We DO Have Religious Freedom… Even in Schools!

Christian Life Issues
Yes, you CAN read your Bible and pray anywhere in this country. There are no "religion-free zones." Louisiana Says Students Have Right to Pray, Read Bible in Public Schools Christian Headlines - By: Amanda Casanova - "Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., have released the Louisiana Students Rights Review, a 15-page guide that explains the religious freedom rights of teachers and students in public schools. The review says that public schools in the U.S. do not need to be 'religion-free zones.' 'To the contrary, both federal and state laws specifically protect religious freedom rights in public schools,' the document reads. 'Thankfully, Congress and our state legislature still recognize the fundamental importance of religious liberty — the first freedom listed in the Constitution's Bill of Rights.'…
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Lawnessness Should Not Be Celebrated

Christian Life Issues
The issue with those that "stand up" for illegal immigration, and "sanctuary" city and state proclamations: Matthew 23:28 (AMP) "So you, also, outwardly seem to be just and upright to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness." Celebrating and supporting lawlessness is hypocritical. We have laws to support order and to keep citizens safe.
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The Modern English Bible

Christian Life Issues
One of my Christmas presents this year was the Kenneth Copeland Ministries 50th Anniversary Edition of the Word of Faith Study Bible. It is the Modern English Version. Here's info on the MEV from Bible Gateway: "The Modern English Version (MEV) heralds a new day for Bibles with the most modern translation ever produced in the King James tradition, providing fresh clarity for Bible readers everywhere with an updated language that doesn’t compromise the truth of the original texts. The MEV maintains the beauty of the past, yet provides clarity for a new generation of Bible readers. The MEV is a translation of the Textus Receptus and the Jacob ben Hayyim edition of the Masoretic Text, using the King James Version as the base manuscript. The MEV is a literal…
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Discrimination on Iowa Campus!

Christian Political Views
I am familiar with this kind of discrimination, because, in the 1970's, as President of Full Gospel Student Fellowship, at UNCG, I was called in to the Student Council meeting, and we, along with Campus Crusade, and other Christian groups, were thrown off campus for similar "reasons." I appealed to the Dean of Student Affairs at the time, and got us reinstated, but there was no "tolerance" back then by the politically correct "snowflakes," and that was the 1970s! It is much worse today! Christian Student Group Kicked Out Of Iowa University For Possessing A 'Statement Of Faith' FaithWire - By: Will Maule - "A group of Christians students from a University in Iowa has been shut down after it was revealed that they ask new members to sign a…
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How Should Christians Vote?

Christian Political Views
This is a powerful article by Dr. Larry Ollison, the President of the International Convention of Faith Ministries (ICFM), their website is at www.icfm.org How Do I Know Who To Vote For? "We are a product of our choices. The world we are living in today was framed by the decisions we made yesterday and the world we will live in tomorrow is being framed by the decisions we make today. Our decisions in life not only determine our future, but the destiny of generations to come. Unfortunately, many decisions are made on perceived realities, or perceived fear or emotions. Only decisions that are based on truth and agree with the Word of God will bring future peace and prosperity. When decisions are continuously a result of tradition, prejudice, or…
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A Word for the Wise

Christian Life Issues
This is a post from the Family Research Council web site: "President Obama may not think America is a Christian nation -- but the majority of people want it to be. According to the Barna Group's annual 'State of the Bible' report, most Americans think the country would be better off if they read and applied God's word to daily life. And that includes politicians. More than half of Americans think our elected officials would be 'more effective' if they read Scripture every day. In an election cycle when we've witnessed some of the worst personal attacks of any campaigns, it would certainly add some civility to the race. Despite the significant cultural shift in the country, 80 percent still see the Bible as sacred literature -- which, the majority…
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Anti-Christian Activity Grows – ACLJ Newsletter

Christian Political Views
I got this today from the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). "Bill, Universities are engaging in anti-Christian discrimination at an alarming rate. One state college rejected a Christian student, saying the medical 'field is not the place for religion.' In fact, when we took the case, the school doubled down saying the student's reliance on 'God' and 'religious beliefs' for wanting to serve others is not a 'concrete reason.' In another of our cases, a college student was denied admission because he 'brought up religion.' This isn't just outrageous; it's blatantly unconstitutional. Right now we're in federal court in both cases. But disturbingly anti-Christian discrimination is growing nationwide. One university student was expelled for her faith, another was told to defile the name of Jesus, and another was…
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My Determined Stand of Faith!

Christian Life Issues
I posted this on Facebook, and was encouraged by the support I got: "I am about to say something so controversial, so forbidden by society at large, it may shock many. I can't say that I am sorry, because I am not... I have had people tell me I should not say this lest it impact my career, my friendships, in fact, everything. If you are as bold, and brazen, as I am, then be prepared to face persecution. But, here goes... are you ready? I believe the Holy Bible to be the inspired Word of God. It says what it means, and means what it says. My personal thoughts, opinions, and feelings mean NOTHING compared to the infallible Word of God. I read it, believe it, and live it.…
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A Sad Day for America

Christian Life Issues
The Supreme Court just ruled that un-Biblical marriage is the "law" of the land. The BIBLE states that marriage is between one man and one woman. The Supreme Court now disagrees with THE BIBLE. Guess what I believe? I believe the Bible. I don't care one whit what the Supreme Court has said. I will always believe and profess the Bible. It is a sad day for America... I weep for my country.
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