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  • Voices

    04/20/2014 9:32:01 AM PDT · by Revski
    Youtube ^ | 4-20-2014 | Revski
    This video has family pets and some voices enjoying daily life. The sound effects of the running brook was recorded from the Chepachet R.I. river. Voices are my grandchild and myself. The children song, sang by the eaglet is, (Is Anything To Hard For God).
  • Daily Bread, Eating, Drinking & Singing

    04/17/2014 10:52:52 AM PDT · by Revski
    Revski's Youtube Video ^ | 4-17-2014 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video has family pets eating, drinking and enjoying daily life in the back yard. The sound effects of the running brook was recorded from the Chepachet R.I. river. Voices are my grandchild and myself. The children song, sang by the eaglet is, (Is Anything To Hard For God).
  • A Prescription for Life Given By Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane

    04/14/2014 1:38:06 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/13/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In past years on the blog, I have generally published the schedule of the Lord’s final week according to the Scriptures (on the Monday of Holy Week). Since I have done this in years past, I presume most of you have seen it by now. If you haven’t, you can read it here: A Chronology of Jesus’ Holy WeekFor this year, I thought I might look at some of the moments in the Passion Narrative (this year from St. Matthew) and highlight them.The first moment occurs in the Garden of Gethsemane and presents a very good stance for Holy Week,...
  • The Revolutionary Message of Palm Sunday

    04/13/2014 7:28:20 AM PDT · by Mercat · 6 replies
    Word on Fire ^ | Robert Barron
    The texts that Christians typically read on Palm Sunday have become so familiar that we probably don't sense their revolutionary power. But no first-century Jew would have missed the excitement and danger implicit in the coded language of the accounts describing Jesus' entry into Jerusalem just a few days before his death. In Mark's Gospel we hear that Jesus and his disciples "drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany on the Mount of Olives." A bit of trivial geographical detail, we might be tempted to conclude. But about five hundred years before Jesus' time, the prophet Ezekiel had relayed...
  • Are you there God? It's me, Bartram (Libs want God back in school)

    04/13/2014 4:13:28 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 40 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 04/13/2014 | Helen Ubinas
    --snip-- This was Thursday night and the two were part of a community meeting on the recent highly publicized violent incidents at the school, including a couple of lunchtime brawls and an assault on a conflict-resolution specialist by a 17-year-old student. Yes, a man charged to keep the peace got his skull fractured. At the start of the meeting, God got a shout-out by one of the speakers. It probably wasn't a bad idea. Given the disagreements over what caused the problems at Bartram, and what it's going to take to fix them, divine intervention may be the only solution....
  • Mickey Rooney’s Greatest Roles: Patriot and Man of Faith

    04/09/2014 11:30:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 04/09/2014 | Larry Provost
    Actor Mickey Rooney (1920-2014) was a man of great patriotism and faith. These were his greatest roles. The number one box office star in America during the greatest years of the Hollywood Golden Age, 1939-1941, was not Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, Judy Garland, or even Jimmy Stewart. It was Mickey Rooney. Rooney died Sunday at age 93. His acting career, begun on Vaudeville and matured in Hollywood, spanned over 90 years and ten decades. Mickey Rooney starred in over 300 films and was one of the last surviving stars of the silent film era. Rooney was awarded an Honorary Oscar...
  • Twisting the Scripture: Casting Stones

    04/08/2014 9:59:32 AM PDT · by Clintons-B-Gone · 79 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | April 7, 2014 | R.G. Yoho
    In today’s society, whenever someone dares to criticize ANY type of action or behavior, it isn’t uncommon for a person to say that “you shouldn’t cast stones.” It has long been my experience that people generally don’t like being told that something they are doing is wrong. It starts as children. But many of them eventually grow out of it and start to behave like moral and responsible adults.
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/07/2014 10:43:03 AM PDT · by Faith · 12 replies
    April 7, 2014 | Faith
    Be not afraid, only believe. Mark 5: 36
  • 7 graphics that appeal to both the beauty and brains of faith...

