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Russell Moore on Political Issues Pastors Must Address From the Pulpit
LINK Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, discusses the types of political issues that pastors should address in their congregations and which ones to avoid.

Franklin Graham Calls on Christians to Join Him in Praying for the Democratic National Convention
LINK Even though Franklin Graham has conservative convictions, that isn't stopping the influential evangelist from praying for Democratic leaders.

Robot Lawyer Helps Overturn 160,000 Parking Tickets (and Counting) for Free
LINK A website to help motorists who were issued parking tickets to have the violations overturned.

Benham Brothers Accuse NBA of 'Exploiting Transgender People' by Pulling All-Star Game Out of Charlotte
LINK Several conservative voices from North Carolina, including the Rev. Franklin Graham and the Benham Brothers, have spoken out against the NBA's decision to pull the 2017 All-Star game from Charlotte to protest the state's transgender bathroom law.

Ken Ham Responds to Bill Nye's Criticism of Ark Encounter: 'Nye Seeking to Brainwash Children'
LINK Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham has responded to criticism from Bill Nye "the Science Guy" over the recently opened Ark Encounter in Kentucky, by claiming that Nye is seeking to "brainwash" children and convince them that they're "just animals."

Study Debunks Myth Linking IVF with Higher Risk of Breast Cancer
LINK A recent JAMA study revealed that the risk of getting breast cancer due to in vitro fertilization is insignificant.

Hollywood Hills Brush Fire Strikes at Cahuenga Pass, Prompts Voluntary Evacuation
LINK A brush fire broke out in Hollywood Hills, affecting motorists, but no casualties and damages to homes and properties were reported. The fire was reported to be out after three hours, but authorities would remain on the scene.

Benjamin Watson Calls for America's Heart Transplant After Baton Rouge Police Killings
LINK As one of the leading voices speaking out about racial tensions in America, NFL star Benjamin Watson says the nation is in need of a heart transplant in the wake of two weeks of targeted shootings of police officers throughout the country.

Highly Contagious Norovirus Causes Concern at RNC; 11 Delegates Quarantined
LINK Eleven down after showing symptoms of norovirus. Quarantine of affected in place.

Hundreds of Christians Recite Lord's Prayer at Florida City Council Meeting to Combat Satanic Invocation
LINK In response to a Florida man kicking off a Pensacola city council meeting with a satanic invocation last Thursday night, hundreds of Christians gathered inside and outside city hall to stage a protest and recite the Lord's Prayer.

Franklin Graham: America Is on the 'Precipice of Anarchy'
LINK In the midst of the nation's grief following the targeted killings of police officers in Texas and Louisiana, leading evangelist Franklin Graham says he fears America has lost God's hand of protection and is on the edge of anarchy.

Former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi Prayed for God to Kill Him After Converting to Christianity
LINK Prominent Muslim-turned-Christian Nabeel Qureshi revealed to thousands of Christians gathered on the National Mall last Saturday afternoon that giving up Islam and accepting Jesus Christ was "the most painful thing" he ever did because it cost him nearly everything.

Starbucks, McDonald's Block Customers' Access to Porn on Wi-Fi Networks to Protect Children
LINK After a serious push from anti-pornography groups, coffeehouse chain Starbucks and fast food giant McDonald's have agreed to block porn from their Wi-Fi networks.

Heat Wave July 2016: Forecast and Temperature Highs; Which US States Are Most Affected This Week
LINK Forecasters warned a terrible increase in heat indexes next week, which could reach as high as 100 degrees, and residents of the Midwest were told of the effects of "heat domes."

Baton Rouge Police Shooting: Gunman Is Ex-Marine, Kills Three
LINK Ex-Marine shoots policemen in Baton Rouge, killing three.

Bill Nye Calls Ark Encounter 'Disturbing,' Argues 'Every Science Exhibit Absolutely Wrong' After Visit
LINK Bill Nye "The Science Guy" has reflected on his recent visit to Kentucky's Ark Encounter, the life-sized Noah's ark theme park built by Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham, by calling it "disturbing."

ACLJ Proposes '5-Point Action Plan' to Defeat ISIS After Jihadist Attacks Nice, France
LINK The American Center for Law and Justice, a conservative law group that advocates for Christians who are being persecuted worldwide, has presented a five-point action plan to defeat the Islamic State terror group.

Baton Rouge Shooter 'Targeted and Assassinated' Police Officers, Authorities Say
LINK The black U.S. Marine Corps veteran who shot dead three police officers in Louisiana's capital targeted them and assassinated them, authorities said on Monday, as the United States reeled from the latest deadly violence involving police and African-Americans.

Baton Rouge: Obama Says 'No Justification for Violence Against Police' After Suspect Gavin Long Kills 3 Officers, Injures 3 Others
LINK President Barack Obama on Sunday strongly condemned the shootings in Baton Rouge that killed three police officers and wounded three others, saying there was "no justification" for the violence.

