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  • newFlying Wallendas defy gravity
    (Daily Mail) The Flying Wallendas defied gravity in a daring never-before-attempted stunt where they successfully crossed a 1,300ft-long high-wire set 25-stories high across two New York sky scrapers in Times Square, all without a safety net. It was…
    - 28 mins ago 24 Jun 19, 1:18pm -
  • newStudy shows Muslim gang ruling prisons
      A prison gang calling itself the “brotherhood” is trying “to enforce its version of Islamic law on all prisoners regardless of faith” in the United Kingdom, according to a government study. The Ministry of Justice analysis, “Exploring…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 11:40pm -
  • newGovt. busted for trying to snatch daughter away from dad forever
      The European Court of Human Rights has scolded foster child care officials in Spain for violating the parental rights of a father whose daughter was put in care when he was charged with a crime, then left there when he was acquitted. The court d…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 10:11pm -
  • newBig decision for great grandma, 85, evicted over her faith
      A great-grandmother evicted from her apartment in California because of her “religious activities” has dropped a discrimination complaint against the Golden State after reaching a settlement with the owner of the complex. WND reported earlier…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 9:20pm -
  • newMountain men: Heroes of the untamed West
    John Colter accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition, 1804-1806. Colter then traveled the mountain wilderness alone for months, being considered the first “mountain man.” In 1807, Colter became the first person of European descent to see t…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 9:06pm -
  • new'Entire world will pay' if mosque on Temple Mount harmed
    A prominent adviser to the Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas claims Israel is plotting against the Al Aqsa Mosque in its capital, Jerusalem, and if Muslims don’t act decisively, “the entire world will pay.” The Twitter comments by Mah…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 8:51pm -
  • newIsrael city cuts Jesus link from name to avoid confusion
    (THE JAKARTA POST) — An Israeli city often confused with its famous neighbour Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus was raised, has changed its name in the hope of consolidating its separate identity. A poll of over ten thousand residents of Naz…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 5:56pm -
  • newMadonna: Pope should know Jesus backs abortion
    (FOXNEWS) — Madonna wants a meeting with Pope Francis to tell him Jesus would support abortion. The 60-year-old “Queen of Pop,” who grew up Catholic, said she wants to change the Vatican’s stance on reproductive rights.The post Madonna: Pope…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 5:35pm -
  • Israeli soldiers discover 3,000-year-old Biblical-era watchtower
    (Fox News) Soldiers at a paratrooper base in Southern Israel have uncovered a Biblical-era watchtower. The watchtower, which dates back to the 8th century B.C., was revealed during recent excavations by Israel Defense Forces troops working under the…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jun 19, 3:42am -
  • How a German count spread the Gospel across the world
    In the summer of 1683, Ottoman General Mustafa Pasha was laying siege to Vienna, Austria, with 200,000 Muslim jihad warriors. Sultan Mehmed IV sent the message to the Catholic Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I: “We order You to await Us in Your residenc…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 19, 11:06pm -

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    • newGod bless America: The theology of the Fourth of July

      God bless America: The theology of the Fourth of July

      “The most important sentence is probably the one that says, ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights.’ So, that idea that all men have certa…
      - 23 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 2:46pm -
    • Photos of the Week

      Photos of the Week

      (RNS) — This week’s gallery includes annual festivals in India and Bolivia, the summer solstice, and more.The post Photos of the Week appeared first on Religion News Service.
      - 2 days ago 22 Jun 19, 2:08am -
    • History of slaves sold for Georgetown detailed in new genealogical website

      History of slaves sold for Georgetown detailed in new genealogical website

      (RNS) — The website includes a spreadsheet of 314 individuals whom genealogists have identified as being part of the group sold by the Jesuit priests.The post History of slaves sold for Georgetown detailed in new genealogical website appeared firs…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 7:27pm -
    • ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ at Washington state libraries attracts protesters

      ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ at Washington state libraries attracts protesters

      SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) — As drag queens read 'Not all Princesses Wear Pink' and 'Love Is Love Is Love' inside, protesters cited the Apostle Paul in saying that God’s wrath will be revealed.The post ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ at Washington state l…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 7:21pm -
    • These women power through high-intensity workouts. Then they finish with prayer.

