With nearly twice as many Facebook fans as “Facing the Giants,” the latest faith-based film to hit the big screen is looking to continue the momentum that’s been building up since the Christian community flexed its muscle in front of Hollywood with the release of “The Passion of the Christ.”
More than 45,000 people over the weekend joined in the celebration of Saddleback Church’s 30th anniversary, filling up the seats at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Building off of the momentum from 2009, the media arm of Campus Crusade for Christ says it is poised to touch even more lives throughout 2010. What Global Media Outreach really needs now, however, are workers who will reap the harvest.
There are many believers who would view the decision of a pastor to enter into politics as a move away from that which is Christian to that which is secular. And while such a view may be correct, former pastor and governor Mike Huckabee makes it clear that it’s not just “evil” people who go into “evil” places.
Though critics of the recently passed Matthew Shepard Act say the legislation could be used to prosecute broadcasters who preach homosexuality as sin, the world’s largest network of Christian communicators was impelled Saturday to stand firm, speak with a “holy boldness,” and proclaim with great confidence the message they’ve been called to deliver.
The international director and CEO of the World Evangelical Alliance has accepted the invitation to serve for another five years at the helm of the global network, which he has led since 2005.
Having decided to stay for his senior year, Tim Tebow now gives the Florida Gators an excellent chance at snagging their first undefeated season and fourth national title. Tebow also has a greater opportunity to amplify his message of faith.
Hitting limited theaters this weekend is the true and eye-opening story of a modern-day woman who was tragically stoned to death in Iran after she was falsely accused and deemed guilty of committing adultery.
At a recent gathering of more than 3,000 children’s ministry workers, Pastor Larry Shallenberger encountered some unexpected resistance when leading a workshop on cultural trends that affect children’s ministry.Tags Youth
While most Americans can do little, if anything, to reverse today’s political and economic tides, there is much that can be done to change the cultural tide. And, as one prominent megachurch recently noted, real change doesn’t come from politicians and the changing of laws but from the Church and the changing of hearts..
Three years ago, Austin Stone Community Church in Texas was recognized as one of the fastest growing churches in America by Outreach magazine. But what might have privately been a proud moment for most church leaders was keeping the megachurch’s lead pastor awake at night.Tags Church Growth
Though “New in Town” is not a Christian film, it is a movie about the conversion (non-religious) that one person goes through as a result of the people around them.
Can the Great Commission be fulfilled in our lifetimes? That was the big question at the heart of a recent session at the North American Call2All Congress in Dayton, Ohio.
NCAA football star Tim Tebow helped bring the spotlight to his team and his faith Thursday night, leading No. 1 Florida to a 24-14 win over No. 2 Oklahoma for the BCS championship.
For those who will be hitting the theaters after a morning of gift unwrapping, there’s something for just about everyone.Tags Christmas