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Documentary Defends Zionism on Screen

April 16, 2015

“Zionism has been raped” in a “devious campaign to erase” Judeo-Christian history, documentary producer Gloria Greenfield stated during a March 24 Zionist Organization of America Capitol Hill screening of Body and Soul:  The State…

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Was America A Christian Nation?

April 13, 2015

Historian Dr. Kevin Kruse of Princeton University spoke recently at Union Theological Seminary in New York City on the subject of America as a Christian nation. Dr. Kruse, author of One Nation Under God:…

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Easter Hope for Christianity’s Future

April 8, 2015

Is Obama more Christian than David Cameron? Their respective Easter pronouncements might indicate so. The President gave “thanks for the extraordinary sacrifice that Jesus made for our salvation” and professed to “rejoice in the…

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Liberal Religion and Easter Victory

April 8, 2015

John D. Rockefeller Jr., heir to the world’s largest fortune, was a pious, earnest man, a teetotaling Baptist who believed in modernity. He thought Christianity, to remain relevant, would have to be modernized. His…

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The Common Ground Christian Network calls American Christians to Stand Together

April 6, 2015

The Common Ground Christian Network calls American Christians to stand together as their religious liberties are threatened and as others face persecution across the globe. “The backlash to proposed religious freedom laws in Indiana, Arkansas…

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United Methodist Agency Honors Anti-Atonement Theologian

April 2, 2015

The United Methodist Church’s General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) recently honored Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock at the recent Pacific, Asian and North American Asian Women in Theology and Ministry Conference hosted…

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Religion News Service Analysis 4.7 Million Short

April 1, 2015

A recent Religion News Service (RNS) analysis piece by Tobin Grant claims “7.5 million Americans lost their religion since 2012.” He bases his analysis off the 2014 General Social Survey (GSS) done by the…

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UMC Lobby Back to Valuing Sandwiches More than Babies

March 30, 2015

Not content merely to mock pro-life marchers, the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) has sent out an email calling for supporters to contact their senators to tell them to “remove…

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John Wesley and Religious Liberty

March 26, 2015

Last year I wrote for First Things on John Wesley’s reaction to anti-Methodist riots in the mid-1700s as it relates to contemporary assaults on religious liberty. Recently a letter by John Wesley revealing his views…

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The Climate Gospel

March 26, 2015

The Episcopal Church, and especially Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, are currently focusing on global climate change and on condemning those who would question the science behind the doomsday claims. Bishop Jefferts Schori recently…

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How Many Millennials are Evangelical in Name Only?

March 25, 2015

Too many influential Evangelicals are willing to compromise anything that current culture dictates. This is cause for concern since the future of the family, missions, cultural health and success will be shaped by the…

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What Should Politicians Say about Evolution?

March 21, 2015

One can effectively make the point that in the contemporary arguments among conventional, non-creationist scientists, the purposeless, unguided mechanism proposed by Neo-Darwinism not a settled issue, but is seriously questioned in peer discussion.