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Pastor John MacArthur insists on defying lockdown orders and will “leave the results” to God

Church

Grace Community Church in California is facing threats from county officials for reopening church despite lockdown orders that specifically prohibited churches to hold in-person services. Nonetheless, Pastor John MacArthur is not complying to the order mandated by Gov. Gavin Newsom and announced to continue in-person services. "We will obey God rather than men. We're going to be faithful to the Lord and we're going to leave the results to Him," Pastor John MacArthur confidently professed his unwavering faith.READ MORE

A survey by Burna determines who is the best suited local community problem solver by asking Christians and non-Christians

Most Christians believe the Church is best suited as local community problem solver whereas non-Christians say otherwise

Church

Most Christians believe the Church is best suited as local community problem solver whereas non-Christians say otherwiseREAD MORE

Police in Hong Kong issued arrest warrants for 6 pro-democracy activists for violating the new national security law imposed by China

China issues arrest warrants for 6 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including US citizen

World

China issues arrest warrants for 6 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including US citizenREAD MORE

Radical Hindu Nationalists and local villagers force pastor's out of village

Pastor’s Family in India Threatened and Attacked by Village and Forced to Relocate Shelter

Mission

Pastor’s Family in India Threatened and Attacked by Village and Forced to Relocate ShelterREAD MORE

Harvest Crusade being held in the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Southern California

Harvest Crusade is Changing their long-maintained stadium tradition to acclimate to the pandemic

Life

Harvest Crusade is Changing their long-maintained stadium tradition to acclimate to the pandemicREAD MORE

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5 Ways with Biblical Texts To Pray Over the North Korean brothers and sisters

World

North Korea is in many hearts of Christians to pray for freedom for the Christian brothers and sisters who are unsettled and troubled. Praying, worshiping, and having a Bible in North Korea is forbidden and if one is caught they will be put into prison or sentenced to death. For Christians it is sometimes difficult to pray especially for countries or people who are faced with brutality. Looking for the right words can be hard, but when it comes to scripture-based prayers, it helps and is encouraging. There are five biblical verses that can help those who have a heart for the fellow Christian brothers and sisters in North Korea and for that country. READ MORE

Uyghurs living in China are being deprived of their human rights by Chinese Firms in XUAR

US cuts ties with 11 Chinese Firms in Xinjiang for violating human rights

World

On Monday, the U.S. Commerce Department barred 11 Chinese companies from accessing U.S.-sourced commodities, technology, and other items. 11 Chinese companies situated in the northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have allegedly been involved in violating human rights of exploiting Uyghur and other minority Muslim workers.READ MORE

The Harry Potter Author Expresses Concern for Gender-Transitioning Procedures on Minors

Harry Potter Author Expresses Concern for Gender-Transitioning for Minors

Society

J.K. Rowling, the author of the fantasy series, "Harry Potter," is speaking about gender identity issues and receiving disapproving criticism for it. Rowling stated that gender-transitioning types of experimental practices make up a medical scandal that will "erupt" soon. "It feel as though we're on the brink of a medical scandal," Rowling wrote in one Twitter post.READ MORE

In North Korea, Coronavirus pandemic is impacting her negatively with the cost of food rising and food running out

North Korea shows expresses difficult times of pandemic

World

Sonyong Lee fled North Korea and recently arrived in South Korea. She has been receiving letters from her mother who is still in North Korea and Sonyong has shared one of her mother's letters with Radio Free Asia.READ MORE

Pro-life activists at 2015 Annual March for Life at Supreme Court

More than 100 Christian leaders and pro-life advocates write to persuade Democrats

Church

More than 100 Christian pastors, religious leaders, and pro-life advocates signed a letter organized by the anti-abortion group Democrats for Life to persuade the Democratic National Committee.READ MORE

Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church

Calif. church keeps church open for in-person services in breach of restrictions

Church

John MacArthur, the pastor of Grace Community Church in California declared to keep his church open for in-person services despite the coronavirus ban. "Compliance would be disobedience to our Lord's clear commands," MacArthur said. Pastor John MacArthur referred to the bible to support his decision, "Christ is Lord of all. He is the true head of the church (Ephesians 1:11; 5:23; Colossians 1:18) "Insofar as government authorities do not attempt to assert ecclesiastical authority or issue orders that forbid our obedience to God's law, their authority is to be obeyed whether we agree with their rulings or not. In other words, Romans 13 and 1 Peter 2 still bind the consciences of individual Christians. We are to obey our civil authorities as powers that God Himself has ordained," MacArthur wrote.READ MORE

Giants Pitcher Sam Coonrod Doesn’t Kneel for BLM

Giants pitcher doesn't kneel for BLM because he only kneels for God

Entertainment

During the opening day game between the Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, Sam Coonrod, the San Francisco Giants pitcher refused to kneel to honor the Black Lives Matter movement when the rest of the MLB players knelt. "I'm a Christian, so I just believe that I can't kneel before anything besides God."READ MORE

Hagia Sophia

Muslim leaders urge Hagia Sophia's conversion to mosque

World

Muslim leaders are expressing their support to keep the Hagia Sophia in Turkey open to people of all faiths. Judge Mohamed Abdel Salam, the general secretary of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, a religious committee representing Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, contended that any decisions regarding the Hagia Sophia be not for creating divisions but rather as a place that encourages "mutual respect and understand among all religions."READ MORE

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo

Mike Pompeo "Abortion, it takes a life"

US

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared a speech during a Family Leadership Summit in Iowa expressing the Trump administration's opposition of making abortion a human right. "Abortion quite simply isn't a human right," Pompeo declared. "It takes a life." "This administration appreciates and knows that our rights come from God, not government," Pompeo added as he shared that he is trying to make decisions based on "God's" truth.READ MORE

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British Public Seeks to Ban LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy

World

A poll administered by Ozanne Foundation revealed that a whopping 62% of the British public agreed to ban LGBTQ+ conversion therapy. This conversion therapy was defined by Ozanne Foundation as therapy "where people seek to change someone's sexual orientation, sexual behavior, or gender identity." The ban was only opposed by 14% of the British public Jayne Ozanne, the founder of the Ozanne Foundation called the conversion therapy an "abhorrent practice." READ MORE

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