New York City authorities will not disclose the cause of death for Zachery Tims, the founding pastor of New Destiny Christian Center (NDCC), until a court decision is made regarding a challenge from Tims' mother against the NYC medical examiner's longstanding policy of making such information available to the public.
As the holiday season begins, New York-based Coalition for the Homeless, the nation's oldest advocacy group, and other charity-in-action institutions are of great need, as the number of homeless grows in the nation's most populous city, including more and more families with children.
As Thanksgiving and the weekend following it are approaching fast, those planning longer trips should be mindful of the upcoming weather warnings in some parts of the United States, including heavy rain and possible snowstorms.Tags Weather
The opening of the 9/11 memorial museum, scheduled for September 2012, will most likely be delayed over development disputes between the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.Tags September 11
The day after Thanksgiving day promises the best-priced shopping spree of the year, as Black Friday 2011 is only four days away. And since tablet computers and e-readers are guaranteed to be of interest to many shoppers, The Christian Post prepared a wrap-up brief on which stores will offer some of the best deals on these devices.Tags Technology
Parents who particularly await the Black Friday 2011 sales nationwide in order to get a little something for their kids should be cautious about a line of baby dolls offered by Toys "R" Us this season. The talking toys babble to each other in baby talk, at one point allegedly using a vulgar expression.Tags Culture
As impatient smartphone users in the United States await the national launch of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus Prime, rumors about which networks will ultimately end up offering the phone abound. There is also a buzz that the phone will launch in early December.Tags Technology
Crystal Cathedral Ministries' Garden Grove, Calif., property will be sold to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange for $57.5 million, it was decided Thursday, and that means the church will have to find a new location for its thousands-strong congregation. But congregants have expressed an unwillingness to leave the signature glass structure behind.
Pastors from over 70 evangelical churches in Scotland have signed a letter to First Minister Alex Salmond Friday calling for him to protect the traditional definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.Tags Homosexuality
Sheila Schuller Coleman, the daughter of Robert H. and Arvella Schuller, founders of Crystal Cathedral Ministries, said in a statement Thursday that although the ministry's board has "reluctantly" agreed to sell its signature property, it is still not too late for a miracle to emerge in its bankruptcy case, and that the congregation will remain the same.
It seems that only yesterday fans were raging about Kim Kardashian's divorce, and already another attention-grabbing celebrity divorce is under way, as Demi Moore announced late Thursday that she is leaving her husband of six years, actor and TV personality Ashton Kutcher.
Crystal Cathedral Ministries endorsed the bid of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange County and the judge approved of the decision Thursday in the Santa Ana, Calif. bankruptcy court, where the bankruptcy case of this prominent Garden Grove megachurch has been taking place, which means that the property will not be sold to Chapman University, as previously expected.
NYPD officers turned out in force in Lower Manhattan Friday to confront disgruntled protesters, who had been booted from Zuccotti Park in previous days, after word spread of protesters' promise to "shut down" Wall Street. Here are some photos from the scene as well as comments from protesters.Tags Culture
At least six people have been killed and dozens more injured in thunderstorms and tornadoes that swiped through the Southeast of the United States Wednesday, according to The Associated Press.
Members of the California-based Crystal Cathedral ministries seem to be more and more anxious about the church’s bankruptcy case, with some expressing fear that losing their decades-old house of worship might damage the integrity of the church. The decision of whether the property will be sold to a Catholic organization or to a local university with Protestant roots is to fall tonight.