Ty Mays : Nov 15, 2013 : Unfinished Magazine
"With more than 71 million claiming Christianity, India is now the eighth largest Christian nation in the world." -Dick McClain, The Mission Society
(Norcross, GA)—Christianity in India is growing at a rapid rate among middle and high caste Indians and young people, according to the latest issue of "Unfinished" magazine, which examines social, economic and cultural trends in the "new India."
By: Henry G. Brinton Senior Pastor, Fairfax Presbyterian Church
Original Article:Huffington Post
As Thanksgiving approaches and commerce clashes with personal values, people talk about what they are thankful for.
Macy's Department Store is famous for presenting the Thanksgiving Day Parade. But now the same store that is in its 87th year of producing a nationally-televised parade, watched by millions, is being blamed for ruining the holiday.
What has the store done? Decided to open its doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day at 8:00 p.m. Time magazine reports that people are denouncing the move as "greedy, misguided and unfair to the employees being forced to work on a day traditionally reserved for family."
(CNSNews.com) – (Updated) The Senate on Thursday evening voted 93-7 to approve a defense authorization bill that includes a provision which not only repeals the military law on sodomy, it also repeals the military ban on sex with animals--or bestiality.
Original article: Breaking Christian News
He calls on his Christian peers to be less judgmental.
(Eugene, OR)—Fellow students at Northwest Christian University (NCU) in Eugene, Oregon may have been shocked by what their student body president, Eric Fromm disclosed in an op-ed he wrote in the online Beacon Bolt recently. (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard)
"My name is Eric Fromm," he wrote, titling the piece "Lifting the Curtain."
"I am a senior at NCU majoring in communications, and I am an atheist," said Fromm in the op-ed. "Yes, you read that correctly, I am an atheist. For those of you who didn't already know about my nonbelief, this news may be a bit shocking, but I was an atheist long before I came to NCU."
Original Post: Christian Post
BY ANUGRAH KUMAR,
Fatal shootings have prompted church leaders in Detroit, Mich., to come together and try to fight the incidents of deadly violence by reminding the community of the Sixth Commandment with "Thou Shalt Not Kill" posters and banners.
Original Article: Huffington Post
A Colorado-based Christian group is air-dropping Bibles on North Korea.
Over the past year, Pastor Eric Foley and his Christian mission group, Seoul USA, have released around 50,000 40-foot homemade, hydrogen-filled balloons outfitted with Bibles and personal testimonials over rural areas of the country, Fox News reports. Bibles are attached to the balloons in a box or a bag.
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Original Article: Charisma News
Delaware is considered the sixth most dangerous state in America by the FBI statistics for rape, robbery, murder and aggravated assault. In Delaware, the city of Wilmington is the crime leader and considered one of the most (if not the most) violent cities in the United States for its size (71,000). Judy Johnson Park is considered the most dangerous park in the city
Original Article: Albert Mohler
Back in 1869, Baptists in Kentucky established a “Home for the Helpless,” seeking to serve orphans and other homeless children. Like so many other Christian churches and denominations of the era, Louisville’s Baptists saw the need for an orphanage to provide care for parentless and abandoned children, who before the establishment of orphanages were housed with adults in almshouses. The Home for the Helpless became the Louisville Baptist Orphans Home, and its charter established its mission to serve “orphan and destitute children.”
Those Baptists saw the orphanage as a Christian duty in response to a biblical mandate.
November is Adoption Awareness Month. Adoption is the option that everyone can live with–the mother, the father, the extended families, and, literally, the child.
Over fifty-five million lives ended through abortion in our nation have left countless women, men, and their families wounded. Adoption, by contrast, brings a legacy of life and love into this world. Both create a ripple effect for generations to come, one for ill, one for good.
BEIRUT – In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a giant bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country's civil war.
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