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Day: January 4, 2021

Proposed House Rules Seek to Erase Gendered Terms Such as ‘Father, Mother, Son, Daughter’

By Mimi Nguyen Ly January 1, 2021 Updated: January 2, 2021 Leaders in the House of Representatives announced on Friday a rules package for the 117th Congress that includes a proposal to use “gender-inclusive language” and eliminate gendered terms such as “‘father, mother, son, daughter,” and more. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rules Committee Chairman James McGovern (D-Mass.) announced on Friday that the rules package includes changes that would “honor all gender identities by changing pronouns and familial relationships in the House rules to be gender neutral.” A separate announcement from McGovern (pdf) said… Read more Proposed House Rules Seek to Erase Gendered Terms Such as ‘Father, Mother, Son, Daughter’

Trump in ‘Good Position’ for Electoral Vote Showdown: Grennell

By Jack Phillips January 3, 2021 Updated: January 3, 2021 President Donald Trump is in a “really good position” for Wednesday’s challenge in Congress, according to former Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell. “The Democrats have moved from there’s not any fraud, to there’s not widespread [fraud], and now their new mantra is there is ‘not enough fraud to overturn’ the election,” Grenell told Newsmax, adding that “everybody knows this election was full of fraud.” About a dozen senators, led by Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), are challenging states’ electoral votes. Well over… Read more Trump in ‘Good Position’ for Electoral Vote Showdown: Grennell

2020: The Year Hate Made the World Go Round

Hate has become the emotion of choice for a lot of people this year—including a whole bunch of Christians. It’s more evident than ever just how toxic our culture is; 2020 has been quite the litmus test for love and civility. I was recently interviewed about an article I wrote for The Stream titled “Is Today’s Prophetic Movement Fake News?” In the midst of a discussion on the unhealthy nature of much of today’s prophetic movement, I noted I’m concerned that the church has wasted the opportunity that 2020 has… Read more 2020: The Year Hate Made the World Go Round