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Indiana Pastor’s Wife, Mother of 6 Who Died in Flash Flood Remembered as Godly, Compassionate Woman

By Heather Clark CLARKSBURG, Ind. — A church in Indiana is mourning the death of their pastor’s wife, who died on Monday after her car was swept into a creek due to flash flooding. Carol Jackson, 63, was the wife of Jerran Jackson, the pastor of Clarksburg Christian Church. She was a mother of six and had recently received the glad news that her second grandchild was on the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘They Had to Be Loved Back to Life’: Children Who Had Been Chained, Abused Now Have Forever Family in Christian Home

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: GoFundMe SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Two Texas children who had been rescued after being found chained in a couple’s back yard have now been placed with a forever family, and God is being credited with providing both the adoptive family and the children exactly what they needed to heal from life’s wounds. According to the San Antonio Express News,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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New York City’s ‘Gender Neutral’ Birth Certificate Option Goes Into Effect

By Heather Clark NEW YORK — A law that was passed last year that allows New York City residents to obtain amended birth certificates, including with an “X” for their gender, has officially gone into effect. According to reports, the legislation had been proposed in June, or “Pride Month,” being announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “This… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Authorities Order Closure of Another Church Building in Algeria

By Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – The official notice that a village pastor in Algeria received on Sunday (Dec. 30) confirmed what he had heard – his church had been ordered to close. Pastor Rabah Messaoudi had won a legal battle in 2017 after local officials in the Muslim country tried to close his church in Ait-Jimaa village, 45 kilometers (27 miles) from Tizi-Ouzou in… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Pope Francis’ Asserts During New Year’s ‘Mary, Mother of God’ Mass: She Is ‘Our Life, Our Sweetness and Our Hope’

By Heather Clark ROME — Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” led Roman Catholics on Tuesday in the observance of the feast day called “The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God,” during which he expressed the hope that Mary would “protect” the people for the new year, and claimed that in times of trouble, men should not only “lift eyes to our lady” but to also let Mary gaze… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Apple Pulls Ministry’s App Accused of Portraying Homosexuality as Sickness and Sin

By Editor (NBC News) — Apple has removed from its online store a religious app accused of portraying being gay as an “addiction,” “sickness,” and “sin” after a national gay rights organization petitioned to have it pulled. Truth Wins Out, which says it fights “anti-gay religious extremism,” launched a petition urging Apple to remove the app by Living Hope Ministries, a… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Philippine President Calls Doctrine of Triune Godhead ‘Silly’, Jesus’ Death on Cross ‘Unimpressive’ in Speaking Against Roman Catholicism

By Heather Clark KIDAPAWAN CITY — In seeking to again express his long-held frustration with Roman Catholicism, Rodrigo Duterte, the often outspoken and controversial president of the Philippines, criticized the doctrine of the triune Godhead on Saturday as being “silly” and profanely called Christ’s death on the cross rather than destroying his enemies with lightning… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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30,000 Babies Aborted in Pennsylvania in 2017, Most Abortive Mothers Unwed

By Heather Clark HARRISBURG, Pa. — 30,011 babies were aborted in Pennsylvania in 2017, a new report from the Pennsylvania Department of Health outlines. The vast majority of women obtaining the abortions were unwed. The figure is slightly down from the year prior, during which 30,881 children in the Commonwealth lost their lives, but is stated to be a record low. According to… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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North Carolina Pastor Killed in Car Crash, Remembered as Teaching Church to ‘Love on the Community’

By Editor (Winston-Salem Journal) — A Clemmons pastor who was killed in a Catawba County crash Thursday afternoon is remembered for his gentle spirit. Scott Randolph Hammett Jr., 59, of Clemmons, was driving back to Forsyth County from a vacation with his family. About 12:15 p.m., his Honda Accord ran off Interstate 40 east in Conover and struck a light pole, said… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Michigan Governor Vetoes Bills Allowing Installation of Safe Haven Baby Boxes at Fire Departments, Hospitals

By Heather Clark LANSING, Mich. — The Republican governor of Michigan has vetoed a package of bills that would have granted permission for fire departments, police stations and hospitals within the state to install baby boxes where mothers could anonymously surrender their newborns without criminal prosecution, stating that he believes that Michigan’s existing safe haven law is… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Kentucky Couple Offers Baby Showers, Parenting Classes, Bible Studies to Mothers in Need

