Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle have issued statements in support of President Obama's decision on Thursday to provide "limited" airstrikes on Iraq. However politically popular the decision may prove to be with the Capitol Hill cro..
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Anyone who has spent time south of the Mason Dixon line, especially in the Deep South, knows that an order of iced tea at Three Sisters in Jackson, Mississippi means one laced with a heavy dose of sugar. However, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Mississippi, is ..
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Phil Robertson, the patriarch of Louisiana's Duck Dynasty clan is being accused once again of making "anti-gay" remarks when he quoted Scripture during at sermon he delivered at his home church in West Monroe on Easter Sunday. Remarks not in a nation..
Only days after Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) was caught kissing a staffer in his district office, Republicans in Louisiana were calling on the freshman congressman to immediately resign. One question that many in Louisiana and in Washington are aski..
Political and Pulpit Sex Scandals: Should Christians and Christian Journalists View Them Differently Than Non-Believers?
This week two sex scandals — one involving a national political figure and one a prominent pastor — are making national headlines. Sadly, it's not the first time nor will it be the last we will see these types of stories surface. But as a Christian a..
Georgia based Chick-fil-A, whose owners have taken criticism for their biblical religious views and stance on traditional marriage, have once again secured the top stop as the nations leading chicken chain by beating out KFC. And to top it off, Chick..
61 Percent of Americans Believe Pastors and Churches Should Challenge Obama On Religious Liberty Issues; Why Aren't They?
A recent poll commissioned by the Family Research Council found that 61 percent of Americans agree that pastors and churches should challenge the Obama administration when religious liberty issues are at stake. That being the case, then why are so ma..
Replacing Jesus with Trayvon Martin In Nativity Scene Will Not Reduce Gun Violence or Win Lost Souls
In an effort to draw attention to gun violence, a United Methodist Church in Claremont, California replaced Jesus in their nativity scene with a bloodied creation of Trayvon Martin, complete with hoodie and all. But despite the tragic accident that e..
The Family Research Council kicked off their annual Values Voter Summit in the nations capitol on Friday with an all-star line of potential GOP presidential candidates and rising political stars attempting to motivate the social base of the conservat..
Just the mention of traveling to the Middle East today may raise safety concerns given all the unrest the region is experiencing. However my recent weeklong tour of Jordan left me with a new understanding and appreciation for a country I can only des..
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Have you noticed a Hollywood institution missing in the debate over Syrian intervention? Why the silence? The reason may surprise you.
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As news of last Thursday's announcement that the Boy Scouts of America voted to allow homosexual scouts into their ranks, some groups were glad for the change in policy – but none more so than "GLAAD," a LGBT advocacy group. Their plan is working and..
On Thursday the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) 1,400 voting members are set to decide whether to open their ranks to allow members who openly confess they are homosexual. If approved, the possibly exists the organization could turn into the country's ..
In January of 2012 I had the opportunity to have dinner with Mark Sanford, the former Governor of South Carolina. Besides our love for politics and more than a decade of success in the arena, Mark and I shared another common experience.
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