Original sin is problematic

Jan 24, 2015 by

by Alan Noble, First Things: According to former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, he was fired for being a Christian. According to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, he was fired for insubordination and poor judgment. And according to the New York Times’s recent editorial, he was fired for speaking of his subordinates as “second-class citizens.” But the argument over the motive for Cochran’s firing and its effect on civil and religious liberties obscures a deeper disagreement over Christian...

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Nigel Farage is right: we must protect our Judeo-Christian heritage

Jan 14, 2015 by

by Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart: Yesterday, Nigel Farage hit out at such delights of modern multiculturalism as female genital mutilation, sharia courts and Pakistani rape gangs, suggesting that what western societies need is “interculturalism” to protect our Judeo-Christian heritage. By invoking God as a moral good, he is being unfashionable but inescapably right. The militant tendency in atheism has, mirabile dictu, had its day: with Christopher Hitchens’s sad passing and the gradual...

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Gay Christian Conference Features “Third Way” Pastor

Jan 14, 2015 by

By Chelsen Vicari, Juicy Ecumenism: Ed Comment:  Note the trajectory and timeline; argumentation used and changing view of Scripture; and the role of personal experience for Danny Ortez.  Finally, what has happened to his understanding of ‘sin’, and thus ‘salvation’? “What if I’m wrong?” recalled Rev. Danny Cortez to over 1700 people gathered in Portland, Oregon for the annual Gay Christian Network Conference (GCN), January 9th. Remembering a time where he was...

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Manifesto

Jan 6, 2015 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. It seems the starting gun has already been fired; the race is on to gain the responsibility of ruling the United Kingdom from May when the General Election will take place. Already the battle lines are being drawn up. Manifestos of the political parties will soon be available to study. Within the Church of England too the different ‘parties’ will continue to try to set out different visions of the way forward, to influence public opinion, both...

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Catholic (and all Christian! – Ed.) laypeople must have maturity to speak up about bad things ...

Dec 29, 2014 by

By John Smeaton, SPUC: This morning, I spoke during Mass in the parish church of St Theresa of the Child Jesus, in north west London, about the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome last October. Interestingly, my talk was very well received … Interesting, because I spoke very directly about the teaching of Jesus Christ on the indissolubility of marriage and on the church’s unchanging, unchangeable teaching on contraception and on homosexual acts. I have never had so many...

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British Catholic monk expects prison for promoting Christian teaching on homosexuality

Dec 18, 2014 by

By Steve Weatherbe, LifeSite: A British hermit who only leaves his hermitage to distribute pamphlets promoting Christian teachings on homosexuality and abortion expects to be imprisoned for breaking the terms of his bail and continuing to confront his country’s “culture of death.” “At first I agreed to do no more leafleting,” Brother Damon Kelly, 53, told LifeSiteNews. “But I’ve wrestled with it, I’ve sought spiritual counsel. And I’ve decided I have to obey God’s law and not the State’s law....

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