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Faith Matters in Maine Update – July 6, 2014

July 8, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      The United States of America just celebrated it’s 238th birthday. Of all the inhabitants of this exceptional country, Christians, above all, should be including thanks to God Almighty for this great land. I believe our praise and thanks to the Lord for the blessings of liberty and freedom should be both private […]

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Faith Matters in Maine Update – June 29, 2014

June 30, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      As we celebrate our country’s birthday this week, we must keep in mind the importance of maintaining the Republic. Most people assume the United States of America will always be here. Having stood in the ruins of ancient cities of the now extinct Roman Empire recently, I know we cannot make that […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – June 22, 2014

June 23, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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        The Christian Civic League needs your help. We operate from the gifts of individuals and churches who understand the role the League plays in bringing a Biblical perspective to public policy. We thank God for restoring League’s reputation, and we are moving in the right direction in rebuilding our finances – […]

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Faith Matters in Maine Update – June 8, 2014

June 7, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      The Maine Democratic Party held it state convention recently, and one of the planks of the state party was supporting the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes for adults 21 years and older. Remember, the purpose of the party platform is to guide elected officials and define what the party stands for. […]

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Faith Matters in Maine Update – June 1, 2014

May 30, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      On Tuesday, June 10, the people of Maine will be voting in primary elections. In our state, citizens can vote only if they are registered  and enrolled in a party. I personally believe it is irresponsible for Christians to be unenrolled when they have an opportunity for their vote to make a […]

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Faith Matters in Maine update – May 25, 2014

May 26, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      One of our primary goals at the Christian Civic League is providing accurate, reliable information regarding candidates and their positions on issues that matter to the Church. Our policy director, Melissa Weisberg, has meticulously created a document comparing the positions of the four candidates running for the second district congressional primary races […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – May 19, 2014

May 17, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      A few weeks ago we interviewed Andrew Beckwith of the Massachusetts Family Institute to get a summary of the Justina Pelletier case. Justina is the Connecticut teenager who was taken from her family by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Family for medical neglect despite the fact that the Pelletier’s were following […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – May 8, 2014

May 12, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      The 126th Legislature has ended and our state representatives and senators have gone home. As much as you have heard me say that our state leaders deserve our respect and thanks for their willingness to serve the public, it is still necessary for us to evaluate this past session. Over the past […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      The apostle Paul declared in 1,Corinthians 15 that if Christ were not raised from the dead our preaching and even our faith is in vain. The fact is, the resurrection gives purpose to every area of our life. Therefore every arena in which we step is potentially relevant to the Kingdom of […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – April 3, 2014

April 4, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      It was refreshing and encouraging to hear Mississippi successfully passed a religious freedom bill last week. It was especially fulfilling because the Christian Civic League was able to play a small part in this effort. The Mississippi Public Policy Center reached out to us in February and asked if we could share […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – March 27, 2014

March 28, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      While we are thankful that World Vision retracted the new policy, we are still gravely concerned that their Board and the Church struggles with clear Biblical teaching on homosexuality. “In its fallen state of rebellion, the world has often willfully ignored clearly revealed truths in nature and in Scripture. So it should […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – March 20, 2014

March 21, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      This coming Tuesday, March 25, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear to high-profile cases regarding the Health and Human Services abortion and contraceptive mandate. Two Christian own, faith-based, family businesses are objecting to our government forcing them to provide abortion services to their employees as part of their health insurance benefits. […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – March 13, 2014

March 14, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      I believe there is a simplicity Christ offers to the life who was submitted to Him and committed to promoting His kingdom. Living our lives in accord with Godly principles unravels a lot of the complications of life. That is not to say “simple” is to be equated with “easy.” For instance, […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – March 6, 2014

March 7, 2014 No Comments by Deb Wagner
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      This week legislators will be considering several proposals to expand gambling Maine. That’s right, casino proponents’ relentless pursuit of victimizing some of our most vulnerable citizens just won’t go away. I urge you to go to our Citizen Action Center so you can ask your legislators some of these questions. How do […]

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