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‘Repentance Must Come With Restitution’: Anonymous Donor Restores Stolen Office Supplies Tenfold 40 Years Later

By Heather Clark MINDEN, La. — An anonymous individual who says that they stole pencils and markers from the office supply room while working for the Webster Parish Courthouse 40 years ago has mailed a box to the office where they worked as a teen, restoring the office supplies tenfold and enclosing a letter outlining that they believe God would have them make things… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Fifth-Grade Student in North Carolina Disciplined After Calling His Teacher ‘Ma’am’

By Editor  (Yahoo News) — Growing up, many of us were taught to refer to our elders as “ma’am” and “sir,” especially if you were raised in the South. However, while some may think of the terms as a polite way to show respect, others find them to be outdated — and possibly even offensive. Parents Teretha Wilson and McArthur Bryant were shocked to find out… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Judge Orders Florida Prison System to Allow Man Who Identifies as Woman to Wear Female Undergarments

By Heather Clark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida has ordered the state prison system to allow a male inmate who identifies as a woman to wear female undergarments, grow his hair out, and to have access to makeup customarily available in women’s facilities. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker, appointed to the bench by then-President Barack Obama, ruled on Wednesday… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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U.S. Appeals Court Finds Alabama Dismemberment Abortion Ban Unconstitutional

By Editor Photo Credit: Alejando Heredia (Reuters) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a permanent injunction blocking Alabama from banning the most common method of second-trimester abortion. But two judges from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta used the 3-0 decision to cast doubt on the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence, including… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Oprah Winfrey’s ‘O’ Magazine Promotes ‘Shout Your Abortion’ Movement

By Heather Clark Oprah’s “O” magazine recently published an article in its “inspiration” section written by the founder of the “Shout Your Abortion” movement, in which she shared how a Facebook post expressing her “gratitude” to Planned Parenthood for her abortion snowballed into over 300,000 people tweeting the “ShoutYourAbortion” hashtag and the launching on an official… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘My Rebellion Separated Me From God’: Former Homosexual Activist in Uganda Says She Has Renounced Lesbianism

By Heather Clark KAMPALA — “Anyone who doesn’t believe God can change anyone has never met the true and living God of the Bible,” reads the Facebook intro of a former homosexual activist from Uganda who says that she has now renounced lesbianism as her heart has been changed by God. Val Kalende is one of the co-founders of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), which is considered… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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U.S. Army Rejects Charge Against Chaplain Investigated Over Lesbian Who Wanted to Attend Marriage Retreat

By Heather Clark FORT BRAGG, N.C. — An official with the U.S. Army has rejected the findings of an investigation into a chaplain who declined to lead a marriage retreat after learning that a lesbian had signed up to attend the event with her partner, and will not charge the chaplain with “dereliction of duty” as an investigator had recommended. “We are grateful that the Army… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church Worker Who Volunteered With Youth Guilty of ‘Lewd Acts’ With Teen Boys

By Heather Clark LAKE FOREST, Calif. — A now former volunteer youth mentor at Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church who reportedly also worked in the “technology, communication and marketing ministries” department has been convicted of committing lewd acts with two teenage boys. Ruven Meulenberg, 33, was convicted by a jury on Wednesday of engaging in inappropriate conduct with twin… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Monkey Dust’ Drug Causing Public Health Crisis in UK’s Midlands Region

By Editor (The Christian Institute) — Police are warning of a new drug known as Monkey Dust, which causes powerful hallucinations and paranoia yet costs as little as £2. The drug, also known as MDPV, is causing a public health crisis across Staffordshire and the West Midlands, with paramedics called to 178 incidents since April. When approached by members of the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Let’s Kill These Cops’: Convicted Rapper’s Video Not Protected Speech, Says Pennsylvania Supreme Court

By Heather Clark HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who had been found guilty of terrorist threats and intimidation after releasing a music video with lyrics that named particular Pittsburgh police officers and called for their death. Jamal Knox, 24, had been facing drug charges after being found with 15 bags of heroin, $1,500… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Toddlers’ Survival Alone for Two Days After Car Wreck Kills Mother Called ‘Nothing Short of A Miracle, God’s Blessing’

