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-Latest: The Church and Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

In the last two weeks there has been several major news stories about Christian denominations and same-sex marriage. First story is about the Episcopal Church in America, The Anglican Convention voted to suspend the American denomination because of their support and acceptance of same-sex marriage. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: Leaders representing 88 […]

-What Are Evangelicals Anyway?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

The mainstream media refers to Evangelicals like they are some kind of conservative political entity. The American media has it all wrong. The proof that the media consistently gets it all wrong is found in the fact that most of the African American denominations and churches in America are actually evangelical even though their members […]

-Houston’s LGBT ‘Bathroom Ordinance’ Defeated

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

? The citizens of Houston, Texas were finally allowed to vote on the transgender ‘bathroom ordinance’ which had been forced upon the city by the mayor and the city counsel. The referendum, which the mayor originally tried to stop, was not even close with controversial ordinance going down in complete defeat. Here’s the story from […]

-NAE: Evangelicals Divided Over Capital Punishment

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

A new resolution from the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) recognizes that there is now a division among Evangelical Christians when it comes to capitol punishment. The membership in the NAE includes 40 conservative Christian denominations and over 45,000 local congregations in the USA. Here’s the story from the Blaze: The board of directors for […]

-Should Christians Continue to Say ‘God Bless America’ Anyway?

Friday, August 21st, 2015

     GOD BLESS AMERICA Some Christian leaders are saying that God’s judgment may some come upon America or at least the protective hedge around the country may soon be lifted if it already hasn’t been. In the midst of the current changes going on in our country many are claiming that it is inappropriate to […]

-Insurance Problems for Churches Who Won’t Perform Same-Sex Weddings?

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Liability Insurance for Churches In the aftermath of the SCOTUS decision legalizing same-sex marriage, some churches are now finding out that they have no liability insurance coverage if they are sued for refusing to perform same-sex ceremonies. Here’s the story from  the National Review: Churches, like virtually every functioning corporation, protect against liability risks and […]

-Episcopal Church Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The Episcopal Church is holding a conference this week in Salt Lake City. They became the 2nd major American denomination to respond to the Supreme Court decision on marriage from that city. However, the responses were entirely different. The Mormon Church (LDS) authorities rejected the SCOTUS redefinition of marriage while the Episcopal Convention voted to […]

-LDS Church (Mormon) Response to Supreme Court Marriage Decision

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

          (LDS Temple -Salt Lake: Wikipedia) The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) has issued an official response to the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. A letter supporting traditional marriage and prohibiting same-sex marriages and celebrations in their churches and on their properties has been sent out to […]

-Hillary Clinton on Supreme Court Marriage Decision: Possible Implications for Religious Liberty?

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

           (Image: Hillary Clinton) Among the politicians running for President in 2016, all of them quickly responded to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. While most of the Republican candidates were concerned about religious liberty, Hillary Clinton may have a different idea. Here’s what Hillary had to say: "From Stonewall to the Supreme […]

-Are Conservative Christians Now Cultural Exiles?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

I have literally read hundreds of different responses to the Supreme Court decision on marriage. One major theme coming across from both sides of the spectrum is that the tide has shifted in America against conservative Christians. Many saying that the future is now bleak for those who still believe in the teaching and authority […]