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Americans View Religion As An ‘Identity,’ Not A ‘Hobby.’ Policymakers Should Take Note.

November 28, 2020 by

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By Nicole Russell ~ A new survey has provided unique insights into what faith-based Americans have been thinking about their beliefs in the wake of COVID-19—and how they feel about state officials imposing pandemic-induced lockdowns. The survey, facilitated by Becket, a legal organization dedicated to religious liberty, is its second annual Religious Freedom Index, which […]

Convert Me If You Can

November 22, 2020 by

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By David Harsanyi ~ The investigative journalists over at The Daily Beast report that Madison Cawthorn, the North Carolina Republican who will soon become the youngest member of Congress in American history, “has admitted he tried to convert Jews and Muslims to Christianity.” So what? As a Jew, I’ve had several Christian friends try to […]

The Persecution Of The ‘Easter Worshippers’

April 28, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Imagine taking your family to Easter Sunday services to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, when – bam! – a psychopathic suicide bomber blows the church to pieces. This happened in Sri Lanka at two Catholic churches – St. Anthony’s Shrine in the capital city of Colombo and St. […]

NY Times Columnist Kristof: Happy Easter! Is The Virgin Birth A ‘Bizarre Claim’?

April 22, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof spent yet another Easter Sunday trying to see just how little one can believe of Christianity’s anchoring ideas, and still consider oneself a Christian. Kristof refers to these regular interviews with theological figures as “my occasional series of conversations about Christianity.” All have the same […]

War On The Past And The End Of Cathedral Culture

April 21, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Shortly after the tragic sight of Notre Dame Cathedral going up in flames in Paris, as crowds watched and sang “Ave Maria,” historian Victor Davis Hanson put our modern times in perspective. He told Fox News “it’s going to be very hard in our society to ever build […]

Here We Go Again! Second Airport Bans Chick-fil-A

April 6, 2019 by

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Todd Starnes ~ The Buffalo Niagara International Airport will not be home to a new Chick-fil-A after a Democrat lawmaker claimed the Atlanta-based restaurant chain is anti-gay. Plans were scuttled just 24 hours after the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority had announced its selection of Chick-fil-A. New York Assemblyman Sean Ryan had raised objections over the […]

Americans Grapple With Evil Amid Decline In Religious Faith

April 2, 2018 by

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By Jennifer Marshall ~ Blaise Pascal once described a “God-shaped vacuum in the heart of each man.” But in modern-day America, few statements can raise eyebrows more swiftly than expressing faith in the transcendent. From Joy Behar mocking Vice President Mike Pence as mentally ill for believing that God guides him, to former President Barack […]

What’s Wrong With Hailing Mary Magdalene As A Biblical #MeToo Poster Child

April 1, 2018 by

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By Joshua Gill ~ In a story distributed for Good Friday, the Associated Press claims Mary Magdalene was a biblical “Me Too” figure who was “long maligned” by the West. The story, filed from Israel with the headline “Long-maligned Mary Magdalene now seen as stalwart disciple,” asserts that Magdalene was not a reformed prostitute but […]

Australia’s ABC Media Cites Dodgy Survey To Slander Christians (Again)

March 27, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The ABC’s Julia Baird has done it again, once again making false claims to suggest Christians are likely to be wife beaters. Baird last year led a high-profile series of anti-church reports with a dramatic claim that “evangelical men who sporadically attend church are more likely than men of any other religious […]

Casting Stones: Media Attack Billy Graham’s ‘Painful,’ ‘Political’ Legacy

February 27, 2018 by

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By Katie Yoder ~ No man is perfect. That’s why, as Billy Graham’s faith teaches, Jesus Christ died on the cross. But few men also impact the faith of millions – by preaching Jesus’ sacrificial love for all. When Billy Graham passed away at 99-years-old, many media figures saw it as an opportunity to attack the […]

Billy Graham’s Century

February 25, 2018 by

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By Colonel Kenneth Allard (U.S. Army, Ret) ~ If you are a practicing Christian – regardless of denomination – then the news of Billy Graham’s passing may have prompted a memory of how he touched your life, directly or indirectly. Even the rigidly secular mainstream media paused in brief remembrance, recalling how a succession of […]

