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  • Letter to Adonai (with Testimony)

    07/22/2009 5:14:23 AM PDT · by Athenon · 333+ views
    Dearest, Beloved, and Everlasting God; It the past, it has been wonderfully nice to talk to you on my knees in prayer and it has always been a divine blessing to talk to you about the values of life and the fullness of family; my Beloved God Almighty, it has always seemed like you have had such great wisdom and optimism to give throughout the very fibre of my being! I know that it has been years since I actually set down and wrote you a letter through prayer from the heart; yet, I have at times been afraid to...
  • Exodus Youth Aim to Reverse 'Anti-Homosexual' Church View

    07/16/2009 5:21:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies · 993+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 7/16/2009 | Lillian Kwon
    Exodus Youth, part of the evangelical ministry Exodus International that deals with the issue of homosexuality, is aiming to reverse a "disturbing" trend seen across churches and perceived widely by young Americans – that the Church is anti-homosexual. Homosexuality is a topic that churches are still struggling to address in a culture that is increasingly accepting gay and lesbian lifestyles. It's a struggle that hasn't come across to many Americans in a positive light. "I think for a long time, the church just hasn't known how to talk about homosexuality," said Exodus Youth Director Scott Davis. "They've been very uncomfortable...
  • Living Hallelujah! (Vanity)

    07/12/2009 3:49:29 PM PDT · by erkyl · 8 replies · 335+ views
    YouTube ^ | 07/12/09 | catsxrulexafrica
    My 16 year old daughter made this video to a song she loves by Sarah Kelley, Living Hallelujah! Enjoy...
  • Rick Warren calls for Christian-Muslim partnership (I knew he was a phony!)

    07/06/2009 6:52:03 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 61 replies · 2,312+ views
    One News Now ^ | 7/6/2009 | Sarah Karush
    WASHINGTON, DC – Defying some of his fellow conservative Christian critics, one of the most prominent religious leaders in the country told several thousand American Muslims on Saturday that "the two largest faiths on the planet" must work together to combat stereotypes and solve global problems. "Some problems are so big you have to team tackle them," evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren addressed the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). Warren said Muslims and Christians should be partners in working to end what he calls "the five global giants" of war, poverty, corruption, disease, and illiteracy....
  • Does the GOP Have Any Real Shot At Attracting Black Voters?

    07/01/2009 2:49:45 PM PDT · by AJKauf · 102 replies · 1,782+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 1 | T.K. Farrow
    Irrespective of race, it seems that nowadays the primary question asked when deciding which party to support is, “What will you do for me (and my downtrodden brethren)?” Looking at the “comments” section of an article about diversifying the GOP, it’s clear that for many African Americans, the answer expected from and assumed of Republicans is: nothing. (One of Asim’s reader’s comments: ” The Republican Party has not done anything in recent time to warrant an AFRICAN AMERICAN caring about it.”) This despite the fact that it was Richard Nixon who signed the first major application of affirmative action into...
  • Tecate Beer Ad...Why isn't the RNC all over this?

    06/28/2009 2:56:09 PM PDT · by Vision · 43 replies · 2,296+ views
    Tecate ^ | 6/28/09 | Tecate
    Please view the link below; enter a birth date and watch Anthem V1 & V2. http://cervezatecate.com/ Why in the HELL is the RNC not all over this demographic with commercials like this. Hispanics/Mexicans, whomever are ardent conservatives and the RNC has not reached them. These ads run during Friday Night Fights on ESPN. Large waves of southern immigration are changing our politics, and most Republicans believe the most effective way to reach them- which we know doesn't work- is to reward lawbreakers with citizenship and hope for the best. And please don't call us racists or we're gonna cry and...
  • Islamic Society convention lands appearance from Rick Warren

    06/21/2009 4:36:45 PM PDT · by Terriergal · 27 replies · 1,632+ views
    Worldview Times ^ | 6-19-09 | Christian Worldview Network
    Islamic Society convention lands appearance from Rick WarrenThe Indiana-based Islamic Society of North America will be holding its annual convention -- the largest yearly gathering of Muslims on the continent -- in Washington, D.C. over the Fourth of July weekend. And while convention leaders are holding out hope that President Barack Obama might make the convention his latest stop in his outreach to the Muslim world, the convention has landed another pretty big fish as a featured speaker.Purpose-Driven pastor Rick Warren has agreed to appear at the convention and be part of its main session discussing the convention's theme --...
  • Powell urges Republicans to broaden their appeal

