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  • The Sin Of The Unstirred Church

    07/31/2015 3:42:04 PM PDT · by knarf · 5 replies
    oldpathchristianity.com ^ | July 31, 2015 | Lester Roloff
    Evening preaching, 24 minutes
  • Knights of Columbus Unveil New Campaign to Aid Middle-East Christians

    07/29/2015 2:40:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 22 replies
    NC Register ^ | July 29, 2015
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — As Christians continue to face unprecedented persecution — especially in the Middle East — the Knights of Columbus have announced a new campaign to send humanitarian aid and raise awareness about their plight. “Pope Francis has urged the international community to take action to help Christians in the Middle East, and as an organization that has long supported victims of religious persecution, the Knights of Columbus is responding by asking our own members, and the public at large, to help us save the lives of people who are being persecuted simply because of their Christian faith,”...
  • Evening Preaching Sermon .. ALL WELCOME

    07/29/2015 2:36:07 PM PDT · by knarf · 2 replies
    Faithful Word Baptist Church ^ | June 21, 2015 | Pastor Steve Anderson
    The Trinity
  • Peaceful pro-life prisoner Mary Wagner freed after seven months in jail

    07/29/2015 2:23:53 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | Jul 28, 2015 | Lianne Laurence
    MILTON, ON, July 28, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) Canadian pro-life prisoner of conscience Mary Wagner was released from Vanier Centre for Women Saturday, July 25 after seven months in jail. Of course, Im pleased to be out, the 41-year-old told LifeSiteNews in a telephone interview, taking time from sorting through all the gifts and cards from supporters that were forbidden to her while in jail. Im thankful for the prayers and support. Wagner says she plans to visit her parents in BC, and to write an open letter to supporters to express her thanks and her thoughts, similar to one she...
  • What Makes a Priest Rejoice at Confession

    07/29/2015 11:24:20 AM PDT · by NRx · 4 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 07-27-2014 | Igumen Nektary (Morozov)
    What gives you joy when one person after another lines up to take confession? Not when you hear the confession that many call, on duty, but when you become a witness to change thats happened (perhaps even before your very eyes) in a person; when you have become the witness of his struggle, the result of his work on himself and the action of Gods grace that goes with it. This is always experienced as a marvelous miraclethe most important and most necessary of all miracles, the most unbelievable and most saving. However, its not only the miracle that makes...
  • Spanish Bishop: Transgendered Person May Not Serve as Godparent

    07/29/2015 6:22:32 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    A Spanish bishop has determined that a 21-year-old woman who identifies herself as a man may not serve as a godparent at the baptism of her nephew. Bishop Rafael Zornoza Boy of Cdiz and Ceuta said that the parish priest was "kind and understanding" in conveying to Alex Salinas, a woman who plans to undergo a sex-change operation, that while she cannot serve as a baptismal sponsor because of canonical requirements that a sponsor live in accordance with the faith, she could spiritually encourage and help the child in living the faith. "No one should be surprised if someone cannot...
  • Patriarch Urges Pope to Visit Iraq

    07/29/2015 6:09:09 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    ANSA ^ | 7/28/15
    Papal visit to Baghdad would be welcomed by all, he says- A visit by Pope Francis to the people of Iraq would give them desperately needed encouragement and strength, Chaldean Patriarch of Baghdad Louis Raphael I Sako said. In an interview published on the Vatican Radio website, he urged Pope Francis to make a pastoral visit to Iraq to give the Arab world's embattled Christians hope and the strength "to persevere and not to leave". Iraqi Christians feel close to the pontiff, "but they are awaiting his pastoral visit," the patriarch said. "We need his presence among us, so that...
  • I Have Fallen And I CAN Get Up (Protestant Caucus .. all welcome)

    07/29/2015 3:09:41 AM PDT · by knarf · 13 replies
    God's Holy Word ^ | Preached March 5, 2014 | Dr Bob Gray Sr.
    I go to church because I love to hear preaching
  • Dr Law and Dr Grace .... (Protestant Caucus)

