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Archive for February, 2018

-South Korea: One of the Largest Exporters of The Gospel

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

South Korea has been hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics for the last two weeks. What many American and Western Christians do not realize, besides electronics and automobiles, South Korea is also one of the largest exporters of the Gospel with 27,436 Korean Christian missionaries serving in 170 countries. Some in places where Americans cannot legally […]

-Wheaton College Wins Case Against Contraceptive and Abortifacient Mandate

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Wheaton College has won their legal battle against the HHS Contraceptive Mandate which was initiated by the Obama Administration. From the Christian Post: Wheaton College has won a five-year battle to fulfill its Christian mission without having to provide services like the week-after pill and abortion-inducing drugs in its healthcare plans. A district court judge […]

-Ohio: Custody Taken Away From Christian Parents Who Blocked Transgender Treatments

Monday, February 19th, 2018

TRANSGENDER RIGHTS VS. PARENTAL RIGHTS An Ohio judge has taken the legal custody of a 17 year old daughter away from her Christian parents because they blocked her from taking transgender treatments to become a boy. Here’s the story from the Blaze: An Ohio couple lost legal custody of their daughter Friday after refusing to […]

-Should Freedom of Religion Cases Turn Toward Free Speech as a Defense?

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

FREEDOM of RELIGION   FREE SPEECH Is freedom of religion a lessor right than free speech? Not according to the Constitution but in the last 9 years or so religious freedom has been assailed and attacked on so many different fronts that it may seem like it is a civil right that is far more limited […]

-Federal Court: Magistrate Wrongly Forced to Resign for Refusing to Marry Gay Couples

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

In a monumental ‘freedom of religion’ case, a Federal Court ruled in favor of a former North Carolina magistrate who was forced to resign over refusing to marry gay couples. From the Faithwire: Law firm Becket released a statement last week claiming victory in the Myrick v. EEOC case after a federal court found that […]

-CA Judge: Forcing Bakers to Make Gay Wedding Cakes Violates Free Speech

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

A California judge has ruled in favor of a baker who was sued by the state for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding. Here’s the story from the Blaze: Kern County Judge David Lampe ruled that the state could not force Cathy Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery, to bake a cake that […]

-Barna: Atheism Doubled in Generation Z?

Friday, February 9th, 2018

A recent survey by Barna Research shows that atheism among Gen Z is double that of the U.S. adult population: Americans’ beliefs are becoming more post-Christian and, concurrently, religious identity is changing. Enter Generation Z: Born between 1999 and 2015, they are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. More than any other generation before them, Gen […]

-President Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast

Friday, February 9th, 2018

President Trump addressed those gathered for the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning. His thoughts actually took us back to the very founding of our nation reflecting similar observations of divine providence made by our first president George Washington with echoes from Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence: "Our rights are not given to us by man," […]

-Religion As a Predictor of Political Affiliation?

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Here’s an article from the New York Times which indicates that religion and denominational membership are important factors in determining the political party affiliation of ministers and rabbis: …according to a new data set representing the largest compilation of American religious leaders ever assembled. Like their congregants, religious leaders have sharply divided themselves along political […]