Thoughts on the First Presidential Debate

Earlier this week we witnessed the first of three presidential debates between the upcoming election’s two leading candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Thankfully, Monday’s event didn’t produce the chaotic stage many of us have come to expect during recent political debates. While there were plenty of attacks and interruptions during the 90-minute program, overall, …

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Bringing All Things to Light

As we quickly approach another presidential election, the disapproval and criticism surrounding both of our nation’s leading candidates is at the forefront of every media outlet. There are reports that Donald Trump is angry, erratic, unfair in business dealings, greedy, a loose cannon, and an adulterer. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, is broadcast as …

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Religious Liberty for All: A Christian Perspective

Let’s start with an obvious question: What exactly is religious liberty? Well, religious liberty grants Americans the freedom to worship as we please and gives us the right to peaceably assemble as a religious group without interference from the government. It also grants us the right to speak freely about our religion and to persuade …

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The Transgender Debate: Are Bathrooms Really the Issue?

As most of you know, on Friday May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, sent out a guidance letter regarding Transgender Students to schools across the country that receive Federal funds. The letter stated, “As a condition of receiving …

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Closing the Great Divide: The Cake Debate

Over the past year we have seen bakeries in both Oregon and Colorado thrown onto the national stage as they were sued for refusing to make a cake in honor of a same-sex wedding. The courts determined that both companies illegally discriminated against the same-sex couples to whom service was denied. In fact, the Oregon …

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