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The food cupboard will start on August 15 for families in need | Religious News

The Fountain Hills Christian Ministerial Association (FHCMA) is hosting a food closet on August 15, providing boxes of essentials to families feeling the pinch of soaring gas, rent and food prices. “The motivation behind this was the thought that with prices going up, especially rent, a lot of these young families might need some help,” […]

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Wildfire stops at Memorial Cross in UK

As the UK sweated under an unusual heatwave in July, a wildfire raged through a farm field just north of Kent. But what stopped the fire left some people scratching their heads. Christian Today reports that the fire stopped at the top edge of a large white cross carved into the ground which serves as […]

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Real issues should guide our conversations, not religion, says Fredrick Nwabufo

Fredrick Nwabufo, columnist and media entrepreneur, called for disciplined conversations about the 2023 elections. Speaking in an interview on News Central Africa on Monday, the journalist urged Nigerians to question those who have stood to run for office on real issues, instead of sparking discussions around overriding interests. He said Nigerians are bound to repeat […]

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“Never get tired of making mistakes preaching Christ online”

Pope Francis sends a video message to attendees at a conference in Mexico and urges “digital evangelizers” to reach people in digital spaces who have yet to encounter Christ. August 09, 2022 A woman records a video of Pope Francis in Quebec (AFP or licensors) By Devin Watkins“The Lord knocks at the door to enter […]

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312 Christian pilgrims transported to Jordan – The Eagle Online

No less than 312 Christian pilgrims from the Delta were flown Monday to the Holy Land, Jordan in Israel via Port Harcourt International Airport. The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Reverend Yakubu Pam, during the departure briefing in Asaba, capital of Delta State, warned prospective pilgrims against fleeing. The CNPC boss, who […]

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AI 2041 panel at #SBLAAR22 (and a conversation with #BlenderBot on religion)

One of my appearances on the program at the American Academy of Religion conference in Denver in November is on a panel discussion on the book AI 2041. The concept is the one that grabbed me right away: a book co-written by a science fiction author and a scientista collection of short stories and essays, […]

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Friday Night Blitz Previews: North Cross Raiders

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — For the past several years, North Cross has been in the conversation for a Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state championship, winning the VISAA Division II title in 2019 and finishing as a state runner-up in 2021. “Everybody’s been fighting all summer and we’ve got this loss behind us, so I […]

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New Zealand International Film Festival 2022

This Thursday, Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival 2022 officially opens in Ōtepoti Dunedin. The festival will screen an outstanding selection of critically acclaimed films from around the world, as well as world-class Aotearoa films at Rialto Cinemas Dunedin from August 11-21. The 2022 NZIFF festivities will kick off with the Dunedin premiere of […]

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RELIGION: Our character reflects what we love | Opinion

Most of us have heard that having lots of money cannot buy love or bring happiness. Since I’ve never been very rich, I’ll trust God on that one. Most people try to establish financial security, but it’s also common for those who succeed to experience frustration and disappointment. Ecclesiastes 5:10-12 gives us this divine insight: […]

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WTF’s “We Are Continuous” Celebrates Love As Salvation

Williamstown Theater Festival hit another home run with their first WTF world order of the semi-autobiographical we are continuous by Harrison David Rivers. When you’re looking for the bad guy in a drama, chances are it’s the guy who reacts badly to his kid majoring in drama. That would be Hoyt, the Invisible Father, who […]

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Seeking and Finding God’s Salvation

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Acts 4:12 To be saved is to have spiritual receptivity. Therefore, put aside all that is superfluous and superfluous of wickedness and gently receive the enchanted Word, which is able to save […]

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Nashville Predators, American Red Cross Open Multi-City Blood Drive

The American Red Cross continues its partnership with the NHL’s Nashville Predators Foundation, with plans to hold a blood drive in multiple cities Aug. 15-19. Clif Redish, acting regional director of donor services for the Tennessee Valley Red Cross Blood Services Region, said the organization faces a continued drop in blood supplies in the summer […]

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Pope Francis: “Never get tired of making mistakes preaching Christ online”

