Monthly Archive: January 2018

A Letter America Needs to Read again Today 0

A Letter America Needs to Read again Today

If this were a typical Monday morning, I would have begun this Daily Article by commenting on the false ballistic missile warning in Hawaii over the weekend. I would probably have linked the story to the earthquake in Peru and...

Evangelical Chaplain’s Suspension Intensifies Denomination’s Gay Marriage Debate 0

Evangelical Chaplain’s Suspension Intensifies Denomination’s Gay Marriage Debate

The suspension of a popular evangelical university chaplain has highlighted tensions over same-sex marriage in a growing Protestant denomination that forbids it but also takes pride in its willingness to allow congregants to hold...

African-American Pastor Responds to Trump’s Controversial Comment on Immigration 0

African-American Pastor Responds to Trump’s Controversial Comment on Immigration

President Trump is under fire for referring to certain countries as “s—hole countries” and questioning why we are allowing so many people from these countries to immigrate to the U.S. Thabiti Anyabwile, pastor of First Baptist...

Church Closures Spur Fear of Crackdown in Algeria 0

Church Closures Spur Fear of Crackdown in Algeria

Algerian Christians fear government officials may be coordinating intensified persecution against them following arrests, inspections, and church closures in recent months. Middle East Concern and World Watch Monitor reported that police arrested three people...

How Donald Trump is Fighting for Human Rights 0

How Donald Trump is Fighting for Human Rights

One year ago, Human Rights Watch listed then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump as a threat to human rights. Now that it has been one year into Donald Trump’s presidency, it is time to assess whether that claim held...

Indian Pastor is Severely Beaten for Refusing to Deny Christ 0

Indian Pastor is Severely Beaten for Refusing to Deny Christ

When Hindu extremists in India told pastor Karma Oraon they would not stop beating him until he worshipped the monkey god, he felt Christ close to him, he said. “In those moments when they...

Trump’s Alleged ‘S***hole’ Remark Seems to Discomfit Some of His Evangelical Advisers 0

Trump’s Alleged ‘S***hole’ Remark Seems to Discomfit Some of His Evangelical Advisers

At least three members of the White House’s informal board of evangelical advisers have distanced themselves from President Trump’s alleged reference to “shithole countries” during talks about immigration reform. In the past, when Trump’s critics...

Resolve to Pray for Life in 2018: Expect the Lord to Answer 0

Resolve to Pray for Life in 2018: Expect the Lord to Answer

  If you’re a regular listener or reader of our BreakPoint commentaries, you know that we are staunchly pro-life. And likely you are, too. Every human life, in or out of the womb, is...

Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals 0

Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals

The cause of religious freedom received a significant boost from the Muslim world today. The island Kingdom of Bahrain—connected by bridge to Saudi Arabia—has declared “freedom of choice” to be a “divine gift.” “The...

Israel’s Prime Minister Stands Up for Iran’s Persecuted Christians 0

Israel’s Prime Minister Stands Up for Iran’s Persecuted Christians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood up for Christians in Iran, blasting the Islamic regime for hypocrisy after one its leaders tweeted out a Christmas greeting even as the government raids Christian meetings and...