Topic: cross

Frances Jane Crosby (March 24 1820 – February 12 1915) usually known as Fanny Crosby, was an American lyricist best known for her Protestant Christian hymns. A lifelong Methodist, she was one of the ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux The World Day of the Sick, instituted by Saint John Paul II in 1992, takes place annually on February 11, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. During this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of ... discuss

.The teachings of Jesus Christ go against everything in our world and in our universe. Charles Darwin taught us that "only the strong [or fittest] survive." And certainly our physical world bears ou ... discuss

The following speech was delivered by CBR’s Georgia Project Director, Lincoln Brandenburg, at the 2016 March for Life in Columbus, Georgia.  What is the goal of the pro-life movement? Jason Jon ... discuss

NAF (the National Abortion Federation) was founded in 1977 to support and connect abortion mills around the country and promote the abortion agenda. They claim to provide strict guidelines to their me ... discuss

 Pro-abortionists and the Zika virus: never let a crisis, real or unproven, go to wasteBy Dave Andrusko You could almost feel the surge of exhilaration in the story that ran in th ... discuss

The Lenten Season Begins The entire Christian life celebrates Christ's victorious Resurrection on Easter morning. However, from Christianity's earliest days, the actual Paschal season has received spe ... discuss

When Presbyterians and Baptists and free church evangelicals start attending Ash Wednesday services and observing Lent, one can only conclude that they have either been poorly instructed in the theolo ... discuss

This past weekend, the heavy memories were swirling forcefully through my mind. They are hazy, bits and pieces coming back that I had forgotten about in these past 7 years. At this time in 2009, I had ... discuss

The best things in life are rarely the easy things, are they? The best things in life tend to require the most commitment, the most effort, and the most sacrifice. By that measure, marriage is ... discuss

A lot of people would pooh-pooh the idea that playing with a ouija board or taking the "Charlie Charlie Challenge" are spiritually dangerous and can be conduits for evil spirits. "They're just games," ... discuss

Just came across this quote from St Louis Marie De Monforts \"Friends of the Cross. In this day and age it struck me how it truly is a call to us. As we begin lent I pray I become a better friend to J ... discuss

This week, over 10 million people from around the world will sit under the ministry of Joel Osteen.  Thousands will be in attendance in Houston, Texas during one of their weekend services.  Million ... discuss

With Lent beginning tomorrow, February 9, on Ash Wednesday, it's time to take a look at some inspiring reading material to help us grow in holiness. Here are some suggestions:1. The Kiss of Jesus: How ... discuss

TransfigurationLuke 9:28-36“Going Out in a Blaze of Glory”“Going out in a blaze of glory”. What do you think of when you hear that phrase? A race car driver, crashing his car on the final lap? ... discuss

Transfiguration Day, (February 7, 2016) Luke 9:28–36 TITLE: “Changed” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read fro ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by David Apple on behalf of CLC Publications. Relationships are the basis of merciful conversations In 1968, The Kerner Commission published a repo ... discuss

It only takes one click. Only one click can take you to the places you desire to go. One click can give you the thrill of your heart. One click can cause that uncensored, unrestrained, and unrestr ... discuss

Image SourceToday is the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Canossian Sister who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Sudan.Bakhita was born in Eastern Sudan around 1869 and was captured by slave tra ... discuss

Four hundred years ago, Our Lady of Good Success appeared to a Spanish nun, Sr. Mariana de Jesus Torres,  in Quito, Ecuador and warned about a crisis in the Church arising at the end of the 19th ... discuss

"Black Hole" NASA, via Wikimedia ImagesIf someone asks me, "Why do you believe in God?" I don't necessarily say "I just have faith." Many might say that. But for someone who asks that question, ... discuss

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On a recent visit to the Chester County Sheriff’s Department, I noticed several people applying for concealed carry licenses, including several young women. I kiddingly asked one twenty-somethin ... discuss

Specks, logs, planks, whole trees. “How can you say to another believer, ‘Friend, let me take the piece of sawdust out of your eye,’ when you don’t see the beam in your own ey ... discuss