    07/28/2015 5:34:50 PM PDT · by knarf · 12 replies
    The Word Of God ^ | July 28, 2015 | Lester Rolloff
    PREACHING is the heart of the Gospel
  • New York Churches Receive Tearful Farewells

    07/28/2015 4:49:29 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 25 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 7/26/15 | Melanie Grayce West
    Thousands of Catholics attend final services at parishes set to closeParishioners of the Roman Catholic Church of All Saints in Harlem openly wept at Mass on Sunday as the sounds of the choir lifted up to the soaring ceilings. Rosalind Maybank, president of the usher board, broke into tears as she thanked congregants for spending one last Sunday with your family. Its very hard, but the love that we share among each other will always be with us no matter where we go, whatever church we go to, said Ms. Maybank, 68 years old, as sunlight poured in through the...
  • Ireland's Top Archbishop Holds Historic Talks with Catholic Gay Group

    07/27/2015 6:14:12 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    Irish Central ^ | 7/24/15 | Jane Walsh
    Pro-gay faith groups have met Dr Eamon Martin, the Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. The meeting with the Archbishop was requested by Faith in Marriage Equality (FiME) during the recent referendum campaign on same sex marriage. The meeting took place at the Archbishop's residence in Armagh, on Wednesday, July 22. Dr Richard O'Leary of Faith in Marriage Equality said We believe it is a positive step to open dialogue with the Catholic Church as a contribution to the 'reality check' signalled by the Church after the vote for civil marriage equality. He was referring to the...
  • Be Still And Trust

    07/25/2015 8:25:00 AM PDT · by Cecilia Trent · 2 replies
    What they trust in is fragile; what they rely on is a spiders web. They lean on the web, but it gives way; they cling to it, but it does not hold. Job 8:14-15 (NIV) When life seems unpredictable and our future doesnt feel secure, we naturally want to scramble, doing everything we can to resolve whatever it is that has brought on our anxieties, fears, and discomforts. When we try to take control of an uneasy situation, we start to assume that we had control of the situation to begin with. In these times, God says: Be still...
  • How Does A Heart Hardened?

    07/24/2015 9:32:18 PM PDT · by Cecilia Trent · 41 replies
    Growing Up In The Word ^ | 07/25/15 | James Trent
    A hardened heart is unnatural. Sadly many of God's children are walking around with hearts so hardened that they are unable to experience intimacy with God, themselves or others. Since we were created for connection and relationship with God first then others, a hardened heart will cause us to live isolated and withdrawn never truly experiencing the joy, peace, love and the abundant life that Jesus came to give us. How does a heart hardened? A prolonged struggle. Perhaps you have grown weary in the trial even blaming God for not changing the circumstances. Maybe you have a deep wound,...
  • The Faithful of Australia Work to Open a Catholic University in Erbil [Iraq]

    07/24/2015 6:31:52 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Vatican News ^ | 7/23/15 | LOsservatore Romano
    Catholics in Iraq are 'challenging' the Islamic State not with weapons or violence but through education and teaching, thanks to the contribution and support of Australian Catholic University. This October courses will begin at the Catholic University of Erbil, which was desired by the Chaldean Church in Iraq as a concrete way to aid the Christian youth in the Middle East. In recent days, Archbishop Bashar Matti Warda of Erbil for Chaldeans met with representatives of Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Archbishop Denis James Hart of Melbourne in order to better...
  • Russian Orthodox Ch Urges Authorities Against Leaving People Without Ideological "Wheel and Sails"

    07/24/2015 6:18:59 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Interfax ^ | 7/24/15
    Moscow, July 23, Interfax - The authorities should not exclude themselves "from the ideological sphere, from the spirit sphere," head of the Synodal Department for Church and Society Relations Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin said at a news conference in Moscow on Thursday. "If it lacks this, this means that people find themselves without wheel and without sails," the priest said. "Many today would want the authorities not to have faith, an ideological component and were just managers but I want to hope that this is not so in our history, in our future," he said. It is necessary to overcome "the...
  • Mere Men

