Topic: congregations

Ken Balckwellby Ken Blackwell, Contribution Author: Tavis Smiley raised a lot of eyebrows this weekend when he spoke on ABC-TV’s “This Week” news show, hosted by George Stephanopoulos. Smiley ... discuss

By Thom S. Rainer I have a great love for local congregations. To be sure, I’ve never been in a perfect church. They just don’t exist. But I still love local churches. On ... discuss

The scandal over the subpoenas issued to several Houston-area Christian pastors continues, even after the city refiled legal documents, removing the word “sermons” from the demand. They ha ... discuss

City of Houston Uses Nazi-Era Tactics Against Pastorshttp://godfatherpolitics.com/17735/city-houston-uses-nazi-era-tactics-pastors/     If Christian pastors across the United States don ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2014 / 11:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An incorrect translation into English of the original midterm report of the Synod on the Family may have spurred controversial interpretations o ... discuss

As we set off for Las Vegas with the Black Madonna, the picturesque southwestern desert joining California and Nevada offered a peaceful backdrop of reflection on the journey of the historic Ocean to ... discuss

Contact: Laura Barrett, Gamaliel, 314-443-5915 ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Statement of Laura Barrett, Metropolitan Congregations United member and Gamaliel campaign director: A ... discuss

Life Legal Defense Foundation Represents Seven Congregations In Federal Complaint Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Life Lega ... discuss

Pastors available for comment all weekend: Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker, Liberation Christian Church speaker at Saturday morning's march, 314-517-9728, revdwise@yahoo.com Rev. Mary Gene Boteler, Second ... discuss

Pastors available for comment all weekend: Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker, Liberation Christian Church speaker at Saturday morning's march, 314-517-9728, revdwise@yahoo.com Rev. Mary Gene Boteler, Second ... discuss

Life Legal Defense Foundation Represents Seven Congregations In Federal Complaint Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Life Lega ... discuss

Contact: Laura Barrett, Gamaliel, 314-443-5915 ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Statement of Laura Barrett, Metropolitan Congregations United member and Gamaliel campaign director: A ... discuss

Click here to pre-order The Simple Gospel by Jon Cardwell Recently I was honored to receive a preliminary copy of Jon Cardwell’s most recent work, The Simple Gospel.  As many of you already ... discuss

  Welcoming the Black Madonna at Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church in Anaheim, CA Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, a large and beautiful church established in 1969 in Anaheim, Califor ... discuss

Contact: Charlie Campbell, 770-904-0007 DUMFRIES, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Grace Church of Dumfries, Va., is the seventh fastest growing congregation in the United States, according ... discuss

Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 202-413-5639 cell, jwalton@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- United Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson o ... discuss

7 October AD 1787 Moving from the Old World to the New, H. M. Muhlenberg established the shape of Lutheran parishes and Lutheranism in general in America during a 45-year ministry in Pennsylvania. Bor ... 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

Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 202-413-5639 cell, jwalton@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- United Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson o ... discuss

Contact: Charlie Campbell, 770-904-0007 DUMFRIES, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Grace Church of Dumfries, Va., is the seventh fastest growing congregation in the United States, according ... discuss

Most churches in America have fewer than 75 members. My guess is that most churches in Canada are even smaller. Small churches are necessarily limited in much of what they can do and what they ... discuss

American pastors are abandoning their posts, left and right, and at an alarming rate. They are not leaving their church and getting other jobs. Congregations still pay their salaries. Their names rema ... discuss

Contact: Laura Barrett, 314-443-5915, lbarrett@gamaliel.org; Gordon Mayer, 312-307-0133, gmayer@gamaliel.org; both with Gamaliel.org; David Gerth, Metropolitan Congregations United (MCU), 314-367- ... discuss

September 26 is the memorial of St. Vincent de Paul, the 17th century French priest known for his apostolic work among the poor and marginalized.Born to a poor family in Pouy in the southwest of Franc ... discuss

I may some day run off with some woman and go get married…we all have to always be open to the fact that we are prone to falling into all sin…but that being said, I really don't think my g ... discuss

