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  • 'Pro-Faith' or 'Profane?' Trump Surrogate Gets Heckled at Faith and Family Forum

    02/13/2016 12:24:33 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 317 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 12, 2016 | Leigh Munsil
    "...[Pastor Mark Burns] repeated four times: "Donald Trump is pro-faith. He is pro-faith. He is pro-faith. He is pro-faith." But an attendee called out loudly that Trump is "profane" - presumably referring to Trump's use of the word "pussy" on stage to mock opponent Sen. Ted Cruz and other such statements over the course of the campaign. Burns responded by admitting that Trump's language is profane. "Let me tell you one thing, I'm grateful you said that, that Donald Trump is profane, and that's what you're saying," he said. "Donald Trump is profane, but guess what? ... I don't know...
  • Look What Happened To This Man When He Run Away From God

    02/11/2016 7:13:28 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 42 replies ^ | Jan. 22, 2016 | Armen Hareyan
    There was a man in the Old Testament whose name was Jonah. God told him to do something, but he run away and thought he could hide from the presence of God. Then God commanded a big fish to swallow him. Miraculously, he survived in the belly of the fish for three days. During these three days he did three things: He realized he was wrong.He repented for his disobedience to God.He believed that God can still help him and prayed to God with faith. The Scripture says “And the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry...
  • Do Not Waste Your Time Remaining In The Past Because Your Best Days Are Still Up Ahead

    02/11/2016 6:54:26 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 25 replies ^ | Jan. 21, 2016 | Armen Hareyan
    We need to live this life not looking through the rear-view mirror. If someone has hurt you, forgive and move on. Leave it for God and he will care for it. Every time you have been disappointed, God has already set a new beginning for you. This is why you are still in this world. Every morning, every instance is a new beginning and a new opportunity for your salvation, which is life with God in His Kingdom. Your best days are still up ahead. The Scripture says in Ecclesiastes... Continue Reading here.
  • Chelsea Clinton: It's 'insulting' when people question my family's faith

    02/09/2016 12:11:40 PM PST · by simpson96 · 95 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 9, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Chelsea Clinton said God and religion guides so much of her mother's "moral compass" that she can't help but feel insulted when people question her family's faith. "My mother is very deeply a person of faith," Ms. Clinton, the only child of former President Bill Clinton and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, said at a recent fundraiser, the New York Post reported."It is deeply authentic and real for my mother, and it guides so much of her moral compass, but also her life's work," the 35-year-old added.Hillary was raised as a Methodist, Bill grew up as a Baptist, and Chelsea's...
  • God Is Three

    02/05/2016 4:09:36 AM PST · by metmom · 389 replies
    Grace to ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all" (2 Corinthians 13:14). Though there is only one God, He exists in three Persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. God is one, but He exists in three distinct Persons. We call this the Trinity, a contraction of "tri-unity," meaning "three in one." The word Trinity doesn't appear in the Bible, but God's existence as three Persons in one God is clear from Scripture. Old Testament evidence of God's plurality can be...
  • Ethnic cleansing: Iran-backed militia seize Christian neighborhoods in Baghdad

    02/08/2016 2:43:05 PM PST · by Fali_G · 17 replies
    The Foreign Desk ^ | 02/08/2016 | Lisa Daftari
    Iran-backed militias have seized homes, businesses and cultural sites, including churches belonging to Baghdad’s Christian communities, forcing individuals to resettle and forfeit all their belongings, according to members of the Christian members of the Iraqi Parliament. The militias have targeted properties belonging to Christians, forcing individuals to leave the area, according to Christian community leaders, including representatives from the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac minorities, as well as the Chaldean Patriarch of Iraq who have condemned the attacks, calling them a form of ethnic cleansing aimed to rid Baghdad of its Christians. “Their claim is that the property of a non-Christian...
  • Shock-Headline In Washington Post Attack On Trump's Faith Not Supported By Story

    02/01/2016 2:50:38 PM PST · by Biggirl · 8 replies ^ | February 1, 2016 | John Nolte
    Although Barack Obama spent 20 years in a radical, racialist church with a pastor who asks God to damn America; although Obama is a supporter of the infanticide known as partial-birth abortion, bashes Christianity, and uses ObamaCare as a means to persecute Christians through the power of the state, Obama’s longtime supporters at the Washington Post still write gushing articles about Obama’s Christianity and lash out harshly at those who don’t vouch for the president’s questionable faith.
  • Faith and the 2016 Campaign

