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Video Shows Apparent Affair Between Former President of Christian University Jimmy Epting and Woman Named 'Kelly'
LINK When North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina, surprisingly announced their beloved President Jimmy Epting would retire from his position earlier this year, they cited health concerns as the motive behind the decision.

'God's Not White': Alabama Pastors Aim to End Racial Segregation in the Pews With New Sermon Series
LINK Pastors Brandon Doss and Brandon Matthews, who co-lead Cultivate Church located in a mostly white suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, are hoping to put an end to segregation within the pews with their new sermon series "God's Not White," which will address racial tensions and issues that affect Christians in today's culture.

Over 150 High Schoolers Stage Walkout Protest After Trans Student Seeks to Use Girls' Locker Room
LINK Over 150 students at a Missouri high school walked out of class Monday and staged a two-hour protest to voice their disapproval with a transgender student's request to use the girls' locker room to change for her physical education class.

Center for Medical Progress Releases 9th Video in Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Scandal
LINK Anti-abortion outfit The Center for Medical Progress released a ninth video Tuesday on the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal focusing on the organization's relationship with Advanced Bioscience Resources, a company that has reportedly harvested and sold fetal body parts at Planned Parenthood clinics longer than any other entity.

Ex-Lesbian Rapper Jackie Hill-Perry Says the Church Needs to Dig Deeper While Ministering to Gays
LINK Jackie Hill-Perry, a Christian rapper who identifies as a former lesbian, recently explained why she thinks the leadership around her was effective in counseling to her as a homosexual and believes the church needs to look deeper than just a person's sexuality when it comes to ministering to gays.

Franklin Graham Calls Univ. of Tennessee's Transgender Pronouns 'Ze' and 'Zir' Advisory 'Ridiculous'
LINK Leading evangelist Franklin Graham took to Facebook last Friday to voice his disapproval with the University of Tennessee's new practice of encouraging students and faculty to use gender-neutral pronouns like "ze" and "zir" instead of gender specific pronouns like "she" and "her."

Christian Minister R.C. Sproul Jr. Is Suspended After Confessing Visit to Ashley Madison in 'Moment of Weakness'
LINK R.C. Sproul Jr., son of Robert Charles Sproul, a noted Reformed theologian and founder of the international Christian organization, Ligonier Ministries, revealed Monday that he visited the controversial spouse-cheating Ashley Madison website in a "moment of weakness" last year and has been suspended by the board of Ligonier Ministries for it.

Pastor Getting Ready to Celebrate Birthday Dies After He Accidentally Shoots Himself While Cleaning His Gun
LINK A week of celebration turned to shock and despair for a North Carolina church Saturday when their beloved pastor, who they had toasted earlier in the week and was getting ready to celebrate his birthday, wedding anniversary and the founding of his church, accidentally shot himself in the chest as he cleaned his gun at home.

Atheist Bill Maher Asks Catholic Rick Santorum: 'How Am I on the Pope's Side and You're Not?'
LINK HBO host Bill Maher challenged GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum in an interview on his show on Friday to explain why Maher, as an atheist, backs Pope Francis in his stance on climate change and why Santorum, as a Roman Catholic, does not.

Kentucky High School Students Defy Atheist Group by Starting Football Season With Pre-Game Prayer
LINK A Kentucky high school has defied an atheist group's demand that the school keep prayer out of its pre-football game festivities, as the school kicked off its 2015 football season with a student-led invocation last Friday.

Were Some Pastors Included on Ashley Madison List Who Did Not Register for Site?
LINK Responding to a report that up to 400 pastors or church staff members could resign from their positions because of accounts registered to the Ashley Madison site, one owner of a faith-based crisis firm says some of those on the list did not sign up for the service and he can prove it.

Pope Francis' Meeting With 9/11 Families and Multi-Religious Service at Ground Zero to Be Highly Symbolic
LINK The eyes of the world will be on Pope Francis when he makes a visit to the western hemisphere next month, stopping first in Cuba before heading north to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. But his stop at the Ground Zero memorial in NYC amid commemoration of the deaths of thousands due to terrorism has been described by organizers as an "extremely important event for the world."