    05/24/2009 7:59:16 PM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 110 replies · 2,894+ views
    Reuters ^ | 5/24/09 | Charles Abbott
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican Party needs to broaden its base rather than move farther to the political right to make gains against President Barack Obama's Democrats, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Sunday. "Let's debate the future of the party. And let's let all the segments of the party come in," Powell, a Republican who served in President George W. Bush's Cabinet but endorsed Obama last year, told CBS's "Face the Nation."
  • Merlin Falcon In-flight Inspiration

    03/17/2009 6:04:01 AM PDT · by Revski · 227+ views
    You Tube ^ | 3/17/09 | Revski
    This video arrangement has an Merlin falcon expounding the Biblical New Testament scripture verse John 3:16-17.
  • RNC: We Need "Bling" to Pull in "One-Armed Midgets"

    03/02/2009 1:17:27 AM PST · by cdchik123 · 51 replies · 3,320+ views
    NBCBayArea ^ | SAJID FAROOQ
    In a sign that the world may be coming to an end, the head of the Republican party says he wants a mic check. Word? Word. Michael Steele, the head of Republican National Committee, wants his party to become the Grand Ol' Hip-Hop Party. Respect. The new head of the party, and the first African-American to ever fill his chair, wants to spin an "off the hook" public relations blitz into "urban-suburban hip-hop settings" in hopes of getting young Latinos, African-Americans and others down with the good beats to rep the elephant and to rep him hard, son. "We need...
  • 'Fo Shizzle!' GOP Goes Hip-Hop

    02/24/2009 11:13:40 AM PST · by AJKauf · 25 replies · 925+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | February 24 | Jazz Shaw
    The Scene: A fictitious meeting in the new era of the GOP’s ever-expanding “big tent.” ------------------------------- I had the pleasure of sitting down to dinner with two members of my county Republican Party steering committee this week to discuss the GOP’s options as we move into the 2010 election cycle. I was joined by Dr. Eric von Dersgarten (of the Rhine Valley Dersgartens, of course) and Cecilia Montgomery. Ms. Montgomery chose the venue for our meeting and I have to say it was one of the most unusual ever, nicely setting the tone for what was to come. It was...
  • Rick Warren Reaches Out to A Holy Land Foundation Co-Conspirator

    When Pastor Rick Warren’s “Global Peace Coalition” presented President Bush with the International Medal of Peace recently, one of the groups invited to attend the ceremony was the Islamic Society of North America—one of the unindicted co-conspirators in the Holy Land Foundation Hamas funding trial: ISNA ATTENDS SADDLEBACK CHURCH CIVIL FORUM ON GLOBAL HEALTH. This event took place after the convictions of the Holy Land Foundation defendants.
  • Calling All Christians: Will Finally Witness to Jewish Family After 9 Years (VANITY)

    12/21/2008 5:22:47 PM PST · by ROTB · 95 replies · 1,814+ views
    Me | 12/21/2008 | Me
    <p>Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ 2000 years ago. In the days of the Kingdom of Israel, when David and Solomon reigned, a king who was named by God would have oil poured over their heads prior to ruling. This is called "Anointing". The Hebrew form of this word is “Mashiach” which is anglo-ized into "Messiah".</p>
  • Bush Haters Are Fools, Don't Emulate Them

    11/18/2008 10:29:58 PM PST · by Yomin Postelnik · 64 replies · 1,013+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 11/18/08 | Yomin Postelnik
    An overwhelming majority of conservatives understand that we must not emulate the Bush haters. Liberals believe in a cult of personality. Conservatives believe in ideas. Our support of President Bush is linked first and foremost to policy. Likewise, our opposition to President-elect Obama is based on policy. But for those who will soon join us as they see the harm of liberal policies and become disillusioned: your opposition to Obama must be based on the issues and on what he does.
  • Republicans --You Can't Say I Didn't Warn You

