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  • new1 day only! Radical discount on award-winning video Bible!
    Over 10 years in the making, the award-winning “WatchWORD Bible” – comprising the entire New Testament, word for word, on video – has been widely praised for bringing Scripture to life in an amazing new way. It has sold nationally for $299.99…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 19, 11:00pm -
  • newSessions: Conservatives attacked on campuses
    (Washington Examiner) Conservatives on college campuses are being increasingly attacked and harassed for holding dissenting points of view from the majority of students, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions says. Sessions, who served nearly two year…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 1:50pm -
  • new12 ticketed for measles vaccination violations
    NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) – New York City has issued civil summonses to 12 people it said were not complying with a mandatory measles vaccination order as the number of recorded cases in the city’s worst outbreak since 1991 rose to 390, accord…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 1:44pm -
  • 'Censors of religious speech' – will prayer become a mockery?
    U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black was elected in 2003. Posted on the official U.S. Senate website is: “Chaplain’s Office – Throughout the years, the United States Senate has honored the historic separation of Church and State, but not the sep…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 11:41pm -
  • 'Allahu Akbar!' Man storms church, injures 9
      Nine people were injured when a man screaming “Allahu Akbar” charged into a German church, reported the Jerusalem Post. Marko Petrovic said he was pushed aside by the attacker at St. Paul’s Parish Church in Munich. “The man ran past me,…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 10:36pm -
  • Fox News hammered for 'bad journalism' on Notre Dame fire
    Many viewers were stunned when, as Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned and its cause was undetermined, Fox News anchors twice shut down guests on their programs who tried to explain the larger context of regular attacks on churches in France. It w…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 10:21pm -
  • Mom who threatened to blow up church was NBC producer
    A woman “claiming to be the Messiah” who threatened to blow up a California church on Easter Sunday while carrying her baby and a gun is a former digital producer for the NBC-TV affiliate in San Diego. Anna Conkey, 31, was tackled by her fellow c…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 8:36pm -
  • Nicole Kidman 'teased' for faith in God, church attendance
    (FOXNEWS) — Actress Nicole Kidman revealed she often gets teased by friends for passing her strong belief in God onto her children. The 51-year-old actress shares two kids with country singer Keith Urban as well as her two other children from her p…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 5:21pm -
  • N.J. churchmembers claim it's a cult that forces abortions
    (FOXNEWS) — Nothing about the church on the meticulously landscaped grounds stands out as different in the affluent New Jersey suburb of Ridgewood. But several lawsuits filed by ex-members allege a cult-like fortress that lures prospective recruits…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 4:55pm -
  • Parents jailed for homeschooling children
    The communist Cuban government, in what could be retaliation for new sanctions imposed by the Trump administration, has jailed a Christian pastor and his wife who were homeschooling their 13- and 9-year-old children. The Home School Legal Defense Ass…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 4:47pm -

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    • Mormon leaders reverse LGBT policy, raising the question: What is revelation?

      Mormon leaders reverse LGBT policy, raising the question: What is revelation?

      (RNS) — Just over three years ago, Mormon leaders touted a controversial LGBT policy as revelation. Now its reversal is also being presented as revelation.The post Mormon leaders reverse LGBT policy, raising the question: What is revelation? appea…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 6:09pm -
    • New Mormon policy no longer calls same-sex marriage ‘apostasy’

      New Mormon policy no longer calls same-sex marriage ‘apostasy’

      (RNS) — Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will no longer consider same-sex marriage 'apostasy' and will allow the children of LGBT Mormons to be blessed and baptized. The post New Mormon policy no longer calls same-sex mar…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 5:11pm -
    • New LDS domain name may spark brand war over ‘Church of Jesus Christ’

      New LDS domain name may spark brand war over ‘Church of Jesus Christ’

      SALT LAKE CITY — Along with dropping the 'Mormon' nickname, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has changed its website from ldschurch.org to churchofjesuschrist.org.The post New LDS domain name may spark brand war over ‘Church of Je…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 3:38pm -
    • In Robert Alter’s majestic Bible translation, the achievement is in the details

      In Robert Alter’s majestic Bible translation, the achievement is in the details

      (RNS) — With an accurate, understandable translation that captures the unique sentence structure, style and syntax of the ancient language, Alter has set a new standard for biblical scholarship.The post In Robert Alter’s majestic Bible translati…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 1:44pm -
    • Washington gets Wilton Gregory, a great bishop

