On Dec. 10, thousands of supporters will join together in a National Day of Prayer to strengthen the fight against pornography. Some of the groups allied with Morality in Media participating in this effort include Alliance Defending Freedom, American Family Association, Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America, Movieguide and many more.
Since 2010, Houston area churches have provided an alternative to frenzied Christmas shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. Continuing this tradition, Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, Beacon of Light Christian Center, St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, St. Francis Episcopal Church, and The Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church, are each scheduling community service projects on Friday, November 29. These churches ask families and individuals to celebrate Bless Friday® as an alternative to Black Friday.
TULSA, Okla. — The Empowered21 Next Gen Youth Leaders Network (NGYN21) hosted a summit at Oral Roberts University comprised of youth leaders from around the globe. The youth leaders discussed topics such as Spirit-empowered living in the 21st century, the impact of the Holy Spirit on discipleship and developing young Spirit-empowered disciples in the ministry.
UP, “America’s Christmas Channel,” and Pastor/Author Joel Osteen will present the exclusive Christmas special “Joel Osteen: A Night of Inspiration with Susan Boyle,” featuring international bestselling, Grammy-nominated vocalist Susan Boyle at Lakewood Church, American’s biggest church, for her first live solo performance in the U.S. The special will be taped before a live audience in Houston, TX. “Joel Osteen: A Night of Inspiration with Susan Boyle,” a night of inspirational messages and music, will premiere exclusively on UP on Sunday, November 17 at 9 p.m. EST.
Some evangelical Christian officials are touting “comprehensive immigration reform” like the U.S. Senate recently passed. Many are aggressively quoting the Bible to argue that mass legalization of unlawful immigrants is the Christian way to “welcome the stranger.”
Rick Santorum will be keynote speaker for Christian Women in Media Association’s quarterly regional evening dinner event on Thursday, November 14, at 7 p.m. at Hillwood Country Club in Nashville, Tenn.
Cleveland, Tenn.—National Christian leaders Joined the Awakening America Alliance at a strategic summit focused on establishing a National Prayer Accord and Preach2Engage strategies to be used for renewing God’s people and extending Christ’s witness in the nation. The Alliance—formed in 2007 from a broad coalition of Faith Community leaders—recognizes that one of its greatest strengths is establishing a strong core of friendships at this historical moment in our nation as we want impact not image. In the words of summit speaker Bob Bakke, Senior Teaching Pastor of Hillside Church in Bloomington, Minnesota: “Passion is the burden of friends, and history is transformed among friends.”Alliance
Worldwide Mom’s Day of Prayer (MDOP) founder Kathy Colman announced today (October 15) the organization is launching an aggressive campaign to schedule Moms Day of Prayer events in every state in the U.S. and every country around the world on Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Christian business and financial leaders from over a dozen nations and across the U.S. are expected to attend the 7th Annual Kingdom Economic Yearly Summit (K.E.Y.S.) Nov. 5-10, 2013 in Big Bear Lake, CA.
The first Empowered21 All Japan Conference is underway in Kyoto, Japan at the Kyoto International Convention Center. More than 3,000 Spirit Empowered believers of all ages from across Japan, Asia and the world converged on the ancient capital of Japan for worship, prayer and teaching. The conference started Friday, October 11 and continued through Monday, October 14. Portions of the conference can be viewed at www.ustream.tv/channel/empowered21aj.
As the first night of the evening events drew closer there was great concern as to whether the crusade should be cancelled. Many of those who would attend are dependent on state run buses. However, there was an ongoing strike that had shut the bus services down. What would happen without this major form of transportation?
The author Mark D. Watt releases his newest book: “Caught Up Night Vision Revealed”. A true prophetic night vision revealed to him of what is to come forth in the earth.
Millions of Christians united across denominational, cultural, and political differences on Sunday, October 6th, as part of the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem (DPPJ) (www.daytopray.com) to intercede for the city God calls His own, and to invoke God’s blessing, purposes, and provision upon all of Jerusalem’s people. From over 175 nations, believers gathered to pray in their worship services, in their homes, on college campuses, in regional gatherings, and on a 24-Hour Prayer Conference Call.
The Churches Making Movies Christian Film Festival will host hundreds of movie goers in Clark, New Jersey, October 11-13 when it screens seven world premiere feature films and presents workshops for faith-based filmmakers including a screenwriter’s bootcamp taught by one of the most prolific screenwriters in the country. All feature films screening are produced by or in conjunction with churches.
Christian Newswire/ — The Orange Conference, a conference for entire family ministry teams, will be held April 30 – May 2, 2014, in Atlanta. Over 5,000 key influencers — senior, next gen, student, children’s and preschool leaders — will gather to experience the power of “Yes,” and learn new insights into influencing the faith and character of the next generation.
Churches today are feeling the pressure of an increasingly complex legal landscape. Each month laws and judicial decisions are made that affect the way they operate and manage a ministry. In many ways, the timing of the all-new www.ChurchLawAndTax.com couldn’t be better. The site, featuring decades of legal, financial, and risk management insights from noted church law and tax expert Richard R. Hammar and other church management leaders, is the first of its kind to provide such extensive resources in one location.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.– Truth For a New Generation, a nationally hailed apologetics conference, with heavy hitters Eric Metaxas, Josh McDowell and Lee Strobel, will take place in Charlotte, N.C. this week, September 27-28, 2013.
Christian music legends Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin have been announced as the hosts for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards.