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(Miami Herald) -- The images of young people crying in terror, filing out with their arms held high. In the wake of Wednesday’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a lot of parents are wondering if home schooling might be a safer option for their children. On Thursday, Twitter more >>
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
Mumbai (AsiaNews) -- A court in Madhya Pradesh has sentenced 13 Pentecostal Christians to six months in prison for alleged "forced conversions." The condemned include Balu Kesu and his wife Bhuri, both of whom are vision impaired. Their defense attorney, Kamlesh Patidar, tried to obtain a reduction in the penalty for more >>
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
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Another magistrate has been punished for resisting the tidal wave of “gay” advances in Western nations. According to the Christian Institute in the United Kingdom, Richard Page was dismissed as a magistrate for expressing his belief that children do best when they are brought up by a man and a woman. A hearing has begun more >>
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: wnd faith
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if(typeof(jQuery)=="function"){(function($){$.fn.fitVids=function(){}})(jQuery)}; jwplayer('jwplayer_2hl78JVe_pszPfxYQ_div').setup( {"playlist":"http:\/\/content.jwplatform.com\/feeds\/2hl78JVe.json","ph":2} ); More than 23,000 people already have signed a petition urging a British prison to restore a Christian volunteer chaplain who was banned by a Muslim prison official who claimed the pastor was teaching extremism. And more are joining the cause hourly. The petition is being run by Christian Concern, which gave the background to the more >>
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: wnd faith
Pilgrim's Progress
Pilgrim’s Progress The English Civil War took place 1642 to 1651 between Royalist Anglican supporters of King Charles I and the Puritan Parliamentarian supporters led by Lord Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. The Puritans won, and Oliver Cromwell had Charles I beheaded. Anglican ministers were demoted, including Rev. Lawrence Washington, the great-great-grandfather of more >>
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: wnd faith
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An LGBT activist group claims that when Congress adopted Title IX in 1972, banning sex discrimination in schools, lawmakers had in mind that boys who believe they are girls should be allowed to use girls restrooms and showers. The claim by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, was prompted by the Education Department’s more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
(Indian Express) One of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties and the extent of the damage was unclear. The official Tibet Daily said part of the monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
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A school district in Kentucky is being accused of altering evidence to prevent a Christian childrens’ club from meeting in school facilities like other organizations. Child Evangelism Fellowship and its sponsored Good News Clubs “are entitled to equal treatment by Boone County schools,” said Mat Staver, chairman of Liberty Counsel, which is more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
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if(typeof(jQuery)=="function"){(function($){$.fn.fitVids=function(){}})(jQuery)}; jwplayer('jwplayer_JsiAA0Cq_pszPfxYQ_div').setup( {"playlist":"http:\/\/content.jwplatform.com\/feeds\/JsiAA0Cq.json","ph":2} ); Is the Bible’s account of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah just a myth? Not likely, says an archaeologist who believes, following 12 years of sifting sand near the Dead Sea in Jordan, that he has found the ruins of the largest twin cities in the area, one that fits all more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Lawmakers in South Carolina have re-introduced a bill that would protect the rights of teachers to participate in student-led prayers in public schools. A second bill is also stated to be in the works that would allow teachers to lead prayers as well. A Parent University Forum was held more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
Photo Credit: Elias Minasi (The Christian Institute) -- A humanist campaign group wants four-year-olds to be taught about LGBT issues, and has branded religious views on sexuality “discriminatory.” Humanists UK, formerly known as the British Humanist Association, issued a statement backing government plans on new primary school relationships... more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
A 4 a.m. shift would be tough to get to for just about anyone, but if you worked several miles away from your job and didn’t have a car, such a call time would be darn near impossible. But not for Trenton Lewis. The young single dad started working at more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: Faithwire
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio (ACLU), two local branches of Planned Parenthood and several other abortion facilities have filed a lawsuit to challenge a new Ohio law that prohibits mothers from killing their unborn child simply because he or she has been diagnosed with Down more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
Photo Credit: Kirk Cox Facebook page RICHMOND, Va. -- One of the nation's most conspicuous professing atheist activist organizations has sent a letter to the speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates to request that he stop using the government email system to invite his colleagues to his weekly Bible study in more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
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Personal details that a Playstation 4 system might reveal about its owner have been delivered by Sony to federal authorities investigating claims that a Kansas resident tried to go to the Middle East to join a terrorist organization. The report comes from consumer tech information site WCCFTech, which includes an image of an application for a more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
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After repeatedly accusing Israel of planting knives next to the bodies of terrorists to make it appear they were attacking Israelis, a justification for killing them, an official Palestinian source has abruptly admitted the attackers were carrying out “stabbing operations,” reports Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. The news comes from Palestinian Media Watch, more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
Billy Sunday preaching
Billy Sunday preaching A baseball star, Billy Sunday played for the Chicago White Stockings in the 1880s and later the Philadelphia Phillies. Born during the Civil War in a log cabin in Iowa, his father, who was a Union Army soldier, died of pneumonia when Billy was a month old. At age more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: wnd faith
Good News Clubs
A Christian legal group issued the Boone County School District (BCSD) an official warning last week that it is discriminating against an evangelical Bible organization by refusing it equal access to school facilities for a K–5 after-school Bible club. more >>
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
Source: one news now
Brothers have a unique bond, and sometimes the business of life can cause that bond to be taken for granted. Two brothers who attend Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida immediately began to think of one another as the shooting rang out, as evidenced in a series of panicked more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
Actress and producer Roma Downey has had the distinct honor of casting the epic role of Jesus of Nazareth on three separate occasions: for the historic “The Bible” series, for the feature film “Son of God” and for the remake of “Ben-Hur.” READ: Why We Pray For each of these projects, Downey more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren is no stranger to controversy, often wading into the most hotly debated topics of the day with her no-nonsense style. Naturally, she discussed the contentious discussion surrounding the gun debate in the wake of another tragic shooting this week. And while everyone shares a desire more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
