October 28, 2020

The American Pastors Network  (APN) is encouraging Christians to vote biblically. It has listed 10 reasons why Christians should vote, and vote for candidates whose policies align closest to the truths of scripture. “There is no doubt that voting is a very significant aspect of the Christian witness for truth that the Word of God calls us to portray,” Gary Dull, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, said in a statement. “Biblically minded Christians will be biblically minded voters… Read more

October 27, 2020

The International Religious Freedom Act was signed into law 22 years ago today on October 27, 1998. The bipartisan bill was designed to promote religious freedom as a foreign policy of the United States, to foster greater religious freedoms in countries that are intolerant of religious freedom, and to advocate for people who are persecuted because of their religious beliefs. To commemorate the anniversary, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, is hosting a virtual… Read more

October 27, 2020

A recent Barna Research Group study reveals that many pastors are silent on what they consider “political” issues; yet their congregants don’t want them to be. “As the U.S. presidential election looms, pastors might wonder how to lead well during this time of increased tension,” the report states. “If our data on the tug-of-war for their engagement is any indication, they likely feel there is no way to win with all of their congregants. “Regardless of whether pastors are talking about political… Read more

October 27, 2020

Of the roughly 32 lawsuits that have been filed since March against California Gov. Gavin Newsom, many allege his executive orders violate the religious liberty clauses of the California Constitution. Twenty-two active cases address religious freedom violations, education policies, forced closures of businesses, alleged violations of federal and state laws, and grievances by landlords. At least 10 of the 32 have been dropped or ruled on; some of the 22 active cases have been amended since their initial filing. Some… Read more

October 26, 2020

An employee at the University of Virginia Health System (UVA Health) has been threatened with disciplinary action despite asking for a religious accommodation from the flu vaccine several times. And this is just one version of a flu vaccine; there are several. None are guaranteed to work and for the 2020-2021 flu season, all four flu viruses used in the Flucelvax Quadrivalent are animal cell-derived, the Centers for Disease Control states. None use aborted fetal tissue, although numerous vaccines do. “The cell-based… Read more

October 21, 2020

While being interviewed for a feature-length documentary about himself called, “Francesco,” Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, said: “Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God.” The film premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival, one week after a major sex trial began at the Vatican. The claims against an alleged homosexual priest were made in 2012, first exposed by Italian journalists. Attempts were allegedly made to cover up the abuse,… Read more

October 21, 2020

A federal district judge issued a 44-page decision granting an injunction in favor of two churches against Governor Jared Polis’ executive orders that place numerical restrictions on houses of worship and required attendees to wear masks. The order in Denver Bible Church v. Azar prevents the state of Colorado from enforcing the indoor occupancy limitations and the face-covering requirement for the churches who sued in August: Pastors Bob Enyart of Denver Bible Church in Wheat Ridge and Joey Rhoads of Community Baptist Church in… Read more

October 21, 2020

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling on one lawsuit filed by the Maryville Baptist Church against Democratic Governor Andy Beshear, stating that injunction on his worship ban issued by a lower court stands. On March 19, Gov. Beshear prohibited “[a]ll mass gatherings,” including “faith-based” gatherings, in the Commonwealth. On March 25, he issued stay-at-home orders for all organizations that were deemed not “life-sustaining,” including religious organizations except for when they provide “charitable services” like serving food or offering shelter…. Read more

October 19, 2020

In Fr. Edward Meeks’ recent homily given to parishioners at Christ the King parish in Towson, Maryland, he argues that there is one presidential candidate who stands in opposition to Roman Catholic teachings and the teachings of the Bible: former Vice President Joe Biden, in addition to the entire Democratic Party. Meeks also explains why he’s devoted several sermons to understanding key issues about the 2020 Election. He begins the recent sermon saying, “It is not my job to tell you… Read more

October 12, 2020

Pastor Bob Fu, founder and president of China Aid, based in Midland, Texas, claims that the Chinese Communist Party has dispatched operatives to the U.S. in order to specifically harass him and his family. Fu and his family have been forced to leave their home in Midland after protestors in chartered buses arrived to stage a protest. Pastor Fu and his family are now under police protection. Police officers dispersed individuals at the protest, some of whom were waving signs that… Read more

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