California Christians Take the Gospel to the Streets

Several Christians from a church in California have decided to take the Gospel out of the four walls of the church and onto the streets. Rondy Martin, Benjamin Olegario and Anthony Andaya make it a point to meet every Friday or Saturday afternoon to preach to their neighbors in Visalia. The men, accompanied by their […]

Syracuse Police Sergeant Who ‘Likely’ Violated Evangelists’ Rights Relieved of Duties

Syracuse Police Sergeant Who ‘Likely’ Violated Evangelists’ Rights Relieved of Duties

The City of Syracuse has relieved one of its officers from his enforcement duties following a civil challenge presented by two evangelists in federal court. According to documents filed by the city, Sergeant Michael Long of the Syracuse Licensing Department, who identified himself as “the end all” and “an army of one,” is no longer […]

Young Missionary Couple Killed in Plane Crash

Young Missionary Couple Killed in Plane Crash

A young missionary couple has been killed in a plane crash in Zambia, Africa. Jay and Katrina Erickson of Spokane, Washington, died  Saturday afternoon when their 6-passenger Cessna struck an electrical pole and crashed into the Zambezi River. The couple was returning from transporting a nurse that works at Chitokoloki Hospital, where the Erickson’s serve. […]

Federal Court: Evangelists Have ‘Strong Case’ Against City of Syracuse

Federal Court: Evangelists Have ‘Strong Case’ Against City of Syracuse

A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order to two evangelists that filed suit against the City of Syracuse, New York, stating that they have a “strong case” against its officials. Michael Marcavage of Repent America and Mike Stockwell of Cross Country Evangelism had been prohibited from distributing Gospel literature without advance government permission […]

Town That Cited Street Preacher for Being ‘Annoying’ Must Now Answer to Federal Court

Town That Cited Street Preacher for Being ‘Annoying’ Must Now Answer to Federal Court

A national legal organization has filed suit against a New Jersey town for violating the constitutional rights of a local street preacher. The Rutherford Institute of Charlottesville, Virginia is representing Ken Fleck in an effort to strike down the current noise ordinance of Manasquan, New Jersey. The ordinance prohibits “loud, unnecessary and unusual” sounds, “which […]