    11/17/2008 8:23:18 PM PST · by neverdem · 37 replies · 1,501+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 17, 2008 | Alicia Colon
    John McCain is a class act. A good and decent man who loves his country and that is why he lost. What has been made absolutely clear in this election is that the Republican Party has an abundance of class acts when what it really needs are hard core community organizers. On Tuesday, my Democrat neighborhood was inundated with canvassers leaving posters of Democrat candidates and offering assistance to get to the poll. I have never seen a Republican do the same but then I've always lived in the poorer part of town. Back in 1999, I was asked to...
  • Obama to pioneer Web outreach as president

    11/13/2008 2:59:37 PM PST · by Isara · 31 replies · 619+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Wed Nov 12, 2008 | Beth Fouhy, Associated Press Writer
    NEW YORK – Transition officials call it Obama 2.0 — an ambitious effort to transform the president-elect's vast Web operation and database of supporters into a modern new tool to accomplish his goals in the White House. If it works, the new president could have an unprecedented ability to appeal for help from millions of Americans who already favor his ideas, bypassing the news media to pressure Congress."He's built the largest network anyone has ever seen in politics, and congressional Republicans are clueless about the communications shift that has happened," Democratic strategist Joe Trippi proclaims. The results, he says, "will...
  • Majority of Allegheny prostitutes are on the Democratic side (*Democrats are Moral Pigs PING*)

    11/01/2008 10:42:44 AM PDT · by steel_resolve · 3 replies · 349+ views
    Tribune Review ^ | Thursday, October 30, 2008 | By Carl Prine
    Based on the prostitutes' voter registration cards, they're destined to become Obama girls in November. That's because 78 percent of them registered as Democrats.
  • McCain ad slams Obama, Senate Democrats on immigration

    09/13/2008 5:09:22 PM PDT · by ricks_place · 180 replies · 408+ views
    CNN ^ | September 13, 2008 | Rebecca Sinderbrand
    New McCain ad blames Obama and Democrats for death of immigration overhaul effort.(CNN) – John McCain’s campaign is running a Spanish language ad in battleground states that blames Barack Obama and Senate Democrats for the failure of attempts to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws — even though the Republican nominee and his Democratic counterpart cast identical votes in the key Senate showdowns on that issue last year “Obama and his congressional allies say they are on the side of immigrants. But are they?” asks the announcer in the 30-second spot, “Which Side Are They On?” “The press reports that their...
  • Symbols of Hope: A New McCain Ad on Immigrants

    09/12/2008 7:13:02 PM PDT · by paudio · 116 replies · 219+ views
    In this new ad, McCain praises immigrants as Symbols of Hope.
  • McCain-Palin 2008 Launches New Spanish TV Ad: 'Which Side Are They On?'

    09/12/2008 11:32:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 37 replies · 313+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | Friday, September 12, 2008 | McCain-Palin 2008
    ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 12 /Standard Newswire/ -- Today, McCain-Palin 2008 released its latest Spanish television ad, entitled "Which Side Are They On?" The ad highlights Barack Obama's record of saying that he supports immigration reform but actually backing "poison pill" amendments meant to undermine the bipartisan compromise for reform. The ad will air in Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico. VIEW THE AD HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyKGHvRL2_U Direct link to adEnglish Script For "Which Side Are They On?" (TV:30) ANNCR: Obama and his Congressional allies say they are on the side of immigrants. But are they? The press reports that their efforts were...
  • Obama's Disturbing Muslim Outreach: Resigned but not Gone?

    09/11/2008 8:33:50 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 3 replies · 141+ views
    American Thinker ^ | September 11, 2008 | Peggy Shapiro
    Obama's Muslim Outreach Coordinator, Mazen Asbahi, resigned in August after only ten days in his position, when it was revealed that he had ties to groups associated with the Muslim Brotherhood. The question is no longer about what kind of judgment was used in bringing Asbahi on a campaign that has been plague with questionable advisors and mentors, but whether Asbahi has actually left. Asbahi's official stint on the Obama team ended when it came to light that he was one of six trustees of Allied Asset Advisors Funds, a subsidiary of "subsidiary of the North American Islamic Trust (NAIT)...
  • McCain says he will include Democrats in Cabinet (Post-Partisan Projectile Vomit Spew Alert!)

