In her book, “On a Wing and a Prayer,“ Sarah Woods describes the bird that captured her interest when she...
Having a space for people to pray during a political convention is a good idea, and the Democratic National Convention has done just that. But there was something strange about
As the Democratic National Convention heads into its second day, Stephanie Ruhle decided to ask two Bernie Sanders delegates about whether their supporters plan to continue the major disruption observed on Monday night.
The theme for the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is “United Together,” but so far the unity has been elusive. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a text message to his delegate whips, asking them to not engage in protests on the convention floor on Monday. But that did not stop a…
A loud crowed interrupted the first moments of the Democratic National Convention with a loud objection to the mention of Hillary Clinton's name. Days after leaked emails showed that the DNC seemingly conspired to work against the Bernie Sanders campaign and to prop up Clinton's, anger began to boil over in the Democratic party and when Dr. Show More Summary
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Referring to Sajid Tarar, head of American Muslims for Trump, who delivered the closing prayers at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night, Christian Right leader Bryan Fischer argued that Republicans had "collectively committed the sin of idolatry." And then it got worse.
When Pastor Mark Burns opened up the Republican National Convention with prayer on Monday night, he could not have made himself more clear. Donald Trump, the Republican nominee, was a believer in Jesus Christ, and the enemy was not other Republicans but rather "Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party."
Republican National Convention 2016 live updates: Roll call vote expected to nominate Trump underway July 19, 2016, 2:59 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland:• Watch the convention with us live.• Melania Trump headlined the first night of the convention, and her...
Gospel pioneer Kirk Franklin hit the stage early in the morning Saturday at Together 2016, the millennial-focused prayer and worship gathering held at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., and led with a prayer that reached to the core of those in attendance.
The opening prayer at a national convention should be the least controversial part of the night. This year in Cleveland, things are a little... different.
This was the prayer offered as the benediction to today’s session of the Republican National Convention. Share
For the first time ever, a woman will lead prayer at the Republican National Convention. Pastor Paula White, a televangelist who leads the 10,000-member New Destiny Christian Center in Orlando, has been invited by Donald Trump to deliver the benediction at Monday’s opening night festivities. “I genuinely am humbled and honored,” White says. “It’s always…
CLEVELAND ? Mark Burns, a pastor from South Carolina, on Monday delivered perhaps the most politically charged benediction ever heard at a national convention. Burns warned the prayerful delegates at the Republican National Convention...Show More Summary
If there’s one thing we don’t expect to hear at this year’s Republican National Convention, it’s prayers asking for freedom from bigotry and intolerance. Politico reports that Ivanka Trump’s own rabbi has backed out of delivering an invocation at the RNC next...
WASHINGTON ? Rabbi Haskel Lookstein on Friday reversed an earlier decision to deliver the opening prayer at the Republican National Convention next week after facing a deluge of criticism from his former students who questioned how he...Show More Summary
Dear Heavenly Father, Creator of Heaven and Earth, today we grieve for a nation divided.
The Reverend Franklin Graham announced that he will lead live prayer events on Facebook for the opening of the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
The Rev. Franklin Graham has said that America is in desperate need of Divine intervention in the wake of several shootings and riots, and announced a major prayer initiative ahead of both the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
"May we grieve all those murdered," writes Greg Snyder. "Opening our hearts to grief returns to us our humanity."Greg Snyder of Brooklyn Zen Center shares a prayer — that we, as a nation shocked by racism and violence, may awaken and seize this moment. Show More Summary