Christian Bale bundles his pooch in a dog carrier as he goes shopping

Christian Bale bundles his adorable pet pooch in a dog carrier as he heads out to pick up some groceries

 He recently returned to the US after filming began on Thor: Love And Thunder.

And Christian Bale was seen heading out to pick up some groceries during an outing in Pacific Palisades, California, on Sunday.

The actor, 46, took his adorable dog along with him to the supermarket, as he placed the pet in a doggy pouch carrier that was strapped to his chest.

Cute! Christian Bale bundled his adorable pet pooch in a dog carrier as he picked up some groceries during a trip to the supermarket in Pacific Palisades on Sunday

Cute! Christian Bale bundled his adorable pet pooch in a dog carrier as he picked up some groceries during a trip to the supermarket in Pacific Palisades on Sunday

Christian kept things casual for the shopping trip as he donned a dark blue hoodie over grey 3/4 length shorts.

He stepped out in a pair of slip on shoes, and covered his brunet locks in a black baseball cap for a low-key look. 

The Dark Knight star made sure to keep safe amid the coronavirus crisis by covering his nose and mouth with a black face mask.

Low-key look: Christian kept things casual for the shopping trip as he donned a dark blue hoodie over grey 3/4 length shorts, which he paired with slip-on shoes

Low-key look: Christian kept things casual for the shopping trip as he donned a dark blue hoodie over grey 3/4 length shorts, which he paired with slip-on shoes

In October, Christian was seen arriving in Sydney via private jet to start filming Thor: Love And Thunder, where he was set to play a villain opposite Chris Hemsworth.

He was expected to stay at a hotel arranged by the government before he is able to join co-star Natalie Portman and director Taika Waititi, who were already in Sydney.  

The movie is scheduled for a February 11, 2022 release, but due to COVID-19 nothing is set in stone. 

Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the film, recently revealed the actor had been cast as a malevolent as-yet-unnamed character.

New role: In October, Christian was seen arriving in Sydney via private jet to start filming Thor: Love And Thunder, where he was set to play a villain opposite Chris Hemsworth (R)

New role: In October, Christian was seen arriving in Sydney via private jet to start filming Thor: Love And Thunder, where he was set to play a villain opposite Chris Hemsworth (R)

Speaking to ET, she explained: ‘Christian Bale is going to play our villain, which is going to be fantastic.

‘I’ve read the script. I can’t tell you much. Lots of exciting text messages exchanged between Natalie [Portman] and I.’

Gushing about working with Thor: Ragnarok director Taika, she said they were ‘going to have fun’.

Taika is writing [and] directing. Some familiar faces. Some new people coming into the mix.’ 

Excited! Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the film, recently revealed the actor had been cast as a malevolent as-yet-unnamed character and she said he was 'fantastic' for the role

Excited! Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the film, recently revealed the actor had been cast as a malevolent as-yet-unnamed character and she said he was ‘fantastic’ for the role

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The Christian Clothing Brand You Need to Know About – Elevated Faith

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As the worship leader of my youth group, I am used to seeing cheesy Christian t-shirts ridden with predictable faith-related buzzwords, lacking any true meaning or purpose. Oftentimes, the apparel consisted of printed dollar store shirts, with the cheesy text fading off weeks or even days after purchase. On the off chance that there was a well-designed and quality piece of Christian apparel, it was always ridiculously priced ($100+), well over the budget my church would allow for youth apparel.

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It was during my weekly Christian small group when I first noticed my friend wearing Elevated Faith. Immediately, it caught my attention with its welcoming design. Soon, we dove into an engaging theological discussion of what the message, G>ʌv, on the jewelry meant. Elevated Faith, I soon learned, was a company focused on creating non-cheesy apparel and jewelry with the message of Jesus. Soon after I got home, I Googled the website and learned that Elevated Faith is not just another Christian apparel company.

Elevated Faith focuses on creating conversation starters about the most important topic of all: Jesus. The entire company’s mission is to allow a direct way for customers to share the gospel to strangers and friends. I feel like many of us, including myself sometimes, can struggle with sharing the Gospel, especially when we are not sure how others would react. Elevated Faith eliminates this problem. Something I noticed personally after wearing Elevated Faith is the myriad of people who would actually come to me themselves, asking me what my jewelry and clothing meant. Although this doesn’t eliminate our need to be bold in our faith, it sure helps open doors for us to work on getting there. Ultimately, by wearing Elevated Faith apparel, you would be an ambassador not for the company, but in reality, for Jesus. In 2 Corinthians 5:20, God calls us to this in Scripture. “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.”

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Beyond this, Elevated Faith is committed to its purpose of spreading the Good News. For every purchase, a portion of profits is donated to Christian organizations. Elevated Faith truly understands what it means to give without expectations and is able to lead by example. This was one of the initial reasons I decided to purchase their products immediately after researching their deeply Jesus-driven purpose.

From a more surface-level point of view, Elevated Faith’s apparel and jewelry is easily the most aesthetic Christian apparel and jewelry on the market. Breaking the norm of Christian clothing, Elevated Faith is able to make engaging and good looking apparel that people would be eager to put on, instead of ashamed to be seen in public wearing. From a wide array of apparel including sweatshirts, t-shirts, and crewnecks

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Christian Porter was warned by PM in 2017 over reports of ‘drinking with young women’

The then-prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, confronted Christian Porter in 2017 over allegations of inappropriate conduct with a young woman in a bar and warned him “the risk of compromise is very real”, the ABC has reported.



Christian Porter wearing a suit and tie: Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP


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Turnbull went on to appoint Porter his attorney general a fortnight later, it was revealed on Monday’s Four Corners program. In a statement after the broadcast, Porter said the “depiction of interactions in the bar are categorically rejected”.

The attorney general said “the other party subjected to these baseless claims directly rebutted the allegation to Four Corners yet the program failed to report that”.

Monday’s program also detailed allegations by a female staffer who said she had an affair in 2017 with the then-human services minister, Alan Tudge, in contravention of Turnbull’s so-called “bonking ban”.

The ABC said Canberra’s parliament house involved “a heady, permissive culture, a culture that can be toxic for women” and made specific allegations about Porter and Tudge, both current ministers in the Morrison government.

Related: Criticism of Four Corners ‘bonk ban’ investigation before it airs ‘extraordinary’, ABC boss says

Turnbull told the ABC he spoke in 2017 with Porter, who was then married, after hearing reports he had been seen in a Canberra bar hugging and kissing a young woman. Four Corners said it had spoken to multiple witnesses who had been in the bar on the night including journalists.

One witness, a Liberal staffer, Rochelle Miller, said a picture of Porter and the young woman was taken on a mobile phone and Tudge intervened to demand the picture be deleted.

Turnbull recounted his meeting with Porter: “I noted that I had heard reports of him being out in public having had too much to drink in the company of young women. I reminded him that Canberra was full of spies, not all of them worked for us.”

“And of course in the age of the smartphone, you know, pictures can be taken by anybody,” Turnbull said. “So it is just not acceptable. And he knew that I was considering appointing him attorney general, which of course is the first law officer of the crown, and has a seat on the national security committee, so the risk of compromise is very, very real.”

The program revealed Porter’s colourful history at the University of Western Australia, where he was quoted in university yearbooks as having made derogatory remarks about women.

Porter refused to be interviewed by Four Corners but told the ABC in a statement that Turnbull had “queried whether there was any accuracy” to the story he had heard. According to Porter “the answer was no”. Porter’s statement continued: “Malcolm then promoted me to attorney general about two weeks after.”



Christian Porter wearing a suit and tie: The attorney general, Christian Porter, after question time on Monday. Porter has denied allegations aired by the ABC that he behaved inappropriately in a Canberra bar in 2017.


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The attorney general, Christian Porter, after question time on Monday. Porter has denied allegations aired by the ABC that he behaved inappropriately in a Canberra bar in 2017.

Porter in the seperate statement issued after the program

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Christian leaders in South Korea, Japan: Tokyo denying WW2 crimes against women

Nov. 4 (UPI) — Christian leaders in South Korea and Japan are calling on the Japanese government to “cease denying” military crimes related to the issue of Korean comfort women, as the fate of a statue in Germany remains uncertain amid Japanese opposition.

