7 Presidents Who Championed Religious Liberty

For most of American history, if your job title was “President of the United States,” then securing free exercise of religion was part of your job description. But who did it best? Here are some candidates for “Champions of Religious Liberty” from the annals of the U.S. presidents . . . Read More

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Greg Abbott Defends Women and Children after NFL Threat Over TX Bathroom Bill

Less than a year ago, the National Basketball Association threatened to move the annual All Star game from the home of the Charlotte Hornets if the state of North Carolina refused to make it legal for grown men to use the little girls room. According to the NBA commissioner . . . Read More

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Does the Bible Really Advocate Sanctuary Cities?

Around 40 cities and hundreds of counties in America have joined the “sanctuary cities” movement, which means they offer limited or no cooperation to federal officials carrying out deportations. President Trump’s executive order on Jan. 25 to halt federal funding to these local governments has reignited the debate over the practice . . . Read [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Democrats Wrong to Think Islam Not Violent, American Pastors Network Prez Says

With statistics from a recent CBS Poll pointing out that the majority of Democrats do not believe that Islam is any more violent than Christianity and other faiths, the president of the American Pastors Network has warned that people are engaging in a purposeful denial of facts . . . Read More

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Survey Describes an Opportunity to Reshape American Society

Christian conservatives are not just dismayed with the state of American culture; most of them want to get involved in doing something about it. That is one of the key findings from a new national survey conducted by the American Culture and Faith Institute (ACFI) among SAGE Cons – the Spiritually Active, Governance Engaged Christian [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Hot New Brand of Higher Education

President Donald Trump’s decision to tap the president of Liberty University to lead a task force within the U.S. Department of Education reflects two trends: a backlash against liberal policies at American colleges and universities and a hot new brand in higher education—the conspicuously conservative college. . . Read More

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Christian Conservatives Outline Their Thoughts about Life in America

New survey results released by the American Culture & Faith Institute (ACFI) show that Christian conservatives are relatively united in their ideas about the current state of the nation. The survey asked them to describe their views on eight matters and found that two-thirds or more of the group concurred in their views regarding six [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

News Stories From Across The Country

New Poll: Majority of Americans Want Bans on Late-Term Abortions and Abortion Funding The latest Marist survey taken for the Knights of Columbus reveals that 59% of Americans support a ban on abortions after 20 weeks, except to save the life of the mother. Only 35% oppose the ban. Twenty weeks is the point at [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Christian Ethics and the Refugee Problem

America is in the midst of an ideological civil war. The division is deep and wide, and the refugee problem is the latest iteration of the chasm. Emotional arguments can generate justifications that are extremely hypocritical. The hypocrisy in this particular debate is that those who want an open-door refugee policy are appealing to Christian [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

U.S. Nonprofits, Including Churches, Should Be Allowed to Take Sides in Politics

Since 1954, a provision in the U.S. Tax Code, commonly referred to as the Johnson Amendment, has effectively censored all nonprofit organizations and their leaders with the threat of an IRS investigation, fines or loss of tax-exempt status if they choose to discuss political events. Introduced by then-Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson, the amendment was snuck [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments