Michael Snyder-Opinion - Charisma News - (Feb 21, 2017)
"...if we are to have any hope of turning this nation around we desperately need the favor of God, and that is why what Melania Trump did was so important." -Michael Snyder
[Charisma News] We just witnessed Melania Trump's finest moment as first lady so far....(more)
John Gizzi - Newsmax.com - (Feb 21, 2017)
A well-known historian gives Americans a peek into President Trump's pick for National Security Advisor.
(Washington, DC)—[Newsmax] Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's surprise pick for national security advisor, will speak his mind and not worry if he ruffles feathers at the White House, said author and historian Michael Keane. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO/via FortBenningPhotos....(more)
Jan Bentz - LifeSiteNews.com - (Feb 20, 2017)
"I did get a letter," the source told LifeSiteNews via email. "They said they were reconfiguring. They said people would be notified of reappointment..."
[LifeSiteNews] The Pontifical Academy for Life, long a bastion of orthodoxy within the Vatican, now has no members and is effectively shut down after Pope Francis' recent reform of the institution. (Photo: Shutterstock/via LifeSiteNews....(more)
Veronica Neffinger - Christian Headlines - (Feb 20, 2017)
"Pornography is clearly a poison that any society striving for ideals of personal well-being, equality, and respect cannot tolerate." -Dawn Hawkins
(Washington, DC)—[Christian Headlines] The states of South Dakota and Virginia both recently declared pornography a public health crisis, joining the state of Utah in recognizing the severity of porn's effect on society....(more)
Dr. Jim Garlow - Charisma News - (Feb 20, 2017)
"During the first half of her life, she was on the wrong side of history. But that changed when she repented of her sins. She joined 'the right side of history.' But more importantly, she now enjoys the right side of eternity." -Dr. James Garlow
(San Diego, CA)—[Charisma News] Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" of the infamous Roe v....(more)
Kellie Van Gilder - Billy Graham Evangelistic Association - (Feb 20, 2017)
Please pray for the New Orleans East community (and now the San Antonio, TX community too), for faith and finances as the rebuilding process begins. It's a long road ahead—emotionally and financially—for many.
(New Orleans, LA)—[BillyGraham.org] Tales of brushes with death aren't uncommon these days in Louisiana where residents are trying to pick up the pieces after four tornadoes recently ripped through the New Orleans area. The storms injured 33 people and damaged hundreds of homes....(more)
Chris Mitchell, Julie Stahl - CBN News - (Feb 20, 2017)
"The Palestinians hold the world record of people that has been offered a state and have turned it down." -Michael Oren
(Israel)—[CBN News] According to media reports, Secretary of State John Kerry tried to broker a regional Mideast peace plan one year ago. The reports follow last week's meeting at the White House in which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump raised the same possibility....(more)
AP Staff - AP, Fox News - (Feb 20, 2017)
(South of Mosul, Iraq)—[Fox News] Iraqi Federal Police forces on Monday pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half as the U.S. defense secretary started a visit to Iraq to discuss the fight against ISIS... Click here to read....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 20, 2017)
"I'm not a lesbian. I'm just a child in Christ now. I was the Jane Roe of Roe vs. Wade, but Jane Roe has been laid to rest. I think it's safe to say that the entire abortion industry is based on a lie [and] I am dedicated to spending the rest of my life undoing the law that bears my name." -Norma McCorvey
(Katy, TX)—[CBN News] According to The Washington Post, McCorvey died Saturday from heart ailments at an assisted-living home in Texas. (Screengrab via CBN News-Click (more)
Robbi Harvell - Bound4Life.com - (Feb 17, 2017)
After that first contact, everything changed. She pins the shift in her life to the day she called us! I know it’s because, after every abortion call, we pray for Jesus to intervene and make a way in each woman’s life.
