Archive for July 21st, 2008

Planned Parenthood: The Closure of Doors that Never Close

A friend from Sioux Falls send me this picture today. It’s from the front of the Planned Parenthood building in Sioux Falls. Seems they weren’t ready to comply with the newly enforceable informed consent law in South Dakota which requires abortionists to inform women seeking an abortion that “abortion will terminate the life of a […]

Saddleback Church to Host McCain, Obama Together

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Michelle A. VuChristian Post ReporterMon, Jul. 21 2008 12:58 PM EDTSens. John McCain and Barack Obama will make their first joint appearance as the presumptive Republican and Democratic presidential nominee, respectively, at Saddleback Church on Aug. 16 for a leadership and compassion forum. In the two-hour event, […]

Dobson Says He Might Endorse John McCain

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Eric GorskiAssociated Press WriterMon, Jul. 21 2008 09:43 AM EDTConservative Christian leader James Dobson has softened his stance against Republican presidential hopeful John McCain, saying he could reverse his position and endorse the Arizona senator despite serious misgivings. “I never thought I would hear myself saying this,” […]

Movement Arises to ‘Pull Your Pants Up’

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Eric YoungChristian Post ReporterMon, Jul. 21 2008 09:10 AM EDT For a small but increasing number of Americans, the song “Pull Your Pants Up!” by gospel rap artist Dooney “Da Priest” is not just a song. “It’s a movement,” as the rapper told the Jackson Clarion Ledger […]

Chinese Govt Harasses Head of House Churches into Living on Street

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Ethan ColeChristian Post ReporterMon, Jul. 21 2008 08:19 AM EDT The chairman of the Federation House Church and his wife were recently forced to live on the streets following repeated harassment and intimidation by government authorities, reported a Chinese persecution watchdog group. Pastor Bike Zhang and his […]

"Old Man Eloquent"

My adopted hometown of Quincy, Illinois was named in 1825 for the new president of the United States John Quincy Adams. The city is located in Adams County and the square at the center of the town was originally called John Square, completing the name of the President. Quincy is best known by many as […]

The End of the Monkey Trial

American Minute from William J. Federer The Scopes Monkey Trial ended JULY 21, 1925. John Scopes, a Tennessee High school biology teacher was found guilty and fined for teaching a controversial theory of origins called “evolution.” William Jennings Bryan, a three time Democrat Presidential candidate, was the prosecuting attorney arguing against evolution. Bryan objected to […]

Our kids need to know more about our history

By Gordon Garnos THE ISSUE: Our kids really don’t know much about American history, at least the history we lived through. And they probably don’t even know about us kids collecting scrap metal for the World War II effort, or how we tore off tin foil off cigarette packages for the war effort early Sunday […]

"Old Man Eloquent"

My adopted hometown of Quincy, Illinois was named in 1825 for the new president of the United States John Quincy Adams. The city is located in Adams County and the square at the center of the town was originally called John Square, completing the name of the President. Quincy is best known by many as […]

American Churches Hold Prayer Vigil for N. Korean Refugees in China

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Michelle A. VuChristian Post ReporterSun, Jul. 20 2008 10:24 AM EDT Dozens of Korean-American churches across the United States will unite Sunday evening for prayer vigils on behalf of “voiceless” North Korean refugees residing in China that are reportedly often abused, trafficked, or violently repatriated by Chinese […]

Video: Religious Marriage and Civil Marriage

“Ten Persuasive Answers to the Question ‘Why not gay marriage?’” Q4: Can’t we have religious marriage and civil marriage? Point 1: Marriage was the first institution, before church or state Point 2: Federal spending driven by family fragmentation Point 3: State has a vested interest in ensuring marriage is strong Point 4: Marriage cannot simply […]