Tag : faith
Louisiana Bibles title : Three Family Bibles Recovered from Louisiana Flood Exhibit 'From Whence Strength Comes'
summary : Of all the personal objects Stephanie Hope lost in the recent, record-setting Louisiana flood, she said she was most struck by finding three family Bibles in the ruins of what was her home, which was taken over by seven feet of water.
date : Aug 31, 2016 03:43 PM EDT
Kayla Mueller title : American Hostage Kayla Mueller Defended Christian Faith to ISIL Executioner
summary : Although U.S. hostage Kayla Mueller was tortured, verbally abused, forced into slave labor for ISIL commanders in Syria and reported raped by the group's top leader, Mueller's fellow hostages said in ABC News' "20/20" broadcast, "The Girl Left Behind," that Mueller never surrendered hope or her Christian faith. The Prescott, Az., humanitarian aid worker was a courageous 26-year-old who inspired the other hostages, they said. She was killed during February 2015, during one of a dozen Jordanian airstrikes in Al-Raqqah.
date : Aug 31, 2016 02:08 PM EDT
Billy Graham with Bible title : Billy Graham: 'Heart’s Deceit Remains World’s Biggest Problem'
summary : When evangelist Rev. Billy Graham recently was asked what he thought was the biggest problem of today's world, he had three words: "the human heart." Then he explained the Bible puts it bluntly and he quoted Jeremiah 17:9, which states "The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?"
date : Aug 25, 2016 11:29 AM EDT
Mark Batterson title : Pastor Mark Batterson Shares Miraculous Story of How God Healed Him From 40-Year Asthma Struggle
summary : Pastor Mark Batterson shared his powerful testimony of how God miraculously healed him from a lifelong struggle with asthma. He encouraged Christians to believe that God is willing and able to move such "mountains" in their lives, as well.
date : Aug 22, 2016 11:47 AM EDT
Team USA Olympics 2016 title : Faith Adds 'Mental Anchor' for Olympic U.S. Athletes at 2016 Rio Games
summary : Team USA's 554 athletes at the 2016 Olympics are a cross-section of the nation they represent, with Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim members, among others. With many of the winning medalists so far in Rio de Janerio immediately attributing gratefulness to God, Christians are discussing the possible extra benefits athletes get from their faith connections.
date : Aug 13, 2016 02:44 PM EDT
Brandon Burlsworth title : 'Greater' Inspirational Movie Opens Aug. 25: 'Greatest Walk-On Story in College Football'
summary : A new movie scheduled to open in U.S. theaters Aug. 25 entitled "Greater" promises to be one that relays a true story of hope, inspiration and determination. Modeled after what happened in real life to Brandon Burlsworth, who was a college football walk-on for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks, the movie reflects what happens when someone leans on faith to carry them through the challenges life throws their way.
date : Aug 12, 2016 01:00 PM EDT
Benjamin Watson title : Franklin Graham Praises NFL Star Ben Watson for Stating Planned Parenthood Was Created to 'Exterminate Blacks'
summary : Evangelist Franklin Graham has praised NFL star Benjamin Watson for calling out Planned Parenthood's targeting of minority women and their babies for abortions and lamented that culture is "blind and deaf" to the plight of the unborn.
date : Aug 08, 2016 10:43 AM EDT
Gabby Douglas title : Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas Says God Is Secret to Her Success
summary : At just 16 years old, U.S. artistic gymnast Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas achieved a great deal of success by becoming the first woman of color in Olympic history to win an individual all-around competition. However, she does not take credit for the talent God gave her. After overcoming homelessness and a life-threatening illness at a young age, Douglas praises God.
date : Aug 06, 2016 11:12 PM EDT
Tobin Heath title : U.S. Olympic Soccer Player Tobin Heath Relies Heavily on Jesus, Christian Faith
summary : New Jersey native and two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup gold medalist Tobin Heath comes from a family heavily involved in Christian faith and athletic groups, such as Champions for Christ. She subscribes to the premise to "always believe." In a matchup of two of the top three ranked women's teams in the world, Heath and the U.S. women's team came away with a 1-0 victory over France on Saturday, Aug. 6, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Both the U.S. and France teams will plays their final group stage match on Tuesday evening. The U.S. faces off against Colombia while France plays New Zealand.
date : Aug 06, 2016 09:02 PM EDT
Billy Graham title : Billy Graham: Stubbornness Can 'Spiritually Destroy' Those Who Turn Their Back on God
summary : While stubbornness isn't always a negative quality, it can spiritually destroy those who continually turn their back on God and insist on living apart from Him, evangelist Billy Graham has warned.
date : Aug 02, 2016 12:56 PM EDT
Katy Perry title : Katy Perry's Pastor Parents Ask Christians to 'Pray' for Popstar, Express Hope She Will Return to Faith
summary : The pastor parents of pop singer Katy Perry have asked Christians to pray for their daughter and expressed hope that one day, she will return to her childhood faith.
date : Aug 01, 2016 10:14 AM EDT
Robert Jeffress title : Megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress Warns the 'Majority' of People are Going to Hell
summary : Controversial megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress has warned that the majority of people are going to hell, where they will be eternally separated from God.
date : Jul 28, 2016 11:50 AM EDT
Chris Pratt title : Chris Pratt Urges Fans to Pray for Little Boy with Brain Cancer; Shares How Power of Prayer Spared Life of Own Son Jack
summary : Hollywood actor Chris Pratt recently took to Twitter to encourage his 3.58 million followers to pray for a young boy suffering from brain cancer and revealed how the power of prayer saved the life of his own son, Jack.
