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  • Jerry Coyne and the Consequences of Denying Free Will

    01/17/2019 9:28:03 AM PST · by Heartlander · 10 replies
    Evolution News ^ | January 17, 2019 | Michael Egnor
    Jerry Coyne and the Consequences of Denying Free Will Michael Egnor January 17, 2019 Jerry Coyne is an atheist evolutionary biologist who denies libertarian free will. He believes that we are “biological automatons,” made of, and governed solely by, molecules, and incapable of contracausal free will. He believes that we cannot make choices that are not caused wholly by the matter in our brains and bodies. He denies the immateriality of the will. His reasons for this denial are unsound, in my view. But that is not the focus of my post. It is the consequences of free will denial that...
  • HELL. Is it real? What does the Bible really say?

    01/15/2019 6:51:26 AM PST · by RevelationDavid · 119 replies
    Sermon Index ^ | David Wilkerson
    HELL, is there really a place where those who deny Jesus Christ spend eternity? Do you care? Take the time to listen to David Wilkerson preach this powerful and timely message. Blessings to all those who love Christ. Link below: http://ia800307.us.archive.org/17/items/SERMONINDEX_SID0319/SID0319.mp3
  • Chick-fil-A store opens on Sunday so boy with special needs can fulfill his birthday wish

    01/14/2019 6:51:04 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 23 replies
    Yahoo Lifestyle ^ | Hope Schreiber
    A 14-year-old boy who has autism got to celebrate his birthday by fulfilling one of his wishes at an Alabama Chick-fil-A. One store in Mobile, Ala., opened its doors on Sunday, when Chick-fil-A is typically closed, for Elijah Sprague so he could help run the drive-thru.Walt Gilstrap, the manager of the restaurant and Elijah’s uncle, along with the owner, Mr. Glen, let Elijah run the drive-thru window where he passed out cookies to about 40 cars. The participants then went inside the Chick-fil-A to finish celebrating Elijah’s day with a festive cookie cake, Mobile, Ala., news station WKRG reported.
  • Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references [Ireland]

    01/13/2019 11:03:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    TheJournal.ie ^ | 01/13/2019 | Órla Ryan
    Most people don’t support changing the names of hospitals to remove religious references. In a Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie opinion poll conducted by Amárach Research, 52% of people said they are against such a move, while 34% are in favor and 14% are unsure. Last weekend, hundreds of people marched through Drogheda to protest a proposal to change the name of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in the town. A petition calling for the name to be retained has been signed by over 8,000 people to date. […] It is understood that staff members were given the option to vote for...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/13/2019 8:44:01 AM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 1/13/2019 | myself
    Our gospel tune today is Jesus Is The Answer by The Burchfield Family. The tune is on their 2017 CD I Rejoice. THE WESTERNER https://thewesterner.blogspot.com/
  • Mark Musser's "Nazi Ecology" Interview

    01/13/2019 8:10:29 AM PST · by Olympiad Fisherman · 4 replies
    Anomicage: The John Age Show ^ | 1-12-2019 | Mark Musser
    In this episode, we talk with Mark Musser who is the author of "Nazi Ecology." His work connects many aspects of our current ecological movements to the early German Green movement together with its surprising ties to National Socialism. He also outlines the various theoretical approaches that influenced ecology under National Socialism which persist throughout the environmental movement(s) even today ...
  • Pat Boone Says Goodbye to His Sweetheart of 65 Years, Shirley – ‘Vaya Con Dios My Darling’

    01/12/2019 9:02:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    GOD TV ^ | 01/12/2019 | Al Gibson
    Together, Pat and Shirley Boone were a singing sensation. ‘Let Me Call You Sweetheart’, ‘Side By Side’ and ‘Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)’ are just three of the many hit songs they made famous before going on to raise their legendary family of singers that touched lives around the world. Now the matriarch of the Boone Family Singers has passed on, but she will not be forgotten. Her love of Jesus, kindness and compassion will be remembered, her music will live on and the world will continue to be impacted through her children.According to news reports...
  • The elite medieval knights who were bankers and brawlers

    01/12/2019 4:40:33 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 20 replies
    We are the mighty ^ | Jan 12, 2019 | N/A
    They were one of the most powerful organizations in the world at their time, controlling wealth and military arms across the world. The Knights Templar were the first Christian religious military order, eventually growing to be one of the first international banking organizations, a massive military arm in the Holy Land, and the fodder for conspiracy theorists for literally hundreds of years. The Knights Templar were established during the Crusades, largely because of the state of the Holy Land after the First Crusade. Military campaigns launched from 1095 to 1099 had secured small Christian kingdoms in and around Jerusalem, but...
  • Would Jesus Wear A Rolex?

    01/12/2019 11:15:40 AM PST · by OddLane · 104 replies
    Youtube ^ | Youtube
    A classic, increasingly relevant, tune sung by Ray Stevens.
  • Tim Tebow Gets Engaged to Girlfriend, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

    01/11/2019 7:28:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Christian Headlines ^ | 01/10/2019 | Kayla Koslosky
    Christian athlete, author, sports broadcaster and movie producer Tim Tebow is now officially an engaged man. According to PEOPLE Magazine, the Heisman Trophy winner proposed to his girlfriend and 2017 Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters on Wednesday. The pair were visiting the Minor League baseball player’s family farm in Jacksonville, Florida when he decided to pop the question. PEOPLE reports that the couple went for a walk by a small lake on his family’s property where Tebow had an arbor and bench – engraved with the day of the couple’s first date – installed. The magazine reports that Tebow also had...
  • Mecca’s Grand Mosque plagued by swarm of locusts

    01/11/2019 6:52:04 AM PST · by C19fan · 45 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 11, 2018 | Staff
    A massive swarm of locusts plagued Mecca, Saudi Arabia, earlier this week, prompting authorities at Islam’s holiest site to launch a cleaning operation to remove them. Videos posted to social media showed the insects swarming around cleaners and worshipers in the city’s Grand Mosque, where millions of Muslim pilgrims congregate every year.
  • Face Book hit me again!