As a minister, believe it or not, the church can be my Buddha; it can be my dead and obese idol of choice. The temptation is always before me to over-value increased membership, happy and unified elde ... discuss

Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.comFrom The Unz ReviewBy Boyd D. CatheyRecently, I was asked by a friend who likes Ted Cruz, why I support Donald Trump and not the Texas senator among the Republi ... discuss

via via the power of IFTTT Epiphany IV, (January 31, 2016) Luke 4:31-44 TITLE: “Amazed at this Word” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for tod ... discuss

Stations of the Cross for Lent ... discuss

Remember the ice bucket challenge? Well, there's a new challenge out there -- the Stations of the Cross Workout Challenge for Lent. First they do the prayer and workout; then they challenge others to ... discuss

If anyone would have told me five years ago that I would be writing this today as a faithful believer in Jesus Christ, I   would have considered it ludicrous. The last thing I ever w ... discuss

The Twenty-six Martyrs of Japan (日本二十六聖人, Nihon Nijūroku Seijin?) refers to a group of Christians who were executed by crucifixion on February 5, 1597 at Nagasaki.On August 15, 1549, Fr ... discuss

So being in a place where we feel insufficient, incapable, and weak is exactly where we need to be. We don’t have to fear being there. We don’t have to fear not knowing what to do because ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: When people talk about our problem with immigration usually they are talking about people who cross our borders illegally. But there is another problem that des ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Feb 4, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Chicago area didn’t get the piles of snow that much of the rest of the country did this week, to the disappointment of students and st ... discuss

Once upon a time, a 16 year-old Emmy went to see The Princess Diaries on the big screen. Though she never dreamed about being a princess (no, she grew up a tomboy and dreamed about playing soccer), sh ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 20 games Wednesday for cross-checking a linesman during a game last week. ... discuss

Let's raise our grandchildren to love Jesus on the cross!Gay-Straight Clubs are NOT SAFE for Me!"Woe to them who call evil good and good evil." [Isaiah 5:20]We hear a lot about tolerance today: tolera ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 2, 2016 / 03:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Pope Francis' year dedicated to consecrated life comes to a close, one nun shared her thoughts on the how her religious garb serves as a “ ... discuss

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan's biggest media company last month has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the c ... discuss

“Eventually we were taken back to talk to the EMT’s who had brought our daughter to the hospital. To our amazement – and theirs – they told us that while the car had knocked her down and p ... discuss

MURMANSK, Russia (AP) — Outside Maher al-Masihi's rooms in the Arctic city of Murmansk, the snow is deep and the temperature far below freezing. He pulls out a smartphone and gazes at a map of Syria ... discuss

St. John's Lutheran Church, Frisco, TexasJanuary 31st, 2016Luke 8:4-15“The Parable of the Sower”Now here is a parable of Jesus – and a most blessed example – in that he actually spells out its ... discuss

Yesterday, I preached from Mark 10:35-45 as we continued our series through Mark’s Gospel.  The entire focus of this paragraph was on humility.  The sons of Zebedee – James and John, ... discuss

Sexigesima SundaySt. John's Lutheran Church, Frisco, TexasJanuary 31st, 2016Luke 8:4-15“The Parable of the Sower”Now here is a parable of Jesus – and a most blessed example – in that he actual ... discuss

Sophomore year of college has been one of the most challenging years of my life – but not for the reasons you might think. Not a lot of bad things have happened, a lot of amazing things have happe ... discuss

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A young black man left paralyzed when shot by a sheriff's deputy is expected to be cross-examined in the federal trial over his lawsuit. ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl by N.D. Wilson ($2.99); Finishing Our Course with Joy ($2.99) and Rediscovering Holiness ($2.51) by J.I. Packer; F ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 31, 2016 / 05:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis said that it’s the weak and vulnerable who are most valuable in God’s eyes, and stressed that it’s alwa ... discuss

