 1st amendment rights that are so important to Christians.

Excitement at Burundi evangelism campaign

Hundreds of people – adults and youth – have given their lives to Christ during an evangelistic campaign in Burundi which began last month.

Powerful poetry: reaching out in Arabic culture

How Middle Eastern Christians are reaching their own people through creative media.

Role of religious social support in longitudinal relationships between religiosity and health-related outcomes in African Americans

Religious social support as a potential mediator of the relationship between religious beliefs and behaviors, and multiple health-related outcomes.

Patients feel better when discussing their spirituality!

Teleios Research reviews medical literature to understand how religion affects patients’ lives and diseases.

August 10, 2017

Evangelistic team spreads faith with its strength

But his feats of strength, and those of his mostly ex-NFL cohorts called the Next Generation Power Force, have far more significance than mere flex appeal.

Amazing differences in beliefs between Catholic and Protestant evangelicals

Teleios Research recently performed a survey evaluating differences in beliefs regarding salvation.

FL, TN. and LA evangelism/missions news; ‘It dawned on me that we have this huge army of trained missionaries’

Bell Shoals Baptist Church is determined to reach its neighborhood with the Gospel, even if it means knocking on every door. Literally.

SWBC Evangelism Training: 2,777 Lives Saved

Riley Stephenson, KCM’s Minister of Evangelism, led our evangelism training at the 2017 Southwest Believers’ Convention.

Can sharing the gospel can make you healthier!

Teleios Research conducted a survey measuring wellbeing for those who share the gospel to non-believers vs. those who do not.

Bad things are happening –Donald Trump vows to protect Christianity

A video of U.S President, Donald Trump vowing his government will protect Christianity has gone viral.

Muslim converts breathe new life into Europe’s struggling Christian churches

Christianity is making a comeback in Europe – and it’s mostly thanks to Muslims, say experts in Islam and faith leaders.

August 09, 2017

Church buys pub to spread the gospel

Most people would never associate a pub with church, but St Thomas Church in Norwich is getting people to think outside the box.

Sarah Sanders Responds To Faith Shaming New York Times – Christians Cheering

Everyday there’s a briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders follows the same routine. First she reads a devotion, then she says a prayer, and finally she meets the press.

FMI brings Bible and evangelism training to Indonesia

FMI’s Bruce Allen was recently in Indonesia for field visits and training conferences for FMI-supported church planters.

DTS DMin Meets Scientific Biblically Based Research

Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) DMin announces a collaboration with Teleios Inc, a private foundation which conducts biblically based research using scientifically proven methods.

Persia, where the Gospel is flourishing

Global Catalytic Ministries is reaching out and “transforming Muslims worldwide through Jesus Christ.”

How Christians can Evangelize without being Weird or Pushy

Learning to love others with Jesus’ compassion will be key in helping you share Christ in a way that doesn’t appear pushy.

New Pro Football Hall of Famer Kurt Warner Thanks Jesus

New Pro Football Hall of Famer Kurt Warner concluded his Hall of Fame Enshrinement speech on Saturday night with one last “thank you” – to Jesus.

Research Shows You Feel Great About Yourself by Serving Your Community!

Teleios Research surveyed mid-western church members to assess the impact of community service on personal wellbeing.

Texas inches closer to banning most insurance coverage for abortion

Texas is closer than ever to joining 10 other states that bar private insurance plans and those offered through the Affordable Care Act from covering abortions, except through supplemental plans.

August 08, 2017

How one Christian grandma managed to get a million Muslims to come and hear the Gospel in an Islamic country that’s hostile to Christianity

A million Muslims came to hear the Gospel being preached in the heart of a country where Christians are regularly thrown in prison for their faith.

Learn to Explain and Defend Your Religious Liberty

Every Christian needs to be able to explain what religious liberty is and why it’s important.

How Modelling An Evidential Faith Can Change the Lives Around You (Video)

J. Warner Wallace describes the journey of a quiet member of his youth group who became a bold ambassador for Christianity after watching others model an outspoken, evidential Christian faith.

Countless scores of Muslims are renouncing Islam and giving their lives to Christ in Finland

While there have been many Muslims who have arrived in Finland in recent years, there is also another phenomenon, and that is that so many Muslims are renouncing Islam for Christ.

This Town is Using the Upcoming Solar Event as a Unique Opportunity to Share the Gospel

The ministry is partnering with local farmer David Ginn who cleared 75 acres of his land for the evangelistic outreach.

Do practicing Christians feel less guilt?

