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-Missouri: Reversal of Discrimination Against Faith Organizations

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Missouri Gov. Greitens: “People of faith are under attack. We’re standing up for religious liberty here in Missouri.” Response: Increasingly faith organizations are being discriminated against by federal, state, and local governments. It has been open season on people of faith in the last 8 years. Elections are very important and it is fortunate for […]

-Canada: Conservative Churches are Growing While Liberal Ones Continue to Decline?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Recent research in Canada confirms that theology and belief really do matter when it comes to church growth and decline. The churches that are growing have ministers that affirm traditional Christian beliefs while the ones in decline not so much. Here’s the story from On Religion: The bottom line: The faith proclaimed in growing churches […]

-Controversy: Evangelical Ministry Declares Employees Must Hold Evangelical Beliefs?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

A huge controversy has risen after an evangelical campus ministry has declared that all of its employees adhere to a traditional evangelical/Biblical understanding of marriage. Here’s the story from Christianity Today: InterVarsity is an Evangelical Christian organization, and people who work at InterVarsity are, not surprisingly, expected to hold evangelical beliefs.  … But why is […]

-U.S. Civil Rights Chairman: ‘Religious Freedom’ Just a Code Word For Intolerance?

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

For several years now LGBT and gay activists have proclaimed that ‘religious liberty’ and ‘freedom of religion’ were just code words for intolerance and discrimination. Now a representative of the US government is saying the same thing. From the Washington Times: The chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights said that “religious freedom” and […]

-Should Pastors Endorse Political Candidates?

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Should pastors actually endorse political candidates from the pulpit? Since the Johnson administration the IRS has ‘selectively’ tried to ban that practice and those who believe in the so-called ‘separation of church and state’ continue to oppose it. Yet it still happens in many black churches across America. Also, many conservatives believe that a ‘originalist’ […]

-Iowa: Churches Must Comply with Transgender Bathroom Laws?

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The Civil Rights Commission of at least one state (Iowa) seems to be declaring that churches must comply with the state’s transgender bathroom laws regardless of the first amendment since they are ‘open to the public.’ Here’s the story from Todd Starnes of  Fox News: Is a church a place of public accommodation and if […]

-Should American Christians Now Expect Some Persecution?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.” -John 15:18 (ESV) When was the last time a conservative Christian was fairly represented in the media? Where are the positive examples of believing Christians that use to populate the movies and TV shows in former years?  All gone, except […]

-Transgender Issue: Now a Christian School is Being Called Out by Atheists

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

                                                            (St. John’s Lutheran School in Baraboo, Wisconsin) A couple of weeks ago President Obama demanded that all public schools in America accommodate transgender students when it comes to bathrooms and locker rooms. Now an atheist organization is also calling for a Christian school to follow through regardless of their religious beliefs.  From CharismaNews: Earlier […]

-Department of Education ‘Shame List’: The Beginning of Government Persecution of Christian Colleges?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The Obama administration’s Department of Education recently published a ‘shame list’ of Christian colleges seeking a religious exemption to federal Title IX ‘anti-discrimination’ laws.  Here’s the story from the Blaze: According to the list, more than 230 schools have received exemption from Title IX as of April 1, with more than 30 requests still pending. […]

-Lawsuit to Force Catholic Hospitals to Perform Abortions Dismissed

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

An ACLU lawsuit to force Catholic hospitals to perform abortions has been dismissed this week by a Federal District court. From Townhall: A federal court has dismissed the case American Civil Liberties Union v. Trinity Health Corporation, which sought to force Catholic hospitals and staff members to perform abortions regardless of their religious beliefs or […]