Federal Judge Sentences Pastor to 27 Months For Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

Federal Judge Sentences Pastor to 27 Months For Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

Burlington, Vermont – A Mennonite pastor that was convicted of providing assistance to an ex-lesbian who fled the country with her daughter has been sentenced to a stayed term of 27 months in prison pending appeal and released. Ken Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia appeared before Judge William Sessions in Vermont federal court this afternoon to […]

Pastor Who Helped Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter to Be Sentenced in Federal Court

Pastor Who Helped Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter to Be Sentenced in Federal Court

Burlington, Vermont — A Mennonite pastor that was convicted of providing assistance to an ex-lesbian who fled the country with her daughter is set to be sentenced tomorrow in federal court. Ken Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia will appear before Burlington Judge William Sessions at 2:30 p.m. Monday as he faces up to three years in […]

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Refuses to Deny Christ Under ‘Horrific Pressures’

American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Refuses to Deny Christ Under ‘Horrific Pressures’

An Iranian-born American pastor that was recently sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran for planting house churches across the country states that he is enduring “horrific pressures” to deny his Christian faith. As previously reported, 32-year-old Saeed Abedini of Idaho was taken into custody last September while visiting his homeland of Iran as […]

Evangelists Arrested for Preaching at NJ Train Station Still Facing Jail Time as Trial Continues

Evangelists Arrested for Preaching at NJ Train Station Still Facing Jail Time as Trial Continues

West Windsor, New Jersey — Two Christian evangelists that were arrested in New Jersey last June after preaching the Gospel at a local train station are still facing jail time as their ongoing trial has been continued in municipal court. Robert Parker and Don Karns state that they have been preaching at the Princeton Junction […]

Congress Calls Upon Secretary of State to Seek Release of U.S. Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Congress Calls Upon Secretary of State to Seek Release of U.S. Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Washington, D.C. — Dozens of members of Congress have signed a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, requesting that he become directly involved in seeking the release of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. As previously reported, 32-year-old Saeed Abedini of Idaho was taken into custody last September while visiting his homeland of Iran […]

Chinese Preacher Sues Police After Being Arrested For ‘Harming Social Order’ With Hymn-Singing

Chinese Preacher Sues Police After Being Arrested For ‘Harming Social Order’ With Hymn-Singing

A Chinese preacher who was recently arrested for preaching and singing hymns in a public park without prior government authorization has filed a lawsuit against the police. Cao Nan, 39, regularly conducts charity work in the city of Shenzhen, and also shares the Gospel on the streets. Last December, while preaching and singing hymns with […]

Charges Against Christians Cited for Evangelizing in New Jersey Public Park Dismissed

Charges Against Christians Cited for Evangelizing in New Jersey Public Park Dismissed

Jersey City, New Jersey — Charges pressed against five Christians who were cited for evangelizing in a public park without government permission, and for causing some hearers to be upset with their Gospel message, were dismissed today in a New Jersey municipal court. “The prosecutor and the state dismissed charges against all five defendants,” attorney Demetrios […]

Illinois Man Who Plotted to Bomb Dozens of Oklahoma Churches Charged in Federal Court

Illinois Man Who Plotted to Bomb Dozens of Oklahoma Churches Charged in Federal Court

Tulsa, Oklahoma — An Illinois man who plotted to bomb dozens of Oklahoma churches has now been charged in federal court. Reports state that 24-year-old Gregory Weiler II of Oak Village, Illinois was charged on Wednesday with one count of possessing an unregistered device of destruction. A federal grand jury indictment was unsealed during the […]

University of Michigan Ousts Christian Club From Campus for Not Allowing Non-Christian Leaders

University of Michigan Ousts Christian Club From Campus for Not Allowing Non-Christian Leaders

Ann Arbor, Michigan — A Christian club at the University of Michigan has been ousted from campus for refusing to change its constitution, which requires that its leaders be Christians. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship states that it was informed by campus officials that its policies conflicted with the university’s policies, which prohibit discrimination. “The university is […]

Church Elder Threatened With Arrest for Sharing Faith in California Mall Files Suit

Church Elder Threatened With Arrest for Sharing Faith in California Mall Files Suit

Visalia, California — An elder at a California church has filed suit against a local mall for threatening him with arrest if he did not stop sharing his faith with shoppers. John Vadnais had regularly visited the Visalia Mall to shop and eat, and sometimes to also share his faith at the same time. However, […]

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