An 8-year-old, an Orthodox Jew, a convicted felon and a woman overcome with loneliness-they may be separated by age, background and circumstances, but all have the same basic need.
And that's the beauty of online evangelism-reaching people where they are.
Here are the stories of how seven people from all walks of life have been impacted by Search for Jesus (SFJ), the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's internet evangelism ministry....More»
Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson wasn't looking to go viral on social media. But more than 850,000 people "liked" the raw emotion he shared in a 2014 Facebook post about racial strife in America.
The NFL player's honest conversation about the division between races connected with people. They shared his post more than 460,000 times and tens of thousands of people left comments....More»
EDMONTON, Alberta, March 13, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) - An alliance of Alberta's public sector unions, public school boards and teachers has called for the defunding of the province's 225 independent, mostly Christian schools that educate 34,000 students.
"Public funding for education should be focused on building the best public, Catholic, and Francophone school systems possible," said Joel French, executive director of Public Interest Alberta, the left-wing lobby group leading the attack. "Private schools in Alberta receive some of the highest subsidies in Canada, while core government campaign promises in education remain unfulfilled. We need a change of priorities."...More»
A week after disgruntled Princeton Theological Seminary alumni complained that Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, should not receive the school's Kuyper Prize because of his church's position on the ordination of women and LGBT individuals, the seminary decided Wednesday not to give the award this year.
For over three decades the Stellar Awards have served as the premier gospel music event that honors those who've made an impact on the industry each year. Along with the awards given to the best in gospel entertainment come performances from notable voices in the industry.
OTTAWA, March 24, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) - Putting economic growth at the forefront, the Trudeau government's 2017 budget projects $7 billion in spending over the next 10 years to create new institutional daycare spaces in a move one faith-based critic called "soft coercion."
The measure would only make 40,000 new spaces by 2019, when Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is up for re-election. After that, the yearly allotment would increase from $550 million to $800 million. One news report said the timing of implementation was like dangling a carrot on a stick in front of the electorate....More»
A new report by the Pew Research Center has found that the overwhelming majority of Americans support paid family and medical leave for workers, Christian Telegraph reports according to Catholic News Agency.
More than 80 percent of adult Americans surveyed believe that women should have paid maternity leave, and just under 70 percent support paid paternity leave.
When it comes to paid leave for new fathers, there are significant generational differences. Of those under 30 years of age, 82 percent believe dads should get paid leave after a birth or adoption. Support drops to 76 percent among respondents from 30-49 years of age, and 59 percent for those 50 and older....More»
Supporters of Paul Washer, 55, founder, director and missions coordinator of HeartCry Missionary Society, are now asking for prayers after he suffered a heart attack Monday night and was forced to undergo emergency surgery....More»
The season 11 "American Idol" alum is currently touring arenas across the country for the Winter Jam tour, as his new single "All That Matters" is quickly climbing radio charts.
For his third studio album Identity, Dixon said he wanted to put where he currently is in life to his music. The 25-year-old newlywed married his longtime girlfriend Annie Coggeshall in January 2016 and his new journey can certainly be heard throughout the 17 tracks of the Sparrow Records recording....More»
March 23, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) - Planned Parenthood closed two more abortion clinics in Pennsylvania after shutting three at the end of last year, an branch of the national abortion business announced March 13th....More»
NEW YORK, New York, March 23, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Vandals sprayed paint, used a hammer to smash, and broke the window of a "Free Speech Bus" on a tour fighting gender ideology this afternoon....More»
The supplies sustaining displaced Christians in northern Iraq will run out "within weeks" but UN agencies, accused of ignoring them, have pledged to do better since the advent of US President Donald Trump, the aid co-ordinator for the Catholic archdiocese of Erbil said.
Without significant financial aid and sufficient care, Iraq's remaining Christians, whose numbers have fallen from 1.5 million in 2003 to around 200,000, "could disappear within the next six to 12 months," warned US-born Stephen Rasche....More»
Hunger and thirst often prevent members of Kamakowa Baptist Church in Kimusu, Kenya from attending worship, pastor Tom Ogalo Ngoya told Baptist Press in an appeal for aid to the country where drought is a national disaster, Christian Telegraph reports.
"It's [disheartening] to watch your children beg for water and food," Ngoya emailed BP after Kenya's government declared the drought a national disaster in February. Members of the congregation "are often not in the church due to lack of food and water for them to drink and for the animals. Children are malnourished due to lack of food to eat. Adults are helpless because they cannot feed their family."...More»
On March 22, the official opening of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Russia took place in the President Hotel in Moscow. The celebration of the anniversary served as an impetus for the mutual cooperation of Protestant churches with other religious denominations and public institutions, Christian Telegraph reports according to the Christian Megaportal invictory.com....More»
LONDON, UK (ANS - March 24, 2017) -- Following the tragic terror attacks in London this week, Leading The Way's founder and president Dr. Michael Youssef says it's vital more than ever that Christians stand firm in their faith and wake up to these radical Islamist threats.
"I grieve deeply for the victims and the people of the UK, especially as I have so many friends there," he said. "This is the time when we must uphold the faith without compromise. We need to stand up for the truth of the Gospel as we reach out even to militants, telling them in love that the truth can only be found in Jesus Christ....More»
RIVERSIDE, CA (ANS, March 23, 2017) - Preparations are well underway for Harvest America 2017, which will feature a message from Southern California pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie, and top name music from artists including NEEDTOBREATHE, Trip Lee, Phil Wickham, and Phoenix native Jordin Sparks.
More than 10,000 volunteers are expected to participate in street evangelism the day prior to Harvest America, and will pass out as many as 870,000 invitations throughout the region....More»