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

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

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — 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, Sgt. Michael Long of the Syracuse Licensing Department, who identified himself as “the end all” and “an army of one,” […]

Christians Roughed Up By Dallas Police

Christians Roughed Up By Dallas Police

DALLAS, Texas — A group of Christians are expressing their concern after being manhandled by police while witnessing in downtown Dallas, Texas. Approximately five Christians ministered outside the A-Kon 23 convention last Saturday in Dallas, which was sold out. As they began to preach on the public sidewalk, a crowd began to gather, which soon […]

Young Missionary Couple Killed in Plane Crash

Young Missionary Couple Killed in Plane Crash

ZAMBIA — 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 six-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 […]

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

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

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — 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 […]

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

MANASQUAN, N.J. — 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 […]

Audio Bibles Distributed in Africa

Audio Bibles Distributed in Africa

Audio Scripture Ministries recently distributed 500 audio Bibles in rural villages in Mozambique, Africa. The official language of Mozambique is Sena, and while the majority can speak the language, only 40% of the population is literate. Therefore, its people are also unable to read the Holy Scriptures, which makes evangelism very difficult — that is, […]