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Did People Really Get Arrested for Holding a Church Service in Idaho? | RELEVANT

Today on President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed (yep, this is one of those stories. You’ve been warned.), Trump cautioned that “DEMS WANT TO SHUT YOUR CHURCHES DOWN, PERMANENTLY. HOPE YOU SEE WHAT IS HAPPENING. VOTE NOW!” Attached to the tweet was a video from Young Americans for Liberty president Cliff Mahoney of police arresting a... Read more

Holding on to Hope – Encouragement for Today – October 7, 2020

October 7, 2020Holding on to HopeJONI EARECKSON TADA Lee en espaolSo be strong and courageous, all you who put your hope in the LORD! Psalm 31:24 (NLT) I once felt as though life wasnt worth living. As a teenage quadriplegic, I looked down at my useless legs and limp hands and wanted to give up. Without... Read more

‘We are holding church,’ says John MacArthur after judge agrees to full trial

Conservative Christian pastor John MacArthurFacebookA California judge has ruled that Pastor John MacArthur and his church are entitled to a full trial in their longrunning legal battle with LA County over Covid-19 closure mandates.  Grace Community Church has continued to hold indoor worship services in defiance of restrictions on large gatherings inside.  The church was ordered... Read more

City Council Drops Charges against Pastor Fined $800 for Holding Church Services

City Council Drops Charges against Pastor Fined $800 for Holding Church Services In Niles, Illinois, Romanian pastor Daniel Chiu of Logos Baptist Ministries, has been fined $800 for holding indoor church services.According to The Christian Post, the city is claiming that Chiu violated an executive order from governor J.B. Pritzker restricting gatherings amid COVID-19.Initially, Chiu... Read more

Court bans Pastor John MacArthur from holding indoor services

John MacArthur has vowed to resist California's lockdown orders on churches(Photo: Grace Community ChurchAn injunction has been issued against John MacArthur and his California church preventing them from holding indoor worship services for now.  It is the latest twist in a longrunning dispute between Grace Community Church and Los Angeles County over the former's refusal... Read more

China Fines Christian Man $2,870 for Holding Online Bible Study, Violating Anti-Religion Law

China Fines Christian Man $2,870 for Holding Online Bible Study, Violating Anti-Religion Law A Chinese government agency last week fined a Christian man $2,870 for holding an online Bible study it says violated a new anti-religion law.The man, Zhang Wenli, lives in Yunnan province and was contacted Aug. 11 by the Ethnic and Religious Affairs... Read more

Worship Leader Sean Feucht Is Holding Outdoor Worship Concerts in Defiance of COVID-19 Guidelines | RELEVANT Magazine

For the past few weeks, worship leader and former Republican congressional candidate Sean Feucht has been traveling across the U.S., holding large outdoor worship gatherings in defiance of local restrictions to flatten the COVID-19 curve. On Saturday, a crowd of thousands gathered to sing worship songs in Portland, Oregon for an event called Riots... Read more

Hanging on When It Feels Like God is Holding Out – Encouragement for Today – August 10, 2020

August 10, 2020Hanging on When It Feels Like God is Holding OutALICIA BRUXVOORTLee en espaolBut if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. Romans 8:25 (ESV)I heard the clanking crash and mournful wail before I reached the kitchen. I didnt need to see my daughters forlorn face or... Read more

Trump’s Personal Attorney to Represent John MacArthur amid Threats of Fines, Arrest for Holding Indoor Services

Trump's Personal Attorney to Represent John MacArthur amid Threats of Fines, Arrest for Holding Indoor Services Two well-known attorneys have announced that they will be representing Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church as special counsel.MacArthur, who has led the California-based church for 51 years, recently defied Gov. Gavin Newsoms ban on indoor... Read more

Pastor John MacArthur Could Face Fines, Be Arrested for Holding In-Person Church Services amid COVID-19

Pastor John MacArthur Could Face Fines, Be Arrested for Holding In-Person Church Services amid COVID-19 John MacArthurs California church is facing possible fines from the county if the church keeps hosting in-person services.According to The Christian Post, MacArthurs Grace Community Church is reopening despite lockdown orders from Gov. Gavin Newsom.We will obey God... Read more

John MacArthur Is Drawing Scrutiny After Holding a Church Service in Defiance of Local Orders | RELEVANT Magazine

Famed pastor, author and theologian John MacArthur conducted services before a packed congregation at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California in defiance of local social distancing orders. In a blog post, MacArthur wrote that California’s ban on in-person church services a ban which includes restaurants, bars, fitness centers, hair salons, barbershops and other... Read more

Hes Holding Me | Devotional by Helen Lescheid

“God is faithful (reliable, trustworthy, and therefore ever true to his promise, and he can be depended on)” 1 Corinthians 1:9 (Amplified) During a very difficult time in my life, people kept encouraging me, Keep hanging onto God and his promises and youll make it. This was good advice–Gods word was like a solid foundation... Read more

Tuition Is Rising and Enrollment Is Holding. So Why Are Christian Colleges Struggling?

When Jessi Vos was a junior in high school, she told her mom and dad she wanted to go to a college that was more international and more urban than the Iowa town where she grew up. She also wanted a place that wasnt too bigher state university felt hugeand Christian professors and a Christian... Read more

A Tampa Bay Pastor Has Been Arrested for Holding Providers Throughout COVID-19 Lockdown | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Police warned Rodney Howard-Browne, pastor of the River at Tampa Bay Church, concerning the risks of holding Sunday providers at his Florida megachurch, however Howard-Browne defied the self-distancing tips and held two massive providers, even busing folks in. He has since been arrested on misdemeanor expenses of illegal meeting and violating quarantine... Read more