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  • Excavation of Sodom: Homosexual Adoption and the breaking of the Everlasting Covenant [Isaiah 24]

    01/26/2015 9:19:39 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 15 replies
    Wrestlers of Faith ^ | 1/26/2015 | Jan Sobieski
    As I write this article, the ancient city of Sodom is being excavated on the northeast tip of the Dead Sea in Jordan. The Site is called the Tell el-Hammam Excavation Project, led by Dr. Steven Collins of Trinity Southwest University, College of Archaeology. Dr Steven Collins presents the results of his excavation of Sodom (Tell El Hammam) The excavation project has uncovered evidence of an advanced society with Greek architecture, art, and an advanced economy. There is also evidence of a cataclysmic event, similar to a nuclear type explosion, that leveled the city at one point in its history....
  • Government spends $432,000 studying gay sex apps

    01/23/2015 7:08:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/23/2015 | Pedro Gonzales
    The federal government spent $432,000 to study gay sex apps.  I never knew that gay sex even required an app; I always thought two guys, a tub of vaseline, and a big bottle of tequila was all that was needed.  But apparently: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent nearly a half a million dollars studying gay hookup apps such as Grindr. The government awarded $432,000 to Columbia University to interview gay men who use GPS dating apps and determine whether it increases their likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior. Gay sex between men, by definition, is...
  • What It Means to Be Evangelical

    01/22/2015 12:51:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    RealClearReligion ^ | 01/22/2015 | Rob Schwarzwalder
    A number of thoughtful Evangelical commentators (captured here by my brave and faithful friend Owen Strachan) have responded pointedly to Elizabeth Dias's Timestory, "Inside the Evangelical Fight Over Gay Marriage." They have demonstrated logically, theologically and philosophically why the movement to abandon Scripture's teaching on human sexuality in order to accommodate supposedly Evangelical advocates of normalizing same-sex "marriage" and attraction is an offense to God and the Gospel.At the Family Research Council, we have joined them in addressing the concerns of younger Evangelicals regarding homosexuality, in recognizing the uniqueness of male-female complementarity and in celebrating God's plan for sexual intimacy...
  • Ex-Atlanta fire chief: God prepared me for this storm [Fired for being a follower of Christ]

    01/19/2015 1:33:14 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 1/19/15 | Christian Boone
    Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who has emerged as a symbol to religious supporters convinced his beliefs got him fired, said his recent travails are God-inflicted. Ive come to realize that God has been preparing me for this storm my entire life, he said Sunday morning at Elizabeth Baptist Church, where hes a deacon. Hes not done with me yet.
  • Incest: The next frontier in 'reproductive freedom'

    01/17/2015 11:25:31 AM PST · by jimluke01 · 38 replies
    WND ^ | Matt Barber
    Like a plastic Piggly Wiggly bag fluttering about in the alley, those untethered from Gods natural law are violently tossed to and fro by the gusting winds of moral relativism. Jenny Kutner is one such Piggly Wiggly bag. A 20-something assistant editor at Salon.com, she describes herself as focusing on sex, gender and feminism. By focusing on sex, gender and feminism, and as you will soon see, this young progressive means to say that she spends her days rationalizing each and every conceivable form of sexual deviancy, as well as trying to otherwise deconstruct that which she and her fellow...
  • Fox News Bret Baier, Actor Gary Sinise Cancel on Catholic Group after Gay Gripes

    01/15/2015 10:30:01 PM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 23 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | January 13, 2015 | John-Henry Westen
    FOX News Channel's chief political anchor, Bret Baier, has shown himself to have a thinner skin than might be guessed from his on-air persona. Baier has caved in to pressure from the homosexual activist group Good as You to back out of a speaking engagement at a mainstream Catholic conference. Also backing out for the same reason was Hollywood actor Gary Sinise of Forrest Gump and CSI: NY fame. The gay activist complaint is a repeat of last year when actor Bob Newhart was successfully bullied into backing out of his speaking engagement at the Legatus Summit. Legatus, which was...
  • Forced down the same-sex wedding aisle

