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  • Former Homosexual Reveals 'Unmitigated Disaster of Gay Marriage'

    07/24/2014 6:04:58 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 49 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 7/18/2014 | David Kyle Foster
    For over 10 years I lived the homosexual lifestyle, and for 34 years I have not. And there are very good reasons for that difference. To those who suggest that I never was homosexual, my response is, "Does sleeping with over 1,000 men count?" Oh yes. I was homosexual, though like most, I never wanted to have such attractions. I saw the narcissism and arrested emotional development all around me, and in me. Guys flitting around like Peter Pan were sometimes cute and funny, and certainly nonthreatening, but I wanted to be a grown up. I wanted to be a...
  • Former thief finds forgiveness and new life as ordained pastor

    06/30/2014 1:50:58 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 25 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | Jun 27, 2014 | Dana Williamson
    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (BP) -- When George Aguilar broke into and vandalized a Baptist church, the last thing he expected to find was love and forgiveness. But that November night in 2004 changed the 20-year-old man's life forever. That year, Aguilar, a native of El Salvador -- who at age 10 came to live with his father in the U.S. as a legal resident -- found himself without a place to live. He moved in with some young men in Tulsa who were involved in stealing items and converting them to cash. An impressionable young man who lost his job...
  • Ex-Con Saves Baby Found (Crawling) on Side of Highway

    06/17/2014 3:56:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Mississippi Now ^ | Jun 17, 2014 | Jun 17, 2014
    Long ago, Bryant Collins learned the value of choosing the right path. "I've been in a lot of bad situations," he admitted. But this past Friday, Collins found, on the side of Highway 72 in Georgia, a chance to save a life. A baby girl had crawled through the woods, 300 yards from home. "I had seen something out of the corner of my eye, and I thought it was a baby," Collins recalled. "I just stopped and, when I got out, there was a baby...almost in the highway." After calling 911, Collins stayed with the baby for two hours...
  • Gay Marriage and Homosexuality: What Have Joel Osteen, Billy, TD Jakes and Other...

    05/03/2014 4:29:17 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 39 replies
    Breathecast ^ | Apr 29, 2014 | Jeannie Law
    Full title of this poorly written article: Gay Marriage and Homosexuality: What Have Joel Osteen, Billy and Franklin Graham, Joyce Meyer, TD Jakes and Other Top Pastors Said on the Subjects Evangelist, Reverend Franklin Graham recently participated in a news panel discussion in which he answered questions on homosexuality. Some of the world's most popular evangelicals in America have shared a similar biblical position as Graham in past interviews. Joel Osteen, Joyce Meyers, T.D. Jakes and more, like Graham, have openly shared their thoughts on the divisive subject, and they have used their knowledge of scripture to shed a light...
  • HOLY WEEK SERIES Behold My Sevannt...Isaiah 53 pt 2

    Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high. As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men: So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.(Isaiah 52:13-15)The fourth Servant song is composed of three sections. First of all, we have this introduction in Isaiah 52:13-15. Secondly we have the great and...
  • The Time of Harvest for the Gentile and the Jew \o/[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/06/2014 2:25:30 PM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    The Bible ^ | 3-6-14 | Jedediah
    My ostentatious being is what you must become, The nectar of my spirit attracting others to My kingdom, For you are my lilies out in the field, Sobriety to the weak so my spirit may harvest as they yield, Now a light in the darkness just as you, Release "my" wisdom my children for you are my morning dew, Just as My tribes harvested The Manna early each day, You are my hidden Manna revealed in a new way, For now the veils are lifted for through my spirit you shall have breakthrough, Both to the Gentile and the Jew,...
  • The "Born Gay" Hoax

    02/27/2014 3:43:57 PM PST · by ResisTyr · 164 replies
    FreeWebs.com ^ | n/a | Unknown
    The Born “Gay” Hoax By 1985, the pro-sodomy movement The born “gay” hoax was invented in 1985 by Marshall Kirk and Dr. Hunter Madsen. Marshall Kirk graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1980 majoring in psychology and went on to become a writer and researcher in neuropsychiatry. Dr. Hunter Madsen earned a PhD in politics from Harvard University in 1985, then went on to become an expert on public persuasion tactics, social marketing, and has designed commercial marketing on Madison Avenue. He has also served as a consultant to pro-sodomy media campaigns across America. In 1985, Marshall Kirk...
  • Ex-Gay Ministry Billboard for Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction Stirs Controversy in LGBT Community

