Aimee Herd - Crosswalk.com - (Aug 21, 2014)
"It's not difficult to find solace in this point in time…We know he is in God's hands, and we know he's done God's work. We need the courage and prayers now to continue without him."
According to a Crosswalk.com article, James Foley—the journalist brutally beheaded by an ISIS terrorist—was a "man of faith" in God, as described by his friends and family....(more)
CBN News Staff - CBN News, BillyGraham.org - (Aug 21, 2014)
"I know that Dr. Brantly and his wonderful family would ask that you please remember and pray for those in Africa battling, treating and suffering from Ebola."
(Atlanta, GA)—American missionary Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa, has recovered, ministry leaders said Thursday....(more)
News Release - Family Research Council - (Aug 21, 2014)
"Despite court rulings in favor of same-sex marriage, we remain optimistic that other Circuits will rule in favor of the right of states to define marriage as between one man and one woman. The consequences of redefining marriage are immeasurable. All Americans should hope, but, more importantly, fervently pray that the United States Supreme Court upholds the rule of law and allows voter-backed marriage amendments to stand....(more)
Israel21c Staff - Israel21c.org - (Aug 21, 2014)
If taken one-half hour before breakfast, this powder can prevent blood-sugar spikes and better manage the disease.
(Israel)—Bodybuilders ingest buckets of whey protein powder to bulk up their muscle mass. But researchers from Israel have found a new blood-smart reason to eat like a "hulk" before meals. (Photo: Shutterstock/via Israel21c....(more)
Julie Oosterhouse - Mission Network News – Charisma - (Aug 20, 2014)
"The Lord's hand is clearly upon us and protecting us from evil. Even though some of us are going through trials, we believe strongly that the Lord is taking us to another level of faith and a higher place of blessing."
(Iraq)—ISIS has been moving quickly from the beginning, and its violence is especially felt in Iraq. Recently, CNN reported that Kurdish troops had regained the Mosul Dam. This was a particularly dangerous post for ISIS to control....(more)
Dan Wooding - ASSIST News Service - (Aug 20, 2014)
"What you don't see on the national media is the Church. The churches got together and marched down that same street the rioters marched on, passing out bags of supplies, food and toiletries to people. Church members stood in front of buildings through the night to make sure they were not looted. Church members parked in people's driveways to make sure they were safe all through the night. Church members went up and down the streets, cleaning up the mess. The national media doesn't show any of that....(more)
Staff - CBN News - (Aug 20, 2014)
"Medical evidence overwhelmingly supports the Iowa Board of Medicine's decision, which Judge Farrell has upheld, to prohibit webcam abortions. Drug-induced abortions have caused numerous complications threatening the health and lives of women, and these complications are exacerbated when a doctor is not physically present for the procedure." -Matthew Heffron
(Des Moines, IA)—Pro-lifers won a big victory in Iowa, Tuesday, after a judge upheld a ban on webcam abortions. (Photo via (more)
H. Brevy Cannon - University of Virginia - (Aug 20, 2014)
The University of Virginia study challenges the idea that "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" and the general notion that what happens in one's younger years, before marriage, stays there and doesn't impact the remainder of one's life.
(Charlottesville, VA)—The more people who attend your wedding to share in the launch of your marriage, the better the chances you will be happily married years down the road....(more)
News Release - Official Statement - The Whitehouse - (Aug 21, 2014)
"The United States of America will continue to do what we must do to protect our people. We will be vigilant and we will be relentless. When people harm Americans anywhere, we do what's necessary to see that justice is done." -President Barak Obama
(Washington, DC)—Yesterday, President Obama made his first official announcement concerning the beheading of American journalist Jim Foley by an ISIL (ISIS) terrorist....(more)
SIM Staff - SIM USA - (Aug 21, 2014)
"Nancy and David are taking a long, well-deserved break of peace and quiet to reflect on all that has transpired over the past four to five weeks, all that God has done, and seeking how God will lead them in future paths of service."
(Charlotte, NC)—Nancy Writebol, the SIM missionary stricken with Ebola Virus Disease and undergoing treatment in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, has tested clear of the virus and was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 19. She and her husband, David, have gone to an undisclosed location to rest and spend time with one another....(more)
Jeremy Reynalds - LifeSiteNews.com - (Aug 21, 2014)
"The world judges the value of human life by physical perfection, but God sees things differently. To Him, we are perfectly lovable in our imperfection." –Father Frank Pavone
What is the most pro-life, pro-God influence in your life? According to Catholic author and speaker Chad Judice, his five-year old, disabled son has been a tremendous source of happiness and faith for even the hardest of hearts. (Photo via (more)
Charlene Aaron - CBN News - (Aug 20, 2014)
"We have never been prouder of our son Jim. He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people." -Diane Foley, mother of slain journalist James Foley
(Iraq)—President Barack Obama [made] a statement Wednesday about the beheading of American journalist James Foley by terrorists with ISIS, the Islamic State, [saying it "shocks the conscience....(more)
Staff - Israel Today - (Aug 20, 2014)
The missile scored a direct hit on a shopping mall in the port city of Ashkelon.
(Israel)—Palestinian terrorists operating out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday broke a days-long ceasefire and resumed rocket fire on southern Israel. (Photo via (more)
Brianna Smallwood-News Release - First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens - (Aug 20, 2014)
"The recent tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri involving the loss of Mike Brown's 18-year old life is yet another wake-up call. It's time to focus on increasing peace, unifying our communities and building trust with law enforcement agencies. Let's not wait for a shooting to start talking about our concerns." -Dr. DeForest B. Soaries
(Somerset, NJ)—Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens (FBCLG), announced a series of forums are being coordinated to build trust between local residents and law enforcement agencies....(more)
Jennifer Wishon, Amber Strong - CBN News - (Aug 20, 2014)
"I was healed. Hallelujah! You know, by His stripes I was healed. I am so thankful for the doctors and the people that helped and everything. And for all they have done, they were just so supportive. But I wouldn't be here without the Lord today. The church would constantly tell my mom she will not die but will live." -Vivianna Ruiz
(Dallas, TX)—Just above the hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas stands a place called Prayer Mountain. It's the site of mysterious healings and answered prayers....(more)
Media Release - Mercy Ships - (Aug 19, 2014)
"Africa is and remains our priority, but crew safety drives every decision. We request prayer as we consider all options to manage the risk, including deployment to other unaffected nations." -Don Stevens, Founder
(Tenerife, Canary Islands)—Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world's largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa....(more)
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