Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. ~Matthew 23:27

City of Houston Wants to Bulldoze 1 Black Church, Condemn Another

Posted: 2015-08-09

Published on Aug 3, 2015 On August 4, 2015, Liberty Institute filed a lawsuit against the City of Houston for threatening to take the property of two historic Houston churches. The City of Houston is threatening to bulldoze the historic Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and condemn the property of the Latter Day Deliverance Revival Center. The city’s actions violate Texas’ religious freedom law, including the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


By Todd Starnes, Charisma News

In a repulsive demonstration of hostility toward Christians, the city of Houston wants to bulldoze one church and condemn the property of another so they can build affordable housing and a public library.

Attorneys representing the Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and the Latter Day Deliverance Revival Center were in court Tuesday asking a judge to issue a temporary restraining order preventing the city from taking their property. Read More

Hebrews 12:3 For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

Founders' Bible article Ephesians 4:32, page 1879. Excerpt from Samuel Adams: "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

Prayer Point: Pray for the Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and Latter Day Deliverance Revival Center that justice would prevail. Pray that the historic churches would not be torn down or condemned. 1 Peter 4:19 
Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

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