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August 08, 2018, 02:38:10 am suzytr says: Hello, any good churches in the Sacto, CA area, also looking in Reno NV, thanks in advance and God Bless you Smiley
January 29, 2018, 01:21:57 am Christian40 says: It will be interesting to see what happens this year Israel being 70 years as a modern nation may 14 2018
October 17, 2017, 01:25:20 am Christian40 says: It is good to type Mark is here again!  Smiley
October 16, 2017, 03:28:18 am Christian40 says: anyone else thinking that time is accelerating now? it seems im doing days in shorter time now is time being affected in some way?
September 24, 2017, 10:45:16 pm Psalm 51:17 says: The specific rule pertaining to the national anthem is found on pages A62-63 of the league rulebook. It states: “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem. “During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”
September 20, 2017, 04:32:32 am Christian40 says: "The most popular Hepatitis B vaccine is nothing short of a witch’s brew including aluminum, formaldehyde, yeast, amino acids, and soy. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin that destroys cellular metabolism and function. Hundreds of studies link to the ravaging effects of aluminum. The other proteins and formaldehyde serve to activate the immune system and open up the blood-brain barrier. This is NOT a good thing."
http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-11-new-fda-approved-hepatitis-b-vaccine-found-to-increase-heart-attack-risk-by-700.html
September 19, 2017, 03:59:21 am Christian40 says: bbc international did a video about there street preaching they are good witnesses
September 14, 2017, 08:06:04 am Psalm 51:17 says: bro Mark Hunter on YT has some good, edifying stuff too.
September 14, 2017, 04:31:26 am Christian40 says: i have thought that i'm reaping from past sins then my life has been impacted in ways from having non believers in my ancestry.
September 11, 2017, 06:59:33 am Psalm 51:17 says: The law of reaping and sowing. It's amazing how God's mercy and longsuffering has hovered over America so long. (ie, the infrastructure is very bad here b/c for many years, they were grossly underspent on. 1st Tim 6:10, the god of materialism has its roots firmly in the West) And remember once upon a time ago when shacking up b/w straight couples drew shock awe?

Exodus 20:5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
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1  General Category / UFO/Watcher Theology / Re: real headline UFO news on: May 20, 2019, 08:38:50 am
Friend, foe or unknown force flying overhead? Congress should find out

Since 2015, dozens of Navy F-18 fighter jets have encountered unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAPs) — once commonly referred to as UFOs — off the East Coast of the United States, some not far from the nation’s capital. Encounters have been reported by other military aircraft and civilian airliners elsewhere in the U.S. and abroad, too, including videos shot by airline passengers.

What these UAPs were and who was flying them — whether friends, foes or unknown forces — remains a mystery. Yet careful examination of the data inevitably leads to one possible, disturbing conclusion: A potential adversary of the United States has mastered technologies we do not yet understand to achieve capabilities we cannot yet match.

It is long past time for Congress to discover the answers to those questions and to share at least some of its conclusions with the public.

The U.S. government came a large step closer to confirming the reality of UAPs when the U.S. Navy acknowledged in late April that “there have been a number of reports of unauthorized and/or unidentified aircraft entering various military-controlled ranges and designated airspace in recent years.”   

But first, members of Congress and the public need to become familiar with the facts.

Unfortunately, it is impossible to gauge the overall level of UAP activity since military personnel rarely report their encounters for fear of damage to their careers. Even when reports are filed, the information generally is ignored because nobody “owns” the UAP issue and the various commands and agencies involved have not shared information on UAPs.

It remains to be seen whether the Navy’s new UAP reporting process will be emulated throughout our massive, almost feudal security apparatus in which the barons sometimes spend more time protecting bureaucratic turf from rivals than protecting U.S. territory from adversaries. Thus, any genuine solution to the UAP issue must address the issue of interagency coordination and collaboration.

The good news is that America already possesses vast sensor networks, ranging from the depths of the oceans to the harsh bleakness of space, capable of collecting the requisite information. All that Congress need do at this juncture is require the secretary of Defense and the director of national intelligence to review the UAP issue and deliver a report providing a comprehensive assessment. This report should include not only an estimate of the situation but a description of the structure and processes required to ensure effective collection and analysis going forward. 

The Trump administration should be free to provide the report at whatever level of classification it deems appropriate. One entity with which I am involved — To the Stars Academy (TTSA), an organization of former U.S. intelligence and national security experts analyzing the UAP phenomenon — has placed notional legislative language on its website to facilitate this discussion. While some modest manpower costs might be incurred, the TTSA proposal does not require new Defense Department funding. It also averts the spectacle of public hearings and the attendant risk of injecting partisanship or grandstanding into the process.

Why should Congress act? In the first instance because it is Congress’s job to raise, organize and fund the military. It can hardly do so without being fully aware of the threats we face. Indeed, that is why we have a law requiring written notice to Congress of serious intelligence failures. Most Americans would no doubt agree that our inability to identify scores of mysterious aircraft repeatedly violating restricted U.S. military airspace in recent years is a shocking failure. But there is no need to wrangle over compliance with intelligence oversight laws. The Navy’s recent admissions regarding UAP intrusions provide more than adequate grounds for requiring a written report to Congress. 

Perhaps we’ll learn that Russian President Vladimir Putin was not idly boasting when he bragged, more than a decade ago, that Russia’s “newest technical systems will be capable of destroying targets at an intercontinental distance with hypersonic speed and extreme maneuverability.” While it seems unlikely that Russia — or China — has pulled that far ahead of the U.S., there is no reason to leave this to chance. And while the Navy’s announcement seems to eliminate the prospect that these vehicles are secret U.S. military aircraft, perhaps we’ll find that Elon Musk
thehill.com
Friend, foe or unknown force flying overhead? Congress should find out
Christopher Mellon, opinion contributor
7-9 minutes

Since 2015, dozens of Navy F-18 fighter jets have encountered unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAPs) — once commonly referred to as UFOs — off the East Coast of the United States, some not far from the nation’s capital. Encounters have been reported by other military aircraft and civilian airliners elsewhere in the U.S. and abroad, too, including videos shot by airline passengers.

What these UAPs were and who was flying them — whether friends, foes or unknown forces — remains a mystery. Yet careful examination of the data inevitably leads to one possible, disturbing conclusion: A potential adversary of the United States has mastered technologies we do not yet understand to achieve capabilities we cannot yet match.

It is long past time for Congress to discover the answers to those questions and to share at least some of its conclusions with the public.

The U.S. government came a large step closer to confirming the reality of UAPs when the U.S. Navy acknowledged in late April that “there have been a number of reports of unauthorized and/or unidentified aircraft entering various military-controlled ranges and designated airspace in recent years.”   

But first, members of Congress and the public need to become familiar with the facts.

Unfortunately, it is impossible to gauge the overall level of UAP activity since military personnel rarely report their encounters for fear of damage to their careers. Even when reports are filed, the information generally is ignored because nobody “owns” the UAP issue and the various commands and agencies involved have not shared information on UAPs.

It remains to be seen whether the Navy’s new UAP reporting process will be emulated throughout our massive, almost feudal security apparatus in which the barons sometimes spend more time protecting bureaucratic turf from rivals than protecting U.S. territory from adversaries. Thus, any genuine solution to the UAP issue must address the issue of interagency coordination and collaboration.

The good news is that America already possesses vast sensor networks, ranging from the depths of the oceans to the harsh bleakness of space, capable of collecting the requisite information. All that Congress need do at this juncture is require the secretary of Defense and the director of national intelligence to review the UAP issue and deliver a report providing a comprehensive assessment. This report should include not only an estimate of the situation but a description of the structure and processes required to ensure effective collection and analysis going forward. 

The Trump administration should be free to provide the report at whatever level of classification it deems appropriate. One entity with which I am involved — To the Stars Academy (TTSA), an organization of former U.S. intelligence and national security experts analyzing the UAP phenomenon — has placed notional legislative language on its website to facilitate this discussion. While some modest manpower costs might be incurred, the TTSA proposal does not require new Defense Department funding. It also averts the spectacle of public hearings and the attendant risk of injecting partisanship or grandstanding into the process.

Why should Congress act? In the first instance because it is Congress’s job to raise, organize and fund the military. It can hardly do so without being fully aware of the threats we face. Indeed, that is why we have a law requiring written notice to Congress of serious intelligence failures. Most Americans would no doubt agree that our inability to identify scores of mysterious aircraft repeatedly violating restricted U.S. military airspace in recent years is a shocking failure. But there is no need to wrangle over compliance with intelligence oversight laws. The Navy’s recent admissions regarding UAP intrusions provide more than adequate grounds for requiring a written report to Congress. 

Perhaps we’ll learn that Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinButina asks for donations to pay legal expenses Donald Trump, president for life? We need term limits now Gabbard says claim her campaign is getting boost from Putin apologists is 'fake news' MORE was not idly boasting when he bragged, more than a decade ago, that Russia’s “newest technical systems will be capable of destroying targets at an intercontinental distance with hypersonic speed and extreme maneuverability.” While it seems unlikely that Russia — or China — has pulled that far ahead of the U.S., there is no reason to leave this to chance. And while the Navy’s announcement seems to eliminate the prospect that these vehicles are secret U.S. military aircraft, perhaps we’ll find that Elon MuskElon Reeve MuskFriend, foe or unknown force flying overhead? Congress should find out Did Bezos just save NASA's Project Artemis moon mission? Hillicon Valley: Instagram cracks down on anti-vaccine tags | Facebook co-founder on fallout from call to break up company | House Dems reintroduce election security bill | Lawmakers offer bill requiring cyber, IT training for House MORE has some amazing new toys.

It is not just that the UAPs that military pilots are encountering are strange — no paint, rivets, wings, antenna, safety lights, transponders or exhaust — but they sometimes are so fast and maneuverable that they defy our understanding of physics. For example, some of these vehicles appear to withstand forces of acceleration far greater than maximum design limits of any man-made aircraft. No wonder some military witnesses — often pilots who are scientists or engineers themselves — actually lean toward the hypothesis that they are not from this world. Like all good scientists, these pilots recognize that our theories must adjust to facts and new information, however daunting, not the other way around.

If our best minds were brought to bear to study the technology confronting us, much as the Japanese did in the 1850s when confronted by Admiral Perry’s fleet, then unprecedented technological breakthroughs could occur in short order. For example, the fact that these craft do not seem to produce exhaust yet fly vast distances at immense speeds could provide technical solutions to our energy crisis.

Some of America’s finest aviators and air defense personnel are trying to get our attention. They are not panicked — but they are right to be concerned. It seems clear the facts demand further action. In light of the facts, a mere report requirement seems a very modest response to potentially disturbing new national security information.

If UAPs turn out to be toys of Elon Musk’s making, we’ll all breathe a sigh of relief. If they are Russian, we’ll be glad we took action now rather than kicking the can down the road. If we learn that someone else’s more advanced version of our Voyager spacecraft has reached Earth, then this humble measure will forever transform our understanding of the universe and man’s place within it. 

By any measure, the effort required to prepare a report for Congress seems to be a bargain.

Christopher Mellon served 20 years in the federal government and was deputy assistant Defense secretary for intelligence from 1999 to 2002, and for security and information operations from 1998 to 1999. From 2002 to 2004, he was minority staff director of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence under Sen. John RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison RockefellerBottom Line World Health Day: It's time to fight preventable disease Lobbying World MORE IV (D-W.Va.). He is a national security affairs adviser for To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science and a consultant to HISTORY’s nonfiction series, “Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation,” which premieres May 31.

https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/444422-friend-foe-or-unknown-force-flying-overhead-congress-should-find
2  General Category / Wolves in Sheeps clothing / Re: Televangelist Jim Bakker on: May 18, 2019, 04:45:49 am
False Teacher And Televangelist Fraud Jim Bakker Now Selling $45 Gold-Plated Trump Coin That Will Give You A 'Point Of Contact' With God • Now The End Begins

Former Charlotte televangelist Jim Bakker and prosperity gospel preacher Lance Wallnau have teamed up to sell a gold-plated Trump ‘prayer coin’ for $45.

If I could speak with prosperity preacher and prover fraud Jim Bakker, I would want to thank him. I would thank him for once again proving that the Prosperity Gospel, in all its many forms, is nothing more than what you get when con artists and religionists have a baby. Jim Bakker’s latest offering, a gold-plated Trump coin that will give you special ‘access to God’ is right up there with Miracle Spring Water from Peter Popoff, the laughable ‘vow of faith‘ from Robert Tilton, all the way up to Paula White and her insane ‘Lazarus Seed‘ scam where you send her $1,144 so she can give you a ‘financial resurrection’.

