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  • Barrow raises $290K, has $1.4M in bank

    04/15/2014 8:32:53 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | Cameron Joseph
    Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.) brought in $290,000 during the first fundraising quarter and has more than $1.4 million in the bank as he fights to hold onto his House seat. Barrow, the only white Democratic congressman left in the Deep South, has more than $400,000 more in the bank than he did at this point in 2012
  • "Raising Lazarus--and Other Things as Well" (Sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, on John 11:1-53)

    04/06/2014 7:04:07 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 11 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 6, 2014 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Raising Lazarus--and Other Things as Well” (John 11:1-53)Today we come to another one of those memorable chapters in the Gospel of John. So far during this Lenten season we’ve had: John 3, Jesus and Nicodemus; John 4, Jesus and the Samaritan woman; and John 9, Jesus heals the man born blind. Now today we have John 11, Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. But that’s not all Jesus raises here in this chapter, as we’re about to hear. Thus our theme today: “Raising Lazarus--and Other Things as Well.” The chapter opens with Jesus far away from Lazarus. He only hears...
  • "The Samaritan Woman at the Well" (Sermon for the Third Sunday in Lent, on John 4:5-30, 39-42)

    03/22/2014 6:40:09 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | March 23, 2014 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Samaritan Woman at the Well” (John 4:5-30, 39-42) Have you ever felt like you’re a bit of an outsider? Like you didn’t belong? That maybe you’re being looked down upon by others--whether fairly or unfairly. Maybe you’ve done something to bring some shame upon yourself. And maybe you feel some guilt before God. If this is the case, then I’ve got good news for you today. And we’ll find it out at the side of a well, where a Jewish man has come and meets “The Samaritan Woman at the Well.” The Jewish man, of course, is Jesus, a...
  • St. John Fisher on Why Christians Should Frequently Pray the Seven Penitential Psalms [Ecumenical]

    03/11/2014 11:28:31 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 8 replies
    Dignare Me Laudare Te, Virgo Sacrata blog ^ | Early 16th century | St. John Fisher
    "...All we Christian people are indeed duty-bound to give great and undying thanks to the holy prophet David, who so diligently left us in writing his most devout psalms for us and our posterity to read. And he did so, it seems to me, chiefly for three reasons: first, that the minds of sinners might be raised up and excited by these holy psalms...secondly, that if any man or woman had fallen into great and abominable sins, they should not despair but put their entire and steadfast hope of forgiveness in God; thirdly, that they might use these holy psalms...
  • John Kerry Pounds Fist on Podium & Lectures Russia Again on 21st Century Behavior (Video)

    03/04/2014 4:31:33 PM PST · by Nachum · 72 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/4/14 | Jim Hoft
    Kerry Lectures Russia Again on 21st Century G8 Behavior John Kerry pounded his hand on the podium today and once again lectured Vladimir Putin on appropriate 21st Century G8 behavior. “I’ve spoken as directly at President Putin today as I can. It is not appropriate to invade a country and at the end of a barrel of a gun dictate what your are trying to achieve. That is not 21st Century G8 major nation behavior.” Meanwhile, Vladamir Putin test fired another ICBM missile.
  • Mexico Trying to Stop Texas from Executing Illegal Alien Cop Killer — With John Kerry’s Help

    01/21/2014 12:23:17 PM PST · by montag813 · 29 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-21-2014 | John Urban
    Twisted Trio: Mexico, the U.N., and John Kerry are working to save the life of ghoulish illegal alien cop-killer Edgar Arias Tamayo.- by John Urban | Top Right NewsMexico's government is trying to block the execution of a convicted cop killer in Texas this week, arguing that it would violate international law. And our very own Secretary of State John Kerry is working with them -- and the United Nations -- trying to save the life of an illegal alien murderer.You heard that right. Edgar Arias Tamayo, a 46-year old Mexican man, was in the country illegally when he killed Houston...
  • "Gifted Speakers" (Sermon for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany, on John 1:29-42a, 1 Cor. 1:1-9)

    01/18/2014 6:44:42 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 6 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | January 19, 2014 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Gifted Speakers” (John 1:29-42a; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9) Have you ever heard of the St. Louis Speakers Series? Every year there’s a series of lectures, held in St. Louis, given by famous speakers from around the country. Well-known authors, politicians, broadcasters, and the like are brought in, and they’ll give an hour or so talk, followed by questions and answers. The event is held at Powell Hall, and people buy tickets to hear these famous personalities speak. Often in the advertising for these events, the description will say something like, “So-and-so is a gifted speaker who has delighted audiences around the...
  • John Kerry Solutions Ltd.

