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  • News from WorthyNews.Com 5 May 2016

    News From ChristianPost.com 5 May 2016



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    Nation's Largest Atheist Group Demands School District Cancel Field Trip to Creation Museum
    LINK The nation's largest atheist group is demanding that a Pennsylvania school cancel its planned field trip to the Creation Museum in Kentucky, claiming that such a trip is a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

    Franklin Graham: Christians Are Under Assault in America
    LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham is warning Americans that the country is in imminent danger due to its mockery of God and gross immorality.

    'We're a Dying Breed,' Says Abortion Activist Lamenting Clinic Closures in Liberal States
    LINK An abortion activist from California says clinics are closing down around the country, including in blue states, because fewer women are seeking abortions.

    Woman Suing Church of Scientology Over Forced Abortion
    LINK A former member of the Church of Scientology can legally sue the religious sect for allegedly forcing her to have an abortion, a California judge has ruled.

    Franklin Graham Condemns $36M Gov't Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign Featuring Drag Queens
    LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham has denounced a $36 million anti-smoking government campaign aimed at 18- to 24-year-olds that features coming out stories and drag queens called "This Free Life."

    Target Boycott: Conservative Group Slams Rumors of Sending Men Into Women's Bathrooms
    LINK The American Family Association, the group that started the boycott Target campaign, is denying reports that it's sending men into women's bathrooms to test the controversial "inclusive" restroom policy.

    2016 Nat'l Day of Prayer to Be Largest in History With 47,000 Host Sites Across the US
    LINK The annual National Day of Prayer is expected to be larger than ever, with an estimated 47,000 local events taking place across the United States.

    How Both Barack Obama and Donald Trump Inadvertently Help ISIS
    LINK Both President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump use overly-simplistic rhetoric about Islamic extremism that is harmful, Imam Abdullah Antepli argued at Faith Angle Forum.

    Catholic Univ. Suspends Employee for Debating LGBTQ Issues With 'Gender Neutral' Student
    LINK A Catholic university in California has suspended an employee for allegedly telling a trio of students, one of whom identifies as gender-neutral, that only two genders, male and female, exist.

    Historic Serbian Orthodox Church Destroyed in NYC Blaze Was Negotiating With Developer
    LINK The Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava that was gutted in a massive blaze on West 26th Street in New York City Sunday was engaged in a contentious negotiation process with luxury real estate developer Madison Equities to raise funds to help restore the historic church.

    FBI to Join Investigation of American Missionaries Murdered in Jamaica
    LINK Officers from multiple U.S. law enforcement agencies including the FBI will reportedly join local police in Jamaica in the investigation of the gruesome murders of American missionaries, Randy Hentzel, 48, and Harold Nichols, 53, on the island Saturday.

    Franklin Graham Blasts NFL Draft Pick Laremy Tunsil for Smoking Pot: 'How Much Does It Cost to Act Stupid?'
    LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham has blasted this year's No. 13 NFL draft pick Laremy Tunsil for the football player's irresponsible behavior that's come back to haunt his professional life.

    Weather Channel Founder Blasts Bill Nye, Calls Him a 'Pretend Scientist'
    LINK John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel, has called Bill Nye "The Science Guy" a "pretend scientist in a bow tie," and argued that his suggestion of jailing climate change skeptics is akin to the jailing of Italian astronomer Galielo Galilei.

    Evangelist Ray Comfort to Give Away $25K in Gift Cards to Atheists at Reason Rally
    LINK New Zealand-born evangelist and creationist Ray Comfort, co-host of the "The Way of the Master" TV show, has said he will give the thousands of atheists attending the Reason Rally $25,000 worth of Subway gift cards, alongside a copy of his book.

    Church Brother Dies With Friend He Was Trying to Save From Drowning at Men's Retreat
    LINK The senior pastor of a Florida church is now grieving with the families of two men in his congregation who drowned Saturday during a men's retreat.