Storm Erika has weakened but flooding still possible in Florida, reports say
LINK "Completely unpredictable" storm Erika is seen to cause flooding in Florida, despite news of its weakening.

#TrumpBible: Twitter Users Mock Donald Trump After He Refuses to Share Favorite Bible Verse
LINK Thousands of tweets using the hashtag #TrumpBible are pouring in with re-imagined Bible verses to make fun of the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who wasn't able to name his favorite Bible verse in an interview.

10,000 Stand Up for Religious Freedom, Biblical Morals at SC's 'We Stand with God' Rally 
LINK At least 10,000 people gathered at the South Carolina State House for "Stand with God, Pro-Family Rally," where Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Rick Perry and U.S. senators spoke about faith and moral issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion.

Christian Students at Duke University Refuse to Read LGBT Porn Novel
LINK A group of students in Duke University's freshman class are speaking out publicly about their refusal to read a novel that was selected as the freshman summer reading book because the book's pornographic content violates their Christian beliefs and moral principles.

Fight Ensues as Atheists Attack College Football Teams for Promoting Evangelical Christianity
LINK The American Center for Law and Justice has vowed that it will be fighting back against the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the atheist group that has issued a damning report on American college football teams which it says are promoting Evangelical Christianity.

Massive Swarm of Bees Create 10 Feet Tall Hive Inside Historic 95-Y-O Colorado Church (Watch)
LINK A swarm of bees have made an unlikely home inside a 95-year-old Colorado church, creating a hive inside the sanctuary's rafters that's close to 10 feet long and 3 feet wide.

Burger King Proposes McWhopper in Honor of World Peace Day; McDonald's Not Lovin' It
LINK There will be no treaty for the fast food industry, as the two major burger empires will not be making a joint meal in honor of a global observance for world peace.

ISIS news: Virginia teen is the youngest person sent to jail for alleged support of extremists
LINK Hailing from Manassas, Virginia, Ali Shukri Amin is the youngest person in the United States who has been sentenced to imprisonment for reportedly supporting the Islamic State.

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Climatologist: Obama peddling a non-issueLINK

President Obama continues to sound the alarm over what he calls "climate change" or "global warming," but one expert on climatology says there's really nothing to be alarmed about.

Chris WoodwardTue, 01 Sep 2015
Up Network pleased with 'Ties that Bind'LINK

A TV network known for broadcasting family-friendly programming is seeing early success with its first original family drama series.  

Bill BumpasTue, 01 Sep 2015

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingLINK <p class="ap-story-p">NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

Associated PressTue, 01 Sep 2015

Support for Common Core slippingLINK

Recent polls from Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup show Common Core continues to lose favor among some groups.

Bob KelloggTue, 01 Sep 2015

Pro-Israel activists react to immigrant-swamped EuropeLINK

Europe's growing immigrant crisis means the continent could grow even more hostile to Jews, forcing more of them to immigrate to Israel.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Supporters of Michigan cross holding out hopeLINK

A court order banning a cross in a Michigan city park won't be the final say.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

A prediction from Judicial Watch about 'Servergate' LINK

A conservative watchdog group predicts that Hillary Clinton could be forced to give up her presidential bid. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Hearts were harvested from live aborted babiesLINK

A well-recognized adult stem cell researcher is adding her expertise to undercover videos of the harvesting of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Cruz, Trump getting chummy?LINK

A conservative political analyst thinks Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork to be in the good graces of Donald Trump's backers should support for the GOP front-runner falter.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

LaBarbara: Court not Bean's ultimate judgeLINK

It's likely homosexual activist Terry Bean will escape charges of intimacy with an underage boy, but a traditional values leader says Bean ultimately will not escape judgment.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Missouri chooses 'free speech' over 'free speech zones'LINK

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed the Campus Free Expression Act, known as the CAFÉ Act, into law to protect free speech on college campuses. 

Bob KelloggMon, 31 Aug 2015

Roanoke shooter was obsessed with raceLINK

A conservative black activist alleges that black victimization played a role in the murder of a white Virginia TV news reporter and a cameraman. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Judge Reeves' threat to MS school is no surpriseLINK

One attorney is not surprised that a high school band in Mississippi has been banned from playing a traditional hymn that it planned to perform during halftime at football games.

