Friday, April 24, 2015

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Obituary :One U.S. Navy Seal dies, one critical in Virginia pool training

(Reuters) - One U.S. Navy Seal died and another was critically injured on Friday while training in a pool at a Virginia military base, a Navy spokesman said.

The two members of the Navy's elite sea, air, land teams were found at the bottom of the pool by another service member at about 3 p.m. local time at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, said Navy spokesman Lieutenant David Lloyd.
"They were working out in the pool," Lloyd said. "They were swimming. It was not dive training."
The deaths at the base in Virginia Beach is under investigation, he said.
Names of the Seals were withheld pending notification of next of kin.
(Reporting by Barbara Goldberg in New York; Editing by Nick Macfie)
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Obituary : SEBASTOPOL, Calif ,Woman shot by deputies after high-speed chase dies in hospital


SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (KTVU) - A woman who was shot by sheriff's deputies in Sebastopol early Thursday following a pursuit from Windsor has died, Santa Rosa police said Friday.

Karen Janks, a 46-year-old transient with no known ties to Sonoma County, died at a hospital today while being treated for her injuries, according to police.

Janks was shot following a pursuit that began around 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, after deputies received a report of a 1996 Infiniti G20 4-door driving backward and the wrong way, south in the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Windsor, according to police.

The car made a U-turn and exited the highway in Windsor, and a deputy who spotted it driving recklessly around 11:50 p.m. tried to stop it on Old Redwood Highway near Starr Road, police said.

The Infiniti sped up and drove south on Highway 101 as fast as 100 mph, at one point without its lights on.

Deputies tried to stop the Infiniti with spike strips, but they had no effect and the vehicle exited the highway at Todd Road and drove west then north on Old Gravenstein Highway. It stopped around 12:06 a.m. in a parking lot at 2661 Old Gravenstein Highway, Navarro said.

Deputies ordered the woman driving, later identified as Janks, to surrender, but she allegedly accelerated in reverse and struck three deputies and a patrol vehicle behind them. Four deputies fired rounds into the vehicle striking the driver an undetermined amount of times, Navarro said.

Deputies took Janks out of the car and performed first aid until a CPR unit arrived. She was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment of her injuries. Two deputies suffered minor injuries and a third was taken to a hospital and later released, the sheriff's office said. All four were placed on paid administrative leave.

The deputies involved in the shooting have been identified as Joel Pedersen, a 24-year sheriff's office employee who is assigned to the main office in Santa Rosa; James Falberg, a 9-year sheriff's employee assigned to the Windsor Police Department; Lawrence Matelli, a 3-year-sheriff's office employee with previous law enforcement experience who is assigned to the Windsor Police Department; and Daniel Edwards, a sheriff's employee for one and a half years with previous law enforcement experience, who is assigned to the Windsor Police Department.

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has asked the Marin County Coroner's Office to conduct an autopsy to determine Janks' cause of death.

The Santa Rosa Police Department is investigating the incident, and anyone who witnessed it is asked to call Santa Rosa police at (707) 543-3590.
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Obituary :WARSAW, Poland , Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner dies at 93

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's foreign minister, died Friday in Warsaw. He was 93.
Bartoszewski died after being taken to a hospital in Warsaw on Friday afternoon. His death was confirmed by a number of leaders, including President Bronislaw Komorowski, who wrote on Twitter that he was deeply saddened.
"This is a huge loss; a great Pole has left us," Komorowski wrote.
Poland's former prime minister Donald Tusk, now EU Council president, said that Bartoszewski was "not to be substituted by anyone." In Tusk's government, Bartoszewski was deputy minister in charge of international dialogue, chiefly with Germany and Israel.
Parliament Speaker Radek Sikorski said flags at the parliament building would be lowered to half-staff in Bartoszewski's honor.
The Polish media also paid homage to him, remembering his achievements and some of his notable quotes, including: "It is worth being honest, though it doesn't always pay off. It pays off to be dishonest, but it isn't worth it."
Very much present in the public life, Bartoszewski was widely respected not only for his wartime resistance, but also as a historian, author of books on World War II history, social activist and politician. He spent a large part of his life working for Polish-German reconciliation, making it a focus of his writings and speeches in Poland and in Germany.
A Polish Catholic, Bartoszewski, was born in 1922 in Warsaw. The son of a bank clerk, he grew up next to Warsaw's Jewish district and had many Jewish friends.
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Obituary : Watercolorist Steve Hanks dies at 66

Steve Hanks was a master in his medium.
That’s how friends and family remember the internationally known watercolor artist, who made Albuquerque his home for a big part of his life. He was especially noted for his portraits of women and children.
Hanks died Tuesday of cardiac arrest. He was 66.
Artist Steve Hanks, who died Tuesday, is pictured here in his Albuquerque studio. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)
Artist Steve Hanks, who died Tuesday, is pictured here in his Albuquerque studio. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)
As a true artist does, Hanks didn’t stop painting, though he slowed down tremendously when he was diagnosed recently with cancer and began chemotherapy.
“Once he started the radiation, it was difficult for him,” said his former wife, Laura Hanks. “This was a man that would spend 10 to 14 hours a day painting. He didn’t have any days off. Then he would only have an hour to paint, and he would get tired easily.”
Hanks was born into a military family in San Diego in 1949. His father was a highly decorated World War II Navy flyer, and Hanks grew up playing tennis and surfing along the beaches of Southern California.
The family was transferred to New Mexico when he was a junior in high school.
After high school, he attended the Academy of Fine Arts in San Francisco and transferred to the California College of Arts and Crafts, where he graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree.
Hanks experimented with many media – oils, watercolor, pencil, acrylics. But he found his calling in watercolor and became well-known in the world art community.
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Obituary : Time Film Critic Richard Corliss, Dies at 71

Richard Corliss, whose well-informed and spirited movie reviews appeared in Time magazine for 35 years, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 71.
His wife, Mary, said the cause was complications of a stroke. He had been in a hospice care center.
A prolific contributor to Time who also wrote profiles, essays on popular culture, and television and theater reviews, Mr. Corliss was known for his firm opinions and punchy prose, melding the forthright Time style and its compact format to a joy in deadline invention.
An unabashed movie fan who believed that a couple of hours in a theater was time well spent no matter what the movie was — “Everything is worth seeing,” he often said, as Time’s Richard Zoglin wrote in an obituary on the magazine’s website — he was nonetheless hardly a pushover as a critic and occasionally relished the contrarian view.
Among the popular films he disdained were Robert Altman’s “M*A*S*H,” the basis for the television show about American Army surgeons during the Korean War, about which he wrote in The New York Times (before his tenure at Time began) that the supposedly charming and mischievous protagonists were boorish bullies; “Titanic,” the James Cameron hit whose special effects Mr. Corliss praised but whose dramatic storytelling he panned, and whose economic prospects he got spectacularly wrong (“Dead in the water,” he predicted); “A Chorus Line,” Richard Attenborough’s adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical that Mr. Corliss found, at best, inoffensive; and “The Full Monty,” the British comedy about laid-off steelworkers who concoct a striptease act, which he condemned as a formulaically sentimental audience-pleaser, lumping it with “Ghost,” “Cinema Paradiso” and other, in his phrase, “masterpieces of emotional pornography.”
Even so, Mr. Corliss’s work shone brightest when he could vent his eclectic enthusiasms, from George Lucas and Quentin Tarantino to Ingmar Bergman and François Truffaut, from Chinese kung fu films to Disney animation, from high-minded, ambience-saturated dramas like Anthony Minghella’s “The English Patient” to quirky teen tales like John Hughes’s “The Breakfast Club.”

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Benny Hinn who is the holy spirit - Abundance and Anointing

Abundance and Anointing
One word can bring you out of bondage and take you into a place of restoration and favor—a place you have never been before! As a child, Brian Carn had a man of God named Benny Hinn speak a word over his life, calling the youngster out during a service in Florida and saying, “The light of God is on you. You are a prophet. God is going to use you mightily.” And it came to pass! Like Brian, you may be one word away from a supernatural change in your life. One word! Relating several very personal instances from his past, Brian explains how the Lord has put in his heart, more than ever before, to tell His people about the keys to praying through to your prophecy! This is a must-see broadcast!
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At home remedies for urinary tract infection - Urinary infection treatment home remedies

