Topic: christianity

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 rhetori ... discuss

Contact: Martha Till, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245 MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Montgomery based Foundation for Moral Law expressed strong opposition to Pres ... discuss

O King of the Nations (King of the Gentiles) This brings us to the sixth O Antiphon. Again, we have the Latin text and English translation, a Latin hymn stanza, and the English versification from the ... discuss

Patrick L. Boothby Patrick L. Booth. Contributing Author: My wife and I mentor 4th grade at Blue Eye elementary. In the classroom where we mentor, more than 1/2 the children come from broken homes whe ... discuss

Text: Luke 1:26-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the comin ... discuss

Cheer up, you’re worse than you think,” Rev. Timothy Keller says with a smile. He’s explaining that humans are more weak, more fallen, more warped than they “ever dare admit or even believe. ... discuss

O Dayspring (alternately, Dawn of the East, Rising Dawn, etc.) Here follows the fifth of the seven O Antiphons, with Latin text and English translation, a Latin hymn stanza, and the English versifica ... discuss

21 December, New Testament The Apostle Thomas (Hebrew or Aramaic for "twin") was also called Didymus (Greek for "twin"); either his parents gave him a most peculiar name or else he consistently went b ... discuss

O Key of David This is the fourth of the seven O Antiphons with Scriptures, Latin and English texts of the antiphon, a Latin hymn stanza, and the English versification from the hymn we know as O Come ... discuss

20 December AD 1552 Financial and marital circumstances led Katharina von Bora's (b.1499) parents to place her in a convent when she was but a child of five. In 1515, she became a nun. Later, she and ... discuss

 (Russian: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: You know it's Christmas when the left-wing Scrooges come out and start attacking Christianity. Every year they do their best to turn this season of cheer into one ... discuss

Contact: Martha Till, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245 MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Montgomery based Foundation for Moral Law expressed strong opposition to Pres ... discuss

In 1984, six days before Christmas, my husband, my 9 months pregnant self, and our 20 month old went out for dinner at a Mexican restaurant.  The 20 month old spiked a temp and was pulling at her ear ... discuss

Isn’t that always the way? Instead of being thankful that I’m back with another installment of the Weekly Town Crier, all you can think about is that I missed last week and instead posted ... discuss

Over the past 50 years in North America, faithful Christians – that is to say, those who look to Sacred Scripture as the ultimate authority on all questions of faith and morality – have endured on ... discuss

O Root of Jesse Here follows the third of the O Antiphons with Scriptures, Latin and English texts of the antiphon, a Latin hymn stanza, and the English versification from the hymn we know as O Come, ... discuss

19 December, Old Testament Adam was the first man, made in the image of God and given dominion over all the earth (Genesis 1:26). His name may be variously translated "earth," "dust," or "clay," all ... discuss

December 18, 2014(Click here for readings)This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about.  When  his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with ... discuss

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  Tim Tebow Opens Hospital in the Philippines, ... discuss

O Lord and Ruler of the House of Israel This is the second of the O Antiphons with Scriptures, Latin and English texts of the antiphon, a Latin hymn stanza, and the English versification from the hym ... discuss

In a December 1987 Christianity Today column, Chuck Colson described a well-publicized and staged event for Prison Fellowship supporters. Chuck himself had preached the crowd to tears. But in a follow ... discuss

Truthfully, abortion and God don’t go too well together. But apparently, according to a new article on the pro-abortion website Think Progress titled, “God Loves Women Who Have Abortions': The Rel ... discuss

On December 11, the Tim Tebow Foundation announced in a press release that Tebow CURE Hospital has opened in Daveo City, Philippines. Amazingly, in November 2013, the construction of Tebow’s hospita ... discuss

O Wisdom from on High This is the first of the O Antiphons with relevant Scriptures, Latin and English texts, the corresponding Latin hymn stanza, and the English versification from the hymn O Come, ... discuss

17 December, Old Testament Today we commemorate the Holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Young Men — Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These four were among the young men of Judah who were take ... discuss

