Topic: christianity

Ed Stetzer has a new interview with them in Christianity Today about their new book, "Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God's Design for Marriage." Here's a sample: ... discuss

Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo,Ary Scheffer, 1846via WikipediaWidow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387.She was ... discuss

27 August — Transferred from 4 May AD 387 A native of North Africa of Berber descent, Monica was the devoted mother of one of the great theologians of early Christianity. She was born to a ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) – A recent story at Esquire chronicled the abortion practice of Willie Parker, an abortionist who commutes from Chicago to Mississippi to commit abortions at the state’s last ... discuss

"Chocolat" is about a war between the forces of paganism and Christianity, and because the pagan heroine has chocolate on her side, she wins. Her victory is delayed only because, during Lent, a lot of ... discuss

A great article on why we all need to support Catholic Campus Ministry. This is from our Ragin Cajun Catholics friends, Fr. Bryce Sibley and Paul George. Below is a snip of it:Seven Reasons to Support ... 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

Ed Stetzer at Christianity Today has an interesting new interview with Barnabas Piper, son of John Piper and author of the new book "The Pastor's Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity." Barnabas of ... discuss

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Monday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSS"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.You lock the Kingdom of heaven before men.You do not enter you ... discuss

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Text:  John 7:37-39a and Acts 2:1-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day where we hear about the amazing events recorded i ... discuss

It seems that the art of mocking the Christian faith is nothing new to those in the acting profession, but it is ironic that one of the first actors to mock Christianity was also a martyr for the fait ... discuss

24 August, New Testament The name "Bartholomew" appears in the New Testament only on lists of the names of the twelve apostles. John gives no list of the Twelve, but refers to more of them individuall ... discuss

Hitler meeting with the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (Dec. 1941) “Allah is our objective; the Qur’an is the Constitution; the Prophet is our leader; jihad is our way; death for the sake of Al ... discuss

“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions.” – 2 Timothy 4:3 Dear false p ... discuss

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Aug 23, 2014 / 03:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Locals in Baga, Nigeria say the town is one of the latest targets of Boko Haram’s attacks, while a group of soldiers say they will n ... discuss

Augustine and Monica Augustine is considered one of the greatest theologians of all time.  Christian History magazine writes, “After Jesus and Paul, Augustine of Hippo is the most influential f ... discuss

Last week I turned something upside-down.  It is my WAKW 93.3 window sticker which says "Pointing the Way to the One!"A few months ago, Star 93.3, a Christian radio station in Cincinnati, replace ... discuss

IS CREMATION ALLOWED?HistoryThe burial (inhumation) of the bodies has always been the most general and constant practice of the people. Egyptians and Persians buried their dead. The Egyptians even emb ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Political junkies will remember how former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels was being groomed to run for president in 2012 before he made his foolish statement that the next pres ... discuss

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Here are some new Kindle deals: Rythms of Grace by Mike Cosper ($0.99); Reasons for Our Hope by Wayne House ($4.99); new from GLH Publishing is that classic The Autobiography of George Mu ... discuss

The GOP once again appears clueless.  But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose. An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift ... discuss

To become new men means losing what we now call ‘ourselves’. Out of our selves, into Christ, we must go. His will is to become ours and we are to think His thoughts, to ‘have the mind of Christ ... discuss

20 August, Old Testament Samuel was the final Old Testament judge. Besides Deborah and an anonymous man in Judges 6:7-10 first prophet mentioned after Moses, although we could consider some of the oth ... discuss

“It is not one world,” Paul Harvey used to remind his listeners, and events of recent weeks have underscored that in heart-breaking ways, as word pours in of increasingly vicious and aggr ... discuss

The poet Robert Frost once said that writing free verse was like playing tennis without a net.  It’s the same for those who would like their Christianity to be free from dogma. Dogma, for ... discuss

Here is one of the best quotes I've read in a long time; it's by Courtney Reissig, writing at Christianity Today's "Her.Meneutics" site: Children are not a death sentence to our ambitions and goals. ... discuss

