Bethany Hamilton on Sharing Christ to the Obamas, Why She's Pro-Sharks, and Youth Ministry (INTERVIEW)
Hamilton recently sat down with The Christian Post to chat about her new movie, speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast, and her recent marriage to youth leader Adam Dirks.
WEA Head to Depart at End of Year; Regrets More Could Not Be Done in Syria, Thankful for Friendship With Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
The World Evangelical Alliance announced on Friday that Secretary General and CEO Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe would not be seeking a third term, and that he would step down from his position when his current term concludes in December 2014.
World Congress of Families Calls on Pro-Family Groups Around the World to Pray for Ukraine; WCF Meeting in Kiev Planned for Summer 2014
Contact: Don Feder, Director, WCF Communications, 508-405-1337, email@example.com; The Howard Center for Family, Religion, & Society, 815-964-5819, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.comROCKFORD, Ill., March 7, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- World Congress of Families managing director Larry Jacobs today called on the international pro-life and pro-family network to pray for peace in Ukraine. "We are concerned about the crisis in Ukraine and pray for world leaders to come together to Source: World Congress of Families
According to a Pew Research Center survey, unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 45 percent in October 2013, up from 25 percent in February 2010. Favorability was at 30 percent, modestly down from 33 percent where it stood in February 2010.
A clear road and weather made for a perfect driving day for Ralph Ireland. And then a truck driver talking on his phone pulled out right in front of him.
The baby elephant is stuck and it screams out to its mother for help. Using only her trunk, she helps her little one out of a very sticky situation.
A panel on the Common Core educational standards has denounced the standards as being problematic for schools. Lindsey Burke, Will Skillman Fellow in Education at the Heritage Foundation, said that while Common Core has "well-intentioned advocates" who support "national standards" conservatives "are realists" when it comes to the promises of a more centralized educational system in the United States.
Contact: Genevieve Wilson, Georgia Right to Life, 770-339-6880 NORCROSS, Ga., March 7, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Georgia Right to Life President, Dan Becker today expressed extreme disappointment that a national group has interfered in a Georgia primary election campaign. "U.S. Senate candidate Karen Handel believes that some pre-born babies can be killed based on their manner of conception," said Becker. "Making such exceptions in laws created to protect pre-born children is illog Source: Georgia Right to Life
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has done little to dampen the spirit in Sochi as the Winter Paralympics held the Opening Ceremony on Friday. Athletic events begin Saturday and run through March 16 “We put in some hard work to get here,” flagbearer, athlete, and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jon Lujan said. “We’re hoping we can just focus on our competition.” Meanwhile, the Crimean military front is just 300 miles away; that’s about the distance from St. Louis to Chicago. The United
World's 4th Richest Man Warren Buffett Funded Global Group That Facilitated Abortion of 1.2 Million Babies in 2013
Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett, listed as the fourth richest person in the world by Forbes this year, has given millions of dollars to abortion groups in the U.S. and abroad, including one organization that facilitated the abortion of 1.2 million babies in 2013.
It’s 7 p.m. on a school night and a woman wearing socks with her flip flops is discussing the finer points of free speech with a gaggle of students she half-dragged to hear constitutional lawyer and writer David French speak. Socks with flip-flops are how Becky Elder—head administrator at Northfield School of the Liberal Arts in Wichita, Kan.—rolls. She also rolls with fiery lectures about the virtues of being on time, why economics matter even when you’re in seventh grade, and
Huckabee Provides 10-Minute Platform for Possible 2016 Presidential Run at CPAC; Exhorts Americans Not to Forget God
Gov. Mike Huckabee only had 10 minutes to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference, but in that time he described what could be a full platform for the 2016 presidential race.
The Texas Workforce Commission issued a charge of discrimination Thursday against Fox Sports Southwest for firing college football analyst Craig James for his religious beliefs.
“I hope they go 0-162.” Well, that wasn’t a terribly nice thing for Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler to say about his former team, the Texas Rangers. Texas traded Kinsler to Detroit during the offseason, and because he apparently holds a grudge against his former employer, he fired off this reply to a question posed by Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas. Once Kinsler’s comment went viral, media members skewered him, calling him “surly, cocky, and competitive” and
IRAQ: A string of bombings across central Iraq continues the unraveling situation in Anbar Province. A February bombing at Fallujah’s hospital forced workers there to evacuate to Ramadi, about 30 miles away. RUSSIA AND UKRAINE:Russia’s parliament today is pressuring the Crimean parliament to join Russia, saying it will welcome a secessionist move by the Ukrainian republic. Moscow also upped pressure on Kiev, saying it may cut off natural gas to Ukraine. In the most serious East-West
Wycliffe Returns To South Sudan To Support Bible Translation Efforts Despite Region's Violent Turmoil
Wycliffe Associates, an organization that focuses on accelerating Bible translation around the world, plans to send volunteers to South Sudan to influence unreached people, many of whom are without the scriptures in their own language. Its been five years, since the end of the region's civil war that interrupted Wycliffe's efforts, that the translation of the Gospel that began in the 1980s restarts.
Nonprofits push back against proposed tweaks to the charitable tax deduction
CORRECTION: The Statement Previously Released May Have Confused Readers That the Independent ConservativeHQ.com Straw Poll Being Conducted at CPAC was the Official CPAC Straw Poll. It is Not. ConservativeHQ.com is Conducting its Own Independent Straw Poll at CPAC. Contact: Bob Sturm, 703-392-7676; Kassandra Smith, 703-489-9124; ConservativeHQ.com NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 7, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- CPAC attendees are rejecting the Republican establishment and its brand of Big Gover Source: American Target Advertising/ConservativeHQ.com
If there's one thing every adult and child has experienced, it's temptation. We've all seen something new, attractive, or unusual, or simply an item someone else has that we don't—and we just want it.
Participants at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference see a political movement with "ascendency" and "energy."