Throughout more than thirty years with degenerative multiple sclerosis there have been been horrible times with the disease that dragged me to deep levels of sickness I did not think was possible. The ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> y is gone, one will find Sunday,' is an old, Christian Arab proverb that expresses their fear of sharing the terrible fate that has befallen the Jews. In other words, “when the ... discuss

Our Final Christmas Countdown We count down the final days of Advent using the traditional monastic antiphons to the Magnificat. Most of English speaking Christendom knows these antiphons through the ... discuss

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the ideas surrounding “vocational ministry”. As I pointed out, I am not in a bad place at all, just one of public wondering. ... discuss

Cardinal Rainer Woelki has been Archbishop of Cologne for three months. In this interview he talks about the construction sites in the Archdiocese, the controversies regarding the family in the Church ... discuss

After a slow week last week, I’ve got some new Kindle deals for you: The Money Saving Mom’s Budget by Crystal Paine ($1.99); The Power of Suffering by John MacArthur ($2.99); ... discuss

Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Moses: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top ... discuss

13 December AD 304 Lucia (also Lucy or Lukia) was one of the victims of the great persecution under the Roman emperor Diocletian. She met her death at Syracuse on the island of Sicily because of her ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator Yes, when I was thirteen, I saw the sign my Grandmother had been telling me about for years. And at last the sign made sense to me. The signpost w ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- one of my favorite Marian feast days. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, brings hope into our lives. She covers us in the folds ... discuss

By Joe Kral In many respects, when St. John Paul II wrote Evangelium Vitae it helped the pro-life movement move forward on matters of public policy. It has served as a guide on many incremental approa ... discuss

Secular humanists in today’s culture are constantly seeking to push Christianity and the name of Jesus Christ out of the public square and it has come to the point where our own “government is att ... discuss

He was born around 305, probably near the city of Egitania, Lusitania, in what is the present-day village of Idanha-a-Velha, Portugal, then part of the Western Roman Empire. His life coincided with th ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Since 2003, the Pro-Life Action League has held an Empty Manger Christmas Caroling Event at abortion clinics. It also offers information to support the growing number of groups partici ... discuss

The Strange Oprahfication of Rob Bell - “Without intending malice or slander, I have to suggest that Bell is sounding less like a preacher of Christianity (even a liberal one) and more like ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Juan Diego. Juan Diego was born in 1474 with the name "Cuauhtlatoatzin" ("the talking eagle") in Cuauhtitlan, which was located in what now is part of Mexico City ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2014 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pursuing interreligious dialogue and opening hearts and minds to others are the way to face troubled times, stressed participants in the Third Ca ... discuss

Consecrated 7 December AD 374 Saint Ambrose of Milan was born in Trier around AD 340. He became a Roman governor in northern Italy and the people of Milan later named him bishop by general acclaim. H ... discuss

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6 December AD 326 Of the many saints recognized by the Christian Church, Nicholas is one of the most widely commemorated. However, very little is known historically of him, although there was a church ... discuss

was born in Asia Minor during the third century in the Greek colony of Patara in Lycia in the Roman province of Asia- today Antalya, Turkey — at a time when the region was Hellenistic in its culture ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I receive Free Inquiry magazine monthly even though I never subscribed to it. The magazine is read by atheists who prefer to be called “humanists.” The Counci ... discuss

Christianity Today has assembled a thoughtful collection of observations by Evangelical leaders on the tragic death of Eric Garner. I encourage readers of the FRC blog to take a few moments and read t ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. It has been a little while since I’ve sorted through the piles and to tell you which of ... discuss

A native of Athens, was converted to Christianity by Pantaenus, founder of the Catechetical School at Alexandria (then the intellectual capital of the Mediterranean world), and succeeded his teacher a ... discuss

Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 4, 2014 / 12:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' visit to Turkey was highly appreciated by Muslims because of the care and interest he demonstrated for them, and for his acknow ... discuss

Over the past ew months, I’ve thought a lot about various aspects of the way we “do church” in America. Though there are certainly variations on a theme, many if not most American Ev ... discuss

