Topic: pastors

Missional experts offer 101 surprising ways to tell not-yet believers about Christ. Contact: Janis Backing, 312-329-2108 CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- In teaching people how to reac ... discuss

It’s a reversal that makes no sense. After the Supreme Court unanimously decided in favor of free speech in June – a case brought by 77 year-old sidewalk counselor Eleanor McCullen – Massach ... 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

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My friend Dan and his wife Judy are missionaries with SIM in Ethiopia. Dan and Judy, a registered nurse, raised three wonderful children in the Seattle area, which is where we met. We served together ... 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

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (www.forerunner.com) – I was in New Orleans for a week in July with Operation Save America (OSA). It was a fitting follow-up to the OSA Regional event held in Kissimmee, ... discuss

Catholic and Protestant youth who are no longer being schooled in theological fundamentals are fleaing the churches in droves. Pastors are sharing a carnal, low-cost, easy-believism form of faith that ... discuss

The Internet is awash in “life hacks”—methods and techniques for increasing efficiency or productivity. They are meant to be simple and ultra-practical ways of doing those everyday tasks ... discuss

In the second discourse of his apostolic visit to South Korea, Pope Francis has urged Korean bishops to remember and draw on past graces as well as safeguard hope in Christ. Addressing the bish ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 03:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first day of his historic papal visit to South Korea, Pope Francis urged local bishops to not only remember their rich history of m ... discuss

by Bethany Monk: A Texas judge temporarily halted an ordinance that would force Houston business owners to allow men to use the women’s restroom — and vice versa. It will be on hold until Aug. ... discuss

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A pro-life group is demanding more information about a deal the IRS has struck with an atheist group to monitor the content of sermons. The next time your pastor delivers a pro-life sermon or urges th ... discuss

“Sally (not her real name) was a church-going Christian. She was also unmarried but had reason to think she was pregnant.  While she was over 18, she rightly turned to her parents for help and advi ... discuss

Many times, the Church paints an image of Jesus that is effeminate, weak, defeated, and docile; begging to be received by sinners.  Yet Scripture paints a different picture. It shows a God who is ... discuss

Learn More…in Less Time! Some people love to learn but don’t necessarily enjoy the act of reading…while others love to read but can’t find the time to read all t ... discuss

This chapter in French Protestant history has haunted me since I learned of it. What troubles me most is the prolonged nature of the trial. When it comes to persecution, sharp but short can offer so ... 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

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

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored Harvest House Publishers. They are offering a prize package this week that features 4 books they think you’ll love. There will be 5 winn ... discuss

There's all kinds of stuff all over the internet regarding the suicide of Braxton Caner following his conversations with J.D. Hall. Unfortunately, I'm not incredibly surprised this kind of thing happe ... discuss

B &H has some good Kindle deals today: Perspectives on the Doctrine of God by Various ($2.99); The Lord’s Supper by Tom Schriner & Matthew Crawford ($2.99); Planting Missional Churches b ... discuss

My internet friend, Gary Morella, forwarded an email from a friend of his. It brings up some problematic issues with regard to Pope Francis that have me shaking my head. There are many things I love a ... discuss

by Bethany Monk, CitizenLink: A federal judge in Wisconsin recently dismissed a group’s attempt to use the IRS as a way to censor houses of worship. This follows an agreement last month between ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer On July 17, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) claimed “victory” in a press release announcing its settlement with the Internal Revenue Service (I ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 827 Proper of Saints: 1271 Common of Pastors: 1769 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 798 ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Rusty Lee Thomas, Operation Save America, 254-715-3134 NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Controversies ignited like brushfires as Operation Rescue/Operation Save Americ ... 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

Here are some new Kindle deals for you: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi; The Gospel According to Jesus by John MacArthur ($5.98); God’s Lineup by Kevin & Elizabeth Morriss ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Rusty Lee Thomas, Operation Save America, 254-715-3134 NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Controversies ignited like brushfires as Operation Rescue/Operation Save Americ ... discuss

By Chuck Baldwin I am excited to announce that we have met our goal, and we are launching the Liberty Church Project! Just a little over two months ago, I told readers of my plans to launch a project ... discuss

Pastor Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, and a member of FRC's National Pastors Council, appeared on Fox and Friends to discuss IRS monitoring of sermons and churches. ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Our troubled culture presents no shortage of opportunities for social conservatives to take action to rebuild the family, adva ... discuss

