Joshua Harris, who wrote the highly influential Evangelical Christian dating book “I kissed dating goodbye” in the mid 90s announced last week that he and his wife were separating. Today, Harris announced that he has also kissed Christianity goodbye.
Popular author and former pastor Joshua Harris announced via Instagram that he and his wife Shannon are separating. Harris influenced a generation of Evangelical Christian youths with his popular books “I kissed dating goodbye” and […]
Gateway Church, a popular megachurch in Texas launched a new campus in a maximum security prison earlier this year. Last week, five inmates in solitary confinement were baptized. Part of what makes the story noteworthy is that the men come from rival gangs.
Many articles have discussed the risk to their own lives that these men were taking in being baptized with their enemies.
Fox News describes the scene:
Five of the men – confirmed gang or cartel members – were brought into the gymnasium, shackled hand and foot and around the waist, and they had to clear the prison because of safety concerns.
Asia Bibi spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for allegedly blaspheming Mohammad. Bibi is a Christian. In Pakistan, there were protests over her release. At least two politicians who advocated for Bibi were assassinated in calling for her release. There have been protest rallies with thousands of demonstrators, opposing Bibi’s acquittal. There have also been death threats against the Pakistani supreme court justices who acquitted Bibi of blasphemy.
After her acquittal, leaving the country was difficult. Bibi and her husband spent months in hiding.