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Rev. Mark H. Creech / Christian Post Columnist
The story of Jonah is one of the most meaningful texts in the Bible for me. It tells not only of the great miracle of a man being swallowed by a great fish and living to tell about it, but it also serves to remind us of the attitudes we should posses..
The Charlotte Observer reported on Monday that Governor Pat McCrory was distancing himself from language in a full page ad in the Charlotte Observer. The ad promoted attendance at an upcoming Christian event on September 26th at the Charlotte Convent..
Since the dawn of time, labor has been a part of God's economy. Work is inherent to our purpose, meaning and dignity. In 1999, The New York Times reported an incident in an impoverished country. Relief workers distributed food and other necessities t..
So what happens when a black gay man guns down two white straight people expressing his motives are connected to issues of race and homosexuality?
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Certainly one of the most bitterly fought laws was a New York statute that passed June 4, 1888. It substituted the electric chair for the gallows as a means of capital punishment. Interestingly, its strongest opponents were public utilities that beli..
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Poor John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, must be rolling over in his grave. Earlier this month, the New England Conference of United Methodists, a group of 600 churches spanning six states, approved a resolution calling for an end to the nation's ..
Civil disobedience is not something Christians in the United States have ever had to use often. We've always been abundantly blessed with religious liberty. Nevertheless, for obvious reasons this is changing and we're about to learn how to humbly, pr..
For many who still believe that marriage is defined by God as one man and one woman, Friday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to arrogantly redefine the institution came as no real surprise. Nevertheless, no matter how deliberately we may have pre..
At the risk of being perceived as a religious bigot and a pharisaical prude, I suggest we have moved into an era of apostasy because numerous mainline denominations compromised the authority of Scripture a few decades back.
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People of faith that have sincere religious objections to same-sex marriage have every reason to question whether they have a friend in the Governor's office, and, perhaps in certain lawmakers.
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There is a story of yesteryear about a great and wise king who was always looking for effective ways to teach his people about good citizenship. He once said, "Nothing good can come to a nation where people constantly complain and expect others to s..
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I want to begin this correspondence by saying that I believe very much in what you've stood for over the years. Your organization has worked tirelessly to defend our nation's Second Amendment. Although I never took the time to join the NRA, I am a fa..
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I once knew a pastor who has since passed away, who was always concerned his parishioners understood and appreciated the privileges of religious liberty. One Sunday, during the celebration of a July 4th weekend, he totally surprised his congregation ..
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The origin of the statement is unknown; nevertheless, someone once said that our great grandfathers called it the holy Sabbath. Our grandfathers called it the Sabbath. Our fathers called it Sunday. We refer to it as the weekend and it's been getting ..
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In essence, the argument was one that says opinions on personhood are somewhat arbitrary. Therefore, parents should be allowed to decide whether to take the life of their newborn for all the same reasons they are allowed to have an abortion, includin..
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