Have you ever wondered what a hypocrite smells like? All you need to do is sniff a homeless person to know what hypocrites don't smell like.
Most of the homeless people I've helped, straight-up stink. They don't smell as nice as all the self-righteous folks out there arrogantly condemning Christians who support Trump.
That's why I prefer spending my spare time helping homeless people who pass through my little town on their way to nowhere in particular. They carry no pretenses, walking around in smelly clothes and worn out, oversized shoes. They are not hypocrites. Nor are they too proud to accept food … cash … a blanket … a warm coat. And every once in a while, they allow me the privilege of telling them about the time the "Friend of Sinners" befriended me, inspiring me to "go and sin no more." more >>
A group of scholars have released a white paper arguing that the controversial Common Core State Standards are "incompatible" with the system of education offered by Catholic schools.
The American Principles Project, a Washington, DC-based conservative think tank, released the paper last week in conjunction with the Boston, Massachusetts-based Pioneer Institute.
Titled "After The Fall: Catholic Education Beyond The Common Core," the authors argue that Catholic schools should not adopt Common Core standards. more >>
Saeed Abedini, the Iranian-American pastor who was imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith, has said that the choices Americans have for president is a reflection of people's poor relationship with God.
"When I talked to people after the presidential debate, they told me it was like kids fighting and it was low and cheap talk," Abedini wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday, reflecting on the debate between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
The pastor noted that in the Bible, "God gave a king to Israel according to their heart and walk with God." more >>
Over 700 female Christian leaders have banded together to condemn Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's misogynistic behavior and his degrading acts toward women.
As Trump's character has come under fire in recent weeks after recordings were uncovered showing the billionaire real estate mogul making disgusting comments about how he treats women and after sexual assault allegations have been made against him, hundreds of female Christian pastors and lay leaders have signed a joint statement demanding that the Republican nominee show some remorse.
"As Christian women we are appalled by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's recorded remarks that disparage women and condone sexual assault," the statement, which was issued last week, states. "Such language cannot be dismissed as 'locker room talk.' Mr. Trump must offer public contrition that fully acknowledges the seriousness and depravity of his actions." more >>
Make no mistake about it. If you are a conservative Christian and Hillary Clinton becomes our next president, she will declare war on certain aspects of your faith. Your religious liberties will be targeted, and your biblical beliefs will be branded disturbing, if not downright dangerous.
Do not be deceived.
She has made herself perfectly clear on this in the recent past, and we deny this is to our own peril. more >>
If you care about the freedom-to-disagree in America, keep your eyes on the gubernatorial election in the Tar Heel state. In "North Carolina Governor could lose election over bathroom bill" (adn.com, 10/9/16), Dana Millbank writes, "North Carolina's Republican governor, Pat McCrory, was a good bet for reelection earlier this year …. Since then, McCrory's fortunes have been, well, in the toilet."
Recently, I interviewed Tami Fitzgerald, president and founder of the North Carolina Values Coalition, for my radio show and asked her: "Why should somebody in Three Forks, Idaho, care about what's going on in North Carolina?"
She said, "It is imperative that North Carolina retain the law that they passed if there's ever going to be a state or another governor that will take up a religious freedom issue again. We have been battling this for almost six months now, and the Human Rights Commission, which is the national gay and lesbian group, which is headquartered in D.C., has almost taken up residence in North Carolina, to fight this state law." more >>