Rick Warren Apologizes For Video Containing Asian Stereotypes
Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren has apologized for a children’s Sunday school curriculum video that used Asian culture stereotypes to teach kids about the Bible. In the video a pastor wears a Chinese shirt, makes Kung Fu sounds and pretends to make sushi that he then spits out. Warren apologized and said he was upset and embarrassed by the racially offensive content of the video, and that it was immediately taken down. Read more about the video in question here.
Scottish Worship Leaders Suing Over Church Closings
Christians around the world are rising up over houses of worship begin closed due to coivd-19 restrictions. Some 27 church leaders in Scotland are suing the Scottish government and asking that the courts review pandemic lockdown orders that have closed churches. The lawsuit claims lockdown restrictions have criminalized public worship and are in violation of the Scottish constitution. Read more about the lawsuit here.
Christian Actress Fired After Posting Bible verses On Facebook
In a continued effort to silence conservative and Christian voices, a Christian actress, was fired after a 2014 social media post surfaced with her questioning homosexuality and citing a Bible verse. Seyi Omooba, a 25-year-old British-born actress, posted on Facebook that she didn’t agree with the homosexual lifestyle citing 1 Corinthians 6:9-11. As a result, she was fired from her role in a theater production. Read more about her dismissal here.
New Prostate Test Offering 99% Accuracy
Prostate cancer is a disease primarily affecting older, male patients, and is typically diagnosed with either a blood test or physical exam, which can be unpleasant for the patient. But now Korean medical scientists have employed AI-learning to create a new prostate cancer screening with almost 100% accuracy. Current tests generate a significant amount of false positives, leading to unnecessary biopsies. But the new tests, which use a drop of urine, change all that. Read more about this new test here.