Teleios Research surveyed a Bible-believing church to assess the influence of guilt on wellbeing associated with adherence and knowledge of faith.

August 07, 2017

Are Current Pastor Graduates Maintaining Biblical Fidelity?

Teleios Research surveyed pastors graduating to assess if they maintained Biblical exhortations or support extra Biblical attitudes in their church.

The Guide to Communicating Your Christianity

A guide for how Christians should engage with culture.

Liberty University to Expand James Dobson Center for Family Studies; Cites High Student Demand

Liberty University has announced that it will be expanding the recently launched James C. Dobson Center for Child Development, Marriage, & Family Studies.

4 Super Effective Ways to Motivate Spiritually Apathetic Teenagers

Over the last 26 years of ministering to teenagers I have discovered 4 super effective ways to motivate spiritually apathetic teenagers.

Evangelical churches in France – facts, figures and home truths

The French National Council of Evangelicals (CNEF) has recently published an upbeat report on evangelical churches in France.

Being a Christian has more benefits than you might think!

Teleios Research evaluates the benefit of religion on general well-being and specific aspects of daily living in healthy populations.

August 06, 2017

Global Programs opens eyes at InterVarsity

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is helping students explore new countries this summer through its Global Programs international trips. However, these trips are about a lot more than just exploring a new country.

School Without Walls

Give to support the training and equipping of Next Generation leaders in Eurasia who are impacting their nations for Christ and making disciples of the nations.

Trump moves forward with religious freedom priorities

Last week, Trump nominated Gov. Sam Brownback to serve in the position of Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a position within the U.S. State Department.

Examining the Effects of Religious Attendance on Resilience for Older Adults

Findings suggest that religious service attendance has protective properties that are worthy of consideration when investigating resilience.

Holy Spirit has a critical role in the Christian life

Teleios Research surveys millennials about their beliefs concerning the Holy Spirit.

Aging Holocaust Survivors Hear the Gospel

The good news is that ministry which specifically focuses on Holocaust survivors continues to thrive at the Jerusalem Center, and it is vitally important as these precious people are passing away.

August 05, 2017

Why a Million Muslims Filled the Streets to Hear About Jesus, Right in the Heart of Radical Islam

In an era where terrorists often target Christians and radical Islam is tainting peace-loving Muslims, one brave Christian evangelist is building bridges in places so dangerous, most travelers have written them off.

Christianity exploding in Iran despite efforts of government to stamp it out

Chaffing under repressive Islam, young Iranians are secretly turning to Christ in record numbers, and Iranian-born Shahrokh Afshar wanted to be part of the revival.

Expressing Faith in Public School

Williams encourages parents to know what their rights are in the classroom and to stand firm as ambassadors of Christ in the public schools.

How Changing from Islam to Christianity Transformed This Man’s Life

In Atallah’s book, “From Cairo to Christ” he shares how he was drawn to the Christian faith, and how he later becomes an ambassador for Christ with a ministry in the Muslim world.

August 04, 2017

‘This is our village’: How local Christians and a Catholic charity are rebuilding an Iraqi community brick by brick

Iraqi Christians returning to a historically Christian village in their country, Bartella on the Nineveh Plains, have described rebuilding their community.

Wycliffe Associates prepare to launch Bible translation projects in the Middle East amid intense persecution

Wycliffe Associates, an international organization aimed at advancing Bible translation around the world, has announced that teams of translators are now ready to launch Bible translation projects in the Middle East despite risks of intense persecution.

Prayer & politics: Bible studies drawing lawmakers, Cabinet

So what’s behind a growing bipartisan movement on Capitol Hill of lawmakers gathering together for prayer? A Christian activist with several years’ experience with Washington politics offers his explanation.

Why I Am a Christian

David Wood, former atheist’s testimony video

Wisconsin Can’t Force Christian Photographer to Work Gay Weddings, Court Announces

The state of Wisconsin and its capital city of Madison cannot legally force a Christian photographer to photograph same-sex weddings, a court has said.

August 03, 2017

New Archaeological Find Confirms Biblical Account of the Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem

A newly discovered archaeological find confirms the Old Testament’s account of the taking of Jerusalem by the Babylonian Empire in the sixth century BC.

Knights of Columbus Take a Lead in Rebuilding Christianity in Iraq

The Knights are following the lead of Hungary, which recently donated $2 million to rebuild Teleskov, another majority Christian town in Ninevah.

