BY: Richard A. Epstein | Hoover Institution Last month, Judge Carlton W. Reeves of the Northern District of Mississippi handed down an extraordinarily misguided decision in Barber v. Bryant by issuing a preliminary injunction against House Bill 1523, Mississippi’s newly passed religious liberty law, just minutes before it was to go into effect. The court … Continue reading EPSTEIN: Religious Liberty Under Siege In Mississippi
BY: Oswald Chambers …that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us… —John 17:21 If you are going through a time of isolation, seemingly all alone, read John 17 . It will explain exactly why you are where you are— … Continue reading The Explanation For Our Difficulties
BY: Oswald Chambers …that you may know what is the hope of His calling… —Ephesians 1:18 Remember that you have been saved so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in your body (see 2 Corinthians 4:10). Direct the total energy of your powers so that you may achieve everything your election as … Continue reading The Habit of Rising to the Occasion
BY: Bruce Frohnen The Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, dictating that all states issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was handed down less than a year ago. Already, though, most Americans have accepted this judicial dictate as the law of the land. More importantly, they seem to have accepted the story that it … Continue reading FROHNEN: What is the Role of Faith in the Public Square?
Mississippians will participate in the National Day of Prayer event today at the MS State Capitol South Steps to pray for state and local leaders. There will be a children's portion at 10:30am. All ages are welcome to come and pray for our public safety workers from 10:30am-11:30am. Feel free to bring picnic lunch … Continue reading National Day of Prayer event today at State Capitol
BY: Oswald Chambers We walk by faith, not by sight. —2 Corinthians 5:7 For a while, we are fully aware of God’s concern for us. But then, when God begins to use us in His work, we begin to take on a pitiful look and talk only of our trials and difficulties. And all the … Continue reading Faith— Not Emotion
BY: Oswald Chambers When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment…and plunged into the sea. —John 21:7 Have you ever had a crisis in your life in which you deliberately, earnestly, and recklessly abandoned everything? It is a crisis of the will. You may come to that point … Continue reading All or Nothing?
BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. . . . those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."~C.S. Lewis The public debate over the … Continue reading PLUNKETT: Virulent opponents of HB 1523 are only ones demanding that individuals pick sides in same-sex marriage debate.
BY: Oswald Chambers He went out, not knowing where he was going. —Hebrews 11:8 In the Old Testament, a person’s relationship with God was seen by the degree of separation in that person’s life. This separation is exhibited in the life of Abraham by his separation from his country and his family. When we … Continue reading Abraham’s Life of Faith
The Clarion Ledger yesterday highlighted University of Mississippi senior Holly Baer, the first recipient of the Freedom From Religion Foundation's Yip Harburg Youth Activist Award. Oddly enough, Miss Baer is pursuing a degree in religious studies from Ole Miss. Baer received the award for writing an article critical of the Collins community for their … Continue reading Clarion Ledger article highlights atheist groups award to “ex-Christian” Mississippian