Two men will be quoting the Bible from memory to raise money for charity to benefit the earthquake recovery in the Asian nation of Nepal.
Tom Meyer and Jason Nightingale of Wordsowers International will begin their marathon memorized recitation of the Bible at noon Wednesday and conclude at the same time the following day.
The event will be held at Shasta Bible College in Redding, California, which will be livestreamed by the academic institution. more >>
Apple is rumored to be skipping the iPhone 6S entirely and releasing an iPhone 7 within 2015 to feature major changes in design and specs.
Speculation has emerged Apple is geared to release its iPhone 7 in October 2015, reportedly skipping the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus entirely due to the significant changes the company will endow its next flagship device.
While the specs of the new phone remain conjecture at the moment, KGI Securities has mentioned the company is putting in a host of major components for the iPhone 7, including an AMOLED screen that will go easier on battery consumption, and a Taptic engine to enable the same Force Touch capability seen in the Apple Watch. more >>
A South Los Angeles man has been hailed a hero for building a portable home for a homeless grandmother in his neighborhood. The random act of kindness has inspired a new campaign to help other homeless people, particularly children and U.S. military veterans, and donations are pouring in.
Elvis Summers, 37, had no idea how impacted he would be after sparking up an unlikely bond with Irene McGhee, also known as "Smokie."
The 60-year-old widow, who has been homeless for 10 years since losing her late husband and her home, used to sleep in the dirt on Summers' street. She would stop by his apartment near 30th and Van Buren every other day to collect recyclables, which is how they formed a friendship. more >>
An online fundraising campaign asking for $30,000 to cover the costs for the funeral of Crystal Cathedral founder the Rev. Robert H. Schuller has been created by his daughter, who wants to use a portion of the funds to start a legacy website to honor her late-father.
Earlier this month following the death of Schuller, the televangelist's daughter, Carol Schuller Milner, started a GoFundMe campaign to cover funeral expenses.
"This gofundme account, if funded in full, will provide a budget for all this plus a video production and a first phase website of drschuller.org — the official website sanctioned by Robert H. Schuller and his estate, helping to tell the story and legacy of Robert H. Schuller," wrote Milner on the GoFundMe page. more >>
A church in California will be mobilizing an estimated 10,000 volunteers to perform over 400 charitable service projects over the course of 48 hours, estimated to be worth over $2 million in billable labor and material.
Known as the "Weekend of Service", the multisite North Coast Church is doing a series of projects April 25-26 meant to benefit over 100 locations in six cities in North San Diego County.
Larry Osborne, pastor at North Coast Church, provided comments to The Christian Post in which he described some of the actions the volunteers will perform. more >>
EA has released information it will be canceling "Battlefield Heroes," along with three of its other free-to-play games two months from now.
Once one of Entertainment Arts' major attractions, "Battlefield Heroes" is due to be shut down on July 14, together with three other EA titles, "FIFA World," "Battlefield Play4Free," and "Need for Speed World."
Launched in 2009, "Battlefield Heroes," a third person shooter game, was EA's original free-to-play model. The game was created to be less demanding on PC specifications to help the developer increase its audience base. more >>