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  • Skydiver Has Visions of Afterlife Following Fiery Plane Crash

    11/22/2014 2:40:15 PM PST · by NYer · 24 replies
    CBN ^ | November 21, 2014 | Robert Hull
    CBN.com -“The first time you open your parachute, it’s pretty amazing. It’s so peaceful. The panorama—you’re hanging a half a mile above the earth. So it wasn’t about the adrenaline; it was about the pleasure. It was about the pleasure of being in free fall. Feeling like you could fly.”Mickey Robinson was a professional skydiver; he loved falling from the heavens and drifting safely to earth. But one day just after takeoff for a practice jump, the plane’s engine stalled, hurling Mickey and his companions toward the ground at over 100 miles an hour. “The motor just quit and we...
  • 120 Christian Students at Ohio Bible College Face Deportation by US Immigration Agents

    11/21/2014 9:04:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/21/2014 | Samuel Smith
    About 120 international Christian students attending a Bible college in Ohio could possibly face deportation after their school was recently denied recertification with the U.S. immigration exchange student program. Although President Barack Obama plans to announce Thursday night an immigration overhaul that could allow nearly 5 million illegal immigrants to remain in the country, the 120 foreign Christian students at Marietta Bible College are in a bind after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement declined to issue the school recertification into the the agency's Student and Exchange Visitor Program. In doing so, the school's international students must either find a new...
  • Indonesian capital gets a Christian governor

    11/20/2014 4:30:33 PM PST · by rjbemsha · 12 replies
    AP ^ | Niniek Karmani
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) The first Christian governor of Indonesia's capital in 50 years was sworn in Wednesday despite loud protests from Islamic hard-liners who insisted Jakarta's top political job should go to a Muslim. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, a Protestant who is also the first ethnic Chinese to become an Indonesian governor, gained a reputation as deputy governor of being outspoken and combating corruption and cutting red tape. He is better known by Chinese nickname "Ahok." Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, and 87 percent of its 250 million people are Muslim. Christians make up about 10 percent.
  • Washington National Cathedral To Host Muslim Prayer Service For First Time In American History

    11/14/2014 10:31:11 AM PST · by Safrguns · 37 replies
    Prophecy News Watch ^ | November 14, 2014 | Todd Starnes
    The Washington National Cathedral will host a Muslim prayer service on Friday -- for the first time in American history. Why is National Cathedral hosting a prayer service for a religion that opposes the teachings of Christianity? I asked Erwin Lutzer, the pastor of Moody Church, about the significance of this moment. What he told me should be shared! Pastor Lutzer: "The National Cathedral was dedicated to be a house of worship for Christians. Although tolerance is a commendable virtue, we might well wonder why this Cathedral will be used to host a prayer service for a religion which opposes...
  • Rescue Christians WILL save 350 more families (3000 people) from slavery ( Pakistan )

    11/11/2014 8:25:25 AM PST · by george76 · 3 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | November 10, 2014 | Keith Davies
    Rescue Christians has been working also very hard on the ground in Pakistan. Our teams have been doing some major research and we have now identified a further 350 Christian families (around 3000 people) who are enslaved by cruel Muslim kiln owners. A few days ago shoebat.com reported on the outrageous and tragic murder of a Christian couple who were burnt alive at one of these kilns . If only we knew of their predicament in time, as we had already freed six familes from another kiln less than one mile away. ... there are 20,000 Christian families spread throughout...
  • Indifference Vs. Making a Difference

    11/08/2014 12:57:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 8, 2014 | Kathryn Lopez
    "You are calling me from paradise to hell." Paul Bhatti recalls this comment from a phone conversation with his brother Shahbaz, who would later be murdered for his insistence on speaking out against blasphemy laws in Pakistan. Paul was living as a doctor in Italy, the "paradise" as opposed to the "hell" of violence-torn Pakistan. But as bad as things got in that troubled land, his brother insisted: "The way to paradise lies in Pakistan." Shahbaz's point was, as summed up by Bhatti: "Non-involvement is not an option; we are obligated being one human family to struggle for those who...
  • Little Girl Screaming Shut Up at Street Preacher in Witch City Goes Viral