Bob KelloggSun, 30 Aug 2015

10 years later, is Katrina still evidence of global warming?LINK

A media watchdog says the broadcast networks spun the coverage of Hurricane Katrina ten years ago with bad predictions.

Bill BumpasSun, 30 Aug 2015

McCluskey: Bush's school-choice plan is flawedLINK

As part of his campaign strategy, GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is calling for a federal school-choice program. But would that be a good choice?

Bob KelloggSun, 30 Aug 2015

Cecil Richards' counterproductive letter to CongressLINK

A pro-life leader believes a letter from Planned Parenthood attacking The Center for Medical Progress proves the abortion giant is guilty of violating federal law.

Charlie ButtsSun, 30 Aug 2015

The impact of a mission tripLINK

An outreach pastor advises believers to take any opportunity they have to go on a mission trip.

Chris WoodwardSun, 30 Aug 2015

President shrugging off Solyndra scandalLINK

According to the "voice of America’s taxpayers," the federal government may not have learned its lesson from Solyndra. 

Chris WoodwardSun, 30 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
Climatologist: Obama peddling a non-issueLINK

President Obama continues to sound the alarm over what he calls "climate change" or "global warming," but one expert on climatology says there's really nothing to be alarmed about.

Chris WoodwardTue, 01 Sep 2015

Up Network pleased with 'Ties that Bind'LINK

A TV network known for broadcasting family-friendly programming is seeing early success with its first original family drama series.  

Bill BumpasTue, 01 Sep 2015

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingLINK <p class="ap-story-p">NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

Associated PressTue, 01 Sep 2015

Support for Common Core slippingLINK

Recent polls from Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup show Common Core continues to lose favor among some groups.

Bob KelloggTue, 01 Sep 2015

Pro-Israel activists react to immigrant-swamped EuropeLINK

Europe's growing immigrant crisis means the continent could grow even more hostile to Jews, forcing more of them to immigrate to Israel.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Supporters of Michigan cross holding out hopeLINK

A court order banning a cross in a Michigan city park won't be the final say.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

A prediction from Judicial Watch about 'Servergate' LINK

A conservative watchdog group predicts that Hillary Clinton could be forced to give up her presidential bid. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Hearts were harvested from live aborted babiesLINK

A well-recognized adult stem cell researcher is adding her expertise to undercover videos of the harvesting of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Cruz, Trump getting chummy?LINK

A conservative political analyst thinks Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork to be in the good graces of Donald Trump's backers should support for the GOP front-runner falter.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

LaBarbara: Court not Bean's ultimate judgeLINK

It's likely homosexual activist Terry Bean will escape charges of intimacy with an underage boy, but a traditional values leader says Bean ultimately will not escape judgment.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Missouri chooses 'free speech' over 'free speech zones'LINK

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed the Campus Free Expression Act, known as the CAFÉ Act, into law to protect free speech on college campuses. 

Bob KelloggMon, 31 Aug 2015

Roanoke shooter was obsessed with raceLINK

A conservative black activist alleges that black victimization played a role in the murder of a white Virginia TV news reporter and a cameraman. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Judge Reeves' threat to MS school is no surpriseLINK

One attorney is not surprised that a high school band in Mississippi has been banned from playing a traditional hymn that it planned to perform during halftime at football games.

Bob KelloggSun, 30 Aug 2015

10 years later, is Katrina still evidence of global warming?LINK

A media watchdog says the broadcast networks spun the coverage of Hurricane Katrina ten years ago with bad predictions.

Bill BumpasSun, 30 Aug 2015

McCluskey: Bush's school-choice plan is flawedLINK

As part of his campaign strategy, GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is calling for a federal school-choice program. But would that be a good choice?

Bob KelloggSun, 30 Aug 2015

Cecil Richards' counterproductive letter to CongressLINK

A pro-life leader believes a letter from Planned Parenthood attacking The Center for Medical Progress proves the abortion giant is guilty of violating federal law.

