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2 Killed, 3 Critically Wounded in Stabbing at Grace Baptist Church in California

2 Killed, 3 Critically Wounded in Stabbing at Grace Baptist Church in California Two people were killed and three others were wounded after a stabbing attack Sunday night at a church in San Jose, California.According to NBC, a suspect was taken into custody and police are investigating the motive for the attack at Grace Baptist... Read more

California Pastor Turns 3 Chairs on The Voice, Advances to the Next Round

California Pastor Turns 3 Chairs on The Voice, Advances to the Next Round Pastor Jim Ranger astonished viewers when he turned three of the four judge's chairs on The Voice with his rendition of the country song "Blue Ain't Your Color."The California pastor of New Life Church blew away judges, with John Legend turning his... Read more

California Church Sees Roughly 1,000 Baptisms in One Weekend

California Church Sees Roughly 1,000 Baptisms in One Weekend On Saturday, close to 1,000 people were baptized at Corona Del Mar State Beach in Newport Beach by Calvary Chapel Church Chino Hills.According to CBN News, Chino Director, Gina Gleason, noted that the record-setting number of baptisms on Saturday exceeded the usual turnout, which is about... Read more

California Judge Bans John MacArthur, Church from Worshiping Indoors

California Judge Bans John MacArthur, Church from Worshiping Indoors A California judge on Thursday issued an injunction prohibiting John MacArthur and Grace Community Church from meeting indoors for worship services during the pandemic, thus handing Los Angeles County the ruling it has sought for several weeks.Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff, in an 18-page decision, ruled that... Read more

Wildfires Continue to Ravage California

Wildfires Continue to Ravage California California has been hit with a series of wildfires that have ravaged the states beautiful forests. The most recent one, which hit the iconic Sierra National Forest, trapped hundreds of Labor Day campers and required helicopters dropping gallons upon gallons of water to put out.Officials said they had never seen... Read more

A Prayer for the California Wildfires

The news and images emerging from the fires in California are hard to believe. Skies have turned red, filled with smoke over cities and counties as historic winds have fueled multiple wildfires across the state. As the governor declares a state of emergency, families are evacuating to escape the flames, knowing they may never see... Read more

12,000 People Gather for Worship Service at California State Capitol

12,000 People Gather for Worship Service at California State Capitol In California, 12,000 people have gathered on the Capitol Grounds to worship God. The move was apparently illegal in California, but Sean Feucht, who held the service, says freedom of religion is a right that everyone should have, regardless of what State Officials have to... Read more

California Passes Bill Lightening Sentences For LGBTQ Adults Who Have Sex with Minors

California Passes Bill Lightening Sentences For LGBTQ Adults Who Have Sex with Minors California lawmakers recently passed a new law that will lighten sentences for transgender people and other members of the LGBT community who have consensual sexual relations with minors within ten years of their age.The bill passed by sweeping margins in both the... Read more

‘This Activity Is Unlawful’: California Church Fined $10,000 for Singing, Meeting Indoors

'This Activity Is Unlawful': California Church Fined $10,000 for Singing, Meeting Indoors A pair of California churches has been fined several thousand dollars for violating health restrictions and conducting indoor worship services during the pandemic.North Valley Baptist Church in Santa Clara, Calif., was fined $10,000 by Santa Clara County for conducting two indoor worship services that included... Read more

California Legislators Approve Taxpayer-Funded Sterilization of Transgender Children

California Legislators Approve Taxpayer-Funded Sterilization of Transgender Children A California bill that would set up a taxpayer-funded transgender wellness fund for children and adults who wish to change genders has passed the state Assembly and two Senate committees, meaning the states citizens could soon be funding hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery for minors and... Read more

California Religious Schools File Lawsuit against Governor Newsom’s School Closure Order

California Religious Schools File Lawsuit against Governor Newsom's School Closure Order On Monday, a lawsuit was filed by multiple religious schools that have taken issue with California Governor Gavin Newsoms recent school closure order.According to The Christian Post, the suit, filed in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California, aims to obtain... Read more

