News of Note: U.S. Military Blocks Internet Access to Southern Baptist Convention Websites


1. “Military Blocks Access to Southern Baptist Website” – Todd Starnes reports that the U.S. Military has blocked internet access to Southern Baptist Convention websites to military bases across the nation. Categorizes SBC websites as “hostile content”. The New American also has an article, “U.S. Army Bases Block Access to Southern Baptist Website” .

“The U.S. Military has blocked access to the Southern Baptist Convention’s website on an unknown number of military bases because it contains “hostile content” — just weeks after an Army briefing labeled Evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics as examples of religious extremism, Fox News has learned.” – Todd Starnes

UPDATE: “US Military Unblocks Southern Baptist Website” – U.S military unblocks Southern Baptist website due to malware. (Christian Post)

“We determined that our web filters recently detected malware at the SBC website, which resulted in the block for some service members,” (Lt. Col. Damien Pickart said Friday, and clarified that the block was not die to “hostile” or religious content. “The department has verified that the Southern Baptist Convention website no longer contains malware that may pose a threat to our networks and will be unblocked today.”

2. “NY Times Inaccurately Reports on the Gosnell Trial” – Denny Burk on the inaccurate reporting of the Gosnell trial by the New York Times. (

3. “Same-Sex Marriage as a Civil Right — Are Wrongs Rights?” – Is same-sex marriage a civil right? (

4. “Is it ‘Unspiritual’ to be Discouraged?” – Sinclair Ferguson counsels Christians who have experienced discouragement. (Ligonier Ministries)

“Faith in Christ does not remove all of the causes of discouragement; rather, it enables us to overcome them. We may experience discouragement; but we will not be defeated by it.” – Sinclair Ferguson

5. “Holy Hollywood! Tinseltown gaga for God” – Hollywood is not only making a full length feature of the “The Bible” due to the success of the History Channel’s miniseries, but they are also planning a feature film for . . . “The Shack”. (World Net Daily)


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