Top Weekly Stories from ChristianNews.net for 07/28/2018

Man Who Identifies as Woman Goes on Axe Attack, Hears Demonic Voices to ‘Start the Rise of Hell on Earth’   Jul 22, 2018 11:54 pm

SYDNEY — An Australian man who identifies as a woman who attempted to kill people with an axe at a 7-Eleven store last year while under the influence of drugs says that he heard voices telling him to “kill and maim” and to “start the rise of Hell on Earth.” According to SBS News Australia, the 26-year-old who goes by the name Evie Amati stood on trial this past…

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School District Threatens to Call Police if Christian Distributes Bibles on Campus   Jul 22, 2018 05:33 pm

LA HARPE, Ill. — A school district in Illinois has reportedly advised one of the nation’s most conspicuous Church-State separation groups that it has disallowed a local Christian from distributing Bibles on a street near an elementary school and told the man that the police will be called should he come on campus. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion…

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Wyoming Air Force Base to Replace Bible on POW/MIA Table With ‘Generic Book of Faith’ Following Complaint   Jul 21, 2018 07:34 pm

Photo Credit: MRFF CHEYENNE, Wy. — A commander at an Air Force base in Wyoming has decided to replace a Bible on a “missing man” table meant to honor prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action with a “generic book of faith” filled with blank pages following receipt of a complaint lodged by the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF). According to a…

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Christians in Iran Seized from Homes, Including Violent Imprisonment of Pastor   Jul 25, 2018 06:49 pm

(Morning Star News) – Three Christians in Iran were arrested from their homes today and yesterday following the violent arrest of pastor Yousef Nadarkhani on Sunday (July 22), according to advocacy group Middle East Concern (MEC). Pastor Nadarkhani, a convert from Islam like the others arrested, was awaiting a summons to begin a 10-year prison sentence after his…

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Man Killed Unborn Child by Beating His Pregnant Ex: ‘I Didn’t Want to Hurt Her, Just the Baby’   Jul 23, 2018 10:30 am

(PEOPLE) — An Alabama man who attacked his pregnant ex-girlfriend two years ago, killing their unborn child, told a friend afterward, “I didn’t want to hurt her, just the baby,” prosecutors said at the man’s trial this week in Birmingham. Christopher Ammons Kemp, 31, did not deny the March 2016 assault that capped weeks of separation between him and…

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Ohio Cafe to Continue Sunday Church Bulletin Discount Despite Threat From Atheist Organization   Jul 23, 2018 11:51 am

CHEVIOT, Ohio — A restaurant in Ohio says that it will continue offering its church bulletin discount on Sundays despite receipt of a complaint from one of the nation’s most conspicuous professing atheist groups. Starters Cafe, a new eatery in Cheviot, recently began offering a 10 percent discount to any patrons who brought in a church bulletin on Sundays. The…

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Judge Says Parents Can Remove Their Children From School if They Don’t Like ‘Transgender’ Restroom Use Policy   Jul 27, 2018 01:02 pm

Photo Credit: Vince Mig/Public Domain Pictures PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge in Oregon has rejected a lawsuit filed by concerned parents who challenged a school district’s policy allowing those with gender dysphoria to use the restroom and locker room that aligns with their gender identity, stating that if parents object, they have a right to remove their…

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Judge Rules Against New York AG Who Sued Pro-Life Christians for Allegedly ‘Harassing’ Women at Abortion Facility   Jul 21, 2018 04:45 pm

ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal judge has ruled against a lawsuit by the Office of the Attorney General of New York, which sued 13 pro-life Christians last year in alleging that they had engaged in repeated “harassment” of women outside an abortion facility in seeking to persuade the mothers not to kill their unborn child. Judge Carol Bagley Amon, appointed to the bench…

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Pharmacist ‘No Longer Employed by CVS’ After Declining to Fill Hormone ‘Therapy’ Prescriptions for Man Who Identifies as Woman   Jul 23, 2018 05:46 pm

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The popular pharmacy chain CVS says that an Arizona pharmacist is “no longer employed” with the company after he declined to fill prescriptions relating to a gender “transition” for a man who identifies as a woman. On Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) shared a story written by the customer, who goes by the name Hilde Hall. He…

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Jiangxi Churches Asked to Replace Crosses With Flag, Image of Chinese President   Jul 25, 2018 09:29 am

XINYU, Jiangxi (China Aid) — Churches across Jiangxi received a warning from local authorities in early July, demanding that they dismantle their crosses, replace them with either an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping or the national flag, and keep their children away from church. In Xinyu—a city within Jiangxi—alone, more than 100 churches received this…

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