Entries by Dave Kistler

North Carolina Pastors Network Planning Press Conference July 15 to Discuss Marriage in Virginia and North Carolina

MORGANTON, N.C.—North Carolina Pastors Network (NCPN, www.americanpastorsnetwork.net/north-carolina) is planning a press conference for 10 a.m. July 15 on the steps of the south side of the State Capitol in Raleigh to address the upcoming 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding Virginia’s marriage amendment. At the event, NCPN representatives will call on North Carolina Gov. […]

Major Religious Freedom Victory!

Yesterday, after months of waiting, the United States Supreme Court issued it’s ruling on Christian company Hobby Lobby.  In a 5 to 4 decision, the High Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby and it’s contention that providing certain forms of contraception (i.e. those that are abortive) is against it’s religious convictions. The ruling, in […]

Waiting For Obama

Sparking subdued outrage internationally, a Sudanese judge has condemned to death Miriam Ibrahim, the wife of Daniel Wari and mother of an 18 month old.  Mrs. Ibrahim is also pregnant with the couples second child! Married in a formal church wedding in 2011, Mrs. Ibrahim’s “crime” is “adultery and refusing to renounce Christianity.”  Miriam is […]

NCPN is Coming Near You

Morgantown, N.C.—The newly formed North Carolina Pastors Network (NCPN, www.ncpastors.net) and its affiliate organization, the American Pastors Network (APN, www.americanpastorsnetwork.net), announced a statewide initiative to inform North Carolina pastors of the mission and vision of NCPN, encourage them to form area chapters to mobilize and support local pastors, and advise them of critical issues facing the state […]

No Time For Trivialities

We (the church in America) are facing uncertain days ahead!  Reputable individuals are predicting that within 20 years, Christianity will be criminally and civilly prosecuted-similar to the way the church is treated currently in Muslim countries! With that grim reality facing us, I ask myself, and you, what are the things in which we are […]

North Carolina Pastors Take a Stand

HICKORY, NC | At a recent event at P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, CNN host Wolf Blitzer hosted a conversation on “LGBT Equality” and the “changing attitude” of the church toward homosexuality. Present at the event, to monitor the conversation, were approximately 35 western North Carolina pastors representing the […]