May 2nd, 2013
Pastor John Hagee and Dr. Charles Stanley Hold Historic Night to Honor Israel
On Thursday, more than 2,500 people gathered at First Baptist Church Atlanta (FBA) for a Night to Honor Israel. The event was organized by Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, and hosted by FBA.
Dr. Charles Stanley, senior pastor at FBA, served as the event's host. He was joined on the stage by keynote speaker Pastor John Hagee, CUFI's founder and Chairman, and Opher Aviram, Consul General of Israel to the Southeast.
May 3rd, 2013
Pentagon Backpedals on Court-Martial for Christian Soldiers Who Share Jesus
Alliance Defending Freedom filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request Wednesday for records related to a Pentagon statement issued Tuesday that indicated members of the military could be subject to court martial for “religious proselytization.”
The Department of Defense spokesperson who made the comments backtracked in a new statement Thursday that explains, “Service members can share their faith (evangelize), but must not force unwanted, intrusive attempts to convert others of any faith or no faith to one’s beliefs (proselytization).”
April 30th, 2013
Abortion Harassment Awareness Hits Quebec's Highways
Twenty-five women are walking from Montreal to the Supreme Court in Ottawa in an abortion harassment awareness initiative that launched Sunday. The Back to Life Walk is an authentic women's movement that aims not only to raise awareness about abortion harassment, but to pray for a shift in Canadian culture on this issue. The 25 culturally diverse women walking 200km represent the 25 years of no laws on abortion in this nation -- China and North Korea are the only other countries with no abortion laws.
May 1st, 2013
NBA Player 'Comes Out'... Negative Role Model for Kids
With yesterday’s historic “coming out” by an NBA player, one cultural commentator is very concerned how that announcement may influence children who view professional athletes as role models.
NBA veteran Jason Collins disclosed in a first-person account posted Monday at SI.com that he is “gay.” Collins, 34, is a 12-year veteran of the National Basketball Association and has played for six teams during that time.
“I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation,” he states in the article.
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