A federal appeals court decided on Tuesday that a workplace non-discrimination clause in a civil rights law offers protections to LGBT employees, ruling in favor of a woman who claimed that a community college was discriminatory in denying her employment.
I hate gnats. I particularly hate the gnats called the no-see-ums or sandflies. They are present certain months of the year on the beach. Though almost invisible to the naked eye, they can pack a powerful sting.
Where there is unity, there will be reconciliation and healing, according to religious leaders who gathered at an interfaith prayer breakfast on Tuesday, commemorating the L.A. riots that took place 25 years ago on April 29.
North Carolina passed a bill on March 30 to repeal a contentious law that had required individuals to use restrooms at public facilities according to their biological sex rather than their gender identity.
It is Lent. Lent is a season remembering the 40 days of fasting when Jesus was led by the Holy Spirit to be tempted by the devil in the wilderness. Lent refers to a period of deep meditation upon Jesus’ suffering for 40 days until right before Easter Sunday.
I know a pastor who lost his wife a year and a half ago due to medical malpractices. He serves with me on the missional board of directors. Being a man of such few words and considering that I had not known him very long, I was not sure what to say to console him. However in the midst of that, I was thankful that he shared his pains and began his arduous recovery process.
Thank You, Lord, for allowing us to check up on our faith so that we may not remain in fear. As the day of judgement comes near, help us to win over this world by having strong faith, hoping in salvation, and being courageous.