    11/07/2014 11:27:03 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 81 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | 11/05/2014 | Editor
    SALEM, Mass. A video showing a little girl with pigtails screaming at a street preacher to shut up as she relentlessly mocked him and his message of redemption through Jesus Christ has gone viral. The video posted on Live Leak, which has been viewed more than 250,000 times, shows a child approaching Austin Coppock, who had been preaching on Salems busy Essex Street pedestrian mall during the citys annual Halloween celebration. Salem, which is also known as The Witch City and where police uniforms and patrol cars are even marked with the slogan and an image of a witch...
  • GOP Has 2 Years To Prove The Next President in 2016 Must Be A Republican

    11/06/2014 10:08:17 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/06/14 | Jerry McConnell
    People started to question Obama's anti-Americanism, his anti-Semitism, and his anti-Christianity Christians and Jews had reason to cheer loudly at the outcome of the latest national voting sessions that took place November 04, 2014; now the work can begin to undo the damage and near destruction caused by Barack Obamas crusade to elevate the national status of Islam at the expense and standing of those two religions in America that I just named. The country-wide mesmerizing program of Obama, fostered by the United Nations and the Soros billions, on the minds of literally millions of normally patriotic, average American citizens...
  • 'Religious zealot' Christian student 'decapitated 19-year-old friend because he thought he

    10/30/2014 5:31:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 91 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 30 October 2014 | Pedro Oliveira Jr. for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: 'Religious zealot' Christian student 'decapitated 19-year-old friend because he thought he practiced witchcraft' A deeply Christian college student in Oklahoma allegedly nearly decapitated the son of a state trooper with a sword because the victim practiced witchcraft, police say. Isaiah Marin of Stillwater was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the attack that killed 19-year-old Jacob Andrew Crockett a day earlier. The two had been playing cards with a third pal, Marin's brother, when Marin removed the 'large black sword' from its sheath and began swinging it around, court records obtained by MailOnline show. Scroll down for video
  • Are We Losing the Apologetics War with Islam? (in depth analysis with examples)

    10/30/2014 2:44:02 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | October 29, 2014 | William Kilpatrick
    Unbeknownst to many Christians, anti-Christian apologetics and propaganda are prominent fixtures of Islamist recruiting sites and social media. On October 20, a 25-year-old convert to Islam named Martin Couture-Rouleau ran down two Canadian soldiers, killing one and injuring the other. In the chase that followed, his car ran into a ditch and he was fatally shot by police as he came at them with a knife. Rouleau’s story is similar to that of other homegrown jihadists, including Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old Canadian citizen who, just two days after Rouleau’s attack, shot and killed a soldier before running into Canada’s parliament...
  • Alert to my Christian FReeper Friends - Please Vote

    10/29/2014 11:31:23 AM PDT · by TNoldman · 24 replies
    10/29/2014 | TNoldman
    I want to encourage my Christian FReeper friends to get out and VOTE. Our Country is in trouble and we need change to restore American values. That will not happen if you stay home. Our NOT VOTING is helping the Democrats. Consider going to www.123vote.com and also viewing the Youtube video of iPledge at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miELdKs5fqY&feature=youtu.be&t=10m46s I am encouraging you to vote for the Candidates that MOST closely meet Biblical Principles. We could have had a much better outcome if we all had voted for Mitt Romney in 2012.
  • What Really Counts (Greg Laurie devotional)

    10/28/2014 2:51:46 PM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 1 replies
    Harvest.org ^ | 10/24/2014 | Pastor Greg Laurie
    "If I make you light-bearers, you don't think I'm going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I'm putting you on a light stand. Now that I've put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand--shine!" Matthew 5:15 How should I live my life on this earth? What purpose does God have in mind for me, now that I have received His Son, Jesus Christ, into my heart? These are questions every believer should ask, because if you have no goals or purpose, you can waste your life. As I have often said, if you aim at...
  • Christian rapper Jackie Hill-Perry comes out as ex-gay firebrand

