Dating back to 2016, I have been urging Christian conservatives and other people of conscience to distinguish between the important affirmation that black lives do matter and the BLM movement. The statement that “black lives matter” should be shouted loudly and clearly, since through much of our history, black Americans have felt that their lives did not matter to white Americans. As for the BLM movement, it should be exposed for what it is.
Posted in Federal, Marriage/Family/Culture
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I’d like to offer a few words about the separation of church and state—a concept long abused by “progressives.” The religion clauses of the First Amendment were intended to protect religion from the intrusive power of the state, not the reverse. The Establishment Clause states that “Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion.” That does not mean religious convictions are prohibited from informing political values and decisions...
Posted in Faith, Religious Liberty
Tagged Barack Obama, christian, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Jason Collins, Martin Luther King Jr., Michael Perry, Pete Buttigieg, Richard John Neuhaus, Rob Portman, Robert L. Toms
In the latest Gallup survey, only 46 percent of Americans think that religion can answer today’s problems, but the reality is that religion provides answers for one of today’s biggest problems—addiction. This finding should not be a surprise. With fewer Americans, particularly the young, affiliated with religion today, there is less experience with faith and its positive impacts.
Various research shows that youth who are spiritually active, participate in a faith community, and invest in a prayerful relationship with their God, are less likely to use or abuse drugs and alcohol. By contrast, teens who do not …
Posted in Faith
Tagged christian, faith
When interviewed on The View regarding the recent Orlando shootings, ABC correspondent Sara Haines repeated a sentiment common to liberal political pundits.
“Right now politicians, especially those that make law in the name of their faith need to step back for a second and say I respect you for your belief. Let’s remember that unless you keep that at home in your family where you can impress that on people, our politics need to remain without religion.” [i]
Does she have a point? Must Christians confine their religion to church buildings and homes? Of course not! In our country our …
An Army officer has sent an email to subordinates labeling conservative Christian organizations as "domestic hate groups" and stating their values don't align with "Army values."