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  • Teammate Reveals Something BIG About Tim Tebow’s Future That Will ‘Shock A Lot Of People’

    07/30/2015 10:59:26 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    www.westernjournalism.com ^ | July 30, 2015 at 9:06am | Norvell Rose
    Fighting hard to resurrect his NFL career, the Christian quarterback... Without explanation or elaboration, a sports writer for the CBS affiliate in the City of Brotherly Love called Tim Tebow “the most polarizing Philadelphia Eagle” in an article that goes on to share the surprising opinion of one of Tebow’s teammates who claims the quarterback’s play will “shock a lot of people.” Of course, one can imagine what writer Andrew Porter may have had in mind when offering that “most polarizing comment” about Tebow — the NFL player’s proudly promoted Christianity as well as the trepidation of a lot of...
  • Pot pastor refuses to tear down Church of the Holy Smoke tents in White Rock, B.C.

    07/27/2015 1:10:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    CBC ^ | Jul 27, 201
    Robin Douglas says up to 10 people attend his cannabis-centred servicesThe self-proclaimed pastor of the Church of the Holy Smoke in White Rock, B.C., is refusing to tear down the tents where he conducts cannabis-centred services. The City of White Rock ordered the tents, erected in the backyard of a beachfront property in the city, to be removed citing bylaw contraventions, but Robin Douglas says that's just a smokescreen. "The only thing that the city is getting mad about is that we're a religious organization that uses cannabis as a sacrament and they want us gone," he told CBC News....
  • Unlikely activist: Early civil rights protester stands out for conservative views

    07/26/2015 10:57:25 AM PDT · by OddLane · 1 replies
    Winston Salem Journal ^ | July 21, 2015 | Jennifer Young
    The time was the late 1940s, the place Greensboro. A mother had sent her two young sons to the neighborhood grocery. A gang of local toughs waited just outside the store. One came at the older brother from the front, one from the back and the third went for the money in the boy’s pocket. The younger brother, who was only 6, stood back while his sibling managed to fight off the young would-be robbers. The little fellow took it all in, though, and came away with some very important life lessons: Be prepared to defend yourself. Show no fear....
  • Moral decline

    07/26/2015 7:19:52 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 9 replies
    conservapedia.com ^ | November 2010 | conservapedia.com
    Moral decline (or degeneration) refers to the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of morality. The condition of moral decline is seen as preceding or concomitant with the decline in quality of life, as well as the decline of nations. In the words of British lawyer and jurist Judge Devlin (1905 -1992), "an established morality is as necessary as good government to the welfare of society. Societies disintegrate from within more frequently than they are broken up by external pressures."[1] Contents[] 1 Moral standards2 Causality 2.1 Biblical theology2.2 Secular ideology 3 Examples of development and decline...
  • Charlotte pastor plans to pack heat from the pulpit

    07/25/2015 6:15:33 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 19 replies
    The State ^ | 7/24/2015 | SARAH-BLAKE MORGAN
    On Sunday mornings, you’ll find Pastor Brenda Stevenson preaching from the tattered pages of her Bible to a congregation clinging to her every word. But the pastor of New Outreach Christian Center will soon be armed with something other than the word of God. “Like I tell everybody – just welcome two new members, Smith and Wesson,” Stevenson said. Next month, Stevenson will take the pulpit with a gun by her side for the first time, a need realized after the Charleston shooting, something she believes may have been stopped if someone inside could have fired back. “I do not...
  • Conservative, Christian Celebs Slam Planned Parenthood Videos

    07/24/2015 6:50:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | July 23, 2015 | Kristine Marsh
    Liberal Hollywood might try to silence Christian and conservative voices but it doesn’t always succeed. To be heard, Christian and conservative actors and athletes have used their platforms on Facebook and Twitter to “come out,” so to speak, on hot-button topics. After the release of two damning videos showcasing the casual bartering of aborted baby parts by Planned Parenthood representatives, actress Stacey Dash, actor Kevin Sorbo and NFL player Benjamin Watson lambasted the taxpayer-funded abortion giant on Twitter. Stacey Dash ("Clueless"), an outspoken critic of liberal politics in Hollywood and presenter at last year’s Media Research Center’s Dishonors Awards, challenged...
  • Man Finds Rolled-Up Note Inside Coca-Cola Bottle