    Colorado Woman Who Cut Stranger's Baby From Womb Gets 100 Years
    LINK A Colorado woman who used kitchen knives to cut a baby from the womb of a woman she had lured to her home was sentenced Friday to 100 years in prison.

    Target Stock Prices Plummet After 1 Million-Strong Boycott Over Transgender Bathroom Policy
    LINK Target has seen its stock prices plummet after over 1 million people signed a petition pledging a boycott over its new bathroom policies that allow employees and customers who are men according to their birth sex to go into women's bathrooms and dressing rooms.

    Google To Livestream Republican Convention Despite Protests
    LINK It is official – Google is the official livestream service provider for the upcoming Republican Convention, which the company confirmed according to a report in Politico. The company pushed through with its official sponsorship role despite pressure from anti-Trump groups who think that the tech company should not support the controversial GOP nominee Donald Trump.

    Transgender Students Must Use Bathrooms of Birth Sex, Says Florida School District
    LINK Students living in one Florida school district are now required to use the bathrooms that align with their birth sex, not the bathrooms of the gender in which the choose to identify.

    Education Dept. Releases 'Shame List' of Faith-Based Colleges Seeking Title IX Exemption From Transgender Rules
    LINK The U.S. Department of Education published Friday a list of faith-based colleges and universities that were granted a religious exemption from Title IX. LGBT activist groups have been calling on the government to publish the list as part of a shaming campaign called the "Shame List" to pressure Christian colleges to consent to their agenda.

    News from One News Now


    OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
    AG asks Target how women, children are not preyLINK

    <span><img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936198/target_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store front" class="ImageFloatRight"/>The attorney general of Texas is raising concerns about a new policy at Target, a concern that mirrors those voiced by a family advocacy group. </span>

    Chris WoodwardWed, 04 May 2016
    Left-wing media gleefully trumpets anti-AFA storyLINK

    <span><img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936198/target_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store front" class="ImageFloatRight"/>"I do not think that word means what you think it means," Inigo Montoya famously told Vizzini in "The Princess Bride." </span>

    Chris Woodward,Billy DavisWed, 04 May 2016

    Couple continues court battle for adopted sonsLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5609673/688_3417414__1__350x219.jpg" alt="British flag with London skyline" class="ImageFloatLeft ImageFloatRight"/>A couple in the United Kingdom is still struggling through the court system for the release and return of their two adopted sons. 

    Charlie ButtsWed, 04 May 2016

    Millions swept up in impact of Alzheimer'sLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935789/senior_using_walker_350x219.jpg" alt="senior using a walker" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>Actor Will Farrell <a href="/media/2016/05/02/comedian-shows-human-decency-about-reagan">is out</a>, but news that a studio wants to make a comedy about Ronald Reagan's Alzheimer's has no doubt shaken those suffering with the disease – as well as their caretakers.

    Steve JordahlWed, 04 May 2016

    Former AFA counsel seeks MS high court seatLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5463429/gavel3_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="gavel with U.S. flag" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>An attorney with more than 20 years' experience defending family values is running for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court. 

    Chad GroeningWed, 04 May 2016

    Trump KO's Cruz in IN, WH race; Bernie's aliveLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936178/trump-in-ny_350x219.jpg" alt="Trump in NY" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>After suffering a devastating double-digit loss in Tuesday night’s Indiana Primary, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (D-Texas) announced he is suspending his campaign for the White House, removing the main obstacle to frontrunning rival Donald Trump’s nomination — while Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) chalked up a narrow victory in the Hoosier State to keep his run for the Oval Office alive against frontrunning contender Hillary Clinton.

    Michael F. HaverluckWed, 04 May 2016

    Obama's Ed Dept. 'outing' Christian collegesLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936048/censor-the-bible_350x219.jpg" alt="no Bible censor Bible" class="ImageFloatRight"/>The president of a Christian college in California personally attests to the aggressive nature of the Department of Education in bullying religious institutions to violate their tenets regarding human sexuality.

