August 18, 2017
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.”
Christianity is spreading in North Korea as fewer citizens in the hermit state consider dictator Kim Jong-Un a god.
Teleios Research surveys youth and millennials about how church affects wellbeing.
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
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.
The Trump Administration is making Christian history! For the first time in over 100 years, weekly Bible studies are meeting at the White House
Teleios Research explores the medical literature to see how religion can help depression.
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.
Teleios Research reviews medical articles evaluating anxiety and the effect of religion.
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
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.
Teleios Research finds evangelicals report higher ratings of wellbeing compared to atheists/agnostics.
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
Teleios Research reviewed articles in the medical literature evaluating wellbeing based on: forgiveness, gratitude, hope and empathy.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has condemned the prevalence of religious persecution across the world.
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
Guam’s response to the war of words between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un and United States President Donald Trump.
Some 500 Christian converts from Iran have sought asylum in Turkey following persecution by the authorities.
An Iranian Christian convert, due to be deported from Sweden back to Iran, is being offered asylum in Hungary.
Marilyn Hickey preached to over 1 million people in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, earlier this month.
Tamás Török, head of Hungary’s groundbreaking new department for persecuted Christians, explains to the Register what spurred his government into action.
Teleios Research evaluates the impact of religious adherence on a patient’s outlook on disease in a glaucoma population.
August 14, 2017
The massive rise of Christianity in Iran, especially among youths, continues despite the Islamic government’s efforts to suppress the faith.
Bruce Smith says they love the chance to expand their goals as interest in Bible translation in the Middle East grows.
Teleios Research examines the influence of guilt on wellbeing in evangelical Christians.
August 13, 2017
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.
Positive beliefs, comfort, and strength gained from religion, meditation, and prayer can contribute to well being.
For nearly three decades, one Christian human rights group has carried out an unusual aerial offensive to encourage North Korea’s secret believers.
It may be useful for clinical oncologists to be informed of the prevalence of the use of spiritual medicine in their specialized field.
Teleios Research surveys evangelical Christians evaluating confidence in salvation and associations with wellbeing and adherence to their faith.
August 12, 2017
World Vision’s CEO on why ending poverty requires working in states with mixed human rights records and failing governments.
Male participants who were active Catholics with higher Religious-Spiritual Coping scores presented a better perceived quality of life
Teleios Research surveys young evangelicals to evaluate how they make decisions and the influence this has on their wellbeing.
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
What President Donald Trump is doing to protect 1st amendment rights that are so important to Christians.
Hundreds of people – adults and youth – have given their lives to Christ during an evangelistic campaign in Burundi which began last month.
How Middle Eastern Christians are reaching their own people through creative media.
Religious social support as a potential mediator of the relationship between religious beliefs and behaviors, and multiple health-related outcomes.
Teleios Research reviews medical literature to understand how religion affects patients’ lives and diseases.
August 10, 2017
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.
Teleios Research recently performed a survey evaluating differences in beliefs regarding salvation.
Bell Shoals Baptist Church is determined to reach its neighborhood with the Gospel, even if it means knocking on every door. Literally.
Riley Stephenson, KCM’s Minister of Evangelism, led our evangelism training at the 2017 Southwest Believers’ Convention.
Teleios Research conducted a survey measuring wellbeing for those who share the gospel to non-believers vs. those who do not.
A video of U.S President, Donald Trump vowing his government will protect Christianity has gone viral.
Christianity is making a comeback in Europe – and it’s mostly thanks to Muslims, say experts in Islam and faith leaders.
August 09, 2017
Most people would never associate a pub with church, but St Thomas Church in Norwich is getting people to think outside the box.
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’s Bruce Allen was recently in Indonesia for field visits and training conferences for FMI-supported church planters.
Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) DMin announces a collaboration with Teleios Inc, a private foundation which conducts biblically based research using scientifically proven methods.
Global Catalytic Ministries is reaching out and “transforming Muslims worldwide through Jesus Christ.”
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 concluded his Hall of Fame Enshrinement speech on Saturday night with one last “thank you” – to Jesus.
Teleios Research surveyed mid-western church members to assess the impact of community service on personal wellbeing.
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
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.
Every Christian needs to be able to explain what religious liberty is and why it’s important.
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.
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.
The ministry is partnering with local farmer David Ginn who cleared 75 acres of his land for the evangelistic outreach.
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
Teleios Research surveyed pastors graduating to assess if they maintained Biblical exhortations or support extra Biblical attitudes in their church.
A guide for how Christians should engage with culture.
Liberty University has announced that it will be expanding the recently launched James C. Dobson Center for Child Development, Marriage, & Family Studies.
Over the last 26 years of ministering to teenagers I have discovered 4 super effective ways to motivate spiritually apathetic teenagers.
The French National Council of Evangelicals (CNEF) has recently published an upbeat report on evangelical churches in France.
Teleios Research evaluates the benefit of religion on general well-being and specific aspects of daily living in healthy populations.
August 06, 2017
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.
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.
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.
Findings suggest that religious service attendance has protective properties that are worthy of consideration when investigating resilience.
Teleios Research surveys millennials about their beliefs concerning the Holy Spirit.
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
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.
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.
Williams encourages parents to know what their rights are in the classroom and to stand firm as ambassadors of Christ in the public schools.