    02/20/2014 2:36:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/20/2014 | BY MICHAEL GRYBOSKI
    A billboard posted by a Kentucky-based ministry that seeks to treat individuals with unwanted same-sex attraction has garnered controversy for its message. Abba's Delight recently posted the billboard in Louisville, which features a sunny sky and the phrase "Not everyone who is gay is happy. You have options." The billboard has garnered its share of criticism from LGBT groups and individuals who take issue with the organization's view on homosexuality. Daniel Mingo, executive director of Abba's Delight, told The Christian Post that plans for the billboard went back to "the fall of 2013," when "the ministry board discussed the possibility...
  • The Gospel for a Gay Friend

    01/25/2014 7:23:17 AM PST · by Gamecock · 24 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | November-December 2013 | Garrett Kell
    Josh had always known he was different. From his earliest memories, he looked at some boys as more than just peers. His parents knew he was "special," but they loved him for it. He learned to wear a mask and play the part of a "normal" kid until he graduated high school. In college, Josh decided it was time to be who he really was. He made friends with other gay people and embarked on sexual explorations. Josh found a refuge in his gay community and developed bonds that ran far deeper than sexual flings. Though his parents distanced themselves...
  • Christian counsellors ban therapy aimed at 'converting' gay patients

    01/14/2014 12:46:37 PM PST · by LonelyCon · 22 replies
    Guardian ^ | 01/10/2013 | Patrick Strudwick
    Britain's leading body for Christian therapists has instructed its members to stop trying to turn gay patients straight using so-called "conversion therapy". The Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC) said the practice should be stopped "in the interests of public safety", but the move has prompted a furious response from proponents of talking "cures" for homosexuality who have promised to fight for what they see as the right to therapy of anyone distressed by "unwanted same sex attraction". The controversial practice seeks to unearth childhood traumas, which are considered by conversion therapists to have caused homosexuality. Sexual abuse, bullying and having...
  • A Sabbath Day thought: December 29, 2013

    12/29/2013 9:02:31 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 9 replies
    Facebook ^ | 29 December 2013 | Jeff Head
    Well, we had 9 degrees this morning, but warming up to 32 degrees later today. Everyone be safe out there on this Sabbath day, and take time to warm your souls and feed your spirits by remembering and worshiping God in Heaven and His Son, Jesus Christ, this day. Drink of the living water. John 4:14 "But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."
  • Former Editor of ‘Young Gay America’ Turned Christian Celebrates Marriage to Wife

    12/17/2013 9:31:33 AM PST · by Arcy · 31 replies
    Christian News ^ | Dec. 11, 2013 | heather clark
    A former founding editor for a prominent homosexual magazine is celebrating his recent marriage to his wife, and is addressing the critics who have blasted him for turning his back on the homosexual lifestyle. Michael Glatze says that he left homosexuality six years ago by the prompting of the Lord after working as the editor of Young Gay America for over a decade. “Knowing no one who I could approach with my questions and my doubts, I turned to God,” he told WND after his conversion. “I’d developed a growing relationship with God..." Glatze eventually walked away from the magazine...
  • ‘Jesus loves pornstars’: XXXChurch making waves with offbeat anti-porn outreach

    09/02/2013 8:18:22 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | John Jalsevac
    August 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A young man sits at home, alone, absentmindedly surfing the internet. He’s had a stressful day at work and doesn't have anything in particular to do with his evening. He’s tired, he’s bored. He decides to look for porn. It’s a scenario that plays itself out tens of thousands of times a day. Except that on this day, the ending is different. He heads to Google, and types “XXX.” The search engine returns the expected and sought-for list of porn sites. But in the midst of the search results appears an unusual link title -...
  • Successful Therapy and Counseling for Dissatisfied Homosexuals

