- 25 Things You'll Only Hear at a Southern Funeral -- "…what a sweet banner: ‘Heaven called and Papaw answered.’"
- 90-year-old Florida man charged for feeding homeless people -- "Abbott and two pastors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, were charged for feeding the homeless in public on Sunday, the city’s first crackdowns under a new ordinance banning public food sharing."
- Alabama steer with horn span wider than Statue of Liberty’s face sets Guinness World Record -- "According to Guinness, they started keeping an eye on the record after the noticed their steer’s horns were not curved up like most longhorns but instead were growing straight out."
- AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week -- "The cyberattacks — a contingency plan developed over weeks amid escalating tensions — disabled Iranian computer systems that controlled its rocket and missile launchers, the officials said."
- Daughter of famed sci-fi author reveals sexual horrors she suffered growing up in LGBT home -- "The family’s secrets began to unravel in the late 1980s, when Moira, now an adult, personally saw her father sexually abusing a boy and reported him to the police."
- Former Democratic Senate Staffer Sentenced to 4 Years for 'Doxxing' Senators -- "Jackson A. Cosko, 27, of Washington, D.C., pleaded guilty in April to charges of computer fraud, witness tampering, obstruction of justice and sharing restricted private information."
- Former NFL player on reparations: ‘How about the Democratic Party pay’ -- "I do not believe in reparation, because what reparation does, it points to a certain race, a certain color, as evil, and it points to another race, my race, as one that has not only become racist, but also beggars."
- Pastor Jailed During ‘Drag Queen Story Hour,’ SWAT Team Snipers Positioned Atop Library Roof -- "Afhsin Yaghtin of New Covenant Baptist Church was arrested for obstructing an officer as he contended with police that the South Hill Library is public property and that he should be able to speak adjacent to the facility instead of being required to stand across the street."
- Religious parents lose custody of transgender teen for refusing hormone treatment -- "A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge took a transgender teen away from her parents on Friday because they refused to allow the 17-year-old to undergo hormone treatments as part of a female-to-male transition."
- Science Is Giving the Pro-Life Movement a Boost -- "Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates."
- Stories of Restoration after Church Discipline -- "Exercising church discipline is a painful act of love that confirms the purity of life in the body. For those disciplined who later repent, they long to see that purity and love restored."
- Supreme Court upholds cross on public land in Maryland -- "A 40-foot-tall, World War I memorial cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life."
- The Problem Of Evil -- "Evil exists in the universe of an omnipotent, benevolent God, who is completely sovereign over it and uses it for his own glory and the highest good"
- Thoughts on Ferguson by Voddie Baucham -- "Rest assured, I do believe there are systemic issues plaguing black men. These issues are violence, criminality, and immorality, to name a few."
- US Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Against Oregon Bakery, Sends Case Back to Lower Court for Review -- "...the U.S. Supreme Court...asked the Court of Appeals on Monday to revisit its ruling in light of the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision that found that Colorado baker Jack Phillips did not obtain a fair trial as state actors were impermissibly hostile toward his religious beliefs."
- What is Corporate Worship For? -- "...surprisingly enough, the New Testament never actually uses any words for “worship” in conjunction with singing. In fact, it doesn’t even apply the term “worship” to what we do when we come together as a church."
Monday, June 24, 2019
25 Things You'll Only Hear, and other links
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