    01/15/2015 12:46:29 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    World Magazine ^ | 1/14/15 | SARAH PADBURY
    An update on five small businesses that refused to participate in same-sex weddings... Arlenes FlowersRichland, Wash....Barronelle Stutzman sold flowers to gay couple ...for more than nine years, and considered Ingersoll a friend. But when he asked her to create the flower arrangements for the couples wedding...she couldnt because of her relationship with Jesus Christ....Sweet Cakes by MelissaPortland, Ore. ...Today, Melissa only bakes cakes to sell to friends...Ongoing attacks are posted on Sweet Cakes Facebook page...Masterpiece CakeshopLakewood, Colo. Phillips appealed the commissions ruling...is waiting for a trial date... Masterpiece Cakeshop continues creating cake art and producing baked goods, Martin wrote. But...
  • Duke University finds homosexual haters it can embrace: Chick-fil-A Out, Muslims Prayers In

    01/15/2015 7:30:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/15/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Duke University is one of the most politically correct campuses in the nation, a title for which there is abundant competition.  Chick-fil-A’s outlet on campus closed in 2013, after its contract expired in the wake of concerns expressed by the LGBT Center. But now comes news that the Muslim call to prayer, the adhan, will echo from the bell tower of the Duke chapel – Duke’s most iconic structure – every Friday, electronically amplified. CNN: Starting Friday, the Duke Muslim Students Association will chant the call, or adhan, from the Duke Chapel bell tower. The adhan signals the beginning...
  • Issue Gay Marriage License, Lose Your Salary, Texas Bill Would Tell State Employees

    01/13/2015 8:11:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/13/2015 | BY MICHAEL GRYBOSKI
    A bill has been introduced in the Texas Legislature that if enacted would strip the salary of any Texas-government employee who issues a marriage license to a same-sex couple. Known as House Bill 623, the recently introduced bill declares that no state funds will go to the distribution of gay marriage licenses. "State or local taxpayer funds or governmental salaries may not be used for an activity that includes the licensing or support of same-sex marriage," reads HB 623. "If an employee violates this subsection, the employee may not continue to receive a salary, pension, or other employee benefit at...
  • Christian Cake Company's Refusal to Bake Pro-Gay Marriage Cake Compared to Slavery, Holocaust

    01/13/2015 8:07:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/13/2015 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A Colorado Civil Rights Commissioner has said that a Christian cake company's decision to invoke religious freedom rights to refuse to bake a pro-gay marriage cake is comparable to slavery and the perpetrators of the Holocaust. Alliance Defending Freedom, the legal firm representing Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop, said that such comparisons have "no place in civil society." "Such alarming bias and hostility toward Jack's religious beliefs and toward religion in general has no place in civil society, let alone on a governmental commission that sits in judgment of whether he may follow his faith in how he...
  • Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke on the Catholic Man-crisis and what to do about it

    01/13/2015 7:48:25 AM PST · by Reno89519 · 19 replies
    The New Emangelization (blog) ^ | January 5, 2015 | Matthew Christoff
    Very long... suggest reading at the link. Basically he seems to blame women and feminization for the ills of the church, for loss of manliness, and even for homosexuality!
  • City Officials Might Say 'I've Got to Put My Bible Under My Desk and Keep My Mouth Shut'

    01/12/2015 8:39:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/12/2015 | BY BENGE NSENDULUKA
    Ousted Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Chief Kelvin Cochran is exploring legal options after being fired last week for espousing his Christian beliefs on homosexuality in his self-published book and sharing it with employees. The married father of three says that his First Amendment rights were violated when city officials dismissed him as fire chief, one month after he was suspended without pay and forced to undergo sensitivity training. In his 2013 book, Who Told You That You Are Naked?, Cochran openly expressed his beliefs on faith and spirituality and an interal complaint was filed when he distributed copies in the...
  • Group Planning Legal Action Against DC for Banning Conversion Therapy for Gay Youth

