Franklin Graham asks for prayer as he recovers from heart surgery for pericarditis

Originally published in CBN News. Evangelist Franklin Graham is recovering after successful heart surgery on Monday at Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic. Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry reports that he developed a disease called constrictive pericarditis which includes inflammation and hardening of the pericardium, the sac around the heart. The hardening compresses the heart and […]

Conditions deteriorate in Mozambique as Islamist rebels go on attack

Originally published in Christian Today Conditions in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, have “seriously deteriorated” over the past year, affecting children “disproportionately” as nearly 3 000 people have been killed and over 800 000 displaced since the violent insurgency that began in October 2017, according to a report. Violent attacks by […]

Bible translation has powered ahead during the pandemic

Originally published in Christian Today More translations of the New Testament were completed in 2020, at the height of the pandemic, than in any other year, according to Wycliffe Associates.  The Bible translation ministry said that translators completed the New Testament in 141 languages last year despite the challenges of […]

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, […]