As many of you are acutely aware, one of the difficulties often faced by the reform of the reform is the common understanding of active participation. The cries of "active participation" are often mad ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: A Fistful of Heroes by John Pollock ($3.99); Taking the Bible At Its Word by Paul Wells ($3.99); Table Grace by Douglas Webster ($3.99); Preaching: The Art of N ... discuss

By HILLARY MAST/CNA | DENVER — A new movement seeking to unite the faithful and their pastors in the formation of thriving parishes has seen a wide scope of interest throughout the U.S. in ... discuss

There are many things I love about Pope Francis. But there are issues that concern me too...especially his off the cuff remarks. It always makes me thing of the wartime slogan, "Loose lips sink ships. ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 29, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA).- A new movement seeking to unite the faithful and their pastors in the formation of thriving parishes has seen a wide scope of interest throughout the U.S ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Praying In Jesus Name: The Obama Administration caved in to atheists and again threatens church pastors."The IRS has agreed to pay closer attention to what ... discuss

Caserta, Italy, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his visit Monday to an evangelical Christian community in Caserta, Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit creates diversity and unity in the ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals for you: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit by Bruce Ware ($1.99); Engaging with the Holy Spirit by Graham Cole ($0.99); Walking in the Spirit by Kenneth Berding ($0.9 ... discuss

by Bethany Monk, CitizenLink : A Christian legal group submitted a Freedom of Information Act request this week after learning of IRS plan to investigate churches.This follows an IRS decision to settl ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received boxes of them and, in sorting th ... discuss

The phrase “books on theology” scares some people. Okay, a few years ago it scared me! I thought of the hundreds of books lining the shelves of my dad’s library and all the weighty ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: I Am a Church Member by Thom Rainer ($0.99) (or the Spanish edition); Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper ($2.99); A Tale of Two Sons by John MacArt ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

Awarded to "Help 4 Families" Contact: David Kyle Foster, Mastering Life Ministries, 615-507-4166, MLifeM@aol.com FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 24, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Help 4 Families' founding dire ... 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

The abortion industry has infiltrated the African American community by cloaking the procedure as a woman's civil right and embedding the issue into politics, African American pro-life advocate Arnold ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco The Church reads the signs of the times. This year, she is poised to address the challenges wrought to evangelization by advocacy for the redefinition of marriage, secular divorce ... discuss

With the U.S. elderly population expected to nearly double by 2040, the GriefShare support group program offers churches a vital ministry outlet. Contact: Steve Grissom, Founder and President, Church ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 04:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has released Pope Francis’ schedule for the first of this two-day trip to the Italian city of Caserta, where he will later mee ... discuss

Contact: Dr. Philip Jay, North Central Theological Seminary, 612-293-3801 MINNEAPOLIS, July 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christians and pastors interested in pursuing seminary education at the ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Manhattan Church of Holy Innocents, which is on the potential list of Catholic church closings to be announced in September. In a move to combat the potential ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Divine Service we prayed after the Hymn of Praise that the Lord woul ... 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

Applications to lead a 40 Days for Life campaign  from September 24 to November 2 are open until July 22 … and have they been pouring in! If you’re ready to lead a campaign, you can apply ... 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

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Before reading, please read our initial reply to Justin Edwards, then our response to part 1 of his series about Abolish Human Abortion and the Church Repent project.Edwards continues his unhelpful cr ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Nativity of St. John the Baptist, transferred (June 22, 2014) St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Laramie, Wyoming Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Luke 1:57–80) Farewell Service for Pastor Marcus Zill TI ... 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

Question: "What does it mean to “trust the bishop”? In Orthodoxy, the bishop is the central figure in the church. The priest is the bishop’s assistant, carrying out his will, and the people are ... discuss

Pastor’s Letter is the culmination of 2 years work, recording Pastors, Priests, a Rabbi and other church and Christian leadership in their call to faithful leadership everywhere to rise to the c ... discuss

Pastor’s Letter is the culmination of 2 years work, recording Pastors, Priests, a Rabbi and other church and Christian leadership in their call to faithful leadership everywhere to rise ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

Father Justin WylieFather Justin Wylie is a priest from South Africa who is an Attaché of the Holy See to the United Nations. I have personally met him and attended Masses in which he has been the c ... discuss

“A culture of stalwart respectability builds an impenetrable wall against truth-telling. In most mainline churches people drop out, at least for a while, when life gets messy. An impending divor ... discuss

Question: What is the reason for the difference in practice of churching boys, who are taken behind the altar, and the churching of girls, who are not?In Baptism, a person is united with Christ and Hi ... discuss

