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Archive for May, 2009

*Update: San Diego Bible Study

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

(SD County Seal via Wikipedia) UPDATE: San Diego County is already backing down and will allow the Bible study in question to continue. However, the county administrator is still framing it as a “land use” issue rather than a regulation of religious expression. We will continue to follow and monitor this situation. Meanwhile here are […]

-San Diego Christians-Time to Rise Up and Be Counted!

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

(Picture of San Diego- by John in LA via Flickr) Yesterday I posted on the news that San Diego Country code enforcement bureaucrats were demanding that a home Bible study stop meeting unless they get a permit—which the county office obviously has no intention of issuing in the first place. As I noted, this is […]

-SD County Says Home Bible Study Needs Permit

Friday, May 29th, 2009

  Pastor David Jones and his wife, Mary, host a weekly Bible study in their home, usually attended by 15 or so folks. A San Diego County code enforcement officer Visited and served the couple with a citation notifying them that they were in violation of county regulations. Stipulating that they must immediately stop "religious […]

-The Clash of two Growing Movements in Europe- Gays Vs. Muslims

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

This is cultural/religious conflict ‘par excellence’. There are two growing movements in Europe that at some point will probably result in some major conflicts—homosexuals and Muslims. Gay activism has been on the rise in Europe for more that a generation and the majority in most European countries find the homosexual lifestyle to be acceptable, particularly […]

-Now Prop 8 is Going to Federal Court on Appeal—a ‘Hail Mary’ Move?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

(Picture- San Francisco protest via Wikipedia) Two ‘Class A’ heavy hitting lawyers, Ted Olson and David Boies, filed an appeal today in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco hoping to overturn the California Supreme Court decision yesterday that ruled in favor of Prop 8-the traditional marriage amendment. Thousands of Gay activists demonstrated in San […]

-California Supreme Court Says Yes on 8

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Today the California Supreme Court joined the voters of California by voting 6-1 in favor of Prop.8 –the traditional marriage amendment. This is the same court that caused the problem in the first place by allowing same-sex marriage by judicial fiat in 2008. The 18,000 or so same –sex marriages conducted prior to the passage […]

-Palestine: Muslims Vandalize Christian Graves

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

(Image by Getty Images via Daylife) This week in Jisna, 70 Christian grave sites were vandalized, with the crosses on top of the graves found smashed. The predominate Christian village in the West bank is continually under assault by Muslims. The Palestinian Authority does not protect the Christian minority which is increasingly finding itself under […]

-Memorial Day 2009: Remembering Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for Freedom

Monday, May 25th, 2009

-An Agnostic Bishop?

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

From Dr. Albert Mohler comes this story: “Richard Holloway is a Bishop of the Scottish Episcopal Church. There seems to be on obvious problem — he doesn’t believe in God.  In the Scottish Episcopal Church, that must not be a problem. Bishop Holloway served for years as Bishop of Edinburgh and primate of the Scottish […]

-India: Christians More Secure After Election Defeat of Hindu Party

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Christians all across India, but particularly in Orissa, are feeling a bit more secure since a radical Hindu nationalist party was defeated in the recent elections. A local centrist party took charge this week in the state of Orissa, taking over the reigns of government from the radical Hindu group which actually encouraged the horrible […]