    02/01/2016 1:57:16 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 12 replies
    PewForum ^ | January 27, 2016
    The conventional wisdom in American politics has long been that someone who is not religious cannot be elected president of the United States. Most Americans have consistently said that it is important to them that the president have strong religious beliefs. And a new Pew Research Center survey finds that being an atheist remains one of the biggest liabilities that a presidential candidate can have; fully half of American adults say they would be less likely to vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate who does not believe in God, while just 6% say they would be more likely to vote...
  • 10 Things the Loss of Our Dog Taught Me About Living

    01/29/2016 12:20:04 AM PST · by goldstategop · 28 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 01/28/2016 | Kara-Post Kennedy
    Losing a pet is heart-wrenching. Anyone who denies this either never had a pet or never had a heart to wrench. We had plenty of time to prepare for our girl's passing, and I mistakenly believed that this would make it easier or somehow a relief when she died. It was not easy and it definitely was not a relief. Zoey was a salty old broad to the end, and the departure of her larger-than-life presence has left us with a huge hole in our world; I can't believe how much I miss her. Of course in thinking about her...
  • Ted Cruz Shares Intimate Details of His Faith Journey

    01/28/2016 7:24:50 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 100 replies
    Charismanews ^ | 1/28/16
    After my dad became a Christian, we all moved together to Houston. And seeing the amazing transformation in her husband, my mom became a Christian within a year as well. Thus, by age 4, I was blessed to be being raised in a Christian home with two strong (but new) believers as parents.I was raised in the church. Each night, my dad would read with me from our children's Bible. We'd memorize Bible verses, and compete to see who could do the best. We'd act out scenes from the Old Testament. We attended Clay Road Baptist Church, pastored by the...
  • When These Pro-Life Students Got Stuck in a Blizzard They Bore Witness to Their Faith

    01/24/2016 4:43:29 PM PST · by Isara · 14 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 24th, 2016 | CR Wire
    Over 500 Catholic school students from the Midwest, left the annual March for Life in DC early on Friday.  The reason for leaving was to get away from the impending blizzard, Winter Storm Jonas.  They didn't make it out in time, and got stranded on the Pennsylvania Turnpike West, in the mountains of Pennsylvania, for over 24 hours.  During that time they bore witness to their faith in amazing ways. Reports are that the students shared their food, their shelter (busses), and more with stranded travelers.  While their fellow travelers were inside warming up and finding nourishment, the students decided to...
  • Glenn Beck endorses Cruz: Trump win is 'snowball to hell'

    01/23/2016 2:18:30 PM PST · by McGruff · 92 replies
    CNN ^ | January 23, 2016 | Ahiza Garcia and Theodore Schleifer
    Beck officially endorsed presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Saturday while at a rally at Faith Bible College in Iowa. "We need a new George Washington," Beck said at the rally. "Today's Washington will not be found in the garish light of gold, but rather, in the bold service of a man who stands tirelessly for what he deeply believes — that government should be of the people, by the people, and for the people." "I have prayed for the next George Washington," Beck said of Cruz. "I believe I have found him."
  • I Have Cancer! [Victoria Jackson, Former SNL Cast Member]

    01/20/2016 6:42:29 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 50 replies ^ | 11/27/15 | Victoria Jackson
    It all happened pretty suddenly. I went to the Walk In Clinic for a cough. I asked the Nurse Practitioner if the numb spot near my underarm was my lymph gland fighting the cough. He quickly sent me to the Vanderbilt Breast Clinic, (God bless him), an awesome place full of great people. Suddenly, I was in surgery (double mastectomy) and soon I'll be beginning chemo I'm told. They say my hair will probably fall out. I'm Stage 3A. The funny thing is I've never felt healthier. There are no symptoms. I held a handstand two weeks ago for a...
  • Rubio to Atheist Questioner: 'You Should Hope My Faith Influences Me, Here's Why' (Video)

    01/19/2016 3:21:49 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/19/2016 | Samuel Smith
    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio told an atheist in the audience that he won't be "forced" to stop talking about his faith on the campaign trail and argued that atheists should want his faith to influence his decisions. During Rubio's Monday town hall meeting in Waverly, Iowa, an atheist attendee named Justin Scott, a member of the Freedom From Religion Foundation who also runs his own YouTube channel, commented during a question and answer session on Rubio's recent campaign ad that simply features Rubio talking about how he follows his faith and that his goal is to live alongside God...
  • The Religion of Trump - Will evangelicals balk at pulling the lever for him?

