British novelist and essayist Francis Spufford’s spirited defense of the Christian religion is in some ways like eavesdropping on a missionary conversation with the pagans of antiquity.
Paul Crouch, who co-founded the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) with his wife, Jan, 40 years ago, passed away Saturday at 2:32 a.m. at the age of 79 after more than a decade of chronic heart problems.
Gloria Gaither and her husband, Bill, have written more than 700 songs. They are the hosts of the Homecoming show, which has aired on TBN, Christian TV Network and other networks and has been distributed worldwide. The show is the “who’s who” of Gospel music. Gloria is also the recipient of numerous Grammy and Dove Awards and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. As if those achievements weren’t enough, Gloria is launching another project close to her heart, the Gaither Homecoming Bible, published by Thomas Nelson.
A U.S.-born man who was abducted as a child, taken to Mexico and robbed of all his money in a harrowing trek back to the United States more than three decades later has found refuge at a San Diego church that is trying to reunite him with his mother in Wisconsin.
As Director of Hacienda El Refugio (an outdoor adventure and retreat center near Quito, Ecuador) Paul Reichert leads a multicultural team of 25 staff members, conducting retreats for youth, church, school, business, and nonprofit groups in Latin America as a ministry of Youth World and International Teams. Reichert’s staff works to reach some of the 300 million Latin American youth in a culture where youth ministry is undervalued and underdeveloped.
O.J. Simpson has found God, according to his manager Norman Pardo. He is now planning to become a televangelist after he is released from prison.
Author Malcolm Gladwell may not be known for writing on religion. His New York Times best-selling books The Tipping Point, Outliers, Blink and What the Dog Saw deal with the unexpected twists in social science research. But his newest book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, also includes underlying faith-related themes, and not just in the title.
Devotional material by one of the 20th century’s all-time best-selling authors, C. S. Lewis, is now available on Bible Gateway, the world’s largest Christian website (bg4.me/11Km8QK). Email subscription signup is at www.biblegateway.com/newsletters.
Orlando, FL–George Wood was re-elected to a second four-year term as General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in Wednesday morning’s business session of the 55th General Council.
Joel Osteen Ministries announced today that Osteen’s television program will begin airing on WNBC 4 New York Sundays at 11:30am Eastern.