Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

The Gospel According to Old Glory

by Jack Minor –     I am known by many names. The Stars and Stripes, the Star Spangled Banner and the Red, White and Blue. However, many simply call me “Old Glory.”   In truth I am all of these things and yet so much more. While some may say I am simply a [...]

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The secret of Easter: Just Believe

At this time of year it seems appropriate to describe the event in history that, at some point, forces each of us to make a decision. Easter is the holiday marked by a Christian claim that a man allegedly living in the first century was killed and actually came back to life.   Well, this [...]

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Faith Bible Baptist Church to hold bible series on civil unions

by Peter Grady –   Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley will begin teaching a series of lessons on civil unions in light of the bible.   Pastor Matt Walters will be conducting the bible study on Sunday evenings at 6 pm. The church is located at 320 35th Ave. in Greeley.   In announcing [...]

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Evidence confirms Jesus’ resurrection from the dead

At this time of year it seems appropriate to describe the event in history that, at some point, forces each of us to make a decision. Easter is the holiday marked by a Christian claim that a man allegedly living in the first century was killed and actually came back to life.   Well, this [...]

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Old Testament tabernacle coming to area

History will come alive in Northern Colorado Sept. 8-16 when the traveling Messiah’s Mansion arrives in the vacant field just north of Johnsons Corners.  3000 years ago God called the Jewish people out of Egypt in what is known as the EXODUS.  The first thing they did as a nation was to create a portable [...]

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Christian professor says “Jesus was a Muslim”

Shedinger by Matt Lacy –   In what may come as a shock to millions of Christians around the world who believe Jesus is the son of God, a Christian professor has said that Jesus is actually a Muslim who follows the teaching of the Q’uran.   The shocking declaration was reported in CampusReform.org, who [...]

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Personhood one step closer in North Dakota

by Peter Grady –   With the defeat of a state senator who personally killed personhood measures in South Dakota, supporters now say lawmakers will aggressively pursue the measure during the next legislative session.   Incumbent state Senator Curtis Olafson (R), who personally killed personhood proposals in 2009 and 2011, lost his bid for re-election [...]

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Churches able to raise money for PACs

Pastor Cripe by Peter Grady –   A church in Maine has announced it will be taking a special offering for a Political Action Committee; and, in what may surprise people, the action does not run afoul of IRS rules.   The Waterville congregation at Faith Evangelical Free church will send its Father’s Day offering to Protect [...]

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Iowa-Neb. NAACP leader resigns over “gay marriage” issue

Following the NAACP’s endorsement of “gay” marriage, the head of the Iowa and Nebraska branches of the organization has tendered his resignation over the issue.     Keith Ratliff Sr.,pastor of Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines, Iowa, said he made the decision to resign from the National Association for the Advancement of [...]

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Southern Baptist split over name change

by Peter Grady –     While a task force in the Southern Baptist Convention has recommended some churches be allowed to change their name to “Great Commission Baptists” to benefit churches outside of the south, many pastors are none too keen on the change.   A survey conducted by LifeWay Research reveals that over half [...]

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Episcopal Church in America pummeled for liberal stands

by Peter Grady – The Episcopal Church in America is facing sharp condemnation of its liberal stands both at home and abroad. Recently the Episcopal Church of Sudan disinvited Katherine Jefferts Schori, presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in America, citing the American church’s “flagrant disregard” for biblical teaching. In a Dec. 15 letter to [...]

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Candidates asked to sign pledge protecting religious freedom

by Jack Minor – A group that advocates for Christians suffering persecution around the world has asked each of the presidential candidates to sign a pledge that they will fight for religious freedom for all. Open Doors USA has partnered with Georgetown University professor Tom Farr, an International Religious Freedom expert to produce the Presidential [...]

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Queen Elizabeth honors Authorized King James Bible

by Jack Minor – Just as one of her predecessors had done, Queen Elizabeth paid homage to the King James Bible last week. During the week of her coronation, Queen Victoria went to hear Handel’s Messiah in the Royal Lodge. The Messiah was what is known as an oratorio, which is a musical composition similar [...]

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Greeley Unites Against Abortion / Untold Post Affects

On October 2, 2011 at 2:00 in the afternoon, the annual Greeley life chain took place on 23rd street. About 200 pro-life advocates expanded the line. Mary Jane Kuhn, a District 6 paraprofessional has coordinated this event for ten years but notes the city of Greely has been gathering for these life chains since the [...]

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Greeley pastors are to be involved in politics

On October 2, 2011, pastors and churches will have an opportunity to participate in a rapidly growing movement to regain the relevance of the church. For decades, pastors and churches have wrongly been told they should not participate in the political world, but both the Bible and history show otherwise. Beginning in 1633 and up [...]

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Mayor Nutter to Philly Thugs: Pull up your pants, Comb your hair or get out !

Sunday August 7, Mayor Nutter took the pulpit at Mount Carmel Baptist Church and delivered a scolding to black Philadelphians the likes of which has never been heard north of the Mason-Dixon line. With total disregard of how the media would portray him, Mayor Nutter began to speak from the pulpit at which he was married [...]

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The problem with men

 Natural man is virtuous simply because a strict moral discipline is necessary for survival, a lesson that modern man must learn. Also, natural man is a protector. His true desires are to love and show compassion. In addition, equality is the true status of all people, meaning that we all are of equal value. By [...]

