Read this and other attacks on faith from Weekly Prayer Update 5/30-6/5
“President Donald Trump’s administration ‘is poised to make changes to Obamacare’s birth control coverage mandate by granting broad exemptions to employers that object on religious or moral grounds,’ The Hill reported.” Email the White House to show you support this rule. Read more here.
For anyone who thinks religious discrimination is non-existent in America, the attorneys at First Liberty Institute have a different story. First Liberty announced the release of Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America (2016). It is available online here, free of charge.
Religious Liberty Legislation
Continue praying consistently and fervently for the successful passage of legislation that effectively protects our Judeo-Christian heritage and religious liberty. e conversations with coworkers.”
“…Steve Tennes, who owns a 120-acre farm in Charlotte, Michigan, expressed his traditional view about marriage on the farm’s Facebook page. This drew a warning from an official more than 20 miles away in East Lansing, Michigan, that if Tennes tried to sell his fruit at the city’s farmers market, it could incite protests.”
NM: FFRF Trying To End Prayer At Senior Center
From FFRF website: “The Freedom From Religion Foundation is protesting the …practice of prayer at a government-funded senior citizens center in New Mexico.”
TX: Federal Court Asked To Protect Prayer
“A federal court is being asked to dismiss the lawsuit against a Texas justice of the peace who allows chaplains to pray in his courtroom. “
VT: Physicians Stand For Religious Freedom, And Win
“Four years ago, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed Act 39, which legalized doctor-assisted suicide. Furthermore, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice and Office of Professional Regulations interpreted the law to mean healthcare professionals would be required to counsel patients on assisted suicide as an option and refer them to physicians who would write prescriptions for the lethal drugs.”
Congressional Prayer Caucus
Congressional Prayer: Each week Congress is in session, members of Congressional Prayer Caucus meet before votes to pray in Room 219 of the U.S. Capitol.
There are over 100 Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, a bipartisan and bicameral caucus, that is spearheading a strategic movement of national, state and local leaders and citizens who are working together to promote prayer, protect religious freedom and restore, upgrade and popularize America’s founding spirit and the principles related to faith and morality that shaped this Great Republic. Please commit to praying for them, their families, and staff daily.
Pray For Our President And All Those In Authority
“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” 1 Tim. 2, Psalm 91
Include: Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Military, Faith Leaders, First Responders, Etc.
Join people from across the nation for 24/7 Worship in Washington DC. They welcome worship teams from every tribe, tongue, nation, denomination, and all 50 U.S. states. Learn more here
Egypt: Cairo To Continue Targeting ISIS
“Egypt made clear on Monday that it planned to press ahead with air strikes against Islamist militants in neighboring Libya who it says were responsible for killing Egyptian Christians in an ambush…”
Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation
American Prayer Caucus Network
PrayUSA: Government Leaders Calling The Nation To Prayer
There are many organizations on the front lines that need our prayers.
Alliance Defending Freedom, ACLJ, Becket Law, Liberty Counsel, First Liberty, Family Research Council, The Heritage Foundation, Chaplain Alliance For Religious Liberty and any others that come to mind.
Freedom From Religion Foundation
Secular Coalition for America
Military Religious Freedom Foundation