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
Iraqi Christians returning to a historically Christian village in their country, Bartella on the Nineveh Plains, have described rebuilding their community.
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.
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.
David Wood, former atheist’s testimony video
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
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.
The Knights are following the lead of Hungary, which recently donated $2 million to rebuild Teleskov, another majority Christian town in Ninevah.
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.
As of last month, more than 400 Oregon churches are involved in a petition effort aimed at ultimately stopping taxpayer-funded abortions in Oregon.
Teleios Research recently surveyed 475 people about the role of the Holy Spirit in their lives.
August 02, 2017
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.”
Vietnam has released a Lutheran pastor and deported him to the United States, reports UCA News.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 01 2017
The students who sat around the campfire have grown into adults, emerging as the generation we call Millennials.
Last week Operation Save America conducted a seven-day rally, several hundred strong, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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.
There was a spate of headlines last week claiming that new scientific discoveries disproved the historical narrative of the Bible.
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.
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.
BioLogos asked a number of scientists and engineers of Christian faith about how they encountered Christ and how their faith inspires their scientific work.
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.
Recent studies suggest a broad protective relationship between religious participation and population health.
President Donald Trump is already changing the country’s politics by taking back its culture from progressives.
A church planter in India says Christians in the Hindu-majority country are growing stronger in their faith despite severe persecution.
Muslim asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq are converting to Christianity by the hundreds, according to Evangelical Lutheran administrators.
Teleios Research evaluated the benefit of religion on general well-being and specific aspects of daily living in healthy populations.
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.
Thousands of believers participated in a demonstration in the center of the Costa Rican capital under the motto #aMisHijosLosEducoYo (I educate my children).
Teleios Research has shown that participating in church activities might enhance well-being.
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.
Christian organizations that object to contraception and abortion-causing drugs in insurance coverage may soon see some relief.
Teleios Research evaluated the impact of biblically-based religious adherence on quality of life.
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.
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.
Teleios Research surveyed college students to gain a greater understanding of the influence of religious beliefs on general wellbeing.
Christians Care International (CCI) is working every day to improve conditions and rescue these people.
Duck Dynasty’s Missy Robertson and Sarah Palin speak at “Mom’s March for America”.
Teleios Research evaluated a mid-west, conservative church to explore the association of adherence to Bible teachings and wellbeing.
What children say in church.
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.
Teleios Research found church going adults, who are serving in some capacity in their church or community, may demonstrate heightened personal wellbeing.
Used to persecution at home, two young Chinese Christians say life can be more peaceful in northern Iraq, where they work with Yazidi refugees.
With no belief in higher meaning, too many young people turn to hook-up sex, drugs, and social media for fulfillment.
Teleios Research found traditional marriage provides numerous benefits such as enhanced measures of mental and physical well-being.
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 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.
Teleios Research found those more adherent to their Christian faith may promote a sense of well-being.
It is estimated that more than 300 people are murdered monthly throughout the world because of their Christian faith.
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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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 Greg Abbott signed legislation that prohibits Texas government agencies from subpoenaing the sermons of religious leaders.
The Religious Right and Left may disagree on a lot of things, but the importance of prayer shouldn’t be one of them.
A recent survey by Teleios shows prayer, spiritual growth, praise & worship in church help attendees’ wellbeing.
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.
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.
Teleios reviewed the medical literature regarding the influence of personal religious belief and religious-based activities on anxiety.
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.
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.
Teleios finds interesting results after surveying Christians about their beliefs regarding salvation, the gospel, discipleship, prayer, praise and Bible study.
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.
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.
Teleios Research evaluates the influence of religious beliefs and social influences on general well-being at a large, southeastern public university.
A 2016 report from the think tank Theos considers the relationship between ‘religion’ and ‘well-being’.
The country’s evangelical Christians are speaking out, asking God to restore unity and prosperity to the nation.
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.
Representatives of the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac Christian political parties have produced a position paper which outlines their desire to establish self-governance.
Former accomplished mixed martial artist and professional wrestler Ken Shamrock told megachurch church attendees “Don’t sit on your Bible”.
Teleios recently surveyed 535 millennials about lordship, if salvation can be lost and God’s provision for salvation.
A federal judge in Illinois handed down a major victory for religious conscience and free speech protection.
The actor Jim Carrey recently gave an inspiring thought for the day about Jesus opening the door to forgiveness.
Teleios recently conducted a survey of pastors who graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary to assess views of the leadership structure in their churches.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Teleios recently evaluated a mid-west, religiously conservative church to explore the association of adherence to Bible teachings and wellbeing.
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.
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.
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Teleios research shows religious adherence may promote a sense of well-being in those who profess Christian faith.
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.
Teleios research demonstrates church going adults, who are serving in some capacity in their church or community, may demonstrate heightened personal wellbeing.
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.
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.
Teleios finds interesting results after surveying Christians about their beliefs regarding salvation, the gospel, discipleship, prayer, praise and Bible study.
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.
Recent survey shows prayer, spiritual growth, and praise & worship in church help attendees’ wellbeing.
So, it turns out perpetual outrage is not an effective way to win friends and influence people.
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.
Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers has not lost focus on what matter most to him: his faith!
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?
Institutional trust continues to decline in surveys, but religious organizations still rank high.
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.
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.
Florida lawmakers have passed legislation that better protects students and staff who express their religious faith on public school property.
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!
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 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 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.