Significant Study on Growth of Spirit-empowered Christianity Released at ORU

TULSA, Okla. — As the higher education leader in Spirit-empowered Christianity, Oral Roberts University is excited to host an event Monday, February 24, 2020, to release new data on the phenomenal growth of the Spirit-empowered community around the globe. World-renowned author and researcher Dr. Todd Johnson has spent the last three years studying the growth of Spirit-empowered Christianity and will be sharing his findings at 7:00pm at ORU’s Global Learning Center.

Study Shows Growth Among Religious ‘Nones’ Declining

The percentage of religiously unaffiliated Americans — or “nones,” as they are called — has been growing for some time. But new data suggests it might finally be leveling off, or even declining.

Christian School Alumni More Likely to Stay Steadfast in Faith

The Classical Difference today released a groundbreaking study completed by the University of Notre Dame’s Sociology department showing that graduates of ACCS schools are more likely to practice spiritual discipline and remain engaged with their faith compared to alumni of other educational institutions and many Christian-raised Millennials.

Group Condemns Content of Super Bowl Ad

A Sabra Hummus ad for the upcoming Super Bowl in Miami will feature drag queens.

New Religious Expression Guidelines Introduced on Religious Freedom Day

Family Research Council applauds President Trump’s announcement today that his administration will protect religious organizations and reinforce the freedom of public school students across the country to pray and express their religious beliefs. Local education agencies receiving federal education funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) must certify in writing to its state educational agency that “it has no policy that prevents, or otherwise denies participation in, constitutionally protected prayer in public schools as detailed in this updated guidance.” The administration also issued nine proposed rules that protect religious organizations from being discriminated against by the federal government.

Survey Results Show Disturbing Trend

Operation Rescue released the second part of a two-part report, “The Status of American Abortion Facilities in 2019.” Today’s report reveals the disturbing trend that more surgical abortion facilities are now conducting abortions at later gestational stages overall.

Prayer Team’ Facebook Page Hits Social Media Milestone

The Jerusalem Prayer Team Facebook account, founded by Mike Evans, has garnered over 68.1 million likes, making it the 27th most followed page on Facebook. Evans also told Charisma News the page received 68.2 million pageviews this week, which made it the “5th most engaged” page on Facebook over the last week.

Advice to School Boards Regarding Satan Clubs

Atheists are at it again, in Knox County, KY this time, trying to prevent the exercise of free speech if it involves Christian viewpoint. In October, the school district allowed the launch of a pilot “Bible Release Time” program operated in partnership with Elgin Children’s Foundation (ECF) and a local church. Many similar programs run throughout the state—a class for religious instruction allowed by Tennessee law following these requirements: 1) Children must have a signed parental request; 2) It must be off school property; 3) Government funds cannot be used. On Halloween night, a local atheistic group enacted a deceptive ploy to scare school boards and parents, similar to when after-school Good News Clubs have been launched by Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF).

Massive Spike in Faith-Based Google Searches After ‘Jesus Is King’

There’s no doubt Kanye West has already interrupted popular culture with his very public conversion to Christianity. It’s yet to be seen if the entertainment mogul’s new, Gospel-infused album “Jesus Is King” will lead people to salvation, but one thing is for sure: it’s leading them to Google.

New York Passes Johnson Amendment Barring Churches from Political Speech

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that prohibits churches and other nonprofits from campaigning for or against political candidates.

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