Religious Liberty
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California congregations press on

Religious Liberty | Churches face fines for defying state and local indoor worship bans
by Steve West
Posted 9/01/20, 03:47 pm

Los Angeles County has started to fight back against churches that demand the freedom to worship indoors.

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Churches given no room to grow

Religious Liberty | Zoning rules create barriers to religious freedom
by Steve West
Posted 8/31/20, 07:29 pm

When Illinois pastor Keinon Washington stands to preach, he sees growth potential. “We’re kingdom builders,” he said. “We believe in the Scripture that says to go and compel them to come, that His house may be filled” (Luke 14:23).

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LA County terminates parking agreement with MacArthur’s church

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/31/20, 12:00 pm

Worshippers have nearly filled Grace Community Church’s 3,500-seat auditorium at times during the past several weeks in peaceful defiance of state and county health orders. So far, Los Angeles County hasn’t made good on threats of fines or imprisonment against the Sun Valley, Calif., church or its pastor, John MacArthur.

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