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  • Jesus Shrugged

    07/24/2017 8:05:00 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 16 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | July 20, 2017 | Addison Del Mastro
    We’ve all heard of the idea of a general worker’s strike. In her tome Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand posed a provocative question. What if, in response to an increasingly overbearing regulatory state, the entrepreneurs of America decided to go on strike? The resulting 1000 pages, if you can get through them, constitute one of the most creative, if overwrought, dystopias ever envisioned. Society’s producers quietly disappear, enclosed in their own hidden capitalist utopia, while innovation grinds to a halt, intellectual property languishes, and overconfident, arrogant bureaucrats run world-class factories into the ground. When all’s said and done, all that was...
  • Charity slams Christians with help of far leftists

    06/11/2017 4:36:07 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 6 replies
    WND ^ | 6/11/2017 | Bob Unruh
    A “public charity” that purports to be “neutral” and provide online “nonprofit information to a broad audience at no cost to those users” has begun slamming Christian and other conservative organizations based on the recommendation of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which itself has been linked to domestic terror and once put Ben Carson on its list of “haters.”
  • Pope Francis to Build Showers for Homeless in St. Peter’s Square

    11/15/2014 8:58:31 AM PST · by RnMomof7 · 20 replies
    In his latest bid to ease the suffering of the poor — and upend the expectations of the papacy — Pope Francis plans to build showers for the homeless under the sweeping white colonnade of St. Peter’s Square. A homeless man sits close to where the showers are going to be built in St. Peter’s square. Photo via Josephine McKenna/RNS Related Reading VIDEO: Our Neighbors in the Pews by The Editors Left Behind by John A. Zukowski Compassion in the Stacks by Brittany Shoot Forty Shades of Green by Sean McDonagh The Rich Get Richer by Julie Polter Three showers...
  • Ebola Doc's Condition Downgraded to 'Idiotic'

    08/06/2014 1:07:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 159 replies ^ | August 6, 2014 | Ann Coulter
    I wonder how the Ebola doctor feels now that his humanitarian trip has cost a Christian charity much more than any services he rendered. What was the point? Whatever good Dr. Kent Brantly did in Liberia has now been overwhelmed by the more than $2 million already paid by the Christian charities Samaritan's Purse and SIM USA just to fly him and his nurse home in separate Gulfstream jets, specially equipped with medical tents, and to care for them at one of America's premier hospitals. (This trip may be the first real-world demonstration of the economics of Obamacare.) There's little...
  • World Vision Board Member Resigns Over Gay Uproar

    04/03/2014 12:58:09 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    AP ^ | April 3, 2014 | Staff
    World Vision board member has resigned in protest after the Christian aid group quickly reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages. Jacquelline Fuller, director of corporate giving for Google Inc., said in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press that she remains a "huge fan" of the group's work on behalf of the poor, but she resigned Friday "as I disagreed with the decision to exclude gay employees who marry."
  • World Vision: Why We're Hiring Gay Christians in Same-Sex Marriages

    03/24/2014 8:14:00 PM PDT · by Coronal · 137 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | March 24, 2014 | Celeste Gracey and Jeremy Weber
    World Vision's American branch will no longer require its more than 1,100 employees to restrict their sexual activity to marriage between one man and one woman. Abstinence outside of marriage remains a rule. But a policy change announced Monday [March 24] will now permit gay Christians in legal same-sex marriages to be employed at one of America's largest Christian charities.
  • How Christian Charity Developed Western Ethics, Hospitals, Schools

    11/16/2013 10:40:18 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 2 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 17 November 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    This is my second article in reply to Tony, who wrote to me with critical observations on my speech What is Uniquely Good about Western Civilisation Derives from Christianity. The first article is Support for Christianity Should Not Alienate People. My reply is in several parts because he covers many issues, although sometimes using too simplistic arguments compared to the attention they would deserve. The problem I have in answering him is that in the space of a couple of emails he enumerates many things which he finds wrong about Christianity, each of which would require a book (and...
  • Octuplets mum Nadya Suleman: My amazing story - Exclusive