    10/28/2014 9:06:47 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Monday, October 27, 2014 | David Daniels
    Jackie Hill-Perry considers herself not merely an agent of change, but its embodiment as well.A Christian spoken-word poet from Chicago, Ms. Hill-Perry professes to be a former lesbian — a change she ascribes to God.God, she says, "not only changes your affections and your heart, but He gives you new affections that you didn't have." Now married to a Christian man, the 25-year-old poet is pregnant with the newlyweds' first child, which is due Dec. 13.Her debut spoken-word album "The Art of Joy" will be released for free on Nov. 4 by Humble Beast record label.Ms. Hill-Perry's experience runs...
  • Christian right key to Republican performance in U.S. midterms

    10/27/2014 2:16:20 PM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/27/2014 | Alistair Bell
    (Reuters) - If Republicans win control of the Senate in the midterm elections they should say a prayer of thanks for Christian conservatives. Although they get little attention from candidates, white evangelical Christian voters are likely to be fundamental to any Republican victories in the key Senate races, especially in the South. Reuters/Ipsos polling data shows evangelicals are more enthusiastic than the general population about the midterms.
  • Flip on the light of life

    10/26/2014 12:35:11 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-26-14 | The Looking Spoon
    A little piece I did...Happy Sunday!
  • My Conservative Credo!

    10/25/2014 2:14:02 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 12 replies
    Self | 10/25/14 | Me
    I believe in the timeless ideals that once made America the "last, best hope of mankind"! I denounce any form of intrusive and unilateral government that does not serve the rights and will of the people. I believe "We the People" can accomplish anything when liberty, hard work and accountability are non-negotiable. We can reform healthcare, without denying individual liberty and caving in to highly inept and wasteful socialized medicine. We can honor legal immigration, the promise that is America, without abandoning our borders and sovereignty. We can reward hard work and private enterprise, the innovative spirit of industry, instead...
  • Former Connecticut church sold for benefit of local Muslim community

    10/23/2014 6:46:31 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    The Episcopal Church in Connecticut ^ | October 23, 2014 | Karin Hamilton
    The Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) has sold its property at 35 Harris Road, Avon, former home to Christ Episcopal Church, to the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center, Inc. (FVAMC). The sale, for $1.1 million, was completed on Oct. 21. The building was vacated after the congregation voted in 2012 to dissolve as a parish and close by the end of that year. The following spring, Bishop Ian T. Douglas and other ECCT staff hosted a meeting of community leaders and interested residents to discern how the property could best be used as an asset to Gods mission of restoration...
  • In Idaho, Christian Pastors Ordered to Perform Gay Marriages. You Will Be Made to Care.

    10/18/2014 5:02:00 PM PDT · by cblue55 · 48 replies
    Red State ^ | October 18, 2014 | Erik Erikson
    It is one of the tenets of the current movement toward gay marriage. They get to get married, Christians are forced to provide goods and services if they demand it, but and this is the key caveat of it all but Christian ministers will not be forced to wed gays because of their religious concerns.
  • Pakistani Court Upholds Blasphemy Death Sentence Against Christian Woman

    10/17/2014 6:56:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    CNS News ^ | October 17, 2014 | Patrick Goodenough
    A high court in Pakistan on Thursday upheld the death sentence for Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who in 2010 became the first Pakistani woman to be sentenced to death for blasphemy, after Muslim fellow laborers accused her of insulting Mohammed. After the high court in the Punjab provincial capital Lahore dismissed Bibis appeal, an organization that campaigns against Pakistans notorious laws accused the panels two judges of being swayed by about 25 Islamic clerics who it said were present in the courtroom to apply pressure. ... Under Pakistans penal code, insulting Mohammed or desecrating the Quran are...
  • The Vindication of Christian Sexual Ethics

