Rev. Franklin Graham and other leading evangelical figures are publicly backing efforts to require background checks for all gun purchases, providing a shot in the arm to stalled congressional efforts to enact elements of President Barack Obamaâ€™s gun control plan.
Graham, the son of evangelist Billy Graham and the president of Christian relief organization Samaritanâ€™s Purse, and Dr. Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Conventionâ€™s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission told TIME they have agreed to back universal background check legislation put forward by the administration in the wake of last yearâ€™s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn....
jpw wrote: the watchmen are letting down the gates, opening them up.
You are assuming he was a watchman! Watchmen have a bit of a habit of warning people! Can you ever remember him warning anyone about anything?
Christopher000 wrote: Jim, I can't see or use the link you posted from my phone so I scanned his sermons; not noticing the one you posted. I did, however, download a couple of others: "The reality of an eternal Hell" "God's view of homosexuality" Is he your Pastor? You sure quote him a lot. You are a Gil Rugh shill.
Jim Lincoln wrote: Nothing very novel, and really not very daring this at least the majority of members (no not their leadership) want this. It's a pity this Graham sometimes doesn't realize it's a full-time job being an evangelist, and shouldn't have the time to dabble in politics? Division and Diversion
Religion is politics. There is no dividing the two.