“Our once great western Christian civilization is dying. If this matters to followers of Jesus Christ, then we must set aside our denominational differences and work together to strengthen the things that remain and reclaim what has been lost. Evangelicals and Catholics must stand together to re-establish that former Christian culture and moral consensus. We have the numbers and the organization but the question is this: Do we have the will to win this present spiritual battle for Jesus Christ against secularism? Will we prayerfully and cooperatively work toward a new Christian spiritual revival ― or will we choose to hunker down in our churches and denominationalisms and watch everything sink into the spiritual and moral abyss of a New Dark Age?” - Mark Davis Pickup

Friday, January 24, 2014


Greg Abbott, Republican candidate
for Governor of Texas
Supporters of Democratic candidate for Texas Governor, Wendy Davis were caught on hidden tape ridiculing the Republican candidate's disability. Greg Abbott uses a wheelchair. To be fair, I must acknowledge that once the tape  hit the Internet, Wendy Davis was quick to denounce her supporters. What else could she do?!

This incident caught my attention for obvious reasons. Anti-disability prejudice must not be tolerated from whatever side of the political spectrum from which it may come. The offensive video is below. Beneath it is an interview of Greg Abbott by television journalist Megyn Kelly.

Christians in Texas have an opportunity to publicly denounce this revelation of Wendy Davis' supporters and to identify with Texans with disabilities. Promote full inclusion of people with disabilities and the removal of barriers -- whether physical or prejudice -- that may prevent them from meeting their full potential and place in society.    

Greg Abbott responds. See below.

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