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-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 […]

-Evangelicals Still Growing but Denominations in Decline?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

‘Lies, Darned Lies and Church Statistics’ We recently wrote about a poll that showed Baptists to be among the most favored denominations in America. Now comes this latest information that shows a decline in the the largest Baptist and evangelical denomination-Southern Baptist Convention by 200,000 or so last year. Meanwhile that latest data also shows […]

-Evangelicals: A Parting of the Ways Over Same-Sex Marriage?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Just a year ago we predicted that evangelical leaders and churches would soon be forced to choose which way they were going to go when it comes to same-sex marriage and homosexuality. This week Tony Campolo, professor emeritus at American Baptist-affiliated Eastern University and David Neff, former editor of Christianity Today came out in support […]

-Rick Warren: “We Cannot Cave on This Issue”

Friday, November 21st, 2014

          (Picture from Wikipedia) Speaking before a Vatican-sponsored international conference on marriage, evangelical (SBC) pastor Rick Warren spoke out in favor of traditional marriage proclaiming:  “…we cannot cave on this issue” Here’s the story from LifeSite News: Speaking at Pope Francis’ Humanum conference November 17, Evangelical pastor and author Rick Warren talked about God’s plan […]

-The Coming Attack on Church Tax Exemption

Monday, April 14th, 2014

                             (IRS logo: Wikipedia) In the last five years or so there have been more lawsuits over the American church tax exemption than ever before in the entire history of the republic. However I believe that this is just the beginning and soon we may see a rising storm of litigation challenging the traditional exemption […]

-Are You Registered to Vote? 30 Million Christians Aren’t

Monday, October 1st, 2012

                          (Photo credit: mrsdkrebs) Are you registered to vote? According to this article in the Baptist News, 30 million Christians are not registered to vote in November: Voter registration deadlines are approaching, with a few swing states setting the limit at Oct. 9, and pro-family groups are emphasizing the need for Christians to participate in […]

-People Don’t Get Anything Out of Attending Church?

Monday, January 16th, 2012

                                             (Image via Wikipedia) Some startling claims have come out on the Internet in response to a new survey of church going Americans by the Barna Group. The conclusions drawn by many writers is that the new study proves that going to church doesn’t do anything positive for people. However, when you go directly to […]

-98 % of American Catholic Women Use Birth Control ‘Banned’ By Their Church

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

                                (Vatican via Wikipedia) According to a new report from the Guttmacher Institute only 2 percent of American Catholic women rely on the natural family planning methods sanctioned by the Catholic church while 98% use contraceptive methods which are banned by their religious leaders. The data shows that when it comes to birth control the […]

-Episcopal Presiding Bishop Calls Individual Salvation ‘Heresy’ and ‘Idolatry’

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

(Bishop Schori by Fishbowl Collective via Flickr) ANAHEIM, CA – Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says it’s "heresy" to teach that an individual can be saved through a sinner’s prayer of repentance. Here are some comments that Bishop Schori made at the opening of the Episcopal General Conference on Wednesday: "the great Western heresy: […]

-Cute Little Church on the Prairie but No Pastor

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Here’s an article I’ve been hanging on to from Time Magazine: “Rural Churches Grapple with a Pastor Exodus” The article documents the problems that many churches and denominations are having right now replacing Pastors in rural America. The churches in smaller towns can’t give enough support to attract young pastors and their families. Many are […]