Tag : Texas News
Texas Church Crash title : Church Bus Crash Kills 12, Injures 3 in Texas Near Garner State Park
summary : Twelve people were killed and three injured in a crash between a church bus and pickup truck, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Wednesday afternoon.
date : Mar 29, 2017 08:42 PM EDT
Wayne Mack title : Judge Sued for Starting Courtroom Sessions With Prayer, Chaplaincy Program
summary : A Texas judge is being sued in federal court by three anonymous plaintiffs and Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, due to his courtroom tradition of having guest pastors and chaplains offer invocations before each session.
date : Mar 24, 2017 09:02 AM EDT
Stephen Miller title : Pastor Stephen Miller Gets Mistaken For Trump Adviser of Same Name, Gets Attacked on Twitter
summary : Stephen Miller, an associate pastor at Prestonwood Baptist Church's campus in Prosper, Texas, suffered the wrath of social media on Sunday after Twitter users mistook him for President Trump's controversial senior adviser who has the same name.
date : Feb 16, 2017 05:51 PM EST
David Grisham title : Preacher Shouts 'No Santa' to Children in Mall, 'Jesus is Reason For Christmas'
summary : David Grisham, an evangelical street preacher from Anchorage, Alaska, decided to inform a line full of unsuspecting children at a mall in Texas they were being lied to about Santa Claus. "Kids, I want to tell you today that there is no such thing as Santa Claus," Grisham told people waiting in line for Christmas photos at the Westgate Mall in Amarillo, Tex. "Santa Claus does not exist. The Christmas season is about Jesus."
date : Dec 14, 2016 06:17 PM EST
Sundance Head title : 'Me and Jesus' Sung by 'The Voice' Contestant Sundance Head Rises to iTunes' No. 2 Spot
summary : Not only did Sundance Head revive a cherished and soulful country song called "Me and Jesus" on Tuesday evening's singing competition of NBC's The Voice, he created an ambiance like being at a religious revival. The Texas singer also made it to the No. 2 spot on iTunes at the time of this writing. Americans are voting for their favorite singers on the show, with eliminations happening each week toward The Top 10.
date : Nov 29, 2016 01:55 AM EST
Rev. Tony Evans title : Christians Should Put Faith above Race, Culture, Says Texas Rev. Tony Evans
summary : Rev. Tony Evans, pastor of the 10,000-member Oak Cliff Bible Church in Dallas, Texas, on Sunday delivered a biblically inspired sermon entitled "Race, Culture and Christ" that has been viewed on YouTube nearly 160,000 times since then. He started with an appeal to God, saying people need Him today at a "level that is beyond the ordinary."
date : Jul 22, 2016 09:15 PM EDT
God's Country Signs Hondo, Texas title : 'God's Country' Signs Will Not Come Down in Texan Town, Vows Hondo Mayor
summary : Since 1932, two memorable signs that proclaimed "This Is God's Country - Please Don't Drive Through It Like Hell" greeted people traveling through Hondo, Texas. When Freedom From Religion Foundation representatives asked city officials to remove the signs, Mayor Jim Danner said Monday, "There's no way in hell we're going to take those signs down."
date : Jun 21, 2016 09:31 AM EDT
Terri "Missy" Bevers title : Church Murder Mystery: Lab Results Released For Bloody Shirt in Texas
summary : Authorities concluded red fluid on a blood-spattered shirt, which was dropped off at a dry cleaner by the father-in-law of a Texas woman murdered inside a church, was not from the victim. The man, Randy Bevers took the shirts to a Midlothian dry cleaner four days after the April 18 murder of Terri "Missy" Bevers. Terri Bevers was found dead inside the Creekside Church in Midlothian, about six miles away from the dry cleaner.
date : Jun 09, 2016 11:01 AM EDT
Texas Sheriff Brewster County title : Christian Cross Decals Removed from Texas Sheriff Patrol Cars to Settle Lawsuit
summary : After a Brewster County, Texas, sheriff added decals of Christian crosses to patrol vehicles, Freedom From Religion Foundation representatives filed a lawsuit against the sheriff department and county government in March. Those cross decals were taken off the fleet's vehicles this week to settle the case, along with covering the legal costs of the atheist group, whose representatives argued the religious symbols represented a government endorsement of Christianity in violation of the First Amendment.
date : Jun 08, 2016 02:59 PM EDT
Delormes title : Christian Bakers Threatened with Personal Violence After Declining Same-Sex Couple's Wedding Cake
summary : A Christian couple in Texas with devout religious beliefs who own a bakery and refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple said they received a threatening phone call that warned their house would be burned down and their 17-year-old son harmed.
date : Mar 15, 2016 07:29 PM EDT
Harvest America 2016 Texas AT&T Stadium title : Harvest America 2016: Thousands Accept Christ at Evangelical Event with Greg Laurie in Texas
summary : Approximately 82,000 people gathered at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for Harvest America 2016, an evangelical outreach event, on Sunday evening. Pastor Greg Laurie, host and senior pastor of the Harvest Christian Fellowship megachurch in California, said thousands responded to his invitation to pray to accept Jesus into their lives. The event also featured musical guests Chris Tomlin, Lecrae, Switchfoot and MercyMe.
date : Mar 07, 2016 05:45 PM EST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia title : Antonin Scalia: Supreme Court Justice Found Dead, Called 'Man Of God, Patriot'
summary : U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Feb. 13 on a ranch near Marfa, Texas. He was 79 years old. The cause of death was not immediately known. As the first Italian American on the court, he served 29 years, after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1986. He was a devout Roman Catholic, and his son, Paul, is a Catholic priest.
date : Feb 13, 2016 07:39 PM EST
Randy Travis title : Randy Travis Sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at Texas Funeral In First Public Performance Since Stroke
summary : Country music and gospel singer Randy Travis made what is reported to be his first public performance since his stroke in July of 2013, leaving him with only 20 percent chance of survival. On Feb. 3, he attended a funeral to celebrate the life and legacy of Kiepersol Estates founder Pierre de Wet at KE Bushman Celebration Center in Bullard, Texas. According to BullardNews.com, the singer shared the stage with Keipersol Estates employees and their families and performed "Amazing Grace" with an estimated 1,000 attendees.
date : Feb 11, 2016 10:35 AM EST
Planned Parenthood video expose title : Planned Parenthood: Anti-Abortion Activists of Undercover Videos Indicted By Texan Grand Jury
summary : Two anti-abortion activists who allegedly made undercover videos of Planned Parenthood employees selling aborted fetal tissues were indicated Monday by Grand jury members in Houston, Texas. Planned Parenthood, as an organization, has been cleared of this issue.
date : Jan 25, 2016 07:55 PM EST