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  • Pope Francis said That In Order To Have 'Universal Peace' The 'Scourge of Christian Fundamentalism' Must Be Eliminated

    12/07/2019 7:44:43 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 130 replies
    nteb ^ | 12/6/19 | Geoffrey Grider
    While you have been out playing church, and downloading all the tracks from satanist Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King‘ album, the leader of the world’s largest religion, Pope Francis, has been brazenly bold and open about furthering his plans for the One World Religion of Chrislam. On November 18, Pope Francis stated that the only thing standing in his way of seeing his “Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together” covenant being realized are those nasty, scourge fundamentalist Bible believers who keep exposing him. I took it as a compliment. "In today’s precarious world, dialogue among religions is not...
  • Two More Christian Martyrs in India

    12/07/2019 4:15:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | December 7, 2019 | Michael Brown
    You might never know their names. But you need to hear their stories. Two more pastors have been killed for their faith in India, yet the work they started continues. It is very true that persecution is intensifying in India.But the gospel cannot be stopped. Not by mob violence. Not by government opposition. Not by intimidation. Not by bloodshed. In the midst of many deadly challenges, the name of Jesus is being proclaimed.Let me tell you the story.I am just now returning from my 27th trip to India, a country I love dearly and a country I visit annually to spend time...
  • ‘If We Give Up Our Christianity, We Lose Our Identity,’ Says Hungarian Minister

    12/06/2019 6:40:14 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 12/6/19 | Matt Hadro
    Hungary is promoting pro-family policies because its Christian identity is at stake, the country’s family minister told CNA in an interview. “If we give up on our Christianity, then we will lose our own identity, as Hungarians, as Europeans,” Katalin Novák, Hungary’s Minister of State for Family Affairs, told CNA in an interview on Wednesday. Novák spoke at the second annual conference on family policy on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, co-organized with the Embassy of Brazil. She joined officials from the Trump administration, members of Congress, and representatives of non-governmental organizations in discussing how governments can promote pro-family policies. Hungary’s...
  • How St. Nick Became Santa Claus

    12/06/2019 6:07:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    CBN ^ | Craig von Buseck, D.Min.
    An ancient merchant had three lovely daughters. But due to a tragic turn of events, he had lost all hope that his daughters would be able to marry and live a happy life. It was the third century, and this businessman had lost his fortune when pirates pillaged his ship. His beautiful daughters were of marrying age, and without money he could give them no dowry.In those days, young women without a dowry had few options for survival. Many were forced into slavery or prostitution.The father prayed around the clock that somehow God would grant a miracle for his...
  • Hollywood Socialism

    12/04/2019 5:18:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | December 4, 2019 | John Stossel
    Hollywood is now obsessing about increasing ethnic and gender diversity. Good. There's been nasty racial and gender discrimination in the movie business. Unfortunately, Hollywood has no interest in one type of diversity: diversity of thought. In most every movie, capitalism is evil. Greedy miners want to kill nature-loving aliens in "Avatar." Director James Cameron says: "The mining company boss will be the villain again in several sequels. ... Same guy. Same mother----er through all four movies." One reviewer calls a scene in the recent "Star Wars" movie "a beautiful critique of unregulated capitalism." "Unregulated capitalism" is such a stupid cliche....
  • Ain't It the Truth?

    12/03/2019 5:59:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | December 3, 2019 | Bill Murchison
    The Anglican Church of Canada clutches its throat at the prospect of -- Lord have mercy -- shutting down its ministries and works 20 years from now. You know -- putting up the "Closed" sign, the public demand for said ministries dwindling more with every passing year. So sharply have Anglican membership rolls declined since 2000 that, according to an internal study, naught but the buildings will remain in 2040. Which, as many will recognize, is an odd assumption to entertain concerning any of the Lord's enterprises -- the same Lord who parted the Red Sea (I'll come back to...
  • How Christianity Remade the World