    04/06/2014 12:15:36 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-6-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    03/31/2014 8:31:10 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    March 31, 2014 | Faith
    "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light." – Matthew 11: 28-30
  • The Religion of Liberalism - Hobby Lobby battles the True Faith

    03/27/2014 5:26:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | March 27, 2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    Supreme Court Justices Ginsburg, Kagan, and Sotomayor are concerned. They should be. The religion of liberalism is under attack. The Hobby Lobby fight in the high court? The tussle with the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue over gays pushing their agenda in the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade? The latest skirmish over global warming, aka climate change? The controversy about government funding of Planned Parenthood and the group’s abortion stances? Common Core? The business of turning NASA from a space agency to an outreach group to Muslims? All of these and more are different parts of a wholly formed universe...
  • Bill Gates Reveals Family Goes to Catholic Church: 'It Makes Sense to Believe in God'

    03/17/2014 6:02:02 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 71 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 3/14/17 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Bill Gates, the richest man in the world, revealed in a recent interview that his family goes to a Catholic church and that religious morality inspires a lot of his charity work. He also shared his personal thoughts on God and the biggest issues facing the world today. "The moral systems of religion, I think, are super important. We've raised our kids in a religious way; they've gone to the Catholic church that Melinda goes to and I participate in. I've been very lucky, and therefore I owe it to try and reduce the inequity in the world. And that's...
  • 'Noah' Movie Director Denies Controversy, Says Film Will Challenge Preconceptions of Non-Believers

    03/11/2014 2:20:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/11/2014 | Morgan Lee
    The director of the upcoming Bible epic "Noah" shot down rumors that the movie had caused a hullabaloo for himself and Paramount Pictures. "There isn't really a controversy," Darren Aronofsky told Variety on Thursday, at "Foundations of the Deep: Noah and the Flood," an art exhibition with work inspired by the story. The director of "Black Swan" and "The Wrestler" added that he made the film for both "believers and non-believers" and was especially interested in challenging any preconceptions that the latter group might have about attending a religious film. "I'm more concerned about getting non-believers into the theater or...
  • Where Material Meets Supernatural

    03/11/2014 3:05:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Ricochet ^ | March 11, 2014 | Dave Carter
    "But the purpose of prayer," wrote Bill Buckley, "surely, is to stress the great divisions between the material and the supernatural condition, not to gloss over them." Indeed, though it seemed in recent days that the chasm between the material and supernatural has grown so great that not even a multi-million dollar congressionally funded bridge to nowhere and back could connect the distant shores. I'm not Catholic, (though I am doing some reading on the faith), so I'm unfamiliar with the specialties of the various saints. I know there is a patron saint for traveling, another for the military, and...
  • Even Obama seems to be losing faith in Obamacare

    03/07/2014 10:17:41 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 3/6/14 | Rick Newman - The Exchange
    If you’d like the government to change something about Obamacare, give the White House a ring. They’re in a flexible mood. President Obama this week approved yet another delay to provisions in the Affordable Care Act, giving insurers until 2016 to sell a type of insurance policy that’s supposed to be banned under the health-reform law. The ban, which was supposed to begin this year, would prevent insurers from selling bare-bones plans that might be affordable but don’t abide by 10 “essential service rules” required under the new law. When insurers began canceling such coverage last year, however, several million...
  • Amazing final days of a Jackson attorney who found peace

    03/05/2014 4:32:10 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 9 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | March 05, 2014 | Brad Flory
    JACKSON, MI – The human race is divided between people who see amazing coincidences, and people who see no coincidences. Both types should hear about the last days of Jackson attorney Bruce Clark. Clark, 79, who lived at Clark Lake, was an Eagle Scout as a boy and a respected member of his profession as an adult. But this is not the story of Clark’s life. It’s the story of what happened before he died two weeks ago. Struck by cancer, pneumonia and a heart attack, Clark said something unusual one day from his bed at Allegiance hospital. “He told...
  • Reagan Was Right, ACU Wrong: Atheism Is Enemy of America

    03/05/2014 8:17:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 101 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 5, 2014 | Terry Jeffrey
    Are atheism and promoting atheism consistent with American -- let alone conservative -- values and principles? The operational policy of the American Conservative Union now appears to contradict Ronald Reagan's view on this. Reagan believed atheism was not merely wrong, but the enemy of freedom. The ACU has functionally adopted the position that groups promoting atheism can be featured at its annual Conservative Political Action Conference -- so long as they promote godlessness with civility. In the same 1983 speech in which he declared the Soviet Union an "evil empire," Reagan unapologetically spelt out the "ideals and principles" that...
  • Actor Matthew McConaughey Thanks God First For Oscar Win