date : Jul 28, 2016 11:35 AM EDT
Rev. Tony Evans title : Christians Should Put Faith above Race, Culture, Says Texas Rev. Tony Evans
summary : Rev. Tony Evans, pastor of the 10,000-member Oak Cliff Bible Church in Dallas, Texas, on Sunday delivered a biblically inspired sermon entitled "Race, Culture and Christ" that has been viewed on YouTube nearly 160,000 times since then. He started with an appeal to God, saying people need Him today at a "level that is beyond the ordinary."
date : Jul 22, 2016 09:15 PM EDT
Together 2016 title : Together 2016: Christians Flock to DC National Mall, 'Only Agenda is Jesus' Says Nick Hall
summary : Saturday's "Together 2016" prayer and music event in Washington, D.C., organized by evangelist Nick Hall, was aimed at attracting millennials, with the purpose of giving people an opportunity to "reset," or get a second chance. Although Hall, a college pastor and founder of PULSE, started planning the occasion several years ago, it ironically came at a time of violence across the world, a time during which Christians are seeking solace.
date : Jul 16, 2016 06:15 PM EDT
Oprah Winfrey at 2016 Essence title : Oprah Winfrey Shares Religious Inspiration at 2016 Essence Festival Presented by Coca-Cola
summary : American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey delivered what people are calling an unforgettable keynote speech about finding purpose and "letting go and letting God" at the 2016 Essence Festival this weekend presented by Coco-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
date : Jul 06, 2016 03:33 PM EDT
Trump Faith & Freedom title : Evangelical Leaders 'Converse' with Donald Trump, Ben Carson in NY About America
summary : Hundreds of pastors, evangelical leaders and social conservatives met with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump in New York City Tuesday (June 21) to address "long-standing concerns" about his candidacy issues, including abortion, the pro-life movement, transgender rights and the question of religious liberty in the military and armed forces. During Trump's 2-hour window on stage, he answered pre-selected questions from attendees, and talked directly with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Rev. Franklin Graham.
date : Jun 21, 2016 04:47 PM EDT
Lightning Strike in Tulsa title : Lightning Strike Leaves Brothers Feeling They Survived God's 'Test of Faith'
summary : God held an Oklahoma family together during a situation that many people do not survive, said a Tulsa man and his brother after one of them was struck by lightning on the Arkansas River while they were fishing over the weekend.
date : Jun 21, 2016 01:51 PM EDT
Sadie Robertson title : 'Duck Dynasty' Sadie Robertson Performs in Columbine Massacre Film 'I'm Not Ashamed'
summary : Christian reality TV actress and public speaker Sadie Robertson is among the film cast for "I'm Not Ashamed," which is a new movie about the first student killed 17 years ago in Colorado at Columbine High School, Rachel Joy Scott, because she was targeted due to her publicly known Christian faith.
date : Jun 10, 2016 04:49 PM EDT
Christians in India title : Christians in India Beaten, Tortured by Hindu Extremists
summary : Hindu extremists recently tortured, beat and chased off from their homes 29 Christians who refused to deny their faith in Jesus Christ and convert to Hinduism in India. Christianity is expanding in India along with Hindu persecution of Christians.
date : Jun 10, 2016 03:44 PM EDT
Texas Sheriff Brewster County title : Christian Cross Decals Removed from Texas Sheriff Patrol Cars to Settle Lawsuit
summary : After a Brewster County, Texas, sheriff added decals of Christian crosses to patrol vehicles, Freedom From Religion Foundation representatives filed a lawsuit against the sheriff department and county government in March. Those cross decals were taken off the fleet's vehicles this week to settle the case, along with covering the legal costs of the atheist group, whose representatives argued the religious symbols represented a government endorsement of Christianity in violation of the First Amendment.
date : Jun 08, 2016 02:59 PM EDT
Jean Christy title : Church ‘Birthday Ambassador’ Dies At Age 111 After Starting Ministry at 105
summary : Jean Christy, 111 years old, was a devout United Methodist who will be missed every time other people's birthdays come around in her congregation in southwestern North Carolina. She died May 28, leaving a void as the community's phone-based "birthday ambassador." The congregation of Andrews United Methodist Church celebrated Christy's life on June 4.
date : Jun 04, 2016 07:05 PM EDT
Jacqueline Zoutene title : Cameroon Christian Relies 'On God's Word' Amidst Muslim Terrorists Boko Haram
summary : Jacqueline Zoutene's father was a pastor, so she grew up with God's Word in Central Africa. Now, as she sees her region being terrorized by the Muslim sect Boko Haram, she fears for her loved ones but continues to draw her strength from the Bible. In fact, she turned her commitment to God into a job working for the United Bible Societies since 2006.
date : Jun 01, 2016 09:18 AM EDT
Alice Cooper title : Alice Cooper Religion: 'Every Word of Bible is True,' Launches Teen Ministry
summary : It may surprise some people to learn Vincent Furnier - also known as the singer of bizarre lyrics and macabre stage theatrics, Alice Cooper - was born the son of a minister, especially given the rocker used to simulate animal sacrifice, and even his own execution, on stage. However, these days, Furnier called on his religious faith to found Solid Rock, a teen ministry in Phoenix, Az., aimed to keep kids out of trouble during non-school hours.
date : May 16, 2016 09:49 AM EDT
Reagan Twenty Five J is for Jesus title : Mother Who Lost Daughter at 25th Week Pregnancy Starts Clothing Business, Donates 25 Percent of Proceeds to Families of Infant Loss
summary : After Heather Bienz's second daughter, Reagan, suddenly passed away during the 25th week of pregnancy due to Turner Syndrome on May 28, 2015, she launched a U.S. faith-based clothing business that donates 25 percent of proceeds to other families who have lost infants. Purchasers also get the blessing of an added prayer cast over the order before shipping.
date : Apr 27, 2016 09:04 PM EDT
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