Josh M. Shepherd - Bound4Life - (May 29, 2015)
"Death is strictly the domain of God. We need to quit figuring out reasons to justify killing people: abortion, death penalty, euthanasia... Countless times I've seen Jesus take the sting out of death for the Believer." –Rep. Steve Hickey
(Pierre, SD)—As state legislators across America grapple with proposed laws on euthanasia, South Dakota State Rep. Steve Hickey (R-Sioux Falls)—facing a potentially terminal illness himself—has no qualms sharing exactly where he stands on the issue....(more)
Teresa Neumann - Governor Pat McCrory – State of North Carolina - (May 29, 2015)
The bill would protect state magistrates from performing gay wedding ceremonies on the ground of religious objections.
(Raleigh, NC)—After already being passed in the House, last week, lawmakers in North Carolina's Senate voted to give government officials the right to refuse to perform gay marriages due to religious objections....(more)
Ben Niran - Breaking Israel News - (May 29, 2015)
"The Israelis were among the first to aid us and sent the largest number of volunteers—all in our most difficult hour. We greatly appreciate this."
Nepalese Ambassador to Israel Prahlad Kumar Prasai awarded a certificate of appreciation to the members of the Israeli aid delegation in Nepal, who for the past month have been aiding earthquake victims in the devastated country....(more)
Steve Weatherbe - LifeSiteNews.com - (May 29, 2015)
"...declining abortion numbers provide evidence that pro-life efforts to change the hearts and minds of women facing unplanned pregnancies are bearing fruit—and, more important, saving lives."
(Victoria, BC)—The latest numbers from the British Columbia Health Ministry indicate a steady, 14 percent decline in abortions over the past five years....(more)
Steve Gunn - EAG News - (May 28, 2015)
The problem can be traced to the school district's three-year-old contractual relationship with the Pacific Educational Group, a radical San Francisco-based organization that makes millions of dollars in consulting fees every year from public schools throughout the nation.
(St. Paul, MN)—[(more)
CBN News Staff - CBN News - (May 28, 2015)
Please continue to pray for residents of Texas and Oklahoma, as more severe weather is forecast.
(Texas)—[CBN News] The Houston area got a break from rain for most of the day Wednesday. Nevertheless, officials are still asking some residents to evacuate as the flood waters flow downstream. (Photo: (more)
Teresa Neumann - CBN News - (May 28, 2015)
"I think it's important to apply pressure to get a better deal, one that avoids these two pitfalls, and I believe that this is necessary and urgent and possible for both our countries."
(Jerusalem, Israel)—[CBN News] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a visiting U.S. senator a nuclear-armed Iran is a thousand times more dangerous than the Islamic State. ((more)
Dan Wooding - ASSIST News Service - (May 28, 2015)
"Muslims, curious and astonished, now go to church, seeking to know the God of the Christians... Many of them start buying the Bible and read it." –Niger pastor
(Niger)—[ANS] As a result of the vicious Charlie Hebdo terror attack in Paris, France, Niger, a normally peaceful nation, erupted in violent protest in late January that led to 84 churches being burned down, and at least 10 people being killed....(more)
Jessilyn Justice - Charisma News - (May 29, 2015)
There's always, always, always, hope in Christ!
Reporter's Note: My mother suffered from this debilitating disease. It was absolutely horrible watching her go through it when the pain hit. I also have a friend who developed this same sort of affliction after a dental procedure. Like the woman in this story, she is, too, currently walking in victory after being prayed for during a healing service at church. May this article provide an incentive for others who have similar health issues to continue pressing on for their healing! –Teresa Neumann, BCN....(more)
Melinda Skea - The Becket Fund - (May 29, 2015)
The ruling clears the path for a final decision in late 2015-early 2016.
(Washington, DC)—Moments after oral argument, a federal district judge in Texas rejected the government's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its controversial eagle feathers rule. The lawsuit was brought by Pastor Robert Soto, a Native American religious leader, and members of his congregation, who are seeking the right to use eagle feathers in their traditional Native American worship (see video)....(more)
Tzippe Barrow - CBN News - (May 29, 2015)
"I'm not going to ask the American taxpayer to fund an organization that's going to be used in a way to marginalize one of our closest friends, the State of Israel."
(Jerusalem, Israel)—[CBN News] Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, said he will not sit idly by while the United Nations attempts to pressure Israel into accepting a timetable for reaching an agreement with the Palestinian Authority....(more)
Jordan Sekulow - ACLJ.org - (May 29, 2015)
Their supporters say their arrest and pending trial is just the latest effort by the militant Islamist government in Khartoum to stamp out Christianity...
(Sudan)—[ACLJ.org] Two Christian pastors face a possible death sentence because of their Christian faith....(more)
Aimee Herd - ABC11.com - (May 28, 2015)
"She's just very caring, very selfless, and we wanted to be selfless, too."
(Bethlehem, NH)—When Principal Courtney Vashaw had to reveal to her junior and senior students why she would be gone for a while—her diagnosis of an aggressive form of cancer—she never expected the heartwarming response she received. (Screenshot via abc11....(more)
Aimee Herd - Therese Apel-The Clarion-Ledger - (May 28, 2015)
Somehow Deputy Frazier managed to free one arm to push the button that opened the door to the cruiser, releasing K-9 Officer Lucas; the dog immediately coming to the aid of his partner.
(Mississippi)—When Hancock County Sheriff's Deputy, Todd Frazier went to investigate a suspicious car parked in a rest stop, he left his partner—K-9 Officer Lucas—in his vehicle. (Photo: Lucas/Todd Frazier/via (more)
Isaiah Narciso - The Gospel Herald - (May 28, 2015)
"For many years now, a lot of Chinese officials and Communist Party members and their families have been turning to Jesus." –Beijing pastor
(China)—China's top anti-corruption agency has warned the elite class of Communist Party members to stay away from religious activities, including Christianity, urging "stricter disciplinary measures" to prevent cases of abuse....(more)
Isaiah Narciso - Gospel Herald - (May 28, 2015)
"Today Christians who are being persecuted in a barbaric fashion in Syria deserve Christian countries like Poland to act fast to help them."
Polish charity Fundacja Estera says that the refugees are among the thousands of Christians facing murder in Syria. Of those that the foundation says should be granted asylum in Poland, more than half are children....(more)
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