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2011-05-06 00:00:30

Being representatives of God means more than pew-sitting, says book Longwood, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 When Jesus commissioned His church to carry on the work He had begun, He intended for His followers to do much more than meet once a week in padded pews. He intended the church to "turn the world upside down" as the apostles did. In his book Releasing God's Government in the Earth ($14.99, paperback, 978-1-61215-545-6), author Duane Harder issues a call for Christians everywhere to be...

2009-05-12 08:00:00

Bishops is a Leader in Supporting the Community PORTLAND, Ore., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bishops Barbershop franchises, cuts and colors for men and women, is actively involved in keeping Portland a great place to live. From donating styling services to raise money for charitable auctions, making cash donations to various groups that support the arts, participating in food drives for women's and children's shelters, partnering with other local organizations to help those hit by the recession,...

2009-04-22 10:33:00

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Credential applications for media who wish to cover the spring meeting of the U.S. bishops, June 17-19, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio are now being accepted. An application form is attached and may also be found at http://www.usccb.org/mr/credential_form_June_09.pdf. Items on the agenda include approval of the annual assessment of dioceses for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), progress report on the pastoral...

2009-02-16 06:55:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "His Glory: Reclaiming Dominion in the Kingdom of God" (published by AuthorHouse) by Darin Williams promises to help readers understand their own spirituality and take the first steps on a quest for knowledge and fulfillment by explaining how we all are created in God's image. Using a combination of Scripture and personal realization, "His Glory" shows readers that success in their personal and professional lives is a gift from God, and that all of the...

2008-08-28 12:01:22

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Carol Cottrill, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at the University of Kentucky's Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington, KY, has been named the 2008 recipient of the Catholic Church Extension Society's Lumen Christi Award for her lifesaving ministry in the mission areas of Appalachia and her generous presence in caring for poor families in desperate need of medical care. The national award (which means "Light of Christ") is presented annually by Catholic...

2008-08-24 15:00:29

By JAMES AHEARN EW JERSEY used to grant tenure to school superintendents. It was the only state that did so. The tenure law was doubtless seen as a reform when it was enacted in 1909. It protected educators from reprisals when they tried to do what was best for schools and children. However, boards of education, elected to make policy decisions for their districts, found that superintendents could ignore them with impunity. The superintendents, with a guarantee of lifetime employment,...

2008-07-14 03:00:34

By Wendy K. Kleinman, The Oklahoman Jul. 14--Oklahoma public school superintendents typically stay at their jobs about 5 years, according to an analysis of data from the state Education Department. Last week's appointment of Karl Springer as Oklahoma City schools' superintendent highlighted that issue as people remembered the hospitality and hope they put into John Porter's arrival just a year ago. The Oklahoma City School District has one of the higher turnover rates in the state,...

2008-03-31 09:06:25

Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. When Constantine became the first Christian leader of the Roman Empire in the 4th century, his vast territory was populated by a hodgepodge of beliefs and religions. Within his own young religion, there was also dissent, with one major question threatening to cleave the popular cult - as it was at the time - into warring factions:...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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