Awaken Church founders Jurgen and Leanne Matthesius have built their evangelical ministry around Jesus, but with an emphasis on miracles, speaking in tongues while advocating political activism and “prosperity theology” – a belief that God will reward faith with wealth on earth. The pastors enhance those themes with attractive young ministers, lively Christian music and […]
The Coronado News, as part of a multi-part examination into the politically active church and the culture war playing out in Coronado, visited an Awaken service at the invitation of its pastors.
The desire to plant an Awaken Church campus in Coronado has churned up a First Amendment dispute, with freedom of speech, assembly and religion all involved.
The U.S. has pledged at least $330 million for the Tijuana sewage crisis, but U.S. officials are concerned whether Mexico keep its funding promises?
Public outrage over Tijuana wastewater woes has triggered political rhetoric, studies, protests, and broken promises – only to end with sewage into the ocean.
The Tijuana sewage crisis has sickened tens of thousands and hospitalized Imperial Beach teacher and surfer Josh Hill. Part 3 of The Coronado News investigation.
Decades of bitter feuding, wasted money and treaty violations have prevented sustainable solutions to the Tijuana sewage crisis. Part 2 of The Coronado News investigative series.
Broken promises for decades by U.S. and Mexico to fix Tijuana’s sewage problem has resulted in millions of gallons of raw sewage to flow into Pacific Ocean, Coronado, other beaches.