    01/08/2015 9:50:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/08/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    An ex-gay organization is planning legal action against the District of Columbia for its recent banning of conversion therapy, also called Sexual Orientation Change Efforts therapy, for minors. Voice of the Voiceless, an organization focused on ex-gay rights and recognition, is in the early stages of planning to bring legal action against the government of the nation's Capital over the recently passed bill. Christopher Doyle, president and co-founder of VoV, told The Christian Post that at present they are seeking a plaintiff to bring a case against the new law. "We are still seeking a plaintiff (minor and their family)...
  • Gay Key West couple seek to marry now; Broward prepares mass wedding 3 a.m. Tuesday

    01/03/2015 6:13:31 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 1/2/15 | Steve Rothaus
    County court clerks in South Florida finalized plans Friday to start marrying gay couples minutes after a federal stay in the case expires Monday night, with Broward County planning a 3 a.m. mass wedding and Miami-Dade and Monroe possibly starting hours earlier Monday. ....Broward Clerk Howard Forman said Friday morning that same-sex couples will be granted licenses 12:01 a.m. Tuesday at the clerk's main office in Fort Lauderdale, followed by a mass wedding at 3 a.m. It will be a big happening, thats for sure, said Forman, who has hired several extra clerks to work early Tuesday. I deputized them...
  • Judge: Clerks Have Duty to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses [Florida Media Has Priapism]

    01/02/2015 3:26:15 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | 1/1/15 | Jennifer Kay
    A federal judge says that Florida's county court clerks have a legal duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but he has stopped short of ordering them to do so. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle issued a ruling Thursday in Tallahassee federal court responding to requests to clarify his previous order that Florida's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. He stayed that order, but the stay is scheduled to expire at the end of the day Monday.
  • Three Florida Counties Put an End to Courthouse Weddings to Avoid Performing Gay Marriage Ceramonies

    01/01/2015 11:01:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/01/2015 | Samuel Smith
    In response to the likelihood that a federal judge will rule that a lift on the state's gay marriage ban will apply to all Florida counties, three Jacksonville-area counties have decided that they'll stop conducting courthouse weddings. In order to avoid having to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies, clerks of courts in Duval County, Baker County and Clay County have decided to put an end to all courthouse weddings in their counties, The Florida Times-Union reported Wednesday. Although the report states that the clerks listed multiple reasons for their decision, with the state's limbo over gay marriage being one of them,...
  • RI SC Rules Catholic Firefighters' Rights Not Violated When Forced to Drive Gay Parade Fire Truck

    12/31/2014 11:38:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/31/2014 | BY SAMUEL SMITH
    The Supreme Court of Rhode Island has unanimously ruled that that the constitutional rights of two Catholic Providence firefighters were not violated when they were forced to drive a fire truck in a gay pride parade despite their religious objections to the homosexual lifestyle. Prior to the 2001 Providence gay pride parade, Roman Catholic firefighters Theodore Fabrizio and Stephen Deninno were assigned by the city to drive a fire truck in the parade. Although the two men asked city officials to to be reassigned in light of their religious objection to homosexuality, their request for reassignment was denied. After 10...
  • Coal Miners And Gay Activists Partner In 'Pride' [DVD Released 12-23-14]

    12/23/2014 7:01:58 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    npr.org ^ | 9/26/14 | Bob Mondello
    Coal miners and gay activists two groups that, in 1980s England at least, you might have figured would steer clear of each other partner surprisingly effectively in the real-life story that's affectionately fictionalized in Pride.....
  • Florida asks highest court to block gay marriage

    12/16/2014 3:58:04 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    tampabay.com ^ | 12/15/14 | Anna M Phillips
    Less than two weeks after a federal court refused to temporarily block gay marriages from taking place, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intercede... Recent history suggests Bondi's application is headed for rejection. Her request will land on the desk of one of the court's most conservative members Justice Clarence Thomas, who is responsible for overseeing federal courts in Florida. He could rule on her request for a stay (in which case, the full court could reverse his decision) or he could refer the matter to the entire court.
  • Air Force gay activist awaits trial for forcible sodomy