    01/19/2016 10:48:03 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 128 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | January 25, 2016 | TERRY EASTLAND
    The Constitution provides that "no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States." But, as Gary Scott Smith of Grove City College writes in his new book, Religion in the Oval Office, "Throughout American history many citizens have viewed strong faith as an asset, if not a requirement, for politicians, especially presidents." The biography of faith, such as it is, of the Republican presidential candidate who has led the polls for six months starts with First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, Queens. That is the church Donald Trump's parents attended...
  • Benghazi Hero: ‘I Know God Got Me Through’

    01/17/2016 9:39:22 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 12 replies ^ | January 15, 2016 | Patti Armstrong
    After the fall of Col. Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, Libyan tensions fired up, and embassies were abandoned. Then, on Sept. 11, 2012, heavily armed Islamist militants launched an organized attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. Four Americans were killed: U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty and State Department computer expert Sean Smith. Six CIA contractors defied orders to defend the compound. Thirteen hours later, only four of them were still alive, but they had saved more than two dozen fellow Americans. When the heroes returned home, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President...
  • HaShem; Moses and The name of God...miracle nation pt 19

    And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? And God said unto Moses, I Am That I Am: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you. And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, the Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the...
  • You Are Not Alone

    01/08/2016 5:39:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | January 8, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Over the last several months, the supportive emails and calls I have received have greatly outnumbered the hate mails, which usually come from feminists who hate males. The influx of support can be attributed largely to a viral column I wrote last semester called "Get Out of My Class and Leave America." After it ran, people called my office voicing support for over 40 straight days. I say "straight" days based on the safe assumption that none of these callers were gay activists. As much as I appreciate the support, it is based on the fiction that I am some...
  • A good Message at Church Last Night...Worth Passing On

    01/04/2016 2:39:13 PM PST · by Shery · 13 replies
    vanity | 4 January, 2016 | Vanity
    Last evening one of the "elders' at our church gave the Sunday Evening Bible study, sitting in the for the pastor. He admitted that it was not the message he'd prepared, but that he felt strongly that the Lord wanted him to give. He talked about consecrating ourselves to the Lord, explaining that God had asked the Israelites on several occasions to do just that and He would fight their battles for them. He explained that God had wanted the Israelites to consecrate themselves before they went to battle in Canaan, but they were only partially obedient, and their victory...
  • Quote of the day: #BlackLivesMatter activist slams pro-lifers at faith conference

    12/31/2015 3:20:13 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies ^ | December 31, 2015 | Kelli
    We can wipe out the adoption crisis tomorrow. We could wipe it out this week, but we’re too busy arguing to have abortion banned, we’re too busy arguing to defund Planned Parenthood. We are too busy withholding mercy from the living, so that we might display a big spectacle of how much we want mercy to be shown to the unborn. Where is your mercy? … What is your goal in only doing activism that makes you comfortable? ~ #BlackLivesMatter activist Michelle Higgins, speaking at the InterVarsity Christian conference, as quoted by The Blaze, December 31 ————————- UPDATE: InterVarsity issued...
  • Ted Cruz Salvation

    12/30/2015 3:58:46 AM PST · by theoldmarine · 141 replies
    It bothered me to hear my favorite candidate, Donald Trump, seem to seek to question Ted Cruz evangelical bona fides by saying, not too many evangelicals come out of Cuba. I was going to tweet and advise him not to go there. Then I thought 'Donald Trump is a smart guy' maybe he knows something I don't know.. So I began looking for 'evidence' that Ted Cruz is a 'born again' Christian. You know a person can 'identify' as anything now days. Just because you go to church and mentally agree with Christianity doesn't mean you have come to know...
  • Republicans and the Decline of Religion: Americans' diminishing faith may pose problems for GOP.