    10/16/2014 7:54:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/16/2014 | David French
    Over at The Weekly Standard, Heather Mac Donald has penned an outstanding cover story chronicling the ongoing collapse of sexual-revolution values on college campuses. It turns out that sexual liberation has not led to sexual fulfillment, but instead to a landscape littered with broken hearts, long-lasting psychic pain, and a consequent desperate effort to create and enforce a bizarre neo-Victorian sexual ethic grounded not in any real morality, but instead in an effort to use institutional power to shift the emotional, psychological, and legal consequences of sexual regret and ambiguity to men and as much as possible ...
  • 7 More Words You Didnt Know Had Christian Origins

    10/13/2014 8:58:52 AM PDT · by millegan · 20 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | Oct 13th, 2014 | ChurchPOP
    Previously, we brought you 7 Words You Didnt Know Had Christian Origins. But, of course, Christians have contributed far more than just seven words to our language! So here are seven more words you didnt know had Christian origins. 1) Goodbye Goodbye (also goodby, good bye, or good-bye), comes from the older English term godbwye, which is a contraction of God be with ye. (God be with ye = godbwye) The French (adieu) and Spanish (adios) words for parting ways are also related to commending the person to God. [There are 6 more at the link]
  • John Hagee Today, "Four Blood Moons: It's Changing, Why?

    10/10/2014 12:32:17 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 59 replies
    itbn.org ^ | Oct 8, 2014 | John Hagee Ministries
    (video only) Sorry for the source - but they have the bandwidth to handle many views. I met John for the 2nd time earlier this year. I may not agree with quite everything he says or how he says it, but I've enjoyed meeting him. Some don't like him - Some will just hate the thread outright. BUT I invite you to listen - the firs 10 minutes he discusses ISIS and Ferguson, Missouri. So, FWIW
  • Nazis National Reich Church Anything But Christian

    10/09/2014 7:28:17 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 118 replies
    leomcneil.net ^ | October 9, 2014 | Leo McNeil
    Every so often someone will make the claim that Adolf Hitlers National Socialist German Workers Party is both conservative and Christian. National Socialism is neither. It isnt conservative, certainly not on the American political spectrum. National Socialism is closer to Obamas outlook than anything else. Each believed government should dictate the economy but allowed private business to carry out the orders of the state in a for profit manner. Obamacare would fit right into National Socialism. Government dictates what healthcare policies will look like, creates mountains of paperwork to be filled out and then allows private companies to sell what...
  • Why do so many liberals despise Christianity?

    10/08/2014 8:10:44 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 74 replies
    The Week ^ | Oct. 8, 2014 | Damon Linker
    Liberals increasingly want to enforce a comprehensive, uniformly secular vision of the human good. And they see alternative visions of the good as increasingly intolerable.... Palmer... expresses "ambivalence," "suspicion," and "visceral discomfort" ... that these men and women are motivated to make "long-term commitments to address the health problems of poor Africans," to "risk their lives," and to accept poor compensation (and sometimes none at all) because of their Christian faith. The question is why he considers this a problem... Gordon College, a small Christian school north of Boston, is facing the possibility of having its accreditation revoked... In accordance...
  • Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?

    10/05/2014 6:02:28 PM PDT · by vabible · 80 replies
    Vabible.wordpress.com ^ | October 5, 2014 | Roland Peer
    I have heard much impassioned debate lately about the question of whether America was founded as a Christian nation, so let's set the record straight here. The concept of a Christian nation is not found in the Bible, because it is impossible to have a Christian nation in this day and age. Christianity is the way of freedom and liberty. To receive Jesus Christ's free offer of eternal life is a matter of personal choice and conscience, mysteriously wrought in the individual human heart, will, and soul as God's Spirit draws all men to Himself. Therefore, it is impossible to...
  • School accused of 'purging' Christian books

