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John Piper affirms that pastors are not living up to a high standard to live a life free from adultery.

Is living a life free from adultery a high standard for pastors?

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Is living a life free from adultery a high standard for pastors?READ MORE

James Kang, the executive director of the Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches wants to mend the gap between Korean Churches and SBC by first reaching out encouraging to help one another.

Mending the Gap between Korean Churches and Southern Baptist Churches

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Mending the Gap between Korean Churches and Southern Baptist ChurchesREAD MORE

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China bans the copying of hyms punishing believers who violated the law

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The store manager reported, 'religious content makes the issue political, not religious.' Chinese Communist Group and the government had yet never ceased to follow after who printed illegal religious scriptures. In the past, some were fined and detained for violating the ban on religious materials. Due to the high demand for punishment, Chinese believers cannot express their beliefs freely. READ MORE

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Christian Animator is Blacklisted for Declining to Draw Trans Flag

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A Regent University student, Emily Arant, also known as Lupis Vulpes, has been blacklisted by the animation community that once supported her. Lupus Vulpes who has more than 200,000 YouTube subscribers used her art business to pay for college. Vulpes proudly and publicly identifies herself on her Twitter bio as a "follower of Jesus Christ"READ MORE

Freedom March held on June 2019

LGBT are reaching out more during the pandemic to find Jesus

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Freedom March, a group of people who once identified as but are no longer LGBT are gathering to start a revival for the LGBT community to follow Jesus. The movement will be hosting an intercessory prayer that will consist of testimonies of past LGBT members and a time of prayer. Jeffrey McCall, the co-founder of the Freedom March shared that Freedom March has been hearing from a lot of people about their desire to face their sexuality in obedience with the Christian religion.READ MORE

Donald Trump with His Supporters

More than Half of U.S. Church Pastors Support Trump

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In an election survey conducted by Nashville-based LifeWay Research, results showed that more than half of U.S. Church pastors will vote for Trump. "Pastors vote like any other American," said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. 53% of pastors plan to vote for Donald Trump while 21% plan to vote for Joe Biden. 22% reported undecided and 4% are voting for a different candidate. "The large number of pastors who are still undecided may reflect difficulty in finding a candidate who aligns with their overall beliefs. Also, some pastors are intensely private about their political preferences and may prefer to respond 'undecided' than to even confidentially share their voting intentions," McConell shared.READ MORE

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UN criticized for electing countries previously engaged in religious freedom violations

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On Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on its premier body, the U.S. Human Rights Council for three-year terms, only to draw criticism from human rights groups. The criticism resulted due to the fact that elected countries were previously engaged in religious freedom violations. A few of these countries are China, Russia, Pakistan, and Cuba. Before the election on Tuesday, human rights organizations called on U.N. member states to oppose the election of China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan due to their "unqualified" human rights records.READ MORE

Randy Arozarena of Tampa Bay Rays seen throwing his bat

Randy Arozarena of Tampa Bay Rays Glorifies God

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Randy Arozarena, the left fielder of Tampa Bay Rays never fails to glorify God at all times. When Arozarena defeated the Yankees, Arozarena proudly posted an image on Instagram with the caption "Dios es grande" which translates to "God is great." Previously, he posted on Instagram with a caption that read in part, "If God has me here, it's for a purpose." On October 8, after hitting his third home run of the playoffs, Arozarena posted a video on Instagram with the caption that read in part, "God makes everything possible." Subsequently on October 12, after hitting a home run, Arozarena was seen pointing up at the sky, glorifying God.READ MORE

Picture: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo holds a coronavirus briefing in New York City Monday afternoon August 3, 2020.

NY Governor Cuomo warns to shutdown places of worship if they don’t comply

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned that places of worship must abide by the pandemic restrictions at a press conference on Oct. 5, 2020. "If you do not agree to follow the rules, then we will close the institutions down. I am prepared to do that," Cuomo warned. Cuomo spoke about his plans to close schools that were located in New York City "hot spots" and issued a warning to shut down churches and synagogues. As Cuomo referred to a photo of a Christian and Jewish gathering, he claimed that religious institutions have been a problem. READ MORE

Government Leaders Side with Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Lawsuit Against DC Mayor’s COVID Restrictions on places of worship.

Government Leaders Side with Church in Lawsuit Against DC Mayor’s COVID Restrictions

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Mayor Muriel Bowser's COVID restrictions on places of worship rapidly prompted the people of religion who wanted to gather in church during the pandemic to file a lawsuit. With the mayor's limit of a maximum of 100 people for outdoor gatherings, the Capitol Hill Baptist Church insisted their 850-count congregation to be allowed to hold outdoor services.Capitol Hill Baptist Church's lawsuit against the coronavirus restrictions quickly attracted support from the Department of Justice and more than 30 U.S. senators.READ MORE

Woman walking with her baby in the streets of Bogota, Columbia.

Catholic Church in Latin America Fears the Pro-Life Movement

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"We fear that if the issue of abortion goes back to discussion in court, it might end up being decriminalized, first in Veracruz, then in the whole country," Rev. José Manuel Suazo, a spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Xalapa shared. "In 2017, they tried to change the law in Veracruz to decriminalize abortion under any circumstances during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. But the change was considered unconstitutional," Rev. Suazo said.READ MORE

(Picture: Two muslim females sitting on a bench.) Two muslim females sitting on a bench.

Muslim in Syria Converts to Christianity When Searching for Food

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Nisreen, a 40-year-old former Muslim and now Christian convert in Syria shared her love for Christ. "The love of Christ was planted in me since I was little. I used to see how Christians' behavior is better than ours. I've always liked Christians and I used to say to my parents 'there is something connecting me and Christians.'" Nisreen lives with her three girls and one boy in northern Syria in a Muslim-dominated city called Qamishli which is near ISIS targeted and attacked Christians. After getting married at the young age of 15, she asked her husband to take her to church. READ MORE

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Supreme Court Justices Petitions Against Same-Sex Marriage Case

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Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. made an appearance at an opinion delivered by the court refusing to hear an appeal of Kim Davis, a former Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.READ MORE

California Governor Gavin Newsom

Gov. Gavin Newson's coronavirus restrictions upheld by Court of Appeals

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The U.S. court of appeals upheld Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus restrictions on indoor worship during the pandemic. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel determined that California's health orders on churches did not discriminate against the First Amendment. The majority of the court of appeals decided that health orders apply "the same restrictions to worship services as they do to other indoor congregate events, such as lectures and movie theaters.""Some congregate activities are completely prohibited in every county, such as attending concerts and spectating sporting events," the majority added.READ MORE

Statues of U.S. soldiers at the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Remembering the Korean War and the Chaplains who Spread the Gospel during the war

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70 years ago on September 15, U.S. Marines successfully arrived in Incheon, and on September 26, Inchon was regained with the help of the guide of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Charles Fowler, who served as a combat engineer during the Korean War described the situation of the Korean War in a statement, "The North Koreans and the Russians wanted the whole nation to be united, but they wanted it under Communist control," Fowler said. "That was the biggest issue that was involved." READ MORE

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