Pope Francis sends a video message to attendees at a conference in Mexico and urges “digital evangelizers” to reach people in digital spaces who have yet to encounter Christ. By Devin Watkins “The Lord knocks at the door to enter us, but how often He also knocks at the door inside so that we let […]

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MTSU Announces 2022 Cross Country Schedule

MURFRESBORO, Tenn. – The head coach Keith Vroman officially announced the 2022 cross country schedule for the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s teams. The Blue Raiders are scheduled to play three competitions before heading to the C-USA Championships in Denton, Texas on October 29. The reigning American Conference Men’s and Women’s Champions are looking forward […]

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On Religion: Evangelicals Caught in the Political Crossfire |

It was the kind of quote from Pope John Paul II that was powerful and prophetic – but difficult to print on a political sticker. “America will remain a beacon of freedom to the world as long as it upholds those moral truths that are at the very heart of its historical experience,” he said […]

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“You can laugh at me all you want”

Robbin Stone became the subject of internet talk after appearing in Nathan Fielder’s small-screen social experiment “The Rehearsal” as a (briefly) co-parent in a parenting simulation. Now, Stone is participating in said talk, interacting with the show’s fans in a “Nathan for You Businessposting” Facebook group. “You can laugh at me all you want. Enjoy […]

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Martin Blog (8/5): Bluegrass Cross Country 2022 Conference Preview | Sports

(KMAland) — The Martin Blog Fall Sports Preview series continues today with a look at Bluegrass Conference cross country. PREVIOUS FALL SPORTS OVERVIEW Class 2A District 8 Overview Class A District 7 Overview Class 3A District 1 Overview Class 1A District 6 Overview District 8 Preview for Class 8 Players Class 1A District 8 Overview […]

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Salvation Army International – Salvationist Wins Gold at Commonwealth Games, General Celebrates

August 05, 2022 ON JULY 31, Salvationist Jeremy Lalrinnunga of Mizoram in the Eastern Territory of India won India’s fifth weightlifting medal at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022 with gold in the men’s 67 final kg, breaking two Games records and setting a Commonwealth goal of 300 kg. General Brian Peddle, joined by Commissioner Suresh […]

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We will resist the parallel BoT in Brotherhood of the Cross and Star – Spokesperson

The spiritual leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and the Star, Olumba Olumba Obu By PATRICK ABANG, Calabar – The Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) has warned against breaking the public peace in BCS formations around the world. The organization, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Christ Shepherd Patriarch Edet Archibong, […]

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Can Christians Lose Their Salvation? Young Adult Pastor Responds

Young adult pastor JD Rodgers of Watermark Community Church preaching a sermon on July 26, 2022. | Screenshot: YouTube / The Porch A young adult pastor from a megachurch in Texas said he doesn’t believe a true Christian can lose his salvation if he doesn’t renounce his faith, saying any notion that implies Christians can […]

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Blessed Assurance: Auditioning in Our Own Language | Religion

Communication, especially effective communication, is the hardest thing humans try to do with each other. This has always been the case, ever since early humans got together in groups and tried to find ways to communicate and work together. These days, even with all the technology we have, we still find it difficult to communicate […]

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OKC Reaching Souls Ministry Celebrates 100 Million Salvation Decisions

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged and many American Christian missionaries were called back to the United States from overseas, the head of an Oklahoma City-based ministry realized he had no plan an exit strategy for the men and women in his organization. For more than 30 years, Reaching Souls International has trained ministers around the […]

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Red Cross responds to massive California wildfire

The American Red Cross is working around the clock to help those affected by the McKinney Wildfire in California, even as we prepare to expand relief efforts if needed. The McKinney Fire north of Sacramento near the Oregon border has burned more than 57,000 acres in Siskiyou County in just days and is 0% contained. […]

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Muslim-Muslim ticket: Nigeria’s challenges beyond religion

A former governor of Edo State, Adam Oshiomhole, said the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has nothing to do with political decisions. He spoke as a guest on Arise TV’s morning show on Wednesday. The APC’s Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket had drawn widespread criticism across the country, with groups such as CAN frowning at its insensitivity […]

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The Big Brother star is going to run the London Marathon for the Salvation Army.

