Posts Tagged ‘prayer’

Prayer helps transform a killer and a town in Kenya

Photo Credit: Nicola Stockton/Pixabay (Christian Aid Mission) — Church members and community leaders had gathered for prayer following a series of murders in their town in western Kenya when a young man burst in and confessed to raping and killing six young women. The gathering was part of a three-day prayer event called in response […]

High school football coach scores big win at Supreme Court over post-game prayer

Photo Credit: First Liberty (Fox News) — The Supreme Court handed a big win to a former Washington high school football coach who lost his job over reciting a prayer on the 50-yard line after games. At issue was whether a public school employee praying alone but in view of students was engaging in unprotected […]

Diggers Find England’s Oldest Prayer Beads on Lindisfarne Holy Island!

Archaeologists exploring Lindisfarne, an island known for its rich religious history – including the first Viking invasion – have recovered the oldest prayer beads ever found in England. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Atheist activist group urges Akron, Ohio to end prayer at city council meetings

AKRON, Ohio — A well-known professing atheist group that seeks to separate God from government is asking city council in Akron, Ohio to cease presenting prayers at public meetings. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to council President Margo Sommerville on Tuesday, advising that a “concerned resident” contacted the entity to…

Rabbi Who Marched With Martin Luther King Claimed Prayer Is ‘Meaningless Unless It’s Subversive’

(The Jewish Chronicle) A new biography of America’s original social justice warrior — the “militant mystic,” Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel — unwittingly reveals the hypocrisy and double-mindedness of one of the many Jews who helped fabricate the popular myth of Martin Luther King, Jr. — while at the same time turning a blind eye to […]

Christian Burned Beyond Recognition Following New Year’s Eve Prayer

Fulani Militants Threaten Further Attacks Against Christians in 2022 01/04/2022 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Five people in Nigeria were brutally attacked by Fulani militants on Friday, December 31, while on their way home from an annual prayer meeting held for the Christian communities of Irigwe chiefdom. An International Christian Concern (ICC) correspondent who […]

Chicago Lutheran Church hosts ‘Drag Queen Prayer Hour’ for Children

    St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square hosted a “drag queen prayer hour” for children last weekend. (Article by Cristina Laila republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) According to the Lutheran church’s Facebook post, “Seminarian Aaron Musser” preached in drag to children as part of “a dress rehearsal for joy.” Also known as grooming. “Today, we […]

Kosovars get COVID vaccine after Friday prayer at mosques

Kosovo’s health authorities are trying a new technique to persuade people to get the COVID-19 vaccine — cooperating with the Muslim community at Friday prayers. Imams around Kosovo called on the faithful to get the jab while medical teams waited in the mosques’ yards to inoculate them. Despite a recent fall of daily new cases, […]

16th-Century Prayer Roll Exposes Medieval Religious Cult

A first-time study of a privately owned 16th-century prayer roll from England is a valuable addition to knowledge on medieval England’s Christian ‘cult of the Cross’ in which the Holy Cross was venerated and held in the highest esteem. These kinds of prayer rolls don’t usually survive, making it a rare artifact. Fascinatingly, the roll […]

YouTube Cracks Down on Prayer: Videos Removed if People ‘Pray’ for Covid Healing in Place of Medical Treatment

Google-owned YouTube has wandered into a whole new territory of censorial practice in its attempt to limit the content that contradicts the global public health community’s guidance about COVID-19. Now, not only could going against the infallible findings of the almighty World Health Organization result in a removed video but if you deign to encourage your […]

600 Sunni clerics and Friday prayer leaders write to Leader; urge people to participate

600 Sunni clerics and Friday prayer leaders write to Leader; urge people to participate – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — A group of Friday prayer leaders, scholars and Sunni clerics in Iran have published a letter addressed to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei announcing their readiness to participate enthusiastically in the Friday elections. They […]

The Foundation Of Prayer In The Christian Life

Prayer is a foundational part of life as a Christian — if there were pillars upon which one’s faith rested, then certainly prayer would be one of those pillars. Without that pillar the faith comes crashing down. That said, we certainly do not intend to disparage anyone’s faith if they do not pray — rather, […]

Saudi Arabia defends move to reduce volume of call to prayer loudspeakers

Saudi Arabia’s government has defended its new restrictions on the volume of loudspeakers at mosques after a public backlash. In a major change last week, Saudi Arabia’s Islamic affairs ministry announced that mosque loudspeakers can only be used at up to a third of their maximum volume. It also said the use of these loudspeakers […]

Hundreds gather at historic Tulsa church’s prayer wall

“You can kill the people but you cannot kill the voice of the blood.” Although the church was nearly destroyed in the massacre, parishioners continued to meet in the basement, and it was rebuilt several years later, becoming a symbol of the resilience of Tulsa’s Black community. The building was added to the National Register […]

Judge Sides with Atheist Group, Strikes Down Pre-Court Prayer as Unconstitutional

(Christian Headlines) — A Texas judge’s practice of opening his court sessions in chaplain-led prayer violates the U.S. Constitution’s prohibition on government establishment of religion, a federal district court ruled Friday. Judge Wayne Mack, a justice of the peace in Montgomery County, Texas, created a chaplaincy program in 2014 allowing volunteer chaplains to “assist the […]