    12/01/2019 4:12:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall. com ^ | December 1, 2019 | Marvin Olasky
    Until this year, the first 20 pages of “Witness” by Whittaker Chambers (Random House, 1952) comprised the most brilliant preface or foreword I’d ever read. Chambers, who had crossed over from Communism to Christianity, explained that Communism is “man’s second oldest faith. Its promise was whispered in the first days of the Creation under the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil: ‘Ye shall be as gods.’” And gods play to win, as Chambers goes on to show during the next 788 pages, which are good but not as good as the beginning. The first 17 pages of historian...
  • 29 Books That Would Make an Excellent Christmas Gift

    11/29/2019 8:08:12 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 28, 2019 | Daniel Davis and Heritage Foundation contributors
    The Christmas season is here, which means the clock’s a-ticking to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Here are 29 books that our friends at The Heritage Foundation think you and your family will enjoy.
  • Most Brits Don't Believe the Bible is Relevant to Their Own Lives

    11/07/2019 6:22:20 PM PST · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 11/6/19 | Staff
    A new study by the Bible Society has found that only a minority of Brits see the Bible as relevant to their own lives.In the survey of nearly 20,000 adults, only 18% said that the Bible was "relevant to them personally". This was despite 40% of those surveyed saying that they were Christian. Over half (52%) of the respondents agreed that it was important to know the Bible because it has shaped British culture, and a majority (61%) said that it was good for children to know Bible stories. The survey underscored Britain's increasing secularisation, with just under half (49%)...
  • Nikki Haley: God Using Trump’s Presidency to Bring ‘Lessons’ and ‘Change’

    11/26/2019 7:33:01 PM PST · by upchuck · 34 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Nov 26, 2019 | Isabel Van Brugen
    Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said in an interview last week she believes President Donald Trump’s presidency is being used by God to create “change” and to help teach the United States “lessons.” Haley, a former governor for South Carolina, was responding to a question during an interview with CBN News chief political analyst David Brody, which questioned God’s reasoning for making Trump president of the United States. Brody asked: “What is your view kind of spiritually on the sovereignty of God and what he is doing exactly by putting Donald Trump as president of...
  • Progressive pansexualist ‘Christians’ have declared war on orthodox believers

    11/25/2019 10:53:11 AM PST · by Cronos · 46 replies
    Lifesite news ^ | 21 Nov 2019 | David V Virtue
    It should be obvious by now that progressive pansexual "Christians" have only one goal - to destroy traditional Christianity and the churches that support it, declare they have won, and wave the rainbow flag of victory. While they have never started or built churches, they have spent decades infiltrating and taking over orthodox parishes and turning them in the name of inclusion. Then they watch as the churches slowly wither and die. This was the plan all along. Having their sexuality not merely approved but accepted and controlling the sexual agenda of the church was always their objective. Total...
  • Pope Francis Cites French Epic Poem to Prove Christianity Is as Violent as Islam

    11/23/2019 6:23:47 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/23/2019 | Robert Spencer
    The indefatigable apologist for Islam Pope Francis on Monday issued yet another mea culpa to Muslims, saying: “A scene from The Song of Roland comes to me as a symbol, when the Christians defeat the Muslims and line them up in front of the baptismal font, with one holding a sword. And the Muslims had to choose between baptism or the sword. That is what we Christians did.” Was it really? The Song of Roland is actually a work of fiction, a French epic poem loosely based on the Battle of Roncevaux Pass between Muslim invaders and Christian defenders in...
  • Islam and Orthodox Christianity Have the Same Values, Putin Says

    11/23/2019 12:17:53 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 71 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Nov 22 2019
    Orthodox Christianity and Islam are based on the same fundamental values, President Vladimir Putin said in an address to a religious conference in Kyrgyzstan. The conference, titled "Orthodoxy and Islam — Religions of Peace," aimed to promote interethnic and interreligious dialogue between Russia and Kyrgyzstan. "Islam and Orthodox Christianity, just like other world religions, are based on fundamental humanistic values that are of enduring importance — on mercy and love for one’s near, justice and respect for human beings," the state-run TASS news agency quoted Putin as saying Thursday. The address, which was read out to the conference by Russian...
  • Christians, Don't Be Afraid to Hold Chick-fil-A Accountable

