LAST GENERATION NETWORK NEWS: "Christian Edition" JANUARY 1, 2014 - WEDNESDAY - Tevet 29, 5774 Vol.2 No.1

 
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Five Things I Hope For Christians in 2014

Huffington Post
22 hours ago
 
Written by
Emily Timbol
 
When I originally got the idea for this post, I intended to write about the five worst things that happened in Christianityin 2013. Then I thought about how tired I am of all the negativity being spread by (and about) Christians in the media lately ...
 
 
 

Christianity dominates United Nations, concludes study

The Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
Christianity dominates the United Nations and a more inclusive system must be introduced at the world peace-making organisation, according to a new study.
 
 

Muslims and Christians around the campfire?

World Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
(We don't know this, Muslims say, because the subsequent corruption of Judaism and Christianityhid that supposed truth.
 
 

Philosopher Reveals His Predictions for the Future of Christianity in America

TheBlaze.com
15 hours ago
 
Written by
Billy Hallowell
Contrary to critics who fear for the future of faith in America, Christian philosopher Dr. William Lane Craig has a relatively positive view about what's in store in the coming decades.
 
 

Christianity or Young-Earth Creationism? Time to Choose

Patheos (blog)
8 hours ago
 
Written by
James McGrath
It is time for conservative Christians to say goodbye to young-earth creationism once and for all, just as they did with slavery.
 
 

Can Muslim lands learn to tolerate Christianity?

Washington Post
Dec 27, 2013
 
Written by
Michael Gerson
The violence, of course, is not restricted by the calendar. In recent months, we've seen CopticChristians gunned down in Cairo and churches burned.
 
 

'Duck Dynasty' and the struggle over Christianity

Associated Baptist Press - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
There is no such thing as Christianity. Let me repeat myself so you know I really meant to say it: There is no such thing as Christianity. What we have instead are reifications and definitions. As with all definitions, the various definitions offered ...
 
 

Buddhism dominates Western States behind Christianity

Patheos (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Last month the Washington Post published an article* illustrating religion in America today with maps like the one below. If you're interested in the composition of religion in America today, I highly recommend reading it.
 
 

Christianity having renaissance in Israel

WND.com - ‎Dec 30, 2013‎
(CHRISTIANPOST) - LOS ANGELES - The consul general of Israel in Los Angeles believes that Christianity is experiencing a rapidly growing renaissance in Israel.
 
 

Biblical Archaeology's Top Ten Discoveries of 2013

ChristianityToday.com - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
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A blatant attack on Christianity

Asheville Citizen-Times - ‎Dec 30, 2013‎
Recently, we witnessed one of the most blatant attacks in our lifetime, on U.S. soil, against evangelical Christians for expressing their beliefs.
 
 

Katy Perry Rejects Christianity, Heaven and Hell, but Believes in 'a Higher Power'

Charisma News - ‎Dec 30, 2013‎
Katy Perry is the daughter of Christian ministers. But the widely popular singer recently made it clear that she no longer identifies with Christianity. “I don't believe in a heaven or a hell or an old man sitting on a throne. I believe in a higher ...
 
 

HAGELIN: A song for the heart of true Christianity

Washington Times - ‎Dec 29, 2013‎
Despite criticism that Christianity is reserved for only “church” people or Western people or whatever, the Bible makes it crystal clear that true Christianity, when practiced as Jesus preached, is the “big tent” for all faiths. The sad image of a ...
 
 

Seven Awesome Gifts from HomeBrewed Christianity for Kickstarter Backers

Patheos (blog)
Dec 30, 2013
 
Written by
Christian Piatt
Thanks to my friend and media co-conspirator, Tripp Fuller, for putting together the following blog post and the new list of added incentives for folks to jump on the Kickstarter campaign for my novel, BLOOD DOCTRINE, in the final days.
 
 

Christianity & Technology

The American Conservative
Dec 29, 2013
 
Written by
Rod Dreher
Man lives in a new world, altogether quite different from that in which the Christian revelation occurred, in which lived the apostles, the teachers of the Church, the saints, all with which the symbolism of Christianity is connected.Christianity was ...
 