Pop Francis: Why Everyone Loves the Pope | Christianity Today div> ... discuss

4 December AD 749 John of Damascus, also called John Damascene and Chrysorrhoas, (meaning "streaming with gold," alluding to his "golden" speaking) was born around AD 675. The Christian Church rememb ... discuss

The evangelical world, joined by no shortage of secular observers, has been abuzz about the latest soundbite of note from the Pastors Osteen — this time offered by Victoria Osteen as her husband ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Over a hundred years ago, the great Dutch theologian Hermann Bavinck predicted that the 20th century would “witness a gigantic conflict of spirits.” His prediction turned out to be an understateme ... discuss

I recently addressed a major national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage” held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Conv ... discuss

“One key — probably the most important one — to Charlemagne’s political thought is Augustine’s City of God, which, next to the Bible, was his favorite book. In reflecting on the temporal and ... discuss

The book "Treasuring Grace" was inspired by a dream in which co -author Tracy Roberts feels that God spoke to her and directed her hand in the writing of the story. Many people feel God's special i ... discuss

Peace be with you in Jesus Christ, the Captain of our Lives.Today we celebrate Columbus Day in the USA - October 12 in my native Puerto Rico. I observe and celebrate it with pride.Columbus is the man ... discuss

Several months ago I posted some thoughts inspired by a little research on the history of English (primarily, though not intentionally) church architecture. I was interested in looking at the way chil ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 Recording (Note: the delivered sermon differs from the text, as this is more bac ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

I have this horrible suspicion that he's trying to be funny.Comedian/activist Lee Camp asks, in the meme to your left, “Where is all the Christian outrage against GMO foods? The Lord’s creations w ... discuss

Is he really praying? Does it really matter?Respecting the President’s NameLiving in Texas, I often have occasion to reflect on Elton John’s satirical “Texas Love Song”. The link takes you to ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

What they can't win in the courts, the Progressives will attempt to win by regulation or Executive Orders.Benghazi, IRS, AP, NSA, compelling the registration (and seizure) of guns, Common Core, t ... discuss

Wondering what Screwtape makes of The DaVinci Code? Wonder no more! My dear Wormwood, ... another extremely admirable facet of this book is the author's intimate knowledge of his audience's skyscra ... discuss

The trouble with The DaVinci code is certainly this:the fundamentals of the Christian creed can be summarized in a few sentences easily learned by schoolchildren and recited aloud from memory by the w ... discuss

Today on Facebook, I posted a quote -- part of a pro-life campaign for the month of March. I just placed the quote for today in my "status" on Facebook. And people from both sides (I have alot of cons ... discuss

Every Christmas a slew of well meaning Christians—I hope—come out of the woodwork to declare Christmas a pagan celebration and that Christians should not celebrate it. I’ve been through this who ... discuss

“It is one of the curious things in life that Christians have all too often neglected [freedom]. Purchased at such great cost, they have promptly looked for some new servitude. Even in the early ch ... discuss

Title: Francis Schaeffer Author: Mostyn Roberts Series: Bitesize Biographies Publisher: EP Books Year: 2012 ISBN: 0-85234-792-8 ISBN-13: 978-085234-792-8 Pages: 146 Format: Paperback Fra ... discuss

“We are so steeped in the antichrist philosophy—namely, that success consists in embracing not the values of the Sermon on the Mount but an infinity of material things, of sex and status—t ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

There's been a lot of press and discussion lately about the United States as a "post-Christian" nation.President Obama's phrase, "we are no longer just a Christian nation", spoken during a keynote add ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

Gary Gilley has provided a valuable service to all with his review of the bestselling novel "The Shack" by William P. Young. Analyzing the book's theological message, he demonstrates that while the t ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

The New Testament book of Acts tells us that Saul’s persecutions scattered the church throughout Judea and Samaria. Saul later converted to Christianity, on his way to Damascus to eradicate Chri ... discuss

If you have some time, watch FRC’s lecture with Jim Tonkowich discussing his new book, The Liberty Threat: The Attack on Religious Freedom in America Today. One particularly interesting aspect o ... discuss

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 ... discuss

If you wrote a book on how to make a religious movement unacceptable and wholly objectionable (for the day in which it was written) Christianity would be the blueprint! The post Peace is Here! appear ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

