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How One Group Handed Out 125 Million Meals (and Counting) During the Pandemic | RELEVANT

At the beginning of the pandemic, humanitarian aid nonprofit Convoy of Hope came up with a simple, if lofty goal: ten million meals for people in need. Given the unprecedented scope of the COVID-19 crisis, it wasn’t hard to assume there’d be an unprecedented need for food among those affected. So Convoy started networking with... Read more

Group Creates Site to Help Christian Voters Understand Candidates’ Platforms Through a Biblical Lens

Group Creates Site to Help Christian Voters Understand Candidates' Platforms Through a Biblical Lens The Salt & Light Council has created a new political resource to help biblically-minded voters parse through the candidates positions in line with a biblical worldview."Biblical Voter, created two years ago by the council, has information on local, state, and national candidates... Read more

‘Not Our Faith’: Bipartisan Christian Group Seeks to Draw Evangelical Voters Away from Trump

'Not Our Faith': Bipartisan Christian Group Seeks to Draw Evangelical Voters Away from Trump With the 2020 Presidential election just weeks away, a bipartisan group of Christians has created a political action committee in order to encourage Christians not to vote for President Trump.According to the Associated Press, the group dubbed Not Our Faith, released... Read more

Amnesty International is wrong to support abortion up to birth, says advocacy group

Amnesty International has been criticised over its new policy on the "right" to abortion. The human rights group said the policy has been updated to "make it as inclusive as possible" and now "recognizes the right of every woman, girl or person who can become pregnant to abortion." While its former policy "advocated for abortion... Read more

Lebron James’ Voting Rights Group Will Help Cover Your Lyft Ride to Vote in Harris County, Texas | RELEVANT

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is facing two voting rights lawsuits over an order allowing Texas counties to provide no more than one drop-off location for voters with absentee ballots. The last-minute law is part of an enormous controversy in the U.S. about the security of mail-in voting, the reliability of the U.S. Postal Service and... Read more

Atheist Group Sues to Overturn Alabama’s ‘So Help Me God’ Voter Registration Oath

Atheist Group Sues to Overturn Alabama's 'So Help Me God' Voter Registration Oath An atheist advocacy organization filed suit Thursday on behalf of four Alabama citizens who say the states voter registration religious oath is unconstitutional.Alabama is the only state that includes so help me God on its voter registration form. The phrase concludes a list... Read more

Atheist Group Files Amicus Brief Supporting Christian Student Disciplined for Evangelizing on Campus

Atheist Group Files Amicus Brief Supporting Christian Student Disciplined for Evangelizing on Campus An atheist group has filed an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit against a Georgia college that disciplined a Christian student for preaching on campus.According to The Christian Post, the American Humanist Association filed the brief this week in the case of Uzuegbunam... Read more

Netflix film ‘Cuties’ is ‘criminal’ and should be banned, says Christian group

Critics say 'Cuties' sexualises young girls.(Photo: Netflix)Christians have joined calls for the controversial Netflix film 'Cuties' to be banned and investigated over possible criminality.  The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) says the French film, which shows 11-year-old girls twerking, "may well breach the criminal code, never mind film classification guidelines." Director Maimouna Doucoure has claimed that her aim... Read more

30 Percent of Professed Christians Are Not Motivated to Address Racial Injustice, Barna Group Finds

30 Percent of Professed Christians Are Not Motivated to Address Racial Injustice, Barna Group Finds (RNS) As racial tensions have risen in recent months, a new report reveals that some Christians are becoming less motivated to act on racial justice, and an increasing share say there is definitely not a race problem in the country.Christians... Read more

LGBTQ+ Group Threatens to Burn Down Church after Pastor Says Homosexuality Is a Sin

LGBTQ+ Group Threatens to Burn Down Church after Pastor Says Homosexuality Is a Sin UK Pastor John Williamson of Newquay Baptist Church is facing violent threats from members of the LGBTQ+ community for insisting that homosexuality is a sin.According to Christian Concern, a UK based watchdog organization, Williamson simply wrote, wonderful news! in response to... Read more

Pro-Life Group to Reach 7 Million Swing State Voters, Spend $52 Million to Reelect Trump

Pro-Life Group to Reach 7 Million Swing State Voters, Spend $52 Million to Reelect Trump A leading national pro-life group said Wednesday it will reach 7 million voters across battleground states before Election Day as part of a $52 million budgeted effort to reelect President Trump and other pro-life candidates.Susan B. Anthony List and its... Read more

Massachusetts Town Paints over Noahs Ark Display after Atheist Group Complains

Massachusetts Town Paints over Noahs Ark Display after Atheist Group Complains A small town in Massachusetts painted over a Noahs Ark display after an atheist group complained, according to The Christian Post.Officials in Ashburnham, Massachusetts agreed to cover a turning game featuring the Noahs ark story on the librarys playground with white paint. The Freedom... Read more

Christian Headmaster May Face Execution by Radical Islamist Group

Christian Headmaster May Face Execution by Radical Islamist Group A pastor in Beirut, Lebanon says a headmaster at a Syrian school may be executed after the school official was arrested by an Islamist group.According to The Christian Post, Radwan Muhammad teaches English in Afrin in northern Syria. The Kurdish Christian was accused of apostasy... Read more

A Liberty University-Connected Group Is Calling on the School to Permanently Remove Falwell | RELEVANT Magazine

Last Friday, the Liberty University Board of Trustees announced that longtime president Jerry Falwell Jr. would be taking an “indefinite leave of absence” following a bizarre Instagram post that scandalized the nation’s largest Christian college. The leave was “effective immediately” and no other details were immediately forthcoming. Now, a collective of Liberty students, alumni... Read more