“A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land; The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” Jeremiah 5:30,31 (KJV)

If your church preaches the Prosperity Gospel you need to repent of that mess and leave immediately. All prosperity gospel churches like those of Kenneth Copeland, Benny Hinn, Paula White, Joel Osteen and all the others are a false gospel. Instead of buying Jim Bakker’s pathetically opportunistic gold-plated Trump coin, why don’t you go give that $45 to your churches mission fund, or buy some gospel tracts to reach the lost, or go buy a homeless person a hot meal and show then the love of Christ.

I believe that Donald Trump was specifically chosen by God, as Daniel says all rulers are, to accomplish His will in these last days concerning Israel. President Trump has done some amazing things for the Jews and Israel. But when you start making gold coins, or golden calves, you have erected an idol and that’s an abomination before the Lord. Jim Bakker needs to get saved and preach the actual gospel. Pray for his salvation.
Former Charlotte Televangelist Jim Bakker Selling $45 Trump Coin As ‘Point of Contact With God’

FROM CHARLOTTE STORIES: The coin includes images of Donald Trump and Ancient King Cyrus on the front, with a crest of words reading; “The 70 Year Decree Cyrus – Trump Proclamation”. A Bible passage in Isaiah 45:1 and “The 45th President” are engraved on the back.

Some have compared Donald Trump to King Cyrus after he moved the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. People also point out that Donald Trump is the 45th President, and that in Isaiah 45:4, it is written about Cyrus that God will “bestow on you a title of honor, though you do not acknowledge me”, some say that Trump, likewise has been given a title of honor without ever truly acknowledging God.

    “When I asked the Lord, ‘Why the coin?’ he said ‘Because when you take the coin, it’s a point of contact,’” Wallnau told Bakker on his show.

The coin is being advertised and sold through former Charlotte televangelist Jim Bakker’s ‘The Jim Bakker Show’.
Bakker is most well known for scamming investors out of millions of dollars to build Heritage USA, a sprawling 2,300-acre tv broadcasting, conference, and amusement park complex in Fort Mill.

The complex first opened in 1978, and by 1986 it was attracting nearly 6 million visitors annually and employing about 2,500 people from around the Charlotte region. Throughout most of the 80s, Jim Bakker was investigated on a slew of embezzlement, fraud, and **** charges.

In 1982 the FCC sent a detailed fraud report to the Justice Department. They decided not to press charges due to insufficient evidence. Bakker then used the controversy to raise even more funds from his audience, branding the investigation as a “witch-hunt”.

    In 1988 he was arrested on 8 counts of mail fraud, 15 counts of wire fraud and, 1 count of conspiracy.

A Charlotte jury found Bakker guilty on all 24 counts and he was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison and given a $500,000 fine. His prison sentence was reduced to 8 years in 1992. He was paroled in July of 1994, after serving almost 5 years in jail.

In 2003, he relaunched his televangelism career with a new daily show called The Jim Bakker Show, co-hosted with his second wife, Lori. READ MORE

https://www.nowtheendbegins.com/false-teacher-televangelist-fraud-jim-bakker-now-selling-45-trump-coin-that-will-give-you-point-of-contact-with-god/
3  General Category / Wolves in Sheeps clothing / Re: Pat Robertson and his cRaZy sayings on: May 18, 2019, 04:31:30 am
Pat Robertson Says Alabama Abortion Law ‘Has Gone Too Far’ by Banning the Killing of Babies in Cases of ****, Incest

Controversial televangelist Pat Robertson stated via his “700 Club” broadcast on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s recently passed “Human Life Protection Act” goes too far because of its severe penalties for abortionists and its lack of exceptions for **** and incest.

“I think Alabama has gone too far,” he said. “They would give a 99-year prison sentence to people who commit an abortion, [and] there’s no exception for **** or incest. It’s an extreme law.”

As previously reported, House Bill 314 says that “t shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally perform or attempt to perform an abortion except … if an attending physician licensed in Alabama determines that an abortion is necessary in order to prevent a serious health risk to the unborn child’s mother.”

The performance of an abortion outside of the exception would be a class A felony. However, “[n]o woman upon whom an abortion is performed or attempted to be performed shall be criminally or civilly liable.”

Read the bill in full here, which has now been signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey.

“The heart of this bill is to confront a decision that was made by the courts in 1973 that said the baby in the womb is not a person,” main sponsor Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, outlined during debate on the legislation. “This bill addresses that one issue. Is that baby in the womb a person? I believe our law says it is.”

Robertson acknowledged during today’s broadcast that the bill is a challenge to Roe, but said that “my humble view is this is not the case we want to bring to the Supreme Court because I think this one will lose.”

He stated that he believes Roe was a “phony case” and an “ACLU job,” noting that plaintiff Norma McCorvey later disavowed abortion completely. Robertson also decried the “extreme” practice of partial birth abortion and expressed concern about the ramifications of a recently passed bill in Vermont that establishes abortion as a fundamental right.

“We’ve aborted over 60 million babies since Roe v. Wade and the restrictions on any kind of abortion have been extraordinary,” he said. “But the Alabama case — God bless them — they’re trying to do something, but I don’t think that’s the case we’d want to bring to the Supreme Court.”

View Robertson’s comments here beginning at 9:37 into the broadcast.

While some, such as Robertson, view the U.S. Supreme Court as the final arbiter in the matter, others note that the court is not God.

“The idea that we are to always obey the civil government because it is appointed by God is absurd. The subjugation they are due is not without limits,” wrote Matt Trewhella, a pastor and leader of a pro-life ministry, in his book “The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates.” “When they pervert their God-given role and function and begin to reward those who do evil and punish those who do good, … we have no duty to obey them. Rather, we have a duty to do obey God.”

“The interposition of the lesser magistrate is … critically important for the protection of life. … Abortion is a clear violation of God’s law. The Scripture declares, ‘You shall not murder,'” he outlined. “The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, as well as its companion case, Doe v. Bolton, represent unjust and immoral rulings because they contravene the law of God. On this matter, the lesser magistrates are clearly obligated to resist and actively oppose the federal government.”

As previously reported, Robertson has made a number of remarks on his broadcast that have been considered to be controversial. Last month, Robertson responded to a viewer’s question about her church’s teaching on the age of the earth by remarking that young earth creationism is “embarrassing.”

“Well, the truth is the dinosaurs were extinct maybe … about 50 billion years ago, and this planet has been [around] much longer than that,” he asserted. “[T]his universe that we live in is about 14 billion years old and there’s no question about it. And we have tremendous geological records and all the rest of it. And that 6,000-year stuff just doesn’t compute.”

In 2012, Robertson responded to a viewer who was afraid that her husband and teenage sons might leave the faith, including because of questions they had surrounding the existence of dinosaurs.

f you fight revealed science, you’re going to lose your children, and I believe in telling them the way it was,” Robertson remarked.

Robertson likewise generated outrage in 2011 when he counseled that a man who was having an affair should divorce his wife with Alzheimer’s disease and “start all over again” because the condition is “a kind of death.” In 2013, he stated that while he questions those who identify as transgender, he doesn’t see “any sin associated with” obtaining a sex-change operation.

https://christiannews.net/2019/05/15/pat-robertson-says-alabama-abortion-law-has-gone-too-far-by-banning-the-killing-of-babies-in-cases-of-****-incest/
4  General Category / Hollywood / Re: Hollywood's War On God on: May 14, 2019, 04:22:46 am
Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Cuts Bible References and Erases God, Jesus, Christian Artists From L’Engle’s Classic Novel


As Disney adapted the beloved children’s book “A Wrinkle in Time” (1962) into a major motion picture — with no less than Oprah Winfrey on the star-studded cast list — the studio cut out a great deal along the way. Bible quotes, a reference to Jesus, and even Christian historical figures all got the boot. Could the excising of God help explain why the movie is projected to struggle at the box office?

https://pjmedia.com/faith/disneys-wrinkle-time-erases-books-bible-quotes-cuts-jesus-christian-figures-history/
5  General Category / Hollywood / Re: Hollywood's War On God on: May 14, 2019, 04:22:05 am
Disney’s New Film ’Tolkien’ Erases the Christian Faith and the Western Literary Tradition From the Story of the Author of ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Disney’s new film Tolkien premiers this weekend, and the trailers promise an engrossing biopic, complete with scenes from the First World War.

https://pjmedia.com/faith/disneys-tolkien-movie-cuts-out-the-christian-faith-that-inspired-his-life-and-work/
6  General Category / Wolves in Sheeps clothing / Re: Paula White news on: May 13, 2019, 05:07:16 pm
False Teacher And Gospel Pimp Paula White Now Says That God Has 'Elevated Her To An Apostle' So That She Can 'Train Pastors' For The Ministry

Controversial televangelist Paula White, who serves as a spiritual advisor to President Trump, announced on May 5 that she has transferred the pastoral leadership of New Destiny Christian Center to her son and his wife — which has also been renamed Destiny City. She outlined that she will now move to the “apostolic overseer” role at the church, as she believes that governance and “pastoring pastors” are her calling in life.

There are your run-of-the-mill, greedy-for-lucre crooked televangelists like Kenneth Copeland and Jesse Duplantis, laughable frauds like Benny Hinn that are so bad you cannot imagine that anyone could take them seriously, and a whole assortment of Laodicean gospel crooks of all shapes, sizes, genders and colors. When you arrive at the bottom of the barrel, you meet gospel pimp Paula White.

“For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them. Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.” Acts 20:29-31 (KJV)

Paula White had one goal in life, to fleece her flock and become wealthy, and her desire for money was so strong it nearly derailed her career. We told you in previous articles of her ‘sermons’ where she tells her deceived followers to send her ‘one month of their salary‘ if they want to ‘honor God’, and they did. Prior to that she taught the ‘Lazarus Seed’ heresy where she tells you to send her $1,144 to fulfill John 11:44, you can see that video below. Watch as much as you can stomach. Her career as a gospel pimp wasn’t doing so well, and the end seemed in sight until one day destiny came knocking on her door.

In a series of events too incredible to believe, greedy gospel pimp Paula White became the ‘spiritual advisor‘ to President Donald Trump, and a whole new career for her was born. Now White had the things she had always craved, access to raw power and lots and lots of money. She also claims that she ‘led Trump to Christ’ but there is no evidence that anything like that has ever taken place.

So how do you top becoming spiritual advisor to the president of the United States? Easy, you become an apostle! Only in the burnt out mind and soul of a Charismatic fraud could this level of Laodicean chicanery ever come to pass. Not only does the bible forbid female pastors, the office of the apostle closed 1,900 years ago with the death of the last apostle, John. But if you think the nonsense is stopping, you’re quite mistaken. Her son, the newly appointed ‘pastor’ Brad has a message for anyone who will not get in line and support his mom, Apostle Paula, but brace yourself. It’s a doozy!

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;” 1 Timothy 4:1,2 (KJV)

As Paula White steps into her role as ‘apostolic overseer’, she has appointed her son Brad and his wife Rachel as ‘pastors’ of New Destiny ‘church’, and Pastor Brad has a message for everyone. Misapplying Genesis 12:3, God’s promise to Abraham, and heretically transferring it to Paula White, ‘Pastor’ Brad said that everyone who ‘blesses’ his mom Paula White will ‘be blessed’, and everyone who ‘curses’ his mom will ‘be cursed’. What utter nonsense, what blasphemy and perversion of the word of God!

“The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” Jeremiah 5:31 (KJV)

But before we go, know this. All this end times heresy and lunacy could not be possible without the loyal and enduring support of the thousands of deceived followers of Paula White. If you are a member of the New Destiny Christian Center and support this mess, God will hold you accountable for financing this gross end times deception. According to the bible, Paula White is not a pastor, she is not a prophet, she is not an apostle, and she does not preach the truth.

Paula White Transfers Church Leadership to Son, Claims ‘My Call Is to Govern’ as She Moves to ‘Apostolic Overseer’ Role

FROM CHRISTIAN  NEWS: White had taken the pastorate at New Destiny Christian Center following the 2011 death of then-leader Zachery Tims, who according to reports, was found dead in a New York City hotel room due to “acute intoxication by the combined effects of **** and heroin.”

She told the congregation last Sunday that Tims, a longtime friend, had called her in 2005 and gave a personal prophecy that “wouldn’t make sense [then] … but it would make sense in 2019.” She said that she knew when she took the leadership role at New Destiny that it was only for a season.

“I knew that I wasn’t taking us into the promised land. … To everything there is a time,” White stated.

She also postulated that the Lord more recently told her that the time was right for the next step, which includes installing her son, Brad Knight, and his wife, Rachel, as lead pastors over the church.

