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Some will say Thank you Jesus for the Godly Bible Believing Women.

Women Life Newsletter: Some will say Thank you Jesus for the Godly Bible Believing Women in Church. I am a part of the Pentecostal Apostolic Christian Church as a Christian Bible Believer for almost 20 years. And it still makes me sad at times to dis...
by Family Pals Women Life Network on Jul 31, 2014

coming back home

by Paul Ackermann   I was bored with the Catholic Church! All I did was daydream through Mass and my catechism classes. When I was 10, my parents stopped going to Mass, but my father would still drop off my sister and I at the church. I grew up...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 30, 2014

She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain

You can find me on Facebook here..... I cannot believe it's almost August!!  Why is it that January, February, and March just crawl by and then boom.....April hits and time just flies?    It's been a busy, busy summer with a family reunion,...
by The Vintage Nest on Jul 29, 2014

“Editor-in-Chief Fired for Writing Personal Blog Post Defending Religious Beliefs”

An Iowa man has been terminated from his position as the Editor-in-Chief of the Newton Daily News for writing a personal blog post that stated his religious position. Bob Eschliman has now filed suit against his former employer, Shaw Media, arguing t...

rumours of ‘cults’

  A guest at our church service yesterday mentioned how a concerned friend of his wondered if we were a ‘cult’, noting the rumours surrounding the name ‘Church of God’, at least in Singapore (there are hundreds of Protest...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 28, 2014

THE CRUCIBLE AND HOW IT TOUCHED ME

THE CRUCIBLE AND HOW IT TOUCHED ME Disclaimer: If you are here in the hope of reading a succinct, professionally, well written, well documented and informed review of The Crucible as currently performed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, … Conti...
by BELIEVE on Jul 28, 2014

Sunday Quotes 07.27.14

Read your Bible in 1 year: 07.27 Judges 10 Acts 14 Jeremiah 23 Mark 9 “The true Christian is like sandalwood, which imparts its fragrance to the axe which cuts it, without doing any harm in return.” — Sundar Singh “When the Holy S...
by Laboring In The Lord on Jul 27, 2014

“Why We’re All Guilty of Redefining Marriage”

Women Life Newsletter: “Why We’re All Guilty of Redefining Marriage” Yesterday I told you about my new book with co-author Sean McDowell entitled Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage. I suggested t...
by Family Pals Women Life Network on Jul 27, 2014

THOT 4 2 Day — 07.26.14

Read your Bible in 1 year: 07.26 Judges 9 Acts 13 Jeremiah 22 Mark 8 “God never intended His Church to be a refrigerator in which to preserve perishable piety. He intended it to be an incubator in which to hatch our converts.” — F.
by Laboring In The Lord on Jul 26, 2014

When our abusers get honored: Dang newspaper tells me about my abusers

Recently, the newspaper told me Tracy graduated college, and her major.  I’ve also seen her back in town recently, right in the same parking lot I pulled into.  From various IPs linked conclusively to them, It looks like one of them has been...
by Nyssa's Hobbit Hole on Jul 24, 2014

marc ayers’ journey home

by Marc Ayers   My story starts in law school in 1995. At that time, I was a fervent Reformed Presbyterian (Calvinist), having spent time in seminary and still actively teaching apologetics and philosophy in the church. If someone had told me th...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 22, 2014

“Christian College Loses City Contract Over Biblical Teachings…”

Christian College Loses City Contract Over Biblical Teachings about Sexuality. A Massachusetts Christian college is facing a backlash for supporting religious exemptions to a proposed presidential order that would add sexuality to the anti-bias polic...

a line crossed in the middle east

by Mark Movsesian   Say goodbye to one of the most ancient Christian communities in the world. Last week, members of ISIS—the “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,” a Sunni Islamist group that recently has captured parts of Iraq and declared a...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 22, 2014

Blog Recommendation: Why are women so mean to each other?

This has been helpful in dealing with and trying to understand female bullies/malignant narcissists/sociopaths like Tracy and the “Avenger“: Why are women so mean to each other? This blogger also writes about dealing with bullies in the c...
by Nyssa's Hobbit Hole on Jul 20, 2014

Staying In Touch With Those Unlike Me 2996

A guest priest handled the sermon, which was abbreviated. Blake asked about Father John, and someone told her that he had a stomach virus. I hope he gets better, but I sure loved getting out of church early. “I wish they had a Sunday virus that...
by Scragg Man on Jul 20, 2014

new film shows how to leave the gay life behind

by Austin Ruse   The modern day LGBT movement wants you to believe that the people featured in the new documentary “Desire of the Everlasting Hills” really don’t exist. They are figments of the fevered imaginations of the Christian right.
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 18, 2014

how i found the catholic faith at southern baptist theological seminary

by Anthony Baratta   It was the day after Ash Wednesday in 2012 when I called my mom from my dorm room at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and told her I thought I was going to become Catholic. “You’re not going to become Catholic, you...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 18, 2014

why pastors should preach about body image

by Christianity Today   Have you ever heard a sermon about body image? Aside from the occasional side comment, I’ve never heard body image given substantial treatment from the pulpit or serious attention from leaders in the church, which i...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 17, 2014

The Tower

I’ve never been to Bowman’s Hill Tower. In truth, I’m not even sure what its significance might be. Beyond giving a spectacular view of the Delaware River valley, it is my understanding that it is a memorial built to George … Continue rea...

the intellectual origins of same-sex marriage

by Michel Therrien   In today’s “liberal” culture, as religious observance declines, the moral tide goes out, seemingly beyond the drop off. The Supreme Court decision of June 26 concerning DOMA is the most recent in an effort to “lib...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Jul 16, 2014
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