 

Why Pope Francis has become Christianity's shining star

Zee News (blog)
Dec 31, 2013
 
Written by
Akrita Reyar
In the castle of the obdurate, orthodoxy holds bastion. An institute is fossilised due to its inflexibility and commandments etched in stone.
 
 

Islam inverts Christianity's precepts

Alton Telegraph - ‎16 hours ago‎
One of the most demeaning practices of Islam is its barbaric treatment of women. Women are considered property in the fundamentalist sects of Islam.
 
 

Persecution of Christians: no room at the inn

The Guardian - ‎Dec 23, 2013‎
"We cannot ignore the fact that Christians in the Middle East are, increasingly, being deliberately attacked by fundamentalist Islamist militants," he said.
 
 

Prince Charles 'deeply troubled' by plight of Christians in Middle East

The Guardian - ‎Dec 17, 2013‎
Relations between Christians and Muslims in the Middle East have reached crisis point, according to Prince Charles, who is "deeply troubled" by the plight of Christians in the region. The heir to the British throne told a reception for Middle East ...
 
 

South Side native publishes his ninth book on Christianity

South Pittsburgh Reporter - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
South Side native Daniel Helminiak has published another book, making nine in total, plus two in second editions. The latest is The Transcended Christian: What Do You Do When You Outgrow Your Religion?

 

 

 

 

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a revealing parallel between Intelligent Design and conservative/evangelical ...

Patheos (blog)
Dec 31, 2013
 
Written by
Peter Enns
 
Here's an observation I've been pondering for a few years but never thought to put it in writing until now. No big reason why.
 
 
 

Evangelical church's ugly truth: “Duck Dynasty” and Christian racists

Salon - ‎Dec 24, 2013‎
The Evangelical Church has a racism problem. And it is incumbent on us in this Christmas season to tell the truth about that.
 
 

Surprising New Data Shows Evangelical Millennials Are Beating Other ...

TheBlaze.com
Dec 23, 2013
 
Written by
Billy Hallowell
When compared to their generational counterparts, evangelical Millennials are the only cohort that has actually increased in its evangelistic activity, going from 56 percent self-reporting faith sharing in 2010 to 65 percent in 2013.
 
 

Scholarship program co-sponsored by IDF veterans and Evangelical group ...

JNS.org - ‎6 hours ago‎
Scholarship program co-sponsored by IDF veterans and Evangelical group encourages Druze integration. (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.
 
 

Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church displays live nativity

Montgomery Newspapers - ‎Dec 30, 2013‎
Morgan Hekking, Sophie Medvick, Lauren Rubenstein, Linnea Hummel, Moira Maloney, Andrea Myers, Sarah Trinkle, Joy Craymer, Linda Craymer, Dominic Vitale, Tommy Donohue, Casey Conway, Sean Ellis and Caitlyn Fogg participate in the living nativity ...
 
 

An Evangelical Case for Gay Wedding Cakes

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Dec 21, 2013‎
On Dec. 9, a Colorado judge ruled that Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips violated the state's anti-discrimination law when he refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple.
 
 

Taking a different path, Hispanic evangelicals support Obamacare

Politico - ‎Dec 22, 2013‎
Under the big evangelical tent where tens of millions of Americans worship, Hispanic churches are embracing Obamacare despite the concerns about religious freedom that have tarnished the law for many of their fellow believers.
 
 

In embrace of 'Duck Dynasty' star, 2016 hopefuls make bid forevangelicals

Washington Post - ‎Dec 20, 2013‎
As the same-sex marriage movement has gained steam, many evangelicals and conservative Catholics feel as if they are being asked to give up deeply held beliefs - an effort they perceived in the quick suspension of the “Duck Dynasty” star after his ...
 
 

As Evangelicalism Declines, Is the GOP Toast?

PolicyShop (blog) - ‎Dec 26, 2013‎
From the late 1970s through the early 2000s, evangelical Christians were among the most zealous foot soldiers of the New Right.
 