Contact: Laura Barrett, 314-443-5915, lbarrett@gamaliel.org; Gordon Mayer, 312-307-0133, gmayer@gamaliel.org; both with Gamaliel.org; David Gerth, Metropolitan Congregations United (MCU), 314-367- ... discuss

Peter Kwasniewski has a fascinating article at the New Liturgical Movement  called The Ironic Outcome of the Benedictine-Jesuit Controversy.  In it, he refers to a series of articles by Dom ... discuss

Pope Francis asks new bishops to avoid self-promotion, to love their congregations instead - Living Faith - Home & Family - News - Catholic Online div> ... discuss

She was born Isabella, or "Belle" as she was commonly called. As a slave in America in the late 1700s and early 1800s, she didn't have a last name. Just Belle. Her slave master only spoke to her an ... discuss

At that time, Jesus spoke unto His disciplessaying: “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grainof wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remainsalone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoeverlo ... discuss

Southern Baptists will be heading for Baltimore in just a few days, and the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention is to be held in a city that has not hosted the convention since 1940. Thi ... discuss

If you were in similar shoes as mine, which, alas, were not in Rome yesterday, I hope you enjoyed watching EWTN's production of the Mass of canonization as much as I did. (I think there's still an opp ... discuss

It is more than five years since the Vatican's magnificent instruction on human life at its origins, calling all of us to courageously defend human life:Dignitas Personae proclaims human dignity, from ... discuss

The Southern Baptist Convention plans to host a summit about human sexuality and its relation to the Gospel in order to equip pastors and church leaders to speak about related issues within their own ... discuss

Mark DeYmaz and Oneya Fennell Okuwobi attempt to tear down system of segregation within local churches in new multi-ethnic small group curriculum. Original PostingRead more →The post The Local C ... discuss

Although the vast majority of Protestant pastors believe churches (85 percent) should strive to be racially diverse organizations, almost the same number (86 percent) said that their personal congrega ... discuss

Featured Term (selected at random:DISCALCED Barefooted. A term applied to religious congregations of men and women who are unshod or wear sandals, such as the Discalced Carmelites, Augustininans, ... discuss

DAVID ALTON INTERVIEWRobert:            So we are here this morning with David Alton. Who, for 18 years, was a member of the House of Commons. Today h ... discuss

Charisma News: "'Congregations serving the neediest in their communities should be welcomed, not driven out by bogus accusations resulting from a clear hostility to churches,' said Alliance Defending ... discuss

A Hawaii court has dismissed two churches from a lawsuit that two atheists brought against five congregations in the Aloha State. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent the two churc ... discuss

Months after it launched its ’40 Dates and 40 Nights’ roadshow, the atheist ‘church’ known as Sunday Assembly has experienced a split from one of its congregations, which decid ... discuss

A Hawaii court has dismissed two churches from a lawsuit that two atheists brought against five congregations in the Aloha State. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent the two churches, One L ... discuss

At a meeting with religious superiors held last November, Pope Francis urged a reform of the document regulating the relationship between bishops and religious congregations, according to Fr. Antonio ... discuss

AP: Millions of Egyptian Christians thronged churches across this mainly Muslim nation for Christmas Mass, held Monday amid unusually tight security but with congregations filled with hope ahead of a ... discuss

WASHINGTON (RNS) Across the country in the past decade, hundreds of houses of worship have started composting, relating it to theological concepts of resurrection and stewardship.The post Congregation ... discuss

An increasing number of churches nationwide are seeking to utilize new technological advances, such as innovations in voicemail, to increase the connectivity between pastors and their congregations. W ... discuss

Among the more painful things that a church can experience is the removal of a Godly pastor and/or a church split. Kent Crockett endured such an experience as a pastor and subsequently found that the ... discuss

I was trying out a new search engine the other day. Actually, it was a digital library, and it is pretty cool. You should check it out. It’s part of the Digital Library Project, and is called Ha ... discuss

Here is a wonderful review of the CMAA conference two weeks ago in St. Paul, Minnesota:by Mary Catherine Levri On October 14th, I had the pleasure of playing a short recital at the Cathedral of St. Pa ... discuss

Before the trees in Denver turned fiery red and snow began to swirl and blow, our motley crew at the evil Planned Parenthood child sacrifice center were paid a visit by a businessman from Wyoming.Our ... discuss