Glyn Wise, a former Big Brother contestant and now an aspiring priest, will run the London Marathon in October to raise money for the Salvation Army. Glyn, who grew up in Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales, first ran the London Marathon in 2008 just after stepping out of the Big Brother house when he was […]

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Red Cross helping amid devastation

Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the tragic flooding that upended lives and destroyed hundreds of homes in Eastern Kentucky. The American Red Cross is working around the clock with partners to provide shelter, meals and essential support to those in need. This is an evolving and difficult situation. Extremely hot weather blankets […]

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Never forget: religion beyond sex and violence? | Events | Department of Theology

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET (US) | Reception 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET (US) | Program 1050 Rooms Jenkins Nanovic | Zoom Webinar In August, just over two decades after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, a group of scholars, […]

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Have a fun, interactive and memorable day at the ICR Discovery Center – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

It’s the middle of another hot North Texas summer, and families are divided on how to spend their day. Of course, there’s plenty to consider locally, including going to the nearest pool, camping, and having a picnic. But parents and children are also looking for indoor alternatives that are fun, interactive and, most importantly, educational. […]

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Religion should be a “uniting force”

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, said religion should not divide Ghanaians but should rather be “a force of unity”. Launching the 175th anniversary celebrations of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Ghana (EPCG), he called on Ghanaians to consider and utilize diverse religious inclinations as a force for good and […]

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Skoda-VW crosses 52,698 unit sales in H1 2022 thanks to Slavia, Virtus, Taigun and Kushaq

Škoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) recently shared the news of a milestone achievement. SAVWIPL announced that for the first time in its India operations, it recorded an astonishing first-half sales of 52,698 units. The company revealed that it managed to ship this large number of cars between January and June 2022. Additionally, he […]

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The events of Christ the record | Otago Daily Times News Online

The thirty-ninth annual game between Otago Boys’ High School and Christ’s College was played yesterday at Carisbrook in gloomy and fine weather. The pitch was in excellent condition and the match was played to cheers from fans of both teams. The teams having launched their respective battle cries, kicked off against the crosswind. The game […]

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Faith is what makes salvation possible

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) August 7 (Wisdom 18:6-9; Psalm 33; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19; Luke 12:32-48) Time is a precious gift. How we use our time is an essential part of our spiritual life. Some people simply wait for events to pass them by without thinking about preparing or learning life lessons along […]

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Where to watch and stream The Reaping for free online

Cast: Hilary Swank David Morrissey Idris Elbe AnnaSophia Robb Stephen Rea Generators: Horror Director: Stephen Hopkins Release date: April 05, 2007 Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic death of her family. Now she applies her expertise to demystify religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues invade a small […]

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Lewis: Constitutional Contradictions in Religion

The First Amendment to the Constitution reads: “Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of any religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or restricting freedom of speech or of the press; or the right of the people to assemble peacefully and seek redress from the government for their grievances. Simple enough, right? Well […]

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Avalanche of Miracles, Salvation and Blessings on the First Day of the World’s Largest Healing Crusade with Pastor Chris

“All over the world, people have raised their voices to worship and praise God. The atmosphere was charged, the aura was filled with the presence of the Holy Spirit, and the praises rose like fragrant incense to the heavens. Mr. Olajide Babasola Christ Healing School Embassy Media Director, said. In her opening remarks, the Director […]

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The politics of religion have in no way favored Nigerians – Emami

Your party, the APC, finally settled for a ticket of the same faith. The North seems to be at home with the Muslim-Muslim ticket. Don’t you think this is a problem in the Niger Delta region where you come from? Some of us even supported Shettima’s candidacy. We advised Asiwaju to go find a good […]

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RMAC Cross Country Championships are coming to Durango – The Durango Herald

Volleyball home opener scheduled for September 10 Members of the Fort Lewis College women’s cross country team competed at Hillcrest Golf Club last season. FLC will host two competitions at Hillcrest this fall, including the RMAC Championships on November 5. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) The Fort Lewis College men’s and women’s cross country teams will host […]

