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Dec 15, 2017, 13:13 ET Crown Financial Ministries CEO, Chuck Bentley, Answers All Your Questions About Retirement

As Americans, we have lots of questions about retirement. Much of that is due to the fact that people are not prepared even though they know they...


Dec 15, 2017, 12:23 ET AJC Welcomes Action Protecting Johnson Amendment

AJC welcomed action that preserves the Johnson Amendment. The Johnson Amendment bars political activity by organizations receiving tax deductible...


Dec 14, 2017, 17:18 ET R.C. Sproul, Founder of Ligonier Ministries Dies at 78

The board of directors and leadership of Ligonier Ministries announced today that its founder, Dr. R.C. Sproul, has died at the age of 78. Chris...


Dec 14, 2017, 13:49 ET CAIR Releases Video Highlighting Rise in White Supremacy, Islamophobia Over Past Year

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, has released its annual...


Dec 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Museo Amigos de Sion otorga premio al presidente Trump en ceremonia en la Casa Blanca

El presidente Donald Trump recibió el Premio Amigos de Sion de parte del Dr. Mike Evans, fundador del Museo Amigos de Sion (Friends of Zion...


Dec 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Knights of Columbus Commits $1.4 million to Aid Churches Damaged in Floods

The Knights of Columbus is providing $1.4 million to repair or help rebuild churches that were destroyed or badly damaged in the late summer...


Dec 14, 2017, 06:00 ET Museu Friends of Zion premia presidente Trump em cerimônia na Casa Branca

O presidente Donald Trump recebeu o prêmio Friends of Zion de Dr. Mike Evans, fundador do Museu Friends of Zion (Amigos de Sião) em...


Dec 14, 2017, 03:00 ET Friends of Zion Museum würdigt US-Präsident Trump mit Zeremonie im Weißen Haus

Dr. Mike Evans, Gründer des Friends of Zion Museums in Jerusalem, überreichte den Friends of Zion Award an US-Präsident Donald Trump. An der...


Dec 14, 2017, 03:00 ET Le Friends of Zion Museum récompense le président Trump lors d'une cérémonie à la Maison-Blanche

Le président Donald Trump a reçu le prix des Amis de Zion de la part du Dr Mike Evans, fondateur du Friends of Zion Museum à Jérusalem. Le...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:42 ET Friends of Zion Museum Awards:Presidente Trump en la ceremonia en la casa blanca

El Presidente Donald Trump recibió el Friends of Zion Award del Dr. Mike Evans fundador del Friends of Zion Museum en Jerusalén. El evento...


Dec 12, 2017, 18:45 ET Angel Tree Program at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Provides More Than 400 Gifts for Children of Incarcerated Parents

For the 15th consecutive year, the congregation at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale provided more than 400 Christmas gifts to children...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:21 ET Corporate Chaplains of America Awards "10:27" Scholarship To Greenville, SC's Brianna Bassie

Corporate Chaplains of America (CCA) has announced that Brianna Bassie from Greenville, South Carolina has been awarded the organization's "10:27"...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:15 ET Interfaith Worker Justice Publishes Report on Impact of Mondelēz International's Outsourcing of Manufacturing Jobs

Interfaith Worker Justice ("IWJ"), the largest faith-based organization in the United States focused on worker issues, today released a report and...


Dec 11, 2017, 19:55 ET Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council Praises Passage of Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council praises the passage of the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 (H.R. 1730) by the U.S....


Dec 11, 2017, 10:40 ET AJC Welcomes Rutgers University Disciplinary Action against anti-Semitic Professor

AJC welcomed the announcement by Rutgers University that an openly anti-Semitic professor, Michael Chinkidas, will be disciplined by the school....


Dec 11, 2017, 08:45 ET Sen. Rubio Urges Help for Displaced Middle East Christians

Sen. Marco Rubio emphasized Wednesday that with the increasing persecution of Christians in the Middle East, complacency with the current situation...


Dec 10, 2017, 18:34 ET Blessed Herbs Cafe and Mount Zion Rastafarian Church Announce Launch of First Holiday Season Food and Cash Drive

Blessed Herbs Cafe and Mount Zion Rastafarian Church founder and practicing Rasta George Metropoulos today announced the launch of the...


Dec 10, 2017, 11:45 ET Friends of Zion Museum: 30 Million People Have All Rallied Around This Prayer

Scripture admonishes us to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Doubtless people all over the world take that admonition seriously and obey it...


Dec 10, 2017, 05:09 ET 'I See Us in the Middle of Prophecy!' Mike Evans Has 30M Evangelicals Praying for Jerusalem

Few Evangelical leaders in America have such a close connection to Jerusalem as Michael Evans. Evans established the Jerusalem Prayer Team that...


Dec 08, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Says the Messiah's Actual Message of Peace on Earth is a Far Cry From What is Widely Known in Latest Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new article this week that addresses what "peace on...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:31 ET NY Times Bestseller on Our Lady of Guadalupe Now Available in Paperback

A paperback edition of "Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of the Civilization of Love" has been published by Penguin Random House with a new forward by...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:11 ET YouVersion Bible App to Reach 300 Million Downloads by End of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, the YouVersion Bible App is closing in on a milestone: 300 million downloads. The Bible App was one of the first 200 free...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:05 ET IRH Press USA, the 2017 Breakout Small Publisher of the Year, Is Connecting Renowned Japanese Author and Spiritual Leader Ryuho Okawa to the West

2017 was the year that IRH Press USA (www.okawabooks.com) created a successful United States and Canadian brand for the founder of the worldwide...


Dec 07, 2017, 12:03 ET AJC Central Europe Cosponsors Seminar on Anti-Semitism in Poland

AJC Central Europe, together with the University of Warsaw's Center for Research on Prejudice, cosponsored a seminar on "Antisemitism in Poland:...


Dec 07, 2017, 08:35 ET World's Top Ten Ministries: Learn How They Divvy Your Donation

As the year comes to a close, are you left wondering how to make a lasting impact? If you donate to a ministry, it's reassuring to know how your...