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says that it has helped arrest two dozen members of the Sinaloa Cartel during a cross-border operation with the Mexican government. ... discuss

As you enjoy the benefits of being His child, the access you have to Him at all times and the love of God’s family, remember where you came from. Remember that there are many who are now your brothe ... discuss

Being a Christian is an odd voyage. You might be tempted to think that it's some sort of constant high.  You might picture a scene where I'm sitting in the meadow with Jesus and his presence is p ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “On seeing what had taken place, the centurion prais ... discuss

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside ... discuss

After being involved in every scam, illegal deal, and her actions as Secretary of State that caused four Americans to lose their lives in Benghazi, not to mention her secret internet server, Hillary C ... discuss

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon is denying reports that its soldiers have killed dozens of civilians in cross-border raids pursuing Boko Haram extremists into Nigeria — the third such report fro ... discuss

MANAGER OF CHRISTIAN BROADCAST MARKETING Marketing/Advertising, FT EmployeeCross Catholic Outreach (Pompano Beach, FL)Educational or Certification Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business administr ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 29, 2016 / 10:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his July visit to Poland for World Youth Day, it’s probable that Pope Francis will follow in the steps of his two immediate predece ... discuss

I belong to a religious tradition which forbids the Church from speaking officially to political matters, “except by way of humble petition in cases extraordinary.”  In that spirit, as a minister ... discuss

Stations of the Cross for Lent ... discuss

From The American ConservativeBy Rod Dreher Not The Onion:Nearly 500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of a German church, beginning the Protestant Reformation that led mi ... discuss

(1825–62) was a Church of England bishop of Central Africa. He is commemorated in some Anglican Church Calendars. He was born at Portmore, Peeblesshire, Scotland, the ninth son of Colin Mackenzie an ... discuss

Today on The Catechized Life, Pr. Matt Richard covers the Second Article of the Creed. Sin corrupted the very good Creation of God. All of our sin was put upon Christ. He lived the perfect life that w ... discuss

Vatican Radio announced on January 25 that Francis and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) will hold a joint ecumenical commemoration of the "Reformation" on October 31, 2016, in Lund, Sweden. The eve ... discuss

As we gain knowledge of our triune God, we start to see the roles, relationships, and respected ministries of each person among the Trinity.  What exactly is the ministry of the Holy Spirit?  In so ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — A British adventurer has died after suffering exhaustion and dehydration while attempting to cross the Antarctic alone. ... discuss

Epiphany IIIc, (January 24, 2016) Luke 4:16-30 TITLE: “In Your Ears” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read from St ... discuss

Anthem's fourth-quarter earnings tumbled 64 percent as the Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurer saw several expenses climb in a performance that fell well short of Wall Street's profit expectations. ... discuss

Washington, D.C. was much too far for a group of Arizona elementary school students to travel for the March for Life, so the students created their own pro-life rally at their Catholic school instead. ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger Washington, D.C. was much too far for a group of Arizona elementary school students to travel for the March for Life, so the students created their own pro-life rally at their Cath ... discuss

Donald Trump is far from my ideal of the perfect, or even the prototype of a strongly endorsable candidate. Yet one cannot help but marvel at Trump’s staying power since last summer, particularly wh ... discuss

We live in a visual culture. Today, people increasingly rely upon visuals to help them understand new and difficult concepts. The rise and popularity of the Internet infographic has given us a ... discuss

Prayer for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul O glorious St. Paul, who, from being a persecutor of the Christian name, didst become its most zealous Apostle, and who, to carry the knowledge ... discuss

Our \"Entering Canaan\" Mercy retreat in Medjugorje is just a little over 5 weeks away. My first visit there was in the late 80's. I placed a small model of a baby on the top of cross mountain to ... discuss

This message was originally given at Bishop Noa Home, in Escanaba, Michigan on 1/24/2016.  Listen to the Audio Podcast of this Sermon Via this Player: If you cannot see the audio controls, your b ... discuss

NOVE MESTO, Czech Republic (AP) — Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen anchored the dominant Norway team to a comfortable victory in the women's World Cup cross-country relay race on Sunday. ... discuss

