70 Nations That Will Meet In Paris On January 15th Are Going To Publicly
Commit To Dividing the Land Of Israel
A draft of
the summary statement that will be released at the conclusion of the 70
nation conference in Paris on Sunday has been leaked. As you will see below,
this communique is going to call for the division of the land of Israel,
for the establishment of a Palestinian state, for the 1967 borders to serve
as the basis for final negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians,
and for the condemnation of any officials that refuse to support a two
state solution. ....
in Harvard Law Review: Prayer Won’t Do It; We Need Gun Control
years after mocking “bitter” Americans who “cling to guns or religion,”
President Obama used a column in the Harvard Law Review to assert that
prayer in America is insufficient; America needs gun control.....
Religion Plummeted in America During Obama Era
In a new study
of President Obama’s legacy, the Pew Research Center found that religious
affiliation and practice dropped off dramatically during his two terms
in the White House.....
of Two Farewell Addresses: Obama's and George Washington's
a clever twist in Obama’s farewell address. He keyed off George Washington’s
farewell address from 1796, quoting from it and also mentioning the Constitution
several times (a key topic in Washington’s farewell). The allusions were
present, but the similarity stops there. Here’s why.....
|Would Rex Tillerson
Continue Obama's Pro-Abortion, Pro-Gay Foreign Policy Activism?
have claimed that the State Department is "irrelevant" when it comes to
social issues, the Obama administration has proved in the last eight years
that the State Department can be an active agent in promoting the LGBT
and abortion agenda around the world...
|UK Daily Mail:
Say Kids Made Without Mothers Will Be Sooner Than We Think
....In a new
report, the top embryologists at Harvard and Brown Universities urge nations
to begin contemplating the legal minefield that would surround mother-less
babies. 'With science and medicine hurtling forward at breakneck speed,
the rapid transformation of reproductive and regenerative medicine may
surprise us,' they write. ....
Facts of Obama’s Presidency are Quite Different from the Spin in His Farewell
in President Obama's recent cover letter and farewell address are based
on a series of artful statistics that do more to mislead than inform.....
Victory in Stopping Bible Study at Missouri Schools
public school district has put a stop to a Bible study that included clergy,
faculty and students, which was known for offering free donuts to student
Maya Superhighway Discovered in the Jungle of Guatemala
the model for effective road creation and maintenance was ancient Rome.
However, the recent discovery of a system of superhighways that once connected
pyramidal complexes over a distance of 150 miles (240 km) in Guatemala,
means that the Maya civilization may now rival the Romans. ....
Court Clears Christian Arrested for Bible Reading
The 9th Circuit
Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a Christian man arrested while reading
the Bible in front of the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
office in the city of Hemet.....
|Historic Baptist Church
Hires Same-Sex Couple to Lead Congregation in Nation's Capital....
Remarks on the Virgin Birth Give 'Street Cred' for Andy Stanley?
3, Andy Stanley preached a sermon called “Who Needs Christmas” in which
he made outlandish, even shocking comments about the virgin birth and other
cardinal doctrines. In this message, Stanley attacks Biblical inspiration,
declares the foundational doctrine of the virgin birth as unimportant,
and places doubt upon its truthfulness....
Statements That Can Kill a Church
statements from church members whose churches have already closed their
doors. I am convinced these statements were major contributors to the churches’
|Jonathan Howe: Five
Ways a Church Can Use Social Media When Weather Threatens
threatens, social media can help your church respond. Here are five guidelines
for using social media to keep your members informed during severe weather........
to Get Your Prayer To Work
two fundamental reasons why you should pray. First of all, you should pray
because the word of God commands it. Secondly, you should pray because
Areas In Which Parents Must Persevere
few areas of our lives in which we struggle more than we do with perseverance
Ways to Stir Your Affections for Weekly Preaching
isn’t merely theological and methodological; it’s also affectional. It
includes both light and heat, intellect and affections, seeing and savoring.
convinced that the evangelical, protestant, reformed, and Catholic churches
are filled with bad Biblical interpretation. That’s why I’m writing this
brief primer on dispensationalism. ...
For a couple
of decades now we have seen the growth of “conservative” evangelicalism
as a buttress against “mainstream” evangelicalism. But what exactly are
conservative evangelicals conserving? ...
