Thursday, August 25, 2011

War Against Biblical Beliefs Escalates

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UPDATE from yesterday's blog: Teacher Jerry Buell has been exonerated and reinstated into the classroom.

Military to chaplain: "Chaplain, if you can't get in line with this policy, resign your commission."

But what was the question?

The policy, of course, was regarding the repeal of "Don't ask, Don't Tell".

The question asked by the chaplain in a recent military briefing session was: "Will those of us who hold biblical orthodox views concerning homosexuality be protected in this new environment to speak about those views?"

The response: "Chaplain, if you can't get in line with this policy, resign your commission."

"Get in line" would be the operative word.

Fortunately, there is now an organized effort by a number of faith based organizations, retired chaplains and the Alliance Defense Fund to see that chaplains who hold biblical beliefs are not harmed or become victims in this escalating war against people who hold those biblical beliefs.

This war has also been extended into the marketplace. The latest battle has to do with major corporations and retailers and their participation in "unacceptable" charity.

Netflix, Walgreens and Petco are among those that have been targeted by homosexual activists to withdraw their participation in "Charity Give Back Group" ---a charity group with a mission and partner network that includes 170,000 charities---consisting of religious, non-religious, educational and other various non-profits.

The online service helps users support their favorite charities by shopping on the web, with a portion on the profit going to the charity.

Faith and Freedom is not a part of this program.

Homosexual activists are now pressuring participating businesses to pull out. Why? Because some of the 170,000 charities hold unacceptable biblical beliefs.

Specifically, a belief in the biblical model of marriage---one man, one woman.

As a result of pressure, some businesses are caving and withdrawing, including those mentioned above.

"Retailer, if you can't get in line, ....." All, while those organizations who believe in natural, biblical marriage are discriminated against because of their Christian beliefs.

The moral foundations are crumbling. Will we heed the call? Or will we simply chalk it up to postmodernism and the inevitable?

I can tell you that for me and my house, we will continue to publicly stand for biblical teaching, regardless the cost.

Thanks for standing with us.

Be Vigilant. Be Discerning. Be Strong. Be Prayerful. Be Blessed.

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