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-Texas: City Law to Regulate Church Hiring?

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

A lawsuit has been filed against a City of Austin (TX) law which could force churches to hire folks who do not reflect their Biblical and theological beliefs and standards. Meanwhile, the city is not backing down and vows to support their ordinance in court. From the Christian Post: … According to the lawsuit, the […]

-Texas: Two Churches Vandalized With Pro-Islam Graffiti

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Radical Muslim attacks upon churches in America continue. The main stream media pretty much ignores reports like this though they do usually get covered by the local press. Here’s the story from Charisma News: A mysterious vandal defaced two San Antonio, Texas-based churches … Anthony Boulan, a member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church, discovered the vandalism […]

-Houston’s LGBT ‘Bathroom Ordinance’ Defeated

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

? The citizens of Houston, Texas were finally allowed to vote on the transgender ‘bathroom ordinance’ which had been forced upon the city by the mayor and the city counsel. The referendum, which the mayor originally tried to stop, was not even close with controversial ordinance going down in complete defeat. Here’s the story from […]

-Houston Wants to Take Down Two Historic Black Churches

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

The City of Houston TX is threatening to take the property of two historic black churches. The churches are involved in ministry in the neighborhood providing numerous services to the poor families living there. The city authorities want to take the church properties through eminent domain in order to build taxable housing and a new […]

-Texas Supreme Court: Houston Must Put Controversial ‘Transgender Bathroom’ Bill Up for Vote.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that the City of Houston must put the controversial LGBT rights ‘transgender bathroom’ bill up for a vote by the people or repeal the ordinance. Meanwhile the court suspended the law. Here’s the report from the Christian Post: … Houston’s controversial equal rights ordinance, known as HERO, will appear […]

-Sharia Law ‘Islamic Tribunal’ Operating in Texas?

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

(Image from Islamic Tribunal website) A voluntary Islamic Tribunal using Sharia law is now operating in Texas. Here is the story from Breitbart News: An Islamic Tribunal using Sharia law in Texas has been confirmed by Breitbart Texas. The tribunal is operating as a non-profit organization in Dallas. One of the attorneys for the tribunal […]

-Houston: Mayor Withdraw Subpoenas on Pastors

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Mayor Annise Parker announced today that the city was withdrawing all the subpoenas served on 5 local Houston pastors. Two weeks ago the mayor of the city of Houston,Texas  started a religious freedom nightmare scenario when she subpoenaed 5 local pastors demanding that they turn over all of their sermons that mentioned homosexuality or the […]

-Response to Houston’s Demand of Pastor’s Sermon’s from ‘Bonhoeffer’ Author

Monday, October 27th, 2014

The City of Houston has somewhat backed off of initial demands that key pastors in the city turn over sermons mentioning homosexuality but still are demanding any material that mentions the ‘transgender bathroom ordinance’ or the mayor. Meanwhile the video above shows a poignant response from the author of ‘Bonheoffer.’ From the Blaze: When Eric […]

-Houston Backs Down On Subpoenas for Pastors’ Sermons? Sort of But Not Quite

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

                     (Mayor Annise Parker: Wikipedia) After a firestorm of criticism across the entire country, yesterday Houston’s activist mayor seemingly backed away from subpoenas demanding Pastor’s sermons on a variety of subjects including homosexuality and LGBT issues. The update initially sounded good but in reality the demands from the pastors have merely been refocused to only […]

-City of Houston Subpoenas Pastor’s Sermons on Homosexuality

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

      (Seal of City of Houston: Wikipedia) In one of the greatest abuses of government power against religious liberty in memory, the City of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding that a number of local pastors turn over any of their sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity, or those that even mention the mayor. The ministers […]