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Christian Nation

A broad segment of US citizens cling to the false notion that the United States is a Christian nation. However, a careful reading of history clearly demonstrates that the idea of a Christian America cannot be supported. […] Read More

The founders of the United States didn’t rely on the Ten Commandments to forge our nation’s laws. Indeed, their goal was to ensure religion would neither control government nor contend with unnecessary government entanglement. […] Read More

Christian nationalism threatens religious freedom for all. While it has ebbed and flowed over many decades, we seem to be stuck at high tide now. And you can get involved to counter the dangerous threat of Christian nationalism. […] Read More

Have U.S. Christians forgotten our historic commitment to taking the gospel to the whole world, especially when that world is coming to them? Many comfortable Christians find the cost too high. […] Read More

Are you an American Christian or a Christian American? The difference is important and has everything to do with which part of your identity comes first. […] Read More

Politician Newt Gingrich grabbed for preacher Jerry Falwell’s Moral Majority mantle Saturday, hoping it might give him power to win the blessing of the Christian Right in his quest for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Gingrich’s masterful and manipulative message made four claims: 1. Falwell asked Gingrich to “bear witness” to the nation’s need to […] Read More

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter is under fire again, this time for remarks at a Christian conference making light of the murder of doctors who perform abortions. Tracing the history of opposition to abortion in America March 3 at D. James Kennedy’s “Reclaiming America for Christ Conference” at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Coulter reportedly said the […] Read More

Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told NBC’s Tim Russert he wouldn’t “replace the Capitol dome with a steeple” but made no apologies for past statements saying America needs to turn to Christ. On “Meet the Press” Jan. 28, Russert asked Huckabee, a former Southern Baptist pastor and past president of the Arkansas […] Read More

In God We Trust?

Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of “In God We Trust” becoming the nation’s official motto. Politicians and Christian leaders hailed the anniversary as if it meant something. But what is all the excitement about a ceremonial phrase found mostly just on our money? Why are some Christians so devoted to “saving” the slogan from attempts […] Read More

While some in the United States take great pride in declaring America a Christian nation, Muslims in the Middle East view American Christianity as synonymous with hypocrisy, a Lebanese Baptist seminary professor said in a lengthy interview with “America today has blurred the lines between its own political and economic interests, on the one […] Read More