In God we trust

30 Added | 4 Magazines | 31 Likes | 1 Following | 9 Followers | @nationunderGod | Keep up with In God we trust on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “In God we trust”

Luke's Interpretation of Jesus' Death

Many churches follow the Revised Common Lectionary, a three-year schedule of Scripture readings for the church year. Each year features one of the Gospels. The Gospel for this year, Year C, is the Gospel of Luke. (The Lectionary does not devote a year to John but scatters readings from John across …

Theology

He Extracted Every Bible Reference Saying ‘Fear Not’ and ‘Saw a Pattern Emerge.’ Now, He Has a Lesson for Christians.

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, was doing a personal Bible study when he noticed a pattern — one that eventually led him to pen a book that encourages his fellow Christians to have no fear in publicly living out their faith.<p>“It began as I was doing a personal Bible study by …

Extracted

Were the Disciples of Jesus Unschooled, Ordinary Men?

This idea that Jesus chose poor, uneducated men as his disciples is entrenched in evangelistic teaching, and was something I heard often growing up in the church, especially during the Easter season.<p><b>But is this really true?</b><p>The source of this idea is found in Acts 4:13: "When [the religious leaders] …

Theology

The Bible Unlocked: When Jesus met Christ

After the enormous response to my last post, I want to share some more of the story about why Jesus and Christ are two different entities. They do become one eventually, in full maturity, in a similar way that a child grows in the womb, is born, and develops into an adult over time.<p>What is the …

Theology

How a world famous geneticist went from staunch atheist to Christian convert

Favourite Share<p>Read the amazing testimony of Francis S. Collins, M.D, Ph.D<p>In the 1990s, Francis Collins, the head of the Human Genome Project, stood …

Chrome help

‘My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?’ Didn’t Jesus Already Know?

Pastor John explains Matthew 27:46.

God’s Rehab for Weak, Weary Faith

I’m not sure how God feels about our having favorite books of the Bible.<p>It’s not like any of his words are throw-aways. Perhaps such preferences …

Starving Child 'Witch' Photo Taken By Anja Ringgren Lovén In Nigeria Is Heartbreaking

<i>This article contains images that some may find distressing</i><p><b>UPDATE:</b> Woman Who Helped Starving 'Witch Child' Reveals She Sold All She Owns To Tackle …

Africa

The Bible and science: The ultimate power couple

Many people today see science and the Bible as a bitterly divorced couple and feel forced to take sides. It’s a real tragedy because notwithstanding the impression created by extremists on both sides, the two are in fact remarkably harmonious.<p>As a theoretical physicist and Christian, I have …

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

The Best Marriage Advice EVER

When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, but we were also pretty clueless (me especially)! Along the way, we've had so many people share wise advice and life experiences with us, which has helped guide our family through good times and hard times.<p>Through the …

Venture capitalist investments rise 44% to $128B in 2015, but Q4 ends with a whimper

Venture capitalists invested $128 billion worldwide in 2015, up 44 percent from $89 billion 2014 and the a biggest amount since the dotcom bubble year of 2000, according to the 2015 Venture Pulse Report by data analysis firm CB Insights and accounting/consulting firm KPMG.<p>“What sets 2015 apart, …

Gay and Transgender Nondiscrimination Ordinance Rejected by Voters in Houston

Voters in the city of Houston today, after a nearly 18-month battle during which the city’s lesbian mayor was sent hundreds of protest bibles, …

LGBTQI

Most Christians in America Now Support Homosexuality?

The Pew Research Center study has released intriguing results from its study on Christians' opinions about homosexuality and their view of the Church.

Pew Research Center

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Defies Supreme Court, Turns Down Gay Couples

Defying the Supreme Court and invoking “God’s authority,” a Kentucky county clerk on Tuesday turned away two same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses — and then was summoned to federal court.<p>Kim Davis, the clerk for Rowan County, who says that her personal Christian objections preclude her from …

LGBTQI

Alabama sheriff puts Bible verse on patrol cars

Houston County Sheriff Donald Valenza said his "strong beliefs" inspired him to purchase a Biblical-focused decal for the back of his department's …

The Week in Review: Caitlyn Jenner Announcement Kicks Off LGBT Pride Month

Monday, June 1, marked the beginning of LGBT Pride Month. On the same day, Olympian and reality show star Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce, graced the cover of Vanity Fair to announce her new name.<p>Jenner publicly came out as transgender in an April episode of 20/20 with Diane Sawyer and will …

Mike Huckabee in Iowa to 'sound the alarm' on gay marriage

Republican presidential hopeful greeted by protests as he arrives in Cedar Falls declaring that the Bible is the final law on same-sex marriages<p>Towns like Cedar Falls, Iowa, ought to be safe territory for social conservatives like Mike Huckabee.<p>The state’s leading role in picking presidential …

LGBTQI

Mike Huckabee Defends Ex-Gay Therapy, Warns Gay Rights Will Outlaw Christianity: ‘God Help Us All’

In a conference call with conservative pastors today organized by the anti-gay Family Research Council, Mike Huckabee let loose with a litany of …

The oldest medical journal in the US just backed same-sex marriage

New England Journal of Medicine to Supreme Court: recognize gay marriage<p>Same-sex marriage in the US just received the backing of one of the world's most well-respected medical journals. <i>The New England Journal of Medicine</i> published an editorial today outlining its position — a position that is, …

LGBTQI

Lawyer: 2nd autopsy in police shooting contradicts officials

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A lawyer for the family of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state says independent autopsy results differ in at least two key details from statements made by authorities.<p>The second autopsy shows Antonio Zambrano-Montes was shot as many as seven times — …

Latin America

The reality of Christian authenticity

by Mike Ratliff<p><i>34 And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take</i> …

Faith

BIBLE VERSES ABOUT THOUGHTS AND THE MIND

<b>Bible verses related to Thoughts And The Mind from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance</b><p><b>Romans 12:2</b> - And be not conformed to this world: but be …

Theology

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful — were asked a simple question: How many live in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage?<p>Hands rose all …

Lesbian Navy veteran allowed to inter wife at Idaho cemetery

On Tuesday, Madelynn Lee Taylor will finally get her wish.<p>That's when the Navy veteran's wife, Jean Mixner, will be interred in the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in a niche that someday will hold both women's ashes. The plaque on the granite wall will read "Together Forever."<p>To Taylor, 74, it …

Ugandan president condemned after passing anti-gay law

Campaigners attack Yoweri Museveni as he approves life imprisonment for 'aggravated homosexuality'<p>Rights campaigners and health professionals have condemned Uganda's president after he said he would approve controversial anti-homosexuality laws based on the advice of "medical experts".<p>Yoweri …