    12/15/2014 8:29:38 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    life site news ^ | 12/12/14 | Kirsten Andersen
    It's been a bad month, publicity-wise, for homosexual activists. Just two weeks after a cofounder of the high-profile pro-gay Human Rights Campaign (HRC) was arrested and charged with raping a 15-year-old boy, the homosexual Washington Blade news service has broken a story about another possible rape by a prominent activist in the movement. According to the Blade, Air Force Lt. Joshua Seefried, the activist behind the repeal of the U.S. militarys Dont Ask, Dont Tell (DADT) policy regarding homosexuality, has been charged with forcible sodomy and is facing a court martial after allegedly raping another service member after a party...
  • Some with Same-Sex Attraction Choose Celibacy A Reflection on an Article in the Washington Post

    12/15/2014 7:48:25 AM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-14-14 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Some with Same-Sex Attraction Choose Celibacy – A Reflection on an Article in the Washington Post By: Msgr. Charles PopeA little over a year ago, I wrote an article asking and answering this question: What Does the Catholic Church Offer for those with Same-Sex Attraction? And the answer is, “the truth.” It is the same gift we offer anyone who will give us the gift of attention and presence. The truth, as revealed by God, is what we offer and celebrate along with the Sacraments, the communal life, and prayer.Of course the truth we offer in terms of human sexuality...
  • Scottish Monk Arrested for Distributing Leaflets Promoting Sexual Morality

    12/13/2014 1:49:15 PM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 12/12/14 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    A Scottish monk has been arrested for distributing a series of leaflets in the Cambridgeshire area critical of homosexuality, fornication, contraception, euthanasia, abortion, and divorce. Brother Damon Jonah Kelly, head of the Glasgow based charity the Black Hermits, was arrested by Cambridgeshire Police on December 8 on suspicion of a Section 5 (religious/racial) public order offence after he wrote a letter to the homosexual news publication, Pink News, claiming responsibility for the distribution of leaflets in the city of Ely, as well as in Cambridge, Kings Lynn and several other Cambridgeshire towns and cities. Initially police declined to take any...
  • B.C. revokes consent for Christian law school

    12/12/2014 10:52:45 AM PST · by RansomOttawa · 8 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Dec. 11, 2014 | Andrea Woo
    B.C.'s Minister of Advanced Education has revoked his consent for the proposed law school at Trinity Western University....The school, which would be built at the university's Langley campus, had become a lightning rod for controversy because of a line in the universitys covenant that requires all students, administrators and faculty to abstain from "sexual intimacy that violates the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman."A legal challenged launched against Mr. Virk and TWU by two Canadian law firms said the minister had "created a two-tiered system of legal education" when he granted consent. After some deliberation, the law...
  • Seven Things I Wish My Pastor Knew About My Homosexuality

    12/11/2014 3:45:08 AM PST · by rhema · 60 replies
    Public Discourse ^ | December 10th, 2014 | Jean Lloyd
    May I make two requests? Love me, but remember that you cannot be more merciful than God. It isnt mercy to affirm same-sex acts as good. Dont compromise truth; help me to live in harmony with it.Over thirty years have passed since same-sex attraction rushed up from deep within my twelve-year-old frame. This attraction was unbidden and unwanted, yet simultaneously forceful and compelling. As a Christian, the conflict between my sexuality and my faith would become the deepest and most intense of my life. Now in my forties, Ive gone from being closeted to openly lesbian to celibate to heterosexually...
  • Washington Florist Who Declined to Make Arrangements for Gay Wedding May Lose Her Business, Assets