    03/03/2014 7:11:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 135 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 3, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed it last night, Matthew McConaughey won the Oscar for best actor as a result of his work in "Dallas Buyer's Club." To kick off his acceptance speech, McConaughey thanked God for the blessings in his life and then he thanked his family. "First off I want to thank God, because he's the one I look up to, he's graced my life with opportunities that I know are not of my hand or any other human kind. He has shown me that it's a scientific fact that gratitude reciprocates. In the words of the late (British...
  • President Complains Media Give too Much Credence to His Opponents

    03/01/2014 1:58:04 PM PST · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Feb 2014 | John Semmens
    President Obama expressed his frustration with a news media that “feels compelled to give air time to opponents of my policies. We all know that there is no substance to the views of these malcontents, but out of a ‘knee-jerk’ compulsion to appear even-handed the media are allowing them to voice their opposition to a wide audience.” Obama acknowledged that “mainstream media outlets have been appropriately favorable in most of their coverage of what I'm trying to do, but the sliver of contention that they allow to be juxtaposed to the Administration's official proclamations is undermining the country's faith in...
  • The fascinating story of Richard Bennett, a former devout Roman Catholic priest (now Evangelical)

    02/26/2014 2:53:12 PM PST · by Dr. Thorne · 24 replies
    ChristianAnswers.net ^ | Richard Bennett
    Born Irish, in a family of eight, my early childhood was fulfilled and happy. My father was a Colonel in the Irish Army until he retired when I was about nine. As a family, we loved to play, sing, and act, all within a military camp in Dublin. We were a typical Irish Roman Catholic family. My father sometimes knelt down to pray at his bedside in a solemn manner. My mother would talk to Jesus while sewing, washing dishes, or even smoking a cigarette. Most evenings we would kneel in the living room to say the Rosary together. No...
  • Philadelphia Faith-Healer Couple Gets 7 Years in Prison for Infant Son's Death

    02/20/2014 4:33:00 PM PST · by wonkowasright · 3 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 2/20/2014 | Gina Meeks
    A Philadelphia faith-healing father and mother were sentenced on Wednesday to up to seven years in prison for the death of their infant son, the second of their children to die after an illness. Seven-month-old Brandon Schaible died on April 18 of bacterial pneumonia and dehydration. His parents Herbert and Catherine Schaible were found guilty of third-degree homicide, endangering the welfare of a child and conspiracy.
  • Team Obama's Topsy-Turvy Rhetoric Escalates the War on Faith

    02/05/2014 1:52:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2014 | Ken Blackwell
    A favorite tactic of this Administration is to engage in outrageous behavior, and then – with the support of its allies – put its opponents on the defensive by accusing them of engaging in the conduct of which it is in fact guilty. So, for example, the Obama Administration takes far-out positions on social issues— then labels as “extreme” anyone who stands up for mainstream values. The White House promotes monetary policies that destroy jobs– and then attacks the business community for driving “income inequality.” The latest example of this “jujitsu” maneuver involves the Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate...
  • Is President Obama part of reinventing American civil religion – God and the public square?

    02/04/2014 1:26:16 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | February 4, 2014 | Wayne Slater, Texas Faith blog
    Author and speaker Diana Butler Bass suggests that we are in the process of reinventing American civil religion, the way we think about God and national purpose. And she says President Obama is part of that process. Obama, like his predecessors in the White House, has generally drawn the older form of civil religion complete with biblical language, social justice evangelicalism, and the themes of orthodox theology. But, she suggests, something has changed in the last couple of years. His speeches have included a view of God with an appeal to a wider faith audience, she says. “Gone is the...
  • The Two Kinds of Faith

    01/31/2014 2:06:06 PM PST · by James R. Aist · 76 replies
    The Christian Post iPost ^ | January 31, 2014 | James R. Aist
    Several years ago I heard someone make the statement that "To help someone accept Christ, just show them that they already use faith in their everyday life, and explain to them that all they have to do is use the same faith to believe in Jesus." Well, I didn't know why at first, but that statement just didn't seem to ring true, especially in light of what the Bible actually says about faith. So, I began to search it out more carefully, and that's how I came to realize that there are actually two kinds of faith, and that they...
  • Shock and Outrage as Christian Film Stripped of ‘Best Song’ Oscar Nomination (Video)

