Category Archives: The Bible tells me so

One Trial Lawyer’s Final Argument to the Amendment One Jury

Members of the jury, I want to thank you for your patience and attention for the past two months in this very important case. Our system of justice cannot work without citizens participating in the process. You have done that well and very soon, … Continue reading

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Where is the morality in Amendment One?

Many people are planning to vote for Amendment One because they want to vote “for marriage”. In fact, the campaign by the supporters of Amendment One have made it clear that this vote is about marriage.  This is evidenced in their sermons, … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Why this Baptist Minister is Voting “No” on Amendment One: Real People, Real Stories

This post is coutesy of Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber who is Pastor for Preaching and Worship at Wake Forest Baptist Church at Wake Forest University.  She has a PhD in Art and Religion from the Graduate Theological Union at UC Berkeley … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Marriage is good for people – all people

This post is courtesy of Martha Kearse,  Associate Minister of St. John’s Baptist Church in Charlotte.  Martha’s message transcends the political debate.  She skips over same-sex civil unions and people just living together and jumps right into the fray, explaining why serious commitments before God have value for all … Continue reading

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I heard their “word” on a church sidewalk and the “word” was not love

I visited Myers Park Baptist Church again today to listen to a guest speaker, UNC Professor of Law Maxine Eichner.  She was there to discuss the legal issues associated with Amendment One. I have written about her work in the … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Love your neighbor as yourself

This message comes to us from Dennis Foust, the new Senior Minister of St. John’s Baptist Church, in Charlotte, NC, where I am a member. When I asked him for some help on the biblical side of this discussion, in good Baptist tradition, he let … Continue reading

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