    01/05/2014 2:14:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/5/14 | myisraelHE
    The 'settlers' council' - the Council of Jewish Communities of Judea and Samaria - along with MyIsrael and the Binyamin Regional Council, has made a satirical video mocking US Secretary of State John FN Kerry. It's called John Kerry Solutions Ltd.
  • "A Reformation in Catechesis" (Sermon for Reformation Day, on John 8:31-36)

    10/26/2013 4:02:44 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 11 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | October 27, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “A Reformation in Catechesis” (John 8:31-36)“If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” This is the word of our Lord Jesus Christ, which he spoke in John 8:31-32. His word is truth, and this truth sets us free. Free from all our sins, and from our slavery to sin. Free from the burden of the law, which would crush us with its demands we can never meet. Free from our bondage to death and the grave, free to live forever. Yes, “if the Son...
  • Meghan McCain dishes about her 'pain in the ass' dad (get your barf bag out!)

    10/25/2013 5:08:53 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 32 replies
    ABC News via Yahoo ^ | October 25, 2013 | Rick Klein
    Sen. John McCain says his daughter Meghan can be a “giant pain in the ass.” But the 29-year-old daughter of the Arizona Republican is laughing off her father’s comment, which he makes in jest during an interview with Meghan in an upcoming episode of her new reality show, “Raising McCain.” “I feel like McCains are pains in the asses!” McCain told “Top Line.” McCain, who first rose to prominence by keeping a blog during her father’s 2008 presidential campaign, said that she and her father are both working through a shared frustration with the current state of the GOP. “We’re...
  • John McCain's Wall Street-Funded "Battflefield Earth"

    09/08/2013 6:42:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 9/8/13 | Tyler Durden
    Perhaps the 77 year-old republican senator should stick to online poker. Because if the war hawk was in charge of US foreign policy, World War III would be a distant memory. Courtesy of The Burning Platform, the chart below lists of countries where John McCain has not called for military intervention. It is, in a word, large.
  • Bodansky: What If Bashar Didn't Do It? [Syria Chemical Attack]

    09/03/2013 1:27:16 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 33 replies
    www.RushLimbaugh.com ^ | September 03, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    Bodansky: What If Bashar Didn't Do It? [Syria Chemical Attack] September 03, 2013 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: All right. So here's the deal. Last week, Obama reverses himself and says that he's not gonna go into Syria. Remember, they're using nerve gas. John Kerry goes out there, 1,500 people, 2,400 people, a lot of kids, nerve gas, sarin gas, got the proof.Look, I'm gonna get into all the hypocrisy.Yes, Kerry dining with Bashar back in 2009 and talking about what a great guy Bashar was. The bottom line is this administration is as incompetent as Jimmy Carter. There's only one...
  • Joel Osteen Rebukes Apostles Paul, Peter, and John

    08/28/2013 12:22:54 PM PDT · by Sopater · 144 replies
    United for Awakening ^ | 8/27/13 | Peter Michael Martinez
    According to Joel Osteen – Pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, these first century apostles are wrong and outdated and he has come out boldly to infer indirectly that Apostles Paul, Peter, and John whom wrote much of the New Testament were wrong and need to be corrected and rebuked.When asked directly if people whom are openly practicing homosexuals are accepted into the Kingdom, Joel Osteen responded with “Absolutely, anybody is.”We all need to listen carefully to the words that this “man of God” speaks as he goes on interviews so we too can find the errors in the...
  • Vanity: Looking for John Wayne Products

    07/22/2013 8:59:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 24 replies
    Several summer cookouts coming up.. and am looking for a large John Wayne Blanket. Having trouble finding a decent size one on the net. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
  • Newspaper Censorship in America: Is this Celebrated Advice Columnist a Criminal? [video only]

