Tag Archives: Social Issues

Standing my ground as a Christian

I think as a Christian my call is to 'stand my ground' by seeking to follow Christ and respond to violence in a non-retaliatory way.

Holding my ground means sticking to my principles in the face of fear, fights and fanaticism in whatever form it emerges.

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Mistaken identity brings threats to Pastor Zimmermann

Death threats were the last type of phone calls George A. Zimmermann thought he’d get after serving for 55 years as his Pennsylvania community’s preacher.

And he never thought he’d be mistaken for the man headlining news these days: George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Fla., neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in February 2012.

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POLL: Are your religious beliefs visible on your car?

"Coexist" and "What Would Jesus Do?" bumper stickers, metal stick-ons of the Jesus fish, a Darwin fish or the Flying Spaghetti Monster, faith-based window clings, a rosary dangling from your rearview mirror ... these are just a few of the symbols we slap onto our vehicles.

Why do we do this?

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