Last Saturday’s issue of the Advertiser included a public notice indicating that Juniata Township will hold a Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. to conduct a “Site Plan Review for the Alleluia-Romanian Pentecostal Church of God to establish a church at 5344 West Sanilac Rd.” The precedent we are setting by holding these sorts of agendas in our political structure is an extremely dangerous one, and it should be a topic of key importance on the minds of many.
Why are our churches being asked to disclose their plans to our township politicians? Why are township leaders feeling entitled to review any church’s plans? Where did they get such an authority to “approve” or “disapprove” of the plans our churches have made for themselves? At what point did We The People grant unto our government such grand authority?
When our early pioneers embarked to settle upon the American continent, they did so for a clear purpose—to escape religious persecution and worship the Almighty God in the manner of their choosing. When we declared our independence from Great Britain, we asserted a very strong message that our rights are not dealt and delegated unto us under the choosings of government, but rather that we “are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights”. Read more
Arhiva zilnică: 10 septembrie 2011
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