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All Christians Should Oppose a State Religion

All Christians Should Oppose a State Religion

Christians have historically stood against an official state religion, especially those of the Baptist tradition, which is my denominational home. Leaving aside the obvious Constitutional issues with this, Christians should oppose the idea of a state religion because it is at odds with what the New Testament teaches about conversion and the nature of the church.

The End of Barronelle's Battle

The End of Barronelle's Battle

After almost ten years, the case of a small-town florist named Barronelle Stutzman has come to an end. Stutzman was targeted by the state of Washington after she declined to arrange flowers for a same-sex wedding.

U.S. Congress Members Criticize Finland for Prosecuting a Christian Politician over Her Beliefs on Sexuality, Marriage

U.S. Congress Members Criticize Finland for Prosecuting a Christian Politician over Her Beliefs on Sexuality, Marriage

Six U.S. Congress members are criticizing the country of Finland for prosecuting a Christian politician for sharing her beliefs about sexuality and marriage. She is facing six years in prison.

Christian Actor Claiming He Was Fired from Broadway Show over His Faith Files Lawsuit

Christian Actor Claiming He Was Fired from Broadway Show over His Faith Files Lawsuit

Christian actor Chad Kimball is suing a Broadway production company for allegedly firing him due to his religious beliefs.

Texans Vote in Favor of Prohibiting Governments from Limiting Religious Services

Texans Vote in Favor of Prohibiting Governments from Limiting Religious Services

Texas voters on Tuesday (Nov. 2) overwhelmingly supported a measure barring governments from taking any kind of action that limits religious services, such as the public health orders that shut down houses of worship and businesses earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas Judge Rules Religious Businesses Exempt from LGBTQ Bias Claims

Texas Judge Rules Religious Businesses Exempt from LGBTQ Bias Claims

For-profit businesses with sincerely held religious beliefs are exempt from LGBTQ discrimination liability under a decision this week by a federal judge in Texas.

UK Christians Worried Conversion Therapy Ban May Punish Some Forms of Prayer

UK Christians Worried Conversion Therapy Ban May Punish Some Forms of Prayer

Some Christians are worried that a ban on conversion therapy in the U.K. may also place restrictions on some kinds of prayer.

Texans to Vote on Whether Governments Can Limit Religious Services

Texans to Vote on Whether Governments Can Limit Religious Services

In November, Texans will be voting on whether or not the government should be allowed to limit religious services as they did during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christian Nurse Sues Hospital after Being Fired for Refusing to Remove Cross Necklace

Christian Nurse Sues Hospital after Being Fired for Refusing to Remove Cross Necklace

A British nurse who was fired from a hospital for refusing to take off or conceal her cross necklace has filed a lawsuit against her former place of employment.

Colorado Blatantly Violating the First Amendment

Colorado Blatantly Violating the First Amendment

When creative professionals like Lorie Smith and Jack Phillips decline a job because it violates their deeply held beliefs, it’s about the message, not the person.