    07/24/2015 11:51:10 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/29/15 | Jon Street
    Adrian Trotman and his wife, Jen, were walking their dog Sunday when they stumbled upon something potentially life-changing. It was a Coca-Cola bottle, couched in the sand along Port Melbourne Beach in Australia, and held a note inside. The note was written on a page ripped from a diary or personal organizer dated 2013 and contained an inspiring message. “Dear finder, This is your fate, it’s your mission to change life as you know it. Do something amazing, something you are too scared to do. Why not? Life’s short. Once you have decided, leave this note for someone else to...
  • Brittney Griner accused wife of cheating on her with men

    07/23/2015 7:04:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Brittney Griner filed to have her marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson annulled last month, claiming that the union was based on “fraud and duress” and that Johnson pressured her into it. Griner also suspected that Johnson was cheating on her. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Griner says she discovered in April that Johnson had been texting with her ex-boyfriend. She says she never would have married Johnson if she suspected something was still going on between Johnson and the man.
  • Jeannette Cathy, wife of Chick-fil-A founder, dead at 92

    07/23/2015 5:33:40 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 23, 2015 2:42 PM EDT
    Chick-fil-A officials say Jeannette McNeil Cathy, the wife of the restaurant chain's late founder, Truett Cathy, has died at age 92. Officials said in a release that Cathy was surrounded by family when she died Wednesday night at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Officials say Jeannette Cathy attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and married Truett Cathy in 1948. The two met when she was 8 years old. …
  • Mayors endorse UN sustainability goals at Vatican

    07/22/2015 10:23:16 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2015 12:14 PM EDT
    Mayors emboldened by an appeal from Pope Francis are committing themselves to a new set of U.N. goals to end poverty and promote sustainable development over the next 15 years. At the end of a two-day Vatican summit on Wednesday, several dozen mayors from around the world unanimously adopted a declaration pledging to endorse the goals and work to implement them in their home cities. …
  • Biblical Text from 500 A.D. Deciphered from Charred Scroll

    07/21/2015 8:17:21 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    Discovery ^ | Jul 20, 2015 06:06 PM ET // by | Rossella Lorenzi
    Virtual unwrapping software has revealed verses from the Book of Leviticus in a charred parchment scroll, making it the oldest biblical text after the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Monday. Found 45 years ago inside the Holy Ark of the synagogue at Ein Gedi, on the western shore of the Dead Sea, the 2.7-inch scroll was dated by C14 analysis to about 500 AD. “This is the first time in any archaeological excavation that a Torah scroll was found in a synagogue, particularly inside a Holy Ark,” the IAA said in a statement. ... To...
  • Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

    07/20/2015 1:05:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 18, 2015 11:43 AM EDT | Rachel Zoll
    Over 28 years as head of the Anti-Defamation League, Abe Foxman emerged as a forceful torchbearer for American Jews. He counseled presidents and diplomats, CEOs and celebrities. He took on prominent figures over anti-Semitic remarks or representations—actor Mel Gibson among them—and accepted any ensuing apologies on behalf of an entire community. No other U.S. Jewish leader has wielded as much influence with policymakers, faith leaders and U.S. Jews. On Monday, Foxman retires as national director, a major moment of transition in American Jewish life that raises questions about the future of the organization known as the ADL. […] The ADL...
  • Obama Favors Iran Because of His Shiite Connections

    07/19/2015 6:57:46 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 38 replies
    Here First | 7/19/2015 | Me
    Obama favored Iran in the negotiations because he has many ties to Shia Islam and Iran, regardless of his actual faith.
  • Psychic Capital: Tech and Silicon Valley Turn to Mystics for Advice

    07/19/2015 1:36:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Wednesday, Jul 15 2015 | Jeremy Lybarger
    The names of the tech workers in this story have been changed.Ten thousand miles from Silicon Valley, in a room near the Black Sea, Yegor Karpenchekov dreams of money. At night, while the rest of Odessa sleeps and cocaine smugglers drift in and out of the port under cover of darkness, Yegor logs onto FaceTime and talks to a 70-year-old woman in San Francisco. Her name is Sally Faubion, and five months ago she recruited Yegor from the freelancer marketplace UpWork to code her apps. She believes "divine intervention" brought them together; for Yegor, it was likely $20 per hour...
  • Police Officer-Turned-Pastor Starts Church for 'Broken'

