Religion

American dies fighting for Islamic State

By John Bacon “I know that he had strong Muslim beliefs,” said a cousin of Douglas McCain, “but I didn’t know that he was in support of ISIS. I didn’t think he would be.” The post American dies fighting for Islamic State appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Christian

Lawsuit Filed Against Louisiana Bill that May Close Most Abortion Facilities in State

By Heather Clark BATON ROUGE, La. – Five Louisiana abortion facilities have filed a lawsuit against officials in the state to challenge a new hospital admitting privileges law that some believe will shutter at least three, if not all of the five facilities. As previously reported, legislators in Louisiana passed the bill in May, requiring abortionists to obtain admitting privileges should a mother become injured during an abortion and require further medical care. HB 388, proposed by Rep. Katrina Jackson (R-Monroe), passed overwhelmingly 88-5 in the Louisiana House of Representatives and 34-3 in the Senate. “On the date the abortion is performed or induced, a physician performing or inducing an abortion shall have active admitting privileges at a hospital that is located not further than thirty miles from the location at which the abortion is performed or induced and that provides obstetrical or gynecological health care services,” the bill reads. Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Roman Catholic, signed the bill into law soon after its passage. But now, abortionists in Louisiana have filed a legal challenge over the matter, stating that the government has not apportioned sufficient time to comply with the law, which goes into effect on September 1, and that it will …read more Source: Christian News Network     ...
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Local News

Lessons learned from the primary

By By Anthony Man During the day on Wednesday, we’ll be talking to folks in the political world to get their takes on the lessons learned from the this week’s primaries. …read more Source: Broward Politics     ...
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Christian

Week 35, One Year Bible Challenge: “Not Too Late”

By Tom Truex Christ the Rock Community Church, Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study This week’s reading August 27 to September 21 Job and His Friends, Ilya Yefimovich Repin, 1869 Job 23:1-27 to Ecclesiastes 3:222 Corinthians 1:12 to 6:13Psalm 41:1 to 46:11Proverbs 22:5-15 Next Week’s Reading September 3-9Ecclesiastes 4:1 to 5:302 Corinthians 6:14 to 11:15Psalm 47:1 to 53:6Proverbs 22:16 to 22:29 Discussion Questions: Old Testament Is it fair to say the book of Ecclesiastes is pessimistic. See, for example, Ecclesiastes 1:2-4. We serve a “God of Love.” So how do we reconcile Ecclesiastes 3:3 and 8: “ a time to kill;” and “a time to hate?” New Testament What does it mean to be an “ambassador for Christ?” Is this term reserved for full time clergy, or does it apply to all believers, more generally? 2 Corinthians 5:20. FOOTNOTE: If you are participating in the Saturday morning class, “The One Year Bible Challenge,” …read more Source: K_Line Christian Online (ReadTheWholeBible.com)     ...
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Local News

Charlie Crist wins primary, now official candidate to take on Gov. Rick Scott

By By Anthony Man and Brian Ballou, Sun Sentinel Charlie Crist won a commanding victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, propelling him forward into what’s already a blistering hot campaign against Republican Gov. Rick Scott in what will be the highest profile — and most expensive — governor’s race in the country. …read more Source: Broward Politics     ...
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From the Nan Rich campaign primary gathering

By By Brian Ballou Nan Rich strode into the Bonaventure Country Club in Weston at 8:10 pm and took seven minutes hugging core campaigners and supporters, her husband David Rich and two of their four children by her side. …read more Source: Broward Politics     ...
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