Urinary incontinence can be described as the inability to control urination, leading to urine leakage or involuntary loss of urine.
It is a very common, and at times debilitating, urological disorder. According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC), it affects about 25 million Americans.
Urinary incontinence can be divided into three main types:
  • Urge incontinence– occurs when an overactive or hyperactive bladder causes a sudden and intense urge to urinate causing involuntary loss of urine
  • Stress incontinence– occurs when physical activities like vigorous exercise, jumping, coughing, sneezing or even laughing put pressure on the bladder and it releases urine
  • Overflow incontinence– inability to completely empty the bladder, leading to frequent or constant dribbling of urine
Incontinence can be caused by a number of factors like age (the bladder muscles become weaker with increasing age), weakened pelvic floor muscles due to surgery or childbirth, enlarged prostate,menopause, an overactive bladdernerve damageurinary stonesurinary tract infections andconstipation.
Plus, certain foods, drinks and medications may stimulate your bladder and cause temporary incontinence.
It not only can cause discomfort and embarrassment, but can also be harmful if urine is left in the bladder creating a breeding ground for bacteria. Incontinence is not a disease in itself, but a symptom of an underlying condition or disorder.
Thus, to get rid of this problem, you need to address its underlying cause. In addition to your doctor’s advice and treatment, you can try some natural home remedies and adopt lifestyle changes to control incontinence.
Make sure you get your problem properly diagnosed to rule out the possibility that it is a symptom of a more serious condition, such as cancer.
home remedies for urinary incontinence
Here are the top 10 home remedies for urinary incontinence.

1. Pelvic Floor (Kegel) Exercises

Exercising your pelvic floor muscles can be a useful way to treat urinary incontinence, particularly in the early stages. It helps improve bladder control and reduce urine leakage in both men and women. It is beneficial for reducing stress and urge incontinence.
  1. Tighten your pelvic floor muscles and hold for a count of 8. If you cannot hold for 8 counts, just hold as long as you can.
  2. Now, relax the muscles for a count of 8.
  3. Do 8 to 12 repetitions of this exercise, 3 times a day.
Here’s a simple way to help locate your pelvic floor muscles: When emptying your bladder, stop urinating in midstream and then start again. The muscles you used during this task are your pelvic floor muscles.
You may want to seek the help of a physical therapist so that you do not end up practicing the wrong technique. Your physical therapist can also give you further advice specific to your case.
Note: While doing pelvic floor exercises, keep the muscles in your abdomen, thighs and buttocks relaxed. Avoid holding your breath during the exercises; instead, breathe freely. Make sure to empty your bladder before you begin the exercises.

2. Magnesium

You can also consider taking magnesium to help treat incontinence, especially if you experience other signs of magnesium deficiency like leg cramps at night. Magnesium is important for muscle relaxation throughout the body. Thus, it can help reduce bladder muscle spasms and allow complete emptying of the bladder.
A 1998 study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that taking magnesium hydroxide helped treat women with urge incontinence due to detrusor overactivity.
  • Take 350 mg of magnesium hydroxide supplements twice daily for several weeks. Make sure to consult your doctor before starting this or any other supplement regimen.
  • Include magnesium-rich foods like nuts, seeds, bananas and yogurt in your diet.
  • You can also soak in an Epsom salt bath for 15 to 20 minutes, a few times a week. Epsom salt is made of magnesium sulfate. Soaking in an Epsom salt bath allows the body to absorb magnesium through the skin. To prepare this bath, stir 1 to 2 cups of Epsom salt in a bathtub filled with warm water.

3. Vitamin D

Vitamin D can also be used to control urinary incontinence because it helps maintain muscle strength. According to a 2010 study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, women with higher levels of vitamin D have a lower risk of developing pelvic floor disorders, including urinary incontinence.
  • Soak up the early morning sunlight for about 10 minutes daily. It helps the body make vitamin D.
  • Eat more foods rich in vitamin D, such as fish, oysters, egg yolks, fortified milk and other dairy products.
  • You can also take vitamin D supplements, after consulting your doctor.

