Ukraine’s Russian-Controlled Region Hearkens Back to the Bad Old Days of the Soviet Union

November 19, 2019

To the bishop, the situation “is like in Soviet times.” The bishop refers to the Soviet years when a simple radio was often put on the altar of a church with no priest to broadcast Mass to the congregation.

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Pete Buttigieg and Jim Wallis Discuss Christianity in Politics

November 18, 2019

The Democratic Party is reluctant to discuss Jesus because they have seen others abuse Christianity in politics, according to 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.

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When Personal Offense Is Made Injustice – Part 2

November 16, 2019

Biblical and traditional Christian standards have a “bite” (moral disapproval) which post-1960s liberals find offensive, and want excluded from society. The fact that these are voluntary institutions is irrelevant to them. These are institutions that help sustain a belief system they dislike and want to destroy.

UMC Next

UMC Next Plan: Liberalize Church, Protect Abusive Clergy, Crush Out Traditionalists

November 15, 2019

The ultra-liberal UMC Next caucus has released its “Next Generation UMC” proposal for the 2020 General Conference, dropping any pretense of conscience protections for clergy or congregations that disagree with same-sex blessings.


Just Resolution Announced in Iowa Complaint

November 14, 2019

A drawn-out complaint process brings a measure of accountability.


Heather Edna: Doing Harm to the Gospel – A Response to the Just Resolution in the Case of Rev. Anna Blaedel

November 14, 2019

A testimony of the harm done to the gospel and to those experiencing same-sex attractions by clergy preaching a gospel of sexual immorality without repentance.

Princeton Theological Seminary

Endowment Records: PC(USA) Has Money, SBC Has Students

November 14, 2019

Endowment records for American mainline Protestant seminaries show that the PC(USA) and the UMC receive the most money, but the SBC has the most full-time students enrolled.


Churches Supporting Venezuelan Dictatorship?

November 13, 2019

Denominations whose officials tout leftwing politics have continuously lost members for 55 years. I don’t think the intemperate politics are causing the loss. Local church people are largely uninformed about those politics and mostly…

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Cohabitation, Covenants, and Christians

November 12, 2019

Troubling statistics from a new survey finds cohabitation acceptable among a significant sector of the American Church.


Vietnam-Era Helicopter Restored to Give One Last Ride to Veterans

November 11, 2019

Reprinted today in honor of all Veterans, with love and prayers that all men and women who have given so much to our nation receive the same kind of appreciation and honor that Liberty War Bird Association has shown to veterans of the Vietnam War through the restoration of Huey 823. And praying for God’s restoration of broken and wounded spirits, symbolized by the restoration of a once-broken and earth-bound helicopter.


Tyranny Laid Waste – Part Two

November 11, 2019

Apart from the insult of sweeping generalizations, the critics of what they call “the far right” or worse ignore that in reality those whose favor they desperately seek hate them, with their moderate position, as much as they hate conservatives.


When Personal Offense Is Made Injustice – Part 1

November 11, 2019

The unfolding tragedy … results from putting immediate personal wishes over observable reality, and certainly over the will of God expressed in Scripture. The clear result is tyranny, chaos, and ultimately heartbreak.