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Disaster Pray

When Disaster Strikes, Is It Enough to Pray?

I want to ask an important question that has been swirling around in my heart and mind over the past couple of days: Is prayer enough in a time of disaster?
Prisoners

Redeeming the Time: Prisoners Earn Pastoral Ministry Degree

This unique program partners with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to equip prisoners to minister to other prisoners.
Trump evangelicals

A.R. Bernard Resigns from Trump’s Board of Evangelicals

Trump's controversial board of evangelicals lost a member following the Charlottesville incident. A.R. Bernard cites conflict of moral standards.
Gay Marriage

‘Christians Must Vote’: Brian Houston on Gay Marriage

Brian Houston of Hillsong Church urges Christians—"whatever your view"—to vote on the upcoming gay marriage poll in Australia.
NFL

NFL Player Seth DeValve Joins Teammates in Peaceful Protest

“We took an opportunity to pray for the men and women in our country during that time,” DeValve said.
National Day of Prayer

Ronnie Floyd Takes the Reins of National Day of Prayer

The Board of Directors of the National Day of Prayer say they "couldn’t have found a man more passionate or dedicated to prayer and spiritual awakening than Ronnie Floyd."
Eclipse

America’s Eclipse: Harbinger of the End of the World?

"Without doubt, this is the time for God's people to get right with God. To repent of our own sin. To share the gospel with our neighbors. And to pray that in the midst of His coming wrath, God would remember mercy (Hab. 3:2)."
Sinner LifeWay

LifeWay Poll: Do You Identify as a Sinner? Results May Surprise You

38% of those who identify as evangelical Christian chose “I am a sinner and I work on being less of one” over “and I depend on Jesus Christ to overcome that.”
Charlottesville

Stories of Hope and Courage From Charlottesville

“It really felt like every step you take could be your last”: a clergy member recalls how she felt as she marched in Charlottesville.
Perry Noble

Perry Noble’s Raw Video: The Shame of Sexual Abuse Almost Destroyed My Soul

“For years and years and years I felt like the chains of shame were wrapped around me. I thought that it was something I had done. I thought it was something I had caused.”
Charlottesville

Clergy March in Silent Solidarity Against White Supremacist Protest in Charlottesville

According to the New York Times, "Hundreds of counter-protesters—religious leaders, Black Lives Matter activists and anti-fascist groups known as 'antifa'—quickly surrounded the crowd, singing spirituals, chanting and carrying their own signs."
Bus crash Madagascar

34 Samaritan’s Purse Volunteers and Students Killed in Madagascar Bus Crash

According to reports, the wreck occurred when the packed bus plunged about 65 feet down a steep ravine after it struggled to climb a steep hill.
Global Leadership Summit quotes

The Top 50 Quotes From the Global Leadership Summit 2017

“We leaders love to be challenged. We thrive on challenges. It’s how God made us."
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg: The Problem With the Way We Treat Girls

“I don’t think we encourage young girls to think of themselves as leaders and I think that needs to change,” the COO of Facebook says.
Incivility

Bill Hybels: Incivility (Even in Christian Leadership) Is Killing Us

Hybels shares 10 rules every leader must follow to combat the caustic incivility invading not only American culture, but others as well.

Hillary Clinton—Coming to a Pulpit Near You?

"She is very comfortable in the pulpit...and she knows the Bible. That's why I think she'd make a great preacher," Hillary Clinton's pastor says.
eclipse Anne Graham Lotz

Anne Graham Lotz: I Will Not Be Celebrating the Eclipse—Gives Prophetic Warning About Significance

Lotz likens the scheduled eclipse-viewing parties and celebratory nature of "The Great American Eclipse" to the drunken feast thrown by King Belshazzar of Babylon in the book of Daniel.
Peter Jesus

Home City of Peter, Andrew and Philip Uncovered by Archaeologists

Archaeologists believe they have found the site of Bethsaida, where Peter, Andrew and Philip were from.
Vatican

Vatican to American Catholics: Do Not Join Fundamentalist Evangelicals in ‘Ecumenism of Hate’

What unites these groups is a “nostalgic dream of a theocratic type of state”—a state in which “walls and purifying deportations” rid it of enemies such as Muslims.
Derek Carr

Derek Carr Shares About a Time He Prevented 3 Suicides by Obeying the Holy...

The experience “was amazing,” but left Carr surprisingly tired. “I’ve never felt so exhausted,” he recalls.
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For the first time since the tragic passing of her husband, Jarrid Wilson, Juli Wilson will be speaking publicly at an Anthem of Hope event.

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