Nov 20, 2015

US Militarism Fuels Refugee Crisis in Syria and Elsewhere


In this eyeopening,18 minute program, Chuck Carlson, Tom Compton, Craig Hanson and Glen Lesnick of We Hold These Truths look at US militarism and what effect it has on the refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere. Also, we peel back the funding myths about ISIL in trying to understand why it has become such a terrible force that appears to be almost impossible to deal with and eradicate.  The Gilad Atzmon article referred to in the podcast can be read here.  

Nov 16, 2015

Use Your Own Senses in Judging ISIS and Syria

In this 25 minute program, Chuck Carlson  expands on his article, by the same title, about what the US government and main stream media is not telling us about ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq & Syria) and its sources of revenues. Chuck cuts through the fog using old fashioned logic.  For example, he analyzes a Financial Times article, "ISIS Inc.: how oil fuels the jihadhi terrorists" and makes some startling observations.  

Nov 10, 2015

The Clandestine US War Against Muslim Sudan For Its Oil

In this fascinating, 23 minute podcast, Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss one of America's forgotten, proxy wars against Sudan. It should be no secret to informed and honest Americans, that the US wars just don't happen.  They take planning.  Retired General John Wesley Clark learned shortly after 911 that wars against seven Muslim countries were planned.  In 2007, then retired Gen. Clark confirmed this publicly (see here and here). We Hold These Truths helped expose the lucrative, Sudanese "slave" redemption, fund raising efforts conducted by evangelical Christian churches in the late 1990's and early 2000's (WHTT groundbreaking articles on Sudan: here).

Nov 9, 2015

Hebrews 9: 1-5 (Lesson 14)

In this 34 minute study of Hebrews, Mark Horton discusses the "bombshell" the writer of Hebrews reveals about the old covenant, that is referred to as the Law of Moses and was associated with the tabernacle, will soon disappear. When did it end? Was it at the cross with the death of Jesus?


Nov 5, 2015

Zio-Christians Legitimize Israel’s Land Theft


In this thought provoking, 23 minute program, Craig Hanson and Tom Compton join Chuck Carlson to discuss the issue of property rights in Israel.  What about the indigenous Philistines that are now referred to as Palestinians? Do they have any property rights or do the Biblical concepts about property rights not apply to them anymore? The Zionists claimed that they have occupied "a land with no people for a people without a land" and that the Palestinians are an invented people. The inspiration for this program was from a revealing news story aired on mainstream media MSNBC, that talked about the shrinking lands of the Palestinians. (See - the story and the retraction made after pressure from Zionists applied on MSNBC and a story by Alison Weir of If Americans Knew, "MSNBC, Martin Fletcher Disavow Map of Palestine Being Wiped Off the Map").  Craig Hanson provides his interpretation in his article, "Property Rights In Israel."

Oct 27, 2015

Palestinian Christian Sami Awad Advocates Becoming a Peacemaker

In this inspiring, 18 minute program, Palestinian Christian, Sami Awad, delivers a powerful message about following Jesus' teaching:  "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God."  (Matt. 5:9) This is no small task, as Sami lives in Bethlehem in the Israeli, militarily occupied territory of Palestine.  Sami is the founder of the Holy Land Trust that works as peacemakers in the ongoing conflict there.  This message was delivered at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale, AZ on 9/29/2015.  If you like this message, please listen to Sami's earlier message, "Love in the Midst of Animosity: A Message from Palestinian Christian Sami Awad."

Oct 24, 2015

Hebrews 8: 1-13 (Lesson 13)

In this 32 minute study, we find the use of the term "covenant" is used in Hebrews for the first time. A new and better covenant with the house of Israel and Judah is imminently ready to make the old one obsolete and ultimately vanish.

Oct 22, 2015

Christian Zionist Mind Control Events Promote War for Israel

In this powerful 25 minute program, We Hold These Truths' Chuck Carlson and Craig Hanson, WHTT CA Outreach Director, discuss two significant vigils conducted on Oct. 11, 2015 at two Christian Zionist events held at Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada, CO and Capital Christian Center in Sacramento, CA. Chuck talks about the amazing turn of events outside Faith Bible Chapel, including the attempted attack on three Jewish Voice for Peace members who had joined our vigil.  Craig relates the "psy-op" nature of, and rhetoric he heard inside the Capital Christian Center event. 

