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-Responding to Those Who ‘Do Not Get Religion’

Friday, April 15th, 2016

One of the biggest adjustments that I have had to make in my life is facing the fact that an increasing number of Americans that I come in some kind of contact daily may have little or no experience with religion. I can’t begin to put a number on the times that I have been […]

-When ‘Diversity’ Excludes Christians?

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Diversity  Inclusiveness  Christians Seeking ‘diversity’ seems to be one of the corner stones of political correctness today in America. However, many times when it is played out in public and business policies everyone seems to be included except conservative Christians? For example, on college campuses today student groups are expected to be ‘inclusive’ and accept […]

-A Truly Tolerant Culture Should Accommodate the Church’s View on Same-Sex Marriage?

Friday, February 5th, 2016

A truly tolerant culture should accommodate the Church’s view on same-sex marriage and sexuality. However we are now seeing a time when it seems like every other kind of view is accepted 0r tolerated in the popular culture except a conservative Christian world view. Recently the main stream media in the UK had a small […]

-Supreme Court Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage: Religious Liberty- “It is Going to Be an Issue”

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

The US Solicitor General Donald Verrili admitted that religious liberty was “going to be an issue” in response to questioning by justices of the Supreme Court. This observation followed the arguments he gave on behalf of the Obama administration favoring same-sex marriage. The answers given by the Solicitor General are particularly troubling because of the […]

-UPDATE: Houston Passes Transgender ‘Special Rights’ Ordinance

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Here’s an update on the ‘Transgender Restroom Choice’ issue we posted on earlier this week.  Houston, Texas became the first major city in America to require businesses to make allowance for transgender restroom choice. The City Council went ahead and passed the special rights ordinance on Wednesday over the objections of thousands of citizens and […]

-Now “God Bless America” is a Controversial Statement?

Friday, May 16th, 2014

  Presidents have been saying it for years. It was on signs all over the place after 9/11/01. However as one 20 year army veteran has recently found out; it is now a controversial statement to some in America and using it may get you trouble and even put your job in jeopardy. Here’s the […]

-Is Being Black and Being Gay the Same Thing?

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

(Rev. Maina Mwaura: Whitesburg Baptist Church)   Everywhere you turn in the main stream media these days gay rights is portrayed as being comparable to racial civil rights and those who oppose same sex marriage are increasingly being called bigots. It doesn’t seem to matter that many of us are not really against anyone at […]

-College Student Ordered to Remove Cross Necklace

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

         (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A student at Sonoma State University in California was ordered to remove her Christian cross necklace by a staff member on campus.  Here’s the story from Fox News: A Sonoma State University student has filed a religious accommodation request after she said she was ordered to remove her cross necklace because […]

-2013 Annual Report: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The USCIRF 2013 annual report on religious freedom is out. Here’s a link to the 400 page analysis with a detailed ‘blow by blow’ country by country summary of violations in the past year. The 15 worst countries when it comes to intolerance and religious persecution are: Burma, China, Egypt, Eritrea, […]

-Are Christians Going into the Closet Over Homosexuality?

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

                                      (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Are Bible believing Christians going into the closet over homosexuality? Are evangelical pastors backing away from preaching about what the Bible has to say about homosexuality? Are conservative Christians now being labeled as bigots and haters if they continue to follow the Biblical teaching on sexuality? Are young people leaving the […]