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Pastor Prevails in Battle over Right to Life “parade permit in Columbus, MS

Mat Staver Liberty Counsel Columbus, MS – Yesterday, exactly four years after his arrest, Pastor Stephen Joiner was awarded over $10,000 in damages from the City of Columbus for his unlawful arrest during a pro-life demonstration. On March 30, 2011, Pastor Joiner was arrested by Columbus Police Department Captain Frederick Shelton for simply holding a sign on a public right…

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14 – January 14 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

He preached through the prison grates  1744 – John Pickett was born. When he was grown he had a strong leaning toward gaming and sports of all kinds. He became a dancing master which took him to Pee Dee, North Carolina, from his home in King George County, Virginia, around 1764. Under the preaching of Josiah Murphy in N.C. in…

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284 – Oct. 11 – This Day in Baptist History Past

He kept walking for Jesus 1833 – John Clark went to be with the Lord having preached his last sermon   Sept. 22nd in St. Louis County, Missouri. He was born near Inverness, Scotland on Nov. 29, 1758. At twenty he went to sea and on the second one out he served on was a pirate ship. Next he was the…

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253 – Sept. 10 -This Day in Baptist History Past

He refused the “Test Oath” 1866 – Rev. B.F. Kenny, a respected Baptist minister, of Daviess County in Missouri, was arrested on three indictments found against him by a grand jury for the crime of preaching the gospel without taking the ‘Test Oath’. The State Convention had inserted this oath into the new constitution on Jan. 6, 1865, at the…

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Court: Pastor can be prosecuted for anti-sodomy sermons

August 23, 2013 MassResistance Update Pro-family activism “In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell    Home Page 1. Federal judge’s outrageous ruling against Pastor Scott Lively — could have horrible international consequences for pro-family movement! 2. At last January’s court hearing: Gay activists out in force to intimidate Lively’s supporters. See video….

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WND EXCLUSIVE Judge: Foreigners can sue U.S. pastor over sermons

Lets ‘gays” claim of ‘crime against humanity’ proceed against Bible preaching Published: Aug. 15th, 2013 Bob Unruh A federal judge has backed a homosexual-rights group in its claim that members were injured by an American pastor’s biblical preaching in Uganda against homosexual behavior. But the ruling from Judge Michael Posner in a case brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda against Pastor…

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227 – Aug. 15 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Jailed for preaching without a license 1747 – William Webber was born. He was considered one of the spiritual fathers and pioneers of the gospel in Virginia. A carpenter by trade until hearing the preaching of John Waller and quickly became an exhorter.  He soon became the pastor of the Dover Church in Goochland County, VA.   Few men in Virginia…

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217 – Aug. 05 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Banished from Long Island 1657 – William Wickenden, one of the earlier Baptist settlers in Providence, RI., was fined one hundred pounds and banished from Long Island, New York, by the Dutch Colonial Authorities, upon being informed that he was a poor cobbler, with a large family, and unable to pay.  Wickendon preached the gospel, baptized, and held the Lord’s Supper all…

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212 – July 31 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Failing to baptize infants was worthy of death Dr. John Clarke, Obadiah Holmes, and a Baptist laymen, John Crandall, had walked eighty miles to a blind friend’s home in Lynn, Massachusetts for worship services. Little did they know that they were being closely watched by the authorities. In the midst of their worship in the Witter home, a marshal and…

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210 – July 29 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“Not many noble” The great Baptist preacher and leader in the early days of our Republic, John Leland’s description of Elijah Baker was quite revealing. He said that he was “a man of low parentage, small learning and confined abilities. But with one talent, he did more than many do with five.” It reminds us of the words of Paul…

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