In this report, a clip from the keynote address by Erick Stakelbeck (at right), the Christian Broadcasting Network's "CBN News Terrorism Analyst," will help the listener understand how Christian Zionism beliefs are so dangerous and un-Christ-like.

Oct 10, 2015

Hebrews 8 - Background (Lesson 12)

In this 31 minute study, Mark Horton gives some historical background for Hebrews chapters 8, 9 and 10. God inparted his infinite attributes to finite man through Jesus.  What could be easier than that to understand?


Oct 7, 2015

Showdown In Syria - The Peacemakers Vs. The Piecetakers

In this 15 minute program Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss recent events in Syria and Afghanistan.  While Vladimir Putin has a good start on destroying ISIS in Syria, the American Piecetakers had to change their story four times about the deadly American attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed 12 medical staff and 10 patients.  We're told that it was just one of those tiny boo-boos the American Empire's forces frequently make.  Judge for yourself.

Oct 6, 2015

Love in the Midst of Animosity - A Message from Palestinian Christian Sami Awad


This powerful and inspiring 25 minute message, "Love in the Midst of Animosity" delivered by Sami Awad, a Palestinian Christian from Bethlehem, needs to be heard by all American Christians who claim to be followers of Christ. Sami speaks about the command of Christ to even love your enemies. Sami is well qualified to talk about this command since his family lost their home in 1948 when Israel was founded, and his grandfather, a noncombatant, was killed by Jewish forces.  Palestinians, whether Christians or Muslims, continue to suffer under a brutal Israeli military occupation today. Sadly, most American Christians only know and believe the Israeli side of the story. Wouldn't it be a miracle if Christian Zionists would open their eyes to the suffering and hardship endured by their Palestinian brothers and sisters in Christ and show compassion for both sides equally? Sami Awad is the founder of the Holy Land Trust, a peacemaking organization based in Bethlehem. This message was delivered at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale, AZ on Sept. 21, 2014.

Oct 5, 2015

Behind The Tragic Middle East Refugee Problem

In this 13 minute report, Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths look behind the obvious to the escalating refugee problem in Syria and the Middle East.  Honest observers will question the narrative being fed to the US public by the mainstream media and the US government.

Oct 1, 2015

Four Blood Moons Another Christian Zionist End Times Fantasy Come and Gone

In this 31 minute podcast, Hank Hanegraaf. the "Bible Answer Man" with Christian Research Institute (CRI) talks about Christian Zionist preacher John Hagee and his, now debunked, prophetic claims about the Four Blood Moons. This very fascinating, scriptural analysis by Hank debunks Hagee's titillating interpretations of the Bible, is taken from his 9/28/2015 program.    


Sep 29, 2015

The Strong Delusion of Christian Zionism


In this 27 minute podcast we look into what Christian Zionism is and how to challenge it.  Millions of American Christians are influenced by the dogma of Christian Zionism and have been led to believe that worshiping Jesus requires unconditional support for the secular, apostate state of Israel, no matter what it does to Palestinian Christians and Muslims.  We Hold These Truths has been educating about and challenging Christian Zionism for over 12 years.

Sep 28, 2015

Hebrews 7: 23-28 (lesson 11)


In this 26 minute study, Mark Horton compares Jesus as a high priest forever to Melchizedek, who served as a type of Christ as his predecessors or successors were not recorded in the Bible.

Sep 25, 2015

Christian Zionist Army to Fight the Next US War For Israel


It should be intuitively obvious to the most casual observer that the USA has a war based economy, as evidenced by the size of its military/industrial complex, its bloated defense budget and the serial wars it instigates. Overwhelming support for these wars, particularly those in the Middle East to protect Israel, comes from millions of American Christian Zionists.  Here's an idea whose time has come...
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Sep 17, 2015

The Funding of ISIS by the US & Its Allies


In this 13 min. podcast, Chuck Carlson analyzes and compares two articles, "Now the truth emerges: How the US fuelled the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq" by Seumas Milne and "America's Allies Are Funding ISIS" by Josh Rogin to reveal something very interesting. There's so much disinformation about what's going on in the Middle East, it's difficult to tell what the truth is.  There's no question that the perpetual meddling by the US in the Middle East and the 25 years of wars against Iraq were bound to create some enemies and "blow-back."  

