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  • A Cup Of Trembling...Zechariah 12

    09/09/2012 7:08:19 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 7 replies
    This is a reprint of an article I did two years ago. I posted it because of developments in the conflict between Israel and Iran brought one senior Israeli official to remark that “we are entering the most fateful 50 days since the Yom Kippur war”. This as well as the fact that a major political party in the US agreed to disavow God and Jerusalem, and when the wiser among them realized the potential political fallout, they were loudly booed when they tried to put God and Israel back into the platform. This is the word of the LORD...
  • West Texas native, Baptist missionary murdered in Jordan

    09/07/2012 7:04:48 AM PDT · by Cronos · 4 replies
    Lubbock Online ^ | 7 August 2012 | Walt Nett
    The horror of a Southern Baptist missionary’s death in Jordan is gradually resonating to her childhood home on the rural South Plains this week. Sudan native Cheryll Harvey, 55, a longtime member of College Heights Baptist Church in Plainview, was found stabbed to death late Tuesday night in her apartment in the city of Barha, about 50 miles north of Amman. Harvey’s teaching was in connection with the Jordan Baptist Society, according to a report published by the Baptist Press. Don Robertson, pastor at College Heights Baptist Church, said Harvey had taught English and other subjects in Jordan for 24...
  • Short and concise explanations of misunderstood <br>and taken out of context Scriptures

    09/06/2012 5:35:38 PM PDT · by imardmd1 · 20 replies
    Let Us Reason ^ | 2012 | Anonymous
    Why is there no genealogy of Cain?Does man have ALL authority in the same way it says about Jesus? p.2What did Jesus mean by “Today you will be with Me in Paradise”What does it mean for the church to be lukewarm in Revelation 3Born of Water and Spirit are two different things
  • The Easiest Way For You And Your Church To Always Be Ready by Damon Whitsell

    09/06/2012 5:05:58 PM PDT · by damonw · 2 replies
    GraceApologetics ^ | 9/6/12 | Damon Whitsell
    "The following was submitted to my second favorite apologetics ministry Apologetics315, it is about my most favorite apologetics site, how I started an apologetics program at my church and will be featured here along with many other fabulous testimonies and resources to help you get apologetics into your church. ________________________________ Hello there, my name is Damon Whitsell. I am a member of, and now long dreamed of Apologetics teacher at, Grace Community Baptist Church in Dayton Texas. Although I have studied General and Christian Cult Apologetics since 1985 and have been DOING Apologetics online and in life since 1998 because...
  • New Report Examines Salaries of Megachurch Pastors

    09/04/2012 5:42:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/04/2012 | By Lillian Kwon
    Salaries for megachurch pastors have increased over the last two years after a short period of stagnation, a new report reveals. According to the 2012 Large Church Salary Report by Leadership Network, senior pastor salaries rose about 2 percent per year for the last two years. These pastors were found, for the most part, to be leading growing churches. The study is the largest-scale project of its kind. Leadership Network has been conducting salary surveys of large churches since 2001. "We were the pioneers in doing so," said Warren Bird, director of Research and Intellectual Capital Development at Leadership Network,...
  • Christian Girl Hailed as 'Daughter of Nation' by Senior [Islamic] Pakistani Cleric

    09/04/2012 6:11:52 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9/3/12 | Jon Boone
    The Christian girl who was allegedly framed for blasphemy by her local mullah has been hailed as a "daughter of the nation" by one of Pakistan's most senior Islamic clerics, who also vowed to guarantee her safety if she is eventually released from prison. The heavyweight support for Rimsha Masih from the chairman of the All Pakistan Ulema Council, a grouping of Islamic clerics, is being seen as a remarkable turn of events in a country where individuals accused of insulting Islam are almost never helped by powerful public figures. In a fiery press conference at a central Islamabad hotel,...
  • DNC Knick-Knacks Include Calendar Comparing Obama to Jesus Christ (Video)

    09/03/2012 1:50:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 3, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Apparently, there are a few nitwits who still believe in the hopey-changey crapola. An Obama calendar sold in Charlotte this week compares the failed president to Jesus Christ. Here is the August 2013 page from the “Keep the Dream Alive” calendar:(IMAGE AT LINK)There’s even a video to accompany the calendar:(VIDEO AT LINK) What part of “worst jobs president since the Great Depression” do they not understand?
  • Grace and Peace to you...(Grace pt 1)

    Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.( 2 Corinthians 1:2)Greetings such as these are common in the New Testament, therefore we are in danger of treating them as inconsequential. But every Word in Sacred Writ has been selected by the Holy Spirit for our benefit. What does the apostle mean by wishing “Grace and Peace” upon all who turn aside from the din of this “vanity fair” we live in, to read his letters? It would profit us to learn and relearn the meaning of this profound word, Grace. Grace, or (grk) Charis...
  • Witnessing to Jews

    09/02/2012 12:04:42 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 9 replies
    Bible Prophecy Blog ^ | 9/1/2012 | Dr. Ron Rhodes
    As one reads through the Bible, we find progressively detailed prophecies about the identity of the Messiah. Obviously, as the prophecies become increasingly detailed, the field of qualified "candidates" becomes increasingly narrow. In showing a Jewish person that Jesus is the Messiah, one effective approach is to begin with broad prophecies and then narrow the field to include increasingly specific and detailed prophecies. You might use circles to graphically illustrate your points as you share these prophecies. As suggested by Stuart Dauermann, seven increasingly detailed "circles of certainty" include: 1.Messiah's humanity (Genesis 3:15). 2.Messiah's Jewishness (Genesis 12:1-3; 28:10-15). 3.Messiah's tribe...
  • Muslim Terrorists’ Prayers Promoted by the Democrat Convention!

    08/31/2012 8:12:42 PM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 10 replies
    Email Subscription from Dr. Boys | August 31, 2012 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    This must be a dream or more correctly, a nightmare! Surely Democrat leaders are not so uninformed, unconcerned, and unaccountable that they would promote on their official website a prayer meeting of 20,000 Muslims near their convention! (Only 200 showed up Friday!) Can any group be so stupid? Well, Liberals have had a great deal of experience with stupidity, and some of their leaders are known to regularly take stupid pills (covered by ObamaCare). But it gets worse because two of the Muslim leaders are outspoken terrorists, as admitted by other Muslims! To further exacerbate the problem, Democrat leaders refused...
  • Dispensational Principle No. 34 - The Prayers of the Lord's Prisoner (Dispensational)

    08/31/2012 2:04:41 PM PDT · by John Leland 1789
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  • Evangelical Magazine "Christianity Today" Turns Critical Eye to Contraception

    08/30/2012 8:01:27 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 59 replies
    Kresta in the Afternoon ^ | 8/1/12 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    August 1, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Christianity Today, the flagship magazine of Evangelical Protestantism in the United States, has published a spate of articles questioning the practice of contraception in recent months, accentuating a trend against birth control among Evangelicals that has been accelerating during the last half-decade. The publication’s latest installment on the topic is a review of “Adam and Eve and the Pill,” by Catholic writer Mary Eberstadt, which defends her thesis that contraception, and particularly the contraceptive pill, is the “Pandora’s box” of the sexual revolution. “As Eberstadt sees it, the contraceptive pill has launched us into a...
  • Austin Ray Cobb: Naked, Eye-Shadowed Bryan Man Busted for Trashing Best Western [and Gideons Bible]

    08/29/2012 1:13:13 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 11 replies
    Houston Press ^ | Aug. 29 2012 | John Nova Lomax
    Bad craziness in a Best Western has landed a Bryan man behind bars for the sixth time since December. Police were summoned to the hotel when a maid told management that a room rented by 22-year-old Austin Ray Cobb had been ransacked. Actually, make that two rooms, because Cobb rented the first on Sunday afternoon, then went back to the desk and complained about the toilet and was given a second, which he cleverly signed for under an alias. (He'd used his real name for the first.) Motel staff would later say that Cobb had been acting strangely and appeared...
  • Campaign Against Chinese Christian Candidate in Jakarta Gubernatorial Race

