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Archive for September, 2010

-India Court: Muslims and Hindus Must Divide Up Holy Site

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

(Babri Mosque -destroyed in 1992 via Wikipedia) An Indian court ruled Thursday that the historical holy site at Ayodhya, India must be divided up between the Muslims and Hindus. The disputed 64-acre site has been the scene of many a conflict and controversy between Hindus and Muslims. The Hindus believe that it is the birthplace […]

-Do Atheists and Agnostics Know More About Religion Than People of Faith?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Do atheists and agnostics in America know more about religion than people of faith? According to a Pew study they do. According to the study: Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups on a new survey of religious knowledge, outperforming evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants and Catholics on questions […]

-Ahmadinejad Opens UN Speech with a Prayer for Islamic Victory

Monday, September 27th, 2010

You won’t find any reference to this in the main stream media, but last week when Iranian President addressed the UN he started his speech with a prayer that the 12th Imam would soon come and bring victory for Islam over the West: “O God, hasten the arrival of Imam al-Mahdi and grant him good […]

-Study: Leaving Your Religion Could be Bad for Your Health?

Friday, September 24th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Here’s a study that indicates leaving ones religion is not only a spiritual issue but could actually be bad for ones health.  A study published in the current issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior shows that those seriously involved in more strict religions have better health than the norm […]

-“See You at the Pole” School Prayer Day

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

For 20 years now students have been gathering around their flag pole at school and praying for one another, for their school, families, community, and nation. Today is the day- the fourth Wednesday of September. Organizers are predicting that one to two million students will participate in today’s annual prayer time at the flag pole. […]

-Equal Respect for the Bible Among Muslims? No –Not So Much

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) In the last few weeks leading up to the 9th anniversary of 9/11/01 we followed the Quran burning threat and condemned those who would do such a thing in the name of Jesus. Since then we have also followed the protests and deaths of Muslims in Kashmir rioting over the burning that […]

-Internet: "Everybody Pray for Hitchens Day"

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Today,  Monday September 20, is one of those informally designated days that have gone viral on the Internet: "Everybody Pray for Hitchens Day" When asked about it Christopher Hitchens replied that he would not be joining in. Hitchens is dying of cancer and the effects of his recent chemotherapy are obvious. When asked about his […]

-Christians in Kashmir Under Attack over Quran Burning

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

India: This week one major Christian School was burned to the ground another was set on fire and a church in Anantnag was stormed by Muslim protestors to the burning of a Quran in the USA. The Christian community is now pressuring the government for protection. There are approximately 25,000 Christians living in Kashmir and […]

-IHOP: Pancakes vs. Prayers

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The International House of Pancakes is suing the International House of Prayer over using the acronym IHOP which the restaurant chain says it has a registered trademark for. The International House of Prayer began 10 years ago in Kansas City, Mo. under the leadership of Pastor Mike Bickle. The ministry promotes continuous 24 hour prayer […]

-San Antonio Police Try to Silence Street Preachers

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Since when is sharing the Gospel in public against the law in America? A street preacher in San Antonio, Texas has been harassed and threatened by the police on multiple occasions for handing out Bible tracts and sharing his faith. Jose Muniz, a full-time minister with Jesus Crew Street Ministries, has been […]