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In stunning semi-secretive decisions motivated by fear of religious persecution, the boards of two major evangelical organizations, the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), have voted to pass motions that represent an unacceptable compromise with homosexuals and the science-denying “trans” cult. These two influential organizations passed motions that would ask the government to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protected classes in federal anti-discrimination law in exchange for religious liberty protections that many people know would merely be stepping stones yanked out from under people of faith eventually.
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America’s founders believed in God and His word, and predicated our founding documents on those immutable, biblical principles.
Though Leftists love to spout revisionist nonsense about many of the Founders being deists or worse, those accusations don’t hold water when faced with the weight of those early patriots’ own words and actions.
Thomas Jefferson, often upheld as vying for the least religious spot amongst the Founders, wrote:
I am a real Christian – that is to say, a disciple of the doctrines of Jesus Christ.1
And Jefferson’s worship habits speak even louder:
Many people are surprised to learn that
In 1929, Josef Stalin signed a law that dealt a devastating blow to religious freedom in Russia. For most of a century, Russian Christians suffered enormous persecutions for their faith. Some estimates suggest that as many as 20,000,000 Christians may have been martyred in prison camps in the 20th century for holding to their faith. One historian stated that over 85,000 Russian Orthodox Priests were shot in 1937 alone.
Communism, despite its slogans of equality and social utopia, has never come through on its promises. Stalin’s draconian measures were reaffirmed by Leonid Brezhnev’s updated legislation in 1975. A …
Best-selling author Eric Metaxas says the Christian Church in America must boldly defend the religious freedom that allows it to proclaim the Gospel.
Mr. Metaxas spoke with IFI before giving the keynote speech at our annual Faith, Family and Freedom Banquet. Please watch the video report below:
Mr. Metaxas gave a powerful keynote message at the Illinois Family Institute annual banquet. His message included a timely warning, an exhortation, some encouragement and a strong focus on the Gospel. Copies of his address will be available on DVD in the near future. Stay tuned!
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