 

Disgraced Ex-Preacher Says There's a Major Culture Problem inEvangelical ...

TheBlaze.com
Dec 16, 2013
 
Written by
Billy Hallowell
Ted Haggard, a preacher who stepped down in 2006 from his position as president of the National Association of Evangelicals and pastor of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colo., following a sex and drug scandal, recently spoke out about Isaac ...
 
 

Rev. Haig Kherlopian Ordained at NY Evangelical Church

Armenian Weekly - ‎Dec 25, 2013‎
NEW YORK—On Sun., Dec. 15, Haig Kherlopian was ordained as the minister of the ArmenianEvangelical Church of New York in an impressive and elegant service before more than 200 people in attendance, including family, friends, supporters, and clergy ...
 
 

Did an Evangelical Pastor Drown While Trying to Walk on Water?

Opposing Views - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
In the last 24 hours, the story of a pastor's failed attempt to walk on water has gone viral. According to various reports, Pastor Franck Kabele told his church members that he could do as Jesus did in the Bible and walk on water.
 
 

Billy Graham: The Evangelical Ideal

Christian Post - ‎Dec 20, 2013‎
Billy Graham has emerged as unquestionably the most famous and influential Christian preacher of any theological tradition for the last century and perhaps the last millennium.
 
 

Gay Man, Evangelical at a Bar: Beyond Culture Wars

Christian Broadcasting Network - ‎Dec 13, 2013‎
The Journey Church, a non-denominational evangelical church, organized the event and billed it as "A Gay Man and An Evangelical Walk Into a Bar." The event featured LGBT philosopher and author Dr. John Corvino and Matthew Lee Anderson, author and ...
 
 

Evangelical Calls 'Duck Dynasty's' Phil Robertson Suspension Over Gay ...

Christian Post - ‎Dec 19, 2013‎
The Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission president blasted A&E Networks for "censorious cultural fundamentalism" after it suspended "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson for making comments critical of homosexuality.
 
 

Coalition of Evangelical Churches Seeks Prayers for Boehner on Immigration

New York Times (blog)
Dec 5, 2013
 
Written by
Julia Preston
A coalition of evangelical Christian churches pushing for an overhaul of the immigration laws will run radio commercials over the next two weeks calling for prayers for the speaker of the House, John A. Boehner of Ohio, to take up legislation on the issue.
 
 

Millennials & The Future Of Evangelical Christianity

The American Conservative
Dec 23, 2013
 
Written by
Rod Dreher
I do think that young people are tired of evangelicalism because, in large part, there's no “there” there. They climbevangelicalism's highest philosophical mountains (well, hills) and find… themselves. For the most part,evangelicalism is not a call ...
 
 

Evangelicals finding it's a challenging time for Christian adoption movement

The-review - ‎Dec 28, 2013‎
To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world's orphans is something to celebrate, but the fifth annual Orphan Sunday, observed in October, arrived at a challenging time, and not just because the number of ...
 
 

The Slow, Steady Decline of Evangelical Christianity

Houston Press (blog) - ‎Dec 9, 2013‎
Just over a decade ago, evangelical Christians were ascendant. After the legwork of Falwell's Moral Majority and Ralph Reed's Christian Coalition, an evangelical Christian was in the White House, George W. Bush, whose favorite philosopher was "Jesus ...
 
 

Evangelical Immigration Table Ad Campaign Asks Supporters to 'Pray for Boehner'

Christian Post - ‎Dec 6, 2013‎
The Evangelical Immigration Table have announced a print and radio ad campaign asking supporters to pray for God to help Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) find a solution to the broken immigration system.
 
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Justice Delays Birth Control Mandate For SomeCatholic Groups

NPR - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Justice Sonia Sotomayor's decision came after a different effort by Catholic-affiliated groups from around the nation. Those groups had rushed to the federal courts to stop Wednesday's start of portions of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
 
 

At Fenway, Malden Catholic beats St. John's

Boston Globe
11 hours ago
 
Written by
Andrew MacDougall
Despite a roster sprinkled with All-State-caliber players, Malden Catholic boys' hockey coach John McLean knows his team's depth comes from its blue-collar types: the ones who wait and remain hungry to contribute when their numbers are called.
 
