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Heartbroken Pastor Regrets Not Encouraging Masks

The lead pastor of Westmore Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee, has taken to Facebook to explain the events surrounding the recent outbreak of COVID-19 at his church.
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Evangelicals to Trump: Please Protect the Dreamers

The Christian group Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT) has written a letter to President Trump asking him to intervene in the case of the recipients of DACA, otherwise known as Dreamers.
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Judge: Christian Adoption Agency in the U.K. Can’t Ban Same-Sex Couples

On July 7, a U.K. judge handed down a “mixed ruling” on a case involving the evangelical Christian charity, Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service.
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This Is Why Andrew Wommack Is Fighting the Cease and Desist Order

Andrew Wommack Ministries International feels it was treated in a discriminatory manner by the state of Colorado when it was targeted with a cease and desist order.
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Kanye West Names Biblical Life Coach as Running Mate

West is serious about Kanye 2020, although he still has 30 days to make a definitive decision about his announcement. 
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What Does Worship Look Like When There Is No Singing in Church?

Should we avoid singing in church because of the risk of spreading COVID-19? And what does corporate worship without singing even look like?
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SCOTUS Ruling Approves More Exemptions to Birth Control Mandate

The SCOUTS ruling, a victory for the Trump administration and the Catholic charity Little Sisters of the Poor, weakens the ACA's so-called contraceptive mandate, which has faced years of legal challenges.
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Christian Pakistani Man Shot to Death for Living in Muslim Area

Nadeem Joseph, one of several Pakistani Christians shot in early June for living in a Muslim neighborhood, has succumbed to his wounds.
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New Law in Iran Threatens More Arrests of Christians, Rights Advocates Say

The new law enables the regime to ban any group as a sect and may lead to punishment that could be escalated to include the death penalty. Religious minorities, including Christians, stand to be affected most by it.
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Doctors: Religious Services Are Among Highest Risk Activities

Two newly released charts, one of which was developed by the Texas Medical Association, concur that attending religious services is among the activities that cary the highest level of risk for contracting COVID-19.  
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Chinese Churches’ Right to Reopen Being Held for Ransom

Before they can reopen, some Chinese churches are required to hold patriotic flag-raising ceremonies designed to sing the CCP’s (and President Xi Jinping’s) praises.
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John Ortberg Under Fire Again, This Time for Hiding Son’s Identity

In early 2020, news broke that Menlo Church pastor John Ortberg had allowed a volunteer who was sexually attracted to children to serve in children's ministry. Now it has come to light that the volunteer was the pastor's son, John ("Johnny") Ortberg, III.
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Andrew Wommack Ministries Issued Cease and Desist Order

“In light of the fact that protests with thousands had been permitted and even encouraged, and retail stores were allowed unlimited numbers in their stores without near the safety measures we employed, I felt completely justified in what I was doing,” Andrew Wommack wrote. 
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This Is Why Singing and Chanting Are Banned in CA Churches Right Now

Though it was one of the first states to shut down, California has experienced a major setback, with record numbers of COVID-19 cases during the past two weeks. State officials believe a ban on singing and chanting in public places may help stop the spread.
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Death of Darrin Patrick Is Officially Found to Be Suicide

“We are devastated by this news," said Seacoast Church in a statement. "We will recommit ourselves to loving those around us and making sure that they truly know how precious their lives are.”
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She Put Her Pro Ball Career on Hold for Ministry. Now a Prisoner Is...

Maya Moore stunned the sports world in February 2019 by announcing she was taking a break from basketball. “My focus,” she said, “will instead be...on investing my time in some ministry dreams that have been stirring in my heart for many years.” Now she has seen one of those dreams fulfilled.
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Boris Johnson Praises Churches for Their ‘Inspiring’ COVID Response

At a recent national prayer breakfast, British leaders including Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised churches in the U.K. for all they have done for the country during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Study: White Evangelicals Are the Most Comfortable with Returning to Church

A recent survey has found that while most Americans say they would be uncomfortable attending religious services in person, there is one religious group more comfortable than others with doing so.
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Disabled COVID Patient Dies After Being Denied Treatment, Food

Melissa Hickson argues that because of her husband’s disability and the color of his skin, he was denied treatment by those at St. David's Medical Center who deemed his life unworthy. 
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China’s Hong Kong Security Law Represents Huge Blow to Freedom

An argument can be made that the National Security Law for Hong Kong that Beijing just passed is an extradition law on steroids.
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North Point Church ‘Cannot Guarantee’ Safety, Won’t Reopen This Year

North Point Church Pastor Andy Stanley said the decision was made based on the uptick of COVID-19 cases in the area, the results of attendee surveys, and the experiences of similar-sized churches that have already reopened.

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Jeff Reed: Actually, Digital Church Is All About Relationships

You might think of digital church as being impersonal. But Jeff Reed says, "The strength of online church is relationships."