(Ricky Scaparo) Proverbs 30: 11-14 – There is a generation that curses its father, And does not bless its mother. There is a generation that is pure in its
Recently received expense records from the Department of Homeland Security revealed that Secret Service expenses for the Obama family vacation to Honolulu during December 2013-January 2014 cost taxpayers at least $316,698.03.
Here’s one way to end the year on a bright note.
It’s summer in December at the Arctic Circle this week.
Sixteen cases of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease, have been reported in the UK, leading the country’s chief medical officer to warn of the rise of “super-gonorrhea.”
Iraq on Wednesday warned that it will consider military action if Turkey does not comply with Baghdad’s latest demand to withdraw troops from a northern camp where they are training anti-Daesh fighters.
Out with the old, and in with the new. That is a common phrase heard around the New Year. That is also what Bethesda Lutheran Church of Ames, IA has done with their website design.
Why does this keep happening to America? Since the month of September, the United States has been absolutely pummeled by a devastating series of disasters, and this most recent one may be the worst of all. Right now, communities all along the Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers are dealing with “historic” flooding. In Missouri, it is being said that nobody “that is living has ever seen anything like this”, and it is being projected that rivers could reach levels not seen since “the Great Flood” of 1993. Portions of Interstate 44 have been totally shut down, and thousands of people have either already been evacuated from their homes or are preparing to evacuate. It would be difficult to overstate the utter devastation that we are witnessing. Personally, I have some very good friends in southern Missouri, and I will definitely be keeping them in my prayers. The governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, is warning people to be very careful. Thirteen people have already been killed by
The government of Iran reportedly arrested a group of nine Christians on Christmas Day for celebrating their faith at an in-house church in the city of Shiraz.