Faith in the Public Square

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Victories!

by MFI News

The past two weeks have seen many blessings for pro-family advocates across the country and right here in Massachusetts! We hope you feel encouraged by these major victories. Arizona Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win for Religious Freedom Two young women, Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, own and operate a small business together that specializes in […]

What Would You Say?

by MFI News

A year and a half ago, Joe Backholm, the former President of our sister organization the Family Policy Institute of Washington, shared with me his vision for equipping the church with good answers to tough questions – make short videos. I’ll admit, at first I was a bit skeptical. I’d rather read an article than […]

Gordon College’s Accreditation at Risk Over its Biblical Stance on Human Sexuality

by MFI News

Today and tomorrow, the accreditation body of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges’ (NEASC) will gather for its September meeting.  On the agenda is whether or not to threaten Gordon College’s academic accreditation because of its Biblical stance on human sexuality. [Continue reading the background info below and CLICK HERE to email the […]

Gordon: Weathering the Storm

by mafamily

Last week I wrote to you about the recent media assault on Gordon College due to their Biblical stance on human sexuality and marriage.  I am happy to tell you that they are standing firm in defense of both their sincerely held beliefs as an institution and the rights of all faith-based organizations for religious […]

New Pope stands firm for the poor, for marriage, and for the unborn

by mafamily

Congratulations to our Catholic brothers and sisters on the election of a new Pope!  In the first sermon of his pontificate, Pope Francis said: “We can walk as much as we want, we can build many things, but if we do not profess Jesus Christ, things go wrong. We may become a charitable NGO, but […]

Pulpit Freedom Sunday

by mafamily

Nine churches across the Commonwealth participated in this year’s Pulpit Freedom Sunday. Auburn House of Prayer – Worcester, MA Belmont AME Zion Church – Worcester, MA Breath of Life – Turners Falls, MA Cornerstone Church – Winchendon, MA East Douglas United Methodist Church – Douglas, MA Springfield Wesleyan Church – Springfield, MA The Harbor Church – Beverly, MA Faith Christian […]

Freedom Torch Express Comes to Maine

by mafamily

Christian Civic League (ME) and Massachusetts Family Institute Assist Tea Party in Support of Free Speech When Carroll Conley heard the Mid-Coast Tea Party was desirous of serving Chick-fil-A at their next meeting, he called Tea Party organizer Gordon Colby to offer to deliver the poultry snacks. “This seemed like a great opportunity to celebrate […]

Cardinal George slams Chicago mayor’s comments on Chick-fil-A marriage flap

by mafamily

CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) Cardinal Francis George, the Catholic Archbishop of Chicago, has taken aim at remarks by the mayor and an alderman of Chicago slamming Chick-Fil-A’s public stance in support of true marriage. “Recent comments by those who administer our city seem to assume that the city government can decide for everyone what […]

Successful MassFuture “Day on the Hill”

by mafamily

Legislators and Pro-family Leaders Address Student Activists MassFuture, the official Youth Group of the Coalition for Marriage and Family, had their 4th annual Day on the Hill this past Wednesday. The teenagers and college students who attended had a great time hearing from pro-family legislators and learning how to advocate for traditional values. The Great […]

Joel Rosenberg – IMPLOSION

by mafamily

Americans increasingly fear for the future of their country. They are openly asking whether the U.S. is simply a nation in decline, heading for collapse, or actually on the verge of the greatest revival of all time.  Many wonder if the Church can play a role to ensure the survival of the country. Joel Rosenberg, […]