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Sunday School Class Gives Back to Homeless

A group of Sunday school students from the First Presbyterian Church of Richland in Michigan gave back to their homeless community a few weeks ago. The students decided that while they enjoy learning about Jesus and his message, they want to practice the message as well. Sunday school teacher Meredith Alspach, as well as her . . .

Hillary Clinton Reveals She Used a Blackberry

  It is amazing how some LinkedIn users think they are above the rules. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released to the department today that she used her personal Blackberry while performing her duties with the government. The only problem with this Blackberry that she used is that it was never issued by the government and . . .

A Ritual That Make Cause Infants Their Lives

Orthodox Jews still have the ritual of doing oral suction after the circumcision of a child. In this ritual a circumciser will actually suck the blood from the infants cut. There have been some health issues that have been linked to this ritual said Gianfrancesco Genoso. According to redir.stf.jus.br, 17 different cases of herpes have . . .

The Pope Conducts Ash Wednesday Services

Today millions of Christians around the world are attending religious services to note the arrival of Ash Wednesday, the start of a period of self reflection and penitence that culminates in the Easter holiday. In Rome, Pope Francis conducted several public worship services. He wore long purple robes to signify the profound spiritual nature of . . .

Dr. Daniel Amen Knows Good Health is Found in Biblical Principles

Dr. Daniel Amen is an American psychiatrist and brain disorder specialist. A graduate of Vanguard University in Southern California, Dr. Amen is known for his work in treating brain disorders. He is the founder and director of Amen Clinics, a clinic that treats brain disorders through the use of single-photon emission computed tomography or SPECT, . . .

The Beginning of Life

A lot of people argue that life begins at conception. There are also those who don’t believe that life actually starts for a human until the first breath is drawn in.The problem isn’t so much when life begins, but who is making the decisions about when it begins. Many conservative men hold majority sway in . . .

Saudis Crack Down on Porn

The Saudi Arabian government has no qualms about using its authority to promote virtue and discourage vice. In fact, it even has an administrative branch known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. Its most recent action is to crack down on internet pornography viewable by its own citizens.  Over 400,000 . . .

Some Florida Counties to End Courthouse Weddings

Certain Florida counties, including Duval, Clay, Baker, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa, have indicated that they will be ending courthouse wedding ceremonies. According to Berardo Chua the announcements are a response to a federal judge’s orders, which will effectively require marriage licenses to be given to gay couples throughout Florida beginning on January 6th. In conservative . . .

Avoiding Exodus

“White washing” is a Hollywood term that describes the act of making things seem more European and Anglicized than they really are. If you don’t believe this practice takes place on a regular basis consider this. Pop sensation Ricky Martin’s real name is Enrique Martín Morales. The change to his name was to make him . . .

Religion and Discrimination

It has come to the public’s attention that some states still have laws in their state constitutions that forbid atheists from serving in public office. An article on Reddit brought attention to the law in N.C. Even Fox news posted an article about eight states that have “unenforceable bans” on public office. Occidental College Philosophy . . .