RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

A small group of Christian artists and others were invited by the Trump administration to worship inside the White House on Friday. Bethel worship leader Sean Feutch mentioned that he was able to pray with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

However, that was not the first time such a gathering had occurred at the White House. The meetings are designed to give an update on all the faith-based initiatives.

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The UK’s General Medical Council has ruled that a Christian doctor, Richard Scott is fit to practice.  The doctor was at risk of losing his job after he prayed for a patient. His action led to an inquiring following concerns raised by the National Secular Society.

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Australian Christian rugby player, Israel Folau has reached an undisclosed financial settlement with his former employer Rugby Australia, following termination of his contract over an Instagram post. In April Folau posted a graphic to Instagram that paraphrased 1 Corinthians 6:9 for which he was fired.

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The Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches is inviting papers for an international conference on Teaching Ecumenism, to be held June 10-13, 2020. According to Dr. Lawrence Iwua-madi, Academic Dean at the Institute, ecumenism embodies the search for reconciliation and unity, emancipation from oppression and the collaborative work for justice and peace.  Deadline for submission of papers is January 20, 2020.  More information is available on line at: bossey_conference@wcc-coe.org.

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A new bible-based virtual reality game called “I Am Jesus Christ” is expected to give players the chance to perform over 30 miracles including healing the blind and casting out demons. .Release has not yet been announced but is said to be coming soon on popular gaming site Steam. A trailer for the new game has been shared by entertainment site IGN.

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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.