Bible · Christianity · encouragement · hardships · life · religion

Stay on the wheel!

"Before I formed thee in the belly, I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee; and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations." - Jeremiah 1:5 "The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I… Continue reading Stay on the wheel!

Christianity · Hinduism · persecution · religion

Hatred of Christians is alive and well in India

"Hindu Extremists in India Target Christian State Official Hindu extremists in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh have brought the incidence of Christian persecution to an unprecedented high, including a slander campaign against the state’s chief minister, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, a Christian. Sam Paul, public affairs secretary of the All India Christian Council, said… Continue reading Hatred of Christians is alive and well in India

Christianity · Islam · politics · religion · women

An example of Islamic oppression of women

"Women bear brunt of Tehran's crackdown By SCHEHEREZADE FARAMARZI Associated Press Writer BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Iranian police shoved and kicked them, loaded them into a curtained minibus and drove them away. Hours later, at the gates of Evin prison, they were blindfolded and forced to wear all-enveloping chadors, and then were interrogated through the… Continue reading An example of Islamic oppression of women

Christianity · politics · religion · sexuality · sodomy · U.S. Constitution

Constitution? We don’t need no stinking Constitution!–Hate Crimes Bill

Here's an interesting story from Lifesitenews.com-- "Democrats Refuse Religious Freedom Amendment to Hate Crimes Bill by Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Congressional Democrats on the US House Judiciary Committee quashed 25 amendments to the hate crimes bill H.R. 1592, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act – including an… Continue reading Constitution? We don’t need no stinking Constitution!–Hate Crimes Bill

abortion · Christianity · economics · human rights · humanity

China’s human rights abuses continue, but who cares?

NPR reported this week that the government of China is continuing its human rights abuses.  Who are their victims this time?  Unborn children and their mothers.  Here's an excerpt-- "During the past week, dozens of women in southwest China have been forced to have abortions even as late as nine months into the pregnancy, according… Continue reading China’s human rights abuses continue, but who cares?

Christianity · humanity · life · religion · wisdom

Casting pearls before swine

"Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you." (Matthew 7:6) This scripture is timely advice from Jesus Christ.  It teaches those of us who are Christians to be careful about who we give our… Continue reading Casting pearls before swine

Bible · Christianity · drugs · religion · witchcraft

Altered minds, altered spirits: the drug trade

In the past few decades, there has been a push to legalize marijuana and to minimize the severity of using psychotropic drugs.  Of course, as with any other evil in our land, Hollywood and others with media access (including the porn industry) have been at the forefront of this movement.  Although there have been some… Continue reading Altered minds, altered spirits: the drug trade

Christianity · family · hardships · persecution · religion

God causes domestic disturbances

"Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.  For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.  And a man's foes shall be… Continue reading God causes domestic disturbances

Africa · Christianity · foul language · music · racism

Secular hip hop artists are traitors

When I say this, I'm talking only about the ones who use derogatory language to tear people down.  Although I believe racism is inherent in this country because people pass their prejudices down from generation to generation like a cursed family heirloom, hip hop artists who promote the disrespectful thug mentality can be blamed for… Continue reading Secular hip hop artists are traitors