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Christian School Drops Nickname – Cites “Offensive” to Muslims
http://www.conservativeinfidel.com ^ | Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 | Rick Wells

Posted on 02/12/2014 9:14:01 PM PST by ATOMIC_PUNK

In a globalist, politically correct system of government, where any minority is given preferential status over the majority, especially a Christian majority, some things just have to change. That is the case with having a school mascot and nickname of “Crusaders.”

How could a Christian school expect to get away with a mascot that is not Sharia compliant in the first place?

The school, Maranatha Baptist University in Wisconsin has announced they will drop their old name, but haven’t yet determined.

The Crusades were so long ago, and with the increasing pressure to accommodate Islam in all aspects of American society, they might as well go ahead and get it over with. Besides, what relevance could a fight by Christians against a Muslim jihad sweeping across their continent possibly have in today’s world?

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1 posted on 02/12/2014 9:14:02 PM PST by ATOMIC_PUNK
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
The school, Maranatha Baptist University in Wisconsin has announced they will drop their old name, but haven’t yet determined.

Haven't yet determined what?

Sheesh, these bloggers!

Regards,

2 posted on 02/12/2014 9:16:57 PM PST by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: alexander_busek

Better, I suppose, than having to train young heads full of mush to take up the sword and shield and go to war as true Crusaders against the muslim hoard.


3 posted on 02/12/2014 9:19:45 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
How about the “Capitulators?” is the penultimate line in the article. Well said, and that being said, are they really “Christians?”
4 posted on 02/12/2014 9:20:21 PM PST by Fungi
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a GREAT CRUSADE, toward which we have striven these many months.”

General Dwight D. Eisenhower
06 June 1944


5 posted on 02/12/2014 9:20:34 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: Fungi

Even better, the “Jihadis”.


6 posted on 02/12/2014 9:23:59 PM PST by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

My kids, now adults, went to a Christian school here in liberal Oregon, guess we missed out on the ongoing godlessness, Hmmmm, hold you’re kids close my Christian brothers and sisters.


7 posted on 02/12/2014 9:25:40 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: zeestephen
“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a GREAT CRUSADE, toward which we have striven these many months.”

General Dwight D. Eisenhower
06 June 1944

Ike certainly wasn't afraid to use the "C" word!


8 posted on 02/12/2014 9:28:44 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

PUSSIES!!!! Tell the muzzis to go pond sand which they are so very good at doing.Sick bastards.


9 posted on 02/12/2014 9:29:12 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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The Crusades were a minor response to Islamic aggression.


10 posted on 02/12/2014 9:31:28 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Just tell them that Crusade refers to an inner spiritual battle, much like Jihad refers to an inner struggle in Islam.


11 posted on 02/12/2014 9:32:38 PM PST by Dan Cooper
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Christians néed to pick up a strap and drive the santsist out of the temple.


12 posted on 02/12/2014 9:32:43 PM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE
Actually, it would be a brilliant move, if it were done to remove an obstacle so that the Gospel of Jesus Christ could be presented. That is kingdom living; something we should have been doing.
13 posted on 02/12/2014 9:35:04 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Salvavida

But that is not what it is about.Its pandering to a bunch of 7th century throwbacks and nothing more.You ever heard the term “Onward Christian soldier”? I know what it means.


14 posted on 02/12/2014 9:43:56 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Fiji Hill
Great follow up post!

I instantly remembered the D-Day message, but I completely forget that was the title of his book.

15 posted on 02/12/2014 9:46:36 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

Shama, shame, shame on Ike.

I still don’t regret having had him as my CIC.


16 posted on 02/12/2014 9:47:02 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

The “Dhimmis”!


17 posted on 02/12/2014 10:02:45 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Salvavida

The atheists and Muslims have joined hands to remove the Words of the Centuries old telling of God and the redemption of sins(all) through Jesus Christ from the history of the USA. The atheists I believe are of little danger to the intentions of the Founders. The Muslims, however, are of different persuasion and intent. I don’t believe the Muslims were much to worry about when they fought on the side of Nazi Germany in WWII. However once the USA became dependent on oil the USA was hooked to the oil of the middle east and the finances of the international bankers.


18 posted on 02/12/2014 10:09:22 PM PST by noinfringers2 ( /*)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

well then; they’re not true Christians, are they?


19 posted on 02/12/2014 10:09:36 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Because Islamists everywhere go out of their way to accommodate Christians.


