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Fuller can expel students in same-sex marriages, judge rules

FacebookA judge has dismissed an LGBT discrimination case against Fuller Theological Seminary.  Former students Joanna Maxon and Nathan Brittsan sued the college after they were expelled for being in same-sex marriages - in breach of Fuller's sexual standards policy.  The expelled students claimed that the seminary's actions were a violation of federal Title IX anti-discrimination... Read more

Real Men: Rules vs Relationship (Romans 2:12-29) | Real Faith

God is Father, you are son (personal) Father leads you in relationship (personal) Father wants you to lead others in personal relationshipsAs men, we are led by rules so we lead by rules Men lead others as they are led (rules not relationships) =Results: win at sports & work but lose at marriage, parenting, friendship... Read more

New York’s Governor Threatens to Close Churches, Synagogues if They Don’t Follow Social Distancing, Mask Wearing Rules

New York's Governor Threatens to Close Churches, Synagogues if They Don't Follow Social Distancing, Mask Wearing Rules New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will close churches and synagogues in New York City if they do not agree to follow the rules concerning social distancing and masks.We know religious institutions have been a problem, he... Read more

Set Free: Escaping Rules (Romans 2:111) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

03 Oct Set Free: Escaping Rules (Romans 2:111) Sermon Notes 4 Undeniable Facts We are All Feeling in our Conscience (Rom. 1) & seeing Creation (Rom. 2) Something has gone terribly wrong (social media makes this amplified) There is an urgent global problem that is only getting worse Something needs to be done to fix... Read more

Rules, the Rod, and the 3 Uses of the Law

Adam and Abigail found their first apartment in an older building near downtown, a tight space the couple made comfortable by purchasing some furniture and putting down a big carpet remnant over the hard tile floor. Two years later when their daughter, Penny, came along, the new parents worked hard to childproof the place. But... Read more

5 Rules of Life Most Parents Don’t Teach Their Children (and How to Be the Exception)

Aaron Brown GodTube Contributing Author Children make us laugh, cry, smile. They have the power to bring us joy or heartache. We do a lot for them, and they in turn do a lot for us. Parents have the delicate tasks of teaching their children how to undertake lives full of faith, hope, and love.Iron sharpens... Read more

Changing rules on weddings will ‘trivialise’ marriage bond – Christian Institute

(Photo: Unsplash)The Christian Institute has rejected calls to relax the rules on where people can get married.  The Law Commission has said couples should be given "more freedom" when it comes to the venue and what form the wedding will take.  It called current laws governing how and where couples can marry "outdated and unnecessarily restrictive".... Read more

‘May This Be a Land Where He Rules Supreme,’ Ohio Mayor Surrenders City to Christ

'May This Be a Land Where He Rules Supreme,' Ohio Mayor Surrenders City to Christ Last weekend, Christians from multiple churches alongside elected officials in Ashland, Ohio partook in an act of corporate repentance and prayer before God in calling for a national and global revival.Hundreds of people from the community gathered at the special... Read more

A New Way to Think About Christian ‘Rules’ | RELEVANT Magazine

Jesus invites us on a journey. Two disruptive words alter the course of our lives: Follow me. Fishermen lay down their nets. Tax collectors leave their booths. Revolutionaries lay down their arms. And countless people throughout the millennia have reordered their lives around the gospel. We go wherever Jesus goes. The invitation doesnt come with... Read more

Most American Christians Oppose Exemptions to Social Distancing Rules for Churches

Most American Christians Oppose Exemptions to Social Distancing Rules for Churches The vast majority of Americans believe churches should operate according to the same social distancing guidelines as other organizations, according to a recent survey by Pew Research Center. 79% of those surveyed said that houses of worship should be subject to the... Read more

Christian Adoption Agency Does Not Have to Place Kids in Same-Sex Homes, Appeals Court Rules

Christian Adoption Agency Does Not Have to Place Kids in Same-Sex Homes, Appeals Court Rules Earlier this week, an appeals court ruled that a New York-based Christian adoption agency can now sue the state of New York for attempting to shut them down because the charity does not place children with same-sex or... Read more

