Prayer Prevails in the U.S. House

The D.C. District Court recently dismissed the lawsuit brought by Daniel Barker, an atheist and co-president of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), in his attempt to become a guest chaplain for an opening session of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Group Brings Federal Suit Against Alabama City

On Friday, October 13, the Foundation for Moral Law (“the Foundation”) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of New Life in Jesus Ministries (“New Life”), a church in Dothan, AL, which was denied its right guaranteed by the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”) to assemble and worship in its building. In this case, the Foundation is partnering with attorneys John Mauck and Noel Sterett of Mauck and Baker, LLC, in Chicago. Mauck testified at the congressional hearings that led to the enactment of RLUIPA.

ACLJ Fights UN’s Threat to Redefine ‘Right to Life’

“Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law.”

Rules Added to Protect Conscience of Americans

Washington, DC–The Trump Administration has announced new rules that will provide new conscience protections for Americans.

Foundation Urges Protection for Pensacola Cross

Yesterday, the Foundation for Moral Law filed an amicus brief in the case of Kondrat’yev v. City of Pensacola, which is pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In that case, a group of atheists and humanists sued the City of Pensacola after being offended at the presence of a cross in Bayview Park. The plaintiffs were represented by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and American Humanist Association. The trial judge reluctantly ordered the City to remove the cross, but the City appealed.

Australia Asks for International Prayer to Protect Marriage

Australia is in the middle of a government mandated postal survey to decide the future of marriage between a man and a woman. The polls are predicting a defeat for those who believe in the biblical definition of marriage. Australian Christians are asking for prayer from all over the world for a “miracle for marriage” in Australia. The ballots must be posted back by the end of October.

‘Satanist Group’ Fizzles in Tacoma School

Atheists masquerading as a so-called Satanist Temple group recently ended its after-school program at Point Defiance Elementary School in Tacoma. The After-School Satan Club ceased meeting soon after teachers from the Seattle Satanic Temple offered their first meeting in December 2016. Apparently, only one child joined the club.

Christian Doctors Cite Conflicts Similar to Creative Artists

The nation’s largest faith-based professional association of health professionals, the Christian Medical Association (CMA, www.cmda.org), contends in a legal brief filed with the Supreme Court that its members’ conscience battles parallel those of creative artists sued for declining to participate in proceedings inconsistent with their conscience and convictions.

Understanding DREAMers

(NOTE: Following the recent decision from Washington concerning DACA, General Overseer Tim Hill requested the Church of God Immigration Task Force to provide a brief review of the DACA program, as well as provide a summary relative to individuals and local churches who could be affected by the decision. The following is an explanation of some of the basic information on DACA.)

New Novel Set in a Future World Without God

Can a scientist offer insight into faith? Some Christians view science with suspicion and fear, but pharmaceutical scientist Dr. Randy Dockens believes science can help us better understand God.

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