Disciples of Christ do no service to the Lord when they evaluate a person or culture through the lens of their own worldly biases. We must ask God to help us see all men through his eyes. When we look ... discuss

Half of all four-year, residential Catholic colleges in the U.S. are within five miles of Planned Parenthood facilities, a study by The Cardinal Newman Society has found. Catholic pro-life leaders war ... discuss

By Kimberly Scharfenberger Half of all four-year, residential Catholic colleges in the U.S. are within five miles of Planned Parenthood facilities, a study by The Cardinal Newman Society has found. ... discuss

The only Kindle deals I found today are The Apostle and William Wilberforce by John Pollock which may be worth looking at for $0.99 each. And that’s it. It has been a slow, slow mon ... discuss

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel scored twice and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Thursday night to end a long losing streak to the ... discuss

Question: "How do we understand Psalm 87[88]:7 ["Against me is Thine anger made strong, and all Thy billows hast Thou brought upon me"] that we do in the Six Psalms of Matins? This Psalm is about Chri ... discuss

Little Sisters of the Poor and Holy Cross High Schoolto Sponsor Local “March for Life” and Prayer Serviceon 43rd Anniversary of the Legalization of AbortionThe Little Sisters of the Poor and Holy ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Another presidential election season is upon us. This may fill you with dread, hope or anticipation, depending on your interest in politics and this year’s candidates. For myself, ... discuss

Last week, my Twitter friend Morgan Guyton wrote a provocatively titled post, Is damnation of the other a cornerstone of evangelical belief?, with a provocative hypothesis in regards to Larycia Hawki ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s campaign made it a point this week to recognize that unborn babies are victims of the water pollution crisis in Flint, Michigan, ... discuss

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s campaign made it a point this week to recognize that unborn babies are victims of the water pollution crisis in Flint, Michigan, too. The Michigan ci ... discuss

Doing hard things by doing good works and pursuing the kingdom of God is not a new idea. But when you get into the day-to-day grind of life, it can be tempting to feel alone and grow discouraged. Y ... discuss

Stations of the Cross, LEnt, Amy Welborn, Michael Dubruiel, Mike Dubruiel, Dubruiel ... discuss

Dear community, Coming soon, January 22 is the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. Praying the Liturgy of the Hours, you can always just pause the recording during the interces ... discuss

Ramona and I have decided to do some drawing and sketching every day. We decorated the covers of our art journals:and then we got started. Ramona drew a portrait of her sister, Betsy, as Rey, from Sta ... discuss

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union wants to collect fingerprints and information about all foreigners convicted of crimes in the 28-nation bloc to help fight terrorism and cross-border crime. ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

By Tennille A couple of years ago I was on my couch (probably playing video games) when God laid it on my heart to run a pro-life page on Facebook. So I prayed about it and saw that there were so ma ... discuss

A couple of years ago I was on my couch (probably playing video games) when God laid it on my heart to run a pro-life page on Facebook. So I prayed about it and saw that there were so many pro-life pa ... discuss

Every job has its good and bad side.  Every job has its own unique challenges.  The work of a pastor is hard work.  I’m not referring to just the act of delivering a sermon, for to do the wo ... discuss

For those of you who don’t know it, this passage reads: “If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear ... discuss

The relationship in pregnancy between a mother and her unborn child is a unique connection, unlike anything else. New scientific research continues to reveal how this special bond has lasting physical ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger The relationship in pregnancy between a mother and her unborn child is a unique connection, unlike anything else. New scientific research continues to reveal how this special bond ... discuss

Source via Deviant Art CC 3.0Manuscript from a devotional I gave at the Christian Park Nursing home in Escanaba, to the residents. Given as part of my work with the Salvation Army in Upper Michigan. ( ... discuss

