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Police, Church Members Pray Together after Hurricane Iota Devastates Honduras

Police, Church Members Pray Together after Hurricane Iota Devastates Honduras In a powerful display of faith, local police officers and church members are crying out to God as Hurricane Iota made landfall in Honduras this week.Iota, which has downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, was the second hurricane to hit Central America this... Read more

Police break up baptism service that defied lockdown rules

(Photo: Unsplash/Chuttersnap)British police interfered with a baptism service held in England due to the religious event having more people in attendance than allowed by recently implemented lockdown restrictions. The London-based congregation The Angel Church held a baptism ceremony on Sunday, led by 28-year-old Senior Pastor Regan King, which 30 people tried to attend. Once alerted... Read more

London Police Block Church’s Baptism Service; Pastor Retorts: Love Is Not a Crime

London Police Block Church's Baptism Service; Pastor Retorts: Love Is Not a Crime London police blocked a church from holding a baptism service Sunday after the pastor and the congregation gathered in defiance of new Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.About 30 members of Angel Church in Islington a borough of London had gathered for the baptism service... Read more

‘Pray for This City’: Fourth Houston Police Officer Killed This Year

'Pray for This City': Fourth Houston Police Officer Killed This Year The Houston Police Department is grieving the death of its fourth police officer this year. Twenty-five-year veteran Sgt. Sean Rios died in a gunfight on Monday, according to KTRK News.The 47-year-old officer was shot several times on his way to the airport for the... Read more

Man Calls Police on Sleeping Homeless Man, But it Was Really a Statue of Jesus

Man Calls Police on Sleeping Homeless Man, But it Was Really a Statue of Jesus A Bay Village, Ohio, man called the police on a homeless man who was sleeping on a park bench. However, when the police officer came, it was found that the homeless man wasn't a homeless man at all, but rather... Read more

A Texas Police Officer Has Been Arrested for the Fatal Shooting of Jonathan Price | RELEVANT

On Saturday night, 31-year-old Jonathan Price was shot and killed by police in North Texas, yet another Black life lost to police under suspicious circumstances. Lee Merritt, a civil rights attorney in Dallas who is representing Prices family, said that Price had intervened to help a woman who was being assaulted by another man. When... Read more

Street preacher challenges police injunction in court

Street preacher Mike Overd(Photo: Christian Legal Centre)A Taunton street preacher is challenging police attempts to curtail his ministry under anti-social behaviour regulations.  Avon and Somerset Police are seeking an injunction that could see Mike Overd arrested, imprisoned or found in comtempt of court if he preaches in a single town or parish for more than... Read more

Retired superintendent Leroy Logan on racism and why the police need to change

Leroy Logan served in the Met for 30 yearsLeroy Logan knows all too well what it is like to live on the receiving end of racism, growing up in London during the 60s and 70s, the son of Windrush parents, before joining the Metropolitan Police as a young black officer in 1983 at a time when... Read more

Police neutrality on Pride and gender identity has been ‘betrayed’ – report

(Photo: Unsplash)Police have "betrayed their commitment to neutrality" through partnerships with LGBT lobby groups like Stonewall, a report by free speech campaigners has said.  'Through the Looking Glass', by Fair Cop, accuses the police of "craven kowtowing" to Stonewall and other LGBT lobby groups instead of serving the wider public. British police have, the report says,... Read more

‘Praying God’s Protection over You’: Police Officers Finds Encouraging Note on the Hood of His Car

'Praying God's Protection over You': Police Officers Finds Encouraging Note on the Hood of His Car A kind citizen left an encouraging note on a police officers windshield earlier this week in Huntersville, North Carolina.Faithwire shared that after getting coffee at a Dunkin Donuts, Officer Aaron walked out to his squad car to find a... Read more

Pride, police and the preaching of the Gospel

(Photo: Unsplash/Teddy sterblom)Cornwall Pride is cancelled. Wonderful news? Josh Williamson the Australian Baptist pastor in Newquay thought so. In fact, he tweeted those exact words on the Cornwall Live FB page. The resultant fuss, including threats of vandalism and deportation, has been covered elsewhere in Christian Today, but I want to ask what lessons we... Read more

Austin City Council Slashes Police Budget, Diverts Funds to Abortion Access

Austin City Council Slashes Police Budget, Diverts Funds to Abortion Access A controversial new budget approved by the Austin, Texas, city council last month cuts millions of dollars in funding from the police department and redirects it to a wide variety of programs, including an increase in taxpayer money for abortion access.The 2020-21 budget, approved... Read more

Protests Engulf Rochester After Video Shows Police Suffocating a Detained Black Man | RELEVANT

On March 30, a Rochester, New York man named Joe Prude called 911 out of concern for his brother, Daniel, who was behaving erratically. When police arrived, Daniel Prude was naked in the street, but he complied when officers told him to sit down and allowed himself to be handcuffed without resisting. Video shows officers... Read more

Police warn pastor over Facebook post welcoming cancellation of Pride event

Pastor Josh WilliamsonA Cornwall pastor has been warned by police that he could be breaking the law after he wrote on Facebook that he was glad the local gay Pride event had been cancelled. On 13 August, Pastor Josh Williamson wrote "Wonderful news!" in the comments below a local news outlet's Facebook post reporting that... Read more

Police Let Pro-Lifers Paint ‘Black Preborn Lives Matter’ Outside Planned Parenthood in Baltimore

Police Let Pro-Lifers Paint 'Black Preborn Lives Matter' Outside Planned Parenthood in Baltimore Students for Life of America partnered with two other pro-life groups Saturday to paint Black Preborn Lives Matter on a street outside a Baltimore Planned Parenthood clinic, saying the abortion provider targets minority-dense neighborhoods and that the unborn need a voice.Police did... Read more