    08/31/2013 9:39:42 AM PDT · by James R. Aist · 18 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | August 30, 2013 | James R. Aist
    A spontaneous shift in sexual orientation from homosexual or bisexual to heterosexual is by far the most common change that occurs in sexual orientation. Numerous studies have shown that both religiously and secularly mediated change in sexual orientation occurs in highly motivated, dissatisfied homosexuals at a rate that is at least comparable to the success rates generally achieved by therapists and counselors for other behavioral problems. And many studies have found that, for the most part, these are long-range, stable shifts in sexual orientation.
  • Court Upholds Ban on Sexual-Orientation Change Therapy

    08/29/2013 6:06:27 PM PDT · by fwdude · 30 replies
    CitizenLink ^ | Bethany Monk
    A federal court today upheld California’s law making it illegal for minors to receive counseling for unwanted same-sex attractions. Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1172 into law last year. The legislation bans sexual-orientation change effort (SOCE) counseling for anyone under 18. “The minors we represent do not want to act on same-sex attractions,” said Liberty Counsel Chairman Mat Staver. “They are greatly benefiting from this counseling. Their grades have gone up, their self-esteem has improved, and their relationships at home are much improved.” The legal group said it will ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear the...
  • Repentance;Change Your Mind...repentance pt 1

    There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.( Luke 13:1-5)The greatest spiritual breakthroughs...
  • Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Removed from MLK Concert

    08/11/2013 3:42:09 PM PDT · by lbryce · 71 replies
    AP via Fox ^ | August 11, 2013 | Staff
    Ex-gay gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay was removed from a concert lineup at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial after a request from Washington's mayor. The Washington Post reports singer Donnie McClurkin was scheduled to perform at the concert Saturday evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Several gay rights activities objected to his participation ahead of the event. Doxie McCoy, a spokeswoman for Mayor Vincent Gray, says the Grammy-winning singer decided not perform because the purpose of the event was to bring people together.
  • Ex-Gay Community Lobbies Congress for Recognition, Protection From Discrimination

    07/31/2013 12:41:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/31/2013 | Melissa Barnhart
    Members of the ex-gay community will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday to lobby their congressional representatives for recognition of former homosexuals and federal protection from discrimination. Christopher Doyle, the president and co-founder of Voice of the Voiceless (VoV), the only anti-defamation league for former homosexuals and people who have unwanted same-sex attraction, told The Christian Post on Tuesday that the organization is demanding that every state recognize former homosexuals as a protected class. Doyle and VoV will also hold a rally and press conference at the Supreme Court Wednesday afternoon. "We want federal protection just as gays are given," Doyle...
  • A Planet Full of Sexual Pirates

    06/22/2013 3:11:29 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 44 replies
    Blog & Mablog ^ | 6-22-13 | Douglas Wilson
    A commenter in the earlier post about Exodus International is checking to see if I am ashamed of Leviticus 20:13 yet, which I am not. But before proceeding, let me quote that verse in full. “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them” (Lev. 20:13). This passage is the Word of God, and before moving on to how we are to receive and apply it today, let us — by which I mean all Christians...
  • Vatican corrects infallible pope: atheists will still burn in hell

    05/27/2013 7:43:17 AM PDT · by DaveMSmith · 149 replies
    Irish Central ^ | 5/26/2013
    The Vatican has just announced that, despite what Pope Francis said in his homily earlier this week, atheists are still going to hell. What a relief. For a brief moment there it was possible to imagine a brave new world of compassion, generosity and acceptance, not qualities we have come to associate with the Holy See. Said Pope Francis this week: 'The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone! ‘Father, the atheists?’ Even the atheists. Everyone!' That seemed like a pretty clear admission that people of...
  • Pope Francis says atheists can do good and go to heaven too!

