What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas Charting how Lenten abstinence has changed over time.
Jesus instructed his followers to pray and fast in secret. Someone tell Twitter.
For Lent last year, more than 400,000 people tweeted what they were giving up during the week of Ash Wednesday. The top five choices: School, chocolate, Twitter itself, alcohol, and social […] Fri, Feb 05, 2016 Christianity Today
'It's Genocide,' Europe Says of Christian Slaughter by ISIS The European Parliament has unanimously passed a resolution calling the Islamic State's targeted killing of religious minorities "genocide," calling for perpetrators to be charged with crimes against humanity. What effect does the resolution have? […] Fri, Feb 05, 2016 CBN World News
Non-Stop Prayer Movement Grips Atheist China Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, thousands of Christians are meeting in a corner of northeast China for an unprecedented prayer movement. And it's impacting the nation. […] Fri, Feb 05, 2016 CBN World News
Super Bowl Theology: How Americans See God's Role in the Big Game Surveys suggest Christians believe much more prosperity gospel than Calvinism is at play.
American Christians apparently aren't Calvinists when it comes to football.
Approximately 4 in 5 US evangelicals believe God doesn’t "determine" who wins and loses the Super Bowl. In fact, most think God doesn’t even care, according to a new […] Thu, Feb 04, 2016 Christianity Today
Pastor of China's Largest Church Jailed for Protesting Removal of 1,500 Crosses Christian unity growing as government-approved churches no longer immune from persecution.
Until last month, Gu Yuese was the senior pastor at China’s largest government-approved Protestant church. In addition to his responsibilities at the Communist nation’s first megachurch—the 10,000-member Chongyi Church—Gu also held a leadership role in China’s state-approved denomination, the Three-Self […] Tue, Feb 02, 2016 Christianity Today