Category: Faith Matters in Maine

Faith Matters in Maine Update – September 21, 2014

September 23, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      On September 9, 2009, in an address to a joint session of Congress, Pres. Barack Obama said-and I quote-”One more misunderstanding I want to clear up – under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions.” Well, it certainly wasn’t a shock to many of us when last week, […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – September 14, 2014

September 15, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      You’ve heard me say that evangelicals don’t show up to the polls as they ought– well, here’s a concept that makes voting easy and at the same time avoids hindrances  to voting such as illness, bad weather, or maybe even an extended hunting trip – absentee ballots. Citizens can obtain request forms […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – September 8, 2014

September 8, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – September 7, 2014

September 8, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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          Thank you to the hundreds of Mainers who signed the petition in support of Dr. Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College. Here’s an update regarding Dr. Lindsey’s very reasonable request of  President Obama to include an exception clause for religious institutions pertaining to the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA). In a […]

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Faith Matters in Maine Update – August 31, 2014

September 2, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      The U.S. Senate was is returning to session this week. Maine’s citizens need to contact Sen. Susan Collins and ask her to reconsider her support of the “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act.” This bill would revoke conscience rights presently guaranteed in the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.” The Supreme Court got […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – August 25, 2014

August 25, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – August 24, 2014

August 25, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you’ve heard about the cultural phenomenon known as the ice bucket challenge. This is social media at its best. The millions of dollars raised and the increased awareness of the horrific disease ALS has been tremendous. As positive as this campaign has been, pro-lifers […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – August 18, 2014

August 19, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – August 17, 2014

August 19, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      Certainly, any well intended, conscientious individual who chooses to serve in the political arena must be acutely aware of the lure  of authority and power. It’s undeniable, and just as seductive as wealth, fame, or any other carnal appetite. We don’t shirk our responsibilities to public service (or any other calling ) […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – August 11, 2014

August 13, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – August 10, 2014

August 13, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      For many churches and denominations, the autumn season brings a focus upon missions. Two of the busiest months of the year for the League are September and October as we travel all over Maine presenting at mission conferences and events. I can usually count on gaining a couple of pounds because many […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – August 4, 2014

August 4, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – August 3, 2014

August 4, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      Lately, I’ve been drawn to the book of Daniel. Without regard for professional and social status, willing to risk even their personal safety – Daniel and his three young Hebrew friends were faithful to their God. And remember, they were not promised safe passage out of the fiery furnace or the lion’s […]

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Faith Matters in Maine Update – July 20

July 22, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      We have recently been praising the courage of the owners of hobby lobby and Conestoga Wood products for their courageous stand regarding religious liberty. Now it’s time for us to voice our support for brave neighbor of ours who is standing on the frontlines of this battle. Dr. Michael Lindsay, president of […]

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