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Local High School Volleyball Teams Ready to Hit the Court – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

With volleyball season fast approaching, programs in South Denton County are gearing up for what promises to be another great year on the courts. Six local programs have qualified for the playoffs in 2021, and this season looks to be just as strong, if not better. Marcus’ volleyball team concluded 2021 with an overall record […]

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Signs, Wonders and Salvation of Souls | National Catholic Register

Sign language is, indeed, a language of love. When they see the name “Ponce de León”, most people think of the Spanish explorer who landed in Florida in 1513. But in 1520, another Ponce de León was born: Pedro Ponce de León. It is unfortunate that his story is not well known, as he was […]

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2023 elections will be all about religion – Lawal, ex-SGF, warns APC

Babahir Lawal July 29 (THEWILL) — Former Federation Cabinet Secretary Babachir Lawal has said the 2023 elections will be all about religion, launched by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Lawal spoke at the APC Northern Christian Leaders Summit in Abuja 2022 on Friday. Absolving Christians from bringing religion into Nigerian politics, Lawal warned that the […]

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How the True Cross came to Spain

According to tradition, the monastery of Santo Toribio de Liébana, in northern Spain, houses the largest preserved fragment of the True Cross. Cantabria, in northern Spain, is houses one of Christianity’s most cherished relics. Following the tradition, the monastery houses the largest preserved fragment of the Lignum crucisthe (allegedly) True Cross on which Christ was […]

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The Salvation Army seeks volunteers for its council

review review The Salvation Army of Montgomery County is looking for dedicated volunteers to serve on the Advisory Board. Council members work together to run the annual Red Kettle campaign, as well as plan other activities throughout the year. There will be an information meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at New Hope Christian Church, 2746 […]

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Group of Muslim scholars advise critics of same-faith presidential ticket

THE Concerned Yoruba Muslim Scholars in Nigeria (CONYORMS) have risen to defend the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to nominate two Muslims, Senators Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima, as candidates for the 2023 presidential election. CONYORMS, at a press conference in Ibadan, Oyo State, addressed by its Chairman General, Sheikh Abdulrasheed Mayaleke, urged […]

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What should freedom of religion look like in public schools?

The Supreme Court’s decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District last month reignited the conversation about the place of religion in public schools. While many fear the decision will undermine the traditional separation of church and state in public education, Northeast experts agree K-12 schools need to do better to recognize and honor the identity […]

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An Irish island receives a cross promised in a myth 1,500 years ago – in cardboard | Ireland

It’s over a thousand years out of date and made of cardboard rather than stone, but the people of Ireland’s most remote inhabited island have finally earned their cross. The 6.5-meter sculpture reached Tory Island, a windswept rock nine miles off the northwest coast of Ireland, on Wednesday, arguably restoring the tainted honor of a […]

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Summary of the diocesan report on the synod on synodality available online

Friday, July 29, 2022 By Linda Peterson Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY – The Diocese of Salt Lake City recently completed a summary report of listening sessions held across the state as part of a global effort to gather feedback from the faithful on the nature and mission of Catholic Church. This document has been […]

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Why religion should take a back seat on who rules Nigeria,

By Abba Dukawa Hunger and unspeakable hardship do not respect ethnicity orreligion. Just like the rain, whenever there’s a downpour, no one has a roofis always spared the reason why religion should not be a criteriawho rules the country. As the country gradually counts the months before a new election yearstill in 2023, the question […]

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The Salvation Army helps Keiki start the school year with new supplies

The Hilo Corps of the Salvation Army distributed 55 backpacks containing school supplies on Tuesday, July 26. (Photo courtesy of Hilo Corps Officer Capt. Sam LeMar) School starts next week, and the Salvation Army is helping to ensure Big Island students return to classrooms with enough supplies to start another year of learning. The Hilo […]

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Book Review: “The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon: A Grizzled American Reflects on His Suburban Childhood and Wonders What Happened,” Bill McKibben | Books | Seven days

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Nancie Battaglia Bill McKibben | The Flag, the Cross and the Station Wagon: An Aging American Looks Back on His Suburban Childhood and Wonders What Happened by Bill McKibben, Henry Holt, 240 pages. $27.99. […]