20 posted on 02/12/2014 10:12:18 PM PST by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

I was thinking the same thing. Wimps


21 posted on 02/12/2014 10:16:10 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Given this cave I don’t ever expect to hear the word “dhimmi” again. Fair trade, right?


22 posted on 02/13/2014 3:45:27 AM PST by onedoug
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Unusual that a Baptist school would choose the name to begin with. When I have discussions with my Baptist brethren about the Catholic church most of them invariably use the Crusades as an evil Catholic wrongdoing.


23 posted on 02/13/2014 4:25:16 AM PST by Cap'n Crunch
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

I agree that the nickname is offensive - to Catholics. No Baptist could ever be a Crusader. That belongs to Catholics and Eastern Orthodox alone.


24 posted on 02/13/2014 5:08:36 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

I find beheadings offensive and there is no comparison between a beloved sports team name and senseless messy killings by moon team fanatics. A harmless name for heads is not equal anything.


25 posted on 02/13/2014 5:52:24 AM PST by mcshot (We don't know much other then it's fraud.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Muzzies need to stop being so bigoted and intolerant.


26 posted on 02/13/2014 6:08:13 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: noinfringers2
Why would you expect non-believers to keep to themselves? Are they not supposed to battle against Christ? What did Paul say about the Gospel being available for all, about being Ambassadors of Christ (2 Cor 12), and suffering beatings so that the Gospel may go forward?

Losing a name that is an offense to others is a small wound so that a platform for the Gospel may be proclaimed.

27 posted on 02/14/2014 6:47:08 AM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: vladimir998

Oh, good grief. Whatever. Baptists spread the word of God and contend for the faith just fine. It was a POPE who betrayed the Crusaders — the Knights Templar, by the way.


28 posted on 02/15/2014 12:21:03 PM PST by JLLH
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To: JLLH

“Oh, good grief. Whatever. Baptists spread the word of God and contend for the faith just fine.”

Baptists only spread the Word of God as they see it - not as it actually exists. They only spread the faith as they see it - which only dates back to 1600 and was not given by Christ.

“It was a POPE who betrayed the Crusaders — the Knights Templar, by the way.”

No. It was the King of France, Philip the Fair, who betrayed the Knights Templars. The pope at the time, Clement V, had every reason to believe Philip’s reports. A papal court later exonerated the Templars but the order was already dissolved at that point. By the way, the Templars were not the only crusaders. They were one of many crusading orders and most crusaders were never members of any crusading order anyway. I spent years studying this stuff and I doubt that you have.


29 posted on 02/15/2014 1:02:45 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

You know nothing about me — and do not know what I have studied or not — so don’t assume. That’s mind-reading, by the way. As for the other, no, spreading falsehoods and heresy are what Catholics do best. Spreading God’s Word is what Baptists do — not a made-up Gospel handed down from a “made up history”.

Re: Clement, he was no innocent. History shows they were clearly allies — he and Philippe le Bel. Nice attempt at a save, but he was as guilty as Philippe in the accusations, tortures, and killings.


30 posted on 02/15/2014 3:43:40 PM PST by JLLH
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To: vladimir998

Catholicism is a heresy. As much as it would like to claim Christ’s blessing, its collective attitude towards Scripture shows what it is: a Satanic lie. Many are deceived into believing what Catholicism puts out there, but the fact remains that Scripture does not support Catholicism, or its “works-based” Gospel. Your posts tell me plenty, too, by the way. I thank God I don’t serve a puny Savior who has to have my help to save me! I thank God He doesn’t require I worship other humans (Mary, made-up saints, etc...) in order to gain access to Him. I thank God that I have a real relationship with Him which isn’t based on what I do, but on what He has done. Period. Catholicism is a type of slavery. I pity those who believe they have the Truth based on what their officials have made up over a few centuries. (And despite what Catholics have been told, Roman Catholicism isn’t nearly as old as they would like to believe!)

I will pray for you and all who are trusting in a system and an organization to save them. I will stick with God’s Word as revealed in Scripture, thanks.


