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Scots snub controversial hate crime bill with overwhelming support for free speech

Originally published in The Christian Institute Almost nine in 10 Scots believe that freedom of speech is important and a significant number oppose major elements of the Scottish government’s controversial hate crime legislation, a new poll has revealed. Conducted for the Free to Disagree campaign by Savanta ComRes, the poll […]

Megachurch pastor Rodney Howard-Browne meets with sheriff who had him arrested

Originally published in The Christian Post. Leader of Revival International Ministries and The River at Tampa Bay Church in Florida, Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, appears to be mending fences with Hillsborough County Sheriff, Chad Chronister, who had him arrested in March for hosting in-person church services during the coronavirus pandemic. Howard-Browne, […]

Covid-19 adds to suffering of persecuted Church

Covid-19 has considerably changed daily life for most people in most countries around the world. This worldwide crisis, however, has a devastating influence on the persecuted Church and Christians in countries closed to the Gospel. Open Doors, an international organisation, aiming to support and strengthen persecuted Christians in more than […]

Iranian Christian human rights leader sentenced to flogging and prison

Iranian Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi (PHOTO: International Christian Concern) Originally published in International Christian Concern. International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on April 21, Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi received a suspended prison sentence of three months by the Iranian government. The sentence included […]