Bishop Vincent Mathews Jr., world missions president of the predominantly African American and 5.5 million member Church of God in Christ called Vice President Mike Pence one of the “most persecuted Christians in America” Sunday.
Kanye West shared how Jesus radically changed his life and saved him from the devil while performing along with his Sunday Service choir at a youth conference where hundreds of students dedicated their lives to Christ.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Jan. 19-25, in Church history. They include the birth of a notable scientist and theologian, Pope Leo XIII issuing a warning against what he called “Americanism,” and the death of a prominent Bible translator.
Calling it “arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion” and contrary to law, 14 states, New York City and Washington, D.C., asked a federal court in a lawsuit Thursday to vacate a final rule that if implemented will cut off nearly 700,000 people from food stamp benefits due to the imposition of stricter requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents.