Growing up in destitute Haiti, all 10-year-old Marie Louise ever knew was poverty and hunger pangs. The things most Americans take for granted—sitting at a table to eat a full meal, not to mention the use of utensils—were completely foreign to her and the other children in her village. Instead, she was all too used to scooping a handful of dirt or even cement into her mouth simply to have something in her stomach to keep her from starving to death.
Christian TEFL trains Christians to teach English and so help spread the Gospel. Christian TEFL’s professional training is designed to equip Christians to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) which then opens up many diverse, international opportunities.
Last week the Assemblies of God executive leadership hosted the executive leadership of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) at the AG national office in Springfield, Mo. The historic meeting marks the first time the full leadership of these Pentecostal movements—two of the largest in the U.S.—have gathered specifically to dialogue together.
In 1996, Pastor Jack Hayford felt the Lord say, “Found a seminary.” He was 62 years old, and he was widely respected and successful. Yet at a time of life where most men begin slowing down, he took on the gargantuan task of starting a seminary—the only one in the charismatic/Pentecostal community west of Oklahoma.
The founders of True Story Christian Movies (TSCM) announce the launch of their new company and their calling to be a catalyst for a movement of Christian films based on true stories.
The President and CEO of Bethany Christian Services, Bill Blacquiere, is calling for greater support from federal and state governments to protect adopted children from the potential atrocities of “re-homing.” Re-homing is the practice of unregulated placement of children, often done over the Internet, when an adopted child is placed by their adoptive family into another family without proper oversight.
After a five year hiatus, the return of the Grand Prix of Houston was truly an answered prayer for Kingdom Racing. Houston is home turf for Kingdom Racing, and since the race was placed on the schedule last year, the entire team has been in preparation for the event.
The International Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem welcomes the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, current president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, as a partnering leader in the annual global prayer movement for Jerusalem.
A crimson-colored “LU,” emblazoned in 11-foot letters on a forested mountainside against a backdrop of white limestone, tells students and their families they have arrived at Liberty University. The cacophony of construction across the 7,000-acre campus it overlooks suggests that the once-struggling Christian college has not only arrived but also plans to stick around.
A young girl’s family history in missions became a new calling helping trafficking victims in Italy after a grown-up Erika Tello, from the U.S., led a Transform 2012 outreach to trafficking victims.
Guideposts (www.guideposts.org), the non-profit organization and a leading provider of inspirational content and services, announced that it has promoted Lenore Person to Vice President and Editorial Director of Guideposts Books and Inspirational Media.
Over 1,500 people gathered at The Tabernacle in Orchard Park, NY, for the Eagles’ Wings “Legacy” conference. Under the leadership of Rev. Robert Stearns, this three-day event celebrated a 20-year milestone of annually bringing people from across the nation for inspiration and equipping.
One of the oldest biblical creation ministries in the US — Creation Moments — is now celebrating its fiftieth year of proclaiming the truths of biblical creation. To thank the ministry’s faithful supporters, the ministry is hosting the Creation Moments 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 7, at University of Northwestern-St. Paul (formerly Northwestern College).
Child Evangelism Fellowship, the largest Christian ministry to children in the world, has begun a mass distribution of one million books to children in the Philippines as part of its larger campaign to reach two million Filipino children with the gospel this school year. This goal exceeds last year’s success when an impressive 1.6 million children heard the gospel.
Exodus International, the flagship ex-gay ministry coalition, recently announced it was closing its doors after 37 years. The news brought a fresh round of criticism for the organization that has modified its message in the last year, focusing less on changing sexual orientation and more on growing in Christ.
Human Life International President Father Shenan J. Boquet expressed disappointment with the United States Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, but said that no matter what the Court decided, God’s definition of marriage has not, and will not change, and must continue to be defended.
TULSA, Okla.– During his first days on campus, Oral Roberts University President Dr. William M. Wilson announced the formation of a Presidential Task Force on the globalization of ORU. The task force will seek ways to fulfill the global mandate of ORU by expanding access to a whole person education to students worldwide.
Bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado is partnering with his publisher Thomas Nelson and The Salvation Army and CBA, the Association for Christian Retail, to reach one million broken hearts with the message of his book You’ll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times (September 10, 2013). Through the “Give Hope Where It Counts” campaign, Christian retailers are selling a special Salvation Army edition of You’ll Get Through This.
The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship will host a gala Grand Opening of its new ministry facility at 1:30 pm on Thursday, June 13, at the Center’s new location, 402 New Jersey Avenue SE, two blocks from the U.S. Capitol building.