    02/13/2009 8:03:47 PM PST · by machogirl · 60 replies · 1,110+ views News ^ | 02/13/2008 | By Anton Antonowicz
    She is single, jobless – and the world’s most talked-about mother. Now for the first time, octuplets mum Nadya Suleman tells her amazing story in her own words – and reveals how she plans to raise 14 children as a lone parent and with so many eyes watching her. Nadya, 33, made headlines around the globe with her amazing multiple birth. But it has been far from plain sailing. Today she reveals how: * She has not had sex since before she had her first baby by IVF seven years ago. * She has received 500 death threats. * All...
  • Charity Worker Shot Dead in Afghanistan for 'Spreading Christianity'

    10/21/2008 5:11:58 AM PDT · by BCW · 8 replies · 520+ views
    Fox News ^ | 20 OCT 2008 | Associated Press
    Taliban gunmen killed a Christian aid worker in Kabul on Monday, and the militant group said it targeted the woman because she was spreading her religion. The dual South African-British national worked with handicapped Afghans and was killed in the western part of Kabul as she was walking to work around 8 a.m., officials said. The gunmen, who were on a motorbike, shot the woman in the body and leg with a pistol, said Interior Ministry spokesman Zemeri Bashary. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the slaying. "This woman came to Afghanistan to teach Christianity to the people of Afghanistan," militant...
  • British aid worker shot dead in Afghanistan for 'preaching Christianity'

    10/20/2008 5:32:06 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 6 replies · 473+ views
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 20 Oct 2008 | By Caroline Gammell
    The Taliban have shot dead a British aid worker in Afghanistan because she was "preaching Christianity." Gayle Williams, who had been in the troubled country for three years, was killed by two gunmen on a motorcycle as she walked to work in the capital of Kabul. She recently moved from Kandahar back to Kabul because it was seen as safer. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the shooting, which took place at 8am local time. Afghan interior ministry spokesman Zemeri Bashary said Miss Williams had been shot in the body and leg with a pistol. "Two armed men sitting on a...
  • British woman gunned down by Afghan militants on Kabul street; murdered for 'spreading Christianity'

    10/20/2008 3:05:06 AM PDT · by Stoat · 15 replies · 995+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | October 0, 2008
    A British woman working for a Christian charity helping disabled Afghans was shot dead in Kabul as she walked to work early this morning, officials and the group said. Gayle Williams worked for SERVE Afghanistan, which describes itself as a Christian charity, confirmed the incident but would not give any details.'Our people carried out this attack in District 3 of Kabul this morning at 7am,' the Taliban's spokesman Zabiullah Mujahed told The Times. 'The reason that we killed her was because she was spreading Christianity." 'Two armed men sitting on a motorbike shot her dead. Some bullets hit her body...

    09/21/2008 2:53:36 PM PDT · by Dr. Eckleburg · 5 replies · 259+ views
    CHARITY, OR LOVE, THE SUM OF ALL VIRTUE by Jonathan Edwards "Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, ant have not charity, I am become as counting brass, or & tinkling cymbal Ant though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; ant though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. And though I bestow stow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." --...
  • Newspaper ad finds kidney donor

    01/04/2003 7:03:47 PM PST · by spetznaz · 8 replies · 253+ views
    MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) -- A 5-year-old received a kidney Friday from a donor who answered a newspaper ad placed by the girl's mother. Angela Rushford and the donor were in stable condition Friday at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, a hospital spokeswoman said. Doctors expect the two to remain hospitalized for a week to 10 days. "I owe David Harper a lot," Angela's father, Tony Rushford, said shortly after the surgery. "When I was a kid, my hero was Spider-Man. Now it's David Harper." Angela has polycystic renal failure, a condition doctors say is usually seen in older...