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Megachurch Leader Mark Driscoll Resigns From Mars Hill Church

SEATTLE – Controversial Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll has resigned from Mars Hill Church, stating that he does not wish to continue to be a distraction to the ministry although a six-week review of charges lodged by others within the church cleared him of moral wrongdoing. Driscoll submitted a letter to Michael Van Skiak, the […]

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Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

DALLAS – A second Texas healthcare worker who treated the Liberian visitor who died of Ebola last week has tested positive for the virus. Amber Vison, 26, was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital last night and placed under isolation after she reported a low grade fever. Vison was among the more than 70 hospital […]

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Coach-Led Prayers No Longer Allowed at South Dakota High School Following Complaint

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Coach-led prayers are no longer allowed at a high school in South Dakota after a prominent atheist activist organization sent a letter of complaint asking that the practice be discontinued. Officials with the Aberdeen School District recently received a letter from the Madison,Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) surrounding an anonymous complaint it […]

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California Couple Seeks to Adopt ‘Miracle’ Baby Rescued From Dumpster

MERCED, Calif. – A couple in California is seeking to adopt a baby that they have named “Milagro,” Spanish for “Miracle,” after they helped save her life when she was discovered in a dumpster by their apartment. Jimmy and Annette Alvarez told reporters this week that at approximately 5:45 a.m. last Thursday, a man who […]

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Supreme Court Halts Ruling That Would Have Closed Most Texas Abortion Facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing key parts of a 2013 law that would close all but eight of the state’s abortion facilities. The justices largely granted the request of abortion providers Tuesday. With three dissenting votes, the court suspended a ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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Son of Tony Campolo Comes Out as Agnostic, Hired as Humanist Chaplain at California University

LOS ANGELES – Bart Campolo, the son of ‘progressive’ social justice activist Tony Campolo, recently took the position of humanist chaplain at the University of Southern California just under a year after coming out to his father as an agnostic. “When people ask me when I started to ‘lose faith,’ I usually say, ‘Within about […]

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‘Offending’ Christian Article Removed From Ohio Air National Guard Newsletter

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A faith-based article that centered on a military personnel’s personal testimony about how his faith in Christ keeps him grounded was recently removed from an Ohio Air National Guard newsletter after a fellow serviceman lodged a complaint about its “offending” content. Col. Florencio Marquinez, the Commander of the Fighter Wing’s Medical Group, expressed […]

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Houston Seeks Review of Pastors’ Sermons After Lawsuit Filed Over ‘Bathroom Bill’ Initiative

HOUSTON – Officials in Houston, Texas are seeking to obtain copies of sermons delivered by several area pastors after a lawsuit was filed by unrelated Christian leaders whose initiative surrounding a recently passed “bathroom bill” was rejected by city officials. As previously reported, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, an open lesbian, had promoted an “Equal Rights Ordinance” earlier […]

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‘I Refuse to Be Silent': Writer Says Homosexuality ‘Shattered’ Her Marriage, Family

A mother and writer has generated much discussion following the publication of an article in which she shares her personal story of how homosexuality and same-sex “marriage” shattered her own marriage and family. “I refuse to be silent,” wrote Janna Darnelle (a pen name used to protect her family’s identity), who states that behind many […]

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Renowned Chemist Says Evolutionists Do Not Understand the Origin of Life

HOUSTON – A prominent chemist who was recognized this year as one of the 50 most influential scientists in the world says most scientists do not understand how evolution could explain the existence of life. Dr. James Tour is a well-known professor at Rice University, specializing in chemistry, nanoengineering, and computer science. Over the last […]

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