    “The Lord spoke to me very clearly and said, ‘If you miss this moment, you’ll delay things. Do not miss this moment,’ White claimed. “So, today I am officially enstating Pastor Brad and Pastor Rachel as the senior pastors over City of Destiny.”

White said that she would serve in an “apostolic overseer” capacity, adding that the word “apostolic” can be misunderstood, and she is therefore not completely comfortable with the word. “I believe that my call is to be that, to govern. I believe it’s that, to church plant. I believe it’s that, to pastor pastors,” she remarked.

“As oversight pastor, I believe for 3,000 church plants. I believe that City of Destiny will have 3,000,” White continued. “I will continue with Paula White Ministries. If Pastor Brad asks me, I will preach for him as many times as he asks me to preach.”

White said that City of Destiny will also be launching a university, as well as a performing arts center, and that $155 million is “coming in” to build the facilities. She stated that she believes that the building projects will transpire quickly.

“The only thing that would get upset about anything is your flesh,” she stated. “So, anyone who’s spiritual, you just took a leap, like quantum, because you were like, ‘thank goodness.’ Because the worst thing is our destiny being held up, and your destiny just got released because God just elevated you to a new position.”

“It’s going to blow people’s mind. And God’s about to shine the light. And all you have to do is have half of a spiritual eye,” she told those gathered.
Knight, in praising his mother, said that he feels sad for those who are not understanding of White.

“I understand that God has favored you, that those who bless you will be blessed. Those who curse you will be cursed,” he asserted. “And I’m thankful that despite the fact that you’re Paula White … you have the humility and the ability to hear God enough to look toward succession, and that’s very, very rare.”

“You truly are an apostle, and the quicker that people that realize that, the quicker they realize that God has granted you favor and authority — and unique favor and authority, the better off that they’ll be,” he stated.

    View White’s remarks in full here at approximately 30:00 into the service.

As previously reported, White considers herself a life coach, authoring books such as “The Ten Commandments of Health and Wellness,” “Simple Suggestions for a Sensational Life,” “I Don’t Get Wholeness, That’s the Problem — Making Relationships Work” and “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not.” She also serves as the chair of President Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board.

White has been married three times, with her first marriage being to Dean Knight, who she married as a teenager. In 2007, White divorced her second husband, Randy White of Without Walls International Church in stating that their lives were going in two different directions.

In 2015, she married Journey rocker Jonathan Cain, known for the secular hits “Don’t Stop Believin,’” “When You Love a Woman” and “Who’s Crying Now.” Cain has likewise been married two other times.

Paula White drew controversy last year when she urged followers to give a “first fruits” offering of a day, week, or month’s wages, and said that there were consequences for not being obedient to the Lord.

“We are demanding life to your purpose,” she declared. “And with obedience to this first fruits instruction, which is putting God first now, your purpose, your year, your prosperity, and your power will have life and be resurrected!”

“When you apply this, everything comes in divine alignment for His plan and promises for you. When you don’t honor it, whether through ignorance or direct disobedience, there are consequences,” White also warned.

Following media reports about the matter, staff revised language on White’s website to remove any reference to a “day, week or month’s” wages, as well as text about “consequences.” READ MORE

Paula White Goes ‘Easter Pimpin’ For Your Generous Gift Of A Thousand Dollars Or More

Nothing says Easter like begging for money from gullible, greedy Christians who think that if they somehow give large piles of money to the Laodicean false preachers and teachers, that God will ‘send them a blessing’ and give them piles of money, too. But guess what? It doesn’t work that way. Not even close. And when it comes to ‘holy begging’ for your ‘faith seed’, Paula White can pimp it out like few others can.

https://www.nowtheendbegins.com/false-teacher-gospel-pimp-paula-white-says-god-has-elevated-her-to-apostle-so-that-she-can-train-pastors/
7  General Category / Health / Re: "And there shall be pestilences ..." on: May 07, 2019, 07:09:37 am
Resistant ’superbug’ hitting hospitals in N.Y., N.J. should be declared public health emergency, lawmaker says

A U.S. senator is calling for federal officials to declare a public health emergency over the a potentially deadly fungus that has been spreading at health care facilities in New York and New Jersey, among other states.

https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/05/resistant-superbug-hitting-hospitals-in-ny-nj-should-be-declared-public-health-emergency-lawmaker-says.html
8  General Category / War On Family / Re: The-Kinsey-Syndrome on: May 06, 2019, 04:30:59 am
Pedophilia Being Taught As “Sexual Orientation” in California Schools - Stillness in the Storm

Government school officials in California think it is “really important” to teach children about pedophilia and pederasty in the classroom because it is a “sexual orientation.”

That is according to a top official for California’s Brea Olinda School District, who admitted to parents that it was being done — and that it would continue, despite the outrage. The implications are mind-blowing.

The stunning admission came after a parent-information meeting last month for the Brea Olinda Unified School District (BOUSD).

Stephanie Yates, founder of Informed Parents of California, asked school officials why they were “teaching pedophilia in school to 9th graders.”

But instead of a denial that such an atrocity was taking place, a top school official confirmed it was happening and acted like there was nothing wrong with it.

“This is done because we are talking about historical perspectives of how gender relations and different types of sexual orientations have existed in history,” said BOUSD Assistant Superintendent of Curricula Kerrie Torres in a matter-of-fact way, sounding almost oblivious to how the bombshell might sound to normal people.

 Horrified, the mother turned activist expressed shock at Torres’ admission. “So sex between a man and a boy is a sexual orientation?” she asked.

Torres did not deny it. “It’s something that occurred in history, and so this is really important for us to include,” the assistant superintendent said, implying that yes, sexual relations between a man and a boy — properly considered **** under the laws of every state — is a “sexual orientation.”

Of course, if simply having “occurred in history” means something merits inclusion in school curricula, then one might ask why the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ or the full text of the Mayflower Compact are never mentioned in government schools.

Obviously, there is more to the story than simply having to teach children about such perversions merely because they “occurred.”

Indeed, the comments may be one of the most shocking admissions from an education official in recent memory. And the implications go even beyond simply normalizing one of the most disgusting and abominable crimes that can be perpetrated.

Consider: With “sexual orientation” increasingly becoming a legally protected category across almost half of the states already — with Congress working on it too — the implications of defining pedophilia and pederasty as such are hard to overstate.

For instance, in California, “discrimination” based on “sexual orientation” is prohibited. If pedophiles simply have a different “sexual orientation,” does that mean schools are required to hire them?

Establishment propaganda outlets disguised as news organizations such as Salon and Slate have also been working to normalize and redefine pedophilia and pederasty as a “sexual orientation.”

LGBT movement hero Harvey Milk, who is celebrated in California’s fake “history” textbooks as a great figure, was known for raping minor boys, at least one of whom later committed suicide. There seems to be a trend here in California.

There was a time when exposing children to far more mild obscenities was a crime. Now it is considered “education.”

Informed Parents of California has waged a noble battle to expose the perversion and evil that is being forced on the state’s children. However, that is not enough.

Parents who love their children must protect them from this evil now — and that means getting them out!

https://stillnessinthestorm.com/2019/05/pedophilia-being-taught-as-sexual-orientation-in-california-schools/
9  General Category / Wolves in Sheeps clothing / Re: Pat Robertson and his cRaZy sayings on: May 05, 2019, 01:34:46 pm
Pat Robertson Calls Young Earth Creation ‘Nonsense,’ ‘Embarrassing,’ Claims Universe Is 14 Billion Years Old

During the Tuesday broadcast of “The 700 Club,” televangelist Pat Robertson told viewers that young earth teaching is “nonsense” and “embarrassing,” and that Christians shouldn’t “limit” God to 6,000 years. Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis has since commented on the matter, calling upon Robertson to “repent of compromise” that “undermines the authority” of what God has stated in His word.

Robertson was answering a question during the Q & A segment of his broadcast, as a woman sought to understand teaching that she had heard in church.

“I learned in church that the time of creation was 6,000 years ago. How does that work, compared to science saying dinosaurs are thousands or millions of years old?” the woman, named Sheila, asked.

Robertson responded by advising that he has added a course in cosmology to the science curriculum at Regent University’s School of Divinity because he wants to counter young earth teaching.

He pointed to 17th Anglican Bishop James Ussher, who used both biblical and non-biblical historical sources to chronicle and calculate that Adam was created by God at approximately 4004 B.C., thus dating the earth to be 6,000 years old.

“Well, the truth is the dinosaurs were extinct maybe … about 50 billion years ago, and this planet has been [around] much longer than that,” Robertson asserted. “And there was a course that they were trying to hustle around called creation science that was just nonsense, and it was so embarrassing, so we wanted to make sure we told the truth.”

“You know, this universe that we live in is about 14 billion years old and there’s no question about it,” Robertson claimed. “And we have tremendous geological records and all the rest of it. And that 6,000-year stuff just doesn’t compute. But we, as Christians, we need to know the truth.”

In describing the vastness of the universe, which He attributed to the hand of God, he then told viewers with a chuckle, “Let’s give God the credit for what He did and not try to limit Him to 6,000 years.”

Co-cost Wendy Griffith also laughed, stating, “I’m glad you cleared that up.”

View Robertson’s remarks here at approximately 44:38 into the broadcast.

However, Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis was not amused by Robertson’s remarks and called him to repentance on social media.
Ham

“It’s not those of us who take God at His word who are ’embarrassing’ — it’s the other way around!” he wrote on Friday. “Those like Pat Robertson who adopt man’s pagan religion, which includes elements like evolutionary geology based on naturalism (atheism), and add that to God’s word are destructive to the church. This compromise undermines the authority of the infallible word.”

Ham said that buying into the world’s Godless teaching is “a major reason why there’s been (and continues to be) an exodus from the church of the younger generations.”

“They’ve been taught to doubt and not believe God’s word, beginning in Genesis,” he lamented. “Pat, repent of compromise.”

As previously reported, this is not the first time that Robertson has condemned young earth teaching nor that Ham has provided rebuttal against the claims of the longtime television host. In 2014, Robertson said that Christians shouldn’t “make a joke of themselves” over the age of the earth.

“So, there was a Big Bang. So? That doesn’t mean it came spontaneously. Nobody knows what caused the Big Bang, but I say God did it,” Robertson asserted, outlining that he doesn’t believe in atheistic evolution, but rather a “progressive evolution under His control.”

“You can’t just totally deny the geological formations that are out there — the rock formations and all the things all over the world, especially the bones,” he contended. “And we have found a Tyrannosaurus Rex out there in Oregon or some place — I mean, a full skeleton — and that layer was laid down about 65 million years ago.”

In 2012, Robertson responded to a viewer who was afraid that her husband and teenage sons might leave the faith, including because of questions they had surrounding the existence of dinosaurs.

f you fight revealed science, you’re going to lose your children, and I believe in telling them the way it was,” Robertson remarked.

“Such leaders – including Pat Robertson – have a lot to answer to the Lord for one day,” Ham said at that time. “Such leaders are guilty of putting stumbling blocks in the way of kids and adults in regards to believing God’s word and the gospel.”

“Oh, that God would convict and open the eyes of Christian leaders and Christian college and seminary professors, so many of whom are as uninformed and deceived as Pat Robertson,” he also mourned in 2014. “God have mercy.”

Robertson likewise generated outrage in 2011 when he counseled that a man who was having an affair should divorce his wife with Alzheimer’s disease and “start all over again” because the condition is “a kind of death.” In 2013, he stated that while he questions those who identify as transgender, he doesn’t see “any sin associated with” obtaining a sex-change operation.

https://christiannews.net/2019/05/04/pat-robertson-calls-young-earth-creation-nonsense-embarrassing-claims-universe-is-14-billion-years-old/
10  General Category / Health / Re: EBOLA plague 2014-15-16-17... on: May 04, 2019, 04:23:43 am
Ebola outbreak deaths top 1,000 in Congo amid clinic attacks

More than 1,000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August, the country’s health minister said Friday as hostility toward health workers continues to hamper efforts to contain the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus.

Health Minister Oly Ilunga told The Associated Press that four deaths in the outbreak’s epicenter of Katwa helped push the death toll to 1,008. Two more deaths were reported in the city of Butembo.