“Real Protestants fight!” The above was a catch-phrase of a friend of mine, Jeff Ziegler, who introduced me to the doctrines of the Protestant Reformation over 20 years ago. Prior to th ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe sacrament of holy orders is conferred in three ranks of clergy: bishops, priests, and deacons. Bishops (episcopoi) have the care of multiple congregations and appoint, ordain, an ... discuss

Very helpful thoughts here, especially number 5, as it hits on the tension many smaller congregations feel to keep up with the larger congregations–sometimes mega churches–up the road. The ... discuss

It looks like this blog post really struck a sensitive chord, no? And here is the tirade from a certain Dean Laum of the Archdiocese of Manila.  He actually deleted some of his comments and I ... discuss

“Churches do their best to cope with need in their communities but the government shutdown and a default on U.S. debt would have economic impacts that would just swamp what we’re doing through our ... discuss

September 29, 2013. (Romereports.com) Six months after Pope Francis' election, his approach and the focus of his pontificate are becoming clearer. One of the most significant events will be the first ... discuss

by Bethany Monk, Citizen Link: Earlier this year, a Hispanic community in South Dakota invited ministries across the country to a conference dedicated to approaching issues with a biblical worldvie ... discuss

The World Council of Churches (WCC) urged its Protestant, Orthodox and Anglican member churches on Thursday to lobby their congregations and national governments to support a political solut ... discuss

Fall brings the opening of the new school year, the energy of the season of autumn and, for Southern Baptists, the meeting of the state Baptist conventions. In coming weeks, most of our state conventi ... discuss

The idea of an atheist church has left some faithful scratching their heads, but the phenomenon of non-believers coalescing in “worship” environments is on the rise. And if you’re do ... discuss

Bud and Tara Shaver announce a new endeavor, Project 52, which is an interdenominational church initiative engaging congregations for 52 weeks a year in promoting the sanctity of human life."It's so i ... discuss

Alexander Crummell was born in New York City in 1819, and wished to study for the priesthood, but received many rebuffs because he was black. He was ordained in the Diocese of Massachusets in 1844, wh ... discuss

Mission FestivalGrace Lutheran Church, Strasburg, ILLuke 24:44-53September 8th, 2013“Another Missions Sermon”Grace and peace to you...  an honor to share the Word of God with you on this Sund ... discuss

Authentic expository preaching is marked by three distinct marks or characteristics: authority, reverence, and centrality. Expository preaching is authoritative because it stands upon the very authori ... discuss

I spent part of my pastoral life as a youth pastor and I witnessed firsthand the challenge young people face in high school (and especially in college). When I first began as a youth pastor, I express ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 23, 2013.- In one of his last acts as Pope, Benedict XVI approved changed wording in the rite of baptism which emphasizes “the Church of God” as the community into which the bap ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 24, 2013 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite rumors about the supposedly imminent appointment of a new Secretary of State, Pope Francis will not be making any major appointments bef ... discuss

CAMEROON – The government of Cameroon is severely cracking down this month on Pentecostal churches, vowing to shut down nearly 100 congregations. Paul Biya, the president of the western African nati ... 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 Chr ... discuss

Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Aug 8, 2013 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Consolata Missionaries have been in Mongolia for ten years, evangelizing a people searching for God and helping improve their lives i ... discuss

 from Jill Stanek.com by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jills ... discuss

The chief god in Scandinavian mythology, Odin, carried a javelin called Gungnir. This javelin was no ordinary javelin, for it was created by a group of dwarves known as the Sons of Ivaldi. It was fash ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.com by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@j ... discuss

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul 26, 2013 / 10:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A major part of World Youth Day, the 2013 Vocations Fair offers young people examples of those who have responded concretely to God's ... discuss

There was a country with a large population of orphans. A population so large, in fact, that it was causing a strain upon the resources of that country to care and provide for them all. So, the govern ... discuss

...he can't stand what the Church teaches. And he is 80 years old. Here is the full text of his letter. *** June 2013 TO : Family, Relatives, and Friends, Colleagues and Partners in Ministry, ... discuss