    Steve JordahlTue, 03 May 2016

    Small businesses collateral damage in $15/hr rulingLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935365/minimum_wage_illustration_350x219.jpg" alt="minimum wage illustration" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>The Supreme Court's decision this week not to hear a challenge involving Seattle's minimum wage could impact a lot of people.

    Chris WoodwardTue, 03 May 2016

    Welcome to communist Cuba, haven of Hezbollah LINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936227/cruise-ship-in-cuba_350x219.jpg" alt="Cruise ship in Cuba" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A cruise ship has docked in Cuba for "educational" travel but a Cuban-born dissident has a warning for tourists disembarking on the island nation.

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    Constitution makes injunction against Daleiden invalidLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5673377/u-s-constitution_350x219.jpg" alt="U.S. Constitution" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Lawyers for undercover citizen-reporter David Daleiden are asking a federal appeals court to protect the constitutional rights of their client. 

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    Bathroom confusion gathering momentumLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5635332/transgender_bathroom_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="transgender bathroom pink" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>The issue of whether or not transgenders can use bathrooms for the opposite biological sex could well be headed to the Supreme Court, following a decision by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. And in California, parents and students are privately battling out the issue at their local school.

    Bob KelloggTue, 03 May 2016

    A cubicle is not a fox hole, says Marine's attorneyLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935720/bibleplusgavel_350x219.jpg" alt="gavel with Bible 2" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A former U.S. Marine says it's unfair that she was forced out of the military because she refused to take down Bible verses from her office cubicle. 

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    RNC survey raises eyebrowsLINK

    A political analyst is suspicious about the motivation behind a recent online survey from the Republican National Committee.

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    Citizens, leaders push back against TargetLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936185/ap_16110791764821_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store sign" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>An Alabama town will have free legal assistance if activists file a legal challenge to their transgender bathroom ordinance.

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    ICE pours cold water on criminal justiceLINK

    <span><img width="349" height="169" src="/media/4380584/border_fence_349x169.jpg" alt="Border fence image" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A legal expert calls it appalling that the Obama administration released almost 20,000 criminal aliens – many of them violent felons - back on to the streets of America. </span>

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    A look at ObamaCare premiums for 2017LINK

    <img width="349" height="169" src="/media/5057673/76_2674122_349x169.jpg" alt="healthcare costs 620x300" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>While many people are focused on the presidential campaigns, insurance companies are working on how big an increase they want in ObamaCare premiums.

    Chris WoodwardTue, 03 May 2016

    Life wins out over money ... but for how long?LINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5601918/heartbeat_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="medical heartbeat screen" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Life has more value than a company's profit margin. A California child's situation is being cited as just such a case.

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    Hoosier on Trump: Yes, I get it but he's no RepublicanLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935895/trump-v-cruz-at-sc-debate_350x219.jpg" alt="Trump v. Cruz at SC debate (close-up)" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Donald Trump is poised to win the primary in Indiana, where a family advocate questions the candidate's true beliefs.

    Chad GroeningMon, 02 May 2016

    OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
    AG asks Target how women, children are not preyLINK

    <span><img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936198/target_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store front" class="ImageFloatRight"/>The attorney general of Texas is raising concerns about a new policy at Target, a concern that mirrors those voiced by a family advocacy group. </span>

    Chris WoodwardWed, 04 May 2016

    Left-wing media gleefully trumpets anti-AFA storyLINK

    <span><img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936198/target_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store front" class="ImageFloatRight"/>"I do not think that word means what you think it means," Inigo Montoya famously told Vizzini in "The Princess Bride." </span>

    Chris Woodward,Billy DavisWed, 04 May 2016

    Couple continues court battle for adopted sonsLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5609673/688_3417414__1__350x219.jpg" alt="British flag with London skyline" class="ImageFloatLeft ImageFloatRight"/>A couple in the United Kingdom is still struggling through the court system for the release and return of their two adopted sons. 