    05/24/2013 2:25:17 AM PDT · by DaveMSmith · 312 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 5/24/2013 | Catholic Online
    LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The Holy Father is full of surprises, born of true and faithful humility. On Wednesday he declared that all people, not just Catholics, are redeemed through Jesus, even atheists. However, he did emphasize there was a catch. Those people must still do good. In fact, it is in doing good that they are led to the One who is the Source of all that is good. In essence he simply restated the hope of the Church that all come to know God, through His Son Jesus Christ. Francis based his homily on the message...
  • YouTube Star Antoine Dodson Renounces His Homosexuality

    05/20/2013 5:52:50 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    vibe ^ | 5/6/13
    The flamboyant YouTube star renounced his association to homosexuality and, once again, got in front of the media to discuss "praying the gay" away. Antoine Dodson -- of "hide your kids, hide your wife" fame -- says that he "renounces homosexuality" and now wants a wife to be in his life. Choosing to get back "to who he is," Dodson's many statements painted a confusing picture about his intentions behind his self-discovery. On Facebook, he wrote in full, "I have to renounce myself, I'm no longer into homosexuality. I want a wife and family, I want to multiply and raise...
  • Gay Therapy Ban Proposed in New York

    04/26/2013 3:07:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/26/2013 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A ban on gay therapy in New York has been proposed in a bill introduced on Friday, modeled after the 2012 California law that first banned the service. The bill seeks to ban licensed therapists from helping minors change their sexual orientation from homosexual to heterosexual. "There are often challenges to any manner of legislation that is protecting of the LGBT community and you can't sit on your hands and wait until things get resolved somewhere else," said Sen. Deborah Glick, a New York Democrat who proposed the bill alongside fellow Democrat Sen. Michael Gianaris. Gay therapy remains a controversial...
  • Sanford Agonistes (Former South Carolina Governor likely to win Tim Scott's Vacated House Seat)

    04/02/2013 9:44:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/02/2013 | Betsy Woodruff
    ‘Mark Sanford Gets Resurrected” — it’s the perfect headline for Easter Week. Sanford, the South Carolina congressman-turned-governor who fell from grace (and from office) when he surreptitiously slipped off to Argentina to meet a lover, is back. Polls seem to indicate that he’ll coast to victory in a runoff against Curtis Bostic to fill the House seat Tim Scott vacated when he was appointed to the Senate. Though Bostic has positioned himself as far to the right as possible — the URL for his campaign website is StopSpending.com, and Rick Santorum recently stumped for him — Sanford has touted his...
  • Musician delivered from homosexuality, happily married for 29 years

    04/01/2013 11:12:14 AM PDT · by fwdude · 26 replies
    GodReports ^ | March 18, 2013 | Mark Ellis
    He could play the piano by ear in the first grade. His artistic and creative bent set him apart from the other boys, and this sense of being different grew steadily over time. “I could hear a song on the radio and sit down and play it,” says Dennis Jernigan, acclaimed Christian songwriter and musician. His life is the subject of the forthcoming feature film “Sing Over Me” that will focus on his deliverance from homosexuality, when God made him a new creature in Christ. Jernigan grew up in Boynton, Oklahoma, a prairie town of only 400 people about 50...
  • Resurrected! Longtime Gay Activist Becomes Christian

    03/27/2013 2:45:49 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 6 replies
    Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was...
  • Why they REALLY Made the Golden Calf

    02/25/2013 9:02:12 PM PST · by Phinneous · 30 replies
    Chabad.org ^ | 2/10/12 | Rabbi Mendel Kaplan
    Link is to an audio class on understanding the sin of the golden calf. How the heck could people who heard G-d speak 40 days prior do such a sin?! The sin of the golden calf takes place within the weekly portion (as divided by Jews) of the Torah that is read this week. Enjoy!
  • French homosexuals demonstrate against same-sex ‘marriage’

    01/18/2013 6:31:46 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 40 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1-18-13 | Wendy Wright
    Perhaps as many as a million people marched in Paris last Sunday and at French embassies around the world against proposed legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in France. One of the surprises in the French campaign for traditional marriage is that homosexuals have joined pro-family leaders and activists in the effort. “The rights of children trump the right to children,” was the catchphrase of protesters like Jean-Marc, a French mayor -- who is also homosexual. Even though France is known for its laissez faire attitude toward sex, pro-family leaders were quick to organize huge numbers. When President Hollande announced...
  • Survey: Less Americans Believe Homosexuality Is a Sin; Nation's View 'Evolving' With Obama's

