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Christian News & Some Epic Grace Goodies for 7/19/21!



[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:


RZIM President Apologizes to Ravi Zacharias’ Victims https://t.ly/8fHP


'I Shouldn't Be Here': Las Vegas Pastor Commends First Responders Who Saved His Life following Brutal Stabbing https://t.ly/UBuG


Faith Advocacy Groups Create Curriculum to Help Churches Fight 'Idolatrous' Christian Nationalism https://t.ly/tjOC | The Wokefication of World Vision: Famed NGO’s Training Course Teaches Why All White Christians are Racists https://t.ly/TJjt | Lifeway DOESN’T Carry Voddie Baucham’s #1 Best-Selling ‘Fault Lines,’ but Has Entire Landing Page for Christine Caine https://t.ly/r8eZ


Social media: Are you glorifying God or yourself? https://t.ly/YTDj | Pornography is a spiritual disaster https://t.ly/Mlp0


Canadian Church that Faces $50,000,000 in Fines is Still Locked Out of their Building https://t.ly/rz6w | Hate crimes against Christians becoming commonplace in Canada https://t.ly/rewH | The Media’s Desire To Amplify Activism Is Spurring Anti-Christian Church Burnings https://t.ly/GzeX


Church Files Suit after City Denies Permit for Addiction Recovery Home https://t.ly/BzPq | Four Historic African American Churches Receive Preservation Grant https://t.ly/UX4b | 'Nearly Unprecedented': Law That Forces Churches to Pay for Abortion Is Challenged https://t.ly/tIjW | University of Iowa wrongly discriminated against Christian student group: appeals court https://t.ly/pnBd | Christian Student Groups Win Major Decision, Court Rules Univ. of Iowa Violated First Amendment Rights https://t.ly/8dxW | Abortionists want court to order permanent ban on church services https://t.ly/DAs6


Two Pastors Fight Chicago Street Violence With Spiritual Warfare and the Gospel https://t.ly/Y05y | How Harriet Beecher Stowe's Christian faith moved her to challenge slavery https://t.ly/H86w


Dave Ramsey rescues caller from abusive situation after noting something 'off' in her voice https://t.ly/Dcoa


Pastor's wife released from jail after shooting husband in fatal accident https://t.ly/RRUP


Jory Micah Says She’s Unashamed to Dress Like a Tramp Because She’s a “Daughter of God” https://t.ly/p2H8


‘@Pastor Planes’ Project Investigates Televangelists’ Flight Expenses https://t.ly/xN9t


Many churches saw increase in attendance after switch to online, survey finds https://t.ly/z6Lf


Putting the ‘exercise’ in free exercise https://t.ly/CM8r | 'An Important Moment for Religious Freedom in the UK': Blackpool Settles Franklin Graham Discrimination Case, Issues Public Apology https://t.ly/XT5O


Now creationism is white supremacy, too https://t.ly/e3ky


Parents, activists pushing back against critical race theory's 'destructive message' in America's school https://t.ly/GsII | Children should be seen as a ‘blessing’ not an ‘environmental burden,’ Jim Daly says in response to Sussexes’ award https://t.ly/d0UU | Minnesota executive order limits access to conversion therapy for LGBT+ youth https://t.ly/EWkj | 17 AGs back Arkansas law banning puberty blockers, trans surgeries for minors: 'Protect kids' https://t.ly/uSu0


Worship Leader Mackenzie Morgan Torches Hillsong, Bethel, and Elevation Music for Heresy; Church No Longer Sings Them https://t.ly/VsnI | Lauren Daigle, Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin star in upcoming documentary ‘The Jesus Music’ https://t.ly/tEsj | Next ‘God’s Not Dead’ movie to focus on freedom of speech, religious liberties https://t.ly/cUJB


Police now targeting religious leaders in Cuba https://t.ly/UOiY | 'Loving fathers, loving husbands:' An appeal from the wife of a detained Cuban pastor https://t.ly/ypA2 | We have been treated like dogs, says wife of pastor detained after Cuba protests https://t.ly/4IF3


International Religious Freedom Summit 2021 Hones In On China’s Abuse Of Uyghurs https://t.ly/qw0N | International religious-freedom gathering brings ongoing religious persecution to light https://t.ly/AKTd | Religious Freedom In China Under Peril As Communist Regime Pressures Churches To Publicly Glorify CCP And Xi, Not God https://t.ly/DQwM


Will Central Asia Become ‘Stans’ for Religious Freedom? https://t.ly/xsec | Israeli Arabs, Jews Play Tennis To Come Together to Build a Better Future https://t.ly/Tl9J


New Iranian Bill Could Allow Death Penalty for Christian Activity https://t.ly/u4DG | Nigerian priest fears more persecution after Boko Haram leader's death: 'Time bomb waiting to explode' https://t.ly/vGBC | Turkish Airstrikes Scorch Northern Iraq Christian Villages https://t.ly/mcPDN | Chinese Street Preacher Released After Being Held Under Surveillance https://t.ly/YNL9 | Asia Bibi Wants To Be A ‘Voice For Christians In Prison And In Difficulties’ Following Her Own Experience Of Persecution https://t.ly/7VGV | Haitian turmoil increases hunger for Gospel, Christian workers say https://t.ly/bHrq


French Face 6 Months In Jail For Entering A Bar Or Restaurant Without A COVID Pass https://t.ly/Dfij


Babylon Bee: Satan Confirms Hell Only Serves Pepsi Products https://t.ly/5fDS



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