Evangelist Lester Roloff drew a line in the dirt to keep the State of Texas from regulating his Rebekah Home for Girls. Years later, then-govenor George W. Bush handed Roloff's disciples a long-sought victory. But this Alamo had no heroes—only victims.
A Pew Research Study of religion in all fifty states suggests that the shift toward a less religious America may not just be on the coasts.
With a largely Protestant bias, according to examples culled by the Texas Freedom Network.
Without having much reason to.
27-year-old was suffocated after months of allegedly being raped, at her husband's urging, by members of the prayer group he founded in Georgetown.
How would Jesus answer them? How will you?
In the Gulf Coast town of Santa Fe, high school football games had always kicked off with a prayer, but in June the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the practice violated the separation of church and state. Now the issuewhich has turned neighbor against neighbor and provoked some decidedly un-Christian behavior has grown from a local controversy into a national one.
With so many people attacking the Religious Right these days, being a Christian isn’t easy. But I keep the faith.
The tensions between the demans of the spirit and the demands of the world defined my marriage—and destroyed it.