    01/13/2013 6:07:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/13/2013 | By Alex Murashko
    Less Americans believe homosexuality is a sin than a little more than a year ago, according to a survey completed by a faith-based research group just 14 months after a similar study. Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, said the reason for the substantial shift is most likely the result of President Barack Obama's "evolved" view of gay marriage. Stetzer points out that halfway between the two polls Obama changed his pre-election (prior to first term) position concerning gay marriage. "There is little doubt that the President's evolution on homosexuality probably impacted the evolution of cultural values," Stetzer states in...
  • ‘Accepting Evangelicals’ – the new ‘evangelicals’ who back same sex marriage

    01/15/2013 11:10:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 33 replies
    lsn ^ | 1.16.2013 | Peter Saunders
    With the government set to debate ‘gay marriage’, I am constantly asked on social media why I cannot, like ‘other more loving and tolerant Christians’, accept same sex ‘marriage’ as an expression of love and commitment between two people of the same sex. Several people have referred me to an article in the Independent last week titled ‘Happy and Clappy and out of the closet: Evangelicals who say gay is OK’. The implication is that if some evangelicals are welcoming same sex marriage then evangelicalism per se should not be a barrier to others moving in the same direction. Many...
  • How Can the Gospel Be Good News to Gays?

    01/11/2013 11:03:06 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 51 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 1-10-13 | Sam Allberry
    We were having lunch together, and I was praying like mad. My friend had been in a committed same-sex relationship for about 15 years. He was interested in Jesus; attracted to his teaching and message. But he wanted to know how becoming a Christian would affect his gay lifestyle. I had explained, as carefully and graciously as I could, that Jesus upheld and expanded the wider biblical stance on sexuality, that the only context for sexual activity is heterosexual marriage. Following Jesus would mean seeking to live under his word, in this area as in any other. He had been...
  • Who Knew ‘Les Misérables’ Had a Christian Message?

    12/30/2012 7:05:20 AM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 39 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | December 30, 2012 | JP
    I first caught the musical “Les Misérables” back in 1987, when it made its U.S. debut on Broadway. My lasting memory of the Tony Award winning production, which enjoyed the third-longest run on the Great White Way after “Cats” and “Phantom of the Opera,” is that much of the audience wept through Act II. As “Les Miserables” appears this holiday season on movie screens throughout the country, featuring the vocal talents of actors Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried, among others, I now think the musical decidedly spiritual entertainment. It’s not that “Les Miz” has changed since...
  • Rosa Brooks, Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy

    08/08/2011 3:29:49 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 21 replies
    JessDuntno | Today | Various Sources
    Rosa Brooks serves as Counselor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Michele Flournoy. In May 2010 she also became Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and then Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy. She is running a new Pentagon office dedicated to those issues. She is on leave from her job as a law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. Brooks is known as a columnist (most recently with the LA Times) and at the Pentagon her portfolio has included both human rights issues and global engagement and strategic communication. Her mother, Barbara Ehrenreich, is...
  • Rick Warren Uncertain if Homosexual Behavior is Sinful, Says ‘Gays’ Go to Heaven

    11/30/2012 12:10:18 PM PST · by Coleus · 117 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | 11.29.12 | Heather Clark
    Controversy is stirring over recent comments made by Rick Warren, author of the best-selling book The Purpose-Driven Life and megachurch leader of Saddleback Church in California, who stated that homosexual behavior “might be” sinful, and that he believes homosexuals go to Heaven. During an interview this week with the Huffington Post, Warren was asked by Marc Lamont Hill if having romantic feelings for a member of the same sex is a sin. Leading up to the question, Warren was explaining that he does not hate homosexuals, and that people should disagree politely on the subject of homosexuality. “I have many,...
  • Gay men sue conversion therapy counselors

    11/27/2012 8:56:25 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | November 27, 2012 | Alan Duke
    Before Sheldon Bruck told his orthodox Jewish parents he was gay, the teenager looked for a way out of homosexuality. His search led him to JONAH -- Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing -- which claimed on its website to help people "struggling with unwanted same-sex sexual attractions." JONAH co-director Arthur Goldberg promised Bruck, then 17, that "JONAH could help him change his orientation from gay to straight," according to a consumer fraud lawsuit filed Tuesday against JONAH, Goldberg and a JONAH counselor.
  • The Birth Of Cain And Abel...Genesis 4 pt 1