    07/19/2015 12:38:55 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Columbus Telegram ^ | July 15, 2015 | Elizabeth Anna Valla
    Getting troublemakers off the street used to be Jim Runnels’ job as a police officer, but now he wants to bring them in in a different way. “Someday God’s going to tap you on the shoulder and wake you up,” Runnels recalls the president of the Open Door Mission in Omaha telling him. Runnels was a sergeant with the Omaha Police Department for 18 years and within that time he had many run-ins with that same president. Pastor Bob Timberlake was his name and he knew Runnels as the officer who would drop off the forgotten, the drug addicts, the...
  • when will Obama admit that he is follower of Islam pool

    07/18/2015 5:00:44 PM PDT · by PCPOET7 · 51 replies
    vanity
    I am proposing a pool to raise money for the web site. Lots of us on the site believe that President Obama is secretly of the Muslim faith and has kept it a secret because he knows that he never would of been elected if he was open about it. what I propose is a pool that those playing the game donate 50 dollars to the web site if they a wrong in there guess of when President Obama states publicly that he is Muslim. the choices are 1. Between now and the last week in office. 2. The last...
  • Immigration to Israel: "Exodus 1947" Illegal Immigration Ship

    07/18/2015 11:48:43 AM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 13 replies
    The ship Exodus 1947 became a symbol of Aliya Bet — illegal immigration. After World War II, illegal immigration increased and the British authorities decided to stop it by sending the ships back to the ports of embarkation in Europe. The first ship to which this policy was applied was the Exodus 1947. The ship sailed from the port of Site, near Marseilles, on July 11, 1947, with 4,515 immigrants, including 655 children, on board. As soon as it left the territorial waters of France, British destroyers accompanied it. On July 18, near the coast of Palestine but outside territorial...
  • Free Will? Is it an illusion?

    07/18/2015 11:38:12 AM PDT · by Zeneta · 70 replies
    07/18/2015 | Zeneta
    Are you reading this because you chose to? Or are you doing so as a result of forces beyond your control? http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130924-how-belief-in-free-will-shapes-us After thousands of years of philosophy, theology, argument and meditation on the riddle of free will, I'm not about to solve it for you in this column (sorry). But what I can do is tell you about some thought-provoking experiments by psychologists, which suggest that, regardless of whether we have free will or not, whether we believe we do can have a profound impact on how we behave. The issue is simple: we all make choices, but could...
  • Muslim Marine murderer's father 'sexually assaulted wife and beat his son'

    07/18/2015 10:32:27 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/17/2015 | By Paul Thompson
    Divorce papers obtained by Daily Mail Online reveal Muhammad Youssuf Abdulazeez's father beat his wife - and his murderous son Youssuf Saed Abdulazeez also told his wife of 28 years he was going to take a second wife in their native Palestine - as it was permitted under Islamic law Papers show that his wife, Rasmia, made a series of allegations including that the father of five was sexually abusive She wanted a restraining order against her husband, according to papers filed in Tennessee in 2009 Papers disclose that family were originally from Palestine and other relatives' posted 'Free Palestine'...
  • San Francisco techies are hiring this Wiccan witch to protect their computers from viruses and...

    07/18/2015 5:15:38 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7/17/15 | Nathan McAlone
    Many people have had their computer or smartphone possessed by an evil demon — or at least that’s what it can feel like when some mysterious bug keeps causing an app to crash, or your phone keeps shutting off for no reason.But if you truly think your electronics have been invaded by an evil spirit, there's someone who will take your call — Reverend Joey Talley — a Wiccan witch from the San Francisco Bay Area who claims to solve supernatural issues for techies.The Bay Area has always had a freewheeling spirit, which is part of the reason the tech...
  • South Africa’s Tutu being treated for “stubborn infection”

    07/16/2015 11:09:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 16, 2015 10:50 AM EDT | Lynsey Chutel
    It’s time for retired archbishop Desmond Tutu to begin saying no to public events in order to conserve his health, his daughter said Thursday, as the Nobel laureate remained hospitalized for a persistent infection. Tutu, 83, was admitted to a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday where he is receiving an “intensive course” of antibiotics to fight a “stubborn infection,” the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation said earlier in a statement. […] Tutu’s illness is not related to prostate cancer, for which he has been treated for years, Mpho Tutu said. It is uncertain how long he will remain in...
  • The Future of the LGBT Movement May Involve Transhumanism [Genesis 6]