    Charlie ButtsWed, 04 May 2016

    Millions swept up in impact of Alzheimer'sLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935789/senior_using_walker_350x219.jpg" alt="senior using a walker" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>Actor Will Farrell <a href="/media/2016/05/02/comedian-shows-human-decency-about-reagan">is out</a>, but news that a studio wants to make a comedy about Ronald Reagan's Alzheimer's has no doubt shaken those suffering with the disease – as well as their caretakers.

    Steve JordahlWed, 04 May 2016

    Former AFA counsel seeks MS high court seatLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5463429/gavel3_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="gavel with U.S. flag" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>An attorney with more than 20 years' experience defending family values is running for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court. 

    Chad GroeningWed, 04 May 2016

    Trump KO's Cruz in IN, WH race; Bernie's aliveLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936178/trump-in-ny_350x219.jpg" alt="Trump in NY" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>After suffering a devastating double-digit loss in Tuesday night’s Indiana Primary, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (D-Texas) announced he is suspending his campaign for the White House, removing the main obstacle to frontrunning rival Donald Trump’s nomination — while Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) chalked up a narrow victory in the Hoosier State to keep his run for the Oval Office alive against frontrunning contender Hillary Clinton.

    Michael F. HaverluckWed, 04 May 2016

    Obama's Ed Dept. 'outing' Christian collegesLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936048/censor-the-bible_350x219.jpg" alt="no Bible censor Bible" class="ImageFloatRight"/>The president of a Christian college in California personally attests to the aggressive nature of the Department of Education in bullying religious institutions to violate their tenets regarding human sexuality.

    Steve JordahlTue, 03 May 2016

    Small businesses collateral damage in $15/hr rulingLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935365/minimum_wage_illustration_350x219.jpg" alt="minimum wage illustration" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>The Supreme Court's decision this week not to hear a challenge involving Seattle's minimum wage could impact a lot of people.

    Chris WoodwardTue, 03 May 2016

    Welcome to communist Cuba, haven of Hezbollah LINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936227/cruise-ship-in-cuba_350x219.jpg" alt="Cruise ship in Cuba" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A cruise ship has docked in Cuba for "educational" travel but a Cuban-born dissident has a warning for tourists disembarking on the island nation.

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    Constitution makes injunction against Daleiden invalidLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5673377/u-s-constitution_350x219.jpg" alt="U.S. Constitution" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Lawyers for undercover citizen-reporter David Daleiden are asking a federal appeals court to protect the constitutional rights of their client. 

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    Bathroom confusion gathering momentumLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5635332/transgender_bathroom_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="transgender bathroom pink" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>The issue of whether or not transgenders can use bathrooms for the opposite biological sex could well be headed to the Supreme Court, following a decision by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. And in California, parents and students are privately battling out the issue at their local school.

    Bob KelloggTue, 03 May 2016

    A cubicle is not a fox hole, says Marine's attorneyLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935720/bibleplusgavel_350x219.jpg" alt="gavel with Bible 2" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A former U.S. Marine says it's unfair that she was forced out of the military because she refused to take down Bible verses from her office cubicle. 

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    RNC survey raises eyebrowsLINK

    A political analyst is suspicious about the motivation behind a recent online survey from the Republican National Committee.

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    Citizens, leaders push back against TargetLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936185/ap_16110791764821_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store sign" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>An Alabama town will have free legal assistance if activists file a legal challenge to their transgender bathroom ordinance.

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    ICE pours cold water on criminal justiceLINK

    <span><img width="349" height="169" src="/media/4380584/border_fence_349x169.jpg" alt="Border fence image" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A legal expert calls it appalling that the Obama administration released almost 20,000 criminal aliens – many of them violent felons - back on to the streets of America. </span>

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    A look at ObamaCare premiums for 2017LINK

    <img width="349" height="169" src="/media/5057673/76_2674122_349x169.jpg" alt="healthcare costs 620x300" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>While many people are focused on the presidential campaigns, insurance companies are working on how big an increase they want in ObamaCare premiums.

