Much of America is preparing for the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with hundreds of prayer rallies and memorial services planned for this week.
In the footprints of two mighty towers, at a hallowed field where heroic actions saved even more heartbreak and destruction, and outside a Pentagon wall where we have rebuilt but still remember -- in these sacred sites and in quiet corners across our country, we join together this week to remember the tragedy of thirteen Septembers ago.
National leaders are often held in high regard by their supporters, but very rarely are they literally deified. Such was the case in Caracas, though, where supporters of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez inserted the deceased Chavez’s name into the Lord’s Prayer. Show More Summary
The oppressive socialist regime governing Venezuela has gone through painstaking means to replace the nation's storied Christian tradition with blind worship of deceased dictator Hugo Chávez, from filling the streets of Caracas withShow More Summary
Ever since Ben Carson famously criticized President Barack Obama's health care policies during a speech at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, many conservatives have rallied behind the retired neurosurgeon's conservative, anti-big government rhetorics and urged him to run for president in 2016. Show More Summary
“The Family Foundation is asking that you join us for 40 Days of Prayer, Fasting and Repentance for Marriage from August 27 until October 5, 2014,” the press release reads. “Our state and nation are mired in a morass of confusion and post-modern thinking that does not believe in absolutes nor that any truth can even be known.” […]
Every morning the American Family Association offers a daily prayer to its supporters. Here is what the AFA, the official sponsors of an upcoming summit featuring some of the top conservatives in the nation, have to say this A.M: We...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed an order for the National Guard to come to Ferguson. “Tonight, a day of hope, prayers, and peaceful protests was marred by the violent criminal acts of an organized and growing number of individuals, many from outside the community and state, whose actions are putting the residents and businesses [...]
The Virgin in Prayer, Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato Beautiful painting is in the National Gallery, London, where is is currently part of their exhibition on painting materials, Making Color. This is primarily because of the artist’s use of genuine Ultramarine Blue in the robes. Before the formulation of the modern synthetic version, French Ultramarine, […]
Last week a North Carolina diner gained national headlines after a Christian radio station posted the above receipt which notes the discount granted to patrons who pray before their meals. Despite the owner's claims that the discount...Show More Summary
God answered evangelist Will Graham's, the grandson of renowned evangelist Billy Graham, prayer when he was recently in the Southeast Pacific rainforest nation of Papua New Guinea.
There are points in time when God intentionally collides your life and your prayers with the messy politics and unorganized chaos of the world. For me, politics is just a thermometer for how our prayers are affecting our nation. I only pull out the thermometer so that I can pray with a target in sight […]
They didn’t stand a prayer! A federal appeals court has tossed a lawsuit by a group of atheists who challenged the display of the “Cross at Ground Zero” at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
After observing the godless trends in our nation, we readily recognize the need for change. But God's solution for our predicament is surprising. Paul instructs Timothy to establish some priorities in the church, and first on the list is prayer "for kings and all who are in authority" (1 Tim. Show More Summary
World Cup Final day finds the two nations’ newspapers in different moods. German newspapers express a brazen confidence while underdog Argentina harps on hope, prayer, and dreams. Frankfurter Allgemeine (above) has the most distinctive...Show More Summary
From the Virginia Family Foundation: Join us for 40 Days of Prayer, Fasting and Repentance for Marriage from August 27 through October 5, 2014. Our state and nation are mired in confusion and post-modern thinking and nowhere is this more evident than in the current debate raging about what constitutes marriage. Show More Summary
Alveda King, the niece of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., spoke at National Right to Life’s Prayer breakfast on June 27th. King is the Director of the African American Outreach for Priests for Life, and their mission is to activate pro-life leaders who will expose the disproportionate amount of black babies killed by […]
By ANAV SILVERMAN Tazpit News Agency For the past three weeks, life in Israel seemed to have hit a pause. A heavy cloud descended on the nation as a rain of prayers poured forth from a people united in hope and some, in foreboding. From the moment that the report came out that three teenage […]
Earlier this year, in anticipation of both the National Day of Prayer and National Day of Reason, atheist Justin Vacula of the NEPA Freethought Society went to the Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) City Hall, gave them a check for $50, and handed them a banner reading "Nothing Fails Like Prayer" to put up in the public square. Show More Summary
The Nation's Prayer, created for the England World Cup squad by Asbury & Asbury, proved remarkably ineffective. But after appearing in The Sun and elsewhere, it became a case study in the merits of sharing openly versus protecting intellectual property.