    01/30/2014 8:31:41 AM PST · by montag813 · 47 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-30-2014 | Susan Frommer
    by Susan Frommer | Top Right News by Hollywood's war against Christians continues. Sunday it was the Grammy's ode to witchcraft, Satan, and same-sex 'marriage'. Today, it was Goliath crushing David underfoot -- as a beautiful song from a small-budget Christian film had its Oscar nomination revoked after a vicious Hollywood uproar against it. At a meeting this week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors decided to strip the surprise nomination for Best Song from “Alone Yet Not Alone,” which appears in the independent Christian-produced film of the same name. The unprecedented move followed a massive online...
  • Protestant Caucus: Wretched - Beware of the false conversion

    01/29/2014 9:48:23 AM PST · by SteelTrap · 13 replies
    Wretched, Todd Friel ^ | December 30, 2010 | Todd Friel
    Beware Of The False Conversion (Wretched with Todd Friel)
  • A smack in the face from an Atheist.

    01/29/2014 12:26:59 AM PST · by SteelTrap · 3 replies
    A smack in the face from an Atheist.
  • Wretched with Todd Friel - False Prophet Called Out!

    01/28/2014 11:51:33 PM PST · by SteelTrap · 11 replies
    You Tube video ^ | June 1, 2012
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E357PL-TJK4 Matthew 7:15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves."
  • Will Jesus Find Faith WHen He Comes?...Luke18 pt 8

    And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary. And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me. And the Lord said, Hear what the...
  • Francis: Christian or Muslim, the faith your parents instilled in you will help you move on

    01/20/2014 4:40:51 PM PST · by ebb tide · 54 replies
    Rome Reports ^ | 1-20-2014
    Pope Francis' visit with a group of refugees at the Sacred Heart parish can best be described as simple, warm, and relaxed. POPE FRANCIS "Thank you. Because by welcoming everyone as family, you make anyone that comes in feel like family. Today I am here and I feel at home, like family. Thank you very much. But I am missing one thing: Mariana hasn't offered me any mate.” To get to Italy, many of the refugees had to endure many hardships, even the loss of friends and family. Pope Francis said that to lighten the weight of their suffering, they...
  • Pursuing Economic “Fairness” Without Understanding Economics

    01/20/2014 10:47:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2014 | Austin Hill
    “I just want what is fair for everybody…” If I’ve heard that line once, I’ve heard it hundreds of times on those occasions when I end up discussing business, economic, and public policy issues with members of the clergy. With the uptick in minimum wage worker strikes over the past few months (we saw another “round” of them at Wal-Mart stores this past week), I’ve had these conversations quite frequently. What is striking to me is that the starting point for many of these Pastors, Priests and Rabbi’s is to say that they are standing up for “workers’ rights.” But...
  • Duck Dynasty's Willie and Korie Robertson Star in New Movie, 'God's Not Dead' (Video)

    01/19/2014 12:05:40 PM PST · by montag813 · 8 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-19-2014 | TRNlive
    Two stars of 'Duck Dynasty' star in a new film that explores a student's struggle to prove the existence of God.Willie and Korie Robertson, who are well known for their family reality TV show and their staunch Christian faith, along with The actors  Kevin Sorbo, Shane Harper and Dean Cain, appear in God's Not Dead, to be released on March 21st. In the movie, college freshman and devout Christian Josh Wheaton (Harper) finds his faith challenged by his dogmatic philosophy professor (Sorbo), who requires his students to disavow the existence of God on the first day of class, signing a declaration...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' Family Inspiring Students to Pray at Public Schools

    01/13/2014 5:55:10 PM PST · by montag813 · 5 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-13-2014 | TRN
    Inspiring a new generation: Sadie Robertson (above)- One of the teen stars of 'Duck Dynasty' says that their show is leading students across the country to pray before meals at school.Sixteen-year-old Sadie Robertson, daughter of Willie and Korie Robertson, told an audience at a fundraiser for Prattville Christian Academy in Montgomery, Alabama, that the focus on their religious beliefs on the show is a light that others are emulating. Sadie noted that she and her family have become aware that there are “Duck Dynasty clubs” springing up at many schools across the nation and one goal of these clubs is to...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/13/2014 11:39:20 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    January 13, 2014 | Faith
    The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song will I praise Him. Psalm 28:7
  • 'Duck Dynasty' star: show leading students to pray