Source via Flickr "An Eternal Lullaby" by SSG Robert Stewart US Army CC 2.0Yes, by God’s grace, Jesus tasted death for everyone. 10 God, for whom and through whom everything was made, chose to ... discuss

source"It changed my life – or he changed my life. I was a teenager when I became a Christian at age 16. For me, this was absolutely revolutionary. It lifted me from a sense of meaninglessness and p ... discuss

Source photo of the Putnam Gallery at HarvardThe term "scientific consensus" is often tossed around in the media.  Experts, pundits, and everyday people cite "scientific consensus" as evidence fo ... discuss

sourceChristmas season is well upon us, and I find myself asking this question: How can I make this time of year about Christ? How can I make him the centerpiece of my Christmas season? That was ... discuss

Christmas gifts are fun to exchange during the holiday season.  We often do it at work or with friends.  Most often we'll exchange gifts with family around the holiday.  I was thinking ... discuss

It's been almost eight years since Democratic President Barack H. Obama took office.  We the American people had been exhausted by the corrupt Bush administration and were desperate for something ... discuss

sourceMerry Christmas!  May the Lord Jesus Christ be at the center of your celebrations this holiday season.  Truly truly Christmas is all about Jesus Christ.  Does the date really matt ... discuss

Cultural Center, ChicagoAmerican Christian Church"Separation of Powers"America is in trouble.  The very foundations of the country are at risk.  There has never been anything like America.&n ... discuss

sourceThe fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;    all who follow his precepts have good understanding.    To him belongs eternal praise. -Psalm 111:10 N ... discuss

For the first time in months I felt at peace. No pain, no fear, no dread for the day to come, just peace. I had just surrendered my life to Jesus. After I’d been a Christian for a few years I’d ... discuss

My friends, we will never regret the time that we spend sacrificing for others for the sake of the Kingdom. We will never regret the effort employed in fighting sin for the sake of the Kingdom. We wil ... discuss

The Christian definition of justice (even as it pertains to marriage) will be communally discerned in the large arc of history. Our discernment will take place cross-culturally. It will be soaked in p ... discuss

Question: "In Deuteronomy 28:66-67, Moses talks about fearing the day and night. What all is going on there? I know verse 66 is quoted in the hymns for the Exaltation as Christ our Life hanging before ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 15, 2016 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis will become the third pontiff to cross the threshold of the Major Temple in Rome, the most important and significant syna ... discuss

SYDNEY (AP) — Defending champion Viktor Troicki's backhand cross-court winner on match point gave the Serbian player a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7) victory over Grigor Dimitrov in the Sydney International fina ... discuss

Semidouble (1955 Calendar): January 16On January 16th, after we have concluded the Octave of the Epiphany but still within the Christmas season (which lasts up until February 2nd), we celebrate the fe ... discuss

“Sure, there have been certain seasons of life when men and women have been under control, but only one man kept it together each and every day. Jesus Christ was this man. From the Gospels, we s ... discuss

Churchill Square in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo: Traveler100/WikiCommons CC BY 3.0)Smack dab in the middle of Edmonton, Alberta, is a large, concrete public plaza named Sir Winston Churchill Square. Kitt ... discuss

The greatest and highest focus of anyone’s mind is the thought of God.  How a person thinks about God matters.  If left to our own human reason, our understanding of God would be extremely s ... discuss

There was a time, and it wasn’t too long ago, when book reviews were primarily the realm of newspapers, magazines, and journals. Then came online shopping, blogs, and social media, and revie ... discuss

The following conversation occurred between an abolitionist and someone who objected to the work he was doing outside a child sacrifice center. I asked, "And what would Jesus have done if He were pass ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, the founder of the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame, a teaching order. She is the patron saint of poor people and those rejected by religious o ... discuss

“The background to the churches’ determination to make their worship boredom-free zones is a era of rampant materialism which the western world has never experienced before. For example, at pa ... discuss

“If a missionary isn’t willing to slow things down just because he wants some quick, shoddy results and cool Facebook pictures, the dude needs to reevaluate why he’s even going overseas. Tru ... discuss

