Religious Liberty

Bonds of brotherhood in Charleston

Bonds of brotherhood in Charleston

“Bonds of brotherhood were strengthened today. As tragic as this shooting was, it has brought out the best in God’s people.” Tonight at dinner, I was asked by a fellow diner from Kansas what I was doing in Charleston. I explained that less than a week ago I was in town for The ResponseUSA held […]

Letter from Ted Cruz asks Pastors to Preach and to Pray

Letter from Ted Cruz asks Pastors to Preach and to Pray

Dear American Pastor, On Tuesday, April 28, the United States Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in favor of “same-sex marriage.” How will the American church respond? The prophet Daniel described the people who know their God as people who do two things: display strength and take action (Daniel 11:32). How can the church […]

Chief Suspended for Professing Christian Beliefs

Chief Suspended for Professing Christian Beliefs

Atlanta’s Fire Chief Suspended For Publicly Professing Christian Beliefs Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran is suspended for one month without pay after publishing a book that says homosexuality and having multiple sexual partners is “vile,” “vulgar”, and “inappropriate”. The 162-page paperback titled “Who Told You That You Were Naked?” is being sold at Amazon.com. Chief Cochran […]

Hundreds of MI Pastors Unite in Defense of Free Speech

Hundreds of MI Pastors Unite in Defense of Free Speech

Hundreds of Michigan Pastors and Christian leaders gathered on the steps on the State Capital in Lansing, Michigan to hold a press conference in opposition to the growing movement within the Michigan Legislature to amend the State’s Civil Rights Act—Elliott Larson—to include sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. (Photo via YouTube) “We, the undersigned Christian […]

Large-scale Bible museum in DC

Large-scale Bible museum in DC

Christians, students of the Bible and others may want to target 2017 for a vacation to Washington, DC. The Museum of the Bible, established by the Green family, owners of Hobby Lobby, is now in the beginning stages of construction. Spokesperson Cary Summers tells OneNewsNow that the museum is being designed to be enjoyable for […]

Football team forced to remove Christian crosses from helmets

Football team forced to remove Christian crosses from helmets

Football players at Arkansas State University were ordered to either remove a Christian cross decal from their helmets or modify it into a mathematical sign after a Jonesboro attorney complained that the image violated the U.S. Constitution. The cross decal was meant to memorialize former player Markel Owens and former equipment manager Barry Weyer, said […]

Navy Reverses Bible Ban

Navy Reverses Bible Ban

Put the Bibles back! A Navy spokesman confirms that Bibles will be returned to base lodges, and they’ve also launched an investigation to determine why God’s Word was removed from guest rooms in the first place. Navy Exchange, which runs the base lodges, sent a directive out in June ordering the Bibles removed, after the Freedom […]

Justices: Can’t make employers cover contraception

Justices: Can’t make employers cover contraception

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. The justices’ 5-4 decision is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious views under […]

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity. The court said in 5-4 decision that the content of the prayers is not significant as long as officials make a good-faith effort at inclusion. The ruling was a […]