    09/07/2008 7:32:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 114 replies · 379+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/7/08 | Jason Szep
    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Reuters) – Republican nominee John McCain said in an interview aired on Sunday he would bring Democrats into his Cabinet and administration as part of his attempt to change the political atmosphere in Washington. "I don't know how many, but I can tell you, with all due respect to previous administrations, it is not going to be a single, 'Well, we have a Democrat now,"' McCain said on CBS' "Face the Nation." "It's going to be the best people in America, the smartest people in America," he said in an interview taped on Saturday. Both McCain and...
  • Palin church promotes converting gays

    09/05/2008 5:27:10 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 123 replies · 199+ views
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Gov. Sarah Palin's church is promoting a conference that promises to convert gays into heterosexuals through the power of prayer.
  • New Catholic "Internet Radio" Show (Vanity) [Ecumenical]

    08/30/2008 3:27:04 PM PDT · by magisterium · 14 replies · 253+ views
    cyberstationusa.com | Leo Higgins
    A friend of mine recently put me up to trying out for a radio show. We both assumed it was in a typical airwave format. But it turned-out to be "internet radio," instead. Anyway, I got one of the slots that opened up, and I now am in the eighth week of airing a half-hour show in my talk-show format. Since the series is still fairly new, I am still canvassing some pretty broad topics, in an overview approach to each. I hope to start narrowing the focus in the next few weeks, however. As a general rule, the show...
  • Fort Worth man plays key role in McCain camp[Juan Hernandez-Mexican Gov't Lackey]

    08/17/2008 2:31:47 PM PDT · by BGHater · 58 replies · 186+ views
    Star Telegram ^ | 17 Aug 2008 | ANNA M. TINSLEY
    For years, Juan Hernandez was a familiar sight at Joe T. Garcia’s — strolling among diners and singing as a local troubadour. His work there led to singing at weddings and recording albums in Spanish and English. He earned enough money to pay for graduate school and learned lessons that would help him through the years, said his father, Francisco Hernandez Sr. "His years as a troubadour gave him so much time working with people," he said. "He learned to win the appreciation of people." That may have helped, as Juan Hernandez — a lightning rod because of his passionate...
  • First Church For Men Opens Its Doors

    10/04/2005 2:26:36 PM PDT · by Between the Lines · 11 replies · 316+ views
    Crosswalk ^ | Rebekah Montgomery
    It may not be inclusive or politically correct, but the unabashed aim of The Grove Church in Peoria, IL, is to attract one hitherto unreached demographic: men. Inspired by David Murrow's Why Men Hate Going To Church, Murrow and Pastor Mark Doebler freely admit they are inventing a new style of worship. "We're not going after low-hanging fruit," said Murrow. "We're building a ladder to reach men, the fruit most churches ignore." The first couple of rungs were hammered together in Peoria, IL, on a September weekend when the Murrow conducted a Church for Men Summit in the city and...
  • The Pandering Must End

    08/02/2008 5:42:26 AM PDT · by bocopar · 25 replies · 165+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 8/2/08 | Bob Parks
    I do want John McCain to win in November. Consider the alternative. I've personally been told to tread easy and not make the McCain Campaign mad, but there's certain things that need be said, and I'm proud of my tendency of saying things that need be said by those who don't want to make waves. John McCain's overtures to black groups like the NAACP, and now the Urban League may make for well-needed press, but at the same time, why do Republicans continue to ignore the one group of black folk they KNOW will vote for them: black Republicans?
  • McCain Speaks To Nat'l Urban League Senator Takes Jab At Barack Obama

    08/01/2008 4:21:54 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies · 147+ views
    WKMG ^ | 1:44 pm EDT August 1, 2008
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Facing a tough crowd, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain opened with an attack on his opponent Friday before a polite but unenthusiastic audience at the National Urban League's convention. "(Sen. Barack Obama's) ideas are not always as impressive as his rhetoric," said McCain in the opening sentences of his 11 a.m. speech. The presumed Republican presidential candidate spoke to a crowd of about 1,500 in the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center. McCain also slammed Obama's failure to support school vouchers and school choice for parents, Local 6 News partner Florida Today reported. "Where...
  • New Israeli regulations could cripple Christian ministries

    07/28/2008 10:26:45 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 2 replies · 80+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-28-08 | Nicole Jansezian
    Israel’s Ministry of Interior has decided to reinstate an old regulation that is threatening to cripple, if not shut down, several Christian ministries by limiting the time volunteers can spend serving in Israel to 27 months. The ruling was as sudden as it was drastic. The effects began to be felt earlier this month when three volunteers from Christian Friends of Israel, assuming their visas would be renewed at the Interior Ministry under the previous five-year agreement, were instead told they had two weeks to pack up and leave the country.
  • EDITORIAL: Bipartisan pandering to La Raza

