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  1. I've been busy working on the test server, preparing to update kingjamesvideoministries.org to the latest version of Invision Community. Quite a bit has changed with this release (Release Notes) and the theming system as well. So I went ahead and rewrote all the CSS we were using and have been working out a few kinks before I do the upgrade. Hopefully, sometime within the next week, I should have everything done.
  2. I deleted the offensive posts and turned off guest posting as well. I didn't realize it was on.
  3. "As Friday's hospitalization numbers across the Sun Belt appear to confirm CDC head Dr. Robert Redfield's assertion that the American COVID-19 outbreak has peaked and is starting to fade, the State of Virginia is setting a new precedent by seriously discussing forcing Virginians to be vaccinated with whatever rushed-to-marked candidate the FDA approves first. During an interview that aired on Friday, the state's health commissioner said he planned to invoke state law to make vaccinations mandatory - once a western product is available, presumably. Here's more from ABC News 8: State Health Commissioner Dr. Norman Oliver told 8News on Friday that he plans to mandate coronavirus vaccinations for Virginians once one is made available to the public. Virginia state law gives the Commissioner of Health the authority to mandate immediate immunizations during a public health crisis if a vaccine is available. Health officials say an immunization could be released as early as 2021. Dr. Oliver says that, as long as he is still the Health Commissioner, he intends to mandate the coronavirus vaccine. "It is killing people now, we don’t have a treatment for it and if we develop a vaccine that can prevent it from spreading in the community we will save hundreds and hundreds of lives," Oliver said. Pro-medical-choice activists in the state argue that the issue is a matter of medical choice, and that the hasty "expedited" approval process being implemented by the FDA is grounds for concern. State health authorities insist, meanwhile, that they would never mandate a vaccine that hadn't already proven to be safe. Virginia Freedom Keepers Director of Communications Kathleen Medaries, a mother of three from Chesterfield, says this is a matter of medical choice.This is not a Republican or Democrat issue. It’s not a pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine issue," Medaries said. "For me, it’s an issue of being able to assess each vaccine for myself and my family one at a time." [...] "He shouldn’t be the one person to make a decision for all of Virginians,”"Medaries responded. The state's top medical official is opposed to a bill that has been put forth in the state assembly that would create more exemptions to the mandatory vaccination power, allowing exemptions on religious and other grounds." Oliver believes that COVID-19 is a public health emergency that should take precedent over everything else, and that vaccine-assisted herd immunity is the state’s best and only real defense. The decision comes after Massachusetts said it would make the flu vaccine mandatory this year as part of a campaign to protect the state's medical system. We suspect Virginia and Massachusetts won't be the only states to discuss mandatory COVID and/or flu vaccination in the coming weeks, as the school year begins. Source: Virginia Plans Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations For All Residents WWW.ZEROHEDGE.COM "He shouldn’t be the one person to make a decision for all of Virginians..."
  4. I've temporarily disabled VerseClick due to an issue with the CKE editor not displaying scripture when editing the first post in a topic.
  5. Don't worry about it, I'm still adjusting things as needed and was considering truncating longer posts on the homepage with a read more link. Feel free to post the other ones if you'd like.
  6. Nationwide distribution of any coronavirus vaccine will be a “joint venture” between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which typically oversees vaccine allocation, and the Department of Defense, a senior administration official said today. The Department of Defense “is handling all the logistics of getting the vaccines to the right place, at the right time, in the right condition,” the official said in a call with reporters, adding that CDC will remain in charge of tracking any side effects that emerge post-vaccination and “some of the communications through the state relationships [and] the state public health organizations.” The plan breaks with the longstanding precedent that CDC distributes vaccines during major outbreaks — such as bad flu seasons — through a centralized ordering system for state and local health officials. “We believe we’ve actually combined the best of both,” the official said. A second senior administration official stressed the agencies would be working as “one team” to distribute hundreds of millions of doses if any of the vaccines in development are approved in the coming months. Videos Sources: https://www.nowtheendbegins.com/cdc-covid-19-coronavirus-vaccine-joint-venture-dod-pentagon-department-defense/ https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/30/coronavirus-vaccine-distribution-388904
  7. I think a lot of it boils down to not wanting to be "wrong." Normally, we're all reasonably sure of what we know or believe due to life experiences, knowledge, or feelings. When someone comes along and questions those thoughts, feelings, experiences, or beliefs, we have a defensive reaction. No one wants to be wrong, and I've found some people will go to great lengths to avoid even considering they were/are wrong. Some of us believed in evolution, think about when you first were told or heard it was all a scam. Everything you knew, thought, and believed about that subject was called into question, and the veracity of your thoughts and judgment became questionable as well. To be wrong entails the person might be foolish/dumb/uninformed and/or have made wrong/incorrect choices. Would you want your mistakes to be displayed publicly, your feelings questioned, and to be told why your conclusions are incorrect? It doesn't sound very pleasant to me, but I understand it's very much a part of being humble sometimes. Knowing this reaction, we can help guide conversations and avoid some of these problems. If you try a bit of a your right approach, you might have better luck. Your right about organized religion, they don't follow the bible and make a mockery out of Christianity. Your probably right about being a good person, Why do you think people have morals? Why does being good matter? Those Catholics are pretty messed up, I think the way they pervert the bible and lead people astray is just awful, what do you think? The answers you receive will most likely be in agreement, and her mindset will be one of the same. You won't have to convince her of things she already believes to be true, and since you are affirming her beliefs while at the same time stating yours, reciprocity starts working in the mind, and it can help them consider what you said on the same sort of level. It also helps move people away from a defensive mindset to one of understanding and agreement. Look at that, I wrote that whole thing definitively like I was right... It's honestly just what I think, I don't think I'm wrong though :).
