Over 90,000 people are calling for the leadership of Travis Air Force Base in California to apologize to Air Force veteran Oscar Rodriguez after he was forcibly removed from a retirement ceremony for mentioning God during a flag-folding ceremony.
The Family Research Council and the American Family Association have delivered petitions addressed to Major Gen. John C. Flournoy and Col. Raymond A. Kozak urging them to apologize to Senior Master Sgt. (Ret.) Rodriguez and Master Sgt. Charles Roberson, who was celebrating his retirement from active duty in April when Rodriguez was ejected from the facility by multiple uniformed Airmen for mentioning God in a speech.
To celebrate the 50th episode of the popular reality TV show "Bringing Up Bates," the UP network has released a special compilation of the family's 50 greatest moments caught on camera.
In an exclusive video clip titled, "50 Big Bates Moments," released just in time for their 50th episode, fans are taken on a journey through family outings, surprise parties, proposals, pregnancies, childbirth and so much more.
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A group of about 40 theologically conservative United Methodist Church clergy and theologians have formed an organization known as the Wesleyan Covenant Association.
The creation of the WCA was announced late last month and its first gathering is scheduled to be held in Chicago this October.
"In these times of great uncertainty about the future of the United Methodist Church, the Wesleyan Covenant Association stands together as an alliance to advance vibrant, scriptural Christianity within Methodism," stated an entry on the WCA's website. more >>
Nearly half of Americans now believe it's morally acceptable for people to "identify with a gender different from their bith sex," according to a LifeWay Research survey released earlier this month.
"A majority of Americans reject the view of a Creator giving them a gender that shouldn't be changed," said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research.
"We freely change many things about ourselves — we have cosmetic surgery, we use teeth whitener, we dye our hair, we get tattoos. Many Americans view gender as one more thing on that list," he added. more >>
R&B singer Marques Houston who found stardom as a child with the singing group Immature and then as an actor in the television comedy, "Sister, Sister," is now an evangelizing Jehovah's Witness and is telling the whole world about it.
The 34-year-old has been sharing images of himself on social media showing him spreading his faith with his believing brothers and on his Instagram account, declaring: "No negativity! Keep Jehovah first in all you do and allow 'LOVE' to be the first emotion we lead with jw.org."
Secretary of State John Kerry has insisted that although some people have a hard time believing it, dangerous chemicals found in refrigerators and air conditioners pose as big of a threat as the Islamic State terror group to the world.
"Yesterday, I met in Washington with 45 nations — defense ministers and foreign ministers — as we were working together on the challenge of [the Islamic State], and terrorism," Kerry said on Friday during climate deal negotiations in Vienna, according to The Washington Examiner.
"It's hard for some people to grasp it, but what we — you — are doing here right now is of equal importance because it has the ability to literally save life on the planet itself." more >>