Seventh-day Adventists voted earlier this year to block the approval of women to be ordained in the denomination, a decision Dr. Ben Carson says he disagrees with.
During an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, the retired neurosurgeon opened up about his membership in the relatively new Protestant denomination founded in 1863.
"I don't see any reason why women can't be ordained," Carson said, adding that July's vote which barred female ordination was "a huge mistake." more >>
Apparently, integrity and critical thinking are not qualities found in today's mainstream media.
We know this after watching the CNBC-hosted Republican debate billed as one which would focus on "the key issues that matter to all voters — job growth, taxes, technology, retirement and the health of our national economy."
Obviously, that did not happen. more >>
WASHINGTON — The trend of illiberal liberals shutting down open debate is similar to certain forms of religious zealotry, a diverse set of panelists argued.
Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore compared liberals' growing intolerance toward religious views on college campuses to certain fundamentalist Christians' dissent of heretics. Though representing diverse political and theological viewpoints, the other panelists made similar arguments.
The Tuesday afternoon panel, Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, liberal pundit Kirsten Powers and atheist Pitzer College sociology professor Phil Zuckerman, was hosted by Georgetown University's Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and more >>
There's dead weight that is in need of trimming within the federal workforce according to Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.
Aggressively arguing for zero-based budgeting and cutting government agencies, Fiorina noted it can be done because some government workers watch pornography all day.
"Imagine if you're one of those government employees that works really hard, is trying really hard to do a good job, and the guy next to you is watching porn all day, and there's no difference," declared Fiorina. "Imagine how dispiriting that is. We know that happens all the time." more >>
Creation Museum CEO and President Ken Ham has said that although many Americans are rallying behind Donald Trump because they see him as a strong leader, the GOP presidential candidate does not promote "the Christian worldview" or understand what "real Christianity" is.
Ham wrote in a blog post on his Answers in Genesis website on Wednesday that he has been intrigued by the large crowds Trump has been attracting at his campaign rallies, and suggested the billionaire businessman's popularity might be due to Americans becoming "sick of the political correctness."
"I personally think many people are rallying behind Donald Trump because in our sea of political correctness and liberal media, Trump (regardless of whether he is correct in some of his beliefs does speak with authority. It comes across as genuine, and he is also admired by many voters because he really doesn't care what people think of his answers," Ham said. more >>
Donald Trump thinks shallow Christian references are sufficient to win Evangelical votes. Is he right?
In his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, Trump has, so far, mentioned that the Bible is his favorite book, compared himself to evangelist Billy Graham, showed his personal Bible to the audience at the Values Voter Summit, and promised to force Macy's to celebrate Christmas if elected president.
Amid these attempts to warm up to Evangelicals in the most frivolous and sometimes absurd ways imaginable, Trump has fallen flat. more >>