Bangor store won’t take down “The Reason for the Season”

December 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Discount Mattress & Furniture at the Bangor Airport Mall is getting support and criticism for their December window display which proclaims “Jesus is the Reason for the Season” with a Nativity scene. Here is how they responded to criticism on their Facebook page: “We are getting some calls that people don’t like our windows at […]

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‘Merry Christmas’ returns: How conservatives are winning the Christmas war

December 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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‘Merry Christmas’ and ‘Happy Hanukkah’ are now protected speech in Texas schools. And, major retail chains are also turning away from ‘Happy Holidays’ in favor of ‘Merry Christmas.’ How did this shift happen? By Husna Haq, Correspondent, Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 9, 2014 Wishing students “Merry Christmas” is now protected in Texas public schools thanks […]

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Moses without the supernatural — Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings”

December 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., AlbertMohler.com, Dec. 15, 2014 Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Exodus: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top of the box office charts, displacing the latest Hunger Games movie, but falling […]

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Razorbacks roll back LGBT Ordinance

December 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Tony Perkin’s Washington Update, Family Research Council, Dec. 10, 2014 Arkansas voters got an early Christmas present late yesterday, when Fayetteville put the city council on notice that it wouldn’t tolerate a Houston-type ordinance. In an incredible victory, voters turned out in droves — even in an ultra-liberal college town — to roll back a […]

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Faith Matters in Maine Update – December 14, 2014

December 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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          It’s December, and Christmas is fast approaching. Regardless of the world’s attempt to minimize or remove Christ from this holiday, we know that Christmas is the celebration of our Savior’s Advent. In The Book of John, Jesus told Pilate, “For this purpose I was born, and for this purpose I […]

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Plano, Texas passes dangerous ‘nondiscrimination’ policy

December 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By CitizenLink Team, CitizenLink.com, Dec. 9, 2014 Despite intense opposition, the Plano City Council passed a non-discrimination ordinance Monday that would potentially allow transgender persons to access the bathroom of their choice. The law applies to business owners in Plano and those that have contracts with the City for services. Jonathan Saenz with Texas Values […]

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Town meeting on an LGBT ordinance points us to clarity, compassion, Christ

December 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Douglas Falknor, Baptist Press, Dec. 4, 2014 Fayetteville. (BP) — Word began circulating around our community that our city council was considering an ordinance promoting the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) agenda. Instead of relying on others’ reports, my wife and I, with our 8th-grade daughter, decided to attend the next council meeting here […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – December 8, 2014

December 9, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – December 7, 2014

December 8, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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        Are you looking for that perfect unique gift for somebody special on your Christmas list? Maybe you know someone who is a fan or a long time supporter of the Christian Civic League who would love a work of art depicting the mission of the Christian Civic League. We are very […]

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Transgender student wins $75K in legal fight over school bathroom

December 4, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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[Carroll Conley is quoted in this article: Conley, the former president of the Northeast Principals’ Association, said the court’s ruling could ultimately have implications for athletic teams: “A child can stand up and say for any reason, ‘I’m a girl, I can use the girls’ restroom, I can [play] on the girls’ basketball team.’” ] […]

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State & Feds fund over 50% of Maine abortion clinic’s budget

December 3, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Despite their “new” name of Maine Family Planning, the 2014 Annual Report shows that abortions are still high on the list of this Planned Parenthood affiliate. Their abortion clinic on Gabriel Drive performs abortions every Thursday. In 2014, Maine Family Planning provided 429 abortions, including 85 medication abortions. The percentage of patients choosing medication abortion […]

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A New Dawn is waiting for you

December 2, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Donate $50 or more to the Christian Civic League (click here), and receive a copy of our newly commissioned painting A New Dawn. This beautiful water color by award-winning, Maine artist, John Holub effectively depicts the mission of the Christian Civic League—bringing a Biblical perspective to public policy. Orders received by December 15 assure a […]

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Faith Matters in Maine December 1, 2014

December 2, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – Nov. 30, 2014

December 1, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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        December sees the return of legislators to Augusta. So as incumbents a new representatives and senators gather to prepare for the 127th session of the Maine legislature, I ask you to be praying for a state leaders. Pray that God will direct in the placement of the right men and women […]

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Celebrating Thanksgiving in America

November 26, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By David Barton, WallBuilders, 2008 The tradition introduced by European Americans of Thanksgiving as a time to focus on God and His blessings dates back well over four centuries in America. For example, such thanksgivings occurred in 1541 at Palo Duro Canyon, Texas with Coronado and 1,500 of his men; 1 in 1564 at St. […]

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