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The First Amendment was written not to keep the church out of the government, but rather to keep the government out of the church. To that end, we fight for the freedom to speak the Truth without consequence, live by our Christian beliefs without persecution, and raise our families without government intrusion.

Pastor Rob McCoy: Cannabis is essential but the Church isn’t?

  California Pastor and former Thousand Oaks mayor, Rob McCoy, joins us for Falkirk Center podcast 5 to discuss his recent decision to hold communion at Godspeak Calvary Chapel in spite of state ordinances that made churches “non essential.”

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State and local governments seek to control Christian entities amidst COVID-19 pandemic

The biased restrictions placed on churches during COVID-19 are less about the health and well-being of churchgoers and more about the government controlling religious entities. States across the nation are banning drive-in church services, where attendees remain in their vehicles and tune in to the pastor through the radio. Some local governments have gone so...

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Homeschooling and government infringement: the struggle over the American education system

Education is an issue of tremendous importance to the American people. While we all believe educating the next generation is imperative, the principle of homeschooling is currently under attack by the academic left and liberal organizations. There is a social and legal battle between the “societal good” of the states monitoring education and the right...

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Christ, Cardinals, and Courage: What a little bird can teach us about biblical manhood

Lynchburg, Virginia, home to Liberty University, is a picturesque city nestled in the tree-covered foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. One of the best features of Lynchburg is its trail system that runs along the James River. Recently I was walking on one of these trails when I heard an abnormal amount of chatter from...

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Obey God, then love your neighbor

The following article is from an interview with Dr. Owen Strachan, Director of the Center of Public Theology, Midwestern Seminary   Whether the message is coming from the pulpit or from virtue-signaling social media influencers, love-of-neighbor exhortations undergird much of the venom in today’s cultural banter. Even many eminent Christian leaders are urging congregations that...

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When the Government Overreaches, Christians Should Be Ready to Fight

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”   Today, we are seeing the very thing Franklin warned against in real-time.   First, let me be clear about the Covid-19 virus.  Even with new data modeling that has soundly demonstrated that...

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David Benham: Arrested by faith

My wife and I were having coffee last Saturday morning, planning our self-quarantine day around the house, when I received a call from my attorney. A few sidewalk counselors from our ministry were outside of a local abortion clinic here in Charlotte…and 15 police officers were also there, threatening to arrest them.   I was...

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Todd Starnes on the liberalization of Christianity

The liberalization of Christianity is a big issue facing America today, and it’s been a long time coming—creeping in steadily and insidiously.   Some of our most conservative religious denominations have been infected with liberalism. It has invaded a lot of churches through youth ministries under the disguise of social justice ministry. And I warn...

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Shaved heads and Resurrection hope

Every year, my father, John Simmons, Sr., shaves his head on Resurrection Sunday. He does so to remember his grandfather, Anthony DeFillipo, and my stillborn brother, Myles Joseph. Both died on a Resurrection Sunday (DeFillipo in 2003 and Myles in 2004).   This year I decided to participate in my father’s annual demonstration of mourning...

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5 Reasons Why the Resurrection of Jesus Christ Matters

In the course of all human history there is no single event more significant to the hope of all mankind than the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ.  It proved the whole testimony of Jesus and the early prophets to be true.  It inaugurated a new and lasting promise upon which the New Testament Church is...

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