In addition to being a federal holiday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is widely observed as a “Day of Service” for numerous charitable actions and events across the United States. This year, the first time the observance has fallen during a pandemic, groups are still holding events aimed at improving their communities, albeit with public health guidelines in mind.
A court has dismissed all charges against a church deacon who was one of the three arrested last September for singing while not wearing a mask at a “psalm sing” outdoor worship service held in Moscow City, Idaho.
This week in Christian history: ‘Mother of Methodism’ born; Edict of St. Germain; Book of Common Prayer
Here are three things that happened this week, Jan. 17-23, in Church history. They include the birth of the “Mother of Methodism,” the issuing of the Edict of St. Germain, and English Parliament enacting the Book of Common Prayer.
Organizers of the annual pro-life human rights demonstration March for Life announced they will not hold an in-person rally in Washington, D.C., this year, but will hold online events instead on Jan. 29, following the aftermath of the U.S. Capitol riot and because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
My life changed one Sunday at church. I was accused of being an accomplice to murder. And it was true.
And just as Trump has helped to expose the radicality of the left, the bias of the media, and the tyranny of Big Tech, he has also helped to expose the hypocrisy and compromise of the church.
I am not waiting for God to change the pain of my life to become His witness. I am asking God to use my pain to advance His Gospel and make Himself known to others through me.
One of the worst potential outcomes would be to encourage more Christian apathy on politics. It is never a good time to quit doing the right thing, even after major setbacks. After all, as Calvin Coolidge said, “If good men don’t hold office, bad men will.”
There seems to be something mildly inappropriate if not downright unspiritual about defining “success” for the Christian life at any age.
The free speech implications for the U.S. – a nation of 320 million people – are chilling enough. How much more for a small country of less than 10 million?
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Here, in no particular order, are four cases of interest in which the high court is expected to hear arguments, accept or reject an appeal, or release an opinion on this year.