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:


Does religious bias begin with your CV?
BBC News
“There has been a privatisation of religion,” said Michael Wallace, a sociology professor at the University of Connecticut and co-author of the recently published studies. “We're perfectly willing to acknowledge the right to religious freedom, but we ...


Victoria bans religious groups from running prayer groups, handing out Bibles ...
ABC Online
"It's one thing to say that education in state schools should be secular - we agree with that - but it's quite another step to drive any religion out of schools, particularly at lunch time when the children are free to form their own clubs and do their ...

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Slate Magazine

Religious Children Have Trouble Distinguishing Between Magic and Reality
Slate Magazine
In the United States, conventional wisdom holds that you should raise your child to be religious. Taking the kids to church is the default; leaving them home requires justification. Push parents to explain why they should pass on their religion—apart ...

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The Age

Why religion deserves a place in our schools
The Age
Taught with depth and rigour, religion is a portal to the study of history, sociology, art, geography, politics and philosophy. Through most of high school, Victorian public students glimpse religion through some of these other disciplines. Why not ...

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Town Hall

Drugs Vs. Religion
Town Hall
Of course, religion is an elastic term. When Maher uses it, he mashes together everyone from the evangelicals to Osama Bin Laden---thus, painting all religions with the same brush. The effects of biblical Christianity have been very positive, but that ...


Rappler

UN religion expert concerned over 'interrupted' Vietnam visit
Reuters Africa
HANOI (Reuters) - A U.N. expert expressed worry on Thursday over "serious violations" of religious freedom in Vietnam following a fact-finding mission he said was interrupted by surveillance, harassment and intimidation. Heiner Bielefeldt, U.N. Special ...
UN envoy acknowledges progress but calls on Vietnam to widen religious ...ABC Online
UN religion expert concerned over ''interrupted'' Vietnam visitZee News
UN envoy says Vietnam still 'violating' religious freedomRappler

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The Times of Israel

Charles C. Haynes: Hatred in the name of religion
Baxter Bulletin
Tragically, people in many parts of the world are drowning in rivers of blood shed in the name of one ethnic or religious group against another. Even where religious communities have peacefully co-existed for years — Christians and Muslims in Africa, ...
State Department report: Religious persecution makes migrants out of millionsReligion News Service
Religion Forced Millions of People Out of Their Homes Last YearRYOT
US report says millions fled homes because of religion in 2013The Times of Israel
Christian Science Monitor -CBS News -Radio Free Asia
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Bad Religion best of bunch in '90s punk reunion tour preview
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
You would think The Offspring, Bad Religion and Pennywise had crossed paths somewhere along the Warped Tour trail, but that never actually happened. The Offspring pretty much bypassed that by blowing up to arena-size proportions quickly with its third ...


Fox News

Chinese police remove church's cross amid apparent crackdown on religion
Fox News
July 16, 2014: A man stands near the razed remains of a Catholic church in a village in Pingyang county of Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. Across Zhejiang province, which hugs Chinas rocky southeastern coast, authorities have toppled, ...
Chinese police tear down church cross in religion crackdownWashington Times

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Telegraph.co.uk

Religion News in Brief
ABC News
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge's ruling last year that the decision to include the beam in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum did not advance religion impermissibly. American Atheists had sued the museum's operators in ...
Two Americans Continue Fighting Ebola VirusReligion News Service

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Judgement Day

For it is written in Matthew 12:36 But I tell... Read More

Bang, Bang,Your Dead

Zechariah 14:1-14:12Bang, Bang,Your Dead.Preaching the Gospel is an exciting adventure... Read More

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There is a prophetic mosaic that few have attempted to... Read More

From the Heart

1 Corinthians 9:19-9:23From The Heart A Look at Christianity from... Read More

Ministry Of Absence

I was meditating the other day and contemplating the thousands... Read More

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The ark must have been much larger than the dimensions... Read More

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

Building a Church and Church Building Designs

Building a church is a large project that is more... Read More

2nd Coming of Jesus

In this first verse, God says He will allow all... Read More

Belonging to Jesus Christ

In the name of Jesus, what shall we do in... Read More

Bible and Kabbalah: The Hardening of Pharoahs Heart

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Tongue of the Power

The purposes of a man's heart are deep waters, but... Read More

Sexual Deviants and the Catholic Church

It is unfortunate that the Catholic Church seems to continue... Read More

Jesus Christ: The First, The Last, The Eternal

Luke 17:20-17:24 Jesus Christ. The First, The Last, The Eternal.... Read More

The Need for Biblically Minded Engineers

There is a great need in the world today for... Read More

Finding Christian Love Online

Finding Christian singles online.One of the many types of singles... Read More

White Sun - Tao of Heaven: Heaven and Man are One Entity

The whole universe originated from Tao. Mankind also originated from... Read More

Cloning: Is the Human Being Unique?

I am not discussing here whether cloning is evil. [I... Read More

Become Enlightened

The other day I had a meeting on the web... Read More

Loyola the Luciferian

Ignatius Loyola ? Luciferian or Heliopolitan:I kid you not! Lucifer... Read More

String of Pearls -- A Call for Intercessors

My wife had a vision recently of a string of... Read More

What is Love?

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

For Those Who Cannot Speak For Themselves: My Own Abortion Story

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

3 Clues To Know Where You Fit In Ministry Part 1

Clue Number 1: You Have TalentYou were born with at... Read More