4. Yoga

Yoga helps tighten the muscles that control the urethral sphincter and provides benefits similar to that of Kegel exercises. Moreover, yoga is good for relaxation and helps relieve anxiety and depression related to urinary incontinence.
A 2014 study published in the journal Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery found that a 6-week yoga therapy program helped control urinary incontinence in women with stress incontinence. The women who took part in the yoga program experienced an overall 70 percent reduction in the frequency of urine leakage.
To help control incontinence, you can try yoga poses like Root Lock (Mula bandha), Chair Pose (Utkatasana), Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) and Squat Pose (Malasana). Seek the help of a yoga trainer with knowledge on pelvic floor health, or join a yoga class to practice yoga properly.

5. Gosha-jinki-gan

Gosha-jinki-gan is a Chinese traditional herbal medicine that can be used to treat an overactive bladder and urinary incontinence. It is a combination of several different herbs.
Two small studies by Japanese researchers found that this herbal supplement can help improve urinary urgency, frequency and nighttime urination in people with an overactive bladder.
Take this herbal supplement after consulting your doctor, who can advise you on the proper dosage for your condition.

6. Buchu

Short-leaf buchu (Agathosma betulina) is a great urinary tract tonic to improve the health of the urinary system. It is particularly beneficial for incontinence caused by a bladder infection because of its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and diuretic properties. Plus, it strengthens the tissues associated with urination and eases systemic irritation.
  1. Steep 1 teaspoon of this herb in a cup of hot water for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Strain and drink this tea a few times daily until you get positive results.
Note: Do not use this herb if you have pain and swelling in the urinary tract. Consult your doctor before trying this or any other herbal remedies.
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Former Pastor of St. Francis Episcopal Church Wilmington Island arrested on child porn charges

A former teacher and a pastor have been arrested on unrelated child pornography charges.
Bruce Fehr, 54, of Savannah, and Zachary Giebner, 33, of Savannah were arrested following an investigation that began two months ago. During the investigation, investigators with the Southeast Georgia Child Exploitation Task Force discovered that both Fehr and Giebner were downloading child pornography. Giebner was formerly a teacher at Bryan County High School, according to the Effingham Sheriff's Office.
Fehr is the reverend at St. Francis Episcopal Church on Wilmington Island, said Joe Heath, with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Search warrants were executed this morning at each of their Wilmington Island homes where computers were seized and the men arrested. Both men are currently in the Effingham County jail where they face charges for Sexual Exploitation of Children.

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San Jose, Calif priest Msgr. Hien Minh Nguyen charged with tax evasion, fraud

Msgr. Hien Minh Nguyen of the diocese of San Jose, Calif., was arrested April 18 in Florida on charges of tax evasion and bank fraud. He was on a personal leave of absence from ministry at the time of his arrest.
The 55-year-old priest appeared in a Fort Lauderdale court on Monday to face 14 charges of bank fraud and four counts of tax evasion. The San Jose Mercury News reported that the priest is expected to eventually face the charges in San Francisco federal court, where a grand jury indicted him earlier this month. If convicted, he could face up to 35 years in prison.
The indictment alleges that between 2005 and 2008, Nguyen deposited at least 14 checks, made out to the Vietnamese Catholic Center and totaling $19,000, directly into his personal account. He is also accused of failing to report $1.1 million of income to the IRS between 2008 and 2011.
San Jose Bishop Patrick McGrath said on Monday that this was the first time, to his knowledge, that an allegation of this nature has been made against a priest in the diocese, which was founded in 1981.

The bishop also said he did not know how Nguyen had become the subject of an IRS investigation, of which the diocese was notified in October 2012. The IRS had requested that the diocese keep the investigation confidential. Nguyen took a personal leave of absence from ministry on Dec. 6, 2013.
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Obituary : Retired Archbishop of Chicago, Cardinal Francis George dies at 78

Retired Archbishop of Chicago, Cardinal Francis George has died after a decade of battling cancer at the age of 78. The first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, he is being remembered as "a man of peace, tenacity and courage" by his successor Archbishop Blase Cupich.

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Cupich read a statement he read at a press conference held outside Holy Name Cathedral. Cupich singled out Cardinal George for overcoming many obstacles to become a priest, and "not letting his physical limitations moderate his zeal for bringing the promise of Christ's love where it was needed most."