This is the second installment in a series of posts on the question of "when does human life begin?" Part one of this series examined what science has to say about the matter. In this installment we d ... discuss

From Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.c ... discuss

The Third Sunday of EasterActs 9:1-22Peace Lutheran Church, McMurray, PA“The Chief of Sinners; The Greatest Missionary” It is fitting, perhaps, to host a missionary visit on this Sunday in w ... discuss

by Robert ColquhounCallum Brown's book, "The death of Christian Britain" challenged the conventional belief that secularisation was a process that started with the Industrial Revolution. It noted the ... discuss

In yesterday's Bucks County Courier Times, a self-identified non-religious individual asked us to imagine ourselves incapacitated and our resultant vulnerability to abuse:"Imagine that you are lying o ... discuss

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has been a longstanding proponent of health care reform.  Yet because the revised HHS mandate would still force employers to pay ... discuss

The HHS mandates are draconian, nullifying conscience protections by forcing employers to pay for sterilizations and abortifacients/contraceptives.  The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCC ... discuss

The Colorado Independent is one of numerous news outlets reporting on the tragic case of Lori Stodghill, her preborn sons, and Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives.... "Lori Stodghill was 31-years ... discuss

A widely reported item about Denver Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives has received some confirmation by Colorado's Catholic bishops."A Catholic hospital in Colorado is arguing in court docum ... discuss

16 April 1963   My Dear Fellow Clergymen:   While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.R ... discuss

Monopoly?Six "Catholic" hospitals operate within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Organizationally, 1) Holy Redeemer stands alone;  2) Mercy Fitzgerald, 3) Mercy Philadelphia, 4) Mercy Subur ... discuss

Monopoly?As you know, six "Catholic" hospitals operate within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Organizationally, 1) Holy Redeemer stands alone;  2) Mercy Fitzgerald, 3) Mercy Philadelphia, 4 ... discuss

All that we know about Stephen the Protomartyr (that is, the first martyr of the Christian Church) is found in chapters 6 and 7 of the Book of Acts.The early Christian congregations, like the Jewish s ... discuss

Sermon – Advent 4 – Luke 1:39-45Grace Lutheran Church, Racine, WI“The Visitation”Dear friends in Christ, it's good to be here this morning with my favorite congregation. Since I ende ... discuss

Greetings:On page A11 of the 12/12/12 Bucks County Courier Times, an ad appeared for St. Mary's maternity services.  Noting "24 OB/GYN specialists" and "high-risk pregnancy management e ... discuss

Your Excellencies:Inarguably, there are hospitals for whom the label "Catholic" seems tantamount to false advertising.  Such mislabeling endangers the physical and spiritual h ... discuss

Your Excellencies:There is at least one hospital within the geographic boundaries of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, for which "Catholic" is a mislabeling that endangers the physical and sp ... discuss

In my opinion, the USCCB's Ethical and Religious Directives, 5th ed (2009) could have done a superior job of incorporating the truth so beautifully explained by the Vatican, in its ... discuss

Your Eminence:I would like to call to your attention Holy Redeemer's Making Your Own Health Care Decisions and its accompanying Advance Directive Form.  These documents fail to specify  ... discuss

My wife and I rolled into the Exxon Mobil station to fill up our tank. Gas was cheap. (At $3.17 a gallon, that at least passes for cheap under this administration.) I stood in line to pre-pay. The kid ... discuss

The Christian Counseling and Education Foundation (CCEF) is a ministry focused on providing biblical counseling materials to the church. Their materials connect the Gospel to all of life and are desig ... discuss

Commentary On Mark 12:41-44I am reminded of an old pastor that once said, “The ways of God are typically non-commonsensical.”  He went on to say, “Take any verse of the Bible and ... discuss

So, as Socon or Bust readers know, Fr. Tom Rosica has responded to Michael Voris’s rather compelling and revealing video exposé on Fr. Rosica’s interview with Gregory Baum. You’ll ... discuss

On All Souls' Day, Roman Catholics commemorate and pray for the holy souls in Purgatory, undergoing purification of their sins before entering heaven. It is celebrated on November 2.The theological ba ... discuss

