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Trump cabinet fellowships thru prayer, Bible study
Apr. 27, 2017 - Members of President Trump’s cabinet are attending a weekly fellowship of prayer and Bible study.
Sponsors include Vice President [Mike] Pence; Secretaries Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson, Sonny Perdue, Rick Perry, Tom Price and Jeff Sessions; EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and CIA Director Mike Pompeo,”
- Source: OneNewsNow
China Gripped by Spiritual Revival as 'Hundreds of Millions Turn to Religion and Faith'
Apr. 25, 2017 - The number of Protestants in China has grown from about one million when the communists took power 41 years ago to at least 60 million today.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ian Johnson believes what's transpiring in China is nothing short of "one of the world's great spiritual revivals."
- Source: CBN
In China, Unregistered Churches Are Driving a Religious Revolution - “The government won’t approve it, but the question is if they’ll shut it down.” - The Atlantic
'Case for Christ' Scores Rare A+ CinemaScore, 'Strong' Box Office Opening Leads to Easter Expansion
Apr. 11, 2017 -
"The Case for Christ" made the top 10 listing last weekend. It was given a rare "A+" audience grade on CinemaScore.
"Because of strong opening weekend, 'Case for Christ' movie now expanded to 500 more screens for Easter weekend!
Please spread the word," Strobel wrote in a Twitter message on Monday.
- Source: Christian Post
- The Miraculous True Story Behind 'The Case For Christ' Movie - Movie Pilot
Jesus quotes posted on London double-decker buses
Apr. 14, 2017 -
A new Christian outreach is catching the eye of millions. The project called Quote Jesus has contracted for the billboards on the sides of London’s buses,
including the iconic double-deckers, and simply features quotes from Jesus.
- Source: WND
What's so 'good' about Good Friday?
Apr. 14, 2017 - Why is the day of Jesus' crucifixion called "Good Friday"?
It’s called Good Friday because even while powerful men were conspiring to kill the Son of God, God himself was acting to save the world from itself,,,
to bring about history’s greatest good.
- Source: Bruce Riley Ashford - Fox
In Theaters This Weekend: The Case for Christ
Apr. 7, 2017 -
Hitting theaters this weekend is the true story of Lee and Leslie Strobel, whose marriage struggled
mightily as her growing Christian faith collided with his determined atheism.
- Source: NRB
- Official site: The Case for Christ
- Making the case for a skeptic's conversion - “I kind of stood back," Strobel says, "and I said, You know, in light of the avalanche of evidence that
points so powerfully towards the truth of Christianity, it would have taken more faith to maintain my atheism than to become a Christian.” - OneNewsNow
Review: How 'The Case for Christ' Could Create A Christian Cinematic Universe - Forbes
Can Bible bring hope to America? Survey says ..
Apr. 4, 2017 - The 2017 State of the Bible Survey, commissioned by the Barna Group and conducted by the American Bible Society,
has interesting news about the current spiritual condition of our country.
Americans overwhelmingly believe their country is in a state of moral decline – due in part to corporate greed, the entertainment
industry and a lack of Bible reading – but they still have faith that the U.S. can change its ways.
- Source: WND
1st for Facebook Live: Hot new 'Bible Bee' series premieres
April 3, 2017 - Facebook will host its first live "Bible Bee competition", starting April 4 at 8 p.m. Eastern time.
Hosted by actor Kirk Cameron, Zwayne, Hanna Leary and the Benham brothers, it is now the “cutting edge” way to hear God’s word.
- Source: WND
Details are available at ChristianCinema.TV. - Facebook
Former Tribune journalist to premiere his new Christian film in Chicago
Mar. 2017 - This Chicago Tribune article tells the dramatic story of Lee Strobel, one of its own reporters who started out
as an athiest but became one of the great Christian leaders of our generation.
An atheist, Strobel vowed to use his investigative reporter skills to disprove his wife's newfound Christian faith...
Instead, his research convinced him that Jesus is the Son of God and he published his findings in "The Case for Christ."
A movie by the same name will be released on April 7.
