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Wisconsin Family Council held a one-hour Lunch with a Purpose webinar featuring David Fowler on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  A family advocate and devout Christian, author David Fowler speaks with the voice of compassion as he outlines in terms of the two great commandments of Scripture how Christians should respond to the controversies of the day. As a former politician, practicing lawyer and policy analyst, he is in a unique position to...

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Late last week, Wisconsin Family Council was graciously invited to be part of an online ZOOM meeting with Dr. Tony Evans, founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. Our good friends at The FAMiLY Leader in Iowa hosted Dr. Evans and our colleagues from the Daniel Initiative states.  Dr. Evans discussed racial reconciliation and the church’s role in these divisive times. Dr. Evans’ unique perspective on...

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Wisconsin Family Council held a one-hour Lunch with a Purpose webinar featuring Dr. James Garlow on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.  As a pastor, Dr. Garlow is a nationally respected Christian leader, speaker, and author of Well Versed: Biblical Answers to Today’s Tough Issues. This is an excellent resource we regularly promote at our community events. If you were unable to attend, the webinar was recorded and is provided for you below to...

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2020 | Week of June 1 | Radio Transcript #1362 As I write this commentary, I’m sitting where I can easily see an American flag flying on private property. It’s waving in the stiff breeze coming off one of Wisconsin’s beautiful lakes. I’m not far from Madison or Milwaukee right now geographically, but it feels as though I’m a million miles removed from what has been taking place in these two cities and other Wisconsin cities over the...

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2020 | Week of May 25 | Radio Transcript #1361 To mail or not to mail—ballots? That is the question.  Due in large part to COVID-19, in Wisconsin’s election last month, a record number of absentee ballots were requested. Over 1.3 million absentee ballots were mailed to Wisconsin voters, with nearly 1,160,000 or just about 90 percent of those requested being returned. These absentee ballots represented about 75 percent of the total...

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On May 7, 2020, Wisconsin Family Council’s Church Ambassador Network held a Zoom meeting with Joseph Backholm to help you and your church family be equipped to respond to the many competing and confusing false worldviews and philosophies seeking to ensnare us. You may remember Joseph Backholm from a viral video he produced. During this video he interviewed students from the University of Washington State, asking them if they...

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You may remember Joseph Backholm from a viral video he produced. During this video he interviewed students from the University of Washington State, asking them if they would affirm or reject his new chosen identity: a 6’5″ Chinese woman. Watch the video below… Now Joseph Backholm is coming to YOU! On Thursday, May 7, Wisconsin Family Council’s Church Ambassador Network is hosting a webinar with guest presenter Joseph...

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2020 | Week of April 27 | Radio Transcript #1357 Suddenly lots of parents in Wisconsin are doing schooling at home—parents who never intended to do that. For many other parents, little has changed for them as it relates to the education of their children during the COVID-19 situation. They homeschool all the time—by choice—and are thankful for the opportunity to do so. In 1983, after a pretty bitter battle involving the state...

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  April 9, 2020 – Madison, WI – Yesterday afternoon we began receiving phone calls, texts and emails alerting us that county health departments around the state were telling churches they cannot do drive-in services at any time during the time of Governor Evers’ Emergency Order No. 12 (Stay-at-home order), including at Easter. As we investigated this situation, we realized that some directive was given to the county...

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As of 1:50 p.m. today, Governor Evers clarified and corrected what county departments have been telling churches about holding Easter-related services in their parking lots with people staying in their cars while they attend the service. See his response below: “Today, Gov. Evers reiterated options for religious gatherings and services. Religious organizations and places of worship have inquired about opportunities to continue...

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Madison, WI – Wisconsin Family Council has sent a letter to Governor Tony Evers asking him to immediately clarify and correct what county departments have been telling churches about holding Easter-related services in their parking lots with people staying in their cars while they attend the service. Earlier today, the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) sent Governor Evers a letter laying out the legal issues involved and...

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Wisconsin Family Council was honored to host a tele-townhall on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, with special guests US Senator Ron Johnson, State Senator Dave Craig, and constitutional law experts attorneys Rick Esenberg with Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty and Michael Dean, a sole-practitioner. The subject was the impact on churches and ministries of recent federal and state decisions and orders related to the COVID-19 situation....

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As we find ourselves in another week of uncertainty, we want you to know the priority of Wisconsin Family Council remains committed to advancing Judeo-Christian principles in Wisconsin by strengthening, preserving and promoting marriage, family, life and religious liberty. We are pleased to make some resources available to pastors and churches, as well as for other interested and concerned citizens, regarding the COVID-19 situation...

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 Suggestions for Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis by Dave Lingle, Wisconsin Family Council Church Ambassador Note: These suggestions were written before Governor Evers issued a “stay-at-home” order and implementation of some of these needs to be adjusted to comply with that order. SPECIAL TIME-SENSITIVE OPPORTUNITY:  The Colson Center is offering “A CrashCourse in Culture and Worldview” starting Monday, March...

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On Tuesday, April 7, every Wisconsin ballot will have a referendum that would amend our state constitution related to the rights of victims of crime, commonly referred to as Marsy’s Law. According to the web site for Marsy’s Law for All, the law is named for Marsalee (Marsy) Nicholas, a “beautiful, vibrant University of California Santa Barbara student, who was stalked and killed by her ex-boyfriend in 1983.” This referendum is not an...

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Monday, March 16, from 7-8:30 p.m., Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) and DaySpring Church will be hosting, for the first time ever, the Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Forum at DaySpring Church in Pewaukee. Our media host for this event will be VCY America. WFC president Julaine Appling will be the moderator and a panelist, along with Pastor Daniel Reehoff of DaySpring Church and Jim Schneider, Executive Director of VCY America....

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2020 | Week of February 24 | Radio Transcript #1348 How much do those pushing the LGBTQ agenda want? How much do we give them before they say, “it’s enough”?  The answers are everything, and it’s never enough. That is the reality. And almost every day that reality is proven true. For years, our organization has been trying to tell people that those pushing the agenda to normalize, champion, and fully accept the lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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SC_2020_PrimaryInformationPub_print.USE A statewide primary race for the highest appellate court in the state of Wisconsin will be held on Tuesday, February 18. The three candidates vying for two positions on the primary ballot are Dan Kelly, Jill Karofsky and Ed Fallone. Wisconsin Family Council has prepared a Voter Information Publication that compares the three candidates so you may simply compare them and make your decision before...

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