Sep 14, 2015

The USA Is Marching Off To War Again


Major General Smedley Butler served the Warmakers during the early part of the 20th century and concluded in 1935 that "War Is A Racket" (for a 8 min. video re-enactment, click Here).   In this 17 minute podcast we discuss Professor James Petras' recent article "The Age of Imperial Wars" about the USA's never-ending wars and the push to expand the war on ISIS. 

Sep 14, 2015

Educating Bernando LaPallo About Palestine On His 114th Birthday

We took the occasion of Bernando LaPallo's 114th birthday celebration to plant some seeds about the Israel/Palestine issue.  Our gift to Bernando was the inspiring documentary, "Al Helm:  Martin Luther King in Palestine."  In this 7 1/2 minute video about our presentation to Bernando, we included at the end, the 2 1/2 minute "Al Helm..." trailer (a crash course on the conflict).  "Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine" is about a black American, Christian choir that accompanies a Palestinian theater troupe in a play about Dr. Martin Luther King in which Dr. King is played by a Palestinian.  The play was performed in several cities in the West Bank of Palestine.  None of the choir members had been to Israel before.  Their firsthand experiences in Palestine opened their eyes to the brutal nature of the Israeli occupation that Palestinians live under.   
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Sep 5, 2015

Jesus Not Welcomed At Christian Zionist Event


In this 22 minute podcast, We Hold These Truths' California Outreach Director, Craig Hanson, talks about a successful and eyeopening, one man vigil at a Christian Zionist event honoring Israel, that was hosted by the Israel Fellowship and held at the South Bay Agape Christian Church (a Chinese fellowship) in San Jose, CA).  The organizers invited Christians United For Israel (CUFI) to do one of their "Standing With Israel" events, but with a twist, it was conducted in Mandarin Chinese.  A pastor from the church came out to speak with Craig.  He said that the church leaders were told by the organizers not to talk about Jesus at the event.  This confirms our suspicions that Jesus takes a back seat, or, no seat at all, at Christian Zionist events designed to worship Israel.  Be sure to listen to get the rest of Craig's fascinating report.  To learn more on why Christian Zionist believe what they do, watch our award winning film, Christian Zionism:  The Tragedy & The Turning

Aug 31, 2015

Putin, Lots of Horses and the End Times Scenario of Christian Zionists


In this four minute video, Chuck Carlson reveals a new threat from Vladimir Putin and Russia that our Christian Zionist friends will give a hearty "Amen" in response.  Others may scratch their heads.  Chuck learned this little known secret from missionaries who spent many years in and around Russia. Honest, we aren't making this up.  Judge for yourself.
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Aug 27, 2015

Hebrews 7: 11-22 (Lesson 10)


The Aaronic priesthood is revealed as imperfect and temporal while Melchizedek's priesthood is superior.

Aug 20, 2015

Hebrews 7 1-10 (Lesson 9)


Melchizedek, king of Salem, and his relation to Abraham is discussed in this lesson by Mark Horton.  We learn why Melchizedek received a tithe from Abraham even though his genealogy was not derived from the line of priests, the sons of Levi.  And, we learn the significance of it.

Aug 18, 2015

Jimmy Carter Says Near Zero Chance of Israel Giving Palestinians a State


In this 15 minute program, we discuss former President Jimmy Carter's recent pronouncement, after another trip to the Holy Land, that there is almost zero chance of Israel granting a state to the Palestinians.  In fact, the Zionists never really intended for any Palestinians to be living in Israel. The 1919 "King-Crane Report" to President Woodrow Wilson. as mentioned in our program, reported the dangers of the Zionist plan:  "We recommend, in the fifth place, serious modification of the extreme Zionist program for Palestine of unlimited immigration of Jews, looking finally to making Palestine distinctly a Jewish State...and that the project for making Palestine distinctly a Jewish commonwealth should be give up." (see. also "The Hope and Ultimate Tragedy of the 1919 King-Crane Report")

