Religious Liberty Threatened by Obama’s LGBT Executive Order

Religious Liberty Threatened by Obama’s LGBT Executive Order

Despite the “Employee Non-Discriminative Act” being before Congress, President Obama signed an executive order this Monday prohibiting organizations with federal contracts from  discriminating against persons of the LGBT community.  Whereas the bill before Congress includes an exemption for religious organizations, Obama’s LGBT executive order does

Tony Palmer’s Tragic Death

Tony Palmer’s Tragic Death

Famously known as being a friend of Pope Francis, Bishop Palmer died in a motorcycle accident in the UK on Sunday, July 20th, 2014.  The video chat of Pope Francis and Mr. Palmer that was presented at a gathering of evangelical and Pentecostal leaders can be seen here.

Church of England Approves Female Bishops

Church of England Approves Female Bishops

Ending 2000 years of practice and 20 years of bitter division, the Church of England approves female bishops. Photo: Lincoln Cathedral, England, by Michael Beckwith (Uploaded by russavia) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Google Bans Porn Ads

Google Bans Porn Ads

Google bans porn in its advertisement network. In a move that has been hailed as heroic, it is reported that some advertisers have received the following statement: Beginning in the coming weeks, we’ll no longer accept ads that promote graphic depictions of sexual acts including, but not limited to, hardcore pornography; graphic sexual acts includi

Pope Urges Sunday Rest

Pope Urges Sunday Rest

While on his travels to Molise, southern Italy, Pope Francis calls for Sunday observance, saying that opening stores and other business on Sundays as a way to create jobs isn’t beneficial for society.

Supreme Court Ruling Favors Hobby Lobby

Supreme Court Ruling Favors Hobby Lobby

The Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders are "encouraged" by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. The court ruled that on religious grounds, family-owned companies can opt out of the federal mandate to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. For now, this is seen as a victory in the ongoing battle over

Teresa Reeve Becomes Associate Dean of Seminary

Teresa Reeve Becomes Associate Dean of Seminary

The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University has appointed Dr. Teresa Reeve to replace Dr. Clifford Jones as the next associate dean.  Until her appointment, Dr. Reeve was an associate professor in the New Testament department.  She received her doctorate in Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity from the University of Notre