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Send LARGE Christmas-Ecards !

Have you already sent Ecards for Christmas to your family and friends ? We have something special and large: Send large German Ecards from good old Europe! Here you find … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Russian Troops Arriving in Ukraine to Battle Protesters

1400 Russian troops to handle social unrest in Ukraine By John Vibes. UKRAINE (INTELLIHUB) — As the protests and uprisings in Ukraine continue to grow, the government is outsourcing troops from Russia … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

A look at #euromaidan on social media

While Euromaidan protests continue in Ukraine, social media and digital communication technology still play a key role in their organization. Especially after the government’s violent repression on 30 November,  Euromaidan has … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

4 Things To Know About Spying On Allies

Disclosures about the National Security Agency’s spying on U.S. allies, including France and Germany, have sparked outrage in Europe and created tensions in trans-Atlantic relations. But just how widespread is … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Migration and Globalisation

Josef Bordat. In 1492, Christopher Columbus reached the island of Guanahani, which he named “San Salvador”. Columbus and his crew were accepted enthusiastically by the natives. Each year ten thousands of … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Golden Rule and Intercultural Dialogue

Josef Bordat. Yesterday I wrote about human dignity in both Christian and Kantian ethics and assumed respect to be both a basic ethical idea of human rights and a method to spread these idea. But, the … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Respect for Human Dignity. A Christian and a Kantian Approach

Josef Bordat. The “respect for human dignity” has Christian roots that are compatible with Kantian philosophy, as I will try to show. Both concepts are important to back up this fundamental … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Our god is an awesome god (Video)

Chorus: Our god is an awesome god, He reigns from heaven above With wisdom, power, and love; Our god is an awesome god. (repeat)  > full text. – Watch Video: 

January 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Little drummer boy

Come, they told me Pa ra pa pa pum A new born King to see Our finest gifts we bring To lay before the King So to honour Him When … Continue reading

December 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Genesis – Jesus He Knows Me (Video)

Do you see the face on the TV screen Coming at you every sunday See that face on the billboard Well, that man is me On the cover of the … Continue reading

October 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Shine Jesus shine (MUSIC / VIDEO)

Lord the light of your Love is shining, in the midst of the darkness shining, Jesus light of the world shine upon us, set us free by the truth you … Continue reading

June 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

A Marginal Jew

via gjordanlife.wordpress.com. One of the books that really taught me a lot is the book “A Marginal Jew” by John P. Meier. The subtitle for the book is “rethinking the … Continue reading

March 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Live long and prosper, Mr. Spock! (VIDEO)

Leonard Nimoy becomes 80 years old. Here you can see a video, where he explains, how the vulcan greeting came into existance:

March 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami

Move the slider to compare satellite images, taken by GeoEye, from before and after the disaster. Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Japan’s largest ongoing threat is at this nuclear power plant. … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Making Life Out of Nothing

“Artist Theo Jansen has produced some of the coolest pieces we’ve ever seen. He has these creatures called “Strandbeest” that look like giant monsters. They use wind to move on their … Continue reading

February 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Can we simplify?

Can we simplify our lives? The life that most of us live is so complicated, it is not even funny.  When I walk at the mall, for instance, I see … Continue reading

February 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

“God made Adam and Eve – not Adam and Steve” ?

Via Guardian. I have always believed God is love, but being gay forced me to leave a church that treated my sexuality with disgust. It’s one thing to come out … Continue reading

January 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

What if Starbucks Marketed Like a Church? A Parable. (VIDEO)

Do you like Starbucks Coffee ? Do you go to church ? Here you can watch, what would happen, if Starbucks would behave like a church.:

January 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

What a friend we have in Jesus (Music)

What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer! O what peace we often forfeit, … Continue reading

January 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Jesus In My House (Music-Video)

Thank you heavenly father for your love for me. I’m forever grateful that you sacrificed your son. You saved my soul and changed my destiny. Thank you God for Jesus … Continue reading

January 16, 2011 · 4 Comments

New Year’s Eve 2010 – Ecards

Send hope, love and passion to those you love. And to all the others you know. Here are our large E-cards: just click on them to send: NEW: Ecards for … Continue reading

December 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Digital Story of Nativity (Video)

What, if Mary and Joseph would live today ? How would they communicate with each other, how could they find a hostel to stay, and who would be the persons … Continue reading

December 24, 2010 · 2 Comments

After decades, German Turks still feel like outsiders

As an anti-immigrant mood rises in the country, even second-generation German Turks say that years of trying to fit in have not paid off. Some are looking for opportunities in … Continue reading

December 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Haitian village trades voodoo for Jesus

Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January has turned the world’s attention to the poverty-stricken country and its myriad of problems. But a small village in a mountainous region of Haiti offers … Continue reading

November 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Condoms and the Catholic church: a short history

For the past 42 years the church has shackled itself to a dogma that many of its adherants have simply ignored. No papal decree has been more flouted in the … Continue reading

