Just watch and see - as churches and church leaders become more embracing of committed, homosexual couples, they will move further and further away from the preaching of future wrath and divine judgment, ultimately embracing universalism in one form or another.
Secretary of State John Kerry's intervention in negotiations among Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority has caused more casualties, not preventing them, Charles Krauthammer said Monday on Special Report. His effort drew criticism from all, including criticism from a left-wing paper and the Israeli cabinet, which voted 19–0 against the plan Kerry had negotiated.
"Israeli cabinets have never voted 19–0 on whether the sun rises in the east. It was unbelievable," Charles Krauthammer said.
A Samaritan's Purse doctor working in Liberia to fight the deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus in history is one of two Americans to have contracted the disease, while one of Liberia's top doctors died of the virus on Sunday.
The Christian relief group, which is leading operations at a treatment center in Liberia, announced that Dr. Kent Brantly is currently undergoing treatment at a Samaritan's Purse isolation center.
The situation facing European Jewry is "simply intolerable, unacceptable and inexcusable," Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker told MKs and foreign diplomats at a special session of the Knesset Immigration Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee on Monday.
Calling the rise in anti-Semitic incidents accompanying Israel's invasion of Gaza an "SOS situation," Sloutsker warned that if left unchecked, such behavior could lead to another European genocide.
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which filed an amicus brief on behalf of more than 230,000 Americans urging a federal appeals court to protect a Cross Memorial at The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City, said Monday's decision by a federal appeals court upholding the display of the cross represents a "significant constitutional victory."
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second District Monday ruled that a challenge by the American Atheists "fails on the merits" and upheld the display of the Ground Zero Cross.
Focus of the Whole World
Dr. Reagan: Why in the world is such a tiny nation, smaller than the state of New Jersey, such a focus of the world? If anything happens in Jerusalem, it's in the headlines all over the world the next day. Why is that?
Jim Fletcher: About 20 years ago I was listening to Dave Hunt and he basically said, "Because God said so." It's important to God and He intends to reveal Himself in the last days to everyone through the nation of Israel. Also, the story of Israel dominates Scripture which shows it's a big subject for God and therefore should be a big subject for us.
A Facebook page calling for the death of Israeli Jews does not violate the social network's "community standards," according to multiple messages sent by Facebook in response to user complaints.
The page in question, is named, "Death to zionst baby killer israeli jews." The page, which spells "Zionist" incorrectly, features an Image of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a vampire with blood dripping down his chin as he feasts on a child. It was started on July 25.
"After three years of civil war, hundreds of thousands fled the country desperate to escape the ongoing violence perpetrated by the government and extremist groups alike," the report said. It said that in Homs, the Christian population has plummeted from 160,000 before the conflict to "as few as 1,000."
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone on Sunday as a ceasefire with Hamas broke apart.
Obama reiterated his "strong condemnation" of rocket and tunnel attacks against Israel by the militant group Hamas, but also expressed "growing concern" about the rising number of Palestinian civilian deaths in Gaza.
Obama called for an "immediate, unconditional" humanitarian ceasefire, according to a White House readout of the call.
The next time your pastor delivers a pro-life sermon or urges the congregation to stand up for pro-life values in the political or public arena, he could be taken to task by the IRS.
Alliance Defending Freedom asked the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to release all documents related to its recent decision to settle a lawsuit with an atheist group that claims the IRS has adopted new protocols and procedures for the investigation of churches.