Together 2016: Pope Francis Urges Millennials to 'Find the One Who Can Give You an Answer to Your Restlessness'
LINK In a YouTube video greeting to all of the millennials gathered at the National Mall for Together 2016 on Saturday, Pope Francis spoke about the "restlessness in their hearts," and encouraged them to channel that energy to pursue Jesus.

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Title: Pentagon tries all-or-nothing transgender policy LINK

Description: A military watchdog says a new Department of Defense policy about transgenders in the military makes no sense. 

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Media take: Poor Duke ... Shush, Albany U. LINK

Description: Coptic Christians in Egypt continue to face intense persecution.  

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Hope for a flip in Colorado seat LINK

Description: Donald Trump accepted the GOP presidential nomination on the final night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) and wasted little time to tell Americans that he “will restore law and order” and fight for the rights of every citizen.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: So Dems are OK with anybody voting? LINK

Description: Conservatives are concerned that a recent ruling related to the Texas voter ID law will enable voter fraud in the Lone Star State this November.

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Media sees a 'mob' that wants law and order LINK

Description: If you're depending on left-wing media reports to find out about the Republican convention, then you'll certainly "learn" a lot.

Author: Billy Davis,Steve Jordahl
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Pundits: Trump would be decisive where Obama wasn't LINK

Description: Mississippi's lone abortion clinic could be looking for another medical license to hang on the wall.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: RNC: Pence in as VP, Cruz booed for lack of support LINK

Description: Basic biology is under attack, but many Christians have yet to pick up their weapons and fight to uphold God’s design.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Media agenda: Put cops in negative light LINK

Description: The Catholic League says Macy's has proven again that it cares more about liberal social policies than it does its customers.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: GOP delegates: Cruz let us down LINK

Description: A delegate to the Republican National Convention is vowing he will never support Sen. Ted Cruz after the senator's Wednesday night speech in Cleveland. 

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Little need for Planned Parenthood these days LINK

Description: More proof has emerged in Indiana that Planned Parenthood might no longer be needed – not just there, but anywhere.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Atheists try to sink Ark Encounter attendance LINK

Description: An atheist organization is warning public schools not to visit the recently-opened "Ark Park" in Kentucky or face a lawsuit. 

Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Title: Gov't dependency a 'narcotic' enabling racial tensions LINK

Description: Sixty percent of Americans say race relations are worse in America since Barack Obama moved into the Oval Office – but a public policy analyst argues it may not really be a racial problem.

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Title: OneNewsNow.com Front Page Stories LINK

Description: Front Page Stories


Title: Pentagon tries all-or-nothing transgender policy LINK

Description: A military watchdog says a new Department of Defense policy about transgenders in the military makes no sense. 

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Media take: Poor Duke ... Shush, Albany U. LINK

Description: Coptic Christians in Egypt continue to face intense persecution.  

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Hope for a flip in Colorado seat LINK

Description: Donald Trump accepted the GOP presidential nomination on the final night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) and wasted little time to tell Americans that he “will restore law and order” and fight for the rights of every citizen.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: So Dems are OK with anybody voting? LINK

Description: Conservatives are concerned that a recent ruling related to the Texas voter ID law will enable voter fraud in the Lone Star State this November.

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Media sees a 'mob' that wants law and order LINK

Description: If you're depending on left-wing media reports to find out about the Republican convention, then you'll certainly "learn" a lot.

Author: Billy Davis,Steve Jordahl
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Pundits: Trump would be decisive where Obama wasn't LINK

Description: Mississippi's lone abortion clinic could be looking for another medical license to hang on the wall.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: RNC: Pence in as VP, Cruz booed for lack of support LINK

Description: Basic biology is under attack, but many Christians have yet to pick up their weapons and fight to uphold God’s design.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Media agenda: Put cops in negative light LINK

Description: The Catholic League says Macy's has proven again that it cares more about liberal social policies than it does its customers.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: GOP delegates: Cruz let us down LINK

Description: A delegate to the Republican National Convention is vowing he will never support Sen. Ted Cruz after the senator's Wednesday night speech in Cleveland. 

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Little need for Planned Parenthood these days LINK

Description: More proof has emerged in Indiana that Planned Parenthood might no longer be needed – not just there, but anywhere.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Atheists try to sink Ark Encounter attendance LINK

Description: An atheist organization is warning public schools not to visit the recently-opened "Ark Park" in Kentucky or face a lawsuit. 

Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Title: Gov't dependency a 'narcotic' enabling racial tensions LINK

Description: Sixty percent of Americans say race relations are worse in America since Barack Obama moved into the Oval Office – but a public policy analyst argues it may not really be a racial problem.

