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FRC President Tony Perkins Calls Out Equality Act: 'Egregious Attack' on Religious Freedom, 'Orwellian Reach'

Sports5/16/2019 12:25:04 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BYFamily Research CouncilMay 16, 2019WASHINGTON, May 16, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council spoke this morning at a press conference on Capitol Hill to oppose the Equality Act (H.R. 5). Other speakers at the press conference included Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio), Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Rep. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Rep. Carol Miller (R-W.Va.), Penny Nance, Kara Dansky, Michael Farris, an Source: Family Research Council

New Mexico High School Basketball Coach Resigns After T-Shirt Complaint by Atheists

Sports4/29/2019 1:00:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY 4 Winds Christian Athletics April 29, 2019 MADISON, Wis., April. 29, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The head basketball coach of Animas Public Schools in Colorado resigned after being attacked by Madison, Wisconsin's Freedom From Religion. Before a playoff game on February 27, the athletes wore T-shirts saying, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Supreme Court Responds to Christian Plea for Relief from Anti-Christian Attacks

Sports4/22/2019 10:20:00 AM
News provided by Public Advocate April 22, 2019   WASHINGTON,  April 22, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Public Advocate heartily thanks the U.S. Supreme Court for taking up the issue of the wrongful expansion of Title VII rights via the reinterpretation of "discrimination on the basis of sex" to include sexual activity.   "Most cases don't get heard and we are elated that Christians get two hearings at the Supreme Court on cases in which non-existent or fabricate Source: Public Advocate

LGBTQ Equality Act Will Ruin Women Sports in the USA

Sports3/18/2019 9:45:02 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BY 4 Winds Christian Athletics March 19, 2019 MADISON, Wis., March 19, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- On March 13, 2019, Nancy Pelosi proudly introduced the Equality Act which will be voted on during this session of Congress. Sexual orientation and gender identity would be protected under federal civil rights laws. In 1964, the Civil Rights Act was passed to protect African-Americans. The Equality Act of 2019 would protect individuals who practice the sin of homosexuality. Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Connecticut High School Transgenders Go 1-2 at Indoor Track Championships

Sports2/25/2019 1:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Feb. 25, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Transgenders Terry Miller (Bloomfield High) and Andraya Yearwood (Cromwell High) finished first and second in the 55 meter dash at the Connecticut open indoor track championships. Miller set a girls state indoor record of 6.95 seconds and Yearwood finished in 7.01. Miller also won the 300 meter. Last year, Miller and Yearwood went 1-2 in the 100 meter at the outdoor championships. Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

More Than 2,200 Churches Unite to Host Love Cote d'Ivoire Festival with Andrew Palau in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Sports2/22/2019 9:44:04 AM
Contact: Jay Fordice, Luis Palau Association, 503-614-1500 ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE, Feb. 22, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- More than 50,000 people in West Africa gathered this past weekend (Feb. 15-17, 2019) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire for a 3-day evangelistic festival with evangelist Andrew Palau. Led by the Luis Palau Association, the week-long campaign was the culmination of more than three years of work in Cote d'Ivoire, including massive citywide festivals in other influential cities suc Source: Luis Palau Association

Jussie Smollett's Hate

Sports2/21/2019 4:34:05 AM
Contact: 757-375-6444, Vanity@ewjackson.comOPINION, Feb. 21, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by E.W. Jackson: Conservative pundits have pointed out that Democrat elites and the so-called "mainstream" media were quick to accept actor Jussie Smollett's story of being assaulted by two Trump-supporters.It is clear now that he lied.  Smollett said his attackers were white and that he would have been believed without question if his assailants had been &q Source: S.T.A.N.D

Muslims Keith Ellison and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar Attacking USA Powerlifting for Banning Transgenders

Sports2/11/2019 12:10:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., Feb. 11, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- USA Powerlifting recently banned transgenders from competition. Minnesota resident JayCee Cooper, the transgender banned, will get help from two Muslims from Minnesota, Attorney General Keith Ellison and newly elected U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar. U.S. Rep. Omar, D-Minnesota, sent USA Powerlifting a letter saying that Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison would investigate them based on the Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

