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Decision America 2016: Tallahassee

Decision America 2016: Tallahassee

Politics, Religion January 21, 2016 at 10:11 am 0 comments

By Gary Flanagan Tuesday,January 12th, 2016 Noon The crowd was bigger, growing to 3500 on the front lawn of Florida’s old Capitol. Timing was impeccable, as it was also the date for Florida’s State of the State address in the new Capitol, and National Guard day  on the plaza betweenRead More

Decision America rally at old Florida Capitol/photo by Gary Flanagan

Politics and prayer, parading across America

Politics, Religion January 19, 2016 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

By Gary Flanagan It started on Monday with the passing of the baton in Louisiana on January 11. In Baton Rouge, Republican governor and former presidential candidate Bobby Jindal turned over the state to the only Democratic governor in the South, Bel Edwards. That night, Pastor Rick Warren joined MarcoRead More

Muslims will outnumber Christians by 2050

Muslims will outnumber Christians by 2050

By Dwight L. Schwab, Jr. While the world is not noticing, Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians by the year 2050 it was reported Monday by Pew Research. Christianity will remain the world’s largest religious group in the coming decades, but Islam will grow faster than any otherRead More

“Going Clear”: a review of HBO’s documentary uncovering Scientology’s secrets

“Going Clear”: a review of HBO’s documentary uncovering Scientology’s secrets

News, Opinion, Religion April 22, 2015 at 3:01 am 0 comments

By Matt Williams Virtually anyone who follows pop culture will remember when Tom Cruise jumped on the couch during The Oprah Winfrey Show and proclaimed his love for Katie Holmes. It has been parodied many times due to Cruise’s bizarre behavior that day and during subsequent sightings and interviews. ItRead More

Gatlinburg attraction features new exhibits

Gatlinburg attraction features new exhibits

Local News, Religion March 31, 2015 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Offering a unique Easter experience   By Alex Shelton   Celebrate spring this Easter season at Gatlinburg’s premier inspirational attraction. Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens offers visitors the chance to walk through a series of 12 realistic scenes featuring more than 100 life-sized biblical figures.  The story ofRead More

Happy 30th anniversary to St. Joseph the Carpenter Episcopal Church

Happy 30th anniversary to St. Joseph the Carpenter Episcopal Church

Religion September 23, 2014 at 8:11 pm Comments are Disabled

September 31 was a big day for St. Joseph the Carpenter Episcopal Church on Hardin Lane in Sevierville. The congregation is celebrating its 30th anniversary year with a series of special events. Sunday, Bishop George Young who presides over the East Tennessee diocese, came to worship with the congregation. TheRead More