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The Christmas and Gift giving

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 Starting in late November, Americans will spend upwards of $579 billion on holiday gifts. I count myself among this elite group. Though self-gifting is on the rise, most of us are focused on finding the perfect presents for all 37 people on our list, including: the dog groomer, the kids’ school bus drivers, and that […]

All He wants for Christmas is you

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 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son….” John 3:16 A few years back, the minister of music and I decided to try something different on the last Sunday night before Christmas. We had done all the pageants and children’s musicals and there was nothing more that just “had” to […]

The President-elect Donald Trump visits church on Sunday Morning.

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President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are attending a church service on Sunday morning at a Presbytarian church in New Jersey. NY Post reported: Trump arrived at Lamington Presbyterian Church in Bedminster Township for services at 10 a.m.  The church is just two miles from The Donald’s Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, where the […]

SEEING WITH BIBLICAL EYES IS AN IMPORTANT STRATEGY FOR BELIEVERS IN THIS SEASON. WHAT’S YOUR MINDSET?

Paul the Apostle reminds us in Colossians 3:1-2 to ‘set our minds and hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.’ Our greatest impact as Christians comes not as we focus on things on the earth, but as we come to understand Whose we are and who we are […]

Two Baptist churches in Texas face removal from South Baptist Convention due to gay acceptance issue.

Two Baptist churches in Texas could be expelled from their governing body, the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), over their welcoming position towards gay people, according to the Baptist Standard and other reports. Wilshire Baptist in Dallas and First Baptist in Austin reportedly received letters from BGCT officials which stated that because the churches had affirmed […]

Pursuing Godly Goals will Bring Favor and Blessing

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Setting up a Good New Years  Resolutions – and keeping them. For Christians, if God is central in the New Year’s resolution, it has a better chance for success. God gave human beings free will, and He never oversteps that freedom to make choices. God’s Word certainly has made clear which choices are better than others, […]

Atheism are growing in the US while Christians becoming warm.

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American Way: Atheist activists’ numbers are growing in the US as they take on Big Religion, but many keep quiet for fear of alienation in one Bible-minded Virginia town  At first glance, the group of scruffy-looking students could be attending a meeting of any old debating club, but as they begin to speak it soon […]

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been finally freed after Three Years in Iran Prison

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Many prayers has been heard, Saeed Abedini has finally been freed. The Iranian-American pastor from Idaho, held for more than three years, was exchanged as part of a prisoner swap in which Iran released four people and the United States released seven. ACLJ Naghmeh Abedini advocates for her husband. “It is confirmed,” his wife Naghmehannounced on Twitter. […]

1,000 Gather at Prayer Vigil for Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Life in North Korean Prison

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Over 1,000 supporters recently gathered at the Toronto church of Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim on Sunday to offer their prayers and support after the pastor was sentenced to life prison by a North Korean court.  The prayer vigil took place at Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, outside of Toronto, where the Rev. Jason Noh […]

Kim Davis’ Christian View of Marriage Will Now Be Accommodated in Kentucky state

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Even though Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis spent five days in jail for refusing to authorize same-sex marriage certificates, a simple change by the state’s new governor showed that both sides of the debate can get what they want. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin announced that the state will no longer require county clerks’ signatures to […]

Self Destruction of Western Civilization

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“The West is losing faith in its own future,” reads the headline in a recent report by Gideon Rachman appearing in Financial Times. (December 9, 2013) Only 33 percent of Americans believe their children will live better, and the pessimism about the future is even worse in Europe, according to a poll noted in Rachman’s […]

Homosexuality And Abortion Rights Caused California Drought

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End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles knows what is to blame for the record California drought: gay people and legal abortion. While discussing the drought on his “Trunews” radio show yesterday, Wiles said that measures to conserve water are not going to help the state since it is currently experiencing divine punishment. “Rain will follow repentance,” […]

Southern Baptists urged to reject any laws legalizing gay marriage

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Prepare for civil disobedience. That’s the message one prominent pastor is sending to some 16 million members of the Southern Baptist Convention. Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Texas, said American Christians should be prepared for massive fallout if the Supreme Court legalizes same-sex unions. “We want to stay in the system,” Graham […]

At least 19 Christians killed and 40 injured by Suicide bombings in area of Pakistani city.

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Suicide bombers attacked a Christian community in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, setting off two blasts that killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more, officials said. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the deadly attack and warned of more to come. The explosions, which struck the Nishtar Colony area in the city of Lahore, […]

Hundreds of thousands of Pro-life activists parade in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during the annual March for Life in Washington

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Half of Americans Say Abortion Is Morally Wrong Hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates are in Washington Thursday to peacefully protest against the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade 42 years ago that made abortion legal in the United States. This year, as protesters walk along Constitution Avenue in the 42nd annual March for Life […]

Fire chief who wrote ‘anti-gay’ book has been fired from work

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Kelvin Cochran is a decorated firefighter. He is also a devout Christian. He’s a deacon at a Baptist church and also teaches Sunday school. By all accounts – he is a decent and honorable man. And now – he is unemployed. Cochran, who served seven years as the chief of the Atlanta Fire Departmant lost […]

The Gift of God

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ETERNAL LIFE THROUGH JESUS CHRIST “For the wages of sin is death; but the GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 6:23). Eternal life is a gift of God through His son Jesus Christ. Jesus Himself said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to […]

Should we be shocked at the explosion of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in today’s world?

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 God tells those that reject Him that such diseases are fitting penalties for the wrong use of sex. Mankind has tried to “advance beyond consequences” in this area by advocating “safe-sex” through the use of contraceptives. However, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently admitted that condoms do not prevent the transmission of […]

3 Choices Christians Need To Make

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I have often said to my eldest son as we discussed serious issues that life is a series of choices. Where you will live? Who will be your friends, marry? How you will react to what happens to you? What you will do with your time, talent and energy? When you look back at your […]

The Gospel of Accommodation is creeping around the globe

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To accommodate means to adapt, to make suitable and acceptable, to make convenient. A gospel of accommodation is creeping into the United States. It’s an American cultural invention to appease the lifestyle of luxury and pleasure. Primarily a Caucasian, suburban gospel, it’s also in our major cities and is sweeping the nation, influencing ministers of […]

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