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The link through religion through iconography and festivals in Goa

The proper technical term for the veneration of Mary, in the Catholic Church, is hyperdulia. This means a higher level than dulia – the veneration of saints – but less than latria, degree of adoration reserved for the Holy Trinity. Marie is the only character who can receive hyperdulia. This subtle refinement of the gradations […]

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Patron of pilgrims wants peace in Nigeria

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Reverend Yakubu Pam, has advised Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land to pray for peace in Nigeria.Pam, represented by NCPC Director of Planning, Research and Program Development, Mr. Sonny Ebiyaibo, made this known in Nazareth, Israel during the 2021 main pilgrimage to Israel and Jordan.This […]

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Alex G shares new single, “Cross the Sea”

Alex G (Alex Giannascoli) has shared another single, “Cross the Sea”, from his forthcoming ninth album god save the animalsout September 23. Continuing to throw curveballs, the artist’s warped new track is a complete departure from the wispy riffs and nonchalant vocals of “Runner,” yet both shine with unrelenting devotion. Falling somewhere between disturbing and […]

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Pope apologizes for ‘catastrophic’ school policy in Canada

MASKWACIS, Alta. (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday issued a historic apology for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy on residential schools, saying the forced assimilation of Indigenous peoples into Christian society destroyed their cultures, separated families and marginalized generations. “I am deeply sorry,” Francis said to the applause of school survivors and […]

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How Roosters Changed Uniforms To Fit Sonny Bill Williams’ Religion As Manly Pride Drama Continues

How the Roosters changed their uniform because it went against Sonny Bill Williams’ religious beliefs – as the Sea Eagles refuse to back down on the Pride jersey Cross-Code Superstar Sonny Bill Williams Opened Up About His Religious Beliefs Would not wear jerseys with gambling links – including Roosters sponsor Unibet In 2020, Unibet accepted […]

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NBA UK Tweet Multi-sport connection with Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic.

The basketball league’s Twitter account took advantage of the Blues’ recent trip to the heart of the sport in the United States. With American star Pulisic being part of the Chelsea squad during their time in the United States, the NBA tweeted a picture of his jersey next to Orlando Magic basketball player RJ Hampton. […]

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Chattanooga Salvation Army Helps Homeless Beat Heat | Local News

High temperatures and humidity can make a miserable day outdoors. They can also be dangerous and even deadly, especially to our unprotected population. Joia Wilson has been homeless for several years and lives in her tent without an air conditioner, during Chattanooga’s scorching summer months, like dozens of other unhoused Chattanoogans. “So many people pass […]

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Ian Mond criticizes Lapvona by Ottessa Moshfegh – Locus Online

LapvoneOttessa Moshfegh (Jonathan Cape 978-0-59330-026-8, $27.00, 272pp, hc) June 2022. It should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Ottessa Moshfegh’s career that her fourth novel, Lapvone, takes place in a medieval stronghold. Starting with the publication of Mcglue – an experimental short story about the dark and violent exploits of a 19th […]

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‘Lunch Bunch’ helps feed children amid cost of living crisis

Church volunteers come from a diverse group including church, community and schools with people from local agencies who will make sure each individual feels special at Lunch Bunch. Jan Scott, the coordinator has good links with local schools built over several years. Jan said: “School staff help alert us to vulnerable families during the holidays. […]

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Fashola endorses Tinubu, says religion should have no place in public space

Nigerian Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasholadeclared his support for choosing his former principal as his running mate ahead of the 2023 election. Mr Fashola, in an interview broadcast on Channels Television on Sunday, endorsed the choice of Kashim Shettima as the running mate of All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu. MM. […]

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UN Security Council to vote on extending cross-border aid to Syria

BEIRUT: Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi has expressed the church’s growing dismay at the arrest of a senior Lebanese Maronite cleric. The move “deliberately constitutes an attack on the Maronite patriarchy and its powers”, Al-Rahi told a crowd of protesters gathered in the courtyard of the patriarch’s home church in Dimane on Sunday. Archbishop Musa Al-Hajj, […]

