May 12, 2017 4:55 PM American Christians should urge him to adopt policies to help the church where it’s persecuted. The young girl’s mother wept in the wedding hall. But they were not the tears of joy that countless mothers before her shed in this space. They were bitter tears pouring down her forlorn face as she recounted how her youngest daughter, only three years old, was kidnapped by ISIS. If Christina (which means Christ-follower) is still alive, she is now the personal property of radical Islamic terrorists and will probably never see her own mother again.
Every time a major Christian holiday rolls around, Google is criticized for its failure, willing or otherwise, to recognize it on the home page of their search engine. Easter 2017 was no different, with the Google Doodle going not to Jesus Christ (or even the Easter Bunny) .Google’s “Doodles” are meant “to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists,” in the company’s own words, but sometimes the homepage graphic is criticized for ignoring Judeo-Christian holidays celebrated by billions across the globe.
It’s a lie when people say “secularization civilized Christianity”. No, it didn’t. Quite the opposite. Christianity civilized secularism and other pagan religions. But with the secularization of society, many of the vast influences that Christianity had in civilization are disregarded and/or rejected.