Nepal Hindus Honor ‘Holy Cows’ in Annual Festival Hoping to Help Dead Reach Heaven

Nepal Hindus Honor ‘Holy Cows’ in Annual Festival Hoping to Help Dead Reach Heaven

Families in Nepal are celebrating the annual Hindu festival Gai Jatra, or the “Procession of Cows,” in an effort to help deceased loved ones reach Heaven. The festival is said to have its roots in ancient times when Hindus worshiped Yamaraj, the “god of death.” According to Hindu beliefs and legend, people would hold the […]

Philadelphia Police Cite Preacher for Being Flashed By Female Heckler

Philadelphia Police Cite Preacher for Being Flashed By Female Heckler

PHILADELPHIA — An evangelist was cited with disorderly conduct Friday night after a woman passing by stopped and exposed herself as he was preaching. Mike Stockwell of Cross Country Evangelism says that he was open-air preaching on the infamous South Street in Philadelphia late Friday, which is a popular downtown area known for its bars, […]

Attorneys for Missionary Jailed for Telling Officers to ‘Repent’ Demand Constitutional Training for Police

Attorneys for Missionary Jailed for Telling Officers to ‘Repent’ Demand Constitutional Training for Police

HOLLY RIDGE, N.C. — A national legal organization is defending a missionary that was arrested on the Fourth of July for telling police officers that they needed to “repent.” The Rutherford Institute of Charlottesville, Virginia has issued a letter to attorneys representing the town of Holly Ridge, North Carolina, demanding that its police department be […]

Charlotte Churches to Repent Before Democratic National Convention

Charlotte Churches to Repent Before Democratic National Convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Christians in Charlotte, North Carolina are preparing to gather in public repentance on Labor Day weekend, one day before the Democratic National Convention. Charlotte714 is an event organized by local businessman David Benham of Benham Companies, along with other area pastors and community leaders. “The organizers of Charlotte714 are Christians who love […]

US Supreme Court Shows Interest in Case of Evangelist Arrested Near Liberty Bell

US Supreme Court Shows Interest in Case of Evangelist Arrested Near Liberty Bell

PHILADELPHIA — A civil liberties organization states that the United States Supreme Court is showing signs of interest in a case involving an evangelist who was arrested while preaching near the Liberty Bell. The Rutherford Institute is representing Michael Marcavage of Repent America in Marcavage v. Saperstein, et al., which surrounds Marcavage’s unlawful arrest in […]

Evangelists Endure Vile Acts, Assault at North Carolina Bele Chere Festival

Evangelists Endure Vile Acts, Assault at North Carolina Bele Chere Festival

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Evangelists that visited the largest free festival in the Southeast this past weekend say that police looked on while event-goers engaged in openly lewd acts and turned hostile toward the message of the gospel. Christians from at least nine states traveled to the Bele Chere festival in Asheville, North Carolina to witness […]

Phoenix Cracks Down on Christians Giving Out Bottled Water While Witnessing in Scorching Desert Heat

Phoenix Cracks Down on Christians Giving Out Bottled Water While Witnessing in Scorching Desert Heat

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Phoenix officials recently cracked down on Christians who were handing out bottled water during an evangelistic outreach in the city. Patrick Moore and Dana Crow-Smith say that they were prohibited from giving away bottled water last Friday at the city’s monthly “First Friday” festival as they were witnessing to event attendees on […]

Intolerant Police Shut Down Canadian Preacher for Sharing Gospel with Homosexuals

Intolerant Police Shut Down Canadian Preacher for Sharing Gospel with Homosexuals

TORONTO — Police recently shut down a Canadian preacher for sharing the gospel during a homosexual pride parade. The parade took place on July 1, also known as Canada Day, in the city of Toronto, Ontario, which is the equivalent of Independence Day in America. David Lynn of Christ’s Forgiveness Ministries brought a group to […]