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Archive for July, 2012

-Boston Mayor Vows to Block Chick-fil-A

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

                    (Boston Skyline: brentdanley) UPDATE: from Huffington Post: BOSTON (AP) — The mayor of Boston is vowing to block Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in the city after the company’s president spoke out publicly against gay marriage. <Read the whole article> Response: It begins. This will probably not be the last city to challenge and […]

-Media Storm Over Chick-fil-A Owner’s Comments on Traditional Marriage

Friday, July 20th, 2012

                                             (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Monday, Dan Cathy told the Baptist Press that he and his company were supportive of Biblical values and the traditional family. The Baptist president of fast food chain Chick-Fil-A is facing renewed claims of “homophobia” after confirming his organization’s stand against same-sex marriage: "Well, guilty as charged," said Cathy when […]

-Colleges Fight Obama Contraceptives Mandate

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

                (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This week comes the news that two protestant Christian colleges are challenging the Obama administration HHS ‘Contraceptive Mandate’ in lawsuits. They join with a number of Catholic schools and organizations that have already filed against the administration. First of all, the president of Louisiana College, which is affiliated with the Southern […]

-This Week’s ‘Cross’ Story

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

From Fox News Todd Starnes: A small Indiana town may have to remove a super-sized cross anchored on public property after a someone filed a complaint with Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The Dugger Town Council voted unanimously to move the 26-foot tall cross to avoid a possible lawsuit. Americans United sent […]

-Boy Scouts Continue Ban on Homosexuals

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

                                 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From OneNewNow: NEW YORK – After a confidential two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday emphatically reaffirmed its policy of excluding “gays,” ruling out any changes despite relentless protest campaigns by some critics. <Read the whole article> Response: Look for a new campaign by gay activists and their willing […]

-UPDATE: Pastor May Get Up to 3 Years for Bible Study

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Update: The Phoenix pastor, Michael Salman, who was jailed for having a Bible study in his home may get up to 3 years in prison for violating his probation. The prosecutor is arguing for more jail time past the 60 day sentence he is now serving. He had been ordered to limit his home Bible […]

-Pastor Likes Rainbows and Says He’s the Gayest Man He Knows

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

From The Christian Post: Dr. Ken Hutcherson, the pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Redmond, Wash., posted an announcement earlier this week that many close to him – including his wife – have known for years. Hutcherson revealed that he is the "gayest man I know." <Read the whole article> Response: Former NFL linebacker-turned Evangelical […]

-Abortion Activist: Prayer is ‘Hate’ Speech and ‘Threatening’?

Monday, July 16th, 2012

From LifeSiteNews: “An abortion activist who posted pictures of her abortion online has said prayer can be interpreted as hatred, Catholics who are “ashamed” of their church are “inspirational,” and “the very existence of the conservatives” is a fact to be lamented. …” After her ‘self-abortion’ was publicized the activist received a considerable number of […]

-Confidence in American Churches Declining?

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

There was a time in America when there was a great deal of respect and confidence in American churches and clergy. A number of things have happened over the years including the rise of secularism and the onslaught of clergy scandals particularly in the Catholic Church. A recent Gallup poll shows that the opinion and […]

-Was Jesus a Muslim?

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Was Jesus a Muslim? It sounds ridiculous and historically there is no basis in fact since Jesus lived and died and was resurrected 600 years before the coming of Muhammad and the Quran. Nevertheless a college professor,  Robert F. Shedinger, at Iowa’s Luther College is making that claim in a book. His thesis is that […]