Charlie ButtsSun, 30 Aug 2015

The impact of a mission tripLINK

An outreach pastor advises believers to take any opportunity they have to go on a mission trip.

Chris WoodwardSun, 30 Aug 2015

President shrugging off Solyndra scandalLINK

According to the "voice of America’s taxpayers," the federal government may not have learned its lesson from Solyndra. 

Chris WoodwardSun, 30 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
Climatologist: Obama peddling a non-issueLINK

President Obama continues to sound the alarm over what he calls "climate change" or "global warming," but one expert on climatology says there's really nothing to be alarmed about.

Chris WoodwardTue, 01 Sep 2015

Up Network pleased with 'Ties that Bind'LINK

A TV network known for broadcasting family-friendly programming is seeing early success with its first original family drama series.  

Bill BumpasTue, 01 Sep 2015

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingLINK <p class="ap-story-p">NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

Associated PressTue, 01 Sep 2015

Support for Common Core slippingLINK

Recent polls from Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup show Common Core continues to lose favor among some groups.

Bob KelloggTue, 01 Sep 2015

Pro-Israel activists react to immigrant-swamped EuropeLINK

Europe's growing immigrant crisis means the continent could grow even more hostile to Jews, forcing more of them to immigrate to Israel.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Supporters of Michigan cross holding out hopeLINK

A court order banning a cross in a Michigan city park won't be the final say.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

A prediction from Judicial Watch about 'Servergate' LINK

A conservative watchdog group predicts that Hillary Clinton could be forced to give up her presidential bid. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Hearts were harvested from live aborted babiesLINK

A well-recognized adult stem cell researcher is adding her expertise to undercover videos of the harvesting of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Cruz, Trump getting chummy?LINK

A conservative political analyst thinks Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork to be in the good graces of Donald Trump's backers should support for the GOP front-runner falter.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

LaBarbara: Court not Bean's ultimate judgeLINK

It's likely homosexual activist Terry Bean will escape charges of intimacy with an underage boy, but a traditional values leader says Bean ultimately will not escape judgment.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Missouri chooses 'free speech' over 'free speech zones'LINK

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed the Campus Free Expression Act, known as the CAFÉ Act, into law to protect free speech on college campuses. 

Bob KelloggMon, 31 Aug 2015

Roanoke shooter was obsessed with raceLINK

A conservative black activist alleges that black victimization played a role in the murder of a white Virginia TV news reporter and a cameraman. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Judge Reeves' threat to MS school is no surpriseLINK

One attorney is not surprised that a high school band in Mississippi has been banned from playing a traditional hymn that it planned to perform during halftime at football games.

Bob KelloggSun, 30 Aug 2015

10 years later, is Katrina still evidence of global warming?LINK

A media watchdog says the broadcast networks spun the coverage of Hurricane Katrina ten years ago with bad predictions.

Bill BumpasSun, 30 Aug 2015

McCluskey: Bush's school-choice plan is flawedLINK

As part of his campaign strategy, GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is calling for a federal school-choice program. But would that be a good choice?

Bob KelloggSun, 30 Aug 2015

Cecil Richards' counterproductive letter to CongressLINK

A pro-life leader believes a letter from Planned Parenthood attacking The Center for Medical Progress proves the abortion giant is guilty of violating federal law.

Charlie ButtsSun, 30 Aug 2015

The impact of a mission tripLINK

An outreach pastor advises believers to take any opportunity they have to go on a mission trip.

Chris WoodwardSun, 30 Aug 2015

President shrugging off Solyndra scandalLINK

According to the "voice of America’s taxpayers," the federal government may not have learned its lesson from Solyndra. 

