A Fresno, California, congregation was forced to halt a scheduled service Sunday morning after their 39-year-old children's pastor and beloved father of five collapsed and died from a "cardiac event" after pouring his heart out during an impassioned sermon.
The pastor, Eddie Crain of Northpointe Community Church, was a father of five boys.
"We are saddened to announce that Pastor Eddie Crain died this morning after a cardiac event at the conclusion of our 8 a.m. service. He literally had just poured his heart out in his passion to make a difference for kids. Please pray for his family and for all who will be so deeply impacted by this loss to us all," Northpointe's Senior Pastor Steve Williams wrote in a note on the church's Facebook page. more >>
Terror attacks have increased more than ever, indicating that we are living in the last days, and the life of Noah in the Old Testament teaches us how to live as Christians in these days, Pastor Greg Laurie of California's megachurch Harvest Christian Fellowship said in a sermon.
It is quite obvious that we are living in the last days, Laurie said in his message Thursday. "Terrorism seems to be stronger than it has ever been. Islamic terrorism, it's not going to go away," he added.
Islamic State, also known as IS, ISIS or ISIL, wants to establish a caliphate, or an Islamic rule, he explained. "It's an ideological war" between the Islamic worldview and the Judea-Christian worldview. more >>
Blizzard has announced and is now holding its first beta for "Overwatch" for a lucky group of PC players in North America and Europe.
Blizzard Entertainment's upcoming first-person multiplayer shooter is having its first stress test this weekend, just before the game is officially launched between Q1 and Q2 of 2016.
Earlier on, Blizzard announced the closed beta for North America and Europe late last month, and had announced it would be bringing a separate beta to Asia afterwards. more >>
The Los Angeles Auto Show is one of the most-anticipated car shows every year, and with the presentation of new models from various top automakers, Mercedes-Benz isn't lagging behind as it unveiled the 2017 SL Roadster.
Mercedes-Benz has had a long history of powerful cars that not only boast of highly developed engines but also feature the luxury that many of its clients adore.
With the new SL Roadster, potential buyers should expect a whole new experience as it offers more power than its predecessor, and according to Auto News, it will come with "California fun." The term was coined after the company decided that the new model should be of strong appeal to customers in the west coast who usually go for the "performance" type of cars. more >>
Blizzard Entertainment has announced the "World of Warcraft" will be getting a major patch early this week for "Warlords of Draenor."
MMORPG "World of Warcraft" is scheduled to receive patch 6.2.3 this Tuesday, giving players additional activities for its fifth expansion, "Warlords of Draenor," California-based game developer Blizzard Entertainment has said.
The new patch will be bringing back Valor point upgrades, enabling players to boost their gear by as much as 5 item levels for only 250 Valor points twice within the game. more >>
Former Navy SEAL Chad Williams, who last served in Iraq, spoke at Pastor Greg Laurie's California megachurch on Sunday, sharing through his own story how living for ourselves leaves us hungry and thirsty for more, a fact that made him turn to Christ for fulfillment in life.more >>