[Bound4Life.com] Several months ago, a 24 year-old woman called our center looking for an abortion....(more)
Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times - (Feb 17, 2017)
[The Washington Times] The National Hispanic Survey provides additional evidence for use by anti-voter fraud conservatives and bolsters an analysis by professors at Old Dominion University who say non-citizens registered and voted in potentially large numbers… continue reading here....(more)
Bob Yirka - Phys.org - (Feb 17, 2017)
[Phys.org]—A team of researchers from Kyoto University has found that dogs and capuchin monkeys watch how humans interact with one another and react less positively to those that are less willing to help or share. In their paper published in the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, the team describes a series of experiments they carried out with several dogs and capuchin monkeys and what they discovered about both species social preferences… Click (more)
Jessilyn Justice - Charisma News - (Feb 17, 2017)
“The Dr.'s cannot find anything wrong with her. They can't explain it. They keep running tests to try to make sense of it all. But we know ... God's grace is what healed her.” – Alexa PenaVega
(Hollywood, CA) — [Charisma News] Actress Alexa PenaVega says she's witnessed a miracle brought forth with the power of prayer....(more)
Claire Chretien - LifeSiteNews - (Feb 17, 2017)
“Obama’s legacy of forcing Americans to finance the abortion industry is being steadily dismantled by our new pro-life President and the pro-life Congress. We look forward to swift passage of this resolution in the Senate so that it can receive President Trump’s signature." — Marjorie Dannenfelser
(Washington, DC) — [LifeSiteNews] The U.S....(more)
Stephen Collinson - CNN.com - (Feb 16, 2017)
[CNN.com] President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary denunciation Thursday of his critics and media reports that his White House is in chaos, complaining he inherited a "mess" and slamming stories that his campaign was constantly in contact with Russia. It will immediately go down as a stunning moment in modern American political history, as presidents have rarely betrayed such a sense of anger and grievance so graphically or so early in their administrations... Click (more)
Veronica Neffinger - Christian Headlines - (Feb 16, 2017)
And it's not going down well with Planned Parenthood.
(Oklahoma City, OK)—[Christian Headlines] An Oklahoma anti-abortion law that would require a woman seeking an abortion to get permission from the baby's father has advanced to the state's House of Representatives....(more)
Claire Chretien - LifeSiteNews.com - (Feb 16, 2017)
"You don't have to be [pro-life] to support this resolution. You just have to support the 10th Amendment."
(Washington, DC)—[LifeSiteNews] The U.S. House of Representatives voted 230 to 188 today to overturn former President Obama's "eleventh hour" HHS rule forcing states to give Title X money to organizations that commit abortions. (Photo via LifeNews....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 16, 2017)
"Our country should never facilitate, encourage or tacitly accept measures that prematurely end the lives of its people." -Jason Chaffetz
(Washington, DC)—[CBN News] A congressional committee is taking a stand for life by voting to strike down a new law in Washington, DC that would legalize assisted suicide....(more)
Samuel Smith - Christian Post - (Feb 16, 2017)
[Christian Post] Although opponents of North Carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law have claimed that corporate backlash will cause huge economic losses, Lt. Gov. Dan Forrest said Wednesday that the state's economy is doing "extremely well" despite small losses suffered from HB 2-related backlash... Click here to read....(more)
Melissa Quinn - Heritage Foundation/Charisma News - (Feb 16, 2017)
"We're excited about the fact that it will finally be able to address many of the concerns that we're hearing, whether it's at town halls or personal calls from our constituents about pre-existing conditions, about how to empower the consumer in terms of their health care choice, and ultimately drive down the price of health care." -House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows
(Washington, DC)—[Charisma News] Sen. Paul, R-KY, and Rep....(more)
Bri Lamm - Faithit.com - (Feb 15, 2017)
The powerful performance was kicked off with an a Capella opening of lines from the hymn "How Great Is Our God," followed by the empowering statement: "God is better than the world's best thing."
[Faithit.com] Chance the Rapper won 3 Grammys for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance—but it was his live performance of "How Great Is Our God" that really stole the show....(more)
Bri Lamm - Faithit.com - (Feb 15, 2017)
"I choose to rise up out of the ashes and the rubble, to be a light and a beacon of hope for those that have been ravaged by the same things that I have. Because we all hurt at some point. We're forgotten, abused, neglected—those things are inevitable. They will change us, but they don't have to define us."
