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Jesus was a rabble-rouser, so why are today’s preachers silent?

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Whether it’s Christian bakers, florists, photographers and even pastors being fined thousands of dollars or shut down because their Biblical beliefs don’t embrace gay weddings; Christian military chaplains reprimanded, demoted [...]

Why not gay marriage? Here’s why not

By |November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , |

(By Phil Mitchell, CCU Faculty) In my thirty-five years of college teaching I have been asked scores of times, “What do you think about gay marriage?” In this post I would like to give a [...]

A way forward on traditional marriage

By |October 27th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Donald Devine, '76 Contributor) Ryan T. Anderson has written what will become the standard argument for traditional marriage. Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom is his rational explanation of what marriage is, why [...]

Beware the Davis trap: Nobody is above the law

By |September 10th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky., clerk, has made quite a name for herself, first by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples — or anyone else, for that matter — and then going [...]

Religious origins of the gay rights movement

By |July 26th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Phil Mitchell, CCU Faculty) Many of my conservative friends are wondering how the gay rights movement won the court battles—and probably the battle for public opinion—all so quickly.  To understand this one must examine [...]

Marriage decision will force resistance

By |June 24th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

The Supreme Court is expected to rule that defining marriage to be only between one man and one woman denies equal protection under the law and is therefore unconstitutional. The court could even rule that [...]

America 2015: Clashing freedoms can coexist

By |April 18th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , |

(’76 Editor) Did you hear about the Jewish festival selling an exhibit table to the Christian proselytizers? Or the Catholic conference where opponents, after pitching a fit, were allowed […]

The facts: Who may advertise at Western Conservative Summit 2015?

By |April 15th, 2015|Categories: Centennial Institute, Colorado Christian University, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , |

(’76 Editor) Colorado Log Cabin Republicans, a prominent voice for gay marriage as the law of the land, have alleged in a press release that they were “disinvited” from exhibiting at Western Conservative Summit 2015 […]

Is Barack Obama a Christian and what difference does it make?

By |March 18th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

Over half (54 percent) of Republicans, 26 percent of independents, and 10 percent of Democrats, when asked in a recent poll which religion describes President Obama’s “deep down” beliefs, said he is Muslim. The poll was conducted in October 2014, by Alex Theodoridis of the University of California at Merced and released in February. Choices included Muslim, Christian, atheist, spiritual, or “I don’t know.” While 45 percent of Democrats said Obama is Christian, his stated belief, only 18 percent of independents and 9 percent of Republicans agreed. Many also responded “don’t know” – i.e., 47 percent of independents, 26 percent of Democrats, and 19 percent of Republicans. […]

If Christians Don’t Vote, More Christians Will Be Persecuted

By |November 2nd, 2014|Categories: Culture Wars, Religion|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mike Huckabee said on his show recently that only about 40 million of the 80 million evangelical Christians in America are even registered to vote. Only about half of those actually vote in presidential elections and only half of them, about 10 million, vote in midterms like the important election coming up Nov. 4. His numbers seem pretty accurate according to various sources, yet nearly 80% of Americans say they’re Christians. […]