Category: Culture

Mothers Day

Mothers Day

Mrs Zebedee wanted her kids to be part, participating and powerfully used in the kingdom. One of the comics that I used to love reading was Calvin and Hobbes. I remember the one were Calvin is standing by his mother’s bed on Mother’s Day and he says, “Hey, Mom! Wake up. I made you a Mother’s Day card.” His mother […]

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United States Supreme Court Building (image by Trail & Hitch)

Supreme Court Appears Ready to Rule for Football Coach Fired for Praying

The U.S. Supreme Court seemed ready during oral arguments Monday to side with a high school coach who was fired for praying at the 50-yard-line after football games, although the expanse of the court’s decision was less than certain. Joseph Kennedy filed suit against the school after he was not retained as a coach by Bremerton (Wash.) High School. He […]

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The 'no fault' law will 'help couples move forward' and enable them to 'secure the best outcome for their family without unnecessary conflict', campaigners have said (Getty Images)

Divorces surge by almost 50% as ‘no fault’ law comes in, fueling fears the rule change has made marriage splits easier

Couples ‘now have a humane exit route,’ says lawyer Divorce applications soared by almost 50% a week after ‘no fault’ law came in Around 3,000 couples have petitioned to end their marriages since last week The law does not require couples to apportion blame in order to end marriage Divorce applications have surged by as much as 50 per cent […]

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The Gift of Rest

The Gift of Rest

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. — Matthew 11:28 Book Details Author: ‎ Touré Roberts Publisher: ‎ Zondervan (April 26, 2022) Language: ‎ English Hardcover: ‎ 192 pages ISBN-10: ‎ 0310359813 ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0310359814 Item Weight: ‎ 1 pounds Dimensions: ‎ 6.3 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches Everything great that has […]

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Cultural Christianity and Disingenuous Moral Outrage

Cultural Christianity and Disingenuous Moral Outrage

Biblical Christianity—relies on the Bible to understand true faith. It is counter to cultural Christianity, which does not truly adhere to the faith or the Bible. Biblical Christianity bases its doctrine on the Bible alone. Cultural Christianity—may be based on family background, personal experience, country of residence, or social environment—what the Bible says is secondary. Cultural Christianity produces nominal believers […]

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NYC Mayor Fires Christian Education Advisor over Her Biblical Views on Gender, Sexuality

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has fired an education advisor from the city’s Panel for Education Policy after the New York Daily News reported on some of her past writings on gender and sexuality. The Rev. Kathlyn Barrett-Layne, who leads Staten Island’s Reach Out and Touch Ministries, was initially one of nine appointees to NYC’s Panel for Education Policy […]

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Pope Francis meets Canadian Indigenous leaders at the Vatican on April 1, 2022. (Image by Vatican Media)

Pope Francis expresses ‘sorrow and shame’ for Catholic role in abuse against Indigenous peoples

VVatican City, Pope Francis on Friday expressed his “sorrow and shame” for the role Catholics have played in the abuse of Indigenous peoples in Canada, especially in residential schools. During a meeting with representatives of the Métis, Inuit, and First Nations groups at the Vatican on April 1, the pope condemned colonization, saying he was sorry for the historic evil […]

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Friends (Photo: Getty/iStock)

We all need a friend like Denzel Washington

This year’s Oscars have been overshadowed by the slap Will Smith gave Chris Rock after his ill-thought-out and frankly disgusting ‘joke’ at the expense of Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. There have been countless column inches given over to this incident, with both Smith and the Oscars taking to social media to comment further. However, the one thing that has […]

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From Ashes to Beauty

From Ashes to Beauty

“Moses saw that the bush was on fire, but it was not burning up.” (Ex 3:2) Then, that fire of God’s Spirit began to burn on in Moses to free God’s people and bring them to a new land. This is God’s way. Recently another devastating summer bushfire came close to where I live when more than 2000 Ha (5000 acres) […]

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TikTok Pastor Declares ‘Jesus isn’t the only way to salvation’

TikTok Pastor Declares ‘Jesus isn’t the only way to salvation’

Jesus isn’t the only way to salvation, insists TikTok pastor Brandan Robertson, who’s progressive preaching on the Chinese-owned and video-focused social networking service has reached millions. Aided by animated head movement and a fast-paced tone captured by webcam, Robertson’s concise video messages clock in at under a minute. More than 187,000 accounts follow him on the TikTok platform: his individual […]

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