 

Supreme Court delays contraception mandate for two Catholic nonprofits

CNN (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Little Sisters of the Poor - a charity congregation of Roman Catholic women in Denver - and the Illinois-based Christian Brothers Services had filed a lawsuit objecting to the contraception mandate, saying it violated their religious and moral beliefs.
 
 

Bethlehem Catholic goes from 2 to 1 in PennLive girls' basketball Class AAA ...

PennLive.com
2 hours ago
 
Written by
Jeff Reinhart
2 Bethlehem Catholic leapfrogging to No. 1. Beccahi is rolling right along at 8-0, including a 4-0 run holiday run at a tournament in Maryland.
 
 

Justice Blocks Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Her decision, which came after federal court filings by Catholic-affiliated groups from around the nation in hopes of delaying the requirements, throws a part of the president's signature law into temporary disarray.
 
 

Birth control mandate halted for Catholic group by Supreme Court justice

WJLA - ‎18 hours ago‎
Justice Sonia Sotomayor's decision came Tuesday night after a different effort by Catholic-affiliated groups from around the nation.
 
 

Justice Halts Obama's Contraception Rule for Catholic Nuns

Businessweek - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Obama administration was temporarily blocked by a U.S. Supreme Court justice from forcing an order of Catholicnuns to comply with a federal requirement to provide free contraceptive coverage for employees.
 
 

Supreme Court halts health care law for catholic groups

WPSD Local 6 - ‎18 hours ago‎
... health care law. WASHINGTON (AP) - Catholic organizations are calling on the Supreme Court to stop portions of President Barack Obama's health care law that force them to provide health insurance for students and employees that includes birth control.
 
 

Supreme Court issues emergency stay halting birth control mandate forCatholic ...

BizPac Review - ‎8 hours ago‎
Before heading to New York to ring in the New Year, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave temporary relief to an order of Catholic nuns being forced to implement the birth control mandate under the new healthcare law going into effect Wednesday.
 
 

Boys Basketball: Marian Catholic overruns Thornton for McDipper championship

SouthtownStar - ‎Dec 30, 2013‎
Updated: December 31, 2013 2:11AM. Tyler Ulis wasn't going to allow the chance to lead Marian Catholic to consecutive McDipper championships slip away.
 
 

Catholic Groups Ask Supreme Court to Halt Healthcare Law

Newsmax.com - ‎22 hours ago‎
Catholic organizations are calling on the Supreme Court to stop portions of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that force them to provide health insurance for students and employees that includes birth control.
 
 

Catholic community to stage march for peace

Politics.hu - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Catholic Sant'Egidio Community will stage a torch-lit march in Budapest on New Year's Day, and pray for peace for peoples hit by war or suffering from aggression, said a statement from the Esztergom-Budapest diocese.
 
 

New Year, New Direction -- Reflections From a Gay Catholic Priest

Huffington Post - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
It's been just over six months since I announced that I am the author of Hidden Voices, Reflections of a Gay CatholicPriest, and a lot has happened.
 
 

Supreme Court Halts Birth Control Mandate For Catholic Group

Huffington Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Supreme Court justice has blocked implementation of portions of President Barack Obama's health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth ...
 
 

Pope's sharp words make a wealthy donor hesitate

CNBC.com
Dec 30, 2013
 
Written by
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
Langone, who describes himself as a devout Catholic who prays every morning, said he has told the cardinal that "you get more with honey than with vinegar.
 
 

Justice delays health law's birth control mandate after Catholic outcry

Al Jazeera America - ‎3 hours ago‎
Only hours before the law was to take effect, a Supreme Court justice blocked implementation of part of President Barack Obama's health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees ...
 
 

Catholic groups ask US Supreme Court to block contraception coverage

Reuters
21 hours ago
 
Written by
Lawrence Hurley
Catholic University of America and nonprofits in Michigan and Tennessee were among those filing three separate applications asking the court to temporarily exempt them from the so-called contraception mandate while litigation continues.
 