      These women power through high-intensity workouts. Then they finish with prayer.

      APEX, N.C. (RNS) — If some of the newer fitness center brands draw millennials with no particular faith, FiA draws people who tend to be more religiously conventional.The post These women power through high-intensity workouts. Then they finish wi…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 7:06pm -
    • Boy’s removal from church service spurs debate in UK on welcoming those with autism

      Boy’s removal from church service spurs debate in UK on welcoming those with autism

      LONDON (RNS) — According to the National Autistic Society in the U.K., more than a quarter of people with autism and their families have been asked to leave a public place because of behavior linked to their autism.The post Boy’s removal from ch…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 6:13pm -
    • How a Catholic bishop and Jordan Peterson became fellow travelers

      How a Catholic bishop and Jordan Peterson became fellow travelers

      (RNS) — Peterson and his 'new atavists' share with their Catholic brethren a disillusionment with what they see as the feminization of contemporary, post-feminist, post-sexual-revolution America.The post How a Catholic bishop and Jordan Peterson b…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 5:51pm -
    • About AOC and “concentration camps”

      About AOC and “concentration camps”

      When you are speaking to people who refuse to hear, sometimes you have to scream. Like it or not, that is what AOC was trying to do.The post About AOC and “concentration camps” appeared first on Religion News Service.
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 5:02pm -
    • China tariffs could lead to a ‘Bible tax’ in the US, say Christian publishers

      China tariffs could lead to a ‘Bible tax’ in the US, say Christian publishers

      (RNS) — The parent company of the two largest Bible publishers in the United States is warning the Trump administration that proposed tariffs on China would amount to a 'Bible tax.'The post China tariffs could lead to a ‘Bible tax’ in the US,…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 3:01pm -
    • Sebastian Gorka, evaluator of rabbis

      Sebastian Gorka, evaluator of rabbis

      Who made this man an expert on Judaism? The post Sebastian Gorka, evaluator of rabbis appeared first on Religion News Service.
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 2:42pm -

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    • newWhen God’s Providence Doesn’t Make Sense

      When God’s Providence Doesn’t Make Sense

      For St. Irenaeus, an early Church Father, Providence—God’s plan for all creation in time—was a work of epic beauty. Beauty always has a certain harmony and coherence to it. But sometimes, from our perspective, God’s plans do not make sense to…
      - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 4:07am -
    • newCelebrate The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

      Celebrate The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

      Today we celebrate the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. This feast stands out for many reasons, but the most obvious one is that today’s feast is one of three nativities on the Church Calendar. The other two are the Nativity of Mary, the Mother of…
      - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 4:05am -
    • newMemorize the Gospel of John! (And Contemplate Christ)

      Memorize the Gospel of John! (And Contemplate Christ)

      The Gospels are at the heart of all the Scriptures “because they are our principal source for the life and teaching of our Incarnate Word, our Savior.” Catechism of the Catholic Church, 125 The Catholic Art of Memory Meets the Gospels of Jesus Ch…
      - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 4:02am -
    • newUntitled

      “Why does God so greatly desire to communicate His sweetness to us? Because there is only one thing that can attach us to Him, and that is His goodness.” -St. Peter Julian Eymard, How to Get More out of Holy Communion
      - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 4:00am -
    • newSolemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

      Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

      Parents often are concerned about how their children will turn out to be when they grow up. They have so much hope for them and sometimes they create an image of what they want their kids to be in the future. At the same time they also have fears of…
      - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 4:00am -
    • newSt John the Baptist

      St John the Baptist

      The feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist is one of the oldest feasts in the liturgy of the Church. Unlike other saints whose feast days are usually celebrated on the anniversary of their deaths — considered the day they entered into final…
      - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 4:00am -
    • St. Joseph Cafasso