Anti-Trump Republican Group Teams Up with Progressives to Draw Faith Votes Away from President Trump

Anti-Trump Republican Group Teams Up with Progressives to Draw Faith Votes Away from President Trump Vote for Common Good (VCG) and The Lincoln Project are seeking to push Joe Biden, a professing Roman Catholic, as an religious alternative for evangelical voters, many of whom are slated to vote for President Trump in the... Read more

Persecution in India is ‘intensifying’ – Christian group

(Photo: Unsplash/Laurentiu Morariu)The persecution of Christians in India intensified to "alarming" levels in the first half of 2020, a human rights group reports.  Hate crimes against Christians in the country rose by 41% in spite of a nationwide lockdown in response to coronavirus, Persecution Relief said in its half yearly report. It reports 293 recorded hate... Read more

Tim Farron’s right: Christians do need to be more than just another predictable lobby group

(Photo: Unsplash/Martin Foskett)Former Lib Dem leader Tim Farron recently said that Christians should not just be another predictable lobby group will have resonated with many people. He's right.  We are not a single-issue people who can remain silent at some of the most serious injustices in our world today. God calls us to 'to do justice, and... Read more

A Christian Advocacy Group Says It’s ‘Concerned’ About a Board Member’s Reported Behavior Towards AOC | RELEVANT Magazine

Bread for the World, a Christian advocacy group led by Eugene Cho, says it’s “concerned” about board member Florida Representative Ted Yoho’s reported use of a vulgar sexist slur against New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In a statement posted online, the group said Yoho’s “behavior in the past few days does not reflect the... Read more

‘Trump Is Using Us’: Christian Republican Group Launches Ad Urging People Not to Vote for Trump

'Trump Is Using Us': Christian Republican Group Launches Ad Urging People Not to Vote for Trump A group of Christian Republicans is warning other Christians and Republicans not to vote for President Trump in the 2020 election.An ad entitled Trump is Using Us was released on Tuesday on the Republican Voters Against Trump YouTube... Read more

Over 1,200 Christians killed in Nigeria in first half of 2020 – human rights group

The Cathedral Church of Christ in Lagos, south Nigeria, where Christians are relatively free to worship without fear, unlike in the northern regions where they have been killed in large numbers.(Photo: Unsplash/Temitayo Aina)Over 1,200 Christians were slaughtered in Nigeria in the first six months of 2020, according to a human rights group based there. The... Read more

Instagram, Facebook ban content from ‘conversion therapy’ group

(Photo: Instagram/Core Issues Trust)Instagram and Facebook have bowed to pressure to remove content from a Northern Ireland-based charity offering help to people with unwanted same-sex attraction.  The social media platforms told CNN that they would remove posts from the Core Issues Trust that advertise or promote 'conversion therapy', a form of therapy that can help... Read more

Christians shouldn’t just be another predictable lobby group

(Photo: Unsplash/NikMacMillan)Domestic abuse is an appalling and colossal problem across our nation. The reality of home not being a refuge but somewhere you need a refuge from is unthinkable for most of us. But for many vulnerable men, women and children in our communities it is an everyday reality. In the year ending March 2019,... Read more

Alyssa Milano, Group of Pastors Argue White Evangelicals Contribute to Systemic Racism

Alyssa Milano, Group of Pastors Argue White Evangelicals Contribute to Systemic Racism Actress Alyssa Milano and several other guests, via virtual conference, recently joined Bishop Talbert Swans program The Bishop's Barbecue to talk, in part, about White Evangelicals contribution to systemic racism.A portion of the episode The Systemization of Racism as a Tool to... Read more

Atheist Group Gets Gideons Booted from Georgia School District

Atheist Group Gets Gideons Booted from Georgia School District An atheist group is claiming victory after a Georgia school district pledged not to allow outside groups like the Gideons to distribute religious materials in the classroom.The Freedom from Religion Foundation, which represents atheists, agnostics and skeptics, sent a letter to Effingham County Schools... Read more

Christian group challenges Government on Sunday trading plans as churches remain restricted

(Photo: Unsplash/Hanson Lu)A Christian campaign group has questioned the Government on why it is prepared to trust large shops to re-open for longer on Sunday but not churches.The Government is reported to be drawing up plans to boost the economy by easing Sunday trading laws so that larger shops like department stores and supermarkets can... Read more

‘Sunday is special and we need to keep it that way,’ says Christian group

(Photo: Unsplash/Hannah Petersen)The Christian Institute has criticised Government plans to relax Sunday trading restrictions as it tries to revive the economy following months of lockdown.There are reports that the Government plans to suspend current regulations for a year as part of a wider strategy to stimulate the economy. Sunday trading laws in England and Wales allow... Read more

J.K. Rowling Blasted by LGBT Group for Saying Biological Sex “Is Real”

J.K. Rowling Blasted by LGBT Group for Saying Biological Sex "Is Real" Author J.K. Rowling sparked a social media debate about transgenderism over the weekend for arguing that biological sex isnt a social construct, and for implying that transgender logic is harming womens rights.The controversy began when Rowling, the author of the Harry... Read more

Breakaway Anglican Group That Left Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Wins Property Fight

Breakaway Anglican Group That Left Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Wins Property Fight (RNS) The Texas Supreme Court awarded a Fort Worth breakaway group affiliated with the Anglican Church in North America the right to $100 million in church property.The ownership of the property has been in dispute since the ACNA-affiliate group broke... 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