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  • Satanic Temple statue unveiled at the Arkansas State Capitol....(photo)

    08/17/2018 7:00:55 AM PDT · by caww · 84 replies
    nbc25news ^ | 8/17/2018 | KATIE CLEMENT, KATV, Marine Glisovic
    A more than 8-feet-tall Baphomet statue was unveiled. Following the installation of the Ten Commandments monument, the Satanic Temple filed a lawsuit to have its statue placed on the same grounds in the name of religious pluralism and the First Amendment. During the 2017 legislative session, the Satanic Temple sent a letter to Arkansas legislators asking for lawmakers to sponsor a bill that would allow a Baphomet statue on Capitol grounds, but not one lawmaker responded.
  • Can Science Study Demonology?

    08/17/2018 6:53:39 AM PDT · by fishtank · 23 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | August 12, 2018 | David F. Coppedge
    Can Science Study Demonology? August 12, 2018 | David F. Coppedge One cannot make predictions about what a mind will do. Secular scientists mock belief in angels and demons, but they have their own occult beliefs. Science cannot study what it doesn’t believe is real. Secular cosmologists believe dark matter and dark energy are real, but cannot see them. They believe angels and demons are unreal, but then have to account for things that defy natural explanations. Let’s see how they do. The Demon of School Shootings Nikolas Cruz, the suspect accused of killing 17 in the Parkland school shooting...
  • This Cake Baker Won At The Supreme Court. Now The State Is Trying To Get Revenge

    08/15/2018 11:45:47 AM PDT · by detective · 68 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 15, 2018 | Bre Payton
    Colorado is trying to compel the same baker who just won a Supreme Court case into baking a second cake that violates his religious beliefs. Masterpiece Cakeshop’s Jack Phillips, who won a Supreme Court case in June, is once again being harangued by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission for refusing to bake a cake with a pro-LGBTQ message. Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit late Tuesday night against the commission on his behalf, over the state’s second attempt to compel him to bake a cake with a message that violates his religious beliefs. Two months ago, the Supreme Court...
  • Official: Councilmen accused of child sex assault can't be forced from office

    08/13/2018 8:36:38 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 23 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | Aug. 10, 2018 | Matthew Medsger
    Kittanning Council does not have the authority to remove a councilman from office despite charges he engaged in sexual contact with a disabled 14-year-old, Council President Kim Chiesa said Friday. On Thursday, Council Vice President David John Croyle, 60, was arrested and charged with felony counts of statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, aggravated indecent assault of a person with a mental disability, corruption of minors and related charges. Croyle is the editor and publisher of the Kittanning Paper and senior pastor at the Family-Life Church on South Jefferson Street in Kittanning. Also arrested...
  • Kasich: People Supporting Family Separation at the Border Do Not Understand Religion

    08/13/2018 5:28:11 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 44 replies
    brietbart ^ | 08/12/2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) said American who agree with President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that caused the separation of families “have not come to understand what faith is.” Kasich then cited Biblical doctrine of loving your neighbor. Kasich said, “The reason why I did not go to our convention and support Donald Trump as president is I’m not for a divider. I’m not for people who say the reason you don’t have something it’s because somebody else took your stuff that’s told victimization. I don’t believe in that.”
  • Christians in Hollywood: The Special Cross of the Artist

    08/12/2018 2:56:26 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 27 replies
    Angelus ^ | 2014 | Heather King
    “I realized coming here,”....“that it’s not that Hollywood was persecuting the Church as much as it was the Church was committing suicide in Hollywood. Big difference. I discovered Hollywood isn’t anti-Christian as much as it is anti-bad art. The problem is that we’re giving Hollywood schlock.” Barbara Nicolosi has worked in Hollywood since 1996 as a writer, producer, and production company executive. "We have a misconception now that we need to make propaganda for God as a response to the secular world. It’s triumphalistic, rah-rah, our side is the winning team. It doesn’t bring anyone over at all. The response...
  • 'Let's Do It Like Eisenhower': Chicago Pastor Calls on Trump to Send Troops [tr]

