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Charlie Kirk challenges the church to rise up against ‘tyranny’

Charlie Kirk challenges the church to rise up against ‘tyranny’

By Michael Hernandez NEWBURY PARK—”We have seen a master case of tyranny these last six weeks,” said Charlie Kirk, 26 year old founder and president of Turning Point USA and guest speaker at all three Sunday Godspeak Calvary worship services. “You have micro-tyranny when you have widespread fear-mongering edicts that empower people to become micro-tyrants […]

Superior Court judge rules Godspeak Calvary in contempt; $3,000 fine; Ventura County drops sanctions against congregation members

Superior Court judge rules Godspeak Calvary in contempt; $3,000 fine; Ventura County drops sanctions against congregation members

By Michael Hernandez VENTURA—Superior Court Judge Vincent O’Neal ruled today in two-hour hearing that Godspeak Calvary is in contempt of the County’s Temporary Restraining Order and will be fined $500 per church service held the last two Sundays, or a fine of $3,000. “The freedom of religion is protected by the First Amendment, but I […]

Church asked to follow court order and hold services outside – Hearing scheduled for violation of court order

Church asked to follow court order and hold services outside – Hearing scheduled for violation of court order

Ventura, CA – A hearing is scheduled for Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in courtroom 41, before Judge Vincent O’Neill to determine whether Godspeak Calvary Chapel and pastor Rob McCoy should be held in contempt for violating the court’s order prohibiting indoor worship services in violation of State and County health orders. The […]

Californians Are Violating Worship Restrictions To Stand Up For Their Liberty, Pastor Says

Californians Are Violating Worship Restrictions To Stand Up For Their Liberty, Pastor Says

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter California Pastor Rob McCoy says the thousands of people who attend services at his church in violation of California coronavirus restrictions are not only coming to worship — they are coming to exercise their liberties. The pastor discussed action that authorities have taken against him and Godspeak Calvary Chapel […]

This Morning! Ventura County Denied Additional TRO to Direct Sheriff to Close Church for Continuing to Exercise 1st Amendment

This Morning! Ventura County Denied Additional TRO to Direct Sheriff to Close Church for Continuing to Exercise 1st Amendment

Today, the County of Ventura sought an additional restraining order from the Superior Court against Godspeak Calvary Chapel because the church continued its worship services last Sunday despite an emergency restraining order that was issued last Friday, August 7, 2020. Today’s ex parte request asked the court to not only hold Pastor Rob McCoy in contempt […]

Ventura County pursues contempt of court order against Pastor Rob McCoy and Godspeak Calvary Church

Ventura County pursues contempt of court order against Pastor Rob McCoy and Godspeak Calvary Church

By Michael Hernandez VENTURA—Godspeak Calvary Pastor Rob McCoy of Newbury Park announced during a three minute Fireside Chat message today (from his 56th birthday celebration in Westlake) that Ventura County was pursuing a contempt citation against him and the church with the intention of citing congregants and making sure that Ventura County Sheriff would enter […]

Newbury Park | Despite Restraining Order – Threat of Fines – Congregants Show-up for Indoor Service at Godspeak

Newbury Park | Despite Restraining Order – Threat of Fines – Congregants Show-up for Indoor Service at Godspeak

By Debra Tash In defiance of the County of Ventura, and with fines to be levied against them, congregants showed up in force for Sunday’s in person service at Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park.  They filled the sanctuary, lobby and overflow room with more waiting outside for the next service. Other pastors have faced […]

Calvary Chapel Godspeak Loses Round 1 on Indoor Church Services Lawsuit by County- “We Will Be Open Sunday”

Calvary Chapel Godspeak Loses Round 1 on Indoor Church Services Lawsuit by County- “We Will Be Open Sunday”

By George Miller Says White House Supports Them Looks like Calvary Chapel Godspeak lost round 1 in the lawsuit by Ventura County to stop indoor church services which have been banned by the county’s and state’s COVID-19 emergency orders. This morning, Senior Pastor Rob McCoy confirmed that the judge granted the emergency TRO (Temporary Restraining […]

County Sues Calvary Chapel Godspeak AND 1000 John Does Who Attended Verboten Church Services

County Sues Calvary Chapel Godspeak AND 1000 John Does Who Attended Verboten Church Services

By George Miller & Debra Tash Calvary Chapel’s Co-Counsel Nada Higuera of Tyler Burch informed us that Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin for Ventura County today sued Calvary Chapel, Pastor Rob McCoy and “(John) Does 1 through 1000” who attended services forbidden by California Governor Gavin Newsom and a fourth level bureaucrat Dr. Robert Levin, […]

Turning Point Charlie Kirk interviews two SoCal pastors about politics

Turning Point Charlie Kirk interviews two SoCal pastors about politics

By Michael Hernandez PHOENIX, AZ—”Patriotism is found in the scriptures,” said Calvary Chapel Chino Hills Pastor Jack Hibbs who pastors a church of 14,000. “The church is the salt and light of a decaying culture. If we pastors don’t understand the working of nations, we are ripe to lose the freedoms to preach the gospel.” […]

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