  8. That could be the case, I know the media has been blasting it around that "protesting" doesn't/didn't spread corona virus. Then you hear about this stuff https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/07/15/huge-scandal-300-florida-covid-test-sites-reported-false-100-positivity-rate/ right when they were talking about doing another lockdown. It makes you wonder how real the new case numbers really are. That chart reminds me of one I just seen from Sweden, it looks like they got it right. Notice in the article how the media is outright lying about them. Sweden: The One Chart that Matters WWW.UNZ.COM While the Covid-19 epidemic continues to drag on in the United States, it’s largely over in Sweden where fatalities have dropped...
  9. After many attempts to fix the problems with sending emails to Microsoft domains (Outlook, Hotmail, Live, etc), every communication with them went some like this; Me: Them: Me: Them: I did all this about three times over the last few weeks, and the results were always the same, nothing is wrong. So after speaking with our hosting provider again a few days ago, they submitted a request to Microsoft to have the entire IP address range removed. I'm still waiting to hear back the result on this, but hopefully they will have more success then I did. In the mean time, I've been manually approving registrations with Microsoft email addresses but we might just have to not accept any Microsoft email addresses for members on this website (Microsoft is evil, this might not be a bad thing). Links https://talk.plesk.com/threads/e-mails-cannot-be-sent-to-outlook.353277/ https://www.theregister.com/2019/08/09/microsoft_blocks_tso_host/
  10. I don't like sports myself, but I don't think any job should ever be able to dictate how/who can attend services. This part was particularly concerning. Isn't this pretty much what they did in Nazi Germany? I believe they encouraged the people to report other citizens who "didn't" follow the new rules. Source: The NFL Just Declared War On Church THEFEDERALIST.COM Players can be fined for attending church services that surpass 25 percent capacity, while the NFL is celebrating their participation...
  11. I don't think Bryan has made it over here yet, the website is still a bit of a work in progress. I guess the new dark mode I was reading about is only for the administrator page, so we'll have to find or create one for the main website. They have a fair amount of them here. Dark Themes - Invision Community INVISIONCOMMUNITY.COM If you guys find one you like I can add it to the website. We can also easily tweak the colors of the current or a new theme. If one of you guys were interested, I can give you access, create a copy of the current theme and you can customize it to your liking. Pretty simple to do, just point and click but lots of colors to choose from.
  12. I remember reading somewhere the human brain can easily store about 3-7 pieces of information in a set, with less being easier, and more being harder. We also tend to remember the first and last pieces of information in a set. So if you give someone 7 pieces of information, the ones in the middle will become "blurry" and won't be remembered as easily as the first or last ones. If you give the same person 3 pieces of information, the brain will naturally hold on to the first and last pieces, making the middle easier to remember. If I asked you to remember the numbers: 123456789 vs. If I asked you to remember the numbers: 123 456 789 This can help with memory retention, as well. You can make sets of things that are easier for yourself to remember. Back to the reactions, I think between 3-6 is about the right number. So maybe have: Like, Thumbs up: +1 Thanks: +5 Praying, Hands: 0 Inappropriate/Mark for review?, Exclamation Point in a Triangle, Warning Sign, or a Flag? -1 or Thanks: +1 Trophy/Research: +5 Praying: 0 Warning Sign: -1 or Thanks: +1 Trophy/Research: +5 Praying: 0 Happy: +1 Sad: +1 Confused: 0 Warning Sign: -1 I'm not really sure myself, but it the warning/negative should be clearly marked. I checked into icons a bit, but didn't really see anything that stuck out to me. Lots of choices too, does anyone want to take a look and see if they find something? Flaticon, the largest database of free vector icons WWW.FLATICON.COM Download all icons in SVG, PSD, PNG, EPS format or as webfonts 4,650,000+ free and premium vector icons in SVG, PNG, CSH and AI format. WWW.ICONFINDER.COM Iconfinder is the leading search engine and market place for vector icons in SVG, PNG, CSH and AI format. Download free icons, music, stock photos, vectors ICONS8.COM Designers, download the design stuff for free — icons, photos, UX illustrations, and music for your videos.
  13. We would love the help if your interested. I was really hoping someone with a passion for it would offer, as I still have quite a bit to learn in that area myself. I can handle all the technical details and can do a far bit of customization(Pages, Databases), I just don't what all we need or how to go about doing it. I've heard great things about Nourishing Traditions as well, wasn't it out of print for time?
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