Aug 16, 2015

How Israel Steals Land From Palestinians “Legally”

In Israel, it's no secret that there are over 50 laws that discriminate against their Arab (Palestinian) citizens, and, that Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza are subject to military occupation laws.  This is an Israel Social TV production in Hebrew with English subtitles that provides an excellent example of how the Israeli legal system really works, in less than five minutes. After destroying Palestinian orchards, the Jerusalem municipal authority says that gardens are to be planted where the orchards were, in preparation for a National Park.
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Aug 13, 2015

Hebrews 6: 1-20 (Lesson 8)


The writer of Hebrews compares the old age to the new age that is coming with the destruction of Jerusalem resulting in a transfer from a physical Israel to a spiritual Israel.  Abraham is the patriarch and Jesus is the physical and spiritual offspring. 

Aug 11, 2015

Israel Is Committing Suicide


In 1990 Andrew Hurley wrote a prophetically titled book, Holocaust II:  Saving Israel From Suicide.  We Hold These Truths republished Hurley's book under the title, One Nation Under Israel,  in 1999.  It still is a must read for anyone interested in the future of Israel.  In this podcast, Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss recent suicidal events and policies occurring in Israel.

Jul 26, 2015

Hebrews 5: 1-14 (Lesson 7)

Hebrews-03.jpgIn this lesson, Mark Horton compares the qualifications of Christ for being the high priest to those of the high priests of the Old Testament.

Jul 21, 2015

Alison Weir’s Documented, ‘Against Our Better Judgment’ Draws Unexpected Attack From ‘Allies’


Alison Weir, Executive Director of If Americans Knew and President of The Council For The National Interest, has been at the forefront of the movement for peace and justice for Palestine for over 12 years.  Alison joins us in this podcast to discuss what's going on with the US Campaign To End the Israelis Occupation's recent excommunication of her and IAK (see here for details) from their coalition.  This decision was based on a smear campaign by the leadership of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) that did not accuse her for the facts she uses to expose the Israeli occupation of Palestine, but by attacking her with spurious arguments like guilt by association.  Anyone in the Free Palestine movement would expect this kind of attack by a Zionist organization like the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), but not from organizations within in the Palestine movement.  Could it be that the attacks were made because of the impact of her new book, Against Our Better Judgment:  The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel?  Don't miss this fascinating interview with Alison Weir.

Jul 15, 2015

Gatekeepers Inside The Israel/Palestine Peace and Justice Movement


In the US, one of the most effective advocates for peace and justice in Palestine is Alison Weir of If Americans Knew (IAK).  We Hold These Truths founder, Chuck Carlson, and members discuss the recent character assassination attacks on Alison Weir, to discredit her and her organization, by the leaders of the pro-Palestinian group, Jewish Voice for Peace, for an alleged offense from five years ago.  Also, a follow-up inquisition by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation was sent to Alison Weir.  Chuck Carlson discusses the use of gatekeepers from his personal experiences that included his removal from the program at a pro-Palestinian, national student group meeting at Duke University in 2004, where he was to speak on Christian Zionism.  He was prevented from speaking by actions of the ADL.  References mentioned in podcast:  IAK-JVPIAK-US CampaignIAK open letter to JVP & USC Support petition for Alison Weir, Gilad Atzmon blogs:"The Jewish Solidarity Spin," "JVP, Alison Weir & the Hatred of the White," and "How the Israeli Government Subverted the Solidarity Movement."

Jul 11, 2015

A Theological Response to Christian Zionism By Dr. Rob Dalrymple


Dr. Rob Dalrymple, pastor of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Bakersfield, CA has written a powerful and important book, "These Brothers of Mine:  A Biblical Theology of Land and Family and a Response to Christian Zionism" that we enthusiastically recommend.  In this interview with Pastor Rob Dalrymple, he talks about his journey out of Christian Zionism to theologically challenging it.  This is a fascinating and encouraging story that all evangelical Christians need to consider. After you listen to this podcast, you'll want to buy a copy of his book for yourself, and, for your pastor.  People do wake up to Christian Zionism's divisive theology, and, Dr. Dalrymple's book will provide them with sound theology to help them to do so. An example of one lady's journey out of Christian Zionism that was mentioned in the podcast is:  "The Killing of Innocent Palestinian Children by Israel Convicts a Christian Zionist." Dr. Dalrymple's two websites are:  determine and 

Jul 10, 2015

Hebrews 4: 1-16 (Lesson 6)


Mark Horton delves into what the writer of Hebrews means by "a promise remains of entering His rest..." in chapter four.  Click here to see the time line Mark refers to in this lesson.

