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Ask Not for Whom the Volcano Erupts; It Erupts for Thee: A Response to David Gushee

Albert Mohler, president of Baptist Theological Seminary responds to David Gushee, a “progressive evangelical” who penned a piece for Religion News Service arguing that the “middleground” is disappearing on LGBT rights.  Recently we posted Professor Denny Burk’s response entitled “The Disappearing ‘Middleground’ and the Coming Conflict” which you will find here.  Not surprisingly, Gushee’s article caused quite a stir […]

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Small Acts of Cowardice Are Destroying Our Culture

David French of National Review reminds us of the sad truth that “cultures are won and lost through tiny victories and defeats, and for a generation, the vast majority of then victories have gone to the left.” Conservatives didn’t fight back says French.  Instead “‘reasonable’ people made the easy choice to go with the flow of […]

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Turning American Law Upside Down for the Transgendered

The Left’s goal is “clear and explicit,” says David French of National Review.  It is “to equate sincere religious objections to sexual immorality with the invidious discrimination of Jim Crow, and then to banish believers to the same margins of society currently occupied by white supremacists.” According to French, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ […]

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American Library Association: Bible among top 10 most challenged books

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. (Psalm 119:11) Journalist Bill Wilson reports: The American Library Association has released its list of the top 10 ‘challenged’ books in America. Among books that are sexually explicit, promote sex outside of marriage, those about transgendered teens, promote homosexuality and […]

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Houses taken over: Letting the government get its nose under the church tent

Andrée Seu Peterson of World Magazine warns about the government’s calculated intrusion in our churches. Some states require a criminal backround check for child care volunteers.  Peterson laments, “If the local church cannot be trusted to know its people well enough to decide who is fit for nursery duty, there is nothing much to say.” Andrée writes: This year a […]

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Outlets Apologize After Publishing False Claim About Reason Christian Bakers Were Ordered to Pay Lesbians

(Christian News Network) Media outlets that asserted that the owners of a Christian bakery in Oregon were not ordered to pay damages for refusing to bake a cake for a lesbian’s same-sex ceremony, but were rather punished for “publishing” the women’s addresses, are retracting their claims and apologizing for disseminating inaccurate information. Raw Story published […]

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Group Launches National Effort to Abolish Religious Freedom Laws Protecting People of Faith

(Christian News Network) A prominent church-state separation group led by an ordained United Church of Christ minister has launched a national effort to fight religious freedom laws that seek to provide conscience protections for people of faith. Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) announced its “Protect Thy Neighbor” campaign on Tuesday to combat […]

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