      Washington gets Wilton Gregory, a great bishop

      (RNS) — Washington should rejoice to have such a good bishop; too bad we may not have him very long.The post Washington gets Wilton Gregory, a great bishop appeared first on Religion News Service.
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 12:32pm -
    • Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory tapped to lead Washington, DC, Catholics

      Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory tapped to lead Washington, DC, Catholics

      WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'It’s a reason to break a Lenten fast and pour a drink, because it’s great news for the Archdiocese of Washington, which has been mired a bit in all kinds of stuff,' the Rev. Ray Kemp said of the announcement.The post Atlant…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 12:27pm -
    • US Methodists plot ways to resist new LGBT rules

      US Methodists plot ways to resist new LGBT rules

      (RNS) — On Thursday (April 4), a group of 30 clergy, bishops and activists led by megachurch pastor Adam Hamilton will gather in Decatur, Ga., to strategize a future for those churches that cannot remain in a denomination that denies LGBT rights.…
      - 22 days ago 3 Apr 19, 9:39pm -
    • How 15 millennial coed Catholics live in unity in a New York City brownstone

      How 15 millennial coed Catholics live in unity in a New York City brownstone

      NEW YORK (RNS) — Even in an expensive city that breeds unusual living arrangements, this is not your average New York roommate situation.The post How 15 millennial coed Catholics live in unity in a New York City brownstone appeared first on Religi…
      - 22 days ago 3 Apr 19, 9:12pm -
    • Prayer that mentioned Jesus 13 times sparks debate in Pennsylvania Legislature

      Prayer that mentioned Jesus 13 times sparks debate in Pennsylvania Legislature

      (RNS) — A prayer that mentioned Jesus 13 times — given just before the swearing-in of a Muslim state legislator — has caused controversy in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The post Prayer that mentioned Jesus 13 times sparks debate…
      - 22 days ago 3 Apr 19, 8:04pm -
    • Taking stock of the clergy sexual abuse crisis: Transparency

      Taking stock of the clergy sexual abuse crisis: Transparency

      (RNS) — It's unlikely that Catholic bishops will ever regain credibility until they have adopted full disclosure, made amends and done penance for their and their predecessors’ failures.The post Taking stock of the clergy sexual abuse crisis: Tr…
      - 22 days ago 3 Apr 19, 6:56pm -

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    • newSt. Faustina: The Divine Mercy Chaplet for Priests

      St. Faustina: The Divine Mercy Chaplet for Priests

      St. Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938), a religious sister known as the “Apostle of Divine Mercy,” wrote this story about a priest in her spiritual diary: On one occasion I saw a servant of God (a priest) in the immediate danger of committing a mortal…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:08am -
    • newHow the Crown of Thorns Arrived at Paris

      How the Crown of Thorns Arrived at Paris

      Except in the Bible, the Crown of Thorns is not mentioned by any writer during the first four hundred years. It is supposed to have been hidden, but St. Paulinus, bishop of Nola (409-431), speaks of its existence as a well-known fact. St. Gregory of…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:06am -
    • newHoliness: Never Give Up the Fight

      Holiness: Never Give Up the Fight

      The other day I had a discussion with my daughter about the long path to holiness. She was having a difficult day. We had just spent three weeks visiting my family in my native state of Montana. We were on our way back to Virginia and had already spe…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:02am -
    • newUntitled

      “The devout do not hate life because life hates them or because they have drunk of its dregs and found them bitter, but because they love God more, and in loving God more, they dislike anything that would tear Him away.” -Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, G…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:00am -
    • newThursday in the Octave of Easter

      Thursday in the Octave of Easter

      The apostles must really have taken a hard fall with the suffering and death of their Master… that they were just soaking in misery and pain that they were simply oblivious to the realities occurring before them. How many times have this happened t…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:00am -
    • newSt. Mark (Evangelist)

      St. Mark (Evangelist)

      Most of our knowledge about St. Mark, author of one of the four Gospels, comes directly from the New Testament. It is possible that the unnamed young man present at Jesus’ arrest (Mark 14:51-52) was the evangelist himself; Mark is mentioned directl…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:00am -
    • Easter Promises That Our Wounds Will Be Glorified

      Easter Promises That Our Wounds Will Be Glorified

      This year I had the opportunity to take part in our parish’s Lenten speaker series, as the speaker for Holy Week. When it was time for the question and answer portion, one woman raised her hand and asked, “What about people who are experiencing g…
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 4:07am -
    • The Octave of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday

