‘You Cannot Stop Me': Televangelist Creflo Dollar Defies Opponents in Effort to Buy $65 Million Jet

According to Christian News Network:

Televangelist Creflo Dollar defied opponents of his global effort to purchase a $65 million dollar jet in a recent message delivered to his congregation.

“Let me tell you something about believing God. I can dream as long as I want to. I can believe God as long as I want to,” he states in a video posted to YouTube by a group not affiliated with Dollar. “If I want to believe God for a $65 million plane, you cannot stop me. You cannot stop me from dreaming.”

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Tony Campolo, Former Spiritual Adviser to Bill Clinton: Christians Should Vote for Hillary

Christian News Network reports:

Tony Campolo, false teacher and former spiritual adviser to Bill Clinton, is urging Christians to vote for Hillary as president, claiming that she is a Christian woman who will help to lower the abortion rate in America.

“I like Hillary Clinton. We are personal friends,” he wrote in a recent article for Religion News Service. “I am more than willing to do all I can to help Hillary Clinton get elected. Should she ask me to organize an Evangelicals for Hillary committee, I would be more than willing to do so. I believe in her. And you should too.”

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Physicians demand removal of ‘Dr. Oz’ from Columbia University faculty

CRN correspondent Marsha West previously reported on the accusations against Dr. Mehmet Oz for promoting “quack treatments.” So now a group of doctors from the prestigious Ivy League school are demanding that he be ousted from his faculty position. According to Fox News:

“Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine,” said a letter the 10 physicians sent to a Columbia dean earlier this week. They say he’s pushing “miracle” weight-loss supplements with no scientific proof that they work.

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Hillary Clinton Campaign Uses Same-Sex Twosome in Presidential Race Announcement

Christian News Network reports:

In announcing Hillary Clinton’s run for president of the United States on Sunday, her campaign staff included a same-sex couple in her video presentation.

According to reports, the video was to have focused on “everyday Americans,” and included short segments of citizens talking about what they are “getting ready” for, including preparing for a baby, opening a business and moving to a new area with better schools.

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‘Pope Francis effect’ leads to exorcism boom

According to the Telegraph, many Roman Catholics are no longer embarrassed by the resurgence of the unbiblical practice of exorcism, thanks largely to what is known as the “Pope Francis effect.” Seems there has been a boom in the demand for exorcisms because of the pontiff’s “fire-and-brimstone language and frequent references to the Devil.”

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Pizzeria Forced to Close Following Threats Over Biblical Marriage Beliefs Re-Opens to Full House

According to Christian News Network:

A pizzeria in Indiana that was forced to close after it faced arson and death threats by homosexual activists and advocates for expressing their biblical beliefs on marriage re-opened last week to a full house.

As previously reported, the matter began when reporter Alyssa Marino of ABC 57 News in South Bend set out to interview area business owners about their reaction to the controversy over the recently signed Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Among the businesses that she visited was Memories Pizza in Walkerton, a place that is decorated with crosses and quotes from Scripture, and begins each morning with prayer.

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New Museum to Present ‘Overwhelming Evidence for Creation’

Christian News Network reports:

A Christian group in Idaho has unveiled plans for a new creation museum that would display scientific evidence for the Bible’s creation account and expose weaknesses in the evolutionary theory.

Northwest Science Museum is an organization headquartered in Boise that aspires to construct a large natural history museum with exhibits detailing the earth’s history according to the biblical worldview. If built, the museum would likely be located on Interstate 84, somewhere between Boise and Nampa.

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Pope Francis Urges Quick Action on Climate Change, Set to Unveil Official Church Position

Many in the scientific community dispute the notion of climate change. So before climate change is blindly accepted, we must understand that not everyone who promotes it is well informed on the subject. Likewise, there are some climate change promoters whose motives are purely financial as a result of “green” technology. With that in mind, NBC 10 reports that Pope Francis “is preparing the first ever papal letter to the church’s bishops focused on the environment.”

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White House Opens First ‘Gender Neutral’ Restroom, Urges Ban on Help for Homosexual Youth

According to Christian News Network:

The White House opened its first “gender neutral” restroom on Wednesday, the same day that an executive order took effect prohibiting federal contractors from doing business with those that “discriminate” based on sexuality or gender identity.

The restroom is located in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building near the West Wing of the White House.

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Business leads the way in the fight for LGBT rights

CBS News reports:

No group seemed to play a bigger role in convincing Indiana lawmakers to alter their religious freedom law to ensure it wasn’t used to discriminate against gays and lesbians than the business leaders who went public with their feelings.

Between Apple CEO Tim Cook’s op-ed decrying the law in the Washington Post and the Indianapolis-based Angie’s List putting a $40 million expansion on hold, the swift and stern reaction of the business community grabbed the attention of lawmakers.

