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Woodstock—45 years ago today—vs. the blood of Jesus

World Magazine - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:01pm
Forty-five years ago to this day—Aug. 18, 1969—the Woodstock music festival concluded. Its half-million attendees signified a changing America. Joni Mitchell wasn’t there but later wrote the most famous song about the event. Some key lyrics: I came upon a child of God He was walking along the road And I asked him, where are you going And this he told me … I’m going to try an’ get my soul free. Christians could agree with that: We are children of God. We are pilgrims walking along
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5 Bible Verses That Illustrate the Negative Effects of Greed

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:56pm
It is very important that greed does not become a part of our lives as believers.
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The police problem

World Magazine - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:31pm
When I was a boy, they told us in school that a policeman is your friend. There are communities where that does not appear to be true. Those communities also tend to be especially troubled by crime. That complicates the relationship. Ferguson, Mo., seems to have one of those complicated policing relationships. This northern suburb of St. Louis has had a high crime rate, but not everyone in Ferguson is a criminal—far from it. Not even most young people. Aggressive policing has reduced
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National Guard summoned to Ferguson

World Magazine - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:08pm
Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown
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50 Lashes for Saudi Woman Who Insulted Morality Police, Called Them 'Liars'

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:52pm
50 lashes was a Saudi businesswoman’s sentence for speaking out against the morality police, according to reports. A Saudi Arabian judge upheld her conviction Sunday, which includes a month in prison for the offense.
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JD Hall Says Braxton Caner's Suicide 'Crushed, Changed Him Forever;' Grieving Caner Family Appreciates Contrition

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:51pm
JD Hall, a Montana preacher accused of cyber-bullying the teenage son of pastor and Brewton-Parker College President Ergun Caner weeks before the youth committed suicide last month, confessed to his congregation at Fellowship Baptist Church recently that he was "crushed" by Braxton's death. The Caner family, for their part, has expressed appreciation for Hall's contrition.
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Ebola outbreak shows no sign of slowing down

World Magazine - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:45pm
After completing his 21-day isolation on Sunday, SIM missionary David Writebol flew to Atlanta to visit his wife, Nancy, who is being treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital. “We both placed our hands on opposite sides of the glass, moved with tears to look at each other again,” David Writebol said in a statement Monday. The couple prayed together over the intercom. “She is continuing to slowly gain strength, eager for the day when the barriers separating us are set aside,
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Michael Brown Media Coverage Is Biased, Claim Darren Wilson Supporters as $10K Is Raised to Support Cop

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:22pm
A monetary fund set up for Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown earlier this month, reached its $10,000 goal on Monday, and donations are still pouring in.
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This Couple's Sign Language Sing-Along Will Put a Smile on Your Face – Guaranteed! (VIDEO)

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:11pm
American Sign Language interpreter Tina Cleveland and her fiancé Paul Sirimarco were riding in the car together when they decided to have some fun.
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Don’t go numb

World Magazine - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:06pm
My Facebook news feed a week ago included no less than five links to articles with roughly the same headline: “ISIS Is Beheading Children.” Like a stab to the heart—barbarians! Who do they say their god is—Molech? The links went to several sources, like AllenWest.com, Catholic.org, Chicks on the Right—but no major news services. A thought stirred in my brain that perhaps the child-beheading stories were exaggerated, and as it turns out, maybe they are. I do hope
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Bethesda Denies All Rumors Surrounding Fallout 4, No News on Development, Release Date

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:02pm
Fallout 3 and its expansion, New Vegas has been out for a few years now. Bethesda and Obsidian Entertainment have been really quiet about the release of their upcoming games, more so, anything to do with the sequel to the post-apocalyptic game franchise, Fallout.
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Major Pro-Wrestling Organization's Main Program Moves to Wednesdays

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:01pm
A major pro-wrestling organization in the United States will be moving its flagship program to Wednesday evenings, after years of being on Thursday nights.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Amir Khan in 2015?

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:55pm
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is prepped to fight against Marcos Maidana in September, but his trainer and uncle Roger Mayweather wants him to fight against former WBA light welterweight champion, Amir Khan sometime in 2015.
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Manny Pacquiao vs. Against Chris Algieri on Nov. 22: 'I Hit Harder Than You Think,' Says American Challenger

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:52pm
Manny Pacquiao will be facing off against Chris Algieri in the ring later this year on Nov. 22. Algieri will be taking his shot at the welterweight champion at the Venetian in Macao, China. The fight will be telecast on HBO pay-per-view.
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'True Detective' Season 2 Spoilers: Possible Plot of New Season Revealed, No Word Yet on Final Casting

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:37pm
"True Detective" on its way to start filming its second season, fans are wondering how well the new cast will perform given that they have a hard act to follow. TV critics agree that it certainly will be hard to top the first season of the show, which garnered numerous Emmy nominations for the series.
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iOS 8 Release Date to Coincide With iPhone 6 Launch?

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:35pm
During the WWDC 2014 event, Apple spent majority of its presentation focusing on iOS 8, which will reportedly feature tighter Mac integration while loosening the restrictions on Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor, among others.
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Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard of '19 Kids and Counting' Celebrate 1-Year 'Skypiversary,' Continue to Show Joy of Christian Marriage

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:29pm
Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard are celebrating their one-year "Skypivesary," which is when they had their first Skype session.
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'The Vow' Couple Re-Dedicates Marriage: 'Thank You Jesus for All Your Love, Faithfulness'

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:19pm
The couple who inspired "The Vow" are still together after surviving an unthinkable ordeal; and last week they spoke in a new segment on Oprah's "Where Are They Now?" about their marriage and in particular how they were rewarded for remaining faithful.
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Why the US Must Pulverize ISIS Without Mercy

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:07pm
Strolling through Jerusalem's historic Yemin Moshe quarter on a pleasant August morning, my ears caught a ringing, melodic sound emanating from within the walls of the Old City, perhaps half a mile from where I stood. This being a Sunday, the sound I heard was the chiming of church bells, welcoming Christian worshippers to morning services.
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US, Kurds Battle ISIS Over Control of the 'Most Dangerous Dam in the World'

The Christian Post - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:02pm
Kurdish forces continue to fight with the terrorist group Islamic State, better known as ISIS, over control of Mosul Dam, the largest dam in Iraq.
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