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Hate crime Bill threatens free speech, say Scottish bishops

(Photo: Unsplash/Kirsten Drew)The freedom to disagree must be protected, bishops have said in response to the Scottish Government's controversial plans to expand hate crime laws.  The Catholic Church in Scotland voiced concerns that the Bible and expressing biblical values may be at risk if the Hate Crime and Public Order Bill is passed in its... Read more

Kenya could introduce abortion up to birth, under radical Bill pushed by international abortion organisations

If it progresses past a Third Reading, the 349 MPs which make up Kenya's lower house will debate and vote on the Bill's fate.  The 'Termination of Pregnancy' section of the Reproductive Healthcare Bill outlines that abortion would be available without a time limit on grounds that "the pregnancy would endanger the life or health of the... Read more

Keeping Our Distance | by Bill Strom

Take special note of anyone who does not obey our instruction in this letter. Do not associate with them, in order that they may feel ashamed. Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer. 2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 These last months, the world has become accustomed to... Read more

Dutch Bill would allow healthy over-75s to choose assisted suicide if they feel their life is ‘complete’

(Photo: Unsplash/Siarhei Plashchynski)A Dutch MP has tabled a controversial Bill that would allow healthy people to have an assisted suicide if they feel their life is 'complete'. Pia Dijkstra, Foreign Minister for the four-party coalition Government and medical ethics lead for coalition party D66, submitted the proposed Bill last week. It would allow healthy individuals over... Read more

Everything is Possible | by Bill Bright

Jesus looked at them intently, then said, Without God, it is utterly impossible. But with God everything is possible Mark 10:27 An hour in prayer can give the believer enough power to overcome the second most powerful force in the universe, sagely declared an anonymous observer. Gods Word gives us many exceeding great and precious... Read more

Scotland’s hate crime Bill ‘threatens gospel freedom’

(Photo: Unsplash/EmranYousof)Concerns have been raised over the free speech of Christians in Scotland as the Scottish Parliament considers broadening hate crime laws.  The existing law covers race but the Justice Committee is considering extending the law to include religion, sexual orientation and transgender identity.  Nigel Kenny, the Christian Institute's Scotland Officer, fears that the Hate Crime... Read more

‘A Win for Florida Families’: Florida Gov. Signs Parental Consent Abortion Bill

'A Win for Florida Families': Florida Gov. Signs Parental Consent Abortion Bill Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Tuesday that requires consent from a parent or guardian before a minor receives an abortion.The new law, which went into effect Wednesday, also increases the criminal penalty from a misdemeanor to a... Read more

Ohio Gov. Signs Bill Protecting Students’ ‘Religious Expression’ at School, in Homework

Ohio Gov. Signs Bill Protecting Students' 'Religious Expression' at School, in Homework A bill that protects the religious expression of public school students throughout the school day and even with homework and other assignments was signed into law by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine last week.The Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act, which passed the... Read more

Senate Democrats Block Policing Reform Bill

Senate Democrats Block Policing Reform Bill Senate Democrats blocked a policing reform bill this week.According to CBN News, the vote was 55-45. The Justice Act, which was proposed by Republican senators, needed 60 votes to pass."My hope, my prayer, is that after this bill fails today ... we can start on the path... Read more

Senator Tim Scott Delivers Emotional Rebuttal after His Bill Is Called ‘Token’

Senator Tim Scott Delivers Emotional Rebuttal after His Bill Is Called 'Token' Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered an emotional response on the floor of the United States Senate last week in response to what many believe were dismissive and hurtful remarks by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL.) Durbins comments came during a discussion about... Read more

Let the First Trailer for ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ Remind You to Be Excellent to Each Other | RELEVANT Magazine

In 1989, the world was introduced to Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves’ most excellent Ted Theodore Logan and Bill S. Preston. They returned in 1991 forBill and Ted’s Bogus Journey.And now they’re back forBill & Ted Face the Music, which will reunite Reeves and Winter under the direction of Dean Parisot, who’s directed episodes... Read more

MPs back ‘no-fault’ divorce Bill

(Photo: Unsplash/Rachael Crowe)MPs last night backed a Bill introducing 'no-fault' divorces in England and Wales. Following a debate in the Commons, the Bill was passed by 231 votes to 16 against.The Bill seeks to relax the rules around divorce so that spouses no longer have to allege a fault, like adultery or unreasonable behaviour.  It would... Read more

God Is a Loving God | Devotional by Bill Bright

“If a child asks his father for a loaf of bread, will he be given a stone instead? If he asks for fish, will he be given a poisonous snake? Of course not! And if you hardhearted, sinful men know how to give good gifts to your children, won’t your Father in heaven even more... Read more