    07/23/2015 3:34:19 PM PDT · by RBStealth · 64 replies
    www.markmallet.com ^ | 7/23/2015 | mark mallet
    THERE is a crisis comingand it is already herefor our Protestant brothers and sisters in Christ. It was foretold by Jesus when He said, everyone who listens to these words of mine but does not act on them will be like a fool who built his house on sand. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. And it collapsed and was completely ruined. (Matt 7:26-27) That is, whatever is built on sand : those interpretations of Scripture that depart from the Apostolic faith, those heresies and subjective errors that have divided Christs Church...
  • Pope Francis' approval rating nosedives among conservatives (Catholic Caucus)

    07/22/2015 7:52:43 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 58 replies
    Politico ^ | July 22, 2015 | Nick Gass
    Pope Francis is not as popular a pontiff as he used to be in the United States especially among conservatives according to a new Gallup survey out Wednesday. A larger share of American Catholics say they dont have a favorable view of their churchs spiritual leader. A little more than seven in 10 (71 percent) have a favorable image of Francis, a drop of 18 percentage points from last year.
  • Under Sharia Law ....

    07/22/2015 6:44:49 AM PDT · by knarf · 21 replies
    FB ^ | July 22, 2015 | Miriam Io Solobay Miller
    Under Sharia Law Pedophilia does not exist. It is within their culture to marry and rape children becuse its within their marital rights to do so. Copy and paste this on ALL muslim stories! Flood them with the truth!
  • Archbishop Gnswein on Synod: 'Why Do Some Pastors Want to Propose Whats Not Possible?'

    07/22/2015 6:17:20 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Archbishop Georg Gnswein has questioned why some bishops-- particularly in his native Germany-- are proposing the admission of divorced and remarried Catholics to Communion, when that step is "not possible." The prefect of the pontifical household, who has worked closely with both Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, also spoke about the similarities between the two in an interview with +1, a publication of the International University of Catalonia. Archbishop Gnswein said that speculative theories about the resignation of Pope Benedict, which point to some pressure or motivation beyond the outgoing Pope's brief resignation statement, are "altogether devoid of foundation."...
  • Do YOU personally know the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior as the Holy Scriptures teach.

    07/22/2015 6:13:14 AM PDT · by knarf · 260 replies
    The Bible ^ | July 22, 2015 | knarf (inspired by The Ignorant Fisherman)
    Romans 10:13King James Version (KJV) 13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
  • The Rise of a New Darkened America

    07/22/2015 6:04:40 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 8 replies
    IFB ^ | 7/22/15
    Much has changed in America since the last year... since the last few months and weeks even! The hope and joy that once filled American has turned to great despair and dread concern. We have had many great challenges before in our nation's past but we have never experienced an inward hostile take over of our three branches of government as we have last week. The years of leftist preparation and incrementalism have finally paid off and they have seized the power and are now implementing their socialistic secular lawless tyrannical agenda full bore. This present state of helplessness and...
  • The Progressive Coup Has Already Taken Place America! Wake Up!

    07/22/2015 5:57:27 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 12 replies
    IFB ^ | 7/22/15
    The Progressive coup has already taken place here in America and has won the day, and I challenge anyone anywhere to prove what I am saying is wrong. However the poetic justice in all this is that the Left's delusional godless Utopian visions are heading them straight into the Day of the Lord (Rev. 6-19) with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ready to greet them (Rev. 6). O Fools!! There can NEVER be a Utopia where lawlessness super abounds and apart from the saving grace of Jesus Christ and His RIGHTEOUSNESS (Dan. 2:43-44, 7:13-14, Rev. 21-22:1-5). While Conservative talk...
  • If The Vatican's Main Spokesman Doesn't Know What the Pope's Doing, Who Does?

