Under the slated skylight and within the clean, airy white-walled College Church on the Wheaton College campus, more than 600 people gathered Friday to remember and be inspired by the life of John Stott – the English Anglican clergyman who helped define and drive the global evangelical movement in the 20th century.
Hundreds of Christians inspired and impacted by the life of English Evangelical theologian, preacher, and global thinker John Stott gathered at Wheaton College on Friday for his U.S. memorial service. The following is the biography titled “Remembering John Stott” found in the memorial service program pamphlet.
The world's most popular Bible App, YouVersion, has reached another milestone – 30 million unique installs this week. The Bible App is now available in 45 languages and offers more than 190 BIble reading plans. Take a look at the breakdown of installs by mobile devies: iPhone, Android, Blackberry, iPad, and others.
Max Lucado is a New York Times bestselling author, a megachurch pastor, and has sold more than 100 million products, including 80 million books. But you wouldn’t know that talking to him. Lucado seemed humble, thoughtful, at peace with himself, yet passionate about his ministry during a recent chat with The Christian Post.
Cops, gangs, drugs, death and tears? The latest film by Sherwood Pictures – the maker of “Fireproof” and “Facing the Giants” – is a tearjerker that aims at breaking down men and building them back up as “courageous” fathers and husbands.
Brian Jones lost his faith in God and belief in hell while he was a student at Princeton Theological Seminary. His faith recovered, but his belief in hell didn’t. For four years he led a church, keeping his belief on hell a secret, even from his wife.
Americans know that the United States has been engaged in the War on Terror for the past 10 years. But how many Americans can answer the question of why radical Muslims hate us so much?
Moviegoers who see the new Gerard Butler headlining film “Machine Gun Preacher,” based on the life of heroin-addict-turned-Christian-child-crusader Sam Childers, would understandably believe Hollywood exaggerated the story for entertainment purposes. But they’ll be surprised to know that the real life of Childers was too much for even Hollywood.
Samsung Electronics Co. pulled its latest Galaxy tablet from a Berlin trade show after a German court approved Apple Inc.’s request for an injunction.
Conservative groups opposed to California’s recently passed law requiring public schools to teach about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans in social studies classes are scrambling to gather the needed signatures for a ballot referendum.
Tropical Storm Lee strengthened Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. EST update.
An American pastor has set forth 12 unconventional – even seemingly counterproductive – church planting principles that he learned from a highly unlikely source – North Korea, where the Christian community is completely underground.
Hurricane Irene, now downgraded to a tropical storm, made landfall in New York Sunday morning, with flooding reported in low-lying areas of New York City, including in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Hurricane Irene caused more than 3,000 flights to be canceled in the United States on Saturday, making up more than 80 percent of the global total flight cancellations today.
One of the four men who accused Georgia megachurch pastor Eddie Long of sexual misconduct was convicted of a drug charge Tuesday.
The earthquake caused the evacuation of the White House, Pentagon, U.S. Capitol building, and office buildings in Washington, D.C.
More than 540,000 people have committed to a boycott of Home Depot over its support of homosexual activism, according to a spokesperson of the group organizing the boycott.
Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest prison ministry, recently laid off 72 workers due to a tight budget.
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” nearly doubled ticket sales predictions during its opening weekend, raking in $54 million.
The U.S. government got a good scolding from its largest foreign creditor China on Saturday after rating agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded America from AAA to AA for failing to sufficiently deal with its $14 trillion debt problem.
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is well on its way to surpassing box office expectations, raking in $19.8 million on its opening day, Friday.
“I’m not certain that John Stott would want people to remember him,” said John Stott Ministries President Benjamin Homan. Those puzzling words about the man described as the architect of the evangelical movement in the 20th century make sense when you talk to more people who knew him.
The tragic death of Amy Winehouse is hard on the heart but, in a bitter-sweet way, good for business.
Troubled singer Amy Winehouse's death was simply a matter of time, her heartbroken mother said Saturday.
The founder of TOMS, the charity-business that gives away a pair of shoe for every one sold, apologized Saturday to upset gay rights and feminist advocates for speaking at Focus on the Family.