Christian group welcomes Bill to stop abortion for minor disabilities

(Photo: Unsplash/Aditya Romansa)Christian advocacy group CARE has welcomed a new Bill aimed at ending abortion up to birth for treatable conditions like clubfoot or cleft lips. CARE spokesman James Mildred said that there was "obvious discrimination" with the current laws and that the Bill, if passed, would bring clarity to this area."The 1967 Abortion Act was... Read more

Whats the Relationship between Inspiration and Translation? A Response to Bill Mounce

I am deeply grateful for the life and ministry of Bill Mounce. His Greek grammar was my introduction to biblical Greek as a sophomore at Wheaton College in 1998, and after using others over the years I still commend his as the best by far. I am also thankful for his work with Crossway and... Read more

The FAQs: How the Stimulus Bill Affects Churches and Individuals

What just happened? On Friday, March 27, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the 247-page Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This is the third of five emergency supplemental bills that Congress has passed or is preparing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This relief bill is the biggest fiscal stimulus... Read more

Gospel Music’s Bill Gaither Plans to Share the Gospel through His Partnership with the Game Show Network

Gospel Music's Bill Gaither Plans to Share the Gospel through His Partnership with the Game Show Network Gospel music legend Bill Gaither and his music group, Gaither Music Group, are partnering with the Game Show Network to bring original family-friendly programming, Bible question games and faith-based contestants to your television screen.When the Game... Read more

The Key to Real Joy | Devotional by Bill Bright

“Remember what Christ taught and let His words enrich your lives and make you wise; teach them to each other and sing them out in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing to the Lord with thankful hearts. And whatever you do or say, let it be as a representative of the Lord Jesus, and... Read more

Psalm 34:4 deliverence

Deliverance from Fears | Devotional by Invoice Vibrant

[ad_1] “I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears” Psalm 34:4 (KJV) Susie appeared outwardly to be a well-poised, pretty younger spouse and mom with every part underneath management. She was lively in her church and attended different Christian gatherings in the course of the week. However secretly... Read more

Covered with His Love | Thoughts about God by BIll Bright

Lined with His Love | Ideas about God by BIll Vivid

[ad_1] “Way back, even earlier than He made the world, God selected us to be His very personal, by what Christ would do for us; He determined then to make us holy in His eyes, with out a single fault – we who stand earlier than Him coated with His love“ Ephesians 1:4 On each... Read more

Soul Legend Bill Withers Has Passed Away at 81 Years Old | RELEVANT Magazine

Soul Legend Invoice Withers Has Handed Away at 81 Years Outdated | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Invoice Withers, the soul icon whose string of timeless hits embrace Aint No Sunshine, Lean on Me, and Beautiful Day, has handed away of coronary heart problems, based on the Related Press. He was 81 years previous. When Withers was inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 2015, he... Read more

He's in the Midst | Thoughts by Bill Bright

He is within the Midst | Ideas by Invoice Vivid

[ad_1] “For where two or three gather together because they are Mine, I will be right there among them” Matthew 18:20. What higher proof is there of the truth that Jesus is God, that He's omnipresent? As you and I collect with our little teams – whether or not two or three, or 200 –... Read more

He Cannot Disown Us | Devotional by Bill Bright

He Can’t Disown Us | Devotional by Invoice Vibrant

[ad_1] “Even when we are too weak to have any faith left, He remains faithful to us and will help us, for He cannot disown us who are part of Himself, and He will always carry out His promises to us” 2 Timothy 2:13 Have you ever ever run out of religion? I've – in... Read more

He Fulfills God's Promises | Devotional by Bill Bright

He Fulfills God’s Guarantees | Devotional by Invoice Shiny

[ad_1] “Jesus Christ, the Son of God–isn’t one to say ‘yes’ when he means ‘no’. He always does exactly what He says. He carries out and fulfills all of God’s promises, no matter how many of them there are and we have told everyone how faithful He is giving glory to His name” 2 Corinthians... Read more

He Brings You Comfort | Devotional by Bill Bright

He Brings You Consolation | Devotional by Invoice Vibrant

[ad_1] Jesus stated, “But I will send you the Comforter – the Holy Spirit, the source of all truth. He will come to you from the Father and will tell you all about Me” John 15:26 For years I used to be among the many greater than 95 p.c of church members who, based on... Read more

He Will Uphold Us | Devotional by Bill Bright

He Will Uphold Us | Devotional by Invoice Shiny

[ad_1] “Fear not, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed. I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you; I will uphold you with My victorious right hand” Isaiah 41:10 An out of date Military transport airplane was full of folks from varied elements of the world. We flew, on... Read more

When the Spirit Prompts, Forgive | Devotional by Bill Strom

When the Spirit Prompts, Forgive | Devotional by Invoice Strom

[ad_1] The particular person with out the Spirit doesn't settle for the issues that come from the Spirit of God however considers them foolishness, and can't perceive them as a result of they're discerned solely by way of the Spirit. I Corinthians 2:14 Ever surprise how we're nudged by Gods Spirit? I've questioned if the... Read more