    07/17/2008 9:28:46 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 11 replies · 144+ views
    WashingtonTimes ^ | Thursday, July 17, 2008
    In their speeches this week to the National Council of La Raza, Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain illustrated why the American public holds Congress — and politicians in general — in such low regard, particularly on the issue of illegal immigration.
  • McCain making play at NAACP for votes Obama should win

    07/13/2008 4:47:53 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 24 replies · 106+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | 2008-07-13 | William Douglas
    WASHINGTON — Barack Obama and John McCain vie for African-American votes this week with appearances before the NAACP convention in Cincinnati, a stop with potential opportunities and pitfalls for both candidates.
  • McCain & La Raza

    07/12/2008 10:19:29 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 35 replies · 199+ views
    John McCain today is poised to make the biggest mistake of his 2008 presidential run. The presumptive Republican nominee will address the annual convention of the National Council of La Raza in San Diego. La Raza is billed by too many as simply "the nation's largest Hispanic rights group." But this is perhaps the most radical apologist group for illegal immigration and the "rights" of illegal aliens -- and worse.
  • Area Hispanics to meet with McCain

    06/11/2008 12:40:57 PM PDT · by chicagolady · 32 replies · 76+ views
    The Beacon News ^ | June 11, 2008 | ANDRE SALLES
    Dozens of Fox Valley Hispanics will get the chance to talk with Sen. John McCain, the Republican Party's nominee for president, later this month. And they'll get to do it for free. McCain will be in Chicago on June 18 for a fundraiser at the Drake Hotel, but he'll stick around that night to hold a town hall meeting with Illinois Hispanics. » Click to enlarge image John McCain to speak in Chicago More than 100 are expected to attend, according to the meeting's organizers, Julie Brady and Gabriela Wyatt. Brady, of St. Charles, is the deputy co-chairman of McCain's...
  • No Minority Candidate for the GOP With a Chance of Winning? Really Politico??

    05/21/2008 12:09:54 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 9 replies · 98+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | May 21, 2008 | Yomin Postelnik
    According a very poor analysis offered this week by the Politico, which was highlighted by Drudge for all of about half a hour before he realized how false it was and removed it,... ... Allen West is a true military leader. He’s also a dedicated public servant who decided to spend a year teaching high school in the district before announcing his candidacy. Most importantly, he brings vast knowledge and well thought out solutions to key issues, ranging from small business development to healthcare and pragmatic solutions to the mortgage crisis and job creation. The fact that he’s African-American just...
  • No Minority Candidate for the GOP With a Chance of Winning? Really Politico??

    05/21/2008 12:49:09 PM PDT · by Yomin Postelnik · 2 replies · 85+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/21/08 | Yomin Postelnik
    Allen West is a true military leader. He’s also a dedicated public servant who decided to spend a year teaching high school in the district before announcing his candidacy. Most importantly, he brings vast knowledge and well thought out solutions to key issues, ranging from small business development to healthcare and pragmatic solutions to the mortgage crisis and job creation. The fact that he’s African-American just goes to show that the GOP is the party of people of all races who share in common sense. That the NRCC (National Republican Congressional Committee) has failed to pay proper attention to this...
  • Sen. John McCain addresses Hispanic audience in Miami

    05/20/2008 11:17:33 AM PDT · by mgist · 29 replies · 40+ views
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | 5/20/08 | BY MIKE CLARY
    Sen. John McCain used the anniversary of Cuban independence from Spain to declare his opposition to talking to the Castro government until extensive Democratic reforms take place, while sounding his support for a free trade agreement with Colombia. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee also attacked his Democratic rival, Barrack Obama, saying the Illinois senator was "naive, inexperienced and lacks judgment." McCain won applause from the mostly Hispanic audience of 700 at the Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel when he lambasted Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. He touched on other themes as well including Haiti. "We have not been successful, and there are...
  • Would John McCain be america's first mexican president?(johnmccain.com/espanol is launched *PUKE*)

    05/11/2008 5:16:26 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 18 replies · 127+ views
    So if Bill Clinton was our first black president based on various things, considering all McCain has done so far to bolster the amnesty fight, I think that would make him our first mexican president.
  • McCain courts blue-collar Democrats