    12/09/2014 7:12:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/09/2014 | Samuel Smith
    A lawsuit is moving forward against a Washington State florist who refused to supply floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony based on her religious objection, which could put her at risk of serious financial loss and the loss of her business. Baronelle Stutzman, who owns and operates Arlene's Flowers in Richland, Washington, is being sued by the Washington State attorney general's office for refusing to supply flowers for a same-sex couple's wedding ceremony. Instead, she referred the couple to another nearby florist who could supply flowers for their wedding. The attorney general's office filed its lawsuit against Stutzman in...
  • Pope Francis: Church Support For Families With LGBT Children [Babylon the Great]

    12/09/2014 10:18:02 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 78 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 12/08/2014 | Lora Moftah
    The Catholic Church must help parents stand by their gay children, Pope Francis said in a new interview about his papal ministry. The pontiffs comments come a day after Francis urged top church officials to pay attention to the signs of the times and listen to ordinary Catholics, according to The Independent. We come across this reality all the time in the confessional: a father and a mother whose son or daughter is in that situation. This happened to me several times in Buenos Aires.... We have to find a way to help that father or that mother to stand...
  • Broward judge issues ruling on gay marriage ban

    12/08/2014 1:48:00 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 12/8/14 | Ross Palombo
    Broward Circuit Judge Dale Cohen rules Monday that Florida's ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
  • Catholic Parish Sued by Gay Choir Director Fired After Announcing His Engagement to Partner

    12/06/2014 5:23:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/06/2014 | Michael Gryboski
    Holy Family Parish of Inverness in Chicago is facing a lawsuit filed by a gay choir director it fired after he became engaged to his partner. Colin Collette filed suit against the parish on Thursday, arguing that since the state recognizes gay marriages the church should too. "It saddens me to have this integral part of my life taken away because I have chosen to enter into a marriage, as is my right under Illinois law," said Collette, as reported by NBC Chicago. Ranjit Hakim, executive director of the Cook County Human Rights Commission, told The Christian Post that they...
  • Initial Results from Major Survey of U.S. Military Sexual Assault, Harassment [3850 Men Raped]

    12/05/2014 12:16:49 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 23 replies
    Rand Corporation ^ | 12/04/2014 | Rand Corporation
    The RAND Corporation has released initial results from a study that estimates the number of U.S. service members who experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment or gender discrimination in the past year. The Department of Defense selected RAND to conduct this congressionally mandated study. Approximately 170,000 service members, or 30 percent of the 560,000 invited, answered questions for the study, one of the largest of its kind. RAND researchers estimate that approximately 20,000 of the U.S. military's 1.3 million active-duty members experienced one or more sexual assaults in the past year, including assaults by other service members, civilians, spouses or others....
  • Justice Kennedy and Dignity: Why, on his own principles, he should not vote for same-sex marriage.

    12/04/2014 6:27:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/04/2014 | Howard Slugh
    Justice Kennedys jurisprudence evidences a deep concern for the dignity of same-sex couples. Thats why he should not vote to create a right to same-sex marriage. This sounds counterintuitive, but its true, for reasons I shall explain. On October 6, the Supreme Court declined to review any of the seven same-sex-marriage cases sent to it. This momentarily dashed the hopes of activists and advocates that the court would recognize a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. A few weeks later, the Sixth Circuit upheld four states traditional marriage laws. This established a conflict between the Sixth Circuit and those appellate courts...
  • How to Argue 'Gay Rights' like an Idiot

    12/03/2014 9:27:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/03/2014 | Drew Belsky
    Here's what Twitter has in common with the pools at the Jersey shore hotels I stayed at throughout my childhood: "Life guard off duty.  Swim at your own risk."  I got a hard lesson in this maxim yesterday, when I engaged with a few activists whose raison d'être is to redefine marriage. So here, for the reader's benefit, is the two-and-a-half-step strategy on how to argue "gay rights" like an idiot. Step 1: Display embarrassing ignorance of Christianity and the Bible. Wait...JESUS does not judge? Are you kidding me?! @samaire54— Drew Belsky (@DJB627) December 2, 2014 @rowemichael You understand...
  • Ending AIDS Requires Strategy, Funding

