15 May 2017
14May17 CHRISTIANS FLEE IRAQ
CHRISTIANS FLEE IRAQ
As many as 1.5 million Christians, or close to 75 per cent of all followers of Christ in Iraq, have fled the country since 2003, according to an Iraqi Christian lawmaker quoted in The Christian Post.
"The number of Christians living in the country now stands at between 500,000 and 850,000," Josef Sleve told a news agency recently. "This means that over the past 14 years, some 1.5 million Christians have emigrated to other countries."
CHINESE FLOCK TO CHRISTIANITY
CBN Christian World News reports that forty-one years after China’s Cultural Revolution snuffed out all forms of religious expression, hundreds of millions of Chinese people are flocking to Christianity. Author Ian Johnson believes what’s transpiring in China is nothing short of ‘one of the world’s great spiritual revivals’ and says the world better take note because the impact of this ‘spiritual transformation’ could have significant global implications.
HOLLYWOOD ACTOR DEFENDS MARRIAGE
Today, it is rare to find a Hollywood actor who is willing to speak publicly about the vital role God and faith play in their lives. Matthew McConaughey recently discussed his views on marriage in an interview with GQ. McConaughey and his wife Camila believe that traditional marriage is worth defending and openly share their pro-marriage views and devotion to the Bible.