Prophecy in today's headlines

Most Christians Cannot Explain their Faith – Josh McDowell

This is a concern because pastors’ inability to present biblical truth comprehensibly and relevantly has led to children from Christian families leaving the church, research has shown. In the United States, the age at which nearly all such children leave church has decreased to 18 years. Not even the children of many successful ministers are […]

Millennial Generation and Christianity, What’s Missing?

A new study shows that while many young adults are spiritual, they have mixed views and beliefs about basic biblical principles. The report conducted by LifeWay Research of the Southern Baptist Convention examined the religious views and practices of American “millennials” — those who were born between 1980 and 1991. According to the survey, 65 […]

Christian Preacher Arrested For Saying Homosexuality A Sin

UK – A Christian street preacher was arrested and locked in a cell for telling a passer-by that homosexuality is a sin in the eyes of God. Dale McAlpine was charged with causing “harassment, alarm or distress” after a homosexual police community support officer (PCSO) overheard him reciting a number of “sins” referred to in […]

Christian Churches in Canada Fading Out, Is US Next

Olympics fans heading to Vancouver might want to visit a vanishing cultural treasure while they’re in Canada — local churches. Canada has become a “post-Christian society” where once-dominant Anglicanism has “moved to the margins of public life,” according to a bleak study reported by Michael Valpy at the Globe and Mail. A new assessment of […]

Vanishing Christianity — A Lesson from the Presbyterians

“Liberal Protestantism, in its determined policy of accommodation with the secular world, has succeeded in making itself dispensable.” That was the judgment of Thomas C. Reeves in The Empty Church: The Suicide of Liberal Protestantism, published in 1996. Fast-forward another fourteen years and it becomes increasingly clear that liberal Protestantism continues its suicide — with […]

Christian Fathers Jailed For Shunning Sex Ed Class

An international human rights organization today announced it will pursue a civil lawsuit on behalf of parents who want to control their children’s education and withhold them from explicit sex education and play-acting classes required by the German government. Joel Thornton of the International Human Rights Group told WND the government in Salzkotten, Germany, is […]

Pastors Open Online Churches, Use Social Media

Church volunteers greet visitors entering the lobby. The worship band begins its set and a pastor offers to pray privately with anyone during the service. When the sermon is done, it’s time for communion, and the pastor guides attendees through the ritual. Later, worshippers exchange Facebook and e-mail addresses so they can stay in touch. […]

Man Claims He Was Fired For Saying Homosexuality Wrong

A Massachusetts man says he has been fired from his sales position at the Logan Airport branch in Boston of Brookstone allegedly for telling a female manager that his Christian faith says homosexuality is wrong. Peter Vadala was fired and the company says he violated a tolerance policy. But Vadala reports his dismissal came because […]