A historic Washington, D.C. church Abraham Lincoln attended while president is host to multiple events in memory of the former commander-in-chief.
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church held two of its multiple observances around the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination.
Events included a tribute concert performed Sunday by the Collegium Musicum of the University of Miami and a commemoration of the anniversary of the Lincoln assassination, which was Tuesday, by Lincoln expert John O'Brien. more >>
A public school district in Oklahoma has agreed to stop allowing for the distribution of Bibles following threatened legal action from an atheist organization.
Duncan Public Schools sent a letter to the American Humanist Association in response to a complaint leveled against an elementary school teacher who distributed several Gideon Bibles to her students.
Scott W. Stone, legal counsel for Duncan Schools, explained to the AHA's legal arm the Appignani Humanist Legal Center that actions were being taken in response to their complaint. more >>
Kathy Ireland always believed in God, but she never took the time out of her busy life to learn about him. All the photographers, runways, and exotic locations had pulled her away from spending time with Jesus. As time went on, she got a huge surprise from her mother that changed her life forever.
This woman encountered all the excitement and glamour she could ever imagine on the journey of her modeling career. She had been traveling all around the world by the age of 18. Kathy seemed to have it all, but didn't have someone to look up to guide her career and life. She needed someone to help her handle the tough work of the modeling business, as well as the trapping of being a successful model.
One day while she had been traveling, her mother secretly put a Bible in her suitcase. She had been sitting in her hotel room when she had picked up the Bible and decided to start reading. Instantly, she felt Jesus in her heart! more >>
A 12-year-old girl who survived a 30 foot fall three years ago now says that she sat on Jesus' lap in heaven while unconscious. Her experience and remarkable recovery are being published in a new book titled Miracles from Heaven.
The Mirror reports that Annabel Wilson Beam somehow survived the accident three years ago without an injury, to the astonishment of doctors. The incident occurred in December 2011 when the young girl was playing outside the family's Texas home with her two sisters and slipped and fell inside a hollowed out cottonwood tree.
"She hit her head three times on the way down, which is consistent with the findings of an MRI scan," said her mother, Christy Wilson Beam. more >>
The American Bible Society's recently released State of the Bible survey found that a strong majority of Americans think the Bible is available in all of the world's languages, despite the fact that 57 percent of world languages are still in need of completed Bible translations.
The State of the Bible survey, which was conducted by the Barna Group and surveyed 2,000 Americans, found that 72 percent of Americans believe the Gospel is available in all of the world's languages. However, the report states that only 43 percent of languages actually have Bible translations available.
Out of the world's 6,901 different languages, 1,859 (31 percent) languages don't have a Bible translation processes started. Meanwhile, the report states that 2,195 (26 percent) languages are in the process of having Scripture translated but do not yet have completed Scripture. more >>
"A.D. The Bible Continues" picked up with the resurrection of Jesus Christ in the second episode of the miniseries on Sunday night, and used the gospels of Matthew 28 and John 20 to continue to tell the story of mass confusion and conflict.
A confrontation between Pilate and Caiaphas, set while Caiaphas is bathing, shows the immense power dynamic between the two. Not to mention that all of the Roman authorities are panicked by the "loss" of Jesus' body, which they believe to be an open act of defiance. As the two men argue over what must be done to protect their honor and authority, Caiaphas' ultimate fear begins to show and is masterfully presented by actor Richard Coyle. He is not in fear of losing his position but more in fear of losing his life at the hands of Pilate, whom he convinced to have Jesus killed.
"We found nothing, and everything," the disciple John says before walking away from the empty tomb. more >>