Our latest podcast guest is Jeff Lewis, a board member of the Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE), a group that promotes faith-based home-schooling and provides a variety of resources to Christian parents who want to do just that. Why chat with him? Because we wanted to have a conversation with someone whose beliefs directly conflict [Read More...]
Christian Groups Offer Dueling (and Sometimes Conflicting) “Naughty & Nice” Lists for the Holiday Season
Last week, the American Family Association released its annual “Naughty or Nice” list. It sorted out which national chains celebrate Christmas and which ones don’t deserve your business because they ruin everything by acknowledging the existence of other human beings.
Today, Liberty Counsel released its own version of that list, the “twelfth annual Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign.”
What’s interesting is that the two groups clearly didn’t coordinate because companies that are considered Nice to one group are considered Naughty to the other (and vice versa).
For example, the AFA says this about Best Buy:
Warren Cole Smith write an article for the site Faith Street about the 10 things he wished everyone knew about evangelical Christians.
While most of it is pretty basic information, two items really stood out:
6. Evangelicals love LGBTQIA people.
We are not homophobes. We are homophiles. Our churches welcome LGBTQIA people with the same message we present to all others: “Come as you are… but leave transformed.”