Zondervan announced today the signing of a multi-book deal with Candace Payne, who is frequently referred to as “Chewbacca Mom.” The first book will release November 7, 2017 with a national media and multi-city book signing tour. Payne shared the news with her fans first in an emotional Facebook Live video from HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Grand Rapids office.
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization, representing millions of Evangelicals worldwide, made the following statement regarding an announcement by the Presidential Inaugural Committee:
Cliff Barrows, 93, of Marvin, N.C., music and program director of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), passed away today at Carolinas Medical Center – Pineville, following a brief illness.
Fans of the Chicago Cubs are celebrating after their team became World Series champions for the first time since 1908.
The Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA), an organization made up of 500 Christian women authors and speakers, awarded best-selling author and Precept Ministries co-founder and Executive Vice President Kay Arthur with their Golden Scrolls Lifetime Achievement Award at her recent Precept Women’s conference held October 22, 2016 in Chattanooga, TN.
Having carried a 12 foot cross around the world in every country and major island group Arthur Blessitt has opened a free online cross museum that tells the stories behind the stories. From wars to jungles, from world leaders to the poorest people. Always sharing the message of Jesus, salvation and love. Now 41,775 miles the Guinness World Record for longest walk/ongoing pilgrimage in 324 countries and major island groups.
Answering the call for training and certification for chaplains, Cudella (Chaplains of the Americas) with over 1,500 members has merged with The Global Chaplains Coalition.
Reverend Arlene O. Hall, an ordained minister in the Church of God, has been elected to the presidency of the Boston Black Ministerial Alliance.
The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship, a ministry of Evangelism Explosion International, will honor the Hon. Matt G. Bevin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky with its Distinguished Christian Statesman Award September 9 in Washington, D.C.
Missionary medic Paul Heier has partnered his organization Misión Hispana with Guatemalan firefighters to provide CPR, First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, and Trauma classes across the country. Heier attended paramedic school with the desire to help people in remote areas and teach these critical subjects to short-term missionaries and national firefighters.
Sarah Thomas, who is a monthly partner of the ministry, CfaN, has a vision for the homeless community of Tulsa to attend the Reinhard Bonnke Gospel Crusade in Oklahoma City. (For more information on how to become a partner of the ministry please click here). Sarah has chartered a bus and plans to fill that bus to capacity to take 55 homeless people to the crusade. In addition to “The Good News Bus” ride, the attendees will also receive a free meal for the journey there. Sarah is currently in the process of raising funds to make this vision possible. To give toward or get more information about “The Good News Bus,” visit www.gofundme.com/2dqzmqs.
American Idol finalist Phil Stacey will host the Kansas City Truth Conference on Aug. 27 featuring noted Christian author and speaker Josh McDowell, who will coach attendees on how to respond to tough questions about Christianity.
Paul Spremulli, Publisher at Angelnook Publishing, announces open submissions from authors of competed and partial manuscripts. Spremulli is dedicated to helping all authors become independently published. “I understand how important it is for every author’s words to be shared. We live in very trying times and it is our mission to make your publishing experience easy, fun and rewarding.” Authors keep 100% of all book royalties. All published books are made available on sites like Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
The brothers have been “Born-Again” Bible Believing Christians for 38 years. They are the first in their Jewish Heritage to acknowledge Jesus Christ as Lord.
Evangelist Will Graham returned to Australia last week – a continent on which he’s preached biannually since 2010 – to share the hope of Jesus in the arid Outback. The three-day event, titled Reality, was held May 20-22 at Blatherskite Park in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
If your sides ache from laughter this weekend, chances are you saw Candace Payne’s record-shattering video as she tried on a Chewbacca mask from Kohl’s.