    12/01/2014 5:42:30 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Voice of America ^ | 12/1/14 | Joe DeCapua
    December 1st, is World AIDS Day. In the 35-years of the epidemic, about 80-million people have become infected with HIV and nearly 40-million have died. But great progress has been made in recent years in preventing and treating the disease. UNAIDS the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS has set a goal of ending the epidemic by 2030. An advocacy group says a strategic plan and much funding are needed to achieve that goal.
  • Government could ease 31-year-old ban on blood donations from gay men

    11/29/2014 7:53:09 PM PST · by Bettyprob · 58 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11/29/2014 | Brady Dennis
    The federal government is on the brink of lifting restrictions put in place more than three decades ago when regulators, alarmed by the spread of the virus that causes AIDS, barred men who had sex with other men from donating blood. A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will begin a two-day meeting on the issue Tuesday, amid growing calls from medical groups, gay rights activists and lawmakers to jettison the ban as outdated and discriminatory.
  • Atheist Ed Brayton: Julio Severo is a Brazilian wingnut

    11/24/2014 8:07:20 AM PST · by juliosevero · 4 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Atheist Ed Brayton: Julio Severo is a Brazilian wingnut By Julio Severo Do homosexuality and population control have something in common? If you believe so, then you are a wingnut a label atheist Ed Brayton used against me, Julio Severo, because I am one of these believers. Ed Brayton Yet, I am not the only victim of his attacks. He has also attacked WorldNetDaily, and in a C-SPAN show, he labeled Chuck Norris a moron because Norris said that if Obama were elected in 2012, his socialism would lead America to 1,000 years of darkness. I agree with...
  • Mississippi Supreme Court Sets Date to Hear Its First Same-Sex Divorce Case

    11/24/2014 7:46:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/24/2014 | Anugrah Kumar
    The state Supreme Court in Mississippi, where same-sex marriage is not recognized, will hear arguments Jan. 21, 2015, from a woman who has asked the state to recognize her gay marriage so that she can be granted a divorce. Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon, who married in California in 2008, cannot be granted a divorce in Mississippi due to the state's constitution and statutes, DeSoto County Chancery Judge Mitchell Lundy Jr. ruled last year. "All same sex Mississippi couples lack a right to have their marriage recognized by the state regardless of whether newly arrived here, having lived here...
  • Country star Ty Herndon comes out as gay

    11/20/2014 3:02:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/20/2014 | By Todd Leopold
    Country star Ty Herndon has something to share: He's an "out, proud and happy gay man." Herndon, 52, came out publicly as gay in an interview with People magazine. He says he's known he was gay since he was a child and started coming out to family members in his 20s. But the "What Mattered Most" singer, who had a number of hits in the 1990s, kept the news close to the vest. It wasn't until he attended a Tony Robbins seminar in 2009 that he decided to become more public, he told the magazine. "I realized I had an...
  • The Crucifixion of Pastor Scott Lively

    11/17/2014 6:36:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 17, 2014 | Matt Barber
    Remember what I told you: A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also. John 15:20 Christians, pastors, take heed. In case you havent noticed, times are a-changin. Whether at home or abroad, if you follow Gods command to speak biblical truth in all things, most especially, it seems, on matters of sex and sexuality, you will be persecuted. A servant is not greater than his master. I dont presume to compare my friend Scott Lively of Abiding Truth Ministries to...
  • Michael Savage Classics: Non-nudist homosexuals getting fed up with nudist homosexuals in S.F.

    11/15/2014 9:22:35 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 4 replies
    The Savage Nation ^ | Michael Savage
    The title says it all. About "liberalism is a mental disorder" in San Francisco's Castro District From "The Savage Nation" (Monday, November 20, 2012 edition) Quite amusing, worth a listen...
  • Gay Blood Donation Ban Could Be Lifted: Gay men may donate blood if abstinent for a year.

