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The First Amendment was written not to keep the church out of the government, but rather to keep the government out of the church. To that end, we fight for the freedom to speak the Truth without consequence, live by our Christian beliefs without persecution, and raise our families without government intrusion.

Oxford University study: The Church grows under persecution and actually languishes when it has state support

    Tertullian once said, “The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church,” and a recent study conducted by Oxford University appears to confirm the ancient Christian’s wise words.   Quick Facts   A study published in the Oxford University journal Sociology of Religion found that in areas where the Church received...

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School chaplain in the U.K. reported to anti-terror agency for telling students that it’s okay to question the LGBT agenda

    For a person to be reported to an anti-terrorism agency, one would expect that they had been frequenting extremist websites and message boards, writing a manifesto, or building bombs in their basement, but for one Christian school in the United Kingdom, simply questioning LGBT orthodoxy was enough to warrant the designation.   Quick...

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Kentucky adoption center fiasco shows what happens when voters elect leaders whose values don’t match their own

    Kentucky foster children suffered another hit as a Baptist adoption and foster care agency was forced to refuse a contract with the state after the Democratic administration declined to make an exception for the group’s religious beliefs.   Quick Facts   Sunrise Children Services declined a contract with the state of Kentucky due...

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Maine pastor asks for prayers ahead of monumental Supreme Court case

    Ken Graves, pastor of Calvary Chapel in Bangor, Maine, is calling on believers to fast and pray ahead of the church’s Supreme Court case on May 13. Graves hopes that the Court will make a final ruling on the constitutionality of church restrictions during emergencies.   Quick Facts   Calvary Chapel filed suit...

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Biden proclaims the National Day of Prayer, but prayer to whom?

    On Wednesday, President Joe Biden issued his proclamation announcing the National Day of Prayer, held the first Thursday of each May, but Biden’s proclamation conspicuously left out the word “God.”   Quick Facts   The National Day of Prayer was inaugurated in 1952 by Congress and President Harry Truman. President Regan signed an...

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China bars digital access to the Bible amid increased government crackdown on faith groups

    As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) rolls out new regulations for churches and religious organizations, Christian watch groups are reporting that Bible apps, Christian WeChat accounts, and online Bible sales have all been targeted.   Quick Facts   On May 1, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) latest regulations for faith groups went into...

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Connecticut removes religious exemptions for all students as battle over vaccine requirements continues

    Connecticut has become the sixth state to remove religious exemptions for vaccine mandates for students as a national battle over personal and parental rights versus vaccine safety heats up.   Quick Facts   Connecticut now requires anyone attending public or private schools, daycare centers, or higher education to receive vaccines. Some colleges, such...

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Fed-up Californians have collected more than enough signatures to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

    Californians have made their displeasure with Gov. Gavin Newsom clear and have now secured more than the required number of signatures needed to launch a recall election of their governor for only the second time in California’s history.   Quick Facts   Recall organizers secured 1.6 million signatures, 100,000 more than necessary. Newsom...

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Polish-Canadian pastor has another run-in with Alberta police disrupting his church

    Pastor Artur Pawlowski, who went viral after his first confrontation with Calgary police, received another visit from authorities this weekend, tweeting out a video of the “Gestapo” trying to interrupt church services.   Quick Facts   Over the Easter/Passover weekend Pawlowski demanded that Calgary police leave his church, calling them “Gestapo” and “Nazis.”...

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New Indiana law codifies that the Church is essential to society

    After a year in which churches have had to abide by different rules than those businesses deemed “essential” by state emergency orders like Big Box retailers, liquor stores, and casinos, Indiana is pushing back with a new state law that explicitly defines churches as “essential” and “necessary for the health and welfare” of...

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