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Whale Beaches on Stewart Island

A few weeks ago, occupants of two motorboats in Paterson’s Inlet, Stewart Island, saw a whale floating in about two fathoms of water in a quiet cove near the shore. The whale was so still it was thought dead at first, but soon there was a puff of steam, a heaving of its back, and […]

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Making History, Pennsylvania Recognizes Liberty Bell of Allentown – Times News Online

Published on July 23, 2022 at 08:07 The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, in partnership with the Reformed UCC of Zion and the Liberty Bell Museum, dedicated an official marker at noon this month, commemorating the Liberty Bell hideout. Introductory addresses were Liberty Museum Board Chairman Dr. Dennis Blankowitsch, Lehigh Valley Historian Frank Whelan, and […]

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Martin Blog (7/23): 2022 Western Iowa Conference Cross Country Preview | Sports

(KMAland) – The 2021-22 sports calendar year ended yesterday, and it’s now on to the fall 2022-23 sports previews. Thanks to the random number generator, the Western Iowa conference cross-country preview is first (unless you count all those football previews). Class 2A District 8 Overview Class A District 7 Overview Class 3A District 1 Overview […]

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Arming religion for politics

It is said that man is both a physical and a spiritual being. In this bodily framework, he is aware of the need to prepare for the hereafter. He believes that if he wants to escape the punishment of his evil ways in this life in the hereafter, he must cleanse himself of all forms […]

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Their cross to bear – for 33 miles

COEUR d’ALENE — Robbie Walden enjoys walking. He appreciates more when he is joined by a large crowd and they carry a cross. Next weekend, Walden and his wife, Yvonne, will lead a 33-mile crosswalk in Coeur d’Alene. “It’s a great way for the body of Christ to come together in fellowship, while participating in […]

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Manchester United vs Aston Villa live stream online: Get the club’s friendly football live stream in India for free

Manchester United have looked anything but a chicken-hearted side playing a run-of-the-mill brand of football like they did last season on their tour of Thailand and Australia. They played three and won them all convincingly. Their tour continues with a game against another Premier League side at Aston Villa in Perth. Erik Ten Haag would […]

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AMERICA/BRAZIL – “Fake news, religion and politics”: online course to fight misinformation and strengthen commitment to truth

AMERICA/BRAZIL – “Fake news, religion and politics”: online course to fight misinformation and strengthen commitment to truth Brasilia (Agenzia Fides) – “Developing the ability to verify information, exercising the Christian attitude of spreading the truth and forming a network of information verifiers in the Church”: this is the objective of the course in “Fake News, […]

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Religion: We Are Better Than That – Morgan Hill Times

My great-grandfather was a bishop in a small Christian denomination who started preaching on street corners. Crowds gathered to hear his message of God’s love. Eventually, he founded a church in Dayton, Ohio’s poorest district, conducting standing-room-only services. I look up to my great-grandfather, but I’m an Episcopal priest and we don’t usually preach on […]

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New Salvation Army officers arrive at Carson City Corps | Carson City Nevada News

Jeri Chadwell, Salvation Army Salvation Army captains Holly and Immanuel Beeson are used to starting from scratch. In fact, all Salvation Army officers are because their assignments usually change every few years – leaving them to pack up and move to another corps in another part of the country to continue the Army’s mission. Salvation […]

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The history of salvation is restoration

Man was created by God in union with God. Through sin, man has lost this blessed union with God. God became man so that man would be reunited with God, restoring the beauty and love that is found in this unitive and relational grace. The history of salvation is restoration. We should all be restaurateurs. […]

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Notes on Religion: July 21, 2022

Outdoor Celtic music concert The Wilbraham-Sarah The Fiddler Outdoor Celtic Music Concert will be held Saturday, July 23 from 1-3:45 p.m. on the lawn of Christ the King Epiphany Church, 758 Main St., across from Rice’s Farm. Bring your garden chair and/or blanket. Admission is free, donations are accepted to support the Minnechaug Land Trust. […]

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‘This bill declares war on parents’: California bill allows children to cross state lines for gender surgery, could protect ‘kidnappers’

