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Archive for April, 2009

-The Persecution and Jailing of a Cuban Pastor

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

(-Image by Getty Images via Daylife) While President Obama is attempting to make friends with the Castros and loosening travel restrictions and family contributions to Cuba, It is business as usual in the Marxist country. Christian Pastor Omar Gude Perez stands accused of “counter-revolutionary conduct and attitudes” and has been in prison without trial for […]

-Loading Problems and Browser Checks

Friday, April 17th, 2009

A couple of weeks ago I noticed that this blog and all of the Answers For The Faith blogs were taking forever (30 seconds) to load and at other times not at all. At first I attributed it to a possible database attack like I had experienced early last year. After checking all my databases, […]

-Focus on the Family ‘Protests’ Newspaper over Denied Ad

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

(-San Antonio Express-News building by sean_mcgee via Flickr) SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Focus on the Family is sponsoring a protest outside the San Antonio Express-News because the newspaper refused to print an ad for their conference on overcoming homosexuality. The paper refused to publish the ad for the Love Won Out conference in Texas this weekend […]

-Gays get ‘Special Rights’ at White House Easter Egg Roll

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Monday, the White house had its annual Easter egg roll. However, the Obama’s have turned it into a PC opportunity. Traditionally folks have to wait in line to receive tickets for the event. New policies implemented by the Obama White House reserved designated tickets for ‘Special groups’. 100 special […]

-Vermont: Looking to legalize Teen ‘Sexting’

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Last week the Vermont legislature voted to legalize gay marriage, now they’re seriously considering a bill to legalize teen ‘sexting’. What is ‘sexting’? A new craze among teenagers to text message graphic pictures of yourself to friends. Currently, teenagers could be prosecuted as sex offenders if caught sending graphic sexual images of themselves, even if […]

-Pirates lose 3 and the Captain is Free

Monday, April 13th, 2009

(Capt. Richard Phillips with U.S. Navy Cmdr. Frank Castellano) Praise God! Captain Phillips had his family and church back home praying for him on Easter–the pirates really didn’t have a chance! For those who haven’t been following the story, Richard Phillip is the Captain of the American ship that was being held hostage for ransom […]

-Easter: Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Here’s a great article by William Lane Craig, professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He looks at the facts concerning the resurrection of Jesus—a timely pursuit for the Easter season: “To answer the question of Jesus’ resurrection from a historical standpoint, we must first determine what facts concerning the […]

-It’s Friday, But Sunday’s Coming…

Friday, April 10th, 2009

My Favorite message of all time for Good Friday is by Dr. Tony Campolo. Here is a link to the famous tape and where it can be downloaded. The whole tape is great but the best part is at the end when Tony Campolo recalls one Sunday when he had a little preaching competition with […]

-Re: 100,000+ Britons Seek ‘Debaptism’

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Over 100,000 Britons have downloaded a ‘Certifcate of Debaptism’ from the National Secular Society (NSS) in the UK to publicly demonstrate their separation from Christianity. The majority were baptized into the Church of England as infants and now as adults have decided to reject the church. According to the article, similar movements are spreading to […]

-Vermont Legislature Legalizes Gay Marriage

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

(-Vermont State House via Wikipedia) The Vermont state legislature overrode Gov. Jim Douglas’s veto today (4/7/09)and approved a bill making same-sex marriage legal in the state. Vermont becomes the 4th state to legalize gay-marriage but the first to do so through legislative action instead of by court ruling. Vermont was the first state to legalize […]