Ill. Releases Replaces Mandatory Restrictions With Voluntary Guidelines for Holding Church Services

Ill. Releases Replaces Mandatory Restrictions With Voluntary Guidelines for Holding Church Services

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has released guidance for safely gathering for religious services as the state enters Phase Three of its “Restore Illinois” reopening plan. While the State still recommends that no more than 10 people congregate for indoor services at this time, the document is simply that — […]

Rioters Overtake Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct and Set It Ablaze, Police Evacuated

Rioters Overtake Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct and Set It Ablaze, Police Evacuated

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis has entered the fourth day of unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, with rioters taking over the police department’s 3rd Precinct building late Thursday night. The breach occurred at about 10 p.m., with rioters setting fires inside the building and outside near the main entrance. Police released a statement […]

‘You Can’t Fight Fire With Fire’: George Floyd’s Fiancée Speaks Out, Says ‘He Would Give Grace’

‘You Can’t Fight Fire With Fire’: George Floyd’s Fiancée Speaks Out, Says ‘He Would Give Grace’

Courteney Ross, the fiancée of the late George Floyd who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer earlier this week, is now speaking out, stating that Floyd would not be for the chaos that is coming out of his death and that “he would give grace.” “You know, if he was here, he would say […]

New Video Shows Planned Parenthood Rep Admitting Under Oath to Being Paid for Baby Body Parts

New Video Shows Planned Parenthood Rep Admitting Under Oath to Being Paid for Baby Body Parts

A new video released by the same organization that conducted an undercover investigation into Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted baby parts shows unsealed video footage of officials being questioned under oath about their knowledge of the payments, including one who admitted that the affiliate was only paid when it provided “usable” samples. Email communication and […]

Investigation Launched Into Death of UK 7-Month Unborn Baby Killed at Home by Abortion Pills

Investigation Launched Into Death of UK 7-Month Unborn Baby Killed at Home by Abortion Pills

(The Christian Institute) — A coroner is investigating the death of an unborn baby after a mother illegally took home abortion pills while 28 weeks (7 months) pregnant. As part of its coronavirus measures, the government changed the law to permit women up to ten weeks pregnant to take abortion pills at home after just […]

Minneapolis Burning: Violence, Riots Break out in City Following the Killing of George Floyd by Police

Minneapolis Burning: Violence, Riots Break out in City Following the Killing of George Floyd by Police

MINNEAPOLIS (The Daily Beast) — Flames and black smoke poured into the sky here early Thursday as protests over the death of George Floyd took a violent turn, with multiple local businesses and residential buildings near police headquarters set ablaze and at least one person fatally shot in the area. Minneapolis Police spokesman John Elder […]

Survey Finds Many Americans Reject Moral Absolutes, Including Some Who Identify as Christians

Survey Finds Many Americans Reject Moral Absolutes, Including Some Who Identify as Christians

According to a nationwide survey conducted by Dr. George Barna and the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, more than half of the sample Americans polled agreed that truth is “up to each individual” and there are “no moral absolutes that apply to everyone, all the time.” Researchers were further discouraged to find that […]

Northern Ireland Congregations Meet for Drive-in Church Services: ‘It Means an Important Amount to Many’

Northern Ireland Congregations Meet for Drive-in Church Services: ‘It Means an Important Amount to Many’

(The Christian Institute) — Congregations in Northern Ireland met together for “a symbolic day” on Sunday with the commencement of the first drive-in church services since the lockdown. Church buildings can now open for private prayer, and drive-in services are permitted with social distancing. Pastor Billy Jones of Dunseverick Baptist Church said, “The fact that […]

Calif. Allows 25 Percent Capacity for Indoor Church Services or 100 People, Whichever Is Smaller

Calif. Allows 25 Percent Capacity for Indoor Church Services or 100 People, Whichever Is Smaller

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Health (DOH) released new guidelines on Monday pertaining to the reopening of places of worship, allowing attendance of up to 25 percent building capacity or 100 congregants, whichever is smaller. County health departments must still give the green light for the resumption of services and the DOH will […]

US Denounces UN Promotion of Abortion Amid Coronavirus Crisis

US Denounces UN Promotion of Abortion Amid Coronavirus Crisis

(Evangelical Focus) — Acting Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) John Barsa sent a letter to United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres, calling on him to stop treating abortion as “essential” humanitarian relief during the Covid-19 pandemic. In the letter, Barsa urges “you, your staff, and the UN’s funds, programs, and […]