Category Archives: Trends

“Religious Liberty”…or…”Special Privileges”?

Re:  The Unsurprising Twilight of Religious Liberty in America As if on cue in response to my post earlier today, Newsweek has published an opinion piece titled IS RELIGION AN EXCUSE FOR BREAKING THE LAW? in which the author, a college … Continue reading

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The Unsurprising Twilight of Religious Liberty in America

Re:  The State of Religious Liberty in America It should not surprise us that religious liberty is waning in America, for why should an increasingly irreligious nation have any interest in preserving religious liberty? If religion is of little importance … Continue reading

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The State of Religious Liberty in America

The video below was recorded Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.  It was one of the sessions held at the annual convention of the National Religious Broadcasters, this year called Proclaim 16. Although I was familiar with most of … Continue reading

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J.J. Abrams: Star Wars Will Change

I know there are a lot of adults who love Star Wars, but isn’t it a movie franchise for children, too?  Even if Abrams and Disney think that homosexuality is a good idea, why should they expose prepubescent children to post … Continue reading

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Half of Churchgoers Are Trusting in the Sexual Revolution More Than in the Bible

A recent survey by the Barna Group (as discussed in the articles below) reveals that approximately half of American churchgoers seem to have accepted this tenet of the sexual revolution:  “As long as it’s between consenting adults, any kind of sex … Continue reading

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Parents are the explanation for the worldview held by today’s young adults

This is a lengthy post – over 3,000 words.  That means it will take you 10-15 minutes to read.  I thought about breaking it up into a series of posts, but each point builds tightly on the previous point – and … Continue reading

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Alexis de Tocqueville on Religion in 18th-Century America

If you want to measure the state of American spirituality, you need a point of comparison.  Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville supplied this standard when he published Democracy in America in the 1830’s – years of America’s youth. To Alexis de … Continue reading

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Only 14% of U.S. families are “traditional”

This data is from the Pew Research Center. (a 2-minute read; 413 words) Source: Pew: Just 14 Percent of Families in the U.S. Structured Like the ‘Traditional’ Cleaver Family – Breitbart

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Costly beliefs: State squeezes last penny from bakers who defied lesbian-wedding cake order 

Here’s a reminder of the Klein’s case in a nutshell:  Husband-and-wife bakers fined $135,000 by the state of Oregon for the damages caused by their declining to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.  Can this be happening in America? Reverse … Continue reading

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Transgender Fad Rapidly Spreading In Primary Schools, ‘Clusters’ Emerging As Children Copy Friends

How the article begins: The number of primary school-aged children, some as young as four, beginning to “transition” their gender is rising rapidly in the UK. The popularity of the fad appears to be clustered, with children copying others in … Continue reading

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