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06/12/2017 06:53 AM
Word for the Day: Transcendentals
Transcendentals – Wikipedia The transcendentals (Latin: transcendentalia) are the properties of being and are connected with three main human abilities; to think, wish and feel. They correspond to three aspects of the human field of interest and are their ideals; … Continue reading

06/09/2017 08:30 AM
Nothing New Under the Sun
While I read through the Book of Nehemiah and contemplate its meaning for then and now, I am struck by the similarity of the problems he faced. (Nehemiah sought to restore a fallen nation to notoriety.) I’ll list them for … Continue reading

06/08/2017 07:50 AM
London Bridge Terrorist Tried to Recruit Kids | The Japan Times
To learn about the Jihadis “next door” go to a Newspaper in Japan and read a story about the London Bridge terrorist! Alleged London attacker was known radical Islamist, tried to recruit kids to join jihad | The Japan Times … Continue reading

06/06/2017 10:10 AM
Neighbors help Christians escape Filipino city under siege – Mission Network News
Neighbors help Christians escape Filipino city under siege – Mission Network News Philippines (MNN) — The Filipino city of Marawi is still under siege since ISIS-pledged Maute militants overtook it on May 23rd and killed several dozen civilians. The current death … Continue reading

06/06/2017 09:05 AM
A Godly Response to Oppression and Persecution
What should a Christian’s response be to oppression and persecution?  Two examples hundreds of years apart point out the way. Nehemiah’s world had been destroyed.  In fact, he was deported about 1000 miles away and his country lay in ruin.  … Continue reading

06/06/2017 08:26 AM
Pray for Afghanistan

06/06/2017 08:07 AM
Obama’s Dilemma on Troop Surge in Afghanistan Now Vexes Trump
Obama’s Dilemma on Troop Surge in Afghanistan Now Vexes Trump – The New York Times WASHINGTON — A new president confronts an old war, one that bedeviled his predecessor. He is caught between seasoned military commanders, who tell him that … Continue reading

06/05/2017 07:39 AM
Christian Farmer Barred from Michigan Market Because of Views on Gay Marriage
What does Islam, the LGBT, and the city of East Lansing have in common? “It’s our faith that informs us [a Catholic family] how to treat all who come to our farm and the farmers market with dignity and decency … Continue reading

06/02/2017 10:01 AM

Eritrea (MNN) — The country of Eritrea is the 10th harshest persecutor of Christians in the world, according to Open Doors’ World Watch List. And last month, another blow was struck on religious freedom in the country. Nearly 100 Christians … Continue reading

06/01/2017 07:36 AM
ISIS has called on its followers to wage “all-out war” on the West
International (MNN) — ISIS has called on its followers to wage “all-out war” on the West during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sparking fears of new attacks. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia) Muslims worldwide observe the month as one of … Continue reading