The massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history that has captured the world's attention, was a "symptom" of the country's spiritual condition, asserts the Rev. Franklin Graham.
During a prayer rally held Wednesday in Madison, Wisconsin, a stop on the evangelist's "Decision America" tour, Graham said that America brought the mass shooting upon itself because it has become a "godless nation," reports The Cap Times.
Graham began the rally, which drew nearly 6,000 to Madison's Capitol Square, with prayer for the Orlando massacre's 49 dead, 53 injured, affected families and those in attendance. more >>
Dozens of residents of a Wisconsin city offered their opinions on whether or not a public park situated near a high school should allow a parent-led weekly event called the "Jesus Lunch."
The "Jesus Lunch" is an unofficial gathering held each Tuesday at Fireman's Park for students of nearby Middleton High School of the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District.
School officials have argued that the lunches were not adhering to school policies, like proper food preparation, while organizers countered that since Fireman's Park is a public park, they were not obligated to strictly follow school policies. more >>
Dwight Howard says he knows he's blessed to have an NBA career and believes that inspiring the next generation is the best way he can honor God.
"If you have a dream hold on to it. Each and every person who reads this caption has a purpose on this Earth," Howard wrote on Instagram earlier this week. "Find out what your purpose is. God has blessed me tremendously and no better way to show him how thankful I am than by planting seeds in the next generation."
The 30-year-old who is gearing up for free agency in the upcoming NBA offseason played for the Orlando Magic before moving to the Los Angeles Lakers and finally the Houston Rockets. more >>
A Christian persecution watchdog group has created a new matrimonial dating website that seeks to change the dynamic of arranged marriages and allow Christian refugees in the Asian subcontinent to find a "romantic pathway" to escape persecution.
In response to numerous inquiries from Pakistani Christians seeking help to find their sons and daughters the perfect suitors for marriage in the West who will preserve families' Christian culture, the British Pakistani Christian Association has launched a new dating website that offers a certain level of protection by allowing parents to investigate the backgrounds of potential suitors listed on the website.
As the No. 1 style of marriage among Christians in Pakistan and Pakistani Christians in Western nations is arranged marriage, Shaadi4Christians.com, which went live in late May, aims to give sons and daughters more insight into who their parents are trying to match them up with. more >>
Matt and Melissa Graves, the parents of 2-year-old Lane Graves who was found dead Wednesday after being attacked then drowned by an alligator at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando are expected to hold a special service for their departed son on Thursday.
According to news station WPSD Local, the service will be held at St. Patrick's Church in the family's hometown of Elkhorn, Nebraska.
Following the amputation of both of his feet last week to stave off a critical infection, there is good news for Big Daddy Weave bass player Jason Weaver.
"Yesterday Jason was able to get out of bed and push himself in a wheelchair," one update began. "The physical therapist also showed Jason a few exercises to start building back his muscle." more >>