    07/16/2015 8:44:46 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 30 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 6/25/2015 | Zoltan Istvan
    The other night my wife and I were reading to our 4-year-old daughter a children's book that we borrowed from the public library. We came to a section where two characters -- both who were the same sex -- began having romantic feelings for each other. My wife and I smiled -- we have many good LGBT friends. Later that evening after putting my daughter to bed, I began wondering about the future of the LGBT movement, especially after Tim Cook, Apple's CEO and probably the world's most influential technologist, recently said he was proud to be gay. It's certainly...
  • Woman Buys Locket at Thrift Store, Finds Something So Unsettling Inside

    07/15/2015 6:39:48 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 23 replies
    Women's Day ^ | Jul 13, 2015 | Alexis Hobbs
    You can find all sorts of intriguing items at a thrift store, whether it's antique glassware or a piece of art that catches your eye. One thing's for certain, though—the ashes of a once-living being tucked inside a pretty locket is not generally on your shopping list. When one woman opened a delicate, heart-shaped locket that she purchased at the White River Junction Listen Thrift Store in Vermont, she found what she believes to be cremated remains left inside a small capsule.
  • Rapper Slim Thug and pastor Joel Osteen collaborate on new song

    07/15/2015 4:45:07 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 19 replies
    Channel 39 News Fix ^ | July 14, 2015 | mabarbagallo
    HOUSTON, TX – A new song by two of Houston’s own cranks out the bass, all while beating down boundaries. The unlikely duo of gangster rapper Slim Thug, and preacher Joel Osteen is breaking the internet as much for their pairing, as for their musical message. Slim, a member of Osteen’s Lakewood Church for many years, used clips of the pastor on “Chuuch”, a song on the rappers latest release “Hogg Life Volume 2″. And while mixing religion and rap might not be the norm, for many the sermon and the song are a perfect fit. The message of the...
  • Pro-gay activists react to gay ‘marriage’ resistance: ‘Too many Christians, not enough lions’

    07/14/2015 6:13:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | Jul 14, 2015 - | Lisa Bourne
    July 14, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- There has been no shortage of anti-Christian rhetoric from various media outlets in the fallout from the Supreme Court decision decreeing homosexual "marriage" across the country. "Too many Christians, not enough lions," a derisive reference capitalizing on the Christians martyred in ancient Rome, was also how one LGBT activist responded to Catholic Vote's (CV) pro-marriage "Not Alone" video, according to CV President Brian Burch. Released the day of the Obergefell v. Hodges decision, the CV video logged more than 1.3 million views in the first 10 days. "Seeing the power of our message, LGBT activists...
  • Sting: Obama is 'sent from God' [Daniel 3]

    07/14/2015 4:27:42 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 66 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 10/29/2009 | Staff
    British recording artist Sting says President Obama could be the answer to the world’s problems – the divine answer. “In many ways, he’s sent from God, because the world’s a mess,” he said in a new interview with the Associated Press. The comments from The Police’s lead singer, whose real name is Gordon Sumner, are just the latest in a long series of statements suggesting Obama’s connection to the supernatural. WND previously reported when an artist who planned to unveil a portrait of Obama in a Christ-like pose with a crown of thorns upon his brow canceled the event due...
  • YMCA and "gender neutral" Bathrooms

    07/14/2015 4:11:39 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 15 replies
    July 14, 2015
    The Young Men's Christian Association, or YMCA as it's been called since 1844, was founded to get poor boys and girls off the streets and into a Christian environment. Today I went into my local YMCA and noticed something right away. The bathrooms that used to say "Female" and "Male", now say "Gender Neutral" instead of Man and Female. They also have a "Gender Neutral" dressing room. This new bathroom designations for homosexual rights crowd are a disgrace and insult to this once great organization founded on Christian principles. I asked one of the young girls working in the Y...
  • The Epidemic of Bible Illiteracy in Our Churches [Amos 8]

    07/14/2015 10:23:39 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 26 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 6/1/2015 | Ed Stetzer
    When was the last time you read a book? For almost 1 in 4 of us, it was more than a year ago, according to Pew Research. That's three times the number who didn't read a book in 1978. In America, we have a literacy problem. But more concerning to me, we have a biblical literacy problem. Americans, including churchgoers, aren't reading much of any book, including the Good Book. Christians claim to believe the Bible is God's Word. We claim it's God's divinely inspired, inerrant message to us. Yet despite this, we aren't reading it. A recent LifeWay Research...
  • The 2015 Family Leadership Summit [Iowa]

