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Indiana bill protecting public school students’ religious activities heads to governor

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WordNews.org) – The Indiana Senate and House has sent a bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb aimed at protecting students in public schools from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored by Rep. John Bartlett, protects the First Amendment rights of students to free speech […]

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Trump winning praise from ministries for rescinding Obama’s transgender directive

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Feb. 23, 2017 – President Donald Trump revoked former President Barack Obama’s directive that sought to a impose sweeping guidelines to all states, allowing students to use bathrooms, locker rooms and sleeping quarters on overnight trips according to their “gender identity” rather than their biological sex. The directive had Christians and others […]

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Remembering prolife convert Norma McCorvey, “Roe” in Roe v. Wade

By   /  February 19, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WACO, Texas (WordNews) Feb. 19, 2017 – Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade case that made abortion legal nationally, died yesterday at the age of 69. McCorvey had become a Christian and an outspoken opponent of abortion in her later years. Yesterday, both sides remembered her. Not long after her […]

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Positive, guarded praise for Trump’s Supreme Court pick of Gorsuch

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 31, 2017 – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. During his televised announcement, the president said he had made his list of candidates know for months while still a candidate for president. He praised Gorsuch, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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Ministries push for stronger U.S. support for Israel

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  Featured, International, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 27, 2017 – Several ministries in the United States are encouraged by President Donald Trump’s support for Israel, including plans for the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump recently declared that the strained relationship between the two nations has been repaired since he became president, according to […]

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Opposition to Judge Pryor for Supreme Court mounting among evangelicals

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 26, 2017 – Opposition against Judge William Pryor Jr. being nominated by President Donald Trump to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia is mounting among evangelicals. Pryor, a justice on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, has had “several alarming rulings,” the Personhood Alliance said in a bulletin to supporters under […]

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Annual Memorial “Die-In” Coming to the White House Jan. 27

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  Events, Featured, International, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 24, 2017 – A group of young activists are expected to “die” in front of the White House this Friday to “hold President Donald Trump accountable” to his promise to defund Planned Parenthood, the country’s largest abortion provider. The group, CEC For Life, an outreach of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, is […]

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Arizona church raising funds to stop abortion

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

TEMPE, Ariz. (WordNews.org) Jan. 3, 2017 — Apologia Church is on a mission—to stop abortion in the United States. The Tempe, Arizona church has raised more than $200,000 in its “End Abortion Now” campaign. Led by Pastor Jeff Durbin and Pastor Luke Pierson, the effort has received support from individuals, churches and organizations across the country […]

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