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-Florida Couple Face Fines for Hosting Bible Study

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

From Todd Starnes, Fox news: A Florida family is facing fines for hosting a weekly Bible study in their home – an act that city officials argue violates zoning codes. Shane and Marlen Roessiger, of Venice, Fla. are facing a $250 per day fine for hosting Friday night prayer and Bible study gatherings that are […]

-UPDATE: Pastor May Get Up to 3 Years for Bible Study

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Update: The Phoenix pastor, Michael Salman, who was jailed for having a Bible study in his home may get up to 3 years in prison for violating his probation. The prosecutor is arguing for more jail time past the 60 day sentence he is now serving. He had been ordered to limit his home Bible […]

-Phoenix Pastor Goes to Jail for Home Bible Study

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

(Pastor Michael Salman and his family) From The Christian Post: Michael Salman, the pastor from Phoenix who was fined and sentenced to jail for holding Bible studies in his home, started his 60-day jail sentence at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday).  … Salman was found guilty of code violations for hosting Bible studies on his 4.6 […]

-UPDATE: City to Pay Back Fines and Change Code on Home Bible Studies

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

           (Image via Wikipedia) The City of San Juan Capistrano, CA has agreed to pay back the fines charged against Chuck and Stephanie Fromm for hosting a large Bible study in their home without a city permit. Also, the city plans to review and make some changes to the municipal code. Here’s the original story: […]

-SD County Says Home Bible Study Needs Permit

Friday, May 29th, 2009

  Pastor David Jones and his wife, Mary, host a weekly Bible study in their home, usually attended by 15 or so folks. A San Diego County code enforcement officer Visited and served the couple with a citation notifying them that they were in violation of county regulations. Stipulating that they must immediately stop "religious […]