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-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 […]

-Franklin Graham: President Trump is ‘Defending The Christian Faith’

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

  It has been a year since Trump became the 45th President of the United States. In that time Franklin Graham has on occasion been critical of this president. However on Sunday Graham said that so far President Trump was ‘defending the Christian faith’ better than any recent American leader. From Fox News: Graham said […]

-Trump Addresses 2018 March for Life

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

President Trump officially addressed the annual March for Life through a video feed from the Rose Garden on Friday (See the video above). From Charisma News: "Today, I am honored and proud to be the first president to stand with you at the White House to address the 45th March for Life," President Trump said. […]

-Trump HHS: New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The HHS under President Obama tried to override and destroy religious freedom and conscience which was clearly demonstrated in that administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate.  Now the Department of Health and Human Services under President Trump is going an entirely different direction and in the process has established a new division to actually support and encourage […]

-Supreme Court: Mississippi Law Protecting Dissenters of Gay Marriage Stands

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

The US Supreme Court has allowed a Mississippi law protecting bakers and other dissenters of same-sex marriage to stand.  Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The United States Supreme Court declined to hear appeals on two lawsuits aimed at striking down a Mississippi law that allows businesses to refuse to service same-sex weddings. In […]

-Must Public Officials Give Up Their Religious Liberty?

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Must public officials give up their religious liberty? In past generations this question would have seemed to be ridiculous in the face of the First Amendment but over and over again those serving in public office are now being challenged to conform to secular and atheist notions of ‘Church and State’ rules of conduct that […]

-Supreme Court ‘Bake-Off’ For Religious Freedom

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

              (Supreme Court Building: Wikipedia) The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case: Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The importance of this case for the future of religious freedom in the USA cannot be overstated. From Christianity Today: The case of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a […]

-Christmas Ad Rejected Because It’s ‘Religious’?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

                                                                                                (Image: DC Archdiocese) The DC Metro Transit Authority rejected the Christmas ad above because it promotes Religion. Really? According to the Transit Authority’s legal counsel the ad  "depicts a religious scene and thus seeks to promote religion."  From The Blaze: The Archdiocese of Washington filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday after the D.C. Metropolitan Area […]