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Don't Worry; Be Happy!

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To worry seems to be second nature in all of us but we are encouraged not to do so in the scriptures and instead trust our Heavenly Father as spoken by the Lord Jesus Christ. (These photos were taken yesterday at Lake Caroline in Panama City Florida.)

Matthew 6:31-34
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?



For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.



But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.



Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.



https://www.blueletterbible.org/kjv/mat/6/1/s_935001

What is a Cult?

What's a Cult?
How to tell the difference between a religion and a cult.
Answer by Marshall Shelley

Q. What is a cult? And how does someone know if the faith they are following is harmful?

A. The word cult has three definitions. First of all, it can simply be a group that loves something. When people refer to an "Elvis cult" or "The O.C. cult," they mean really devoted fans.

The second definition is that of a religion whose beliefs differ from the majority around them. In the Roman Empire, Christians were sometimes considered a cult because they worshiped Jesus rather than the Roman gods.

The third, and most commonly used definition, refers to a religious group that is:

1) Exclusive. They may say, "We're the only ones with the truth; everyone else is wrong; and if you leave our group your salvation is in danger."

2) Secretive. Certain teachings are not available to outsiders or they're presented only to certain members, sometimes after taking …

The Rajneesh Cult: A Biblical Response to the Netflix Docuseries Wild Wild Country

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The Rajneesh Cult: A Biblical Response to the Netflix Docuseries Wild Wild Country
Article ID: JAS20180328 | By: Elliot Miller

Wild Wild Country, directed by Chapman and Maclain Way, is a new six-episode docuseries streaming on Netflix that has been well reviewed by television critics about the Rajneesh cult formed around Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh in Oregon. Back at the height of the cult’s activity, the Christian Research Journal published an in-depth article on the group as well as an interview with an insider into the group. Following with minor revisions, this article is a biblical response to the Rajneesh cult and an apologetic tool readers can use when discussing the Netflix series with others.


In terms of media attention and exposure, we could fairly state that Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (of Transcendental Meditation) was “the guru of the ‘70s.” However, another Indian guru, Bhagwan Shree (Sir God) Rajneesh (1931–1990), has gradually achieved greater notoriety, which qualif…

Testimony of Pilot Dale Black

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Jim Cantelon speaks with Captain Dale Black about the horrific plane crash that he was involved in and his alleged journey to Heaven and back after the crash after take off from airport in Burbank, California. Captain Dale Black's book is called "Flight To Heaven - A Pilot's True Story".


Spectators gather around the wreckage of a Navajo-Piper aircraft scattered at the base of the Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation in Burbank. The twin-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Hollywood-Burbank Airport. Photograph dated July 21, 1969.

Testimony of Ian McCormack

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Notes on this 1988 video from Ian :

I have spoken my testimony thousands of times and sadly I make mistakes .... but that does not, I believe, take away from the story ... other than the fact that we all can do it ... either accidently or on purpose ... or if you don't want to share all the details you can cut some things out in an attempt to condense the story because of time restraints / energy levels ....

When I first publically shared my testimony in 1988 in New Zealand the people at the meeting wanted to record it ... but I didn't want any one to do it because I felt it was something you shared personally rather than through media { I have since changed my mind on that } ... But one of the people at the meeting had a family member who was dying in a hospital and so they wanted them to hear it as they couldn't come to the meeting in this farmers house.

I found it abit unnerving with a mike & video camera in front of me and because the experience took place in 1982…

Who Took Johnny? The tragic story of Johnny Gosch

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"Who Took Johnny" is the story of Johnny Gosch, a newspaper boy that was abducted. His mother Noreen worked hard to find her son and sadly, she received little help from the authorities. Why? Because they were in on it.


The Johnny Gosch Foundation:
http://johnnygosch.com/

As most of you already know, Noreen Gosch is the mother of Johnny Gosch. When Johnny Gosch was 12 years of age and working as a paperboy for the Des Moines Register newspaper, he was kidnapped not far from his home. It was a quiet Sunday morning, around 6A.M. on September 5, 1982, when Johnny had left his home on foot to collect his assigned stack of newspapers to deliver around his quintessential "Leave It To Beaver" neighborhood. Just as he was about to pick up his bundle of newspapers, he was forcefully nabbed off the street, shoved into the back seat of a strange car, drugged, and permanently removed from his family. Johnny's childhood would be destroyed while…

The Ongoing Abuse by Roman Catholic Priests

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A Discussion with Cast Members from "The Keepers" moderated by Elizabeth Letourneau, PhD, Professor, Department of Mental Health and Director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Panel Guests:
Abbie Schaub, Teresa Lancaster and Lil Hughes Knipp from Netflix’s The Keepers

Young Couple Searches for Truth and Finds Jesus Christ

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Radical sunni Muslim becomes Christian

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