25 October, New Testament These exemplary Christian women demonstrated their faith by their material support of Christ's Church. Dorcas (or "Tabitha" — both names mean "gazelle") was well-k ... discuss

This is the biggest 40 Days for Life campaign yet in Canada, with 18 locations from coast to coast. Over the years, I’ve been to four 40 Days for Life campaigns in Canada … and last year, ... discuss

While we can get a good laugh from the previous cartoon, this causes us to ask the more serious question, "What 'is' the role of the pastor?"  We can also ask, "What should congregations expect f ... discuss

Joseph William Tobin C.Ss.R (3 May 1952 - ) is the current secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI ... discuss

Hey, you look just like… God. “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. And God blessed them, and God said to them, “ ... discuss

Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: The health care reform law known as Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is Barack Obama's signature first-term accomplishment. Given the si ... discuss

7 October AD 1787 Moving from the Old World to the New, H. M. Muhlenberg established the shape of Lutheran parishes and Lutheranism in general in America during a 45-year ministry in Pennsylvania. Bor ... discuss

Pastors Prepare to Fight IRS Through Pulpit Freedom Sunday | TheBlaze.com. October 7 is Pulpit Freedom Sunday, in which the Alliance Defending Freedom and numerous other religious organizations are ba ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Anonymous   • Category: Christian Living   • Publisher: Broadman & Holman (2012)   •  ... discuss

“The best way to drive out the devil, if he will not yield to texts of Scripture, is to jeer and flout him, for he cannot bear scorn.” — Martin Luther “The devill … the pr ... discuss

One way to spread the pro-life message is to go right at the heart of the problem, which is the silence of nearly all churches on this matter.  If the churches are obviously not interes ... discuss

Below are the notes which formed the foundation of my opening remarks for the panel discussion on engaging twenty and thirty-somethings in the congregation. I will be posting more resources as links a ... discuss

Lincoln Brandenburg, CBR Project Director, Georgia The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), Southeast Region Operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lincoln Brandenburg as our newest Pro ... discuss

Here's a story you no doubt missed since the drive-by media didn't cover it. Christian churches were prohibited from presenting delegates with pralines and a welcome letter because their values confli ... discuss

The last couple of weeks I haven't been able to put up as many posts as I would have liked. But there is a very good reason, much of the time I would have had for posting has been taken up with a very ... discuss

The HHS mandate associated with the Affordable Care Act nullifies the legal protection of Catholic health care providers to practice in a manner consistent with Catholic teaching on medical ... discuss

The most evident mark of God's anger and the most terrible castigation He can inflict upon the world are manifested when He permits His people to fall into the hands of clergy who are priests more in ... discuss

Earlier this week I posted a short article showing how the Toronto District School Board has chosen to effectively drive churches out of the public schools by pushing through a massive fee hike. In a ... discuss

http://blog.speakupmovement.org/church/churches-and-politics/jim-garlow-with-mike-huckabee-discussing-pulpit-freedom-sunday/ PULPIT FREEDOM SUNDAY – OCTOBER 7, 2012 The future of religious freedom ... discuss

Did you hear about that business in San Antonio that lost just about all it’s market share after it’s CEO left? Seems that under his lead he developed quite the brand following and, after ... discuss

Pulpit Freedom Sunday -- October 7, 2012 (related, below: the movie "Last Ounce of Courage")   The future of religious freedom depends on a free pulpit to communicate fundamental, ... discuss

Alexander Crummell was born in New York City in 1819, and wished to study for the priesthood, but received many rebuffs because he was black. He was ordained in the Diocese of Massachusets in 1844, wh ... discuss

For crying out loud, Democrats? How insecure are you?If you’re secure enough in what you believe — if you’re certain that you have a premium on the truth — then what’s so ... discuss

Contact: Timothy Eldred, Christian Endeavor International, 989-954-0591 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 6, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian Endeavor International (CEI) announces the launch of Pray ... discuss

At the request of a couple of people at prolifebook.com I will attempt to explain why IVF is an immoral act. It must be understood first, though, that it is understandable why one would seek out ... discuss

Sherri Kadlec won’t be attending Hillside Church of Bloomington on Sunday, but she’ll still be at church. She’ll just be picking up litter strewn around school yards and parks as a f ... discuss

