Tag Archives: religious liberty

Answers in Genesis files lawsuit against Ky.

PETERSBURG, Ky. (BP) — Answers in Genesis is suing the government of Kentucky for alleged discrimination in refusing to extend a sales tax rebate incentive program to the Ark Encounter theme park the apologetics ministry is building in northern Kentucky. … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics by Russell Moore | Reformed Theology Articles at Ligonier.org

by Russell Moore Tabletalk: How did you come to pursue a career as a systematic theologian and Christian ethicist? Russell Moore: I felt a call to ministry early on and preached my first sermon at my home church in Biloxi, … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage: Why This Matters for the Church | Moore to the Point

The Supreme Court announced today that they are taking cases on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. Effectively, this means that the highest court in the land will decide, this year, whether marriage, as defined for thousands of years, … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty vs. Erotic Liberty — Religious Liberty is Losing | AlbertMohler.com

Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious liberty is a fine thing, so long … Continue reading

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Our Battle Against Religious Persecution Is Floun… | Christianity Today

Rep. Frank Wolf, human rights champion, calls on evangelicals to intensify the fight for religious liberty. Interview by Timothy C. Morgan/ January 6, 2015 After 34 years in Congress, Frank Wolf, the renowned gadfly for human rights and religious liberty, … Continue reading

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States embrace religious liberty, spiritual awakening | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — Still alarmed by subpoenas of sermons and correspondence for pastors who opposed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, resolutions on religious liberty and free speech were passed in more than a dozen state Baptist convention meetings this fall. … Continue reading

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Atlanta fire chief gets Baptists’ defense | Baptist Press

ATLANTA (BP) — Georgia Baptist Convention leaders are rallying to defend Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who has been suspended without pay for a month and ordered to undergo sensitivity training over a book he wrote that upholds a biblical … Continue reading

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U.S. religious freedom post filled | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — The United States has a new State Department advocate for religious liberty overseas. The U.S. Senate confirmed David Saperstein as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in a 62-35 roll-call vote Dec. 12. Saperstein, a long-time proponent of … Continue reading

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Fayetteville, Ark., LGBT law repealed | Baptist Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (BP) — Voters in a Northwest Arkansas city have overturned a pro-homosexual/transgender ordinance that many claimed posed a threat to religious liberty. A sign in Fayetteville, Ark., urges voters to repeal an ordinance passed by the city council … Continue reading

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Fayetteville, Arkansas: America’s Current Religious Liberty Battleground | Ronnie Floyd

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, is not just a big day for Fayetteville, Arkansas, but also for America. We believe it is America’s current religious liberty battleground. A Brief History Just over three months ago, the Fayetteville City Council passed what … Continue reading

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Ed Stetzer – Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Freed: A Victory for Religious Liberty, but More is Needed

“…Condemned Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been acquitted of apostasy charges and released from an Iranian prison. The acquittal comes nearly three years after Iranian authorities jailed Nadarkhani on charges of apostasy against Islam and sentenced the pastor to death … Continue reading

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