Sunday, April 25, 2010

Pentagon Prayer Service - #1623- Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Condemns Franklin Graham's Rescinded Invitation - FRC

Franklin Graham announced that the United States Army withdrew an invitation for him to appear at a special Pentagon prayer service. Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made the following statement about the rescinded invitation:  "Franklin Graham is a man of courage and integrity whose deeply held biblical convictions should not be a pretext for denying him the opportunity to share the Gospel," said Perkins. "His ministry, Samaritan's Purse, has fed literally millions of men, women and children in Muslim countries. The fact that he has theological differences with Islam, differences wholly in keeping with the teachings of the New Testament, and that he has expressed them publicly, is now being used by anti-Christian zealots in a manner offensive to the freedom of religion guaranteed by the very Constitution military leaders are sworn to uphold. Read more.....

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