About the Modern Black Robe Regiment
The Black Robed Regiment was the name that the British placed on the courageous and fearless American patriotic pastors during the American Revolution. Those pastors boldly proclaimed the Word of God as it applied to everything in life, whether spiritual or temporal
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I believe that the overall condition of the nation is a direct reflection of the overall condition of God’s people, and I accept that the pulpit is most responsible for the overall moral strength or decadence of the country.
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What’s Happening In Our Nation
Examine news items of local, national, and international significance and keep up-to-date with current Christian news.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis of abortion and breast cancer (ABC link) in China was just published four days ago in the prestigious, peer-reviewed international cancer journal, Cancer Causes and Control.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the organization tasked with electing and reelecting Republican senators, has issued a petition that states “President Obama plans to close the U.S. Embassy to the Vatican.” The problem: The NRSC’s claim is misleading.
When Was The Real First Thanksgiving? That Depends
November 27, 2013
On October 3, 1789, America’s first President under the 1787 Constitution, George Washington, issued a historic Thanksgiving Proclamation. Congress had instructed him to “recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God.” This he did.
American Humanist Association sues teacher who prayed for sick student
November 26, 2013
The latest allegations from the American Humanist Association are shocking, titillating, and (cue the 1950s soap opera organist) downright scandalous. In a complaint filed by the organization on November 20 a Missouri public school teacher has been accused of praying for an injured student, organizing a project to feed hungry children and (brace yourself) — cavorting with a Methodist.
The Obama administration, in what’s been called an egregious slap in the face to the Vatican, has moved to shut down the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See — a free-standing facility — and relocate offices onto the grounds of the larger American Embassy in Italy.
Extremist Group’s War on Hate is Actually a War on Christians
November 26, 2013
The magnitude of this Obama administration’s “progressive” radicalism becomes more evident with each passing day. In recent months, there has been a drastic spike in acts of both anti-Christian and anti-conservative discrimination and intimidation on military bases across the country.
One California city will soon be inundated with 55 billboards touting atheism this Christmas season. The Greater Sacramento Chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a church-state separatist group, will post billboards in Sacramento on Monday, carrying messages like, “I worship nothing and question everything,”
Scientist Bill Nye isn’t one to mince words about his views on creationism and evolution. The former host of the “Bill Nye the Science Guy” television program recently weighed in on the debate in Texas surrounding public school textbooks…
The Town FEMA Turned Down
November 25, 2013
When Sandy swept across the Jersey shore in October 2012, the coastal town of Ocean Grove was spared the worst. Sure, half the town’s boardwalk was destroyed and its pier was swept out to sea. And yes, sand, trees, and concrete benches were carried two blocks inland, while entire buildings were picked up and moved across town.
Bill Cosby Tells Jon Stewart To Stop Cursing
November 20, 2013
Comedy legend Bill Cosby told host Jon Stewart to stop cursing. Early in their interview, Cosby commented about a benefit show he and Stewart recently did in New York City for wounded warriors called Stand Up For Heroes.
The Sacred Sounds of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
November 19, 2013
On the afternoon of November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a brief address at the dedication of a national cemetery on Gettysburg’s battlefield. The solemn ceremony took place four and a half months after Union forces turned back the army of the Confederate States on July 1-3 in the bloodiest engagement of the Civil War.
Liberty Institute and Independence Law Center, on behalf of its client Isaiah 61 Ministries—a well-established nonprofit Christian ministry serving homeless and elderly people in Harrisburg, Pa.—submitted a demand letter Monday to Dauphin County commissioners for wrongfully pushing a Christian ministry off of public property and threatening to arrest ministry workers and volunteers if they continue their ministry on county property.
The battle for the Ground Zero cross is far from over. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) last week submitted an amicus brief on behalf of more than 230,000 Americans, urging a federal appeals court to protect a cross memorial at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City.
Hospital employee shown the door over ‘God bless America’ signoff
November 18, 2013
A legal group is calling one California hospital’s move to punish an employee for displaying “God Bless America” an “outrageous” action. A retired military veteran was placed on administrative leave after he questioned his right to display “God Bless America” in his e-mail signature.
School cancels Operation Christmas Child over lawsuit threats
November 15, 2013
A South Carolina charter school has canceled its annual Christmas toy drive after a group of self-described humanists complained that the project violated the U.S. Constitution and accused them of bribing children to convert to Christianity.
Notice Anything Strange About This Popular Children’s Book?
November 13, 2013
A children’s book called “Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt,” which is part of the internationally best-selling Geronimo Stilton series, appears to have left a country off its map of Egypt and its neighbors: Israel.
Federal judge upholds New Jersey’s ban on reparative therapy for minors
November 13, 2013
A federal judge has ruled that a New Jersey law barring therapists from trying to eliminate homosexual urges in children does not violate therapists’ freedom of speech or religion.
‘Ho’-bamacare? Now Obama targeting hussies
November 12, 2013
Calling all streetwalkers and sexually undiscriminating ladies: Obama’s got your hot and steamy nights covered. A campaign called “Got Insurance” debuted new ads Tuesday hawking “free” birth-control pills, courtesy of Obamacare. The ads were launched by the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative and Progress Now.
Atheist ‘Megachurches’ Springing Up Across US
November 11, 2013
Dozens of atheist “megachurches” are beginning to spring up across the United States. The gatherings have been successful in Great Britain and are now drawing like-minded people in cities like San Diego, Nashville, Tenn., and New York.
Obamacare Restrictions Lead Brooklyn Couple To Consider Divorce
November 6, 2013
From website crashes to long holds on calls, the issues involved with the unveiling of the Affordable Care Act are well documented. But now, could it be breaking couples up? CBS 2’s Don Champion spoke to one Brooklyn couple on Wednesday who said they may be forced to get a divorce to get health insurance.
Is Demography Political Destiny?
November 6, 2013
Yesterday’s Virginia election showed, once again, that marriage matters when it comes to voting, and — judging by exit polls — as much as more heralded factors — gender, age, and education — for instance.
An American Pastor in Immediate Danger in Iran
November 4, 2013
Today marks the “Grand Day of Death to America” in Iran – the anniversary of the 1979 embassy takeover – and one American pastor held captive in Iran is facing an immediate threat to his life.
With an expected vote on same-sex marriage in Springfield next week, African-American clergy members campaigning against the issue are threatening to unseat lawmakers who vote in favor, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
This week saw two same-sex “weddings” performed within the walls of the United States Supreme Court, presided over by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, respectively.
Gay Wedding Ceremonies Taking Place at US Supreme Court
October 30, 2013
Four months after the Supreme Court issued two major rulings on gay marriage, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on Tuesday presided over a same-sex wedding ceremony at the court building.
Muslim Brotherhood ‘just like evangelicals’
October 30, 2013
Department of Homeland Security adviser Mohamed Elibiary has penned yet another controversial tweet, this time likening the Muslim Brotherhood to evangelical Christians and comparing the Brotherhood’s indoctrination to Bible study groups.
An atheist group said yesterday it is preparing to file a lawsuit against the city of Montgomery, Ala., if the city does not end or make more inclusive a program that dispatches clergy to crime scenes to comfort victims.
Pastor Jeremiah Steepek transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service, only 3 people out of the 7-10,000 people said hello to him.
"Embracing the responsibilities that God has given us related to the nation and its culture, by refusing the current trend of compartmentalization, and reclaiming the extensive role that He has ordained."