[Faithit.com] Lexie Smith was first trafficked and sold when she was just 11 years old....(more)
News Staff - AFP/Breitbart.com - (Feb 15, 2017)
[AFP]—Enrique Marquez, 25, purchased the assault rifles used by his longtime friend Syed Rizwan Farook and Farook’s wife Tashfeen Malik, who together gunned down 14 people and wounded 22 others in December 2015 before being shot dead by police... Click here to read. (Photo: San Bernardino memorial/AFP/via Breitbart....(more)
Claire Chretien - LifeSiteNews.com - (Feb 15, 2017)
"Virginia has a duty to steward taxpayer money in a way that ensures funds are distributed by priority to the most effective point-of-service health care providers. This legislation simply ensures that hospitals, federally qualified health clinics, and rural health clinics are funded over abortion centers." -Victoria Cobb
(Richmond, VA)—[LifeSiteNews] The Virginia Senate voted 20-19 Tuesday to defund Planned Parenthood of its non-Medicaid funds. (Photo credit: Lisa Bourne/LifeSiteNews....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 21, 2017)
"In this area, we are following Europe ... if you want to look at a possible future with uncontrolled immigration, there it is in Europe. They've all warned me, 'Don't do what we did.'" -Dale Hurd
[CBN News] President Donald Trump's remarks about Swedish immigration led to critical responses from Sweden and members of the mainstream media in the U.S. and abroad....(more)
Dr. Alveda King-Opinion - African American blog/PriestsForLife.org - (Feb 20, 2017)
"In the midst of all of this, I was in danger of putting my confidence in President Trump rather than God. Realizing that I was slipping towards emotional reactions, I came to my senses, turned off the television and began to pray..." -Alveda King
[African-American Blog] "What a difference a day makes." On Saturday, February 18, my friend and sister Norma [Roe No More] McCorvey passed away. Norma was a valiant voice for justice in the anti-abortion war. We met on the battlefield years ago. I will miss her. Pray for her family and loved ones. Read a statement from her family HERE....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 20, 2017)
The campaign is asking people to donate $50 to a woman's shelter instead of spending that money to see the ['50 Shades Darker'] film, which was released [recently].
[CBN News] Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini, is getting behind a social media movement working to combat domestic abuse and sexual violence....(more)
Thomas Barrabi - Fox Business - (Feb 20, 2017)
[Fox Business] Ticket prices are plunging as this weekend's NBA All-Star festivities kick off in New Orleans, six months after the league relocated the annual showcase event from its original site in Charlotte in protest of North Carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law... Click here to read....(more)
Taylor Berglund - Charisma News - (Feb 20, 2017)
Anne Graham Lotz defended Melania's prayer online, saying, "Thank you, Melania Trump, for your prayer tonight. My prayer for you is Numbers 6:24-26. 'The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.'"
[Charisma News] First Lady Melania Trump recited the Lord's Prayer on Saturday at a Melbourne, Florida, campaign rally....(more)
AP Staff - Breitbart.com - (Feb 20, 2017)
[Breitbart.com] The Times of Israel reports: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told a delegation from an umbrella group of US Jewish groups that reaching an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of his top priorities... Click here to read.(Photo: Egypt's President Sisi/AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, Pool, File/via Breitbart....(more)
Jeanne Smits - LifeSiteNews.com - (Feb 20, 2017)
Any person or group aiming to call public attention to the dangers and risks of abortion will be potentially at risk of prosecution.
(France)—[LifeSiteNews] The French National Assembly has adopted legislation to make what it calls "spreading misleading information" about abortion punishable with up to a two-year prison sentence and a fine. (Photo: French National Assembly/via LifeSiteNews....(more)
Brian Nixon - Assist News Service - (Feb 17, 2017)
“The revenge of a realm can be transformed by the renewal of the Redeemer. If it can happen in Lincoln, New Mexico, it can happen elsewhere.” – Brian Nixon
(Lincoln, NM) — [Assist News Service] – As I was sitting on the porch of the historic Wortley Hotel — briefly owned and operated by Sheriff Pat Garrett — I couldn’t help but think of the tumultuous past of this sleepy town....(more)
Mark Ellis - God Reports - (Feb 17, 2017)
“To some, it might have appeared like I had it all, but honestly, on the inside I was in despair, broken, and suicidal.” But in the depths of suicidal despair, his father—once again prompted by the Holy Spirit—called his son after they had not spoken in four years…
[God Reports] His father was a Southern Baptist minister with Elvis sideburns. As the oldest of four, he dutifully attended church with his family in Tennessee....(more)
Peter Wooding - CBN News - (Feb 17, 2017)
"What really excites me is when I first heard the vision is just this idea of Christians from all over the nation come together raising up a monument, raising up a testimony to our nation we really believe in the God who answers prayer." - Richard Anniss
(United Kingdom)—[CBN News] While there has been a great deal of talk about President Donald Trump's Mexico border wall, a Christian leader in the U.K. believes God has called him to build a wall of a very different kind....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 17, 2017)
Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker called Kutcher's work "inspirational."
(Washington, DC) — [CBN News] Actor Ashton Kutcher, who co-founded an international anti-human trafficking organization, is working with Congress to end modern day slavery....(more)
Leah Marieann Klett - The Gospel Herald - (Feb 17, 2017)
"Our family has made a commitment to put Christ first, a lifestyle our parents modeled for us very well. They showed us how to keep our marriage and family centered around God.”
