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Don’t Start a Religious Argument When You’re in Bed With Someone

What happens when you (an atheist) sleep with someone who believes in God? The post-coital pillow talk gets very, very awkward, that’s for damn sure. You get a sense of what that might be like in this… unique … 11-minute music video from Lil Dicky . (Oh, who am I kidding? I watched this late last night, it’s stuck in my head because it’s so weird , and now you have to watch it so I’m not alone. You can curse me out later.) The language and visuals are probably…

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White Silence and the Making of #WhiteChurchQuiet

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April 12, 2017 by Andre E. Johnson Leave a Comment On Monday Night April 3, 2017, the Center for Community Service and Justice at Loyola University-Maryland, invited me to give the Messina Lecture. I talked about white silence and the creation of #WhiteChurchQuiet. I like to thank Dr. Jean Lee Cole for offering the invitation to speak and everyone associated with the wonderful Loyola University-Maryland for their gracious hospitality. It is indeed an honor and privilege to be with you tonight. Before I start, allow me to give some shout…

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Good Friday meaning–Aleteia

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Print Teach your kids about sacrificial love while creating cherished family traditions. Kids are capable of understanding a lot more about God than we think. As Good Friday approaches, here are some ways to help your kids better understand the mystery of that holy day in age appropriate ways. Ages 2-6 Children are able to grasp the concept of sacrificial love; you just need to put it into a context they can understand. Do your kids love Disney’s Frozen? Anna leaping in front of Elsa to save her from the…

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A Holy Week Reflection. Part 2 of 3 –by Jan Coates

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April 10, guest post is part two of a three part imaginative reflection on the meaning of Jesus’ last week. 2 of 3. I don’t understand what’s going on, either here in the street, or inside me. I’ve come to trust him, to believe that he’s capable of all sorts of things. But I’m still not sure whether he’s what they claim he is. Still not totally convinced that he’s the one we’ve been waiting for. At least someone has bothered to take the time to look carefully at what’s…

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Reflections on Holy Week. Part 3 of 3. –by Jan Coates

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April 12, concludes Jan’s three part series on the meaning of Holy Week. 3 of 3. Friday morning dawns bleak and cold. We’re sitting around the gate to the city. No one really knows what to do. Then that one he trusts most – can’t remember names – comes out weeping. He tries to hide the tears, but they are there for all to see. I grab his hand. He turns, looks at me and falls into my arms. Sobbing, I can barely understand him. ‘He said I would, and…

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NES Classic Edition Scarcity Continues

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03 PM EDT Comment A Target spokesperson said that they will be restocking NES Classic Edition console between Tuesday and Thursday. GameStop will also be selling the console early this week on a first-come first-served basis. More than 1,000 Best Buy stores across the US are also selling limited quantities of the mini NES. Nintendo via YouTube The NES Classic Edition might contain hardware that was the bomb more than three decades ago, and yet it continues to sell out like hot cakes with the extremely limited stock released to…

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How to appreciate Jesus even more this Holy Week

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video (Wikimedia Commons/Richard.Penderyn) Jesus on the cross Holy Week is coming and many Christians are excited to celebrate Easter, a happy and festive celebration that commemorates the rising of Jesus Christ from the dead. This year’s Holy Week fall on April 9 (Palm Sunday) to April 16 (Easter Sunday). Even though Easter Sunday is a valuable part of the Holy week, the days before…

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WHAT DOES THE CROSS MEAN IN CHRISTIAN COSMOLOGY?

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April 11, 2017 by Father Seán ÓLaoire, PhD He WAS UTTERLY incorrigible. They couldn’t bribe, threaten or cajole him. He was a very bright fifth-grade child who refused to work at school and was failing in every subject, especially mathematics. This little Jewish boy was very much loved by his parents. They tried their best to persuade him in every way they could to apply himself at school, but he wouldn’t. He was put in several different schools. He went to public, private and remedial schools and continued to fail….

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The Sacred Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter. The Mystery of Faith

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Keywords: Holy Week , Sacred Triduum , Holy Thursday , Good Friday , Easter , Lent , Jesus , Cross CHESAPEAKE, VA (Catholic Online) – The Easter Triduum begins with the Vigil of Holy Thursday. It marks the end of the forty days of Lent and the beginning of the three-day celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil/Easter Sunday. The Fathers of the Second Vatican Council reminded us of the extraordinary significance of the Triduum : “Christ redeemed us all…

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Prestigious ‘Medal of Valor’ conferred upon Johnnie Moore by the Simon Wiesenthal Center in star-studded Beverly Hills ceremony

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Subscribe to Religion Press Release Service BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization with more than 400,000 members, conferred upon Johnnie Moore its prestigious Medal of Valor for his humanitarian work assisting and advocating for persecuted Christians and religious minorities in the Middle East, on Wednesday, April 5. The award ceremony, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, was attended by many of Hollywood’s most influential executives, producers, and celebrities. Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, who has been…

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Pope Francis opens free launderette in Rome in latest move to help homeless

