A Synod of Presbyterian Church (USA) has canceled the debt of a predominantly African-American congregation based in New Jersey that has existed since the nineteenth century.
As part of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church's 175th anniversary celebration on Sunday, the Synod of the Northeast cleared the $175,000 debt the congregation owed on their facilities.
The Rev. Dr. Harold Delhagen, leader of the Synod, explained to The Christian Post that the debt cancellation for the historic Princeton church was part of the PCUSA body's commitment to acting upon their beliefs in racial equality. more >>
Justin Williamson was considered "the heaviest teenager in America" when he appeared on the television show "The Doctors" in April.
His musical rendition of the famous hymn "Amazing Grace" captivated audiences and went viral on YouTube, collecting over 2 million hits.
Now Justin is back and there is less of him — to the tune of 100 pounds — and the teenager has been pursuing a career in music. more >>
If a contestant on a music-centered talent program had said they were not going to sing, their chances of wowing the audience would probably be zilch.
"I don't like singing," said 12-year-old Sydney, a ukulele-playing student from Thailand, before the judges of "Got Talent Global."
Sydney explained that she had been playing the ukulele for two years, but when it came to singing, she was "not confident." more >>
From the writer of "Rudy" and "Hoosiers" comes "My All American," the inspirational real-life account of University of Texas football player Freddie Steinmark, whose life was cut short by cancer, but whose legacy endures to this day.
Steinmark was a committed Christian who believed in the power of prayer and whose brief life impacted many. In this exclusive faith featurette, lead actors Finn Wittrock ("All My Children," "Unbroken"), Aaron Eckhart ("Dark Knight," "Olympus Has Fallen") and writer and director Angelo Pizzo talk about the impact Steinmark has made on their own lives. See below: more >>
Do you believe in miracles? Well one family sure does after their daughter's unexplained recovery from a serious disease.
Enter the film "Miracles From Heaven," a movie slated for release next March starring Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson and Queen Latifah.
Based on the book Three Miracles From Heaven, the movie is the true story of a little girl who is mysteriously healed of an "incurable" disease. more >>
A historically African-American denomination whose president recently took part in a summit on racial unity hopes the event will be a beginning to many conversations on reconciliation.
The National Baptist Convention, USA took part in a summit on racial reconciliation last week in Mississippi alongside the Southern Baptist Convention.