Although WorldNetDaily can be suspect with stories like this one (in terms of accuracy), this could be a very serious matter.
Apparently, officials in San Diego County are demanding an expensive "major use" permit for a local pastor to continue hosting a weekly home Bible study. Perhaps noise, complaints by neighbors, and traffic are issues, but there is no mention of this in the story. But this is a matter of concern, especially since one of the ways many Reformed churches get started is through similar home "Bible studies" which eventually become churches. Click here: Home: No place for Bible study
Speaking of Kalifornia--king of the nanny states--a recent editorial in the L. A. Times condemns Kalifornia voters for turning down the recent ballot initiatives in which the citizens dared to demand that the state legislature actually do its job and approve a balanced budget. How dare we!!!! Click here: California voters exercise their power -- and that's the problem - Los Angeles Times
I thought atheists hated "organized religion" and religious assemblies. So why is it that a group of atheist parents (Parenting Beyond Belief) gather every Sunday morning for mutual support and to share their free-thinking ways. I guess they have nothing else to do on Sunday mornings . . . Click here: Parents gather to nurture nonbelief - Faith & Spirit - Ledger-Enquirer.com
The Southern Baptists offer advice to their pastors and churches on how to deal with the media. How come the URCNA doesn't do something like that? That is because no one in the URCNA has ever been asked a question by the media! And that is not a bad thing. Click here: Q&A: Working with the news media