    07/14/2015 8:39:22 AM PDT · by jjotto · 11 replies
    The Family Leader ^ | July 10, 2015 | uncredited
    The 2015 Family Leadership Summit [Saturday] July 18, 2015 Stephens Auditorium, Ames, Iowa The FAMiLY LEADER is thrilled to partner with Frank Luntz and his team at Luntz Global Partners. At the Summit, Frank will be hosting interactive discussions with Iowans along with potential focus groups giving a unique opportunity for Iowans to gain insight about issues that affect the family. The purpose of The Family Leadership Summit is to inspire, motivate, and educate conservatives regarding worldview application and the most pressing issues facing America’s families. The Summit will provide Iowans the opportunity to engage with national conservative leaders and...
  • Archbishop: School that fired gay teacher showed ‘character’ (Waldron Mercy, Philly)

    07/13/2015 12:26:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 13, 2015 2:50 PM EDT
    The archbishop of Philadelphia said Monday that Roman Catholic school officials who fired a married gay teacher showed uncommon “character and common sense.” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said the nuns and board members who run Waldron Mercy Academy are not seeking controversy, but simply following the church’s teaching. Chaput, in a statement, thanked school leaders “for taking the steps to ensure that the Catholic faith is presented … in accord with the teaching of the church. They’ve shown character and common sense at a moment when both seem to be uncommon.” …
  • CELIBACY'S ROOTS AND FRUITS [1 Timothy 4]

    One must understand that mandatory celibacy is not taught in the Bible, nor was it practiced by the apostles. This teaching developed as an integral part of the evolving papal system and gradually became essential to it. The concern was not morality, for celibacy proved to be a veritable cornucopia of evil. In fact, the rule of celibacy was not the prohibition of sex but of marriage. Pope Alexander II (1061-73), for example, refused to discipline a priest who had committed adultery with his father's second wife because he hadn't committed the sin of matrimony. That was the great evil...
  • Bolivian President Evo Morales presents Pope Francis with ‘communist crucifix’

    07/12/2015 9:01:41 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    News.Com ^ | 07/10/15
    BOLIVIA’S President Evo Morales handed Pope Francis an unusual and some say “provocative” gift during the pontiff’s visit to the country: a carving of Christ crucified on a wooden sickle and hammer. The sculpted juxtaposition of two of the world’s most potent symbols, Christianity and communism, was made by Jesuit priest Luis Espinal. A poet and artist, Espinal was assassinated in 1980 by right-wing paramilitaries, and the pope paid tribute to him on Wednesday on his way from the airport to La Paz, stopping at the site of his death. Pope Francis is the first Jesuit pope.
  • Irish anti-Islamic group protests mosque in Kerry (PEGIDA Ireland)

    07/11/2015 8:55:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Irish Central ^ | July 10, 2015 08:57 AM | Anne Lucey
    An anti-Islamic group founded in Germany, which it emerges now has an Irish branch, is objecting to the building of a mosque in Tralee, County Kerry. The group denies it is racist, but says it wants to save Ireland from Islam. It is to launch a political party shortly. Kerry is the rural county with the biggest population of Muslims outside the main cities, such as Cork and Dublin. Killarney already has an Islamic cultural center. However, it has no full mosque. The second attempt in recent years to construct a mosque in Tralee on a large site is now...
  • AP Interview: Morales calls Pope’s teachings ‘socialist’ (Bolivia’s president)

    07/10/2015 8:00:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 10, 2015 7:20 PM EDT | Frank Bajak
    Evo Morales says he feels like he’s got a good friend and ally in the highest of places in his battle for revolutionary social change and halting global warming: Pope Francis. Bolivia’s president also said Friday he thinks that what Pope Francis preaches amounts to socialism. “I feel like the pope is the first and best politician in the world,’ Bolivia’s president said in an interview with The Associated Press a few hours before bidding Latin America’s first pope goodbye. […] Asked if the pope is a socialist, Morales said his emphasis on creating a world in which no one...
  • Pope Denounces 'Throwaway' Culture of Consumer Society

    07/10/2015 2:14:23 AM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 12 replies
    Business Insider (AP) ^ | July 9, 2015 23:56 UTC | Nicole Winfield and Jacobo Garcia
    SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the "throwaway" culture of today's society that discards anyone who is unproductive as he celebrated his first public Mass in Bolivia on Thursday, one of the key days of his South American pilgrimage. It was to culminate with a summit of farmers, fishermen and indigenous whose causes have long been championed by history's first Latin American pope.
  • American Samoa questions gay marriage validity in territory

