Month: August 2017

When Twitter Trolls, Fake News, Liberals and Even Evangelicals All Piled on Joel Osteen

Can we talk about this week, the moment when Twitter trolls, fake news, Liberals and even evangelicals all piled on Joel Osteen? The New York Post claimed Lakewood Church and Joel Osteen were turning away flood victims, refusing to lend a helping hand to those in need. The story had everything. Famous preacher, global church, …

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Israel sends aid to flood-battered Texas!!

Humanitarian aid organizations IsraAID and iAID send teams to help clear debris, clean ruined homes and offer psychological support to Harvey survivors. Two teams of Israeli aid experts are on their way to Texas to provide vital relief and psychosocial support to the thousands of people who have lost everything in the catastrophic Tropical Storm …

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Trapped Mexican bakers make pan dulce for hundreds of Harvey victims over two days 

Four bakers who became trapped in their bakery for two days in the wake of Hurricane Harvey made hundreds of loaves of bread to give to flood victims. The workers from the El Bolillo Bakery in Houston, Texas, used up nearly 2,000kg of flour to bake bread and pan dulce, Mexican sweet bread, throughout the night and day after they were left stranded by …

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How to Find Joy When You Feel Like Mourning

It seems as though everywhere I look these days, I see hurt, pain, and sadness. The headlines on the news seem to be stuck on a negative loop, the messages on my social media feeds seem to repeat the same frustrations, and I see signs of brokenness all around me. I have dear friends grieving …

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A Biblical Case against Racism: More Work to Do

Despite the tremendous strides America has made in pursuing racial reconciliation and equality in recent decades, once again overt racism has reared its ugly head. This is a stain on our nation’s character and an obscenity in God’s world—therefore we Christians must redouble our efforts to speak His truth about race. While some have twisted …

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As Australia Considers Legalizing Gay Marriage, Psychologists are Encouraging Children to Support It

Australian psychologists have released a guide encouraging parents and teachers to support teaching students about gender identity and gay marriage. The Christian Post reports that the guide comes at a time when Australia is considering legalizing same-sex marriage with a postal survey next month which will gauge support one way or the other. The Australian Psychological Society is urging …

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Some Christians Hate Joel Osteen More Than They Love The Truth. And That’s Wrong.

So, I never thought I’d write a post defending Joel Osteen…. But, seriously, the floodgates of media unleashed against Joel Osteen, based on an unclear church statement and fanned by agenda-driven social media, tells me that we have a cultural problem. The fact that many Christians have joined in shows me it is a Christian …

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Catholic School Removes Jesus Statues to Be ‘More Inclusive’

Parents of students at a Catholic school in the San Francisco Bay area are protesting the board’s decision to remove and relocate more than 160 statues of Jesus, Mary and historic church figures from the campus in an effort to make the school more “inclusive.” Shannon Fitzpatrick, who has an 8-year-old son at San Domenico School in San Anselmo told the …

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Houston officer Steve Perez drowns while heading to work

Veteran Houston police Sgt. Steve Perez was hell-bent on doing his job amid the perils of Tropical Storm Harvey — and it killed him. The 34-year cop’s body was found Tuesday around 8:20 a.m. by a team of divers assigned the grim task of locating the fallen hero, a tearful Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo …

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UPDATE: Did Joel Osteen Really Deny Hurricane Victims Shelter? Probably Not

On Monday, megachurch pastor Joel Osteen came under heavy fire on social media for allegedly not opening up his 16,800-seat arena church to provide shelter to displaced Hurricane Harvey victims. The narrative, mostly pushed by leftists, claimed that the celebrity pastor, known for preaching the “prosperity gospel” — and who lives in a mansion — …

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Joel Osteen: Houston megachurch to shelter people if needed

Televangelist Joel Osteen says his Houston megachurch has “never” closed its doors to people seeking shelter as Harvey swamps the city. Osteen has faced criticism for not opening his massive Lakewood Church as a storm shelter. In a statement to ABC News, Osteen says the church “will continue to be a distribution center for those …

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Surgical Scissor wielding Doctor who declared “love” for Killing Babies Surrenders License

A California abortionist who was the subject of a viral video last year in which he was captured wielding surgical scissors while declaring his love for killing babies has agreed to surrender his medical license after being formally accused by the state medical board of unprofessional conduct, as well as other violations surrounding the medical mistreatment of …

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