Chris WoodwardSun, 30 Aug 2015

News from Christian News Wire 2 September 2015



Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
LINK Religious Liberties / Persecution

58 Organizations: California AG Kamala Harris's Illegal, Extortionate Privacy Violations Designed to Silence Critics of Politicians
LINK Contact: Vi Shields, 703-392-7676, vshields@americantarget.com

17 Cardinals and Counting
LINK Seventeen prominent Cardinals from around the world address problems concerning marriage and the family in a series of new books prepared in advance of the October Synod on the Family

Ambassador Ade Adefuye's Transition is a Big Loss, But He Would Not Be Forgotten
LINK Contact: CANAN, 516-819-4355

Local Foundation Springs to Little Sisters' Defense
LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245

Thomas More Society Defends David Daleiden as He Uncovers Abortion Industry's Sale of Fetal Body Parts
LINK Anti-SLAPP Motion Filed to Fend off National Abortion Federation Attempt to Silence Filmmaker's Free Speech

707 Member Catholic Benefits Association Makes Argument Supporting Little Sisters of the Poor Before Supreme Court
LINK Contact: Sean Caine, Catholic Benefits Association, 410-547-5378, 443-857-4372 cell OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 26, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Catholic Benefits Association ("CBA") has lent its support via an amicus brief to the Little Sisters of the Poor in the latter's effort to get a hearing before the United States Supreme Court.  In its amicus brief filed with the Court on Monday, the CBA an association of 707 Catholic employers urged the Su Source: Catholic Benefits Association

NOM Identifies Marriage Champions Who Emerge from Republican Presidential Field
LINK Contact: Paul Bothwell, National Organization for Marriage, 202-457-8060 ext 105, pbothwell@nationformarriage.org

New School Delivers Hope for ISIS Victims
LINK Contact: David Dillard, Servant Group International, 615-832-2282

Trump Tackles War on Christians
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Cruz to Host Rally for Religious Liberty in Des Moines, Iowa
LINK RSVP Required -- Media Advisory For Planning Purposes OnlyContact: Rick Tyler, 703-431-3350; Catherine Frazier, 512-751-5984MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will hold a Rally for Religious Liberty on August 21 in Des Moines, IA, calling attention to the religious persecution of Christian business owners and employees who have been sanctioned by their government because of their religious beliefs. Hosting the Rally fo Source: Cruz for President

Reflections on The Legacy of John Howard, 1921-2015: American Hero, Conservative Champion, and Faithful Servant
LINK Contact: Larry Jacobs, Managing Director, World Congress of Families, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. John Addison Howard, the namesake and Senior Fellow of The Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society and International Ambassador for World Congress of Families died August 6th in his sleep.  He was a week shy of his 94th birthday. Dr. A Source: World Congress of Families

Religious Land Use Expert and Church Attorney Daniel Dalton Recognized by Alliance Defending Freedom
LINK Co-founder of Dalton & Tomich, PLC receives Silver Service Award from nonprofit organization for service to Body of Christ

President Obama Betrays Religious Freedom by Leaving Pastor Saeed in an Iranian Prison After Securing Nuclear Deal
LINK Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Activists to travel to Martha's Vineyard and Boston to challenge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to work for the immediate release of Pastor Saeed. The project is part of the #orangejumpsuit campaign which encourages people to stand in solidarity with the persecuted church worldwide.The campaign calls for Congress not to support any Iranian nuclear deal while Pastor Saeed is imprisoned.Here is a n Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Mass Marks the Anniversary of Death of Knights of Columbus Founder
LINK Father McGivney remembered at parish where he first gathered Knights

IRD: Will Christian Universities Collapse or Give Strong Witness?
LINK "Current cultural challenges make a strong witness from Evangelical education more important than ever." -- IRD President Mark Tooley

'Washington Post' Exploits Papal Visit
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Planned Parenthood to Raise Funds by Attacking and Defaming Peaceful Prayer and Worship Event in Idaho -- News Conference Today
LINK Planned Parenthood attacks, lies and defames life-affirming women's medical clinic in Meridian, Idaho in fund raising email

Las Vegas Pro-Life Student Sues High School for First Amendment Violation
LINK Thomas More Society Files Against West Career and Technical Academy

World Congress IX Director Flays Amnesty International's Pro-Prostitution Policy
LINK Contact:  Benjamin May, 202-737-5339, bmay@policyimpact.com; www.wcf9.org 

Make America Great Again more than a Slogan, says John Snyder
LINK Contact: John Snyder, Telum Associates, LL.C, gundean@gmail.com, 202-239-8005

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