Tag Archives: churches

FACT: Catholics do NOT oppose birth control!

Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services ruled that health insurance plans would be required to provide preventive care services for women, including contraception, at no extra cost and with no co-pays or deductibles. This January, they announced that certain religiously affiliated organizations would have an additional year to comply with this rule,… Read More »

Alternative churches: the future of religion?

So Lord God send us forth, in love, in hope. What you’re seeing could become the future of church. No pews, often not on Sundays, and much more inclusive. Alternative churches have sprung up in the hundreds across the US in recent years, as institutionalized religion sees continuous decline. The landscape of American religion is… Read More »

Prairie Churches

(choir) Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound (Tom Isern) All these steeples, the vertical spikes in our prairie horizons. They look like exclamation points, but I think maybe they’re question marks. Where did all these churches come from? Who built them, and where did those people go to? And what does it mean, when every… Read More »

Who Are Jehovah’s Witnesses?

Around the world, there are estimated to be thousands of different Christian denominations, with Catholics alone making up more than one billion adherents. And while all of these denominations have different beliefs about aspects of Christianity, none are quite as well known for their unique views as the Jehovah’s Witnesses . You yourself may have… Read More »

State of Catholicism in Southern Arizona

ARIZONA…. NINE ON YOUR SIDE’S MAX DARROW SAT DOWN WITH THE CURRENT BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE TO LEARN ABOUT THE STATE OF CATHOLICISM. GERALD KICANAS HAS BEEN THE BISHOP OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF TUCSON FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS. THE DIOCESE COVERS 43- THOUSAND SQUARE MILES OF ARIZONA — FROM PARKER AND PAYSON DOWN… Read More »

Aren’t All Churches the Same?

Hi. My name is Fr. Mike Schmitz and this is Ascension Presents. So, a number of years ago, my best friend and his wife were becoming Catholic. Now they had been raised in just a really great, really loving Christian denomination. And they got a lot of great things from the church in which they… Read More »

“God’s Word vs. Vain Tradition” (Orthodox & Roman Catholic Church Exposed)

The title of the sermon tonight is “God’s Word versus Vain Tradition.” God’s word versus vain tradition. In this passage, Jesus Christ is confronting the Jews and some of their traditions, things that they had added to the word of God, things that are nowhere to be found in the Old Testament and that in… Read More »

“To the Romans” (Baptist preaching against Roman Catholicism)

title of my sermon tonight is to the Romans to the Romans and I hope everybody brought their Bible to church tonight you should always bring your Bible to church so that you can follow along if you don’t have a Bible we do have Bibles on the bookshelf back there and a big stack… Read More »