China Threatens Christian Churches as Beijing Olympics Begin.
The upcoming Olympics in Beijing are putting a spotlight on China’s human rights abuses, and rightfully so. Religious freedom conditions are continuing to deteriorate in China. Things were so bad for one house church, that they fled together to South Korea. Now, that same group of Chinese Christians could be repatriated. Read more
How big business is driving the Uyghur genocide in China.
On Dec. 23, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act into law. The legislation builds on previous efforts by the U.S. government to clamp down on forced labor practices and human rights abuses targeting Uyghurs in Xinjiang. The law prohibits all imports from Xinjiang into the U.S. starting June 21, 2022.
Nike, Apple and Coca-Cola were reportedly among major companies and business groups that lobbied Congress to weaken the legislation. They, along with Adidas, Calvin Klein, Campbell Soup Company, Costco, H&M, Patagonia, the Kraft Heinz Co., Tommy Hilfiger and others, were listed as companies suspected of ties to forced labor in Xinjiang in a March 2020 report from a bipartisan group of lawmakers called the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Read more
Church’s Role in a World Moving Away From Biblical Principles.
There’s this longstanding belief that there’s a wall of separation between church and state that is designed in such a way by our Constitution to keep the church from getting involved in the state, but historically, that was never the case. That was not the intent.
If you go back and you look at it, the whole purpose of that was to keep the state from trying to tell the church what to do. If you read the works of our Founding Fathers, they actually were counting on the church being involved in government. They said that a government like ours could not exist without a moral people and a moral people could not exist without the church. Read more