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The Place Of Faith In Shaping Political Views • Part 3

The Place Of Faith In Shaping Political Views • Part 3

Lance Ralston| Calvary Chapel In Oxnard Building on the momentum of Parts One and Two, in this installment, we’ll consider how the Judeo-Christian Worldview helped shape the modern world. As is well-documented in numerous works, it was the blending of the Judeo-Christian understanding of reality with the Greek philosophical tradition of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.[1] […]

The Place Of Faith In Shaping Political Views • Part 1.

The Place Of Faith In Shaping Political Views • Part 1.

Lance Ralston |Calvary Chapel Oxnard  It was from a college philosopher professor many years ago I first heard of the divorce between faith and reason. While standing in the doorway of the class, smoking a cigarette, sipping a cup of coffee and some adult beverage, he lectured us on how The Enlightenment placed an unpassable […]

Religion of the Founders Were the Founders of the United States “Deists” or True Christians?

Religion of the Founders Were the Founders of the United States “Deists” or True Christians?

EDITORIAL Rev. Dan Prout, Sierra Ministries International From time to time discussion returns to the question of the religion of the Founders of the nation. Frequently it is said they were Deists, not orthodox Christians. The intent of this article is to bring historical evidence to the matter. First, a definition of modern Deism is […]

California religious liberty cases continue through court process after Supreme Court’s injunction last month

California religious liberty cases continue through court process after Supreme Court’s injunction last month

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square   (The Center Square) – Liberty Counsel filed a reply brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday on behalf of Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry in its ongoing case against the state of California after the Supreme Court granted its injunction in part last month.  Liberty […]

DC Archbishop Sues Mayor Muriel Bowser For ‘Arbitrary, Unscientific And Discriminatory’ Restrictions Ahead Of Christmas

DC Archbishop Sues Mayor Muriel Bowser For ‘Arbitrary, Unscientific And Discriminatory’ Restrictions Ahead Of Christmas

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory filed a lawsuit Friday evening against D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, accusing the Democrat of “arbitrary” and “discriminatory” restrictions on churches ahead of Christmas. Represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington requested an injunction allowing “sufficient time before Christmas […]

Victory for California Catholic priest; judge prohibits COVID-19 restriction enforcement

Victory for California Catholic priest; judge prohibits COVID-19 restriction enforcement

Thomas More Society applauds Superior Court order against Governor Gavin Newsom   BAKERSFIELD—A California Superior Court issued a preliminary injunction Thursday protecting Father Trevor Burfitt and his Catholic parishes from the discrimination being heaped on them by Governor Gavin Newsom and those under his authority in the name of COVID-19 prevention. Thomas More Society attorneys are […]

Commentary | We are at a Crisis Crossroads

Commentary | We are at a Crisis Crossroads

    By Don Jans “You can fool some of the people all of the time and you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” We have seen games played with our elections in the past. The first time I […]

SoCal Pastors Will Meet to Discuss Religious Persecution by State Officials

SoCal Pastors Will Meet to Discuss Religious Persecution by State Officials

BY JACK BRADLEY Over 100 Christian pastors have scheduled a gathering to discuss the unfair treatment of religious groups during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Southern California. The lunchtime gathering will take place at noon on Oct. 20 at Brio Tuscany Grille in Dana Point. The luncheon meeting was called following a weekend church fair in […]

Christianity Declines In US As More Adults Identify As ‘Nothing In Particular,’ Surveys Show

Christianity Declines In US As More Adults Identify As ‘Nothing In Particular,’ Surveys Show

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Christianity continues to decline among U.S. adults as the number of adults identifying as “nothing in particular” increases, Pew Research Center found. The number of American adults who describe themselves as Christian dropped 12 percentage points over the past decade and the number of both Protestants and Catholics in the […]

Conejo Valley School Board | There Might Be A Problem – Religion is a Protected Class

Conejo Valley School Board | There Might Be A Problem – Religion is a Protected Class

    By Janet Stephenson The CVUSD school board just might have a problem with certain protected classes of students, particularly those of diverse ethnicity and religions detailed under Title 5, California Code of Regulations, § 4900(a). It’s unfortunate, but some school board members have made comments in social media regarding parents of faiths they […]

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