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6 hecklers escorted from Joel Osteen’s church during sermon

Attendees at Lakewood Church in Houston were caught off guard Sunday in the midst of Joel Osteen’s sermon. A heckler decided to shout Osteen down while he was preaching. Then five others soon joined in, calling Osteen a liar and yelling “Shame on you, Joel!” With so many churchgoers so tense over the church shootings in… Continue reading 6 hecklers escorted from Joel Osteen’s church during sermon

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UK’s House of Lords hampers Liberal Democrat’s attempt to weaken drug laws

Liberal Democrat, Lord Brian Paddick, recently concocted a bill in the House of Lords calling for decriminalizing all drugs in the UK. His argument was that throwing people involved with drugs in jail was not working, but was actually causing drug use to increase. Paddick, a former cop, told his fellow legislators that the key to… Continue reading UK’s House of Lords hampers Liberal Democrat’s attempt to weaken drug laws

Christianity · encouragement · faith · hardships · life · religion

God calls us to help shoulder others’ burdens

The following is a nice reminder taken from Jack Graham’s devotional entitled “How You Can Help Others Endure Hardships”: When it comes to loving others, that’s the call on our lives. Not to always have all the answers and be able to fix every problem, but to step into others’ lives, bear their burdens, and… Continue reading God calls us to help shoulder others’ burdens

Christianity · church · End times · law · science · technology

Facial recognition software–a new church trend?

The following excerpts are some interesting highlights I pulled from an article that came out today, entitled “You’re being secretly tracked with facial recognition, even in church,” by Kashmir Hill at Fusion.net. A facial recognition tech company (FaceFirst) has admitted that 30 churches around the world are using their software to track church attendees. Thus… Continue reading Facial recognition software–a new church trend?

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Doctors supplement medical treatment with forgiveness therapy

As 18th-century poet Alexander Pope once stated, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Dr. Steven Standiford, chief of surgery at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, can testify to the truth of those words. Throughout his years of practicing medicine he has noticed that unforgiveness can have negative effects on sick patients–especially when it comes… Continue reading Doctors supplement medical treatment with forgiveness therapy

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Northern Ireland pastor to be tried for criticizing Islam

In May 2014, 78-yr-old pastor James McConnell of Northern Ireland gave a sermon criticizing the government of the UK for kowtowing to the demands of Muslims. He then proceeded to criticize Islam as a Satanic religion spawned in hell because of how they treated Christians such as Meriam Ibrahim. When word of the sermon got… Continue reading Northern Ireland pastor to be tried for criticizing Islam

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Gird up thy loins: 9 examples assuring us Christianity will never perish from Earth

“Confidence in Religion at New Low…” reads a partial headline today of a Gallup poll. It comes on the heels of a Pew poll weeks ago stating those who self-identify as Christian supposedly dropped dramatically. When you add to those things the concerns that the U.S. Supreme Court will likely legalize “same-sex marriage” to unleash… Continue reading Gird up thy loins: 9 examples assuring us Christianity will never perish from Earth