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  • Michigan churches join Muslim prayers against 'gun violence', stage symbolic walkout

    04/20/2018 4:35:57 AM PDT · by LeoHohmann · 20 replies ^ | April 19, 2018 | Leo Hohmann
    Parents, pastors, politicians and educators will join a Muslim imam at a mosque Friday in Oakland County, Michigan, to pray and discuss how to make their schools and community safer in an era of mass school shootings. The Muslim Unity Center, a mosque in the wealthy Detroit suburb of Bloomfield Hills, is hosting an "Interfaith Prayers and Symbolic Walkout Vigil" April 20 that feeds off of the anti-gun fervor created in the wake of the Parkland High School mass shooting that killed 17 students in February.
  • Randa Jarrar, Linda Sarsour Racist Arab Muslims racialize defense against bigoted Jihad

    04/19/2018 11:46:32 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 17 replies
    Time to call out the phony militant racists Arab Muslims who cry "racism"... Some pose as "leftists socialists", only to jump on their hate wagon. latest, Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calls Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist' BY BRYANT-JON ANTEOLA April 17, 2018 09:13 PM Updated April 18, 2018 04:05 PM A Fresno State professor called former first lady Barbara Bush an “amazing racist” who raised a “war criminal,” and expressed no concern that she could be fired or reprimanded for her outspokenness on social media. Randa Jarrar, who in her Twitter messages describes herself as an Arab-American and...
  • Greenfield: Who Can Count the Dust of Jacob

    04/19/2018 5:02:52 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 3 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Greenfield
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Who Can Count the Dust of Jacob Posted by Daniel Greenfield "Who can count the dust of Jacob or number the seed of Israel." Numbers 23:10 The sun sets above the hills. The siren cries out and on the busy highways that wend among the hills, the traffic stops, the people stop, and a moment of silence comes to a noisy country. Flags fly at half mast, the torch of remembrance is lit, memorial candles are held in shaking hands and the country's own version of the Flanders Field poppy, the Red Everlasting daisy, dubbed Blood of the...
  • Oklahoma Legislature Votes to Extend Home, Business Defense Options to Churches

    04/18/2018 1:32:29 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The Oklahoma legislature has overwhelmingly voted to extend the protections homes and businesses have in the laws of defense of self and others to Oklahoma churches. From The Senate voted 42–1 on Thursday for House Bill 2632, which makes places used either part- or full-time for religious services covered by the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act. The shooting still must be done because of reasonable fear of harm or death or to prevent a violent felony. "That makes it clear that there has to be some reason that you felt that you were threatened and needed to use that defensive...
  • Urgent prayers needed for my daughter in law Kerrin

    04/18/2018 12:56:28 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 63 replies
    vanity | April 18, 2018 | Kevin Collins
    Please join me and my family in our prayers for my daughter in law Kerrin. She has experienced pain in her foot for several weeks and now her doctor suspects she might have cancer in one of her foot bones. We are waiting for the results of an MRI to be revealed on Friday. My son Kevin and Kerrin have three young children who of course need their mother as much as my son needs his wife and we all need Kerrin in our lives. I absolutely believe in the power of prayer and those who have been around FR...
  • Pro-gay activist ‘reinterpreted’ anti-homosexuality Bible verses in LGBT-‘affirming’ Harvard speech

    04/17/2018 8:05:31 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 80 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 18th April 2018 | Dave Urbanski
    “Queer rights activist” and “biblical scholar” Matthew Vines “reinterpreted” Scripture verses that typically condemn homosexuality in an LGBT-“affirming” reading of the Bible at Harvard University, the Crimson reported. Who is Vines?Vines is a prominent speaker on pro-gay topics in the context of Christianity and authored “God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships.” The book’s controversial content resulted in WaterBrook Multnomah — which shared staff with the book’s publisher Convergent — resigning its membership with the National Religious Broadcasters in 2014. What did he say at his Harvard talk?During his talk Saturday, Vines “discussed six...
  • Jordan Peterson- "Personal political beliefs are largely determined by temperament & personality"

