Charles Pitts, a retired Lake Mary executive, was attending service athis Longwood church late last year when his pastor launched a recruiting mission for foot soldiers in the battle against homelessness. "I knew immediately I wanted to join," said Pitts, 72, who has lived at both ends of the rags to riches spectrum.
(RNS) The most important new book on evangelicals in many years has been released just in time for Easter. Frances FitzGerald's massive new tome is called "The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America." Everyone who cares about religion in America must read it.
Co-held by CCC and Christian Leadership Exchange (CLE), the China-US Church Ministries Symposium kicks off in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A, on February 13, 2017. - China Christian Daily, CCD
February 17, 2017 By Ken Camp / Managing Editor More than 500 religious leaders nationwide-including a Texas Baptist seminary professor-have endorsed a petition seeking a new trial for Texas death row inmate Christopher Young because a prospective juror was excluded on the basis of her church membership.
Dwight Eisenhower, born in Texas in 1890, was a World War II hero. He was also a wartime president during the Korean War (1950-53). He knew the horrors of war and tried to use his presidency to promote peace.
There is little dispute that on many issues, President Barack Obama was at odds with millions of self-identified evangelical Christians. However, there were instances when the liberal Democratic commander-in-chief and conservative evangelicals found themselves in harmony.