Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) announced his resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives, effective September 23rd. Duffy posted the announcement to his official Facebook page on Monday, thanking the residents of Wisconsin for the opportunity to represent them and explaining the rationale behind his departure.
When Cedarville University welcomed its record-breaking freshman and transfer student class this fall, no one was more thankful to begin her college experience than Lauryn Gibson. Gibson nearly died when she was six weeks old and received a heart transplant three days before her first birthday, WFMJ reports.
Thousands of Christians around the globe have joined together to pray for Hillsong worship leader Chelsea Taylor after she was admitted to the hospital Sunday morning. Taylor helped lead worship at Hillsong’s main campus in Sydney, Australia and then appeared to become sick. She was rushed to the hospital in critical condition where she was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm, CBN News reports.
Pastors of 101 Ohio churches of various denominations have united around their common love of Chick-fil-A. The pastors, who are members of the Richland Community Prayer Network, released a statement supporting the building of a stand-alone Chick-fil-A in Richland, Ohio after a food truck from the popular restaurant made several stops in the city in July, Frontlines Ohio reports.
An indie-pop band has canceled a show at Liberty University over comments made by the school’s President about gun violence. LANY band member Paul Jason Klein said they would pull out of the show after a Twitter user alerted him to comments Jerry Falwell, Jr. made in the wake of the San Bernardino shooting in 2015.
A 22-year-old Seminary student drowned in the waters off Crescent Beach, Florida while he was on his honeymoon. Medics declared Dalton Cottrell dead just minutes after a lifeguard and another person at the beach pulled him out of the waters off of Crescent Beach, FL.