By MARY REZAC/CNA/EWTN NEWS | HOUSTON — If Christianity could be contained in one tweet, it might read: God creates man, man sins against God, God sends his only Son into the world to brin ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals for you: Better Love Now by Tommy Nelson ($3.99); Preaching with a Plan by Scott Gibson ($1.99); God on Sex by Daniel Akin ($2.99). That’s all I could find for ... discuss

Died 20 August AD 1153 ernard of Clairvaux, a leader in Christian Europe in the first half of the 11th century A.D., is honored in his native France and around the world. Born into a noble Burgundian ... discuss

Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta, also known as Saint Helena, Saint Helen, Helena Augusta or Helena of Constantinople (ca. 250 – ca. 330) she was married to the Roman general Constantius Chlorus, who bec ... discuss

Houston, Texas, Aug 18, 2014 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- If Christianity could be contained in one tweet, it might read: God creates man, man sins against God, God sends his only Son into the world t ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The GOP once again appears clueless. But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose.An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize ... discuss

Today, August 18, is the feast day of Saint Helena of Constantinople (246-330), mother of Constantine the Great, and finder of the True Cross of Jesus Christ.St. Helena was the daughter of an innkeepe ... 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

17 August AD 1637 Born 17 October 1582, Johann Gerhard, a Lutheran theologian in the tradition of Martin Luther (1483-1546) and Martin Chemnitz (1522-86), was the most influential 17th Century dogmat ... 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 authenti ... 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

The Association Game: Is this Ukrainian more like Putin or Poroshenko? Republican water-carriers can smear the Pauls as isolationists all they want: the notion of the US as “world cop” is still ne ... discuss

Addressing Pres. Obama's Iraq strategy, CNSNews.com Editor in Chief Terry Jeffrey told CSPAN today he doubts Obama understands the gravity of the persecution of Christians there. ... discuss

War on Christianity? What war on Christianity?Dear Americans: Act now. You must protect the right to be Christian and apply your Christian beliefs. ... discuss

Today's saint of the day is St. Stephen of Hungary, the first Christian king of Hungary.Born a pagan, Stephen was baptized at age 10, along with his father, and was raised as a Christian. In 996, at a ... discuss

16 August, Old Testament If any part of Scripture besides the Resurrection clearly indicates that God gets the last laugh, it must be the story of Isaac. After giving new names to Abraham and Sarah, ... 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

15 August, New Testament The honor paid to Saint Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord, God, and Savior goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back farther: Even befo ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At Coming Home, Dr. Gerard Nadal details the perfect storm swirling in Australia (as well as the United States) where empirical evidence on ... 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

Beijing, China, Aug 15, 2014 / 08:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Chinese government recently announced that it will increase its efforts to promote and develop a national brand of Christian theology. Pe ... discuss

God's Smoking Gun: Ground-Breaking Book from LaFenus Jennings Exposes Flawed Religious Doctrines Concerning Israel And The Middle East Tackling a number of issues that leave modern Christian's dumbfo ... discuss

Daniel Wani and Meriam Ibrahimhttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-27979782#"Sudan death sentence woman 'freed'", BBC NewsInitial reports today out of Sudan are saying that Meriam Ibrahim has been fre ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 14, 2014 / 05:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Both academic and religious leaders, in the U.S. and abroad, have urged greater U.S. military action in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic St ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 14, 2014 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Saeed Abedini, a pastor who holds American citizenship and has been captive in Iran for nearly two years, faces new dangers and death threats ... discuss

The State of Mississippi filed an appeal to the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday seeking a reversal of a last month’s ruling by a three member panel that has blocked implementation o ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: I'm not in the habit of quoting Osama bin Laden in The Social Conservative Review, but in light of the events in Iraq against ... discuss

Many times over the years I have invited readers of this blog to join me in a reading project, mostly as part of a program I’ve called Reading Classics Together. We’ve read some in ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: B&H has 3 titles by William Lane Craig & Paul Copan at $2.99 each: Come Let Us Reason, Passionate Conviction, and Contending with Christianity’s Crit ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Aug 13, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An estimated 900 people of the three Abrahamic religions packed the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver Monday n ... discuss

Mt 18:15-20 The Meaning of Church(Click here for readings)“If he refuses to listen to them, tell the Church.If he refuses to listen even to the Church,then treat him as you would a Gentile ... discuss