    07/18/2013 4:29:04 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 17 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 7-16-2013 | InstituteForJustice
    In May 2013, John Rosemond — America's longest running newspaper columnist—received an astonishing order from the Kentucky attorney general: Stop publishing your advice column in the Bluegrass State or face fines and jail. The attorney general and Kentucky's psychologist licensing board believe that John's column, which is syndicated in more than 200 papers nationwide, constitutes the "unlicensed practice of psychology" in Kentucky when it appears in a Kentucky newspaper. Kentucky's crackdown is part of a national surge in the abuse of occupational licensing laws to censor advice. On July 17, 2013, John joined the Institute for Justice to fight back...
  • 2 Arrested in Canadian Terror Plot 'inspired by al Qaeda ideology'

    07/02/2013 1:58:02 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    THE LONG WAR JOURNAL ^ | July 2, 2013 | by David Barnett
    SNIPPET: "Today the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced the arrest of two Canadian-born citizens, John Stuart Nuttall and Amanda Marie Korody, in a terror plot targeting a public gathering at the British Columbia Legislature in Victoria on Canada Day, July 1. According to online court records, Nuttall and Korody appeared at the Surrey Provincial Court this morning. The two suspects face charges that include "conspiring to place an explosive in or against a place of public use, a government or public facility, with the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury, for the benefit of, at the direction...
  • Who They Were: The ‘Granite Mountain Hotshots’ – 19 Brave Souls Who Perished in Arizona Fire

    06/30/2013 10:40:26 PM PDT · by montag813 · 43 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 07-01-2013 | John Hill
    Above: The Granite Mountain Hot Shots of Prescott, Arizona. 19 of 20 crew members perished in the Yarnell Hill fire today.- Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in the U.S. for at least 80 years - and the worst since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001/ Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots were forced to deploy their fire shelters - tent-like structures meant to shield firefighters from flames and...
  • Boehner backtrack? Now says immigration conference report must have majority GOP backing

    06/27/2013 11:30:40 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 50 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/27/13 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that any immigration legislation — including a House-Senate compromise — must have majority House Republican support in order to pass.
  • "Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled" (Funeral sermon on John 14:1-6, 27)

    06/01/2013 2:02:31 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    redeemerpotosi.com ^ | June 1, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled” (John 14:1-6, 27)Let not your hearts be troubled. That is my message to you today--to you, the friends and family members; to you, the fellow members of Redeemer; and especially to you, Robert--to all of you who mourn the death of our dear sister, Edith. Let not your hearts be troubled. What? How can you say that, Pastor? A death has occurred! Edith has been taken from us! We’ll miss her. We’ll miss her pleasant company and conversation. We already miss her. And you’re telling us, “Let not your hearts be troubled”? And another...
  • Breaking - Report: DOJ Leaked Docs to Smear Fast & Furious Whistleblower, Says IG

    05/20/2013 10:18:23 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 94 replies
    breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 5-20-2013 | Matthew Boyle
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General published a new report Monday that confirms former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke leaked a document intended to smear Operation Fast and Furious scandal whistleblower John Dodson. The DOJ IG said it found “Burke’s conduct in disclosing the Dodson memorandum to be inappropriate for a Department employee and wholly unbefitting a U.S. Attorney.” “We are referring to OPR our finding that Burke violated Department policy in disclosing the Dodson memorandum to a member of the media for a determination of whether Burke’s conduct violated the Rules of Professional Conduct for the state...
  • "Jesus Prays for Us" (Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, on John 17:20-26)

    05/11/2013 8:28:50 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 12, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Jesus Prays for Us” (John 17:20-26)Did you know you are mentioned in the Gospel reading for today? You are. Jesus is talking about you--in fact, he is praying for you--in the passage known as his “High Priestly Prayer” in John 17. In the first part of that chapter, Jesus has been praying for his disciples, the ones he would be sending out soon as his apostles. You know, Peter, James, John, Andrew, Matthew--those guys. But then at verse 20 of John 17, Jesus shifts his prayer to include others, as well. He says: “I do not ask for these only,...
  • "In Jesus, Peace; In the World, Tribulation" (Sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter; John 16:23-33)