Lee Hong-jung, general secretary of the National Council of Churches in Korea, and Kim Sung-jae, general secretary of the National Christian Council in Japan, said Wednesday in a joint statement Tokyo should cease the “act of distorting or denying the crimes of the past,” Yonhap reported.

During World War II, Japan “forcibly mobilized women of their colonies, set up military ‘comfort stations’ and violated the human rights of women through crimes of sexual violence, organized by the state,” the pastors said.

The crimes were made clear in the “courageous testimonies of the victims,” but Japan has “not issued an official apology or state compensation.”

“Rather it is engaging in diplomatic activities that distort past crimes,” the religious leaders said.

Lee and Kim said the example of Japanese opposition to the Korean comfort woman statue in Berlin illustrates Tokyo’s denial.

In 2015, the Japanese government said the comfort women policy of wartime was a “grave affront to the honor and dignity of large numbers of women,” and that Japan is “painfully aware of responsibilities from this perspective.” That year, Japan agreed to a foundation for distributing compensation, but activists for the women said the policy did not reflect the opinion of victims.

Japan has stepped up communication with Germany following the unveiling of the new statue. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi has requested his German counterpart Heiko Maas remove the statue in the Berlin borough of Mitte, according to the Sankei Shimbun.

The city of Berlin reversed an initial decision to take out the statue on Oct. 14, however. Last week, a Japanese politician asked for the statue to be demolished, citing concerns about anti-Japanese racism. The statue remains in place, according to South Korean press reports.

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Christian Serratos Best Hair and Makeup Looks

If you’re not super familiar with Christian Serratos, there are a few TV roles that might jog your memory. The actor has played Rosita Espinosa on AMC’s The Walking Dead for the last six years, but before that she made appearances on TV shows like The Secret Life of the American Teenager and (if you really want to get nostalgic) Nickelodeon’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, among others.

Most recently, Serratos was cast to play the lead role in Selena: The Series, the forthcoming Netflix series that retells the story of iconic Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, and her rise to fame. Though we’re especially excited to see how Serratos will re-create some of the singer’s most iconic beauty moments on the show, she’s also had some major moments herself at past red carpet events.

Ahead of Selena: The Series‘s Netflix debut on Dec. 4, read ahead to check out a few of Christian Serratos’s best beauty moments.

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Music Superstar Lil Nas X And Fashion Trailblazer Christian Cowan Partner For Unisex Collection Supporting LGBTQ

There is no questions that designer Christian Cowan is a trailblazer when it comes to the tastefully (over-the-top) fashion design and a voice for the LGBTQ community. Mr. Cowan has a natural born instinct for business, matched only by a relentless ambition to create his contagious vision on so many platforms.

With a reach spanning fashion, art, nightlife and entertainment, Christian Cowan has expanded even further to take his namesake company to take on an even more colossal creative voice.

For his Spring/Summer 2021 collection during New York Fashion Week the brand partnered with Lil Nas, a Grammy award-winning rapper, singer and songwriter from Georgia. He rose to fame in 2019 when his genre-shattering hit song “Old Town Road” went viral and became the longest running #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Supporting the queer community is so important to me, but as a small brand, we don’t normally have the ability to donate a lump sum of money like this. Nas and I both saw the opportunity do something incredible together, as personal fans of the work Rachel Cargle does with the Loveland Foundation, it felt like a natural partnership. We are excited to be able to start a specific fund for black queer youth in the Atlanta community,says Cowan.

A partnership born through the development of a friendship following Nas’ sequined-viral moment wearing Cowan’s first ever menswear look at the 2019 VMA Awards, this collaboration channels the label’s signature opulence through Nas’ lens.

This modern-day era evokes similar feelings to the British punk movement of the 70’s. This combination is seen through the edgy, high glamour silhouettes that mix classic Cowan favorites, such as a check-print and bow-accented dresses, along with new designs including a Swarovski crystallized polka dot dress with feather accents.

Cowan will be partnering with Swarovski for the first time on the over 400,000 crystals used throughout.

