The National Geographic Channel has come out against a petition by a gay rights advocate to have a disclaimer put on its soon-to-be-released series about the Boy Scouts.
The petition, which was posted on change.org and has garnered over 121,000 signatures, demands that the NGC put a disclaimer on the program "Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?", in which it denounces the BSA's national policy against openly gay members.
Julie Frazier of NGC provided The Christian Post with an official statement from the channel expressing neutrality on the heated debate. "National Geographic Channel is an international media company that is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any capacity," reads the statement. more >>
Controversial televangelist Pat Robertson recently told his audience that one of his viewers will be given a million dollars from God through the power of prayer.
The conservative social commentator and charismatic preacher stated this on a Thursday episode of the Christian Broadcasting Network's long-running program "The 700 Club."
"Just speak the word, touch people's lives. God is going to supply a million dollars. Somebody is praying right now, right this second you're praying for a million dollars," said Robertson, eyes firmly shut in prayer. more >>
Motivational speaker, author and ministry leader Nick Vujicic is one of several well-known Christian leaders that will be speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 2013 Convention & Exposition in Nashville. The four-day event that begins this Saturday is the largest nationally and internationally recognized gathering dedicated to the field of Christian communications.
"God has used Nick to inspire, motivate, and touch lives around the world," commented NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. "More importantly, many have found the hope they seek in Jesus Christ through his faithful witness. I'm excited to have him speak at NRB 2013."
Born without arms and legs, Vujicic has devoted his life to telling others about Jesus. As president of the non-profit organization Life Without Limbs, Vujicic travels around the world, speaking to large audiences about overcoming obstacles and finding hope in God. He is delivering the International Keynote session on Tuesday. more >>
The "Bible" 10-part series has garnered intrigue as it prepares to hit the air on The History Channel this Sunday.
Created by Mark Burnett and his wife Roma Downey, the epic series will offer in-depth take on some of the most important stories in Christianity. "The Bible" includes well-known and beloved Biblical characters and covers Noah's Ark, the Exodus, Abraham, as well as the birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Furthermore, the 10-hour series will bridge the Old Testament with the New Testament, or as Burnett said, "from Genesis to Revelation." more >>
Rising star Diogo Morgado has opened up about his monumental role as Jesus Christ in the upcoming "Bible" series set to air on The History Channel.
Created by television mogul Mark Burnett and his wife, actress Roma Downey, the "Bible" series will reenact several events found in Scripture. Noah's Ark, the Exodus, Abraham, and the birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ are among the Bible stories covered in the highly anticipated television series.
"I was scared when I knew I was going to play Jesus," Morgado admitted to The Christian Post of his daunting role. "I went to the place where everything [Biblical] supposedly happened and got involved with this energy." more >>
Fox News' "Hannity" show recently received criticism after liberal political commentator Tamara Holder blamed Obamacare on overweight Republicans during the Tuesday night airing of the show.
Holder, who has served as a Democratic correspondent for Fox, made the controversial comments while engaging in a debate with host Sean Hannity regarding New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's goal to expand his ban on large sugary sodas beyond his city and into the entire state of New York.
Hannity also expounded on Bloomberg's plans to decrease public smoking and salt content in restaurant foods in future legislation. more >>