Does the Mainstream Media Have a Bias FOR Atheism?

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The article I have linked to below is interesting. It posits that there is a bias in the mainstream media toward reporting about atheism in America. We certainly don't see favorable mainstream media stories about Christianity. What is going on? Do they have an agenda? You decide. Media Spreading 'Gospel of Godlessness,' says Watchdog A media watchdog says that from broadcast to print, the news media seems to be spreading a 'gospel of godlessness' to the American public through its imbalanced coverage of atheism. Only eight percent of Americans are atheist, according The National Cultural Values Survey conducted for the Culture and Media Institute in December 2006. But after noticing the ascendancy of atheism in stories on religion, Media Research Center's Culture and Media Institute sought to answer whether the…
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Sadly… The Fastest Growing “Churches” in America Are Cults

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This should motivate you to begin to spread the true Word of God! We need to reach the world with the Gospel, not let cults reach people with false doctrines. It goes to show that people are looking for truth (only to be shown error by the cults,) so we need to be out there evangelizing! Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons Fastest-Growing 'Churches' in U.S. "The two fastest-growing church bodies in the United States and Canada, according to a newly published report, are ones whose beliefs are known to conflict with traditional Christian teaching. Jehovah's Witnesses and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, regarded by many Christians as cults, reported the largest membership increases in a year, according to the National Council of Churches' 2008 Yearbook of American & Canadian…
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The Church is Encouraged to Stand Against Militant Atheism

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A recent Christian Post article expresses the need for vigilance against "militant atheism." 2Ti 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2Ti 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 2Ti 3:3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 2Ti 3:4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; 2Ti 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. 2Ti 3:6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, 2Ti 3:7 Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of…
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Kellie Copeland’s Article on “The Golden Compass”

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Wow! This is a great article demonstrating just how bad this movie and series is! Check out the article through this link: The Golden Compass—Pointing Children in the Wrong Direction Consider the collective impact of the following points taken from interviews and quotes from the series and by Mr. Pullman himself: THE FALL IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN * It is considered a positive step towards enlightenment and the improvement of life. It is a central theme of the trilogy. Lyra and Will (the two main characters) represent Adam and Eve, whose temptation was their love for each other. * In a recent interview[1], Mr. Pullman states, “…the Satan figure is Mary Malone, not Lord Asriel and the temptation is wholly beneficent. She tells her story about how she fell…
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“Golden Compass” Update… We Are Having an Effect!

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The boycott that many Christian leaders have asked for is working! "The Golden Compass" opened to a low turnout this past weekend! Boycott Credited for ‘Golden Compass’ Lackluster Opening "The lackluster opening of the controversial movie “The Golden Compass” has some media outlets reporting that a Christian-organized boycott of the film seems to be working. Splashing news headlines for controversy over its anti-religious themes, the fantasy film debuted at the box office last Friday, taking in an estimated $26.1 million from markets in United States and Canada. That amount falls short of the $30 million to $40 million that had been expected. Rolf Mittweg of New Line Cinema, which released 'Compass,' concedes that the religion controversy 'might have had an effect,' reported USA Today. But Mittweg said he didn’t think…
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“The Golden Compass” – A Christian View

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The article at the link below is excellent! It is by a Youth Minister. I wish every believer would read and understand the issues behind the controversy involving this movie. It is not a case of simple "entertainment!" The Real Golden Compass "Think of it as the 'anti-Narnia' story, if you will. At least I get that vibe from the Golden Compass author Philip Pullman when he states: 'I hate the Narnia books, and I hate them with a deep and bitter passion.' What do you think? Did you pick up any message from that subtle statement (which is incredibly ironic since he borrows a significant amount of imagery and plot points from The Chronicles of Narnia for his books)? Let’s see … the Golden Compass introduces us to Lucy…
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The Bible, and ONLY the Bible is the Word of God!

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This (the link below) is a story about Mormons and the Bible, and how Mitt Romney, trying to appeal to evangelical Christians (as if there were any other kind) said that the Bible is inerrant. The article states that though the Mormons "respect" the Bible... they believe that it does have errors, and they believe that the Book of Mormon, and other books are "just as inspired" as the Bible. Mormons and the Bible, Every Word "LDS.org, an official Web site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, notes: 'Latter-day Saints revere the Bible. They study it and believe it to be the word of God. However, they do not believe the Bible, as it is currently available, is without error.' 'As the Bible was compiled, organized, translated…
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Are You REALLY Thankful?

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Psalms 100:1 "Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. 2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before His presence with singing. 3 Know ye that the LORD He is God: it is He that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people, and the sheep of His pasture. 4 Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise: be thankful unto Him, and bless His Name. 5 For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting; and His truth endureth to all generations." Thanksgiving is a special time. We are encouraged to be thankful even by the world at large. But as believers, we have a special call from the Word of God to be thankful unto God Himself. I thank…
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