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Winter Is Coming: COVID-19 Forces Hard Choices for Churches

When Sonlife Community Church regathered in person on May 31, pastor Paul Devall arranged for social distancing, recommended his congregation wear masks, and opened all the doors and windows. Hes pretty typical. Across the country, churches have been taking advantage of the outdoors, capitalizing on the ability to spread out and the larger volume of... Read more

Chinese Communist Party Forces Churches to Donate to State COVID-19 Relief Funds or Stay Closed

Chinese Communist Party Forces Churches to Donate to State COVID-19 Relief Funds or Stay Closed Members of religious communities in China are being called on by officials to donate to coronavirus relief funds or else they cannot reopen following lockdowns over the coronavirus.According to a report by Bitter Winter, a Three-Self church director... Read more

Law Forces Ohio Minister to Officiate Same-Sex Wedding or Face $5,000 Fine

Law Forces Ohio Minister to Officiate Same-Sex Wedding or Face $5,000 Fine An Ohio Christian business owner and ordained minister filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Cuyahoga County over a law that requires her to officiate same-sex weddings in violation of her religious beliefs.Kristi Stokes, the plaintiff in the case, is an ordained... Read more

Baptist Ministry Sues Illinois over Law that Forces it to Cover Abortions

Baptist Ministry Sues Illinois over Law that Forces it to Cover Abortions A Baptist organization filed suit Wednesday against the state of Illinois over a new law that forces it to provide abortion coverage as part of its employee health insurance plan.At issue is the Illinois Reproductive Health Act of 2019, which requires... Read more

TOMS and Marvel Have Joined Forces For a Tremendous Shoe Assortment | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] You’re in all probability accustomed to TOMS, the well-known do-gooding shoe firm that offers a pair of sneakers to somebody in want for each pair you purchase. You’re in all probability additionally accustomed to Marvel, an organization that's likewise no stranger to do-gooders. Now, the 2 have joined forces for a brand... Read more