Faith in the Public Square

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Mass. School returns ‘God’ to song of patriotism

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School returns ‘God’ to song of patriotism ‘Political correctness’ backfires By Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Times Thursday, April 5, 2012 God may once again bless the USA at Stall Brook Elementary. The Bellingham, Mass., school, under fire for changing the lyrics of Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” to “We Love the USA” for an […]

Merry Christmas from MFI

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Dear Friends, Lura and I wanted to wish you and your family a most joyous Christmas so we recorded this video message at our church, Trinity Evangelical in North Reading: To expound on my comments about the “Twelve Days of Christmas,” I’d like to share with you an article I recently read about this seasonal […]

Thanksgiving celebration in Plymouth

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The weekend before Thanksgiving (November 18-19), America’s hometown – Plymouth, Massachusetts – will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Celebration where history is brought to life as Pilgrims, Native Americans, soldiers, patriots and pioneers proudly climb out of history books and onto the streets of Plymouth.” Their mission: Courage, fortitude, faith, virtue and brotherly love—the Pilgrim […]

Boston Herald: Upton selectmen deny prayer rally, later repent

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According to the Boston Herald, the board of selectmen in Upton, Massachusetts cited a constitutional “separation of church and state” while rejecting a resident’s request to hold a peaceful prayer vigil on the town common. (Note: the term “separation of church and state” is nowhere to be found in the U.S. Constitution or any state […]

Truth Project training coming to Medway

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Dear Pastors, The ground-breaking faith curriculum from Focus on the Family, The Truth Project, has changed thousands of lives across the nation in gaining a Biblical worldview on all aspects of life in the 21st Century. In an effort to spread the program to even more churches and individuals, Focus has created a 1/2-day training […]

MA group seeks school ban on Pledge of Allegiance

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Just last year, teenage activist Sean Harrington was given a Citizenship Award at our annual banquet for his ultimately successful quest to get the Pledge of Allegiance reinstated in Arlington public schools. Despite this victory, secular and liberal forces are working to remove the Pledge from schools in Brookline. Brookline Political Action for Peace says […]

ACLU sues Vermont inn for refusing lesbian wedding reception

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In a lawsuit announced on Tuesday, the ACLU is suing the Wildflower Inn in Lyndonville for turning away a lesbian couple last fall because the inn’s owner has a policy of no gay receptions. The ACLU says the inn violated state anti-discrimination rules by refusing to host the wedding reception. The inn’s owners, Jim and […]

Happy Independence Day

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Fellow Patriots,   This weekend we commemorate the birth of the greatest country on Earth. With fireworks, parades and backyard cookouts, Americans will celebrate the stars and stripes and the values and freedoms that we have come to be known for around the world.   There is no doubt that America is still the greatest […]

Federal Court lifts ban on public prayer at Texas graduation

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According to Fox News, a federal appeals court has lifted the order banning public prayer at a Texas high school graduation last Saturday. The reversal comes on the heels of increasing criticism of a federal judge’s earlier ruling that agreed with the parents of one graduating student that religious expression during the ceremony would cause […]