It’s official! This fall’s 40 Days for Life will be a record-setter … and YOU are invited to help make history! Here’s a quick rundown on the largest 40 Days for Life campaign ... discuss

Over the years I have posted about the 40 Days for Life Campaigns held twice a year. These campaigns are aimed at closing down abortion clinics, saving the lives of unborn babies & converting clinic w ... discuss

Yesterday was the first anniversary of my installation at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California. We have now lived in sunny CA for a little over a year. To that end, here are a few things ... discuss

Claire and I just returned from a very pleasant luncheon meeting at Hope E. Free Church which Pastor Don Moore had set up to express his thanks to the pro-life activists who pray and sidewalk counsel ... discuss

Seven-week Churchwide Campaign Kit Preorders Available Now  Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 21, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Outre ... discuss

The Condemnation of Modernism Letter of Cardinal Mercier- who the Anglicans and modernist Catholic are prone to say is a precurser of modern ecumenism.  Nothing could be further from the Truth ... discuss

Up to 14,000 Congregations Expected for National Back to Church Sunday, Sept. 16 Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com;  NOTE: Reporters interested in local angle for Natio ... discuss

This Wednesday at 12:00 noon, Claire and I will be at Hope Church here in Omaha to participate in an informal party to celebrate and dedicate the new Project Moses structure that has been placed on th ... discuss

Bishop David Bell, 41, is head of the Society of Pope Leo XIII, which upholds the pre-Vatican II teachings of the Church, particularly the older form of the Tridentine Mass. The society claims to ... discuss

Roman Catholic congregations in churches across France prayed for traditional marriage on Wednesday, provoking accusations of homophobia from gay rights groups as Paris prepares to legalize same-sex m ... discuss

LaRee & Mark Pickup This past weekend my wife LaRee and I spoke to Centre Street Church in Calgary, Alberta (Canada). It's one of the largest and most active evangelical churches in th ... discuss

Security was tight outside the doors of the ballroom at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis; no one was allowed in without the right color badge. Behind the closed doors women religious representing the ... 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 Chr ... discuss

As pastors, we have the great privilege of proclaiming and teaching the Word of God. The cross is the source of our epistemological system, not experience and not the wisdom of the world. We stand un ... discuss

Congregations Fire Up Steps to Invite Family, Friends, Neighbors and Co-Workers to National Back to Church Sunday on Sept. 16 Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com COLORAD ... discuss

A Transformative Challenge for Churches to Make Relevant Connections Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 7, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- ... discuss

Deacon Ken took yesterday's readings where people were hungry, added Chick-fil-A's incident of last week and gave us a fantastic homily that clarifies two very important points of Catholic teaching.Pl ... discuss

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Priests for Life invites all people of faith to join them tomorrow in beginning an Assumption Novena to pray for an end to abortion. The novena will conclude on Aug. 15, the Feas ... discuss

Fred, Wilma, Holy Redeemer Hospital, and "Donations"Fred and Wilma hail from Abington, Pennsylvania.  Friends lovingly describe them as an "old fashioned" couple, as a "page right out o ... discuss

The Catholic diocese of Brentwood website is advertising the annual conference of its Commission for Justice and Social Responsibility. The conference is to be opened by Bishop Thomas McMahon and ... discuss

While most of what finds its way into my mailbox is books, I also receive a surprising amount of music. This works out well since I happen to love listening to music while going about my daily work. H ... discuss

From William Briggs Via Gloria TV. Very interesting and somewhat long. Please go visit! Really worth it. All the mainline denominations are plummeting, but the Catholics are holding their own, t ... discuss

PASTORAL VISIT TO FRASCATI, ITALYHOLY MASSHOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI St. Peter's Square, FrascatiSunday, 15 July 2012[Video]  Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am very pleased to be with yo ... discuss

Regarding the question of when a human soul comes into existence and the distinction between "contraceptives" and "abortifacient birth control" discussed in recent posts, I found the following Roman C ... discuss

A German court in Cologne has outlawed male circumcision of baby boys. To practicing Jews, this is a critical event. Circumcision is part of God's covenant with Israel through Abraham. It is also impo ... discuss