    12/25/2015 7:49:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/25/2015 | Mona Charen
    About 15 years ago, on Christmas Eve, our family departed from the traditional American Jewish observance of the holiday (ordering Chinese takeout) and elected to find an open restaurant. We drove to the local city center (or what passes for it in suburbia) and were stunned to find that not only were all the restaurants open, they were also packed. I had pictured my Christian friends and neighbors at home, gathered around the table Norman Rockwell–style, eating goose or ham or whatever gentiles eat bathed in the twinkling lights of decorated trees. In fact, I liked to think of them...
  • Inside Ted Cruz's Reaction to 9/11: Prayer and Patriotism

    12/21/2015 5:33:33 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 1 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 20, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    President Obama’s reactions to ISIS attacks have become predictable and thin. His words seem to lack an appreciation of the grave conflict underway. Obama’s language betrays his adherence to progressive dogma: that the horrific assaults against the West are a nuisance to be managed, minimized, and explained through a value-free deconstruction of history where America sometimes stokes grievances across the Middle East. Although the role and responsibilities of a young government lawyer named Ted Cruz are very different from a sitting president, the accounts of how Cruz responded to the attacks of September 11, 2001 provide some insight into who...
  • Why Parents Should Discipline, Not Punish, Their Children

    12/19/2015 3:46:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 17, 2015 | Michael T. Hamilton
    Should parents "discipline" their children rather than "punish" them? And is this distinction especially important for Christian parents?Yes and yes.Far from synonymous, these associated words carry vastly different meanings. As Mark Twain famously said, "The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning."In the case of discipline and punishment, 'tis the difference between light and lightning.Big DifferenceTo discipline one's children is to rebuke, correct, and train them because you love them too much to let them grow into harmful, hateful, ungrateful people. Discipline proceeds...
  • Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

    12/15/2015 8:00:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | Martin Saunders
    Atheism is cool. At least, that's the popular perception of a worldview that's enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. Authors like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have issued forceful public challenges to the claims of the major faiths and the rights they've traditionally been granted, while well-respected and high-profile public figures have lent vocal support to their ideas. When Stephen Fry outlined an atheist (or even anti-theist) position on an Irish talk show, the interview went viral in hours, while comedian Ricky Gervais frequently uses his substantial platform to attack and undermine religion in...
  • Exclusive: Duck Dynasty's Phil On Today's Culture:

    12/13/2015 12:11:01 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | December 13, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Duck Dynasty's Phil and Miss Kay Robertsonmet when they were 14 years old and have been inseparable ever since. As Phil says, "The last thing you want to do is wait until a woman is 20 years old to marry her." After 40 years of marriage, four sons, a slew ofgrandkids and a megahit show, the couple is now promoting a new book. InExploring The Joy Of Christmas, Phil and Miss Kay share Christmas memories, Miss Kay's famous recipes, their favorite carols and more.One of my favorite parts of Phil and Kay's Christmas-themed book is their description of the Robertsons'...
  • How do you square your Christian faith with hatred of Muslims? (VANITY)

    12/09/2015 10:22:15 PM PST · by hoagy62 · 206 replies
    12/9/15 | Hoagy62
    As one looks at the articles and comments found on Free Republic, you can see the complete and utter loathing, disgust, and outright hatred towards Muslims. It is viewed as a justified hatred, built on the actions Muslims have taken for decades against Americans and others. Notable attacks include the Beirut bombing of the Marine barracks, Beslan in Russia, the recent San Bernadino attack, and of course 9/11. However, I was challenged by a few friends recently as to how a professing Christian can have a deep-seated hatred for Muslims. They reminded me of Jesus' command to love one another....
  • Girl who lost parents in fire wants Christmas cards

    12/08/2015 5:37:32 PM PST · by blueyon · 12 replies
    ABC13NewsNow ^ | 12/08/15 | Brie Schwartz, Redbook
    This year, as we proudly hang our seasonal greeting cards, displaying the smiling faces of our loved ones (and yes, sometimes their dogs), it's easy to forget that for many people, the holidays aren't all candy canes and carols. For five-year-old Safyre, the sole survivor of an arson attack that killed her family, and left her homeless, Christmas can be a painful reminder of what she's lost
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    12/06/2015 10:35:37 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    December 6, 2015 | Faith
    Be not overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21
  • I'm Not Sorry

