By Jonathan Clark
Iran forcing Christian converts into Islamic re-education classes
Last year, a court in Dezful dismissed charges against the Christians, ruling they only converted to a different religion and didn’t carry out any propaganda against other groups.
However, officials with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps are now ordering the converts to participate in 10 sessions with Islamic clerics to “guide them back onto the right path.”
A report by Article 18 found the Revolutionary Guards increased its persecution of Christians last year. The Guards carried out 12 of the 38 documented arrests or raids on Christians in Iran.
Pro-life British doctor suspended for abortion pill reversal help
Last year, the country’s Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service suspended Dr. Dermot Kearney for offering the life-saving treatment. And the General Medical Council began an investigation of his practice.
The Christian Legal Centre, representing Kearney, said he has helped 32 women save their babies after they regretted taking an abortion pill.
1 Peter 3:14 says, “But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. ‘And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.’”
First American to win gold at the Beijing Olympics
(audio of the Olympic theme song)
Listen to the announcers go wild over her gold medal win.
MALE ANNOUNCER: “Jacobellis through the heel edge now, pumping her way through. Could this be the gold that she has been looking for? Lindsey Jacobellis. She’s down off the jump. Lindsay Jacobellis will claim the gold medal. Redemption belongs to Lindsey Jacobellis! Unbelievable!
FEMALE ANNOUNCER: “Years in the making, Jacobellis, the American, has her first gold medal. The winningest athlete in snowboard cross history, now has a gold at the Winter Games.”
The 36-year-old snowboarder ended a five-day streak of no gold medals for the U.S. During the last eight Winter Olympics, America won its first gold in the first day or two.
Germany now leads the gold count with five medals, followed by Norway and Sweden with four golds each. The U.S. has one gold medal, five silver, and one bronze.
Freedom-loving Canadian truck drivers have no plans to leave Ottawa
Freedom-loving Canadian truck drivers told Fox News they have no plans of stopping their protest against the country’s COVID-shot mandate for cross-border truckers.
TRUCKER 1: “I’ve been here for 12 days, and I plan on staying here until I get my freedom back.”
TRUCKER 2: “Not until this is over. I’m going to get what we came here for.”
TRUCKER 3: “Until the little guy steps down.”
TRUCKER 4: “To the very end.”
TRUCKER 5: “Forever. I even got a mailbox on the back of my truck.”
TRUCKER 6: “I figured I’d stay till the end, after one day turned into five.”
TRUCKER 7: “Oh, I got here Saturday, two weeks ago, I guess it is. And I plan on staying until it’s over. But, if they come to arrest us, I guess I might not have to leave.”
The protests in Ottawa, the capital, continue for a second week now and have even blocked traffic on the biggest border crossing between the U.S. and Canada. After GoFundMe shut down a $10 million campaign for the truckers, a campaign through Christian alternative, GiveSendGo, raised over $7 million in less than a week.
Facebook shut down page of U.S. Freedom Trucker Convoy
CARLSON: “Well, apparently truckers the United States are planning a convoy to Washington D.C. A Facebook group called Convoy to DC 2022 gained more than 130,000 members in recent days. Now, that’s effective community organizing, the kind we’re told is good. It’s an exercise of democracy. So, of course, Facebook had to shut it down immediately because it’s a threat to the powers that be.”
Someone has launched the page again, entitled Convoy To DC 2022 Restart Original which has already gained 21,000 followers.
Proverbs 29:2 says, “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when a wicked man rules, the people groan.”
Tucker Carlson most watched host among key Democrats
Speaking of Tucker Carlson, new data from Nielsen/MRI Fusion found that he is the most watched network host . . . among Democrats in the 25-54 age demographic.
Fox is now the first cable news network to hold the highest viewership for 20 years.
Overall, Fox attracted 58% of Independents and 39% of Democrats, more than MSNBC or CNN.
Apparently, there’s a market for balanced reporting.
Blue states easing mask mandates; People moving to freer, red states
While federal health officials have not changed their COVID-19 restriction recommendations, Democrat-led states are ready to ease up.
New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, and Oregon announced the end of state mask mandates for schools this week. California, New York, and Rhode Island are ending their indoor mask mandates soon.
Meanwhile, Republican-led states like Texas, Florida, and Arizona, that have banned mask mandates, have witnessed a rise in new residents who have moved there.
After 21 years of service, operations on the International Space Station will wind down over the next decade. NASA plans to crash the football-field-long space center into the Pacific Ocean near Point Nemo.
NASA will start using private space companies for the operations done on the International Space Station.
And that’s The Worldview in 5 Minutes on this Thursday, February 10th, in the year of our Lord 2022. Subscribe by iTunes or email to our unique Christian newscast at www.TheWorldview.com. Or get the Generations app through Google Play or The App Store. I’m Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com). Seize the day for Jesus Christ.