Paris

Please would you take a moment to remember and pray for those who have been caught up in the horrific coordinated terror attacks in #Paris last night. With over 150 dead and scores more injured, this is the deadliest violence in Paris since World War II. Now while I have my own opinions as to what is…

Inside the Church Without a God

With 700 mostly evangelical places of worship Nashville, Tennessee is often described as the “Protestant Vatican”, but even here a secular church is finding its niche . In the Telegraph: Viewed from the outside, the pointy-roofed building in a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee deep in the heart of America’s Bible Belt, looks very much like…

Secular South Africa?

The Christian Century: Twenty years ago, in 1994, democracy finally came to South Africa, the wealthiest and most powerful nation of sub-Saharan Africa. Most South Africans would agree that the subsequent years have been difficult, and levels of violence and poverty remain intolerably high. But the turn to majority rule was a massive political and…

Read Bible Favourites to Children, Parents Urged

A new campaign, an initiative of the Bible Society, urges parents to read tales from the Old and New Testaments to their children. The Telegraph has the details: It might not feature boy wizards, magic wardrobes or Hobbits, but its epic cast list does include a giant, a talking snake and a man who lived for 969…

Christendom’s Greatest Cathedral to Become a Mosque

Turkey is reclaiming its jihadi past, while Europe is simultaneously erasing its own Christian heritage. PJ Media: While unrest in Turkey continues to capture attention, more subtle and more telling events concerning the Islamification of Turkey — and not just at the hands of Prime Minister Erdogan but majorities of Turks — are quietly transpiring.…

Report: Canadians Turning Away from Organized Religion

Religion News Service reports: A new national study shows that while Canada remains overwhelmingly Christian, Canadians are turning their backs on organized religion in ever greater numbers. Results from the 2011 National Household Survey show that more than two-thirds of Canadians, or some 22 million people, said they were affiliated with a Christian denomination. At 12.7…