32 posted on 02/15/2014 4:21:08 PM PST by JLLH
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To: JLLH

You wrote:

“Catholicism is a heresy. As much as it would like to claim Christ’s blessing, its collective attitude towards Scripture shows what it is: a Satanic lie. Many are deceived into believing what Catholicism puts out there, but the fact remains that Scripture does not support Catholicism, or its “works-based” Gospel. Your posts tell me plenty, too, by the way. I thank God I don’t serve a puny Savior who has to have my help to save me! I thank God He doesn’t require I worship other humans (Mary, made-up saints, etc...) in order to gain access to Him. I thank God that I have a real relationship with Him which isn’t based on what I do, but on what He has done. Period. Catholicism is a type of slavery. I pity those who believe they have the Truth based on what their officials have made up over a few centuries. (And despite what Catholics have been told, Roman Catholicism isn’t nearly as old as they would like to believe!)”

“I will pray for you and all who are trusting in a system and an organization to save them. I will stick with God’s Word as revealed in Scripture, thanks.”

Protestantism is a heresy. As much as it would like to claim Christ’s blessing, its collective attitude towards Scripture shows what it is: a Satanic lie. Many are deceived into believing what Protestantism puts out there, but the fact remains that Scripture does not support Protestantism, or its “sola fide” Gospel. Your posts tell me plenty, too, by the way. I thank God I don’t serve the puny Savior of Protestantism whom you believe doesn’t have the power to make you like Him through His death on the cross! I thank God He doesn’t require me to lie like Protestants do about what Catholics believe and whom they worship. I thank God that I have a real relationship with Him which isn’t based on what I do, but on what He has done. Period. Protestantism is a type of slavery and stupidity. I pity those who believe they have the Truth based on their own rambling interpretations of Sacred Scripture they made up over the last few centuries since Protestantism began with Martin Luther sitting in the cloaca - such a fitting place for it too. (And despite what Protestants have been told, Protestantism isn’t nearly as good or true as they’ve been told!)

I will pray for you and all who are trusting in a false Protestant system and false Protestant sects that God in His mercy will save you. I will stick with God’s Son, His Word, and His Church as revealed in Scripture, proven by history and guided by the Holy Spirit, thanks.


33 posted on 02/15/2014 4:35:27 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Only one problem with what you’ve written: Protestantism doesn’t trust in a system or an organization to save. We trust God’s Word. Therein lies the difference. Nice attempt at copy and pasting, but the difference between the two could not be wider! Trusting in the Holy Spirit while reading God’s Word is God honoring and He has said He reveals Himself through His Word.

Trusting in a system which CLAIMS extra-Biblical truths clearly outside of, and in most cases in contradiction to His Word, is not and does NOT have God’s blessing. I pray one day you will understand the difference. (And, please, not more copy and pasting “I know you are but what am I” type responses!)


34 posted on 02/15/2014 4:45:17 PM PST by JLLH
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To: vladimir998

No, you posted lies. Ah, well, that’s what Catholicism teaches, isn’t it? So....the Gospels aren’t inspired??? That’s seriously your position?? Then we have nothing further to discuss because we have no common source for Truth.

There is no “protestant interpretation” by the way. There is what the Holy Spirit directs because He indwells each believer — but, again, I guess I wouldn’t expect a Catholic to understand that because the trust there is in what Catholic priests, bishops, and Popes say rather than what the Holy Spirit says and following His direction. Catholicism only accepts what men within that organization say is the Truth. Such a lie — and so sad.


36 posted on 02/15/2014 5:00:30 PM PST by JLLH
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
And the US Army should change its name. It might be offensive to Nazis.


37 posted on 02/15/2014 5:03:29 PM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is)
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To: JLLH

“No, you posted lies.”

Nope. Not a single one. But you did.

“Ah, well, that’s what Catholicism teaches, isn’t it?”

Nope. And there you go again.

“So....the Gospels aren’t inspired???”

Oh, so you can’t even read what I posted? Sure. Let’s try again. Show me the verse that says Matthew wrote a gospel. Show me a verse that says that Matthew’s gospel is inspired. Can you? Even one? Nope.

“That’s seriously your position??”

Nope. But apparently you’re more than game to claim it is when it isn’t.

“Then we have nothing further to discuss because we have no common source for Truth.”

In other words you can’t show me the verse that says Matthew wrote a gospel or the verse that says that Matthew’s gospel is inspired.

“There is no “protestant interpretation” by the way.”

Of course there is. That would be the interpretation that only Protestants believe.

“There is what the Holy Spirit directs because He indwells each believer — but, again, I guess I wouldn’t expect a Catholic to understand that because the trust there is in what Catholic priests, bishops, and Popes say rather than what the Holy Spirit says and following His direction.”