 

How The Youth Are Revitalizing Catholicism

Huffington Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
Who are the young priests & bishops entering into the Catholic Church - and what issues matter most to them? HuffPost Live's Young & Faithful series talks to those under Pope Francis, who are shaking up the moral foundations of the Church.
 
 

Catholic's Hood named AP player of year for NC

Belleville News Democrat - ‎18 minutes ago‎
RALEIGH, N.C. - Charlotte Catholic running back Elijah Hood has been named The Associated Press men's prep football player of the year for North Carolina.
 
 

Catholic Group Says de Blasio Prioritizes Horses Over Babies

Politicker - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
The Catholic League president, who first ripped Mr. de Blasio for failing to include Catholic priests on his transition team, is now tweaking the liberal mayor-to-be for vowing to abolish horse-drawn carriages but not city “abortion facilities.
 
Protestant
 
 
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Northern Ireland Catholic and Protestant party talks break down

Ecumenical News - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
A woman walks past a loyalist mural in East Belfast December 31, 2013. Marathon talks between the leaders of Northern Ireland's Catholic and Protestant communities broke down on Tuesday without agreement to ease tensions that have led to one of the ...
 
 

NI state papers: British government feared 'Protestant brain drain'

BBC News - ‎Dec 28, 2013‎
British fears of a Protestant 'brain drain' from Northern Ireland in the early 1980s found some support at a meeting between an NIO official and the Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University, Sir Peter Froggat in 1982, according to this year's Belfast ...
 
 

'Church for people who aren't into church': Protestant mega-congregations ...

National Post
Dec 27, 2013
 
Written by
Tristin Hopper
But as Quebec's soaring Catholic Churches go condo and Atlantic Canada's picturesque community churches are sold off as scrap timber, one style of Canadian church seems to be surging ahead where all others falter: Large-congregation Protestant ...
 
 

Gap between Protestant and Catholics in workplace closing, report shows

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Dec 12, 2013‎
“We have seen for a number of years a steady improvement in the extent to which the representation of the Protestant and Roman Catholic community in the monitored workforce approximates to the composition of those available for work,” he said.
 
 

Protestant Hookers…

Patheos (blog) - ‎Dec 4, 2013‎
I just allowed your son to continue on in his belief that protestants were hookers because explaining it further would have been weird and awkward, and frankly, I value my life over death by Mameluke sword.
 
 

Protestant leaders decry Canadian church's boycott of settlement products

Jewish Telegraphic Agency - ‎Dec 16, 2013‎
TORONTO (JTA) - Leaders of Canada's largest Protestant denomination are speaking out against their church's boycott of products made in Israeli settlements.
 
 

Belfast papers reveal fears over exodus of Protestant students in 1982

Irish Times - ‎Dec 26, 2013‎
British fears of a Protestant “brain drain” from Northern Ireland in the early 1980s were discussed at a meeting between a Northern Ireland Office official and the vice-chancellor of Queen's University Belfast, Sir Peter Froggat, in 1982, according to ...
 
 

New Fight Over Protestant Point Man On Dialogue

The Jewish Week - ‎Dec 18, 2013‎
The National Council of Churches is the largest ecumenical organization of Christians in the U.S., serving as the umbrella for 37 mainline Protestant groups and reportedly encompassing more than 100,000 local churches with 40 million followers. “It's ...
 
 

Protestant leaders decry boycott of Israeli goods by Canadian church

Jweekly.com - ‎Dec 19, 2013‎
Leaders of Canada's largest Protestant denomination are speaking out against their church's boycott of products made in Israeli settlements.
 
 

BBC poll finds Protestant support for Parades Commission

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Dec 18, 2013‎
The poll for BBC Newsline found that 39 per cent of Protestants want to keep the body, with just 24 per cent wanting it abolished and a large percentage - 37 per cent - saying that they had no opinion on the issue.
 