All Christians wrestle with applying Jesus' second highest commandment, the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you", Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31. The conservative church in the ... discuss

Jesus says many difficult things in his famous Sermon on the Mount, recorded by Matthew in the 5th chapter of his gospel.43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enem ... discuss

Dear John of years ago (I'm talking to younger fundagelical self), as you know Jesus is famous even outside of Christianity for his Beatitudes. Here is Matthew's version from the Sermon on the Mount.M ... discuss

Dear Johnboy,Forget WWJD, you need to figure out WWJH, Who Would Jesus Hate. Because there are some verses in the Bible, Old and New Testaments, that declare God's hatred for some people. In fact Jesu ... discuss

A young Roman noble woman of the 2nd century, an only child and convert to Christianity.Cecelia vowed her virginity to God, but her parents married her to Valerian of Trastevere. She was able to convi ... discuss

Clive Staples Lewis ("Jack" Lewis to his friends) was a tutor and lecturer at Oxford University, and later Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature at Cambridge University. In the judg ... discuss

the Bishop of Rome from 88 to 99 AD. Also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, he was the fourth pope, after Anacletus, according to Catholic tradition.Few details are known about Clement's lif ... discuss

was born in Alexandria and raised a pagan, but converted to Christianity in her late teens. It is said that she visited her contemporary, the Roman Emperor Maxentius, and attempted to convince him of ... discuss

was Patriarch of Alexandria (300–311).It is believed that Peter was given by his parents to His Holiness Theonas to be brought up as a priest, similarly to the story of Samuel in the Old Testament. ... discuss

King Kamehameha IV and his wife Emma were Christian rulers who encouraged the building of Christian schools and hospitals, and who contributed greatly to the spread of Christianity among the Hawaiian ... discuss

It was bad enough for the White House to disinvite a pastor from praying at President Obama’s inauguration because he expressed orthodox Christian views in a sermon delivered almost 20 years ago. Bu ... discuss

I was at the grocery store the other day when I was unexpectedly confronted with an adult-oriented magazine located right next to the vitamin section. I immediately had to look away from the front cov ... discuss

Down the many centuries, how this twisting of His plan? From Israel’s own leaders, moved by fear and jealousy to crucify While He walked with us — yet among the common people He was The mo ... discuss

Pastor John MacArthur has announced a “strange fire” conference to be held this October, claiming that part of the charismatic movement “offers to God unacceptable worship, distorted worship. It ... discuss

An interesting interview on the state of Christianity in Scotland.I'd encourage you to consider supporting the work of 20schemes in Scotland with a one-time year-end gift or a monthly pledge.  -- ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Ethika Politika.Our political system doesn’t make it easy for an ideological Christian democrat to vote with a clear conscience.We frequently feel that a vote ... discuss

God must be serious about St. Francis' 21st admonition...The part about cracking jokes. Mind you a good sense of humor is an asset...Yet sometime it can be misunderstood.Yesterday the topic of a g ... discuss

"From our own childhoods we remember that before our elders thought us capable of understanding anything, we already had spiritual experiences as pure and momentous as any we have undergone since, ... ... discuss

I dream of a time when America and Canada will be life-affirming nations under God. Our nations must not abandon God or He may abandon us. We must return to Him with repentant hearts -- not only as in ... discuss

I believe that all children are born creative. They are educated out of their creativity. This innate creativity has something to do with the Image and likeness of God that is imbued into every human ... discuss

By Fr. Tom CollinsOne of the great perversions offered by secularized Christianity is the excuse for pastoral negligence provided by the mantra, "Who am I to judge?". This is supposedly a paraphrase ... discuss

If you wrote a book on how to make a religious movement unacceptable and wholly objectionable (for the day in which it was written) Christianity would be the blueprint! The post Peace is Here! appear ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Abortionist Curtis Boyd, who has been committing abortions since before they were legalized in 1973, was featured Friday by UK-based publication The Guardian in a piece on Am ... discuss