The outbreak declared almost nine months ago already had caused the most deaths behind the 2014-2016 outbreak in West Africa’s Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia that killed more than 11,000 people.

rest: https://apnews.com/49fcb435740b4c5b88bab2a1c873b763
11  General Category / Revelation Prophecy / Re: End Times Sorceries And Debautry on: May 04, 2019, 04:21:02 am
Oral and genital herpes viruses 'having sex' -- with terrifying consequences...

https://www.mirror.co.uk/science/oral-genital-herpes-viruses-having-14992465
12  General Category / Revelation Prophecy / Re: End Times Sorceries And Debautry on: April 30, 2019, 04:16:56 am
“Massive” Herpes Outbreak Reported At Coachella Music Festival

People attending the Coachella Music Festival this year are picking up much more than “good vibes” – they are also picking up herpes. According to the herpes tracking app “HerpAlert” there has been a massive outbreak of the sexually transmitted disease in California which is believed to be associated with the Coachella Music Festival.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-29/massive-herpes-outbreak-reported-coachella-music-festival-0
13  General Category / Massacre of Innocence – The Occult Roots of Abortion / Re: Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg on: April 29, 2019, 05:31:46 pm
Video Shows Orb of Light When Sperm Meets Egg Sparking Conversation About When Life Begins

 Scientists at Northwestern University in Chicago say they witnessed a burst of zinc fireworks at the moment when a human sperm joins an egg.

According to LifeNews.com, scientists believe the flash of light signals the moment human life begins.

“We discovered the zinc spark just five years ago in the mouse, and to see the zinc radiate out in a burst from each human egg was breathtaking,” said Dr. Teresa Woodruff, a professor at Northwestern. “It was remarkable.”

According to their research, the flash happens when the sperm enters the egg and triggers calcium that then releases zinc from the egg. To see the zinc, researchers added small molecule probes that lit under certain conditions.

"These fluorescence microscopy studies establish that the zinc spark occurs in human egg biology, and that can be observed outside of the cell," said Tom O'Halloran, the study's other senior author.

The research also said that “over the last six years this team has shown that zinc controls the decision to grow and change into a completely new genetic organism.”

Scientists also said the intensity of the flash of light could indicate the egg’s quality and the viability of the embryo. This could mean that doctors could use that research in the future to determine what eggs are best for in vitro fertilization.

“Often we don’t know whether the egg or embryo is truly viable until we see if a pregnancy ensues,” said Dr. Eve Feinberg on Northwestern’s website. “That’s the reason this is so transformative. If we have the ability up front to see what is a good egg and what’s not, it will help us know which embryo to transfer, avoid a lot of heartache and achieve pregnancy much more quickly.”

https://www.christianheadlines.com/blog/video-shows-orb-of-light-when-sperm-meets-egg-sparking-conversation-about-when-life-begins.html
14  General Category / Biblical Archaeology / New Lachish Find Adds Fuel to the Debate: Is the Bible Accurate? on: April 29, 2019, 05:23:34 pm
New Lachish Find Adds Fuel to the Debate: Is the Bible Accurate?

The find of 10th-century BCE fortifications of Lachish supports the Bible but not all archaeologists are convinced.

Prof. Yosef Garfinkel, head of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology, announced at the university’s archaeology conference two weeks ago that he had uncovered a fortified wall at Tel Lachish.

The professor claims that his find is consistent with the Biblical account of King David unifying two substantial kingdoms in the 10th-century BCE. Detractors claim that the Biblical description is exaggerated and that the historical David was more of a tribal leader ruling over a modest conglomeration of city-states.

“During the Late Bronze Age, Lachish was a very large, grand Canaanite city. Then in the 12th-century B.C.E., it was destroyed, and stood waste for 200 or 250 years,” said Garfinkel. “The big question for research in the city is what happened in Layer 5 [of the early period] of the Iron Age: Is that a fortified city, or a village? If it was a city, when was it built? Some say, in the time of David and Solomon, in the early 10th-century BCE. Others think it was only built in the late 9th-century BCE.”

Traditionalists, also referred to as maximalists, claim the Biblical descriptions of a complex and powerful Davidic Kingdom based in Judea in the 10th-century BCE are accurate. Critics of the Biblical account referred to as the minimalist school,  say that King David was a much less influential character in history and the Kingdom of Judah only began to extend its rule over the region in the 9th-century BCE. There has never been evidence of Lachish being a fortified city in the time of King David, placing doubt on the Biblical account.

Garfinkel’s discovery of a wall and his ability to date the find is the first evidence of a city similar to the Biblical description of Lachish.

“We looked in three places, and ultimately, in the northern section, we found a wall between Layer 6 and Layer 4. Later the excavators reached a floor that stretches to the wall, which could be dated using olive pits found beneath the floors. Samples of the pits were sent to the particle accelerator at Oxford, which ruled that the wall had been built around 920 B.C.E., which was exactly the rule of Rehoboam, son of Solomon and grandson of David.”

“We have discovered that Lachish was a fortified city and that it was established around the year 920 B.C.E.,” Garfinkel concluded.

Carbon dating confirmed that the wall was built in the 10th-century BCE.

Garfinkel has long been an advocate of the traditionalist interpretation. After excavating an ancient fort in Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Elah Valley (near the assumed site of the Biblical stand-off between David and Goliath), he concluded that the city was a complex and large regional center in the 10th-century BCE, indicating that David’s kingdom extended at least that far.

His finds are challenging to minimalists who claim that the kingdom arose quite suddenly.

“I say it was a gradual process, and now I can see it,” Garfinkel insists.

Tel Aviv University’s Prof. Nadav Na’aman, however, is not convinced.

“The assumption that by the end of the 10th-century B.C.E., Lachish belonged to Judah relies on the interpretation of Qeiyafa,” Na’aman said to Haaretz. “I claim that Qeiyafa is a local Canaanite site and had nothing whatsoever to do with Judah and Jerusalem.”

Na’aman believes that both Qeiyafa and the 10th-century wall at Lachish were built by the Philistine king ruling from Gath or some other figure.

“In the 10th-century BCE, Judah was still very peripheral, and very weak. It only began to gain strength in the 9th-century BCE,” Na’aman told Haaretz.

Located in the wide and fertile coastal plain between Mount Hebron and the Mediterranean coast, Lachish was second in importance among the ancient Judean cities only to Jerusalem. The Israelites began building up the city in the Early Iron Age during the 10th and 9th centuries BCE – at the time that they settled there.

Lachish was the foremost among several fortified cities and strongholds guarding the valleys that lead up to Jerusalem and the interior of the country against enemies which usually approached from the coast. The city was destroyed in 587 BCE and the residents were exiled as part of the Babylonian captivity. According to the prophet Jeremiah, Lachish and Azekah were the last two Judean cities to fall before the conquest of Jerusalem.

https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/127021/lachish-find-fuel-debate-bible-accurate/
15  General Category / UFO/Watcher Theology / Re: real headline UFO news on: April 29, 2019, 04:14:48 am
Oxford University professor claims aliens are already breeding with humans on earth

AN Oxford University professor has claimed aliens are already breeding with humans to create a new hybrid species that will save the planet.

Dr Young-hae Chi, an instructor in Korean at Oxford’s Oriental Institute, part of the prestigious university, thinks this new species will save Earth from annihilation from climate change.

Dr Young-hae Chi believes alien-human hybrids may already exist

Dr Chi first said the hybrids may already exist in a lecture in 2012 but has now written a book on the subject.

He believes there is a strong correlation between climate change and alien abductions, the Oxford Student newspaper has reported.

His book, written in Korean, is called Alien Visitations and the End of Humanity.

He says he has identified four types of aliens – small, tall and bold, scaly with snake eyes, and insect-like.

Dr Chi believes the insect aliens may be in charge and give orders to the other types.

The aliens exist in their own bio-system that humans cannot experience because our perception is limited by our organs, the professor has claimed.

How we imagine the aliens could look — small, tall and bold, scaly with snake eyes, and insect-like

As the aliens are said to be highly intelligent, so Dr Chi believes they could solve the problems on Earth in the future, such as climate change.

He said: “So, they come not for the sake of us, but for the sake of them, their survival, but their survival is actually our survival as well — the survival of the entire biosphere.”

Dr Chi said he was “still looking for more evidence to support my view”.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8950579/oxford-university-professor-aliens-breeding-hybrid-humans-earth/
16  General Category / End Times / Re: Just pure evil... on: April 28, 2019, 06:27:50 pm
Liberal Media Tries to Remake Christianity In Its Own Image



On Wednesday, the Reverend Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the global charity Samaritan's Purse, defended traditional Christian teaching on homosexual activity. His comments unleashed a firestorm of media controversy, with major media figures suggesting that Graham is not really Christian because he supports President Donald Trump and encouraged South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to repent of his homosexual activity.

Graham explicitly attacked Buttigieg, who had said, "God doesn't have a political party."

"Presidential candidate & South Bend Mayor [Pete Buttigieg] is right—God doesn’t have a political party. But God does have commandments, laws & standards He gives us to live by. God doesn’t change. His Word is the same yesterday, today & forever," Graham tweeted. "Mayor Buttigieg says he’s a gay Christian. As a Christian I believe the Bible which defines homosexuality as sin, something to be repentant of, not something to be flaunted, praised or politicized. The Bible says marriage is between a man & a woman—not two men, not two women."

Graham concluded with one last definitive statement. "The core of the Christian faith is believing and following Jesus Christ, who God sent to be the Savior of the world—to save us from sin, to save us from hell, to save us from eternal damnation," he tweeted.

On Thursday, MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough told Graham to "just shut up." He called the minister "a disgrace for normalizing Donald Trump's behavior."

"Now suddenly Franklin Graham's talking about lifestyles and sinning and a guy who's gone through a very difficult personal journey to figure out who he really is?" Scarborough asked, dumbfounded. "Because it's not a lifestyle choice, and anybody who's heard Pete Buttigieg talk knows that."

Following Scarborough, presidential biographer Jon Meacham accused Graham of "practicing selective self-righteousness and selective scriptural choices." Meacham blasted the reverend's statements as "extreme," "given where the country is on these issues."

Meacham went on to describe a kind of emergent revelation, suggesting that the Bible's clear condemnation of homosexual activity as sin has been overruled by modern "experience."

"One of the points of God’s universe is that it does, in fact, reveal itself and you’re able to change and grow and react to shifting data," the biographer argued. "Reverend Graham is actually disproving that, he’s actually going the other way." He accused Graham of placing "the pursuit of power ahead of religious truth."

Meacham accused Graham of making it harder to preach the gospel. "But making statements like Graham made is exactly why it gets ever harder to communicate the gospel because people feel that you are simply another interest group pointing fingers instead of a church extending a hand," he concluded.

Scarborough called the evangelical community "my community," and condemned Graham as "the most unworthy of vessels" — despite the fact that Graham's charity, Samaritan's Purse, has served millions across the world and is often the first on the scene to help in the wake of a hurricane.

The MSBNC host accused the evangelist of applying a double standard by saying that "character matters" with Bill Clinton but not with Donald Trump.

Scarborough concluded by suggesting that Jesus would not have been firm on the issue of homosexuality. "You look at all of those little red words in the New Testament, and Jesus doesn't talk about it. If Jesus doesn't talk about it, I don't obsess over it."

Over on CNN, Jake Tapper interviewed W. Kamau Bell, host of CNN's show United Shades of America. Tapper also attacked Graham for hypocrisy, but Bell went further.

"Unfortunately, preachers like Franklin Graham are the face of Christianity right now," Bell lamented. He insisted "there are certainly LGBTQ+ people who are also good Christians," and insisted that "Jesus was an immigrant," but conservative Christians are "hating on immigrants."

"It's like people are talking about different Jesuses," Tapper suggested.

At that point, an emboldened Bell accused Graham of creating his own Jesus. He suggested Christians who disagree with his identity politics mindset are following a "Jesus of your own creation, which is exactly what preachers like Franklin Graham are doing. They've created a Jesus in their own head."

"Jesus, as I understand, was about love and accepting people, even those who are defined as the lesser of us," the United Shades host argued. He even accused Graham of "actually threatening the LGBTQ+ members in his church, the gay youth," effectively pushing them to commit suicide.

By preaching against homosexual activity and transgender identity, "you're actually threatening the health and well-being of members of the community who are LGBTQ+ who feel not accepted," Bell claimed.

The backlash to Graham's comments — and the rapid embrace of Pete Buttigieg as an authoritative Christian voice — illustrates the rush among liberals to remake Christianity in their own image.

In writing about Buttigieg and the "burgeoning Christian left," CNN analyst Kirsten Powers lamented that "nonconservative Christians generally do not receive the same level of news media attention as the religious right, despite their deep understanding of Scripture and thriving faith traditions. Because most journalists are secular, they can be gullible in looking to the religious right as arbiters of biblical interpretation, especially as it relates to hot-button cultural and political issues. Because of this, many Americans aren’t even aware of the rich tradition of progressive Christianity."

Liberal Christianity does have a long tradition, but the kind of "progressive Christianity" Powers and Buttigieg are supporting is arguably not Christianity at all.