    04/16/2018 2:51:17 PM PDT · by Voption · 36 replies
    Youtube/Peterson/Carelton Place Arena ^ | June 2017 | Dr. Jordan Peterson
    "Conservatism has all-too-often found itself unable to articulate a coherent positive doctrine. By this I mean specifically that the laudable conservative tendency to preserve the best of past has too-often manifested itself in a series of "thou shalt not" statements, instead of laying out a manifesto of fundamental values that might serve to unite people around a set of common ambitions. I am attempting to rectify this problem with this statement of principles, some of which I believe might have the additional virtue of being attractive to young people, looking for mature and forthright purpose and responsibility. I am not...
  • Chemical Warfare – Beyond Syria

    04/16/2018 7:32:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/16/18 | Jim O'Neill
    The attack on Syria’s chemical weapon facilities was not merely aimed at Syria – it was also a message aimed at any nation/entity that might be considering the use of chemical weapons It says something very profound about the horrors of chemical warfare that even given the inherent insanity of war the use of gas is universally considered beyond the pale. The civilized nations of the world agree – chemical warfare is anathema, no exceptions. Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and namesake of the famous “Nobel Prize,” thought that the use of dynamite in war would be so catastrophic that...
  • Time for Action to Stop Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks

    04/16/2018 7:01:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/16/18 | Joseph Klein
    “Will take no lessons…in international law from Russia.” Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, delivered a blunt message at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council Saturday. The meeting was convened at Russia’s request to discuss military strikes conducted by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France against key facilities supporting the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons program. It was the fifth meeting of the Security Council last week regarding the reported chemical attack by the Syrian regime on the Damascus suburb of Douma on April 7th. All of the meetings were filled with hot rhetoric but...
  • Apostolic Exhortation or Aggravation?

    04/15/2018 10:24:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/15/18 | David Martin
    In Gaudete et Exsultate, Francis--who has abetted anti-life, betrayed the underground Church in China, sacked loyal priests, empowered homosexuals, rewarded abortionists, praised heretics, blessed adultery, profaned the Eucharist, and denied dogma In an apparent move to rebut conservative allegations that the pope has been denying tenets of the Faith—a crisis that culminated during Holy Week with the pope’s alleged denial of hell and the immortality of the soul—Pope Francis on April 8 issued his newest Apostolic Exhortation “Gaudete et Exsultate” (Rejoice and Be Glad), in which he bewails the “defamation and slander” being spread online by traditional Roman Catholic journalists...
  • Trump pressure pushes Jordan to choose Israel or PLO

    04/15/2018 7:16:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/15/18 | David Singer
    Jordan's decision should be a no-brainer The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO)—refusing to bow to pressure by President Trump to cease payments to terrorists and their families currently exceeding US$400 million annually—is looming as a potential threat to end 96 years of unbroken Hashemite rule in Jordan. PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas - addressing the ninth annual Islamic Beit al-Maqdes International Conference in Ramallah last week—has sent a veiled message of the PLO’s intention to challenge Jordan’s ruling Hashemite family if PLO demands for a State in the West Bank with Jerusalem as its capital are not met.
  • "What We Are Now and What We Will Be" (Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, on 1 John 3:1-7)

    04/14/2018 6:12:37 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies ^ | April 15, 2018 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “What We Are Now and What We Will Be” (1 John 3:1-7) Last week we began a series of six straight weeks of Epistle readings from 1 John. Our theme last week was “Fellowship through the Word of Life”: We have fellowship with God and with one another through the Word of Life, enfleshed and proclaimed. Now today we want to find out more of what this fellowship with God means for us, both for now and for the future. And in today’s lesson the apostle John tells us: “What We Are Now and What We Will Be.” What we...
  • Time for Trump to end fraudulent religious visa program being exploited by radical imams

