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  • Christian business owners continue their religious liberty battle in court
    by christiannewsjournal on August 15, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    At least four Christian business owners continue to fight for their religious liberty in years-long court battles. Kentucky T-shirt printer Blaine Adamson, Colorado cake baker Jack Phillips and Oregon bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein are fighting for their right to reject business projects that violate their freedom of conscience. On Aug. 23, the Kentucky … The post Christian business owners continue their religious liberty battle in court appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Cross in seal of Pa. county ‘plainly constitutional,’ rules appeals court
    by christiannewsjournal on August 15, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Lehigh County, Pa., seal that contains a cross, citing a recent Supreme Court decision. The unanimous ruling by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, issued Thursday (Aug. 8), overturns a lower court decision that found the seal violated the establishment clause of the Constitution’s … The post Cross in seal of Pa. county ‘plainly constitutional,’ rules appeals court appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Former refugees mark 75th anniversary of the only US safe haven during Holocaust
    by christiannewsjournal on August 15, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    Suzanne Krauthamer Gurwitz remembers little about the 18 months she spent at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Center in Oswego. She was 5 when she, her parents and two older brothers arrived at the former military post near Lake Ontario. “Like other children, I played,” said Gurwitz, 80, of Plainview, N.Y. “I don’t remember being … The post Former refugees mark 75th anniversary of the only US safe haven during Holocaust appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Overcomer movie: What defines you?
    by christiannewsjournal on August 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    What defines who you are? Your job? Your spouse, your partner, your accomplishments? Does your sense of well-being and satisfaction come from dependence on your position or friends or appearance or skills? What would you do if all that were taken away? Overcomer tells an entertaining, sensitive story of finding a stable source of personal … The post Overcomer movie: What defines you? appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • 3 things I’m teaching my son about peer pressure
    by Michael Foust on August 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Scripture tells us that life is like a “mist” – here today and gone tomorrow – but nothing captures this like childrearing. My oldest son is now nine, but it seems just yesterday he was saying his first sentence (“I see lights”), taking his first steps (on a porch of a Cracker Barrel), and spelling … The post 3 things I’m teaching my son about peer pressure appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • ‘Not for kids’: Rampant gore, obscenity in TV comics
    by christiannewsjournal on August 9, 2019 at 6:55 pm

    Graphic violence, profanity and sex overflow on television shows based on children’s comic books, the Parents Television Council (PTC) found in its latest study. PTC President Tim Winter called out The CW network as the most egregious for its shows “Arrow,” “Black Lightning,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Riverdale,” and urged the network to make … The post ‘Not for kids’: Rampant gore, obscenity in TV comics appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Kendricks on ‘Overcomer’: One saved ‘better than 10’ Oscars
    by christiannewsjournal on August 9, 2019 at 6:51 pm

      Alex and Stephen Kendrick have enjoyed box-office success that few filmmakers ever will experience. Their movies “Fireproof” (2008) and “Courageous” (2011) both opened in the Top 4. Their 2015 movie “War Room” climbed to No. 1 in America on its second weekend. They’ve been interviewed by big-city newspapers and broadcast networks. But they don’t … The post Kendricks on ‘Overcomer’: One saved ‘better than 10’ Oscars appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Can we really co-exist today?
    by christiannewsjournal on August 9, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    Many people have been exposed to the bumper sticker that says COEXIST using symbols of various world religions and worldviews to spell out the word. The letter “c” is a crescent moon representing Islam. The letter “o” is the peace symbol. The letter “e” is a male/female symbol. The letter “x” is the Star of … The post Can we really co-exist today? appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Inspirational ‘Basketball or Nothing’ leads August streaming lineup
    by christiannewsjournal on August 9, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Sports movies have a special place in the American culture. Perhaps that’s because Americans naturally root for the underdog — the subject of most sports flicks. Or perhaps that’s because Americans enjoy stories that inspire and entertain. Sports movies, though, often aren’t so family-friendly. Rudy, Miracle and Hoosiers — all PG — had strong and/or … The post Inspirational ‘Basketball or Nothing’ leads August streaming lineup appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]

  • Religious leaders react to mass shootings, call for action from Trump, Congress
    by christiannewsjournal on August 5, 2019 at 8:57 pm

    As the nation reacts to the weekend’s mass shootings and President Trump decries hatred that “devours the soul,” religious leaders called for action from his administration and Congress. In his remarks from the White House on Monday (Aug. 5), Trump said he joined in the grief and outrage over the “two evil attacks” in El … The post Religious leaders react to mass shootings, call for action from Trump, Congress appeared first on Christian News Journal. […]