California pro-family organizations are sounding the alarm over a bill they say could empower state courts to seize children’s ‘temporary emergency jurisdiction’ if they come to California to transgender medication, surgery, or mental health care. The California Family Council and the Pacific Justice Institute are warning against the bill known as SB 107, which calls […]

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CAN denies ‘bishops’ who witnessed Shettima unveiling

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has disavowed “bishops” who attended the inauguration of All Progressives Congress (APC) vice-presidential candidate Kashim Shettima. CAN described them as desperadoes who attended the event for themselves. Reverend Joseph John Hayab, Vice President of CAN (19 Northern States and Abuja) and its President in Kaduna State, said so in […]

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Listen to Soccer Mommy’s dark cover of REM’s “Losing My Religion”

Soccer Mommy has shared a dark new cover of REM’s “Losing My Religion” – listen to it below. Sophie Allison shared the cover as part of Deezer’s new “InVersions 90s Project,” which features 16 covers of classic 90s tracks. Other project participants include Arya Starr, who covered TLC’s “No Scrubs.” , and Priya Ragu covering […]

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Salvation Army to manage operations of Centennial Campground for homeless Anchorage residents

Tents inside Centennial Park earlier this month. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen) The Salvation Army will provide ‘on-site management of client care’ at the Centennial Campground, where about 200 unprotected Anchorage residents now live after Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration began directing and transporting the people at the end of last month. The administration announced the change in […]

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Oregonian pleads guilty in meth and marijuana trafficking scheme | USAO-WDPA

PITTSBURGH, PA – A former resident of Grants Pass, Oregon, has pleaded guilty in federal court to violations of federal narcotics and money laundering laws related to a nine-month Title III wiretap investigation into the drug trafficking in and around Jefferson, Clearfield, and Allegheny counties, U.S. Attorney Cindy Chung announced today. George Charlan, 34, pleaded […]

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John Cooper School graduates go to 74 different schools

THE WOODLANDS, TX – The John Cooper School graduated 117 students from the Class of 2022 on May 20 in an on-campus ceremony. These students will travel across the United States and internationally to 74 different universities. “We are proud of this promotion. They faced unprecedented challenges in their senior high school years,” said Laura […]

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Religion influences views on abortion in El Paso after Roe v. wade

While surveys show that Americans remain more supportive of abortion access than they oppose it, the importance of religion in people’s lives often shapes their views on the topic, according to the experts. So when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, many people with strong religious beliefs — especially Christian conservatives — […]

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Evacuation shelter opens for Agua Fire

MARIPOSE— The Central Valley Red Cross is opening an evacuation shelter at New Life Christian Fellowship (5089 Cole Road, Mariposa, CA 95338) for evacuees affected by the Agua Fire in Mariposa. Evacuation order: Tout Agua Fria Rd and Gold Leaf Rd Fire Advisory Area: (this is not an evacuation order, it is simply to notify […]

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The Recorder – Your Religion News: July 16, 2022

Sunday: Barry Deitz is a speaker BERNARDSTON — On Sunday, July 17, Bernardston Unitarians meet at the 1739 Unitarian Church on Church Street. Barry Deitz leads the service at 11:30 a.m. To attend via Zoom, send your name and email to 413-330-0807. Lynne Walker will provide our music. Our next summer service, August 7, welcomes […]

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NIWA threatens to sanction boat operators without life jackets

The Mission to Seafarers (MTS) said it would partner with the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA) to protect its members who are victimized on board ships.The partnership, MTS said, would also release seafarers who may be arrested and victimized in Nigeria for offenses or crimes committed by their shipowners.The Chairman of Management Committee, MTS, Lagos, […]

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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Keep race and religion apart in a Sri Lankan stimulus package

It is debatable whether Colombo would have put itself at the mercy of Beijing to this extent had it not been for the Indian factor. It seems distant, but newspaper footage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla attending a Hindu puja to unveil a massively expanded version of Ashoka’s Lion […]

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90 Day Fiancé Cast Members Who Have Converted to Their Partner’s Religion

