"She cannot simply at her own whims enter or leave her religion. She must follow rules."
Judge Ahmad Fairuz, Malaysia's top civil court, ruling that Lina Joy must get permission from an Islamic Shari'ah Court to be recognized as a Christian. Without government recognition, she may not marry a Christian.
(Source: Associated Press)

"I want to preserve for another generation what God did through one man, a man who said yes to the Lord Jesus Christ, and to emphasize what God can do through anyone who says yes to him."
Franklin Graham, on the new Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina.
(Source: Religion News Service)

"This is going to be a time when visas are pretty easy to get. So if you want to go, this is the time to do it."
Todd Nettleton from Voice of the Martyrs, on missionary potential for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
(Source: Associated Press)

"It is really important, I think, that humans understand that God sent Jesus to Earth not just to teach us more about how to be good. But he also sent Jesus to Earth so he could draw closer to us, so he could understand human suffering and what a comfort it is to know that our Creator has also experienced the loss of his only child, and that can make us very close together in times of grief and sadness."
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, speaking at the Crystal Cathedral for Robert Schuller's Hour of Power about the Virginia Tech shootings.
(Source: Hour of Power)

"The highest aim of every legal contest is the search for the truth. To require pious and faithful practitioners of religions other than Christianity to swear oaths in a form other than the form most meaningful to them would thwart the search for the truth."Paul Ridgeway, North Carolina Superior Court Judge, ruling ...

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