Iraqi Muslims Turning From the Brutality of ISIS to Embrace Christianity

On this installment of Think Tank, Doyle offered a firsthand account on the volatile state of Iraq and Christians who are pushed to the brink for their faith.

Oregon Christians fight back against sick tax-funded abortion bill

As of last month, more than 400 Oregon churches are involved in a petition effort aimed at ultimately stopping taxpayer-funded abortions in Oregon.

Young Christians beliefs regarding the influence of the Holy Spirit

Teleios Research recently surveyed 475 people about the role of the Holy Spirit in their lives.

August 02, 2017

Pastor Launches Christian Late Night Show, Take That Left Side

There are a dozen or so late night shows on the air right now, and they all have the exact same opinion. Apologia Studios is about to disrupt the echo chamber with their political late-night comedy, “Next Week with Jeff Durbin.”

Vietnamese Pastor Freed Early From Prison in Return for Exile to US

Vietnam has released a Lutheran pastor and deported him to the United States, reports UCA News.

Michele Bachmann gushes that President Donald Trump is a ‘man of prayer’

Michele Bachmann, a former congresswoman from Minnesota who has been very vocal about her Christian faith in the past, sang praises of both the commander-in-chief and the Lord.

Mayor Defies Atheist Group’s Demands, Vows to Keep Bible Verse on Courthouse Wall

After receiving a complaint letter from a prominent atheist group, the mayor of a Tennessee county says he has no plans to remove a Bible verse inscription from his county’s courthouse and hopes instead to add an additional verse to the building’s walls.

It’s True: Going to Church Makes You Live Longer

As per the findings of Professor Marino Bruce of Vanderbilt University, people who regularly attend religious services live less stressful and longer lives compared to those who do not attend any services at all.

Residents Can’t Mention “Islam” or “Muslim” At Public Hearing on Mosque Construction: Thomas More Law Center Joins the Fight

New Jersey officials agreed residents are prohibited from commenting on “Islam” or “Muslims” at an upcoming public hearing. As a result of this suppression of speech, the Thomas More Law Center has filed a lawsuit.

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Reaching a New Generation with the Bible

The students who sat around the campfire have grown into adults, emerging as the generation we call Millennials.

Kentucky Could Be The First Abortion Free-State By 2018

Last week Operation Save America conducted a seven-day rally, several hundred strong, in Louisville, Kentucky.

How to reach a billion teens with the gospel

There are about one billion young people in the world today between the ages 12-19. That’s a lot of teenagers! How can all of them be reached with the Gospel? I’m convinced there is a way.

New DNA Discoveries Prove the Bible Accurate, Despite What Headlines Claim

There was a spate of headlines last week claiming that new scientific discoveries disproved the historical narrative of the Bible.

Sean Hannity Executive Producing Faith-Based Movie Starring Kevin Sorbo

Atlas Distribution Company has set an Oct 27 release date for the faoth-based drama “Let There Be Light” with conservative political commentator Sean Hannity executive producing, Variety has learned.

Trump’s promise to Christians in America (video)

President Trump has a message to all Christians in America, he has our back, and will protect our first Amendment rights from the liberal agenda trying to stop churches from engaging in political activity.

Believing Scientists Respond: Why Are You a Christian?

BioLogos asked a number of scientists and engineers of Christian faith about how they encountered Christ and how their faith inspires their scientific work.

Bible Studies at the White House: Who’s Inside This Spiritual Awakening?

Some of the most powerful people in America have been gathering weekly to learn more about God’s Word, and this Trump Cabinet Bible study is making history.

Health and Spirituality

Recent studies suggest a broad protective relationship between religious participation and population health.

Seven ways Trump is taking back America’s culture

President Donald Trump is already changing the country’s politics by taking back its culture from progressives.

Oppression of the faithful bringing forth fruit

A church planter in India says Christians in the Hindu-majority country are growing stronger in their faith despite severe persecution.

Hundreds of asylum seekers in Finland converting from Islam to Christianity

Muslim asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq are converting to Christianity by the hundreds, according to Evangelical Lutheran administrators.

Being a Christian has more benefits than you might think!

Teleios Research evaluated the benefit of religion on general well-being and specific aspects of daily living in healthy populations.

Christians making pre-emptive strikes against gay weddings

A Christian couple looking to add wedding videos to their business repertoire is suing the state of Minnesota after officials there made it clear that laws require anyone working as a wedding vendor accommodate same-sex couples.

Costa Rican Christians reject the inclusion of gender ideology in the educational programs

Thousands of believers participated in a demonstration in the center of the Costa Rican capital under the motto #aMisHijosLosEducoYo (I educate my children).