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Christian fights to clear name over ruling that she ‘bullied’ Muslim by praying for her

Express reports:

Victoria Wasteney claims she was branded a “religious nutcase” and suspended from her senior occupational therapist job in east London.

Her colleague Enya Nawaz, then aged 25, claimed in 2013 that the born-again Christian had tried to convert her.

Last year Miss Wasteney, 38, was handed a written warning by her employers. She still works for the East London NHS Foundation Trust – but not in her specialist field. Miss Nawaz has left the hospital.

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NYT WRITER: CHRISTIANS ‘MUST BE MADE’ TO EMBRACE GAY LIFESTYLE

According to Britbart:

In the wake of the Indiana donnybrook over religious liberty, which somehow was transformed overnight into a question of gay rights, it couldn’t be long before the New York Times weighed in against Christians.

Yet who could have expected the draconian measures the Times would propose? Either Christians fully embrace the gay lifestyle, or you will be coerced into doing so.

Op-ed writer Frank Bruni, onetime Times restaurant critic and a gay activist, has written that Christians who hold on to “ossified,” biblically-based beliefs regarding sexual morality have no place at America’s table and are deserving of no particular regard.

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Faith school fears as union says teachers must promote gay lifestyle: leaders call for “positive portrayal of same sex relationships” to be made “compulsory”

Daily Mail reports:

Schools should be forced to promote gay relationships in sex education lessons, union leaders say.

The National Union of Teachers has called for a ‘positive portrayal of same sex relationships’ in lessons to be made ‘compulsory’ under the next government.

It said MPs had a duty to tackle ‘homophobia, biphobia and transphobia’ in schools and create a ‘positive climate of understanding about sexuality’.

But critics accused the NUT of ‘thought control’ and said the ‘intolerant’ proposals risked ‘oversexualising’ children at a young age.

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Religious conservatives are the targets of discrimination, lawyer says

Los Angeles Times reports:

Jordan Lorence is a veteran attorney who in 2006 represented a female photographer in one of the cases widely cited in the “religious freedom” law debate this week.

From his office in Washington, he has watched the events in Indiana and Arkansas and quickly reached this conclusion: Religious conservatives are the ones being discriminated against for their stance of conscience.

Lorence, the senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, a religious-based legal lobbying group, represented a New Mexico photographer who declined to take photos for a gay wedding.

“Nobody has a religion that says they have to deny service to gay people, the way the other side portrays this issue,” he said. “That completely distorts reality and makes this seem like a segregated lunch counter in the South.”

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‘Hope for Iowa’: Iowa churches to distribute Bibles to every home in city

Christian News Network reports:

Nearly twenty Iowa churches will work together this weekend to distribute Bibles to every home in their city—an effort that they say may be the first of its kind.

First Baptist Church of Marshalltown has announced that it, along with 17 other churches, will place 12,000 Bibles in 12,000 homes on Saturday, April 11.

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Controversy stirs as “prophet” Chuck Pierce bestows “mantle” on Mormon Glenn Beck

Christian News Network reports:

Controversy is stirring over reports that “prophet” and speaker Chuck Pierce of Glory of Zion International Ministries ceremonially gave a “mantle” to popular radio host, author and speaker Glenn Beck, who identifies as a Mormon.

Beck appeared at Pierce’s Global Spheres Center in Corinth, Texas this past Sunday, as Falma Rufus, a black civil rights speaker, had reportedly asked Pierce if he would host her family and Beck’s. Pierce posted a photo of Beck’s appearance later that day, which showed Beck being imparted with a spiritual “mantle” as a Jewish tallit was wrapped around him and his wife.

“We were so honored to have Glenn Beck and his family with us at Global Spheres Center this morning!” Pierce wrote. “Here is Glenn receiving his new mantle for the future!”

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Christian book chain pulls “Heaven visitation resources” over sufficiency of Scripture resolution

Christian News Network reports:

One of the nation’s largest Christian bookstore chains has announced that it has pulled all of its “Heaven visitation resources” following the passage of a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) resolution surrounding the “sufficiency of Scripture regarding the afterlife.”

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Possible evidence for Noah’s flood found at bottom of Atlantic Ocean

Christian News Network reports:

Scientists exploring the Atlantic Ocean have discovered mysterious metallic nodules on the ocean floor that may provide telltale evidence of the Great Flood.

Last month, a German research team announced the discovery of dense clusters of manganese nodules on the ocean floor. Using a mesh net intended to scoop up marine life, the researchers accidentally brought up balls of manganese ore from over three miles below the water’s surface.

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Michael Reagan: brother’s atheism ad a slap to father

News Max reports:

Michael Reagan, a political commentator and son of former President Ronald Reagan, says a recent ad that his brother, Ron Reagan, is in, touting his atheism, is a slap in the face of his father.

“For Ron to do the ad is one thing, but the way he ends the ad was, ‘I’m Ron Reagan, I’m not afraid to burn in hell,’ just slaps our father in the face in a terrible, terrible way…”

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