“Working with Swarovski has been a dream of mine for my entire career. When the Swarovski team asked me to collaborate with them for my latest collection, the sky was truly the limit for what they enabled me to design and envision. The crystals and elements used not only bring an incredible luxe feel to the pieces, but also embody the spirit of the Christian Cowan brand; eye catching, innovative and iconic.” —Christian Cowan, designer

Filmed over three days in three different cities, New York, Los Angeles and London, Cowan and Nas tapped their friends, models, designers, singers, activists, and personalities, to showcase the collection in a fashion film and campaign.

“What I love about this collection is not only are the clothes super sick and show- stopping, but I’m also really proud of

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Christian Wedding Vows

Regarding your Christian wedding vows, there are a couple of things you need to know. The first thing you should know is that your wedding vows are the most crucial part of your wedding ceremony and therefore should be chosen with careful consideration.

While it is important to select vows that flow seamlessly, and sound good, flow and ease of listening should not be the sum of your criterion.

You are making a solemn oath to your fiancé, telling him or her what they can expect from you. Furthermore, you are asking God to stand as a witness to your oath or promise.

In court, witnesses provide a first hand account of what was said or done. In fact, the testimony of an eyewitness can seal the fate of a defendant and in most cases, guarantee he or she will be held accountable.

Think of your Christian wedding vows in the same manner. That is, God is acting as an eyewitness to the vows you make on your wedding day. When difficult times come, and they will, the Holy Spirit will testify by reminding you of the vows you made in the presence of God.

As far as God is concerned, “til death do us part” means exactly that. And ” for better or worse” has no contractual boundaries.

The last thing you should know is that regardless of which vows you choose, you are also committing to things your wedding vows may not even mention. I call these “the unspoken vows”.

Unspoken vows are merely the expectations God has for husbands and wives. These are sometimes not spoken about at the alter; you’ll find these written in the Word of God.

And just as our earthly legal system does not accept ignorance as an excuse, neither does God. In other words, if you are going to actively engage, then it’s your responsibility to find out.

So, while you are researching Christian wedding vows, take some time to also research God’s Word to find out what He expects of husbands and wives, because you will be held accountable for every word you speak as well as every word already spoken by God.

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7 Important Steps of the Christian Wedding Ceremony

The Christian wedding ceremony is an important ceremony for those who celebrate this religion. The ceremony is filled with multiple steps that are an important for the religion and for the couple involved. Those who do not follow the Christian faith may be a little confused by the entire ceremony. If you are going to attend a Christian wedding, you will want to know what you should expect. These are seven of the most important steps of the wedding for this religion.

Important Family Members are Seated

The first part of the actual processional includes the important family members of those who are to be married. This includes the parents and grandparents of both the bride and groom. It may include aunts and uncles who have been an important part of the lives of the bride and groom as well.

The Processional

The processional is the most well known part of the Christian wedding. The processional introduces the wedding part and eventually introduces the bride and groom to the wedding ceremony.

The Prayer

Most Christian weddings will have a prayer directly following the processional. This prayer will change based on the wishes of the bride and groom, and the priest that is performing the ceremony. Those who are uncomfortable with prayer from other religions should know that the prayer will be said out loud to the entire group.

The Pledge and the Wedding Vows

The bride and groom will then pledge to the congregation that they are willfully going through the wedding ceremony. They will then exchange wedding vows. While some will choose to stick with the usual wedding vows, others will write their own vows. They may do this with the usual vows, or in place of the usual vows.

Ring Exchange

The couple will then go through the usual ring exchange of the wedding. Some couples will choose to say their own vows during this time instead of replacing the usual wedding vows.

Unity Candle

The Unity Candle is not always a part of the Christian wedding. Some couples will choose to light a candle together before their wedding ceremony has finished. This is a symbolic tradition that shows the unity of the couple as they start their journey together.

Prayer and Presentation

The priest will then say a final prayer to bless the new couple. The groom will then be told that he can kiss his bride. The couple is presented as a couple for the first time, and will then exit the church.

There are multiple steps to the Christian wedding ceremony. While some steps are staples in every ceremony, others may change depending on the wedding. There will be different rituals and traditions that some may use during their weddings. With that being said, these steps will give you a good idea as to what to expect when you attend this wedding.

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