Christians around the globe gathered on Pentecost Sunday in stadiums, auditoriums, churches, homes, and some in secret places, to pray for the healing and blessing of their nations and the world.
Forget the economy, gun rights, or immigration, the Minnesota congresswoman is hung up on creating a September 11 National Day of Prayer and Fasting to remind America of its sins. read more
After seeing the extent to which the National Day of Prayer has turned into the National Day of evangelical-Christianity-or-else, Sally Quinn of The Washington Post says she no longer sees a need for the celebration: This country was founded on the idea of religious freedom. Show More Summary
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is promoting a right-wing Sept. 11 National Day of Prayer and Fasting, telling an audience at a Capitol Hill event Thursday that such actions are necessary because "judgment" had been passed down by God on that day in both 2001 and 2012. Show More Summary
Bachmann spoke Wednesday at a prayer event at the Capitol. “It’s no secret that our nation may very well be experiencing the hand of judgment. It’s no secret that we all are concerned that our nation may be in a time of decline. If that is in fact so, what is the answer? The answer [...]
After investing all of this time and energy searching for an answer to whether or not God exists, here's my conclusion: I don't know.
Right-wing blowhard 'Coach Dave' Daubenmire, who made headlines in the 90's and was sued by the ACLU for mixing prayers with his football coaching, went off on Jason Collins this week and the nation's reaction to the story, Right Wing...
In a campaign demanding the return of the "Christ-centered" message to the nation's public schools, Reach America has enlisted about a dozen kids for a video which demands that "stolen prayers" be returned to classrooms. Because Christian students are being persecuted. Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama said Tuesday he had both a moral and a national security obligation to stop the slaughter in Syria, but warned he could not just act on a "hope and a prayer." Obama defended his government's actions in sending...Show More Summary
A high-ranking Coast Guard official said at a National Day of Prayer event that religious liberty in the U.S. military is being threatened and that service members are being told to hide their faith in Christ, according to a taped remarks obtained by Fox News. “As one general so aptly put it – they expect us to check our religion in at the door – | Read More »
Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte and Obama's pick for the next Secretary of Transportation, issued two city proclamations yesterday. One of them recognized the National Day of Prayer; the other one declared the day to be a Day of Reason. Show More Summary
Concerned Women head Penny Nance is super concernstipated because Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx endorsed the National Day Of Reason, an atheist response to this week's National Day Of Prayer. Earlier this week President Obama nominated Foxx to be Secretary of Transportation. Show More Summary
We've enrolled prayer and reason as weapons in the culture wars. But how about a National Day for Prayer and Reason? Because there are plenty of Americans who do not want to separate the two.
Post by Ericka Sóuter Today is National Day of Prayer. It doesn't matter which religion you follow or whom you choose to pray to, this is a day for any and all believers. You see, prayer requires faith, but faith takes on different forms to different people. Show More Summary
Gov. Jerry Brown, a onetime Jesuit seminarian, issued a proclamation designating Thursday a Day of Prayer in California, timed to coincide with the National Day of Prayer proclaimed by President Obama pursuant to an act of Congress.
Did you know that the National Day of Prayer is still a thing that is celebrated in the ostensibly secular United States of America? It is! It’s the first Thursday of every May, which happens to be today. And did you know that humanists celebrate today as the National Day of Reason? They do! At least since 2003, anyway. Show More Summary
Every year on the first Thursday of May a peculiar thing happens: the president and government officials across the nation ask us to pray.
To celebrate "National Day of Prayer," Sweetwater Rain has released a special music video for their follow-up single to "Starshine," the Music Row and Indicator radio chart hit from 2012. Take a look at this official lyric video and get to know the exting new band's special new single.
It's the first Thursday in May and you know what that means: by congressional decree, today is the official "National Day of Prayer." If you forgot to send a card, better luck next year. There were some complaints in recent years from various conservative activists and Fox News …
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2013 (Heritage Foundation) - Millions of people of faith in America will participate today in the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer. Although the National Day of Prayer was not established by congressional legislation until 1952 under President Harry Truman, days of prayer…