    01/10/2019 10:29:59 AM PST · by high info voter · 20 replies
    01/10/2019 | Wes Miller
    That's quit alright Face Book….. Put me in your little jail guarded by indoctrinated snowflakes. I'm so honored to be called out and punished (jailed) for being truthful….. it exposes Facebook! I don't mind political correctness getting in the way of my telling the truth. It's a shame that your so called “Community Standards” lean only to the far left while you support their rants and their dishonesty. I'll always share my knowledge and the truth of history for people to hopefully learn what has gone on and what is going on in the world. Paul Revere would have been...
  • Catholic Actor Reveals Why He Was Booted From Show By ABC. The Reason Why Is Deplorable

    01/09/2019 10:41:35 AM PST · by Red Badger · 72 replies
    greatamericanpolitics.com ^ | January 8, 2019 | By Michael Stanley
    Actor Neal McDonough recently revealed the shocking reason he was fired by ABC from their hit 2010 television series, “Scoundrels.” He refused to do sex scenes with co-star Virginia Madsen. Apparently being a “one woman guy” isn’t a hip thing in Hollywood. “I was [surprised], and it was a horrible situation for me,” the actor recently told Closer Weekly. “After that, I couldn’t get a job because everybody thought I was this religious zealot. I am very religious. I put God and family first, and me second. That’s what I live by. It was hard for a few years.” Deadline.com...
  • It's Beyond Us ( Multiverse versus Panspermia versus ID )

    01/09/2019 10:29:31 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 15 replies
    https://salvomag.com ^ | Winter 2018 | R. Nicoll
    Extraordinary Claims Need an Extraordinary Cosmos. Today the thoughtful scientist finds himself embroiled in an internal war between his devotion to naturalism and his realization that the universe is, as physicist Steven Weinberg put it, "one fine-tuning that seems to be extreme, far beyond what you could imagine just having to accept as a mere accident." ...The latest explanation, trotted out by Columbia astrophysicist Caleb Scharf, is that an early, advanced, non-biological civilization "decided to tinker with the expansion" of the universe in a way that made it amenable to the evolution of biological life. In a critique of intelligent...
  • Women in Saudi Arabia Will Now Be Notified of Divorce by Text Message

    01/08/2019 1:30:31 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Time ^ | January 7, 2019 | Eli Meixler
    Women in Saudi Arabia will be informed by text message that their marriages have ended under a new regulation aimed at ending the practice of secret divorce, whereby men in the kingdom could unilaterally decide to separate without informing their wives. The new measure was approved by the country’s justice ministry on Sunday, Agence France-Presse reports citing local media.
  • 2019 blood moon hitting on same day as 2018 [Biblical: established by 2 or 3 witnesses]

    01/06/2019 10:47:08 AM PST · by amorphous · 49 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5 Jan 2018 | Bob Unruh
    Pastor Mark Biltz, the man who discovered that such events historically have been accompanied by significant developments for the nation of Israel, is keeping an eye on the next lunar eclipse, Jan. 30. It’s called a “super blood wolf moon eclipse” because it will be a total lunar eclipse for parts of North America at a time when the full moon is at the closet point of its orbit to the Earth. It’s also the first of its type in 2019. It will occur at about 12:12 a.m. until 12:44 a.m. “The Super Blood Moon this year is also known...
  • "God is Love" by Henry Livingston (1827)

    01/04/2019 4:52:04 PM PST · by mairdie · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1827 | Henry Livingston
    "God is Love" was written by Henry Livingston in his daughter Jane's Poetry Manuscript Book in 1827, the year before he died at the age of 79. Narrated by Byron Nilsson to "Washington."
  • The Thing That Motivates Me The Most

    01/04/2019 9:58:02 AM PST · by petitfour · 9 replies
    The Players' Testimony.com ^ | 01/02/2019 | Jamie Mosley
    Growing up, my parents, brother and I went to church every Sunday. Maybe it goes without saying but, as a kid, I wasn’t going to church for myself; I was going to church because that’s just what we did on Sundays. I didn’t know any different. From an early age, I always knew about God and Jesus. I suppose by taking my brother and I to church each week, my parents made sure of that. But, despite great church attendance, I didn’t know what it meant to be a Christian or have a relationship with God. I guess you could...
  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi Says She’s Entrusted to Serve ‘in the Spirit of St. Francis’

    01/03/2019 11:35:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 3, 2019 | 3:42 PM EST | CNSNews.com Staff
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.), who was elected Speaker of the House this afternoon, said in her speech accepting the position that she intends to serve “in the spirit of St. Francis.” “Let me especially thank my constituents in San Francisco, who have entrusted me to represent them in Congress in the spirit of Saint Francis, our patron saint—whose song of Saint Francis is our anthem: ‘Lord, make me a channel of thy peace’—as we beautifully sang in church this morning,” Pelosi said. “We enter this new Congress with a sense of great hope and confidence for the future, and deep...
  • Man finds a stethoscope with unusual powers.

    01/03/2019 11:59:27 AM PST · by navysealdad · 23 replies
    Man finds a stethoscope with unusual powers. An interesting advertisement. Watch it until the end! See if you can guess what is being advertised before you get to the end. You WILL be SURPRISED!!!