Faith-compatible favorite Chick-fil-A is once again in the crosshairs, this time for not being pro-LGBT enough.
On Monday, openly gay Washington Post advice columnist Steven Petrow—a.k.a. “Mr. Manners”—responded to an anonymous question from a woman whose pro-LGBT husband “loves a certain purveyor of chicken sandwiches and waffle fries that has an anti-gay stance.”Read more
Last week we wrote about how one corporate giant – Ford Motor Company – got it wrong and now faces a federal EEOC complaint from an employee who was terminated for expressing a faith-driven viewpoint.Read more
Ford Motor Company contractor Thomas Banks has filed a legal compliant with the federal government after being fired for simply expressing his views about the company’s support for its LGBT employee empowerment group. This news came a day after the Mormon Church announced its willingness to respect the legislative goals of the LGBT community, provided that the biblical position on sexuality, family and marriage is equally respected and embraced.Read more
Hosted by David Black and co-hosted by Amy Schafer, Stone shared with the “Real Life” national television audience details about the rapidly emerging and economically powerful Faith Driven Consumer market segment, which numbers 41 million Americans—17% of the adult population—who spend $2 trillion annually.Read more
Update 1/13/2015 – Report from the “Standing for Our Faith Rally”
Today, at the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda, Christians gathered to rally in support of embattled former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was unjustly fired for expressing his personal, Bible-based views.
In a case that unites Americans across racial and political lines – and centers on our First Amendment rights to freedom of speech and religious expression – a number of high-profile speakers, including Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse, spoke in support of Cochran and against the rise of anti-Christian discrimination and bigotry in the public square.
UPDATE 1/12/15: Fired Atlanta Fire Chief’s Pastor Speaks Out
Yesterday, Dr. Craig L. Oliver Sr., senior pastor at Elizabeth Baptist Church, where embattled former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran serves as a deacon, spoke out against Mayor Kasim Reed’s discriminatory action in firing Cochran, saying, “Just because you sign my paycheck doesn’t mean you can control what I think or say.”
As Faith Driven Consumers concerned about the increasing hostility toward expressions of biblically orthodox faith in the public arena today, we fully agree.
Wrapping up his sermon on forgiveness, Oliver added, “All Christians in Georgia and the nation should be greatly concerned” over Cochran’s removal.
This week, Faith Driven Consumers nationwide are speaking out against intolerance in Atlanta.
On Tuesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed ousted Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran – a Christian – for biblical views expressed in a book Cochran wrote for a local bible study group, which briefly addressed scriptural teaching on sin and homosexuality. A highly respected leader who was appointed by President Obama as the top fire official in the nation, Chief Cochran first served as Atlanta’s fire chief in 2008. Returning to the city following his service in the Obama Administration, he was unanimously reconfirmed as chief.Read more
Fans of NBC’s “The Sing-Off” may remember Home Free Vocal Band—the world’s first country music a capella group—which won the fourth season of the hit show in 2013 and took home the $100,000 prize and a recording contract with Sony.Read more
Throwback Thursday! Last year an airline did an amazing thing! Do you know of any companies that are in the holiday spirit? Let us know!Read more
Author Loran Graham shares how Biblically Responsible Investing is good stewardship that honors God—and returns profitable dividends
As one calendar year draws to a close and another is ushered in, it’s natural for Faith Driven Consumers committed to biblical principles of good stewardship of time, talent and treasure to take stock and make plans for the New Year.
Here, the prospect of a fresh start in 2015 offers us the perfect opportunity to revisit our hopes, dreams and goals and make resolutions for lasting changes that will honor God in every arena of life—including how we manage our finances and investments.Read more
Faith Driven Consumer's Founder Chris Stone on whether movies connect with religion...Read more
Get into the Reason for the Season with ‘A Hallelujah Christmas’
Feeling a little overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done in order to spend Christmas with your family and friends?Read more