Time and again we have heard those on the left site their reasons for keeping guns out of the hands of legal citizens of the United States.  Gun violence is at an all-time high, but so is every o ... discuss

A friend of mine, Beth Zimmerman, asked me a couple of years ago to write for her on a group blog that was sharing the about the heroes of the Christian faith and seeking to help people learn about e ... discuss

Question: "In 1 Corinthians 11:10, when St Paul talks about women wearing head coverings "because of the angels," what does he mean by that? I have my ideas but I don't wanna trust my ideas." We ... discuss

Today is Friday, the day in which we commemorate Our Lord's passion and death. It was our own sins that condemned our glorious Lord to death on Good Friday - death on a Cross. As Catholics, we ar ... discuss

The following news release was issued on Jan. 6, 2016.Congressman Collin Peterson (DFL, CD7) again today was the only Democrat to vote in favor of a pro-life bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

Today, January 5th, is traditionally kept as the Vigil of the Epiphany and it is common in the traditional Roman Rite - in addition to the Byzantine Rite - to bless Epiphany water at this time.By way ... discuss

As political correctness continues to infiltrate the church, it’s worth noting there are no examples of political correctness to draw from in the Bible.  To the contrary, Scripture and church ... discuss

SermonChristmas 2Luke 2:40-52“In My Father's House”Oh how precious little we know about our Lord Jesus Christ's early years.  We have a somewhat detailed story of his nativity.  We know ... discuss

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“On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, nine ladies dancing ...”The traditional Roman calendar associates this day with the Holy Name of Jesus. It used to be associated with the d ... discuss

An Iconoclast removing an icon of ChristQuestion: "Isn't the fact that there were controversies over icons well into the 9th century proof that the early Church did not venerate icons?"There were inde ... discuss

“Word, Light, Life.”John 1:1-14 (15-18)Christmas Eve 2015In the beginning...John begins his Gospel of Jesus Christ with the same words that start the creation account of Genesis.  “In the b ... discuss

1 Samuel 16:1-13 David is anointed as kingPhilippians 2:1-11 “Every knee shall bow”Matthew 2:1-12 “Where is he that is born king?”So far in this Advent Season we've seen Christ as our prophet ... discuss

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Christ is born, glorify Him. Christ from heaven, go out to meet Him. Christ on earth, be exalted. Sing to the Lord all the whole earth; and that I may join both in one word, let the heavens rejoice, a ... discuss

Let’s hurry up! Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah If there is one thing God really likes, it is journeys. Think of all the journeys in scripture. Noah t ... discuss

Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolvedI really do love "A Christmas Story", about Ralphie, his love of Christmas and his earnest and d ... discuss

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Merry Christmas, everyone! It’s been a quiet season here at Heavenly Springs, but I’m still here!  No worries. It’s all good.  Just the seasons of life.  Still, I couldn’t l ... discuss

Those of us whose vocations involve writing or speaking about religion often see in the major holy days a two-edged sword. On one hand, most of the pastors I know could roll out of bed at three o ... discuss

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Tomorrow we will celebrate the Nativity of the Lord, a truly holy day that is certainly filled with much sentiment for children and adults of all ages, but whose meaning comes from a Child, a newborn ... discuss

I know this sounds awful, but I have honestly not been looking forward to Christmas Day this year. I feel stuck in the waiting between missing and longing... what I mean by that is my life constantly ... discuss

NORAD Tracks Santa + Family Fun Activities ( in Chinese | Deutsch | English | Español | Français | Italiano | ... discuss

Though his work is almost universally known within the English-speaking world, Charles Jennens is virtually unknown. He was a brilliant librettist — a writer of texts to be put to music by other ... discuss

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Christmas is for children. What matters is that the children get Christmas. I can't afford to buy my children Christmas. It doesn't matter if we get the adults anything; just buy the children Chris ... discuss

Here I sit at the foot of Christ, what do I see?  The world looks different from down here.  I am low and prostrate.  All others tower over me.  When I look at the world, I see it ... discuss