Welcome to December! There are lots of good Kindle deals to kick off the new month. They include: An Infinite Journey by Andrew Davis ($0.99); Love Into Light by Peter Hubbard ($0.99); Re ... discuss

Today Tim Challies posted an article (authored by Tim Keesee) in honor of John Bunyan’s birthday on November 28th. Given the occasion, I figure now is as good a time as any to bring out a pie ... discuss

By VICTOR GAETAN | Like a fire fighter compelled to enter dangerous space not avoid it, Pope Francis is on mission to Turkey, a land so significant to the birth and early growth of Christianity, ... discuss

30 November, New Testament Today we celebrate the Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle of our Lord Jesus Christ. Most New Testament references include him on a list of the Twelve Apostles or group him with ... discuss

Tomorrow is a significant milestone for us.I came the Sunday morning before Christmas as a guest speaker to Faith Bible Church, a small congregation on Omaha's near south side that had been without a ... discuss

29 November, Old Testament The world had become extremely corrupt, so God instructed Noah, the son of Lamech (Genesis 5:30) to build an ark to provide security for his family and selected living crea ... discuss

Recently I received an email, the subject line of which provocatively suggested that atheists were on the “warpath” against a university professor. Intrigued, I clicked on the email and opened up ... discuss

Fourth Thursday in November, United States Another year, another day to stop and say, "Thanks." Of course, we don't need to be reminded to be thankful, do we? God doesn't need to encourage our living ... discuss

For the past few years I’ve made it a point to collect Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that may be of particular interest to Christians. While there are many places you can go online to ... discuss

King Kamehameha IV and his wife Emma were Christian rulers who encouraged the building of Christian schools and hospitals, and who contributed greatly to the spread of Christianity among the Hawaiian ... discuss

Wednesday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“’They will seize and persecute you,they will hand you over to the synagogues a ... discuss

One voice can make such an incredible difference. Sometimes that line can sound almost like a platitude. But it’s a truth amply backed up by the Bible, and by history: somehow, amid all the din of ... discuss

was Patriarch of Alexandria (300–311).It is believed that Peter was given by his parents to His Holiness Theonas to be brought up as a priest, similarly to the story of Samuel in the Old Testament. ... discuss

A ... discuss

Strasbourg, France, Nov 25, 2014 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said Tuesday that brotherhood and a spirit of mutual service are needed to overcome conflict, telling the Council of Europe t ... discuss

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, yo ... discuss

was born in Alexandria and raised a pagan, but converted to Christianity in her late teens. It is said that she visited her contemporary, the Roman Emperor Maxentius, and attempted to convince him of ... discuss

“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesu ... discuss

According to Justin, on Sunday all those believers in good standing in the city and country side gathered to worship on Sunday because that is the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and the day God b ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

the Bishop of Rome from 88 to 99 AD. Also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, he was the fourth pope, after Anacletus, according to Catholic tradition.Few details are known about Clement's lif ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Cecilia, virgin and martyr. St. Cecilia, patroness of musicians, is one of the most famous and most venerated of Roman martyrs.It is believed that St. C ... discuss

"Why was it once virtually impossible not to believe in God, while today many of us find this not only easy, but inescapable?” The question is Charles Taylor’s, and his nine-hundred-page answer ha ... discuss

Clive Staples Lewis ("Jack" Lewis to his friends) was a tutor and lecturer at Oxford University, and later Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature at Cambridge University. In the judg ... discuss

On November 25, we celebrate the memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria (292 - 310), virgin and martyr.Catherine was beautiful, brilliant, and extremely wealthy at the age of eighteen when she debate ... discuss

A young Roman noble woman of the 2nd century, an only child and convert to Christianity.Cecelia vowed her virginity to God, but her parents married her to Valerian of Trastevere. She was able to convi ... discuss

19 November AD 1231 Also known as Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia — Szent Erzsébet in her native tongue — Elisabeth (also Erzsebet) was born in Sárospatak in 1207, the da ... discuss

Excerpt from:  The War On The Word 'Marriage' By: Robin PhillipsChanging the definition of marriage from the conjugal understanding to the revisionist understanding was an important goal of the s ... discuss

