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Franklin Graham Quits GOP Over Spending Bill, Wants Christians to Revolutionize ‘Wicked System’

Evangelist Franklin Graham resigned from the Republican Party and declared himself an independent voter Monday over the “wasteful” GOP-led $1.8 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week. Graham, who is the eldest son of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham, as well as president and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, also […]

Conservative Dr. Ben Carson speech upstages Obama at prayer breakfast

 Move over President Obama. Conservatives are not talking so much about the president’s address at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, but rather remarks from Dr. Benjamin Carson, a black pediatric neurosurgeon with Johns Hopkins Hospital who took over the stage for 25 riveting minutes. Mr Carson spoke of his disdain for political correctness, calling it a […]

Religion, readability and the presidency: a historic combination

Employing faith, whether calling for nationwide prayer or healing the nation by quoting scripture, is a presidential tradition as old as the office itself. The nation’s first president, George Washington, was also the first to call for a National Day of Prayer, one of “fasting, humiliation and prayer” to “acknowledge the gracious interpositions of Providence.” […]

Gun issue divides christian community

Washington DC – There is a split in American pews over gun control. In the weeks since the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, many Christians are wrestling with gun control, an issue they once held as a sacred, untouchable right. For years gun control was championed by Catholic and mainline Protestant churches, but now many evangelicals […]

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