By Editor  CAMDEN, Ark. (Associated Press) — A 3-year-old boy and his 1-year-old brother survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a single-car wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas. The older boy was found first, wandering alone on Monday morning along a road in Camden, about 85 miles (135 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock, the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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California Senate Advances Bill Prohibiting Therapists From Helping Those Seeking to Fight Homosexual Temptation

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: FreeImages.com SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Senate has advanced a bill that prohibits professional therapists and counselors from advertising or selling services that would offer help to those seeking to fight homosexual temptation, attaching the prohibition to existing consumer fraud law. The controversial AB-2943 passed the Senate 25-11… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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British Medical Association Proposes Allowing Euthanasia for Advanced Dementia, Parkinson’s Patients’

By Editor Photo Credit: Alex Borland (The Christian Institute) — Plans to allow doctors to end the lives of patients with severe dementia or other degenerative diseases have been proposed by the British Medical Association (BMA). A recent court ruling allowed doctors to remove “clinically-assisted artificial nutrition and hydration” from some patients with the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Concerns Raised After Serita Jakes Posts Photos of Yoga Session at The Potter’s House Church

By Heather Clark DALLAS, Texas — Concerns were recently raised online after Serita Jakes, the wife of megachurch minister T.D. Jakes, posted photographs of women engaging in a yoga session at The Potter’s House during a women’s forum designed to teach ladies about leading healthy lives. “Today, we aspired to inspire #health mentally, emotionally, and physically. Our ladies even… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Chinese Pastor Summoned for Questioning During Church Intrusion

By Editor Photo Credit: China Aid GUANGZHOU, Guangdong (China Aid) — A repeatedly persecuted house church in China’s southern Guangdong province was holding a service Sunday morning when more than 10 law enforcement officers broke into it without permission and ordered the pastor, Huang Xiaoning, to stop preaching. In reply, Huang asked that they show respect rather… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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City Removes Ten Commandments Plaque From Public Park Following Complaint

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: FFRF STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Officials in a city in Ohio have removed a Ten Commandments plaque from a public park following receipt of a complaint from one of the nation’s most conspicuous Church-State separation groups. According to reports, the Ten Commandments display in Steubenville’s Murphy Park had been placed after the Baptist church across… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Troubled Teen Who Flashed Money, Gang Signs on Facebook Tragically Killed on Birthday After Posting ‘I Made it to See 17’

By Heather Clark ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A troubled teenager in Missouri who posted photos of himself on social media holding stacks of money and making gang signs, and who had just posted on Saturday that he was glad he had made it to 17, was tragically killed about an hour later in broad daylight. “Thru all the I den been thru I’m just glad I can say I made it to see 17 #MYDAY… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Kenyan Atheists Push for National Holiday Dedicated to ‘Lack of Faith in God’

By Editor (Standard Digital) — “We want a day to clearly illustrate to you that there is no God, or any Supreme Being worth honouring and worshipping.” That is a plea that has been made by Atheists In Kenya to the government as they seek to have a national holiday that will be devoted to them. Atheists In Kenya was registered as a society in February 17, 2016 under… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Muslim Immigrant Sentenced Over ‘Honor Killing’ of Christian Who Married His Converted Daughter

By Heather Clark HOUSTON, Texas — A Muslim man who had immigrated to America from Jordan has been sentenced to death by a jury after engaging in two “honor killings” in allegedly being enraged that his daughter had shamed the family by converting to Christianity and marrying a Christian. Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, 60, had reportedly plotted to kill five people, including his… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Muslim Couple Denied Swiss Citizenship for Refusing to Shake Hands With Opposite Sex

By Editor (Yahoo News) — The city of Lausanne in Switzerland has blocked a Muslim couple from becoming Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex. The municipality said it refused to grant the couple’s citizenship application over their lack of respect for gender equality, Lausanne mayor Gregoire Junod said, according to the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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