April 12, 2022
Dr. Jim Garlow [born 1947] did his doctorate in history at Drew University, earned his Master of Theology and his Master of Divinity degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Asbury Theological Seminary, respectively, and was awarded bachelor's and master’s degrees from Southern Nazarene University.
In a recent meeting with national clergy leaders, he informed his audience that he wanted “to do a clarification, a subpoint, and not all that critically important."
“A friend of mine lost a lot of weight and she became a runner. Many people criticized her for being so gaunt and thin; she finally looked at them and said, ‘You’ve just never seen healthy.'"
“Now the reason I’m saying that is - here comes the zinger, I’m going to sound defensive so fasten your seatbelts - at least three times, but who’s counting, I’ve been called ‘political’ in this meeting. I’m not political, I’m Biblical, but you don’t recognize it. I’m governmental, and Biblical because God is…"
Continued here: https://vimeo.com/690656596
We can learn a lesson from Garlow’s biblical perspective and our friends across the pond!
A biological male biker who considers himself a female was recently banned from a race in Britain. “Emily” Bridges, who is registered as a male competitor and competed in the male race last year, was not allowed to participate in the women's British National Omnium Championship last weekend.
The ban came as numerous female cyclists warned they would boycott the race if Bridges was invited to compete. Because of the female British cyclists’ courage to boycott the race, the biological male was banned and now the board is taking future threats seriously.
We need to be courageous in Louisiana with SB 44, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, and protect female athletes. They deserve a fair playing field. SB 44 passed out of committee last week and now awaits a vote on the Senate floor - possibly this week!
On May 23, Title 42 will be repealed by the CDC. Title 42 was enacted during the pandemic to expedite the expulsion of those who crossed the border illegally to mitigate overcrowding and curb the spread of the virus. However, after pressure from the left and amid claims that the policy was “racist,” the CDC decided to repeal it.
Louisiana, with Missouri and Arizona, have sued the Biden administration citing that Title 42’s termination will lead to increased asylum claims and “create an unprecedented surge at the border that will overwhelm US capacity to enforce immigration laws at the border.”
Once again, woke outcry has led to the reversal of beneficial policies put in place to protect the American people.
A Louisiana police officer went out of his way to comfort a distraught young boy on his way to school and many bystanders took notice of the officer’s kindness.
In a Facebook post, a Park Vista Elementary parent described how Opelousas police officer Frank Boudreaux helped the child who appeared to be having a bad day. He stopped in the middle of directing traffic to wipe away the boy’s tears and give him a pep talk.
The moment caused the rest of the school carpool line to stop and watch the sweet exchange.
Thank you to our men and women in blue who go above and beyond in their service!
Friends, the 2022 legislative session is off and running and many of the bills directly affect families here in Louisiana. Click here to view LFF’s Bills to Watch and stay updated on their status as they are debated in the House and Senate. Please pray for Louisiana lawmakers to represent their constituents well and help bring about positive change in our home state.
In His Service,
President, Louisiana Family Forum
P.S. Louisiana Family Forum is honored to join Right On Crime, Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church, State Representative Rick Edmonds, and others in the community to lead a Day of Prayer Service to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Baton Rouge on April 27th. Learn more here.