Frankie Rodriguez

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History Of Coffee: Africa And Arabia

By the 15th century, coffee was the beverage of choice in Arabia. Forbidden to drink wine, Muslims had turned to coffee and wove its exotic charm …

A brief history of coffee: a drink for the devil

The second-most traded commodity in the world, behind only petroleum, coffee has become a mainstay of the modern diet. Here, Paul Chrystal, author of</i> …

A Few Thoughts on Grace…

Thank God forever that we are not under law, but under grace. Christianity is not a new “religion” in which we must conform to a sterile moral code …

Jesus

#hiphopbreaksthesilence #movementsnotidols — Hip Hop Breaking the Silence: An Open Letter to...

<b>[</b><b>PDF</b><b>]</b><p><i>April 18th, 2016<br>Contacts: Rosa Clemente, DJ Kuttin Kandi, Julie-C at reachiphop@gmail.com</i><p>Hip Hop culture, founded in the Bronx in the early 70’s …

Is Christian Hip-Hop a Business or Ministry?

Interviews<p>Austin Hille<p>183<p>0<p>Interviews<p>Austin Hille<p>183<p>0<p>Share:<p>What’s the difference between a business and a ministry? While the answer to this may seem …

Iraq's Kurds urge Jews, other religious minorities to come, practice faith

Even as religious minorities face genocide at the hands of Muslim extremists in Iraq, officials in one part of the country are actively courting Jews to return to the land of their ancestry.<p>The government of the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in the north, eager to counter the devastating effects …

Kids Aren’t the Priority. Marriage Is.

How to keep your marriage healthy after having kids.I was concerned that becoming parents might weaken our marriage. I wasn’t afraid that it would …

Alqosh -- A Village Living on the ISIS Front in Iraq

Alqosh is a small village in Iraq, with a majority Christian population. It is also the last inhabited village before the front-lines of the territory seized by the Islamic State, which invaded the surrounding areas during its advance in the summer of 2014. Our organization Un ponte per... has been …

Rethinking the Phrase “God Allows”

by Mark Karris<p>I am a pastor and therapist who works with those who have experienced trauma. I have recently come to the conclusion that “God allows,” …

The Digital Age: The First Duty of Love is to Listen

As we promised in Monday’s post on The Gottman Relationship Blog, today we bring you a short and sweet overview of Dr. Gottman’s skills for Active …

The expulsion that backfired: When Iraq kicked out its Jews

After Adolf Hitler’s defeat in May 1945, many Nazis melted away from the Reich, smuggled out by such organizations as the infamous Odessa group and …

Israel

Facebook lies and other truths

Have you ever created a fake boyfriend? Yeah, me neither.One woman did, though, and while she’s no Chewbacca Lady, I still think she’s pretty …

Social Media

Biblical and Modern History of Iraq

Iraq is the modern name for an area often referred to in the Bible. It lies along the southren Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Various names which refer …

IRAQ - What is the significance of Iraq in the Bible?

<i>Summary</i><br>Iraq in the Bible<p>Early post-Flood civilization developed in Iraq (“the cradle of civilization”).<p>A very significant rebellion against God took …

IRAQ IN THE BIBLE -- INTERESTING FACTS

Adam & Eve were created in Iraq -- Genesis 2:7-8.<p>Satan made his first recorded appearance in Iraq -- Genesis 3:1-6.<p>Nimrod established Babylon & …

Babylon

How Bad Is Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth, Really?

For most people, brushing their teeth is a way to keep cavities at bay—with the pleasant side effects of a brighter smile and fresh breath. But we've …

The Mega-Problem Behind the 'Falls' of Megachurch Pastors

Tullian Tchividjian, Perry Noble, Darrin Patrick. Whose responsibility is this?<i>Editor’s note: A version of this story originally ran in June. Last</i> …

Faith

Bible Events: The Iraqi Battlefield

Ancient Road Publications<p><b>Bibe Events: The Iraqi Battlefield</b><p>By Kyle Pope (March 30, 2003)<p>Since coalition forces began their push to disarm the Iraqi …

Five Vital Connections for Powerful Living

When we started King’s People a few years ago, we identified a working motto: “Discovering the way of powerful living in Jesus Christ.”<p>Our conviction …

Stones Cut Without Hands

“One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church” (1 Cor 14:4).<p>Literally, the one who speaks in a tongue …

How Then Shall We Post?

They will know we are Christians by our social media rantsWe live in a world controlled by algorithms.Invisible lines of codes rank, organize and …

Social Media

And They Crucified Him

Everything about this night is different: not a single chorus sung, no preliminaries; a simple and straight entering into the Word. An auditorium ten …

5 Phrases Every Wife Needs to Hear Daily

I heard a story of a man and his wife who were having difficulty communicating. She felt undervalued and he felt nagged. She felt that his love for …

Relationships

F-Bombs and Bikinis: What It Means to Be a Christian

<i>By Preston Sprinkle</i><p>Christian subcultures are an entertaining phenomenon and one can wonder what it means to be a Christian these days. Multiple …

Offer Hope. Don't Peddle Fear

And four other things the Church needs to do more.From hatred to apathy to fondness, a variety of emotional responses are evoked when the word …

Why the Term 'Missionary' Can Fail Missionaries

“So, you’re gonna be, like, a missionary??”<p>I never knew how to respond. Moving to Malawi to work with a local nonprofit after college simply felt …

The best coffee grinders of 2018

It's time to stop spending a small fortune (around £400 a year) on coffee from overpriced cafes and invest in a quality grinder.<p>If you have an exceptionally large family or intend to serve coffee up to guests, you'll want to look out for a large bean capacity (our star buy, the Cuisinart Auto Burr …

Coffee

If You Invest in One Coffee Tool, Make It a French Press

If you're going to invest in one coffee-making tool, make it a French press.<p>If we were trapped on a desert island and could only have one coffee-maker from now till the end of time, we'd make it a French press. It's low maintenance, affordable, and deeply forgiving—zero extra filters required. The …

If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

Infographic: You’re Drinking Your Coffee Wrong, Stupid

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: scientifically, you’re probably drinking your coffee like a total idiot. Here’s a nicely streamlined explainer, courtesy of YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, to show you exactly how.<p>To help make us more alert, our bodies produce cortisol (also known as the …