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Last Saturday in the Wall Street Journal I read about the dilemma of the European welfare state: its low fertility cannot sustain the welfare state and its anemic economy cannot offer jobs to young mi ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Aug 13, 2014 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the stresses of alternating violence and ceasefires between Hamas and Israel, Franciscans in the Holy Land are committed to helping ... discuss

This is not a post of answers, it’s a post of questions, observations, and more questions.  It’s also not a post where I will be showing any pictures of the atrocities that keep showing u ... 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

God's Smoking Gun: Ground-Breaking Book from LaFenus Jennings Exposes Flawed Religious Doctrines Concerning Israel And The Middle East Tackling a number of issues that leave modern Christian's dumbfo ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap - BigPulpit.com 10 Commandments of Reverence for the Holy Sacrament – Msgr. Charles Mangan ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2014 / 05:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As persecution of religious minorities intensifies in Iraq, in the U.S. Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders have joined together to ask the O ... discuss

A number of Facebook posts have been coming out in the last few days about Chick-fil-a Holcombe catering an event at an abortion clinic in Houston.  This has no doubt caused a tremendous uproar, ... discuss

An episode of Robin of Sherwood, a delightfully dated 1980s Robin Hood television adaption, begins with a broad-bodied fellow laid in the dust, fending off the blows of a vicious little knot of robber ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 11, 2014 / 05:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Since Friday Pope Francis has been tweeting three times a day asking faithful and parishes to both pray for those affected by violence in Iraq, ... discuss

Crossway has some Francis Schaeffer-themed Kindle books on sale: Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic Life by Colin Duriez ($1.99); Truth with Love: The Apologetics of Francis Schaeffer by Bry ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in various parts of the U.S. have organized efforts to pray for peace in Iraq, especially for persecuted Christians. The chairman ... discuss

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This essay was published in Christian Democracy Magazine (which is affiliated with the American Solidarity Party).The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case of Town of Greece vs. Galloway, where ... 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

The church affiliation and planting ministry that Mark Driscoll founded, Acts 29, has removed Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church from their network and asked Driscoll to step down. Since I first read a ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... 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

10 August AD 258 A river, a gulf, and a seaway are named in his honor. A number of Christian congregations and almost anyone known as "Larry" likewise owe their names to this martyr of the ancient Ch ... discuss

(or Laurence) was chief of the seven deacons of the congregation at Rome, the seven men who, like Stephen and his companions (Acts 6:1-6), were in charge of administering the church budget, particular ... discuss

Now I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.  ~Plotinus (last words)  I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976. ~El ... discuss

The year is 1987.  It is a fun year in American pop culture. The Twins beat the Cardinals in the World Series, the Bill Cosby Show is  # 1 on TV, Giants QB Phil Simms tells everyone “I’ ... discuss

Yesterday Aileen and I celebrated sixteen years of marriage. Sixteen years ago we were twenty-one years old and had no idea what we were getting into; today I thank God for blessing me so rich ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 8, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest hailing from what used to be Iraq’s largest Christian city has lamented the exodus of over 100,000 Christians from the city, many o ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2014 / 10:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Late Thursday night the Obama administration announced that it has launched a military and humanitarian operation to protect both U.S. personnel ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you. The President's humanitarian initiative to relieve the Yazidi families surrounded by ISIS terrorist is a good move, but it's not nearly enough to solve the crisis. Presid ... discuss

Here we go again. An article written by Matt Barber, published in a magazine in Newfoundland, has sparked a Human Rights Complaint from an offended gay reader.Here's the offending letter, which, ... discuss

By: Brent Parrish The Right Planet Related: Double-Down: Obama IRS Teaming Up with Atheists in New Attack on Christianity ... 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

The saint of the day for August 7 is St. Claudia of Rome. Claudia was a princess, the daughter of British King, Caractacus, who was sent to Rome and imprisoned with him after he was defeated by Aulus ... discuss

by Gary L. Bauer, Contributing Author: While much of the following addresses U.S issues it concludes with a special alert regarding Israel alert. Poll Bad News For Dems; How Will The GOP Respond?A ne ... discuss

