Churches Suing FEMA over Harvey Relief Aid

http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/september/texas-churches-flooded-by-hurricane-harvey-sue-fema-houston.html But the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has to differentiate which victims qualify for government aid. And churches don’t make the cut. So three Texas churches impacted by Hurricane Harvey sued FEMA this week for deeming them ineligible for disaster relief grants. The agency’s policy excludes sanctuaries that serve as shelters after natural disasters.…

Good Article from the Gospel Coalition – Anti-Christian Ignorance on Display from US Senators

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/two-u.s.-senators-apply-an-anti-christian-religious-test-for-government-officials#When:2017-06-08T05:10:00+00:00 An hour later, in what appears to be a coordinated action with the ACLU, Senator Bernie Sanders grilled Vought on the quote during his nomination hearing.  “In my view, the statement made by Mr. Vought is indefensible, it is hateful, it is Islamophobic, and it is an insult to over a billion Muslims throughout…

Excellent Post by Tim Challies on the Cultural Redefining of the Words

http://www.challies.com/articles/stop-calling-everything-hate We still hear a lot about tolerance and the unpardonable sin of intolerance. And now, closely related, we’ve got a second word to describe the people who commit such an offense: They are haters. And, like “tolerance,” the word “hate” has taken on a new and wider meaning. It has always been used to…