Polio during childhood had left the prelate with a weakened leg and a pronounced limp throughout his life. With his death, the College of Cardinals has 223 members, of whom 121 are under 80 and thus eligible to vote for a pope.

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Obituary : Fr. James P. Walsh, a Jesuit dies at 80

Fr. James P. Walsh, a Jesuit who divided his ministry between the missions in Belize and pastoral care in Colorado, died April 18, 2015, in St. Louis after a long illness. He was 80 years old, a Jesuit for 61 years and a priest for 48 years.

The Denver native attended public grammar school before enrolling at Regis Jesuit High from which he graduated in 1952. He entered the Society of Jesus at St. Stanislaus Seminary, Florissant, Mo., in August 1953.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and letters and an advanced degree in philosophy. As a young Jesuit in formation, he taught at St. John’s College in Belize. He studied theology at St. Mary’s (Kan.) College and was ordained on June 7, 1966. He did his training after ordination at Cushing, Okla., and took final vows on December 8, 1972.

His priestly ministry can be seen as divided between Belize (1968-82) and pastoral ministry, mainly in Colorado (1982-2004). Much of his ministry in Belize was in Corozal, first as associate pastor and then as pastor.
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Obituary : Bishop William L. Bonner dies at 93

Bishop William L. Bonner, who spent a half-century as leader of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, a Pentecostal organization that under his administration grew by hundreds of churches worldwide, died April 3 at his home in Detroit. He was 93.
A spokeswoman for the New York-based church confirmed the death but did not disclose the cause.
The predominately African American church was started in Harlem in 1919 by Robert C. Lawson. Bishop Bonner was a rising minister in the church by the time Lawson died in 1961 and, within a few years, the younger man took over the organization, which included a growing network of sanctuaries, schools, funeral homes, a magazine and a radio station.
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Raw Video : Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks Kaikoura New Zealand

today a strong earthquake (magnitude 6.3) striked new zealand near kaikoura. (raw video footage)



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University of Florida Zeta Beta Tau fraternity member Accused of Spitting on Wounded Vets

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida is investigating allegations that members of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity spat at a group of disabled military veterans last weekend at a resort in Panama City Beach.
In an email to Linda Cope, the founder of the Warrior Beach Retreat at Laketown Wharf Resort, University ofFlorida President Kent Fuchs called the behavior as unacceptable and promised a full investigation.
The incidents were reported to Fuchs by Cope and others who witnessed the fraternity members spitting at the veterans and stealing their flags. Fuchs said the school is making every effort to learn what happened and take appropriate action.
The Gainesville Sun reports the fraternity is currently on conduct probation for a hazing incident in the fall semester. The fraternity has suspended operations and is cooperating with the investigation.
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Israel and Armenian Genocide : President Reuven Rivlin Endorses Pope’s Comments on Armenian Genocide

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin spoke out strongly on the question of the Armenian genocide in a closed session with journalists held last week in Jerusalem in honor of Israel Independence Day. The comments, made in response to a question posed by The Tower and cleared for publication today, will do little to ease relations between Israel and Turkey—which strongly condemns any efforts to use the term “genocide”—and will also form a sharp contrast with the refusal of U.S. President Barack Obama to use the word “genocide” in discussing the tragedy of the Armenians in 1915, despite having promised to do so when he ran for president in 2008.
April 24 will mark the internationally recognized 100th anniversary of the systematic extermination of over one million Armenians and their expulsion from their traditional homeland in Turkey in 1915. Ninety percent of Turkish Armenians, it is estimated, lost their lives.
In his comments, Rivlin drew a direct historical link between the world’s failure to prevent the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust. “The Nazis,” he said, “used the Armenian genocide as something that gave them permission to bring the Holocaust into reality.”
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Lysa Terkeurst Today : Stepping out on faith quotes