Buttigieg has said that when Vice President Mike Pence sees the mayor's homosexual activity as sinful, his "quarrel ... is with my creator." In other words, God made Buttigieg the way he is, and God implicitly approves of Buttigieg's homosexual activity.

There is nothing in scripture to support this. In fact, LGBT activists quickly admit that there are "clobber passages," in which Bible authors clearly condemn homosexual activity as sin. Liberal theologians attempt to twist the clear words of scripture to suggest that consensual homosexual sex is not forbidden as sin, but their approach is a lie.

In fact, many facets of "progressive" Christianity are outright lies. In condemning Franklin Graham, W. Kamau Bell claimed that Jesus Christ was an "immigrant." This is blatantly false. When Jesus was a baby, Mary and Joseph fled to Egypt to escape the command of King Herod that babies like Jesus be put to death. But Mary and Joseph never intended to settle in Egypt. The Holy Family returned after Herod's death. They may have been refugees, but they were never immigrants.

Similarly, it is blatantly false to suggest that Graham was cherry-picking verses to condemn homosexual activity, or to suggest — as Joe Scarborough did — that Jesus never spoke about homosexuality, so it must not have been important to Him.

Jesus wholeheartedly embraced the Old Testament law, and the book of Leviticus clearly condemns homosexual activity as sinful. The Bible defines marriage as the union of man and woman, idealized in the story of Adam and Eve. Jesus upholds this sexual morality by quoting Genesis while discouraging divorce (Matthew 19:5, Mark 10:7).

If Jesus had departed from the Old Testament sexual morality, it would have been noteworthy and the gospel writers would have commented on it. As it stands, the letters of Paul clearly condemn homosexual activity, suggesting that the early church, just like the Old Testament, considered homosexual activity sinful.

Yet massaging scripture or outright rejecting its meaning is common among "progressive Christians." I was baptized into the Episcopal Church, Buttigieg's denomination. My church, Falls Church Anglican, left the Episcopal Church after that denomination rejected Jesus's clear teaching that Jesus is the only way to God (John 14:6). The Episcopal Church rejects the Bible's teaching on sexuality, and it rejects the Bible's teaching on the uniqueness of Jesus's redemption.

Jesus as the only path to God is central to Christian teaching. In fact, the historical bodily resurrection of Jesus is so fundamental that St. Paul wrote, "if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. ... And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. ... If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied" (1 Corinthians 15:14, 17, 19).

Yet liberal Christians — increasingly embraced by the media — say that Christians do not have to believe in Jesus' literal Resurrection. Last week, The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof interviewed Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary. In that interview, both Kristof and Jones said they do not believe in the Resurrection of Jesus, but claimed that they are still Christians.

"Happy Easter, Reverend Jones! To start, do you think of Easter as a literal flesh-and-blood resurrection? I have problems with that," Kristof began.

"When you look in the Gospels, the stories are all over the place. There’s no resurrection story in Mark, just an empty tomb. Those who claim to know whether or not it happened are kidding themselves. But that empty tomb symbolizes that the ultimate love in our lives cannot be crucified and killed," Jones said.

Her suggestion that the Resurrection is not clearly told in the gospels is ridiculous, because the only gospel that does not explicitly state the fact is Mark, and the letters of the apostles clearly show that the early Church believed in a bodily Resurrection. Without that flesh-and-blood event, any symbolism is ultimately meaningless.

Yet Jones insisted that "the message of Easter is that love is stronger than life or death. That’s a much more awesome claim than that they put Jesus in the tomb and three days later he wasn’t there. For Christians for whom the physical resurrection becomes a sort of obsession, that seems to me to be a pretty wobbly faith. What if tomorrow someone found the body of Jesus still in the tomb? Would that then mean that Christianity was a lie? No, faith is stronger than that."

To be perfectly frank, the Apostle Paul is clear: Yes, if it could be proved that Jesus did not rise from the dead, Christianity would be a lie. It is not wise to believe the doctrines of a charlatan, and if Jesus did not rise from the dead, the apostles would be charlatans. (As it turns out, almost every apostle went to his painful death because he refused to deny the Resurrection and the lordship of Jesus, even though that meant torture and death.)

Jones clearly rejects the fundamental premise of Christianity, yet she described herself and Kristof as Christians. This perfectly illustrates the redefinition of Christianity.

Jake Tapper was correct: "progressive Christians" and biblical Christians are talking about two different Jesuses. But one of them is actually the Jesus of the Bible, and the other is more a social justice warrior than a savior. Note which Jesus elicits praise from MSNBC, CNN, and The New York Times, and which is hated by the world (John 15:18).

Franklin Graham may go a little easy on Trump, but he is facing this kind of vitriol for preaching the counter-cultural message of Jesus Christ, and a servant is not greater than his master.

Follow Tyler O'Neil, the author of this article, on Twitter at @Tyler2ONeil.

https://pjmedia.com/faith/liberal-media-tries-to-remake-christianity-in-its-own-image/
17  General Category / Massacre of Innocence – The Occult Roots of Abortion / Re: Ohio House OKs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill on: April 28, 2019, 06:23:58 pm
Teen Vogue Writer Is Upset that Georgia's Fetal Heartbeat Bill Prevents Her Happiness



In an article published by Teen Vogue, a young writer whines about how Georgia's fetal heartbeat bill will make her life more difficult. With her article, Isabella Gomez Sarmiento attempts to garner sympathy from the readers over her home state's decision to protect the lives of the most vulnerable and innocent humans. Her arguments are that the bill perpetuates the **** culture, denies women sexual happiness (her main opposition to the bill), and will cause dangerous back-alley abortions to take place. All three arguments ignore the all-important Biblical principle that life is a precious gift from God and should be protected and preserved to the best of our ability.

The article opens with Sarmiento complaining that since House Bill 481 makes abortion illegal once the baby's heartbeat can be detected, she will only have about two weeks after missing her period to get an abortion. Right from the get-go, she makes it clear that her opposition to the bill is all about how it makes her life a little more difficult. Of course, fetishizing selfish individualism is par for the course in rags like Teen Vogue and, sadly, in our culture.

Continuing, Sarmiento notes that the bill makes exceptions for women whose life is in danger or in instances of **** and incest. She then makes the claim, "In cases of **** or incest, survivors must have filed a police report alleging the incident in order to qualify for the procedure. This requirement perpetuates **** culture and the myth that the criminal justice system takes survivors seriously."

Arguing that the bill "perpetuates **** culture" reveals the major disconnect between those who believe that abortion is morally justifiable and those who believe that it is the murder of a human being. If you believe that a fetus is a human made in the image of God, then protecting and preserving the lives of babies still living inside their mother's womb is of prime importance. The bill doesn't perpetuate the **** culture; it recognizes that preserving life is all-important no matter how tragic the circumstances surrounding the conceiving of that life might be. Killing another human being should have an incredibly high legal bar to clear before being allowed to do it (for the record, I believe this to be true about the death penalty — we should be as certain as possible that the individual is guilty before putting someone to death).

I also want to note that I am opposed to abortion even in instances of **** and incest. Protecting and preserving life is at the very top of the ethics ladder. My response to Sarmiento is based on the bill, not on how I would've written the bill.

If taken in conjunction with her opening salvo about her period and the hassle the bill will create for her, Sarmiento's second argument — that it will deny women sexual happiness — is really her main problem with Georgia's fetal heartbeat bill. She writes these astoundingly self-serving words:

    y passing this bill, our state lawmakers seem to be telling those of us with uteruses that we don’t deserve the right to a happy and healthy life if we participate in sexual activities that don’t uphold pregnancy as the end goal.

Incorrect, Ms. Sarmiento. By passing the bill, the Georgia lawmakers are telling all of us that human life is more important than the pursuit of sexual pleasure. That should be as obvious an ethical statement as any uttered in our wide world. Tragically, as we know, it's not. Self-pleasure at all costs is the ultimate god of our age. As Sarmiento confesses, the lives of innocent babies are worth far less than her right to enjoy sex. I pray that she confesses of that selfish sin before she stands before the Creator of life.

Her final complaint about Georgia HB481 is the well-worn canard that restricting access to abortions will only serve to increase dangerous back-alley abortions, resulting in the deaths of desperate women. Even if that were true, it wouldn't justify the state sanctioning the murder of babies. In fact, it's such a nonsensical argument as to be baffling to why pro-abortion advocates think it will remotely move the needle in the thinking of pro-life advocates. I mean, the answer is to stop killing babies, whether in a clinic or in a back-alley. Stop killing babies.

Frankly, abortion is not a complicated topic. For sure, there are complicated topics adjacent to abortion, but abortion is the murder of another human being and shouldn't be allowed. Isabella Gomez Sarmiento's objection to Georgia's fetal heartbeat bill because of how it will inconvenience her and stymie her pursuit of sexual pleasure is despicably selfish. It's also an honest unveiling of what pro-abortion advocates value.

https://pjmedia.com/faith/teen-vogue-writer-upset-that-georgias-fetal-heartbeat-bill-prevents-her-sexual-happiness/
18  General Category / Catholicism / Re: Peter the Roman conspiracy on: April 26, 2019, 04:49:02 am
“The mafia is ours, Made in Italy,” Pope Francis stated on Saturday, infuriating Italians!

During a speech last Saturday, while receiving a delegation of students, teachers, and parents of the San Carlo Institute, a high school in Milan, Italy, on the occasion of its 150th anniversary, the Jesuit Pope shocked and angered Italy once again.

The Pope engaged in a Q&A session, and at one point after justifying his own Communist values by saying “This is not Communism, but the teaching of Jesus” he went on to shock the audience by saying that migrants are not criminals, and the Mafia was not invented by Nigerians.

Pope Francis, in typical Godfather style fashion, stated,” The mafia is ours, made in Italy: it is ours,” adding, “We all have the chance to be criminals.” He went on to say that, on the contrary, migrants bring us riches, a statement that made many Italians furious! Read the rest here

http://leozagami.com/2019/04/08/the-mafia-is-ours-made-in-italy-pope-francis-stated-on-saturday-infuriating-italians/
19  General Category / Hollywood / Re: Hollywood's War On God on: April 25, 2019, 04:30:36 am
After abandoning Christians, powerful media corporations are now embracing Satanism

 There’s a concerted effort afoot to rebrand Satanism as a benevolent, all-faiths religious system marked by tolerance, diversity, and inclusion, as opposed to the ritualistic and overt devil worship with which most people are familiar. And leading the charge in spreading this new-breed type of Satanism to the masses are none other than Hollywood and the mainstream media, both of which having long abandoned any semblance of Christian values, are now openly proclaiming that their true goal and purpose is to usher in this more palatable Antichrist system in preparation for, and anticipation of, the Man of Sin himself.

As explained by Matthew Jacobs, writing for the Verizon-owned The Huffington Post, avowed Satanist Penny Lane recently released her new documentary, Hail Satan?, which sets the tone for this new type of devil worship that’s sure to gain popularity for its fundamental “do as thou wilt” doctrines. Instead of adherents having to wear black clothing while chanting around pentagrams and the like, Lane’s version of Satanism allows for people to essentially do whatever they want, and whatever “feels” right – and is, perhaps, best represented by the six-colored “rainbow” flag of the LGBT Mafia, a popular image that symbolizes this new anything-goes acceptance of anything and everything, except for real Christianity.

“Satanists, it turns out, are everything you think they’re not: patriotic, charitable, ethical, equality-minded, dedicated to picking up litter with pitchforks on an Arizona highway,” Jacobs writes in his glowing endorsement of Lane’s brand of Satanism. “By reclaiming the pop iconography that has long frightened evangelical America – devil worship, ritualistic sacrifice, horns, pentagrams, the so-called Black Mass – the Satanic Temple aims to catch people’s attention and then surprise them with messages of free speech, compassion, liberty and justice for all,” he adds.

Satanism is tolerant of everyone, unless you trust in Christ as your Savior

There’s nothing off-limits within the realm of Satanism – except, of course, for believing that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and trusting in him for salvation. Christians, in other words, have no place within Satanism, nor will they be welcomed into the global Antichrist system that Lane and her fellow Satanists are chomping at the bit to see implemented by force.

While extolling the “virtues” of Satanism in terms of it supposedly propagating a dogma coexistence, Lane makes it clear that people like Vice President Mike Pence, who openly identifies as a Christian, are not to be coexisted with because, in her view, they’re trying to implement a Christian theocracy. Christianity cannot coexist with Satanism, in other words, and thus must be curb-stomped into oblivion – all in the name of “love,” of course.