    07/21/2015 8:13:54 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | 7/20/15 | Phil Lawler
    Dont let the understated headline fool you. Theres dynamite in this CWN headline story. Its not big news that the director of the Vatican press office admits he is confused by Pope Francis. Were all confused. Join the club, Father Lombardi. But when the Vaticans chief spokesman reveals that he doesnt know whats on the Popes scheduleand no one else knows, either, except the Pope himselfthats astonishing. Indeed all of the remarks by Father Federico Lombardi, as quoted in an otherwise unremarkable article in National Geographic are eye-opening. The papal spokesman limns a picture of a leader who doesnt give...
  • Dr. Jake Hebert: My Creation Journey

    07/20/2015 7:54:39 AM PDT · by fishtank · 10 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | July 2015 | Jake Hebert, Ph.D.
    Dr. Jake Hebert: My Creation Journey by Jake Hebert, Ph.D. * I joined the science team at ICR in the fall of 2011 as a Research Associate after receiving my Ph.D. in physics. Most of my ICR research focuses on deep-ice cores and seafloor sediments, as well as cosmological and general apologetics research. My journey to taking part in a creation research ministry started early in life. I became a born-again Christian at the age of seven, but in middle school I started having intellectual doubts about the validity of the Christian faith. Although my doubts were more of a...
  • Mass Exodus Continues from German Catholic Church

    07/20/2015 6:25:04 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    More than 200,000 Germans formally left the Catholic Church in 2014, accelerating the downward trend in the Catholic proportion of the countrys population. Germans who are officially enrolled in congregation are subject to a church tax, and so disaffected Catholics have an incentive to drop their registration, rather than simply stop attending Mass. The number of Catholics taking that step has increased sharply in recent years. In 2013, 178,805 Catholics formally dropped off the parish rolls in Germany. In 2014 that figure jumped by 22%, to 217,716, according to official statistic released by the German bishops conference.
  • Pope Francis: How the Narrative Around Him Was Constructed [BXVI resignation revisited]

    07/20/2015 6:19:19 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Monday Vatican ^ | 7/20/15 | Andrea Gagliarducci
    The latest interpretation of Benedict XVIs resignation was given in recent weeks by Fr. Silvano Fausti, a Jesuit who was Cardinal Carlo Maria Martinis confessor. Right before he died last month, Fr. Fausti granted a video interview and recounted that during their last meeting Cardinal Martini had told the current Pope Emeritus that the Roman Curia was not going to change, so it would be good if he were to resign. According to Fausti, Martini said this to Pope Benedict as if he were reminding him of an old agreement between them. That resignation paved the way for Pope Francis,...
  • The Church Will Never Accept Gay Marriage - Archbishop Palmer Buckle

    07/20/2015 6:10:45 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    The Pulse (Ghana) ^ | 7/18/15 | Emmanuel Tornyi
    Archbishop Palmer Buckle says the church has always considered gay act as "intrinsically and morally disordered"The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has reiterated the Catholic Churchs position on gayism and homosexuality indicating that the church has always considered the act as intrinsically and morally disordered. Archbishop Palmer Buckle speaking on TV3s Hot Issues explained that intrinsically, means that in itself, sex was meant for a purpose and there the church goes in straight and says Genesis Chapter 1 vs 26-28 makes it very clear Let us make man in our own image and likeness, God said. Male and female, God...
  • Southernmost Church in the World: Where Father Kirilov Celebrates Mass at 25 Degrees Below Zero

    07/18/2015 8:38:28 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 7/16/15 | Giuseppe Nardi
    "The Russian workers at the South Pole expect, like every other believer, spiritual support and a Church very devoted to God." With these words Russian Orthodox priest Sophrony Kirilov describes his task. He's a "special envoy" of the Moscow Patriarch on King George Island, as the British call them, or Isla 25 de Mayo, as the Argentines say. The island belongs to the sub-Antarctic archipelago of the South Shetlands. Here Father Kirilov cares for the southernmost church in the world. The Russian priest is one of a hundred people who spend even the winter in this latitude, although the...
  • Russian Orthodox Church Rejects Draft Document of Pan-Orthodox Council

