“The display of this patently religious symbol on public property confers government endorsement of Christianity, a blatant violation of the Establishment Clause.” “We ask you to remove the cross from Port Neches Riverfront Park immediately or direct the display [to] be moved to a more appropriate private location,” it said.On Friday, a number of residents formed a group called “Little White Cross Mid-County Texas” out of their desire to build wooden crosses as a show of support for the park display.

A Facebook group was also formed called “Port Neches Christians and Advocates for The Cross at Port Neches Park,” which organized a prayer rally at Riverfront Park on Monday. “We stand united to fight for what our beliefs are,” organizer Sheila Ackley told local television station KDFM. “It’s not going to be long and they’re not going to allow us to have our Bibles.

And I was placed on this Earth by God to fight for him, and over my dead body.” Mayor Johnson supports the display as well. And we’ll fight it there as well.” The city attorney is currently reviewing FFRF’s letter.

“I want to make it perfectly clear to the citizens of Port Neches specifically that this mayor and this city council will not fold, it will not bend, it will not roll over,” he told reporters. Dear Reader, our hearts are deeply grieved by the ongoing devastation in Iraq, and through this we have been compelled to take a stand at the gates of hell against the enemy who came to kill and destroy.

Bibles for Iraq is a project to put Arabic and Kurdish audio Bibles into the hands of Iraqi and Syrian refugees—many of whom are illiterate and who have never heard the gospel.

PORT NECHES, Texas — Residents in a Texas city are pushing back after a prominent professing atheist group recently sent a letter demanding the removal of a cross monument from a public park.

The cross at issue, a 10-foot cement monument, sits in Riverfront Park in Port Neches, and has done so for the past 45 years.

But the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) states that it recently received a complaint from a “concerned citizen” about the presence of the cross.

“The government’s permanent display of a Latin cross on public land is unconstitutional,” its letter to Mayor Glenn Johnson reads.

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