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Archive for January, 2009

-Archbishop: Gov’t Ignored Orissa Violence Because the Victims were Poor ‘Untouchables’?

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

(-Orissa location via Wikipedia) Catholic Archbishop Raphael Cheenath claims that the Indian government ignored the horrific anti-Christian persecution in the state of Orissa for months because most of the victims were from the poorest and lowest rung of Indian society–Dalets, the so-called ‘untouchables’ according to the Hindu the caste system. The government didn’t even bother […]

-A Tale of Two Converts from Islam Who Face Death

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

1. Egypt: Judge tells Christian Convert that He Would Like to Kill Her Martha Samuel Makkar was arrested at Cairo’s airport on Dec. 13 while attempting to flee the country. Members of her extended family were threatening to kill her since she professed a belief in Jesus and converted to Christianity. It is illegal to […]

-New Stimulus Bill: $Millions on Condoms and Family Planning?

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

     (Video-33 seconds: John Boehner, the House Minority Leader on the stimulus bill) The new Obama $825 billion stimulus bill that is supposed to get the economy going has provisions for potentially spending $100’s of Millions for contraceptives and birth control. It opens up a wide door and makes so called ‘family planning’ services available […]

-San Francisco: 30,000+ Rally on the Waterfront Against Abortion

Monday, January 26th, 2009

In case you missed it, since the Main-stream media seemed to ignore it. Over 30,000 attended a ‘March for Life’ Saturday on the waterfront in San Francisco California of all places, against abortion. Also, in case you missed it, tens of thousands marched against abortion in Washington DC. Meanwhile, President Obama reaffirmed his support for […]

-American Church at the Crossroads: "Change"

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Many times what we see happening in the natural is a symbol for what is also taking place in the spiritual realm. ‘Change’ was the word that we heard over and over again during the recent election. Now with a major change in presidential administration taking place this week it has become a reality in […]

-Pope Goes Digital with Own YouTube Channel

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Vatican City: Church officials announced Friday that Pope Benedict XVI has started a Vatican channel on YouTube in order to reach out to the younger generation. At a Vatican news conference, an executive of Google Inc., parent company of YouTube joined with Catholic clergy in publicizing the posting of the first 12 videos on the […]

-ACLU Sues Muslim Public School in Minnesota

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

(-Image via Wikipedia) Wow! The ACLU is suing a government subsidized Muslim charter school in Minnesota. According to state ACLU executive director Charles Samuelson: “TIZA (The School) has received millions of dollars of taxpayer money to support what is, in essence, a private religious school.” According to the article, students and staff are required to […]

-The Inaugural Invocation by Rick Warren

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

“Almighty God, our Father, everything we see, and everything we can’t see, exists because of You alone. It all comes from You. It all belongs to You. It all exists for Your glory. History is Your story. “The Scripture tells us, ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is one.’ And You […]

-Historic Day–A New President to Pray For

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

(-Presidential Picture by BL1961 via Flickr) After 8 years a new era is dawning today in America. We come together to celebrate the passing of the torch to a new president regardless of who we voted for–it is an historic day on so many different levels. After all the sights and sounds, the pomp, the […]

-Gays Protest Again at Rick Warren’s Church

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

(-Picture by Getty Images via Daylife) Over 100 gay activists protested out in front of Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California on Sunday. This is the second time protesters have gathered here since the passage of Prop 8-the Traditional Marriage amendment. The activists were voicing their opposition to the choice of Pastor Warren […]