SERMON: “REPENT OR PERISH”
SERMON: “I NEVER KNEW YOU.”
SONG: “A CITY CALLED HEAVEN” – Shirley Caesar
“In a profile published by the New Yorker Monday, sources revealed that President Donald Trump insulted and degraded people of faith — particularly Christians. The statements made by the president demonstrate that he holds little regard for the evangelical convictions of Vice President Mike Pence and may have equally dismissive feelings about Christian values in general.” MORE
“Lawmakers allowed a program know as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provided low-cost health insurance to 9 million children, expire over the weekend. Congress missed a Sept. 30 deadline to extend the Clinton-era initiative.
While some states will still have funding through 2018, states such as Arizona, Minnesota, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. are at risk of running out of CHIP money by the end of December, the New York Daily News reported.
CHIP cost the federal government $13.6 billion in 2016 and provided varying benefits in each state. Such benefits include routine checkups, doctor visits, prescriptions and other services.” MORE
“The Westboro Baptist Church, a homophobic poster-design company that does a sideline business in religion, is rooting for Hurricane Irma even as the Category-5 storm rips across the Caribbean on a collision course with the U.S. mainland. As Tweets reveal, in a clash between humans and weather that could threaten millions of individuals (holy and otherwise) in Florida, Cuba and Puerto Rico, the Church is decidedly pro-weather.” MORE