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Archive for April, 2011

-The President’s ‘National Day of Prayer’ 2011 Proclamation

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

                                               (Image via Wikipedia) Thursday May 5, 2011, will be the 60th National Day of Prayer officially recognized by the President of the United States. The theme for this years observance will be:  "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God." Yesterday, on Friday April 29th President Barack Obama released his official proclamation for this years event: […]

-California: Christians Arrested for Reading the Bible in Public

Friday, April 29th, 2011

                                   (Bill of Rights via Wikipedia) Three Christians were recently arrested for reading the Bible out loud on public property in front of a California DMV office while waiting for it to open. Mark Mackey, an assistant pastor along with two leaders from Calvary Chapel of Hemet were in front of a California DMV office […]

-Superman Gives Up His U.S. Citizenship?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

In the latest issue of Action Comics -No. 900 released this week, Superman gave up on ‘the American way’ and renounced his U.S. citizenship: "’Truth, justice and the American way’ it’s not enough anymore. The world’s too small, too connected." In the comics nine-page episode Superman is accused of causing an international incident when he […]

-Ohio Church: "Being Gay Is a Gift From God"?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

The Central United Methodist Church of Toledo, Ohio is spreading this message to their community via a digital billboard, launched on Monday: "Being Gay Is a Gift From God" According to the Church’s website: “The Church seeks nothing less than the healing of the world, and Central UMC wants to offer words and acts of […]

-Poll: Majority of Egyptians Want to Scrap peace Treaty with Israel

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

                                     (Image via Wikipedia) According to a Pew Global poll, 54% of the Egyptian people would like to scrap the current peace treaty with Israel while only 36% of Egyptians profess to be in favor of maintaining the treaty. The poll also showed that the people were equally divided over who should replace Mubarak government […]

-Americans Becoming Polarized When it Comes to Religion?

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

          (Pastor Tim Keller by djchuang via Flickr) It is obvious that Americans lately have become more polarized when it comes to politics. But in an interview with ABC News journalist Christiane Amanpour, Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, N.Y., observed that it is also the case when it comes to […]

-Chinese Authorities Block House Church Easter Services

Monday, April 25th, 2011

                                                    (Image via Wikipedia) The crackdown continues on a major house church in Beijing and dozens were arrested as the 1,000-member Shouwang Church attempted to hold Easter meetings outdoors. Chinese government officials evicted Shouwang from its previous place of worship in November and blocked the congregation recently from entering new facilities purchased with church funds. […]

-Now It’s Sunday: Happy Resurrection Day!

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

                      (Image by abcdz2000 via Flickr) Happy Resurrection Day! May you and yours have a blessed day in the name of Jesus who rose from the grave on Sunday morning –The Son of God who the Father sent into the world to save us –That all who believe in Him might be saved for all […]

-Texas Governor Declares ‘Days of Prayer for Rain’

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

                                                        (Image via Wikipedia) The state of Texas is facing a record drought with declining aquifers in the face of major statewide wildfires. The governor already has applied to the federal government for assistance in the midst of the emergency. Now he is asking his entire state to seek help from a ‘higher’ power. On […]

-It’s Friday, But Sunday’s Coming

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

                                                (Image via Wikipedia) 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 […]