- Source: Chicago Tribune
Greg Laurie Brought to Tears by Lee Strobel's 'The Case for Christ,' Urges Atheists to See It - Christian Post
Hollywood actor Mike Vogel says people should remove 'stigma' on faith-based films - Christian Today
Exclusive trailer: Lee Strobel's 'The Case for Christ' - USA Today
'The Case For Christ' Author, History Points to Resurrection as a Real Event - Newsmax
Christian Revival in Europe Spurred by Muslim Refugee Conversions
Mar. 24, 2017 - Matthew Kaemingk, a professor at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Seattle, Washington, says that many Muslim immigrants
are open to the Gospel.
"European churches have struggled for decades to share the Gospel with modern secular Europeans... They have found Muslim
immigrants to be much more open to the message of Christianity."
- Source: Christian Post
'Duck Dynasty's' Sadie Robertson advises fans to have faith in God during tough times
Mar. 24, 2017 Sadie Robertson, the 19 yr. old Duck Dynasty star encourages young people to be prepared for life's difficulties
by knowing God. In a YouTube post she gives good advice:
"And how are you going to handle yourself then? In order to know where God is in those times, you have to beforehand know who God is.”
- Source: Fox
Showdown over Gorsuch: Evangelicals, don't get distracted, it's still all about the Supreme Court
Mar. 18, 2017 - Influential evangelical pastor David Jeremiah encourages Christians to focus on the upcoming nomination
hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch. He admits that other issues like health care, taxes and immigration reform are important,
but the big issue is the future of the Supreme Court.
"However, in an era when we are as divided as ever before as a nation, nearly all of these important issues will inevitably
be decided in the courts – not by Congress."
- Source: Fox
Fox News Poll: Nearly half of voters would confirm Gorsuch - Fox
Ignore the attacks on Neil Gorsuch. He’s an intellectual giant — and a good man. - Washington Post
Pray for Judge Neil Gorsuch, Trump's Appointee for the Supreme Court - Intercessors for America
Supreme Court judge: Marriage, religious liberty under attack - Lifesite News
Christian Movies Coming in 2017
Mar. 18, 2017 -
It's another year of great Christian films in 2017 which bodes well for evangelization efforts... It's heartening to know that
talented filmmakers are taking back the artistic tool of moviemaking from the enemy and using it to win souls.
Some of this year's Christian films are:
"The Case for Christ" - April 7
"Guided by the Word" - May 2
"Salted Christmas" - Nov. 15
- Source: Christian Post
- Beware of false comfort in 'The Shack,' warns scholar
Christians to wage worldview battle at film festival
Mar. 12, 2017 -
The frontline battle for worldviews will be waged at the 2017 Christian Worldview Film Festival, March 13-18 in San Antonio, Texas.
Hundreds of young filmmakers and families will ... learn from some of the top Christian filmmakers.
- Source: WND
- Christian Worldview Film Festival -
Museum of the Bible: A ray of light in a dark city
Mar. 7, 2017 - In November a massive Museum of the Bible will open just three blocks from the Capitol in Washington D.C. The
project is backed by the Green Family, owners of the Hobby Lobby chain of 600 arts and crafts stores.
The Museum of the Bible will be the most state-of-the-art, high-tech museum in the world. According to the museum’s
promotional material, cutting-edge technology allows visitors “to span time, space and cultures, inviting everyone to engage with the Bible.”
- Source: WND
- Museum of the Bible
Trump – a 'reprieve' from national judgment?
Mar 1, 2017 - Jonathan Cahn, author of the 2012 bestseller, “The Harbinger,” believes that the election of
Donald Trump was a miraculous answer to the repentance and prayer of vast numbers of Christians who are seeking God's forgiveness and
direction for the future. This could be the beginning of a spiritual revival, but if we don’t reach the younger generation,
judgment will still fall on America.
"The election was not the answer, but it was a window given that the answer might come,
the answer that now lies in our court, in the hand of believers, what we will do with this window for revival.”
- Source: WND
First Lady Melania Kicks Off Trump's Florida Rally With Lord's Prayer
Feb. 19,, 2017 -
First lady Melania Trump opened her husband's rally in Florida on Saturday with the Lord's Prayer and a promise to pursue
nitiatives for "women and children around the world."
Evangelist Franklin Graham was encouraged by Melania's recitation of the prayher. He tweeted,
"Has this ever happened in American politics before?"