    07/10/2015 12:12:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 10, 2015 2:22 AM EDT | Fili Sagapolutele and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
    American Samoa stands as the only U.S. territory to hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage. But as the Pacific island’s attorney general reviews the decision, legal observers and gay rights advocates are saying it should go into effect immediately. “It should be unquestioned,” said Rose Cuison Villazor, a professor at University of California, Davis’ law school and an expert on territorial law. “The Supreme Court’s decision was pretty strong.” American Samoa Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo Ale, however, hasn’t been ready to take that step. “We’re still reviewing the decision to determine its applicability to...
  • 10 Very Strange Things That Have Happened In Just The Past Few Weeks

    07/09/2015 4:17:45 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    End Of The American Dream ^ | 7/8/15 | Michael Snyder
    Have you noticed that events have begun to accelerate? Over the past few weeks, things have officially started to get very weird. Chinese stocks are crashing, the Greek debt crisis is spiraling out of control, the New York Stock Exchange was down for about four hours on Wednesday thanks to a “technical glitch”, and global politicians have been acting very strangely. After several years of relative calm, could it be possible that the second half of 2015 will usher in a time of chaos and confusion on a worldwide scale? Personally, I have never been more concerned about a period...
  • Obama's Own Words; Why He's a Muslim and Not a Christian

    07/09/2015 10:32:07 AM PDT · by A Navy Vet · 23 replies
    Self Vanity ^ | 7/9/2015 | A Navy Vet
    Here are verifiable quotes from Obama and why he is a Muslim and not a Christian.
  • Father Pfleger does not Trust Black People with Guns

    07/09/2015 9:00:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    gunwatch.blogspot.com ^ | 7/8/2015 | Dean Weingarten
    This is where racism leads. Father Pfleger of Chicago and other disarmists have filed a lawsuit against three municipalities outside of Chicago. In essence, that lawsuit says that black people cannot stop themselves from murdering and stealing, so people outside of Chicago have to keep strict controls on the sale of guns. Too understand the lawsuit, it claims that lack of strict gun controls has a disproportionate effect on black people.
  • The Obergefell Decision is a Dead-End for America

    07/08/2015 9:16:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7 Jul 2015 | by Frank Pavone
    I believe in the “dead-end rule.” This rule states that if you go down a dead-end road and ignore the signs that say it is a dead-end, you will soon learn by personal experience that it is a dead-end. I have invoked this rule many times in my worldwide teaching and preaching against abortion. For millennia, the church – and many others too – have been holding up the signs saying that abortion is a dead-end. Those individuals, families, and nations that have ignored these signs are now reaping the fruit of the bitter experience that abortion does not solve...
  • Democrat Senator Says Pro-Life People Have No First Amendment Religious Freedoms

    07/08/2015 7:02:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Jul 8, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    A pro-abortion Democrat Senator is getting criticism for a comment suggesting that only churches enjoy First Amendment religious freedom protections, and that those freedoms do not extend to individual people. The comment is a huge concern for pro-life advocates who are worried about being forced to pay for abortions with their tax dollars or insurance premiums. The concerns also extend to pro-life medical professionals like doctors and nurses who do not want to be forced to perform or assist in or refer for abortions. Balwdin’s comments are instructive for the pro-life movement because they come at a time when abortion...
  • The Pope's new world order: Francis calls for the 'goods of the Earth' to be shared [Truncated]

    07/08/2015 12:05:10 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 82 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | July 7, 2015 17:38 UTC | Simon Tomlinson
    Pope ends first leg of his three-nation South American tour with impassioned plea to safeguard the environmentDelivered message in Ecuador, which has one of the world's most diverse ecosystems but is also reliant on oil He said: 'As stewards of these riches, we have an obligation toward society and toward future generations' (...) 'As stewards of these riches which we have received, we have an obligation toward society as a whole and toward future generations,' Francis said. 'We cannot bequeath this heritage to them without proper care for the environment, without a sense of gratuitousness born of our contemplation...
  • The hypocrisy of NASCAR <b>VANITY</b>