    12/06/2015 3:58:47 AM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/06/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    O7jimmy at 6 am before Christmas 2015, singing the small song, I'm Not Sorry. Jesus is the Master of the Universe and I'm Not Sorry, answering his call to salvation and abundant life, eternal life.
  • How 12 Hollywood Legends Found Faith

    12/05/2015 12:19:48 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | December 5, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    In her recently released book, "Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends," Mary Claire Kendall delves deep into the lives of 12 Hollywood stars from Tinseltown's golden age to reveal a side of them most are unfamiliar with: their faith journeys. Whether they came from broken homes, struggled with addictions, or were rampant adulterers, each of the stars featured in "Oasis" rose from their own personal battle to find comfort and healing in faith.   Townhall had a chance to catch up with Kendall about her book and in the interview below you'll find out what her inspiration for writing "Oasis" was,...
  • Ted Cruz’s Pastors Speak Out About His Faith

    12/03/2015 4:36:57 PM PST · by Isara · 2 replies ^ | 12/03/15
    Cruz Welcomes Endorsements From His Current and Childhood PastorsHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today welcomed the endorsement of Pastor Gaylon Wiley, who led him to the Lord as a youth, and Pastor Gregg Matte, his current pastor. At eight years old, Cruz accepted Christ as his Savior and was baptized by Pastor Gaylon Wiley of Clay Road Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. Cruz attended Second Baptist High School in Houston as a teenager.Gaylon Wiley has been an evangelist for more than 40 years. Now retired and living in Tennessee, he still preaches the gospel."Ted was just like all...
  • 'Emmaus Code' Shows Jesus is the Messiah

    11/29/2015 8:04:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | November 29, 2015 | Matt Barber
    One of my favorite C.S. Lewis quotes points out, as only Lewis could, that Jesus was either the Messiah (and the Son of God) as prophesied in the ancient Jewish scriptures, or He was a liar, a lunatic, or, worse, the "Devil of Hell." Wrote Lewis: "I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: I'm ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don't accept his claim to be God. That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and...
  • #ChristmasBUYcott Action Center - Faith Driven Consumer

    11/25/2015 11:35:27 AM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies
    (AT THE SITE ARE THE FAITH-FRIENDLY BUSINESSES) It's time for a #ChristmasBUYcott! As Faith Driven Consumers, we will spend an incredible $30 billion over the holidays. Because major brands depend on our dollars to meet their goals for the year, collectively we have tremendous power and influence. When consumers like you and me agree to shop only with the companies that are more compatible with Faith Driven Consumers, we'll change the way brands treat us. That's why-right now-we're calling for a #ChristmasBUYcott! This is your chance to live out your faith by doing what you already do when it comes...
  • ISIS and a 1777 congressional Thanksgiving prayer (Chuck Norris on ISIS, Thanksgiving, Constitution)

    11/23/2015 10:23:13 AM PST · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    WND ^ | November 22, 2015 | Chuck Norris
    Just after the Paris terror attacks last week, I wrote about how I thought they could go down in history as the catalyst that coalesced countries in the West and beyond into a World War III. Since then, other nations’ responses and increased terror attacks have only confirmed that we’ve entered into an unprecedented time in human history and war. Pundits and politicians on both sides of the aisle criticize both the U.S. Congress and President Obama for not officially doing more to fight ISIS. Constitutionally speaking, as commander in chief of the armed forces, the president has the power...
  • Three men arrested in sexual assault, murder of Indiana pastor's pregnant wife during home invasion

    11/23/2015 7:56:32 AM PST · by RummyChick · 87 replies
    NY daily news ^ | 11/23 | boroff
    Though everything inside of me wants to hate, be angry, and slip into despair I choose the route of forgiveness, grace and hope, he said in a statement. If there is one thing Ive learned from Amanda in the 10 years we were together, its this Choosing to let my emotions drive my decisions is recipe for a hopeless and fruitless life. Today I am deciding to love, not hate.
  • Ted Cruz Solidifies Christian Conservative Vote: Endorsed By More Than 200 Faith Leaders