Here we are again getting ready to celebrate "The most wonderful time of the year" when 'peace on earth and good will towards men' is, or, at least, was the rule we lived by.  Now the secularists ... discuss

Christ our Priest Exodus 19:1-8 “A royal priesthood”Hebrews 9:11-22 “Christ appeared as a high priest...”John 17:1-26 Jesus' High Priestly PrayerSo far we've seen Christ as our Prophet ... discuss

I’ve been a blogger for over a decade and while I don’t see myself giving up, I’m really OK with stopping to live life and allowing a silence. It began creeping up on me over the pa ... discuss

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To Islamic State: You are considered the worst threat this world has. With good reason. You are feared and hated. With good reason. You are synonymous with Beheadings, Bloodshed, Terrorism, Death. ... discuss

This book is solidly Bible-based and rooted in Scripture. The author, John MacArthur, is a well-known pastor-teacher of a large congregation in California, Grace Community Church, in Sun Valley, C ... discuss

Dear Mr. Trump,Don't take this the wrong way but you keep calling yourself a Christian yet you have stated that you "have never asked God to forgive your sins"  Why is that?  Are you acknowl ... discuss

  The dire humanitarian situations in Syria, Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon and elsewhere are of epic proportions but no longer making headline news even though massive numbers of people ... discuss

If your house is like mine, the Christmas cards are now arriving at full blast. Some come with letters and notes, some with inscriptions and Christmas messages. The most explicitly Christian cards oft ... discuss

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Advent 2C, (December 6, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Luke 3:1-14 TITLE: “The Brood” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus C ... discuss

SourceAs I write this, the United States is reeling from a horrific mass murder in San Bernardino, California in which 14 people were killed and 21 injured.  The perpetrators of this evil were a ... discuss

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I'm okay. I'm alive. I'm (relatively) healthy. I'm still way behind on coursework, especially with everything that's happened lately... but I think I can finish everything (final paper, quizzes, and f ... discuss

Part 1 of Zion Lutheran's Midweek Advent Sermon SeriesText: Isaiah 9:2-7In the name of Jesus: Amen.Isaiah the prophet said in our Old Testament reading, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is gi ... discuss

Christ our ProphetMicah 5:1-5a “You, oh, Bethlehem”2 Peter 1:16-21 “The prophetic word more fully confirmed”Luke 13:31-35 “Oh Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets”This Advent Season we med ... discuss

Emiliano with SFLI Campus Mentor, Anna SFLI’s Campus Mentor Program transforms students into pro-life leaders. This is a look into one of our student’s journey. In his own words, here& ... discuss

In the November 24th Courier Times, Brian Loutrel raised the issues of character, integrity, and judgment, as we assess who would be most fit as our next president.  Released just one week earlie ... discuss

Claire RaynorEnglish writer and broadcaster Claire Rayner (1931-2010) said: “Only the unloved and unloving escape grief.” That is not entirely true. I will reserve comment about the unloving othe ... discuss

Pentecost 24Mark 13:1-13“Saved in the End”You see this fancy temple? It's toast. You see these tall pillars? They're coming down. The Holy Place? Scrap it. The Holy of Holies? First they'll ... discuss

This post is in response is to Jayne, a traditionalist who has commented that I am not being fair to traditionalists by painting them all with the same brush.  We have gone back and forth on a pr ... discuss

The Wife posted on Facebook an article about "senior discounts." Some companies begin giving them when you hit 55, some start at 60, and some at 65.I've never really thought of myself as a "senior," t ... discuss

Chris Christie found the campaign trail twisty. Maybe he'll view his likely loss as just another bridge to cross.Pax et bonum ... discuss

What About Widows?November 8th, 2015Mark 12:38-44Today's Gospel reading comes from Jesus' teachings in the temple during Holy Week.  In those days, he taught many things recorded for us in the Go ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 2 — October 2015.ckquote>   The Oxford English Dictionary defines “humanize” as ... discuss

All Saints' DayRevelation 7:9-17November 1st, 2015Our text this All Saints' Day is from John's vision in Revelation – to be more clear, what Jesus Christ revealed to St. John. Revelation uses these ... discuss

