A Christian student organization has been reinstated by a California academic institute as a recognized student group after being barred for wanting to have religious requirements for their leadership.
Chi Alpha was reinstated last week as an official student group at California State University, following a compromise over its standards for club leadership.
An atheist group is threatening to sue a California town for hosting a 12-hour prayer rally on the steps of city hall the day after a 6-year-old girl was shot last week and for planning to host a town hall meeting at a church facility.
The American Humanist Association, a Washington D.C.-based legal group, sent a warning letter to Stockton, California, Mayor Anthony Silva last Thursday on behalf of the Stockton Area Atheists and Freethinkers informing him that he violated the Constitution by holding and organizing a prayer rally last Monday on city property.
Before the 6-year-old girl was shot and wounded during a senseless drive-by shooting last Sunday, Silva had already been organizing a "Prayer Rally for Stockton" in hopes of uniting the community, promoting peace and ending homicidal violence that has claimed at least 40 lives in the city this year. more >>
Recently released Treyarch sequel "Call of Duty: Black Ops III" received positive critical reviews, topping Japan's game charts just a few weeks after its launch.
Santa Monica, California-based Activision and Treyarch's 12th installment in the "Call of Duty" military, first person video game series was recently released in November 6 and has since toppled all competition on the Japanese gaming charts.
After having sold out over 185,000 units for PS4 since its launch date, it also moved more than 30,000 more copies for PS3 during the same period, as data compiled by Japanese tracking group Media Create has revealed. more >>
A Fresno, California, congregation was forced to halt a scheduled service Sunday morning after their 39-year-old children's pastor and beloved father of five collapsed and died from a "cardiac event" after pouring his heart out during an impassioned sermon.
The pastor, Eddie Crain of Northpointe Community Church, was a father of five boys.
"We are saddened to announce that Pastor Eddie Crain died this morning after a cardiac event at the conclusion of our 8 a.m. service. He literally had just poured his heart out in his passion to make a difference for kids. Please pray for his family and for all who will be so deeply impacted by this loss to us all," Northpointe's Senior Pastor Steve Williams wrote in a note on the church's Facebook page. more >>
Terror attacks have increased more than ever, indicating that we are living in the last days, and the life of Noah in the Old Testament teaches us how to live as Christians in these days, Pastor Greg Laurie of California's megachurch Harvest Christian Fellowship said in a sermon.
It is quite obvious that we are living in the last days, Laurie said in his message Thursday. "Terrorism seems to be stronger than it has ever been. Islamic terrorism, it's not going to go away," he added.
Islamic State, also known as IS, ISIS or ISIL, wants to establish a caliphate, or an Islamic rule, he explained. "It's an ideological war" between the Islamic worldview and the Judea-Christian worldview. more >>
Blizzard has announced and is now holding its first beta for "Overwatch" for a lucky group of PC players in North America and Europe.
Blizzard Entertainment's upcoming first-person multiplayer shooter is having its first stress test this weekend, just before the game is officially launched between Q1 and Q2 of 2016.
Earlier on, Blizzard announced the closed beta for North America and Europe late last month, and had announced it would be bringing a separate beta to Asia afterwards. more >>