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Archive for the 'Church Conferences' Category

-Atheists Sue KC MO Over Baptist Convention?

Friday, August 19th, 2016

                     (Kansas City Mo: Wikipedia) It is routine for cities to spend ‘tourist’ tax dollars (usually raised through a special extra city tax charged for hotel rooms) in attracting and accommodating major conventions. The National Baptist Convention USA  has scheduled a major  conference in Kansas City MO for September which will bring at least 10,000 […]

-Latest: The Church and Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

In the last two weeks there has been several major news stories about Christian denominations and same-sex marriage. First story is about the Episcopal Church in America, The Anglican Convention voted to suspend the American denomination because of their support and acceptance of same-sex marriage. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: Leaders representing 88 […]

-Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Votes to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, June 20th, 2014

(Photo: Facebook/PCUSA) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted on Thursday to redefine the denominational understanding of marriage and allow its clergy to perform same-sex marriages. Here is the story from the Christian Post: The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s highest governing body voted Thursday to allow ministers to perform same-sex marriages. Presbyterian clergy can now marry gay and […]

-San Antonio Ordinance May Restrict Christian Conventions?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

             (Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas:  Wikipedia) Lawyers from the Southern Baptist Convention have explored the legal ramifications of the new San Antonio City ‘non-discrimination’ policy and have concluded that it could restrict and even prevent Christian organizations from using the city’s convention center. Here’s the story from the Baptist News: SAN ANTONIO (BP) — […]

-Egypt: 71,000 Christians Attend Prayer Event in Cairo

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Most of the time ‘bad news’ is coming out of Egypt, for once here is a good story. The following report comes to us from long-time Christian blogger Andrew Jones (Tall Skinny Kiwi) who was visiting in Egypt at the time and attended the “Day of Prayer 11.11.11’: – 71,000 attended the all-night prayer meeting […]

-Catholic Bishops: Religious Liberty is Eroding in America

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

          (Image via Wikipedia) From BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Roman Catholic bishops vowed Monday to defend their religious liberty in the face of growing acceptance of gay marriage and what they called attempts by secularists to marginalize faith. Bishop William Lori, leader of a new national religious liberty committee, condemned federal and state policies that […]