RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said while business was indispensable and must earn enough to cover their costs and be profitable, no business exists for itself alone. The Archbishop was speaking at the Confederation of British Industries, CBI conference yesterday. He argued that a good business has a community aspect and promotes a just and fair economy.

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American fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has stopped funding two Christian organisations after pressure from LGBT groups. Previously, the company donated millions of dollars to charities such as Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  But the chain has been criticised for its perceived anti-LGBT stance. It has also been accused of supporting charities that oppose same-sex marriage.

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John MacArthur, a popular international preacher and senior pastor at Grace Community Church, California said women pastors are embracing flagrant rebellion. According to Pastor MacArthur, Paul’s teaching is that women are to maintain submission to men in all churches, in all times. He added that it is a sign of the Church’s rejection of God’s word that so many denominations have female pastors.

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A Christian activist says the religious freedoms of Hong Kong citizens could be at risk if the government continues to ignore the demands of protesters.

The violence is some of the worst seen in the territory since anti-government demonstrations began almost six months ago.

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US Christian rapper Kanye West announced plans yesterday to collaborate with Dr Dre in producing a sequel to his first Christian album, Jesus Is King. Kanye’s Jesus Is King album launched October 25, made history in the Christian music industry after becoming the first album ever to take the top 10 spots on both Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs and Hot Gospel Songs charts.      =30=

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  • Love 101

    Love 101

    Love 101 also continues to pray for our beloved nation – Jamaica.

    There is peace in the storm. Be encouraged.