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Write and Protest - but Pray!

The apostle Paul lived in pagan times. The ruling government was Rome. The emperor often thought of himself as a god.

Idol worship was prevalent. And it wasn’t long before Jews were exiled from Rome and Christian’s were persecuted. 361 more words

Morning Thought With Pastor Tim

May I Take Your Order?

Yesterday New York Times columnist Ross Douthat spent some time discussing three influences that have led, in his estimation, towards President Obama’s “imperial” presidency.  As a response to last week’s executive order on immigration, conservatives (and others) have raised questions about our system of separation of powers, checks and balances, and the role of the President. 501 more words

Obama's Immigration Decision: Was It His To Make?

This afternoon, President Obama stood before the nation and, flexing powers of the presidency some contentiously proclaim simply do not exist, took action to prevent millions of individuals currently living in our borders illegally from being deported by, given specified stipulations, allowing them to apply for residency and work visas without fear of deportation. 771 more words

Government

Judge Accused of Cutting Award by $4.2M in Exchange for Campaign Contributions

Arkansas Matters: “After the 2013 trial a jury awarded Bull’s estate $5.2 million.

“The defendant in that case, Michael Morton, appealed the amount and Maggio later lowered it to $1 million. 33 more words

Judge Accused of Cutting Award by $4.2M in Exchange for Campaign Contributions

Arkansas Matters: “After the 2013 trial a jury awarded Bull’s estate $5.2 million.

“The defendant in that case, Michael Morton, appealed the amount and Maggio later lowered it to $1 million. 33 more words

Nonprofit Leader Notes the Rising Danger of Campaign Spending in Elections

Bert Brandenburg from Justice at Stake in the Charlotte Observer: “The past decade and a half has seen a growing effort to buy state benches around the country. 67 more words

CAP Report Finds Correlation Between Judicial Contributors, Legal Victories; Effect Reduced by Public Financing

Center for American Progress: “This report examines the success rates of law firms that appeared before the North Carolina Supreme Court from 1998 to 2010 and also made contributions to the justices’ campaigns. 173 more words