"I've hinted at this before, but now I am saying it—don't give money to the RNC."
Tony Perkins, president of Family Research Council, after news reports revealed the Republican National Committee had spent $2,000 at a Los Angeles strip club.
Source: Family Research Council
"My soul, my marriage, my family, and my ministry pattern need a reality check from the Holy Spirit."
John Piper, repenting for "several species of pride in my soul" and announcing he would take an eight-month leave to spend time with his wife, Noël.
Source: Desiring God
"I just want to be in peace and quiet for a while and be reunited with my family."
Gao Zhisheng, the Chinese Christian human-rights lawyer who disappeared more than a year ago, in a series of phone calls to media outlets saying he was "free at present." Observers believe he is still under police surveillance and restrictions.
Source: Associated Press
"My faith is very important to me. But I don't necessarily define my faith by going to church every Sunday. Because now when I go to church, I feel like it's a show."
Miley Cyrus, actress and singer.
"By having the phrase 'In the Year of Our Lord,' it is directly referencing Jesus Christ, and not everyone believes in Jesus Christ."
Sidra Qureshi, a Muslim student campaigning to have the phrase removed from the diplomas of her San Antonio school, Trinity University.
Source: San Antonio Express-News
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