Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Hollywood Plans Biblical Films

We’ve mentioned some of these coming films on this blog before.

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Harold Camping Retires

Mercifully! Harold Camping, who predicted Oct. 21 to be the day Christians would be caught up to heaven and that God would judge the world, said on Oct. 16 that he is no longer able to lead Family Radio Stations, … Continue reading

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Terry Jones Running for President of USA

The Huffington Post reports (with a video too): Terry Jones, a controversial pastor who has made national headlines for publicly burning the Quran, is mounting a campaign for president of the United States. Jones isn’t starting small either, and it seems … Continue reading

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Byzantine Prayer Box Found in Jerusalem Dig

Miniature box adorned with cross dates from 6-7 century CE. Contained two icons surrounded by gold leaf. Israel National News reports: Archaeologists in Jerusalem discovered a miniature Christian prayer box that dates back to the sixth or seventh century CE. The … Continue reading

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Muslims are Crucifying Christian Children in Iraq

Via The Eponymous Flower: Edit: found a decent translation on google with some minor corrections. Muslim militants are crucifying children to terrorize their Christian parents and encourage them to flee Iraq, yesterday was told a parliamentary committee studying the persecution of … Continue reading

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Olive Harvest at Gethsemane

At Gethsemane, in the place where Jesus prayed before he was arrested, the Franciscans carry on the tradition of the olive harvest with volunteers from all nations. Me in Gethsemane last year. A really awesome place!

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Pope Benedict XVI’s Speech in Assisi

Read it in full here.

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What Did Jerusalem Look Like in Bible Times?

For a quick snapshot of how Jerusalem expanded from the City of David, to the time of Solomon, to the time of Hezekiah, to the time of Nehemiah, to the time of Jesus—this gives a nice overview: But it’s also … Continue reading

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ECUSA Stats

68% of Episcopal parishes have an average Sunday attendance of fewer than 100. Only 4% have average Sunday attendance over 300. The Episcopal Church used to be the seventh largest and wealthiest Protestant denomination. Does anyone know their present ranking? … Continue reading

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