Jul 9, 2015

Israeli Siege On Gaza Continues After Attack One Year Ago


In this eye-opening, two minute video from UK's Channel 4 News, the on the ground comparison from after the Israeli 51 day attack on Gaza ending in August, 2014 and June, 2015, shows how very little of the damage has been repaired.  A Channel 4 story, "Destruction in Gaza - a year after massive conflict" quotes Stephanie Dujarric, a UN secretary-general spokesman, "315 days after the conflict took place, not a single totally destroyed house, of which there are over 12,000 [over 100,000 houses were damaged], has been rebuilt...This leaves some 120,000 people homeless, coming in addition to the high level of youth unemployment and lack of prospect for Gaza's youth.  This situation leaves a time bomb for the region, said the commissioner general." End the Israeli Siege on Gaza, Now!
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Jul 5, 2015

Flotilla Veteran Paul Larudee On Gaza Blockade Breaking


"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you and then you win."  Can this quote from Mahatma Gandhi be applied to Israel?  Our guest, Paul Larudee, a peace activist who has tirelessly worked for peace and justice in the Holy Land, discusses this concept in our podcast.  Paul has been active in several groups including the Free Palestine Movement.  We look at the recent Freedom Flotilla III to Gaza where the lead ship (Marianne of Gothenburg Sweden) was captured by Israel, in international waters, while attempting to break the naval blockade of Gaza and deliver humanitarian aid.  Paul discusses the other movements (BDS, blocking Israeli ships, the pro-Palestinian activism on college campuses, etc.) that are challenging Israel on multiple fronts. For an excellent background report, check out our podcast:  "Super Rich Zionists Attack BDS To Save Israel." 

Jul 4, 2015

Pastor Greg Boyd Explains Pro-Israel Scripture Twisting


About 80% of evangelicals believe that the nation of Israel is still God’s chosen land. One view, known as “Christian Zionism” is the belief that the nation of Israel is still central to God’s plan – that the Jews are still God’s chosen people, that the land that was given to the nation of Israel by God is still their land by divine right, and, that anyone who tries to take it away from the Jews will incur the wrath of God.  But there are important things at stake here in the “twisted scriptures” used to justify the Christian Zionist position.  Many Christians are obstructing peace in the Middle East. Misinterpreting what the Bible says about the nation of Israel can have huge ramifications for how we think about God, the Gospel message, Jesus, and so on, says Pastor Greg Boyd of Woodland Hills Church in his powerful and unique message.  For more videos on Christian Zionism, Click Here.

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Jun 29, 2015

Hebrews 3: 1-19 (Lesson 5)


In this study by Mark Horton, Moses is compared to Jesus.  Moses was a servant in the household of God.  Jesus was not a servant in the household of God, rather an heir of the household of God,

Jun 23, 2015

Israel’s Inhumane Treatment of Palestinian Children

The evidence is mounting about the draconian measures employed by Israel to control Palestinians, even children. You won't ever see a compelling, 11 minute report like this one from the UK by, in America's mainstream media.  Cell 36 in Al Jalame prison, northern Israel, is one of a handful of cells where Palestinian children are locked in solitary confinement for days or even weeks.  Even the British government has raised concerns about Israel's treatment of Palestinian minors arrested and interrogated for stone-throwing and other crimes. (Guardian)
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Jun 21, 2015

Hebrews 2: 10-18 (Lesson 4)


The old family of God was represented by Israel while the new family of God consists of all the followers of Jesus Christ whose kingdom is a spiritual one.  Mark Horton's lesson helps unravel this mystery that causes divisions among Christians.