Portland Shooting Subject Shot Dead during Police Arrest

Portland Shooting Subject Shot Dead during Police Arrest The suspect of a fatal shooting of an activist was shot and killed as Federal agents attempted to execute an arrest warrant.According to BBC, Michael Reinoehl was shot and killed after attempting to flee from police in Lacey, Washington. According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Reinoehl was... Read more

Left is waging ‘war’ on police, faith, history, and American values, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as the 2020 Republican presidential nominee during the final event of the Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 27, 2020ReutersThe Left is waging a "war" on the police, faith, history, and American values and it's "tearing our country... Read more

Finnish MP interrogated by police again over Christian views on sexuality

Pivi Rsnen (c) is the subject of a criminal investigation over her views on sexuality(Photo: ADF International)A Christian MP has been interrogated by the police for the third time over her traditional views on family and marriage.  Pivi Rsnen, Finland's former Minister of the Interior, faced questioning again on 25 August over comments she made... Read more

Jacob Blake Is Clinging to Life After Being Shot in the Back Seven Times by Police | RELEVANT Magazine

A Black man identified as Jacob Blake is reportedly in stable condition after police officers shot him in the back seven times as he got into his SUV. Witnesses say Blake’s sons looked on as Kenosha, Wisconsin officers fired on their father. The family’s attorney Ben Crump says Blake was leaving the scene after breaking... Read more

Bipartisan Network of Christian Groups Launches Police Reform Initiative

Bipartisan Network of Christian Groups Launches Police Reform Initiative (RNS) A network of more than a dozen Christian groups is launching an initiative to address police reform.The Prayer & Action Justice Initiative bringing together Black, Hispanic and Asian organizations along with groups focused on prisoners, prayer and public justice will advocate for greater equality, accountability... Read more

Police clash with protestors after rigged election in Belarus – Mission Network News

Belarus (MNN) Police in Belarus openedlive fire on protestors Tuesday night. Already, police in Belarus have used excessive violence, clubbing protestors and using stun grenades. Alexander Lukashenko, dictator of Belarus for the last 26 years, won reelection, garnering 80% of the vote. But common consensus says the vote was corrupt. The opposing candidate was credited... Read more

‘My Daughter Is Dying’: Police Arrest Father for Refusing to Leave Sick Childs Bedside

'My Daughter Is Dying': Police Arrest Father for Refusing to Leave Sick Childs Bedside A family in Great Britain is taking legal action after police dragged a grieving father from the hospital bedside of his critically ill six-year-old daughter, who later died.Police were acting on behalf of doctors, who had ordered the girl... Read more

Father to take legal action against police after being dragged from dying daughter’s hospital bed

The violent arrest of Dr Rashid Abbasi was captured on a police body camA father who was dragged from the hospital bedside of his terminally ill daughter is pursuing legal action against the police, claiming wrongful arrest. Dr Rashid Abbasi, a longtime NHS respiratory consultant, was arrested by police when he refused to leave his... Read more

Kansas City Police Raise Funds for a Single Mom Who Donated Her Lottery Winnings to a Shot Officer

Kansas City Police Raise Funds for a Single Mom Who Donated Her Lottery Winnings to a Shot Officer Police from Kansas City, Missouri are raising funds for a single mother after she donated her $100 lottery winnings to a police officer who was shot in the line of duty.According to NBC12 in Kansas... Read more

French police investigate arson after Nantes Cathedral fire

(Photo: Twitter)Precious artifacts, the grand organ and stained glass windows were damaged Saturday after fires started in three places inside a 15th-century Nantes Cathedral in western France, according to French authorities, who have opened an investigation into arson. "After Notre-Dame, Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral, in the heart of Nantes, is in flames," French President Emmanuel Macron wrote... Read more

Police Organization that Backed Obama/Biden Endorses Trump for Re-Election

Police Organization that Backed Obama/Biden Endorses Trump for Re-Election After endorsing the Obama/Biden Democratic ticket in 2008 and 2012, the National Association of Police Organizations endorsed President Trump this week for president and thanked him for his support in recent months.The lobbying organization, often called NAPO, represents more than 1,000 police units and... Read more

‘We Love Law Enforcement’: Church Gifts $1,000 to Every Police Officer in Its Town

'We Love Law Enforcement': Church Gifts $1,000 to Every Police Officer in Its Town A small-town church in Tennessee is receiving nationwide attention after honoring its local police department in a public ceremony with a gift of $1,000 for each officer. The congregation, Lighthouse Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Tenn., wanted to encourage the... Read more

Police begin Bible launch investigations – Mission Network News

South Korea (MNN) — What began as an activity restriction in South Korea is turning into an assault on religious freedom. In early June, police stopped Voice of the Martyrs Korea from sending Bibles across the border to North Korea. Today, the ministry and its co-founder, Eric Foley, face criminal investigations. Balloon launching has been... Read more

Police Respond to Clash between Black Lives Matter Protesters, Churchgoers in New York

Police Respond to Clash between Black Lives Matter Protesters, Churchgoers in New York Police were called in after a clash on Sunday between Black Lives Matter protesters and churchgoers at a church in Troy, New York.Its unclear why protesters targeted Grace Baptist Church for demonstrations, but activists reportedly harassed church members.According to the... Read more

Police Release Suspect in Attempted Killing of Pastor in India

Police Release Suspect in Attempted Killing of Pastor in India NEW DELHI, June 29, 2020 (Morning Star News) Under pressure from an official in the ruling Hindu nationalist political party, police in Uttar Pradesh state, India have released without charges a suspect in the attempted killing of a pastor last month, sources said.When... Read more