At about noon on Saturday, shocked residents of the Boscobel, St. Mary community on the Caribbean island of Jamaica stumbled upon the bound and lifeless body of missionary Randy Hentzel, 48.
On Sunday, at about 4 p.m., they found the body of Hentzel's colleague, missionary Harold Nichols, 53. His head was reportedly bashed in.
The last time anyone saw them alive, according to the Jamaica Observer, was on Saturday morning when the two men, who worked as missionaries for Pennsylvania-based TEAMS for Medical Missions, were heading out on a trail in the Albion Mountain area of the island. Police say they rented motorcycles in Ocho Rios prior to the fateful trip. more >>
Singapore's City Harvest Church Missions Director Pastor Bobby Chaw has just discoverd that people in Japan received a warning on Facebook about prison-facing Pastor Kong Hee despite the fact that he was in the country to help with relief work for earthquake victims.
Kong, who is the CHC founder, has been posting updates about relief work amidst the humanitarian tragedy in Japan following the earthquake and aftershocks in April.
The pastor is also facing an eight-year prison sentence back home in Singapore, pending appeal, for misusing millions of dollars in church donations for the popstar career of his wife and fellow CHC pastor Sun Ho. more >>
Louisiana's House of Representatives have passed a bill that aims to ban a common second trimester abortion method called a D&E, in which an abortionist uses forceps to tears body parts off a live, unborn child.
House Bill 1081, also known as the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, passed Thursday in a vote of 83 yeas and 0 nays.
Republican Representative Mike Johnson, the legislator who introduced HB 1081, said in a message on Facebook: "This legislation will protect unborn babies by ending the barbaric practice of dismemberment abortion in our state. A dismemberment abortion, also known as a D&E, is a second trimester abortion method where the abortionist uses large forceps to seize and tear body parts from a live, unborn child." more >>
A troubled man who eyewitnesses say just wanted to worship his "own way" on Sunday was shot dead during a service at the Keystone Fellowship Church in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, following a fight over seats, says authorities.
The tragic details of the final moments of 27-year-old Robert E. Braxton III's life are revealed in an affidavit of probable cause against his alleged killer, Mark T. Storms, 46, of Lansdale Borough, Pennsylvania. The document was shared with The Christian Post Friday by the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office which has brought voluntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges against Storms based on multiple eyewitness accounts and a statement from Storms.
A joint investigation by the Montgomery County detectives, Montgomery Township Police and other law enforcement revealed that based upon more than 50 witness interviews, Braxton arrived at the 11 a.m. service at the church and was verbally disruptive and agitated. more >>
A Virginia abortion clinic has had its license suspended after an inspection found 26 violations using dirty equipment on women (patient after patient), workers not changing blood-stained scrubs between operations, and not changing scrubs after plunging a clogged toilet.
Earlier this month, the Virginia Health Group of Fairfax had its license suspended when an unannounced state inspection found several code violations in its facility.
The community of Hartselle, Alabama, is still reeling in shock after a beloved 43-year-old pastor and his wife were allegedly gunned down in cold blood inside their home last Thursday by their adopted son.
According to AL.com, Priceville police officers were called to the home of Pastor William Jeremy Hulsey, 43, and his 37-year-old wife, Sandra Hulsey, around 8:45 p.m. last Thursday, where they found the couple dead. William Hulsey, commonly known as Jeremy, was a preacher at Aldridge Grove Church of Christ in Moulton.
An investigation by the police quickly led to the couple's adopted son, Andrew Kyle Hulsey, 23, as a person of interest. They also found what they believe to be the murder weapon. more >>