Israel’s Messianic Jews Face Orthodox Persecution

Via BosNewsLife: Representatives of a Messianic Jewish community in the southern Israeli town of Arad said Monday, March 21, they face “increased persecution” by ultra-Orthodox Jews who accuse the believers of missionary activities and want them to leave Israel. “Last week they were two times at my house with megaphones,” said a Christian involved in…

Megachurches Becoming Gigachurches

Over the last decade, America’s 100 largest churches doubled in size: In 2000, the 100 largest churches in the United States all had average weekly attendance of 4,000 people or more. In 2010, only churches with average weekly attendance of 8,000 or more made the 100 largest churches list, according to megachurch researcher John N.…

Secret Hoard of Ancient Sealed Books Found in Jordan

Following on yesterday’s news on the ‘Jesus Tablets’, we have the full press release: Note: Found on the codices: The codices show many symbols of the Feast of Tabernacles, Sukkot, which wasassociated with the enthronement of the ancient Davidic kings in Jerusalem, and laterwith the coming of the Messiah.  There are clear images of the menorah…

‘Sex’ Potion Kills Four Women

Stupid… Really stupid: Four women, who include an inyanga’s daughter, have died trying to enhance their sexual prowess. Three of the women were employed by a hair salon in the same building as the inyanga whose daughter died. The building is in Pinetown, just outside Durban. Two of the women were identified as Nomusa Ndlovu and…

The Sad State of the Traditional Anglican Communion

TAC: The Unhappy Anglican House of Archbishop John Hepworth Confusion reigns over Pope’s offer of Anglicanorum Coetibus VirtueOnline reports: A personal ordinariate offered by Pope Benedict XVI for traditionalist Anglicans has divided the American branch of the of the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) – the Anglican Church in America – causing an irreparable schism in that…