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  • 3/16 - I Can Only Imagine [Must See Film - Released Today]

    03/16/2018 6:55:55 PM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 20 replies FReepers who have seen this film please post your review here
  • Faith-Based Film, 'I Can Only Imagine' Has Strong Opening Weekend, Ranks 3rd With $17M

    03/19/2018 9:54:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/18/2018 | Anugrah Kumar
    The faith-based film "I Can Only Imagine" brought in $17.1 million at the domestic box office during its opening weekend, going far beyond early expectations and ranking third, behind "Tomb Raider" and "Black Panther." Based on the true-story of Christian artist Bart Millard's life, the family drama opened at 1,629 locations in the United States and received an A+ CinemaScore with an audience that was 67 percent female and 80 percent over 35. This is the distributor Roadside Attractions' highest grossing opening ever. "We felt that the film's inspiring story of hope and forgiveness made for a very compelling collaboration,"...
  • Warnings from a Survivor of Communism

    03/18/2018 8:49:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | March 18, 2018 | Jerry Newcombe
    “I should be dead. Buried in an unmarked grave in Romania. Obviously, I am not. God had other plans.” So declares a lady who grew up under Communism. Her name is Virginia Prodan. I had not heard of her until she reached out to me through Facebook---to commend me for a recent column I had written about how Communism, despite its deadly track record, seems to be gaining some support among the young and naďve of the West. I have come to learn her story, to read her book, and to interview her on the radio. She has an important...
  • ‘I Can Only Imagine:’ Pastor’s son stars in Christian film

    03/15/2018 9:01:05 PM PDT · by fungoking · 3 replies
    The Pathway ^ | 1/29/18 | Ben Hawkins
    In 2008, John Michael Finley – a student at the prestigious performing arts school at Roosevelt University – came home to Lebanon after his spring semester only to hear bad news. His father told him that Roosevelt University was simply too expensive, and he’d need to finish his college education elsewhere. This news didn’t necessarily bode well for his aspirations as an actor, yet Finley took it in stride. But only a few weeks later, he and his family were shaken by tragedy. On May 31, 2008, Finley’s 21-year-old brother, Army Specialist James M. Finley, was killed in Jalalabad City,...
  • The GOD of the BIBLE versus The god of the Nation of Islam (Farrakhan, etc.)

    03/12/2018 5:34:44 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 13 replies ^ | Mon, 03/12/18 | daniel1212
    The GOD of the BIBLE versus The god of the Nation of Islam (NOI, Louis Farrakhan Sr., etc.) (Isaiah 44:8) “Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.”"For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty" (2 Pet 1:16). Bible: GOD always existed and always will, and is the Creator, not a created being, and His essential nature is that of spirit, not flesh and blood, and who has always been and...
  • How the Queen – the ‘last Christian monarch’ – has made faith her message

    03/11/2018 10:22:26 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 78 replies
    Guardian ^ | Dec 24 2017 | Catherine Pepinster
    o the royal household, it is known as the QXB – the Queen’s Christmas broadcast. To millions of people, it is still an essential feature of Christmas Day. To the Queen, her annual broadcast is the time when she speaks to the nation without the government scripting it. But in recent years, it has also become something else: a declaration of her Christian faith. As Britain has become more secular, the Queen’s messages have followed the opposite trajectory.
  • Speaking The Word Brings Increase

    03/05/2018 9:05:24 PM PST · by Frank Broom · 9 replies
    03-06-18 | Frank Broom
    Speaking the word of God brings increase in every area of your life. When you understand the process God has supplied you with to receive whatever you may need in this life you will have a greater appreciation of the word of God. 2Peter 1:3 says, God has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness. How has God given us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, by his word. The process of receiving what God has given us by his word is found in Mark 4:26-28 it operates on the principle of sowing and...
  • The Faith of Donald Trump: A Journey of God Working in Mysterious Ways, His Wonders to Perform

    03/04/2018 6:01:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | March 4, 2018 | Bethany Blankley
    David Brody and Scott Lamb's latest book, The Faith of Donald J. Trump, A Spiritual Biography, published by Harper Collins, is an absolute joy to read. It chronicles the history of the 45th president’s faith in two parts. The first takes the reader down memory lane, following the footsteps of Trump’s grandparents and parents to understand the cultural and religious influences that shaped his Christian worldview. The second focuses on Trump’s more recent statements about God, faith, forgiveness, and personal relationships with Christian leaders. It details interviews with Trump during and after his successful presidential campaign, controversial statements, and...
  • The Oprah Talks to God and Expects God to Talk Back

    02/28/2018 1:55:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush ^ | February 28, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The Oprah is… It’s kind of like her weight goes up and down. Whether she’s gonna run for president becomes a yes or no depending on what day you ask her. I was with Mr. Buckley, William F. Buckley Jr. one day, and somebody asked him about Oprah Winfrey. He said (impression), “Ah, is — is — is that the, uh, the woman routinely, uh, uh, gaining weight and losing it? Is that who you mean?” “Yeah.” That’s how he knew who she was: “The woman routinely gaining and losing weight.” I think he said “reducing” instead of “losing.”...
  • Why Do Clergy Advocate More Gun Control Instead of More Religion?