November 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

New Jersey pastor says thou shalt not use Facebook

Rev Cedric Miller orders church officials to delete their Facebook accounts after fears about marital troubles caused by the site. Thou shalt not commit adultery. And thou also shalt not … Continue reading

November 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

World’s tallest Jesus statue finally assembled in Poland

Final elements were installed on the world’s tallest statue of Jesus Christ on Saturday, marking an end to the five-year construction in a small Polish town, the PAP news agency … Continue reading

November 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

Points on how to Improve your Life

Via say something. Personality: 1. Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea what their journey is all about. 2. Don’t have negative thoughts of things you cannot … Continue reading

November 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Qur’an burning – Protester shot dead

Man reported to have been killed in Faizabad, northern Afghanistan, after crowds attack Nato base in protest at Florida pastor’s plans. A protester against a US pastor’s plans to burn … Continue reading

September 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Simple Blessings

I’m sitting here listening to Christian music on the TV. I feel so peaceful. We miss so many blessings by always being in such a hurry. What is so important … Continue reading

September 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Go Compare…

To whom, then, will you compare God? What image will you compare him to? Isaiah 40:18 Comparisons, we make them all the time. Most of us comparing options on a … Continue reading

September 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

How Can One Persons Dreams Change The World?

In the words of Martin Luther King Jr. “I have a Dream”, probably one of the most famous phrases throughout history. Everyone has dreams – big or small, but they’re … Continue reading

August 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Dancing Sea

Walking into the spirit of the ocean Feeling the rain cares my face Falling safely into God’s loving arms The weight of the world, a distant memory. > more. foto:Dude … Continue reading

August 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

Honour God With Your Bodies

By lambskinny. Do you not know that your body is a shrine of the indwelling Holy Spirit, and the Spirit is God’s gift to you? You do not belong to … Continue reading

August 17, 2010 · 3 Comments

Obsession (Video)

I could wait night and day Sigh your name when I pray In my heart night and day ‘Til you come my way I could wait night and day Be … Continue reading

August 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

God really is the answer

Peace, harmony, and righteousness can only happen through submission, forgiveness, and humility at the cost of control, fairness and honor. As humans we crave and fight for control, fairness and … Continue reading

August 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Iran ‘digging mass graves for US troops’ in case of invasion

Iran has dug mass graves in which to bury US troops if America attacks the country, a former commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard has said. The digging of the … Continue reading

August 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Jesus Inspires Imitation

What a life of love Jesus lived! He went about doing good. He never expressed any concern for Himself. He didn’t burden others with anything that bothered Him. Instead, He … Continue reading

August 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

US Professor turn from Atheism to find more answers in Christianity

“Smart people don’t become Christians,” she thought, according to Biola University. Her worldview, however, began to change at age 31. She recounts her journey from atheism to Christianity in the … Continue reading

August 3, 2010 · Leave a comment

God’s Boxes.

I have in my hands two boxes, Which God gave me to hold. He said, “Put all your sorrows in the black box, And all your joys in the gold.” … Continue reading

August 3, 2010 · Leave a comment

What students really think about God

We want to find exactly out what kind of beliefs students bring to science lessons, and how teachers can deal with them. Alom Shaha recently raised the issue of how … Continue reading

July 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

British Jews favour ‘two-state solution’ in Israel

Survey finds UK’s Jewish community supports Israel’s right to defend itself but should now help create Palestinian state. The majority of British Jews favour a “two-state solution” to the situation … Continue reading

July 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Burka ban: protection or violation the civil liberties ?

The French National Assembly last week approved by a vote of 355 to 1 a measure which would ban women from wearing the burka and the niqab in public places. … Continue reading

July 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Germany 3:2 Uruguay !!!

2006, ich schalt den Fernsehe an, WM im eigenen Land, bunte Fahnen in der Hand, ein Sommermärchen, olé! Dann in der Schweiz und Österreich, Die Bilder auf den Straßen gleich … Continue reading

July 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Is your relationship doomed? Test may tell

A new test can predict whether or not a relationship will last, researchers say. The test uses a word association task often employed to assess racism and bias to reveal … Continue reading

July 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Dawn

Through Heaven’s Eastern fields, Beneath the stars’ white shields, The beams blew a red breeze, Brushed over the tall trees; Stroking the creatures’ eyes, … > more. foto: James Jordan,flickr.com

July 8, 2010 · 2 Comments

Jesus spotted on Google Earth

The face of Jesus Christ seen in the satellite pictures of a field on farmland near Puspokladany, Hungary. An Internet fan has claimed that he saw lord Jesus Christ’s image … Continue reading

July 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

Playing hide-and-seek by God’s rules

Anyone who has children, works with children, or has ever been in a waiting room at the doctor’s office knows that sometimes children use the nag tactic to get what … Continue reading

July 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

A quick note on theodicy

Our series on Job suggests that no one can decide for anyone else the question of whether God is god. This cuts both ways. I would not have thought, when … Continue reading

July 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

New wine in old church buildings

All over the country small churches are growing while the large buildings that once housed them decay. This week saw the publication of the first national survey of England’s places … Continue reading

June 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

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