More than 2,000 Churches Join Together for Major Evangelistic Festival in West Africa with International Evangelist Andrew Palau

Sports2/8/2019 7:58:05 AM
Contact: Jay Fordice, Luis Palau Association, 503-614-1500 ABIDJAN, CÔTE D'IVOIRE, Feb. 8, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- For the past three years, the Luis Palau Association and several partner ministries have been working with church leaders in Côte d'Ivoire in an effort to proclaim the life-changing message of Jesus, unite the Church, and impact the entire nation with the Gospel. Originally invited by 400 local churches, international evangelist Andrew Palau (son of Luis Palau) first f Source: Luis Palau Association

Reversed -- Superintendent Allows Christian Club After PJI Steps in

Sports2/6/2019 3:36:03 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, 916-616-4126 (Spanish: 206-257-3239)CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Students at Homestead High School stood up for their rights to have their Christian athletes club on campus, and the school district agreed. Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) advocated for their Christian club to be recognized among the many other student clubs permitted to meet on school property.   Jocelyn, a sophomore with a heart to express her faith and positively impact Source: Pacific Justice Institute

Christian Men Concerned for America to Gather in DC January 18, 2019

Sports12/31/2018 1:00:00 AM
TEN GOOD MEN to host STAND IN THE GAP-- A Gathering of Christian Men Concerned for America Prayer. Training. Inspiration. Mobilization --January 18, 2019, Washington, DC Contact: David Long, 315-289-8453, David@tengoodmen.com; tengoodmen.com WASHINGTON Dec. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ten Good Men, a Christian, pro-life organization, has announced plans to hold a prayer and training event in Washington, DC on January 18, 2019 from 7 AM until 11 AM. Source: Ten Good Men

American Heritage Girls Shines a Positive Light with 'Stars & Stripes Salute'

Sports12/17/2018 6:26:02 AM
Faith-based non-profit releases premier issue of Stars & Stripes Salute to feature members who achieve the AHG Program's highest award Contact: Megan Rose, Media Relations Specialist, 513-771-2025 ext. 168, rosem@ahgonline.org CINCINNATI, Dec. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Amidst the news of Boy Scouts of America facing potential bankruptcy issues, American Heritage Girls (AHG) provides positive proof of the benefits of a Christ-centered, girl-centric, outdoor program by introduci Source: American Heritage Girls

Boy Scouts Took the Inclusion Bait

Sports12/17/2018 6:17:00 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the fate of the Boy Scouts:   The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is exploring the possibility of declaring bankruptcy. How could an organization which had roughly 5.5 million members in the early 1970s, and now commands only 2.3 million, collapse so rapidly?   Several factors are at wor Source: Catholic League

Children's Book Encourages Children to Overcome Challenges

Sports12/13/2018 7:26:02 AM
Contact: Linda Lewis, 360-226-3488, linda_j_lewis@outlook.com ENUMCLAW, Wash., Dec. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Snowboarding gained widespread popularity during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Considered an extreme sport due to its difficulty, it combines elements of surfing, skateboarding, and skiing. Despite the challenges of the sport, more and more peopleincluding kids and those with physical and intellectual challengesare braving the slopes. A NYMetroParents article, "The Benefits, Ri Source: Redemption Press

Mystery Set at a Racetrack Employs Contemporary Realism

Sports11/16/2018 6:10:05 AM
Contact: Nicole Petrino-Salter, 360-825-2166 ENUMCLAW, Wash., Nov. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In step with a culture that puts increasing emphasis on realism and honesty, some Christian fiction authors are following the trend by addressing tougher issues. In a Publisher's Weekly article of March 12, 2018, "Contemporary Realism Empowers More Christian Fiction," by Samantha A. Maldonado, Shannon Marchese, senior editor at WaterBrook, says, "Readers are willing to confront today's di Source: Redemption Press