Have you ever felt God calling you to step out in faith, only to find yourself wondering if you heard Him wrong?
I understand. Thoughts of doubt crossed my mind daily when I began to listen to the promptings on my heart to write.
I know what it feels like to walk around with a tote bag full of book proposals and a heart full of nervous hope. I know what it feels like to consciously choose to live every day "by faith, not by sight" like 2 Corinthians 5:7 instructs.
Honestly, it’s hard to hold on to God’s promises when all that’s staring back at you is a pile of rejection letters from publishers.
That calling we once felt so strongly starts to feel more like a fairytale than a future reality...
Read more from my Proverbs 31 Ministries Encouragement for Today devotion today here: http://bit.ly/1HwOBxM.
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Markofthebeast 666 : The mark of the beast in revelation

When it comes to his word or his righteousness our Lord does not waver, we serve a covenant keeping God. Never forget it, because if you do, you're doomed to fail. Example: If you are tricked into receiving a mark, God will not hold that against you, Satan was NOT allowed to kill Job, and that's what this mark is....death. Can you be deceived? Yes, in fact a lot of people are, Satan will trick you into taking the mark even if it doesn't count, then convince you that you are lost and cannot be helped.
I always say that Satan lies without lying, God said something similar to that. He said "the truth is not in him", meaning sometimes he's not lying, but it isn't the truth either, he will beat you with your own assumptions. God cannot steal from him, and he cannot still from God. However he will do everything in his power to get you to go willingly.. So if this ever happens to you, and you believe that you have taken the mark DO NOT throw in the towel.
This is precisely why nobody is in agreement of what the mark even is. Satan would love to have you believe that all of this crap will doom you. Besides If you believe that you have it then you have even more of reason to live right...hell is hot...Compared to Satan we are ALL idiots, God knows that we are no match for him, he has rules, he doesn't want you to know that...You have God given authority to rebuke him when he crosses the line.
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Real images of the ark of the covenant : The ark of noah has been found

An unauthorized project by Muslim authorities on the Temple Mount has revealed the existence of previously undocumented ancient floor designs at the site thought to be where the Bible’s First and Second Temples once stood, but Israeli archaeologists were denied the opportunity to view them.

Nearly two weeks ago Israel National News reported the Waqf, the Muslim authority that administers the Temple Mount, had brought a small tractor into the famous gold-domed Dome of the Rock and dug and removed earth there, claiming the project was to “replace carpet.” The required permission from and supervision by the Antiquities Authority, as well as approval from the Ministerial Committee on Archaeological Digs in Holy Sites, was never obtained. The Waqf denied doing any destructive work.
The Dome of the Rock is believed to stand over the site of the two Temples’ Holy of Holies.
Word of the new floor mosaics sparked speculation they could point to the location where the golden Ark of the Covenant was hidden 2,500 years ago.
“Something is there. I don’t know what. But something is hidden there,” Israeli archaeologist Zachi Dvira, who studies the site, told the London Daily Mail.

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/04/ark-of-the-covenant-coverup/#aYTtcKZfQ3M9lf2J.99
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Kirk cameron Bible Btudy : Life’s Storms Are Not Random Events

Jesus tells us in Matthew 7 that regardless of whether one is rich or poor, wise or unwise, prepared or unprepared, young or old, the storms will come. Still, when they do come we are often surprised. “Why is this happening?”
Comfort comes when you and your children grasp that the storms are not random. Life’s storms move at the command of Jesus Christ. He is the only source of protection and safety. With Christ your view, your emotional response to life’s storms can be one of hope, confidence, and comfort in God’s care. Even in the midst of hurt, God’s peace can prevail.
We forget that we live in a sin-cursed world. We are told we can be safe. We believe we can protect ourselves. We believe that we are entitled to safety and peace. We believe that the purpose of human relationships is to make us happy and fulfilled.
The truth is all assurances of safety on earth ended at the fall.
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Lance Wallnau Ministries - Lance Wallnau Quotes

DIVINE APPOINTMENTS ARE IN YOUR HANDS.
One of my latest products for you is below.
In this message I talk about: 
- the upgrades on language and thinking that will help you navigate applying the supernatural into the natural.
- how to recognize Divine Appointments,
- how to manage your own personal mountain (yourself) so to foster an atmosphere of favor,
- So much of our success in life has to do with interpersonal skills. This dynamic video gets you started in the process.
A lot of the power is simply waiting for your acknowledgment that it's there.
Love you guys!
- Lance
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Kris Vallotton KVMinistries.com : Jealousy, bitterness, hatred, and unforgiveness

