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Archive for April, 2010

-Buy a Game and Sell Your Soul?

Monday, April 19th, 2010

(Image by Great Beyond via Flickr) A British computer game retailer says that it now owns ‘the souls’ of 7,500 online customers. The company inserted the following  “immortal soul clause” into their terms and conditions contract: “By placing an order via this Web site on the first day of the fourth month of the year […]

-Now 80% Don’t Trust the Federal Government?

Monday, April 19th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Wow! According to a recent poll by Pew Research Center, nearly 8 out of 10 Americans say that they no longer trust the federal government. Also, most say that they have lost confidence in their government and have little faith that the present government leaders can solve America’s problems. Is this the […]

-A Few Observations of Our President left over from ‘Tax Day’

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

(Picture via Wikipedia) First of all President Obama and his family should be commended for their generous charitable contributions last year. It amounted to 6% of their income plus the President gave away all of the money from his Nobel Peace prize. A good example for all of us. Then there is VP Biden who […]

-Federal Judge Rules ‘National Day of Prayer’ Unconstitutional

Friday, April 16th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) MADISON, Wis. -Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that the ‘National Day of Prayer’ was unconstitutional saying the day amounted to an ‘official’ call for religious action: “It goes beyond mere ‘acknowledgment’ of religion because its sole purpose is to encourage all citizens to engage in prayer, an inherently religious exercise […]

-Girl Rescued by Man Praying and ‘Directed by God’

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

An Incredible story. Hundreds had been searching for the missing 11 year old girl for over 4 days. James King credits God for help in with finding the girl who has an autism-related disorder: "He [God] directed my path," volunteer searcher James King told "Good Morning America" today. "When you’re in a swamp, there’s no […]

-Court Awards Woman Injured while ‘Slain in the Spirit’

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

(Michigan Supreme Court building via Wikipedia) Here is the interesting case of a woman who was injured in 2002 when she was ‘Slain in the Spirit’ and eventually sued the church for her injuries and for slander: Dadd, who is in her 50s, sued the church and its pastor after she was injured while “slain […]

-China’s Shameful Gendercide of Girls

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) China’s ‘one child’ only policy has resulted in a number of unintended consequences. Soon there will be an incredible gender imbalance in the country with nearly 30 million more men of marriageable age than women. The fact is,  if couples can have only one child they all want them to be boys. […]

-UK: Worshipper who Disrupted Church Services to be Prosecuted

Monday, April 12th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via Daylife) A Worshipper who repeatedly disrupted church services is being prosecuted in the UK under a little used archaic law. An injunction has been served against Jean Gardner-Cato who has been attending the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Horfield, Bristol since she was a little girl. Now her own church is […]

-Russian Soccer Fans Chant Traditional Easter Greeting!

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

On Easter opposing soccer fans chanted a traditional Easter greeting at a Sunday evening soccer match at Moscow Lokomotiv stadium (See video above). According to an Interfax report: “At the beginning of the second half of the match thousands of fans of Dynamo team started chanting "Christ is Risen!" (In Russian) Thousands of fans of […]

-Persecution of Christians Continues in Pakistan

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

(Compass Photo) Literally we could post a story nearly every day exposing Christian persecution in Pakistan. Here are two recent stories from Compass Direct News: 47 Christian Falsely Accused by Police This one happened on Palm Sunday:  47 Christians including women and children were falsely accused by police of violating Pakistani alcohol laws and one […]