    And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord. And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.(Genesis 4:1-2)By now, Adam and Eve had been evicted from their home, the garden of delight, because of their sin. They were not allowed to remain, nor to eat of the precious “Tree of Life”, in fact it would have been spiritually disastrous for them to do so. They had rejected God’s glory. They chose not to...
  • TD Jakes' Daughter Admits to Being a 'Mess' After Divorce, Talks Redemption

    10/08/2012 3:31:31 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | October 2, 2012 | Christine Thomasos
    Sarah Jakes, daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes, announced in August that she would be divorcing her NFL linebacker husband Robert Henson, and is now speaking about how she is overcoming the tough times associated with the split. Jakes, 24-year-old who leads the Women's Ministry at The Potter's House in Dallas, first broke the news of her divorce on her personal blog, www.sarahdhenson.com. "I have built my ministry and identity around being the best wife and a mother I can be. For quite sometime I have tried to steer through some serious troubles at home," Henson wrote on her personal website,...
  • The Boy They Couldn't Kill

    09/22/2012 2:49:41 PM PDT · by lastchance · 5 replies
    Sports Illustrated, SI Vault ^ | September 17, 2012 | Thomas Lake
    The English language has a million words, but only one for the two kinds of forgiveness. This is a major failure. The two kinds may be similar at the molecular level but they are far removed in magnitude. Like a candle flame and a volcano, an April shower and a hurricane, a soft tremor beneath your feet and the great San Francisco earthquake. The first kind of forgiveness is the easy kind. Someone wounds you, and in time this offender comes to see what he has done. He returns to lay the crime at your feet. And when you reach...
  • Homosexuality is Still a Sin According to God

    08/19/2012 10:44:19 AM PDT · by Tau Food · 68 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | August 19, 2012 | Gene Stillwell
    Many issues are involved in the present debate over the acceptance of homosexuality. While there are those in the field of genetics who say homosexuality is biologically determined, there are also those in the field of religion who say the practice of homosexuality is always wrong. . . . There are many studies that have been conducted but none of them prove the practice of homosexuality is biologically determined. In fact, human behavior, sexual or otherwise, has little to do with genetics. A rational person will realize that we live in a world where we have a choice as to...
  • Everything by Lifehouse - the Skit That Has Moved Millions to Tears

    08/17/2012 8:25:31 PM PDT · by SaraJohnson · 17 replies
    Godvine ^ | 1/25/12 | Lifehouse
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  • Rabbi Wolfson: Disaster, Redemption May be Near Esteemed U.S.-based rabbi calls on Jews to wake

    08/06/2012 9:49:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    INN ^ | 8/6/12 | Gil Ronen
    Rav Moshe Wolfson of Brooklyn has held an emergency gathering in his community and called upon the members to be strong in Torah and prayer so that the Jewish people will survive the time of tension with Iran. The rabbi noted that the Torah sages predicted that Persia, now called Iran, would one day destroy the world, in the times immediately preceding the Redemption. Rav Wolfson is known as a hassidic "mashpi'a" – literally, an influencer – a title that refers to rabbis who do not head a hassidic dynasty (chatzer) but have influence outside their own communities. "Our Sages...
  • "Go and sin no more"...being born again and real salvation means no more sinning.

    07/12/2012 10:33:02 AM PDT · by fabian · 165 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07/12/12 | fabian
    There is a power and technique that the church has missed. The quiet stillness where real salvation is gifted to us effortlessly is real prayer. Please find it so we can all fight for our nation and right much more effectively!
  • Alan Chambers of Exodus International Revives Debate: Can Gay Christians Go to Heaven?

