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Challenge Yourself to Do 1 Killer Workout a Day in our ‘5 Minutes to Fit’ Series

Work your entire body with these quick, kick-butt routines.

Long History of Hypocrisy about Jerusalem

President Donald Trump's declaration recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel had barely sunk in when predictions of a looming catastrophe …

Liberal Media

13 Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Exercises That Build Shoulder Strength and Stability

Chances are, if you’ve used kettlebells before, you know how to swing 'em, which uh, gets a little boring after awhile. So how can you switch things …

Workouts

The forgotten Christians of Nigeria -- faithful while enduring incredible persecution

“Don’t go. I swore I would never go back there,” came the voice of my friend Jay Smith on a trans-Atlantic Skype call. “I’ve been in over sixty countries. I’ve been all over Africa. I lived there, and I’ve never felt unsafe the way I did in <i>that</i> country. There is something especially terrifying …

Lutheran Beliefs and Practices

How Lutherans Departed From Roman Catholic Teachings<p>As one of the oldest Protestant denominations, Lutheranism traces its core beliefs and practices …

Nabeel Qureshi (1983-2017)

Written by: Justin TaylorOn Saturday, September 16, 2017, Nabeel Qureshi, age 34, entered into the joy of his master, Jesus Christ, after enduring a …

Faith

Books of Revelation

What Islam Teaches About the Gospel, Torah, Psalms, and More<p>Muslims believe that God (Allah) has sent guidance through His prophets and messengers. …

Theology

The Importance of the City of Jerusalem in Islam

In Arabic, Jerusalum is called "Al-Quds"—the Noble, Sacred Place<p>Jerusalem is perhaps the only city in the world that is considered historically and …

Islam

12 Reasons You Have Shoulder Pain–and What to Do About It

If you can't lift your arm above your head without discomfort, anything from a frozen shoulder to a rotator cuff injury to a dislocated shoulder …

How to Do a Plank

Meet the sit-up’s smarter sibling. Less than 10 minutes of planking a few times a week flattens abdominals more effectively than a thousand crunches …

Tip: The Rusin Shoulder Warm-Up

Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.<p>For shoulders to be pain-free, they don't need to be more mobile; they need to be more …

Muslims revere Jesus too, but this Turkish author sees the Islamic Jesus in a new light

Newcomers to the Quran might be surprised to find that the Prophet Muhammad is only mentioned a handful of times in the Muslim holy book.<p>The prophet whose name is mentioned most? That would be Moses — indeed, the very same Moses from the Book of Exodus.<p>Jesus, the son of Mary, is mentioned numerous …

Buddhism in China

From Foreign Import to State Religion<p>Buddhism or 汉传 (fójiào) was first brought to China from India by missionaries and traders along the Silk Road …

Holy tattoo! A 700-year old Christian tradition thrives in Jerusalem

, Jul 9, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- In the Old City of Jerusalem it's hard to escape the ancient history that's still alive within its walls.<p>A simple …

Tip: Stretch Your Neck and Traps Like This

Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.<p>Start with "getting water out of your …

True Islam

Who is to decide whether jihadists are following their religion, or not?<p>Each new Islamic terrorist atrocity is denounced by western leaders such as our Prime Minister as a ‘twisted’ or ‘perverted’ version of Islam, the ‘Religion of Peace’. True Muslims, they emphasise, are peace-loving and …

Can yoga be Christian?

Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision when we think of yoga.<p>Yoga is typically seen as …

The Religion Of Yoga And Its Christian Roots

Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision when we think of yoga.<p>Yoga is typically seen as …

How the King James Bible Came to Be

Precisely 451 years after the June 19, 1566, birth of King James I of England, one achievement of his reign still stands above the rest: the 1611 …

Today's Workout 69: The rapid-fire kettlebell routine to melt away fat

There's no getting around it: This routine is intense, and finishing six back-to-back rounds of it won't be easy. But if you're determined to drop …

Are We Living in the Last Days?

I was driving our twin six-year-old boys to school when one of the guys asked, out of the blue, “Dad, do you know what year Jesus is coming …

Theology

Is Islam really the ‘religion of peace’?

On Sunday, in the hours after the London Bridge attack, Christians celebrated Pentecost – recalling when the Holy Spirit inspired the Apostles to come out of hiding and proclaim the Good News. In light of the terrorist atrocity, my parish priest spoke on the fruits of this Spirit – love, joy, …

3 Simple Ways to Heal a Stiff, Sore, or Injured Neck

In a previous piece, Preventing Common BJJ and CrossFit Injuries, along with my friend Sam Kressin of Embodied Strength, <b>I discussed the most common</b> …

Yoga

What Happened to the Cross Jesus Died On?

For 2,000 years, Christians have sought a piece of the cross Jesus died on—and some have been willing to use their teeth.<p>Last week, Christians around …

What's so 'good' about Good Friday?

On a dark Friday two thousand years ago, Jesus of Nazareth was crucified. Powerful members of the religious, political, and military communities colluded to strip him naked, mock him publicly, and crucify him. Yet two millennia later, Christians—who believe that Jesus is the Son of God—celebrate …

What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died?

Today some claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence 2,000 years ago<p>How confident can we be that Jesus Christ actually lived?<p>The historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth is both long-established and …

Theology

What Wine Would Jesus Drink? We May Finally Have The Answer

Cheers! 🍷🍷🍷<p>Biblical historians have long pondered what dishes may have been on the table at the Last Supper. One thing that’s almost certain is that Jesus and his disciples were drinking wine.<p>Many elements of the Last Supper remain contested. Scholars even dispute the question of whether the …

Christianity

The Case for Christ: What's the evidence for the resurrection?

In 1998, Lee Strobel, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and a graduate of Yale Law School, published “The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal …

The world's first Christian country?

This Asian country made Christianity its official religion in 301 AD, and this history can still be seen today.

Archaeology