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You Won’t Believe the Advice This Christian Minister Gave to Married Women on Twitter

Tony Rapu, a Christian minister from Nigeria, is the kind of guy who gives sermons on Twitter with a series of short messages grouped together with a hashtag. Last week, he spoke about married men with tweets such as this: That's nice. Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia investigates imams who did not condemn al Qaeda attack – paper

yesterdayReligion : FaithWorld

Saudi Arabia's Islamic Affairs Ministry is investigating 17 mosque imams in the capital Riyadh for not using their Friday sermons to denounce an al Qaeda attack this month, the English daily Arab News reported on Saturday.

As The "Civil Rights Pharisees Of Metro Atlanta Inc" Prepare Their Sunday Sermons To Focus On Staten Island NY - They Prove Their Incompetency At Addressing The "Street Pirate" Problems Back Closer To Their Home Base, Which Is Causing Their Congregation T

Gun Fight On I-20 In Southwest Atlanta Leads To A Car Wreck And 2 AK-47s Found On The Scene Pregnant Black Woman Attacked And Robbed In East Point Georgia Table Cell As The MARTA Police Department Raid An Apartment In Pursuit Of Armed...Show More Summary

Why Pastors Should to Preach About Body Image

Our obsession with appearance has theological ramifications for both women and men. Have you ever heard a sermon about body image? Aside from the occasional side comment, I've never heard body image given substantial treatment from the...Show More Summary

Sudanese Cleric: Islam Permits Killing American Women and Children (Video)

During Friday prayers Sudanese cleric Muhammad Al-Jazouli told his followers Islam permits killing American women and children. MEMRI has the transcript: Following are excerpts from a Friday sermon delivered by Sudanese cleric Muhammad Al-Jazouli, which was posted on the Internet … Continue reading ?

On Wine, Music, and Feasting

Over at Rorate Cæli, Fr. Richard Cipolla has posted a translation of a sermon given on the feast of St. Benedict by Fr. Benedict Nivakoff in Norcia. Here's a snippet, but head over there and read it in its entirety, as it is a wonderful portrait of the playfulness of the liturgy, feast days, and monasticism, indeed the spiritual life as a whole. Show More Summary

Argentina Doesn’t Have A Prayer Today

Your sermon this Sunday morning: Is the power of prayer enough to overcome the German defense?

My 5 Pre-Preaching Rituals

After I prepare a sermon there are 5 pre-sermon rituals I go through before it's "go time." Here are the five rituals I do before I preach:

Saturday Sermon: “[Economic] Depression Is a Choice”

Steve Randy Waldman makes a point probably familiar to regular readers (boldface mine): We are in a depression, but not because we don’t know how to remedy the problem. We are in a depression because it is our revealed preference, … Continue reading ?

Today’s GA-10 Sermon Is From Galatians 6

Today’s Scripture Reading is from Galatians Chapter 6, Verse 7:  ”Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” Today, our Editor Emeritus Erick Erickson has written a piece for Red State saying that Democrats are voting against Jody Hice, the heir apparent to Paul Broun, in […]

Does Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and His Islamic Caliphate Mark the Beginning of the Third World War?

As the world mark's the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the self-proclaimed Caliph of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, made his first public appearance at the Great Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, Iraq. In a fiery sermon,Show More Summary

Does Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and His Islamic Caliphate Mark the Beginning of the Third World War?

As the world mark's the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the self-proclaimed Caliph of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, made his first public appearance at the Great Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, Iraq. In a fiery sermon,Show More Summary

Jihadi Rhetoric: Tiresome but Deadly

I just spent the better part of the day reading and listening to sermons by the leaders and jihadis of the new "caliphate" in Mesopotamia, the Islamic State (formerly "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria"). I did so in the vain hopes of learning something "new."

Sermon for the Requiem Mass of Fr. Kenneth Walker, F.S.S.P.

On June 20th, Fr. John Berg, the Superior General of the Fraternity of St. Peter, said the Funeral Mass for his confrere Fr. Kenneth Walker, who was killed during a robbery at the Mater Misericordiae Parish in Phoenix, Arizona on June 11. Show More Summary

Three observations on the Isis leader's video

Dressed in black robes and spewing hate, Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has emerged from the shadows. In his Friday sermon at the Al-Noree mosque in central Mosul, al-Baghdadi promised not to rest until his Caliphate reigns over Earth. I have three observations. 1) Isis is led by an fanatical zealot Salafi-Jihadism is an inherently [...]

What Sermon Illustrations Should Be Banned From Pulpits?

Not every story helps the preaching moment. Three views. Any We've Heard Twice Marguerite Shuster Years ago, my church-going uncle, observing a tiny grandchild struggling to carry a Christmas present almost as big as he was, slyly intoned,...Show More Summary

Megachurch Pastor Ed Young on What to Learn From Movie 'Dumb & Dumber'

Ed Young, the pastor of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, who has started a new sermon series, called "At the Movies," is taking some of the biggest blockbusters to learn what God says about them. On this past Sunday, he screened and preached from a 1994 road-buddy comedy, "Dumb & Dumber."

Iraq analyzing tape purported to show top militant

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials are working to determine the authenticity of a video that purportedly shows the leader of the Islamic extremist group that has seized large swaths of the country delivering a sermon this week in the nation's second-largest city, authorities said Sunday.

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