The Prince William-Manassas Family Alliance (See below for latest blog posts.)

Supporting family values in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park

Welcome to the website of the Prince William and Manassas Family Alliance (PWMFA). We are a grassroots organization of citizens of Prince William County and the independent cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, Virginia, dedicated to supporting and promoting the values inherent in the concept of family. Learn more about us.

Where they stand

  • The principal goal of the Family Alliance is to help Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park voters learn more about candidates seeking to represent them in public office. Our focus is especially directed at the County and City school boards, the Board of County Supervisors and Manassas and Manassas Park City Councils. We also concentrate on State legislative candidates with the aim of informing the voting public on where candidates stand regarding key issues affecting the family.

    Here are some of the projects we are currently undertaking:

    • We’re soliciting the positions of candidates seeking local public offices in both the General and Primary elections in the 2019 election cycle.
    • We maintain an active website (www.familyallianceonline.org) to draw attention to school issues, elections and the need for Christian leadership on issues affecting the family.
    • We seek to build a network of church contacts throughout Prince William and the two cities (Manassas and Manassas Park) with the aim of promoting the institution of the family and an educated electorate.
    • We hold candidate forums/interviews  to give pastors and candidates an opportunity to explore the views of candidates or potential candidates.

Some of our Achievements

  • Led the successful campaign for the Marriage Amendment in 2006, carrying Prince William County and Manassas by a larger margin than statewide.
  • Led the successful fight against off-track betting in Manassas Park in 2004.
  • Distributed Voter Guides to Prince William County churches area.
  • Successfully promoted internet filtering in public libraries and abstinence-based family life education.

Affect Public Policy – Help Us Protect our Community

Support our efforts! Visit our “Get Involved” section to join the PWMFA or to make an “online” contribution.

This page last updated on September 2, 2018.
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WHAT DOES THE BIBLE ACTUALLY SAY ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY?

From here.

From time-to-time someone will use love as an excuse for overlooking sin. Lately, the sin we are suppose to overlook and even celebrate is homosexuality. So it is that last month the Prince William County Board of Supervisors celebrated LGBTQM Pride Month (see Prince William County Proclaims June 2019 LGBTQM Month (bristowbeat.com)). Since the Bible is fairly clear that overweening pride leads to sin, the title, LGBTQM Pride Month, is hugely ironic. Still, that was the least of the foolishness. For example, as bristowbeat.com recorded, one of the more prominent speakers made this comment.

I know that you are afraid of the consequences of this vote. You look at how some voters took vengeance on Supervisor Nohe and challenged Supervisor Candland for their votes last year. But the real fear should be when you stand before Jesus and he reminds you that whatsoever you did to the least of his people you did unto him.

In John 13:34-35, one of Jesus’s last teachings before facing the Cross was “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

Vote yes on the proclamation not in spite of your religious beliefs, but because of them. (from here)

In the United States, we live in a time of vast ignorance about Jesus and His Bible.  Yet there is no shortage of Bibles or Bible commentary. Instead, we just have a bunch of people who are all too willing to take other people’s word about what the Bible says. Such laziness is dangerous. If we knew our history, we would know that much of the impetus for the Protestant Reformation came from the fact that the Roman Catholic Church originally opposed allowing the publication of Bible in the language of the People. The leaders of the Roman Catholic Church were afraid that if the People had their own Bibles some of the People would reach incorrect conclusions about what the Bible says. They were right, of course, but the Reformers were not happy with what the Roman Catholic Church was saying about the Bible. So they were not impressed with that argument. Therefore, at the risk of their lives the Reformers published Bibles in the language of the People, and the People started reading those Bibles.

Today we still have the same problem. If we want to understand the Bible, we are best off if we read it. Why? Consider the nature of sin. We are so tempted by sin we cannot resist it. Even the Apostle Paul had to admit this (see Romans 7:13-25). Sin is an awful thing. Idol worship, blasphemy, murder, theft, lying, adultery, and so forth. We know we should not do such things, but we do. We will even deny our sin is prohibited by God in the Bible.

What did Jesus do for us? Jesus did not love us and then ignore our sins. That would be akin to the condemnation we find in this passage.

James 2:15-16 New King James Version (NKJV)

15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit?

Because He loves us, Jesus helped us; He offered us grace and mercy. He did what we could not and cannot do. He lived the perfect life. He became the perfect sacrifice, and He died for our sins. We know the Father accepted His sacrifice because Jesus rose from the dead.

So did Jesus make sin okay? Of course not! We are still not suppose to worship idols, spout blasphemies, commit murder, steal, lie, cheat on our spouse, and so forth. Instead, we are suppose to repent of our sins, accept Jesus as our Savior, and thank the Holy Spirit when He comes to live within us.

So what do we say when some people insist homosexuality is okay? We say Jesus loved us, not our sins. We say the Bible defines homosexuality as a sin. Romans 1:18-32 provides an unambiguous example.

If we love sinners, we have no other choice. Consider how the first sermon of the Apostle Peter ended.

Acts 2:37-39 New King James Version (NKJV)

37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Men and brethren, what shall we do?”

38 Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call.”

If we won’t admit a sin is a sin, how can we repent of it? If we won’t repent of our sins, how will we receive forgiveness and the gift of the Holy Spirit?

Where is the love in denying the need for repentance?

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THE SNEAKY PEOPLE IN THE SENATE ARE UP TO NO GOOD TOO!

The Senate side of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. (from here)

There is a Senate counterpart to the House’s  H.R.1044 – Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (congress.gov). That’s S.386 – Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019. Senator Rand Paul has put the Senate’s bill on hold, but that does not mean the bill will remain blocked. Check out these stories.

Why has Senator Rand Paul blocked the bill? He has his own agenda and his own bill.

Senator Rand Paul is a libertarian. Libertarians tend to like the idea of open borders. So we cannot count on him to properly regulate immigration.

What is most disgusting about this legislation is that the mainstream news media isn’t covering it. The news media in India is doing a better job. That’s means the news media doesn’t want our input.

Congress is just trying to rush a bill and pass it without discussion, amendment, or even debate. They are trying to hide what they are doing. Congress, the people who are suppose to represent us, doesn’t want our input either. If you don’t like such corruption, then contact the people who represent you. You can find contact information at the links below.

Here are the previous posts on this subject.

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