No Ishmaels Please

I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe. Just like Abraham of old, we often try to bring about results through our own efforts. For those of... Read More

The Greatest Love and Self-image

The Greek language had three words for "Love" First there was "eros," from which we get "erotic.. This was, of course a purely selfish love. Then there was "Phileo" (Philadelphia), or "brotherly love" This is the love of one family member for another. But the Bible added a new one--"agape"... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

Thumbing through Isaiah recently I was startled to find this: after a passage (in Isaiah 19) in which the prophet describes horrors that caused the hearts of the Egyptians to "melt within them," he predicts that "the people will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single homicide seldom grabs national attention unless the perpetrator or the victim is already a celebrity. Even a double murder is not national news. It takes multiple murders to make the headlines, CNN, and the network evening news.The Oklahoma bombing of... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize." --... Read More

About The Spiritual World of Madonna

Pop singer Madonna came this week to Tel Aviv to take part in a congress of Kabbala studies. According to press releases, she is going to stay in Israel until Sunday night and will have on the last day of her visit, the opportunity to visit the graves of Jewish... Read More

Popping the Balloon of Belief

I'm really excited. I just got a bigger soapbox, and I wanted to invite the rest of you to get up here on it with me.You may remember I was recently talking about how beliefs are at the core of our conflicts, yet those beliefs are built upon less-than-complete information.... Read More

Here?s Help for the ?I Can?t Say ?No? Blues?

I hear it all the time. Cries from Christian women who want desperately to serve the Lord, but who feel overwhelmed. "I almost dread going to PTO meetings or church services anymore because I just know somebody else is going to ask me to help with something," they say. "Don't... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed have made is that they are a shining light in their work place. Whether or not you can speak openly about your faith at work, your co-workers are watching. Are they seeing Jesus in you? Do they see you handle... Read More

In The News:


Religion and politics
The Economist
Some religious folk fear that the state is meddling with their faith. The city of Houston, for example, has served five pastors with subpoenas for copies of sermons they have preached about homosexuality. “If this reckless violation of religious ...
Freedom of religion and the government “qualified” churchCanada Free Press

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BBC News

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?
BBC News
A question on religious belief had been asked for the first time in a census and Jedi - from the cloak-wearing, lightsaber swishing rebels in the Star Wars films - was a tongue-in-cheek response. It was a post-modernist Star Wars joke by atheists. Or ...

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National Post

Is Islam inherently violent? Quest for power — not religion — motivating ...
National Post
But is Islam inherently more violent than any other religion? In her new book Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, respected historian and author Karen Armstrong explores the roots of bloodthirst and prejudice – and finds it not any ...
Book explores roots of religious violenceRegina Leader-Post

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Religion briefs
Rapid City Journal
A Centering Prayer experience with 30-minute periods of centering prayer separated by meditative walks will be held today at St. Martin Monastery. Registration will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon with prayer from 9 a.m. to noon. Refreshments will be ...


Religion News: 10-25-14
Meridian Star
NOTE: There has been a change in the email address for religion calendar submissions. Please email all Religion calendar briefs to calendar@themeridianstar.com. • NorthPark Church hosts several support groups each week. Griefshare meets Mondays ...


Jackson Clarion Ledger

Religion news in brief
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Religion news in brief. The Clarion-Ledger 4:40 p.m. CDT October 24, 2014. United States North K_Bail.jpg. Jeffrey Fowle, center, smiles as he stands with his family and with attorney, Timothy Tepe, far right, at his home in West Carrollton, Ohio, on ...
Guest: World must pressure North Korea on human rightsThe Seattle Times

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Mirror.co.uk

Brad Pitt Views Religion as 'People's Opium' & 'Marxist'; Actor Trades ...
BREATHEcast
... about the family he came from and what he was using to get through the day," LaBeouf went on to say. In the past Pitt admitted that he was probably "20 percent atheist and 80 percent agnostic." Watch the video below of Pitt talk to Bill Maher about ...
Walker: Art, Religion and 'Fury'The Morning Sun
Religion | Did the actor find Christ while filming Fury, or was he just acting?World Magazine

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The Guardian

Australian youth in Isis video a victim of 'brutal betrayal of his own religion'
The Guardian
The immigration minister, Scott Morrison, says a young Australian who appeared this week in propaganda video by the militia group Islamic State is a “victim to the most barbaric and brutal betrayal of his own religion”. Morrison was among more than 4 ...

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Christian Post

Is Islam a Religion? Christian Seminary Debates Accusations of Islamophobia in ...
Christian Post
... been asked repeatedly. Numerous academics have weighed in on the question of whether Islam is truly violent and an authentic religion; three professors, along with one activist, came together at Union Theological Seminary to examine the issue further.


Niagara Gazette

Religion news for Oct. 25
Niagara Gazette
SPECIAL DAY: New Hope Baptist Church, 1122 Buffalo Ave., will celebrate its annual Ushers Day at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Herman “Chuck” Boyer of St. John's AME Church will be the guest speaker. The theme will be “Ushers Renewed and ...
Religion Briefs for South Mississippi (Oct. 25)SunHerald.com
Religion briefs for Oct. 25Post-Tribune
St. Joseph Baptist Church celebrates 90thThe Philadelphia Tribune
Waco Tribune-Herald
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For Those Who Cannot Speak For Themselves: My Own Abortion Story

(Parental discretion advised)Please forgive me if you find any part... Read More

Battle of Armageddon

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The Gospel Of Convenience

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Water Into Wine: The Meaning of Jesus First Miracle

The second chapter of John's Gospel offers a most interesting... Read More

Sins and the REAL Demons

We all must know that the Catholic Church has used... Read More

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death - But In Current Textbooks the Context of These Words is Deleted

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The Dark Side of The Pope

If you look at just the man/women after he/she has... Read More

God Will Forgive Your Sins

This was an article I did for a friend of... Read More

What is Love?

Now many confuse love with admiration and most commonly sexual... Read More

Christians versus Mormons

Please read the passage carefully and note all the pejorative... Read More

Are These People Putting You In Danger Of Eternal Hell Fire?

Most people put a lot of effort into being like... Read More

A Common Sense Approach to Religious Freedom

Down through the centuries and all over the world, the... Read More

Preachers In America Will Cause Americas Demise

American Preachers Are At The Forefront Of The Travesties Committed... Read More

The Snake Charmers - Part 1

2 Kings 9:30-9:36. How many her today believe in the... Read More

Are You Doing the Good Part?

Just compare yourself to these two sisters.Even though they were... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even... Read More

Christian Book Stores are a Great Indicator of the Popularity of the Religion in Demography

Have you ever wondered how exactly would someone find out... Read More

Gods 4 Avenues to Reach the Lost During the Tribulation

If the Church is raptured off the face of the... Read More

Reconstrictionism + Dominionism = Warfare Theology

The Christian Church believes that at the close of the... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

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Christian Leaders: Nazi or Mass Murderer? A Fun Who?s Who Quiz

Figure out which Christian Leader goes with which description ?A.... Read More

Unholy Shadows: Gnosticism

One cannot begin to appreciate the early struggles of Christianity... Read More

Behold: The Prince of Persia. . . the War in Iran has begun!

DJ VU (Where have I heard this before?)(Note: May I... Read More

Theology, Hollywood Style

After years of watching TV shows and movies, I think... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed... Read More