Michael Haykin- The Baptist Story

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Recent research suggests that fewer American Christians align themselves with “mainline denominations” but one Baptist scholar is of the opinion that a key reason for this phenomenon is that Baptists simply don’t know enough about their history. Dr. Michael A.G. Haykin is a Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He’s …

Kansas Defunded Planned Parenthood, So the White House Cut Their Title X Funding

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Kansas elected to end their Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood (and one other abortion provider) so the White House decided to end their Title X funding for the state of Kansas. I’ll walk through the history of Title X funding (for reproductive healthcare for the poor, signed into law by Richard Nixon in 1970) and why this deal is politically …

Texas Supreme Court Forces Mayor of Houston to Put “Anti-Discrimination Law” on the November Ballot

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A big win for pastors as the Texas State Supreme Court forces the Houston City Council to put the controversial H.E.R.O. ordinance up for a popular vote on the November 2015 ballot. The measure began as an “Equal Rights Ordinance” that barred any discrimination (real or imagined) of the LGBT community. Pastors who opposed the measure were targeted and hassled. …