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Musings on Christianity and the Gawad Kalinga Program

Musings on Christianity and the Gawad Kalinga Program Christianity has always been the religion of the meek. Friedrich Nietzsche calls Christian morality as a slave morality. After all, they say that the meek shall inherent the earth. If this is really true, then Filipinos will be the majority in earth in the future. But is this what this beatitude prophesies? It’s possible I suppose. Perhaps our population explosion will let us inherent the earth. Filipinos can now be found all over the globe. Is that what the beatitude means? I seriously do not believe that that is what this beatitude means. Think about how large the gap of wealth is between first world and third world countries. And realize also that third world countries were all once colonies of … Read entire article »

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Should Adulterous Pastors Be Restored?

Should Adulterous Pastors Be Restored? “Genuine forgiveness does not necessarily imply restoration to leadership,” former CT editor Kenneth Kantzer once wrote after the moral failure of several prominent evangelical leaders. Yet the impulse to link forgiveness with restoration to ministry … Read more on ChristianityToday.com The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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Lastest Christianity News

Atheist joins Bible study to disprove Christianity… ends up following Jesus As a young child, Kaltenbach developed a hatred for Christians who had shown him so little love. When Kaltenbach was invited by a friend to a Bible study in high school, he decided to go along, disguised as a Christian in order to disprove the Bible. Read more on ChristianToday Evangelicals need to stop giving the rest of us Christians a bad name Arguably up until the mid-20th century, the influence of Christianity was still well received by the larger secular society, primarily because it actively met the needs of the disenfranchised. The Church – particularly in America – was not so at odds … Read more on The Guardian The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking … Read entire article »

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Lastest Christianity News

Hundreds of Muslim migrants convert to Christianity 'to increase chances of … … faiths at the Trinity Church in Berlin. It boosts their chances of being granted asylum in Germany as they can claim they would be persecuted if they were sent back to their countries – where conversion to Christianity by a Muslim could be punished … Read more on Express.co.uk A Christian College President Falls Video of apparent affair surfaces as Christian higher education leaders are debating sexual ethics standards. Bob Smietana/ August 31, 2015. A Christian College President Falls. Jimmy Epting, former president of North Greenville University … Read more on ChristianityToday.com The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about … Read entire article »

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Pope Francis is a far better voice for Christianity than Kim Davis

Pope Francis is a far better voice for Christianity than Kim Davis Thanks to a small-town county clerk from Kentucky, Christianity has become an issue in the presidential campaign. Republican candidates Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz rushed to share the media attention with Kim Davis when she was let out of jail after … Read more on Los Angeles Times Outrage against Christians: Public schools in US shun Christianity, welcome Islam Christians are up in arms against what they perceive to be a radical and sudden transformation of the American public school system where Christianity is being eased out of children's education and replaced with Islamic "indoctrination." In its latest … Read more on ChristianToday The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | … Read entire article »

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The Oxford encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

The Oxford encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity The Oxford encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity / chief editor, Roger E. Hedlund ; associate editors, Jesudas M. Athyal and Joshua Kalapati ; editorial assistant, Jessica Richard. — New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2012. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Ambitious, authoritative, and comprehensive, this Encyclopaedia covers for the first time the 2000-year old story of Christianity in India and its ne ighbouring countries. Looking at Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and Maldives, alongside India, as well as Myanmar, Afghanistan, and the global South Asian diaspora, the Encyclopaedia celebrates the trans-cultural, migratory, and unique nature of South Asian Christianity. The rich heritage of the religion and its evolution over the last two millennia are clearly mapped: from people, institutions, concepts, churches, and denominations to … Read entire article »

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Lastest Orthodox News

Greek Orthodox Church hosts 67th annual barbecue Although it wasn't supposed to get started until 9 a.m., a line of people waiting for the 67th annual Greek Orthodox Church's Barbecue began to form about 7:30 a.m., Charles Manikas said. Manikas is the special projects coordinator at the Greek … Read more on Montgomery Advertiser Orthodox Jewish state school bans TV and the internet from pupils' homes and … An Orthodox Jewish faith school instructs pupils' parents not to wear bright clothing, to cover their elbows and knees, and to "refrain from following trends which contradict the spirit of modesty." In a highly restrictive admissions policy, described … Read more on National Secular Society Family of Orthodox Jewish woman files 2 lawsuits against driver who hit … Two years after a car hit and killed an Orthodox Jewish … Read entire article »

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Bernie Sanders Gives Liberty University a Lesson in Christianity

Bernie Sanders Gives Liberty University a Lesson in Christianity "I am far, far from a perfect human being, but I am motivated by a vision which exists in all of the great religions–Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and others–and which is so beautifully and clearly stated in Matthew 7:12. 'So in everything, do … Read more on Esquire.com (blog) Mike Huckabee 'Criminalization Of Christianity' GOP Debate: Candidate Defends … Huckabee, who spoke for the first time about 30 minutes after his introduction, told the moderators he needed more time to make a statement about the "criminalization of Christianity." Huckabee criticized the Supreme Court for deciding to legalize gay … Read more on International Business Times LETTER: Christianity under attack #Almost every day we hear news stories portraying Christianity as a bad religion. A basic problem with this is that … Read entire article »

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How to Empower Your Child and Teen With the Holy Spirit

How to Empower Your Child and Teen With the Holy Spirit Our kids need to know how to be empowered by the Holy Spirit. (Flickr/Creative Commons). Chief Publishing Officer Steve Blount announced a new partnership between the Assemblies of God's My Healthy Church and David C Cook to publish TRU Fire, … Read more on Charisma News The Holy Spirit And The City Presents City Wide Prayer; Announces Unified … The Holy Spirit And The City holds regular prayer-based events in Philadelphia and ministers the City Wide Prayer Network, a conference call style service that offers the public a chance to pray together weekly (every Wednesday at 6 am, 12 noon, 6 pm … Read more on SYS-CON Media (press release) Atlantic County Institute of Technology 21, Holy Spirit 40 Wildwood Catholic … 1. Chris Johnson W 21:05; … Read entire article »

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In choosing the name 'Francis,' new pope sent a clear message

In choosing the name 'Francis,' new pope sent a clear message He refused to move into the Apostolic Palace, the grand abode of his predecessors, choosing to remain instead in a Vatican guesthouse. Nor does he wear elaborate gold and gem-encrusted vestments or wear the famous — and expensive — handmade … Read more on Colorado Springs Gazette Preston County Journal – Faith and Hope – Service Schedule Harbor of Life Apostolic Church, U.S. 50, Marquess Road to Rankin Road (past Mount Israel United Methodist Church), east of Fellowsville. Sunday: 10 a.m. worship, 11 a.m. Sunday School, all ages. Pastor Marvin Cline. Kingwood Apostolic Church, 305 … Read more on The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | … Read entire article »

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