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Thousands sign petition against Emmerdale’s Down’s Syndrome abortion storyline

Laurel (Charlotte Bellamy) and Jai (Chris Bisson) choose to abort their unborn baby after discovering that it might have Down's syndrome(Photo: ITV)Nearly 20,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org calling on ITV to axe a storyline that involves a disability-selective abortion.  The plot revolves around Laurel, portrayed by Charlotte Bellamy, and her partner Jai, played by... Read more

Armenia and Azerbaijan sign deal to end fighting – Mission Network News

Armenia (MNN) — Armenia and Azerbaijan have signed a peace agreement to end their war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. This ends six weeks of heavy fighting in the Southern Caucasus. Armenia will essentially surrender the territory it has lost and has agreed to vacate more in the coming days. Azerbaijan had more resources behind them... Read more

Joe Biden Promises to Sign Executive Order Reversing President Trump’s Pro-Life Policies

Joe Biden Promises to Sign Executive Order Reversing President Trump's Pro-Life Policies While the results of the 2020 presidential election are yet to be officially determined, Joe Biden is already seeking to reverse Trumps pro-life policies if he takes office in January 2021.Life News reports that Bidens team has revealed a list of Early Executive... Read more

Bible translators sign the Arlington Statement – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — In response to certain Bible translation trends, several Bible translators and ministries have signed the Arlington Statement. Read the full statement here. Seth Vitrano-Wilson of Horizons Internationaldiscusses translation methods the statement is pushing back against. For example, they’ll take an Islamic phrase like the Islamic statement of faith, which says . .... Read more

Deaf celebrating first-ever complete sign language Bible translation

USA (MNN) — Would you believe that no sign language has had a completed Bible translation until now? Its true. For the first time ever, Deaf people with American Sign Language as their heart language now have a full digital Bible in ASL. The American Sign Language Version (ASLV) and was primarily translated by Deaf... Read more

Nearly 200 Evangelical Leaders Sign Statement Urging Christians to Be Peacemakers amid ‘Deeply Divisive Election’

Nearly 200 Evangelical Leaders Sign Statement Urging Christians to Be Peacemakers amid 'Deeply Divisive Election' While the 2020 presidential election continues to be contested, a vast array of evangelical leaders are calling Christians to be peacemakers amid threats of national and civil turmoil once a winner is decided.The letter, titled:  A 2020 Call for Biblical... Read more

More Than 196,000 Sign Petition to Bring the Peanut’s Holiday Classics Back to Network TV

More Than 196,000 Sign Petition to Bring the Peanut's Holiday Classics Back to Network TV Apple just made a move that left hundreds of thousands of people in a flurry of emotions.Wildbrain Studios, a partial owner of Charles Schulz's Peanuts cartoon series, announced that Apple TV was going to have exclusive rights to all the... Read more

Dozens of countries sign declaration denying ‘right’ to abortion

(Photo: Unsplash/Insung Yoon)Dozens of countries have signed a declaration on women's health that opposes the concept of abortion as a human right.  The US, Poland, Brazil, Hungary and the United Arab Emirates were among the countries to sign the Geneva Consensus Declaration, but not the UK.  The declaration emphasizes universal healthcare, women's rights and equality,... Read more

Thousands sign petition calling on Twitter to respect free speech

(Photo: Unsplash/Con Karampelas)Thousands of people have signed a petition calling on Twitter to respect the free speech of people with traditional moral values.  The petition was started on CitizenGo by Voice for Justice UK after its Twitter account was suspended last week "without warning and with no explanation". It was suspended alongside three other Twitter accounts belonging... Read more

President Trump to Sign ‘Born Alive’ Executive Order Protecting Babies Who Survive Abortions

President Trump to Sign 'Born Alive' Executive Order Protecting Babies Who Survive Abortions During the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, President Trump announced that he will be signing the Born Alive Executive Order that will ensure medical treatment for infants who survive attempted abortions.Today, I am announcing that I will be signing the born... Read more

American Sign Language Bible Translation Completed after 39 Years

American Sign Language Bible Translation Completed after 39 Years After 39 years, a translation of the Bible in American Sign Language has been completed.The final books needed, Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel, were completed this fall.According to Christianity Today, work on translating the Bible into ASL started in 1981 with Duane King, a minister in the... Read more

Representatives for Israel, the UAE Sign Peace Agreement at the White House

Representatives for Israel, the UAE Sign Peace Agreement at the White House President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with representatives from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House today to officially sign a peace treaty between Israel and the UAE and a formal recognition of ties with Bahrain.This... Read more

A Sign or a Demand? – Daughters of Promise – September 16

A SIGN OR A DEMAND?Let the young woman to whom I shall say, Please let down your jar that I may drink, and who shall say, Drink, and I will water your camels let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I shall know that you have shown... Read more

375,000 Sign Petition to Pull Cuties as Netflix Defends Film as Social Commentary

375,000 Sign Petition to Pull Cuties as Netflix Defends Film as Social Commentary A petition to remove Cuties from Netflix passed 375,000 signatures Friday, as pressure continues to build from the public and even legislators on the company to pull the controversial film.The movie, which launched on Netflix Sept. 9 and is rated TV-MA, follows... Read more

Over 200,000 sign petition demanding Netflix pull ‘Cuties’ film

Critics say 'Cuties' sexualises young girls.(Photo: Netflix)Over 200,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org calling on Netflix to pull a controversial French film that critics say sexualises children. 'Cuties' tells the story of an 11-year-old girl who rebels against her conservative family to join a dance crew.  Netflix was forced to apologise after a sexualised... Read more