The Relationship Idol "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for t ... discuss

Yesterday morning I was interviewed by James Naughtie on Radio Four's Today programme about the Family Synod:Prior to the interview, in the small hours of yesterday morning, I made notes on the key is ... discuss

Kathy Schiffer nails it.And if you, dear ladies, don’t find it insulting to think that a women’s fashion magazine which depends on women’s subscription dollars can’t find a sing ... discuss

I say Hello, you say Goodbye! Yes, October is almost over… and I’m just getting around to letting you know I’m alive. But hey – here I am! Better late than never! My list-maki ... discuss

After five seasons of AMC’s The Walking Dead, it’s easy to feel desensitized to the walkers. While they’re frightening in large numbers, the initial shock of their existence has worn off, despit ... discuss

Proper 22b, (October 4, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Mark 10:2–16; Genesis 2:18–25 Sermon 10-4-15.mp3 TITLE: “What God Has Joined Together ... discuss

Pentecost 19October 4th, 2015Mark 10:2-16"Christ on Marriage and Children"Dearly beloved, Jesus speaks to us today of marriage. And while our culture has its own ideas about marriage, our Lord, who c ... discuss

Our Voice of the Family team here in Rome for the Family Synod attended a lecture today from Cardinal Pell at the Angelicum, "Living the Truth in Love", an international conference and resource event ... discuss

Yesterday I wrote about Obama and the United Nations plan to confiscate all privately owned guns from the American people, and how if we give up our guns we are as good as dead. Today I am writing bec ... discuss

Mark 9:38-50Pentecost 189/27/15“Divine Amputation”Did you ever use that little phrase, “I'd give an arm and a leg” for something? It means you really, really want something. So bad that you' ... discuss

Full Ant-Man in Best LookNow you can enjoy Ant-Man in best look with duration 115 Min and was published in 2015-07-17 with MPAA rating is 1158.Original Title : Ant-ManMovie title in your country : Ant ... discuss

By: Dan Moyle Lead generation is a topic many people know nothing about. Whether you are a novice or a pro at it, the fact is that there is always something new to learn. In order to do so, be sure to ... discuss

Mark 9:14-23“Help my unbelief”September 13th, 2015“You know what your problem is?” Don't you just love it when a conversation starts that way?It's like, "put up your mental dukes" and get rea ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFourteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

This, I’m sure, will be a pretty controversial piece.  As always, the intent of this author is not to be controversial , but where conviction on a matter of biblical truth strikes, I am compell ... discuss

I have written many, many times on this blog about Michael Voris and the danger he poses to Catholics.  He has told Catholics that they should stop financially supporting their parishes and dioce ... discuss

I recently did a post in which I talked about the heavy cross borne by those who are especially gifted and talented.  As Christians, it is a constant struggle for the "above average" to remember ... discuss

Question: "Do the Orthodox believe in the Atonement?"The concept of atonement is found throughout Scripture, and so of course we Orthodox do believe in it. There was in fact a feast in the Old Testame ... discuss

Question: "I was wondering about the Sign of the Cross. What is its significance? Why is it performed when it is? When is it preformed besides after a prayer?"Making the Sign of the Cross is perhaps t ... discuss

During the debate between Gregg Cunningham and T Russell Hunter on the question of Incrementalism vs Immediatism, a particular abolitionist asked a question at the 2:06:15 mark (link to that times ... discuss

I have a minor interest in physics, and read dumbed-down popular science books and articles aimed at "the layman".One of the fascinating developments in physics in the last century or so is a greater ... discuss

Friday of Proper 14b, (August 14, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (1 Corinthians 7:25-40) TITLE: “The New Scheme of Things” INI What I appreciate about St. Paul her ... discuss

Question: "Is it proper for a parish to have altar girls?"This is clearly contrary to the Tradition of the Church, and is an unfortunate example of creeping modernism that it is tolerated in parishes ... discuss




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