Author: The Jesus Alliance

Sichuan Authorities in China Arrest 100 Christians Without Reason

Sichuan Authorities in China Arrest 100 Christians Without Reason In a release by Christian Newswire, around 100 leaders and seminary students from Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan were arrested between the night of Dec. 9 and the morning of Dec. 11. Among the arrested are Pastor Wang Yi and his wife, Jiang Rong, who were seen being taken away after those who attend their church could not find them. Another two, Guo Hai and his wife, were forced to leave their two children at home unattended when police took them into custody. Others had their homes raided. One...

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$17,000

$17,000 I read an article this morning about a homeless man who found $17,000 in a bag outside a homeless shelter. The shelter hadn’t opened yet, so he waited until it did and then he gave the bag to the volunteer who was opening up for the day telling him that he found the bag full of money outside the door and someone had left it for them. The employee called the police who held the money for 90 days waiting for someone to claim it and when they didn’t, they gave it back to the shelter. The homeless...

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Texas School Gives Up, Allows Students to Pray Openly

Texas School Gives Up, Allows Students to Pray Openly At Honey Grove Middle School, a group of students were “caught” praying at lunch in the cafeteria – and quarantined.  “Y’all don’t do that again,” said Principal Lee Frost.  If the students wanted to keep praying, he told them, they’d better meet alone outside, or hide out in the gym. In other words, they couldn’t be where anyone could see them. But the kids weren’t doing anything wrong – and their parents got First Liberty Institute involved to prove it.  In a letter to the School District, attorneys pointed out:...

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I say use the “Nuclear Option”

I say use the “Nuclear Option” My wife and I spend time praying together every day. One day I’ll lead the prayer and the next day it is her turn. She did not enter this project willingly. This is not to say that she didn’t pray before, but it is to say that she is most uncomfortable praying out loud, (She is shy beyond the pale and despises publically speaking in front of anyone to include me who has been married to her for 44 years). When she first started praying out loud she became flustered and often hesitated...

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