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To Live In Peace and Repentance

I often find that, from Sunday to Sunday, I am struck by different moments in our church service. Last week, my husband and I made a short autumn getaway to Vermont (referred to simply as “God’s Country” in our house). On Sunday morning, we stood side by side in a small Russian Orthodox Church outside […]

'Grimm' Season 4 News: Show Creators Spill Major Spoilers for New Season

One day before the season 4 premiere of 'Grimm', co-creators David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf shared some major spoilers about the new season in an interview with TVGuide.com.

Amanda Knox Trial Update: Knox Writes 'What It's Like to Be Wrongly Accused' as She Waits for Italian Court Verdict

Amanda Knox continues to maintain her innocence on the murder of Meredith Kercher as she has written an essay for her blog, which was published by the Seattle Met on its October issue, describing what it's like to be falsely accused of a crime.

Man With A Megaphone Drives Around Giving Random Compliments To Strangers

Chicago native and videographer Blake Grigsby gets himself a megaphone and gets driven around different neighborhoods. Using the megaphone to blurt out positive comments to random people.

'Insurgent' Movie News: Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller Talks About Filming, Their Thoughts on 'Divergent'

Filming for 'Insurgent' has just wrapped two months ago, and now, film stars Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller are talking about their experience working on the film.

This Porn Star Became a Christian Evangelist After Reaching Real Ecstasy With Jesus

She had sex on-camera with a hundred women (not all at once, I think) and appeared with barely a shred of clothing in Hustler and Penthouse.These days, using the title "Porn Again Christian," Teresa Carey sells wet dreams of a different kind, preaching religious surrender and salvation to audiences that include church groups and student gatherings.

Altar Calls: Are They a Biblical Approach?

In our zeal to "get people into the kingdom," we sometimes run the risk of offering false assurance. This is a very real danger in the church today. Many come forward after a sermon, but do they change?

'Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta' News: Benzino and Althea Won't Be on Season 4? Joseline Shoots New Music Video With Stevie J

There are rumors that "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" stars Benzino and Althea won't be appearing on the show's upcoming fourth season. The couple was reportedly having problems negotiating their contracts as Althea wanted to be signed up as a paid cast member for the new season. Show More Summary

Tim Keller to Christians Leaders at Movement Day: Call Out City's Sin Without Boasting, Help Bring Peace

Pastors and Christian leaders should be unashamed to call out a city for its sin while at the same time working towards peace, said Tim Keller, the lead pastor at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, at the Christian leadership conference called Movement Day.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 25, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

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Imprisoned Christian Pakistani Asia Bibi's Family Speaks Out; Gives Details on Her Torture, Requests Help From Obama and Pope

The daughter of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman being held on death row in Pakistan, has spoken out about the alleged torture her mother experienced at the hands of alleged Islamic zealots.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Galaxy S6: Can Samsung Outdo Their Last Flagship Smartphone?

Samsung's current flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, was released earlier this year but the South Korean tech giant is planning an S6 already. The S5 is definitely not an old phone but most companies are following a yearly or bi-annual release trend so an S6 in development wouldn't be surprising.

World Series Game 3 Preview: Giants vs. Royals

Game 2 of the World Series game between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas Royals ended with the Royals' 7-2 victory. The Giants have been snagged of their chance to go home from Kansas City with the supposed 2-0 victory.

Miami Heat Reforms as New Team Since LeBron James Left for Cleveland Cavaliers

The NBA season 2014-15 is well underway and teams are already battling it out to have a chance to compete in the playoffs and ultimately, the championship title. One of the most watched teams, the Cavaliers are looking to be one of the more likely teams to be champion but what about LeBron James' previous team, the Miami Heat?

Living Islam for Today’s Women with Umm Reem

An introduction to upcoming video series on issues related to females and teens, presented by Umm Reem, exclusively for MuslimMatters.org. The post Living Islam for Today’s Women with Umm Reem appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

MuslimKidsMatter | Muslim Youth Helping Neighbors and Having Fun: Please Vote!

Loud, friendly chatter fills up a large, brightly-lit room as people scatter about.  As they pass through the room into the next to make way for a large group of newcomers, a collective gasp of amazement suddenly issues forth.  The chatter and laughter miraculously die down as everyone stares ahead wide-eyed. Show More Summary

Confessions of a Muslim Skeptic

Questioning Faith The other day, a Muslim teen asked me the purpose of prayer. Why should we believe in God? Why do bad things happen to good people? As it turns out, this barrage of questions only represented the tip of a big, ominous iceberg. There are a whole host of questions like this that […] The post Confessions of a Muslim Skeptic appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

What’s The Matter? | Postpartum or More?

Question: Salams I think I have postnatal depression as I've just had a baby 2 weeks ago and I'm extremely emotional, overwhelmed, teary and so lonely. My husband does not understand and is getting cross that I'm not staying on top of my house chores and giving my other 2 children enough attention. Show More Summary

US Muslim Jurists Resolution on Islamic Finance Companies

The issue of purchasing a house through Islamic financing has been written about in detail by experts and intellectuals for the past decade or so. However, it appears that majority of American-Muslims are either in doubt or are misinformed about the validity of the actual practice (buying homes through 'halal mortgages' or loans). Show More Summary

The Invitation

By Umm Zakiyyah a short story PART ONE   I hugged my knees and concentrated my attention on the parking lot beyond my third-floor apartment window. It was all I could do to steady my trembling and think of something besides the torn envelope and embossed card next to me on the crumpled sheet of […] The post The Invitation appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

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