Simple Ideas for a Religious Fundraiser

Hosting a religious or church fundraiser is a great way to raise awareness for an important issue that you are trying to solve, and it is also a great way to give back to the community and ultimately bring some much-needed donations into your non-profit organization to support your local community, provide for those in need, and preach positive messages about peace and love. But organizing any fundraiser can be difficult, so what are some simpler ways to get a special religious fundraiser … [Read more...]

Everything We Think We Know About Marriage/Divorce is Wrong!

Shaunti Feldhahn, Guest Author Have you ever quoted the facts about the 50% divorce rate? Yeah? So have I. Have you ever lamented the fact that the divorce rate was the same in the church? Or that most marriages are just hanging in there, not vibrant and happy? Have you seen or shared the sobering statistic that most second marriages don’t make it? Or talked about marriage being hard? Perhaps like you, I have said every one of those things - whether just to friends … [Read more...]

Benefits of Attending Church as a Family

In today’s fast-paced and frantic world, Sundays may be the only time that your family is able to catch up on much-needed rest and relaxation in preparation for another hectic week. Getting up early and rounding everyone up for church may seem more like work than an enjoyable way to end the weekend. Finding the right church may require a bit of trial and error, but your happiness within a congregation is largely dependent upon your family’s ability to fit in there and feel … [Read more...]

The Pope’s on Twitter, all the way from the Vatican, are You‏?

The Pope's on Twitter - Shouldn't You Be, Too? 3 Lessons for Small Businesses Inspired by @Pontifex His handle is @Pontifex and 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI can tweet in eight different languages on his brand new Twitter account. Last week, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church tentatively typed out his first tweet on an iPad. It read, "Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – ‘Dignity & Self Worth’

    It is the most critical part of Recovery:  Dignity & Self Worth       During any form of illness, one can lose a sense of complete Self.     In addiction, self-loss can have gone on for years.  In trauma, the depth of the shock damage can last for years if not treated as in any physical illness or surgery,the change of self image ie. mastectomy can be permament, if not addressed 'Spiritually'. The following information shares with you the practices of spiritually charged … [Read more...]

Misogyny – ‘Women, Religion and the Devil Incarnate’ @ Michelle Zobel

    Misogyny      Women, Religion and the Devil Incarnate   This essay by Michelle Zobel for the course Mysticism and Magic in Medieval and Renaissance Italy was selected from the Director's List of Best Papers at Richmond in Florence, Spring semester, 2009. Its focus is on the subordinate status of women in the past and the religious motivations for this treatment in the Jewish and the Christian traditions.   'When analyzing the texts and development of the Jewish and Christian … [Read more...]

Armenia: Partnering with Priests to End Domestic Violence

Armenia: Partnering with Priests to End Domestic Violence YEREVAN, Armenia — Seven years ago Milena separated from her husband. Although she still loved him, they had difficulty communicating. She was fed up with the physical and emotional violence he inflicted, as well as the familial silence surrounding it. Her mother-in-law’s interference in their lives, and her husband’s deference to her, were another source of the conflicts that finally caused Milena to divorce her … [Read more...]

Malleus Maleficarum – indoctrinated the world to “the dangers of free-thinking women"

A Celebration of Women™ has been motivated into Taking Action! With our world in such a state of crisis due to excessive Violence Against Women, we decided to share some research and opinions on the History of this Act Against Women; some of the beginnings, reasons, and sources of the origin of this fear or threat of women by men, state and church. Understanding some of the original motives may assist with a re-birth of attitude, positive change creating a new respect for the role of a … [Read more...]

Advent Season is Celebrated by Christians Around the Globe!

Advent Celebrated by Christians Around the Globe November 29 - December 24 Advent Sunday is a religious observance for Christians around the world. Advent Sunday is the fourth Sunday before Christmas and is the first day of the liturgical year for Western Christian Churches. It is the start of the season of Advent that will end on Christmas and is the time of preparation for the birth of Jesus and his presence among us. Advent comes from the Latin word adventus (arrival). … [Read more...]

Misogyny – ‘Women, Religion and the Devil Incarnate’ @ Michelle Zobel

    Misogyny      Women, Religion and the Devil Incarnate   This essay by Michelle Zobel for the course Mysticism and Magic in Medieval and Renaissance Italy was selected from the Director's List of Best Papers at Richmond in Florence, Spring semester, 2009. Its focus is on the subordinate status of women in the past and the religious motivations for this treatment in the Jewish and the Christian traditions.   'When analyzing the texts and development of the Jewish and Christian … [Read more...]

Religion, Politics and Gender Equality

Religion, Politics and Gender Equality Research and Policy Brief: 11 Code: RPB 11 Contrary to modernist predictions that religion would retreat into a private zone of worship and practice, recent decades have seen religion become increasingly salient on the political stage worldwide. Does this matter? From the point of view of women’s rights and gender equality, much is at stake. UNRISD research shows that politicized religion impinges on women’s rights in problematic ways. The … [Read more...]

Adele Butler – Women of Spirit: Singled Out

    Singled Out   A few years ago a friend and I were talking about single mothers and how they are treated in their respective churches. Members avoid them like the plague. It appears as if they have committed the worst sin imaginable-they had children out of wedlock. When Mary, the mother of Jesus became pregnant before she got married, Joseph, her fiancé, being a just man, decided to break the engagement quietly, so as not to disgrace her publicly. Fortunately, the Lord sorted everything out … [Read more...]

Women May Teach – Yahuwah the Father, is not a respecter of person

  A Celebration of Women, presents: Women May Teach         This Video looks at the lies told by some christian men that women are not aloud to teach.     It takes a  look at : 1Corinthians14  1Timothy Titus 2:3  in this regard.              Women can become teachers, prophets, evangelists and ministers just as men can be as all things for Yahuwah our Father, ... is not a respecter of person. " He does not favour men above women. " That is a lie from satan to silence anointed women … [Read more...]

Women May Teach – Yahuwah the Father, is not a respecter of person

  A Celebration of Women, presents: Women May Teach         This Video looks at the lies told by some christian men that women are not aloud to teach.     It takes a  look at : 1Corinthians14  1Timothy Titus 2:3  in this regard.              Women can become teachers, prophets, evangelists and ministers just as men can be as all things for Yahuwah our Father, ... is not a respecter of person. " He does not favour men above women. " That is a lie from satan to silence anointed women … [Read more...]

KENYA: Paul Kasuki – Needs HELP Taking Action in Kenya

      A Celebration of Women   As all Believers know, a 'House of Worship is Key' to the Sanctuary offering Fellowship and Growth of Faith in Believers...Anyone in a position to assist Paul and the congregation of St. Joseph with the completion of this Church, please email him direct and make DONATION arrangments with him.  The following will offer most information required to 'Capture Your Heart'.     ....a MESSAGE from the Heart     Mr. Paul Kasuki   ___________________________     ST. … [Read more...]

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