Nurse offering patient prayer suspended, Saudis arrest Christian blogger, and TV ad blitzed by NBC in search of a slot. TheScroogeReport follows these stories and more.
SOMERSET, UK — (BBC) A Christian nurse from Weston-super-Mare has been suspended for offering to pray for a patient’s recovery.
Community nurse Caroline Petrie, 45, says she asked an elderly woman patient during a home visit if she wanted her to say a prayer for her.
The patient complained to the health trust about Mrs Petrie who follows the Baptist faith.
She was suspended, without pay, on 17 December and will find out the outcome of her disciplinary meeting next week. more
INTERNET — (Persecution Blog) International Christian Concern is reporting that Saudi Arabia has arrested a Christian blogger for writing about his conversion to Christ from Islam.
What is even more amazing is that they have also blocked the Christian’s blog, which is hosted by Google’s free blogging platform Blogger. more
What will be the fate of this pro-life ad that NBC initially accepted for Super Bowl XLIII, then declined. This is powerful…stay tuned!