Ultraviolet Light Reveals Secret Keepers of Anne Boleyn’s Prayer Book

The controversial and tragic death of Anne Boleyn in 1536 AD is brought back to mind this week, 485 years since she was beheaded. Now, a master’s researcher from an English university has revealed a secret list of names who protected Anne Boleyn’s Prayer Book after she died. Anne Boleyn was Henry VIII’s second wife, […]

Convinced he’s dead, a young man asks a rabbi to recite mourner’s prayer for him

The film “The Forbidden Wish” begins with a young man entering an American synagogue the day before Yom Kippur. He encounters the rabbi, who is rehearsing his Kol Nidre sermon for the eve of the Day of Atonement. The young man asks the rabbi to recite the Kaddish, the Jewish mourner’s prayer. The rabbi assumes […]

A Palestinian prayer for Ramadan

COVID-19 cases in Palestine, especially in Gaza, reached record highs this month largely due to the arrival of a highly contagious coronavirus variant first identified in the UK. Gaza has always been vulnerable to pandemics. Under a hermetic blockade since 2006, the densely populated Strip lacks basic services like clean water, electricity, or equipped hospitals. […]

Pope Francis Announces ‘MARATHON MONTH’ Of Global Prayer Asking To Worship Mary To End The Pandemic

Pope Francis has announced a ‘marathon’ month of prayer throughout May with the aim of ending the Covid-19 pandemic, month will involve 30 Marian shrines, which are dedicated to the Virgin Mary, across the globe which will encourage worshippers to pray. Catholics will tell you that they 1). do not worship Mary, and 2). that they […]

A Prayer from a Science Fundamentalist in Kerala

Oh God of Science and ReasonProtect us from these activistsWe are only performing our missionary roleTo promote scientific thinking Even if the entire world bans EndosulfanOur bishops and priests of science have said that it is necessaryEven if the whole world goes back on nuclear energyOur bishops and priests of science have said that it […]

Mercer U. Theology Prof’s Prayer: ‘Dear God, Please Help Me to Hate White People’

Mercer University theology professor Chanequa Walker-Barnes wrote a prayer in which she asks God to help her “hate white people,” specifically, “the nice ones,” such as “the Fox News-loving, Trump-supporting voters” who “don’t see color.” She published the “Prayer of a Weary Black Woman” in the book A Rhythm of Prayer: A Collection of Meditations for Renewal. […]

Jewish Community Marks Loss of Prince Philip, Beginning with Prayer

(JNS) As the United Kingdom honored Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age 99, with a gun salute, flags at half-staff and the many who paid tribute outside of Buckingham Palace, Sabbath prayers for the longest-serving royal consort were a bit different in synagogues across England. For decades, the blessings recited for […]

Target Sells Prayer Book: “Dear God, Please Help Me to Hate White People”

I could probably publish 10 articles a day detailing the latest in anti-White insanity, but I honestly do not have the time or inclination to do so. I think by now the Renegade Tribune audience can recognize the hypocrisy of “anti-racists” who hate White people for being White and understand the genocidal agenda at play […]

Conservative Jews consider whether to make Zoom prayer permanent

On the first weekend of the coronavirus lockdowns in New York City in March 2020, Rabbi Rachel Ain decided that her Conservative synagogue would conduct Shabbat services online over Zoom, the videoconferencing platform then still largely confined to the business world but soon to become a household word. Doing so technically violated a 2001 decision […]

Jewish prayer for dew helps mourn Boulder shooting

The day was cold, but not too cold — typical March weather for the Rocky Mountains. I was heading to Boulder to pick up one of our daughters from the University of Colorado. COVID had canceled their regular spring break, but she needed some time away from campus, so off I went. Her twin sister […]

Prayer Clearly Drawn Out To Give Worship Team Time To Leave The Stage

COLUMBUS, OH—Local churchgoers are questioning the authenticity of a closing prayer given after the morning service at Relevant Escalation City Spirit-Burn Community Church. According to some witnesses, the prayer was clearly drawn out to give the worship team ample time to exit the stage. “Oh, Father God, we just, just, praise you right now oh Father […]

Right Wing Round-Up: A Prayer for the President

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Arab Nurse Recites ‘Shema Yisrael’ Prayer for Jewish Patient Before He Dies of COVID-19

HaEmek Medical Center, Afula, Israel. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Arab head nurse at the COVID-19 unit of Ha’emek Medical Center in Afula, Israel, recited the Hebrew “Shema Yisrael” prayer for a Jewish patient before he died of coronavirus, Israel Hayom reported Friday. Ibrahim Maher treated coronavirus patient Shlomo Galster, a Hasidic resident of northern Israel, […]

Cholent, pizza and prayer cards: Haredi community targeted in vaccination drive

Israel’s world-leading vaccination campaign, which has been beefed up lately by incentivizing inoculations with free food and setting up mobile immunization units in forests, has in recent days focused efforts on the country’s ultra-Orthodox community. On Tuesday, the Magen David Adom emergency service sent mobile vaccination units to inoculate students in yeshivas around the country. […]

‘Black Robe’ Pastor Wore Oath Keepers T-Shirt at Trump ‘Prayer Rally’ in December: ‘We Are the Government of America’

Religious-right author and pundit Eric Metaxas hosted Virginia pastor Bill Cook on his radio show last Friday, where Cook said that all legitimate governments are based in “the lordship of Jesus Christ” and that Christians are “called to govern.” Cook met Metaxas at a pro-Trump “prayer rally” on the National Mall organized by Jericho March […]

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