Jun 9, 2015

Super Rich Zionists Attack BDS To Save Israel


Thanks to Jewish sources, the news of billionaire Zionist, casino mogul, Sheldon Adelson's secret confab in Las Vegas to counter the worldwide BDS (Boycott, Devestment & Sanctions) movement against Israel's occupation of Palestine, has been exposed.  We discuss this event and its ramifications in this podcast.

Jun 6, 2015

Hebrews 2: 1-9 (Lesson 3)


Mark Horton continues with our study of the book of Hebrews.  We learn that Christ is superior because of His humanity.  Also, Mark includes an interesting discussion on the concept of audience relevance.  Was the book of Hebrews written for application by the audience reading it shortly after it was written or was it intended for application today, or both? 

Jun 2, 2015

Christian Zionists Promote Four Blood Moons, Israel, End Times & Abhor Palestinians

We Hold These Truths' intrepid, Bay Area vigil leader, Craig Hanson, conducted a "Vigil of One" at a Christians United For Israel "Four Blood Moons" event, held at a Stockton, CA church, with amazing results. Most of the hundreds of people in attendance knew he was there with his signs prominently on display as they drove in to the church parking lot. He even generated a counter protest, and, remarkably, one of the church pastors came out twice to dialogue with Craig to sincerely find out why Craig was there and what our mission is. In this podcast you'll learn about the hoopla behind the not-so-biblical "Four Blood Moons" idea that, supposedly, points to an imminent end times event. This was truly an inspiring and encouraging vigil for us, and we think you will find it remarkable, too. For more background information on the "Four Blood Moons" push, see here, and here.

May 31, 2015

Hebrews 1: 1-14 (Lesson 2)

Hebrews-03.jpgThe basic theme of Hebrews is found in the word "better" (used 13 times) describing the superiority of Christ in His person and work.  Hebrews starts out with the phrase " these last days spoken to us by His Son."  Find out why this is troublesome to some Christians.   Why not check out Mark Horton's dynamic commentary of the book of Hebrews.  The chart "Israel's Timeline" referenced by Mark in the study, can be seen here.


May 26, 2015

Jewish Zionists Defame World Vision VP For Exposing Christian Zionist Warmaking


Steve Haas is the VP/Chief Catalyst for the billion dollar Christian aid agency, World Vision that has aided Christians in Israel and Palestine for over 30 years.  Haas was challenged by Zionists and Christian Zionists over what he said at an address  made at a theological seminary (an article about his speech can be found here, and the complete speech here, and two of the Zionist attacks here and here).  He said that many evangelicals, for more than 60 years, had "clung to a very narrow theological narrative that weds Christian theology with a political ideology known as Zionism..."and, many of our brother Christ followers have allowed themselves to be squeezed into the roll of advocacy for Israel, and for war itself, by Christian Zionist errant scriptural teaching."  In this podcast, we also talk about the Zionist attack to silence Anglican priest and Christian Zionist expert, Rev. Stephen Sizer who conducted a moving interview with Steve Haas in Jerusalem.

May 19, 2015

War Is The Main Issue

In order to promote thSign-ChooseLifeNotWar-24x48-b-1.jpge war agenda, US Warmakers, including the President and the Republican leadership are telling perfidious lies of a proportion not seen before.  Two of many such lies and acts are discussed in our podcast.  These are journalist Seymour Hersh's amazing exposure about the killing of Osama Bin Laden.  And, the recent waves of executions by the new, overtly Zionist, Egyptian government that include a death death sentence for the former, democratically elected President of Egypt, Mohammed Marci and literally hundreds of Marci's staff while Egypt continues its economic and humanitarian blockade of Gaza. all while the US continues military aid to Egypt.

May 5, 2015

John Hagee & Christian Zionists Are Deceiving Minorities about the Israel/Palestine Conflict

Christians United For Israel, headed by JohCUFI-FaithCenter-03.jpgn Hagee, now has a Diversity Outreach Ministry Coordinator to reach out to black and Hispanic churches to drum up more support for Israel.  In this podcast we report on a We Hold These Truths' vigil held at a CUFI event conducted at a small black church near Phoenix, AZ.  Included in our report is a very interesting, short conversation with the pastor who revealed his Christian Zionist leanings.  For background on this vigil, listen to our podcast, "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Decried the War in Vietnam, Christian Zionists Pray For War."  There were three of us conducting the vigil while there were less than 25 in attendance (our percentage of vigilers to the number of CUFI attendees increased dramatically over previous CUFI events where we conducted vigils).  Perhaps, blacks and Hispanics recognize that the Palestinians are the underdogs in the conflict, and, not the Israeli Jews.  We gave the pastor a copy of the inspiring documentary, "Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine" and asked him to watch it.  Overcoming religious dogma about the modern state of Israel is a very difficult thing to do for the tens of millions of American Christians held in the grip of Christian Zionist ideology.

