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John MacArthur, Church Could Face $6,000 in Fines for Worshiping Indoors

John MacArthur, Church Could Face $6,000 in Fines for Worshiping Indoors Los Angeles County health officials are asking a state judge to hold Grace Community Church and Pastor John MacArthur in contempt for holding indoor services after a court prohibited them from doing so.Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff issued an injunction Sept.... Read more

John MacArthur Says He’ll Start a ‘Jail Ministry’ if Arrested for Worshiping Indoors

John MacArthur Says He'll Start a 'Jail Ministry' if Arrested for Worshiping Indoors California pastor John MacArthur said this week hes willing to go to jail for holding indoor services in defiance of coronavirus health restrictions and that, if arrested, hell preach the gospel there, too.A judge last week upheld Los Angeles County health restrictions... Read more

9 Benefits of Worshiping during ‘Why, God’ Trials

When our prayers are being answered, when the test results are the ones weve prayed for, or when we get that job we really needed, we look up and praise God and have no problem worshipping him. But is that conditional worship? If God does what we want... then Hes worthy of praise? No. God is... Read more

California Judge Bans John MacArthur, Church from Worshiping Indoors

California Judge Bans John MacArthur, Church from Worshiping Indoors A California judge on Thursday issued an injunction prohibiting John MacArthur and Grace Community Church from meeting indoors for worship services during the pandemic, thus handing Los Angeles County the ruling it has sought for several weeks.Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff, in an 18-page decision, ruled that... Read more

County Asks Judge to Hold Church in Contempt of Court for Worshiping Together

County Asks Judge to Hold Church in Contempt of Court for Worshiping Together A California county is asking a judge to hold a church and pastor in contempt of court after the congregation met in defiance of a court order during the pandemic. Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park, Calif., met indoors Sunday despite... Read more

Worshiping a Not-So-Holy God – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Last week I had the chance to talk on the annual (bi-annual as of 2021) G3 Convention in Atlanta. As all the time, I totally loved the occasion and, as all the time, my favourite half was assembly so a lot of you. On the opening day of the convention I participated in a... Read more