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Archive for March, 2011

-Democrats in Congress Push Bill to Repeal DOMA

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

                                               (Image via Wikipedia) On Wednesday a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (Doma) was introduced by Democrats in the Senate and in the Congress. The bill would result in federal recognition for same–sex marriage by default. Last month President Obama instructed the Justice Department to cease defending DOMA in several lawsuits presently […]

-New "Crystal Cathedral Covenant" Requires Choir Members to Actually be Christians

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

A new ‘Covenant‘ for choir members at the Crystal Cathedral requires them to actually be Christians and acknowledge their denomination’s stand on traditional marriage. Some long-time members are upset with the new declaration. The part of the covenant that is controversial to some states: “I understand that in an era where images of family relationship […]

-Divorce: Church Attendance Makes a Difference!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

                                              (Image via Wikipedia) Does church attendance make for a better marriage? Maybe. At least those who go to church regularly have a lower divorce rate than other Christians and the rest of the population in America. For years I have heard people say that Christians have the same divorce rate as everyone else. In […]

-Bill Maher: Quran Is a ‘Hate-Filled Holy Book’

Monday, March 14th, 2011

(Image by Sharon Graphics via Flickr) According to Bill Maher over the weekend radical Muslims are the greatest terrorist threat that America faces and the Quran is a: "hate-filled holy book." Bill Maher has done it again but this time his controversial statement never received the coverage that it normally would have probably due to […]

-Westboro ‘Baptist’ Jerks Plan to Protest Funeral For Pa. Children Killed in Fire

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

                                           (Image via Wikipedia) The Westboro Supposed ‘Baptist’ Church family of jerks have announced that they plan to picket the funeral of the 7 children in Pennsylvania killed recently in a fire. The family who lost the children is Christian. It is hard to understand why the Westboro jerks are doing this except to gain […]

-Ethiopia: Islamic Extremists Set Fire to 59 Churches and Burn 28 Christian Homes

Friday, March 11th, 2011

                                     (Map of Ethiopia via Wikipedia) Thousands of Islamic extremists attacked and set fire to 59 churches and burned 28 Christian homes over a 5 day period in Western Ethiopia. More than 4,000 Christians have been displaced from their homes so far plus one Christian was killed at least and a number of ministers were […]

-Poll: 52% of Americans Support Peter King’s Investigation into Radicalization of American Muslims

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

                          (Congressman Peter King via Wikipedia) Peter king’s Congressional investigation into the radicalization of some American Muslims begins today and according to a recent Gallup poll 52% of Americans actually support the investigations. Does that make it right? of course not but neither is it necessarily wrong if the majority support it. Especially after all […]

-Egypt: Islamic Mob Burns Down Church Then 13 Christians Die and Over a Hundred Hurt During Protest

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

                 (Coptic Cross via Wikipedia) From Compass Direct: CAIRO, March 8 (CDN) — A Muslim mob in a village south of Cairo last weekend attacked a church building and burned it down, almost killing the parish priest after an imam issued a call to “Kill all the Christians,”  according to local sources. The attack started […]

-Is it Really ‘Islamophobic’ to Investigate Islamic Radicalization in America?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

             (Times Square by asterix611 via Flickr) Several hundred gathered in NY City to protest the upcoming congressional hearings of Peter king on Islamic radicalization in America. Christian and Jewish religious leaders stood in solidarity with Muslims to protest the hearings. ‘Islamophobic’ was the key word that seemed to be favorite of the day along […]

-Obama Administration Finally Sees that Iran is behind Much of the Unrest in the Middle East?

Monday, March 7th, 2011

                                      (Image via Wikipedia) The Obama administration finally sees it and Sec. Clinton commented on the fact that the Iran is behind much of the unrest and the recent uprising in the Middle East: "We know that they are reaching out to the opposition in Bahrain," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said. "We know that […]