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UFO buzzing over Hurricane Irene? Some say yes.

UFO buzzing over Hurricane Irene?  Some say yes.

Anticipating the worst from Hurricane Irene, ten eastern states have declared states of emergency. Approximately 7,000 flights have been cancelled in the area, leading business experts to estimate that there will be over $6 billion in economic damages. Church leaders ...

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In midst of serious Hurricane Irene storm report, streaker delivers thrills of a different sort to Weather Channel viewers

In midst of serious Hurricane Irene storm report, streaker delivers thrills of a different sort to Weather Channel viewers

Across America, viewers are glued to their television sets, watching the destructive path of Hurricane Irene along the east coast. But in the midst of crisis and chaos, someone will invariably lighten the mood. Such was the case on the ...

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There's going to be a whole lot more prayer going on at De Soto County high school football games

There's going to be a whole lot more prayer going on at De Soto County high school football games

After the De Soto County, MS, school district announced that it would no longer broadcast Christian prayer before high school football games, parents perceived the announcement as an attack on Christian freedom of speech.  The decision came after the Freedom ...

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China's strange bubble cloud and mirages whip up end times fears

China's strange bubble cloud and mirages whip up end times fears

A mysterious "bubble cloud" caught the attention of many people in Beijing this week. The seemingly unique phenomenon became a hit on the Internet. Observers said that the bubble gradually became bigger and thinner. The entire process lasted for less ...

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9-11 kids coloring book stirs controversy

9-11 kids coloring book stirs controversy

As the  10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks approaches, a graphic kids coloring book called "We Shall Never Forget 9/11–The Kids' Book of Freedom" has come out.  The book begins with Osama bin Laden plotting to attack the United ...

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Thousands of Bibles burned in Iran

Thousands of Bibles burned in Iran

Citing the spread of Christianity by missionaries to Iranian youth, about 6,500 Bibles were seized and burned in northwest Iran last week. Europe News reports, Dr. Majid Abhari, adviser to the social issues committee of the parliament in Iran, told ...

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Part 3 — A Christian Perspective About Evil, Pain, Suffering and Tragedy in Life: Why does God allow it and why does He not do something about it?

Part 3 —  A Christian Perspective About Evil, Pain, Suffering and Tragedy in Life:  Why does God allow it and why does He not do something about it?

As we continue our series (see previous section), if I can go beyond the “free will” issue, did Adam have to sin because Eve partook of the fruit? Could Adam have done something before hand to prevent all of this ...

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De Soto County, MS, parents vow to pray out loud during football game, 'glorifying God' in a much more powerful way than just one praying voice over the loudspeaker

De Soto County, MS, parents vow to pray out loud during football game, 'glorifying God' in a much more powerful way than just one praying voice over the loudspeaker

After receiving an August 10 letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation notifying it that Christian prayers broadcasted over the PA system before football games violated a Supreme Court ruling about prayer in public schools, the De Soto County, MS, ...

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The Political Subversive Role of the Prophets in the History of Ancient Israel: The Prophets of Yahweh versus the State of Ancient Israel (Part 2)

The Political Subversive Role of the Prophets in the History of Ancient Israel: The Prophets of Yahweh versus the State of Ancient Israel (Part 2)

This article is a continuation of the series, The Political Subversive Role of the Prophets in the History of Ancient Israel. See part 1, The Early Independent Prophets and the Monarchy. Summary: Rather than come to terms with the fact ...

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Princeton Review releases list of most and least religious colleges in the U.S.

Princeton Review releases list of most and least religious colleges in the U.S.

The Princeton Review has released its annual list of college rankings this month and the list includes a list of the 20 schools with the most religious and least religious students. According to the Princeton Review the five schools with ...

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Catholic ethicist accuses Colorado of working towards legalizing euthanasia

Catholic ethicist accuses Colorado of working towards legalizing euthanasia

In an article published by the Catholic website Zenit, a Catholic theologian and ethicist, Christian Brugger, director of the Fellows Program at the Culture of Life Foundation, who holds a Moral Theology chair at the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary ...

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U.S. Muslim Leader, Feisal Abdul Rauf, to speak at U.K. Peace Festival

U.S. Muslim Leader, Feisal Abdul Rauf, to speak at U.K. Peace Festival

Iman Feisal Abdul Rauf, American Muslim leader who came to public attention  in the controversial "Park51" project to build  a "megamosque" two blocks from Ground Zero site of the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center is traveling ...

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Eight-year-old American missionary preaches the gospel to Buddhist monks

Eight-year-old American missionary preaches the gospel to Buddhist monks

According to a Baptist Press report, an eight-year-old was one of a 25-member team of missionaries from Truett-McConnell College, a Southern Baptist-affiliated college in Cleveland, Ga., who traveled to Thailand in July to preach the Christian Gospel to Buddhist monks ...

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