    07/15/2012 5:46:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/15/2012 | By Lillian Kwon
    Alan Chambers, president of Exodus International, which up until now had supported the so-called gay "cure," isn't fazed by a call from an evangelical scholar for his resignation. In fact, he's heard it many times before. "Someone's always calling for my resignation. It's nothing new," he told The Christian Post on Thursday. "So he can add his voice to the chorus of others whether it's gay activists or now a New Testament professor." But this time, the concern isn't centered so much on the practice of reparative therapy – which aims to change a person's sexual orientation from gay to...
  • US Christian group renounces homosexuailty 'cure' campaign

    07/09/2012 3:21:14 PM PDT · by Uncle Slayton · 21 replies
    Telegraph. ^ | 7/8/12
    A controversial American Christian group has renounced its campaigning position that homosexuality can be "cured" through prayer.
  • I killed two of my children: fifteen years later and silent no more

    05/22/2012 4:12:28 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 49 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/22/12 | Katrina Fernandez
    May 22, 2012 (The Crescat) - The bumper sticker read, “Having an abortion does not make you un-pregnant, it makes you the mother of a dead baby”. The word “mother” struck me because “mother” is such a powerful word. It conjures many meanings, and when a woman becomes one she is fundamentally changed. “Mother” as a verb means to nurture, care for and protect. “Mother” as a noun means a female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child; or a female person whose egg unites with sperm, resulting in the conception of a child. By this...
  • In the end, Colson fought the good fight

    04/23/2012 3:03:02 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 4 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 4-23-2012 | The Orange County Register Editorial Board
    Convicted Watergate conspirator Chuck Colson has died. That's how most mainstream press accounts reported Saturday's death of Mr. Colson, a tough-minded, ex-Marine who rose in the Nixon White House to be the president's "hatchet man." Those who knew him better reported that Mr. Colson, who nearly four decades ago as he faced his prison sentence professed faith in Jesus Christ, has gone home to be with his Lord. ...
  • BREAKING: Pro-life, pro-family Evangelical leader Chuck Colson dying, prayers requested

    04/18/2012 10:24:57 AM PDT · by jettester · 90 replies
    LifeSitenews.com ^ | 4/18/12 | John-Henry Westen
    LANSDOWNE, Va., April 18, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Jim Liske, CEO of Prison Fellowship Ministries, gave the following update this morning to the staff and supporters of Prison Fellowship, Justice Fellowship, and the Colson Center for Christian Worldview: “Dear Friends: It is with a heavy, but hopeful heart that I share with you that it appears our friend, brother, and founder will soon be home with the Lord. Chuck’s condition took a decided turn yesterday, and the doctors advised Patty and the family to gather by his bedside.
  • From Playboy Pornographer to Christian pastor: the unlikely story of Donny Pauling

    03/21/2012 12:57:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3/21/2012 | John Jalsevac
    November 2, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – It was the very same day that pornographer Donny Pauling was called in by Playboy and offered $4,000 a day to produce a new lesbian reality series, that he unexpectedly found himself at a moment of crisis. Pauling had already made millions from pornography over the past eight years, ever since he began shooting porn part-time behind his wife’s back. But $4,000 a day was unprecedented, and there was something about the offer that made Pauling feel that if he took it, he was making his final commitment to the porn industry, and there would...
  • Today, I returned to the abortion clinic where I aborted my babies 12 years ago

    01/26/2012 10:53:52 AM PST · by wagglebee · 65 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/26/12 | Kelly Clinger
    Note: Kelly Clinger, a performer and former backup singer for the pop star Britney Spears, had two abortions when she was in her early twenties. She blogs about her pro-life activities here. January 26, 2012 (KellyClinger.com) - This morning I returned to the clinic where I had my abortions 12 years ago to pray for and plead with moms not to make the decision I made so many years ago. As I pulled into a parking spot, I sat in the car for a minute and closed my eyes. I wanted to pray that I wouldn’t fall apart; but before...
  • The Animal Skin Coverings...Genesis 3 pt 15

    Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them. (Genesis 3:21)Remember that when Adam and Eve sinned they immediately perceived that they were naked? The nakedness of our first father and mother was a spiritual condition as well as a physical one. Now that they had broken away from God, they deeply sensed that they were vulnerable , uncovered, and exposed as sinful beings in the presence of holiness. This sense of nakedness has passed down unto all of the children of Adam. All of us feel the need for some...