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February 17 2017 By dvirtue LGBTQ Advocates Offer Glitter Ash For Lent

The group explains that it seeks to "create a world where gender or sexual identity are not barriers to living the whole, full lives that we are called to by God."

Christians in liturgical traditions apply ashes made from palm branches blessed on Palm Sunday, placing them on the heads of participants to the accompaniment of the words "Repent, and believe in the Gospel" or "Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return".

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February 14 2017 By dvirtue Gender-affirming bathroom policies are 'quackery'

"The Department of Justice and, indeed, the entire Obama administration want you to know that we see you, we stand with you, and we will do everything we can to protect you going forward. And please know that history is on your side."

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February 13 2017 By dvirtue Evangelical Leaders from All 50 States Urge President Trump to Reconsider Reduction in Refugee Resettlement

Various other evangelical denominational leaders, authors, seminary presidents, and ministry leaders—among them National Association of Evangelicals President Leith Anderson, New York Times bestselling author Ann Voskamp, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Daniel Akin, and Open Doors USA President and CEO David Curry—also affirmed the letter. The full text of the letter, with the list of its signatories, is available at

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February 08 2017 By dvirtue Trump is entitled to protect persecuted Christian refugees

Incandescent with righteous indignation they are hurling hardback Bibles at the White House. They have Goliath in their sights and are reaching for their sling and Bible verses to slay the evil Philistine Trump who has uttered unrepeatable blasphemies against their mushy religion of universal love.

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February 01 2017 By dvirtue America's Second Civil War

This Second Civil War, fortunately, differs in another critically important way: It has thus far been largely nonviolent. But given increasing left-wing violence, such as riots, the taking over of college presidents' offices and the illegal occupation of state capitols, nonviolence is not guaranteed to be a permanent characteristic of the Second Civil War.

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January 31 2017 By dvirtue Anglican Summit: Abortion is Our Problem

"Abortion is a deep offense against the pre-born child and a direct attack against God," declared Life International Founder Kurt Dillinger, who warned that abortion is a far-reaching problem and that "there is no church that is immune to this around the globe."

"He [God] has an answer to this: it's you," Dillinger charged before the gathering of bishops, clergy and lay people from U.S. Anglican and Episcopal churches. "We have the power to be life-givers and life-takers."

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January 26 2017 By dvirtue WASHINGTON, D.C., White House confirms: VP Pence to speak at March for Life

Rumors that Pence was going to appear at the March for Life have been circulating in DC and were heightened when March for Life organizers sent out a note warning of extra security screening.

"Participants should be aware that due to heightened security concerns, all will be required to go through airport-type screening to reach the rally site," they said. "The screening stations will be on the Washington Monument grounds directly north of the Monument near 16th Street."

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January 26 2017 By dvirtue "The Pharisee Culture is Not Magnetic"

Nominal Christianity is going away, according to Sauls, pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN. Sauls went to Nashville after having spent five years on the staff of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City with noted pastor and author Tim Keller.

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January 17 2017 By dvirtue Political Correctness is Fuelling Islamic Terrorism

One of the men who interrogated 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad told Fox News' "The Kelly File" Wednesday that political correctness "started that chain" that led to Monday night's truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market.

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January 16 2017 By dvirtue Study Reveals Significant Health Disparities for Homosexual Teens

The study used two questions to measure a student's sexual status: "Which of the following best describes you?" The response options were "heterosexual (straight)," "gay or lesbian," "bisexual," and "not sure." The sexual activity of students surveyed was determined by asking: "During your life, with whom have you had sexual contact?" The response options were "I have never had sexual contact," "females," "males," and "females and males." In analyzing the results, researchers grouped students

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