    Chris WoodwardTue, 03 May 2016

    Life wins out over money ... but for how long?LINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5601918/heartbeat_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="medical heartbeat screen" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Life has more value than a company's profit margin. A California child's situation is being cited as just such a case.

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    Hoosier on Trump: Yes, I get it but he's no RepublicanLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935895/trump-v-cruz-at-sc-debate_350x219.jpg" alt="Trump v. Cruz at SC debate (close-up)" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Donald Trump is poised to win the primary in Indiana, where a family advocate questions the candidate's true beliefs.

    Chad GroeningMon, 02 May 2016

    OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
    AG asks Target how women, children are not preyLINK

    <span><img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936198/target_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store front" class="ImageFloatRight"/>The attorney general of Texas is raising concerns about a new policy at Target, a concern that mirrors those voiced by a family advocacy group. </span>

    Chris WoodwardWed, 04 May 2016

    Left-wing media gleefully trumpets anti-AFA storyLINK

    <span><img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936198/target_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store front" class="ImageFloatRight"/>"I do not think that word means what you think it means," Inigo Montoya famously told Vizzini in "The Princess Bride." </span>

    Chris Woodward,Billy DavisWed, 04 May 2016

    Couple continues court battle for adopted sonsLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5609673/688_3417414__1__350x219.jpg" alt="British flag with London skyline" class="ImageFloatLeft ImageFloatRight"/>A couple in the United Kingdom is still struggling through the court system for the release and return of their two adopted sons. 

    Charlie ButtsWed, 04 May 2016

    Millions swept up in impact of Alzheimer'sLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935789/senior_using_walker_350x219.jpg" alt="senior using a walker" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>Actor Will Farrell <a href="/media/2016/05/02/comedian-shows-human-decency-about-reagan">is out</a>, but news that a studio wants to make a comedy about Ronald Reagan's Alzheimer's has no doubt shaken those suffering with the disease – as well as their caretakers.

    Steve JordahlWed, 04 May 2016

    Former AFA counsel seeks MS high court seatLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5463429/gavel3_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="gavel with U.S. flag" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>An attorney with more than 20 years' experience defending family values is running for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court. 

    Chad GroeningWed, 04 May 2016

    Trump KO's Cruz in IN, WH race; Bernie's aliveLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936178/trump-in-ny_350x219.jpg" alt="Trump in NY" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>After suffering a devastating double-digit loss in Tuesday night’s Indiana Primary, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (D-Texas) announced he is suspending his campaign for the White House, removing the main obstacle to frontrunning rival Donald Trump’s nomination — while Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) chalked up a narrow victory in the Hoosier State to keep his run for the Oval Office alive against frontrunning contender Hillary Clinton.

    Michael F. HaverluckWed, 04 May 2016

    Obama's Ed Dept. 'outing' Christian collegesLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936048/censor-the-bible_350x219.jpg" alt="no Bible censor Bible" class="ImageFloatRight"/>The president of a Christian college in California personally attests to the aggressive nature of the Department of Education in bullying religious institutions to violate their tenets regarding human sexuality.

    Steve JordahlTue, 03 May 2016

    Small businesses collateral damage in $15/hr rulingLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935365/minimum_wage_illustration_350x219.jpg" alt="minimum wage illustration" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>The Supreme Court's decision this week not to hear a challenge involving Seattle's minimum wage could impact a lot of people.

    Chris WoodwardTue, 03 May 2016

    Welcome to communist Cuba, haven of Hezbollah LINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936227/cruise-ship-in-cuba_350x219.jpg" alt="Cruise ship in Cuba" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A cruise ship has docked in Cuba for "educational" travel but a Cuban-born dissident has a warning for tourists disembarking on the island nation.

