Fed-up with empty pews, a British pastor discovered that when he held services in a movie theater - where he discussed whatever Christian content was encapsulated within the story, he attracted a far larger crowd. The numbers were so impressive he continued this practice and even began producing Christian films in the subsequent decades.
A brief QUICK MAGAZINE report on the Christians who made their 1951 pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal. In 1917, the year of the Russian Revolution, it said that the Virgin Mary appeared before three children and interacted with them. Among other remarks, the Virgin is said to have made this warning:
"Russia will spread her errors throughout the world and many nations will be annihilated".
The author argues that Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826) was neither an atheist or an Episcopalian or a Unitarian, as many have claimed. However, his fertile mind was not entirely devoid of any religious conviction but rather his views on theology were totally undigested and lacking in order and consistency. It is an interesting piece about one of America's most fascinating Presidents concerning a topic that keeps coming up again and again.
"'Jefferson's Bible' is one of the 'curiosities of literature'. This book, called by him, 'The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth' was published by congress in 1904."
(The article can be printed: which is good because the pages are out of order; sorry for the inconvenience.)
The historian Henry Steele Commager ranked Thomas Jefferson at number 14 insofar as his impact on the American mind was concerned - click here to understand his reasoning...