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Archive for August, 2014

-New York: Christian Owners Will No Longer Host Weddings After Losing Lawsuit Over Same-Sex Wedding

Friday, August 29th, 2014

      (Same Sex Marriage: Wikipedia) The Christian owners of a farm in New York which is rented out for public events will no longer host weddings. The couple came to that decision after a judge fined them $13,000 for declining to host a same-sex ceremony that was against their religious beliefs and convictions. The judge […]

-HS Players Pray for Injured Teammate- Atheists Attack

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Players on a High School football team took a knee and prayed for a teammate who was injured on the field. Something that has been going on in America for many generations. Except this time an activist atheist organization complained and attacked the school administrators for allowing it. Here’s the […]

-Sacramento: “Too Many Churches Already”

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Immigrant Christians Have Difficulty Getting Their Place of Worship Approved Romanian Christians who left their home country because of persecution found a new kind of discrimination in Sacramento, California when they attempted to receive city approval for a place of worship. One of the reasons given for a permit refusal for their new location was […]

-Love Your Neighbor- It’s Good for Your Heart?

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

       (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Love your neighbor”…following this Biblical commandment could actually be good for you in a number of different ways- mentally, spiritually, and physically. There is recent medical research which indicates that good relations with your neighbors might actually be better for the physical condition of your heart: "Having good neighbours and feeling […]

-New HHS Contraceptive Mandate Rules Fail Again

Monday, August 25th, 2014

              (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Friday (Aug.22) the Obama administration issued new procedures (the 8th set of rules) for fulfilling their HHS Contraceptive and Abortifacient Mandate. However, the Baptists and the Catholic Bishops have already found the latest revision to be inadequate for maintaining religious freedom. Here’s the story from the Baptist Press: In a […]

-Houston: Activists Publish Names On Petition Against Transgender Bathroom Ordinance

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) LGBT activists have published the names of 31,000 citizens in Houston, Texas who signed a petition in opposition to the Transgender Bathroom Ordinance which also restricted religious liberty in the city. Here’s the story from LifeSiteNews: Backers of a Houston city ordinance banning discrimination based on “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” […]

-Believers Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier Lives?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

(British Journal of General Practice: Wikipedia) “Religious faith remains by far the best predictor of a long, healthy life” There are medical studies from the UK that seem to indicate that believers in God who attend worship services may live longer, happier, and healthier lives. Here’s the story from the UK Telegraph: …as Richard Scott, […]

-UPDATE: Bibles Can Stay in Navy Lodges

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

The US Navy has reversed its decision to have Bibles removed from guest rooms in their lodges around the world due to a huge outcry from American Christians. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The U.S. Navy has reversed its decision to remove Bibles from Navy rooms, and has noted that it would be […]

-Federal Judge Gives Baptist College an Exemption From HHS Mandate

Friday, August 15th, 2014

        (US Depart.of Justice: Wikipedia) A federal judge in Louisiana on Wednesday gave a Baptist college an exemption from the Obama administrations HHS Contraceptive/Abortifacient Mandate. Here’s the story from the CItizenLink: In a landmark decision, a federal district court on Wednesday said a Christian college in Louisiana is exempt from complying with the HHS mandate. […]

-UPDATE: Judge Puts Houston Transgender Bathroom Ordinance On Hold

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

(Seal of City of Houston: Wikipedia) Last week Houston Mayor Annise Parker lawlessly refused to put the ‘transgender bathroom ordinance up for a vote of the people in spite of a petition which met the legal threshold that should have forced it. Now a judge has put the ordinance on hold until all of the […]