Next Post >> x Pope Francis kisses the foot of a Muslim refugee during the foot-washing ritual at the Castelnuovo di Porto refugees centre near Rome, Italy, on March 24, 2016. The Pope has opened a new, free launderette in Rome as part of his drive to help the homeless and poor in practical ways. Reuters Pope Francis has opened a free launderette in Rome, in the latest of a series of moves aimed at helping poor and homeless people that has included help with housing, meals, showers, haircuts and…

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Why will the Queen be handing out money on Maundy Thursday? | Christian News on Christian Today

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Next Post >> x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Wikimedia Commons On Thursday, the Queen will perform the ancient, symbolic ceremony of a monarch handing out ‘Maundy money’, this year at Leicester Cathedral. What is Maundy money? The ‘Royal Maundy’ can be traced back to the 4th century, with its origin in the commandment Jesus gave after washing the feet of his disciples on night of the last supper. The commandment…

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Easter Week at Christ Reformed Church (April 10-16)

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Monday, April 10, 2017 at 11:49AM Easter Week Schedule of Services (No Wednesday Night Bible study or Academy this week): Maundy Thursday , April 13 (7:30 p.m.) –“A New Commandment” The New Testament Lesson: John 13:31–14:4The Old Testament Lesson: Leviticus 19:1–19 Good Friday , April 14 (7:30 p.m.) –“It Is Finished” The Old Testament Lesson: Isaiah 52:13–53:12The New Testament Lesson: John 19:1–37Psalter Lesson: Psalm 22 Easter Sunday , April 16 (10:30 a.m.) –“I Have Seen the Lord” The Old Testament Lesson: Isaiah 25:1–9 The New Testament Lesson: John 20:1–31 Note:…

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Russell Westbrook for MVP

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April 10, The Oklahoma City Thunder marketing office called our church a couple of months ago, saying they were offering special deals for church groups. So we got some folks together and got tickets to last Tuesday’s game. They were playing the Milwaukee Bucks, the only other NBA team that I’ve seen in person. The Thunder game began with a local pastor giving a Christian invocation–how common is that in professional sports? (tell me if you know)–and after lots of opening razzle dazzle, the game settled in. The Thunder won…

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Court of Appeals Justice Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson

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0 With U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder, left and Lt. Governor Bob Duffy, right in attendance Sheila Abdus-Salaam, left, was sworn in by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman as the first African-American woman judge of the New York State Court of Appeals June 20, 2013 in the Court of Appeals Chamber in Albany, N.Y. (Skip Dickstein/Times Union) State Court of Appeals Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s body was found floating in the Hudson River on Wednesday afternoon, according to a report posted just before 6 p.m. by the New York Post. The…

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If You’re Thinking About Suicide, Please Try These 5 Things First.

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April 9, 2017 by Dr. Benjamin L. Corey Leave a Comment 5. At least become willing to delay your plan. If you’ve gone far enough in your process that you’ve actually developed a general or specific plan or intent to follow through on suicide, try to become willing temporarily delay acting on it– even if it’s just an internal commitment to not do it over the next 24, 48, or however many hours. Make this promise to yourself. Give yourself a fighting chance to at least think this decision through…

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NEWS: Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court

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SATURDAY, APR 8, 2017 | 3 comments Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court The Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on Friday, filling the critical ninth seat that has been vacant for over a year and capping a tumultuous debate that saw Republicans overhaul the way the chamber operates in order to overcome what they described as an unprecedented Democratic filibuster. The 54-45 vote, in which three Democrats crossed party lines to support the appeals court justice, is expected to restore a 5-4 conservative tilt on the bench….

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Weekly Meanderings, 8 April 2017

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Apr 8, 2017 @ 0:07 by Scot McKnight Leave a Comment This week has been consumed with the expansion of Northern Seminary — four sites (South Side, Lawndale, Lisle [moving from Lombard], and our wonderful Northern Live program) and adjustments and, well, there are more announcements to come. Stay tuned. Roger Olson on Trump’s decision to bomb Syria : So, my own conclusion as a Christian ethicist is that, should it turn out that the U.S. government is telling the truth (and not “alternative facts”) about its military intervention in…

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‘Dancing with the Stars’ 2017 cast news: ‘Most Memorable Year’ song and dance choices revealed; Mr. T comments on elimination tradition | Christian News on Christian Today

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Next Post >> x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A promotional image for “Dancing with the Stars” Facebook/DancingWithTheStars The song and dance choices of the contestants have been revealed prior to the “Most Memorable Year” night on “Dancing with the Stars.” Two pairs — Bonner Bolton with Sharna Burgess and Nancy Kerrigan with Artem Chigvintsev — will be dancing the foxtrot. The former will dance to Michael Buble’s “Feel Good,” and…

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Daily Readings for Saturday, April 08, 2017

Daily Reading for Saturday, April 8th, 2017 Reading 1, Ezekiel 37:21-28 21 say, “The Lord Yahweh says this: I shall take the Israelites from the nations where they have gone. I shall gather them to- gether from everywhere and bring them home to their own soil. 22 I shall make them into one nation in the country, on the mountains of Israel, and one king is to be king of them all; they will no longer form two nations, nor be two separate kingdoms. 23 They will no longer defile…

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