    02/25/2018 6:58:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | February 25, 2018 | Bruce Bialosky
    In the aftermath of another school campus mass murder by a deranged individual, there were a myriad of reactions as people tried to come to grips with why this continues to happen. Many of the reactions are expected -- especially those speaking of the need for greater controls over the acquisition of guns. One reaction I don’t understand is why clergy are not calling for more religion instead of more gun control. By now you know that (to their credit) the FBI stated they did not act on a tip received on the Parkland, Fla., murderer that could have potentially...
  • The Evangelist Who Made St. Paul Look Small

    02/24/2018 8:09:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | February 24, 2018 | Paul Greenberg
    He must have been the most wildly successful preacher in temporal history by the time he died in North Carolina, where he was born 99 years ago. He walked with presidents and kings, commoners and the uncommon, yet never lost the common touch. They all learned to call him Billy, and he wouldn't have had it any other way. He stood there like an emissary from another world far beyond this one, yet part of it. His thick hair and blue eyes made him all the more compelling a presence, yet he spoke with an authority not his but his...
  • Sons of Guns: Violence Grows in the Void of Faith and Family

    02/22/2018 7:38:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Family Research Council ^ | February 22, 2018 | Tony Perkins, et al.
    While Americans try to cope with the losses in Florida, they're saying goodbye to someone else: America's pastor, Billy Graham. Never has our nation so desperately needed to hear the message of hope and healing that the 99-year-old spent his life sharing. So surely, it's no earthly coincidence that even in Reverend Graham's death, he's forcing us to look in the one place where the answers to this heartbreak lie: up.Torn apart by grief and rage, Americans are frantic to know why our nation is unraveling in one act of violence after another. "We're done with thoughts and prayers!" an...
  • Forced To Resign For Her Faith, This Magistrate Sued The State And Won

    02/22/2018 1:23:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/22/2018 | Bre Payton
    Gayle Myrick, a 68-year-old grandmother of three, loved her job as a magistrate in North Carolina. For almost five years, she set bonds, issued warrants, and granted protective orders to domestic violence victims, all while offering a message of hope to individuals in a tough spot.“You can start over every day,” Gayle would tell the Americans who came before her. “You don’t have to be in this situation forever. There’s plenty of people that want to help you.”She especially loved presiding over marriage ceremonies.“Presiding over two people committing their lives to each other filled me with so much joy...
  • Christian convert from Iran converting Muslims in Sweden

    02/16/2018 1:10:45 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | Hollie McKay
    From escaping Iran through the mountains as a Muslim refugee, to surviving domestic abuse and imprisonment in a Turkish prison, to carving out a life in Sweden, Annahita Parsan’s story is the stuff of a Hollywood movie. Parsan, a convert from Islam to Christianity and mother of two, has emerged as one of the most prominent religious figures in Europe, both because of her unlikely geographic and spiritual pilgrimage and her decision to reach out to Muslims with the gospel -- at great personal risk. The former refugee is now the leader of two congregations in Sweden. She not only...
  • ‘The View’ star Joy Behar mocks Mike Pence’s Christian faith: ‘That’s called mental illness’

    02/13/2018 4:12:14 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 13, 2018 | Brian Flood
    The women of ABC News' “The View” took a shot a Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith on Tuesday, mocking the former governor of Indiana for talking to Jesus and even calling it a “mental illness.” It all started when they played a clip from “Celebrity Big Brother,” in which former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman discussed the vice president. “As bad as you think Trump is, you would be worried about Pence… everyone that is wishing for impeachment might want to reconsider their life,” she said in the clip. “I am Christian, I love Jesus, but he thinks...
  • Trump Defends Religious Liberty at Home and Abroad at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/14/2018 5:49:59 PM PST · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    ABC News ^ | 2/8/18 | Meredith McGraw
    President Donald Trump delivered a measured speech at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., touting America's success in fighting ISIS and defending religious liberties at home and abroad. "When Americans are able to live by their convictions to speak openly of their faith and to teach their children what is right, our families thrive, our communities flourish, and our nation can achieve anything at all," Trump said. Much work will always remain, but we will never rest until that job is completely done and we are really doing it like never before. We know that millions of people in...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - FEBRUARY 11, 2018 - (Prayer)

    02/10/2018 9:42:48 PM PST · by Faith · 23 replies
    February 11, 2018 | Faith
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Did God Help the Eagles Win the Super Bowl?

    02/06/2018 8:59:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies ^ | February 6, 2018 | Michael Brown
    I was once heard the story of a father and son who were watching a boxing match. When the fight started, one of the boxers crossed himself, prompting the son to ask, “Dad, will that help him win the fight?” The father responded, “Only if he can punch.” And that begs the question: Does God really get involved in sports events? Does He care who wins a boxing match – or football game? On the one hand, you could argue that God is sovereign, and if He knows the number of hairs on our head, and not one bird falls...
  • Ben Carson Attacked For WH Bible Study — Defiantly Declares ‘I Will Not Stop Being A Christian’

    02/01/2018 8:40:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/01/2018 | Benny Johnson
    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson relayed a defiant message to the atheist groups attacking him for attending a Bible study at the White House. “I will not stop being a Christian while in service to this country.” The conflict began after reports surfaced, detailing the weekly meeting of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet Secretaries for Bible study. Carson regularly attends this meeting along with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, according to CBN News. The atheist group, Freedom From Religion Foundation, and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in...
  • 'Faith guru' accused of unwanted touching, kissing, and more

    01/28/2018 7:21:16 AM PST · by tiredofallofit · 7 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 1/27/2018 | Ruby Cramer
    Touching, inappropriate comments, and an untenable work environment: A woman who worked on Hillary Clinton’s campaign made those complaints about her boss, a faith and values adviser, in 2007. He was punished, but not fired, by Clinton. Six years later, still in her world, he landed the top job at a pro-Clinton super PAC as a well-connected operative close to “the boss lady.” There, former staffers say, his behavior wasn’t any different.