By Editor Photo Credit: Aneta Blaszcyk JENKINS, Ky. (Baptist Press) — Bessie and Lester McPeek are known throughout eastern Kentucky as Diaper Lady and Diaper Man. They wouldn’t want it any other way. The McPeeks, married for 24 years, started a unique diaper distribution and parent education ministry in Jenkins, Ky., in 2001. Since then, they have given away more than… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Deranged Man Dressed as Woman Throws Fit, Threatens Violence After Cashier ‘Misgenders’ Him

By Heather Clark A profanity-laden video posted to social media on Friday shows a man dressed as a woman becoming irate and threatening violence after a cashier refers to him as “sir.” The video, reportedly recorded at GameStop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, begins as the customer yells at the cashier that he wants his money back rather than store credit. “Excuse me, sir, there’s… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Shout Your Abortion’ Founder Talks to Children About Abortion, Claims ‘It’s All Part of God’s Plan’

By Heather Clark A video that has been denounced as “brainwashing,” entitled “Kids Meet Someone Who’s Had an Abortion,” was posted to social media on Friday. It features “Shout Your Abortion” movement founder Amelia Bonow asking youth questions about abortion and opining to one young boy that she believes it is “all part of God’s plan.” In the video, which has… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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The Satanic Temple Cleared to Enter Arkansas 10 Commandments Lawsuit

By Editor (Arkansas Times) — The Satanic Temple has been allowed to enter the lawsuit challenging the 10 Commandments monument at the state Capitol on the ground that refusal of its request to install a Baphomet monument was a violation of their constitutional equal protection right. The Freedom from Religion Foundation and the ACLU had previously sued over the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Department of Justice Backs Christian Club Penalized for Requiring Leaders to Refrain From Homosexual Behavior

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a supportive statement of interest in a federal court case involving a Christian group at the University of Iowa that had been de-recognized for not allowing a student to serve in a leadership position because he refused to adhere to the group’s biblical beliefs as they pertain to sexuality. “The… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Woman at Abortion Facility ‘Blessing’ Sings ‘Lullaby’ She Claims ‘Spirit’ of Child She Aborted Gave Her to Say ‘It’s Okay’

By Heather Clark COLUMBUS, Ohio — A video posted to YouTube shows a woman at an abortion facility “blessing” event singing what she called a “lullaby” that she claimed the spirit of her child gave to her to tell her that it was “okay” to go through with the abortion. The woman, who has not been identified, states in the footage that two weeks before her abortion, she started… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Mom at Abortion Facility ‘Blessing’ Sings ‘Lullaby’ She Claims ‘Spirit’ of Child She Aborted Gave Her to Say ‘It’s Okay’

By Heather Clark COLUMBUS, Ohio — A video posted to YouTube shows a woman at an abortion facility “blessing” event singing what she called a “lullaby,” claiming that the spirit of her child gave her the song to say that it was “okay” to go through with the abortion. The woman, who has not been identified, states in the footage that two weeks before her abortion, she… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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New Christian in Uganda Loses Family, Livelihood for Leaving Islam

By Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – In 24 hours earlier this month, a convert to Christianity in eastern Uganda lost his livelihood, wife and children to irate relatives and other Muslims, sources said. In Masaba village, Sironko District, a leader of the village mosque on Dec. 7 led a mob to Muhamud Gusolo’s banana plantation and destroyed it after Gusulo’s father… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Non-Theistic ‘Satanic Students’ Group Formed at North Carolina State University

By Heather Clark RALEIGH, N.C. — A “Satanic Students” group has been formed on the campus of North Carolina State University, with a handful of students joining the group this past semester. The student newspaper Technician reports that the group was founded by chemical engineering student Peter Aker, and currently has about eight members. “The mission of Satanic Students at… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Cheers, Applause Erupts in Senate Chambers After Effort to Override Kasich’s Veto of Ohio Heartbeat Bill Fails

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Jess Lis COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawmakers in Ohio failed by a single vote on Thursday to override Gov. John Kasich’s veto of a proposed bill that would have banned abortion when a heartbeat is detected. A number of those in the Senate chambers broke into cheers upon realizing that the effort had failed, a reaction that one group called… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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