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Posts from April 2012

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A Nation Mourns Chuck Colson

by mafamily

Dear Friends of the Family, This week, our nation lost a great spiritual leader.  Our beloved Chuck Colson passed into eternity on April 21st after a brief period of illness.  While we grieve with his friends and family, we take joy in knowing that this man, who worked so diligently for God’s kingdom here on […]

East Boston Locals Double Down Against Casinos

by mafamily

Around 40 residents of East Boston and neighboring communities gathered at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Wednesday to rally opposition to a proposed casino at Suffolk Downs. Grassroots opposition to building a $1 billion resort-style casino at Suffolk Downs is becoming increasingly organized, with dozens of anti-casino residents of East Boston and neighboring communities uniting […]

A Generation Addicted to Porn

by mafamily

A ‘guinea pig’ generation of children is growing up addicted to hardcore internet pornography, MPs were warned last night. Four out of five 16-year-old boys and girls regularly access porn online while one in three ten-year-olds has seen explicit material, a disturbing cross-party report reveals. *** There are fears that the rise of internet pornography […]

Christians Persecuted in the U.K.?

by mafamily

In a strongly-worded statement submitted to the European Court of Human Rights, former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord George Carey has said that Christians in Britain are being “vilified” by the courts and “driven underground” with the same kind of persecution once directed at homosexuals. In particular Carey pointed the finger at the British judiciary’s use […]

On the Verge of Victory for Marriage in North Carolina

by mafamily

On May 8, thanks to the good work of MFI’s sister organization, the North Carolina Family Policy Council, citizens in North Carolina will vote on a constitutional amendment to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. As we expected, the opponents of natural marriage have just launched a million dollar ad […]

A Pot Shop Next to Every Dunkin Donuts in MA?

by mafamily

On Monday, MFI staff attended a strategy session hosted by the Massachusetts Prevention Alliance (MAPA) [link] in Shrewsbury to work on plans for educating the public about the dangers of pending ‘medical’ marijuana legislation.  Activists from around the country were in attendance, sharing war stories about their struggles in other states. One speaker from California […]

National Day of Prayer – May 3rd

by mafamily

Dear Friend of the Family, As you probably know, the 61st National Day of Prayer will be celebrated on May 3, 2012. Based on the understanding that America was birthed in prayer in reverence for the God of the Bible, the National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the […]

Vermont Senate Rejects Assisted Suicide Bill

by mafamily

The Vermont Senate has rejected legislation that would allow terminally ill people to get a physician’s help in ending their own lives. The legislation was defeated on a procedural vote. The bill – modeled after a law in Oregon – had been attached to a bill that prohibits minors from using tanning beds. Read the […]

PrayerFlight “50 Capitals” Initiative Spreads Its Wings

by mafamily

PrayerFlight is a group of men and women who have joined forces to pray over our cities, states and nation from the unique perspective of flight. These dedicated men and women believe that flying presents the opportunity to observe God’s awesome creation and see the cities and towns as they pray for our fellow man, […]

National Day of Prayer – May 3rd

by mafamily

The 61st National Day of Prayer will be celebrated on May 3, 2012. Based on the understanding that America was birthed in prayer in reverence for the God of the Bible, the National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry […]