Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Cross and the Crescent

The Cross and the Crescent - Michael Horton: “Newsweek’s current cover-story is ‘The Global War on Christians in the Muslim World,’ by Ayann Hirsi Ali, who fled her native Somalia and served in the Dutch Parliament before taking a position at the American Enterprise Institute. As the article points out, widespread anti-Christian violence is exploding even in countries with Muslim minorities. How do we respond wisely as Christians to this growing threat?” Michael Horton shares some good words.

The President, the Pill, and Religious Liberty in Peril

In this article, Al Mohloer addresses President Obama's order that religious institutions provide insurance coverage for employees that must include contraceptives, including those that may induce an abortion. It is a severe violation of religious liberty in our nation.

In 1808, President Thomas Jefferson stated the matter bluntly: “I consider the government of the United States as interdicted by the Constitution from intermeddling with religious institutions, their doctrines, discipline, or exercises.” (see article)