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Is new Harry Potter movie one more two-hour recruiting film for the occult?

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The final Harry Potter movie opens Friday, but Steve Wohlberg, author of Exposing Harry Potter and Witchcraft, is worried that it’s one more two-hour recruiting film for the occult. “The Pottermania will experience one last spasm as the Grand Finale of […]

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CAIR loses its IRS tax-exempt status

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has lost its tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service. The controversial organization failed to file legally required annual reports for three consecutive years, the federal agency said.  CAIR is one of 275,000 groups […]

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Teen mails Obama daily abortion letter;

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    High school student Tom Behan has been writing to Barack Obama daily since the President took office, but it has been a while since he’s gotten any answer. That doesn’t surprise him, since he’s not a fan of the […]

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Law firm urges couples to act quickly to get special offer: a free divorce!

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A British law firm is using Twitter to offer free divorces. However, unhappy couples must act quickly to take advantage of the special offer, says London’s The Daily Mail newspaper. And that has local church officials irritated. “The free divorce offer […]

Why won’t Louisiana let monks build caskets?

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  Is the state of Louisiana protecting the public? Or the funeral industry? On Monday, wearing his monk’s robe, Abbot Justin Brown of St. Joseph’s monastery near Covington, Louisiana, told U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duvan that his monks only want to make affordable […]

Amid the horror of Joplin’s killer tornado, a kitten is safe

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Among the stories of the May 22, 2011 tornado that devastated Joplin, Missouri, are incredible heroism as the staff of St. John’s Regional Hospital scrambled to protect patients who could not be moved to safety — and of the scores […]

So, what happens when Doomsday comes and goes … without a bang?

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       It’s certainly happened before. Faithful followers dress in white and stand atop hilltops, waiting to greet Jesus when He returns at the appointed time. Of course the appointed time was not the one chosen by the Father, just some […]

Mom of first Navy SEAL to die in Iraq responds to news of Osama bin Laden’s death

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“I have gone through a scope of emotions this evening as I learned that Osama had been killed,” writes Debbie Lee, mother of Marc Lee, the first U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Iraq.    “I received a text from a friend, […]

New Yorkers celebrate Osama bin Laden’s death

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Americans received the news of the death of Osama bin Laden with rejoicing Sunday night. Here is a group of New Yorkers celebrating: To watch the video of the President’s statement, CLICK HERE READ HERE as Beliefnet’s Jim Fletcher asks […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

PETA wants an animal-friendly translation of the Bible

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After hearing that the newest rewrite of the New International Version of the Bible uses gender-inclusive language such as “he or she” instead of “he,” the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have written to the committee that edited the NIV, […]

Billboards use Obama’s face to stir abortion debate

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The billboards are quite startling: The profile of Barack Obama gazes upon the words: “Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader is aborted.” Thirty signs began going up around Chicago on Tuesday. Why? “Our future leaders are being aborted at […]

Was the 1611 King James Version actually first published in 1612?

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In his just released book The King James Bible: A Short History From Tyndale to Today, author David Norton mentions a startling discovery. Long referred to as the 1611 King James Version, the most published book in human history may not […]

What does it feel like to translate the Bible?

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What if you were asked to translate the Bible? Today, hundreds of scholars are doing just that in the jungles of South America, Africa and the Pacific, bringing God’s word to cultures whose language has no Holy Bible in their […]

Local attorney takes on the ACLU in defense of his high school

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The American Civil Liberties Union has threatened to sue Cranston High School West in Rhode Island — warning that resisting the no-religion agenda of the ACLU can be extremely expensive. So, a local alumnus who happens to be a First Amendment attorney […]

Did you miss Al Capp’s 100th birthday?

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The 100th birthday of cartoonist Al Capp, has come and gone, ignored by the hundreds of newspapers that used to carry his satirical daily comic strip “Li’l Abner.” In today’s politically correct environment, Capp’s centennial quite a few months ago didn’t rate […]

Some Spring Breakers have more than partying on their hearts

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Thousands of Christian kids are headed for the beach this Spring Break. They’re modern fishers of men, writes Kris Axtman of the Christian Science Monitor. Some are part of the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2011 Beach Reach. Others — some 3,000 […]

12-year-old astrophysics genius has problems with the Big Bang Theory

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The diagnosis was grim – little Jacob Barnett was autistic. He didn’t speak until he was two. The doctor said the toddler had Aspergers Syndrome, a disorder often characterized by a lack of communication skills, limited empathy with others and […]

Kid with a bright idea gets Bibles released

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The Muslim-dominated government of Malaysia has called off a plan to stamp serial numbers on Bibles printed in the Malay language following protests by Christians throughout the country. About 35,000 Bibles have been in limbo for two years, impounded at two Malaysian […]

A politically correct version of the Bible?

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Has political correctness gone too far? Yes, says the conservative Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, which has declined to endorse the latest update of the New International Version of the Bible. Blasting the revision in no uncertain terms, Internet […]

Why is there no looting amid Japan’s disaster?

