Finally, Bible-Believing Mennonites Condemn Homosexuality and Separate from Mennonite Church USA; New Evana Network a Cross Between Evangelicals and Anabaptists — Praise the Lord!

April 27th, 2015

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Evana Network will be the name of a new Anabaptist group of churches set to launch in September.

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WATCH: Anthony Evans Jr. Talks About his New Movie “Caged” and Other Things

April 27th, 2015

On this episode of The Exchange with Ed Stetzer: Read the rest of this entry »

Google Opens Up Person Finder Tool for Nepal Earthquake

April 27th, 2015

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Google has officially opened up its Person Finder Web-based tool in response to the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal this morning, giving those looking for information about friends and loved ones a way to get crowd-sourced information about their status—if it exists.

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Plan to Boycott Mayweather Fight Due to Domestic Violence Issue is Picking Up Steam

April 27th, 2015

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It’s being called the fight of the century. But the closer the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight nears, the more scrutiny it’s getting.

If a $100 price tag to watch the bout on Pay-Per-View wasn’t enough to make people angry, Mayweather’s past involving domestic abuse and boxing’s do-nothing approach certainly is.

Days before the May 2 bout, some are calling for a boycott of the fight.

“I will not promote, watch, nor report on Mayweather’s fight. I will boycott it and I urge you to as well,” ESPN‘s Keith Olbermann said.

Mayweather has been arrested and charged in several domestic violence incidents since 2001. Most recently, he pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor battery in a domestic violence case in December 2011 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Liberal blog ThinkProgress‘s headline urges people before watching the fight to watch an interview with Mayweather on ESPN where the boxer avoids questions about his past issues with domestic violence.

And the hashtag #BoycottMayweather is starting to pick up steam on Twitter, a trend that’s likely to continue this week as the fight nears.

WBBM sports radio contributor Julie DiCaro says the media and public haven’t focused enough on Mayweather’s checkered past:

“For his part, Mayweather has had to do nothing to win over the public but sit back and allow the media to focus on what he wants them to see: his ridiculously lavish Vegas abode, his collection of luxury cars, his gold-plated garbage bags full of money.”

While the issue of domestic violence and professional sports isn’t exactly new, it has gained heightened attention after the NFL’s Ray Rice debacle.

Now it’s certainly unreasonable to believe all of the 3 million-plus viewers expected to tune in for the fight will boycott it. The fight is expected to bring in some $400 million in revenue.

This video includes images from Getty Images. 

SOURCE: Matt Moreno
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A Few Things New Moms Wish Somebody Had Told Them

April 27th, 2015

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YOU CAN’T DO IT ALL

It’s easy to come into motherhood with high expectations for yourself—you’re going to be the best mom, grow your career, be the perfect wife, get in shape, start that business, travel, enjoy your hobbies and take care of your home. New moms: It’s OK to adjust your expectations. You might only be able to focus on a few roles, to the exclusion of others. This isn’t failure; this is being normal.

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Superfoods You Can Add to Any Meal

April 27th, 2015

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Food bloggers and wellness enthusiasts all seem to be making incredibly elaborate, superfood-filled dishes on a regular basis. You wonder how any “normal” person would have time for such recipes. Read the rest of this entry »

Police Officer is Reunited With Newborn he Found in Dumpster in 1989

April 27th, 2015
Police officer Michael Buelna, right, joins Robin Barton, now 25, as they are reunited in Santa Ana for the first time since Buelna found Barton as a newborn abandoned in a garbage dumpster. (AP)

Police officer Michael Buelna, right, joins Robin Barton, now 25, as they are reunited in Santa Ana for the first time since Buelna found Barton as a newborn abandoned in a garbage dumpster. (AP)

An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Read the rest of this entry »

The Advantages of Being Early to Work

April 27th, 2015

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Arriving early to work might not always sound like the most appealing thing to do, mainly because it means getting up earlier. But there are some great reasons to get ahead of the game – especially if you practice some good morning habits. Check out ways that starting work before the rest of the crowd can make your day more efficient and enjoyable.  Read the rest of this entry »

Obama Knocked ‘Em Dead at Correspondents’ Dinner; Now if We Can Knock ISIS Down…

April 27th, 2015

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President Barack Obama had one motto Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner: take no prisoners.

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Corinthian ‘For Profit’ Colleges Shut Down

April 27th, 2015
Corinthian Colleges' closures include 13 Everest College and WyoTech campuses in California, along with 12 Heald College campuses in California, Hawaii and Oregon. Corinthian will also close Everest colleges in Phoenix and Rochester, N.Y., along with an online division in Tempe, Ariz. Above, the Everest campus in Santa Ana. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)

Corinthian Colleges’ closures include 13 Everest College and WyoTech campuses in California, along with 12 Heald College campuses in California, Hawaii and Oregon. Corinthian will also close Everest colleges in Phoenix and Rochester, N.Y., along with an online division in Tempe, Ariz. Above, the Everest campus in Santa Ana. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)

After years of government investigations, Corinthian Colleges Inc. will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000 California students. The move ends the turmoil at what was once one of the nation’s largest for-profit college chains but presents fresh challenges to students, who now must seek transfers or federal loan forgiveness. Read the rest of this entry »


 


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