    05/07/2008 8:07:10 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 36 replies · 154+ views
    CS Monitor ^ | May 7, 2008 | Ariel Sabar
    His lead strategist says if McCain were to get 20 percent of these voters he will win. WASHINGTON - With the other party still waist-deep in its presidential nomination fight, John McCain, the presumptive GOP nominee, has been quietly courting the white working-class Democrats who have proved elusive for Barack Obama, his most likely rival in the fall. In the two weeks since Senator Obama's loss in Pennsylvania, Senator McCain has visited the struggling steel town of Youngstown, Ohio, to promote programs to retrain workers. He has gone to Allentown, Pa., to push a gas-tax holiday and argue that the...
  • McCain's Outreach Tour

    04/09/2008 11:20:37 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 56 replies · 31+ views
    Slate.com ^ | April 10th, 2008 | McCain's Outreach Tour
    How many points do you get for just showing up? John McCain will get an idea at the end of the month when he travels to venues where Republicans don't usually campaign. McCain is planning to speak in inner cities, heavily African-American sections of the South, and poor sections of Appalachia. Most of his stops will be in areas where voters have traditionally supported Democrats. How many points do you get for just showing up? John McCain will get an idea at the end of the month when he travels to venues where Republicans don't usually campaign. McCain is planning...
  • Emerging Churches Step Up in Increasingly Gospel-Receptive Society

    04/09/2008 9:28:50 AM PDT · by Terriergal · 33 replies · 55+ views
    Non-Christians are more receptive to the Gospel today than at any point in recent American history, according to one research team. Tue, Apr. 08, 2008 Posted: 15:19:18 PM EST Non-Christians are more receptive to the Gospel today than at any point in recent American history, according to one research team. "We are seeing a new level of curiosity among those who are seeking out religion – and we rejoice that people are willing to hear about Jesus," said Sam S. Rainer III, who heads Rainer Research. While Rainer said he finds the increased receptivity among non-believers encouraging, the problem lies...
  • Republicans And Blacks (Thomas Sowell)

    04/09/2008 7:07:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 60 replies · 131+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | April 10, 2008 | Thomas Sowell
    If Senator John McCain needed to prove that he is a real Republican, he did it when he continued an old Republican tradition of utterly inept attempts to appeal to black voters. Senator McCain was booed at a recent memorial on the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. In typical Republican fashion, he tried to apologize but the audience was not buying it and let him know it. Why would Senator McCain choose a venue where his rejection was virtually guaranteed? Not only did he not get his message out, the message that came out through the...
  • McCain to seek votes Republicans often ignore

    04/06/2008 2:25:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 127 replies · 132+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 6, 2008 | David Wiessler
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate John McCain plans a wide-ranging campaign that would go after voters often ignored by his Republican party, which in the past has focused on getting conservatives to the polls. "We need to go all over America ... (and) compete hard in every section of the country," McCain, the party's presumptive nominee, said on "Fox News Sunday" in an interview taped on Friday. McCain, who still has not won over many conservatives, made clear he planned a broader campaign than those waged by President George W. Bush when he faces either Barack Obama or Hillary...
  • Cussing evangelist brings gospel to the vulgar

    03/28/2008 6:29:54 PM PDT · by Huntress · 63 replies · 1,188+ views
    Lark News ^ | March 2008 | Unattributed
    SEATTLE — In an effort to broaden his ministry's reach, evangelist Jeremy Balfour has started using filthy words he'd once banned from his vocabulary. "I've been an evangelist for ten f***ing years and I've never felt such f***ing freedom," he says during an interview. Balfour's change of heart came when he realized that obscene words are a key to open the hearts of many unsaved people. "With some people, you're not in their club unless you get R-rated in your speech," Balfour says. "They test your allegiance to their culture. A few choice s***heads and f*** yous can build trust....
  • Easter Checklist: 18 Factors for a Successful Church Outreach (gag me)

    03/18/2008 8:19:05 AM PDT · by Terriergal · 29 replies · 549+ views
    Easter Sunday is less than a week away and most churches have already laid out their strategies on how to reach the unchurched and non-believers during arguably the most important Christian holiday. Mon, Mar. 17, 2008 Posted: 09:44:22 AM EST Easter Sunday is less than a week away and most churches have already laid out their strategies on how to reach the unchurched and non-believers during arguably the most important Christian holiday. But in case a little help is still needed, C. Michael Johnson, president of Breakthrough Media, suggests 18 factors that can “really” impact a church or ministry’s Easter...
  • Catholics Come Home (Catholic Caucus)

