Day: February 8, 2013

Ralph Reed’s big gothic straw man

Ralph Reed and the Faith and Freedom Foundation is circulating a petition seeking to stop alleged federal funding to the National Cathedral if they marry same-sex couples. Of course, it’s all fabricated nonsense.

Arkansas House waives gun-ban in churches

A law designed to draw churches into the gun-control debate has passed the Arkansas House of Representatives and is expected to be signed into law by Governor Mike Beebe (D). The legislation lifts a seldom-enforced ban on guns in churches.

How to draw with dynamite

Editorial cartoonist Robert Ariail of the Camden (SC) Chronicle Independent penned a pointed and potentially explosive cartoon about the split between the former Episcopalians in SC and the Episcopal Church. He talks about why.

Standing against corruption

A Zambian priest has challenged Christians across Africa to stand up and fight corrupt practices that are “soiling the fabric” of many countries on the continent.

Maintain Justice!

Isaiah sees these divisions and decries them as unjust. “Do not let the foreigner joined to the Lord say ‘The Lord will surely separate me from his people’; and do not let the eunuch say, ‘I am just a dry tree.'” Instead, the prophet gives a welcome place to the foreigners and eunuchs who will keep the sabbath and live in community. It is a matter of justice and of prayer.