Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Good News Posts by Margaret

"So Help Me God"

"[There was a ceremony in Washington yesterday] that’s the stuff that nightmares are made of — that is if you belong to the ACLU. [The] Chief Justice of the United States [asked]Barack Obama to place his hand on the Bible — the one used by Abraham Lincoln in 1861 — and to swear allegiance to the Constitution. The oath [ended] with the words 'so help me God.' Even worse, this theocratic moment [included] a prayer by an evangelistic minister, one Rick Warren."

Read more of Charles Colson's comments here...

Overcoming Challenges in Your Walk with Christ

"When you choose to follow Jesus Christ, you face challenges head-on."

Read more of Billy Graham's message here...

CRI sends its next Great Crate to Ethiopia

"A large shipment of gently-used Bibles and Christian books will be sent out soon, made up completely of donations from Christians like you. These materials are scheduled to be sent to the mostly-Muslim nation of Ethiopia."

Read more about this effort here...

A New Look at the Multitalented Man Who Made Tropical Landscaping an Art

"Brazil teems with jungles, forests and all sorts of exotic plants, flowers and trees. But until the Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx came along to tame and shape his country’s exuberant flora, his countrymen had mostly disdained the natural riches that, often literally, flourished in their own backyards."

Read more of this story here...

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