Birth Certificates Should Not Include a Baby’s Sex, say Doctors in New England Journal of Medicine

Michael Foust | News.Kyere.org Contributor A new article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine argues that birth certificates should no longer include biological sex in order to reduce the “harmful effects” on transgender and intersex individuals. The Dec. 12 article, authored by three doctors, says birth certificates should be overhauled so that biological sex is no longer listed in the “legally identifying fields.” Such fields currently include items such as name, ...

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Pastor Faces 6 Years in Prison for Involvement in $3.5 Million Fraud Scheme

Milton Quintanilla | Contributor for News.Kyere.org Kirbyjon Caldwell, the longtime pastor of the Houston-based United Methodist megachurch Windsor Village Church, was sentenced to 6 years in prison for his involvement in a $3.5 million fraud scheme. According to Christianity Today, the sentencing took place on Wednesday at a federal court in Shreveport, Louisiana after Caldwell and a Shreveport investment adviser pleaded guilty last year for selling Chinese bonds to the elderly. Floyd ...

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Graham: Removal of Gendered Language ‘Shakes Fist’ at God

John Paluska | ChristianHeadlines.com Recently the U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove gendered language from being used in Congress. Though Democrats have been trying to pass this bill for years, this is one of the few times it has actually been passed in the House. Now it will go to the Senate for a vote. As Christian Headlines previously reported, "In one specific instance, the new rules delete 'himself or herself' in ...

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First Christian Arrested under New ‘Anti-Conversion’ Law in Uttar Pradesh, India

Morning Star News India Correspondent A Korean Christian and three nationals of India are in jail in Uttar Pradesh state, accused of fraudulent conversion attempts while distributing food and other aid to people in need due to COVID-19 lockdown, sources said. Under a new “anti-conversion” law that went into effect in Uttar Pradesh state, India on Nov. 28, police arrested 50-year-old Mi Kyung Lee of Seoul, South Korea and the three others ...

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Democratic Rep. Ends House Prayer with ‘Amen and Awoman,’ Sparking Debate

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor A Democratic representative’s prayer that ended with the phrase “amen and awoman” in the U.S. House of Representatives Sunday launched a debate about political correctness, gender and religion. U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), who also is a United Methodist minister, delivered the prayer before the House Sunday and capped it with a nontraditional phrase. Typically, ministers end their prayers by saying  “amen” – a Hebrew word that means ...

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Thousands Celebrate in Streets as Argentina Legalizes Abortion

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor Argentina on Wednesday became the largest Latin American country to legalize abortion, defying public opposition from Pope Francis as well as from the nation’s Catholic leaders. The Senate passed the bill, 38-29, two weeks after it passed the lower house, the Chamber of Deputies, 131-117. Two years ago, an abortion legalization bill passed the lower house before being defeated in the Senate.  Previously, abortion was legal only in ...

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Planets Will Align Causing Rare ‘Christmas Star’ to Appear in the Sky This December

John Paluska | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor | Tuesday, December 1, 2020 On December 21, Saturn and Jupiter will align into a beautiful bright star. This will be the first time they align like this since the Middle Ages. According to Forbes, the two planets will look like a "double planet" and provide an extraordinary amount of light. The last time these two planets aligned like this was on March 4, 1226, according to ...

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China Arrests 4 Christians for Selling Audio Bibles as Part of Crackdown on Christianity

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor | Thursday, December 3, 2020 Four Christians were arrested for selling audio Bibles this year as part of a government campaign to “eradicate pornography and illegal publications,” according to two watchdog groups. The four Christians – Fu Xuanjuan, Deng Tianyong, Han Li, and Feng Qunhao – worked at a company, Life Tree Culture Communication Co., Ltd., that was founded in 2011 in the province of Guangdong and ...

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Pastor Opens First Church for Transgender People in Pakistan

A pastor has established the first transgender exclusive church for professing Christians who otherwise feel rejected from traditional Christian churches in Pakistan. Ghazala Shafique, a rare female pastor in the country, explained to the Associated Press that she named the church the “First Church for Eunuchs” as scripture shows that eunuchs are favored by God. The term is reportedly used for transgender women in South Asia, even though some find it ...

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Franklin Graham: 1.7 Million People Accepted Christ This Year through BGEA Efforts

One million, seven-hundred thousand people have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior this year through the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's work, according to Franklin Graham. The number is twice as many as last year, despite the lockdowns keeping people from going out and meeting publicly, CBN News reports. In a statement to The Christian Post, Graham stated, "I think there's nothing normal about 2020. We've never gone through a pandemic in my ...

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