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Christian News & Grace Links for 8/13/21! PTL!


[We’re simply reporting on what’s being reported. Any article we share is not necessarily a tacit endorsement of anything that’s said in the article. -Joel]


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Christian News:


Phil Robertson Says He Pointed 'People to Jesus' at ZZ Top Guitarist's Funeral https://t.ly/8tN3


Olympic Stories More Lovely Than Silver and More Costly Than Gold https://t.ly/bqzX


'You No Longer Value Me': Christian Teacher Quits in Front of Virginia School Board over Critical Race Theory Policy https://t.ly/GQBi | Watch https://t.ly/svcu | Virginia school district passes controversial policy forcing teachers to use trans pronouns https://t.ly/EFtV | Catholic high school can fire staff in same-sex marriages, court rules https://t.ly/Avo5j | Parent Rebels as Elementary School Creates ‘Black Classes’ to Segregate Children https://t.ly/El1U | Student claims he was expelled over pro-life views from University of Louisville https://t.ly/Y7Cc | ‘It’s Called Child Abuse’: Matt Walsh Blasts Child Mask Policy at Nashville School Board Meeting https://t.ly/VNMM | Christian Teachers, Parents Fighting Back Against Schools That Teach Racism, Lewdness, Transgenderism https://t.ly/jbdU | Illinois education board punishes Christian school for mask-optional policy https://t.ly/Zttt | The Scottish government is determined to advance trans ideology - and it's our children who will suffer https://t.ly/NgwY


Rise of the Homeschool Moms https://t.ly/vq74 | Even public school teachers are turning to homeschooling: Report https://t.ly/95EM


An American Story: Tennessee Girl Discards Christianity, Becomes Climate Change Activist, Joins ISIS https://t.ly/XaYP


Cru Military Ministry leader resigns in protest of Critical Race Theory https://t.ly/FL0b | What is Cru trying to hide? https://t.ly/iUcr


Canadian Province Implements Vaccine Passport: ‘Still deciding’ If It Will Be Required for Church Services or Weddings https://t.ly/4ucc | As The COVID Delta Variant Rages Across America And Around The World, Where Are All The Charismatic Healing Lines And Their Anointed Apostles? https://t.ly/ElZo | Los Angeles City Council Votes 13-0 To Create A Vaccine Passport Zone That Will Ban The Unvaccinated From Bars, Restaurants, Concerts And Movies https://t.ly/xB7Q


Sununu signs law shielding New Hampshire churches from COVID-19 restrictions https://t.ly/Otrr | Pentagon Reveals How Military Service Members can get Religious Exemption to Mandatory Vaccines https://t.ly/GyWc


Christian MP prosecuted over sexuality tweets fears for religious freedom https://t.ly/fg1c | William Lane Craig: ‘Follow the money’ as Christians cave on religious liberty https://t.ly/Vfij | Biden’s IRS Is A Partisan Weapon In The War On Religious Freedom https://t.ly/rfls | Pro-Life Billboard Taken Down A Day After Posting Because Abortionists Threatened Landowner With Death https://t.ly/mMYL


Netflix’s ‘Pray Away’ Seethes with Contempt for Christianity https://t.ly/lvAb | Former Transgender Who Experienced Freedom In Christ Blasts Netflix’s Pro-Trans Film Mocking Christianity https://t.ly/VQF9 | Netflix’s ‘Pray Away’ Takes Aim at Jesus Ability To Set People Free from LGBT Lifestyles https://t.ly/gMNy


'The Chosen' Jesus actor, series creator meet Pope Francis at the Vatican https://t.ly/ufY2 | Met in the Serpent Head Building https://t.ly/SDr5 | ‘The Chosen’ Creator Dallas Jenkins Says Mormons are Saved : ‘I’m Going to Die on That Hill’ https://t.ly/r05C | Former Mormon missionary finds Jesus after attempting to convert Baptist pastor https://t.ly/0YGs


Only 9 Percent of Gen Z Youth Are 'Scripture Engaged': American Bible Society Survey https://t.ly/xKTi | Study: Gen Z doubles down on spirituality, combining tarot and traditional faith https://t.ly/7AKB | 2021 sees jump in A-level Religious Studies entries in UK https://t.ly/kdyI | Govt urged to 'take notice' as hundreds more opt for Religious Studies at A-level https://t.ly/QaxA | Gen Z Wants to Talk about Faith https://t.ly/B9PE | Survey: Gen Z has a 'precarious relationship with the Bible' in US https://t.ly/bXG1


Facebook Introduces 'I Prayed' Button for Faith Community https://t.ly/IFwv | New Prayer Tool for Facebook Groups Draws Praise and Doubts https://t.ly/KasX


