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California Mass Murderer Ian Long Said He Was ‘Bored’ in Social Media Post During Shooting Massacre

By Editor  (NY Daily News) — The twisted ex-Marine who gunned down a dozen people in a California bar paused to ponder his mental health in two social media posts during the deadly rampage. Ian David Long, 28, noted on Instagram that he was bored, not crazy — and wondered whether people would believe he was rational when word of the massacre spread, law… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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California Fires Tragically Destroy Entire Town of Paradise, Described as Vision of ‘Hell,’ ‘Armageddon’

By Heather Clark PARADISE, Calif. — A fast-moving wildfire raging in Northern California has destroyed the entire town of Paradise, killing nine people and being described as a vision of “Hell.” “Honestly, it looks like Armageddon,” Brian Rice, chairman of the California Fire Foundation, told NBC News. “There’s a part of me that wonders if this city will come back. It… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Lesbians Who Filed Complaint Against Baker for Not Making Wedding Cake Wore Hidden Microphones: Report

By Heather Clark BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Two lesbians who filed a complaint against a Christian baker after she declined to make a cake for a same-sex celebration wore hidden microphones to record the refusal, according to a press release from the baker’s attorneys. “The evidence shows that this was all a set-up to get money and to destroy Cathy for her Christian faith,” said… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Chinese Officials Interrupt Guangdong Bible Study, Close Church

By Editor ZHANJIANG, Guangdong (China Aid) — Government personnel in Zhanjiang, Guangdong, closed a church in China’s southern Guangdong province on Oct. 24, notifying the landlord that the property should not be used for church activities. On that evening, the members of Renew Church said they had gathered to study the Bible when local officials broke in, ordering… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Oregon Voters Reject Ballot Initiative Prohibiting Spending Public Funds for Abortion

By Heather Clark SALEM, Ore. — Oregon residents voted by a significant margin on Tuesday to reject a ballot initiative that would have amended the state constitution to expressly prohibit taxpayer funds from being used to pay for the murder of the unborn. Measure 106 was struck down 64.5 percent to 35.6 percent on Election Day, despite having support from a number of pro-life… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Dutch Man, 69, Wants to Legally Change Age Because He ‘Feels 49’

By Editor (The Christian Institute) — A Dutch man who feels his age is holding him back in business and dating has launched a legal battle to be legally recognized as 20 years younger. Emile Ratelband, was born on March 11, 1949, but because he feels he is being discriminated against by potential employers and on dating sites, he wants to change his date of birth to… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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West Virginia Votes to Add ‘No Right to Abortion’ Declaration to State Constitution

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Josh Willink/Pexels CHARLESTON, W.V. — Residents in West Virginia voted on Tuesday to approve a proposal to add an amendment to the state Constitution declaring that there is no “right” to an abortion. 51 percent of voters approved Amendment 1, also known as the “No Constitutional Right to Abortion” amendment, on Election Day, with 48 percent… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Father, Between Sobs, Announces Oldest Son Was Killed in California Mass Shooting: ‘This Is So Hard’

By Editor  (PEOPLE) — In obvious agony, the father of one of the victims in Wednesday night’s mass shooting at a California bar announced his death to the world. “His name was Cody Coffman, my firstborn son,” Jason Coffman told reporters Thursday morning. About 12 hours earlier a gunman burst into the crowded Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks and… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Massachusetts Voters Uphold Law Allowing ‘Transgenders’ to Use Restroom That Aligns With ‘Gender Identity’

By Heather Clark BOSTON, Mass. — Massachusetts residents voted on Tuesday to retain a state law that allows those who identify as the opposite sex to use the restroom that aligns with their “gender identity.” 67.8 percent of voters approved Question 3, with approximately 2.6 million residents casting their ballot. The question revolves around a non-discrimination ordinance… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Bomb Planted at Church in India