      St. Joseph Cafasso

      Most of our information on Joseph Cafasso comes from his protégé, Don Bosco, who wrote the saint’s biography. Joseph had served as Don Bosco’s teacher, advisor, spiritual director, and faithful friend since they met in 1827 when Don Bosco was o…
      - 1 day ago 23 Jun 19, 4:00am -
    • St. Paulinus of Nola (Bishop)

      St. Paulinus of Nola (Bishop)

      The fifth century bishop and poet St. Paulinus of Nola (354?-431) was the son of the Roman prefect of Gaul (modern-day France). His family’s wealth insured his rapid rise in Roman society; Paulinus became a distinguished lawyer and held several pub…
      - 2 days ago 22 Jun 19, 4:00am -
    • Let Communion Fill You With Divine Love

      Let Communion Fill You With Divine Love

      The effect of Holy Communion is divine love. This sacrament most fittingly tends to the love of man for God, because it was begun and inspired in the love of God for man. St. John points to that love when he says, “When Jesus knew that His hour had…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 11:50am -
    • The Eucharist: Corpus Christi?

      The Eucharist: Corpus Christi?

      The Catholic Church teaches the doctrine of transubstantiation, namely, that in the Eucharist, the communion wafer and the altar wine are transformed and really become the body and blood of Jesus Christ.  Have you ever met anyone who has found this…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 4:05am -

    Guardian - Religion

    • newCatholic church hits out at court over abortion ruling
      Judge says termination is in best interests of woman, who has mental capacity of a childThe Catholic church has criticised a court order under which a woman with a learning disability will have an abortion against her wishes.The court of protection i…
      - 35 mins ago 24 Jun 19, 1:11pm -
    • newIsrael Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service
      Digital fundraising platform says it is committed to fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and will refund donorsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of…
      - 13 hours ago 24 Jun 19, 12:50am -
    • newPeter Ball, former C of E bishop jailed for sexual abuse, dies at 87
      Former friend of Prince Charles served 16 months in prison for offences against 18 young menPeter Ball, the disgraced former Anglican bishop who was sent to prison for sexually abusing vulnerable young men, has died at the age of 87.Ball, who was a f…
      - 19 hours ago 23 Jun 19, 6:27pm -
    • Israel Folau and the tension at the heart of religious freedom | Andrew West
      Two core democratic principles are at stake in the Israel Folau case, and they will not be challenged at the pulpit or on the football fieldStanding at the lectern of his evangelical church in Sydney’s north-western suburbs last Sunday, Israel Fola…
      - 2 days ago 22 Jun 19, 10:47pm -
    • Israel Folau's Go Fund Me campaign raises half a million dollars
      Former Wallabies player is seeking help to finance his legal battle against Rugby Australia following his sackingHalf a million dollars had been raised by Saturday morning to help sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau “stand up for the word of…
      - 3 days ago 22 Jun 19, 1:25am -
    • Correcting the misleading language of anti-abortion extremists | Letter
      Phrases like ‘heartbeat bill’ and ‘born-alive legislation’ are being used to pressure lawmakers to pass extreme restrictions, writes Toni Van Pelt of the National Organization for WomenWe commend the Guardian for your decision to no longer us…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 1:21pm -
    • Church of England urged to offer haven from knife crime
      South London vicar says churches should open doors to at-risk young peopleChurches should open their doors to provide a safe haven for young people at risk of knife crime during after-school flashpoints, the Church of England’s governing body will…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 11:39am -
    • US Christian group admits error in petitioning Netflix about Good Omens
      The protest group will now redirect its campaign against the ‘evil’ and ‘offensive’ adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s novel to Amazon, which made it•Thousands petition Netflix to cancel Amazon Prime’s Good OmensA Christian…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jun 19, 9:39am -
    • US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher
      Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholi…
      - 4 days ago 20 Jun 19, 10:22pm -
    • Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand
      Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsemen…
      - 4 days ago 20 Jun 19, 4:23pm -