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Title: OneNewsNow.com Front Page Stories LINK

Description: Front Page Stories


Title: Pentagon tries all-or-nothing transgender policy LINK

Description: A military watchdog says a new Department of Defense policy about transgenders in the military makes no sense. 

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Media take: Poor Duke ... Shush, Albany U. LINK

Description: Coptic Christians in Egypt continue to face intense persecution.  

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Hope for a flip in Colorado seat LINK

Description: Donald Trump accepted the GOP presidential nomination on the final night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) and wasted little time to tell Americans that he “will restore law and order” and fight for the rights of every citizen.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: So Dems are OK with anybody voting? LINK

Description: Conservatives are concerned that a recent ruling related to the Texas voter ID law will enable voter fraud in the Lone Star State this November.

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016

Title: Media sees a 'mob' that wants law and order LINK

Description: If you're depending on left-wing media reports to find out about the Republican convention, then you'll certainly "learn" a lot.

Author: Billy Davis,Steve Jordahl
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Pundits: Trump would be decisive where Obama wasn't LINK

Description: Mississippi's lone abortion clinic could be looking for another medical license to hang on the wall.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: RNC: Pence in as VP, Cruz booed for lack of support LINK

Description: Basic biology is under attack, but many Christians have yet to pick up their weapons and fight to uphold God’s design.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Media agenda: Put cops in negative light LINK

Description: The Catholic League says Macy's has proven again that it cares more about liberal social policies than it does its customers.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: GOP delegates: Cruz let us down LINK

Description: A delegate to the Republican National Convention is vowing he will never support Sen. Ted Cruz after the senator's Wednesday night speech in Cleveland. 

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Little need for Planned Parenthood these days LINK

Description: More proof has emerged in Indiana that Planned Parenthood might no longer be needed – not just there, but anywhere.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016

Title: Atheists try to sink Ark Encounter attendance LINK

Description: An atheist organization is warning public schools not to visit the recently-opened "Ark Park" in Kentucky or face a lawsuit. 

Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016

Title: Gov't dependency a 'narcotic' enabling racial tensions LINK

Description: Sixty percent of Americans say race relations are worse in America since Barack Obama moved into the Oval Office – but a public policy analyst argues it may not really be a racial problem.

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016

News from Christian News Wire 23 July 2016



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

Foundation: "We Stand Ready to Advise"
LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, 334-262-1245

Rev. Mark Creech Statement Concerning the NBA Pulling Out of the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte
LINK Contact: Christian Action League of North Carolina, Inc., 919-787-0606, office@christianactionleague.org RALEIGH, N.C., July 22, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Rev. Mark Creech of the Christian Action League of North Carolina, Inc.:

National Hispanic Leaders Oppose California Bill SB 1146
LINK Hispanic leaders oppose bill as it "would not only diminish religious liberty in California higher education; it would discriminate against minority communities in California."Contact: Lissette Correa, Executive Assistant to the Office of the President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, 916-919-7476 lissettecorrea@nhclc.org; Kristin Cole, A. Larry Ross Communications, 972-267-1111, kristin@alarryross.com SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 21, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ Source: A. Larry Ross Communications

Hollywood's Religious Bias
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

TCT National Broadcast of 23rd Annual Eagles' Wings Conference Proclaims Message of Reconciliation and Healing
LINK Contact: Stephen Jenks, Eagles' Wings, 716-759-1058

Terror in Nice: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Return to France Following Latest Attack
LINK Contact: Lisa Moseley, 704-401-2116, lmoseley@bgea.org CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- An international coalition of crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are returning to France to offer emotional and spiritual care on the streets of Nice following last night's horrific terror attack. Though the situation continues to develop and unfold, the latest news reports indicate that more than 80 people died in the violen Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc.

Media Cover for Muslim Madman
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Public Advocate Announces Air Campaign at Republican National Convention
LINK Contact: Eugene Delgaudio, Public Advocate, 703-845-1808, eugenedelgaudio@erols.com; twitter @eugenedelgaudio CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 14, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Public Advocate president Eugene Delgaudio announced today his group will be welcoming Republican Delegates to Cleveland and the GOP Convention this Sunday with a special pro-family display.Public Advocate will be flying a plane towing a banner that reads: PROTECT REAL MARRIAGE above downtown Cleveland near the Rock and Roll Hal Source: Public Advocate

Forbes Honored with Chaplain Alliance Torchbearer Award for Dedication to Religious Freedom
LINK Contact: Hailey Sadler, 202-225-6365WASHINGTON, July 13, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Congressman J. Randy Forbes was selected by the Chaplain Alliance For Religious Liberty as the 2016 recipient of the Chaplain Alliance Torchbearer Award. Forbes received this award in recognition of his bold leadership in defending the religious freedom of all military personnel through his work as Chairman of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and Founder and Co-Chairman of th Source: Congressman Randy Forbes

