Archive for August 15th, 2020

Church defies city restraining order despite threats of mass arrests and armed guards

Church defies city restraining order despite threats of mass arrests and armed guards

on August 15, 2020, 6:21 AM / in State News

Rob McCoy of Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park told LifeSite that the ‘draconian’ measures imposed by the state are ‘an overreach’ and that he has no intention of closing his church. THOUSAND OAKS, California, August 14, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Churches across the state of California are being forced to halt indoor worship services thanks to a decree issued by liberal Democratic […]

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Inflation: Is the Fed rousing a slumbering giant?

Inflation: Is the Fed rousing a slumbering giant?

on August 15, 2020, 6:15 AM / in National News

The Federal Reserve is expected to announce policy changes aimed at lifting inflation, said Jeff Cox at CNBC. For many years, the Fed has had a target of 2 percent inflation. Now the central bank appears ready to move to a policy “in which inflation above the central bank’s usual target would be tolerated and even desired.” Analysts are anticipating […]

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August 15th in History

August 15th in History

on August 15, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

August 15 is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation. (a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, […]

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‘Here I Come’

‘Here I Come’

on August 15, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil. —Psalm 23:4 When I was about 10 years old, I climbed a big pine tree in our yard. Grabbing the topmost branch, I pulled myself up to gain the highest vantage point possible. Suddenly the tip of the old pine snapped and I […]

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