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Trump Liberty Convocation

Trump at Liberty: ‘In America we don’t worship government; we worship God’—Credits God and...

“I want to thank you because boy did you come out and vote... Boy oh boy—you voted!"
Religious Liberties

Faith-Healing Related Deaths of Children Begs the Question: Where Do We Draw the Line...

"All I see is an aggressive campaign against Christianity in general, it's amazing to me in this day and age where Muslims get soft pedaled and Christians are under attack. It just blows my mind.”
Hate Crimes

Religious Hate Crimes on the Rise: Justice Department Testimonies Cite Inflammatory Election Campaign Rhetoric...

There has been a 23 percent rise in hate crimes against people based on their religion, "including a 67 percent rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes and a 9 percent rise in anti-Jewish hate crimes” from 2014 to 2015.
Trump Executive Order

Trump Uses National Day of Prayer to Launch Religious Freedom Executive Order

Trump held a special ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House to sign an executive order on religious freedom and “reaffirm the vital role that people of faith and institutions play in our nation.”
Trump inauguration

Did Trump’s Election Drive Greater Numbers of People Out of the Church?

Whether it was commenting on Hillary Clinton’s voting record or Trump’s leaked audio clip in which he jokes about sexual assault, pastors have increasingly felt themselves pulled into the political fray.
Robert Bentley

Ousted Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Is No Stranger to the Southern Baptist Church

“It just shows that any governor who serves two terms and can leave office without scandal has really accomplished something in Alabama.”
Cell Phone

Proposed Alabama Law Would Require Pornographic Content Blocked on All Smart Phones

House Bill 428 will be reviewed next week and is designed to drastically limit access to pornography, prostitution and sexual cyber harassment in Alabama.
Trump Liberty

President Trump to Return to Liberty to Deliver Commencement Speech

"A lot of universities choose political correctness over academic freedom, and I'm proud that Liberty's not like that.” -Jerry Falwell Jr.
Trump Budget

Christian Leaders Respond to Trump’s Budget: We Can’t Turn Our Backs on Those in...

"At a time when we’re especially security conscious, the International Affairs Budget is crucial to demonstrating our values to the world, building friendships with other nations, and lowering security risks around the world," the letter, which was signed by several notable Christian leaders, stated.
Russell Moore

UPDATE: Growing SBC Call for Russell Moore’s Resignation—African-American Pastors Call for Reconciliation

"We must not be ignorant of the schemes of the enemy to divide us,” SBC Pastor Byron Day says.
Trump Planned Parenthood

Trump to Planned Parenthood: You Can Keep Your Funding if You Stop Performing Abortions

“Polling shows the majority of Americans oppose public funding for abortion, even those who identify as pro-choice," President Trump says.
Prayer

Federal Court to Decide Whether Prayers Before Public Meetings Are ‘Unconstitutional’

When Peter Bormuth started attending county commissioner meetings in Jackson County, Michigan, he took offense over the fact that only Christian prayers were offered at the beginning of the meetings.
Porn Crisis

Virginia and South Dakota Legislatures Acknowledge Porn As ‘Public Health Crisis’

The resolution that passed in South Dakota lists a host of problems (such as sex trafficking) porn creates for individuals and societies.
World Relief Arbeiter Breene

World Relief Forced to Lay Off 140+ Employees Due to Trump’s Refugee Ban

Scott Arbeiter, President of World Relief, says not only is the loss of over 140 jobs “deeply troubling”, but additionally the people they are forced to let go "have served diligently and sacrificially—some of them for many years.”
donald trump immigration ban

Poll: Evangelicals Most in Favor of Repealing Johnson Amendment

47 percent of evangelicals feel churches should be allowed to “engage in political activity,” while only 34 percent do not agree.
evangelical letter refugee

100+ Evangelical Leaders Appeal to Trump and Pence in Washington Post Ad Over Refugee...

"This executive order dramatically reduces the overall number of refugees allowed this year, robbing families of hope and a future. And it could well cost them their lives."
Ann Voskamp protest

Ann Voskamp Among Protestors Outside the National Prayer Breakfast

“I don’t think security negates compassion… We have to be motivated by compassion, not by fear.” —Ann Voskamp
Trump Johnson Amendment

Trump Promises to ‘Totally Destroy’ the Johnson Amendment in National Prayer Breakfast Speech

"I will...allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution."
Neil Grosuch Donald Trump

Evangelical Leaders Thrilled Over Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

According to Russell Moore, Gorsuch is "a brilliant and articulate defender of Constitutional originalism in the mold of the man he will replace: Justice Antonin Scalia."
Pence March for Life

Mike Pence Becomes First Vice President to Attend March for Life

"We will not rest until we restore a culture of life in America for ourselves and our posterity."
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“Jesus spent 75 percent of his ministry focused on developing the 12 and helping them then develop the next generation.” - Warren Bird