Religious Rights Need More Protections
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Conscience Protection Act Needed
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Coptic Solidarity Urgently Calls on Egyptian Authorities to End Climate of Violence on Christians and Demands Equal Rights
LINK Contact: Lindsay Vessey, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org

Liberty Counsel Files Motion to Dismiss SMUG Case
LINK Contact: Liberty Counsel, 800-671-1776, Media@LC.org, Press Kit

'Washington Post' Lies About Pope
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Obama Appointed Former ACLU Judge Blocks Mississippi Religious Liberty Law
LINK Contact: Liberty Counsel, 800-671-1776, Media@LC.org, Press Kit

Family Research Council: Judge Displays Religious Animus Against Mississippians In Striking Down Religious Freedom Law
LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, Family Research Council, 866-372-6397

HRF Applauds Hong Kong Bookseller's Defiance of Dictatorship
LINK Contact: Noemi Gonzalo-Bilbao, 212-246-8486, noemi@hrf.org

Coptic Solidarity Supports Resolutions Condemning Global Blasphemy Laws
LINK Contact: Lindsay Vessey, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org

Government Officials, Mid-East Experts, NGOs, and Church Leaders Launch Movement in Support of Persecuted Christians in the Middle East
LINK Key Leaders to Gather at "The Bridge" Conference on Persecution

Privacy Coalition Plans Rally in Harrisburg to Voice Concerns with Governor Wolf's Bathroom Bills
LINK Contact: Carla D'Addesi, 484-253-6901

News from Christian Headlines:


Title: ChristianHeadlines.com LINK

Title: Germany: At Least 5 Dead in Munich Mall Shooting
Description: At least five people were killed Friday (July 22) when multiple shooters opened fire at the Olympia mall in Munich, Germany.

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Title: Christian Woman Gives Muslim Butcher $1,300 after Intruders Attack Shop
Description: A Christian woman in England is being recognized for donating 1,000 pounds (about $1,300) to a Muslim butcher who was attacked and robbed at his shop.

LINK

Title: India: 3 Christians Attacked by Hindu Extremist Mob
Description: Three Indian Christians are in serious condition after a suspected Hindu extremist mob attacked them.

LINK

Title: China: Churches Banned from Worship during 2-Day Global Economy Summit
Description: Churches in China are banned from creating “safe environments” for world leaders attending the G20 summit in September. LINK

Title: US Cardinal Says ‘Christian Nations’ in West Must Counter Islamic Influx
Description: a prominent U.S. cardinal says Islam “wants to govern the world” and Americans must decide if they are going to reassert “the Christian origin of our own nation” in order to avoid that fate.

LINK

Title: Donald Trump Vows to Be a Voice for American People in RNC Speech
Description: Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican nomination for president in a 75-minute long keynote address during the fourth and final day of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

LINK

Title: Pastor Tony Evans: God's Kingdom Includes People of All Races
Description: The Rev. Tony Evans of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas recently delivered a sermon on race in which he said that the cross of Christ is what unites Christians of all races. LINK

Title: Ireland: Christians, Muslims, Atheists Unite to Push Alternatives to Religious Education
Description: In a rather unexpected coalition, Christians have united together with Muslims and atheists In Ireland to promote separation of church and state in education. LINK

Title: Franklin Graham: It’s the Muslims Who Agree with Extremism ‘Who Terrify Me’
Description: The Rev. Franklin Graham recently wrote an op-ed for USA Today in which he voices his fears about the small percentage of Muslims who say violent actions may be justified.

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Title: 16th Century Biblical Inscriptions Discovered in Caribbean Cave
Description: Cave inscriptions dating back to the sixteenth century have been discovered in a cave on a small island in the Caribbean. LINK

Title: Former Imam in Eastern Uganda Loses Home, Family, Work after Turning to Christ
Description: A 53-year-old man in eastern Uganda sits alone in a small shanty after losing his family, house and business because he left Islam for Christianity.

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Title: Bangladesh: Thousands of Muslims Converting to Christianity Despite Persecution
Description: Despite persecution, more and more Muslims are converting to Christianity in Bangladesh, a Muslim-dominated country. LINK

Title: RNC: Ted Cruz Booed for Not Endorsing Trump
Description: Ted Cruz said Thursday he would not be endorsing Donald Trump. LINK

Title: Possible Location of Garden of Eden Named World Heritage Site
Description: An area in southern Iraq which many believe is the location of the biblical Garden of Eden has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, according to ChristianToday.com. LINK

Title: RNC: Mike Pence Calls Party to Unite around Trump in VP Acceptance Speech
Description: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence officially accepted his vice presidential nomination in a speech during the third day of the Republican National Convention yesterday, July 20.


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