The entirety of the biblical narrative is one that encourages human beings to form a relational dialogue with the Almighty — one that is created, fostered and advanced, in part, through prayer. READ: Why We Pray Yet there’s a growing faction of the public that tells Christians to silence their “thoughts and prayers” more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
Christian figure skaters Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim dedicated their Olympic routine on Thursday to the 17 people who were tragically killed this week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. READ: Student Praises ‘Heroic Janitor’ Who Saved at Least 30 Lives in Florida School Shooting The husband and wife duo more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Colton Haab heard semi-automatic gunfire ring out down his school halls, he knew he had to do something to protect his classmates. The 17-year-old Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) member immediately began to usher upwards of 70 fellow high schoolers into a JROTC classroom as bullets more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
Actress Candace Cameron Bure believes deeply in the power of prayer. READ: Why We Pray The “Fuller House” star stopped by the Faithwire newsroom in New York City late last year to discuss faith, life, her new book and plenty more, spending a fair amount of time addressing the importance of prayer more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
(NBC News/Associated Press) -- Just a day before to the horrific school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead, a Washington state high school student’s grandmother handed police her grandson’s journal---which allegedly detailed plans for a mass shooting. Catherine Katsel-O’Connor called 911 on Tuesday in Everett, Washington, after she read more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
(AOL) -- A South Carolina student was arrested on Thursday after posting a Snapchat threatening a repeat of Wednesday's deadly mass shooting, which took place at a Florida high school. Spartanburg School District Three spokesperson Sherri Horton told WHNS that officials received an anonymous tip about the threat, which was more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
The California government is being accused of continuing to “persecute” a baker who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake, despite a recent court victory granting her the First Amendment right to do so. READ: Student Praises ‘Heroic Janitor’ Who Saved at Least 30 Lives in Florida School Shooting As Faithwire previously more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
A vast candlelit vigil was held in Parkland last night in honor of those who lost their lives in the horrific school shooting on Feb 14. Around 1,000 people stood arm-in-arm at a park just two miles from the scene of the deadly shooting. Many of those lost in the shooting more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: Faithwire
Xuchang, Henan (China Aid) — Officials imposed a hefty fine on impoverished Christians in China’s central Henan province recently, threatening their future opportunities to hold future services. The leaders of an unregistered village church in Xuzhou, Henan, were visited by local officials and told them that they owed the government 20,000 more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
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A jobs report in Ohio authored by a two left-wing groups claims to offer a new way forward but dues-paying union members may not agree.  more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
Planned Parenthood logo with cash background
Planned Parenthood is running to court after the Trump administration ended a sex education program that was pouring millions into the organization.  more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
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Troubles continue to mount for Cable’s waning news network giant, as CNN’s viewership has dropped by nearly a third during peak-watching hours compared to last year – and by nearly a quarter of its viewers throughout the day. more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
Trump immigration bill tweet
An immigration watchdog was pleased to watch an immigration reform bill fail in the U.S. Senate this week, spelling the end of a proposal that openly pushed for open borders.  more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
stethoscope and cash
A health care analyst says no one should be surprised by rising health care costs but warns about manipulating a system that is working overall.  more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
Sharyl Attkisson (journalist)
If you think the concept of "fake news" started with Donald Trump, you'd be wrong. As it turns out, so-called "progressives" got the ball rolling – and it came back to bite them. more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
teens on cell phones 2
According to a theologian and ethicist, cell phone addiction is a serious problem that needs to be addressed. He says it's disconnecting the younger generation from developing personal relationships. more >>
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Source: one news now
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. -- An elementary school principal in Massachusetts has announced in a letter that he identifies as a woman and will present himself as female going forward. Principal Tom Daniels, who has led Stanley Elementary School since 2012, explained in the Feb. 6 correspondence that he has struggled with more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: CHRISTIAN NEWS network
Jerusalem embassy sign
Christian scholars say it's too early to judge how the decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could affect the mission work of Americans in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East. more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: one news now
Rep. Ellison with Antifa handbook
The revelation that a prominent official with the Democratic National Committee dined with the president of Iran and anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan should be disturbing news, says a supporter of Israel.  more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: one news now
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
An immigration enforcement organization is making the argument – again – that if the federal government would stop accommodating illegal immigrants, many will go home on their own. more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: one news now
Planned Parenthood building 2
State pro-life groups and their members could very well be the determining factor in blunting a quest by the nation's biggest abortion conglomerate to challenge life-saving laws. more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: one news now
signing petitions
Supporters of a proposed voter referendum in Jacksonville are considering their next step after the city attorney said they couldn't challenge an initiative that seeks to overturn a new "gay rights" law. more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: one news now
pregnancy center (screen grab)
A former Planned Parenthood official is attempting to entrap pro-life pregnancy centers but keeps walking away empty-handed, says a pro-life activist. more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Source: one news now
Severed head painting
A black conservative activist says it's hard to comprehend why former president Barack Obama commissioned a controversial artist for his portrait. more >>
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
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Joy Behar ('The View')
One of the co-hosts of ABC's "The View" who regularly calls for tolerance is being blasted for her intolerant rant criticizing Vice President Mike Pence's Christian faith. more >>
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: one news now
emergency lights ambulance
Abortion proponents are pushing Montana to become a totally wide-open state for aborting preborn children.  more >>
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
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U.S. Navy Hornets on carrier
A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says he hopes the U.S. Navy fleet, which was decimated during the Obama years, can be rebuilt to deal with growing threats from adversaries such as China.  more >>
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: one news now