The Holy Spirit never directs people to believe falsehoods - like Protestant interpretations. And Protestant interpretations are falsehoods.

“Catholicism only accepts what men within that organization say is the Truth. Such a lie — and so sad.”

The falsehood is what you’re posting. Why do Protestants seem to need to make things up so often?


38 posted on 02/15/2014 5:25:39 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Better re-read what I posted rather than making stuff up along the way — per Catholic dogma.


39 posted on 02/15/2014 5:27:21 PM PST by JLLH
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To: vladimir998

You wrote:

“The Holy Spirit never directs people to believe falsehoods”

On this we agree -— which is why He does not, never Has and never WILL support made up doctrine outside of His Word: no extra-Biblical pronouncements from on high, no dogma instructing prayers to Mary and the Saints, no sprinkling of babies, no purgatory, no salvation by works. His Word is the God-breathed and inspired Word of God (and yes, I can find passages to support this, but if I can — so can you — beginning with 2 Timothy 3:16, John 1:1, ...) and He has declared that NOTHING shall be added or removed from it. Catholicism is a case study in adding and removing things from Scripture. May the Lord reveal their deception so they can know the Truth. Amen and amen.


40 posted on 02/15/2014 5:58:54 PM PST by JLLH
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To: JLLH

Better re-read what I posted rather than making stuff up along the way — per Catholic dogma.


41 posted on 02/15/2014 6:01:08 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Finally you’re starting to see the light!! On this we agree: Catholicism DOES make things up — “dogma”. Glad to see we agree on this.


42 posted on 02/15/2014 6:04:08 PM PST by JLLH
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To: JLLH

“On this we agree -— which is why He does not, never Has and never WILL support made up doctrine outside of His Word:”

Show me a verse that supports sola scriptura. That is a “made up doctrine outside of His Word” but Protestants believe it.

“no extra-Biblical pronouncements from on high, no dogma instructing prayers to Mary and the Saints, no sprinkling of babies, no purgatory, no salvation by works.”

Show me the verse that says ALL truths are in scripture. Purgatory is in scripture: http://scripturecatholic.com/purgatory.html

infant baptism: http://www.scripturecatholic.com/baptism.html#baptism-III

And we don’t believe in salvation by works. We believe we are saved by Christ’s grace.

“His Word is the God-breathed and inspired Word of God (and yes, I can find passages to support this, but if I can — so can you — beginning with 2 Timothy 3:16, John 1:1, ...)”

There you go again. Show me the verse which shows Matthew’s gospel was written by Matthew and is inspired. Can you or not?

“and He has declared that NOTHING shall be added or removed from it.”

Show then the verse which shows which books are inspired and which ones are not. If you can’t then you have no biblical way of knowing if something has been “added or removed from it.”

“Catholicism is a case study in adding and removing things from Scripture. May the Lord reveal their deception so they can know the Truth. Amen and amen.”

We’ve always known the truth while you’re just in a sect.


43 posted on 02/15/2014 6:10:40 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: JLLH
As for the other, no, spreading falsehoods and heresy are what Catholics do best. Spreading God’s Word is what Baptists do — not a made-up Gospel handed down from a “made up history”.

From whom do you think did Baptists got the Bible ? Catholics have preserved the truth about Jesus' birth, life, death, resurrection, ascension, and imminent return for centuries. I understand Baptists differ on other doctrines, and in fact Baptists differ from Protestants as well. Baptists even differ from Baptists; not much unity there on this planet.

48 posted on 02/15/2014 8:59:30 PM PST by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

As a Catholic, I admit I was surprised to see that a Baptist school used the name “Crusaders”. Regarding changing their name, this is just more PCness gone amuck. Did the article even state that Muslims attend this school? I don’t recall.


49 posted on 02/16/2014 6:14:24 AM PST by piusv
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To: piusv
As a Catholic, I admit I was surprised to see that a Baptist school used the name “Crusaders”.

Actually, it's more common than you think. Also, many schools that have "Knights" as a mascot, the knight is actually a crusader (cross on shield). Much of this is "mascot laziness" - picking imagery without paying attention to details. As a Catholic, I have no idea what the Protestant attitude is about Crusaders or that they would necessarily want to disown them.
50 posted on 02/16/2014 6:25:32 AM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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