The orthodox Christian has grown excessively weary of the activist agendas of liberal Christians who turn the gospel and biblical truth upside down while promoting secular progressive agendas that und ... discuss

Jos, Nigeria, Aug 6, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, a city in northern Nigeria, has stressed the importance of remaining present to his people despite the loomin ... discuss

GetReligion has a good point about the Gammy case: that virtually no media bothered to examine the Buddhist approach to abortion.I want to add to the conversation by saying that, to my knowledge, alth ... discuss

Pope Francis and El Gran Carnicero Rather than swinging the vote rightward on critical issues, self-styled Christians are increasingly opting for secular utopia Does it make sense to practice the Chr ... discuss

Could Another 'Great Awakening' Result from Persecution? Contact: Donna Anderson, 417-723-0610 CRANE, Mo., Aug. 4, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- In January this year (2014), the Pew Research Center ... discuss

(c 604 – August 5, 642) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and is now venerated as a Christian saint.He was the son of Æthelfrith of Bernicia and came to rule after spending a period ... discuss

I met my husband when I was fifteen years old. We fell in love as kids. Jordan used to pick me up at my parents’ house in his white mustang to take me out on dates: to movies; to go swing dancing;  ... discuss

Could Another 'Great Awakening' Result from Persecution? Contact: Donna Anderson, 417-723-0610 CRANE, Mo., Aug. 4, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- In January this year (2014), the Pew Research Center ... discuss

This past weekend, my husband and I had a great time at the Midwest Catholic Family Conference in Wichita, which we attend every year. Our dear friend, Br. Isaiah Viotte, CSJ (above), opened the confe ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2014 / 04:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians are facing genocide in Iraq while the U.S. government and the United Nations are silent, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) said on the House ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you. A petition drive is now underway to ask the President and the Secretary of State to speak out against the genocide and ethnic cleansing being perpetrated by the ISIS terr ... 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

3 August, New Testament These "myrrh bearers" or "faithful women," as they're called among some Christians, with Mary Magdalene, are named in Scripture as the first visitors to the tomb of the crucif ... discuss

was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who, according to the Gospel of John, showed favour to Jesus. He appears three times: the first is when he visits Jesus one night to listen to his teachin ... discuss

Contact: Wes Jakacki, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4320, wjakacki@christianitytoday.com CAROL STREAM, Ill., July 31, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christianity Today, the media ministry found ... discuss

I might agree with Ron Paul on economics. I might agree with Ron Paul on wars and Wilsonian foreign policy. This below negates all of that, because what you see below is not a legitimate criticism of ... discuss

Astronomy and religion have quite separate tasks, one teaching how the heavens go, the other how to go to heaven.  ~Cardinal Barberini to Galileo  Prologue: Science and scientists weren’t always ... discuss

Preparing for Part II of our series on “Justification by Faith” and came across this article by Joel Beeke. If you have time, read the whole thing.  It’s worth every second. If no ... discuss

Lahore, Pakistan, Aug 1, 2014 / 08:05 pm (CNA).- Catholics in Pakistan reached out to the local Islamic community in an effort to promote peace between the religious groups in their nation and through ... discuss

A while ago, I wrote a short article about whether or not Christians should stand up for their rights. I knew it was not exactly what most Americans idealize, but I was still surprised at the “push ... 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

Contact: Wes Jakacki, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4320, wjakacki@christianitytoday.com CAROL STREAM, Ill., July 31, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christianity Today, the media ministry found ... discuss

“Abortion cannot be stopped.” That is what a man said to me as I was coming out of Mass with the Stand True Mission Team and the walkers from Crossroads Pro-life Walks Across America. You may be k ... 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

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31 July, New Testament Saint Joseph is mentioned in all four Gospels. He came from a small village called Arimathea in the hill country of Judea and was a respected member of the Sanhedrin, the Jewis ... discuss

As a young Christian who is wrestling with questions about her faith, and seeking to learn and grow thereby, I am increasingly grateful for the online presence of Christianity Today's women's blog, He ... discuss

“I give this appeal, too: Come to Jesus! Is God the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles, too? Yes, of Gentiles too, since there is only one God, who will justify the circumcised by f ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Jul 30, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his August visit to Korea, Pope Francis is to beatify Paul Yun Ji-chung, the nation's first martyr, as well as 123 companions who w ... discuss

