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'A truthful witness saves lives'

 Vol. VIII #18 | September 15 - 30, 2020 

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Jesus said: 

'Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine? Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?'

-Luke 17:17-18

 Selected Local Church Responses to State Orders, COVID-19

Calvary Murrieta / Calvary Chapel Romoland Centerpoint Church / The Grove / Harvest / Revival Christian Fellowship / Sandals Church

                'Your word is truth'            

News & Notable: Local 

COVID Escapes: La Jolla Cove 

La Jolla Cove in San Diego offers a peaceful and enjoyable escape from stay home orders. 

Sea lions show off their pups (above) to the crowds on a August weekend at La Jolla Cove (warning: it's prohibited to approach sea lions); a seagull soars in front of a sunset (L) and bathers cool off in the Cove (R).  

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2020 Archives: Week 1-2-3-4-5-6-7.-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15                

Vol. VIII #16 | August 15 - 31

The Bible says: Acts 5:27-29 | Jesus said: Luke 17:17-18

Cover photo: Indoor Services. Pastor John MacArthur preaches indoors to Grace Community Church in Los Angeles, Sunday, August 9, in defiance of California's COVID-19 order to hold church services outside. -Screenshot photo InterChurch News


Takeaways: Republican National Convention, August 24 - 27

Jack Brewer


I'm Jack Brewer, a former three-time NFL team captain, college professor, coach, husband, son and father. I'm also a lifelong Democrat, but I support Donald Trump. Let me be clear ... I'm here as a servant of God, a servant to the people of our nation and a servant to our president. I know what racism looks like -- I've seen it firsthand. In America, it has no resemblance to president Trump and I'm fed up with the way he's portrayed in the media, who refuse to acknowledge what he's actually done for the black community.

Are we so offended by the president's campaign slogan, 'Make America Great Again,' that we're going to ignore that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have collectively been responsible for locking up countless black men for nonviolent crimes? Are you going to allow the media to lie to you by falsely claiming that he said there are very fine white supremacists in Charlottesville? Our president has made incredible strides to end mass incarceration and give unprecedented opportunities for blacks in America to rise. America, let this election be a call for all God's people who are called by his name to humble ourselves and pray together, and to seek his face and to turn from our wicked ways. Then he will hear us from heaven and he will forgive our sins and he will heal our land. Amen and God bless America. 

 

Sister Dede Byrne


belong to the Community of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. In 1978 as a medical school student at Georgetown University, I joined the army to help pay for my tuition and ended up devoting 29 years to the military, serving as a doctor and a surgeon. I entered my religious order in 2002 working to serve the poor and sick.

The largest marginalized group in the world can be found here in the United States. They are the unborn. As Christians, we first met Jesus as a stirring embryo in the womb of an unwed mother and saw him born nine months later in the poverty of a cave. It's no coincidence that Jesus stood up for what was just -- and was ultimately crucified. As followers of Christ, we are called to stand up for life against the politically correct. We must fight against a legislative agenda that supports -- and even celebrates -- destroying life in the womb. Keep in mind, the laws we create define how we see our humanity. What are we saying when we go into a womb -- and snuff out an innocent, powerless voice's life? As a physician, I can say without hesitation life begins at conception. Donald Trump is the most pro-life president that this nation has ever had -- defending life at all stages. Biden-Harris ... [is] the most anti-life presidential ticket ever. Mr. President, we are praying for you. 

 

Clarence Henderson


I'm a Republican, and I support Donald Trump. If that sounds strange, you don't know your history. It was the Republican Party that passed the 13 Amendment abolishing slavery. It was the Republican Party that passed the 14th Amendment, giving black men citizenship. It was the Republican Party that passed the 15th Amendment, giving black men the right to vote. Joe Biden has the audicity to say, if you don't vote for him, you ain't black. Well, to that I say, if you do vote for Biden, you don't know your history. Donald Trump is not a politician. He's a leader. Politicians are a dime a dozen -- leaders are priceless. The record funding Trump gave HBCUs is priceless too. So are the record number of jobs he created for the black community.

So are the lives he restored by passing criminal justice reform, where 91% of the inmates released are black. These achievements demonstrate that Donald Trump truly cares about black lives. His policies show his heart. He has done more for black Americans in four years than Joe Biden has done in 50. Donald Trump is offering real and lasting change, an uprecedented opportunity to rise in a country that embraces the spirit of the Civil Rights movement of the 60s. A place where people are judged by the content of their character ... not by the color of their skin. Thank you. 

Note: 'Takeaways' remarks were edited by InterChurch News for brevity.

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'The Democratic Party has become infected with a pandemic of intolerance' -Rep. Vernon Jones

.Key quotes from the Republican National Convention Day 1 speech from Democratic Georgia State Representative Vernon Jones endorsing the reelection of president Donald Trump:

  • The Democratic Party does not want black people to leave their mental plantation.
  • This is no time to be sleeping in the basement. Joe Biden has had 47 years to produce results, but he has been all talk and no action.
  • Our police need more funding.
  • The Democratic Party has become infected with a pandemic of intolerance. bigotry, socialism, anti-law enforcement bias and a dangerous tolerance for people who attack others, destroy their property and terrorize our own communities. That's what this election is about.

View Rep. Vernon Jones' full speech here

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