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God and Man at the NFL Hall of Fame Induction 2017

News image for God and Man at the NFL Hall of Fame Induction 2017 in Religion2017-08-10 11:11:28
August 6, Former Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk once told me of the intense spirituality that can come from playing professional football, saying, “This game will bring you to your knees, so you might as well start there.” Well, God seemed to be the teammate of several of those inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on the night of Saturday, Aug. 5. With...

Chinese peace medal awarded to John Magee, the American missionary who secretly filmed the Nanking Massacre

2017-08-19 14:02:08
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Next Post >> The late missionary John Magee, who has been awarded a peace medal by the Chinese city of Nanking. Wikipedia The family of the late missionary John Magee, who secretly recorded the Nanking Massacre in 1937, has received a peace medal on his behalf given to them by the Chinese city. Long Xiang, deputy Party chief of the city, presented the...

Charlottesville puts Trump on the brink: US President increasingly isolated as Christians, generals and staffers condemn his response

2017-08-20 16:28:24
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Next Post >> Donald Trump has repeated his claim that 'both sides' were to blame for violence in Charlottesville. Reuters Donald Trump's grip on the presidency appeared to be slipping today as a handful of white evangelicals joined two senior military generals and a series of White House staffers in condemning him over his disastrous handling of the...

Trump’s redesigned culture war | Religion News Service

News image for Trump’s redesigned culture war | Religion News Service in Religion2017-08-24 20:15:44
Subscribe to Opinion Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Bob Ealum/File Photo Praise the Lord. One member of President Trump’s Council of Evangelical Advisers (or whatever it’s called ) has resigned . “It became obvious that there was a deepening conflict in values between myself and the administration,” tweeted Brooklyn megachurch pastor A.R. Bernard. It...

Suicide and the Logic of Utility: Wrong Worldview, Disastrous Result

2017-08-25 15:48:09
Free sign up cp newsletter! Sign up By John Stonestreet , Christian Post Guest Columnist | Aug 21, 2017 7:11 AM The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors. What gives us our worth? How we answer that question will shape how we live. And maybe how we die. Earlier we discussed Aaron Kheriaty's alarming article in...

Talking To Kids About Charlottesville

News image for Talking To Kids About Charlottesville in Religion2017-08-18 16:18:28
0 Comments {COUNT} I’m Facebook friends with quite a few ministers. Most are UUs – a few are in other denominations. As news of the Alt-Right / White Nationalist / White Supremacist / Neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville started to intensify on Saturday afternoon, and then the murder of Heather Heyer became known, I started seeing my minister friends announce they were going to work. Some...

Abandoning Trump

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0 Comments {COUNT} P resident Trump is becoming increasingly isolated. His own party is abandoning him. Fox News said that they could not find a single Republican (presumably a Republican office-holder or party leader) to defend him for his Charlottesville statements. Business leaders who comprised his various economic councils have been resigning, to the point that now President Trump has...

Discern the Way, Become Truly Rich, Lest You Suffer From Your Poverty of Character

News image for Discern the Way, Become Truly Rich, Lest You Suffer From Your Poverty of Character in Religion2017-08-24 16:21:25
0 Comments {COUNT} W hen the poor are oppressed by those with wealth or power, when their weakness and poverty is used against them to ridicule and insult them by those who have wealth and influence, the poor will cry out, giving their grievances to those who would hear them out. Those in positions of authority are expected listen to them, to discern the unjust burdens being imposed upon them,...

An Anti-Gay Group in New Zealand Just Lost Its “Charity” Status

News image for An Anti-Gay Group in New Zealand Just Lost Its “Charity” Status in Religion2017-08-24 20:16:18
{COUNT} I magine if the IRS revoked the tax exempt status of a group like Focus on the Family. What if the IRS commissioner said the group just wasn’t providing enough of a public benefit to justify all the perks of being a registered non-profit? They could still exist, of course, but they’d have to pay taxes like everyone else. It would never happen in the U.S. Just think of the public...

Darkness at Noon.

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0 Comments {COUNT} E clipses are rare occurrences in our world–and even to someone raised in a science-embracing culture they can feel mysterious. Little wonder that Christians have been co-opting these events ever since their religion got started. 1984: All Summer in a Day. I’m not normally awake at 10:00, but Mr. Captain and I were up, dressed, and out the door at that time to a park...

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