John MacArthur sues California over church worship restrictions

John MacArthur(Photo: YouTube/Grace Community Church)Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church has filed a lawsuit against California over restrictions on indoor worship after the state issued a second lockdown order as part of its response to Covid-19. MacArthur recently began holding indoor worship services at his Sun Valley-based megachurch despite Gov. Gavin Newsom's most recent... Read more

John MacArthur Sues California over COVID-19 Restrictions on Church

John MacArthur Sues California over COVID-19 Restrictions on Church Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church has filed a lawsuit against the state of California and its leaders for its lockdown restrictions and religious suppression during the COVID-19 pandemic.According to Thomas More Society, the suit was submitted on Wednesday by attorneys Jenna Ellis... Read more

California District Attorney Will Not Arrest Church Members for Meeting

California District Attorney Will Not Arrest Church Members for Meeting District Attorney Dan Dow has declared San Luis Obispo County in central California a sanctuary county for churches holding worship services or singing.According to The Christian Post, Dow will not prosecute churches in his county who have defied a recent order from California... Read more

California Beach Revival Draws Hundreds to Christ, Likened to ‘Jesus People Movement’

California Beach Revival Draws Hundreds to Christ, Likened to 'Jesus People Movement' An ongoing movement known as Saturate OC, led by Parker and Jessi Green, is bringing about a spiritual revival at Huntington Beach in Orange County, California.The movement began on Friday, July 3rd, and has recently extended its weekly services to August... Read more

Three California Churches Sue Gov. Newsom for Ban on Singing in Places of Worship

Three California Churches Sue Gov. Newsom for Ban on Singing in Places of Worship (RNS) Three evangelical churches in California have sued Gov. Gavin Newsom for banning singing and chanting in places of worship but permitting such activities elsewhere.The states July 13 order about COVID-19 permits worship services as well as fitness centers,... Read more

Churches, Indoor Businesses Closing in California again as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Churches, Indoor Businesses Closing in California again as COVID-19 Cases Rise All indoor businesses, which include churches, in 30 counties are now closed in the state of California according to a new order by Governor Gavin Newsom. On Monday, Newsom cited the surge of COVID-19 cases and increased hospitalizations as reason for the... Read more

California Bans State Travel to Idaho Over Law Limiting Girls’ Sports to Biological Girls

California Bans State Travel to Idaho Over Law Limiting Girls' Sports to Biological Girls California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday the state will bar state-funded travel to Idaho as a result of two new laws, including one that limits participation in girls sports to biological girls.Both Idaho laws have received nationwide attention.The... Read more

Court Rules California Church Can’t Meet in Downtown Building it Owns

Court Rules California Church Can't Meet in Downtown Building it Owns A California church may have to find a new home after a federal judge upheld a citys prohibition on houses of worship in a three-block stretch of downtown.New Harvest Christian Fellowship in Salinas, Calif., has rented space along Main Street for more... Read more

Chicago, California Churches Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court over State Bans

Chicago, California Churches Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court over State Bans The legal battle over government-mandated closure of churches is now before the U.S. Supreme Court. Liberty Counsel filed an appeal Wednesday to the high court on behalf of Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church, a Chicago church that is being threatened with closure for defying... Read more

California Churches to Reopen under Governor Newsom’s New Guidelines

California Churches to Reopen under Governor Newsom's New Guidelines Churches in California are being permitted to reopen for the first time since closing its doors back in March because of stay at home orders over the coronavirus pandemic.Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new guidelines on Memorial Day in which California churches are able to... Read more

How You Can Assist the Victims of the California Wildfires | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Lots of of hundreds of California residents are fleeing wildfires of unprecedented severity, prompting energy outages throughout the state. CNN experiences that 200,000 individuals within the Bay Space have been displaced and over a million have been with out energy over the weekend. Households are determined for meals, shelter and survival items,... Read more