Archive for: November, 2009

Religious freedom requires Baptists to hold in tension certain principles (The Baptist Standard)

EXCERPT: DALLAS-Baptists must hold in tension three sets of paradoxical ideas if they are to remain faithful to their heritage and champion freedom, Brent Walker told participants at the T.B. Maston Christian Ethics Award Dinner Oct. 30 in Dallas. … – The two religion clauses in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. – Religious freedom and responsibility. – Civic […]


PBS Series "Liberty's Kids" Now on YouTube

An excellent educational cartoon series for kids (and adults) starring Walter Cronkite as Ben Franklin is now on YouTube. In this episode, Ben Franklin, Moses, and James discover disguised colonists raiding the tea-laden ship that Sarah is aboard. To watch the entire series, go to The official website, which includes activities and information for parents and teachers is located at


HISTORY: Sousa's Band Under Ban of Sunday Blue Law

HISTORY: Sousa's Band Under Ban of Sunday Blue Law

Binghamton, N. Y., November 13, 1922—Harold F. Albert, recreational director of the Endicott Johnson Corporation, was arrested yesterday afternoon on complaint of the Binghamton Ministerial Association for staging a concert by John Philip Sousa's Band at which an admission was charged.