This would seem to be the future of Satanism: a kinder, softer religious system of embracing the “real you” while coming together with everyone else, regardless of perceived differences, in order to tackle “problems” like “global warming” that supposedly affect the entire planet, and thus require a unified, all-is-one solution from the new global citizenry marching in lockstep under the “rainbow” banner of pride – pride being the very first sin that Satan cultivated into fruition back in the Garden of Eden.

“While these are intended as signs of inclusiveness and tolerance, their presence is in reality a sign of the unabashed brazenness of the ancient enemy of Christ planting his flag wherever he can to claim God’s people for himself,” writes Doug Mainwaring for LifeSiteNews.com about what Satan’s “rainbow” flags truly represent. “The rainbow flag in churches stands in judgment and mockery of the Primordial Sacrament, Christ’s spousal love for his perfect complement, his Betrothed, the Church … It’s just an equal sign: Dismantling the Cross of Christ.”

Sources for this article include:
https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-23-after-abandoning-christians-powerful-media-corporations-are-now-embracing-satanism.html#
20  General Category / ISLAM: Religion of peace ? / Re: Islam's peacful conquest of Europe on: April 24, 2019, 07:43:14 am

Italian Town to Cover Crosses at Cemeteries So as Not to Offend Muslims (Video)


Pieve di Cento is a town of 7,000 inhabitants near Bologna, Italy.

Recently the town leaders decided to cover Christian symbols in the local cemetery so as not to offend Muslim migrants. The debate in the town is still ongoing and the mayor now understands he may have made a blunder.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/04/italian-town-to-cover-crosses-at-cemeteries-so-as-not-to-offend-muslims-video/
21  General Category / Evolution is a religion / Re: Dinosaurs lived thousands not millions of years ago. on: April 22, 2019, 04:46:27 am
Soft-Bodied Fossils ‘Rapidly Buried in Sediment’ Discovered in China, Christians Point to Biblical Flood

Researchers in China have announced the discovery of a “treasure trove” of fossilized sea creatures, with some being soft-bodied organisms — a rare occurrence as tissues normally decompose and are not preserved unless there has been a rapid aquatic event. While some speculate that the marine life had been buried by a storm during the evolutionary “Cambrian Period,” Christians believe that the find points to the Great Flood as outlined in the Bible.

According to reports, the Burgess Shale-type fossils, known as the Qingjiang biota, provide a glimpse into ancient underwater communities, from jellyfish to sea anemones and comb jellies, to various arthropods and mud dragons.

The discovery has piqued the interest of paleontologists for a number of reasons, including that the find yielded a bountiful and diverse ecosystem, and that approximately half of the fossilized creatures look exactly as they do now and another half are new to scientists.

“[This is an] excellent preservation of so many Cambrian creatures,” Xingliang Zhang, study author and professor at Northwest University in Xi’an, told CNN. “Some are weird, some exactly look like what we have today.”

Fu Dongjing, an associate professor at the university, similarly told China.org that researchers have “spent a lot of time reading literature” in light of what they have considered “new species.”

The soft-bodied fossils are also significant in that their eyes, gills, and organs are so well-preserved. A number of larval or juvenile creatures were also embedded in the rock.

“One of the most incredible things about this finding is the pristine condition of many of these specimens — fossils that haven’t been substantially affected by impacts of time, and in them you can clearly see soft tissues like eyes, tentacles and gills,” Robert Gaines, professor of geology at Pomona College, said in a report released by the California-based school.

“[T]he majority of creatures are soft-bodied organisms like jellyfish and worms that normally stand no chance of becoming fossilized,”  he also explained to the BBC.

Zhang told the outlet that the creatures must have been “rapidly buried in sediment” by a storm to have been preserved so pristinely.

However, while researchers such as Zhang, Dongjing and Gaines date the discovery to the Cambrian Period of more than 500 million years ago, also known as the evolutionary “Cambrian Explosion” that “increased the variety of animal species and created the major types of animals that exist today,” Christian scientists believe that the find again points to the Great Flood that swept the entire earth, as outlined in the Scriptures.

“This storm idea is popular, but doesn’t fit all the facts,” Brian Thomas, a research associate with the Institute for Creation Research who hold a doctorate in paleo-biochemistry from the University of Liverpool, told Christian News Network. “If storms made fossils, then we could see it happen today. Much more was needed.”

“Zhang and his coauthors wrote in their technical report in ‘Science’ that sediment-gravity flows trapped these creatures. They also noted protection from bioturbation — where creatures churn through mud and obliterate bodies in their hunt for buried nutrients,” he explained. “Rapid burial of this many organisms at once happens nowhere today, and bioturbation happens all over. So, something unique happened back then.”

Thomas said that the “something unique” was the flood of Genesis.

“The biblical Flood gives us a cause for widespread seafloor turmoil like gravity flows,” he outlined. “But we also need the sea floor to dry out before bioturbation can happen. Well, the Flood only lasted a year. Flood muds soon dewatered and quickly hardened. The Bible says that the waters covered the land and then washed off the surface of the earth. We should therefore expect to see soft-bodied creatures locked in hardened mud on dry land.”

Gabriela Haynes, a researcher with Answers in Genesis who holds a doctorate in geology and paleontology from the Federal University of Ceará State in Brazil, agreed.

“Although the articles talks about Lagerstätte (a fossiliferous deposit that shows exceptional preservation), soft tissue is found in other areas that are not considered Lagerstätte. Finding soft tissue and very well-preserved fossil is related to the event that caused the death of those creatures, the global Flood,” she told Christian News Network.

“As creationists we understand that the Genesis Flood started with the opening of the ‘fountains of the great deep’ (Genesis 7:11),” she explained. “So, the marine invertebrates found in the Cambrian rocks represent the first layer of the Flood, that is a record of the organisms that likely lived and died in the seas. It does not represent an evolutionary event of diversification, but the result of the biblical catastrophe during Noah’s time.”

Thomas further advised why the timing of the fossilization cannot line up with the Cambrian Period — including the fact that radiocarbon does not last for more than 100,000 years.

“Our secular colleagues need millions of years to imagine evolution, so they have assigned 500-plus million years to Cambrian layers like these at Qingjiang. Biblically, the Flood hit about 4,500 years ago, not 500 million,” he noted. “We go with the Bible’s age for three reasons. First, the Flood best explains widespread, rapid burial and protection of seafloor creatures as well as having their remains atop continents rather than at the bottom of the sea. Flood geologists see Cambrian deposits as some of the first of many layers deposited during that Flood year.”

“Second, secular researchers have described original, soft, unaltered proteins in Cambrian sea sponges from Canada. Proteins can last thousands of years, but not a million,” Thomas outlined. “Finally, secular scientists have reported radiocarbon in Cambrian fossils. Radiocarbon lasts no longer than 100,000 years, yet there it is.”

Both Thomas and Haynes additionally pointed out that many of the fossils “exactly look like what we have today,” as Zhang remarked.

“[Jellyfish] look just like jellyfish. No evolution happened,” Thomas said. “These and other creatures, like sea jellies and tiny mud dragons, appear fully formed out of nowhere — just as if God created them.”

“In the Creation worldview, it is a not surprise that some creatures look very similar to what we see now. They were fossilized during the Genesis Flood that happened around 4 thousand years ago and not millions of years,” Haynes stated. “But this information is a challenge for the evolutionary worldview because more than 500 hundred millions of years did not bring any change in those organisms.”

https://christiannews.net/2019/04/20/soft-bodied-fossils-rapidly-buried-in-sediment-discovered-in-china-christians-point-to-biblical-flood/
22  General Category / Biblical Archaeology / Re: Proof, nothing else - Mt. Sinai in Saudi Arabia on: April 16, 2019, 04:53:30 am
Bible Exodus route mapped as scholars reveal journey from 'Egypt to Saudi Arabia'

Moses’ flight from Pharaoh as he led his people out of slavery in the search for the Promised Land builds up the basis of the Christian Bible’s second book Exodus.

Doubting Thomas Research Foundation (DTRF) experts believe they may have traced the most authentic route – taking the Israelites from Egypt to Saudi Arabia.

The group - who have made three trips to Saudi Arabia searching for the Exodus route in the Middle East - believe they have compiled some of the most compelling evidence of the Exodus.

DTRF researcher Ryan Mauro hailed their findings as "mind blowing" when speaking to Daily Star Online.

Mount Sinai is the core of the groups' discoveries, which they claim is actually the peak of Jabal al-Lawz in eastern Saudi Arabia, that in Biblical times would have been the land of Midian.

Traditional academics have often challenge or dismissed the historical accuracy of the Exodus, but Mauro urged sceptics to "keep an open mind" and said "all the pieces fit".

Mauro and the team lay out their findings in Finding the Mountain of Moses: The Real Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia - a 25 minute documentary avaliable on YouTube.

     “These events really did happen. It doesn’t require belief in one of these faiths to accept the evidence.”
    Ryan Mauro

Mount Sinai is where Moses was handed the Ten Commandments by God on stone tablets, according to the Bible, and is at the core of the Exodus.

Tracing the route of Moses’ journey as he fled from the Pharoah across the Red Sea are the first pieces of the puzzle.

Mauro concedes work is ongoing into piecing together the Exodus route, but he shared with Daily Star Online what they believe is the most “plausible”.

It shows Israelites leaving the heartland of the kingdom of the Pharaohs around Cairo - before crossing an area of desert known as the Sinai Peninsula.

Many scholars consider this to likely be the location of Mount Sinai, but for Mauro and the DTRF this is only the start of the journey of Moses.

Mauro told Daily Star Online: “What I found there was simply mind-blowing. I couldn’t believe that there was all this evidence for the Exodus and hardly anyone outside this region was aware of it.

“After three trips to Saudi Arabia, and I’m fully convinced that the Israelites went into the ancient land of Midian when they fled slavery in Egypt.

“It’s going to take some time to bring this alternative theory into mainstream historiography, but I believe

that our work is going to seriously shift the landscape on this subject.

“I have to give a credit to the partners we’ve worked with on this project, though. This was hardly my effort alone, there have been several people along the way that have made this journey possible.

“We’re eternally grateful for their assistance.”

Biblical accounts detail how after Moses convinced Pharaoh to let his people - the three million Israelites - go using the Twelve Plagues of Egypt, he then led them into the wilderness.

The Stations of the Exodus are 42 locations mentioned in the Bible which were visited by the Israelites after they left Egypt, the first of these being Succoth.

Mauro said the DTRF are currently trying to piece together an exact timeline and map structure for this first part of the Exodus.

They pick up the story however as they believe there is evidence for the Gulf of Aqaba, separate the Sinai Peninsula from modern Saudi Arabia, is the location of the Red Sea Crossing.

It is believed the location is the beach of Nuweiba, where the crossing would just be 8 miles wide and a shallow depth of just 33 metres.

It is here where Moses is said to have parted the waters with help from God, allowing the Israelites to cross safely as waves then came crashing down on the army of Pharaoh that pursued them out of Egypt.

From this crossing point, Mauro and the DTRF believe Moses came across Mount Sinai, which is actually the 8,460ft high Jabal al-Lawz - also known as the Mountain of Almonds.

Moses is said to have spotted the mountain ringed by fire as they approached, before ascending it to speak with God.

And also near this site, Mauro believe they have identified the Rock of Horeb - which is said to be Israelites final camp before moving onto Mount Sinai.

Biblical account tells the story of how Moses struck a rock, causing it to split and have water gushing forth from the split to quench the first of the struggling population.

Mauro says they have found a large, seemingly water eroded rock, sitting on a hill and split in to nearby to Jabal al-Lawz.

Evidence for Jabal al-Lawz itself being Mount Sinai includes inscriptions of what appear to be cows on the site, which matches up with the Biblical story of the idol of the Golden Calf.

Ancient rock structures at the foot of the mountain which may be the remains of the altars built by the Isrealites.

Jabal al-Lawz also appears to have a blackened peak, which would match the story of Moses meeting God as he descended upon the mountain in a fire.

It is however unclear if this blackening of the peak may be a natural phenomena, as opposed to the rocks being scorched by holy fire.

And there is also further evidence of a camp at the base of the mountain, including a large ancient graveyard which would appear to match the massacre of the worshippers of the Golden Calf.

When asked about sceptics of the Exodus story, Mauro told Daily Star Online: “I would basically say to someone who’s sceptical about the Exodus to keep an open mind about the subject.

“There’s a reason why this tradition has been passed down in the three major world religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.

“Perhaps these sceptics have doubted the historical account of the Exodus story because of a lack of evidence at the traditional site at St. Catherine’s, but what we have found appears to fit the ancient accounts.

“The golden calf, the split rock, Moses’ altar, the Red Sea crossing site; all of these pieces need to fit, and they fit at this site in a way that no other site does.

“These events really did happen. It doesn’t require belief in one of these faiths to accept the evidence.

