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Archive for February, 2015

-Letter From Congress: Chaplain Punished for Giving Biblical Guidance?

Friday, February 13th, 2015

A Letter sent to the Secretary of the Army from 24 US Senators and Representatives complained that a chaplain was wrongly disciplined for giving spiritual and Biblical guidance: "We are concerned that this disciplinary action violated First Amendment free speech protection that are undergirded by state reflected in the FY2013 and FY2014 NDAAs, along with […]

-Reactions to the Texas Islamic Sharia Tribunal

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Your browser does not support iframes. Two weeks ago we posted about the establishment of a new Muslim sharia tribunal in Texas. Since then I have found quite a few reactions to that development. The following are the most substantive: See the interview of two members of the tribunal by Glen Beck above. Later in […]

-US Supreme Court Declines to Block Same-Sex Marriage in Alabama

Monday, February 9th, 2015

The US Supreme Court declined to block a lower court ruling that would allow same-sex marriage in Alabama. So Alabama becomes the 37th state to recognize homosexual marriage over the objections of state officials and the vote of the people. Over the weekend, the chief Justice of the Alabama state Supreme Court sought an injunction […]

-6th Circuit Affirms Religious Liberty in Campus Ministry Employment Case

Friday, February 6th, 2015

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday supported religious liberty in their ruling over an employment discrimination suit against a campus ministry. Here’s the story from WorldMag: The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship on Thursday, maintaining a broad constitutional right for ministries to control their hiring […]

-Gordon College: A ‘Pro-Homosexual Test’ for Accreditation?

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

There now seems to be a ‘pro-homosexual test’ for college and university accreditation in the northeast under the guise of ‘discrimination’ which trumps religious liberty.  The prime example is the continuing persecution of a Christian college just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. We have posted about the case of Gordon College before. Many Christian colleges have […]

-Evangelical Church in Tennessee Comes Out For Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

And so it begins…a major evangelical church in Franklin, Tennessee (Nashville area) has now come out in support of Same-Sex marriage and in addition will now allow homosexuals to participate in leadership and worship positions.  It has already become a national ‘cause célèbre’ with a report of the change coming in Time: Three Sundays ago […]