Daily Archives: December 20, 2012

We’re Facing a Moral Cliff

If you are bothered that we might go over a fiscal cliff, think again. Our march toward a moral cliff is its taproot. The moral cliff is the ever quickening erosion of core values and our growing expectations of government. Slowly slipping away are individualism and commitment grounded in hard work, personally doing good and the proper role of citizens within the society….[view article]

20 Signs That The U.S. Poverty Explosion Is Hitting Children And Young People The Hardest

The mainstream media continues to insist that the economy is “getting better”, but the poverty numbers for children and young people just continue to explode. For example, did you know that the poverty rate for families with a head of household under the age of 30 is a whopping 37 percent? Children and young people sure didn’t cause our recent economic downturn, but they sure are getting hit the hardest by it. According to the U.S. Department of Education, for the first time ever more than a million U.S. public school students are homeless. That seems like an impossible number, but it is actually true. How in the world could the “wealthiest nation on earth” get to the point where more than a million children can’t count on a warm bed to sleep in at night? Sadly, a huge number of American children can’t count on a warm dinner either. About a fourth of them are enrolled in the food stamp program. What do you do if you are a parent in that kind of situation? How do you explain to your kids that you can’t afford a nice home like everybody else has or that you can’t afford to go to the grocery store and buy them some dinner? (Read More….)

Are Our Lamps Filled With Oil?

There can be no doubt that our nation is headed into very troubling times. Many economists are warning that our nation is on the verge of a financial meltdown; we see immorality becoming the American way of life; and a growing number of Americans are turning their back on God and His Word, choosing their own individual path to spirituality.

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Executive Assistant To Ravi Zacharias Doesn’t Address Why Zacharias Praises Joyce Meyer

Apprising Ministries shares a new email from RZIM forwarded on to me by an AM reader about concerns he expressed to them about the popular Word faith prosperity preacher.

However, it does not address the central issue of Zacharias’ outright praise for Joyce Meyer, who among other things, is in violation of God’s Word acting as an elder in the visible church.

http://apprising.org/2012/12/20/executive-assistant-to-ravi-zacharias-doesnt-address-why-zacharias-praises-joyce-meyer/

West Point Prayers Under Attack

Fox News reports:

Americans United for Separation of Church and State is calling for an end to Christian prayers at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

“West Point cadets should be able to train for service in our nation’s military without having religion forced upon them,” said Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United. “Academy officials must respect the religious liberty rights of all cadets who should be free to make their own decisions about prayer without government coercion.”

A spokesman for West Point told Fox News they had received the letter. The spokesman said that all prayers at West Point are voluntary.

http://radio.foxnews.com/toddstarnes/top-stories/west-point-prayers-under-attack.html