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Archive for October, 2014

-ISIS Cites ‘Theological Support’ for Selling Women into ‘Sexual Slavery’

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

President Obama and more than several Muslim leaders have decried the actions of ISIS as being ‘un-Islamic.’ The capturing and selling of non-Muslim Yazidi women into sexual slavery is particularly abhorrent to everyone in the West including most Muslims. Nevertheless, ISIS in a recent declaration gives Islamic theological support for their outrageous actions. From the […]

-Will Christian Colleges Across America be Forced to Choose Between Biblical Standards and Accreditation?

Monday, October 13th, 2014

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Gordon College in Massachusetts is in danger of losing its accreditation over its Christian Biblical policy banning sex outside of marriage. However it is not the ban on heterosexual relations outside of marriage but the homosexual kind that has brought the college policy under close scrutiny by the New England Association of […]

-Supreme Court Pass on Same-Sex Marriage: Impact on Churches?

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

The recent Supreme Court decision to pass on 5 cases regarding same-sex marriage may none-the-less have some impact upon Christian churches. Especially in at least 30 states where homosexual marriage is now tantamount to being the law of the land. See the video above from Citizen Link and the following comments: Churches will have to […]

-Nigeria: Boko Haram Burns 185 Churches and Beheads 7

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

              (Borno State Nigeria: Wikipedia) The rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria has pushed this radical Islamist group off the pages of the International press. Nevertheless the Boko Haram continues their reign of terror in Nigeria attacking and capturing Christian towns and villages and then destroying churches and giving Christians the choice to run, […]

-Did the Supreme Court Just Allow Same-Sex Marriage to Become the Law of the Land?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

                                 (United States Supreme Court: Wikipedia) Did the Supreme Court of the United States just allow same-sex marriage to become the law of the land by declining to take on appeals from 5 states? Many believe by their inaction that the court at the very least has allowed homosexual marriage to gain a legal momentum […]

-Christian College’s Biblical Stand on Homosexuality Questioned by Accreditation Officials

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

     (Gordon College : Wikipedia) A Christian institution in Massachusetts, Gordon College, is being questioned by the regional accreditation officials over the school’s Bible based personal conduct policies which ban homosexual practice. Here’s the story from the Blaze: At a meeting on September 18, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges’ Commission on Institutions […]

-Atheist Group Claims Word ‘Salvation’ Too Religious For Public Schools?

Monday, October 6th, 2014

An atheist group is now claiming that the word ‘salvation’ is far too religious to be used in public schools regardless of the context? A HS school band in Ohio has received a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation demanding that the band members cease using the title of their music program for the […]

-California Mandates Abortion Insurance Coverage Even for Religious Institutions

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

                                    (California State Capitol: Wikipedia) The State of California has gone beyond the Obama administration’s HHS Mandate and now requires health insurance coverage for abortions for any reason even for religious institutions. The California Catholic Conference has filed a federal lawsuit against the recent state ruling. Here’s the story from the Catholic News Service: The […]

-Turkey Now Closing Churches?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

             (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Following its defeat as the last Muslim caliphate in WWI the country of Turkey rose from the ashes as a ‘secular’ nation directed by the military rather than religious leaders. All that began to change when the current pro-Islamist government of  Recep Erdogan came to power in 2003. Since then the […]