    01/13/2014 8:48:02 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 52 replies
    Austin American Statesmen ^ | January 13, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A teenager on TV's "Duck Dynasty" says the reality show is leading students to pray before lunch at schools across the country. Sixteen-year-old Sadie Robertson told an audience in Montgomery on Sunday that young people are forming "Duck Dynasty clubs" to pray before lunch at school. She said it's an awesome thing for a TV show to be able to bring prayer into schools.
  • [CATH/ORTH CAUCUS]Sizing Up a (Silly?) Christian Slogan and Listening to a Very Angry Man

    08/11/2010 3:54:54 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 8/10/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    The video at the bottom of this page is a rather angry discourse by a non-believer. Watch it with care and caution as he uses some profanity and a degree of uncharitable discourse, and unfair stereotyping  that is hard to take if you haven’t prayed prior to viewing it. He does disclaim at the beginning that “Not everyone who has religious faith is a complete idiot” but then goes on to so fundamentally attack the very notion of faith that he ends up saying we’re “complete idiots.”I call the video to your attention however because it is valuable at times...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/06/2014 10:44:56 AM PST · by Faith · 12 replies
    January 6, 2014 | Faith
    The Lord redeemeth the soul of His servants; and none of them that trust in Him shall be desolate.(Psalm 34:22)
  • Remarkable and Lesser Known Insights by CS Lewis on the Loss of Faith in the West

    03/10/2012 7:20:58 PM PST · by marshmallow · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 3/7/12 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    One of the lesser known and lesser read works of CS Lewis is his correspondence with Rev. Fr. Don Giovanni Calabria. Few indeed have read them since they were written in Latin. And though an English translation was published in 1998, I know few who have ever heard of these letters. The full collection of these letter is here: The Latin Letters of CS LewisIn these letters, there are some very important insights that CS Lewis offers for the loss of faith in Europe that was already well underway in the 1950s when the letters were exchanged. Indeed I would...
  • On Being Faithful in a few things before being ruler over many things

    09/22/2013 2:36:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | September 21, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Lord Jesus gives a penetrating analysis of the state of the sinner and some very sobering advice to we would-be saints in today’s Gospel. Let’s look at the Gospel in two stages: The Analysis of the Sinner and the Advice to the Saints.I. ANALYSIS OF THE SINNER - The Lord Jesus describes a sinful steward in the opening lines of this gospel. Let’s look at the description:A. DELUSION (of the sinner)- Jesus said to his disciples, “A rich man had a steward – Notice he is called a steward not an owner. God is the owner of everything, we...
  • Are we willing to pay the financial cost of Faith….or not? What's answer say about what we value?

    09/16/2013 11:56:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | September 15, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    There is an interesting, albeit at times concerning, article over at Marketwatch.com that reports the simple fact that being a member of a believing community “costs” you something. And while the article is directed to a Jewish context, its implications reach all of us who believe and belong to the Church.Underlying the article and those it interviews is a not so subtle premise that it is somehow wrong for faith to “cost” much. Never mind that just about anything in life costs something, involves tradeoffs and that the things we value are often where we chose to spend more. Somehow...
  • Those who seek to eliminate faith for the sake of freedom, get only tyranny

    07/04/2013 12:57:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 3, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    On the Fourth of July, in the United States of America we celebrate freedom. In particular we celebrate freedom from tyranny, and a government that is not representative; freedom from unchecked power and unaccountable sovereigns.Distorted and faithless notions - Yet, as Christians we cannot overlook that there are ways of understanding freedom today that are distorted, exaggerated and detached from a proper context. Many modern concepts of freedom treat freedom as something that faith limits, not enhances.Alexis De Tocqueville said Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. In America today we are seeing the erosion of all...
  • Movie Review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    12/25/2013 4:53:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 12/23/13 | Kenneth R Morefield
    Let us now praise average men. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty confronts that age-old question—does a movie get its drama through its plot or its characters? Its answer is to shrug indifferently, try to do both, and do neither. It's the complete opposite of Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken": two potential movies diverged from a famous short story. Ben Stiller took the one most travelled by. Then he changed his mind and tried to go back and take the other one, but by then it was too late... Walter's situation changes, but does his character develop? The original...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    12/23/2013 1:46:06 PM PST · by Faith · 15 replies
    December 23, 2013 | Faith
    He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God shall give unto Him the throne of His father David: And He shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of His kingdom there shall be no end. Luke 1: 32-33
  • Pastor: Phil Robertson Was Praying for Cancer Victim When A&E Suspended Him

