“American Idol” Shouts to the Lord

American Idol - Shout to the Lord 2

Time for some high-spirited prayer!I don't recall seeing the "American Idol" contestants perform this deeply religious tune, but I'm glad I ran across it today.  There's a lot of talent in that line-up, and a lot of praisin' the Lord going on.Enjoy the amazing performance!Powerful American Idol Performance of Shout To The Lord from theremix on GodTube. … [Read more...]

Pope Francis to Pentecostal Conference: Tears of Love, Spiritual Hugs

Pope Francis to evangelical conference

“Brothers and sisters, Luther’s protest is over. Is yours?”   That's the message to attendees at a Pentecostal conference from Anthony Palmer, bishop and international ecumenical officer for the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, following a heartfelt recorded message from his long-time friend, Pope Francis. Pope Francis met January 14 with Anthony Palmer; but at the time the Vatican release no details regarding the meeting. Today, though, YouTube shows Pope Francis in a newly- … [Read more...]

What’s the Value of a Man? Pope Francis Shares His Insights

Value of a man

What is the value of a man?Benjamin Franklin quipped that from the neck down, a man was worth a couple of dollars a day; but from the neck up, he was worth anything he could think of.As donated organs and parts, a human body might be worth several million dollars.Broken down into its constituent chemicals, it's worth only about $4.50. *     *     *     *     * Pope Francis has answered this question in his own way, in a message this morning to participants in the General Assembly of … [Read more...]