- Source: NewsMax
Melania Trump attacked for reciting 'The Lord's Prayer' at campaign rally - Fox
A Trump Reprieve for America?
Jan. 23, 2017 - Like the revival of sinful Ninevites in Jonah's days, the United States could be turning back to the Lord, as
indicated by the election of Donald Trump and a new emphasis on Biblical morality. Time will tell. Hal Lindsey asks,
"Can God use Donald Trump to help turn this country around? Yes, God can. So, pray for the new President. But don’t look to him for your hope. Look to God."
- Source: Hal Lindsey
Is Revival On The Way? - Ron's Blog
- My 7 predictions for the Trump epoch - Joseph Farah - WND
- God welcomed back to D.C., says Land - OneNewsNow
CIA Dir. Pompeo: 'Jesus Christ Our Savior Is Truly the Only Solution For Our World' - CNS News
Jonathan Cahn calls out Obama, gives charge to Trump - WND
Trump begins Day Two of presidency with prayers
Jan. 21, 2017 -
Nearly 24 hours after being sworn in as the nation's 45th president, Trump attended a National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral
before traveling to CIA headquarters "to thank the men and women of the intelligence community," spokesman Sean Spicer said.
- Source: USA Today
Evangelicals Participate in 58th Presidential Inauguration National Prayer Service = Gospel Herald
- National Prayer Service - Participants - Fox DC
‘Grant to Donald John Trump…Thy grace and favor': What happened at the National Prayer Service - Washington Post
Donald Trump Invites Critics to Pray at Inauguration
Jan. 20, 2017 - President-elect Trump has chosen six spiritual leaders to participate in his inauguration: Evangelist Franklin Graham, Rev. Sam Rodriguez Jr., Cardinal Timothy Dolan,
Rabbi Marvin Heir, Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, and Paula White--Trump's long-time spiritual advisor,
Following presidential tradition, the morning after the inauguration Trump will join an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National
Cathedral, where historically a much broader collection of non-Judeo-Christian religious voices is included.
- Source: Elizabeth Dias - Time
Pre-inaugural concert, fireworks above the Lincoln Memorial, while the military band sang, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" - Voice of America
Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress to preach at pre-inauguration service for Trump - The leader of the downtown Dallas megachurch has been a vocal supporter of
Trump, even introducing him at several campaign rallies. He also is a member of Trump's faith advisory council, which includes James Dobson and Jerry Falwell Jr. - Dallas News
- DONALD TRUMP'S INAUGURAL SPEECH - Annotated Transcript - Financial Times
Donald Trump’s inaugural speech may be his most religious yet - He made a Bible reference to Psalm 133. “The Bible tells us how good and pleasant it
is when God’s people live together in unity.” - He also said, “There should be no fear. We are protected, and we will always be protected …
And most importantly, we will be protected by God.” - Washington Post
Trump Stacks Prayer Service Lineup with Evangelicals - A record number of evangelical leaders will participate in the interfaith prayer service held at the
Washington National Cathedral the day after the inauguration. .. two former presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention, the granddaughter of Billy Graham, and
evangelist Greg Laurie... and various faiths... total of 26 faith leaders. - Christianity Today
- What presidents do when inaugurated
- Snippets of opening addresses through history - Bill Federer - WND
The Church’s Integrity in the Trump Years - Mark Galli - Christianity Today
Carson to defend HUD nomination, talk up upbringing in hearing
Jan. 12, 2017 - Today Congress will consider acceptance of Dr. Ben Carson as director of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
He has said,
"I want to help heal America's divisions, and I think HUD is positioned to help in that healing. One of our biggest threats right now is this
political division, racial conflict, and class warfare. It is ripping this country apart."
- Source: Washington Examiner
Everything You Need to Know About Ben Carson, Trump's Pick for HUD Secretary - ABC News
Inauguration speaker Franklin Graham: God allowed Donald Trump to win
“I think maybe God has allowed Donald Trump to win this election to protect this nation for the next few years by giving maybe an
opportunity to have some good judges,” he said, referring to nominations for the Supreme Court and others.
- Source: St. Louis Post-Dispach
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