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  • newMeet the group injured most by ban on counseling against gayness
    Local and state governments in the United States and other nations have been banning counseling individuals to get rid of unwanted same-sex attractions. But there's one population that's being injured each time that happens. Rape victims. Male rape v…
    - 41 mins ago 25 Jan 20, 10:59pm -
  • newIsrael accused of deliberately flooding Gaza by opening dams
    The anti-Semitic blood libel canard has been made against Jews for centuries. Now enemies of the Jews are spreading a flood libel. Palestinian media is claiming Israel has been flooding Gaza deliberately by opening dams amid heavy rain, according to…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 9:02pm -
  • newMovement leader calls Trump 'the most successful pro-life president in the history of this country'
    A pro-life leader has dubbed President Donald Trump "the most successful pro-life president in the history of this country." The comment from Jeff Hunt, director of the Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University, came as pro-life advocates…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 7:53pm -
  • newNew reports expose China's Communist Party agenda for all other religions
    Already engaged in the most severe crackdown on Christianity in more than a decade, the Chinese Communist Party is confiscating Buddhist publications and destroying ancient statues. Authorities across the country are targeting books by a prominent Bu…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 6:46pm -
  • newNew York sued for back-door attack on pro-life advocates
    New York state, which already has been accused of  "barbarism" for its expansive abortion law, now is being sued along with New York City for interfering with the mission of crisis pregnancy centers. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year signed a l…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 5:55pm -
  • newChurch aims to attract younger members by asking older ones to stay away
    (THE BLAZE) A small Methodist church in Minnesota is closing this summer with a plan to relaunch in November as a place that can attract younger members of the community — and leaders are asking older members to keep their distance for at least the…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 5:37pm -
  • newPowerful faith video shared by Justin Bieber viewed by over 4 million in just 1 day
    Pop star Justin Bieber is using his influence to share his love for God with the masses, posting a faith-based video on Instagram about God's majesty. On Wednesday, Bieber posted a video to Instagram with the caption, "You are supposed to watch this.…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 2:23pm -
  • newWe all have a pulpit – are you using yours?
    When I became a Christian, I was amazed to realize that God would forgive someone like me, that he would change me and that he had a plan for my life. But when it came to God actually using me for his purposes, I wondered what I could bring to the ta…
    - 24 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 11:54pm -
  • Saudi sheikh leads prayers at Auschwitz Holocaust memorial
    (AL ARABY) A senior Saudi religious leader and close ally of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman led a congregation in prayer when he visited the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland on Thursday in a landmark tour. Mohammed Al-Issa, secretary-general…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 10:22pm -
  • Trump becomes 1st president to attend March for Life
    President Trump on Friday became the first sitting president to appear in person to address the annual March for Life in its 47-year history. "We know that every human soul is divine, and every human life, born and unborn, is made in the holy image o…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:30pm -

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    • newHarrowing Legacy: Auschwitz, 75 Years Later

      Harrowing Legacy: Auschwitz, 75 Years Later

      On January 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration camp in Southwest Poland.  Over 1 million Jews and tens of thousands of others were killed at this sprawling ...The post Harrowing Legacy: Auschwitz, 75 Years Later appe…
      - 9 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 3:10pm -
    • newPhotos of the Week

      Photos of the Week

      (RNS) — This week’s gallery includes Orthodox Epiphany around the world, Holocaust anniversary commemorations, and more.The post Photos of the Week appeared first on Religion News Service.
      - 9 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 2:47pm -
    • Trump addresses March for Life, where religion and politics mix

      Trump addresses March for Life, where religion and politics mix

      WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘When we see the image of a baby in the womb, we glimpse the majesty of God’s creation,’ Trump said.The post Trump addresses March for Life, where religion and politics mix appeared first on Religion News Service.
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 11:26pm -
    • Controversial comedy ‘Faith Based’ pokes fun at Christian films — to a point

      Controversial comedy ‘Faith Based’ pokes fun at Christian films — to a point

      (RNS) — ‘Faith Based’ is a new satirical film about the Christian film industry that premiered this past weekend at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.The post Controversial comedy ‘Faith Based’ pokes fun at Christian films —…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 11:11pm -
    • RNS Updated Budget — Friday, January 24, 2020

      RNS Updated Budget — Friday, January 24, 2020

      NEWS STORY RNS-March-Life: Trump addresses March for Life, where religion and politics mix WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Trump delivered a speech before a sprawling crowd gathered on the National Mall ...The post RNS Updated Budget — Friday, Jan…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 10:19pm -
    • Melissa Rogers, Christianity Today’s Ted Olsen hope for common ground in divided US

      Melissa Rogers, Christianity Today’s Ted Olsen hope for common ground in divided US