African-American Christian Coalition Can’t Get Meeting With Obama. The fallout among Black Christians who oppose Obama’s stance on gay marriage is beginning to get serious. The Coalition of Af ... discuss

Born to a patrician family. His father Lazzaro died when Anthony was two, and his mother, Antonia Pescorali, widowed at age 18, devoted herself to her son. He studied medicine at Padua, receiving his ... discuss

Pro-Life Groups Disappointed by Ruling Upholding Obamacare Leading pro-life organizations are very disappointed by today’s Supreme Court decision upholding the Obamacare law allowing abortion fu ... discuss

True preaching has almost diminished in modern times because prayer has diminished. When prayer decreases, all true proclamation becomes extinct. In prayer the preacher is fit to proclaim eternal rea ... discuss

kreuz.net – Ein hartgesottener Ketzer wird Präfekt der Glaubenskongregation\ He insulted the mother of God, the Eucharist and the Church. It is a foretaste of what is to c ... discuss

Mez McConnell (author of the great book Is There Anybody Out There?) offers the following reasons "why missional living really sucks:" Team dynamics are always a battleground in Christian mini ... discuss

J.M.J.The Vatican announced Thursday that Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is now “Venerable” It stated that Papa Benedetto had signed a decree recognising that the archbishop heroically lived Christ ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for June 26 is St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer.St. Josemaría Escrivá was born in Barbastro, Spain, on January 9, 1902. He had five siblings: Carmen (1899-1957) and Santiago ... discuss

In one of the most poignant moments in the Gospel Jesus asks, "When the Son of Man returns, will he find any faith on the earth?" (Luke 18:8) Many times since the Resurrection, we hear that question e ... discuss

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore chairs the USCCB's Committee on Religious Liberty and is the former bishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut.  Archbishop Lori spearheads the USCCB's Fo ... discuss

"separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Commencement Address, Lutheran Brethren Seminary, May 15, 2010(Pastor Rick Bridston) In 1973, the same year I graduated from this seminary, ... discuss

Vatikan - Personalwechsel: Neuer Chef der Glaubenskongregation? - Ausland - Politik - Hamburger Abendblatt Nearly a dozen senior leadership positions are filled with dignitaries beyond the reti ... discuss

Our God loves us; He treasures us; He wants the absolute best for us!  "For this command which I am giving you today is not too wondrous or remote for you. It is not in the heavens, that you shou ... discuss

"For this command which I am giving you today is not too wondrous or remote for you. It is not in the heavens, that you should say, 'Who will go up to the heavens to get it for us and tell us of it, t ... discuss

Beautiful Photographs, Beautiful Cause - JT highlights the work of David Sacks. “David has recently produced a beautiful coffee table book of photographs he has taken there. It’s called Tr ... discuss

Existing Members Benefit from Initiative as Well   Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com   WINCHESTER, Va., June 4, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- As part of its mission to ... discuss

Calls assessment "unsubstantiated" and "the result of a flawed process that lacked transparency". Brethren, Peace and Good to you. Yesterday, the board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious ... discuss

Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Jo Ann Nardelli became a Republican last week, and made headlines in the process. Nardelli wasn't just any registered voter switching parties. She was a member of the ... discuss

In his "Ten Indictments" sermon that has been floating around the interweb lately, Paul Washer refers to infant baptism as the "golden calf of the reformation." To be fair to Paul Washer he says this ... discuss

a French Protestant theologian during the Protestant Reformation and was a central developer of the system of Christian theology called Calvinism or Reformed theology. In Geneva, his ministry both att ... discuss

was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in 598. He is considered the "Apostle to the English",a founder of the English Church, and a patron of England.The Christian Church ... discuss

was the first missionary bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.Baptized David Jackson Kemper by Dr. Benjamin Moore, the Assistant Rector of his parents' congregation at New Yo ... discuss

Don’t Forfeit Your Banquet Invitation What if you held a feast and no one came? Jesus dealt with this in the Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24). He told of a rich man who “invited many ... discuss

Küng vergleicht Katholische Kirche mit totalitären Systemen | Politik - Frankfurter Neue Presse - Frankfurt: Küng compares Catholic Church with totalitarian systems.The theologian and papal c ... discuss

