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California | October 5, 2021

Evangelicals in danger of losing prophetic focus, David Jeremiah warns 

California | October 5, 2021

Evangelical Christians risk letting societal divisions divert their focus from biblical prophecy, a popular evangelical pastor and broadcaster says. The Rev. David Jeremiah, whose “Turning Point” television and radio broadcasts have an estimated 400 million listeners worldwide, said events of the past 18 months inspired his new book, “Where Do We Go From Here?” released this week by Thomas Nelson Publishers. The book’s subtitle promises to explain “How tomorrow’s prophecies foreshadow today’s problems.” Speaking to The Washington Times, Mr. Jeremiah admitted concern over societal arguments that deflect attention from matters of faith. He said an overemphasis on racism to the exclusion of spiritual matters could increase division in the Christian world…. (Excerpts from Washington Times)

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California | September 3, 2021


California | September 3, 2021

I received a major healing. But I feel the fear of God in telling you about it. This is not my miracle. This is God’s miracle. And, in sharing it with you, you understand and feel my trepidation. Here are my points of concern:

We are ashamed to admit it when we are sick. I have long been part of the Word of Faith movement, and it works strongly in me. But in our movement, it is sometimes difficult to ever admit you are sick. I believe we must follow Christ’s model. When the twelve disciples thought Lazarus was asleep, Jesus cleared the air: “Then Jesus said to them, plainly, ‘Lazarus is dead’” (John 11:4).

Many have lost loved ones to Covid. This makes my celebration bittersweet. I am heartsick at the vast loss around the world. Most acute is my devastation at the early draconian measures, when grandparents could not say goodbye to their grandchildren. Mechelle and I welcomed our first granddaughter only one year ago. The idea of not being able to see her again is an agony which takes my breath away.

Now, let me tell you what happened. I had just completed the tent crusade in Sacramento, when I prepared to leave for Batavia, New York, in anticipation of what would be our greatest leadership gathering ever.

How strange that I and everyone who attended were so supernaturally protected in all the tent crusades, to be personally sideswiped by one irresponsible action which was aimed against me when I was far away from the tent. But, since I got a miracle, there is no need for recrimination here… (Excerpts from Mario Murillo Blog)

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California | August 16, 2021

Religious Freedom Must Be First and Foremost

California | August 16, 2021

Two authors warn against the encroachment by social media upon our first liberty. In a recent Wall Street Journal commentary, authors Salvatore J. Cordileone and Jim Daly argue that, as they put it, “The First Amendment guarantee of religious liberty is being dismantled, and with it the profound contributions that religion makes to American unity and self-government.” Cordileone, who heads the Catholic Archdoicese of San Francisco, and Daly, who leads Focus on the Family, note that religious liberty allows us to fight government overreach by instilling in us the virtues necessary for that fight. And while they don’t say it in so many words, they might as well: Without that fundamental freedom, the American experiment is toast. “There is a reason,” they write, “the Pledge of Allegiance places our national loyalty ‘under God.’ Without that protection, the ambitions of power tend to corrupt conscience and deform human rights.”… (Excerpts from the  Patriot Post)

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California | May 24, 2021

Judge Orders California to Pay Church $1.3 Million for Restricting Worship Services

California | May 24, 2021

Editor’s Note, May 24, 2021: The opening paragraph of this piece has been updated to reflect that Harvest Rock Church will receive the $1.3 million to pay for attorney’s fees and costs. After placing restrictions on churches that were blocked by the Supreme Court, the state of California owes $1.3 million to a Pasadena congregation for attorneys’ fees. A U.S. district judge last Friday released an order “permanently” enjoining the state from issuing or enforcing “any capacity or numerical restrictions on religious worship services” that are prohibited by recent Supreme Court precedent…

(Excerpts from Christian Headlines)

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California, International | May 20, 2021

Facebook Shuts Down Pro-Israel Prayer Page with Over 75 Mil. Followers

California, International | May 20, 2021

Should social media platforms be weighing in on who they do or don’t support in conflicts around the globe? Whether you think they should or shouldn’t doesn’t really matter, because Big Tech companies like Facebook are going to do whatever they want, and they’ll say they’re doing it in the best interests of its users — which clearly isn’t the case most times.

Facebook weighed in again this week as it reportedly shut down the pro-Israel page for the “Jerusalem Prayer Team (JPT),” which had “more than 75 million followers,” according to CBN News.

However, leaders of the group are saying that the removal of the page came as the result of a concerted effort by “radical Islamists.”

“There was an organized attempt by radical Islamic organizations to achieve this objective,” author and “Middle East expert” Mike Evans said. “They posted over a million comments on our site and then had the people contact Facebook saying that they never posted to the site. That was a complete scam and fraud. It was a very clever, deceptive plan by Islamic radicals.”

CBN News reported the following about the alleged radical Islamic attacks that got the JPT page taken down:..

(Excepts from MRCTV)

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California | May 11, 2021

Christian University Student Leaders Refuse to Approve Conservative Club

California | May 11, 2021

Student government leaders at Point Loma Nazarene University denied Turning Point USA’s request to become a chartered club.

The leaders and a university official at the private Christian university in San Diego said there was “misalignment” between TPUSA activities and the Associated Student Body mission statement.

“Misalignment between that mission statement and TPUSA publications and activities was the primary basis for denial,” university spokesperson Jill Monroe told The College Fix in an email.

While Jenna Moses, the director of student relations for the Associated Student Body, ultimately made the decision to decline TPUSA as a campus club, the director of community life and other members of the ASB Board of Directors at Point Loma weighed in and supported the club’s denial. The board functions as the executive team for the student government.

“The director of community life was consulted as the staff advisor and liaison to ASB and per the ASB Handbook for Clubs and Societies, although this role has no authority on the decision,” Monroe told The Fix.

“Because the decision is so discretionary, the director of student relations chose to also consult the rest of the ASB Board of Directors,” she said.

The Board of Directors allegedly were wary of the TPUSA club due to their belief that the group intends to engage in harmful attacks rather than healthy discussions.

“The general opinion of the student BoD was that TPUSA’s intended purpose seems to be generating unnecessary conflict rather than fostering helpful communication and would likely be a net detriment to the PLNU community,” Monroe told The Fix

(Excerpts from The Virginia Star)

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