The Black Lives Matter, BLM movement is calling on
societies to repent of the way black, asian and
minority ethnic people have been whitewashed out of
national histories. According to a spokesperson for
the movement, Christians believe all people are made
in God’s image and must be the first to stop any form
of discrimination in a peaceful, lawful fashion.

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According to a recent Pew survey, the number of young
adults (ages 23-38) and African-Americans identifying
as Christian fell by 16 and 11 percentage points
respectively, between 2009 and 2019. The survey also
noted that African-Americans are still likely to be
connected to traditional Black churches through
family, friends and online religious content.

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Several U.S. bishops, clergy and religious brothers
and sisters from around the country, have signed a
statement calling on President Trump and Attorney
General Barr to stop the execution of scheduled
federal death sentences. The executions are to take
place in Terre Haute, Indiana, this month.

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Religious Freedom watchdog, Bitter Winter has
reported that the Chinese government is allowing some
churches to reopen in the wake of COVID-19, but with
conditions attached. They include a requirement for
congregations to raise the Chinese flag, sing the
national anthem and tell moving stories praising Xi
Jinping’s ‘victory in fighting the pandemic.

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A number of Iranian Christians are asking for prayer
following a series of arrests. Iran’s Revolutionary
Guard conducted the arrests, which began with a raid
on the house of a Christian convert in Tehran. Under
Iranian Sharia law, Christians who have converted
from Islam are considered to be apostates and may be
subject to arrest, imprisonment and even death.

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For the past 14 weeks Kanye Wests’, album Jesus Is
King has dominated the top 10 Billboard Hot Gospel
Songs chart, with Follow God at No.1.

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