“We don’t necessarily believe in the same deities as the ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, and Assyrians did, but we still accept the evidence that these peoples existed and that there were major events during their respective existences.

“The accounts of the Exodus are no different, and now we have real, physical evidence that these events took place.”

Historians, archaeologists and Egyptologists have the consensus that the Exodus event did not happen as described in the Bible.

There has never been any proof that the Israelites were enslaved in Ancient Egypt – and it is questioned if the figure of Moses ever existed.

Jabal al Lawz has also previously been suggested as a candidate for the original Mount Sinai, and this claim been criticised by other historians.

Professor James Karl Hoffmeier described “monumental blunders” as leading to the conclusion of the mountain being the one mentioned in the Bible.

Creationist researcher Gordon Franz also dismissed the claim that Mount Sinai is in Saudi Arabia.

He said: ”There is no credible historical, geographical, archaeological or Biblical evidence for the thesis that Mt. Sinai is at Jebel al-Lawz in Saudi Arabia.”

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/771860/bible-christian-exodus-moses-mount-sinai-ten-commandments-saudi-arabia-egypt
23  General Category / Biblical Archaeology / Re: Proof, nothing else - Mt. Sinai in Saudi Arabia on: April 16, 2019, 04:51:02 am
‘Mind-Blowing’ Evidence of Moses’ Journey From Egypt to Saudi Arabia REVEALED

Despite a majority of researchers questioning the accuracy of the Book of Exodus, some believe that Jews's flight from Egypt did indeed take place – and that new evidence of this is poised to “seriously shift” the frame of discussion.

Researchers from the Doubting Thomas Research Foundation (DTRF), which investigates the historicity and evidence of Biblical accounts, say they may have found the route to the Promised Land taken by the Israelites under Moses' leadership.

Filmmaker Ryan Mauro of the DTRF had made three trips to Saudi Arabia, which he says was part of Moses' route.

"What I found there was simply mind-blowing. I couldn't believe that there was all this evidence for the Exodus and hardly anyone outside this region was aware of it," he told the Daily Star.

The Book of Exodus — the second book of the Old Testament and the Torah — provides an account of the departure of the Jews from slavery in Egypt and their journey through the wilderness.

According to the Biblical narrative, the Israelites fled the Egyptian army when Moses parted the Red Sea, with the waters later closing up again upon their pursuers. They are said to have later arrived at Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God, and ended up settling in what is now Israel.

The location of the biblical Mount Sinai is traditionally associated with Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. Near the foot of the mountain, St Catherine's Monastery was built over what's traditionally believed to be the site of the burning bush from which God first revealed himself to Moses.

Ryan Mauro believes, however, that the real Mount of Sinai is located  over a hundred miles eastwards across the Gulf of Aqaba, which separates the Sinai Peninsula from Saudi Arabia.

"After three trips to Saudi Arabia, I'm fully convinced that the Israelites went into the ancient land of Midian when they fled slavery in Egypt."

He also says there is evidence that Moses led his people across the Gulf of Aqaba from what is now the coastal town of Nuweiba in the east of the Sinai Peninsula, where the crossing would just be nearly 8 miles (12km) wide with a shallow depth of just 33 metres.

"It's going to take some time to bring this alternative theory into mainstream historiography, but I believe that our work is going to seriously shift the landscape on this subject," Mauro argued.

The mainstream scholarly consensus is that there is no archaeological evidence for the Exodus, and that the Bible represents the reflection of the Jewish people on their origins rather than details a specific moment in history.

"I would basically say to someone who's sceptical about the Exodus to keep an open mind about the subject," Mauro was quoted as saying. "There's a reason why this tradition has been passed down in the three major world religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam."

"Perhaps these sceptics have doubted the historical account of the Exodus story because of a lack of evidence at the traditional site at St. Catherine's, but what we have found appears to fit the ancient accounts."

Late last year, his foundation released a documentary titled 'Finding the Mountain of Moses', which cited "undeniable archaeological evidence" of its presumed real location in Saudi Arabia.

In the film, he said he had discovered several pieces of evidence that the Exodus did occur, like a rock split by Moses and the remains of an ancient altar where the Israelites worshipped a golden calf while Moses was on top of the mountain.

"The golden calf, the split rock, Moses' altar, the Red Sea crossing site; all of these pieces need to fit, and they fit at this site in a way that no other site does," he added.

 "We don't necessarily believe in the same deities as the ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, and Assyrians did, but we still accept the evidence that these peoples existed and that there were major events during their respective existences."

"The accounts of the Exodus are no different, and now we have real, physical evidence that these events took place."

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201904151074134837-exodus-evidence-revealed/
24  General Category / Israel / Re: US Scholars Back Isolation Of Israel / American anti-semitism on: April 10, 2019, 08:22:54 am
Pompeo, in testimony to Senate, refuses to back two-state solution

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday refused to reaffirm American support for a Palestinian state after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to extend Israeli sovereignty over West Bank settlements. “Ultimately, the Israelis and Palestinians will decide how to resolve this,” Pompeo replied.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/pompeo-in-testimony-to-senate-refuses-to-back-two-state-solution/
25  General Category / War On Family / Re: What Will Be Illegal When Sodomy is Legal on: April 10, 2019, 08:10:08 am
It’s Not The Equality Act, It’s The Homosexual Supremacy Act

Don’t let the left and the Talking Snake Media lie to you. They lie to us all by the words they hope will drive and dominate the narrative. One of those words is “equality.” They have deceived more people by this one word than perhaps by any other. After all, who could be against equality? If they can create a linguistic narrative driven by the notion of “equality,” then if we oppose it they tag us as people who are against fairness and equal rights for all and as people who are nothing more than blackguards and bigots. But the reality is that not all behaviors are equal in moral value and should not be treated the same. The behavior of a man engaged in the act of sodomy with a homosexual partner is not morally equivalent to the behavior of a man who is engaged in loving and conjugal union with the wife of his youth. It is moral blindness and even stupidity to pretend otherwise.

https://barbwire.com/its-not-the-equality-act-its-the-homosexual-supremacy-act/
26  General Category / Police State/NWO / Re: America Is Being Systematically Transformed Into A Totalitarian Society on: April 07, 2019, 09:57:01 am
Michigan government to create "thought criminal" database to flag those who contradict all official lies

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel – who, for all intents and purposes, looks suspiciously like a transgender – has decided to launch a full-scale crusade against the First Amendment.

According to reports, Nessel is planning to create a “hate crime unit” as part of Michigan’s government, the purpose of which won’t necessarily be to prosecute “hate crimes” – which aren’t a real thing anyway, by the way – but to actually police the speech and thoughts of Michigan residents to make sure they align with official government ideology.

By creating a database of people who think for themselves, Nessel is on record as stating that she plans to keep an all-seeing-eye on people who commit “thought violations” – which aren’t real crimes, according to the United States Constitution.

“It is important to understand that these are not convicted criminals or people who[m] the state has reason to believe have committed or are planning to commit a crime,” writes Jay Lorenz for FashTheNation.com about the people Nessel is planning to target with her unconstitutional “hate crime unit.”

“The new database is specifically designed to target law-abiding Americans,” he adds.
Nessel plans to partner with the corrupt, anti-white Southern Poverty Law Center to boot-stamp all free speech and thought in Michigan

During a recent public announcement, Nessel admitted that she’s planning to partner with the shamed and disgraced Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), an anti-white hate group posing as an “anti-hate” group, to compile her “thought criminal” database.

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It’s important to remember that most of the groups on the SPLC’s “hate group” list are merely associations of people who believe in things like traditional marriage between one man and one woman, for instance, as well as groups comprised of people with white skin who simply celebrate their ethnic heritage.

“The SPLC list is simply a list of people with whom the SPLC disagrees,” Lorenz further writes. “The government will investigate citizens based not on their actions, but what their political opinions are.”

For more related news about the anti-white “political correctness” that’s sweeping the nation via corrupt Leftist politics, be sure to check out PoliticalCorrectness.news.
Michigan’s “thought criminals” will almost certainly be all white, as targeting politically incorrect Muslims, Jews, and LGBTers would be considered “intolerant” and “hateful”

If you put the pieces of this deceptive puzzle together, it quickly becomes clear that Nessel’s goal isn’t to stamp out “hate,” but rather to perpetuate it – and specifically to perpetuate hate and intolerance against white people.

At the end of the day, targeting free speech and the First Amendment by couching it as “hate,” simply because it contradicts the politically-correct narratives of our day, is the epitome of authoritarianism. And because the types of free speech being targeted include that made by people on the SPLC’s anti-white “hate group” list, well, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see where all of this is headed.

Even mainstream politicians like Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren are indicating that they’re on-board with this anti-white agenda, having recently tweeted about what she describes as “the threat of white nationalism,” and how, under her presidency – God forbid – “my Justice Department would go after white nationalists with full prosecution.”

“The list consists of thousands of people, many of whom have views that are totally mainstream outside of the hyper-liberal echo chamber of government and (((elite society))),” Lorenz concludes in his assessment of the situation.

“In addition to that, the state reserves the right to add anyone it wishes to the list. Criticism of Israel, race realism, pro-White activism, and many other forms of expression could land you on the list. Any public political expression from a White person that is not explicitly globohomo in nature could land him on the list.”

Sources for this article include:

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-06-michigan-government-to-create-thought-criminal-database.html
27  General Category / Temple News / Re: Rebuilding Israel's Temple Mount on: April 07, 2019, 08:28:53 am
Will New Israeli Government Begin Building Third Temple After Elections?

For the first time ever, an Israeli politician has had the temerity to publicly declare what, for more than 2,000 years, the Jewish people have prayed for: build the Temple now.

Moshe Feiglin, head of the Zehut party, shocked participants at a Maariv/Jerusalem Post conference in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night. 

“I don’t want to build a (Third) Temple in one or two years, I want to build it now,” Feiglin said to the crowd. “To build the Temple I need support, I can’t do it alone,” he said in concluding his speech.

The maverick Zehut party is steadily gaining traction in the polls under the banner of Jewish rights in the Holy Land, much to the chagrin of their left-wing opponents. A Temple Mount agenda is built into his party’s platform which calls to move government facilities to the Temple Mount and give the Chief Rabbinate authority over the site. Many have said that this is an extremist position which will lead to war, but Shmuel Sackett, co-founder of the party and one of its candidates for the Knesset, refuted these claims.

“Building the 3rd and final temple in Jerusalem has been the dream of Jews for more than 2,000 years. The goal of the State of Israel is to bring about the fulfillment of the Jewish dream and not the destruction of it,’ Sackett told Breaking Israel News. “We must educate the world as to the beauty of that dream and to the wonderful peace it will bring. Not every dream can be realized immediately but we must do what we can to move closer to that reality.”

Sackett said that his party’s name, which means ‘identity,’ had a special meaning in Israeli politics. He referred to the title of Benjamin Netanyahu’s book, A Durable Peace: A Place Among the Nations.

“Israel is not like every nation,” Sackett emphasized citing Exodus.

    But you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. Exodus 19:6

“In Hebrew, קדוש (holy) actually means ‘separate,’” Sackett explained. “Israel has a special role to play and when we do, there will be peace for everyone.”

Rabbi Chaim Amsalem, number two in the Zehut list, responded to those concerns simply.

“Who does not want Moshiach (Messiah)? That is what we are saying” he said to Breaking Israel News. He noted that the same concern was expressed when President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Amsalem paraphrased the president by saying, “We have tried it their way for a very long time and it has only brought more conflict. It is time to try this way.”

“We do not want war,” Rabbi Amsalem explained. “The time to build the Temple is when the entire world wants it and that time is very close indeed.”

Amsalem’s vision of unity is based on his personal experience. He is a former Knesset member for Shas, an ultra-Orthodox Sephardi party, but which draws from all aspects of Israeli society, unifying them all under one common theme; the Jewish state.
 

“This is what brought me to join with Feiglin and everyone identifies with this,” Amsalem said.

The Zehut party is composed of veteran political iconoclasts. Its founder, Moshe Feiglin, established the Manhigut Yehudit (Jewish Leadership) movement within the Likud party in 1995.  In the 2012 Likud leadership election, his faction won 23 percent of the vote. In the 2013 elections, Feiglin was elected to the Knesset and served as its Deputy Speaker.

In 2015, Netanyahu blocked Feiglin’s growing popularity among the electorate by placing him 36th in the party list, a position that made it extremely unlikely he would sit in the Knesset even if the party was successful in the elections. Feiglin chose not to appeal the move and left to form the Zehut party.