    02/10/2008 11:17:56 AM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 10 replies · 445+ views
    Catholics Come Home ^ | February 10, 2008 | Catholics Come Home, Inc.
    Thank you for accepting our invitation to learn more about Catholics Come Home and returning to your Catholic faith. God, our Father, created a big and loving family in His Church. Jesus prays that we are one (John 17:21-23), as He and His father in heaven are one. As brothers and sisters in Christ, we wish to invite you to learn more about our family in faith:a Church filled with beauty, miracles, heroes, history, love and peace. Whether you are on a journey into the Catholic Church or returning to the Catholic Church, you have come to a good place....
  • McCain hires conservative PR firm

    02/08/2008 11:59:58 AM PST · by indcons · 98 replies · 201+ views
    Politico ^ | Jonathan Martin
    John McCain has retained the services of a conservative public relations firm to assist with right-wing outreach. Shirley & Banister, well-connected in both conservative and mainstream media circles, have been helping McCain for a few weeks now placing surrogates on TV and in news stories. They also helped craft an open letter sent out earlier this week signed by five longtime "Reaganauts" -- Craig Shirely, Frank Donatelli, Jack Kemp, Dick Allen and Peter Hannaford -- urging their fellow followers of the Gipper get on board. The firm is led by Shirley and Diana Banister. Shirley is longtime conservative consultant who...
  • Churches Here Embrace Immigrants and Their Languages

    12/26/2007 7:06:21 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 11 replies · 235+ views
    Madison.com ^ | December 25, 2007 | Katie Dean
    Moving to a new country and trying to fit in with the community can be difficult, and for some immigrant families in Madison, it's a church that can provide a sense of home. That's been the experience of Sy Inthachak, who attends Bethany Evangelical Free Church on the city's east side. Inthachak grew up in Laos but fled the country in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and spent 10 years in a Thai refugee camp before coming to the United States. Along with another family of five, Inthachak and his family started attending Bethany Evangelical Free Church 10 years...
  • Thompson adds Miami-Dade volunteers

    11/19/2007 10:33:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies · 292+ views
    The St. Petersburg Times ^ | November 19, 2007 | Staff
    Fred Thompson's campaign named a handful of volunteer grassroots leaders in Miami-Dade to help boost its outreach to Latino voters -- a territory rival Rudy Giuliani is putting great effort in reaching. County leadership positions announced today include co-chairs: Homestead Mayor Lynda Bell and Miami-Dade Commissioners Joe Martinez and Natacha Seijas. The latter two previously endorsed Thompson when he appeared at Miami's Urbeita Oil in October. Other's involved Lois Jones, Chris Miles and Luis Rodriguez.
  • Giuliani's Blue-State Argument

    11/05/2007 6:24:46 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 101 replies · 68+ views
    Time ^ | October 22, 2007 | Michael Duffy
    Rudy Giuliani has never been shy about saying he is the only Republican who can beat Hillary Clinton. And lately he has been cranking up the volume on his pragmatic plea for the nomination, saying he is the only one who can scramble the Electoral College in the G.O.P.'s favor. Speaking to a group of Jewish Republicans on October 16, Giuliani made the case that he alone could put states in play that Democrats have long taken for granted. "We need a candidate that, you know, the day after the nomination, we don't close down our offices in 20 or...
  • Evangelical Christian Leaders Seek to Establish Communications with Muslim Clerics

    10/09/2007 7:23:36 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 1 replies · 65+ views
    Religion News Service ^ | 10/8/2007 | Howie Gardner
    In September of '06, author Howie Gardner, Pastor of Bel Air Assembly of God in Maryland, composed a letter to the Muslim World league in Saudi Arabia. The letter has been revised a number of times at the suggestions of various missionaries and theologians. It can be seen in its present form at www.cmdialogue.com. The following January, PrimeStar Publicity head, Helen Cook published an article about the book which went out over the Christian Newswire. The response was far greater than anticipated. Letters came in from Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, and the Americas. Three Bible Colleges asked permission to use...