Do abolitionists put God in a box? Tony Miano seems to think so. In a recent blog article, Miano takes issue with a flowchart diagram recently shared from the AHA Facebook page. This is not the fir ... discuss

Question: "I do not think the filioque is necessary to express orthodox theology about the Holy Spirit, nor do I think it must be said in the Creed. However, I find it difficult to believe the phrase ... discuss

Today I'm previewing a DVD, \"American Jesus, \" which shows the response of many Christian groups to the culture--from rodeo pastors, to surfers, to bikers, former porn stars, reaction to materialism ... discuss

Claims of abortions demands by Catholics don’t give a balanced journalistic view on Vatican surveysToday’s reporting about Catholics asserting their right to self determination on Church d ... discuss

In a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled yesterday that prayer before the opening of a legislative body does not violate the U. S. Constitution. The decision is a victory for both ... discuss

SermonSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Havelock, NCThe Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24:13-35The Road to Emmaus. One of those Bible stories that captures our imagination. It actually happened ON Easter Sunday ... discuss

he King James Version of the Bible is the most widely known and respected English translation of the Bible in the world today. It has been spread around the entire globe, and withstood the test of ti ... discuss

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Lent 5Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo, ILEzekiel 37:1-14Lent is a good time to think about death. As good a time as any. It's a topic every man must face sooner or later. A topic we like to put away ... discuss

When I first moved to Wisconsin, there was a small group of women whom I lovingly called “the peanut gallery.” In their 70s and early 80s at the time, they were the ones who were at every event. ... discuss

KISSIMMEE, Florida (www.forerunner.com) – Almost 200 Osceola physicians, pastors and community leaders packed a 3-1/2 hour open microphone forum at Kissimmee City Commission meeting on Tuesday ... discuss

"I am meeting with you for the first time...."The juridical dimension and the pastoral dimension of the Church’s ministry do not stand in opposition, for they both contribute to realizing the Church ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

The last few weeks have been rather intense at my congregation. We have had a lot of people in the hospital, at least for our small-medium sized congregation. Surgeries, treatments for various types o ... discuss

A pro-life friend from Michigan heard a pastor on the radio defending legalized abortion. I've heard all sorts of Biblical arguments made to try and defend abortion, but this one was especially bizarr ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... 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

He is a former high school basketball star who set records at his school and in the state of Indiana. Looking forward to his sophomore year playing for Hope College, he pushed himself to stay in peak ... discuss

A few years after I had left the ministry, a co-worker came and asked if I wouldn’t mind talking and praying for her friend who was going through a challenging time. I wasn’t a pastor any longer ... discuss

A group of influential Christian theologians and pastors announced on Wednesday their support of businesses like Hobby Lobby who are fighting against  the HHS contraception mandate. In a 46-page ami ... discuss

A group of influential Christian theologians and pastors announced on Wednesday their support of businesses like Hobby Lobby who are fighting against the HHS contraception mandate. In a 46-page amicus ... discuss

From Tony Perkins' Washington Update: "In addition to hearing from local pastors who are part of a local council FRC helped launch last year, like Pastor Luis Rodriguez and Rev. Tony Martinez, the pas ... discuss

Pastor Greg Laurie was in Dallas, Texas, earlier this week to announce the selection of the city to host Harvest America 2014. In his speech to officially launch the crusade, Laurie told local pastors ... discuss

The crew of TV channel “Russia Today” is going to go to Nairobi, Kenya together with Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s team, pastor of the “Church of “Good Changes” in Mariupol, reports Christian Teleg ... discuss

After banners proclaiming, "Allah is Great, Jesus is the son of Allah" were placed outside five Malaysian churches without the consent of the pastors, one of the churches was attacked with ... Origina ... discuss

As I have been traveling the world teaching on the kingdom of God in many large Christian leadership conferences, I have noticed something of great concern to me. Since many pastors in Latin America, ... discuss

A group of pastors is putting their freedom on the line to bring attention to the plight of Saeed Abedini, a U.S. pastor sentenced to eight years in one of Iran's most brutal prisons for his Christian ... discuss

Speaking on January 24 to judges and other officials of the Roman Rota, Pope Francis urged them: "do not forget that you are pastors." The Roman Rota, the Vatican's top appellate court ... Original Po ... discuss

Finally, an explosive documentary on abortion that bars no holds. My friend and video/camera/editor/producer extraordinaire-wizard Marcus Pittman has collaborated with seasoned pastors, activists, and ... discuss

