Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida now has the support of more than 70 percent of evangelical leaders and influencers, and remains their top presidential pick for the seventh month in a row, according to WORLD magazine's monthly surveys.
While billionaire businessman Donald Trump is the Republican frontrunner in national polls, Rubio came out on top in the survey for the seventh month in a row this month, says the latest WORLD survey, adding that his combined first- and second-choice support increased from 66 percent in December to 73 percent in January, including 40 out of 82 first-choice votes.
WORLD conducts a monthly survey of 103 evangelical leaders and influencers, 82 of whom participated in January. more >>
Proclaim 16, a four-day convention for professionals in Christian media and the ministry, promises to be a networking opportunity for thousands of Christian communicators.
The National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention will be held Feb. 23-26 at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center and will feature over 70 speakers, including Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren, Anne Graham Lotz and Kay Arthur. Inspirational speaker Jefferson Bethke will also be on hand, as well as thought leaders Albert Mohler and Phil Cooke.
Celebrities Roma Downey, Jennifer Garner and Kevin Sorbo will also be present, along with faith-based filmmaking brothers Steven and Alex Kendrick of "War Room" and "Fireproof" fame. more >>
WASHINGTON — Thousands of devoted pro-lifers braved through the threat of Winter Storm Jonas and marched down to the United States Supreme Court Building Friday to demand an end to abortion by participating in the 2016 March for Life on the 43rd anniversary of the court's decision in Roe v. Wade.
The march, which was preceded by a rally featuring a number of prominent pro-life speakers including Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, began in front of the Washington Monument right as the snow began to fall. But, the early arrival of the winter storm could not deter the participants from continuing their 2-mile trek down Constitution Avenue.
"The world may think that we are a little bit crazy to be here on a day like today but those of us standing here know that there is no sacrifice too great to fight the human rights abuse of abortion," March for Life President Jeanne Mancini told participants before the march. more >>
Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West will co-host the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards TV program together for the first time this summer.
"I'm so excited to be hosting this year's awards along with Elisabeth," said West, a four-time Grammy nominee, in a statement shared with The Christian Post. "This event has become such a wonderful celebration of how God uses Christian music to impact culture through K-LOVE's airwaves every single day."
With a weekly listenership of over 14 million people, K-LOVE radio plans to host a weekend full of concerts and family activities June 3-5 in Nashville, Tennessee, that will be capped of by the annual awards show. Fans have already started voting for their favorite artists at KLOVEFanAwards.com, the only fan-voted awards show in the Christian music industry. more >>
WASHINGTON — The mass excitement, interest and outrage that ensued following the release of the Center for Medical Progress' undercover Planned Parenthood videos last summer "is dead," a pro-life author asserted Thursday.
Trillia Newbell, who is the director of community outreach for the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and author of the 2015 book Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves, participated in a panel discussion at the 2016 Evangelicals for Life conference where she discussed how millennials are impacting the pro-life movement.
Newbell was asked by moderator Briana Stensrud about the CMP Planned Parenthood undercover videos that showed the inhumane realities behind the practices at abortion clinics and what they have done to change the abortion landscape in communities. more >>
Wheaton College should withdraw its suspension and possible firing of a professor who stated publicly that Muslims and Christians worship the same God, concluded the Evangelical school's Faculty Council.
In a unanimous decision made earlier this week, the Faculty Council concluded that Dr. Larycia Hawkins, known as the "Hijab Professor" for her decision to wear a hijab in solidarity with Muslims during Advent, should be allowed to return to work.
New Testament Professor Lynn Cohick, chair of the Faculty Council, sent an email to the entire faculty of Wheaton with this recommendation expressed. more >>