    09/30/2014 5:09:05 PM PDT · by 444Flyer · 17 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 9-23-14 | Todd Starnes
    Its hard to imagine that any school would have a problem with a book about a Christian family that helped Jews escape the Holocaust. But Springs Charter Schools in Temecula, Calif., not only had a problem with The Hiding Place, they also took issue with any other book that was written by a Christian author or included a Christian message. We do not purchase sectarian educational materials and do not allow sectarian materials on our state-authorized lending shelves, Superintendent Kathleen Hermsmeyer wrote in a letter to attorneys at the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI). Pacific Justice Institute is representing a parent...
  • Public school 'purges' Christian authors from library

    09/29/2014 7:29:19 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 27 replies
    http://www.wnd.com/ ^ | Sept 27, 2014 | BOB UNRUH
    A charter school in Southern California is facing the threat of a lawsuit for purging Christian books from its library. snip ....Brad Dacus told WND that among the books was The Hiding Place, the story of Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch woman sent to a prison camp by the Nazis of World War II for helping Jews escape. Dacus said PJIs legal team and the district have exchanged letters already. snip Strictly religious books, such as the Bible or the Quran, routinely are on library shelves, he argued. Dacus said an immediate correction of the schools policy would prevent a...
  • 'Bizarre coincidence': Another Oklahoma Muslim threatened co-worker with beheading last week

    09/29/2014 7:15:59 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 33 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 9-29-14 | Thomas Lifson
    ISIS may have called on Muslims the world over to attack Americans (and the filthy French), but when two Muslims in Oklahoma act on that call using beheading (or the threat thereof) as their method, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma Citys daily newspaper, calls it a bizarre coincidence. Nolan Clay writes: In a bizarre coincidence, a fired Oklahoma City nursing home employee was arrested Friday after a co-worker reported he threatened to cut her head off. Jacob Mugambi Muriithi, 30, is being held in the Oklahoma County jail on a terrorism complaint. His bail is set at $1 million. We take these...
  • Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians (Video)

    09/28/2014 10:34:44 AM PDT · by blueyon · 30 replies
    TheDC ^ | 9/28/14 | Ginni Thomas
    Last May, one of the most influential conservative and religious intellectual leader in America gave a somber speech in Washington, declaring it to be Good Friday in America for Christians. In this exclusive two part video interview, Princetons Robert P. George admitted, that was a hard speech to give. Christians, and those rejecting the me-generation liberal dogma of if it feels good do it, are no longer tolerable by the intellectual and cultural elite, says George, 59, director of the James Madison program at Princeton University. Citing the political witch hunt....
  • Interview with Don Hank: Interpreting What is Happening in the U.S., Europe and Russia today

    09/24/2014 6:15:12 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 18 replies
    Julio Severo ^ | Julio Severo
    Interview with Don Hank: Interpreting What is Happening in the U.S., Europe and Russia today By Julio Severo As an American conservative evangelical who speaks and reads Russian and several European and Asian languages, Don Hank is uniquely able to explain the major challenges and dangers to the U.S., Europe and Russia. In this interview, he will help international and especially Brazilian readers to understand what is happening to these cultures that have Christian traditions. Don has a special concern for Christians being persecuted, raped and slaughtered as a result of misguided and malevolent geopolitical policies from the Western...
  • The Irony of California's Ousting of Campus Christian Groups

    09/19/2014 11:56:01 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 23 replies
    A disturbing story came and went, barely noticed a few weeks ago. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is being unceremoniously booted off the campuses of California's 23 state universities. This begins with a process of "derecognizing" these as legitimate campus groups. Why? Though everyone is welcome at their ministry events, ICVF reserves leadership only for those committed to their goals and creed, just as a homosexual group would presumably reserve leadership for gays or those who affirm its pro-gay agenda. Or a Muslim group for Muslims. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a network of campus ministries. It is evangelical in orientation and has...
  • THE CARPENTER'S SHOP: Persecution of Christians affects millions worldwide

