Jesus is a hot commodity. At least three networks — CNN, National Geographic and NBC — are banking on Christians tuning in during the holy season of Lent and on Easter Sunday to watch their varied presentations on the Son of God.
First on deck is CNN's original series, "Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery," scheduled to air Sunday, March 1 at 9 p.m. E.T. more >>
The new epic series "A.D." does an incredible job of bringing Jesus into our living rooms. for KING and COUNTRY sing a powerful rendition of "By Our Love" which reminds us that through love that Jesus changed the world.
This past holiday, we got the chance to sit down and talk with Jesus on our own free time. Many of us reflected on the importance of Christmas, in which God brought His compassion for all humanity. We celebrate the birth of Jesus. This show will be airing on NBC, Easter Sunday 2015.
Producing this new show will be Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. Listen as for KING and COUNTRY sing beautiful song to this faith video promo. more >>
Christmas is a time often associated with trees, Santa Claus, mangers, family gatherings, television specials, and the opening of presents. But according to a very successful technological Christian ministry, the season for giving may also be the season for Bible reading.
Bobby Gruenewald, the pastor who was the mastermind behind the YouVersion Bible App, told The Christian Post that during December the rate of Bible App usage increases.
"Our data gives us insight into people's interaction with the Bible around the world: installs of the app, chapters read, bookmarks and highlights created, verses shared, and more," said Gruenewald. more >>
(There is always an attempt to de-emphasize the true, spiritual significance of Christian holidays and place emphasis on Santa, toys, bunnies, baskets, and candy. That is a sincere cause for concern. This article assumes that is understood. I respect those who may disagree and who may have a valid pause for concern.)
Every Christmas season, I receive emails such as: "I'm sorry, but every time I tried to watch the sermon the decorated Christmas trees in the background were disturbing to my spirit. I turned it off. I am discouraged and disappointed because of the trees."
Her statement begs the question, "Can we redeem holidays?" Redeem means to recover the ownership of something. Can we, in good faith, redeem Halloween, Christmas, and Easter with their roots saturated in paganism, superstitions, and the occult? more >>
In a letter to Pope Francis, the patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Tawadros II proposed making one date for Easter celebrations for all Christian Churches.
According to Fides News Agency, Tawadros II's letter was delivered to the Apostolic Nuncio to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Exc. Mgr. Paul Gobel. The letter also marks the anniversary of the first meeting in the Vatican between the two popes.
Francis' representative has in turn invited a representative of the Coptic Church to the next Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops, which is to be held in October. more >>
Florida authorities recently demanded a man remove his live "Jesus crucifixion" display that included bleeding wounds from a busy intersection in Lehigh Acres, Fla., because it was a "public safety issue" and distracting drivers.
The display, put on by local organizers, involved an actor, Lathan Gareiss, wearing gory makeup and fake blood that made him appear to have large open wounds on his back and blood streaming down his body. Gareiss stood on the corner of the busy intersection of Lee Boulevard and Homestead Street in Lehigh Acres, Fla. on Good Friday, in preparation for Easter.
Gareiss walked up and down the boulevard while carrying a large wooden cross behind him, and at times got on the cross to show the re-enactment of Jesus' crucifixion. more >>