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Family fun offered at annual indoor carnival - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:37

Roanoke Times

Family fun offered at annual indoor carnival
Roanoke Times
Matt Cline of Blacksburg found himself holding an inflated pony and panda as his daughter, Faith, 6, played on a nearby amusement ride during a father-daughter outing Saturday. The annual Kids Winter Carnival is running through today from noon to 6 p.m ...

Lawsuit: Denham Springs drug rehab clinic a recruiting tool for Scientology - The Advocate

Google News - Scientology - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:15

Lawsuit: Denham Springs drug rehab clinic a recruiting tool for Scientology
The Advocate
What her son got instead of substance abuse counseling, McHenry claims in a lawsuit filed in Baton Rouge federal court, is heavy indoctrination into the Church of Scientology. McHenry, of Washington state, alleges in the suit that the Narconon program ...

Islam has been hijacked by Wahhabism - Tribune-Review

Google News - Religous Cults - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:07

Islam has been hijacked by Wahhabism
Tribune-Review
The Ku Klux Klan has been parading nominally Christian symbols like Bibles and crosses for centuries. But these movements are seen for what they are: cults that appropriate the symbolism and style of a religion for their own amoral ends. Yet when a ...

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Virginia Tech coach knows all about UVa freshman - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 19:26

Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech coach knows all about UVa freshman
Roanoke Times
... Church, Roanoke. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237. ... Virginia Davis. Ruby Virginia Davis Shepherd, loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend, departed her earthly life on Thursday January 22, 2015 with her family at her side.

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Does your city measure up to Indianapolis? - World Magazine

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 15:03

World Magazine

Does your city measure up to Indianapolis?
World Magazine
The Shepherd Community Center, the Midwest Regional runner-up for WORLD's 2013 Hope Award for Effective Compassion, focuses on rebuilding families and breaking the cycle of poverty in a low-income area of town. The ministry is affiliated with an inner ...

From an ex-gay pastor to Bible scams and Scientology defectors - Sundance ... - Salt Lake Tribune

Google News - Scientology - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 10:59

From an ex-gay pastor to Bible scams and Scientology defectors - Sundance ...
Salt Lake Tribune
The Church of Scientology as seen by those who have left it. These are among the figures, stories and institutions on display at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, several of which should resonate with Mormons and other religious folk. The films tap ...

William R. 'Bill' Hungerford - Mason City Globe Gazette

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 01:48

William R. 'Bill' Hungerford
Mason City Globe Gazette
MASON CITY | William R. "Bill" Hungerford, 94, of Mason City died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St.

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Down to Earth: Repotting Plants - Roanoke Times (blog)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:07

Roanoke Times (blog)

Down to Earth: Repotting Plants
Roanoke Times (blog)
Bowles, Reba Ingram. Reba Ingram Bowles, 94, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 26, 2015, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237. Shepherd, Ruby Virginia Davis. Ruby Virginia Davis ...

These are the 12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world - Raw Story

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 23:21

Raw Story

These are the 12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world
Raw Story
Chosen People –The term “Chosen People” typically refers to the Hebrew Bible and the ugly idea that God has given certain tribes a Promised Land (even though it is already occupied by other people). But in reality many sects endorse some version of ...

DAILY DIGEST - Kilgore News Herald

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 21:44

DAILY DIGEST
Kilgore News Herald
MCCARY'S CHAPEL United Methodist Church food pantry is open every Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. for residents of Sabine school district. Proof of residency is required. McCary's Chapel is at 5758 Old Hwy. 135 North in Liberty City. For more ...

DAILY DIGEST - Kilgore News Herald

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 21:44

DAILY DIGEST
Kilgore News Herald
MCCARY'S CHAPEL United Methodist Church food pantry is open every Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. for residents of Sabine school district. Proof of residency is required. McCary's Chapel is at 5758 Old Hwy. 135 North in Liberty City. For more ...

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Prep basketball returns to Berglund Center as Oak Hill makes appearance - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 21:07

Prep basketball returns to Berglund Center as Oak Hill makes appearance
Roanoke Times
... 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the Chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton, Forge, Va., 540-862-4157. ... Ruby Virginia Davis Shepherd, 92, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015. Funeral ...

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Faith at work: Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 - Pensacola News Journal

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:46

Faith at work: Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Pensacola News Journal
Tuesday: 9 a.m. morning prayer in the church; 7 p.m. beginning divorce recovery class. Wednesday: 9 a.m. morning prayer in the church; 10 a.m. Holy Communion service in the chapel; 5:30 p.m. dinner in the parish hall; 6:30 p.m. youth group meets ...

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10 Reasons Why We Love Meet Me There - GotchaMovies

Google News - Religous Cults - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 17:48

GotchaMovies

10 Reasons Why We Love Meet Me There
GotchaMovies
Its haunting imagery and psychotic story blend perfectly together to make a film that lingers in your subconscious for days to come. If you don't end of dreaming of crack whores and crazy religious cults in the middle of nowhere after viewing this ...

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A Lasting Peace - WSB Radio (blog)

Google News - Religous Cults - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 15:56

A Lasting Peace
WSB Radio (blog)
Unlike many, I wasn't offended by Howard Dean's description of the manifold jihadi groups as death-cults. They are, to be more specific, Islamic death-cults. But strip away the religion and you're looking at Charlie Manson with a family that numbers in ...

"His primary identity was as a priest” - Catholic World Report

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:55

Catholic World Report

"His primary identity was as a priest”
Catholic World Report
They were nicknamed the Twelve Apostles. They worked ... The reason HernÁn Cortes, with a few hundred men, was successful in overthrowing the Aztecs was because Indians allies from these tributary tribes joined him so they could be rid of the Aztecs.

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Derek Thompson: Turning customers into cultists - Dallas Morning News

Google News - Religous Cults - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:41

Dallas Morning News

Derek Thompson: Turning customers into cultists
Dallas Morning News
Recently, many of the most successful new brands have been looking to an unusual but powerful source of inspiration: religious cults. In 1984, the British sociologist Eileen Barker published The Making of a Moonie, a seven-year investigation of the ...

Regional Impact of Saudi Succession - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:15

Regional Impact of Saudi Succession
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The naming of Mohammed bin Nayef as deputy crown prince in Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud signals an important milestone in the kingdom's domestic and foreign policies. With the ascension of Abdullah's half ...

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Sundance: 5 Things to Expect From Alex Gibney's Damning Scientology Doc ... - Indie Wire (blog)

Google News - Scientology - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:10

Sundance: 5 Things to Expect From Alex Gibney's Damning Scientology Doc ...
Indie Wire (blog)
HBO, no stranger to scandal-making with its ever-broadening documentary slate, commissioned Gibney's adaptation of Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" just after the nonfiction book was published in January ...
Scientology exposé coming to HBO, Sundance Film FestWWBT NBC12 News

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Religion briefs - Jamestown Sun

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:44

Jamestown Sun

Religion briefs
Jamestown Sun
Ave Maria Village will be conduct its quarterly memorial service at 2:30 p.m. in the Good Shepherd Chapel. At the service, those residents who have died at Ave Maria Villiage in the months of October, November and December will be memorialized.

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