    05/04/2013 5:06:32 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 6 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 5, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “In Jesus, Peace; In the World, Tribulation” (John 16:23-33)Hear again the words of Jesus at the end of John 16, verse 33: “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” This is our text. “In Jesus, Peace; In the World, Tribulation.” This is what our Lord says his followers can expect. It was that way for his disciples back then. It is that way for his disciples still now. On the one hand, peace; on the other hand, tribulation....
  • Benghazi was a "Long Time Ago" -- But We Can Still Blame Everything on Bush?

    05/02/2013 11:39:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 5-2-2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So Benghazi, that's "a long time ago." "Benghazi happened a long time ago." I mean, why is everybody bringing that up now? Yet everything remains the fault of George W. Bush. From the Weekly Standard: "White House spokesman Jay Carney said in response to a question about the September 11, 2012 Benghazi terror attack that it 'happened a long time ago.' 'Let's be clear,' said Carney. "'Benghazi happened a long time ago. We are unaware of any agency blocking an employee who would like to appear before Congress to provide information related to Benghazi.'" Really? See, this...
  • "A Little While" (Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, on John 16:12-22)

    04/27/2013 11:23:32 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 28, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “A Little While” (John 16:12-22)“We do not know what he is talking about.” Maybe you say that sometimes towards the end of my sermons. “We don’t know what he’s talking about!” Well, if so, then I’m in good company, because that’s what the disciples said about a sermon Jesus was preaching. We heard it in today’s Gospel from John 16. “We do not know what he is talking about,” the disciples said. What was it they were puzzled about? It was this. Jesus had just told them: “A little while, and you will see me no longer; and again a...
  • Disgusted ICE Agent Faces Down ‘Gang of Eight’ in Dramatic Senate Testimony (Video)

    04/27/2013 10:01:13 AM PDT · by montag813 · 43 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-27-2013 | John Hill
    “Never before have I seen such contempt for law enforcement officers as what I’ve seen from the Gang of Eight” - Chris Crane, ICE Agent union president.- Last week, ICE union chief Chris Crane won a stunning initial court victory in his lawsuit against the Obama Administration. As we reported, Federal Judge Federal Judge Reed O’Connor told the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they had no power to refuse to deport illegal aliens, and that he was likely to strike down Obama's virtual "DACA" amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. The ruling stunned Washington, and Crane's lawsuit could derail...
  • Judge Sides With ICE Agents: Says Obama Admin. Can't Refuse to Deport Illegal Aliens

    04/24/2013 8:20:21 PM PDT · by montag813 · 25 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-25-2013 | John Hill
    Above: ICE Union President Chris Crane, who filed the lawsuit against DHS.- In a stunning order, a federal judge Wednesday said that the Obama administration is likely violating the law by telling immigration agents and officers not to arrest illegal aliens they deem "low priority", in a lawsuit brought by ICE agents that could derail Obama’s plan to undermine immigration enforcement nationwide.Federal Judge Reed O'Connor said in a court order Tuesday that Congress, not the president, sets priority for arresting illegal immigrants, and said the law requires them to be put in deportation proceedings.“The court finds that DHS does not...
  • Video: Operation Paul Revere InfoWars.com Contest: The Death of John Doe

    04/23/2013 8:54:08 PM PDT · by ranair34 · 3 replies
    DoppKitMedia ^ | 04/23/2013 | DoppKitMedia
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqiDO-cE6LE
  • "The Good Shepherd Cares for His Sheep" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Easter)

    04/20/2013 8:30:51 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 21, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Good Shepherd Cares for His Sheep” (John 10:14-15, 22-30; Acts 20:17-35; Revelation 7:9-17)Today is what is usually called “Good Shepherd Sunday.” Every year on this Sunday in the Easter season, the theme of all the parts of the service is Jesus as the Good Shepherd of the sheep, his flock, the church. He lays down his life for the sheep and takes it up again--that’s the Easter connection. On Good Shepherd Sunday, the Holy Gospel is always a portion of John 10, in which Jesus identifies himself as that shepherd several times. The other two readings also fit the...
  • "By the Charcoal Fire" (Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, on John 21:1-19)