Thousands sign petition calling for RSE watchdog

(Photo: Pixabay)Over 20,000 people have signed a petition calling for a watchdog to be established ahead of the roll-out of the Government's controversial new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum.  From September, Relationships Education will be compulsory for primary school pupils, and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) for secondary pupils.  In Relationships Education lessons, young children... Read more

Worlds first full sign language Bible is almost finished – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — If you speak English and you live in the US, you have full access to Gods Word in dozens of translations and formats. The same cannot be said of US Deaf people. Their heart language is American Sign Language, which like all of the worlds sign languages lacks a full Bible translation.... Read more

JK Rowling, Noam Chomsky, Salman Rushdie sign open letter calling for protection of free speech

(Photo: Unsplash/Roman Kraft)Around 200 writers, academics and journalists have signed an open letter warning that an "intolerant climate" is creating a "stifling atmosphere" in which certain views are being censored. The letter, published in Harper's, has been signed by a number of high profile figures, including Harry Potter author JK Rowling, philosopher Noam Chomsky and novelist... Read more

‘None More Vulnerable Than the Unborn’ Tenn. Gov. Will Sign Heartbeat Abortion Ban

'None More Vulnerable Than the Unborn' Tenn. Gov. Will Sign Heartbeat Abortion Ban Tennessees governor is pledging to sign a recently passed bill that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected and also prohibits abortions based on sex, race or a Down syndrome diagnosis.The legislation, House Bill 2263 and Senate Bill 2196,... Read more

‘The Gospel Stands Opposed to Racism’: Evangelical Scholars Sign Statement Condemning Racism

'The Gospel Stands Opposed to Racism': Evangelical Scholars Sign Statement Condemning Racism Racism is contrary to the evangelical Gospel, some two dozen evangelical scholars said in a statement released this week.Todays situation requires more than a statement, but certainly no less than a statement, said the Evangelical Statement on the Gospel and Racism,"... Read more

Should Christians Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements?

During the onboarding process for a job at a Christian non-profit, I was asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Is it wrong for ministries to ask employees to sign an NDA? And is it wrong for Christians to bind themselves to such agreements? A non-disclosure agreement (NDA), also known as a confidentiality agreement, is a... Read more

Believers see coronavirus as a sign from God – study

(Photo: Unsplash/John Cameron)More than 60% of American believers of all faiths feel that the novel coronavirus pandemic is a sign that God is telling humanity to change how it is living, according to a new study.Thirty-one percent of Americans who believe in God feel "strongly" that the virus is a sign of God telling humanity... Read more

Signal Up for the Worship and Phrase Devotional – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Content material supervisor for Bible Gateway On this time of bodily distancing, when church buildings are closed and persons are prevented from gathering, Bible Gateways devotional, Worship & Phrase, will assist raise your soul in adoration of God and out of the miry clay of present occasions. Join the free electronic mail devotional Worship... Read more

Signal language Hare Krishna’s affect on Deaf Christians

[ad_1] South Asia (MNN) — DOOR Worldwide and their ministry companions are working to get the Bible translated into all signal languages. Deaf communities are typically referred to as the ultimate frontier of the Nice Fee as a result of there's nonetheless not one full signal language Bible at present. However they arent the one... Read more

The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs Successful the Tremendous Bowl Is a Signal of the Finish Instances (In keeping with Viral Prophecy) | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] 2/13 UPDATE: Uh-oh. The unique publish from final Month: We stay in unusual instances. Australia is on hearth. The President of the USA is on trial. Russia is certainly as much as one thing. Bizarre stuff, to make certain, however is it an indication of the top instances, as prophesied in Revelation?... Read more

The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs Profitable the Tremendous Bowl Is a Signal of the Finish Occasions (Based on Viral Prophecy) | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] We stay in unusual instances. Australia is on hearth. The President of the US is on trial. Russia is certainly as much as one thing. Bizarre stuff, to make sure, however is it an indication of the tip instances, as prophesied in Revelation? Most likely not. However there is a possible new... Read more

For the First Time, a Jesus Film Is Being Made in Signal Language | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Deaf Missions is a world outreach group that ministers to the Deaf, and so they’re poised to make historical past by producing the primary film about Jesus’ life and loss of life filmed in American Signal Language (ASL). The group has already produced a brief pilot of the film referred to as... Read more

Trump Anticipated to Signal Order Defining Jewish Individuals as a Nationality | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] President Donald Trump plans to signal a brand new government order that can outline the Jewish individuals as a nationality as a substitute of a faith. Administration officers say the transfer is meant to assist fight cases of antisemitism on faculty campuses, whereas critics raised considerations about potential freedom of speech points.... Read more

This Jeffery Epstein Church Signal Is Horrible | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Church indicators occupy a bizarre place in trendy tradition. Although the marquees exterior of church buildings are primarily meant to tell passers-by of service instances and occasions, they often include inspirational messages and even some good-natured jokes.  Nevertheless, the check in entrance of First Church of God Marseilles in Illinois is getting... Read more

Signal petition demanding solutions on Pastor Koh’s abduction – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Malaysia (MNN) Pastor Raymond Koh was kidnapped on February 13, 2017 in Malaysia. Koh was stopped whereas driving and forcibly transferred from his automobile into one other. Abducting Raymond Koh Todd Nettleton, a spokesperson for Voice of the Martyrs, USA, says individuals can watch safety footage of the kidnapping on-line. (Seize of Raymond Koh... Read more