Selected News Stories from Around the World* — Saturday, June 15

Record Baptisms in Iran Overshadowed by Church Closure as Presidential Election Looms (Christianity Today)
Muslim Persecution of Christians: The Spring Offensive (AINA)
Insider Movements – Gutting the Bible (Reformation 21)
Church Founded by Former Slaves Celebrates 150 Years (MPR News)
Christian College in Omaha Expels Lesbian (USA Today)
Should American Foreign Policy Project Christian Values or Protect Christian Lives? (The Gospel Coalition)
Manhattan Thug Robs Elderly Man of Leather-Bound Bible (The Washington Times)
Euthanizing Sick Babies to Spare Parents’ Suffering (World Magazine)
5 Facts about Fatherhood in The United States for Father’s Day (Acton Institute)
ARTICLE: I Do Not Want to Honor My Father (The Gospel Coalition)
QUOTE: Good Advice for Father’s Day from J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) (The BibleMesh Blog)
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