Tag Archives: Politics

Pastor Halts Gay Funeral: Some Observations

A pastor in Colorado halted the funeral of a gay woman that was taking place in the church where he serves and, according to Yahoo Parenting, there are many people upset. Click here for the article. Apparently, the reason for … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Says Prayer OK

The Supreme Court has concluded that prayer at council meetings is constitutional.  I guess Martin will not have to un-invite me from their Memorial Day program. You can find reports here and here.

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Can Anything Be A Religion?

I read a very interesting article today that I came across on Yahoo’s homepage.  The title of the article is “NC Teen: Nose Ring More Than Fashion, It’s Faith”. Apparently, a high school girl in North Carolina has been suspended … Continue reading

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How much Religious Freedom do We Have?

Today, Jeff and Marci Beagley of Oregon were each sentenced to 16 months in prison for practicing their religion.  It seems that the Beagleys and their church, Followers of Christ in Oregon City, believe in “faith healing”.  Instead of seeking traditional medical … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom around the World

We often take for granted the religious freedoms we enjoy in the United States.  We assume that others around the world have the same freedoms that we do.  However, a new Pew Forum study may help us gain a better … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 – Can Christians ever partner with unbelievers?

2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 reads: Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.  For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness?  Or what fellowship has light with darkness?  What accord has Christ with Belial?  Or what portion does a believer share with an … Continue reading

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Have you signed the Manhattan Declaration?

Have you / will you sign the Manhattan Declaration?  If you are not familiar with it, please take the time to read through it.  It is not very long and it is sure to be discussed a great deal in … Continue reading

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Healthcare: A Right or a Privilege?

I have a friend on Facebook who posted a question on his personal page.  He asks, “Health care…right or privilege?”  It is a very good question.  It is a question that should be answered as part of the current debate … Continue reading

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PETA cares more about chickens than children

PETA is at it again.  They are staging protests against McDonald’s over the treatment of chickens that go into the restaurant’s food.  I am okay with PETA protesting (even if I am not in full agreement), but I am not okay … Continue reading

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PETA Cares About Flies Too…

PETA wishes Barack Obama had not killed a fly during a recent interview.  Apparently, PETA supports “compassion even for the most curious, smallest and least sympathetic animals” and they “believe that people, where they can be compassionate, should be, for all animals,” … Continue reading

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