Tag Archives: Prayer

Prayer and Mass Shootings

March 8, 2018 – I am not too sure about legislators who believe that faith and God would somehow prevent school mass shootings. I am less confident when these same state legislators want to put God back into the classroom. … Continue reading

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Drawing the line on religious practices in schools

Reprinted with the permission of the Columbia Missourian. Originally posted on wednesday, October 22, 2014. Oct. 16 was “Bring Your Bible to School Day,” as declared by the Alliance Defending Freedom, formerly Alliance Defense Fund. If you noticed, there was no uproar from … Continue reading

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Greece v. Galloway was a bad call

So says the bumper sticker on the back of an oversized Ford F-150, complete with other conservative statements ridiculing the government. Of course this truck also features a Texas license plate and a set of horns attached to its over … Continue reading

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Feeding the Poor on Human Rights Day

Ah, we would be a much better world if prayer actually worked; but, it does not and we all know it, even by some who believe in the power of prayer. On December 10, “Human Rights Day,” Pope Francis is … Continue reading

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God, Prayer, the Constitution and the Rubicon

When is prayer in public school or by government bodies acceptable under the First Amendment? When is that demarcation line crossed. When does prayer cross the constitutional Rubicon? Prayer and religion in both cases are very permissible, before after and even during school … Continue reading

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Prayers Unanswered – Why?

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I love my Christian responders. They provide me with more material than I could find on my own. They also verify my hypotheses that most people rarely read past the first paragraph to get the whole story. Many do not … Continue reading

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