    04/13/2013 2:00:30 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 14, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “By the Charcoal Fire” (John 21:1-19)It’s been a couple of weeks now since Jesus rose from the dead and appeared to his disciples. Last Sunday, Jesus came and appeared to them a second time, on that occasion especially to bring Thomas to repent of his unbelief and confess his faith. Now today Jesus appears to the disciples--seven of them, at least--he appears to them a third time, this time not in Jerusalem, as on the previous two occasions, but now back up in Galilee, the home base for many of the disciples. Jesus appears to them, unexpectedly, while they’re out...
  • "Words of Life" (Sermon for the Second Sunday of Easter, on John 20; Acts 5; Revelation 1)

    04/06/2013 2:54:22 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 7, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Words of Life” (John 20:19-31; Acts 5:12-32; Revelation 1:4-18)To those sitting in prison, facing a death sentence, filled with fear at what awaits them, nothing is more welcome than someone coming with a message of pardon and release. Those words come as words of life in a world of fear and death. “Words of Life.” That’s what we hear in our readings today--in all three of them: the First Reading, from Acts; the Epistle, from Revelation; and the Holy Gospel, from John. Words of life, to people sitting in prison, overcoming their fear and giving them the faith and the...
  • "Lessons from the Paschal Candle" (Sermon for Easter Day, on John 1:4-5)

    03/30/2013 2:14:33 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | March 31, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Lessons from the Paschal Candle” (John 1:4-5)“In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John chapter 1, verses 4 and 5. On this Easter Day, the most glorious day of the year, we join with the whole Christian church around the world in proclaiming and rejoicing in the Resurrection of Our Lord: “Alleluia! Christ is risen!” (“He is risen indeed! Alleluia!”) Not only do we proclaim this great good news with our mouth, but also visually, the sacred artwork and appointments of the...
  • Sheriff Joe Brings Down Human Smuggling Cartel; Ring Leader Had Been Deported 8 Times

    03/05/2013 8:07:13 PM PST · by montag813 · 9 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 03-06-2013 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaWebsite | Facebook | Twitter Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies have smashed a human smuggling ring that has brought hundreds and perhaps thousands of illegal aliens in and through Arizona over the past 4 years. The suspects are part of a suspected multi-million dollar illegal alien smuggling ring. After a five month investigation, Maricopa County Sheriff's detectives tracked the leader of a human smuggling operation to a home in Laveen, eight miles outside Phoenix. That's where they found the operation's leader, a man who'd already been deported eight times!That man  is 35-year-old...
  • John Brennan and Islam

    03/03/2013 8:35:37 AM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/3/13 | Robert Spencer
    John Guandolo : President, Guandolo Associates Robert Spencer Jihad Watch
  • Arizona Governor on Release of Criminal Illegal Aliens: 'Who's Running This Country'?

    02/28/2013 8:45:52 PM PST · by montag813 · 23 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 03-01-2013 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaWebsite | Facebook | Twitter Americans are furious over the outrageous, lawless release of thousands of criminal illegal aliens from ICE detention - hundreds in Arizona alone - endangering families and communities from coast-to-coast. As the controversy swirled today, an angry Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ) appeared on FoxNews' Neil Cavuto show to react to both the detainee releases, as well as to two days of finger-pointing and avoidance of responsibility on the part of the White House and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano. “The American people are fed up. We have all of this outrageous activity going on.  And,...
  • VITTER: Endangered Species Act’s hidden costs

    02/08/2013 9:06:39 AM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 8, 2013 | Sen. David Vitter
    Respect for private property at riskAt least you have to give President Obama high marks for creativity in his latest attempt to curtail freedom and individual rights. Specifically, I’m talking about Mr. Obama’s assault on private property rights through the abuse of the Endangered Species Act. I strongly support protecting endangered species. No one I know wants to see a species go anywhere near extinction. The far-left environmentalists in the Obama administration, however, have gone way beyond this by settling litigation with their allies in environmental groups behind closed doors. Through these secret settlements, they are advancing a much more...
  • "Marriage and the Family: The Cultural Slide and the Christian Response" (Sermon)

