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Archive for August, 2010

-Appeals Court Rules Against Mall That Arrested Youth Pastor

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

The California Court of Appeal has issued a ruling sharply criticizing the Roseville Galleria Mall for arresting a youth pastor that was sharing his faith. The decision was unanimous in favor of the youth pastor who was represented by the Pacific Justice Institute. According to the PJI the Roseville Galleria maintained some rules that attempted […]

-Visa Problems for Church Conferences Held in USA

Friday, August 13th, 2010

(Image by Steven Conte via Flickr) Church conferences recently held in the USA are complaining to the State Department that many of their delegates from poorer countries and regions around the world are having difficulty in obtaining visas. The Baptist World Alliance held its global conference in Hawaii earlier this month, and nearly 1,000 attendees […]

-Does Anyone Else Miss This Guy?

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan get a surprise greeting at Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport. From the USO Dallas/Ft. Worth Facebook page: This morning at DFW Airport, George and Laura Bush greeted 150 (very surprised) troops as they arrived home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Their expressions were so priceless!   Pictures below: Response: You may not […]

-Mexico Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) The Supreme Court of Mexico ruled last Thursday that same-sex marriage is constitutional. Then on Tuesday this week they ruled that all 31 states must recognize same-sex marriages performed in the capital. The 9-to-2 decision did not however make it mandatory that the states had to follow suit and begin marrying gay […]

-US Government Pays for ‘Gound Zero’ Imam’s Trip to the Mideast

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

The Obama Administration is paying for the ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque’ Imam to take a trip to the Middle East. The report from Arab media sources is that imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be visiting Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi. According to the State Department which is picking up the tab, Imam […]

-Afghanistan: Taliban Executes Christian Medical Team Including 6 American Doctors

Monday, August 9th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) A team of Christian medical volunteers including 6 American doctors providing care to poor villagers in remote northeast Afghanistan were lined up, stripped, and shot to death by the Taliban. Later the Taliban bragged about doing this evil deed. Here’s an account from the Christian Science Monitor: The execution-style killings of 10 […]

-“The True Meaning of Jihad?”

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) So many in the West want to sanitize Islam and reinterpret ‘Jihad’ to be nothing more than a personal spiritual struggle. It would be wonderful if Islam could go through some sort of reformation and become the religion that many Westerners perceive in their ‘politically correct’ vision of it. However reality is […]

-Ahmadinejad: Death Toll in 9/11 Attacks Was Exaggerated as An Excuse for War

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today (8/7/10) that the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks were exaggerated in order to provide an excuse for the USA to attack Iraq and Afghanistan. He said further that there is no evidence to support the number of deaths claimed by the United States and not only that […]

-Hugh Hewitt: ‘Sacred Space’ Should Trump ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque

Friday, August 6th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) Hugh Hewitt in an article about the ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque concludes that Ground Zero in NY City is ‘sacred space’ to all Americans as an American battleground/memorial where over 3,000 were killed and that designation should trump all other uses including a mosque. Hewitt concludes: Thus the controversy over […]

-Federal Judge Overturns Voters on Traditional Marriage

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Every time the voters have been allowed to give their opinion on marriage they have always favored traditional marriage between one man and one woman. California is no different. Even in this ‘liberal’ state voters supported Prop 8 -the Traditional Marriage Amendment. Now that has been overturned by a federal judge in […]