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November 11 2017 By dvirtue GracePointe and the Elusive LGBT-affirming Megachurch

After his announcement of LGBT support in 2015, Pastor Stan Mitchell of GracePointe Church in Franklin, Tennessee was profiled in Time magazine. But what was a much sought-after sign of Evangelical movement towards LGBT affirmation may have been wishful thinking on the part of cultural progressives pouring money into programs that aim to shift Evangelical pastors' views on sexuality.

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November 10 2017 By dvirtue LGBT Activists Who Want to Punish Christian Bakers Are 'Expert Practitioners' of Discrimination: Rabbi

Colorado Christian University's Centennial Institute hosted a rally at its Lakewood campus in defense of Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who was punished by the state's civil rights commission in 2014 for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding and whose appeal will finally be heard by the United States Supreme Court next month after five years of litigation.

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November 10 2017 By dvirtue Transgender Surgery Isn't the Solution

Yet policy makers and the media are doing no favors either to the public or the transgendered by treating their confusions as a right in need of defending rather than as a mental disorder that deserves understanding, treatment and prevention. This intensely felt sense of being transgendered constitutes a mental disorder in two respects. The first is that the idea of sex misalignment is simply mistaken--it does not correspond with physical reality.

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November 08 2017 By dvirtue Is Britain becoming a Christianophobic country?

Persecution of Christians in Pakistan (from where Amar was forced to flee), the Middle East, China, Nigeria and Modi's India is well documented. Isis has committed genocide in Iraq and Syria, edging Christianity towards extinction. The bloodletting of Egypt's Copts continues. In Pakistan, blasphemy laws are enforced, as in the cause celèbre of Asia Bibi, who remains languishing on death row.

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October 30 2017 By dvirtue Here's how Liberal Catholics are slowly destroying Catholicism in America

It's hard to blame the old Protestants for what they did, for they didn't know where this road led. They were pioneers, they were cutting a path in the religious wilderness. They feared that traditional Christianity was becoming unbelievable; that if they didn't modernize their religion by dropping certain old-fashioned doctrines, modern men and women would no longer be able to accept Christianity.

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October 29 2017 By dvirtue Westerners are not the real, hateful racists

Surely we should be focusing instead on the positive qualities of the West, such as freedom, tolerance and Enlightenment values? But thanks to the creeping cultural Marxism infecting our government, authorities, schools and universities, these are sidelined in favour of this disproportionate preoccupation with racism.

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October 27 2017 By dvirtue 'But Jesus Never Said Anything About Homosexuality'

One really has to stretch things to come up with the claim that Jesus said nothing about homosexuality. Sure, he did not of course speak about things like homosexual marriage and the like. No one did back then, and basically no one did until just recently.

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October 25 2017 By dvirtue When Knights Surrender Their Sword -- The Problem of Effeminate Men

In 2011, Jeffrey Kuhner of the Washington Post lamented, "For the past 50 years, every major institution has been captured by the radical secular left. The media, Hollywood, TV, universities, public schools, theater, the arts, literature -- they relentlessly promote the false gods of sexual hedonism and radical individualism. Conservatives have ceded the culture to the enemy.

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October 23 2017 By dvirtue Top British transgender advocate is silenced when investigating the effect of trans therapy

The group unanimously opposed conversion therapy, but Caspian wanted language recognizing that 'that some people regret their transition and that there are patients who might have other underlying psychological issues.'

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October 23 2017 By dvirtue Snowflake parents in safari-park meltdown

You'd think this is the worst tragedy to strike crybaby parents at St John's Church of England Primary School in Tunbridge Wells since the bubonic plague.

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