Saeed Abedini and his family. A Texas congressman charges the State Department is mishandling the case of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is being held in an Iranian prison. Rep. Steve Stockman, R- ... 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

Having a racially diverse church remains more dream than reality for most Protestant pastors. More than eight in 10 (85 percent) say every church should strive for racial diversity, according to a sur ... discuss

The Synergize 4! Global Pastors Conference will be live broadcasting on the Christian Telegraph between January 21st and 23rd, reports the press center of the Christian Telegraph. World class leaders ... discuss

Having a racially diverse church remains more dream than reality for most Protestant pastors. More than eight in 10 (85 percent) say every church should strive for racial diversity, according to a sur ... discuss

A group of pastors is putting their freedom on the line to bring attention to the plight of Saeed Abedini, a U.S. pastor sentenced to eight years in one of Iran's most brutal prisons for his Christian ... discuss

I am an american evangelical raised in the fundamentalist strain of the faith. I had the book, The Fundamentals, for awhile, but I never read it. Lately, some of the sacred cows I used to defend vigor ... discuss

Sort of. One of the greatest men my wife and I had the privilege of being shepherded by used to wear his pants very high on his waist. His belt was practically underlining his chest. He looked like a ... discuss

Christine Hoover, a Virginia church planter's wife, says some things cannot be taught when it comes to taking on the role of a pastor's wife, although she wishes she would have known much of what she ... discuss

Saeed Abedini is seen with his family. Advocates for an American pastor imprisoned in Iran over his Christian faith are accusing the U.S. of surrendering in the fight for his freedom. The comments are ... discuss

A California pastor made headlines this month when he announced that he will live like an atheist for a year to see what it’s like on the other side of belief. But Ryan Bell is actually ju ... discuss

WASHINGTON — A group of pastors is putting their freedom on the line to bring attention to the plight of Saeed Abedini, a U.S. pastor sentenced to eight years in one of Iran's most brutal prison ... discuss

By Bob Smietana Baptist Press Pastors know that well-trained lay leaders and volunteers are essential for the health of a local church. But implementing a training strategy can be difficult, said Todd ... discuss

T   Apostolicam Actuositatem is the Second Vatican Council's Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity. It defines the mission of the lay Christian faithful to both "lead non-believers to t ... discuss

Ariz. Rep. Steve Montenegro intends to propose legislation that would allow pastors, clergy and rabbis to opt-out of performing same-sex wedding ceremonies. Original PostingRead more →The post A ... discuss

(RNS) A church for the poor, a church of the Southern Hemisphere, a church not focused on hierarchical perks, and a church led by pastors and doctrinal moderates: In naming his first batch of new card ... discuss

Ron Carpenter, senior pastor of the 19,000-member Redemption World Outreach Center in Greenville, S.C., revealed last October that his marriage has been rocked by his wife's infidelity for the past 10 ... discuss

From a reader: My __ year old father and his woman friend would like to get married but not go through the government with a marriage lisence. Are there any patriotic priests who would help ... discuss

Epiphany (Observed)January 5th, 2014Matthew 2:1-12Grace and peace...As we observe this Feast of the Epiphany of our Lord, what better time to have a missions emphasis? I understand there's a lot of s ... discuss

Photo courtesy: Wikipedia In keeping with the pattern established over the last six years (excepting 2012), we return to the Essentials of the Christian Faith for the January episode of Echo Zoe Radi ... discuss

Many people make—and break—New Year’s resolutions. Here are eight possible ones that pastors should consider for the upcoming year:1. Let influence be the theme of your leadership. I often ... discuss

Shaking my head. But I am NOT surprised! This Altha Maclin creature is heard on tapes telling her congregation that the only reason they are not dead is because SHE has not given God the orders *yet ... discuss

I just finished with Karen Jobes’ commentary on 1 Peter, a commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series. As would be expected from a commentary, this was indeed a commen ... discuss

Sharing from his own experience of being involved in a sex scandal in the past, former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard suggests the apparent suicides of Isaac Hunter and that of other evangelical pastor ... discuss

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee reportedly told a group of pastors he'd let the Lord decide if he should run for president in 2016. The 2008 Republican presidential candidate is also said to be pra ... 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

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend, It's common this time of year to ask, "Are you ready for Christmas?" Usually what's meant by this is, have you purchased all th ... discuss

In both Calvinist and Lutheran circles, as the church goes through its liturgical menstrual cycle, various charges of antinomianism flow forth. In some circles this flow continues for 12  years. ... discuss