    11/14/2014 7:17:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | 11/14/2013 | By Nikki Schwab
    Gay men just got a step closer to being able to donate blood. Since 1983, men who have had sex with men anytime since 1977 were barred from donating blood, a policy put in place because of the HIV/AIDs epidemic, which especially ravaged the gay community in its early years. But on Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety voted 16-2 to tweak the ban, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, suggesting instead that men who have had sex with men could give blood, but with a caveat. Theyd have to be abstinent for...
  • Gay activists urge UN to declare reparative therapy a form of torture

    11/14/2014 3:56:45 PM PST · by NYer · 16 replies
    LIFe Site News ^ | November 14, 2014 | AustIN RUSE
    American activists against “reparative therapy” asked the UN Committee on Torture to define the practice as a form of torture and a violation of international law. At issue is the treatment sought by persons who struggle with unwanted same-sex desires. Many therapists still offer the treatment to those who ask for it, even though professional organizations for the therapeutic community say same-sex desire is not a form of mental illness and discourage this kind of therapy. There is a movement in the United States to ban all such therapy by law. Already, New Jersey and California have banned reparative therapy...
  • Translation error? Final English Synod text cuts marriage between a man and a woman

    11/12/2014 11:17:44 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 9 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/11/14 | Hilary White
    Just at first glance, and without looking it up on Google Translate, what is the difference between these two passages of a recent important Vatican document, the final Relatio from Octobers Extraordinary Synod of Bishops? confronto alla luce del Signore Ges per discernere le vie con cui rinnovare la Chiesa e la societ nel loro impegno per la famiglia fondata sul matrimonio tra uomo e donna. and facing the situation, with an eye on the Lord Jesus, to discern how the Church and society can renew their commitment to the family. A little pared down, perhaps? The official Italian original...
  • Christians Upset With Kellogg's for Promoting Homosexuality in 'Tony the Tiger' Gay Pride Ad

    11/12/2014 8:38:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/12/2014 | Samuel Smith
    The Kellogg's cereal company is experiencing a backlash from Christian consumers who claim they'll no longer buy the company's products after it helped sponsor the Atlanta gay pride march in mid-October by using the beloved Frosted Flakes mascot, Tony the Tiger, in a pro-LGBT advertisement in the event's pride guide. "Wear your stripes with pride," the Kellogg's ad states, highlighting the word "pride" in large-font rainbow-colored letters, while Tony the Tiger stands to the right with his arms crossed and a familiar smile on his face. The American Family Association, a traditional Christian values activist group, posted a picture of...
  • NY Couple Who Refused To Hold Lesbian Wedding Ceremony On Property Facing $13,000 Fine

    11/10/2014 3:23:31 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 11/10/2014 | HEATHER LASKIN
    Cynthia and Robert Gifford, the Christian couple who refused to hold a same-sex wedding on their property, have been ordered to pay a $13,000 fine $10,000 to the state of New York and $1,500 to each member of the lesbian couple to compensate their mental anguish. The Giffords opened up their Liberty Ridge Farm in upstate New York to the public 15 years ago. They host weddings, receptions, parties, and corporate events, and put on an annual fall festival. In 2012, Cynthia received a call from a woman, Melisa Erwin, who was looking for a venue for her wedding...
  • Pope ordered rejected paragraph on homosexuality retained in final Synod document: Cardinal Marx

    11/06/2014 6:49:33 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 50 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/5/14 | Hilary White
    Pope Francis has pushed the door open on the issues of homosexuality and Communion for the divorced and remarried, and no vote by a future Synod of Bishops is going to reverse it, according to one of the popes closest advisors. Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the president of the German Catholic Bishops Conference and a member of Pope Francis inner circle, said in an interview with Die Zeit that the pope himself had ordered the rejected paragraph on homosexuality to be retained in the Synods final document. It was widely reported by the worlds press, including interviews with high-ranking prelates, that...
  • How Cardinal Burke welcomed home a gay activist

