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Bishop Eddie Long died From An Aggressive Cancer.

The church confirmed that Long died following a battle with an "aggressive form of cancer." His wife, Vanessa Long has added: "Although his transition leaves a void for those of us who loved him dearly, we can celebrate and be happy for him, knowing he's at peace." Over recent months, Long had been in the news repeatedly for his drastic weight loss, and it was confirmed that he was battling an undisclosed "health challenge." He publicly announced last September that he was facing the "health challenge" after he could no longer say that his fast disappearing figure was due to [...]

New Lenovo Yoga Book With Chrome OS Coming: Know Specs And Features

It's official. Lenovo will release a Yoga Book 2-in-1 PC next year. Moreover, a version of this new laptop will run on Google Chrome OS, and its release is confirmed by Jeff Meredith, vice president of Lenovo. Facebook/Lenovo OfficialThe Lenovo Yoga Book features a touch keyboard.Create PadThe featurethat really standsout with the Lenovo Yoga Book is its keyboard. Basically, the keyboard is a huge touchpad; it's just a flat surface that doesn't have any physical keys. With this feature, the Yoga Book feels like a tablet.In fact, you can fold the notebook so that it becomes a tablet with a [...]

Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun at University Could Lead to Expulsion

Photo Credit: Barker Evans(Christian Institute) Students at the University of Oxford could be expelled if they fail to use gender neutral pronouns, it has been revealed.http://www.cbn.com/ The Sunday Times reported that under the universitys behaviour guidelines, students and staff are now required to use the gender neutral pronouns zie or ey instead of he or she when referring to transsexual people.business news irelandThe guidelines, which have been in place for two years, state that deliberately using the wrong name or pronoun in relation to a transgender person may amount to harassment.religion news washington postContinue reading this story >>A special message [...]

Nigerian Christians Face Pressure to Abandon Faith

(World Watch Monitor) While violent attacks on Christians at the hands of Islamist militants Boko Haram and the Fulani herdsmen in the northeast and Middle Belt of Nigeria have captured media attention, the persistent social pressures Christians face elsewhere go mostly unnoticed.religion news and ethicsDespite common misperceptions that they are a minority across the north of Nigeria, Christians still form the majority in half of the 12 northern states now all under Islamic law (although they are in theory exempt from Sharia provision), while there are high concentrations (25-50%) in the other northern states.In a remote community in the north-western, [...]

3 Problems With Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Laws

When it comes to religious freedom, we face two equal and opposite temptations. But neither will do in the face of our current challenges.Here on BreakPoint we often talk about the ongoing struggle between religious freedom and so-called "sexual freedom." Today, religious freedom, though clearly established in the Bill of Rights, often loses. Sexual freedom is on the march and seems to be taking no prisoners.The latest flash point in this struggle is so-called SOGI laws, that is, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity laws. Essentially, SOGI laws create new protected classes of people based on inclination and behavior, not race, [...]

North American Mission Board Delivers Over 50,000 ‘Christmas Backpacks’ to Children in Appalachia, Mississippi Delta

This holiday season, 50,000 children living in the Appalachia and Mississippi Delta regions will receive backpacks filled with school supplies, new items of clothing and a Christmas gift thanks to the efforts of the Southern Baptist ConventionsupportedNorth American Mission Board. (Photo: North American Mission Board)The North American Mission Board partners with Send Relief to help those in need. Above, "Christmas Backpacks" are ready to be sent to impoverished children.Bill Barker, the NAMB national director of Appalachian regional ministry/Mississippi River ministry, spearheaded the effort through Send Relief, an organization that distributed the items to recipients.In an interview with The Christian Post [...]

Americans Hold Processions in Streets on Day Marking Purported Apparition of Mary in Mexico

In one of the days on the liturgical calendar leading up to Christmas, Roman Catholics throughout the nation marched in the streets on Monday and walked long distances to make pilgrimages forthe Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which marks the purported apparition of Mary in Mexico during the 1500sa legend that some say is contrary to the word of God.http://www.crosswalk.com/ Celebrating Mary is, above all, to remember our mother, to remember that we are not and never will be an orphan people, Jorge Bergoglio, also known as Pope Francis, delared during a mass in Rome at St. Peters Square. [...]

Are We Entering a Post-Liberal Era?

Michael Brown holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University and has served as a professor at a number of seminaries. He is the author of 25 books and hosts the nationally syndicated, daily talk radio show, the Line of Fire.In his December 9tharticle "Has the Trumpian Revolution Begun?," long-time conservative commentator Patrick Buchanan dared to say that, with the Trump presidency, "we may be entering a post-liberal era." Could it be true?According to Buchanan, "Liberalism appears to be a dying faith. America's elites may still preach their trinity of values: diversity, democracy, equality. But [...]

Liberty University to Open First On-Campus Firing Range in Nation

LYNCHBURG, Va. Liberty University, which heralds itself as the worlds largest Christian university, is set to become the first educational institution in the nation to open an on-campus firing range.http://www.christiantimes.com/ We have a very pro-Second Amendment student body,President Jerry Falwell told the Washington Post this week.He said that one of the reasons for the shooting range is because he believes those with malicious intentare more likely to carry out their attacks at facilities that are marked as gun free zones.business news in spainIts where the terrorists are most likely to strike, Falwell stated. [Students and their families] dont want to [...]

Kevin Sorbo, Sean Hannity Making Faith-Based Movie on Atheist Who Turns to Jesus Christ

Fox News commentator Sean Hannity is collaborating on a movie project with actors Kevin Sorbo and his wife, Sam, based on the story of an atheist who converts to Christianity after going through a near death experience. (Photo: Fox News video screencap)Kevin and Sam Sorbo speaking with Sean Hannity on Fox News in December 2016."It's been likened to 'Ghost' meets 'Heaven Is for Real,' with a dash of 'God's Not Dead,'" Sorbo said of the film, currently titled "Let There be Light," expected to open in November 2017.Sorbo's family will be heavily involved in the film, according toThe Hollywood Reporter. [...]

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