      WASHINGTON (RNS) — Author Melissa Rogers said ‘being opponents on one issue does not make us enemies; it makes us potential collaborators on something else.’The post Melissa Rogers, Christianity Today’s Ted Olsen hope for common ground in di…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:29pm -
    • The thinking Mormon's survival guide to the dumpster fire that is this year's curriculum

      The thinking Mormon's survival guide to the dumpster fire that is this year's curriculum

      While we’re taking out the racist part of the manual that everyone is rightly complaining about, could we just burn down the entire "Come Follow Me" curriculum and start from scratch? The post The thinking Mormon's survival guide to the dumpster f…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:26pm -
    • At the Vatican, Pope Francis and US VP discuss pathways for world peace

      At the Vatican, Pope Francis and US VP discuss pathways for world peace

      VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis met with US Vice President Mike Pence for an hour-long conversation at the Vatican on Friday, as President Donald Trump attends the yearly March for Life in Washington D.C.The post At the Vatican, Pope Francis and…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 6:32pm -
    • Trump woos Catholics on abortion but may lose them on life

      Trump woos Catholics on abortion but may lose them on life

      (RNS) — The president's appearance at this year's March for Life is the kickoff to an expected ‘Catholics for Trump’ campaign that will focus on abortion over immigration, climate change and inequality.The post Trump woos Catholics on abortion…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 4:51pm -
    • Warren announces new campaign interfaith advisory council

      Warren announces new campaign interfaith advisory council

      (RNS) — “If we want to restore communities, what better way than to influence systemic injustices that will break generational strongholds of poverty and oppression," Warren said of the council.The post Warren announces new campaign interfaith a…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 4:00pm -

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    • newThe Conversion of St. Paul

      The Conversion of St. Paul

      St. Paul, known as the Apostle to the Gentiles, was born in the city of Tarsus, a Roman city, thereby giving him Roman citizenship. At his circumcision, he was given the Hebrew name Saul. At a young age his parents sent him to Jerusalem to be instru…
      - 19 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 5:00am -
    • The Spiritual Life is Still Possible After Motherhood

      The Spiritual Life is Still Possible After Motherhood

      To be like Christ is to grow in love, and other than the marital embrace, there is no human love like a mother’s love for her child. She gives of herself over and over again, without asking anything in return. So that yes to God in caring for your…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:07am -
    • God Has a Marvelous Plan For All of Us

      God Has a Marvelous Plan For All of Us

      Flick on the television, turn to the news, and notice how hopeless it all looks. Terrorists kill hundreds and intimidate millions. Governments push their authority as we seem to move towards war. Things did not appear much better in first century Gal…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:05am -
    • Do We Promptly Respond to Christ’s Call?

      Do We Promptly Respond to Christ’s Call?

      “When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, He withdrew to Galilee.”  Danger drove Jesus into a land that historically had known great danger and grave sorrow.  Why? Gospel (Read Mt 4:12-23) St. Matthew tells us that when John the Baptist…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:03am -
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      “How happy we are when we want to love our Lord! Let us then love him, and let us not stop to reckon how little we do for his love, provided that we know that we will never wish to do anything except for his love.” — St Francis de Sales, Roses…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:00am -
    • The Recovery Honeymoon

      The Recovery Honeymoon

      Vince recently called my office seeking help for his struggle with pornography addiction. This was not the first time I spoke with him.  A few months earlier he called at the insistence of his wife. Vince had a longstanding struggle with Internet p…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:00am -
    • Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

      Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

      If I were to choose a place where I would want to get energized, it would be the mountain. I am more of a mountain climber than a beachcomber. The sound of the waves makes my heart pound a little bit more while the mountain creates a sense of peace a…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:00am -
    • St. Francis de Sales

      St. Francis de Sales

      St. Francis was born in France on August 21, 1567, to aristocratic parents. He had five younger brothers. Francis’ father desired for him to attend college in hopes that Francis would someday be a magistrate. For years, however, Francis felt God c…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:00am -
    • Morgan Wootten: The Hidden Fuel of a Legendary Coach

      Morgan Wootten: The Hidden Fuel of a Legendary Coach

      It was a magical noisemaker, a shoebox of a high school gymnasium buried in a quiet working-class Maryland neighborhood. Bruce Springsteen cut double-albums off towns like Hyattsville. Old, sturdy brick homes hemmed the DeMatha Catholic gymnasium, wr…
      - 3 days ago 23 Jan 20, 5:07am -
    • The Dignity & Sacred Role of the Priesthood

      The Dignity & Sacred Role of the Priesthood

      Does the nature of the priesthood matter? I found myself pondering this question along with some friends of mine when it came out last week that my bishop was allowing the Episcopalians to use one of our Catholic parishes for the invalid consecration…
      - 3 days ago 23 Jan 20, 5:05am -

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    • 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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