    09/20/2014 3:31:56 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 9 replies
    The Destin Log ^ | Friday, September 19, 2014 | Dr. Barry K. Carpenter
    THE CARPENTER'S SHOP: Persecution of Christians affects millions worldwide By Dr. Barry K. Carpenter Published: Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:03 AM. Christians around the world are experiencing unprecedented persecution. Reporter and news analyst Kirsten Powers, interviewed in the Daily Beast, said, “Christians in the Middle East and Africa are being slaughtered, tortured, raped, kidnapped, beheaded, and forced to flee the birthplace of Christianity. The silence has been nearly deafening.” It seems open season on Christians. It is more pronounced, more bold, more contagious, and in more numbers than at any other time in history. It may appear to...
  • Kurdish Peshmerga free some Christian villages occupied by jihadists

    09/17/2014 1:36:22 PM PDT · by NYer · 18 replies
    Asia News ^ | September 17, 2014
    US air raids fundamental. The Islamist militants mined many houses before fleeing. Syriac Christians return to the city of Alqosh, liberated days ago, and celebrate the feast of the patron saint. Erbil (AsiaNews / Agencies) - At least seven Christian villages in northern Iraq have been freed after a series of clashes between Kurdish Peshmerga and Islamic State jihadists.The seven villages are located west of Erbil, on the Nineveh plain. The Kurdish military commanders emphasize the fundamental contribution of the air raids carried out by the United States and report that the jihadists mined many houses before fleeing. Since early...
  • The Muslim Brotherhoods Inter-Faith Charade

    09/16/2014 5:34:30 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | September 16, 2014 | Mark Tapson
    Dr. Mark Christian is the President and Executive Director of the Global Faith Institute (GFI), a Christian organization based in Omaha, Nebraska dedicated to the proclamation and pursuit of truth as it relates Middle Eastern history and current happenings. Dr. Christian, an Egyptian-born Christian convert from Islam related to high-ranking leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, is now engaged in a battle to root out the Brotherhood influence in what is called the Tri-Faith Initiative, a building project in Omaha.
  • Marian Ibraheen: Embassy Wouldn't Listen To Me, Thanks Lanier

    09/16/2014 5:00:35 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 16, 2014 | Breitbart TV
    Mariam Ibraheem, a Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity reported that officials at the US Embassy in Sudan initially refused to deal with her, while thanking the current US Charge DAffairs to Sudan, Ambassador Jerry Lanier for his work on her behalf, through a translator on Mondays Kelly File on the Fox News Channel.
  • US Knew Turkey Aided Al Qaeda But Did Nothing to Stop It

    09/15/2014 6:34:46 PM PDT · by xzins · 25 replies
    Asbarez.com ^ | September 15th, 2014 | ARA KHACHATOURIAN
    When Armenian-Americans voiced their anger over Turkeys role in the incursion into Kessab last spring, US authorities merely expressed concern about the well-being of Armenians and Christian minorities. Despite the communitys insistence that Turkey was directly involved in allowing the al Qaeda-affiliated Al Nusra rebels to freely enter Kessab, the US State Department was reticent in fingering its NATO ally. Fast forward to today when the Obama Administration is leading a fragile coalition against the Islamic State for Iraq and Syria, an off shoot of Al Nusra known as ISIS, and Turkey is, once again, rejecting American access to its...
  • Dozens of Christians 'including women and children' are arrested in Saudi Arabia

    09/15/2014 9:08:29 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 26 replies
    Mail ^ | 15 Sep 14 | Matthew Blake for MailOnline
    Islamist police in Saudi Arabia have stormed a Christian prayer meeting and arrested its entire congregation, including women and children, and confiscated their bibles, it has been reported. The raid was the latest incident of a swingeing crackdown on religious minorities in Saudi Arabia by the country's hard-line Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. The 28 Christians were said to be worshipping at the home of an Indian national in the eastern city of Khafji, when the police entered the building and took them into custody. They have not been seen or heard from since,...
  • Connect the dots: Obama met with cleric who supports Hezbollah on 9/11 (Christian Conf. Exposed)

