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SBC Talk of Local Church Bylaws Add Marriage Statement

Simple Definition of Marriage

The homosexual political agenda has gained a momentum that may overwhelm Baptist churches. Most pastors are just attending to their congregational priorities without paying too much attention to the potential of law suits that could jeopardize local church autonomy as well as every member’s First Amendment¬†¬†There is a lot of conversation among Southern Baptist leaders…

Barton: No Need for Pastors to Fear IRS


Becky Yeh – OneNewsNow California correspondent – 10/14/2010 4:00:00 AM A Christian constitutional expert thinks the Internal Revenue Service’s lack of response to a recent initiative shows there is no longer any reason for pastors to be silent on political issues when standing behind the pulpit. (See earlier story) Current law prohibits pastors from speaking…

Pastors Hope IRS Will Take The Bait


Becky Yeh – OneNewsNow California correspondent – 10/12/2010 3:50:00 AM By participating in a recent pulpit initiative, pastors across the nation are begging the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to take them to court. Nearly 100 pastors, backed by the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), participated in “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” September 26 and challenged the IRS by…