“Irreplaceable” comes to Maine theaters

April 16, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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What is family? Does ‘family’ still matter in today’s society? Fathom Events, Focus on the Family and Pine Creek Entertainment invite you to explore these important questions when Irreplaceable comes to select cinemas nationwide in a theatrical one-night event on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30pm (local time).   Join host Tim Sisarich (former Executive Director of Focus […]

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Abby Johnson’s ministry has now helped over 100 abortion workers leave industry

April 16, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Dustin Siggins, LifeSitenews.com, April 14, 2014   Round Rock, TX:  Abby Johnson’s ministry to abortion workers has reached a big milestone in less than two years. On Monday, Johnson announced her group, And Then There Were None, has now helped over 100 abortion workers leave the industry.   “A few weeks ago, we told […]

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At least 547 babies saved during 40 Days for Life

April 16, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Shawn Carney, LifeSitenews.com, April 14, 2014   Another 40 Days for Life campaign is now complete, and we’re still counting the blessings God has provided!   More of our local campaign leaders will be sending in their reports soon … but so far, we are aware of …   547 babies whose lives have […]

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Common Core: “Building the Machine” debut

April 16, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Brandon Hershey, The Foundry, April 8, 2014   The Home School Legal Defense Association released its long-awaited documentary on the Common Core national standards last week, Building the Machine.     The film offers clarity to an initiative that is little known by the American public but will affect millions of students across the […]

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Readers comment on outing of Christians in the workplace

April 16, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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On Apr. 1, we asked our readers… Newly appointed Mozilla CEO Brandon Eich resigned amidst an online furor that erupted because he donated $1,000 to support California’s Proposition 8 opposing the legalization of same sex marriage. Though Eich had worked for the company for years, made significant achievements in the tech field, and committed to […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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      I don’t often recommend books doing the segment, but in light of all the attention being paid to welfare reform locally nationally, I think it is important for me to remind believers that there are clear Biblical principles relating to charity and welfare. Marvin Olavski’s “The Tragedy of American Compassion” effectively relates […]

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Help stop activist judge

April 9, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By David Christensen, Vice President for Government Affairs, Family Research Council, April 9, 2014 Tomorrow the Senate will vote to confirm Michelle Friedland to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Shockingly, Friedland has claimed there is “no independent truth about the content of rights in state constitutions” and that the “constitution only creates rights to […]

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Let Mozilla know what you think

April 9, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Driven Consumer needs your help to #OpenZilla. You’ve probably heard about Mozilla’s recent intolerance toward people with a biblical view of marriage. Last week – following a firestorm of protest from gay activists – the tech company known for its internet browser Firefox compelled its new CEO to step down simply because he, as […]

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Supreme Court won’t hear religious freedom case

April 9, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Kim Trobee, CitizenLink.com, April 7, 2014   Attorneys for New Mexico photographer Elaine Huguenin found out today that the U.S. Supreme Court will not take their important religious-freedom case involving photographing same-sex commitment ceremonies.   The high court’s refusal to hear the case does not mean it affirms the New Mexico Supreme Court ruling […]

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Readers comment on how the Supreme Court will rule

April 9, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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On Apr. 1, we asked our readers… The Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases based on religious freedom are now being deliberated by the Supreme Court Justices.  How do you think the Supreme Court will rule?   Why?  Here are some of their comments:    If they’re feeling generous, they may rule for exceptions for those […]

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Faith Matters in Maine UPDATE – April 3, 2014

April 4, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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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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Mississippi ok’s religious freedom protection bill

April 2, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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The Christian Civic League of Maine congratulates Mississippi for protecting religious freedom.  We congratulate the Mississippi Center for Public Policy for their efforts and they thanked us:  “The research you sent me was vital in helping our RFRA pass,”  wrote Dr. Jameson Taylor, Vice President for Policy. CBNNews.com, April 02, 2014   Lawmakers in Mississippi […]

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Contact President Obama today: Bill supporting abstinence education funding heads to White House

April 2, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Bethany Monk, CitizenLink.com, April 1, 2014   Both chambers of Congress have approved legislation that would fund the nation’s largest abstinence education program — the same one President Obama tried to stop.   “Despite the president’s desire to see abstinence programs completely eliminated, we are pleased that the Senate has voted to continue this important […]

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Start Forward Living today

April 2, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Join our supporters who see the value of a new media source in Maine that promotes a Biblical worldview:  Forward Living magazine. Forward Living hopes to be a source of information and edification to those who embrace a Biblical perspective. We also hope that it will attract younger readers who are not presently involved in […]

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Drowning in distortion — Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”

April 2, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., AlbertMohler.com,  March 31, 2014   My first experience teaching the Bible came when I was asked at the last minute to teach a Sunday School class of first-grade boys. I was only 16 years old, and I did not exactly volunteer to teach the class. I found myself telling […]

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