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    Constitution makes injunction against Daleiden invalidLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5673377/u-s-constitution_350x219.jpg" alt="U.S. Constitution" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Lawyers for undercover citizen-reporter David Daleiden are asking a federal appeals court to protect the constitutional rights of their client. 

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    Bathroom confusion gathering momentumLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5635332/transgender_bathroom_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="transgender bathroom pink" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>The issue of whether or not transgenders can use bathrooms for the opposite biological sex could well be headed to the Supreme Court, following a decision by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. And in California, parents and students are privately battling out the issue at their local school.

    Bob KelloggTue, 03 May 2016

    A cubicle is not a fox hole, says Marine's attorneyLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935720/bibleplusgavel_350x219.jpg" alt="gavel with Bible 2" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A former U.S. Marine says it's unfair that she was forced out of the military because she refused to take down Bible verses from her office cubicle. 

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    RNC survey raises eyebrowsLINK

    A political analyst is suspicious about the motivation behind a recent online survey from the Republican National Committee.

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    Citizens, leaders push back against TargetLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5936185/ap_16110791764821_350x219.jpg" alt="Target store sign" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>An Alabama town will have free legal assistance if activists file a legal challenge to their transgender bathroom ordinance.

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    ICE pours cold water on criminal justiceLINK

    <span><img width="349" height="169" src="/media/4380584/border_fence_349x169.jpg" alt="Border fence image" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>A legal expert calls it appalling that the Obama administration released almost 20,000 criminal aliens – many of them violent felons - back on to the streets of America. </span>

    Chad GroeningTue, 03 May 2016

    A look at ObamaCare premiums for 2017LINK

    <img width="349" height="169" src="/media/5057673/76_2674122_349x169.jpg" alt="healthcare costs 620x300" class="ImageFloatLeft"/>While many people are focused on the presidential campaigns, insurance companies are working on how big an increase they want in ObamaCare premiums.

    Chris WoodwardTue, 03 May 2016

    Life wins out over money ... but for how long?LINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5601918/heartbeat_800x500_350x219.jpg" alt="medical heartbeat screen" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Life has more value than a company's profit margin. A California child's situation is being cited as just such a case.

    Charlie ButtsTue, 03 May 2016

    Hoosier on Trump: Yes, I get it but he's no RepublicanLINK

    <img width="350" height="219" src="/media/5935895/trump-v-cruz-at-sc-debate_350x219.jpg" alt="Trump v. Cruz at SC debate (close-up)" class="ImageFloatRight"/>Donald Trump is poised to win the primary in Indiana, where a family advocate questions the candidate's true beliefs.

    Chad GroeningMon, 02 May 2016

    News from Christian News Wire 5 May 2016



    Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
    LINK Religious Liberties / Persecution

    Constitutional Scholars May Not Agree with What Daleiden Says, But Defend His Right to Say It
    LINK Thomas More Society Welcomes Broad Coalition Defending Undercover Journalist's First Amendment Rights

    'Times-Union' Ad on Sexual Abuse Lobby
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Family Research Council Statement on Tennessee SB 1556
    LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397; both with Family Research Council, media@frc.org  WASHINGTON, April 29, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently signed Senate Bill 1556, which prevents counselors and therapists from being forced to counsel in a manner that conflicts with their orthodox religious beliefs provided they refer to another counselor or therapist.

    Pastor and His Family Arrested in China After Meeting with U.S. Consulate Officials
    LINK Contact: Rachel Ritchie, English Media Director, China Aid, 432-553-1080 cell, 888-889-7757, 432-689-6985, r.ritchie@chinaaid.org WENZHOU, Zhejiang, China, April 29, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Authorities in China's coastal Zhejiang province incarcerated a pastor, his wife and son on Tuesday for contacting U.S. Consulate officials in Shanghai and foreign journalists.Wen Xiaowu, a pastor, and his wife, both of whom provided legal defense counsel for churches affected by an ongoing cr Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

