Guardian: Does the 'Cyrus Prophecy' Help Explain
Evangelical Support for Donald Trump?
is anointed by God,” my Indianapolis Uber driver confided. I’d asked why
she had Trump/Pence stickers on her rear bumper. It was the day before
the presidential election and I would have asked anyone, but I was particularly
interested because she was a decorous, middle-aged black woman. “Well,”
she’d begun, “I’m a Christian and I’m very much against abortion, and I
don’t approve of same-sex marriage either. And, Mr Trump has said he’ll
appoint supreme court justices who agree.” I told her I understood.
Still, I wondered how she could support someone so greedy and self-aggrandizing,
so profane and offensive to women and minorities, someone who seemed so
“un-Christian”. “Yessss,” she responded slowly. “You’re right. But he doesn’t
have to be a Christian to be part of God’s plan. Our minister says he’s
come to tear down the corrupt order just as Nebuchadnezzar did.” ....
Warn Megaquake Could Plunge Parts Of California Into Ocean
Over the years,
many people have been shown that someday a giant earthquake will cause
significant portions of California to fall into the ocean. But up
until now, most scientists have disputed the idea that this could ever
actually happen. Well, now all of that has changed. According
to a brand new study, a megaquake along the west coast "could plunge large
parts of California into the sea almost instantly". In fact, the
Free Beacon: How Washington Handed
Donald Trump His First Defeat
Trump and his advisers ought to study the collapse of the American Health
Care Act. It’s a case study in how Beltway institutions—the so-called Swamp
Trump pledged to drain—can herd a president and his party toward unpopular
legislation and political defeat. Begin with this question: Why the rush
to repeal and replace Obamacare? Yes, repealing the law has been a Republican
priority since 2010. But Democrats had spent decades laying the groundwork
for universal health care before finding themselves in control of the government
Ashford: The Intellectual In Canada Who
Unmasked Political Idolatry In America— Or, Why Politics Won't
The 2016 election
cycle put on full display the dysfunctional, vitriolic travesty that is
American politics and public life. Any person with only the dimmest spark
of critical reflectiveness can recognize the social, cultural, and political
breakdown in our nation. Of course, the more difficult task is to identify
the causes of that breakdown and offer a way forward. ....
Of Health Care Bill Is An Indictment Of GOP Leadership
is a failure for the president, but it’s much more a failure for House
leadership and Paul Ryan. They had seven years to prepare for this moment,
and they failed to do so sufficiently.....
Post: Half of 2014 Federal Arrests Involved
Immigration Offense; DOJ Calls for Enforcement
of Justice renewed its call to enforce immigration laws Thursday as newly
released data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show half of all federal
arrests in 2014 was for an immigration-related offense..
Trump’s State Department Gives Green Light to the Keystone XL Pipeline
Donald Trump has given the green light to the Keystone XL pipeline that
will transport crude oil from Canadian oil-well to the refineries and ports
in the United States, after then-President Barack Obama put the project
on hold in 2012 to please climate change activists.....
|Only The Beginning
- Male Transgenders Begin To Dominate Female Sports
comes to the weightlifting competition, one of the other lifters said,
"We all deserve to be on an even playing field. It's difficult when you
believe that you're not. If it's not even, why are we doing the sport?"
Exactly? Why compete at all? Why have men compete against men and women
compete against women? Why have weight classes? ...
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State Supporters Celebrate 'Blessed' Westminster Terror Attack
of Islamic State have praised the deadly attack in Westminster, justifying
the killings as “revenge” for the second Gulf war and air strikes on the
terror group in Iraq and Syria. Using the encrypted social media site Telegram,
other terror sympathisers described the bloodshed in London as “blessed”
on a pro-Islamic State message board.....
Gang Rape Isn't Slowing Maryland Sanctuary Bill
is moving forward with “sanctuary state” legislation shielding illegal
aliens even after the rape of a 14-year-old girl by two illegals in a Maryland
high school bathroom during school hours last week outraged state residents
from Hagerstown to Ocean City.....
Tautges: Making the Wisest Use of Our
each of us has 168 hours. If we were to try to account for those hours,
we may allocate about 56 hour s to sleep and 40-60 hours for employment,
including commutes. That leaves 50-70 hours....Once all of that is factored
into the equation, the average American still has 5 hours and 13 minutes
a day for leisure activities. That should lead us to ask ourselves a few
Churches Make with Special Needs Families
do Churches make when it comes to special needs families? Here are
the Unknown Pastor
that God has men whom He has specifically placed around the world that
bring Him glory every single Sunday, and no one other than their congregations
know anything about them.....
A Week of Terror and Diversity
Ziyed Ben Belgacem pays a visit to Orly Airport in Paris. He grabs a female
soldier from behind and grapples for her rifle while holding a pellet gun
to her head. He warns the other soldiers to drop their rifles and raise
their hands. He shouts, "I am here to die in the name of Allah ... There
will be deaths."....
Christians Are Drawn to Health Care Cost-Sharing Ministries
not be familiar with cost-sharing health care ministries, in which Christians
voluntarily share each other’s medical expenses. But with health care such
a hot topic across the nation right now, it’s time to look at this alternative
health care option...
Detained for Attempting to Pray for China's National People's Congress
As China commenced
a meeting of the National People’s Congress (NPC) the Chinese People’s
Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on March 5, Beijing police detained
two Christians who had travelled to pray for the proceedings. Officers
patrolling the Great Hall of the People in Beijing detained Zhou Jinxia
from Dalian, Liaoning, and Shi Xinhong from Bengbu, Anhui, after they attempted
to enter the.......
Is a Muslim Takeover of Britain Already
absorb the latest terror attack, there are some who have predicted a Muslim
takeover of Britain is already underway.It's not happening with bombs or
guns, but through a steadily growing Muslim population that's fueled by
mass immigration and a high birth rate....
Abortion Law Faces Its First Legal Challenge
HB 2 requires
doctors to perform an ultrasound and show their patients pictures, explaining
the images in detail. The plaintiffs, represented by the American Civil
Liberties Union (ACLU), argue that it is unconstitutional." ....
Johnson: Your Part
an obligation to the world – an obligation to preach the gospel. Since
you can’t be everywhere, your obligation can be fulfilled by a deputy.
That’s why we send missionaries. To fulfill our own function in another
location, whether it be a church-planting ministry in our own nation or
one in some foreign field. Our field is the world, we ought to be busy