[Gospel Herald] “Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines have launched a new wallpaper line as God continues to bless their rapidly expanding empire....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 17, 2017)
"I'm not asking for anything that our Constitution hasn't promised me and every other American: the right to create freely and to live out my faith without fear of government punishment or interference." – Baronelle Stutzman
(Olympia, WA) — [CBN News] The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled against a Christian florist who was fined for refusing to provide her services for a same-sex wedding. Now, the florist will ask the highest court in the land to hear her case....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 16, 2017)
When the boxer isn't building homes or boxing he serves as a Senator in his home country. He expects a big year and he vows to use his influence to spread the Gospel.
[CBN News] Manny Pacquiao's fighting skills make him a household name, but it is his strong Christian faith and generous heart that has him in the headlines again....(more)
News Staff - PRNewswire - (Feb 16, 2017)
"Pastors of every color and every corner of this state are declaring that we choose mothers over money, daughters over dollars and privacy over predators. Texans love football, but we love our God, our freedom and our families more. If we are forced to choose, then we will say to the NFL and other sports organizations or lobby groups; 'Don't let the ticket gate hit you on the way out of Texas.'" -Pastors' response to proposed legislation
Lee Grady - Charisma News - (Feb 16, 2017)
"To put it bluntly, we hate each other ... everything has been politicized. This divisive spirit burns bridges, erects walls and pushes God's people into opposite camps over even the most trivial matters." -J. Lee Grady
[Charisma News]—Our country has always enjoyed lively political debate. But psychologists and sociologists have noticed that the 2016 election took the United States to a whole new level of polarization. The animosity is hot—and getting hotter....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Feb 16, 2017)
Across all 10 of the European countries, an average of 55 percent agreed that all further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped.
[CBN News] While some European leaders have blasted President Donald Trump for his executive order banning citizens from (delete of) seven Muslim-majority states from entering the U.S. for 120 days and a temporary freeze on refugee arrivals, a new poll indicates most European citizens support the ban....(more)
News Staff - JNS.org - (Feb 16, 2017)
"Prime Minister Netanyahu and I redoubled our commitment to strengthening the historic alliance between the United States and Israel." -Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan
(Washington, DC)—[JNS.org] In his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) affirmed his commitment to hold Iran "accountable" for its actions. (Photo Credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO/via JNS....(more)
Julie Brown Patton - Gospel Herald - (Feb 16, 2017)
"We're blown away to see such a broad range of parties of such high caliber weigh in on this case to support religious freedom." -Kelly Shackelford
(Washington, DC)—[Gospel Herald] The Sterling legal case began when former U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was court-martialed for refusing an order to remove Bible verses from her workspace. Others are joining in now in the name of religious freedom....(more)
Pete Baklinski - LifeSiteNews.com - (Feb 15, 2017)
"When a woman receives bad news about her pregnancy, she has just received a new mission and purpose. This woman must now become the one who stands up and protects her baby's life, no matter how long or short it is. Choosing life will empower her to become the awesome mother she was created to be for her baby, no matter what conditions her baby has..." -Deb Melson
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Veronica Neffinger - Christian Headlines - (Feb 15, 2017)
The award was bittersweet for Rory Feek as his wife and music partner Joey passed away last March from cancer. She was 40.
[Christian Headlines] A number of Christian artists received awards during last evening's Grammy Awards, including Gospel singer Kirk Franklin, country Gospel singers Joey and Rory Feek, and Chance the Rapper....(more)
Israel Hayom - JNS.org - (Feb 15, 2017)
Kjellberg recently shocked fans when he released a series of videos containing anti-Semitic jokes and Nazi imagery.
[JNS.org] The Walt Disney Company severed ties with the world's biggest YouTube star Tuesday following a series of anti-Semitic videos. (Photo: YouTube/via JNS....(more)
Bob Eschliman - Charisma News - (Feb 15, 2017)
"I want every single disadvantaged child in America, no matter what their background or where they live, to have a choice about where they go to school. And it's worked out so well in some communities where it's been properly run and properly done. And it's a terrific thing." -President Trump.
[Charisma News] On Tuesday, President Donald Trump held a parent-teacher conference with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the White House....(more)
Breitbart London - Breitbart.com - (Feb 15, 2017)
(The Netherlands)—[Breitbart.com] Campaigning for the Dutch election kicks off on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency... Click here to read....(more)
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