Involved at church? You should be!

Teleios Research has shown that participating in church activities might enhance well-being.

Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador

The White House announced that Sam Brownback will be President Donald Trump’s nominee for America’s next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

White House praised for protecting our faith

Christian organizations that object to contraception and abortion-causing drugs in insurance coverage may soon see some relief.

Strength of religious adherence = better quality of life!

Teleios Research evaluated the impact of biblically-based religious adherence on quality of life.

Radical Muslim embraces Jesus after Christians show him kindness in ISIS-torn Syria

A persecution watchdog group has shared the story of a Muslim extremist who upon witnessing a church service led by Christians in war-torn Syria decided to abandon his radical lifestyle and turn to Jesus Christ.

Looking for a ‘faith lift’?

Evangelist J.John shared the hope and security of the Christian message with more than 20,000 people at a football stadium in north London.

Listen up, college students! Find religion!

Teleios Research surveyed college students to gain a greater understanding of the influence of religious beliefs on general wellbeing.

A Christian ministry brings healing to children and seniors in Ukraine

Christians Care International (CCI) is working every day to improve conditions and rescue these people.

Raising the Bar to a Higher Standard of “Truth, Decency, Humanity and Liberty”

Duck Dynasty’s Missy Robertson and Sarah Palin speak at “Mom’s March for America”.

Breaking news…Proof Christianity Helps Wellbeing!

Teleios Research evaluated a mid-west, conservative church to explore the association of adherence to Bible teachings and wellbeing.

Smiles for Saturday and Sunday

What children say in church.

Bringing the Word to those starving for it in Ethiopia

In an Eastern African nation known for its poverty, Ethiopian Christians are hungry for the meat of the Word of God – and a Bible translation organization is more than eager to help.

Did You Know Community Service Benefits Personal Wellbeing?

Teleios Research found church going adults, who are serving in some capacity in their church or community, may demonstrate heightened personal wellbeing.

The secret lives of Chinese missionaries in northern Iraq

Used to persecution at home, two young Chinese Christians say life can be more peaceful in northern Iraq, where they work with Yazidi refugees.

Adolescents in Crisis: Why We Need to Recover Religion

With no belief in higher meaning, too many young people turn to hook-up sex, drugs, and social media for fulfillment.

Wow – Traditional Marriage Can Save Your Life!

Teleios Research found traditional marriage provides numerous benefits such as enhanced measures of mental and physical well-being.

Courageous Pro-Life Women Who Fight for Real Equality

What is feminism? If you asked people on the street, the most common response is “equality.” Yet at the darkened heart of today’s faux feminism, there is no equality because it is violently hostile to Life.

The Government Shouldn’t Force Pro-Life Doctors To Promote Abortion, And A Federal Judge Agrees

The Alliance Defending Freedom is a public interest law firm that fights to maintain religious liberty, free speech, and the right of people to freely live out their faith.

Life changing news…Religious adherence promotes greater well-being!

Teleios Research found those more adherent to their Christian faith may promote a sense of well-being.

11A war against Christians

It is estimated that more than 300 people are murdered monthly throughout the world because of their Christian faith.

DOJ Lawyers Still Battling Christians Over Obamacare Contraception Mandate

Six months into President Trump’s administration, Department of Justice attorneys are still battling Christian organizations in court over Obamacare’s contraception mandate.

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Did you know Bible study can improve wellbeing?

Teleios recently evaluated the effect of a Bible study methods training program on wellbeing in a healthy young adult population within a Christian community environment.

Texas governor signs bill to ‘shield’ pastors’ sermons

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation that prohibits Texas government agencies from subpoenaing the sermons of religious leaders.

Why we were right to pray for President Trump

The Religious Right and Left may disagree on a lot of things, but the importance of prayer shouldn’t be one of them.

New data…How Church Affects Wellbeing in Youth

A recent survey by Teleios shows prayer, spiritual growth, praise & worship in church help attendees’ wellbeing.

Students sue school for hushing pro-life speech

Two students have filed a lawsuit against their Pennsylvania school district for the right to operate a pro-life club according to their proposed mission statement.

Jim Carrey Preaches Grace of Jesus to Former Inmates: ‘Suffering Leads to Salvation’

Comedian and Hollywood actor Jim Carrey preached the hope of Jesus to former inmates and said that he’s learned that suffering leads to salvation.