I've been having yet another discussion about Transubstantiation with a Protestant - a very good man and a very smart one. And I've been thinking of a way to explain it by analogy in terms that someon ... discuss

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably ... discuss

Text: Jonah 1:17-2:10Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Thanksgiving is a time of the year that we find ourselves thinking about all the things that we can be t ... discuss

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks?What went right? Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albuquerque to get the o ... discuss

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks? What went right?     Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albu ... discuss

This article is depressing, Was the Gettysburg Address a mistake? at Politico by Chuck Thompson who writes strongly in hope of letting the southern Tea Party states secede. He's pretty much calli ... discuss

I have done several posts about Michael Voris and how I feel he has crossed the line. I find him to be more and more dangerous to the Catholic faithful. I know that is a very heavy accusation, but I ... discuss

No matter what may be reported in the secular press, the pontificate of Pope Francis is NOT deviating from what the Church always proclaimed about marriage, as reiterated in Pope Pius XI's Casti Conn ... 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

As per Pope Francis' Lumen Fidei (6/29/13):"52. In Abraham’s journey towards the future city, the Letter to the Hebrews mentions the blessing which was passed on from fathers to sons (cf. Heb 11:2 ... discuss

I'm not naming any names because this is a recurring issue for pastors who come into wealth. They start living wealthy and proudly. Then they get called out on it and respond angrily. "God has blessed ... 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

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@jillstanek.com. At Priests for ... discuss

In his quarter century of annual addresses to the Roman Rota, I believe that Pope John Paul II showed growing dis-ease about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, triggering the Vatican's 2005 Dign ... discuss

In his quarter century of annual addresses to the Roman Rota, I believe that Pope John Paul II showed growing dis-ease about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, triggering the Vatican's 2005 Dign ... discuss

Hey you!  That means you.  What are you doing this Thursday evening that is better than hanging out with your fellow pro-lifers for some informative and interesting conversations and present ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe Rev. John MacArthur, influential author, pastor and seminary president, responded to critics of the three-day Strange Fire conference at his Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe Rev. Conrad Mbewe, the pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia, opened the third day of Pastor John MacArthur's Strange Fire conference in Sun Valley, Calif., on Frida ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final in a series of articles to explore the American Bishops’ Pastoral Letter, “Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.” Read ... 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

Many Catholics have heard a lot about Vatican II and yet are ignorant about the basics of the council. This post may serve as a first-step in overcoming some of those gaps in knowledge, but please don ... discuss

Jordan Hall is the pastor of Fellowship Church in Sidney Montana. He is also a co-founder and executive board member of Reformation Montana, a missions-oriented organization made up of Reformed churc ... discuss

Washington D.C., Sep 30, 2013 / 05:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Human rights advocates gathered in front of the White House last week to pray and raise awareness for Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. ... discuss

St. Michael and All Angels - MatinsTrinity Lutheran Church, New Haven, MOSeptember 29th, 2013Revelation 12:7-12Grace, mercy and peace.... Introductions, etc...Today we observe an unusual day in the ch ... discuss

I am constantly asked, “Chuck, why don’t pastors take a stand and speak out?” I’ve been a pastor most of my adult life. I believe I am qualified to answer that question. Here is the stark real ... discuss

The following message is from Pastor Zac Poonen.-----Three Examples of Men Who Were Religious but Not Spiritual Jude speaks in his epistle of three people who were religious, but not spiritual - ... discuss

There has been outcry over the years that the churches in general do very little to defend the unborn child.  Attempts to start ministries or have local churches involved in pro-life activities h ... discuss

A confused interlocutor on our Facebook page recently asked whether we want since-closed abortion clinics to re-open.The answer is simple. Of course not.We are happy to hear of every killing center c ... discuss

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Lexington, MISeptember 22nd, 201318th Sunday after PentecostLuke 16:1-15Grace mercy and peace....Today we come to a difficult Gospel reading.  I have to tell you ... 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

“I see clearly that the thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful; it needs nearness, proximity. I see the church as a field ho ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 618 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 670 Common of Pastors: 1763 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 718 Common of Pastors: 1426 ... discuss

“Where is the international outrage over North Korea?” asks pastor and human rights activist Douglas Riggs. Riggs, who pastors the Morning Star Testimony Church in Syracuse, New York, says ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend: On Tuesday, we celebrated Constitution Day, when our nation annually is called to remember that our country is grounded in a wr ... discuss