    Evangelical Outpost

    • Just Survive Somehow ⎯ The Walking Dead S06E02 Review

      Just Survive Somehow ⎯ The Walking Dead S06E02 Review

      Beware of undead spoilers! After five seasons of AMC’s The Walking Dead, it’s easy to feel desensitized to the walkers. While they’re frightening in large numbers, the initial shock of their existence has worn off, despite the ever-increasing g…
      - 20 Oct 15, 5:45pm -
    • Review: Beyond the Mask

      Review: Beyond the Mask

      Note: A review copy of this movie was sent in exchange for a review. It releases today, and you can look for a local showing here.  It isn’t often I’m sent a movie to review that I get excited about. Holy Rollers was an exception, as were the fi…
      - 5 Jun 15, 2:00pm -
    • Peace With People Amidst a War of Ideas
      I have observed two kinds of tyranny in the media and public forum when it comes to moral, religious, or political conflict.  The first kind is a tyranny of bigotry which takes firm held beliefs about politics, religion, ethics, etc., and attempts t…
      - 18 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
    • On Language: A Primer for Careful, Thoughtful Introspection
      If words matter–and you’ll find that I am very quick to contend that they do–then we ought to be careful with the language we speak. For some, this point might seem like something akin to an argument against profanity. I’m not (necessarily)…
      - 13 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
    • Codependency and Egoism: Two Ways To Obscure Easter
      It is that time of year when, once again, Churches of all denominations ramp up their hospitality.  One need not look far to find flier invitations for Easter egg hunts, local ads for sunrise services, or Church billboards declaring that all are inv…
      - 5 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
    • Why My Husband Is Not My “Other Half”
      When I got married, I had a new experience of association which I had never had as a single person.  My husband and I were together for three and a half years before we got married, and yet, in all of that time, people rarely expected him to be with…
      - 1 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
    • Have You Kept Christ in Christmas?
      Each year, the holiday season brings with it many historic traditions, like the red cups at Starbucks, the bad pop Christmas songs playing in every retail store in the country, and the revived rhetoric among certain Christians about “keeping Christ…
      - 22 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
    • What Can We Learn From the Mars Hill Shutdown?
      Mars Hill Church began as a small gathering in Mark Driscoll’s home in 1996 and soon became one of the fastest-growing churches in the country. But the church that was praised just last year as one of the “Top Churches to Watch in America” has…
      - 3 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
    • Little Hope Was Arson – A Second Look (Film Review)
      Note: a review copy of this film was provided in exchange for a review. Visit the film’s website here. See our earlier review from James here. Spoilers follow. If you’ve ever been to Texas, you may have noticed the Jesus fish symbols on billboard…
      - 25 Nov 14, 5:22pm -
    • Pumpkins and Thanksgiving
      In Germany, the asparagus harvest marks a national celebration. Whole restaurant menus center around asparagus, filling the hearts and stomachs of Germans thrilled by the wonderful harvest season. Asparagus has been an important crop in Germany, so t…
      - 24 Nov 14, 4:26pm -

    Face Like the Sun

    • INHUMAN: The Making of a Film on Transhumanism
      WHEN I FIRST HEARD ABOUT TRANSHUMANISM, I knew it was a subject matter that needed attention, especially as a Christian. Having been a couple years since I was saved, I was already at a place where I was seeking truth in the many bizarre and fringe s…
      - 15 Nov 15, 9:22am -
    • OPENING PORTALS: Augmented Reality (HoloLens), Ingress, and Dark Matter Dimensions
      With the new announcement of Microsoft’s augmented reality device, the HoloLens, we are on the verge of seeing the shift from interactive technology to augmented reality. Through the use of wearable devices, we will soon see what Google Chairman sa…
      - 25 Jan 15, 6:03am -
    • Superconductivity and the Lying Wonders of Antichrist?
      In this video, I take a look at a video on YouTube called MUST SEE!!!UFO LEVITATION!!! and speculate on how such a science might be used for the Great Deception of the Antichrist in the end times. 1.) The appearance of smoke. The liquid nitrogen made…
      - 20 Jan 15, 10:10pm -

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