Will Christian Organizations Become the Least Safe Place for Christian Women to Work?

One of the biggest consequences of the sin of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden is that God said to the serpent who willfully deceived Eve: "I will put enmity between you and the woman" (Genesis 3:15). Enmity is hostility. War. Spiritual warfare is a constant that involves both women and men, but … Continue reading Will Christian Organizations Become the Least Safe Place for Christian Women to Work?

Petition Denied: CA Supreme Court Says “No”

Dear Friends, Yesterday in the quiet of our home, Jim and I opened a letter from the California Supreme Court which, to my surprise, heralded the news:   Simpson's petition for review was denied.  The CA Supreme Court said "no" to Simpson's attempt to  use Religious Defenses to hide the breaches of my Simpson employment contracts. … Continue reading Petition Denied: CA Supreme Court Says “No”

The Breakdown of Religion in a Religious Corporation

Dear Friends, Before I tell this portion of the story, I want to reiterate that my intention here is to share in an interesting, educational, motivating way that prompts revival.   My desire is to see Christian higher education model what it means to act Christianly. I also want to say that I support the First Amendment. … Continue reading The Breakdown of Religion in a Religious Corporation

Paradise Lost: New Worst Fire Ever in CA Still Burning

Dear Friends, Until now, I have been too numb, too shocked, to write about the Camp Fire, the most devastating fire that California has ever seen. On Thursday November 8, 2018, this speed-fire -- within eight hours--engulfed, gulped down, and swallowed whole the 27,000 population, beautiful town called Paradise, which lies about 90 miles away from … Continue reading Paradise Lost: New Worst Fire Ever in CA Still Burning

What Happened To Me At Simpson: Listen to Hope Podcast #5

Friends, This is God's timing.  Just this morning, a podcast telling my story was released. After you hear Lina Abujamra's Hope Podcast Episode 5, you may wonder where things stand in the Simpson saga right now, today. So let me try to explain.  Most private colleges and universities in America were founded as Christian institutions.  … Continue reading What Happened To Me At Simpson: Listen to Hope Podcast #5

California Holds Religious Organizations Accountable For Employment Contracts, But Not …

Dear Friends, In this post-Christian, post- Hosanna-Tabor society a very important question emerges:  Where does religious freedom begin and end for religious organizations and their employees?  Do employees who work for ministries have any civil rights?  Do their employment contracts count?  Can they be lied about -- with impunity -- on corporate microphones?  Can ministers … Continue reading California Holds Religious Organizations Accountable For Employment Contracts, But Not …

How Could Anybody Sue A Christian School?

Not all lawsuits are the same.  Some are potshot attacks hurled by activists who plot against practicing Christians such as Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who was minding his own business, found himself being targeted by the Colorado government on account of his Christian belief in traditional marriage.  By contrast, other lawsuits are legitimate cries … Continue reading How Could Anybody Sue A Christian School?

Can a Christian Institution Take God’s Name in Vain?

What do you think?  Should employment contracts count as legally viable contracts in Christian organizations? Would you want to sign a contract to work at a Christian ministry and then later be told, "Oh, this written contract only serves to say that you, as an employee, have to abide by its elaborate terms.  This document called a … Continue reading Can a Christian Institution Take God’s Name in Vain?

I-5 closed again, but Fire is 24% Contained

Current Situation (as of 9/13, 6 p.m.):  59,915 Acres 24% Contained 3,264 Personnel 17 Structures Destroyed 9/13 Evening Summary: Today, firefighters had success in constructing fireline directly along the fire's perimeter along the northern, western, and southern edges of the fire. Aircraft assisted with fire activity on the west side of Interstate 5. The fire passed … Continue reading I-5 closed again, but Fire is 24% Contained