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-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 […]

-Texas: Christian in Trouble for Feeding the Homeless

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

A Christian woman in San Antonio, Texas who has been feeding the homeless for over 10 years, may be fined up to $2,000 for not having a proper city permit. Actually she does have a license for her food truck where the cooking and preparation takes place but uses a pickup truck to distribute the […]

-My Prayer: Let Their Legacy be Peace, Love, and Reconciliation

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Psalm 11 In the Lord I take refuge; …if the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” The Lord is in his holy temple…his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man. The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence. …For the Lord is […]

-Christians in America Facing a ‘Bonhoeffer Moment’?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

    (Dietrich Bonhoeffer) At the Southern Baptist Convention this week, SBA President Ronnie Floyd challenged the conferees to face up and respond to the changes in our nation and culture as a "Bonhoeffer moment" by refusing to be silenced. Floyd cited the example of the German theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who stood up to the Nazi […]

-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 […]