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On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars

On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars

April 2011 Archives

Superman renounces his U.S. citizenship?

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Superman has turned in his U.S. passport, preferring to be a citizen of the world. “I intend to speak before the United Nations tomorrow and inform them that I am renouncing my U.S. citizenship,” the super-hero declares to the President’s […]

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Are children bad for your marriage?

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The Wall Street Journal thinks so. They went out with a story today called “Here Comes Baby, There Goes the Marriage” but they failed to highlight what most consider THE most important statistic to gauge the health of a marriage, […]

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Famed New York City street preacher, author David Wilkerson killed in car crash

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David Wilkerson, 79, author of the bestseller The Cross and the Switchblade, founder of Teen Challenge rehabilitation outreaches worldwide, and longtime pastor of the 8,000-member Times Square Church in New York City, was killed Wednesday in a car crash. His […]

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India’s last typewriter factory closes

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Take care of your typewriter. The noisy machines are joining the ranks of dictophones, steam shovels and Kodachrome film.  India’s top typewriter manufacturer, the Godrej & Boyce Company, has ceased production due to declining demand. The first commercially successful typewriter was invented in 1867 […]

A prayer for William and Kate

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When Prince William and commoner Kate Middleton walk down the aisle at Westminster Abbey on Friday, Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England, will be waiting for them at the altar. A few days […]

So, what really happened on Easter morning?

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Peter walked on water. Peter and John healed the lame man in the Temple. Peter and Paul raised the dead. They and the other disciples went out and duplicated the powers of our Lord with healings and mighty signs and […]

Why do they despise America’s crosses?

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Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff asked the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to intervene in a case deciding the constitutionality of memorial crosses honoring fallen state troopers.  Shurtleff requested that the high court issue an opinion on the case after the […]

What about stealing? Is that still a sin?

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Recent surveys have found that three out of ten prospective employees admit to having stolen from their previous employer! 22 percent of workers feel that stealing from their company is “sometimes justified.” 33 percent of employees surveyed confessed to falsely […]

Is it still a sin to tell a lie?

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Is it still a sin to lie? Then why does America shrug off lying? When our politicians are caught lying, their supporters often resort to the old cliché: all politicians lie. But if you study American history, that is itself […]

Bambi steps up as Father Goose

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Like something out of a Disney movie, here is a video of a wild deer that stepped into the gap when a male Canadian goose was killed — leaving its mate alone, a mama goose tending their nest full of unhatched […]

But Lord, the people of Ninevah might laugh at me!

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Here’s the story of Jonah and the Whale as told by a very articulate little cutie.  From this second grader’s perspective, Ninevah’s sin was they didn’t care about each other. Or that Jonah didn’t want to go because everybody would laugh […]

Ever wonder what a penguin sounds like when it’s being tickled?

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OK, this is just silly. But it’s kinda cool knowing that God apparently gave penguins the ability to giggle.

Yes, the impossible can happen

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We’ve all watched in awe as an NFL placekicker attempts a 52-yard field goal to win the Super Bowl or a basketball defender desperately hurls the ball the length of the court to win the game. Well, here is a 270-foot goal kicked in […]

There’s no Constitutional protection against being offended!

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The U.S. Constitution does not forbid the President from declaring a National Day of Prayer. That’s the ruling of the 7th U.S. Court of Appeals, located in Chicago, overturning a lower court’s ruling that found the event unconstitutional. Furthermore, the court seemed […]

Oooops! Post office puts Las Vegas statue on new stamp … not Lady Liberty in NYC harbor

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The U.S. Postal Service thought it had a great new stamp. The Las Vegas is thrilled. A new First Class stamp just released doesn’t feature the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. Instead, it pictures a fiberglass replica out in front […]

The power of our words

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This stirring video illustrates a very important point. Our words count. Watch this powerful animation about where our words take us.

How can anybody read the Bible daily?

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A daily habit of reading God’s Word has been compared to a journey of inhaling the very breath of God. But how can you get in such a great habit? Having friends who will also commit to reading the Bible […]

Does Russia have the spear that pierced Jesus’ side?

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Does Russia have the centurion’s spear that pierced our Savior’s body on the Cross? Could the Roman lance have survived? Yes, say those who tell a tale that would make a good Indiana Jones plot. The relic said to be the centurion’s spear was highly sought […]

She survived Hitler and wants to warn America

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Kitty Werthmann survived Hitler. “What I am about to tell you is something you’ve probably never heard or read in history books,” she likes to tell audiences. “I am a witness to history.  “I cannot tell you that Hitler took […]

No Easter eggs in Seattle, instead “spring spheres”

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It had to be a rumor. On the Internet, there were reports that Easter eggs are now banned in Seattle schools. Well, it turns out that a 16-year-old high school student identified only as “Jessica” told a Seattle radio talk-show host of […]

Why is China persecuting the church?

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The government of the People’s Republic of China is officially Communist and atheist. What does that mean for Chinese Christians? Try to imagine being beaten to death for your faith. Imagine having to use safe-houses and secret passageways. Imagine being […]

Ft. Sumter reenactors open fire, kick off 150th anniversary of War Between the States

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Marking the start of 150th anniversary observances of the start of America’s War Between the States, a brilliant starburst mortar shell burst at 6:45 a.m. this morning over Fort Sumter, South Carolina. Over the next four years. reenactments and ceremonies will […]

British columnist worried Christianity becoming criminalized

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London Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips wrote that she was worried that Christianity is being suppressed, even criminalized. “How long will it be before Christianity becomes illegal in Britain?” she asked readers. “This is no longer the utterly absurd and offensive question […]

Will church bells become illegal?