The Supreme Court Quietly Gives Religious Liberty A Big Win

January 17, 2018 by

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By Monica Burke ~ Religious liberty and freedom of conscience won big at the Supreme Court last week, just in time for Religious Freedom Day on Jan. 16. The justices declined last week to hear a legal challenge against a Mississippi law that protects citizens, small businesses, government employees, and charities from official discrimination by […]

How The Creator Of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Got The Gospel Past CBS Execs

December 25, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a tradition for millions since it first aired on December 9, 1965. While many love the iconic Vince Guaraldi score, the humor and the animation, one part of the special has always stood out and made it unique: Linus’s recitation of the Gospel of Luke. […]

Here’s Why We Should Still Celebrate The Pilgrims At Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ For most American families, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones, eat delicious food, and perhaps watch some football. But not everyone is pleased with the celebration of this holiday, and some have taken to maligning its “originators,” the Pilgrims. An editorial in Al Jazeera labeled Thanksgiving a “thoroughly […]

President Trump’s Timely Evangelical Appeal

October 23, 2017 by

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By Star Parker ~ President Trump addressed this year’s annual Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. He is the first sitting U.S. president to do so. The Values Voters Summit is hosted by the Family Research Council, an organization whose mission is addressing public policy and culture from a Christian point of view. My organization […]

Only in Duryea, Pittston, Pa.

September 12, 2017 by

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Only in Duryea, Pa. If you are in a jazzy wheelchair you cannot get into the Duryea borough council meetings because the lift they use for people who cannot use the steps is not even close to CODE or size needed for an electric wheelchair. Only in Duryea do you scan the morning classified to […]

ABC’S Source: ABC Was Not Fair In Smearing Christianity

July 26, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the ABC Media Network falsely claimed our worst wife beaters were evangelical Christians who went to church sporadically. The academic whose work the ABC cherry-picked, Professor Bradford Wilcox, says the ABC anti-Christian series of reports that relied on that central – and false – claim “fails the basic […]

Australia’s ABC Media Attacks Christians As Wife Beaters

July 18, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian ABC media today steps up its war on Christianity, falsely claiming the men most likely to abuse women are Evangelical Christians “who go to church sporadically”. Host Fran Kelly ponders: “Is it a matter of belief systems?” Her guests claim the problem is the Bible putting men in charge […]

Good Friday (Passover), Feast of Unleavened Bread and Resurrection Sunday /Easter (Feast of First Fruits)

April 14, 2017 by

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The Good News In observance of Good Friday and in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we offer this brief focus on an eternal message. Normal editions return Monday. To our readers of faiths other than Christianity, we welcome you to consider reading, and we hope that these meditations serve to deepen your understanding […]

Thanksgiving – A Day For Thank You Notes?

November 26, 2016 by

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By Dr. Robin McFee ~ “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.”  ~   Meister Eckhart Of all the holidays we celebrate as Americans, Thanksgiving couldn’t come a moment too soon! Perhaps influenced by the yearlong divisiveness of politics, which unlike any other election cycle I can […]

As The Cultural War Rages, Can We Live Together?

September 3, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ Religious liberty concerns continue to weigh heavily on church-going Americans. In a recent survey from Pew Research, 40 percent of those who reported attending church in the last few months said that clergy spoke about religious liberty. No other issue received more attention from clergy. And not surprisingly so. The aggressive […]

God Claims An Olympic Gold, Two Silvers And One Saved Life

August 20, 2016 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ God appears to be alive and well at the 2016 Olympics! Simone Manuel, 20, made history August 11 by becoming the first African-American woman to win an Olympic medal in an individual swimming event. Manuel tied Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100-meter freestyle, giving each a gold medal. […]

We Are Not Living In Fear

January 2, 2016 by

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By Ronald R. Cherry, MD ~ Our Founding Fathers were not “Living in Fear” as they engaged in the liberating strife required to defeat the awesome military power and violence of the British Monarchy and Empire during our War of Independence. The same was true of our father’s and grandfather’s generation as they fought tooth […]

WashPost Enjoys Attempts To Ridicule And Rewrite Christianity

December 14, 2015 by

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By Tim Graham ~ During the Christmas season, one might think the newspapers would refrain from trashing Christianity. In reality, the opposite happens. On Sunday, Washington Post book editor Ron Charles celebrated the liberal fun zone “between blasphemy and hilarity.” The oxymoronic headline was “DIY for the (irreverently) devout.” Christian-trashers always count on Christians to […]