Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bible quiz, part II

Confession on yesterday’s quiz: I missed one of these questions even though I looked up the answer. Have no fear, readers, what I lack in knowledge, I make up for in stubborn determination and a Google search engine. I can … Continue reading

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Do you know the Bible better than a fifth grader?

OK, so we’re combining our Jeff Foxworthy game shows. But one of them is new and it breaks game show ground. In honor of the impending premiere of “The American Bible Challenge” on the Game Show Network, I’ve created a … Continue reading

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LCBC open house

Lives Changed By Christ (LCBC) will host an open house at their York location at the intersection of Route 30 and North Hills Road in Springettsbury Township. The site is packed every weekend since the first Sunday services were held … Continue reading

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Ancient Bethlehem seal discovered

Interesting news from Jerusalem, where archaeologists have discovered a 2,700-year-old seal that bears the inscription “Bethlehem.” The finding is significant because it would seem to prove that Bethlehem was not just the name of a fabled biblical town, but a … Continue reading

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Stryper fans unite!

The 80s were a confusing time musically. I started the decade listening to Kool & The Gang and ended it by discovering Black Sabbath. In between, I went through a hair band phase and saw Winger, Cinderella, ZZ Top and … Continue reading

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Gay marriage and the Bible

I find the issue of gay rights an interesting one in the context of religion. I tend to view a commitment to Christ as a commitment to compassion for all. That includes gay people. Obviously, many people within the religion … Continue reading

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Does Heaven exist?

Famed Christian scholar N.T. Wright, who made a May 13 trip to Dallastown, is the most prominent voice to date questioning the traditional view of heaven. Wright, a former Anglican bishop and author of several books on Christianity, is among … Continue reading

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Shorter University campaign targets employees

Interesting goings on at Shorter University in Rome, Ga. I had never heard of Shorter University until Monday, but they seem determined to get national publicity. Forcing your faculty and staff to sign a pledge renouncing homosexuality and a few … Continue reading

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I need your Vacation Bible School dates

Summer means vacation Bible school programs for many area churches. To have your vacation Bible school listed in the York Daily Record, send announcements to news@ydr.com by June 4 with VBS title/theme, church name, location, times, cost and contact information.

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Girl Scouts in the Catholic Church crosshairs

Cookie season may have passed, but the Girl Scouts find themselves in the news again through no fault of their own. The Catholic Church is threatening to cut ties with the GSA over lingering (and largely unproven it seems) allegations … Continue reading

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