30 July AD 1540 Remembered as a disciple of Martin Luther, Robert Barnes is considered to be among the first Lutheran martyrs. Born in 1495, he became the prior of the Augustinian monastery at Cambri ... discuss

(24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. A native of Hull, Yorkshire, he began his political career in 1780 a ... discuss

I just returned from some street ministry in the voodoo capital of America, New Orleans. I couldn’t help but notice some similarities between Bourbon Street and Voodoo Christianity. What is Vood ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: A Model of Christian Maturity by D.A. Carson ($2.99); Connected by Erin Davis ($4.99); Holman Quicksource Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls by Craig ... discuss

29 July, New Testament Mary, Martha, and Lazarus were disciples with whom Jesus had a special bond of love and friendship. The Gospel According to Saint John records that "Jesus loved Martha and her ... discuss

Bangkok, Thailand, Jul 28, 2014 / 07:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a recent conference held in Bangkok, Thai bishops gathered with the faithful to share and reflect on ways to share the gospel in their l ... discuss

Uh, about that video clip of a public speech in which Barack Obama insists that "ordinary men and women are too small-minded to govern their own affairs." You know, the clip that is going the rounds o ... discuss

“I give this appeal, too: Come to Jesus! Is God the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles, too? Yes, of Gentiles too, since there is only one God, who will justify the circumcised by f ... discuss

Al Qaeda on the march by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In the July 24 edition of The Wall Street Journal there was a commentary, “Wanted: Converts to Judaism” by the chancellor of the Jewi ... discuss

28 July AD 1750 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is acknowledged as one of the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Orphaned at the age of ten, Bach ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. From the moment Christ uttered His stunning doctrine on marriage 2,000 years ago, the Church has stood in unbroken witness to His teaching. Christ elevated marriage to a sacram ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

I saw this earlier and I was not going to blog about it. However, I felt lead to write something about it. The Story via The Christian News Network: PORTLAND, Ore. — A chapter of a nationally-re ... discuss

29 July AD 1030; transferred to 27 July Ólafr Haraldsson (also known as Olav, Olafe, Oláfr hinn helgi, and Olavus rex) was born in 995 to Harald Grenske and Åsta Gudbrandsdatter. While Snoore says ... 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

25 July, New Testament James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John were among Our Lord's twelve disciples. Together with Peter, these two were privileged to behold the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1; ... 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

21 July, Old Testament Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, was a priest, called by God to be a prophet to the exiles during the Babylonian captivity (Ezekiel 1:3). In 597 B.C. King Nebuchadnezzar and the Babyl ... discuss

20 July, Old Testament The prophet Elijah, whose name means, "My God is Yahweh [the Lord]," prophesied in the northern kingdom of Israel, mostly during the reign of Ahab (874 – 853 B.C.). A ... discuss

Old friend – I sadly read you’re your words of February 28th. They came as a shock after so many years of not communicating. You wrote"I am a 64 year old man. I was raised a Christian but no longe ... 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

16 July, Old Testament Ruth, the subject of the book bearing her name, is an inspiring example of God's grace. Although she was a Gentile, God made her the great-grandmother of King David (Ruth 4:17) ... discuss

Writing about the age of John Milton, the British author A. N. Wilson once tried to explain to modern secular readers that there had once been a time when bishops of the Church of England were titanic ... discuss

The Pro Life Movement has shown great success for the Pro Choice Movement because the Pro Life Movement is a deliberate extension of the Pro Choice Movement. They have made abortion stronger by pushin ... 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

12 July AD 1998 Bo Harald Giertz was born 31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Borgholm, Öland (Kalmar), Sweden. He came from a prominent family and his father was a noted surgeon and head of one of Sweden ... discuss

A few years ago, I entered my room to discover my little grandson looking up at a large crucifix on the wall above my bed.  He turned and asked if that really happen?”  “Yes it did.” I ... discuss

The Rise of Christianity, c. 200 A.D. Click to enlarge. Mr. Rogers, For several years I have had questions about the timing of prophetic events. I have the general understanding that many evange ... 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