90 day fiance Season 9 newcomers Yve Arellano and Mohamed Abdelhamed left fans spellbound last month after the pair visited a local mosque together in Yve’s home state of New Mexico. Mohamed revealed what he was looking for in a significant other, insisting that Yve is ready to convert to Islam because he doesn’t want […]

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LCCC Graduates, 2022 – Times News Online

Lehigh Carbon Community College held its 55th annual commencement ceremony on May 16 at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown. The launch recognized the more than 950 students who earned degrees, certificates, or associate degrees in December 2021, May 2022, and August 2022. LCCC President Dr. Ann D. Bieber presided over the ceremonies. Graduates include: […]

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Proposed BARMM Labor Code Gets Cross-Cutting Support

COTABATO CITY, Philippines — Stakeholders have approved a draft regional labor code pending in parliament in Bangsamoro, intended in part to bolster the socio-economic goals of the Mindanao peace process. Cross-cutting support for the measure, proposed by Bangsamoro member of parliament Romeo Sema, began to mount this week after a regional labor summit here five […]

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Virginia Tech MLB draft prospect Gavin Cross manages to stay relaxed

In his own words, Gavin Cross is “a pretty cold, low-key guy from Tennessee.” Over the past year, the Virginia Tech outfielder has played for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, hosted his second straight All-ACC first-team season, and helped lead the Hokies to their first-ever appearance in the Super Regionals. It’s all set to […]

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How to watch the World Athletics Championships online and on TV

The World Athletics Championships kick off at Eugene’s Hayward Field on Friday, kicking off 10 days of international competition that will see Britain’s athletics stars try to make their mark on the world stage. Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson are among those who defended their Doha titles three years ago, while Keely Hodgkinson and Laura […]

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Facts about Religion in America: Do Christians Face Discrimination?

Most Americans agree that Christians are treated worse today than they were in the past. Yet a significant minority think they complain too much. These are among the findings included in a new report on religious tolerance from Lifestyle Research, which regularly conducts surveys of American religious life. The data showed that even non-Christians are […]

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Salvation Army Obtains State Permission for Allentown Project | Business premises

After months of negotiations with state historic preservation officials and neighbors, the Salvation Army of Greater Buffalo Regional Services is ready to redesign its 2.9-acre resort along the Main Street – including the demolition of four of its five buildings, one of which was deemed part of a historic district. “We’re trying to better align […]

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Could a “religion-free” calendar on the scale of the solar system be the future?

Chinese space scientists have proposed that the calendar should not have a religion or even Earth as its center. —NASA/Unsplash Space scientists come up with a timeline for not having religion or Earth as the center. In outer space, timing is a major challenge. Right now, the Greenwich meridian is the point of reference. Chinese […]

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Where to watch and stream The Champion for free online

Best Sites to Watch The Champion – Last Updated July 14, 2022 Unfortunately The champion is not available to stream, buy or rent on major platforms. We will update this article when it becomes available for streaming. Cast: Stefano Accorsi Andrea Carpenzano Ludovica Martino Anita Caprioli Mario Sgueglia Generators: The comedy Drama Director: Leonardo d’Agostini […]

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DON DAVIS: Living on which side of the cross | faith and values

Years ago I heard a sermon from the Bible verse Matthew 27:22, where Pontius Pilate asked people, “What then shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” The Bible says they answered, “Crucify him!” To the astonishment of the majority present at the service, the minister said: “If I had been there, I too […]

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Weiner & Paras Announce OpEdNews Features: Catholic Pelosi Religion Abuse, Great Britain Hong Kong Silence

Robert Weiner WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 13, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Former White House spokesperson Robert Weiner and policy analyst Abby Paras just had two op-eds featured in OpEdNews. In the first article, they argue that the abuse of Nancy Pelosi by the Catholic Church through Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone’s refusal to give her communion due […]

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Questions from listeners about abortion, salvation and the virtual church

How can pro-life Christians engage in meaningful conversations about abortion with their pro-choice friends? Is going to church online the same as sitting in the sanctuary on a Sunday morning? And what is Russell Moore’s new book about? Russell Moore answers all these questions and more in this episode of The Russell Moore Show. Hear […]