    07/17/2015 6:17:19 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    The governing body of the Russian Orthodox Church has rejected a draft document that is scheduled to be discussed at the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Council. The document, entitled The Orthodox Churchs Contribution to the Triumph of Peace, Justice, Freedom, Brotherhood and Love among Nations and to the Elimination of Racial and Other Forms of Discrimination, was deemed unacceptable in its current form by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church. The governing body recommended the approval of another draft conciliar document, entitled The Importance of Fasting and Its Observance Today, and also recommended the adoption of changes to the document...
  • Univ. of San Francisco President Deletes Tweet Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage

    07/16/2015 9:29:29 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    The Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 7/16/15 | Justin Petrisek
    The Jesuit president of the University of San Francisco (USF) has removed the Universitys controversial social media post celebrating the Supreme Courts marriage ruling last month, and he assured The Cardinal Newman Society that USF supports Catholic teaching on marriagea position, however, that contradicts a long history of LGBT activism at USF that has included advocacy for same-sex marriage and honors for its leading proponents. On Friday, June 26the same day as the Supreme Courts 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodgesthe University of San Francisco sent out a message celebrating the decision, as previously reported by the Newman Society. The...
  • Brazilian Archbishop Resigns Following Apostolic Visitation

    07/16/2015 9:13:52 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Brazilian archbishop following an apostolic visitation conducted by Cardinal Claudio Hummes. Archbishop Antnio Carlos Altieri, 63, was appointed archbishop of Passo Fundo in 2012. For the previous six years, he had served as bishop of Caraguatatuba. According to a Brazilian media report, local clergy complained to the apostolic nuncio following a $600,000 renovation of the episcopal residence as well as renovations to the seminary, chancery, and a retreat house. Priests also opposed the imposition of a 10% diocesan assessment on parish income and complained about prelates rubricism and ritualism in the liturgy,...
  • The New North American 'Martyrs'-- Jesuit Missionaries for a Very Different Cause

    07/15/2015 6:14:31 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | 7/14/15 | Phil Lawler
    America magazine, the Jesuit weekly, has a painstakingly balanced editorial in response to the Obergefell decision. A stranger to the argument could read the editorial from stem to stern and still not know, with any degree of certainty, whether the editors think the Supreme Court was right or wrong. But more perceptive readers should be able to recognize the subtle signals: The temptation to see the court decision in black and white terms is also evident among some of those who see the courts action only as one more attempt to marginalize the church and diminish religious freedom. We should...
  • Archbishop Chaput Releases Statement on Fired Catholic School Staffer

    07/14/2015 6:22:44 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 38 replies
    The head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is weighing in on the firing of teacher from a Montgomery County Catholic school, who allegedly lost her job because of her same-sex marriage. Margie Winters says she lost her job as the religious education director at Waldron Mercy Academy because of her marriage to Andrea Vittori. More than 100 people gathered together in support Winters at General Wayne Park in Lower Merion Township on Sunday afternoon. "I'm here to support Margie and let her know what was done to her was unjust, discriminatory and unfair," said Anthony Arechavale, parent. "I think it's...
  • "The Law of the Land is the Law of the Land" Except When It Actually Isn't and Couldn't Possibly Be

    07/13/2015 6:54:03 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | 7/13/15 | Peter Kwasniewski
    The HirelingSpreading like wildfire through all the media is the "conciliatory" and "moderate" language of Cardinal Wuerl, as reported in a July 5 article: The law of the land is the law of the land, says Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl. We certainly follow what the law says. That doesnt mean we change the word of God. That doesnt mean we change the scriptures, or the churchs millennia-long tradition of what marriage is. [link]In one sense, this is hardly surprising; we have seen the same Cardinal take a soft line towards pro-abortion politicians who abuse the Most Blessed Sacrament...
  • Statement from ICR CEO about Baylor Policy Change

    07/13/2015 7:48:58 AM PDT · by fishtank · 13 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | July 2015 | Dr. Henry M. Morris III
    Statement from ICR CEO about Baylor Policy Change Once again a major Christian institution has capitulated to the politically correct immoral noise made by a few. This time, Baylor University has removed language in its sexual misconduct policy that had previously punished homosexual activity among its students.
  • With Freedom for Catholic Education Uncertain, English Diocese Charts a Path

