An interfaith imperative that brings together over 30 leaders from major world religions, including the World Evangelical Alliance, has launched a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030 and tackle issues such as climate change.
"What does it mean for the Church to understand that God loves all the world?" asked Christine MacMillan, WEA's director for public engagement, in a phone interview with The Christian Post on Friday.
"There are two questions that you cannot change the answer to for yourself, or anybody else: Who your parents are, and where were you born. And the answer to those questions for some people in this world is devastating. We need to acknowledge that we do not live on an equal plane on this Earth, and God gives us a challenge to create some form of equality by loving our neighbors as ourselves." more >>
Weatherman Jim Cantore was very excited when the snowstorm came down and he was reporting it. Even more excited was this adorable little toddler watching him. Watching this baby imitate him will make being stuck in all this snow and yucky stuff so much better!
It's not every day we see a weatherman jump for joy while sitting in a blizzard and giving a snow report. In this case, a baby watching on the other end can't get enough of it. This is obviously not your average weatherman giving the news. These two together can put a SMILE on anyone's faces while dealing with a snowstorm outside.
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Well, everyone deserves to have some fun when it comes to a snow day, even monks! Although monks are known for giving up worldly pleasures in favor of spiritual enlightenment, it doesn't mean they can't enjoy themselves.
This video is a perfect example of that. These monks from Jerusalem took advantage of the snowfall they got …with an old-fashioned snowball fight! Everyone deserves to have some fun when it snows.
This is a must-see video! more >>
Scientists have been unable to explain how large mysterious cloud-like formations appearing above the surface of Mars could have formed, a phenomenon first spotted by astronomers in 2012.
"It raises more questions than answers," said Antonio Garcia Munoz, a planetary scientist from the European Space Agency.
Another winter storm, named Marcus, is set to hit the Northeast, affecting more than 36 million people and causing a "major headache" for travelers Monday morning with up to 1 to 2 feet of snow in some areas.
Portions of New York State and New England will have heavy snow as the new week begins, the National Weather Service says, adding that freezing rain will spread from western Pennsylvania to Long Island, with rain for the mid-Atlantic states.
Parts of central and northeast Massachusetts could see snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches, possibly up to 24 inches, while Upstate New York could have 9 to 18 inches of snow. more >>
Northeastern states continue to face freezing conditions as residents prepare for a second snowstorm this week. Winter snowstorms and below freezing temperatures have already resulted in the deaths of 15 people. Super Bowl XLIX champions the New England Patriots have meanwhile been forced to postpone celebrations in Boston because of the conditions.
"Ice on the roads could be a big problem — especially earlier in the morning when it is tough to see — and on sidewalks where anybody walking could slip and fall," said Weather Channel lead forecaster Kevin Roth on Tuesday.
Ice warnings are in effect from southern Connecticut to Delaware and eastern Maryland, affecting millions of people. more >>