Christian Life

Harold Smith to Retire as CEO of Christianity Today

He has served the company for 33 years, 11 as president. Christianity Today is announcing the pending retirement of ministry president and chief executive officer Harold B. Smith, effective May 1 of next year. The press release announcing the move includes the following: Speaking on behalf of the board, CT Board chair Gene Habecker said […]

Middle East News

On eve of Israel visit, Greenblatt blasts Hamas, criticizes Palestinian Authority – Arab-Israeli Conflict

U.S. United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley (C) White House senior adviser Jared Kushner (L) and Jason Greenblatt (R), U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy, stand before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East at the United Nations in New York, U.S., Feb. (photo credit: LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) […]

Middle East News

Report: Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will stop prosecuting parents who cross into the United States illegally with children, The Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing an unidentified US official. Border Patrol agents have been told stop sending parents with children […]

Christian Life

A Conservative Christian Alternative to Panic Politics

Bruce Ashford models a refreshingly amiable approach. But perhaps he could have used a little more fire and brimstone. For those Americans who think of themselves as residing within the conservative Christian orbit, things might feel a bit odd these days. On the one hand, they have a president who is rather explicit about protecting […]

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Global Religious Freedom Takes Its Biggest Hit in Over a Decade

Christianity is the biggest religion in the world. It’s also still the most restricted. Christians around the world face mounting political and social pressure over their beliefs, as government restrictions, nationalist parties, and harassment aimed at minority faiths continues on a global upswing. Religious antagonism saw its biggest surge in over a decade in 2016, […]

Middle East News

Germany’s Merkel calls for solutions to Iran’s ‘aggressive tendencies’ – Middle East

Angela Merkel gestures during a cabinet meeting in Berlin. (photo credit: HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS) AMMAN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile program and called for solutions to its “aggressive tendencies” in the Middle East. “Iran’s aggressive tendencies must not only be discussed, but rather […]

Christian Life

Global Religious Freedom Takes Its Biggest Hit in Over a Decade

Christianity is the biggest religion in the world. It’s also still the most restricted. Christians around the world face mounting political and social pressure over their beliefs, as government restrictions, nationalist parties, and harassment aimed at minority faiths continues on a global upswing. Religious antagonism saw its biggest surge in over a decade in 2016, […]