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Christians Wrestle with Immigration Reform

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A dozen Christian leaders have warned against adding recognition of same-sex partners to any immigration bill. “If your or any other proposal includes [same-sex] provisions, most, if not all of us, would have to oppose it, preventing us from mobilizing our extensive networks on behalf of the bill,” they told Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) in a May 1 letter… . Continue Reading »

Evangelical Elites’ Immigration Agenda

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Today is an “ Evangelical Day of Prayer and Action for Immigration Reform ” in Washington, D.C., with many evangelical luminaries, and even more evangelical activists, hosting advocacy worship services and lobbying Congress for immigration legislation that would legalize the approximately . . . . Continue Reading »

Judging the Nations?

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Collin Garbarino  of Houston Baptist University has reacted  to Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter’s offhand suggestion on a radio show that North Korea’s recent military threats represent divine judgment on America for pondering same-sex marriage. Luter later . . . . Continue Reading »