The stripping of 1st Amendment freedoms of speech, religion and privacy have all been broached in our generation by both corporate and government entities in the name of national security and/or under the guise of protecting people from "hate speech". As an example, Target Department Stores flung open its bathroom doors to pedophiles, sex criminals, would-be transgenders and others in an arrogant and callous disregard for the safety of women and children.Read more
Reviewing the most up-to-date independent research, both McHugh and his colleage concluded that there are many myths about homosexual behavior. Most notably, McHugh found the "born that way" theory is not supported by any of the studies.Read more
I do wonder, however, if the media has missed at least one true thing regarding the "alt-right." The movement (if we can call it that) may often prove inchoate and even inarticulate, but behind the memes and coded language, there seems to be a massed sentiment. It is this: men feel left behind.Read more
You've probably heard about the Christian bakers, photographers, florists and wedding planners who have been fined heavily or put out of business for declining to service same-sex ceremonies. And the Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been threatened with ruin for declining to pay for abortions.Read more
We saw another prime example of this when a brief video on homosexual marriage was put out by the Bible Society of Australia in conjunction with Coopers Brewery. A very civil debate featuring two Liberals (one a homosexual in favour of it, one a heterosexual against it) was a light-hearted and friendly bit of discussion about this key issue.Read more
Now, it seems, those same disputes have come to the Pentecostal world, with Urshan College giving the Society of Pentecostal Studies (SPS) the boot as a venue for their gathering because the SPS had the bad taste to allow a prominent LGBT activist on the program. (Pentecostals will have to excuse my Palm Beachy characterisation of things, you like to celebrate roots, those are mine.) This has led to a firestorm on the "online trash fire" that Facebook has become.Read more
Facebook leads the virtue-signalling parade not with pompoms, burnt bras and miniskirts but with a header photo depicting women wearing a hijab and cheering the garb of shame --how cool is that? 'Imagine the outrage on the Left if conservative Christians were demanding women dress more modestly and wear a head scarf,' tweets the new scourge of leftism, Paul Joseph Watson.Read more
David Goodhew, editor of the research, said the shift must be reflected in the Church's theology and practice.
'One doesn't just do theology by weight of numbers but it would be simply unjust to ignore the fact that the bulk of the Anglican Communion is now outside the Western world and also to ignore the gifts there,' he said in an interview with Christian Today.Read more
"This is happening because Trump removed protections that were already in place. I'm mad as hell & you should be too," tweeted self-styled "queer writer" James Michael Nichols, using the #GavinGrimm hashtag. Nichols is "Queer Voices" deputy editor at the liberal Huffington Post.
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council (FRC), had quite a different take.Read more
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