    09/14/2014 3:22:31 PM PDT · by Kaosinla · 7 replies
    AllenBWest.com ^ | 9/12/2014 | Lt. Col. Allen West
    "The Maronite leader said the meeting with Obama was productive, according to the Daily Star. Productive for whom and in what manner? It seems Iran has found a way to influence American foreign policy even while they denounce America and build a nuclear capability. There can be no doubt that this whole episode was devised by the Ayatollahs, Hasan Rouhani, their best proxy army Hezbollah, and its leader Hasan Nasrallah. How better to infiltrate D.C. at this time than to masquerade as holding a conference on defending Christians interestingly enough there was no support from the major Christian conservative...
  • Ted Cruz Is No Hero For Insulting A Room Of Persecuted Christians

    09/11/2014 12:26:24 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 192 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/11/2014 | Mollie Hemingway
    ...We learn of a Maronite Christian seeking a liaison with Hezbollah and it sounds horrifically bad until you realize the purpose is to work together to fight ISIS, for instance. Her descriptive language for the various Christian leaders...suggests a lack of intimacy with the topic.... ...When Cruz was supposed to give the keynote address and discuss the deadly serious topic of persecution of Christians, he instead insulted a largely immigrant and foreign crowd as a group that didnt understand their own political situation and stomped out of the room after calling them a bunch of haters.... The fact is, as...
  • why ted cruz was right to walk out on the 'in defense of christians' conference

    09/13/2014 12:16:29 AM PDT · by Kaosinla · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/12/2014 | Katie Gorka
    What I discovered the next day is that Cruz had known exactly what he was doing.  Indeed, he had read the article that had been published about the event just that day and which essentially repeated Frank Ghadry’s allegation that the conference organizers were close to Hezbollah.   Whether Cruz ever contemplated withdrawing from the event is not certain, but what is clear is that he was keenly aware of the alleged links between the organizers of the event and Hezbollah, and he was not going to let that go untested.  Many have criticized Cruz since the event, saying he should have...
  • Tim Tebow joining ABC's 'GMA' as contributor

    09/12/2014 9:12:13 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    www.wokv.com ^ | Updated: 10:55 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 | Staff
    LOS ANGELES Tim Tebow is taking the field for "Good Morning America." ABC said Thursday that the Heisman Trophy winner is joining the program as a contributor starting Monday. Tebow will be part of the show's new "Motivate Me Monday" segment that highlights people and their stories of triumph. ABC says he'll appear in the studio and from locations across America. Tebow is an analyst for ESPN and the SEC Network. He led the Denver Broncos to the playoffs in 2012, followed by short stints with the New York Jets and New England Patriots. When he was hired as...
  • Tim Tebow Joins 'Good Morning America' as Contributor

    09/11/2014 3:55:34 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12:37 PM PDT 9/11/2014 | Philiana Ng
    Already ingrained in the Disney-ABC family as an ESPN analyst, Tebow officially makes his debut on the current No. 1 morning talk show as the newest contributor on Sept. 15. In his new role, Tebow is expected to appear in the GMA studio and in cities across the U.S. as he launches GMA's "Motivate Me Monday" series, which spotlights individuals and their stories of triumph.
  • Arab Christians Boo Ted Cruz for Pro-Israel Remarks

    09/11/2014 2:16:10 PM PDT · by xzins · 131 replies
    CBN ^ | 11 Sep 14 | CBN
    A group of Middle Eastern Christians booed Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, off the stage after speaking in support of Israel at an event in Washington, D.C. The event, sponsored by the group In Defense of Christians, was billed as a gathering of Middle Eastern Christian leaders. They were trying to raise awareness about the threat to Arab minorities by the Islamic terrorists. Cruz spoke about Christian solidarity with Israel and standing against terrorist groups like ISIS. But some in the crowd were Palestinian Christian supporters of the Syrian government and even the terrorist group Hezbollah. "Those who hate Israel hate...
  • bonhoeffer on what a christian under the cross can offer that a secular therapist cannot

