Month: August 2015

The prayer that influenced 1st Continental Congress

Jacob Duché praying at First Session of the Continental Congress The first session of the Continental Congress opened the beginning of September in the year 1774 with prayer in Carpenter’s Hall, Philadelphia. Threatened by the most powerful monarch in the world, Britain’s King George III, America’s founding fathers heard Rev. Jacob Duché begin by reading Read More …

Obamacare abortion-pill mandate ‘unconstitutional’

A federal judge on Monday undermined the Obama administration’s position that only “religious organizations” can be exempted from Obamacare’s requirement that insurance policies provide contraceptives, including abortion-causing drugs. In a case brought by the non-profit March for Life, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled that those who oppose abortion on the basis of faith or Read More …

Supremes rule on clerk who refuses to marry ‘gays’

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis The full U.S. Supreme Court, including two justices who openly performed “same-sex wedding” ceremonies while the legality of that very issue was pending before them as judges, on Monday denied a Kentucky county clerk her constitutionally protected religious freedom rights and left standing an order that she issue “same-sex marriage” Read More …

New Christian movie stuns at box office

Secular reviewers aren’t exactly fond of the new movie “War Room,” made by the producers of the Christian films “Courageous” and “Fireproof.” In fact, TV Guide reported it got “nearly universal bad reviews.” But TV Guide said that despite the reviews, “War Room” earned $11 million and challenged “Straight Outta Compton” for the No. 1 Read More …

Ancient surprise unearthed on 2nd Temple road

Joe Uziel, co-director of the excavation from the Israel Antiquities Authority, sitting atop the stepped structure from the Second Temple period. (Photo: Shai Halevy, courtesy Israel Antiquities Authority) JERUSALEM – Archaeologists here Monday unveiled a well-preserved, 2,000-year-old pyramid-shaped staircase believed to have been a podium used to communicate with pilgrims ascending the main road to Read More …

Pastor accidentally kills self while cleaning gun

(WSOCTV) — UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Prominent Charlotte minister Phillip Davis was found dead of an apparently accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his Union County home Saturday, officials said. According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, Davis’ wife Cynthia called 911 around 1:10 p.m. and said her 62-year-old husband had shot himself at his home Read More …

NEW BOOKLET TRACT Provides Irrefutable Evidence: A Serious Look at Richard Foster’s “School” of Contemplative Prayer

By Lighthouse Trails author LTRP Note: For thirteen years, Lighthouse Trails has been warning about the contemplative prayer movement. In this new booklet tract, Ray Yungen has provided new information that makes the contemplative argument (against it) irrefutable. We intend to send a copy of this booklet to all of the major Christian leaders whom Read More …

Classified details found in another 150 Hillary emails

WASHINGTON – The State Department has confirmed another 150 emails on Hillary Clinton’s private server contained classified information. Spokesman Mark Toner confirmed “somewhere around 150″ of approximately 7,000 Clinton emails to be released at 9:00 Eastern Monday were “upgraded” to classified status. He said, “The information we’ve upgraded was not marked classified at the time Read More …