As the election looms in the distance, the internet is never too far away to provide us with reasons why people do not want to be a Christian. Elections have the power to bring out in people their “true colors” but for Dr. Gary Cass he didn’t need the election, he just needed a microphone and an audience.
Cass is the CEO of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC) based in Vista, CA.
The Mission of the CADC is as follows:
The Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC) is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) Education Corporation whose purpose it is to become the first-in-mind champion of Christian religious liberty, domestically and internationally, and a national clearing house and first line of response to anti-Christian defamation, bigotry, and discrimination.
The CADC will work constructively to advance a robust religious liberty in public opinion and policy so that Christians everywhere might fulfill their biblical duties to God and neighbor; to proclaim and to live out the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the whole counsel of the Word of God.
The CADC will respond in the media to attacks by any individual person or groups of persons, institutions, or nations that defame and /or discriminate against Christ, Christianity, the Holy Bible, Christian churches and institutions, Christian individuals, and Christian leaders.
In cooperation with friendly Christian grassroots organizations, in secular and Christian media outlets, the CADC will create a “rapid response” team and public relations campaigns to answer the egregious injustice and double standards used against Christians. The CADC will build its own grassroots network.
The CADC will develop strong partnerships with friendly Christian Legal ministries for the purpose of seeking and/or providing legal services on behalf of its constituents. The CADC will collect and forward bona-fide complaints of discrimination and bigotry aimed at Christians which warrant legal action up to and including litigation.
In a nut shell, the CADC promotes under the guise of freedom of religion, their brand of Christianity and everyone else, is just plain wrong. They have the means, the resources and the guts to take on anti-Christian stances around the world. (I hope I am not their next target.) For example, on their website they have “Seven Reasons Why Barack Obama Is Not A Christian.” Their seven points range from being pro-homosexual rights to he believes their are many paths to Heaven. So if you believe one or all seven of these points, then you are in the same class as the President as someone who the CADC believes have wandered from the faith.
The leader of the CADC, this beacon of Christian truth and light and acceptance, recently told a captive audience that to be a true Christian means owning a fire arm… that’s right… to be the arbiter of love and justice means carrying a loaded Smith and Wesson emblazon with John 3:16 on the handle I am sure. You can watch the video below or read the article here.
The CADC on many levels is troubling. Sure I admire his gusto to be faithful to the commands to love your neighbor but gun ownership? I am fine with people owning guns as long as they are maintained, locked up from children and are registered with the state. But did Christ really call for gun ownership? I dont see that anywhere in the Bible.
The CADC once again gives all Christians a bad name; they get the most press and they get the attention. Christianity is not about gun ownership or pointing out reasons why the President is not a Christian. No Christianity is more than that… it has to be…
If those at the CADC want to ” advance a robust religious liberty in public opinion and policy so that Christians everywhere might fulfill their biblical duties to God and neighbor; to proclaim and to live out the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the whole counsel of the Word of God,” then we might want to include all views and understandings. You might actually learn something new… then again maybe not. But the fact remains that we are all in this together.
Not sure who or what “right wing watch” is I just thank them for finding and posting this video.