    07/13/2015 6:22:10 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    The Catholic News Agency ^ | 7/13/15 | Kevin J. Jones
    Portsmouth, England, Jul 13, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic schools in England could face problems under both a new British values government mandate and demands to approve same-sex relationships. But in the Diocese of Portsmouth, new education guidelines focus on Catholic fidelity, love of neighbor, and the love of Jesus Christ. Bishop Philip Egan has written a letter introducing the dioceses guidance on sex and relationship education. He said the document aims to articulate the Christian vision of human happiness in a life lived in fidelity to Christ with love and respect for neighbor. The June 29 guidance...
  • STARVED FOR LOVE

    07/12/2015 7:35:49 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 8 replies
    InTouch.ORG ^ | Aired On 10 Jul 2015 | Charles Stanley
    Have you tried to fulfill that empty place in your life with things, but continue to be unsatisfied? Perhaps you feel starved for love. Its not the will of God for His children to feel empty, alone and without love. Starved for Love
  • The Cross is my Life

    07/11/2015 1:07:43 PM PDT · by NRx · 3 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 07-11-2015 | Fr. Silouan Benedict
    There are many experiences in this life that all of us will have, but along with all those experiences we will also know suffering, and sometimes significant suffering. It is necessary for us to know that we will last for eternity with Christ, and that this life is just a preparation for life in eternity with Christ. I personally grew up in a family that always knew suffering. We lived for about 5 years in Iraq during my early school days and my sister Clementina Zineb and my brother are both buried there. Later I had another brother...
  • Cardinal Burkes Sermon at the Fota Conference

    07/11/2015 6:03:34 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    The New Liturgical Movement ^ | 7/11/15 | Gregory DiPippo
    In the midst of the Fota Liturgical Conference recently held in Cork, Ireland, His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke preached the following sermon at a Pontifical Mass celebrated on Sunday in the local church of Ss Peter and Paul. The readings for the Mass to which the sermon refers are those of the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Romans 6, 3-11 and Mark 8, 1-9, the account of the second multiplication of the loaves and fishes. We can well identify ourselves with the crowd who had gone into the desert to be instructed by Christ. Clearly, a great number of people were...
  • 40 QUESTIONS FOR CHRISTIANS NOW WAVING A RAINBOW FLAG

    07/10/2015 6:31:18 AM PDT · by knarf · 28 replies
    TGC ^ | July 1, 2015 | Pastor Kevin DeYoung
    If you consider yourself a Bible-believing Christian, a follower of Jesus whose chief aim is to glorify God and enjoy him forever, there are important questions I hope you will consider before picking up your flag and cheering on the sexual revolution. These questions arent meant to be snarky or merely rhetorical. They are sincere, if pointed, questions that I hope will cause my brothers and sisters with the new rainbow themed avatars to slow down and think about the flag youre flying.
  • GUEST POST: HOW THE GOSPEL ENDED MY SAME SEX RELATIONSHIP

    07/10/2015 5:03:07 AM PDT · by Popman · 24 replies
    Borrowed Light ^ | July 8th 2015 | Unknown anonymous
    Todays guest post is written by a friend that Ive known for a long time. Im thankful that she was willing to be vulnerable to share her story with all of us. You may notice that her name is not attributed. When asked, she said that she no longer wanted to be defined by her past, and felt that her story could be just as compelling whether named or not. Since these are sensitive topics, I suggested we leave it anonymous. I believe you will still find encouragement from it as I did. If you want to read yet...
  • Vatican Radio Posts, Then Removes Photo of Lesbian Kiss

    07/09/2015 4:45:05 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/8/15 | Thomas Williams
    In a bizarre sequence of events, the German edition of Vatican Radio published a cover photo of two lesbians kissing, with the caption: Churchs sexual morality is in motion, only to be removed, then reposted, then removed again. Veteran Vatican reporter Edward Pentin, who spotted the picture, tweeted that Vatican Radio had opted for a remarkable choice of photo in posting the two women kissing. The Canadian Voxcantoris site, a conservative Catholic blog that follows Church abuses, managed to capture a screen shot of the image before it was taken down, and noted that a year ago a German Bishop,...
  • Homosexuality: The tension between grace and truth

