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Posts Made By: Doug Matulis

January 31, 2011 01:36 PM Forum: Politics

Finally...

Posted By Doug Matulis

...Obamacare has been ruled unconstitutional. Dah!

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/01/31/judges-ruling-health-care-lawsuit-shift-momentum-coverage-debate/

The supreme court should follow suit and rule the same way upon appeal. The balance of powers has saved us from tyranny once again.

February 4, 2011 10:08 AM Forum: Politics

Chinese to build our military planes??!!

Posted By Doug Matulis

I am sure liberals will be jumping all over support for this, liberalism is a mental disorder, but I think we have to draw the line somewhere. This just seems insane.

Not to mention all the lost US jobs, AGAIN!

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/04/china-launches-bids-defense-contracts/?test=latestnews

February 18, 2011 07:47 AM Forum: Religion

Religion

Posted By Doug Matulis

What is the fastest growing religion in the world?

Answer: Christianity.

Most here will probably answer Islam, but a form of biblically inspired evangelical Christianity is sweeping through places like China, Africa, India and Southeast Asia – making it, by far, the fastest growing faith on the planet. Our church sponsors a missionary to Nigeria and he reports that the response to the Gospel is miraculous. Who are the greatest majority of converts? Muslims. And this even amidst threat of death from their former muslim brothers.

Christianity is overlooked as the fastest-growing faith in the world because most surveys look at the traditional Protestant denominations and the Roman Catholic Church while ignoring Christian believers who have no part of either. In the book Mega Shift, author James Rutz makes to following claims:

* The growing core of Christianity crosses theological lines and includes 707 million born-again people who are increasing by 8 percent a year

* There will be pockets of resistance and unforeseen breakthroughs, still, at the rate we're growing now, to be comically precise, there would be more Christians than people by the autumn of 2032, about 8.2 billion

* until 1960, Western evangelicals outnumbered non-Western evangelicals – mostly Latinos, blacks and Asians – by two to one. As of 2000, non-Western evangelicals outnumbered Westerners by four to one. That moved to seven to one this year

* There are now more missionaries sent from non-Western nations than Western nations

* This trend has been missed by Westerners because the explosive growth is elsewhere

* Hundreds of millions of these Christians are simply not associated with the institutional churches at all. They meet in homes. They meet underground. They meet in caves. They meet, he says, in secret

* By tomorrow, there will be 175,000 more Christians than there are today


Just food for thought...









February 21, 2011 12:25 PM Forum: Religion

Creation Museum Stands Ground on Marriage

Posted By Doug Matulis

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/02/21/2-men-denied-admission-event-creation-museum/

p.s. This wasn't you and a friend, was it, John Agnew? wink wink

February 23, 2011 07:30 AM Forum: Politics

This is how Sharia Law will creep into the USA

Posted By Doug Matulis

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=267029

February 23, 2011 09:18 AM Forum: Politics

This is the best idea yet on the immigration issue

Posted By Doug Matulis

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/23/texas-rep-wants-turn-illegal-immigrants-members-congress/

February 28, 2011 09:21 AM Forum: Politics

Re: Bush Lite 2.0?

Posted By Doug Matulis

Jack Day said:


http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j0kGmnp28jYehlOz9Xdo3tLX44AQ?docId=CNG.85ce9eae1aabb7ca4ece9553e35c868a.7a1

Change always comes at a price. Imagine if our main concern when trying to overthrow the Hitler was the safty of civilians! Hitler would have been the world dictator after the allies lost the war!

March 1, 2011 12:15 PM Forum: Global Warming - REAL or NOT

Here is some good news!

Posted By Doug Matulis

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/03/01/house-pursue-efforts-eliminate-funding-climate-group/

March 1, 2011 12:56 PM Forum: Landscape Photography

Recent additions to my collection #1

Posted By Doug Matulis

Thought I would share some pics that I added this past year to my portfolio for your enjoyment and feedback.

This first one is of an old John Deere in my fathers backyard awaiting restoration.

March 1, 2011 01:12 PM Forum: Birding Optics and Photos

House Finch

Posted By Doug Matulis

This guy was posing for me outside our window.