    04/13/2018 8:28:06 AM PDT · by LeoHohmann · 4 replies ^ | April 10, 2018 | Leo Hohmann
    While President Trump has talked about gaps in our immigration system with regard to the border wall, the refugee program, the diversity visa lottery and chain migration, he has yet to say anything about what may be the most dangerous open gate of all for Islamic radicals. The "R" class of visas for so-called religious workers apparently flies completely under the radar of the Trump administration. Shockingly, the number of such visas issued grew during Trump's first year in office and was 3.7 percent higher than under President Obama's final year.
  • Urgent prayer request for elderly gentleman in surgery right now! [Sadly, Ward did not make it ]

    04/11/2018 1:29:39 PM PDT · by boatbums · 58 replies
    Need prayers right now for my friend's elderly father who is in surgery. He broke his hip last night and is in a lot of pain. Please pray for Ward. Thank you prayer warriors!
  • Palestinian Chutzpah Magnificiently Encapsulated in One Story

    04/08/2018 9:21:11 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 13 replies
    Israellycool ^ | 4/8/18 | Aussie Dave
    You cannot make this stuff up. Groups of Palestinians in Gaza lit hundreds of tires on fire last Friday during the second weekend of a six-week-long planned protest in the border region between Israel and the coastal enclave. The protesters lit the tires in order to blur the vision of soldiers in the region and attempt to prevent them from opening fire, according to a Gaza-based source. “We have been informed by the Israeli side that imports of tires have been halted until further notice,” Muhammad Hamdan, a spokesman for the PA Transportation Ministry told The Jerusalem Post. In the...
  • Attention Getters

    04/08/2018 4:10:35 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 9 replies
    RR ^ | 4/8/18 | Daymond Duck
    Below are some facts from the news that recently caught my attention. One: In early March 2018, it was reported that Israel is surrounded by enemies and the situation is becoming ominous. This is clearly that inner circle of nations that is not mentioned in the Battle of Gog and Magog (Ezek. 38-39). Israel is responding by preparing for war on five fronts. Some prophecy teachers see this as the Psa. 83 War. Others see it as part of the Battle of Gog and Magog or the war between Israel and Syria (Isa. 17). Either way a person looks at...
  • Good News In A World Full Of Bad News!

    04/08/2018 10:17:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/08/17 | Dave Merrick
    Once God gets his hands on you, the devil has LOST another victim - FOREVER! I heard a story years ago about a British college student, a Christian young man in the 1800s, who was having great difficulties with his very sarcastically outspoken atheist philosophy professor. Daily, in the closing minutes of his class, his prof would read some verse or Bible story and then make jokes about the Bible and brutally ridicule anyone of his students who had ever expressed belief in God. On one particular day the teacher singled out the young man and laughingly demanded that he...
  • "Suffering, Responsibility and Meaning" - Jordan B. Peterson (9:46)

    04/07/2018 11:43:13 PM PDT · by Voption · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | May, 2017 | Dr. Jordan Peterson
    Dr. Peterson's deepest ideas on the suffering of life, how to overcome it by adopting responsibility and finding ultimate meaning in life....
  • "Fellowship through the Word of Life" (Sermon for the Second Sunday of Easter, on 1 John 1:1 – 2:2)

    04/07/2018 9:50:28 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies ^ | April 8, 2018 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Fellowship through the Word of Life” (1 John 1:1 – 2:2) Today on this Second Sunday of Easter, we begin six straight weeks of Epistle readings from First John. This is quite appropriate for the Easter season, since First John is all about a real crucified-and-risen, flesh-and-blood Savior for real flesh-and-blood sinners. In his epistle John is telling us that this is the only way to have fellowship with God and with one another: It is through Christ, the eternal Son of God, coming in the flesh, shedding his blood for us, and rising from the dead bodily, to give...
  • The Death and Resurrection of Christ: A Commentary in Five Parts. Part 1: The Nature of Experience

    04/06/2018 6:22:13 AM PDT · by Voption · 9 replies
    Dr. Jordan Peterson/YouTube ^ | April 5, 2018 | Dr. Jordan Peterson
    Part 1: The Nature of Experience (from my first book Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief.)