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SELFISHNESS IS DESTRUCTIVE

    www.carolclemans.org          -      Selfishness is the root of all abuse in relationships. The definition of selfish is “lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.” Being selfish started with Lucifer when he was an angel in heaven. He observed the angels worshipping and praising God and decided he wanted to be [...]

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Pastor Justin Davenport

In the past few months, I have been talking about following Jesus. Starting with “Are you a fan or a fol-lower?”, then “Follow me”, and last month was “What must I do?”. So, now what? Now comes the part that is really challenging. Let’s read in the Bible, Luke 9:57-62. These few scriptures really made [...]

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IMMORAL POLITICIANS SHOULD RESIGN

                                       www.carolclemans.og                We are hit in the news again this week with a well-known politician who is an immoral person proven through his actions!! Some people are saying, “We’ve had immoral politicians throughout history – so what?”  Here’s the ‘so what’: if a politician is immoral and a liar in his personal life, how [...]

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‘Nam

Take a man and put him alone, put him twelve thousand miles from home. Empty his heart of all but blood, make him live in sweat, in mud.   This is the life I have to live, and what may I ask, will you give? You have your parties and drink your beer, while young [...]

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Justice department steps up enforcement against pro-life protestors

by Jack Minor  Under Obama’s administration the Justice department has begun more aggressively enforcing laws against sidewalk counselors at abortion clinics.  Following several abortion-related bombings, the government passed the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances act which limited the rights of protestors outside of abortion clinics.  The Associated Press reported that, under Obama, at least [...]

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WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN?

                                                   By: Carol Clemans                After going to college when I was young, I worked as an administrative secretary for ten years in our local school district.  I realized that people who may acknowledge there is a God, but do not call themselves ‘Christian’ have very clear expectations for others who say they are Christian.  I [...]

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Citizens arrested reading Bible outside closed DMV office

by Jack Minor  In a scene reminiscent of the former Soviet Union, three Christians in California were arrested for simply reading the Bible on a public sidewalk.  An assistant pastor, and two elders from Calvary Chapel in Hemet, California were at a local Department of Motor Vehicles office prior to its opening for the day. [...]

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“I don’t like it and I’m not going to do it!”

Attorney Paul Clement by Jack Minor  Recent actions by both the federal and state governments have indicated they will simply ignore their responsibilities by refusing to defend or enforce laws they do not like.  In 1996 Congress passed the Defense of Marriage Act with bipartisan votes. The bill was subsequently signed into law by President [...]

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Baptist church builds in midst of economic downturn

Story and photo by Jack Minor  At a time of economic turmoil; rising gas prices, uncertainty in the housing market and unemployment still high, one Greeley church is going against the grain with plans to build a new, larger facility.  Faith Bible Baptist Church was founded 40 years ago with Jack Brown as the pastor. [...]

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Local man “carries his cross for Jesus”

Story and photo by Jack Minor   A local man has a unique way of showing people Christ’s love for them.  He carries a cross around Greeley.  Charlie Jones says he has been carrying the cross around for 5 years. This past Sunday, for Easter, he was carrying the cross around Bittersweet Park. Jones, a [...]

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Secular historians: Yeshua Christus died but….

  Brett Reese  – At this time of year it seems appropriate to describe the event in history that, at some point, forces each of us to make a decision. Easter is the holiday marked by a Christian claim that a man allegedly living in the first century was killed and actually came back to [...]

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Secular historians: Yeshua Chrestus died but…..

Brett Reese   – At this time of year it seems appropriate to describe the event in history that, at some point, forces each of us to make a decision. Easter is the holiday marked by a Christian claim that a man allegedly living in the first century was killed and actually came back to life. [...]

Local Baptist pastors react to 20/20 story calling them cults

  by Jack Minor  Local Baptist pastors took strong issue with a recent 20/20 broadcast claiming sexual abuse is widespread among the independent Baptist church movement and that their churches are cults.  Last Friday 20/20 aired a show hosted by Elizabeth Vargas described as, “exploring whether IFB churches foster an atmosphere leading to sexual abuse of children and [...]

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Greeley Mexican teen wants to remain in US the right way

Story and photo by Jack Minor  A Greeley teen who recently discovered he is in the country illegally on an expired visa believes so strongly in following the law he is willing to return to Mexico to obtain a student visa so he can attend college.  Eric is a senior at Northridge who finished his [...]

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Psychologist says pedophilia is sexual orientation similar to homosexuality

by Jack Minor   Two psychologists testified before a parliamentary session on a bill related to sexual assault on children that pedophilia is a “sexual orientation” just like homosexuality or heterosexuality.  Lifesitenews reported on the testimony at a parliamentary session in Canada regarding a bill intended to increase mandatory minimum sentences on child sex offenders [...]

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The Gift of Forgiveness

                                                                  Forgiveness is a gift we give self if we want to be healed spiritually, emotionally and relationally. God’s Word instructs us if we do not forgive, God will not forgive us.  That may seem harsh if we are looking at situations of being terribly wronged by others’ actions toward us. If we do [...]

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ABC “alienating women and Christians” with new show

by Jack Minor   A group advocating responsible entertainment for children has said Disney has tarnished its image with a new show called “Good Christian _itches” saying the term is extremely offensive to Christians and women.  The Parents’ Television Council has posted a petition for people to sign opposing Disney-ABC’s decision to produce the show. [...]

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I CHOOSE TO TRUST IN GOD

                       By: Carol Clemans  –                The world is full of chaos and strife including right here in America.  If we look around us at the events, we could become fearful.  There is nothing in this world that we can put our confidence in and feel a sense of security.  The only constant we have [...]

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