Until recently, most media refused to list Zehut in polling results despite estimates they could win nine seats. Even the most conservative estimates are now sure they will pass the 3-seat threshold to sit in the Knesset. Considered quasi-libertarian, Feiglin is a strong advocate for increasing the availability of medical cannabis and approving its export. The party has been lambasted in the press for its pro-medical marijuana platform, a position the left-wing media usually promotes.

The real animus from the left is due to an issue that Feiglin explicitly stated he will always place foremost in his politics: the Land of Israel. Unlike other political parties which make this claim, Feiglin has a long history of fighting against abandoning land that gives strength to this campaign promise. His personal attachment to Jerusalem is undeniable, as he frequently ascends to the Temple Mount and has attended every Temple reenactment.

Feiglin has fought for this belief. In 1995 he led mass protests against the government signing agreements with Yasser Arafat. He was sentenced to six months imprisonment for sedition against the state by an Israeli court.

The party’s manifesto includes canceling signed agreements with the Palestinians, making Arab-Israeli citizens pass a loyalty test and offering financial incentives to them to emigrate elsewhere if they refuse to accept Jewish sovereignty over the land. He has also called for Israel to annex the West Bank as a solution to the conflict.

Feiglin stated that he does not have a preference between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main election rival Benny Gantz. Since the prime minister is the candidate who can consolidate a majority coalition, this fluidity gives the Zehut party a powerful influence and Feiglin has been dubbed “kingmaker” by political pundits.

This willingness to align with either side of the political spectrum does not come from ambiguity, but rather from a strong adherence to his highest ideal. Feiglin has stated that he will not join a government that is willing to sell out the Land of Israel. Unfortunately, in the current atmosphere of Israeli politics, that limits his options for political partners.

https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/125975/israeli-government-building-third-temple/
28  General Category / War On Family / Re: What Will Be Illegal When Sodomy is Legal on: April 07, 2019, 08:20:59 am
Lesbian Michigan AG to Prohibit State-Contracted Adoption Agencies From Turning Away Homosexuals

The attorney general of Michigan, who identifies a lesbian, has reached a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that will prohibit State-contracted foster care and adoption agencies from discriminating against prospective parents, which includes homosexual households.

“Discrimination in the provision of foster care case management and adoption services is illegal, no matter the rationale,” Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a statement. “Limiting the opportunity for a child to be adopted or fostered by a loving home not only goes against the state’s goal of finding a home for every child, it is a direct violation of the contract every child placing agency enters into with the state.”

A summary of the settlement outlines that Michigan will enforce its current contract language prohibiting discrimination, which it says is consistent with both federal and state law.

Examples of discrimination outlined in the document include “turning away or referring to another contracted agency an otherwise potentially qualified LGBTQ individual or same-sex couple that may be a suitable foster or adoptive family for any child accepted by the agency for contracted services,” and “refusing to place a child accepted by the agency for contracted services with an otherwise qualified LGBTQ individual or same-sex couple suitable as a foster or adoptive family for the child.”

Organizations that commit these delineated violations may have their contract with the State terminated.

As previously reported, in 2017, the ACLU filed suit against the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan Children’s Services Agency on behalf of four lesbian women who contacted St. Vincent’s Catholic Charities and Bethany Christian Services in an effort to adopt a child.

Because both organizations operate in accordance with their religious beliefs, they do not place children in homes where there is not both a mother and a father.

“When somebody calls in with interest to become a foster parent or adoptive parent … if they let us know they’re unmarried, or if they’re gay or lesbian, we immediately recommend, make a referral to another agency … for other agencies that provide that service,” Jose Carrera, director of clinical services for St. Vincent Catholic Charities, told legislators in 2015.

Representatives therefore told the women that the agencies could not be of assistance, or that “same-sex couples aren’t our area of expertise.”

The lesbian women stated in their lawsuit that they “object to the use of taxpayer funds to underwrite and endorse religious beliefs to which they do not subscribe.” They also contended that allowing State-hired religious adoption agencies to decline to place children with homosexuals deprives homosexuals “of their rights protected by the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.”

“There is no legitimate government interest served by denying children access to potentially qualified families based on a religious exclusion,” the complaint asserted.

The ACLU consequently sought an injunction to prevent the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan Children’s Services Agency from contracting with, or providing taxpayer funding to, any child placement agency that “employ religious criteria in decisions regarding the screening of prospective foster and adoptive parents.”

Read the lawsuit, Dumont et al. v. Gordon et al., in full here.

After Nessel took office in January, she reviewed the case and determined that the agency could be held legally liable. She decided to reach a settlement with the ACLU, which resulted in a voluntary dismissal of the case. Nessel also released a video statement about the matter.

“For some families right now, the only option in their area is an adoption agency that won’t provide services to them because of their sexual orientation or gender identity or gender expression,” Nessel remarked. “The law says they can accept or reject a referral from the department, but once they accept that referral, they cannot discriminate in providing services for foster children, including turning away same-sex couples.”

As previously reported, as of 2015, Michigan law provides that “a child placing agency shall not be required to provide any services if those services conflict with, or provide any services under circumstances that conflict with, the child placing agency’s sincerely held religious beliefs.”

The religious liberties organization Becket spoke out against the recent settlement with Nessel’s office, opining in a statement, “The  Michigan Attorney General and the ACLU are trying to stop the state from working with faith-based adoption agencies. The result of that will be tragic. Thousands of children will be kept from finding the loving homes they deserve. ”

“This settlement violates the state law protecting religious adoption agencies. This harms children and families waiting for forever homes and limits access for couples who chose to partner with those agencies.”

State Rep. James Lower, R-Cedar Lake, also lamented the outcome, telling the Detroit Free Press, “[T]he situation puts these agencies in a tough situation because they have been able to refer couples to another agency that is willing to work with same-sex couples. But now, they’ll have to choose to either not help the kids or violate their religious beliefs.”

Read the settlement in full here.

https://christiannews.net/2019/04/06/lesbian-michigan-ag-to-prohibit-state-contracted-adoption-agencies-from-turning-away-homosexuals/
29  General Category / War On Family / Re: Sodomite Agenda winning a game of chicken with Chick-fil-A on: April 07, 2019, 08:17:54 am
US Civil Rights Commission Urges Transportation Authority to Rescind Ban on Chick-fil-A From Buffalo Airport

The United States Commission on Civil Rights has sent a letter to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), urging the entity to rescind the decision not to allow the popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Commissioner Peter Kirsanow sent the letter on Monday to the chair of the Authority, Denise Roche, former president of D’Youville College and member of the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart.

“This exclusion plainly violates the First Amendment and is contrary to the American tradition of respecting freedom of religion and belief,” Kirsanow wrote. “Quite simply, because the Buffalo airport is funded by taxpayers and run by the government, vendors cannot be excluded based on their speech or their religious beliefs.”

As previously reported, NFTA and Delaware North had originally planned on including the chicken chain at the airport food court in the fall of 2019. After learning of the development, Assemblyman Sean Ryan, D-Buffalo, publicly expressed his disapproval.

“I don’t believe the leadership of the NFTA intends to spread hate and discrimination, but allowing a corporation to do business at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport will help fund continued divisive anti-LGBTQ rhetoric,” he opined on Twitter.

“New York is a welcoming state that celebrates diversity. The views of Chick-fil-A do not represent our state or the Western New York community, and businesses that support discrimination have no place operating in taxpayer-funded public facilities,” Ryan contended.

While it is not known why, NFTA and Delaware North soon reversed the decision. NFTA said in a statement released to local television station WKBW, “We are working with Delaware North to move forward on identifying and offering best in class food selections for the thousands of customers who come in and out of our airport.”

Kisanow outlined in his letter on Monday that he took issue with Ryan’s words, which he characterized as “exclusion in the name of ostensible inclusion; intolerance in the name of tolerance.” He stated that some of the assertions against Chick-fil-A are inaccurate.

“There’s no evidence that Chick-fil-A discriminates against LGBT individuals in hiring or conditions of employment,” Kisanow wrote. “There is no evidence that Chick-fil-A refuses to serve LGBT individuals at their restaurants. The sole issue is monetary donations made by the Chick-fil-A Foundation to some religious-based organizations that support the traditional understanding of marriage.”

Kisanow found disagreeing with donations made to certain religious organizations to be an unacceptable reason to ban a company from opening a restaurant in the food court.

“The only manifest evidence of discrimination in this matter is by the NFTA,” he stated. “The NFTA is engaging in discrimination on the basis of speech and religion. This is every bit as prohibited by the First Amendment when directed at traditional Christians as it would be if NFTA blocked the opening of a Muslim, Jewish, or Buddhist-owned restaurant because of the owner’s religion.”

The Commissioner urged the NFTA to rescind its ban, warning that Chick-fil-A could sue over the matter, and taxpayers would have to foot the bill.

Read the letter in full here.

A spokesperson for the NFTA told local television station WGRZ that it is up to concession contractor Delaware North whether or not to include or disclude Chick-fil-A at the airport.

As previously reported, Chick-fil-A has distanced itself in recent years from any stance on homosexuality, including that of the organizations to which it donates. It contends that it continues to be mischaracterized as an anti-homosexual company or one that donates to causes that oppose homosexuality.

“Recent coverage about Chick-fil-A continues to drive an inaccurate narrative about our brand,” the restaurant chain said in a statement. “We want to make it clear that our sole focus is on providing delicious food and welcoming everyone — not being a part of a national political conversation. We do not have a political or social agenda.”

“More than 145,000 people from different backgrounds and beliefs represent the Chick-fil-A brand. We embrace all people, regardless of religion, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity.”

Representatives of Chick-fil-A have also created a page on the company website, it said, to “set the record straight” in light of a “long trend in what continues to be a misleading report that is driving an inaccurate narrative about our brand.”

While not mentioning the outlet’s name, Chick-fil-A noted that ThinkProgress had recently written a report highlighting that the company had donated $1,653,416 to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, $6,000 to the Paul Anderson Youth Home, and $150,000 to the Salvation Army in 2017, among others.

“The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a religious organization that seeks to spread an anti-LGBTQ message to college athletes and requires a strict ‘sexual purity’ policy for its employees that bars any ‘homosexual acts,’” reporter Josh Israel wrote in taking issue with the company’s donor practices.

“Paul Anderson Youth Home, a ‘Christian residential home for troubled youth,’ teaches boys that homosexuality is wrong and that same-sex marriage is ‘rage against Jesus Christ and His values,’” he bemoaned.

Chick-fil-A again distanced itself from these notations, writing in its explanation that it was misleading for Think Progress to frame the donations in such a manner, as the company solely has a focus on giving to “youth and educational programs.”

It outlined that its donations to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes were to “fund sports camps and school programs for inner-city youth” across the country. It gave to the Salvation Army for youth projects such as the “camps for kids and the Angel Tree program,” the latter of which serves children who have a parent in prison.

And while the company donated to the Paul Anderson Youth Home, the funds were for “a bike ride fundraiser, operational support [and] an annual Christmas dinner theatre for local children.” Chick-fil-A further noted that it has discontinued giving to the charity “after a blog post surfaced that does not meet Chick-fil-A’s commitment to creating a welcoming environment to all.”

Read the post in full here.

The late pastor and author A.W. Tozer once said, “There is no Christian victory or blessing if we refuse to turn away from the things that God hates. Even if it is accepted in the whole social class of which you are a part, turn away from it. Even if there is something that has come to be accepted by our generation, turn away from it if it is wrong and an offense to our holy and righteous Savior.”

Romans 1:16 says, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth: to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”

https://christiannews.net/2019/04/05/us-civil-rights-commission-urges-transportation-authority-to-rescind-ban-on-chick-fil-a-from-buffalo-airport/
30  General Category / Weather/Earthquakes/Global Science Hoax's / Re: Yellowstone Super Volcano News!! on: April 07, 2019, 08:08:06 am
New THERMAL AREA discovered at Yellowstone supervolcano has grown within last two decades and shows there is an unusual uptick in activity at Yellowstone and around - Strange Sounds

Scientists have discovered a new thermal area at Yellowstone National Park, which is believed to have grown in the past two decades. The previously unknown pocket of warmth was discovered nestled between West Tern Lake and the Tern Lake thermal area after studying the latest thermal infrared images of the National Park taken in April 2017.

The team then checked high resolution aerial photos of the same spot captured in 2017 by the The National Agriculture Imagery Program, and noticed dead trees and bright soil. These were the signs of a thermal area they were expecting to find. In contrast, a 1994 picture showed a crop of healthy trees which started to fade in a 2006 image.

Researchers therefore believe the thermal area near the northeast border of the Sour Creek resurgent dome first emerged in the late 1990s or early 2000s.

rest: http://strangesounds.org/2019/04/yellowstone-supervolcano-new-thermal-area-usgs.html
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