    01/19/2013 7:12:59 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | January 20, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Marriage and the Family: The Cultural Slide and the Christian Response” (Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 128:1-6; John 2:1-11)The readings for today--the Old Testament Reading, the Psalm, and the Holy Gospel--these readings are filled with references to marriage and the family. They use the language and imagery of marriage and the family--and in the Gospel’s case, even the occasion of a wedding--to describe God’s love for humanity. The blessings of marriage and children are gifts that God gives to all people, and they are also pictures of the relationship that God has with his own people, the church. Look at how that...
  • Rand Paul to John Kerry: If it was wrong to bomb Cambodia without Congress's approval, why is

    01/24/2013 6:01:07 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 1/24/13 | Allahpundit
    Excellent, and not just the Libya stuff. Stick with it for Paul’s questions about how smart it is to be arming the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt when Morsi is already wheezing about Jews controlling the media in official diplomatic sessions with the U.S. If you’re wondering why it fell to Paul to ask this question instead of any of the more senior senators who preceded him, it’s because the Senate was perfectly happy to have Obama act unilaterally on Libya. The Iraq war authorization came back to haunt many of them; no one knew at the time how messy Libya...
  • Coward John Boehner & the Useless Idiots

    01/19/2013 8:19:45 AM PST · by publius321 · 13 replies
    John Bohener being re-elected as House Speaker GUARANTEES that after each dog & pony show - the GOP will capitulate to Obama and betray authentic Americans on every issue. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH THESE USELESS IDIOTS. Shore up your State Legislatures.
  • Flashback: John Brennan praises Hezbollah - Audio

    01/08/2013 2:35:42 PM PST · by Frankusa · 6 replies
    "Hezbollah started out as purely a terrorist organization back in the early ’80s and has evolved significantly over time. And now it has members of parliament, in the cabinet. There are lawyers, doctors, others who are part of the Hezbollah organization... And so, quite frankly, I’m pleased to see that a lot of Hezbollah individuals are in fact renouncing that type of terrorism and violence and are trying to participate in the political process [in Lebanon] in a very legitimate fashion. " AUDIOWhite House counterterrorism adviser and nominee for Director of the CIA, John Brennan
  • And the Word was made flesh

    12/25/2012 10:36:38 AM PST · by PanzerKardinal · 5 replies
    The Holy Bible ^ | St. John the Apostle
    And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. Gospel of St. John 1, 14 ............... Today we celebrate a creator choosing to become creation. Wishing everyone a blessed Christmas.
  • "A Blessed Visitation" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent, on Luke 1:39-45)

    12/22/2012 7:30:14 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | December 23, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “A Blessed Visitation” (Luke 1:39-45)It was a meeting of the moms. Two expectant mothers, one old, one young. One was six months along; the other, newly pregnant. And the fact that they were expecting was totally unexpected! Both of them were pregnant when really neither one of them should have been, under normal circumstances. But these circumstances were anything but normal. What was happening was much better than normal. This meeting of the moms was the visitation of Mary to Elizabeth. Elizabeth was the older woman; Mary, the younger. Elizabeth was in her sixth month; Mary’s pregnancy had just started....
  • (Video) Obama's "blackmailable" Appointees

    11/13/2012 9:34:22 AM PST · by publius321 · 11 replies
    This begs the question of what Obama knew about Petraeus and his "lifestyle" when he appointed him. The Soviet style of this regime makes me wonder about John Roberts. This is just pure speculation about a public figure, not an accusation. But my first reaction to the inexplicable Roberts decision is "what the hell does Obama have over this guy?". Obama didn't appoint Roberts of course but I'd bet he, Axelrod and the Chicago gang know everything there is to know about his personal life and are adroit when in comes to influencing behavior.
  • John Kerry, Susan Rice Favored For Two Cabinet Spots

    11/12/2012 10:56:27 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 17 replies
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  • "The Work That Is Not a Work" (Sermon on John 6:22-35)

