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COVID Has Already Shut Down Some Churches, Don’t Let it Cancel Christmas, Too

COVID Has Already Shut Down Some Churches, Don't Let it Cancel Christmas, Too The shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child bring hope to kids who desperately need to feel Gods love. But during this time when the coronavirus pandemic is making it nearly impossible to just go to church, its even harder to get these boxes... Read more

Pastors plead with UK’s leaders not to shut down churches again

(Photo: Unsplash/Aaron Burden)Over 20 pastors have come together to urge the UK's Prime Minister and First Ministers to "refrain from socially damaging restrictions" as the country faces the prospect of a second national lockdown. The pastors come from across the UK and particularly call on the UK's leaders "not to close churches again".  In an... Read more

John MacArthurs Church Defies Judge, Says Outdoor Restrictions Would Shut the Church Down

John MacArthurs Church Defies Judge, Says Outdoor Restrictions Would Shut the Church Down Grace Community Church on Sunday defied a judges order not to meet indoors during the pandemic, with pastor John MacArthur telling attendees that the states restrictions for legal outdoor services would make it impossible to follow and result in the congregation shutting... Read more

Barna President: 1 in 5 Churches May Shut Their Doors Because of the Pandemic

Barna President: 1 in 5 Churches May Shut Their Doors Because of the Pandemic One in five churches may shutter their doors in the next 18 months, according to Barna Group president David Kinnaman.Kinnaman of the Christian research organization recently sat down with NPR to discuss the state of church giving in light of the... Read more

Judge Denies L.A. County’s 4th Attempt to Shut Down John MacArthur’s Church

Judge Denies L.A. County's 4th Attempt to Shut Down John MacArthur's Church A California judge declined on Tuesday to issue an order shutting down Grace Community Church, handing pastor John MacArthur his third recent victory in a much-followed legal battle against Los Angeles County.The county had hoped Judge Mitchell Beckloff would issue a temporary restraining order... Read more

They Just Want to Shut Us Down: John MacArthurs Church Defies Court and Meets

They Just Want to Shut Us Down: John MacArthurs Church Defies Court and Meets John MacArthurs California church gathered Sunday morning for worship in spite of a last-minute court order that upheld government restrictions on indoor worship due to the pandemic.We're not meeting ... because we want to be rebellious. We're meeting because... Read more

LA Mayor Threatens to Shut Off Electricity and Water to Churches that Meet

LA Mayor Threatens to Shut Off Electricity and Water to Churches that Meet Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday said he is authorizing the department of water and power to shut off utilities at houses, businesses and large gatherings within 48 hours that are violating health orders related to COVID-19.Although churches werent... Read more

Anger after Sheffield Cathedral decides to shut down beloved choir

The entire Sheffield Cathedral Choir is to be replaced by a new music team(Photo: Facebook/Sheffield Cathedral)Sheffield Cathedral has been widely criticised on social media after announcing the closure of its choir over concerns that it is not diverse enough.  Dean, the Very Rev Peter Bradley, said the conclusion had been reached that "there needs to be... Read more

Day of prayer to shut down P0rnhub

(Photo: Unsplash)Christians around the world are being invited to join in a day of prayer on Tuesday to shut down P0rnhub. The invitation comes from Exodus Cry, a campaign group working to end sexual exploitation and trafficking, and is being supported by the World Prayer Centre in Birmingham.  Exodus Cry is leading the fight to... Read more

Day of prayer to shut down Pornhub

(Photo: Unsplash)Christians around the world are being invited to join in a day of prayer on Tuesday to shut down Pornhub. The invitation comes from Exodus Cry, a campaign group working to end sexual exploitation and trafficking, and is being supported by the World Prayer Centre in Birmingham.  Exodus Cry is leading the fight to... Read more

Concerns about welfare at children’s transgender clinic were ‘shut down’

(Photo: Pexels/FrancescoUngaro)Concerns about the welfare of gender dysphoric children being seen at an NHS clinic were ignored, according to leaked documents.The documents, revealed on BBC Newsnight, detail concerns that some children were being too quickly referred for gender transition treatment by the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS). The documents contained transcripts from staff interviews in which... Read more

Christians Should not Be So Fast to Shut the Door on Immigrants and Refugees | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Editor’s Notice:Right this moment, the Supreme Courtroom dominated to permit the Trump administration to disclaim inexperienced playing cards to these whose monetary standing may require authorities help. Right here is Jenny Yang’s 2018 essay on why Christians ought to advocate for a extra beneficiant immigration system. My dad immigrated to the US... Read more

Why Did Taylor Swift Get Mainly Shut Out on the Grammys? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] It’s that point of yr once more: the Grammy nominations are right here to baffle us with not simply their complicated selections but additionally to pressure us to query the character of their existence as a complete. Why will we give awards to artists like this? Who's in control of this? Why... Read more