    08/10/2018 5:34:44 PM PDT · by kevcol · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 10, 2018 | Outnumbered Overtime
    The Rev. Gregory Livingston, of New Hope Baptist Church, said Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) has "blood on his hands," and is allegedly "sitting on" millions of dollars in Department of Housing and Urban Development funds that could be helping the affected neighborhoods. "Rahm's words do nothing for that family," Livingston said of a mother of a 17-year-old shot and killed over the weekend amid the violence. . . . "Trump, send the National Guard down here. Give us a breather so we can figure this out. Yes, let's talk, bc we have to make some changes here.
  • China’s First Commandment: Thou Shalt Have No Other God Before Xi

    08/08/2018 8:44:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/08/2018 | Ed Morrissey
    China’s Xi Jinping turns out to be a jealous “god” indeed. The communist country’s long-known antipathy for religion has taken a more brutal form of late, the Associate Press reports, as Xi’s government has increasingly imposed a “Sinicized” form onto believers. The new policy has resulted in ethnic cleansing, forced re-education, and suppression of scriptures, including among the region’s Christians especially: Under President Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, believers are seeing their freedoms shrink dramatically even as the country undergoes a religious revival. Experts and activists say that as he consolidates his power, Xi is...
  • Moralism Is Self Deception...eschatology pt 10

    Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things. But we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things. And do you think this, O man, you who judge those practicing such things, and doing the same, that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance? (Romans 2;1-4)The godless are going...
  • Thank God for President Trump, Who is Upholding the Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Christians

    08/01/2018 9:45:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | July 13, 2018 | Father Frank Pavone
    The Trump administration is at it again, praise God! On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice launched a Religious Liberty Task Force at a summit for religious freedom. The goal of the task force is to implement the religious liberty guidance, a result of an executive order issued by President Trump in May of 2017. The President’s 2017 executive order declared that “it is the policy of the administration to protect and vigorously promote religious liberty.” It also “directs the IRS to use maximum enforcement discretion to alleviate the burden of the Johnson Amendment.” (The ominous...
  • Dennis Prager on the Suicidal West, Jewish Leftism, Immigration Values-Phobia, Social Media Censors

    08/01/2018 6:17:14 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 4 replies
    Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten ^ | 2018-08-01 | Ben Weingarten
    For this week's Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten podcast, I had nationally syndicated radio host, columnist, author of numerous books, teacher, film producer and co-founder of PragerU, Dennis Prager, on the podcast to discuss among other things: How Dennis Prager ended up a conservative as an Ivy League-educated Jewish intellectual from Brooklyn, New York -- contrary to so many of his peers How perceptions of human nature divide Left and Right Whether government has filled the void of religion for the increasingly secular and progressive American coasts How the good intentions that underlie Leftist policy prescriptions lead to horrendous outcomes...
  • Gay mafia succeeds in driving children's playhouse out of Pittsburgh, it is moving to Idaho.

    07/29/2018 6:02:01 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 23 replies
    Website and Facebook ^ | 29 July 2018 | Palisade Playhouse, Pittsburgh
    This is a sad story about a family who was forced to sell their Children's Playhouse Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and move to smaller market in Idaho where the local theater scene is not (hopefully) dominated by the Gay mafia. For two years, this devout Christian family brought low priced family friendly entertainment to a liberal neighborhood in Pittsburgh until they ran afoul of the local LGBT mafia for refusing to rewrite a scene to make a gay couple the centerpiece. (For the record, they weren't even refusing to have gay dads in the musical, just to make them the...
  • The Lawless Law-Keepers

    07/26/2018 5:16:34 PM PDT · by amessenger4god
    Unsealed ^ | 7/26/18 | Gary
    Something eternally significant happened about 2,000 years ago.  Few people acknowledge it.  Even most of those who do acknowledge it with their lips, corrupt the truth and malign what happened by what they teach and how they live... Christ, the Messiah, the Son of God paid the penalty for all human sin and then rose again. The LORD Jesus Christ fulfilled the mission of the long-awaited Redeemer who had been purposed from before the creation of the world (1 Pt. 1:20; 2 Tim. 1:9; Rev. 13:8), promised to Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:15–16), prophesied of by Moses (Deut. 18:18;...
  • CEASE & DESIST: Town Orders Family to Stop Hosting Bible Studies on Farm

