Category Archives: Christian News

Religious Freedom Lawyers Say RI, Minn. Officials Don't Have to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

As gay couples made final preparations for marriages to be held on Thursday in Rhode Island and Minnesota when the states become the 12th and 13th in the U.S., along with the District of Columbia, to allow same-sex marriage, a religious liberty law group advised officials that they do not have to personally issue marriage licenses to same-sex applicants. …read more

Source: The Christian Post

Signing Up Seniors for Food Stamps Is Called 'Buying Votes' for Obama, Says Fox News Host

The Pennsylvania chapter of powerful senior lobby group AARP recently launched a campaign to sign up more seniors for food stamps but Fox Business host Stuart Varney has dismissed it as an effort to “buy votes” to benefit President Barack Obama. …read more

Source: The Christian Post

'Heaven Is For Real' Goes to Big Screen; Driven by 'Braveheart' Writer, T.D. Jakes

Production has begun in Canada for the screen adaptation of Todd Burpo’s best-selling book Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, which chronicles the near death experience that reportedly brought a 3-year-old boy face-to-face with Jesus Christ. …read more

Source: The Christian Post

Are Evangelical Leaders Misrepresenting Evangelicals on Immigration Reform?

Evangelical support for immigration reform is a top-down, “grasstops,” elite-led movement with little support among the “grassroots,” or the evangelicals in the pews, Jonathan Merritt and Mark Tooley have recently argued. Their arguments, though, are based upon an assumption that the views of all evangelicals are represented by the views of white evangelicals. …read more

Source: The Christian Post

Katy Perry: 'The Smurfs' Were Taboo in My House While I Was Growing Up

Katy Perry’s very strict Pentecostal upbringing meant that exposure to secular music and certain television shows, including “The Smurfs,” were banned from her house, the award-winning singer, who is the voice of Smurfette in the new “The Smurfs 2” movie, shared in an interview. …read more

Source: The Christian Post