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The Magi, the Monarch, and the Messiah: a Christmas Contemplation

Dec 18, 2008 1 Comment ›› John Eidsmoe

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship ...

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Study shows “We the People” still favor religious freedom in the public square

Jan 16, 2008 1 Comment ›› Ben DuPré

The ACLU and Americans United for Separation of Church and State still have their work cut out for them---although it appears few Americans want them to keep at it.  While those secularist groups have been fairly successful at driving religion from our schools and many public places, the large majority of Americans still believe that prayers should be in schools ...

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Christmas craziness

Dec 26, 2007 No Comments ›› Ben DuPré

Ah, Christmas.  That wondrous time of year when billions of people exchange gifts, gather with loved ones, and enjoy delicious food to celebrate the gift of Jesus Christ to all men.  Meanwhile, a man in a suit flies from city to city, from rooftop to rooftop, dropping packages of lawsuits down the chimneys of every city hall ...

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Christmas Poem: “One More Day”

Dec 12, 2007 No Comments ›› Ben DuPré

On the old river bridge on the outskirts of town, one cold Christmas Eve night, Stood a young man with his head hanging down, for nothing was going quite right.  Oh, he had lots of money and plenty of friends, good fortune he could not deny. But he was so lonely this Christmas Eve night, that now he just wanted to die.  As ...

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Judge Moore’s Christmas poem: “The Stranger”

Dec 27, 2006 No Comments ›› Ben DuPré

The old man was alone by the fire that night; His wife and his kids were in bed. Christmas was near, but he was out of a job And could barely keep his family fed. It was snowing outside and cold in the room, Because he had little wood left to burn. This would be a sad Christmas with cupboards so ...

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Judge Moore’s column: Christmas is a season for getting

Dec 20, 2006 No Comments ›› Ben DuPré

Judge Moore gives his thoughts on Christmas in this week's WorldNetDaily column, Christmas: A season for getting. In a season where we often try to emphasize the spirit of giving, Judge Moore reminds us that Christmas is about mankind getting the greatest gift of all, the miracle of Christmas of which the angels sang: A heavenly host ...

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Louisiana lawmakers offer Christmas ‘gift’ to federal judges

Dec 19, 2006 No Comments ›› Ben DuPré

On December 15, the same day that two federal appeals court judges held that prayers in Jesus' name at Tangipahoa Parish School District were unconstitutional, the Louisiana legislature offered all federal judges a "Christmas gift" in return: a concurrent resolution calling on the passage of the Constitution Restoration Act (CRA) in the U.S. Congress. Here's the Senate version's seasonal hat-tip: WHEREAS, the Senate ...

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Humbug Christmas display

Dec 18, 2006 No Comments ›› Greg Jones

Freedom from Religion Foundation (FRF) is playing Scrooge in the city of Clio, Michigan following its failure to convince the city to remove a downtown Nativity display.  The organization now wants to lease the space next to the display in order to put up the following message: “At this season of the Winter Solstice, may ...

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