Breaking news…The effect of religion on anxiety

Teleios reviewed the medical literature regarding the influence of personal religious belief and religious-based activities on anxiety.

Pro-Life Leaders Meet with Pence to Urge Planned Parenthood Defunding

National pro-life activists were among the conservative leaders who met with Vice President Mike Pence on Friday to emphasize the importance of debating an Obamacare repeal bill and the elimination of Planned Parenthood’s taxpayer funding.

Attending church is good for your health. Now what?

The latest in a long line of studies, now numbering in the hundreds, if not thousands, shows that church attendance is good for your health.

Latest news – What do Christian Millennials believe?

Teleios finds interesting results after surveying Christians about their beliefs regarding salvation, the gospel, discipleship, prayer, praise and Bible study.

Pro-life pregnancy centers challenge Hawaii law requiring health facilities to promote abortions

Pro-life pregnancy centers in Hawaii have filed a lawsuit to challenge a new law that requires health facilities to provide advertising for state-funded abortions and contraception coverage programs.

Conservative Evangelicals Revel in Their ‘Unprecedented’ Access to the President

Squeezed among two dozen other evangelical supporters of the president, Southern Baptist Richard Land added his hand to the others reaching to pray for President Trump.

New research – What contributes to well-being in university students?

Teleios Research evaluates the influence of religious beliefs and social influences on general well-being at a large, southeastern public university.

Religion and Well-being: Assessing the Evidence

A 2016 report from the think tank Theos considers the relationship between ‘religion’ and ‘well-being’.

Christians Rising in Venezuela

The country’s evangelical Christians are speaking out, asking God to restore unity and prosperity to the nation.

Breaking news…How do millennial Christians make decisions?

New data from Teleios Research shows Christians generally take decisions seriously basing their choices on what they perceive to be input from God, the Bible or the Spirit.

Middle Eastern Christians Propose a Safe Haven in Iraq

Representatives of the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac Christian political parties have produced a position paper which outlines their desire to establish self-governance.

Reject ‘Passive’ Christianity Says Former MMA, WWE Star Ken Shamrock

Former accomplished mixed martial artist and professional wrestler Ken Shamrock told megachurch church attendees “Don’t sit on your Bible”.

New research, “What do millennials know about salvation?”

Teleios recently surveyed 535 millennials about lordship, if salvation can be lost and God’s provision for salvation.

Huge Free-Speech Win in Illinois: Court Stops State From Forcing Pro-Lifers to Promote Abortions

A federal judge in Illinois handed down a major victory for religious conscience and free speech protection.

Jim Carrey just told a room how Jesus opened the gates of heaven

The actor Jim Carrey recently gave an inspiring thought for the day about Jesus opening the door to forgiveness.

Latest Research, Pastor Survey on Church Leadership

Teleios recently conducted a survey of pastors who graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary to assess views of the leadership structure in their churches.

Christianity is growing in Eastern Europe

According to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center, religion has made a striking comeback throughout the region, especially since the breakup of the USSR.

Minnesota Catholics rally against Satanic statue

A proposed Satanic monument in a city-run veterans’ park has drawn strong opposition from Catholics in Minnesota, who have led prayer rallies and spoken before the Belle Plaine City Council.

New Survey Data on Holy Spirit

Teleios surveyed about the role of the Holy Spirit in our salvation and Christian walk, the duty of a Christian towards the Holy Spirit and the results of the Holy Spirit acting in our lives.

A Hollywood Actor’s Blunt Message for Atheists

Comedian and actor Jay Mohr is one of the rare actors who is open about his faith. In a recent piece for Patheos, Mohr had a message for these atheists — as well as for his fellow Christians.

New Noah’s Ark Lights: ‘Christians Need to Take Back the Rainbow’

Ken Ham, the founder of The Ark Encounter, told social media fans this week that the park set up the rainbow lights “to remind the world that God owns it and He decreed it’s a sign of His covenant with man after the Flood.”

‘Aladdin’ Actress Naomi Scott is No Stranger to Christianity

Actress Naomi Scott made big news after Disney announced she will play Jasmine in Disney’s upcoming live action “Aladdin” movie. And it’s a big deal for believers as the up and coming Scott has talked openly about Christianity.

Latest…Does Christianity Help Wellbeing?

Teleios recently evaluated a mid-west, religiously conservative church to explore the association of adherence to Bible teachings and wellbeing.

Kellyanne Conway Says Her Job Would Be ‘More Difficult’ If She Wasn’t ‘a Person of Faith’

President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway, says that ignoring the criticisms that come with her job would be more difficult if it were not for her faith in Jesus Christ.

