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Archive for June, 2015

-Southern Baptists Vote to Uphold ‘God’s Definition of Marriage’ Regardless of SCOTUS

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

The Southern Baptist Convention voted yesterday to support traditional marriage between one man and one woman regardless of what SCOTUS decides is legal for the nation. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: Messengers for the Southern Baptist Convention voted Tuesday afternoon in favor of Resolution 5, which among other things, prayerfully calls for the […]

-Is It Persecution or ‘Christianophobia’?

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

 PERSECUTION  CHRISTIANOPHOBIA The ‘P’ word (persecution) is being thrown around a lot lately in the Christian community in America. Particularly in response to the growing disconnect most Christians experience in academia, with the main stream media, and in the increasingly secular American culture. It is serious, uncomfortable, and our rights are being threatened but it […]

-Evangelicals Still Growing but Denominations in Decline?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

‘Lies, Darned Lies and Church Statistics’ We recently wrote about a poll that showed Baptists to be among the most favored denominations in America. Now comes this latest information that shows a decline in the the largest Baptist and evangelical denomination-Southern Baptist Convention by 200,000 or so last year. Meanwhile that latest data also shows […]

-UC Berkeley: Student’s Article ‘On Leaving Islam’ Pulled For ‘Safety’ Concerns

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

A student at the University of California- Berkeley wrote an opinion piece listing the reasons she left Islam for the student paper but it was taken down from the paper’s website quickly over ‘safety’ concerns. The coed had been raised as a Muslim in Pakistan before immigrating to the USA. Here’s the story from the […]

-Evangelicals: A Parting of the Ways Over Same-Sex Marriage?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Just a year ago we predicted that evangelical leaders and churches would soon be forced to choose which way they were going to go when it comes to same-sex marriage and homosexuality. This week Tony Campolo, professor emeritus at American Baptist-affiliated Eastern University and David Neff, former editor of Christianity Today came out in support […]

-DHS Naturalization Tests Support ‘Freedom of Worship’ Over Freedom of Religion

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Freedom of Religion     Freedom of Worship Apparently the Department of Homeland Security has substituted ‘freedom of worship’ in place of freedom of religion in their naturalization materials and tests.  The references are given in regard to the rights guaranteed in First Amendment of the Constitution. Sen. James Lankford recently wrote to the DHS complaining about […]

-Does God Have a Gender?

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Recently a number of priests in the Church of England publically called for changes in the church’s liturgies to include references to God as a female and mother alongside the traditional male designations. From Christian Today: Proclaiming "Jesa Christa, crucified" is among the liturgical changes that could help lessen abuse of power in the Church, […]

-BBC Example: Eliminating Terrorism by Defining it Out of Existence

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Terrorism   Terrorists I have noticed that the main stream media in America seldom calls anything ‘terrorism’ or refers to individuals as ‘terrorists’ anymore. Then today I run across an article about a new policy by the BBC which eliminates ‘terrorism’ and ‘terrorists’ by merely defining them out of existence. The most popular excuse given for […]

-’Most Favorable’ Denominations: The Baptists Win?

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

According to a recent LifeWay poll, among the different Christian denominational groups in the USA, Americans have the ‘most favorable’ impression of the Baptists, the Catholics, and the Non-denominational. From Lifeway Research: Americans have a surprising openness to Christian churches, even those who are supposedly turned off to religion, a new survey finds. No matter […]

-‘Transabled’: Some Just Call Them Crazy

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

                                           (Image from Biid.org Website) A guy cuts off his own arm and one women lives her life in a wheel chair even though she doesn’t need to. Many would call those folks ‘crazy’ but they are members of a new group of people identified as ‘Transabled.’ Others call it BIID-body integrity identity disorder. […]