Pray for America

April 20, 2015

On April 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Obergefell vs. Hodges, the historic marriage case in which the institution’s very definition will be decided for the nation. In June, the Court will issue its decision, the repercussions of which will affect laws and practices in every state. The stakes are so high, it causes me to…

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April 10, 2015

America is in the midst of a seismic cultural shift in matters of faith, family, and freedom. More than 35 states now issue same-sex marriage licenses. An increasing number of scholars and judges insist that the First Amendment only protects the freedom to believe—not the freedom to live out those beliefs. At least one state now compels employers to provide…

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April 8, 2015

Dr. D. A. Carson’s book Praying with Paul is a great resource to help you strengthen your relationship with God through a deeper prayer life.  The premise of his book is that God doesn’t demand hectic church programs and frenetic schedules; He only wants His people to know Him more intimately. The apostle Paul found that spiritual closeness in his…

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April 8, 2015

The legislative “fix” for the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) should have been rejected, not passed by the Indiana Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence, as it was on Thursday. The original law did not need to be fixed. The changes distort the law to predetermine (or, should I say, “fix”) the winners and losers in…

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March 31, 2015

When Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law his state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), he was blindsided by the firestorm of opposition that ignited in response.  By now, I am sure you have seen news pieces, social media posts, etc. because it seems to be everywhere. Governor Pence could not have anticipated this level of response since Indiana’s legislation…

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March 31, 2015

Please join Point of View as we Pray for America.  When you commit to pray with us for the nation, we will send you our new Pray for America booklet.  You will also receive prayer reminders and updates on special needs to pray for.

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March 13, 2015

Almost everything about the marriage between a man and a woman is under frontal assault. Whether it concerns the ease of dissolving relationships, the gay movement’s war on the gender composition of marriage, the massive rise of co-habitation rates, the increasing frequency of infidelity, or even the issue of how the institution of marriage is defined in the first place,…

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March 12, 2015

The Supreme Court is poised to redefine marriage and force Christians to serve same-sex marriage ceremonies even if they have moral objections. Is this what Americans want? A recent survey clearly shows that is not what registered voters want. The WPA Opinion Research found that a majority (53%) agreed with this statement: “I believe marriage should be defined only as…

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March 9, 2015

The highest court in the land will either restore the freedom of the people to uphold marriage, as the union between one man and one woman, in their state laws — or not. Judges in courts across the nation have denied citizens their voice in this matter, striking down laws protecting marriage in 20 states. Appeals courts have upheld these…

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March 4, 2015

Valentine’s Day brings thoughts of love and marriage and sweet things to eat. This Valentines Day a business that is all about those things got some very bad news. Aaron and Melissa Klein own Sweet Cakes Bakery — well, at least they had a bakery. It was located on the edge of downtown Gresham, Oregon. They specialize in wedding cakes…

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February 27, 2015

If we are looking to craft enlightened public policy on the issue of same-sex marriage, we need look no further than its impact on children. The best in social research has repeatedly revealed that children fare worse in same-sex environments than in environments in which they are raised by their biological parents who are married to each other. If we…

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