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Subramanya Sashti in Margashirsh Month – Skanda Shashti in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Subramanya Shashti, or Skanda Sashti, during Shukla Paksha of Margashirsh month (November... [Visit original source to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Hindu Temples at Turuvekere near Tumkur in Karnataka

A murti of Nandi, the divine bull of Shiva, carved from soap stone is enough to make the... [Visit original source to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Florida Police Department Sued After Holding Christian Prayer Vigil to Fight Crime

A couple of months ago, Chief Greg Graham of the Ocala Police Department in Florida posted an unusual letter to the department's Facebook page. Co-signed by community development director for the Ocala/Marion County Family YMCA Narvella Haynes, the letter called for public prayer to help stop crime:

A Christian’s Letter to the Editor Discusses the Problem with Women in Elected Office

Willard C. Holt Sr. is very unhappy with the direction his county is going in, and he wrote a letter to the editor earlier this month which was published in The Newport Plain Talk. (Because writing a letter to a newspaper is how we solve all our problems these days.) The only reason I mention it here is to point out that this guy is real. Show More Summary

Born-Again Christian, 'Creed' Frontman Scott Stapp Says He Is 'Penniless,' 'Homeless;' Wife Alleges He Is on Drugs Again

Scott Stapp, born-again Christian and former frontman of the popular '90s rock band "Creed," who recently opened up about his past drug and alcohol addiction, has shot down media reports alleging that he has fallen off the wagon as lies and slander and is seeking a "good and honest" lawyer to help him clear his name.

Thanks For the Shibboleth

It's a 'West Wing' episode worth revisiting on Thanksgiving. I saw it for the first time just last month, so I can't exactly call it a “tradition,” but if I had a Thanksgiving-watching tradition other than football, it would be to watch...Show More Summary

Timeless Wisdom – Sant Kabir

Everyone turns their mind to God in adversity, but not in prosperity. If one were to turn... [Visit original source to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Former Yeshiva Student Highlights Educational Deficits of Many Hasidic Schools

A piece in the New York Times examines the work of Yeshiva graduate Naftuli Moster, in highlighting the educational shortcomings of many Hasidic schools in New York and pushing for enforcement of existing law regarding the curriculum requirements of non-profit schools. Show More Summary

Houston Pastor Reportedly Refused to Host Funeral for 93-Y-O Member Because She Didn't Tithe Enough

The pastor of a Houston, Texas, church reportedly refused to host the funeral of a 93-year-old woman who had been a member of his congregation for 50 years because she was not current with her tithing to the church.

Adrian Peterson Getting Support From Minneapolis Church Community

Adrian Peterson seems to have the support of many in the Minnesota black church community who are speaking out for the NFL star who is appealing an NFL ruling against him.

'Exodus: Gods and Men' Exclusive Clip: Christian Bale Tackles Role of Moses with Intensity

Ridley Scott's latest film "Exodus: Gods and Men" starring Christian Bale is headed to theaters on Dec. 12, but an exclusive clip offers an early look at the pivotal role of Moses on Wednesday.

Escaped Yazidi Refugees: ISIS Cut Throats of Babies; Killed Over 100 Kids in One Yazidi Village

A number of Yazidi refugees now living in various refugee camps across Iraq have detailed, in recent interviews with The Daily Mail, how their family members were lost at the hands of the Islamic State while trekking across Northern Iraq in search of the safety and peace found in Kurdish-protected refugee centers.

Thanksgiving: 4 Ways to Stuff Competing Interests and Focus on True Meaning

Thanksgiving faces an unprecedented amount of competition. Early signs of this appear as Halloween and Christmas are simultaneously advertised in September, making Thanksgiving seem like merely a traditional transition into the holiday season.

Lifeway Study: Almost a Quarter of American Families Have Turned to Church Food Pantries for Help

A September Lifeway Research survey reveals that nearly a quarter of Americans have received food from a church-run food pantry. Minorities and churchgoers commonly benefit from church pantries, according to the survey.

“Don’t Believe in God? You’re Not Alone!” Bus Ad Goes Up in Missoula, Montana

If you're around Missoula, Montana over the next month, keep a eye out for this bus ad placed by the Missoula Area Secular Society:

Gospel Singer Kirk Franklin Calls on Men to Mentor Youth in Ferguson and Every Community in the US

Reflecting on the growing racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin took to Twitter to call on men to mentor troubled youth.

Review: The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch makes even the invention of the computer into compelling cinema. mpaa rating:PG-13 (For some sexual references, mature thematic material and historical smoking.) Genre:Biography, Drama Directed By: Morten Tyldum Run...Show More Summary

Tim Tebow, Jana Duggar Romantically Linked In New Reports?

Tim Tebow is being linked to popular Christian reality television stars the Duggar family, after new reports have surfaced that Jim Bob Duggar would like the athlete to date his daughter Jana.

The Sin of Ingratitude

Joey Adams told a joke that goes like this: Did you ever hear about the ungrateful lady at the beach who had a little child with her? She was too close to the water, and a big wave came in. By the time the water went back into the sea, she realized her son was missing.

'Wanted 2' a Possibility, Hints Producer Marc Platt

James McAvoy might probably be widely known by film audiences as the young Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men films, which started with "X-Men: First Class" in 2011. Others, however, might better know him as Wesley in the 2008 action-thriller film "Wanted" which also starred Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman.

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