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

October 5, 2020

The U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has launched “The Mustard Seed Series”– a virtual workshop for faith leaders and congregations, which features faith-based partnerships and projects that provide affordable housing to those in need. Churches have long successfully helped to create affordable housing, serve the homelessness and work with government agencies to help those in their community. And this new HUD program showcases these successful efforts. The series provides a forum to educate other faith-based organizations interested in... Read more

September 30, 2020

Liberty Counsel has now filed an appeal with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in a religious discrimination case it filed against Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and other state officials on behalf of Andrew Wommack Ministries International (AWMI), Inc. AWMI is a nonprofit charitable corporation and religious ministry that offers Christian and biblically based conferences, seminars, events, and other religious gatherings. Its affiliated ministry, Charis Bible College, offers in-person and online biblical education courses to its approximately 652 enrolled students. AWMI is suing... Read more

September 27, 2020

No rioting. No looting. No burning things down, spray painting or screaming in peoples’ faces. No destruction. No attacks against police or anyone else. This is what Washington, D.C., looked like on September 26, which was designated as the Inaugural National Day of Prayer and Return. Thousands gathered to pray and sing. They lifted cries of worship, rejoicing, and calls for repentance, asking God’s mercy for a broken country. “For where two or three are gathered together in My name,... Read more

September 25, 2020

Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church are entitled to a full trial on the merits of their challenge to state and county shut-down orders, a Los Angeles Superior Court ruled Thursday. The governments have attempted to impose criminal and civil penalties against the church for continuing to hold in-person worship services. Los Angeles County has repeatedly attempted to shut down the church, sending in inspectors to observe services, and going so far as seeking to hold MacArthur in contempt... Read more

September 23, 2020

Christian students will gather around their schools’ flagpoles and virtually, September 23 at 7:00 a.m. to pray for their schools, friends, families, communities and nation at the annual See You at the Pole™ (SYATP) event. SYATP is a movement of “students leading students.” It’s based on “The biblical call to RETURN. RESTORE. REVIVE.” In its 30th year of praying at school flag poles, this year a livestream video will also be available at 7:00 a.m. in each U.S. time zone (including... Read more

September 21, 2020

Within less than one month of legal tensions, North Valley Baptist Church and Santa Clara County and have reached a stalemate. Both having dropped their lawsuits against each other, with the church agreeing to hold worship services outside with attendees sitting inside their cars on church property. On Friday, August 21, the Santa Clara County Public Health Office posted a cease and desist letter on North Valley Baptist Church’s doors, fining it a total of $27,750 for nine days worth of... Read more

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