Jealousy, bitterness, hatred, and unforgiveness (etc.) are doors to deception and highways to hell. For example, King Saul became jealous of David and an evil spirit tormented Saul the rest of his life.
Negative attitudes create a vortex that suck every wicked thing into the hearts of it's perpetrators. This results in ‪#‎depression‬‪#‎anxiety‬‪#‎fear‬,‪#‎insomnia‬‪#‎panic‬ attacks, rage, irrational thoughts, ‪#‎mental‬ illness, and more. Solomon gave us the antidote to this dilemma when he said,"Watch over your heart with diligence for from it flow all the issues of life." ‪#‎kvm‬

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Think twice before you leave the traditional baptist church

"Here’s the deal: Choosing a church because it makes your kids feel good may not be the best path to teach your kids about God or to raise them as faithful disciples who know how to rightly divide the word of God. Giving them absolute answers—and sometimes wrong answers—is not always better than teaching them to struggle through hard questions to find their own answers. It’s hard for a reason." ‪#‎BNGperspective‬ by Mark Wingfield  Read more
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Happy independence day israel at 67

Happy 67th birthday, Israel! Only God could have preserved the Jewish people, formed a nation in one day and restored the Jewish people to their land. The greatest proof the Bible IS the Word of the Living God.
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Atheists in the Military Outnumber Southern Baptists

Likely presidential candidate and former Southern Baptist pastor Mike Huckabee recently urged Christians to stay out of the military until after the next election, saying they are no longer welcome.
“Why would they want to be in a military that would be openly hostile and not just simply bring some scorn to their faith, but would punish them for it?” Huckabee said in a recent interview.
In recent years, enough of his fellow Southern Baptists have left active duty that atheists now outnumber the denomination among soldiers.
According the latest Department of Defense statistics on religion, there were 12,360 Southern Baptists among the US military’s 1.3 million members on active duty as of December 2014. There were also 12,764 atheists—an advantage of 404 over Southern Baptists.
By contrast, Southern Baptists outnumbered atheists by about 10,000 in 2009, with 16,975 Southern Baptists and only 6,702 atheists on active duty.
The role of faith in the military has been controversial in recent years.
A Pentecostal chaplain faces discipline after complaints about his teaching on sexual ethics. That prompted a group called the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition to collect more than 100,000 signatures on a petition backing the chaplain.
The Washington Times recently predicted a mass exodus of Christians from the military.
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Rosaria Butterfield Testimony - Secret thoughts of an unlikely convert

Tabletalk Magazine: What is the biggest misconception that evangelicals have about those who are a part of the “homosexual community”?
Rosaria Butterfield: Reformed Christians know that God’s elect people are everywhere, but one big misconception evangelicals have is the wholesale writing off of all people who identify as gay as God-hating reprobates. Another misconception is that a person’s homosexuality is the biggest and most life-defining sin of her life. When Ken Smith, the pastor the Lord used in my conversion, first met me, he knew that being a lesbian was not my biggest sin. My biggest sin was that I was an unbeliever.

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Christian Leaders in America : Franklin Graham Tops List of 100 Most Influential Christian Leaders

Billy Graham was listed in the No. 5 position. Also in the top 10: television producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, who will visit the Billy Graham Library on Thursday.
As president of two global ministries, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and Samaritan's Purse, Franklin Graham reaches millions of people with the hope of Jesus Christ, as he obeys biblical commands to take care of the world's orphans, widows and the poorest of the poor.

Reaching Millions Online

The authors of the Newsmax list mentioned the new challenges-and opportunities-Christian leaders face in a digital world, writing that, "accepting Christ and committing sin against Him are both done sitting at a computer screen today."
In his role as head of BGEA, Franklin Graham has ushered his father's 65-year-old ministry into the digital age. Through BillyGraham.org, social media and web streaming, God is using BGEA to reach places Billy Graham could never visit personally, including many parts of the Middle East.
Less than a week ago, BGEA reached its 6 millionth person for Christ through the Internet evangelism ministry Search for Jesus, founded in 2011. The 6 millionth decision came from the country of Jordan at 7:04 p.m. ET on April 14.
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