    09/11/2014 7:50:13 AM PDT · by rhema · 8 replies
    TGC ^ | 9/8/14 | Justin Taylor
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together: Whoever lives beneath the cross of Jesus, and has discerned in the cross of Jesus the utter ungodliness of all people and of their own hearts, will find there is no sin that can ever be unfamiliar. Whoever has once been appalled by the horror of their own sin, which nailed Jesus to the cross, will no longer be appalled by even the most serious sin of another Christian; rather they know the human heart from the cross of Jesus. Such persons know how totally lost is the human heart in sin and weakness, how it...
  • Here are the latest numbers on porn: youd better sit down

    09/09/2014 8:56:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    LIFE SITE ^ | John Stonestreet
    In the spring of 2000, Zogby International asked more than a thousand U.S. adults whether they had ever visited a sexually-oriented web site. Only one in five had done so. Among born-again Christians, 18 percent had gone to such sites, just three percentage points less than the general public. Well, fast forward to today. A group called Proven Men Ministries commissioned the Barna Group to examine current pornography use. You might want to sit down for thisBarna found that 64 percent of American men and 20 percent of women view pornography at least monthly. And for Christian men, that number...
  • Gods Call to Warriors

    09/09/2014 4:38:51 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    Decision Magazine ^ | April, 2014 | Gen. Jerry Boykin
    I love warriors. I love being with warriors. I dont care how badly injured you are. I dont care if youre blind. I dont care if you are missing limbs. Youve got a warriors heart. Youre a warrior, and you need to continue being a warrior. Exodus 15:3 says: The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is his name (NIV). Exodus is pretty early in the Bible. And then in the last book of the Bible, in Revelation 19, it says Hes coming back. As what? As a warrior. It says Hes coming back riding a white horse and...
  • The Occupational Hazard for Prophetic Voices

    09/07/2014 9:53:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 7, 2014 | Michael Youssef
    Whenever prophetic voices rise to explain world events from a non-secular perspective, those voices are minimized as fringe and lunatic. But that is simply an occupational hazard of offering a prophetic voice. They will be beaten to a pulp by competing godless voices until they give in or give up. For example, consider todays voices in the wilderness that connect this countrys moral collapse to the twin scourges of terrorism and financial indebtedness. Anyone that connects our current struggles to our own spiritual and moral vacuum will be labeled a nut. I mean, who wants to hear about such things,...
  • Iraqi Christian woman details how militants kidnapped her 3-year-old

    09/05/2014 2:32:11 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    cns ^ | September 3, 2014 | Simon Caldwell
    MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- An Iraqi Christian woman has described how her 3-year-old daughter was abducted by Islamist terrorists. Christina Khider Abada was seated beside her mother, Ayda Abada, on a bus when captors from the Islamic State snatched her and took her away. Ayda and Khider Abada discuss with residents of Ankawa, Iraq, how their daughter was kidnapped by Islamic State militants. (CNS/Sahar Mansour) According to an account by the mother, who followed her daughter off the bus, the crying child was passed from one militant to another while Ayda Abada begged for her to be returned. Finally, the...
  • Rev. Graham: As I Read the News, I Cant Help But Wonder if We're in Last Hours

    09/05/2014 11:04:14 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 83 replies
    CNS news ^ | 9/4/14 | Michael W Chapman
    Rev. Franklin Graham, head of the international Christian aid group Samaritans Purse and son of world-renowned preacher Billy Graham, said that given all the bad news about the killing of Christians by Muslims in some countries, and attacks on Christians by the media and the government even in America, he cannot help but wonder if we are in the last hours before our Lord Jesus Christ returns.
  • Rose Warmer brought the Word of God in Auschwitz (Messianic Jew)

    09/03/2014 5:04:18 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 5 replies
    Before the start of the Holocaust, Jewish born Rose Warmer found her Messiah. When her people were being deported, she longed to go with them. She handed herself in, was transported to Auschwitz and brought the people there the Word of God. Rising anti-Semitism Rose was born in a well-to-do Jewish family in Hungary. She studied art, music and dance and led a wandering artists life in Vienna and Budapest. In the 1930s when Nazism was rising, anti-Semitism too was growing day by day. Jews were being forced to wear the yellow star and were thrown out of professional jobs...