If you have some time, watch FRC’s lecture with Jim Tonkowich discussing his new book, The Liberty Threat: The Attack on Religious Freedom in America Today. One particularly interesting aspect o ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Christian Beliefs by Wayne Grudem ($2.99); Theology in the Context of World Christianity by Timothy Tennet ($4.99); The Unquenchable Flame by Michael Reeve ... discuss

by C.S. Lewis One is very often asked as present whether we could not have a Christianity stripped, or, as people who ask it say, “freed” from its miraculous elements, a Christianity with ... discuss

by Robert P. George – The days of socially acceptable Christianity are over. The days of comfortable Catholicism are past. It is no longer easy to be a faithful Christian, a good Catholic, an au ... discuss

by Joseph Pearce – Islam is rapidly forcing out Christianity in the UK, reports Sedmitza.ru. As Christian churches in the United Kingdom are quickly losing parishioners, the Muslim community is ... discuss

Requiring campus student leaders to be converts to Christianity can get a ministry kicked off campus at some schools. Sadly, an increasing number of universities and colleges are requiring Evangelical ... discuss

I dream of a time when America and Canada will be life-affirming nations under God. Our nations must not abandon God or He may abandon us. We must return to Him with repentant hearts -- not only as in ... discuss

14 November AD 565 Justinian, Christian Ruler and Confessor of Christ, was emperor of the East from A.D. 527 to 565, during the time of decline of the Roman Empire. Aided by his beautiful and capable ... discuss

I recently addressed a major national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage” held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Conv ... discuss

11 November AD 397 Martin of Tours, pastor and bishop of the Church, was born into a pagan family in what is now Hungary around the year AD 316. He grew up in Lombardy (a region in Italy) and came to ... discuss

9 November AD 1522 – 8 April AD 1586 Today marks the birthday of Martin Chemnitz, Pastor and Confessor. We regard him as, after Martin Luther, the Lutheran Church's most important theologia ... discuss

"From our own childhoods we remember that before our elders thought us capable of understanding anything, we already had spiritual experiences as pure and momentous as any we have undergone since, ... ... discuss

Who Said It?   The Founder of Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader and Neo-Nazi Tom Metzger?   Take the QuizWHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom Metzge ... discuss

Over a hundred years ago, the great Dutch theologian Hermann Bavinck predicted that the 20th century would “witness a gigantic conflict of spirits.” His prediction turned out to be an understateme ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

TweetBy Caleb VanderWeideSomething is rotten in the state of mind ushered in by the Sexual Revolution, a consistent hypocrisy that uniformly reshapes reality into the form of paradox. It has women str ... discuss

Philipp Nicolai: 26 October AD 1608 Nicolai was born in Waldeck, Germany 10 August 1556, the son of a Lutheran pastor. He entered the University of Erfurt and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. For four y ... discuss

Change of plans. I was going to write about Mr Yannaras next essay. But on reflection I ended my remarks on his essay prematurely last night. What were some of the points he made (discussion below the ... discuss

Yoked to the LetterYears ago when I was on Facebook, a professing believer in Christ Jesus started a thread arguing how the phrase "When praises go up, blessings come down" is not in the Bible. & ... discuss

So. In the next few essay’s I’m going to begin a small series commenting on my reading the book (of essays coincidentally enough) by Christos Yannaras titled “The Meaning of Reality: ... discuss

Dear Johnboy,Forget WWJD, you need to figure out WWJH, Who Would Jesus Hate. Because there are some verses in the Bible, Old and New Testaments, that declare God's hatred for some people. In fact Jesu ... discuss

Peace be with you in Jesus Christ, the Captain of our Lives.Today we celebrate Columbus Day in the USA - October 12 in my native Puerto Rico. I observe and celebrate it with pride.Columbus is the man ... discuss

"Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conver ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Like a cool morning mist, fall is gradually settling on New England. Having been raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s a different and enjoyable experience for me to now live in a place that has p ... discuss

From time to time we receive inquiries through the website's Contact page, wondering about starting a local abolitionist society. We love to encourage those who write in and give them material that ca ... discuss

