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Archive for October, 2013

-Christian Ministry Defined as ‘Domestic Hate Group’ in Army Briefing

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

In a U.S. Army briefing for active duty and reserve troops a respected Christian ministry- the American Family Association -was identified as a ‘domestic hate group’ because of their stand against same-sex marriage and their traditional Christian teaching on sexual immorality. Here’s the story from Todd Starnes of Fox news: Several dozen U.S. Army active […]

-Was the Story of Jesus ‘Fabricated’ by the Romans to Control the Poor?

Monday, October 14th, 2013

                   (Photo credit: jakebouma) One conspiracy author is asserting that 1st century Roman officials actually fabricated the story of Jesus in order to control the slaves and the poor. Some have even called him a ‘Bible Scholar’ even though he has no advanced degrees or formal education that would justify that designation. Here’s the story […]

-Iowa: Christian Business Owners Sue Civil Rights Commission

Friday, October 11th, 2013

The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is being sued by Christian business owners over demands that the couple host same-sex marriages at their event center regardless of their religious convictions. Here’s the story from CitizenLink: Richard and Betty Odgaard have decided to sue the Iowa Civil Rights Commission after that group tried to force the couple […]

-The Coming Case to Shut Down Public Prayer

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

                        (U.S. Supreme Court building: Wikipedia) Next month the Supreme Court will hear a case where the originators propose to shut down or regulate prayers given in open public town meetings. Over the last 10 years or so, hundreds of cities and counties have given up their traditional opening prayers under the threat of costly […]

-City Demands Removal of ‘God Bless America’ Signs

Monday, October 7th, 2013

(Photo Credit: WTVT-TV) 300 ‘God Bless America’ signs were given out following a Fourth of July sermon at the  First Baptist Church of Bartow, Florida. Some of signs are still being displayed but now the city is demanding their removal or fines will follow. Here’s the story from the local Fox affiliate-WTVT-TV: BARTOW (FOX 13) […]

-Christian Dorm at a Public University?

Friday, October 4th, 2013

                         (Troy University campus: Wikipedia) Should a public university offer a dorm which is primarily designated for Christians and Christian values but open to all? Troy University in Alabama has recently opened a ‘faith-based’ dorm in connection with the Catholic Newman Student Housing Fund which includes a Catholic-run ministry center. Here’s the story from the […]

-Study: American Jews Leaving Their Religion?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

When Christians turn way from their religion and join the growing ranks of agnostics and atheists in America they no longer are considered Christian. But what happens to the increasing number of American Jews that turn their backs on their traditional religion? Judaism is more than just a religion, it is also a genealogical family […]

-A Gay Strategy to Change the Attitude of Christians Toward Homosexuality

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

                                            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) For many years gay activists have been involved in changing the dominant culture into one which is accepting toward homosexuality and the LGBT lifestyle. Hollywood and the media have been involved in that battle which seems to be nearly won except for one large group which continues to be a holdout […]