You’ve seen the black-and-yellow “Don’t Tread on Me” flags, and many Americans from all walks of life are flying them in the face of a tyrannical government. Of course, that’s not the only alternative flag that’s selling more these days. While Confederate flag sales have all but come to an end, more flag retailers are selling banners that some say better represent the plight of Christian Americans.
After the recent Supreme Court ruling that made same-sex marriage the law of the land, two pastors in North Carolina erected a Christian flag above the American flag on poles outside their churches. The idea is to communicate that we’re one nation under God. “Our typical flag etiquette is to have the American flag above the Christian flag. But when you stop and think about it, it should be our commitment to God first, then our commitment to country,” said Rit Varriale, pastor at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shelby, North Carolina. “I really don’t need a lecture on patriotism, I’m willing to give my life for my country. When you think of military motto’s, for example, God and country, God first and then country.” FULL REPORT