    08/29/2012 7:59:56 AM PDT · by marshmallow
    Asia News ^ | 8/27/12 | Mathias Hariyadi
    Voters in the capital will cast their ballot on 20 September for their new governor. Muslim groups have launched personal racist anti-Christian attacks. Imams and other religious leaders have called on residents to vote only for Muslims. Fears are growing about the campaign’s impact on Indonesia’s fragile social fabric.Jakarta (AsiaNews) - Tensions are rising in Jakarta, Java, as the date (20 September) of the runoff in the capital's gubernatorial election approaches. The race is very close and everything is good, even personal attacks, against other candidates. However, there is a risk that it might become an ethnic and social confrontation....
  • Christian Suicide Watch: New Jersey Church Honored Ramadan ~ Video

    08/28/2012 5:52:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Logan's Warning ^ | 8.28.2012 | Christopher Logan
    As you can see the Reverend is reaching out to Muslims. Does he really think that no other Christians have tried doing this in 1400 years? Does he not know about the centuies long Islamic persectuion Egypt’s Coptic Christians? Does he not know of the plight of the Assyrian Christians of Iraq? Or the wide spread persecution of Christians across the Islamic world? Is he not aware that the Islamic prayer preaches hatred against Christians? Is he not aware that Islam instructs Muslims not to befriend Christians? That Islam instructs Muslims to lie, and that the Koran calls for Muslim...
  • World Wide Televised Evangelical Crusade to be Live Streamed on Internet

    08/26/2012 9:15:36 AM PDT · by OneVike · 15 replies
    GATE ^ | 8/26/12 | Chuck Wolk
    Today there will be a world wide Evangelical Crusade live on television, radio, and HD via internet streaming. Starting at 4pm PT, 5pm MT, 6pm CT, and 7 pm ET, the Crusade will have live music by some of the top bands of Christian Rock Music. Mercy Me, Third, Day, Jeremy Camp and others will all lead the worship service. Since this event first took place in 1990, it has grown into a world wide phenomenon that the secular world is at a loss to understand, or report. Well, the world may be confused and the MSM may never...
  • The Division Card...(Race in America)

    These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.(Proverbs 6:16-19)I have a friend, he is a christian, and a really decent person in every respect except one. He constantly makes insulting and unfair references to race. For example every Columbus day one can expect a comment like, “maybe we should break into someone’s house, give them...
  • 10 Questions to Diagnose the Evangelistic Health of Your Church

    08/25/2012 8:26:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/25/2012 | Thom S. Rainer
    Any good physician will make certain your physical exam includes at least three components. First, the doctor will want you to have thorough lab work. Second, all exams include a comprehensive look at your physical body. Third, the physician will ask you a series of questions that would lead him or her to know more about your overall physical and emotional health. In my work with churches across America, I often ask a series of questions that help me assist the church to become more evangelistically focused. Recently, I took time to write down the questions I ask most often....
  • Empowerment Temple Calls a “Code Red” in Preparation for 2012 Election (Black "Leaders" in a panic)

    08/22/2012 8:01:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Afro ^ | August 22, 2012 | Alexis Taylor and Ashley Cox
    It’s Friday evening. The air is cool and the sky is clear. A group of well-dressed men and women gather at Empowerment Temple in West Baltimore at an event designed to spur people to register and vote in the upcoming election and those that will follow. Inside the church, a panel of distinguished guests has their audience's full attention. CNN commentator Roland Martin asked the panel--including the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, former Rep. John Conyers, BET commentator Jeff Johnson, Bishop Vashti McKenzie and several others--what they perceived to be the biggest problem among Blacks and how that problem could be...
  • From Bible-Belt Pastor to Atheist Leader (Heroes of the Left Alert

    08/22/2012 3:14:56 PM PDT · by mojito · 26 replies
    NYT ^ | 8/22/2012 | Robert F. Worth
    Late one night in early May 2011, a preacher named Jerry DeWitt was lying in bed in DeRidder, La., when his phone rang. He picked it up and heard an anguished, familiar voice. It was Natosha Davis, a friend and parishioner in a church where DeWitt had preached for more than five years. Her brother had been in a bad motorcycle accident, she said, and he might not survive. DeWitt knew what she wanted: for him to pray for her brother. It was the kind of call he had taken many times during his 25 years in the ministry. But...