    11/21/2015 6:38:04 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-21-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz isn't only surging in the polls, he's also rolling out one endorsement after another. Earlier this week, both Rep. Steve King (Iowa) and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (California) announced support for his candidacy for president. Late yesterday evening, the two congressmen were joined by more than 200 faith leaders: Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced additions to his Faith Leadership Team which include more than 200 faith leaders from around the nation. This follows the campaign’s announcement yesterday of it’s National Prayer Team, led by Cruz Crew volunteers, dedicated to a focused season of prayer on behalf...
  • How Ted Cruz is locking up the evangelical vote

    11/20/2015 8:46:34 AM PST · by gwgn02 · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/20/2015 | Katie Gluek
    DES MOINES — The hearts of many evangelical voters, polls suggest, are with Ben Carson. But increasingly, their leaders’ heads are with Ted Cruz. While the Texas senator trails the retired pediatric neurosurgeon by double digits in national surveys, prominent evangelical leaders and political operatives who work with the Christian conservative movement say it's the well-funded Cruz who has made the bigger organizational effort with politically active church goers. He’s rounding up the very grass-roots leaders who wield influence with this crucial Republican voting bloc. And here in Iowa, where endorsements have often predicted caucus winners, that matters. "Cruz has...
  • What Africa can teach Francis

    11/19/2015 2:59:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | November 1, 2015 | Father Alexander Lucie-Smith
    Very soon Pope Francis will be in Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic. This will be the first time Pope Francis has ever been to the continent, and it may well be a game-changer – not for Africa, but for him.
  • Things You Should Know About Islam - Part 1

    11/16/2015 8:14:15 PM PST · by boycott · 50 replies ^ | November 15, 2015 | Tom Wallace
    The first thing we should know is that nearly one in four people in the world today is a Muslim. 1.7 billion people in the world pray to Allah as their god. To be technical, this works out to be 23% of the world’s population are Muslims. At the end of WWI, that is about 100 years ago, the estimated Muslim population in the world was 300 million. In this relatively short time they have grown from 300 million to 1.7 billion. This is phenomenal growth. This growth does not come from evangelism, it is from having lots and lots...
  • Trump's Big Mistake: Attacking Carson's Faith and Character

    11/15/2015 1:03:28 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 246 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 15, 2015 | Fay Voshell
    "......Trump's twofer-attacking Carson's faith and character-reveals his glaring blind spots. No candidate should ever, ever attack an evangelical for his faith in Iowa, of all places. Iowa is home to a hugely influential evangelical community that won't particularly warm to a candidate who implies Seventh Day Adventists are members of some wacko cult. Carson has great appeal to the evangelical community. Although the percentage of Iowans who are evangelical Christians is about one in four,...they represent nearly 60 percent of the Republican caucus turnout.........It is ironic that Trump, who is a long-time member of the Presbyterian Church USA, would indirectly...
  • Christian Belief Cost Kelvin Cochran His Job

    11/11/2015 10:26:44 AM PST · by Brilliant · 22 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11/10/2015 | Jason L. Riley
    Kelvin Cochran...was born into a poor family in Shreveport... that became even poorer after his father walked out and left his mother to raise six children... Mr. Cochran aspired to be a firefighter... and he eventually was appointed Shreveport's first black fire chief... In 2008 he became the fire chief of Atlanta... But a year ago, Mr. Cochran was suspended... Mr. Cochran's fireable offense... was publishing a book in violation of the city's ethics code... The reality... is that Mr. Cochran no longer has his $172,000-a-year job because of what's in the book. The suit accuses the city of firing...
  • Ted Cruz at the North Texas Presidential Forum

    11/07/2015 6:11:14 PM PST · by Shery · 4 replies ^ | 18 OCtober, 2015 |
  • Christmas "buycott" to back Christian friendly businesses

    11/03/2015 6:05:47 AM PST · by Biggirl · 2 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 3, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    With 70 percent of "faith consumers" eager to shop at Christian friendly stores, a new pre-Christmas campaign has opened to steer them to the right businesses and encourage others firms through a "buycott" to be more welcoming.
  • 7th-grader explains what her teacher would do if she DIDNT deny the existence of God