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Amid the devastation of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crises, there is an inspiring phenomenon – no looting. “This is quite unusual,” observes British journalist Ed West for London’s The Daily Telegraph, “and it’s unlikely it would be the case in […]

Hike the Appalachian Trail in 4 minutes

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Are you tired of fighting the good fight? Wish you could just get away from it all? Go for a walk and not come back? The Appalachian Trail is a great place to do that — a 2,181-mile-long public footpath […]

If this penguin can make a leap of faith …

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Ever been afraid to speak out — even when you know you’re right? Afraid that you’ll say the wrong thing — and hurt your cause? Worried your strong message won’t be received? Afraid to take that leap of faith — and […]

“Baby Joseph” safely out of Canada, in a Missouri hospital

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A baby who is fighting for his life, but who was just hours from being pulled off life support at a Canadian hospital has been rescued after a team of non-profit groups rushed the infant to the U.S. for treatment.   Thirteen-month-old Joseph, who is currently […]

High school kids jump into the Hallelujah Chorus fun

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Recently an opera company in Philadelphia brought 600 friends together for a spontaneous, unannounced performance of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” to a downtown department store. Then a bunch of college kids in Windsor, Canada, had fun at a shopping mall’s food court. And […]

Abortion debater: babies not “persons” ’til 18 months old

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Defending abortion during a debate at Canada’s Dalhousie University, Dr. Mark Mercer downplayed the whole problem of killing fetuses, saying babies aren’t even even “persons” until they are 18 months old. The philosophy professor from St. Mary’s University in Halifax, […]

Canadian kids jump into the fun! Hallelujah!

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After seeing how much fun 600 singers had when they showed up at a Philadelphia department store and spontaneously sang the Hallelujah Chorus — with no warning to shoppers — and how the public loved it … A bunch of […]

7 million people enjoyed this video of folks praising the King of kings!

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Seven million people have enjoyed this, so we thought we’d share it with you. The idea by a Philadelphia opera company was to just show up at a department store with 600 friends from choirs, chorus, even school music classes… and […]

British Prime Minister: Christian convictions make foster parents ‘unfit’

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Great Britain’s prime minister has endorsed a British court’s ruling that a childless Christian couple cannot host foster children.  Their disqualification? Their strong, fundamentalist convictions.  The court upheld a British Equalities and Human Rights Commission judgment that any children who […]

Surprise! U.S. Supreme Court policy mirrors Christ’s instructions to us all

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The Arizona junior high schoolers weren’t trying to cause any problems. They just had a great idea: hey, let’s pray for the members of the U.S. Supreme Court. They were taking a walking tour of Capitol Hill with their teacher […]

Is it really illegal now to sing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ at the Lincoln Memorial?

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Is it really against the law to sing America’s  national anthem while you are visiting the Lincoln Memorial on the Washington, D.C. national mall?   Yes, according to the National Park Service, which administers the memorial.   The ban was […]

Irish voters skirt abortion controversy

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Why didn’t Irish voters have to consider a ballot item legalizing abortion last week?   Because in a landmark decision, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the European Convention on Human Rights does not contain a general […]

Embarrassed Baptists: Westboro funeral desecrators NOT Baptist

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Why does the loathsome Westboro Baptist Church, which Wednesday won a controversial case before the U.S. Supreme Court, call itself “Baptist?”   Westboro is best known for protesting the funerals of U.S. soldiers with highly offensive signs.   “Fred Phelps, […]

Why do church kids make better grades?

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Do kids who go to church do better at school?   Absolutely and the effect is dramatic, writes Dr. Pat Fagan.  In a study just released, he cites independent findings by more than 100 social scientists who have published their […]

University says Christians aren’t oppressors

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The University of California at Davis has decided that Christians actually may not be oppressors who are undeserving of any rights.     The university has backed away from a policy which in effect lumped followers of Jesus with Nazis, slaveowners and skinheads.   […]

Hawaiian legislators pray in spite of new ban

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Nine Hawaiian lawmakers recently gathered on the floor of their state senate, bowed their heads and continued an American tradition older than our nation itself.   They prayed. “Nine senators gathered near the Hawaiian flag on the senate floor, joined […]

Americans gunned down by Somali pirates loved sailing, giving away Bibles

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The four retired Americans slain by Somali pirates February 22 had spent the last decade giving away Bibles while sailing around the world, according to the log of their voyage. Scott and Jean Adam of Marina del Rey, California, and friends […]

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President Barack Obama passed a key test Monday night in case anybody is worried that he is the Antichrist. Speaking at a campaign fundraiser at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, Obama was interrupted by a man identified as David Serrano who repeatedly yelled that "Jesus is God." As Se

posted 7:53:12pm Sep. 28, 2011 | read full post »

Michael Moore: America would welcome a fat president such as Chris Christie
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posted 10:27:30am Sep. 28, 2011 | read full post »

ACLU, Planned Parenthood combine to fight Mississippi constitutional amendment
Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union have joined forces to create the pro-abortion “Mississippians for Healthy Families” with a goal of defeating a constitutional amendment limiting abortion in the Magnolia State. Christine Dhanagom of LifeSiteNews writes that "Yes on

posted 11:55:16am Sep. 27, 2011 | read full post »

Scientists tell pollsters religion and science not irreconcilable
Are there irreconcilable differences between faith and science? Not in the opinion of prominent scientists who participated in a five-year study by Rice University. Researchers there found that only a minority of scientists questioned at major research universities say that religion and scien

posted 3:13:07pm Sep. 23, 2011 | read full post »

Wikileaks: U.S. Embassy criticized Catholic influences on Poland
U.S. Embassy officials in Warsaw, Poland, under the Obama administration complained that Catholic Church doctrine is a major source of “homophobia” in the heavily Catholic country, according to diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks. The messages from the American embassy in Poland's capit

posted 3:51:00pm Sep. 08, 2011 | read full post »

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