Stream Splashes: September 30–October 6 in Review

By The Stream Published on October 7, 2018

Every week, The Stream rounds up some highlights from the recent news. We call these our “splashes”: everything from insightful commentary on the week’s big events to small inspiring stories you may have missed.


So President Trump came out swinging yesterday. Finally, one Republican was willing to question the truthfulness of Kavanaugh accuser (and abortion profiteer) Christine Ford. (If you still think it’s “too soon,” go read David Horowitz’s admirable analysis of how empty her case still remains. Then watch the video of President Trump forthrightly defending the honor of the man he chose for our nation’s highest court.)

This is why we need Donald Trump.

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Fathom Events and ReelWorks will bring The Trump Prophecy to 1,000 movie screens Thursday, October 4 at 7 p.m. The Trump Prophecy is a powerful film based on a true story and book detailing Mark Taylor’s 2011 vision of Trump’s presidential win. But it’s more than that. It is about a nation-wide call to prayer for our country’s leaders. The call to prayer continues through conference calls attended by thousands of people that will be held through this year’s mid-term elections.

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Few things are as tough as an unfriendly interview, and that goes double for unfriendly interviews about homosexuality.

Which leads me to wonder how Jesus would have handled the bright lights. Using His own words, let’s try to imagine the Lord fielding questions about His views on human sexuality.

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The Africa Regional Manager for International Christian Concern is asking U.S. citizens to contact their Congressional representatives on Leah Sharibu’s behalf. “We still have a lot of pull in Africa and Nigeria,” Nathan Johnson said. “If the United States was to pressure the Buhari government, then it may help.”

Leah, 15, was captured along with over 100 girls in February. Boko Haram released the rest of the girls in March. But they kept Leah captive for refusing to renounce Christ.

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