By Editor India (Mission Network News) – On October 25, an IED was found in the trash bin at a church in northeast India, a region nestled between Bangladesh and Nepal. Authorities were immediately called, and the bomb was neutralized. Bibles For The World’s President John Pudaite and his wife were at the church during the bomb’s discovery. They had been participating… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Republicans Elect Deceased Brothel Owner in Nevada Assembly Race

By Heather Clark LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Voters in Nevada elected a Republican brothel owner to the Assembly on Tuesday despite the fact that he had died a month ago. Dennis Hoff received 63 percent of the vote on Election Day, compared to 37 percent for his opponent, Democrat Lesia Romanov. County officials will now appoint a Republican to serve in his place. As previously… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Kim Davis, Clerk Who Refused to Issue Marriage Licenses to Homosexuals With Her Name on Them, Loses to Democrat

By Editor MOREHEAD, Ky. (Lexington Herald-Leader) — Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk made famous by her refusal to sign marriage licenses for gay couples, lost Tuesday in her reelection bid for the Rowan County clerkship. Davis, a Republican, lost to Democratic challenger Elwood Caudill Jr. by about 700 votes. Her loss marks at least a temporary end to the saga… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Colorado Voters Elect Nation’s First Openly Homosexual Governor

By Heather Clark Screenshot YouTube DENVER, Co. — Voters in Colorado have elected the nation’s first openly homosexual governor, choosing Democrat Jared Polis 52 percent over Republican challenger Walker Stapleton, who obtained 45 percent of the vote. Jared Polis, who raises two children with his partner, Marlon Reis, has been serving in the U.S. House of Representatives… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Alabama Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment Enshrining Government Right to Display Ten Commandments

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Vmenkov/Wikipedia MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Voters in Alabama have approved an amendment that would explicitly enshrine in the state Constitution the right to display the Ten Commandments on government property, if desired. 71 percent of voters approved Amendment 1 on Tuesday, which applies to both state property and public schools. “Amendment 1… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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UN Report: More Than 200 Mass Graves Containing Thousands Killed by ISIS Discovered in Iraq

By Editor (World Watch Monitor) — More than 200 mass graves containing the remains of thousands of people killed by Islamic State have been discovered in northern and western Iraq, according to a UN report that was released on Tuesday. The report by UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the UN Human Rights Office documents the existence of 202 mass graves in the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Professor Investigated for Declining to Address Male Student With Feminine Pronouns Files Suit

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Spongefan/Wikipedia PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — An Ohio professor who was placed under investigation for declining to address a male student who identifies as female with feminine pronouns has filed suit, stating that he should not be forced to violate his Christian convictions. Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Roman Catholics Worldwide Praying in Cemeteries to Free Souls From ‘Purgatory’ November 1-8

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Micael Widell As has been the custom for the past 50 years, Roman Catholics worldwide who pray at a cemetery between Nov. 1-8—and follow other requirements—are being offered a plenary indulgence to free their loved one from Purgatory and send their soul to Heaven. The practice has been said to be unbiblical for a number of reasons. “Purgatory… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Report: Roman Catholic Diocese Covered Up Priest’s Abuse of 50 Boys

By Editor FORT DODGE, Iowa (Associated Press) — A Roman Catholic diocese acknowledged Wednesday that it concealed for decades a priest’s admission that he sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys—a silence that may have put other children in danger. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the 1980s, but never defrocked. And it was not until this week,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Florida Teen Charged With Murder After Strangling Mother to Death, Burying Her Under Church Fire Pit

By Heather Clark ORLANDO, Fla. — A Florida teen has been charged with murder after strangling his mother to death following an argument over a bad grade and then burying her under a fire pit at a local church. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office announced on Saturday that Gregory Ramos, 15, provided a full confession to authorities. “Gregory Logan Ramos confessed to killing… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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State Department Warns U.S. Citizens in Tanzania to ‘Remove or Protect’ Social Media Posts After City Vows Crackdown on Homosexuality

By Editor (The Guardian) — The U.S. has warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after the commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality, a criminal offense in the country. In an alert on its website late on Saturday, the U.S. embassy in Tanzania advised Americans to review their social media profiles and internet footprints. “Remove or… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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