 

In This Episode

PBS - ‎Dec 6, 2013‎
POTTER: What these worshipers do know is that they've found a home in this evangelical Protestantchurch. RUIZ: They like to be feeling free, freedom to worship the Lord with our heart.
 
 

Protestant Community Church to sponsor forum on Islam

Medford Sun - ‎Dec 23, 2013‎
On Sunday, Jan. 12, the Protestant Community Church in Medford Lakes, also known as Cathedral of the Woods, will sponsor a forum concerning the Islamic religion and its relationship to Christianity.
 
 

Protestant prayer beads help put faith experience into action

McCook Daily Gazette - ‎Dec 16, 2013‎
Annie and Patty design and hand-craft "Protestant prayer beads," a circle of beads and a soothing rhythm of prayers whose purpose is to bring its user into the quiet presence of God.
 
 

Canadian Protestant church launches settlement boycott campaign

Jewish Telegraphic Agency - ‎Dec 6, 2013‎
TORONTO (JTA) - Canada's largest Protestant church launched a campaign to boycott goods made in the West Bank. The United Church of Canada campaign, dubbed “Unsettling Goods: Choose Peace in Palestine and Israel,” encourages “economic ...
 
 

Canadian Protestant church joins boycott Israel campaign

Redress Information & Analysis - ‎Dec 8, 2013‎
From the Zionist cesspit that is Canada's political elite, a voice of reason has emerged. According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), Canada's largest Protestant church has launched a campaign to boycott goods made in the occupied West Bank.
 
 

Haiti - Politic : «The Protestant sector is unavoidable» dixit Laurent Lamothe

Haitilibre.com - ‎Dec 10, 2013‎
Thursday, as part of the national dialogue initiated by President Martelly aimed at provide adequate responses to the real problems of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe as Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, met ...
 
 

EU and Danish Protestant Church for the development of poor farmers in Asia

AsiaNews.it - ‎Dec 4, 2013‎
Tek Bahadur Thapa Gharti , Nepalese Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development , praised the involvement of theProtestant Church of Denmark and the European Union and pointed the finger at those that cater to Christians only to accuse them of ...
 
 

Protestant Church Head Wishes to See Church Adapt to 21st Century

STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription) - ‎Dec 24, 2013‎
Ljubljana, 24 December (STA) - Protestant Bishop Geza Filo, the new leader of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Slovenia, has told the daily Dnevnik that Christianity needed to adapt to development and the 21st century.
 
 

Engagierter Protestant präsentiert „heute“

idea.de - Das christliche Nachrichtenportal - ‎Dec 31, 2013‎
Peter Hahne gehörte zu Niedernoltes Vorgängern. In den ZDF-Nachrichtensendungen „heute“ und „heute journal“ war von 1989 bis 1999 bereits der kirchlich engagierte Protestant Peter Hahne (61) tätig, der von 1992-2009 dem Rat der EKD angehörte.
 
 

Is a New Grace Reformation Taking Place Today?

Charisma News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Is there a new reformation sweeping the Church today, a reformation as radical and important as theProtestant Reformation that rocked the world 500 years ago?
 
HUFFINGTON POST SECTION 
 
 

Pope Has A Message For All The World's Enemies

Pope

Blessings For 2014!

2014 New Years Eve Fireworks

What Will You Worship In 2014?

Top Religion Newsmakers, Game-Changers And Prophets Of 2013

Prabhjot Singh

Beyonce's 'Last Supper' Photo Isn't What You Think

13 Ways We Made Serious Progress On Issues That Matter In 2013

New Year

The Sexiest Rabbis Of 2013 Are Here

Sexy Rabbis

The Pope's Criticism Of Capitalism Has One Wealthy Donor Very Upset

Pope Francis

Robin Roberts Thanks God

Robin Roberts

WATCH: 2013's American Faith Leaders Who Made A Difference

Sister

Surprising Number Of Americans Still Don't Believe In Evolution

And The Best Dressed Man Of 2013 Is..

