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 Obamaâs gun control plan.
Graham, the son of evangelist Billy Graham and the president of Christian relief organization Samaritanâs Purse, and Dr. Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Conventionâs 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 yearâs 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.