Milestones

Posted Jul 27th 2009, 04:41 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

To my cherished donors: with recent changes in IRS regulations, maintaining the nonprofit entity has become unreasonably costly for a very small operation. This decision has weighed heavily on me—I’ve been praying about it for months—and driving my Friday morning prayer partners crazy. I’ve concluded that given our size, it’s simply not good stewardship to spend thousands on accountants. So, I have located another Christian educational entity that is just beginning the process of obtaining nonprofit status, and I will...

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Let the Children Come

Posted Jul 13th 2009, 11:54 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

I’m in Denver for the next couple of days exploring ways to make the story of the Star more accessible to children. We know Christ’s heart for kids, and so we join with Him. The problem is that the Star DVD is too technical for some grade schoolers and third world countries. So, I’ll be talking with authors, publishers, our new distributor, etc. about a wide-range of possibilities. When He shows Himself to me in a new way, I name...

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What's Next for the Star?

Posted Apr 19th 2009, 04:59 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

I’m often asked what is next for the Star Project. Countless emails have inquired about astral signs of future events, perhaps even the Second Coming. Unfortunately, while I know a few things, I have not been released to talk about the future. Perhaps someday that will change, but as long as I hear a check in my spirit, I’m not going there. The Lord will choose when and if that will ever happen. I want no part of it, if...

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Some Global Warming is Good

Posted Jan 31st 2009, 09:43 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

When I wrote of presenting in New York, many of you responded from the States and overseas. The tenor of your emails was similar. Many said you would pray with special concentration. Some of you committed to pray throughout last night's presentation. I particularly needed your prayers, as I was coughing and hoarse, and the presentation is arduous. I set up at the venue wondering if we would finally get traction in the icy cold.
The Lord's timing cannot be...

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Long Island

Posted Jan 29th 2009, 06:25 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

My weekly prayer team, the “Star Warriors”, includes a gal from Connecticut. She has a deep heart burden for the North Eastern U.S. As a result, the team has prayed for nearly ten years that the Star would penetrate that region. There have been inquiries from D.C. and Virginia, but nothing gelled before now. Tomorrow, I present in Smithtown, Long Island. After all these years, I cannot wait to see what the Lord will do.
Some have described this part...

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Sit down.

Posted Jan 20th 2009, 04:54 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

When people ask how the Star Project is progressing, I generally say “busy” or “great” as a shorthand assessment. But when I looked back on 2008, I was deeply humbled to see what God has accomplished, and I wanted to share some simple numbers with you.
We had problems with the secular distributor of the DVD. They didn’t account, and they didn’t pay. We changed distributors for 2009, and hope this results in much wider availability of the movie. Producing a...

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Happy New Year!

Posted Dec 30th 2008, 07:46 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

A more substantive message follows in a few days. But right now, enter the New Year with JOY!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY
Rick

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More to the Story!

Posted Oct 31st 2008, 01:10 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

My Board told me to write everyone again immediately, because many people did not see the last line of yesterday's message "Setbacks".
In case you missed the end of the story, please go *right now* to check out the featured resource at Focus on the Family! Don't miss this!
http://resources.family.org
And then PRAISE HIM!
Rick

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Setbacks

Posted Oct 30th 2008, 04:35 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

Eight years ago, I made a Star presentation for Focus on the Family. I was pretty charged up. I didn't know what might result, but I had hopes that Focus would get involved in the Star Project. Nope. People from Focus attended, but they were not much interested in what they saw. In fact, I was afterward uninvited from a scheduled Christmas presentation at Focus. This is called striking O U T.
But God was orchestrating. He knew I wasn't...

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BBC Highlights

Posted Aug 29th 2008, 05:02 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

We were with the BBC crew of four most of the day on Wednesday. The director/interviewer, Tim Walker, is a young, pleasant, extremely quick study. He has immersed himself in the various Star of Bethlehem books and theories, read our site, watched our DVD, made himself completely competent to ask questions. For perspective, by now I've done some television. Tim was the most knowledgeable questioner by perhaps thrice. Guess that's how you get commission work from the world's largest broadcaster.
Why...

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Bit O' Euro News: The BBC is Coming

Posted Aug 20th 2008, 11:50 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

I hinted I might soon have some international news about the Star, and here it is: the BBC is flying to Texas to interview me next week. The British Broadcasting Corporation is the world's largest broadcaster. Their programing is viewed in over 200 countries, and is available to approximately 275 million viewers. The BBC is quite secular, of course, but they intend to broadcast a special on the Star this Christmas. I will be one of several people they interview,...

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Help Crossing Borders

Posted Jul 16th 2008, 03:24 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

Within months of the first Star Presentation, I was presenting at the University of Pristina in Kosovo. And you must admit, that sounds plain weird. But that's what the Lord chose to do, and I have long considered it confirmation. You see, from the initiation of this Project, I have known it was to be international. If you've ever watched the Project Vision video at bethlehemstarmovie.com, you know that our focus has been international from the inception.
I hope soon to...

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Quietly Working

Posted Jul 15th 2008, 01:54 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

We've been quietly working on the Star Project these last few months. We have so many irons in the fire that weekly Star Board meetings are double-stuffed with discussion and prayer. Some of the fun stuff can't be put out on this list yet -- deals must be made first. But *some* fun stuff is ready to share. For example, visit bethlehemstar.net and click on the new yellow "Press" link near the bottom of the home page. Now, that's fun!
A...

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Big Guns

Posted Mar 6th 2008, 08:07 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

A few days ago CBN returned to my home to spend another day shooting. This time, Senior Reporter Gailon Totheroh is preparing a story for Good Friday, and so he wanted to do another interview with me, this time stressing the celestial events of the Crucifixion. Gailon and I have become friends, and so he can ask simply and sincerely when he needs prayer. He has asked now.
It's always difficult to take hours of material and reduce it to five...

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Blood Over Your Head?

Posted Feb 18th 2008, 01:54 by The Star Project on Teaching/Education

The color of a lunar eclipse is determined by conditions in Earth's atmosphere, including the level of aerosols (suspended particulate matter). For this reason, it's not possible to predict with certainty how a future eclipse will look from a particular viewing position (continent, latitude, etc). It may vary from nearly colorless to deep red.
You're about to see the effects of your own local atmosphere. On Wednesday, February 20, you will have an after dinner treat if you're in the Americas....

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