    11/22/2019 7:29:24 AM PST · by cdga5for4 · 88 replies
    Charisma ^ | November 22, 2019 | Bill Hull
    I predict that there will be more scrutiny, not less, of the decision made by the Chick-fil-A Foundation. I am sure the company will revise its response. More nuance will surely be forthcoming because of the nationwide backlash. Nuance, however, is what causes you to lose in politics, get defeated in war and get burned at the stake in religion.
  • How the US military has embraced growing religious diversity

    11/17/2019 11:31:25 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 23 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | November 12, 2019 | Ronit Y. Stahl
    Vice President Mike Pence joins military officers and a chaplain on Aug. 23, 2019, in a prayer for two Army men who died during operations in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) (The Conversation) -- In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not unusual for military chaplains. But during World War I, most Americans would have been surprised to learn that a rabbi led a service for four Christian soldiers. In 1917, when the United States entered the war, chaplaincy was a majority white and fully Christian organization. No law specifically stated...
  • Christians demand that 65% of characters on TV be Christian (vanity)

    11/14/2019 12:42:32 PM PST · by Ge0ffrey · 19 replies
    Christians demand that 65% of characters on TV and the movies be Christian and that they be portrayed in a positive light. Christians demand that 65% of students enrolled in all colleges be Christian. Christians demand that 65% of all college and elementary and secondary school teachers be Christian. Christians demand that 65% of all actors and actresses on TV be Christian. Christians demand that 65% percent of all TV and movie scripts have Christian content. Christians demand that 65% of all professional athletes be Christian. Et al. Why don't we see headlines like this?
  • Giorgia Meloni & Salvini Unite: “We Will Defend God, Country and Family”

    11/11/2019 1:01:05 AM PST · by NachOsten · 8 replies
    rair foundation ^ | October 22, 2019 | Amy Mek
    Italy First! Giorgia Meloni & Salvini Unite: “We Will Defend God, Country and Family” While addressing a crowd of over 150,000, former Deputy Italian Prime Minister Matteo Salvini (Lega Party, League) and Giorgia Meloni (Fratelli d’Itali party) led a massive Trump-like pro-freedom rally in Rome to stand up to Italy’s new radical left government headed by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and his open borders immigration policies. Meloni is the leader of the Italian party, Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) and a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. Meloni delivered an impassioned speech in front of tens of thousands of...
  • Should Rich Christians Give Away All Their Money?

    11/10/2019 4:34:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | November 10, 2019 | Michael Brown
    What are the social responsibilities of wealthy Christians? Must they prove their loyalty to the Lord by selling their possessions and giving to the poor? Are there simple, universal answers to these questions, or are these questions that must be answered personally and individually? Some of these issues were raised decades ago in Ronald Sider’s classic work Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger, originally published in 1978. With many of us in the West having so much and many in other countries having so little, what would Jesus ask of us?David Chilton took exception to Sider’s approach, writing, Productive Christians in an Age of Guilt Manipulators: A...
  • Mayor Bloomberg closes Manhattan worship services of 25 religious groups. The list.

    11/09/2019 5:00:04 AM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    NYC religions, ^ | FEBRUARY 12, 2012 | Tony Carnes
    Way- back machine .. In a move with no precedent in New York City history Mayor Michael Bloomberg will shut down after today the worship services of scores of what he calls “these religious groups.” At least 55 churches and synagogues are affected. On his weekly radio program Bloomberg was adamant. ... Bloomberg also said he dismissed religious freedom concerns by legislators in Albany. "I don't know what's going to happen in Albany. I can just tell you what's happening here. This is the last Sunday that these religious organizations will be able to have worship services
  • ‘I’m Black, I’m Supposed to Be a Democrat’: 2 Women Explain Why They Veered Right

    11/04/2019 8:49:29 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 1, 2019 | Bill Walton
    Bill Walton recently welcomed Star Parker and Winsome Sears to his video podcast for a discussion of why so many black Americans continue to vote for the failed liberal agenda. Here is a transcript of their conversation, edited mostly only for style and clarity. Bill Walton: Welcome to “The Bill Walton Show.” Race just seems to dominate so much of our political debate in the United States. Today, I want to explore and learn about the past, present, and future state of black America. Who has the better policy answers, conservatives or liberals or libertarians? What’s been the impact of...