    12/21/2013 2:16:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 20, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    When word came that Phil Robertson had been "indefinitely" suspended by A&E, he was praying for a fellow church member afflicted with cancer, according to his church leader. Robertson's pastor Mike Kellett said, "There were greater things on our mind than the firestorm about this [GQ magazine] article."Speaking to CNN, Kellett said Robertson isn't worried about being suspended over what he said because he believes he told the truth: "He's very calm, and very confident that if he serves the Lord, God will take care of everything."
  • Scientology: church, cult or corporation?

    12/13/2013 12:02:05 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | December 12, 2013 | Tom Rowley
    ...The five justices’ 84-point judgment was strewn with references to 19th-century parliamentary debates and semantic disputes, but their verdict on Wednesday afternoon was clear. The couple would now be free to marry in a Scientology chapel in London, surrounded by their families and the church’s volunteers...[SNIP] There are significant practical benefits, according to Linda Woodhead, a professor of religion at Lancaster University. “There are a lot of political and economic advantages in being categorised as a religion,” she says. “Equality legislation gives protection on the grounds of religion. And if you want to set up a free school, your application...
  • State Trooper Recalls Christmas Eve (Bob Welsh)

    12/12/2013 8:17:57 AM PST · by Doogle · 2 replies
    YT ^ | unk | Bob Welsh
    Touching story told by Bob Welsh.... Merry Christmas
  • Are You Religious...or Are You Saved?

    12/10/2013 5:23:53 AM PST · by CynicalBear · 190 replies
    raptureready.com ^ | 12/13 | Pete Rose
    I once heard a radio preacher make the statement, “You can be religious to your fingertips and still go to hell.” This is absolutely true. Religion and salvation are two vastly different things. Religion is man trying to reach God by his own efforts, through rituals and ceremonies and keeping of the laws and rules of the religion he is practicing. It may include doing good works, it may include trying to turn others to your religion and it may include other such things that may be well and good as far as this life is concerned, but it won’t...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    11/25/2013 11:03:24 AM PST · by Faith · 14 replies
    November 25, 2013 | Faith
    Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before His presence with singing. Know ye that the LORD He is God: it is He that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people, and the sheep of His pasture. Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise: be thankful unto Him, and bless His name. For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting; and His truth endureth to all generations.
  • There Are No Short Cuts

    11/22/2013 4:27:04 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 2 replies
    IFB ^ | 11/22/13
    Many believers today try to manufacture and produce the heavenly joy and experiential wisdom by earthy carnal means, but the end results of these is the eventually collapse and shipwreck of the child of Almighty God on the rocks of unbelief (Matt 7:26-27, 1 Tim 1:19, Heb. 4:2, James 1:22). Only when the mind of the child of God is absolutely fixed (Is 26:3) and locked onto Almighty God’s NEVER changing Word - by faith with application (Heb. 11:1,6) - will the child of God enter into a realm of spiritual treasure and knowledge that transcends the confinements of time...
  • Examine Yourselves Whether You Be in the Faith, Part 1

    11/21/2013 11:02:12 AM PST · by redleghunter · 528 replies
    GTY.org ^ | September 24, 1978 | John MacArthur
    Paul calls for an examination in another passage and I want you to notice this. It's the last chapter of II Corinthians, Chapter 13, and verse 5, I want you to note what it says, Il Corinthians 13:5, just the first sentence, "'Examine yourselves, whether you are in the faith; (prove it, is what he's saying) prove yourselves." You say to someone "are you a Christian?" 'Yes.' What do you base that on? 'Well so many years ago I made a decision.' That means nothing. The Bible never verifies anybodies salvation on the basis of the past, It's always on...