Honor the Vanilla Men - Carl Truemen on the apostle Paul: “What he advocates is the appointment of rather bland, non-descript, respectable men as elders.  These vanilla men, basically compe ... discuss

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again (and since it’s my blog, I can say it as much as I’d like, especially with my fondness for parentheses). I am so thankful for the Chur ... discuss

7 May AD 1887 Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther was a founding father of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. He served as its first president from 1847 to 1850 and again from 1864 to 1878. O ... discuss

Church of the Lutheran Brethren? Chances are you haven’t heard of this small denomination. However, for me it has been all that I’ve known since infancy. This denomination was founded in 1900 ... discuss

Meant to post this last week. A rare case of ‘good news’ regarding third party reproduction: Dr Anthony J. Caruso is a Chicago doctor who worked in the field of in vitro fertilisation for ... discuss

4 May AD 1876 Friedrich Conrad Dietrich Wyneken stands along-side C.F.W. Walther and Wilhelm Sihler as one of the founding fathers of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. He was born to Pa ... discuss

Some pastors hesitate to address the abortion issue because they are afraid of controversy and opposition from their congregations.  This is precisely where we need to strengthen their hearts, howe ... discuss

The emergence of the megachurch as a model of metropolitan ministry is one of the defining marks of evangelical Christianity in the United States. Megachurches — huge congregations that attract ... discuss

Iglesia critica ejemplo de cardenal sobre homosexuales | País | La Tercera Edición Impresa: Bishops' Conference spokesman cites the statements of Cardinal Medina in Faces,  in which he re ... discuss

More and more I am seeing the assertion that transhumanism and Christianity are not only compatible, but that Christians can and should be transhumanist.  Transhumanists know that to bring a ... discuss

So, churches in Kansas can't refuse to let gays use their buildings (privately owned buildings) for any purpose, even if that purpose is against the moral teachings of the church. However, New York sc ... discuss

Sally Quinn ignorantly takes up the cause of the liberal nuns the Vatican has just politely but firmly corrected. I don't mind that people know nothing whatsoever about Catholicism, really I don't. It ... discuss

This week’s Connected Kingdom podcast discusses with seminary, whether it is good and necessary and wise and all the rest. You won’t be surprised to learn that David Murray does the bulk o ... discuss

The problem with leftist ideology is that it cherry-picks various ideas from different cultural norms and blends them into an unworkable, abstract ideal based on nothing that actually exists, or could ... discuss

From LifeSiteNews.comBy Ben Johnson Rev. Donald Green, surrounded by Abp. Robert Duncan (Anglican) and Bp. David Zubik (Catholic). An organization representing one million Christians in southwester ... discuss

US Catholic bishops will set upon 'renewal efforts' in addressing women's religious congregations. ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all.The dership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)'s Presidency indicated through a press release they found "stunning" the Holy See's Doctrinal Assessment of their assoc ... discuss

I believe the Catholic Church has turned a corner. These out-of-whack nuns have never been about faithfully upholding our faith, but about masquerading as Catholics while ignoring pro-life and famil ... discuss

From Today's Catholic NewsBy Tim Johnson Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades welcomes Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod congregations to stand together for religious liberty. Church leaders, students and members ... discuss

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Citing "serious doctrinal problems which affect many in consecrated life," the Vatican announced a major reform of an association of women's religious congregations in the U.S. t ... discuss

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) is calling for reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the association of radical nuns who promote dissent in the Church. In ... discuss

Back in 2008 the Vatican finally said "BASTA!!!!!!" to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) & their promotion of heresy over authentic Catholic teaching. Today, the  Vatican’s Co ... discuss

Brethren: Peace and Good to all.This is significant. According to the Catholic News Agency:Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2012 / 01:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican called for reform amid a doctrinal “ ... discuss

T by John Jalsevac WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has launched a 5 ... discuss

It's about time!  The Catholic Church definitely needs to clean house and get rid of these dissenters.Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has launched a 5-year refor ... discuss

So, let's talk about pastoral salaries.  Are they too high?  In the case of some prosperity teachers and mega-church pastors, that may be the case.  However, for this post we are not go ... discuss




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