The Chronicles

A Record of Times

Texas two-step

Dewhurst and Cruz will go another round in their bid for the U.S. Senate

The Secret to City-Wide Culture Making

The qualities that have made the Richmond Christian Leadership Institute flourish in five years are key to any leadership program, anywhere.

Works and Words: Why You Can’t Preach the Gospel with Deeds

And why it’s important to say so.

Business Is the Church’s Business

It’s wrong to elevate an ecclesiastical elite over the money-making members of the body of Christ.

Iowa Church Built in 30 Hours

While constructing churches has been known to take years, decades, or even centuries, one Iowa sanctuary was raised in a little more than 30 hours.

Interview: Edward Klein on ‘The Amateur,’ Obama’s Faith

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who for years was the pastor of Barack and Michelle Obama, told author Edward Klein in a three-hour interview for his book, The Amateur, that the first couple are not “church people.” Released last week, the book instantly hit The New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists and is drawing […]

Hair Salon’s Jesus Ad Not Deemed Offensive

An advertisement for a hair salon in England that makes a joke about the Second Coming of Jesus Christ has been deemed acceptable by the United Kingdom’s major advertising watchdog organization.

AG Holder Attacks Voter ID Laws in Speech to Black Churches

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation’s top law enforcement officer, told a gathering of black church leaders on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., that laws requiring citizens to show a photo I.D. before voting were a threat to voting rights. He said such laws place “an unfair burden on non-white voters.”

Gallup: Nonreligious Are Least ‘Pro-Life’

Americans with no religious attachment are much less likely than religious Americans to identify themselves as “pro-life” on abortion, according to a new Gallup poll.

‘Mormon Moment’ Forcing Christians to Learn About Mormonism

With Mitt Romney now the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major party, America has reached what many are calling the “Mormon moment.” That reality is forcing Christian leaders to get a better grasp of a religion that few understand.

Creation Museum Celebrates Anniversary With Holographic ‘Lucy’ Exhibit

To celebrate its fifth year of operation, the Creation Museum in Kentucky has set up a holographic exhibit of the famous “Lucy” discovery.

Violence Continues in Nigeria as Akinola Criticizes President

In Nigeria’s Plateau state, Christian leaders said more Christians have died at the hands of Muslim extremists than the 35 that the military reported thus far in May.

Pastorum Live Conference Explores How Christians Fit in Bible’s Grand Narrative

Participants of the Pastorum Live conference  held June 5-6 in Chicago will have the opportunity to learn from some of the nation’s top biblical scholars how they as Christians fit within the Bible’s grand narrative.

Josh Hamilton’s Secret

In breaking news, the pope’s butler has agreed to cooperate with investigators. Observers are now speculating that other church leaders will soon be implicated in the widening scandal. Meanwhile, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has passed on $75 million in dividend payments due to him over the next 9 years. His decision is a welcome departure […]

Are You Praying for the Persecuted Church?

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Today I’d like to remind you that we have some really great online classes in our VOM Classroom and we’d love for you to join us. The VOM Classroom provides an opportunity to learn about the persecuted church through FREE online classes, such as Muslim Evangelism Foundational Understandings:The Truth of the Gospel, Intercessory Prayer for […]

Western Nations Condemn Massacre in Syria

Syria (MNN) ― Western nations including Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United States announced the expulsions of Syrian diplomats after a massacre in that country over the weekend. The coordinated attacks left more than 100 dead; a little over 30 of them were children. French and Australian leaders called President Assad […]

Video: What Did He Die For?

On this Memorial Day, we remember all of our veterans who have served all over the world. We also remember Him who died in our place. Enjoy this classic song from Twila Paris. Have a safe Memorial Day.

God Alone Offers Freedom for Your Guilt

At the end of World War II, the German soldiers knew the Soviets would take them to a labor camp in Siberia and that many of them would die there. The Soviet army had just taken the city from the Nazis, so when the two soldiers found an opportunity, they ran away from the group. […]

House Churches In China Attacked By Police

05/30/2012 China (ChinaAid) – A house church in southwestern China’s Sichuan province was raided on Tuesday by local Langzhong police, who said the church was holding illegal meetings and ordered the closure of the church. Pastor Li Ming was holding a training class for church lay leaders when three police officers from the local Qili […]

State High Court Rejects Government Order. Instead Supports Discrimination

Andhra Pradesh says no to 4.5 per cent quota for poor Christians and Muslims ICC Note: Despite the central government of India requiring all states to reserve a specific quota of jobs for members of “Other Backward Class” (not to be confused with the Caste system). This class is comprised mostly of religious minorities. The […]

Christian Club Escapes Hostile Merger Plan

05/30/2012 United States (Charisma) – In what could have been yet another violation of religious liberty on campus, a Connecticut high school has relented to allow Christian students to start an on-campus club. The students had been denied approval because the principal insisted that the club should merge with all other faith groups to form […]

Cuban Religious Leaders Beg for Help

Cuban church leaders appeal to US over religious freedom ICC Note: Christians in Cuba are crying out for the US to increase the level of attention given to them, and want to be added as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC) as far as religious freedom goes. One pastor says:  “It is my responsibility to […]

UK Christian Health Worker Sues Over Dismissal for Pro-life Views

UK Christian Health Worker Sues Over Dismissal for Pro-Life Views ICC Note Margaret Forrester was suspended from her work because of her oppposition to abortion. Before losing her job at UK’s National Health Service, Margaret expressed her views that women receiving abortion were not given proper education on the negative effects of abortion. By Katherine […]

Anti-Christian Violence Continues in Nigeria

Violence Continues in Nigeria as Akinola Criticizes President Muslim extremists have killed more than officials know, Christian leaders say. 05/29/2012 Nigeria (CDN)-In Nigeria’s Plateau state, Christian leaders said more Christians have died at the hands of Muslim extremists than the 35 that the military reported thus far in May. A Compass reporter was among a […]

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