    NOM Vows to Unseat Three Republicans Who Betrayed Missouri Voters and People of Faith
    LINK Contact: Chris Plante, National Organization for Marriage, 202-457-8060 ext 812, cplante@nationformarriage.org

    Alabama Legal Foundation Jumps to Oxford's Defense
    LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245

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    kjv@Matthew:12:38-45 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: We tend today to see the gospel as pertaining to individuals and salvation, which in part it is. Jesus is shown here as also seeing the gospel in terms of groups and cities and generations. Just as a man can be inhabited/possessed/re-inhabited so can collective movements and generations. Individuals think and act and behave within groups. Unclean spirits think and act and behave in similar conjunction. In Jesus' time He saw a perfect storm of the two mounting against Him. Though He could be convincing to some individuals one on one at this time, it would not be until His death and resurrection that the true forces driving individuals within masses could be dealt with.

    kjv@Matthew:12:46 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Makes one wonder what they wanted to talk to Him about.

    kjv@Matthew:13:19 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This understanding is not a matter left to human intelligence, it is plain and evident to persons of all IQ's/literacy/backgrounds. Satan is not omnipresent so he utilizes man's sheep like pack and conforming nature. He will twist and distort ones intentions and honest curiosity, even God's own words to produce doubt and apparent contradiction to foster rejection and rebellion. It is not understood because the heart has fattened and calloused against it. A mans own peers become the fowls of the air as much as any demon.

    kjv@Matthew:13:20-21 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: From whom does the most pressure/persecution come from? Those just described as the wayside. Those here now without root expect peace and pleasantry. If the gospel is obvious to them it should be obvious to others they presume, and yet it is not obvious, ridiculed, divisive, persecuted against, even deadly. The young fledgling becomes disheartened, embarrassed, offended. A process - sunlight that is supposed to bring about growth instead kills off the plant. Though passive from ther out typically by number they are used by the wayside (therefore Satan) to increase the pressure on the remaining believers.

    kjv@Matthew:13:22 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: A believer that overcomes the first two elements must also contend with the cares of this world. It may not matter what others believe or think or behave, the believer is settled and assured in this part of his faith. However, the real issues of life and family and citizen present a constant drain on his time and energies causing anxiety and fatigue and over extension. The productive fruit of his life gets chocked out without him barely realizing it. I speak from experience.

    kjv@Matthew:13:23 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: For the few strong that remain all of this process works to produce fruit in them 30 60 100 fold; supernatural returns. Fruit like this would not be possible if it were not for the entire process the necessitated it and brought it about. We should not consider it odd that these many things go into producing spiritual fruit. It is producers like these that the Lord wants with Him in His Kingdom. These souls are basically the humble and meek He spoke of in the Beatitudes that His light and Spirit have shown through, His redemption has fashioned, branches abiding in His vine, created unto good works; they are the blessed.

    kjv@Matthew:13:23 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The Lord sows a very particular seed expecting later a very particular fruit, a fruit worthy of the kingdom from which it was born, worthy of acceptance into the kingdom to which it is harvested. It is a supernatural fruit that comes forth in supernatural numbers; the fruit itself that bares more of this particular seed. The process it takes to produce from seed to root to a plant to fruit is deliberate and unavoidable as sunshine. Understanding this parable is to understand such spiritual process. Is this the fruit that I am producing?

    kjv@Matthew:13:24-30 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This parable is to be placed beside the parable of the sower for direct comparison, one extends the other. The first is a look at the process of the individual believer and what he must overcome. The second is a picture of the field (world) of all. The enemy has come in and planted a false believer with every appearance of the true believer except in final fruit. To remove the false believer at this time would also uproot the true believer, so the two are left to grow together. Both parables work together to draw a broader and deeper picture. The Disciples will shortly ask Jesus to explain this further.

