Finnish lawmaker faces jail for anti-gay bible tweet

Europe 05/03/21, 03:56

Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a Christian senator from Finland, has been charged with three counts of "incitement" against homosexuals and faces two years in jail if found guilty, a press release from the National Prosecution Authority said on Thursday, April 29, reported ChurchMilitant. Räsänen, a physician, served as president of the Christian ...

Family’s Bible survives Christmas Eve fire in South Carolina

U.S. 12/28/19, 06:45

A family's Bible survives after a deadly fire ignited over Christmas Eve in South Carolina. A security camera going off around 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve alerted Louis McGowan that his shed was up in flames. McGowan went into action, but he soon learned this fire was out of his control. “They were ...

How Bible literacy classes could help heal our bitter divisions

Opinion 01/30/19, 07:24

Any good teacher of history knows that you don’t just stick with the textbook. To really understand an event like the Battle of Gettysburg or Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, you have to read the primary sources—the speeches, handwritten letters, and firsthand accounts of the people who were there. Otherwise, all ...

President Trump praises states for giving Bible classes in schools

Politics 01/28/19, 10:19

President Donald Trump on Monday, Jan. 28, showed his support for proposals from lawmakers in six states that would allow public schools to offer Bible literacy classes. "Numerous states introducing Bible Literacy classes, giving students the option of studying the Bible. Starting to make a turn back? Great!" Trump wrote on ...

Pennsylvania high school students demand repeal of campus ‘Bible ban’

U.S. 01/09/19, 20:30

Students at Cumberland County High School are fighting against what they say is the local Pennsylvania school district’s unconstitutional ban on distributing Bibles on campus. The students allege that David Harris, the high school’s principal, told members of the Christians in Action Student Club that they were not allowed to pass ...

Franklin Graham: Hell and Heaven are very real places

Opinion 09/21/18, 03:14

Franklin Graham, the son of the legendary Rev. Billy Graham, is often recognized for his honest commentary regarding political issues and current events. On Wednesday, September 19th, Graham sparked controversy again with a real, yet difficult subject addressed in the Bible — Heaven and Hell. In response to a Wall Street ...

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