    07/19/2018 2:37:17 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 104 replies
    toddstarnes.com ^ | 7/18/18 | Todd Starnes
    July 18, 2018 The owners of a Pennsylvania farm have been ordered by the Sewickley Heights Borough to cease and desist holding Bible studies on their private property. Borough leaders accused Scott and Terri Fetterolf of improperly using their 35-acre farm as a place of worship, a place of assembly and as a commercial venue. They were served a cease-and-desist order in October 2017, the Post-Gazette reported.
  • Everybody Has Religious Beliefs, Some People Just Deny It

    07/18/2018 7:32:08 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 7-18-18 | Stephen Roberts
    When politicians argue that we should not 'legislate morality,' they are engaging in a theater of the absurd. Christians are watching with growing concern as U.S. senators increasingly employ anti-Christian litmus tests against judicial nominees and political appointees. Last year, Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein declaring to then-nominee Amy Coney Barrett that “the dogma lives loudly within you,” referring to her strong Catholic faith. As John Daniel Davidson recently argued in the Federalist, we can surely expect the same treatment for another devout Catholic — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Davidson and others rightly contend that such a litmus test is...
  • What’s More Dangerous, Religion or Political Ideology?

    07/16/2018 7:40:09 AM PDT · by davikkm · 61 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Ask just about any diehard atheist what the most dangerous part of human nature is, and they will tell you it’s religion. In all honesty, this used to be me. And to be fair, religion has inspired people to commit some of the obscenest atrocities in human history; The Crusades, the German Peasants’ War, French Wars of Religion, and the Thirty Years’ War, to name a few. But what major acts of violence have been committed by major nations in the name of religion in modern times? There have been sporadic occurrences of religious violence by the underdeveloped world. For...
  • Democrats Will Impose A Religious Test On SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

    07/11/2018 10:49:20 AM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 10, 2018 | John Daniel Davidson
    The American Left equates sincere religious faith with bigotry. That’s why Kavanaugh will face a religious test from Senate Democrats in his confirmation hearings. n his remarks Monday night upon accepting President Trump’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh said this: “My judicial philosophy is straightforward. A judge must be independent, and must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret statutes as written, and a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent.” You’d think that would be enough to settle the question of whether Kavanaugh is fit to...
  • Potential Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Has A Troubling Record On Religious Liberty

    07/10/2018 2:50:42 PM PDT · by frogjerk · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 5, 2018 | anonymous
    If Kavanaugh's views were adopted by other courts, then other frivolous claims attacking religion in the public square would have a better chance of being heard in federal courts. Ed Whelan of Bench Memos yesterday defended Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s jurisprudence in a host of areas, including religious liberty. I have great respect for Whelan. I have long been an admirer of his blog, checking it daily. But I fear he may be either working too hastily under time pressure, or blinded by his friendship with Kavanaugh, and in any case is mistaken in his defense of the judge’s religious-liberty jurisprudence....
  • Franklin Graham to Hold Prayer Events in Oregon and Washington This August

    07/10/2018 2:49:26 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    ....Our Decision America California Tour has concluded, and the entire tour was an incredible story of God at work. We had prayed that many souls would get saved, and we saw that happen. To Him be the glory! I preached the Gospel to thousands at each stop, presenting Jesus Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection....I’ll return to the West Coast in August and resume heading northward, this time through Oregon and Washington on the Decision America Pacific Northwest Tour. I will preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in seven cities, ending up not far from the Canadian border. As in California,...
  • Law Firm Faces Charges for Defending Women's Homeless Shelter

    07/10/2018 10:37:45 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    Patriotpost.us ^ | 7-7-2018 | Todd Starnes
    An Alaska law firm has been accused of violating a city's nondiscrimination ordinance after it provided legal representation to a Christian women's shelter accused of violating the same ordinance. The Anchorage Equal Rights Commission filed a formal complaint against Brena, Bell & Clarkson, charging the law firm with committing "unlawful discriminatory acts or practices" in violation of a city ordinance regarding sex and gender identity. Its alleged crime is punishable by fines and possible jail time. In early 2018, Kevin Clarkson was asked to represent the Downtown Hope Center, a faith-based nonprofit that provides free shelter for homeless women and...