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Religious 2013 In Photos

Pope Lingering Child

Robertson Family 'Emboldened' By Supporters

Alan Robertson

Report: Pope 'Shocked' By Gay Adoption Bill

Pope
ON Scripture - Torah
 

Egyptians Under Pharaoh? (Va'era, Exodus 6:2-9:35)

Moses

Let's Talk About Death Over Dinner

Death Over Dinner

Sparking Conversations About The End Of Life

ON Scripture - Bible
 

Matthew 2:13 - 23: The Massacre of the Innocents and the Soul of the Warrior

Massacre Of The Innocents

'Jesus Was A Radical Nonviolent Revolutionary'

Jesus

Top Religion Blogs Of 2013

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Words That Inspired, Surprised, And Moved Us This Year

Church Includes Trayvon In The Nativity

Tm

Funeral For Homeless Trans Woman Held At 'Church Of Francis'

Andrea
 
CHRISTIAN POST SECTION 
abortion
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CP Year in Review: Top 10 Most Read Abortion and Pro-Life Stories of 2013

Pro-life activists saw 2013 as a breakthrough in the movement to defend the constitutional rights of pre-born babies. Many credit the growing support for the pro-life movement with the rising popularity of 3D and 4D ultrasounds, and the ability to announce the sex of one's unborn baby by the 13th week, as Texas state Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) did on the House floor as part of his support for the state's new abortion regulations that ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, the six month of pregnancy.

Sonia Sotomayor
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Nuns Celebrate as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Blocks Obamacare Contraception Mandate

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor put some temporary brakes on President Barack Obama's controversial Affordable Care Act for a group of Catholic nuns Tuesday night, just hours before it began forcing some religious-affiliated groups to provide health insurance covering birth control and abortion-inducing drugs or face heavy fines on Jan. 1.

Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
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Louisiana Church to Ring in New Year With 42-Hour Prayer; 'Holy Ghost Party Don't Stop,' Says Pastor

A Louisiana church is continuing its 32-year-old tradition of ringing in the new year with 42 hours of prayer and fellowship with the hopes that 2014 will be a year of change for the city.

Why You Must Pastor Your Pastor, Says Author

Among the least pastored people are pastors themselves, as they work long hours catering to the emotional and spiritual needs of their congregations but without being relieved of their own personal needs, says Marshall Segal of the DesiringGod ministry.

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has signed a multiyear deal with ESPN to come on as an analyst for the SEC Network, the network announced on Dec. 31, 2013.
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Tim Tebow Returning to Football as Analyst

Tim Tebow will be returning to the college football world in 2014 following an announcement from ESPN that the former quarterback has signed on for a multiyear deal with the Southeastern Conference network.

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Volgograd bomb
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Three Deadly Bombings Kill 34 in Russia; Spark Safety Concerns Over Sochi Olympics

Three deadly bombings have rocked two of Russia's southern cities in the past four days, killing at least 34 people just six weeks before the country plans to host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

iPhone 5
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The NSA Has Nearly Complete Access to Apple iPhones Through Spyware Program Called DROPOUTJEEP

Almost no communication shared by users of Apple's iPhone is sacred or hidden from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), thanks to a spyware program called DROPOUTJEEP that allows the agency to intercept SMS messages, access contacts, locate, and even activate the device's camera and microphone.

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Google 2013 Mash-up Video Goes Viral: Year's Top 10 Searches

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Google released a viral 2013 year-in-review video about the year's top searches and main events last week, featuring a mash-up of top searches across the globe. Google's video, entitled "Google Zeitgeist: Here's to 2013," has garnered over 10 million hits since last Tuesday.

 

 

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  • Home Depot Founder Says Pope Francis' Criticism of Capitalism Not Sitting Well With Rich Donors

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  • Franklin Graham Urges Believers to Fight 'Religious War Against Christians and Biblical Truths'

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  • Bride Dies in Horrific Crash Just Hours After Wedding; Groom Who Swerved Vehicle That Landed on Top of Her May Be Charged for Death

  • Should Arab Christians Fight in the Israeli Army?

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  • 'Left Behind' Fans Question Nicolas Cage's Faith, Wonder About Actual Rapture Before Film's Release

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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