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2014
November 18, 2014
nick.maled
With private high school years not too distantly in my past, I cannot imagine a world where religion was not a part of my education. For those students who are not able to afford this privilege, we almost assume students are allowed to practice their faith on their own, on their own time. However, in Colorado Springs, there is a much different story. Administrators are fixated on stamping out religion, altogether, from the school. A senior student's religious club, which uses earned personal time, was dismantled. The following article...
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Nov
2014
November 13, 2014
nick.maled
Although it is seen today as judgmental or condemnatory, we once had the freedom to define the religious act of marriage ourselves as citizens in this country. The Sixth Circuit went against the grain defending this freedom on November 6th, with the 4th, 7th, 9th and 10th circuits isssuing contradictory rulings. Although this ruling will likely be reviewed by the Supreme Court, there is something to be said about this stand and the language used to explain their decision seen in the following article. http://erlc.com/article/6th-circuit-...
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11
Nov
2014
November 11, 2014
nick.maled
As we solute and honor the heroes of the United States Armed Forces this year, let us also thank an often overlooked Veteran. Military Chaplains have served in every war in this country since the revolution. They have courageously crossed into enemy territories, unarmed, on two missions. One, is their mission as a military officer, the other is to provide a vital, hopeful and spiritual connection for the soldiers. This invaluable council is made possible by first amendment activists who have fought for the continued presence of Chaplains and...
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Oct
2014
October 30, 2014
Ryan.McCann
  I had the pleasure of attending the Ethics & Religious Liberty Conference in Nashville, TN over the last few days on behalf of IFI. There were many, many great messages shared at this wonderful conference which are available at https://erlc.com/conference/liveblog/. However, one that stood out in my mind was by author and pastor Dr. David Platt.  Dr. Platt is the author of "Radical" and "Radical Together".  Books popular within evangelical churches, including my own, College Park Church Everywhere you...
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