“Can you love your neighbor as yourself, and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?” The question was posed to a camera in the documentary Fight Church. The film takes a ... discuss

Brother of Top ISIS Leader Repents, Converts to ChristianityLet's surround this man and his family with a hedge of protection through prayer and sacrifice. As we begin today the 54 day novena to defea ... discuss

Question: What do you think of the Fatima apparitions? Were they demonic, or legitimate?This question is dealt with by Fr. Anthony Nelson, in an article posted in PDF format: The Appearances at F ... discuss

I have previously written a post on what I believe to be missing in the teachings of the Purity Movement.  I am writing now about what I believe is problematically present in the Purity Movement.  T ... discuss

The evangelical world, joined by no shortage of secular observers, has been abuzz about the latest soundbite of note from the Pastors Osteen — this time offered by Victoria Osteen as her husband ... discuss

Question: "Why does the Orthodox Church require adults who are preparing for baptism to become catechumens, and to wait before they are allowed to be baptized. This requirement does not fit the patter ... discuss

Good, err, day. A post sort of against profiling. Profiling is racist when the criteria chosen are inappropriate. if race is a factor predictive of crime then race is not an inappropriate criteria. ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Continuing from my previous post, I write now about the coming four years. Next week, I am beginning my first semester of Ph.D. studies at Ave Maria University. I am really excited for my classes over ... discuss

Growing up, I was a strong advocate for the “purity movement” of the late 90’s.  This was a movement primarily in the Christian evangelical church which encouraged teenage boys and girls (predo ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

As Long As He Can Steer You From The TruthThe following video is making its rounds on the Internet as testimony of a Muslim's conversion to Christianity. Integral to this man's conversion was informat ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

As the Muslim thugs continue to rampage across Iraq and the Middle East and follow their demon god into the ever-lasting pit of hell fire, I am starting to wonder about just how ferociously evil and u ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

Is he really praying? Does it really matter?Respecting the President’s NameLiving in Texas, I often have occasion to reflect on Elton John’s satirical “Texas Love Song”. The link takes you to ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

Several months ago I posted some thoughts inspired by a little research on the history of English (primarily, though not intentionally) church architecture. I was interested in looking at the way chil ... discuss

Down syndrome advocate and mom Amy Truesdell Becker, recently wondered on her blog Thin Places on Christianity Today why the incorrect statistic that 90% of unborn babies prenatally diagnosed with Dow ... discuss

The West will simply not survive without a resurgent Christianity and Catholicism in particular. It has no defense to Islam without Jesus Christ. ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

Tony Perkins' Washington Update: As Iraqi Christians fled Mosul this weekend, the horror of having to leave home because of one's faith was met with the further indignity of being stripped of all but ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | New Book: Science Was Born of Christianity – Stacy Trasancos PhD Miracles and Evangelism – Tim Staples, Catholic Answers Time to Abandon Comfort and Defend Essent ... discuss

22 July, New Testament The Gospels mention Mary of Magdala as one of the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples. She witnessed His crucifixion and burial, and went to the tomb on Easte ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

“And having come in, the angel said to her, ‘Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!’” — Luke 1:28 Author and podcaster Michael Hyatt, a former Prote ... discuss

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 14, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Iraqi archbishops are seeking “faith and hope” in Iraq, while bewailing the continuing exodus of Christians from the country am ... discuss

By Victor Gaetan | Visiting Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), Christianity’s first mighty cathedral — now a museum — inaugurated by Byzantine Emperor Justinian in Constantinople in 5 ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday, June 14th, is the memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint in the United States.Known as the "Lily of the Mohawks" and the “Geneviève of New Franc ... discuss

All Christians wrestle with applying Jesus' second highest commandment, the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you", Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31. The conservative church in the ... discuss

About a month ago, Abort73 received some scathing feedback from a middle-aged man in Minneapolis. Scathing feedback is not that uncommon for us, but it’s usually too vague and nondescript to ev ... discuss

About a month ago, Abort73 received some scathing feedback from a middle-aged man in Minneapolis. Scathing feedback is not that uncommon for us, but it’s usually too vague and nondescript to ev ... discuss




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