2011: A year of taking it to the streets

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(RNS) 2011 was supposed to be the year the world ended. Twice. But after evangelist Harold Camping’s doomsday predictions failed to materialize, all eyes are now on 2012 when, according to an ancient Mayan calendar, we need to once again prepare for the end of the world as we know it. Jesus was pretty clear: […]

  • Fran

    We are definitely living in the “last days of this age” but not of the earth or mankind because we are seeing fulfillment of major Bible prophecies taking place before our very eyes. But as Jesus said, ” the GOOD NEWS of God’s kingdom would be preached in all the inhabited earth for a witness to all the nations and THEN the end would come”. That preaching work is being accomplished, because God’s kingdom or heavenly government is the ONLY hope for mankind and will bring true peace & security, along with many other blessings, to the earth & mankind. (Daniel 2:44; Psalms 37:10, 11).

  • Kristen

    I was thrilled to see DADT come to an end, but I am sad that it took so long and that we lost so many vital service members to that ridiculous policy. It is wonderful to hear our generals note that the transition has been completely smooth, which makes sense given that most of our soldiers were ‘out’ to their friend’s long before the law allowed them to be so. Just as with the ‘groud zero mosque,’ I believe the rhetoric was far worse than the outcome. We have had a Muslim youth center opened for several months, yet the terrorists haven’t taken over the country. We have gay soldiers serving openly, and our soldiers behaved as if it were just another day. And it is…another day and one step closer to equality under the law for all citizens, not just the ones that look and think like we do.