Top Weekly Stories from ChristianNews.net for 06/09/2018

Convicted Felon and Admitted Pedophile Running for Congress Wants to Legalize Incest   Jun 05, 2018 08:12 am
CATLETT, Va. (WUSA9) — A Northern Virginia candidate running for Congress has some shocking, and dangerous views about children and women. Nathan Larson, an accountant who lives in Fauquier County, thinks it’s okay for adults to have sex with children. He is running as an Independent for Virginia’s 10 Congressional District. And he wants to make it…

Teacher Fighting for Job After Refusing District’s Demands to Call Students by ‘Transgender’ Names   Jun 06, 2018 01:27 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (USA Today) — A teacher is fighting for his job after he says the district forced him to resign over its so-called transgender student policy. John Kluge, the former orchestra teacher at Brownsburg High School in Indiana, said the school district’s requirement that teachers call transgender students by their preferred names, rather than those given…

Supreme Court Rules for Colorado Baker Who Refused to Make Same-Sex Wedding Cake   Jun 04, 2018 11:32 am

WASHINGTON — While not completely solving the issue at large, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who was at the center of a case involving his right to decline to decorate cakes for events such as same-sex celebrations when doing so would violate his religious convictions, finding that he was wrongfully subjected to hostility by…

Supreme Court Throws Out Immigrant Teen Abortion Ruling as Moot as Baby No Longer Alive   Jun 04, 2018 01:27 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling that let a pregnant illegal immigrant minor held in federal immigration custody to obtain an abortion last year at age 17 over the objections of President Donald Trump’s administration. The action by the justices provided a legal victory to Trump’s administration even…

Appeals Court Rejects Atheist’s Attempt to Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From American Currency   Jun 04, 2018 10:55 am

CINCINNATI, Ohio — A federal appeals court has rejected an atheist’s continued attempts to have the motto “In God We Trust” removed from American currency, concluding that the printed phrase is not compelled speech and agreeing with a lower court ruling that the complainants in the case have ample alternatives to cash if the motto bothers them that…

Pew Research Shows Most Nominal ‘Christians’ in Western Europe Do Not Practice Their Profession   Jun 04, 2018 07:54 am

(Evangelical Focus) — Most self-identified Christians in Western Europe do not practice their profession. This is one of the main conclusions of the newest Pew Research report on religion entitled “Being Christian in Western Europe.” According to the research conducted in 15 European countries, about 18% of the population are church-attending Christians. 46%…

Ministry Sends Shipping Container of Bibles, Books to Zambia, Belize   Jun 04, 2018 09:40 am

Photo Credit: Mission Cry (Mission News Network) — Mission Cry just sent one shipping container to Belize and another to Zambia. But what makes these massive crates so special? “Those are filled with about a half million dollars worth of used Bibles and Christian books ranging anywhere from Bibles to seminary books by Christian authors for Christian…

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