Archive for: 2013

Fashionable Murder – Advent Review and Sabbath Herald – (1867)

Fashionable Murder – Advent Review and Sabbath Herald – (1867)

[fblike style="standard" showfaces="true" verb="like" font="arial"] By John Todd, D.D. othing but an imperative sense of duty could induce me to pen what I am about to write. Letters from different sections of the country, and from physicians too, are so urgent that I should write on this subject, that I may choose. I have no fear but what I am […]

 
 

Baptist Joint Committee Announces Religious Liberty Essay Contest – Due March 1, 2013!

Baptist Joint Committee Announces Religious Liberty Essay Contest – Due March 1, 2013!

[fblike style="standard" showfaces="true" verb="like" font="arial"] The Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest is open to all high school juniors and seniors. To enter, write an essay of 800 to 1,200 words addressing the following topic: The United States of America was religiously diverse at its founding. Its population included numerous Protestant groups, small Catholic and Jewish populations, those who practiced traditional Native American […]

 
 

La Sierra University Responds to Edward Allred Center Story

  [fblike style="standard" showfaces="true" verb="like" font="arial"] La Sierra University has responded to concerns regarding its naming of the Edward C. Allred Center of Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship that have circulated in recent days with the following press release. Websites covering the story include Christianity Today, WorldNetDaily, The Christian Post, Advindicate, Life Site News, California Catholic Daily, and ReligiousLiberty.TV among others. From […]

 
 

Catholic Bishops Promise to Investigate Hospital's Legal Argument That Fetuses Are Not Human

Catholic Bishops Promise to Investigate Hospital's Legal Argument That Fetuses Are Not Human

[fblike style="standard" showfaces="true" verb="like" font="arial"] n Colorado, a Catholic hospital chain is being sued by John Stodghill who claims that the Catholic hospital failed to save the life of his seven-month pregnant wife's twin fetuses when she died. The hospital's lawyers, in turn, argued that fetuses were not people, and even if they were, they would not have survived the […]

 
 

Religious Liberty: Windows of Vulnerability?—Bert Beach

[fblike style="standard" showfaces="true" verb="like" font="arial"] 01-19-2013 Burt Beach: Religious LIberty: Windows of Vulnerability? from Spencerville Adventist on Vimeo. Bert Beach presented this sermon at the Spencerville Seventh-day Adventist Church on January 19, 2013.

 
 

A Matter of Honor – Christian University Honors MD Who Invented Assembly Line Abortion

A Matter of Honor – Christian University Honors MD Who Invented Assembly Line Abortion

In 2010, La Sierra University, a Seventh-day Adventist liberal arts institution in Southern California, named its “Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship Center” after notorious abortion provider Edward C. Allred. Allred, a 1964 graduate of Loma Linda University Medical School, has achieved legendary status in the pro-life community for his frank comments in a 1980 interview with the San Diego Union.

 
 

John Kerry Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

John Kerry Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

ncoming U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry called for the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, American citizen who was sentenced last week to eight years in an Iranian prison on charges of threatening Iran's national security because of his Christian activities in Iran. During the Senate Confirmation hearings yesterday, Kerry said that working for Abedini's release would be one of […]

 
 

Preferential Treatment, Persecution, or Loss of Privilege?

Preferential Treatment, Persecution, or Loss of Privilege?

Some people believe that their religion obligates them to not only control themselves, but to control others as well. I believe that it is possible to make religious freedom as expansive as possible, and truly allow people to follow the dictates of their hearts as God (or whatever they believe in) leads them. Not only do I think that this is the solution that works best for our democracy, but I also happen to think that this is the solution that gets us closer to what God wants as well.

 
 

113th Congress Most Religiously Diverse Ever — and Why It Matters (Huffington Post)

113th Congress Most Religiously Diverse Ever — and Why It Matters (Huffington Post)

Dwayne Leslie, Legislative Affairs Director for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists shares his perspective on the current U.S. Congress. EXCERPT:  "The more voices, the more diverse points of view heard from, the better the chances we can collectively continue to ensure the ability for all people to follow their conscience. Together we thrive." Read the full article at Huffington […]

 
 

US Supreme Court to hear Arguments on DOMA and Prop 8 on March 26

US Supreme Court to hear Arguments on DOMA and Prop 8 on March 26

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled two days of oral arguments on two separate but related cases beginning on March 26, 2013. The Court will be hearing arguments on California's Proposition 8 which amended the state constitution to disallow same-sex marriage is constitutional and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).