Under New Rules, LA Catholic Schools No Longer Able to Resume in-Person Classes

Under New Rules, LA Catholic Schools No Longer Able to Resume in-Person Classes LOS ANGELES (RNS) Catholic schools in Los Angeles county must now resume the fall year using distance learning, delaying previous plans to reopen their doors for in-person classes.The Department of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles made this... Read more

Christian fostering agency’s evangelical recruitment policy was not unlawful, High Court rules

(Photo: Unsplash/Sandy Millar)An evangelical Christian fostering agency does not have to work with non-evangelical Christian carers, the High Court has ruled. Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service went to court after it came under pressure from government regulator Ofsted to abandon its religious ethos.  It followed an inspection by Ofsted last year in which... 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

Landmark: Supreme Court Rules 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees

Landmark: Supreme Court Rules 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees In a landmark decision for the LGBT community, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled employers cannot fire someone merely for being gay or transgender under federal law.At issue was Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which makes it... Read more

Boris Johnson says Britain will change immigration rules for people of Hong Kong

(Photo: Unsplash/Manson Yim)Boris Johnson has promised to change Britain's immigration rules for the people of Hong Kong as Beijing continues to tighten its grip on the former British colony. In a letter to the people of Hong Kong published in the South China Morning Post, the Prime Minister said the UK was prepared to "provide an... Read more

Supreme Court Rules against Churches, Upholds Restrictions in 5-4 Vote

Supreme Court Rules against Churches, Upholds Restrictions in 5-4 Vote The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Friday to intervene in the legal battle over state restrictions of churches during the pandemic, disappointing religious leaders and activists who believed the bodys conservative bloc might side with houses of worship.The justices, in a 5-4 ruling,... Read more

Schools that Let Boys Compete in Girls’ Sports Violate Title IX, Trump Admin. Rules

Schools that Let Boys Compete in Girls' Sports Violate Title IX, Trump Admin. Rules A Connecticut statewide policy that allows biological boys who identify as girls to compete in girls-only sports violates Title IX, the Trump Department of Education has ruled. At issue is a policy by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) the... Read more

God Made Sex, and His Rules Are Good

It was probably the most bizarre moment of my life. I was doing some English teaching in central Thailand and had been invited to contribute to a regional training day for high-school English teachers. As a native English speaker, I was there to help with things like pronunciation and conversational English. Or so I thought.... Read more

Father Who Encouraged Abortion Forfeited His Parental Rights, Court Rules

Father Who Encouraged Abortion Forfeited His Parental Rights, Court Rules A Georgia father forfeited his parental rights to his biological child when he, among another things, encouraged the mother to get an abortion, the states Supreme Court ruled this week.The 6-3 decision allows a couple, Lance and Ashley Hall, to proceed with the... Read more

French Council of State Rules Ban on Religious Gatherings Is Unlawful

French Council of State Rules Ban on Religious Gatherings Is Unlawful A ban on religious gatherings in France is unlawful, according to Frances supreme court for administrative justice.The French Council of State ruled Monday that the general and absolute prohibition [on religious gatherings] is disproportionate because the government is allowing secular gatherings of... Read more

Ban on religious gatherings is unlawful, France’s top court rules

ReutersFrance's supreme court for administrative justice has ruled that the government's absolute ban on religious gatherings in hopes of stopping the spread of COVID-19 is unlawful and ordered the government to relax restrictions on religious worship.In a ruling Monday, the French Council of State reasoned that "the general and absolute prohibition [on religious gatherings] is... Read more

Four Floor Guidelines of the Enneagram | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] The enneagram has shortly change into all the fashion, from the memes flooding our social media feeds to the subject of dialog across the espresso pot within the breakroom. The enneagram is likely one of the biggest character evaluation instruments to grasp your self and others higher, which finally results in connection... Read more

Rodgerss Guidelines

[ad_1] Aaron Rodgers has lengthy been on a path to a special sort of spirituality thats been extra significant. Again in 2017 he mentioned he didnt wish to affiliate with the label “Christian” anymore. However in a latest interview with Danica Patrick, he took issues additional, describing his alienation from his former evangelical religion at... Read more

The Guidelines for Alliteration – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Strictly talking, to alliterate is to offer a listing of phrases that start with the identical letter or sound, as in Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. In a broader sense, to alliterate is to kind a top level view utilizing similarly-sounding phrases or phrases. It's a system that, in principle, helps... Read more