Global Evangelist Alliance Plans Strategic Ministry

June 5, 2019–Bogotá Colombia—Leaders who claim evangelism as their primary call to ministry met Wednesday as the Global Evangelist Alliance (GEA), part of the agenda of a week of events in conjunction with the annual meeting of Empowered21.

Firebomb Destroys Daystar’s Jerusalem Studio

The Jerusalem studio of Daystar, one of the largest Christian networks in the world, was firebombed over the weekend. The attack destroyed Daystar’s new studio, but the network plans to rebuild.
The fire began early Saturday morning when an arsonist threw a firebomb into the facility.

United Methodists Reaffirm Biblical Faithfulness

United Methodists have upheld their denomination’s rules on sexual ethics, rejecting plans that would permit same-sex marriages and clergy to be sexually active outside of monogamous, heterosexual marriages.

Texas Church’s Cattle Drive Beefs Up Community Food Pantry

DENTON, Texas — According to Psalm 50, the cattle on a thousand hills belong to God, and a Texas church is rounding some of them up to feed his people. The range-riding Cattle Ministry begun at Denton Bible Church (DBC, www.dentonbible.org) is believed to be the only one of its kind in the country, providing free, high-quality ground beef to those in need.

October Is National Clergy Appreciation Month

When’s the last time you said thank you to your pastors and let them know you are praying for them? October might be a good time, since it’s National Clergy Appreciation Month. And if your pastor is like many, they are feeling stress.

Pastor Seeks $778,000 to Build ‘Christian Internet’

USA.Life is a new social network being built by a pastor to provide an alternative to the liberal leaning social media outlets. This site doesn’t censor Christians and is for all people who love “life, liberty and happiness.”

More Than 2000 Women Rally Against SBC Leader

More than 2,000 Southern Baptist women have signed a letter asking the trustees of a Fort Worth, Texas, seminary to take action against its embattled president after audio and video clips emerged in which he counseled physically abused women to quietly pray and described a 16-year-old’s body as “built.”

Spirit-Filled Megachurch Eliminates $10M Medical Debt for Local Families

A Texas megachurch used a $100,000 donation to eliminate $10 million worth of medical debt going into Easter weekend.

Call to Rediscover the Impact of Congregational Singing

Keith Getty OBE and Kristyn Getty have today, on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, set a call to the church around the world to rediscover the power of congregational singing. The couple, who have written hymns sung by an estimated 40-50 million people in church services each year, echo Martin Luther’s challenge to view congregational singing not simply as an innovation, but rather a return to the Bible and the biblical practices followed well by the prophets and the ancient Church fathers.

New Leaders Elected at AG General Council

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Douglas E. Clay is the new general superintendent-elect of the U.S. Assemblies of God, elected Wednesday afternoon subsequent to George O. Wood, who has held the post for 10 years, withdrawing his name from contention.

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