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Christians in the United Kingdom have freedom of religion and free speech. However, they are finding themselves under attack. A Christian legal organization in the United Kingdom reported a skirmish victory in the war against Christians and their churches – […]

Jesus is not an illegal word

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A professor at the University of California at Los Angeles last spring prohibited a graduating student from saying “I want to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” in her own graduation speech. Christina Popa says other students were permitted to have their […]

Are we headed for a God-free society?

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Chaplains working at a Florida hospice for the terminally ill were told they would no longer allowed to say the word “God” to staff members. At about the same time several police chaplains lost their jobs for praying “in Jesus name” […]

Why do they want to censor Jesus?

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Perhaps you remember Nevada high school valedictorian Brittany McComb, who last year delivered her commencement address to over 400 fellow students, families and staff. She had been warned by officials not to utter the name of Jesus in her speech. […]

Why is the news media so offended by Jesus?

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The scandal was just too stunning! Here is how ABC News reported it about a year ago: “Coded references to New Testament Bible passages about Jesus Christ are inscribed on high-powered rifle sights provided to the United States military by […]

Is faith in Jesus just too shocking?

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Banning Christian symbols What has happened to America? When did Jesus Christ become a fair target for the ridiculing media? Breathlessly some time back, ABC News journalist Brian Ross revealed that a Michigan manufacturer of high-powered rifle sights and scopes has for […]

The world’s longest xylophone plays Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”

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Perhaps one of the most recognizable melodies ever written, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” is one of Johann Sebastian Bach’s greatest works. Now, enjoy it played on a fascinating wooden xylophone in a forest. And if you enjoyed that, CLICK […]

The happiest penguin

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OK, let’s take a break from today’s difficult issues and the depressing realities. Instead, let’s take a cue from this delightful little guy. Sure, he’s stuck on a fake iceberg in some enormous shopping mall — where he has to […]

Time editor: Burning Bible OK, but not Koran

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Burning the Muslim holy book, the Koran is much worse than burning the Bible, according to Time magazine editor Bobby Ghosh. He explained the difference on MSNBC Friday, telling host Chuck Togg that the Koran should not be burned because […]

Did the U.S. Supreme Court OK spending tax money on Christian schools?

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The U.S, Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an Arizona school voucher program. Critics say it violates the Constitution by directing taxpayer funds to religious schools. So, what did the court actually approve? In a 5-4 ruling, justices expanded several long-standing precedents that citizens don’t […]

Did Neil Armstrong have a religious experience on the moon?

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Has Neil Armstrong converted to Islam? That’s the rumor making the rounds in Egypt, Malaysia andd Indonesia.   Armstrong, of course, was the first human to set foot on the lunar surface — the commander of the Apollo XI mission.  But is there any truth to his […]

Publisher puts warning to parents on U.S. Constitution

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A small publisher that specializes in reprinting classics believes the U.S. Constitution should come with a warning. Since 2008, Wilder Publishing has published this caution in its version of America’s founding document: “This book is a product of its time and does […]

Rebels spreading rumor that Libyan dictator Colonel Moammar Gadhafi is … JEWISH?

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A bizarre rumor is motivating at least a few of the young foreign zealots who have joined the rebellion against Libya’s strongman Moammar Gadhafi. NBC News correspondent Richard Engel reports from the battle zone that one in five of the rebels […]

Atheists offer free porn to students who will turn in their Bibles

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In a stunt designed to infuriate Christians, a student atheist group at the University of Texas at San Antionio is offering to give free pornography to any student who wants to turn in their Bible. The organization, called the “Atheist […]

GOP pulls April Fool’s prank, unveils “Obama re-election commercial:

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In the tradition of sophomores everywhere, the Republican Party had a little fun on April Fool’s Day 2011 unveiling a prank “Obama re-election commercial.” Astonishingly, there were those viewers on a number of Internet websites who took it as the […]

Puppy prays before chowing down!

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Awww, this is just so darn cute! This pup pauses before eating to offer thanks! And can this be? What fun! Another one: Click here to see another pup who knows to say grace!

Is Hispanic growth strengthening our churches?

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With America’s Hispanic population growing ahead of U.S. Census Bureau projections, one of the biggest benefits is American church attendance. America’s churches are growing — and many new members are Hispanic. More than 50 percent of all Catholics in the United States […]

The Bible? There’s an ‘app’ for that!

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There are so many Christian applications for cell phones these days that the Baptist Press service is adding a new monthly column featuring “Christian Apps of the Month.” In fact, technology is changing the face of Bible study, says associate […]

Yuri Gagarin, first human in space, was a devout Christian, says his close friend

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The first man in outer space 50 years ago believed fervently in the Almighty — even though the atheistic Soviet government put famous words in his mouth that he had looked around at the cosmos and did not see God. […]

Does God know what you need?

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“One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do, she died, leaving us with a tiny, premature baby and a crying two-year-old daughter,” recounts veteran African missionary […]

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