Reasons Taxpayers Should Defund Planned Parenthood
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that as part of the process to repeal
the Affordable Care Act, Republican congressional leaders would include
a provision that would prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal
funding. Here are ten reasons why every taxpayer should support congressional
efforts to defund Planned Parenthood........
|ABC News Reporter:
It’s Okay For Us To Lie About Trump Because He Lies Sometimes....
|Activists Are Hoping
To Turn Donald Trump’s Inauguration On January 20th Into One Of The Biggest
Riots In U.S. History....
Today: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s
Hardest to Be a Christian
For the third
year in a row, the modern persecution of Christians worldwide has hit another
record high. But the primary cause, Islamic extremism, now has a rival:
the Ark of the Covenant Will Never Be Found
times until the present day, people have resisted the idea that God would
allow Nebuchadnezzar to destroy Israel’s holiest object. Testifying to
the power of this resistance, there are nearly a dozen theories as to how
the ark survived. Some of these theories are drawn from biblical events....
of Muslims Reportedly Turning To Christ In Middle East
of Muslims are turning to Jesus Christ and what they view as the "religion
of freedom" amid ongoing bloodshed in the Middle East, reports indicate.
Some churches hope that millions of people will accept Christ amid "spiritual
hunger" that is forming in the wake of.....
Briggs: Liberal Theology Empties Churches
speaking, and using the colloquial understanding of the terms, conservative
Protestant churches have had increases this past half century, and liberal
churches have had decreases....
Parenthood Doesn’t Need Our Taxes
What the government
giveth, the government almost never taketh away---that’s what Planned Parenthood
has been counting on.
|Christianity Today: The
World’s Most Outstanding Medical Missionary
surgeon to one of the world’s poorest countries has won the first-ever
$500,000 Gerson L’Chaim prize for outstanding Christian medical service.....
Danger of Trump's Impulsiveness
has opportunity to establish new direction in foreign policy, balanced
between the blasé idealism and neglect of the Obama era, and the
regime-change interventionism that came to characterize Iraq policy under
George W. Bush....
During FL Airport Shooting; Woman Goes on 'God Assignment'
When she texted
a friend to share her frustration, she got an unexpected response. Her
friend wrote back, "So sorry. God must have some divine appointment for
you." The text helped change her perspective about the flight delay and
she began to pray and ask God if there was something He wanted her to do.
Soon after that, the shooting took place. ...
Nationalist Vision vs. the Gospel of Globalism
perhaps even likely, that under President Trump we will once again become
a nation for all Americans—even Middle Americans. We could yet be the “city
on a hill” that Ronald Reagan so eloquent described. That is, a true center-right
“Team America,” united in its determination to work hard and do well, with
US citizens coming first. Of course, not everyone thinks that what happened
|My Only Comfort:
With Abusive Men
the king of the castle and smack their loved ones around just to make sure
that they remember it. They belittle, despise and ridicule their wives.
They beat and abuse their children. They do these things not because they
lose control of their temper. As horrible as it is to be out of control
of your temper, these people are even worse. ..
Is a Language
important to understand that clothing is a language. It is a “social message,”
a fashion “statement.” Wikipedia defines fashion as “a prevailing
mode of expression.” It acknowledges that “every article of clothing carries
a cultural and social meaning” and observes that “humans must know the
code in order to recognize the message transmitted.” The knowledge
of this is the engine that drives the fashion industry, and the child of
God needs to understand it, as well. ..
|Daniel J. Phillips: Twenty-Six
Reasons Why Genesis 1:1 Is the Most Offensive Verse in the Bible
the ones about homosexuality, Hell, wifely submission, all the rest. Relatively
small potatoes, every one of them. If you understand it correctly, Genesis
1:1 is the single verse that should send the modern mind into apoplectic
fits of rage.....
Side Effects of a Church Growth Ministry Model
So why is
the church corporately--and professing Christians individually--failing
in the God-given mission to be "salt and light"? Let me propose one reason
with seven consequences... ....
Good Shepherd is the Forgiver of My Sin
is rarely a quality that people are proud to possess. In some scenarios
people ascribe it to a lack of character or low intelligence (and to the
person doing the forgetting, it can certainly seem that way). However,
in the Christian realm forgetfulness can become an asset, especially when
it comes to forgiveness. ...