Apr 24, 2015

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Decried the War in Vietnam, Christian Zionists Pray For War

In 1967 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out vehemently against the Vietnam war and said that the US government was "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today." (And, we add, it still is, today!)  On the other hand, the self-anointed leader of Christian Zionism, John Hagee, has publicly prayed for war on Iraq and called for war against Iran.  In this podcast we talk about an upcoming vigil at a Christians United For Israel (CUFI) event being hosted at a predominantly black church with a black pastor.  The church's Facebook page had posted an event honoring Dr. King, who has been recognized and honored as a genuine peacemaker.  Why would they turn their backs to the legacy of Dr. King for a "Night To Honor Israel?"  That got us to thinking that the religious dogma of Christian Zionists must run deeper than Jesus' call to his followers:  "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the sons of God."  Don't miss this unique podcast and our follow-up podcast after the vigil.

Apr 21, 2015

Countering the Proaganda War On Palestinians


Weekly, non-violent protests have been conducted in the Palestinian village of Bil'in since 2005.  The village is being threatened by encroaching, illegal, Israeli settlements.  These peaceful demonstrations have been met with extreme deadly force by the Israeli Defense Force.  The documentary, 5 Broken Cameras (nominated for an Academy Award For Best Documentary) documents the killing of Bassem Abu Rahma, one of the demonstrators in 2009.  The picture, at left, is from a April 18, 2015 demonstration where two persons were injured, and scores suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and Settlements, in Bil’in village near Ramallah. The protest also marked the Palestinian Prisoners Day, and commemorated the death of Bassem Abu Rahma.  In this podcast, Craig Hanson talks about an encouraging event he attended featuring 5 Broken Cameras filmmaker's brother, Iyad Burnat, who was, also, shot by the IDF in a 2013 demonstration.   Craig's report is one small ray of hope to counter the constant propaganda barrage against Palestinians here in the US by our government, major media and the Israeli lobby.

Apr 19, 2015

Hebrews Introduction (Lesson 1)

Hebrews-03.jpgMark Horton starts our study of the book of Hebrews with detailed background information on the book.  It appears that the book was not written by the Apostle Paul buy the author was influenced by him.  Mark contends that the author of Hebrews would find that modern day dispensationalists' beliefs that the end times would require a return to the physical forms and rituals of the ancient Israelites, to be an abomination.  The book of Hebrews demonstrates that the old covenant was inferior to the superior spiritual reality that appeared in Jesus Christ.  Jesus is greater! 

Apr 10, 2015

US Treasury Bonds: The Godfather of All Bubbles

The most dangerous man-madeBondMarket-01.jpg bubble of all time may be the 30-year-old bull market in US Treasury bonds, aka as USDebt.  USDebt has been purposely manipulated by the Federal Reserve System, a private banking cartel, upwards to become a crap game on Wall Street.  According to Chuck Carlson, USDebt has become a yawning, sink hole for American investors, who own it, but who do not know it exists.  Caveat emptor! [Read Chuck's in depth ARTICLE for additional insights]

Apr 8, 2015

Four Blood Moons: Christian Zionists’ Brainwashing Fund Raiser

Two Christian Zionist preachers, John Hagee of CUFI and Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries are trying to convince Christians that the "Four Blood Moons" astronomical events are linked to end times, that, according to them, are just around the corner.  Both men have written books, and, Hagee has produced a movie, just recently premiered.  In this podcast we look behind some of the claims and "gospel facts" being presented by these end times expediters.  For an excellent backgr4BloodMoons-Biltz-02.jpgound program by William Bell, listen to "Challenging the Theology of 'Four Blood Moons' By John Hagee."



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