    08/04/2012 4:45:46 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | August 5, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Work That Is Not a Work” (John 6:22-35)Question: When is a work not a work? Answer: When it is faith. Faith is “The Work That Is Not a Work.” This seeming riddle is not so puzzling when you understand what is meant by “faith” and “work.” And we’ll explain that today as we explore the Gospel reading from John 6. There the crowd asks Jesus, “What must we do, to be doing the works of God?” And Jesus answers them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.” Friends, when you properly...
  • "St. John the Baptist: Born to Forerun" (Sermon, The Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Luke 1:57-80)

    06/22/2012 2:07:17 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | June 24, 2102 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “St. John the Baptist: Born to Forerun” (Luke 1:57-80)Merry Saintjohnthebaptistmas! “What?” you say, “What did he say?” I said, Merry Saintjohnthebaptistmas! You heard me right. If we celebrate Christmas, the birth of Christ, on December 25, then six months before that, which is today, we should celebrate the birth of his predecessor, his forerunner, St. John the Baptist. So, Merry Saintjohnthebaptistmas! Six months out from Christmas. But Christmas is December 25, and today is only June 24, not the 25th. How come we’re celebrating on this day? Well, it’s just a little quirk in the calendar. In the old Roman...
  • Bones of John The Baptist Possibly Discovered

    06/16/2012 6:14:34 PM PDT · by Aliska · 36 replies
    ABC News Online ^ | June 16, 2012 | Russell Goldman
    A team of researchers believe a knuckle bone found buried beneath a Bulgarian church may belong to John the Baptist, the New Testament prophet who heralded the ministry of Jesus. (Photo Included in article)
  • Sheriff Joe Strikes Back: Asks Court to Dismiss Eric Holder DOJ’s Lawsuit

    06/12/2012 2:28:02 PM PDT · by montag813 · 28 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 06-12-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaSheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys have filed a "Motion to Dismiss" in response to Eric Holder's ridiculous lawsuit alleging racial discrimination by the Sheriff and his deputies against "Latinos" through their enforcement of existing Federal immigration laws. Arpaio's lawyers have called on a Federal court in Phoenix to dismiss the DOJ's lawsuit, in a 23-page response, asserting that Holder failed to back his claims with "sufficient statistical evidence." Such evidence is required in Federal discrimination lawsuits, and the DOJ has provided none. The filing also asserts that the DOJ has no ability to even sue the sheriff's office...
  • "Born of Water and the Spirit" (Sermon for the Holy Trinity, on John 3:1-17)

    06/02/2012 6:08:20 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | June 3, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Born of Water and the Spirit” (John 3:1-17)Do you know what day your birthday is? I do. My birthday is September 10. “What?” you say. “Pastor, I thought your birthday was in March.” Oh, you mean that birthday! Yeah, that birthday was March 7. But my other birthday, my re-birthday, was on September 10 of the same year. That was the day I was baptized. The first birthday was my birth according to the flesh. The second birthday, the day of my baptism, was my rebirth according to the Spirit. And, like me, what you really need is that baptismal...
  • "Sanctified in the Word of Truth" (Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, on John 17 and 1 John 5)

    05/19/2012 7:54:25 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 20, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Sanctified in the Word of Truth” (John 17:11b-19; 1 John 5:9-15)In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus prays for his disciples--he prays for all believers, he prays for his church--he prays for us, here in this time between his ascension and his return. And one of the things Jesus prays for us is this, where he says to the Father: “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” “Sanctified in the Word of Truth.” Let’s find out what that means for us now. The prayer that Jesus prays in John 17 is often called his “High Priestly Prayer.” Jesus is coming...
  • "A Place for Jim" (Funeral sermon on John 14:1-6)

    05/17/2012 12:16:08 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | May 17, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “A Place for Jim” (John 14:1-6)When someone we love leaves us, it can be very painful for us. Our heart aches. That person we know and love is no longer with us, and we miss him. That’s what we’re experiencing now with our brother Jim. We miss him now, and we will continue to miss him. Husband, father, friend, fellow church member--Jim Stewart was someone we got to know, and we liked him, and now he won’t be around anymore to share our company. That hurts, and understandably so. Even when we had months to get ready for this week--we...