Prosecutors announced this week that they will be pursuing criminal charges against the neighbor and alleged friend of the couple who carried out a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California earlier this month.
Federal prosecutors said that 25-year-old Enrique Marquez could face charges as early as this week.
According to the New York Times, Marquez reportedly purchased two assault rifles used by Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in the December 2 attack that left 14 people dead and 17 people injured. more >>
Pastor Greg Laurie of the Harvest Church based in California encouraged Christians this Christmas season to appreciate God's gift of eternal life and share it with others.
In a recent blog post entitled "The Gift (How to Keep Christmas Happy)", Laurie discusses the importance of understanding and accepting God's gift to us this holiday season.
Laurie writes on his personal blog that Christians can begin appreciating the gift of salvation right now through justification, referencing Romans 5:1-2 NKJV, which states that those who have been justified by their faith have found peace with God. more >>
A firearms expert with a gun range based in California is offering free firearms training courses for churches to help them deal with an apparent rise in violence.
Geof Peabody of Placerville has been teaching the course for years, but in recent weeks attention and demand for his course in church security has been on the rise.
In an interview with The Christian Post, Peabody explained that he believed "church violence has been on the rise for decades" and that when it comes to armed security, "it's time for ministers to get their head out of the sand." more >>
Christian San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joined the growing list of athletes condemning Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump for his anti-Muslim rhetoric.
As Trump has called for restrictions to be placed on Muslims entering the United States and called for a national Muslim database, the real estate Mogul has received a plethora of criticism from people on both sides of the political aisle and prominent athletes, such as legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and basketball hall of famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Charles Barkley.
Kaepernick, who is on the injured reserve for the rest of the football season with a shoulder injury, posted a series of memes challenging Trump and others who believe that restrictions on Muslim immigration is appropriate following the recent deadly terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, California and Paris. more >>
A referendum meant to overturn a California law that critics say allows men to use women's restrooms is pushing to get the necessary number of signatures to be on the state ballot next year.
The group Privacy For All will need to gather 365,880 valid signatures to put their referendum on the state ballot, with petitions needing to be postmarked no later than December 14.
Privacy For All seeks to have California voters approve the Personal Privacy Protection Act, which overturns part of a 2013 law that allows for co-ed bathrooms. more >>
Tyrese Gibson may be a singer and movie star with over 3 million Instagram followers, but he's not above using his platform to call on prayer warriors when his mother's ailing health is in critical condition.
The 38-year-old Grammy nominated R&B singer took to Instagram Tuesday to let his followers know how much he needed their prayer.
"Praying over every breath she takes. ... Our family needs you like never before," Gibson revealed. "Our beloved mother, she's all we have ... #PrayerWarriors we welcome your most sincere prayers." more >>