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  • Handel as he once was
    Ellen T. Harris offers a look at musical genius that's fit to Handel
    Sometimes it’s too much to Handel.That’s a compliment.The first time one listens to the genius of George Frideric Handel has been thrilled by the unexpected exclamations of “wonderful, counselor!” in the middle of the...
  • In Defense of Judas
    In Defense of Judas
    Throughout history, since the beginning of the Common Era, two names have stood in contrast in the human psyche: Jesus, and Judas. No name would be more synonymous with betrayal and treachery than the latter, and it would forever be tied to his...
  • Jesus versus Christ
    Jesus versus Christ
    Sometime circa 4 b.c.e., a baby was born in Galilee, a hamlet so small and remote that it’s never been mentioned in the Jewish Bible. Nazareth probably consisted of a hundred or so residents, all of them poor and illiterate land workers....
  • Pope Francis
    Pope Francis calls faithful to reflect on spiritual blindness in daily homily
    In the daily homily on the fourth Sunday in Lent in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis reflected on the need for repentance and the awareness of our spiritual blindness. According to Zenit News, Pope Francis said,"Let us ask ourselves about...
  • Thirst for living water
    Is there cognitive dissonance in our worship? A story from Sychar.
    Read John 4:1-42The 4th chapter of John’s gospel has so many perspectives.The 4th verse reads in most translations that he had to pass through Samaria. He “had to.”Really, Jesus was bounded by his choice of routes? He had to go...
  • iran messiah
    Iranian Muslim leader: The returning messiah 'will behead the Western leaders'
    One of the most powerful Iranians in the nation, theocratic or otherwise, has unequivocally stated that upon the return of the Islamic messiah, he will personally take it upon himself to execute Western leaders, as reported by the right-of-center...
  • Judge Lu Ann Ballew
    Christian judge fired after changing boy’s name from Messiah to Martin
    A Tennessee judge that ordered a boy's name be changed from Messiah to Martin, despite the wishes of the child’s parents, has been removed from the bench. Judge Lu Ann Ballew has been terminated as Child Support Magistrate for Cocke...
  • We are not the Messiah
    We are not the Messiah
    Every preacher worth his salt knows that a pastor is not the Messiah. Every politician worthy of office knows that human leaders are not the Messiah. Every teacher worthy of the title knows that teachers are not the Messiah. Every member of every...
  •                         Zechariah, the Prophet of hope
    Zechariah, the Prophet of hope
    Visions in the night“During the night I had a vision—and there before me was a man riding a red horse! He was standing among the myrtle trees in a ravine. Behind him were red, brown, and white horses. I asked, ‘What are these, my...
  • My heart will sing
    My heart will sing
    And prompted by the [Holy] Spirit, he came into the temple [enclosure]; and when the parents brought in the little child Jesus to do for Him what was customary according to the Law, [Simeon] took Him up in his arms and praised and thanked God and...
  • Liar pants on fire
    Liar pants on fire: The tall-tales of President Obama
    The man elected to the White House is supposed to be one of integrity, honesty and character. However, it doesn't seem to be the case with the current president who has been caught telling some whoppers while in office.He's become known as...
  • Barack Obama
    Barbara Walters to Piers Morgan: We thought Obama would be 'the next messiah'
    Just five days after Politifact awarded Barack Obama the "Lie of the Year," Barbara Walters told CNN's Piers Morgan that she and others thought Barack Obama would be "the next messiah," Noel Sheppard reported Tuesday at...
  • Pilgrim Festival Chorus 'Ceremony of Carols'
    Pilgrim Festival Chorus brings rejoicing and sing-alongs to 'Ceremony of Carols'
    By candlelight, a towering tree, wreaths on every window, and shimmering snowflake decorations, audiences sat in velvet pews awaiting The Pilgrim Festival Chorus’s ‘Ceremony of Carols’ featuring the works of Britten, Rutter, and...
  • Painting depicts Barack Obama as crucified Christ
    Common Core school lesson portrays Obama as the messiah
    A new lesson plan which is Common Core aligned is teaching our children that Obama is the messiah. The notion that Obama is our savior began in 2008 when he started his campaign to become President of the United States.The school lesson plan and...
  • Barack Obama
    Common Core lesson teaches messianic view of Obama
    On Tuesday, EAG News reported that a Common Core-aligned lesson based on the book titled, “Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope,” places Barack Obama in a messianic light."Literally," Kyle Olson reported.Olson said...