CBN Launches ‘Faith Nation’ Today: LIVE, Social Media-Driven Political Talk Show

The Christian Broadcasting Network is launching a new, LIVE social media-driven political talk show. “Faith Nation” and will debut on Facebook LIVE Wednesday, July 19 at 12:30 p.m. ET and be broadcast every Wednesday thereafter.

Protect Military Religious Liberty and Honor Chaplains

Petition to Protect Religious Liberty in the Military and Honor Chaplains. Your signature makes an impact!

Breaking news – Association of strength of religious adherence to quality of life measures

Teleios research shows religious adherence may promote a sense of well-being in those who profess Christian faith.

Benham Bros. Wanted to Use HGTV Show to Make ‘Disciples of the Nation’

Popular conservative Christian real estate entrepreneurs the Benham Brothers recalled how they almost promised HGTV that they would keep quiet about their Christian beliefs in an attempt to save their now-canceled reality television show.

New data – Association of Strength of Community Service to Personal Wellbeing

Teleios research demonstrates church going adults, who are serving in some capacity in their church or community, may demonstrate heightened personal wellbeing.

Christian Grandma Florist Fined for Not Working Gay Wedding Takes ‘Last Stand’ at Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the “Christian grandma florist,” is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court’s decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding.

University: We screwed up! We won’t toss out Bibles or crosses

The leadership at Oklahoma’s East Central University slammed on the brakes and jettisoned their decision to removes crosses, Bibles and other religious symbols from a historic campus chapel.

New results about Christian beliefs

Teleios finds interesting results after surveying Christians about their beliefs regarding salvation, the gospel, discipleship, prayer, praise and Bible study.

More Christian refugees arriving under Trump than Muslims

Under President Donald Trump, more Christian refugees have been admitted to the United States in the first six months of 2017 than Muslim refugees, a departure from the Obama-era.

Breaking news…How Church Effects Wellbeing in Youth

Recent survey shows prayer, spiritual growth, and praise & worship in church help attendees’ wellbeing.

Pro-Abortionists Suffering ‘Anger Fatigue’

So, it turns out perpetual outrage is not an effective way to win friends and influence people.

Republican Senator Hails ‘Biblical Miracle’ That Donald Trump Is President

A leading Republican senator has claimed that it is a “biblical miracle” that Donald Trump became President of the United States, as part of remarks calling on the repeal of Obamacare.

NFL quarterback reveals his secret to a successful marriage: Jesus

Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers has not lost focus on what matter most to him: his faith!

Why Belief in the Bible is Rational: An Interview with K. Scott Oliphint

Faith is the foundation upon which the Christian life depends. But what are the good reasons for that faith? And how does the Bible factor in to the basis of that faith?

American Churches Have a Better Reputation Than Higher Ed or the Media

Institutional trust continues to decline in surveys, but religious organizations still rank high.

Marco Rubio Mocks Politico for Saying Proverbs Is Republican

GOP Senator Marco Rubio of Florida blasted left-leaning media, Politico, which published an article commenting that he was tweeting “the most Republican part of the bible,” referring to his use of verses from the book of Proverbs in the Old Testament.

A Biblical Case for Defending Religious Freedom: Paul in Acts

In late May, Alan Sears, the founder of the Alliance for Defending Freedom, was awarded the Wilberforce Award for his and the Alliance’s efforts on behalf of religious freedom.

Religious Liberties Act protects FL students

Florida lawmakers have passed legislation that better protects students and staff who express their religious faith on public school property.

5 Truths a Church Must Wake Up to So Revival Can Happen

God answered their prayers in Acts 2. The Spirit came and their little church exploded from 120 to well over 3,000 in attendance in an instant!

Ex-Gay Is Here to Stay

For 11 years, the Truth Wins Out website aggressively attacked those who claimed to be ex-gay, along with individuals and organizations that supported ex-gays.

The Most Technologically Advanced, Immersive Museum Coming Soon

The most technologically advanced museum ever – the awesome, upcoming Museum of the Bible – will open later this year in Washington, just three short blocks from the Capitol Building and only steps from the Washington Mall.

Christian Crisis Pregnancy Centers Sue Illinois Over Law Forcing Them to Promote Abortion

Christian crisis pregnancy centers in the Chicago suburbs have filed a lawsuit challenging a change in an Illinois law that forces physicians and nurses to notify pregnant patients of all their available options, including abortion.