    07/07/2015 6:15:47 PM PDT · by SgtBob · 17 replies
    memyselfandi
    NASCAR has jumped in bed with homosexuals, has eschewed it's Southern brand, and roots, and kicked Trump to the curb...I guess they love illegal immigration...though I see none at the tracks I've been to. Outside of the commercial enterprises hawking their wares, the rest are volunteers; ushers who want to point folks to their seats, and Consessions, run by high school bands, or sports teams trying to earn money from tips. The big question; will NASCAR, and #19 Joe Gibbs Racing drop Subway as a sponsor, in light of Jarrod Fogles' Follies in pedophilia?
  • Orthodox Jewish Man Beaten In Williamsburg In Latest Possible Hate Crime

    07/07/2015 4:02:10 PM PDT · by familyop · 21 replies
    CBS New York ^ | July 7, 2015 | CBS New York
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is investigating another possible hate crime in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. There have been four attacks against the Orthodox Jewish community in a week — the most recent came late Monday night. As CBS2’s Ilana Gold reported, a 65-year-old man was attacked around 11 p.m. across the street from his home near Wilson Street and Wythe Avenue. A teenage boy and girl ran up to him from behind and started punching him in the face and laughing about it, investigators said...The neighbor said his son heard the victim screaming for help and then the son ran...
  • Pope Francis: God Has Instructed Me to Revise the Ten Commandments (satire)

    07/07/2015 8:32:31 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 36 replies
    GUAYAQUIL, Ec. – Pope Francis kicked off the start of a three-nation trip across South America today with his first mass, with over a million Ecuadorians in attendance, in the coastal city of Guayaquil. Delivering the mass in Spanish, the Pope spoke about the importance of family in modern society, saying, “It needs to be helped and strengthened, lest we lose our proper sense of the services which society as a whole provides.” During his sermon, Pope Francis announced to Christians around the world that God had called upon him, instructing him “to revise the most sacred of texts, the...
  • Any Religion Is Better (Than Islam)

    07/07/2015 7:32:48 AM PDT · by OddLane · 4 replies
    Center for the Study of Political Islam ^ | June 3 2015 | Dr. Bill Warner
    Most succinct, best explanation of this subject I've encountered so far.
  • Will C.S. Lewis’ spirituality survive in future Narnia films?

    07/07/2015 4:55:27 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 25 replies
    Crux ^ | February 27, 2015 | By Steven D. Greydanus
    “The Chronicles of Narnia” film series has been somewhat at sea since “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” (2010), the film adaptation of the third book published in the fantasy series. With a Blu-Ray edition of “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” to be released next week, Narnia fans are wondering what’s next for the series. Christian viewers in particular are concerned if production changes mean the books’ spiritual themes will make it on to the big screen. Reports in 2011 suggested that book six – the creation-myth prequel “The Magician’s Nephew” – might be adapted next, rather than book...
  • Russell Wilson Says He and Ciara Will Practice Abstinence Until Marriage

    07/07/2015 2:36:00 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Sigh ... this is a thing now, people. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was part of a recent public Q&A session at The Rock Church with pastor Miles McPherson, a man who spent four seasons as a defensive back for the Chargers. The topic of Wilson's personal life came up — specifically, his girlfriend Ciara, who happens to be a critically acclaimed recording artist. Wilson, a man of strong faith, told McPherson a story about telling a friend that Ciara was the girl he wanted to be with before he ever met her. The discussion about his personal life continued with...
  • Judges cease performing marriages

    07/06/2015 9:44:45 PM PDT · by fungoking · 6 replies
    Lebanon Daily Record ^ | 7/6/15 | Fines Massey
    Judges cease performing marriages Winfrey, Jackson say they don’t want local court ‘tarnished by being caught up in the dissention’ Following what some call a controversial and others say is a historic ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage, Laclede County Associate Court judges have announced that they will no longer perform marriages. “In light of the divisive impact of the recent United States Supreme Court decision on our society relative to the issue of marriage, we elect to not allow the integrity and respect of your local court to be tarnished by being caught up in the...
  • You Shall Know the Truth

    07/06/2015 5:15:49 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 4 replies
    Legacy Church ^ | 6/29/15 | Steven Smotherman
    Friday, the 26th day of June, we all realized we are no longer a Christian nation. The Supreme Court decided, after 150 years, that homosexual marriage was hidden in the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of The United States of America. However, the truth of the matter is, it is not there. Furthermore, while this case was pending, Supreme Court Justices Kagan and Ginsburg performed same-sex ceremonies -- so much for a fair and impartial verdict! Nevertheless, no matter how this court does away with our constitution and the democratic process, we should not honor such a law. The homosexual...