Breaking News: US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case in Conflict Between Two Federal Circuits
Today (Friday, January 16, 2015) the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced it would take up a historic same-sex marriage case on whether states have a right to define marriage.
2014 was a year of some pretty bad news. Between Ebola, ISIS, race relations, cyber-attacks, airline crashes, Obama's executive orders "gone wild" and the attacks on marriage, it's easy to become discouraged. Further, our own society is in moral free-fall and the country we know and love is in dire economic, spiritual, political, and social straits. If you're like me, you hear so much bad news that it's easy to become negative and jaded, overlooking the positive and powerful things happening in the midst of all the depravity. So to help you restore hope in the New Year, and give a more realistic perspective, here are ten really great (even amazing) things happening in our world right now.
Summary of News Events and Analysis | There are several developments that have taken place just in the last several days before, during, and after the holidays regarding the attack on Florida's marriage laws. I want to update you on this matter because there are almost daily developments that have occurred...
FFA suits request that Circuit Court order elected officials to obey the law after making public statements they will participate in issuing or officiating over same-sex marriage license ceremonies.
When we sing powerful Christmas songs that declare “God and sinners reconciled,” the “Word of the Father, now in flesh appearing,” and the “dawn of redeeming grace,” the focus of our hearts should not just be emotional sentiment and fond memories from our childhood. The focus should be on the majesty and power of these words which point us to the Baby who was born to die. These Christmas carols scream the heart of the gospel—“I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.” This Christmas, lead your family in rediscovering the beauty of the gospel by mediating on the powerful words of the truly great Christmas carols that speak of extending God’s grace and blessing far as the curse is found.