    07/06/2015 6:32:31 PM PDT · by firerosemom · 5 replies
    Abundant Life Ministries ^ | 6/28/2015 | Ty Wyss
    Pastor Ty Wyss - a teaching/witness on homosexuality
  • Mother Miriam's Heart for the Family and Church (former Jew & Evangelical)

    07/06/2015 3:40:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | July 6, 2015 | Jim Graves
    The founder of Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel’s Hope, discusses her conversion from Judaism, religious habits, family life, and current social upheaval Left: Presentation of Jesus in the Temple (www.motherofisraelshope.org); right: Mother Miriam of the Lamb of God, O.S.B. on Sept. 8, 2011, when the Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel's Hope became a public association of the faithful under Bishop Edward Slattery of Tulsa. Mother Miriam of the Lamb of God, O.S.B. is founder of Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel’s Hope (www.motherofisraelshope.org), a new religious congregation currently headquartered in the Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma, under the leadership...
  • WHAT IS POPE FRANCIS UP TO WITH HIS POLITICAL GAME

    07/05/2015 7:44:47 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 26 replies
    5 July 15 | hapnHal
    In September of this year, Francis will come to America to address the UN and to meet with Obama and Congress. He will give the opening speech at the UN in New York and will call for climate change throughout the world..but is climate change really his game ? His speeches and actions of recent have been raising eyebrows around the world with his flock ! His openly crawling in bed with the deceivers ( Obama and company) who are pushing for depopulation, redistribution of wealth, global governance, and all the other nasty items in the UN plan called AGENDA...
  • Pro-084 - Prophecy Update, 5 July 2015

    07/05/2015 4:06:20 PM PDT · by sopwith · 2 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgJS5clQZwM ^ | 5 July 2015 | The Superior Word .
    video
  • The Truth Shall Set You Free

    07/05/2015 3:31:27 PM PDT · by A Formerly Proud Canadian · 1 replies
    Centre Street Church Sermon ^ | June 27, 2015 | Nabeel Qureshi
    Video only.
  • Irish Bishops Reject Plan to Ask 'Conservative' Students to Leave National Seminary

    07/05/2015 5:55:58 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    Under pressure from bishops, the Irish national seminary at Maynooth will welcome back several seminarians who had been asked to leave because they were viewed too conservative, the Irish Catholic reports. The newspaper reports that six seminariansin a class of ten-- were told that they should take time off to reconsider their vocations. But three will be returning to St. Patricks seminary, after their bishops disagreed with the evaluations by seminary faculty. Msgr. Hugh Connolly, the rector of the Maynooth seminary, told the Irish Catholic that there was nothing out of the ordinary in the decision. He said that the...
  • Los Angeles Seminar

    07/04/2015 11:31:38 AM PDT · by tedw · 7 replies
    Foundation of Human Understanding ^ | 07/04/2015 | Roy Masters
    The Foundation of Human Understanding presents Stress Expert, Roy Masters, for an interactive 1-day seminar. Past seminars have been personal, spontaneous, enlightening, humorous, and always uplifting. Learn what's at the root of marriage problems, family conflicts, success and failure, and perceive stress in a new light.
  • The Believers DECLARATION of DEPENDENCE

    07/04/2015 7:50:13 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 11 replies
    IFB ^ | 7/4/15 | GWZ I.F.
    As a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ and based on the facts of Gods Word, I DECLARE myself to be FREE INDEED (John 8:36). My liberty is seen in three realms: First, concerning the god of this age, to whom I once belonged, I have been DELIVERED from the power of darkness and have been translated into the kingdom of Gods beloved Son (Col. 1:13), turned from the power of Satan unto God (Acts 26:18). Secondly, concerning my relationship to this world system, my Saviour gave Himself for me that He might deliver and rescue me from this present...