Iowa Becomes 11th State to Ban Trans Athletes from Competing in Female Sports

Last Thursday, Iowa became the 11th U.S. state to outlaw the inclusion of trans-identified athletes from competing in female sports.

Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds signed House File 2416 into law following approval from the State’s House and Senate.

“This is a victory for girls’ sports in Iowa. No amount of talent, training or effort can make up for the natural physical advantages males have over females. It’s simply a reality of human biology,” Reynolds said in a statement. “Forcing females to compete against males is the opposite of inclusivity and it’s absolutely unfair.”

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Over Half of Anglicans Believe Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘Right’: YouGov Survey

According to a new YouGov online survey, over half of Anglicans believe that same-sex marriage is “right” despite the church’s opposition to the practice.

The survey, which was conducted between February 22 and 27 of this year, found that 55 percent of self-identified Anglicans support same-sex marriage, an increase in Anglican support from previous years. In 2013, only 38 percent of Anglicans said same-sex marriage was ‘right.’ Just two years later, in 2015, support increased to 45 percent. Support continued to rise, and by 2020, 48 percent said they supported same-sex marriage.

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Global Methodist Church Sets Official Launch Date following Split from United Methodist Church over LGBTQ Issues

A more theologically conservative branch of the Methodist Church known as the Global Methodist Church is set to launch this spring following a split from the United Methodist Church denomination over LGBTQ-related issues.

The Transitional Leadership Council, a 17-member body of theologically conservative clergy and laity, announced last week that the new denomination will launch on May 1, 2022.

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Florida Teen Sues Former School, Alleges Staff, Students Ostracized Him for His Christian Faith

A Florida teen has filed a discrimination lawsuit against his former school after allegedly being targeted by staff and students because of his Christian faith.

Nicolas Ortiz, who attended Mater Academy from 2018 to January 2022, claims he was mistreated by staff and students for bringing his Bible to school. According to the suit, Ortiz would often read his Bible during his free time to build his faith.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces His Wife Is Cancer-Free

After months of battling breast cancer, Florida governor Ron DeSantis revealed that his wife, Casey, is now cancer-free.

According to CBN News, DeSantis shared the joyous news in a short video posted to social media last Thursday.

“For all the women out there going through breast cancer right now, you can overcome this,” the governor shared. “I know it’s very difficult, but my wife is proof positive. If you wound back six or seven months, this is exactly the kind of news that we had hoped for. She still has more to do, but I’m confident she is going to make a full recovery

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Voddie Baucham Confirms He Has Been Asked to Accept SBC Presidential Nomination

Popular preacher, theologian, and author Dr. Voddie Baucham recently confirmed that he has been asked to “accept a nomination for SBC President” after current president Ed Litton announced that he will not be seeking a second term.

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Florida Pastor Willy Rice to Be Nominated as Next SBC President

One day after Ed Litton announced that he will not seek a second term as President of the Southern Baptist Convention, it was announced that Florida pastor Willy Rice will be nominated for the position.

As Christian Headlines previously reported, earlier this week, Litton, who serves as pastor of Redemption Church in Mobile, Alabama, explained that God was calling him “to devote the next five to 10 years” to seeking racial reconciliation in the local church and will not seek a second term as SBC president.

The next day, it was announced that Pastor Clint Pressley of Hickory Grove Baptist will nominate Willy Rice, pastor of Calvary Church in Clearwater, Florida, for president at the annual 2022 SBC meeting this summer in Anaheim, California.

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Reporter Challenges President Biden’s Support for Abortion amid His Catholic Faith

Just hours after delivering his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden was confronted by a reporter who asked him why he supports abortion despite his Catholic beliefs.

The exchange came as Biden took questions from the press outside the White House on Ash Wednesday.

“Last night, you said you support Roe v. Wade,” the reporter said. “As a Catholic, why do you support abortion?”

In response, the President asserted that he did not want to get into theological debates.

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Preacher Moves American Idol Judges to Tears with Performance Honoring His Late Nephew

A young preacher from Mobile, Alabama, advanced to the next round of American Idol after delivering a heartfelt performance dedicated to his late nephew.

During his American Idol audition, Pastor Tyler Allen shared that his 1-year-old nephew, Noah, and his mother were killed in a tragic accident last April.

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