    11/05/2014 11:19:33 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 4 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Oct 30, 2014 | Steve Weatherbe
    Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke emerged from the recent, tempestuous Extraordinary Synod on the Family as a champion of orthodox Catholic sexual morality just as Pope Francis has removed him from the Churchs most senior canon law posting. However, if you sit across the Church leaderships widening cultural gap from the former archbishop of St. Louis, as Alicia Ambrosio, producer and host of Vatican Connections on Canadas Salt and Light Television, evidently does, you see him as stuck in an ivory tower cut off from the messiness of life that homosexual Catholics contend with. Now a testimony from one of...
  • How Cardinal Burke welcomed home a gay activist

    11/05/2014 11:00:42 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 2 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Oct 30, 2014 | Steve Weatherbe
    Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke emerged from the recent, tempestuous Extraordinary Synod on the Family as a champion of orthodox Catholic sexual morality just as Pope Francis has removed him from the Churchs most senior canon law posting. However, if you sit across the Church leaderships widening cultural gap from the former archbishop of St. Louis, as Alicia Ambrosio, producer and host of Vatican Connections on Canadas Salt and Light Television, evidently does, you see him as stuck in an ivory tower cut off from the messiness of life that homosexual Catholics contend with. Now a testimony from one of...
  • Brandy Clark Enjoying Big Buzz Ahead of CMAs [Media Works OT to promote lesbian country singer]

    11/03/2014 6:48:50 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | 11/3/14 | Kristin Hall
    ....Brandy Clark, an openly gay artist who sings, among other things, about pot-smoking housewives, had almost given up on becoming an artist herself, despite writing hits for The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and others. But her debut album, "12 Stories," which peaked at number 23 on Billboard's Top Country chart, took her on a slow-burning path to this year's nomination for new artist of the year at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday..... "I feel so fortunate to be in a time where I am embraced completely as who I am and I don't have to hide who I...
  • Tim Cook's Coming Out Is Inspirational. Just Don't Expect More Fortune 500 CEOs to Follow Suit.

    Other than Russia's notorious anti-gay activist Vitaly Milonov calling for a lifetime ban on Tim Cook's travels, the reactions to the Apple CEO's coming out Thursday were mostly predictable and tame. Social media was full of praise, as were liberal politicians. Most conservatives kept mum, except for iPhone-loving Ted Cruz, who dismissed Cook's orientation as his personal choice. And why should there be any hoopla? It's 2014, after all. Same-sex marriage is now legal for a majority of the U.S. population. Coming out isn't the big deal it once was even five years ago, especially for a CEO long rumored...
  • Notre Dames Gay in Christ Conference aims for fidelity, but speakers embrace gay identity

    10/31/2014 4:41:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 31, 2014 | Kimberly Scharfenberger
    A conference today at the University of Notre Dame will address “a pastoral strategy for parishes to be able to receive the gifts of self-identified gay Catholics,” while remaining faithful to Catholic teaching on marriage and sexuality—but some speakers’ perspectives on “gay identity” may fall short of true orthodoxy. “Gay in Christ: Dimensions of Fidelity” is co-sponsored by Notre Dame’s Institute for Church Life (ICL) and the Gender Relations Center. ICL director Dr. John Cavadini poses the following question on the University’s website: “Can Church teaching support an ‘exchange of gifts,’ enabling a parish community to receive the gifts that such people bring...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: Being Gay Is Among The Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me

    10/30/2014 7:18:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 146 replies
    Business2Community ^ | 10/30/2014 | By Steph Bazzle
    Apple CEO Tim Cook is speaking out about his sexuality, for the first time openly since he was accidentally outed by a CNBC anchor back in June. Hes coming out publicly to announce that he is proud to be gay, and to speak about the things his sexuality has taught him and how his coming out may help others. Back in June, a CNBC anchor was discussing the story of John Browne, a former CEO of BP, who left his job after being publicly outed by a tabloid paper. In response, host Simon Hobbs commented that there are many...