Son of sheriff’s deputy arrested in connection with historically black church fires: report

Son of sheriff's deputy reportedly arrested in connection with fires at historically black churchesCops on Thursday were investigating if hate was the motive in the case of a man arrested Wednesday in connection with several intentionally set fires that burned down three historically black churches in the past two weeks, police said.

Holden Matthews, 21, faces three counts of... Read More | Share it now!

Chinese Authorities Blow Up Popular Megachurch

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Crackdown in 2009 that ended with the arrest of church leaders.

Those church leaders were given prison sentences of up to seven years for charges of illegally occupying farmland and disturbing traffic order, according to state media.

There are an estimated 60 million Christians in China, many of whom worship in independent congregations like the Golden Lampstand. Millions of... Read More | Share it now!

Hamas TV Station Calls for ‘Death to Israel,’ Israel Declares it a ‘Terrorist Organization’

Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister and defense minister, signed a declaration this week that calls a Hamas TV channel a “terrorist organization.”

The Israel Security Apparatus and the Defense Ministry said the Hamas TV channel, “Al Aqsa,” was using the station “to recruit militants to its ranks.”

The ISA said Palestinian broadcasters and journalists were using cues on the air to try... Read More | Share it now!

California May Evict 84-Year-Old for Bible Study in Veterans Home

The California Department of Veterans Affairs is threatening to evict an 84-year-old widow from her California Veterans Home if she continues to hold Bible studies, according to her attorney.

The woman, Artis Breau, has volunteered as a chaplain and led Bible studies over the past decade.

The controversy began last September when one of the residents said he had trouble sleeping after having a conversation with her about... Read More | Share it now!

Teacher Apologizes after Demanding Fourth-Grader Remove Ash Wednesday Cross from Forehead

Teacher Apologizes after Demanding Fourth-Grader Remove Ash Wednesday Cross from Forehead

When an elementary school student in Utah walked into class on Wednesday, he was shocked when his teacher told him to wipe his Ash Wednesday cross off of his forehead.

According to Fox News, fourth-grader William McLeod – seemingly the only Catholic in his class – walked into class on Wednesday with a cross of ash upon his forehead.... Read More | Share it now!

UN Report Accuses Israel of “War Crimes” While Hamas-led Attacks on Border Intensify

“The cry “Violence!” Shall no more be heard in your land, Nor “Wrack and ruin!” Within your borders. And you shall name your walls “Victory” And your gates “Renown.” Isaiah 60:18 (The Israel Bible™)

A United Nations report released on Thursday claimed Israeli soldiers were guilty of “war... Read More | Share it now!

Senate may reprimand Trump in addition to revoking his border emergency

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Senate Republicans are holding active discussions about whether to amend a resolution revoking President Trump’s border emergency in a way that scolds Trump for the way he asserted authority over the federal budget to fund his border wall.

Senators made it clear Monday that Republicans are still debating whether they have the authority to add any language to the House-passed resolution, and if so, what... Read More | Share it now!

US deploys THAAD missile defense system to Israel

Prime Minister Netanyahu hails Terminal High Altitude Area Defense as a sign of U.S. commitment to Israeli security • “Together with our defense systems, we are stronger is dealing with threats emanating from all areas of the Middle East,” he says

The deployment, which began in March, was intended to test the U.S. military’s ability to rapidly deploy such weapons around the world, said a spokeswoman for U.S. European... Read More | Share it now!