Unexpected victory: State declares churches will always be 'essential' https://t.ly/iEwG | Texas ruling: Yes, trans surgeries on kids are child abuse! https://t.ly/U5sN | Second Federal Court Blocks Biden Mandate Forcing Doctors to Perform Trans Surgeries https://t.ly/3al8 | Christian street preacher wins case after being arrested for alleged hate crimes https://t.ly/KLgF


The secret online groups where Christian spouses find empowerment to leave 'destructive marriages' https://t.ly/0InK | Blanket ban on conversion therapy 'would imprison many in their misery' https://t.ly/RI70 | Assisted suicide proposals suggest 'some lives are no longer worth living' https://t.ly/LWGF


How T.D. Jakes and Local Churches Became Affordable Housing Developers https://t.ly/jnv3 | Assemblies of God Growing with Pentecostal Persistence https://t.ly/Ppby


Brian Houston preaches about how nothing will kill his zeal, week after charges over concealing father’s abuse https://t.ly/nUsa


She wanted to help Ravi Zacharias save the world but ended up defending an abuser https://t.ly/TwP3


Former Bethlehem Baptist Pastors Say Church’s Culture Breeds Fear, Tolerates Abuse https://t.ly/XFRN | Hillsong Students Blast Church After Worship Leader Who Molested Teen Girl Remains on Staff https://t.ly/MuvG | By Selling $1000 Miracle Blanket, Jim Bakker’s Ministry is Basically Being Held Together by Duct Tape, Chewing Gum, and Bottled Demon Tears https://t.ly/XtnU | ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’ Apostate Author Teaches how to Deconstruct Your Faith for $275 a Pop https://t.ly/psCm | Multinational Megachurch ‘Hillsong’ Threatens to Sue Critics that are ‘Defaming’ Them https://t.ly/9MzY | Not going to repent: Ed Litton Administration & SBC mock God https://t.ly/i3wV | Steven Furtick Says Porn Addicts Can Pray While Looking at Porn Because the Bible Says To https://t.ly/1FYl | Pentecostal People of Praise official acknowledges mishandling of abuse in Christian school https://t.ly/C6oC


International Religious Freedom Summit’s Aftermath: Battle Over Ukraine https://t.ly/YaqD


Christian Woman in Pakistan Accused of Blasphemy for Simply Receiving a Text https://t.ly/VRbZ | Chinese court upholds death sentence for Canadian national https://t.ly/iG97


Children suffered horrific abuse at the hands of 'sadistic monks' https://t.ly/oMJ7 | Pastor’s son shot dead by Nigeria’s civilian joint task force for attempting to stop church demolition https://t.ly/80TQ | House Church Teachers Jailed by CCP in Wuhu https://t.ly/kFaI | Nigerian Army Failed to Stop Fulani Attacks on Christians, Church Leader Says https://t.ly/5tCE | Mother Beaten Unconscious for Leaving Islam, Marrying Christian https://t.ly/cmPG | 157 Kids Rescued as 'Demonic Terrorists' Torch Orphanage, US Pastor Donates $50K to Rebuild https://t.ly/9Rk0 | Chief Justice in India Condemns Human Rights Violations by Police https://t.ly/iwVf | Militants Kill Three Women Near Nigerian Army Barracks https://t.ly/8ncO | Leaders and Members of Destroyed Chinese Church Jailed https://t.ly/15XF | Christian Couple in India Brutally Assaulted with Iron Chain and Clubs https://t.ly/cGuw | Christian Orphanage Attacked in Nigeria https://t.ly/E3f4 | Christian School Raided, Teachers Arrested in Anhui https://t.ly/kBkn


How Bad Was the Babylonian Exile? Were the Judahites really weeping by the rivers of Babylon? https://t.ly/HGXd | The Destruction of Philistine Gath New Excavations Confirm City Fell During Aramaean Siege https://t.ly/24dF


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Bryan & Becky Ross have a podcast! https://t.ly/jfR9 | Bryan gets crabby when it’s humid https://t.ly/wW4B | Also, on YT - Bryan Ross on Critical Social Justice & Scripture: Pauline Principles For Biblical Justice https://t.ly/OsHH


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Freddie Bear https://t.ly/Hk2o

Ted Fellows on Acts 18 https://t.ly/M46C

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Josh Strelecki on Prophecy 101 https://t.ly/eKcY

Dave Stout on Col. 2:2 https://t.ly/6iW3

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David O’Steen on Correcting Overcorrection https://t.ly/G1vw

Don Hosfeld on the 12 Disciples https://t.ly/Xulp

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Ricky Jr. on Mark https://t.ly/YF3O

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