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Category: Ethics

Secularism

In case you didn’t know it, if you are a conservative Christian, you are just like Boko Haram and ISIS. At least, that’s what the secularists are saying. More absurd still, they actually believe this. Of course, secularism has been waging war against religion for centuries, but more recently, in America and Europe, the rhetoric…

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fowle

An American citizen who was detained in North Korea for nearly six months for allegedly leaving a Bible in a night club has been reunited with his family in Ohio. Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was awaiting trial on charges of committing an anti-state crime before North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un ordered his release, the New…

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iranpastor

An Iranian pastor has been sentenced to six years in prison for spreading Christianity in the nation, an act that is believed to be seen by the government as a threat to the Iranian regime. As previously reported, Behnam Irani, who leads the 300-member Church of Iran in Karaj, was initially detained in 2006 while…

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Putin

The world has indeed been turned upside down. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, a career apparatchik in the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and a loyal agent of the Soviet secret police, the KGB (and head of its successor, the FSB), now not only proclaims himself to be a Christian, but has donned the mantle of…

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vaccine

A pro-life outreach group is ripping President Barack Obama and his administration for endorsing the use of cell lines extracted from aborted babies to develop Ebola vaccines, even though the government conceded that using moral alternatives – such as plant and animal cells – would be just as effective. Already labeled as the “abortion president”…

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Sermon

The city of Houston has managed to unite Baptists divided on other issues to speak with one voice on an application of their shared belief in religious freedom — that the government should not subpoena sermons. Baptists on both sides of a divide from the days of the conservative resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention…

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Pandemic

Between 250 and 270 A.D. a terrible plague, believed to be measles or smallpox, devastated the Roman Empire. At the height of what came to be known as the Plague of Cyprian, after the bishop St. Cyprian who chronicled what was happening, 5,000 people died every day in Rome alone. The plague coincided with the…

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speak

When you live in a small town with a major employment base being the school district, you’re not particularly popular when you speak against the party line. But since the friends you make by constantly agreeing with others aren’t real friends, I had no problem writing a letter to the editor against a $20 million…

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faith-and-vote

On Sunday, pastor Jim Garlow of Skyline Church in California stood before his congregation of more than 2,000 and told them he would be making an unusual announcement. The pastor proceeded to warn his audience against voting for a candidate in the upcoming midterm elections who supports gay marriage and abortion, even if that candidate,…

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A Vatican report issued Monday (Oct. 13) demonstrates what observers described as a dramatic shift — even an “earthquake” — regarding homosexuals, asking if the Roman Catholic Church can value “their sexual orientation, without compromising” its teachings. The report, delivered in Pope Francis’ presence halfway through a two-week meeting of nearly 200 bishops at the…

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huck

If the GOP wants to hang onto former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, the party needs to “find Jesus soon” and oppose gay marriage more aggressively, the former presidential candidate suggested Tuesday. In an interview with the American Family Association’s radio show, Huckabee said he was “utterly exasperated” with Republicans for failing to stand up for…

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jethro

Many in national leadership have proven without a doubt to be incompetent. On Nov. 4, they must be replaced by principled, qualified leaders in the House, Senate and many local elections. It is the responsibility and privilege of every eligible American to vote. It  certainly is the responsibility of Christians who claim to know a…

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