There are legal and physical attacks on public Nativity scenes, restrictions on religious aspects of holiday programs and even those who want to essentially ban the â€śMerry Christmasâ€ť greeting. Â Atheists seem to come of out hiding as stockings and tinsel make their appearance â€” acting like Grinches wanting to steal our Christmas spirit.
While terrorism experts are concerned with expanding radicalized Islam, my own leadership role in the Christian community has me preoccupied with how historically Christian areas and formerly majority-Christian countries are now under constant threat from al-Shabaab, Boko Haram and al-Qaeda in the Islam Maghreb.
We seldom, if ever witness the atheist bully attack Muslims. Bullies donâ€™t typically attack when they know there will be an open and active response. We donâ€™t witness the bully attacking Hindus. This would be politically incorrect and morally repugnant.
In post-election post-mortem mode, many so-called Christian conservatives wonder why President Obama won so decisively. They similarly scratch their heads over same-sex marriage victories in Maryland and Maine and defeated pro-life candidates in states once thought to be reliably conservative.
To those who are attacking our embassies and are convinced they are committing an act of justice on behalf of the one true faith, I would say to you, that the one true God does not need mankind to seek justice on his behalf.
As yet another potential tax-related ethical lapse involving Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY) surfaces, a member of the Project 21 black leadership network is calling for the veteran lawmaker to be removed as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Ă˘ at least until these serious allegations are fully investigated.