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How Christianity is different in China than in the U.S.

I found an interesting thought from author Philip Yancey. CNN interviewed him & asked him how Christianity is different in the US versus in Communist China, where they do not have religious freedom. You can read the article in it’s entirety at http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/12/09/evangelical-author-philip-yancey-asks-what-good-is-god/

CNN: How is the practice of Christianity different in China than in the U.S.?

Yancey: At my church, when something bad happens, people immediately ask God to fix it: get me a job, heal my aunt, whatever. I pray those same prayers, and I see nothing wrong with them. In China, though, I heard different prayers, not “God, take away this burden,” but “God, give me the strength to bear this burden.” Read More…

The Goldschmidts


Pastor Jim Bradford met up with our missionaries, Rev. Dave & Julie Goldschmidt, while they are back in the US. The Goldschmidts are Assemblies of God World Missionaries to Scotland. Solid Rock is pleased to support them every month with our prayers & finances.

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An interview with the SuperBowl MVP!

Here’s a great interview with Drew Brees, the Quartback of the newly-crowned Superbowl Champion New Orleans Saints & MVP of Superbowl XLIV.