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How Do I Know If I Am Saved Devotions With Angela Schans

Video Devotional<p>CLICK TO WATCH<p>CLICK to subscribe to my NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL (SUMMER 2015)<p>Bible Verse<p>Pin it!<p>I write these things to you who believe in …

Not 'That Kind of Christian'

Lots of people either love God, or at least have a sense that there's something bigger than us in the universe. Like me, they long for a more just world in which the poor are empowered, the planet is cared for, and where LOVE is the most important thing. Period. They might even see an inspiring …

'Modern motherhood': Newly single Gwen Stefani makes a statement with her sunglasses as she seeks spirituality by bringing her sons to Sunday Services

She recently split from her husband of 13 years, Gavin Rossdale.<p>And perhaps Gwen Stefani is seeking spiritual support as she navigates through this …

Gwen Stefani

A Socialist, Marxist Priest Is Scaring the Crap Out of the GOP

I've never been particularly religious despite having grown up going to church on Sundays, singing in the choir, and doing a short gig as an altar boy; though in the Episcopal Church we were called acolytes. I understood the concept of God as an idea, a presence, and even a greatness. The idea of …

The Little Flower Is No Disney Princess

The Little Flower is no Disney princess. Yet in the Catholic imagination, she sure comes close. Her biography almost lends itself to the stuff of …

Disney Princesses

This Is Why Muslims Hold Muhammad in Such High Regard

Photo by 'Camera Eye'<p><i>What the world owes to Islam and its Prophet</i><p>The principles, values and freedoms of which we can be proud of today are found in a book compiled some 1,400 years old. This book was given to us through the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) who, through his example and …

Pope Francis Always Brings Mary Flowers, but Why?

In every church he entered, he paid a tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary<p>You may have noticed that during his visit to the United States, whenever …

Gratitude

What Must I Believe to Be a Christian?

When somebody claims the title "Christian" for themselves, whether they are progressive or conservative or another "-ive," chances are you can infer at least a few of their beliefs.<p>They believe that Jesus was God, that is almost beyond question; they probably also believe that Jesus -- the "Son" -- …

I Love Jesus But Fear the "C-word." Am I Alone?

photo by Alex Jones at stocksnap.io<p>In July I was particularly happy to hear from an editor that an article I'd submitted was published online. I clicked on the link and landed at a black and white photo of a consternated, balding man standing among a dismayed crowd. Instead of focusing on restoring …

Author Jeanette Winterson: 'keeping diaries is too scary'

Speaking at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, Jeanette Winterson says she would never keep a diary<p>Jeanette Winterson, the award-winning author, has said she would never keep a diary and that she destroys everything because “nobody can do anything privately” these days.<p>The 56-year-old writer and …

Laurie Lee’s daughter on her discovery of his unseen essays: ‘I fought the tears’

Jessy Lee found the works in her father’s papers at the British Library – and now they will be published for the first time<p>Laurie Lee’s classic memoir <i>Cider with Rosie</i> established him as one of England’s best-loved writers, selling more than six million copies worldwide and winning new admirers with …

Literature

Why Can’t Hillary Ever Learn From Past Mistakes?

Hillary Clinton once again finds herself stumbling with a previously unknown challenger surging. Perhaps she should look to the past for some …

Alberto Moravia, the Forgotten Muse of the Nouvelle Vague

Godard and Bertolucci loved him and reverently adapted his work. So why does no one read Alberto Moravia any more?<p><i>They are literature’s cold cases,</i> …

Literature

Beast Fiction: The Escape (Part II)

The night Anya told Vanya her secret started out like any other night at the restaurant.<p><b>The Waiters</b><p>As the Queen of Situations liked to say, when Anya …

Wine Cellars

What is Eid al-Adha?

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha today, one of the two most important festivals in the Muslim calendar. What is it about?<p>Eid al-Adha, or "Festival of Sacrifice", is celebrated by Muslims to mark the occasion when Allah (God) appeared to Ibrahim in a dream and asked him to sacrifice his son, …

13 Mistakes People Make in Their 20s

Most people use their 20s to figure out what it means to be an adult, and the process is certainly not easy for everyone.<p>Whether you’re finishing up …

A Car Powers This Experimental Building Made From 25,000 Pounds Of 3-D-Printed Parts

Additive manufacturing and alternative energy abound in AMIE, a high-performance structure by SOM.<p>At this point, it has become cliche to say that 3-D printing is the fabrication technology du jour. But the innovations keep coming: molten glass as a medium, sky-high kicks, and sweet-sounding musical …

Scientists hope stem cells will help the blind see again

Surgeons in London have implanted derivatives of embryonic stem cells into the retina of a patient with macular degeneration in an attempt to restore her sight and reverse the damage of a disease that affects an estimated 10% of people over the age of 65.<p>Doctors at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London …

Stem Cells

12 Moving Facts About Walt Disney That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

An army of real estate agents fanned out over central Florida, working on behalf of a mystery client. They bought thousands of acres, sometimes offering as little as $100. Who was the buyer? They couldn't tell anyone. In fact, they didn't really know for sure.<p>Then, a newspaper figured it out. The …

Walt Disney Company

The UN has over 170 agenda items and the current refugee crisis is not one of them

Delegates, world leaders, and philanthropists from around the world flooded into New York City last week for the beginning of the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). But while the UNGA plans to discuss many important global issues over the next few weeks—notably the new goals regarding …

Human Rights

See Julie Andrews’ Early Career in Photos

Scene from the stage version of My Fair Lady with Julie Andrews as Eliza Doolittle, 1956.<br>Leonard McCombe—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of …

Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation's sleek marble building is on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. After passing through a guarded gate, visitors climb the steps to the entrance and a big door with tinted glass slides open.<p>"Hello, sir. Nice to meet you, sir," says David Kim, a researcher at …

Biotechnology

26 Movies We're Excited To See At The 2015 BFI London Film Festival

Malian musicians, a young artist coming of age in Johannesburg, Steve Jobs' origin story, and so much more – here are some of the most exciting movies showing at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival, which starts on 7 October.

Jack White

What The U.K.'s Former First Lady Can Teach You About Mentoring

We spoke to Cherie Blair to find out how she’s using technology to pair mentors and protégés in unexpected ways with remarkable results.<p>As an international human-rights barrister, Cherie Blair has traveled around the world and met women in impoverished areas. Many had business ideas but lacked the …

The world's most dangerous foods

This “Yelp for people” app wants you to review other human beings. What could go wrong?

After a dinner date, instead of rating the restaurant, why not review your companion?<p>In a world where you can rate your restaurant, professors, and workplace, a new app called Peeple—a “Yelp for people” that lets users review or give one-to-five-star ratings to anyone they know—should feel right at …

Apps

The Surprising Genealogy of Your Brain

Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why?<p>People talk about an individual’s genome as if it was a single consistent entity—but it isn’t. Every one of us actually contains a cosmopolitan melting pot of different genomes. Our 37 trillion or so …

Mary Beard: why ancient Rome matters to the modern world

Failure in Iraq, debates about freedom, expenses scandals, sex advice … the Romans seem versions of ourselves. But then there’s the slavery and the babies on rubbish heaps. We need to understand ancient Rome, but should we take lessons from it?<p>By the late fourth century CE the river Danube had …

Ancient History

Islamic State ties broaden Boko Haram threat

<b>Nigeria predicts that Boko Haram will soon be defeated, but the militant group's ties with Islamic State mean that would probably push the fighters further into neighbouring countries, writes BBC Monitoring Africa security correspondent Tomi Oladipo.</b><p>The Nigerian military has been in overdrive in …