July 31 Today's Prayer
July 31, 2012
Lord, we offer thanks for all who have dedicated their lives to education and the spreading of Your word. Amen.
Grahams announce support for Dan Cathy, Chick-fil-A
July 31, 2012
Evangelist Billy Graham and his son and fellow evangelist Franklin Graham have released statements of support for Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A.
“Each generation faces different issues and challenges but our standard must always be measured by God’s word. I appreciate the Cathy family’s public support... Read More
Mississippi church trying to weather 'storm'
July 30, 2012
Several stories moved on the wire last week about a predominantly white Mississippi church that did not want a black couple to have their wedding at the church.
The pastor of First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs said he asked the couple to have it elsewhere to avoid controversy, although he... Read More
More on Chick-fil-A and 'culture war'
July 26, 2012
Yesterday I blogged about a furor that arose after Chick-fil-A’s president Dan Cathy said he supports the biblical traditional family unit.
Cathy’s detractors have included the Jim Henson Company, best known as the folks who bring us the Muppets. The restaurant chain founder also found a champion in... Read More
Mike, the Muppets ... and Chick-Fil-A
July 25, 2012
There’s a controversy brewing over statements made by Chick-fil-A founder Dan Cathy and now the Muppets and Mike Huckabee (pictured) are squaring off on opposing sides.
Here’s what happened:
Cathy was quoted in a July 2 Biblical Recorder story as saying that he supports the biblical definition... Read More
Religion & Values in the news: Penn State, Colorado
July 24, 2012
There are numerous stories and commentaries out there regarding this week’s top stories and how they intersect with religion and spirituality.
Here’s a couple that I found interesting:
Penn State scandal and NCAA sanctions
USA Today Faith & Reason blog: “Catholic priest victims: NCAA... Read More
Coming to a city near you ...
July 18, 2012
There are several faith-themed events scheduled for the next few months in the Oklahoma City metro area and Tulsa.
Here’s a listing of a few of them:
Aug. 10-11 — Women of Faith: “Celebrate What Matters,” Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 and 9 a.m.... Read More