      The Octave of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday

      Easter Sunday is not the end of our Easter celebration.  After forty days of preparation with Lent, and the Easter Triduum, from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday, it is easy to miss looking ahead on the Church’s liturgical calendar.  This is, after…
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 4:05am -
    • God’s Love Makes Us Look Foolish to the World

      God’s Love Makes Us Look Foolish to the World

      The Church continues the reign and mission of Jesus Christ. In today’s world with constant scandals and flawed leadership many are asking how the Church should achieve its mission in a productive and efficient manner. The solution resides in practi…
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 4:03am -
    • Untitled

      “The Holy Spirit gives us Himself as a free, gratuitous, nonreturnable gift of love, as we do when we give loving gifts to others with no expectation of personal gain, because we wish them well. Love itself, then, is the first gift through which al…
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 4:00am -

    Guardian - Religion

    • newWhat, no Hayley Cropper in the Corrie screen queens list? | Brief letters
      Land reform | Coronation Street legends | Americanisms | Religious intolerance | Word wheelThe reform of our “broken land ownership system” should not be merely financial. Landowners should be required to share the benefits arising from their hol…
      - 8 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:24pm -
    • A lesson in religious tolerance from ancient India | Letter
      Rupert Gethin on Ashoka’s inscriptions from the third century BCEYour editorial on religious freedom and the massacre in Sri Lanka (23 April) suggests: “The ideal of religious tolerance is relatively new and not widely accepted even as an ideal o…
      - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 5:13pm -
    • A library of exile: Edmund de Waal on Venice's Jewish Ghetto
      In 1516, Venice’s Jewish population was forced into one small area of the city. Now the writer and artist has created artworks expressing a history of displacement and lossMy day begins in the Campo di Ghetto Nuovo. It is early morning and I am nur…
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 5:00am -
    • 'Love in the face of bigotry': woman takes smiling stand against Islamophobic protesters
      Shaymaa Ismaa’eel says she wanted demonstrators in Washington to see ‘how happy I was to be me’While attending an Islamic conference in Washington DC on Sunday, Shaymaa Ismaa’eel, a 24-year-old Muslim woman, passed by a group of angry protest…
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 1:14am -
    • The Guardian view on religious freedom: protect believers | Editorial
      Across much of the world, millions of people are persecuted for their beliefsThe massacre in churches in Sri Lanka forms part of a global pattern of religious persecution and hostility. To target Christian churches on their holiest day of the year is…
      - 3 days ago 22 Apr 19, 5:30pm -
    • As the bookseller said to the archbishop | Brief letters
      Extinction Rebellion | Bookstore surprises | Rabbits | Comedians in power | BrexitYour coverage of the Extinction Rebellion protest has been exemplary. In line with their demand to “tell the truth”, perhaps headlines about climate change affectin…
      - 3 days ago 22 Apr 19, 4:27pm -
    • Sri Lanka needs exemplary leadership during this national catastrophe | Dilrukshi Handunnetti
      Bickering and passing the buck for government failures will not help either the country or families of bombing victimsThe bombings in Sri Lanka, targeting Christians as they prayed on Easter Sunday and tourists in hotels, have struck the country like…
      - 3 days ago 22 Apr 19, 3:07pm -
    • Brunei defends death by stoning for gay sex in letter to EU
      Kingdom’s mission to block calls for tolerance and understanding over penal codeBrunei has written to the European parliament defending its decision to start imposing death by stoning as a punishment for gay sex, claiming convictions will be rare a…
      - 3 days ago 22 Apr 19, 12:30pm -
    • Man arrested for racist graffiti attacks on Lancashire mosque
      Police say a Preston man has been arrested and sectioned under the Mental Health ActA 47-year-old man has been arrested after racist graffiti was scrawled outside a mosque entrance in Lancashire. Police had received three reports of graffiti being wr…
      - 4 days ago 21 Apr 19, 5:18pm -
    • Sri Lanka’s Christians were left unprotected for far too long | Tasnim Nazeer
      Politicians and police have done little to halt the persecution of religious minorities. That will change now, but it’s already too lateMy first reaction was panic. As I woke up to the horrific scenes from churches and hotels in Sri Lanka; to news…
      - 4 days ago 21 Apr 19, 5:16pm -

    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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