King’s Legacy

King’s Legacy

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 5, 2018 — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. left a legacy of hope and inspiration that continues today 50 years after his assassination. In President Donald Trump’s proclamation to honor King he said, “It is not government that will achieve Dr. King’s ideals, but rather the people of this great country who will see to it that our Nation represents all that is good and true, and embodies unity, peace, and justice. …

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Judge Rules Prison System Must Recognize Humanism as ‘Faith Group,’ Allow Humanist Inmates to Hold Meetings

Judge Rules Prison System Must Recognize Humanism as ‘Faith Group,’ Allow Humanist Inmates to Hold Meetings

By Heather Clark  RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge appointed to the bench by then-President Ronald Reagan has ruled that the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the Lanesboro Correctional Institution were in error in declining to recognize an inmate’s religion as humanism, and prohibiting him from forming a humanist study group. “[D]efendants have not demonstrated a secular purpose for denying humanism recognition as a religious group or for the decision to prohibit humanist inmates from organizing group meetings,”…

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Australia Calls World to Pray & Fast for USA April 30 – May 3, 2018

Australia Calls World to Pray & Fast for USA April 30 – May 3, 2018

UNANDERRA, Australia — For the sixth year in a row, Australia is calling the nations of the world to join with them to pray and fast for four days for the United States of America, from 30 April – 3 May 2018. May 3 is America’s National Day of Prayer. The theme is “Pray for America – UNITY” Ephesians 4:3. www.nationaldayofprayer.org April 30 is America’s National Day of Repentance. www.dayofrepentance1.org Promo YouTube Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B5nFcDBMOA Commissioner James Condon, a…

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California Lawmakers: Faith Practices can be Punished as Fraud

California Lawmakers: Faith Practices can be Punished as Fraud

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — The battle over religious freedom has reached a fever pitch in California, where lawmakers are taking a new approach to punish traditional beliefs about sex and gender. Assembly Bill (AB) 2943 declares acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) status and behavior to be a matter of science.  From that opening premise, the bill proceeds to subject skeptics to the full weight of the State’s anti-fraud and consumer protection regime for…

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Memphis megachurch pastor resigns following sexual abuse investigation

Memphis megachurch pastor resigns following sexual abuse investigation

USA Today Network – Ron Maxey, The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, MEMPHIS — A pastor accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Texas 20 years ago resigned from his ministerial post Tuesday at a Memphis megachurch. Andy Savage, teaching pastor at Highpoint Church and part of the church’s senior leadership team, follows a leave of absence and lengthy investigation by Scott Fredricks, a Fort Worth lawyer whose specialties include assisting churches with child-abuse investigations.

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Borders, Boundaries, and Bold Prayer

Borders, Boundaries, and Bold Prayer

By Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent February was an eventful month for Israel.  We woke up on the Shabbat morning of the 10th, to news reports of an incident with Iran, who has military positions just over the northern border in Syria.  They had flown a drone into Israeli airspace, which we shot down.  We then sent in the Israeli Air Force to strike both Syrian and Iranian military targets, and in the process,…

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BREAKING NEWS Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

BREAKING NEWS Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

(CNN)Evangelist Billy Graham — a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a globe-trotting preacher who converted millions to Christianity — died Wednesday at the age of 99, his spokesman confirmed to CNN. Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said.

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My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness

My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness

Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander spent years discovering God’s perspective on sexual abuse. Then her advocacy for survivors cost her her church. INTERVIEW BY MORGAN LEE| JANUARY 31, 2018 Sixteen years after Larry Nassar first sexually abused her, Rachael Denhollander decided to publicly reveal that she had been one of the many victims of the USA Gymnastics team doctor. The former gymnast, who was a 15-year-old homeschooler when she says Nassar started abusing her, became the…

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Family Fun Things To Do On Christmas

Family Fun Things To Do On Christmas

Christmas is a festival of togetherness and family fun. For millions of Americans who celebrate Christmas, the celebrations revolve around Christmas dinner as well as other activities which can be done together as a family. Some of the popular activities include watching football, watching the Christmas Parade, and obviously taking a nap after cherishing scrumptious turkey. However, Christmas is all about spending some quality time together. Thus, you need to find fun ways which can…

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WIDU Carolina’s Best Winner: Bishop David Howell’s Live Recording

WIDU Carolina’s Best Winner: Bishop David Howell’s Live Recording

By A~Z Hubbard SAVED: What churches or church do you pastor? Bishop: I pastor at Greater Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Kinston, NC and oversee Mighty Warriors Deliverance Center in Goldsboro, NC. SAVED: How long have you been a Pastor and a Bishop? Bishop: I’ve been a Pastor going on nine years and a little Bishop going on five years. SAVED: When was the call? Bishop: At birth. SAVED: When did you decide to…

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