Entries by US Pastor Council Staff

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Forced to ‘Reinvent’ College Campus Ministry

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Forced to ‘Reinvent’ College Campus Ministry Due to CSU Non-Discrimination Policy A newly enforced nondiscrimination policy issued by the California State University system that requires InterVarsity Christian Fellowship to allow non-Christians to be chapter leaders has forced the nationwide organization to develop a new style of campus ministry, IVCF officials said Tuesday. […]

Analysis: Race, Religion and Politics Is on a Collision Course That Will Shake Up the Political Parties

Analysis: Race, Religion and Politics Is on a Collision Course That Will Shake Up the Political Parties Two of the most prominent partisan splits in the United States today, race/ethnicity and religion, are undergoing a generational shift that promises to shake up the traditional alliances that comprise the Democratic and Republican parties. How party leaders […]

Louisiana Abortionists Can Practice Without Hospital Support, For Now

Louisiana Abortionists Can Practice Without Hospital Support, For Now A federal judge on Aug. 30 temporarily blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Three of the state’s five abortion facilities filed suit, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR). The law requires all Louisiana abortionists […]

Penn State Denies Removing Bibles From Hotels Following Atheist Complaint

Penn State Denies Removing Bibles From Hotels Following Atheist Complaint Penn State University says it has not removed Gideon Bibles from two hotels that it runs despite a complaint the school received from a Wisconsin-based atheist group. Contradicting a press release by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a representative of Penn State told The Christian […]

Pro-Choice Candidate for Texas Governor Reveals Her Own Abortions That Shattered Her

Pro-Choice Candidate for Texas Governor Reveals Her Own Abortions That Shattered Her Texas gubernatorial candidate and pro-choice activist Wendy Davis, a Democrat who is known for her 10-hour filibuster against abortion restrictions last year, has revealed that she ended two pregnancies in the 1990s, a period she describes as a time of “a deep, dark […]

Students Sue University Over Policy Banning Pro-Life ‘Cemetery of Innocents’ Display

Students Sue University Over Policy Banning Pro-Life ‘Cemetery of Innocents’ Display A pro-life student organization with chapters across the country has filed a complaint against the University of South Alabama over its “solicitation policy.” Students for Life USA filed a complaint arguing that South Alabama’s policy restricted their right to hold an event known as […]

Pizza Parlor to Continue Church Bulletin Discount Despite Atheist Pressure, Bomb Threat

Pizza Parlor to Continue Church Bulletin Discount Despite Atheist Pressure, Bomb Threat SEARCY, Ark. – The Christian owner of an Arkansas pizza parlor is not backing down after a prominent atheist activist organization sent a warning letter claiming that its church bulletin discount promotion was unlawful as atheists could not qualify. As previously reported, Bailey’s […]

Christian Groups Support Muslim Inmate in Supreme Court Case on Whether He Can Grow His Beard

Christian Groups Support Muslim Inmate in Supreme Court Case on Whether He Can Grow His Beard The U.S. Supreme Court in Early October will rule on a Muslim prisoner’s lawsuit against the Arkansas Department of Correction claiming that when prison guards forced the inmate to shave his beard, they had violated his freedom of religious […]