Can chaplains committed to historic biblical Christianity serve in the United States military? That question, though inconceivable to our nation’s founders, is now front and center, and the answ ... 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

Street pastors have been commended by Shropshire’s fire chief for their “immense” contribution in reducing the number of river deaths in Shrewsbury, reports Christian Concern for our Nation. T ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Reformation Heritage Books. And they are offering a pretty good prize. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will ... 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

Under the watch of a Border Patrol agent, U.S. and Mexican pastors set up two small altars -- one on each side of a towering border fence -- for their Sunday service that spans two countries.… R ... discuss

The Birthing Position "For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of h ... 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

According to World Congress of Families VIII, Allan C. Carlson, president of the Howard Center for Religion and Society and International Secretary of the World Congress of Families, will speak about ... discuss

WHAT: Schedule an interview with Alex and Stephen Kendrick—two brothers who produced and directed such films as FIREPROOF and COURAGEOUS, along with writing the international best-selling series of ... discuss

With its approximately 1,000 branch and associative churches, Manmin Central Church has endeavored to bear witness to the Lord all around the world. The church members in overseas countries desire to ... discuss

I admit it: I sometimes grow weary of hearing about all the challenges faced by pastors and pastors’ wives and pastors’ kids. Is a pastor’s vocation really so different from any ... discuss

As many of you know, I have been working on a Major Applied Research Project over the last two years examining the journey of American Evangelicals into Confessional Lutheran thought. After ... discuss

Richard Baxter was born in Rowton, England in 1615, the only son of Beatrice and Richard Baxter, Sr. His father was converted when Baxter was about 10 years old, which he says God used to prepare ... discuss

The main character in one of Molière’s plays makes a delightful discovery: without knowing it, he had, all of his life, been speaking in prose. A similar revelation occurred to the politicians, pas ... 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

Because a bizarre (and often schizophrenic) form of political correctness dominates news coverage nowadays, you may well have missed these noteworthy dispatches from the culture wars.* Zanzibar Acid A ... discuss

Bishop Robert Finn’s 2007 interview with Zenit news agency is continued here. He is the Bishop of Kansas City, Missouri.Q: You mention that the sacrament of reconciliation is a great tool in overco ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacist ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend: It's not every radio program that features a different Member of Congress on an almost daily basis. FRC's radio program, "Washi ... discuss

I just finished reading What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an by James R. White.  It took me longer than I expected but I got through it. The beginning chapters were a bit hard t ... 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

Luke 11:1-13Pentecost 10Grace Chapel, Bellefontaine Neighbors, MOJuly 28th, 2013If you are like me, you don’t pray as you should.  You don’t pray as often.  You don’t pray as selflessl ... discuss

Join Us for The Most Important ProLife Conference This Year! We are calling all Florida pastors, prolife legislators, pregnancy center workers, sidewalk counselors, and prolife mobilizers to join t ... discuss

Sen. Cruz (photo from LifeSiteNews)In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network Senator Ted Cruz of Texas (Republican, you might guess) said:If you look at other nations that have gone down ... discuss

As we wrap up our review of Frank Turk's three-part (with an addendum) recent assessment of Abolish Human Abortion, let me take a moment to note all that has gone before by way of response.Our review ... discuss

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

By Don SimmonsI have long ago thrown away my last copy of "How To Win Friends and Influence People", as I have come to an understanding of Pro. 29:25, "The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts ... 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

It’s time! If you’re ready to LEAD a 40 Days for Life in your city from September 25 to November 3 … here’s the link to get started: http://40daysforlife.com/apply Campaign a ... discuss

Pentecost 7, Proper 8c, 2013 (July 7) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Luke 10:1–20 sermon 7-7-2013.mp3 /> TITLE: “Hearing the Word of Jesus” Grace to you and peace from God ... discuss

Our friend Katie Schuermann over at He Remembers the Barren answered the following question for me.  Well said Katie!Is procreation an intrinsic quality of marriage?July 8, 2013 by Katie Schuerma ... discuss

Due to the homosexual assault on the definition of marriage, Lutherans are starting to think more about the issue of procreation.  Until very recently, conservative Lutheran explanations about ho ... discuss

Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally, Concord NH, Federal Courthouse at the corner of Pleasant & South Streets, Friday 6/8 at noon. Go tweet that to your friends & neighbors and - this is important - ... discuss

I was privileged to be invited to speak on behalf of Cornerstone Policy Research at today's Standing Up for Religious Freedom rally in Concord. I hope the other speakers will post their remarks as wel ... discuss




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