Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Army bans participation in Christian organizations

NEWS:  The U.S. military is training soldiers that groups standing for traditional/Biblical marriage (such as The American Family Association) are hate groups in the same category as the Ku Klux Klan and the Neo-Nazis.  Pictured left is the briefing the soldiers received about this.    The slide at left names the American Family Association as such a hate group.  Also in the training, soldiers were informed they could face punishment for participating in organizations that are considered hate groups. Question:  Does your church teach traditional/Biblical marriage?  If so, according to this Army briefing military members may not contribute to, join, or attend your church.  If they do they could "face punishment."
WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT: First, let us praise the Lord for the brave soldier who took a picture so we have evidence of this.  Second, let us pray for courage for our Christian military members now under persecution for their faith.  Third, make this a more public issue by writing letters to the editor of your local papers, and letters to your members of Congress.  Fourth, encourage your church to host a military appreciation day and get more military members into our churches at a time when they are being told to stay away.