And Today’s Twitter Winner Is: Senator Chuck Grassley for His Ask Putin Why the Dead Pols Tweet

So many questions and so much material just from this one tweet.Whoever monitors twitter at WH tell Pres Trump to ask Putin"What do u hv agst ElectionOpponents bc they are killed/imprisoned/poisoned?"— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) February 12, 2017Did someone hack Sen. Grassley's account?If not, it is noteworthy that before church this morning a U.S. Senator implied Vladimir Putin has had his political opponents killed. It is also noteworthy that a Senator is … [Read more...]

Fan of David Barton to Run for PA Senate Seat

PA State Rep. Rick Saccone tweeted this announcement on Thursday:We will have our big kickoff rally in the capitol rotunda 27 feb 11am. David Barton will intro me. So blessed. Come join us in hburg.— Rick Saccone (@Ricksaccone1) February 10, 2017As a GOP state representative, Saccone sponsored a resolution proclaiming 2012 as The Year of the Bible in PA. He is also behind the effort to place the motto In God We Trust on display inPA public schools.Saccone has an earned PhD … [Read more...]

Federal Court Rejects Gospel for Asia’s Motion for a Stay; New Plaintiffs Request to Join Suit

On Wednesday, the Western Arkansas federal district court rejected Gospel for Asia's request for a stay of trial proceedings while an appeals court considers GFA's motion to dismiss the case. This will allow the case to proceed to discovery and trial.Read the judge's order at the link below. Some best hits from the order: The only foreseeable “harm” of discovery in this forum is that it might reveal that Defendants have, in fact, committed fraud against Plaintiffs and the purported class. Th … [Read more...]

Eric Metaxas to Bonhoeffer Scholars: Every Syllable of My Bonhoeffer Bio is True

Eric Metaxas lives in a curious space among those who admire and study German pastor and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In one universe dominated by evangelicals outside of academia, Metaxas is viewed as a Bonhoeffer scholar. In another dominated by academics and Bonhoeffer scholars, he is considered to be a Bonhoeffer revisionist, someone who has hijacked Bonhoeffer perhaps for partisan religious purposes.Yesterday on his radio show, Metaxas took aim at the latter group. His guest on the … [Read more...]

Gospel for Asia Claims They Want an Impartial Arbiter but Acts to Delay Discovery

One year ago, Gospel for Asia's leaders said it was a "blessing" to have "an impartial arbiter" bring resolution to the allegations contained in the RICO lawsuit advanced by former donors Matthew and Jennifer Dickson. In a February 15 article, GFA is quoted by Charisma News: We consider it a blessing to finally have the opportunity to bring this matter to full resolution through an impartial arbiter, and you can rest assured that in the meantime we will continue operating on behalf of some of … [Read more...]

Do Evangelicals Leaders Still Care about Ukraine?

When Barack Obama was president, evangelicals and conservatives cared about Ukraine. They believed Obama was weak and unwilling to confront Vladimir Putin's expansionism into Ukraine.Now, evangelicals are largely silent about President Donald Trump's warm words toward Russia's leader and confusing rhetoric about Ukraine.An early signal of this shift was obvious at the GOP National Convention when Trump's supporters watered down a key pro-Ukraine plank in the party platform. I was told by … [Read more...]

David Barton Inaccurately Criticizes the Wrong Academic

John Fea is rightfully perplexed over being criticized by self-styled historian David Barton.  In a recent speech, Barton went after the wrong academic.On the Wallbuilders Live radio show, host Rick Green played a segment of a speech Barton gave at something called Dallas Pro-Family Legislators Conference. In the speech, Barton falsely identified John Fea as the academic who critiqued Barton's claim that John Locke cited the Bible over 1500 times in his Two Treatises of G … [Read more...]

Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren to Speak at the National Prayer Breakfast

So he says. He may be the keynote speaker but then again that isn't supposed to be disclosed until the day of the breakfast which is tomorrow. There are many opportunities to speak at the many meetings going on this week in Washington, D.C.The National Prayer Breakfast is hosted by Congress and conducted by the Fellowship Foundation. I attended as a guest of the Fellowship in 2010 when the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill was under consideration.President Trump will most likely speak as … [Read more...]