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Archive for December, 2007

-UK: The ‘War on Terror’ is Over?

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

The British government will not longer be using the following terms: ‘War on Terror’ and ‘Islamic terrorist’, to describe the continuing onslaught of the Islamists upon Western culture and nations. The British will now refer to the Islamo-terrorists as members of a ‘death cult’ and as ‘criminals’ and ‘murderers’. There was a concern in the […]

-Poll: America Still Overwhelmingly Christian?

Friday, December 28th, 2007

According to a recent Gallup poll 82% of Americans identify themselves as being Christian. 56% said that religion was very important to their lives and 62% said they participated in a particular church. America is easily the most religious ‘Western’ country, while Nigeria, Brazil, India and Morocco are the ‘most’ religious nations with over 96% […]

-Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

The Christmas story is found in Matthew (1:18-2:18) and in Luke (1:26-56, 2:1-40). However, Isaiah should never be ignored: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.  (Is. 7:14) For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon […]

-Archbishop of Canterbury says 3 Wise Men are a ‘legend’

Friday, December 21st, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams believes that the traditional depictions of the Nativity along with the Three Wise Men are largely ‘legend’: “Matthew’s Gospel doesn’t tell us there were three of them, doesn’t tell us they were kings, doesn’t tell us where they came from. It says they are astrologers, wise men, priests […]

-Re: Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

The Hajj pilgrimage began on Monday and will continue through Friday. Nearly 2 million are participating in the pilgrimage this year, it is also major religious holiday for observant Muslim families. Here is an article from the LA Times about a number of Muslims who are involved in the pilgrimage from my area -OC Southern […]

-Saudi Rape Victim is Pardoned by the King

Monday, December 17th, 2007

The 19 year old Saudi woman who was the victim of gang rape received a pardon from the King of Saudi Arabia. The young woman had been sentenced by a Saudi court to receive 200 lashes and 6 months in jail for being in the company of men who were not her relatives. This caused […]

“Don’t Mormons believe that Jesus and the Devil are brothers?”

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

This is the now famous question that Gov. Mike Huckabee asked during an interview. Read my article on why I think that Christians should stop making this claim against Mormonism -on the Apologetica blog.          *Top

-Nigeria: Muslim Riots Kill 10 and Set three Churches on Fire

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Citing damage to a mosque under construction, Muslim youths attacked Christians, set three Churches on fire and killed 10 in Bauchi, Nigeria. A number of Christian homes were also set on fire by the rioting Muslims including a pastors home which was burned to the ground. The Muslim Governor claimed that the trouble was caused […]

-China Arrests 270 House Church Pastors

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Early this week we reported on the new ‘Bible’ printing plant that China is opening soon. This was good, now comes the bad and the worse! According to reports by China Aid Association (CAA), on December 7, police arrested 270 house church pastors in the Shandong Province of China. They were charged with “illegal religious […]

-Dawkins the Atheist Sings Carols and Celebrates Christmas?

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Christmas continues to be under assault in the public square in America and apparently in the UK also. However, Richard Dawkins the rather famous atheist says not to blame him, he is not one who’s trying to do away with Christmas traditions: “I like singing carols along with everybody else. I’m not one of those […]