    kjv@Matthew:13:24-30 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This is not to say that the Devil has created his own humans and planted them amongst God's. This is better explained by whom the God created human becomes moral agent of/to. The Kingdom of Heaven becomes firmly planted into one and the false kingdom of heaven becomes established in the other. The differences nearly indistinguishable until the fruit from each is bore out.

    kjv@Matthew:13:37 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: f[NT-GOSPEL@Son of man] speaks largely of His betrayal cruxifiction and return.

    kjv@Matthew:14:1-12 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This passage almost reads backwards. At some point earlier the disciples of the Baptist told Jesus and His disciples the outcome of John's imprisonment - beheading. The crew is aware of the circumstances therein. What is happening now that Herod Antipas is associating Jesus with as a haunting of John. We do not know how this becomes known (perhaps one of Herod's servants) but, it does.

    kjv@Matthew:16:28 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Could this be referring to John and the visions of the Book of Revelations?

    kjv@Matthew:16:21-28 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The comment about the leaven of the Pharisees is just as much a observation of what is currently transpiring against Him as it is a doctrinal fidelity teaching. Jesus sees what is developing and the rage mounting against Him so He checks to see how far along the Disciples hearts are in the revelation process. They are currently far enough to know that He is Christ but, not so far as to know what Christ must suffer for them in the very near future. Until they grasp this further more complete revelation they will not grasp their own future pathway - the baring of their own cross for Him in His absence up until His return.

    kjv@Matthew:17:1-13 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: We see that the focus of Christ's work with the disciples has sharply turned towards His Cross and is being confirmed from above with the types of signs that the Pharisees had asked for earlier. The disciples believed but, had not asked. The Pharisees did not believe and yet had asked. Which do you think were allowed a sign? Now that they've seen it they are kept from telling anyone of it. Worse than a non-believer not believing and not receiving a demanded sign is a non-believer disbelieving all the more after seeing a believer that has seen the sign by invitation.

    kjv@Matthew:18:1 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The subject 'greatest' is often brought up and is often tied to child like qualities. Not child like as in play, but, child like as in service/respect to others. Perhaps one can be playful and imaginative in service, but, certainly not the other way around serving child play/imagination.

    kjv@Matthew:18:7 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Recently, we have heard of the influences of a faithless wicked generation being at the root of a failed exorcism and now a world from which offenses/entrapments toward humble child like servants must/do come. The forces and momentums Jesus fights against are considerably larger than just you and I. We must also be aware of their effect and influence as well. They exist even amongst our own ranks!

    kjv@Matthew:19:1-12 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: What would Jesus know about marriage fidelity? Funny you should ask. Who is Jesus married to (future tense)? The Church Israel/Gentile. Has She been faithful? Is She unblemished? Has there not been cause for a writ of divorcement? Continuously. Why then has He not? What is it in Her that He sees in Her future and is willing to go to His grave for? What God has joined together... let no man put asunder. The principal is true as a church. It is true as a couple. Is Christ righteous in not serving us His papers? Is He merciful in this? Shouldn't we likewise be?

    kjv@Matthew:21:12 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: There is the physical temple and there is a temple of individual men's hearts. Where a man's heart is there will be his treasure. There are men who treasure making money from the religious needs of many. There are men who treasure peace that do not confront them. There are men who treasure their position in the church that allow for even profit from such allowance. There are men who treasure the way things just the way they are, the way things have long time been. There are those who treasure their own ideals of the temple and not the ill image it projects to those it mistreats. These are the types of men who would be displeased by Jesus' message carried out in the temple for they do not treasure Him. When we look as individuals upon a collective temple such as this we look upon men's collective hearts. The object is not to avoid coming to the collective temple, it is to call upon all men's hearts by a higher calling; to call upon all men to come observe the most holy heart of our Lord and Savior; to meet with Him by His grace then and there. And if need be, shake a few tables of our own.

    kjv@Matthew:21:19 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Additional natural info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_fig

    kjv@Matthew:19:23 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The rich man will not be of the same mindset if he does enter.


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