6 July, Old Testament Isaiah son of Amoz is considered to be the greatest of the writing prophets and is quoted in the New Testament more than any other Old Testament prophet. His name means "Yahweh ... 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

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

StreetWisePundit Video Athenian Stranger: “Tell me, strangers, is a God or some man supposed to be the author of your Laws?” Cleinias: “A God, stranger; in very truth a God.” -Plato, Laws The ... discuss

Glenn Beck Video: Founding Fathers On Religion Glenn Beck is without a doubt the most influential historical propagandist of our time. Beck tiptoed through that while sprinkling sugar. Few of our lead ... discuss

A Reading: The Anti-Christ, Friedrich Nietzsche Here is Friedrich Nietzsche’s great masterpiece The Anti-Christ, wherein Nietzsche attacks Christianity as a blight on humanity. Book for sale here: ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

The Gateway Drug – Eternal Security In the following video Christopher Hitchens offers some compelling reasons for not subscribing to Christianity. When you add in the idea of “eternal security” ... discuss

Free To Choose Part One, The Power of the Market “Life was hard but opportunity was real.” -Milton Friedman This is part One of Ten Keep in mind that the philosophy of capitalism and the theology ... discuss

Thumper Report Video: 11-Year Old Preaches Fire And Brimstone At White House April Ryan, journalist for the American Urban Radio Network, recorded a video of a young man who was standing outside the ... discuss

2 July, New Testament (One Year Lectionary) This major Christological feast commemorates the joyous visit Mary paid to her relative (probably her cousin) Elizabeth, following The Annunciation. Inspir ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 10:34-42In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.It is often believed in America that a healthy relationship is one that has all sorts of happin ... 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

28 June AD 200 Irenaeus (ca. AD 130-200), believed to be a native of Smyrna (modern Izmir, Turkey), studied in Rome and later became pastor in Lyons, France. Around 177, while Irenaeus was away from ... 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 growin ... discuss

A few years ago, a young lady we knew got saved and went off to college.  In her college town, there was a woman who led a church with whom she got involved.  Before you know it, the young g ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.  ~ ... discuss

Arthur and his knights of the round table, are phantoms from a long gone era. Their story is a myth, and they are warriors only in imaginative retellings of their deeds. But the story told in Edwin: H ... discuss

So now "Queen Pelosi" sees fit to lecture an archbishop on how to behave? Seriously, this woman has an ego the size of the moon. Here's the link: http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Nancy-Pelosi-ur ... discuss

14 June, Old Testament After the prophet Elijah defeated the priests of Baal and then fled Jezebel's wrath, The Lord came to him on Mount Horeb. He told him to anoint new kings of Syria and Israel. He ... discuss

  Five characteristics of child sex offenders- we need to know these things to protect our kids.  Send the link to your minister, elders, church leadership, Bible class teachers, fellow parents. ... discuss

Around 1924, my grandparents moved their family to the first parish in the U.S. named for a certain newly canonized saint...."St Ephrem the Syrian...was born into a Christian family in Nisibis in abo ... discuss

In the troubled and violent Dark Ages in Northern Europe, monasteries served as inns, orphanages, centers of learning, and even as fortresses. The light of civilization flickered dimly and might have ... discuss

Over at First Things, this article describes one Christian's perspective on homosexuality and marriage. The author quotes Elizabeth Anscombe’s essay "Contraception and Chastity": "If contracept ... discuss

When I was little, my parents chose to tell me the truth about Santa Claus. They thought if I knew this particular myth was false, I would be less susceptible to believing lies in the future. They did ... 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

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... 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

25 May AD 735 Today marks the heavenly birthday of Bede (pronounced BĒD). Since his commemoration often falls near the end of Eastertide, it's quite likely that many Christians have close famili ... discuss

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/release-meriam-ibrahim-dont-punish-her-for-her-faith.htmlI received an urgent request from LifeNews.com to sign a petition to Sudan to spare the life  of Chris ... discuss

Pope Francis is in the Holy Land, starting off in Amman, Jordan. I think this simple text greeting the authorities in Jordan gets off to a great start. He thanks Jordan for accepting refugees and ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss




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