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Month: November 2019

11 Psalms For Giving Thanks (KJV)

1. “Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High;” Psalms 50:14 2. “O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” Psalms 107:1 3. “To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I …

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TOLKIEN, LEWIS, DISNEY? THE GREATEST PRE-EVANGELISTS OF OUR AGE

This past weekend my family joined scores of others in attending a screening of Frozen, Disney’s latest “princess” movie. The story is a substantial reworking of Hans Christian Andersen’s  The Snow Queen. We were there with the youngest of our clan, who were prime targets for this sort of breezy, musical entertainment.  I am not much of an …

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#MAGA Church: The Doomsday Prophet Who Says the Bible Predicted Trump

On a Sunday morning at Beth Israel Worship Center in Wayne, N.J., a bearded pastor named Jonathan Cahn stood on an elevated platform, gazing over a full house. Stage lights shifted from blue to white as the backing band played a drifting melody. Two men hoisted curled rams’ horns and let out long blasts. “Some …

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Push to bar puberty-blocking drugs, medical gender-transitioning of children widens to 3 states

Following the outcry over 7-year-old James Younger in Texas, whose mother is seeking to medically transition him into a girl named Luna, the push to ban medical gender-transitioning for minors is expanding to other states. Republicans in three states have now either announced their intentions to or are already drafting bills that would restrict or …

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Kanye: ‘Protect Your Kids From Being Indoctrinated by Hollywood & the Media’

Kanye West says that parents need to protect their children from being ‘indoctrinated’ into embracing lives of vapid meaninglessness by the media and the entertainment industry. The music icon was speaking to an audience at Joel Osteen’s church in Houston during one of his Sunday Service events. He began by pointing out that many famous …

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Noah’s Ark ‘buried in Turkish mountains’ as experts say 3D scans will prove Biblical ship’s existence

The location of the real Noah’s Ark may have been confirmed by relic-hunters in a remote mountain range. Experts claim they’ve snapped underground images of a mysterious ship-shaped object discovered half a century ago in eastern Turkey. Creationists have long claimed that Noah’s legendary boat is buried beneath the rocky spot, known as the Durupınar …

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How Christians Can Prepare for the 2020 Election

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, my classroom at John Brown University teemed with a palpable sense of both quiet fervor and also numb disbelief. Later I learned many students had watched the election results together, one group applauding and cheering as the outcome became more certain, another shrinking from disappointment to fear to anguish. On …

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Apostolic Leadership, including David K. Bernard, Tour Border Facilities: Report Humane, Well-Maintained Facilities

On Thursday November 14, 2019, a group tour by the National Apostolic Christian Leadership Conference, newly organized & endorsed by UPCI was taken of the border facilities in McAllen and Harlingten, Texas. Bishop David K. Bernard is one of the people who went on the tour with other church officials arranged by President Trump’s religious …

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ARE THE DAYS OF EVANGELISTIC REVIVALS OVER?

Over forty years ago a teenager, I attended an Apostolic revival.  I was not raised in church.  They were in their third week of almost nightly services (they took Monday off), and a number had already received the Holy Ghost. After a week of praying I received the Holy Ghost and was baptized.  If I …

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Chick-Fil-A: Twitter reacts, backlash rises as world reacts to new giving policy

Yesterday, the world found out that Chick-Fil-A was changing its Foundation’s giving focus and no longer supporting two prominent Christian charities accused of being anti-LGBT by many on the left. Well, we have all had a night to think about it and it appears that there might be a little bit of hysteria and over …

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Paula White and the mainstreaming of American Pentecostalism

Late last month, Paula White, televangelist and personal pastor to President Trump, was picked to head the White House’s Faith and Opportunity Initiative, a unit in the Office of Public Liaison tasked with outreach to religious groups. For close observers of the Trump administration, this move was hardly a surprise. Paula White is not only a frequent …

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Chick-Fil-A changes giving strategy, no longer supporting anti-LGBTQ groups

Chick-Fil-A today has announced that it will be following a changed model for their giving strategy moving forward. They announced that they will be giving exclusively to causes to help combat 3 specific causes: Education Homelessness Hunger They specified partnerships with Junior Achievement, Covenant House International, and partnerships with local food banks in over 120 …

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