    10/27/2015 3:11:22 PM PDT · by 100American · 78 replies
    And a Child shall lead them... Today I was given an assignment in school that questioned my faith and told me that God was not real. Our teacher had started off saying that the assignment had been giving problems all day. We were asked to take a poll to say whether God is fact, opinion or a myth and she told anyone who said fact or opinion was wrong and God was only a myth, Wooley told board members, according to EAG News. The teacher started telling kids they were completely wrong and that when kids argued we were...
  • Donald Trump seeks a sharp a contrast with Ben Carsons Seventh-day Adventist faith

    10/24/2015 5:13:38 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 269 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/24/2015 | Sean Sullivan
    Donald Trump on Saturday contrasted his Presbyterian faith with that of Seventh-day Adventists, apparently attempting to draw attention to and raise doubts about Republican presidential rival Ben Carson's religious beliefs. Speaking at a campaign rally here, Trump was in the midst of discussing his standing in the polls, including recent Iowa surveys that showed him falling behind Carson in the GOP race. Then, he brought up religion. "I love Iowa. And, look, I don't have to say it, I'm Presbyterian," said Trump. "Can you believe it? Nobody believes I'm Presbyterian. I'm Presbyterian. I'm Presbyterian. I'm Presbyterian. Boy, that's down the...
  • Obama must assign a higher priority to confronting Islamic persecution of Christians

    10/23/2015 7:10:43 PM PDT · by 100American · 13 replies ^ | Sunday, October 18, 2015 | THE WASHINGTON TIMES Some prominent voices have been raised in protest, but what may be the most severe persecution of Christians in centuries continues to expand. The Obama administration, while making conventional obeisance declines, for reasons observers can only speculate, to make the Islamist martyrdom of Christians a high-priority policy issue. The presidents remarks on the issue, such as they are, seem to be muffled by fear of rebuke from Muslim moderates obsessed with persecution of Muslims in the Crusades of a thousand years ago. Pope Francis last year told a delegation of Jews, headed by Ronald Lauder, president of the World...
  • Cruz Wins 603 Alliance Selection Caucus

    10/17/2015 2:18:53 PM PDT · by Isara · 9 replies ^ | 10/17/15
    The Group Represents Broad Conservative Coalition Supporting CruzContoocook, NH – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz won the 603 Alliance Selection Caucus today, receiving a whopping 72.3% of the vote. The 603 Alliance is New Hampshire’s largest gathering of conservative activists, comprised of a broad coalition of Tea Party, Liberty, faith-based, and Republican women groups from all over the state.The 603 Alliance grew out of conservatives’ concern that various factions were splitting the conservative vote and allowing establishment moderates to win in New Hampshire. Determined to give the conservative coalition a stronger voice, the 603 Alliance decided to coalesce behind and endorse...
  • Faith-healing couple who prayed..on their dying baby instead of calling 911 WILL go to prison [tr]

    10/14/2015 12:26:26 PM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 14, 2015 | Joel Christie
    An Oregon couple who prayed and rubbed olive on their dying son following a home birth rather than call 911 and seek help will continue to serve six years in prison each after a judge upheld their manslaughter conviction. Dale and Shannon Hickman, both 30, were both convicted in 2011 of second-degree manslaughter for the death of their son, David, who died nine hours after his home birth in 2009. David was born two months early at his grandmother's home with undeveloped lungs, and died after having trouble breathing and turning blue. The Hickman's - members of a controversial faith-healing...
  • What Does It Mean to Trust God? Maybe Not What You Think

    10/01/2015 7:39:56 AM PDT · by Salvation · 44 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 09-30-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    What Does It Mean to Trust God? Maybe Not What You Think. Msgr. Charles Pope • September 30, 2015 • We are often told to trust in God. And most of us have counseled others who are anxious or downcast to trust in God. But what does it mean?In too many cases what people mean when they counsel trust is this: “Don’t worry, God will eventually give you what you’re looking for. Just keep praying and trust that He’ll come through for you.” What is meant by “coming through for you” is some answer on your terms; it’s as if...