News Staff - CBN News - (Jan 18, 2017)
"I will forever win (because) I get to come home to you every night. The love of my life. I love you..." -Russell Wilson
Leah Marieann Klett - Gospel Herald - (Jan 18, 2017)
A true modern-day Apostle Paul story.
(The Philippines)—[Gospel Herald] A Muslim leader who once violently persecuted Christians embraced Christ after hearing the Gospel at his daughter's wedding—and was martyred for his faith. Christian Aid Mission shares the story of Datu, a devout Muslim man in the Philippines who harbored an overwhelming sense of hatred against Christians....(more)
Theodore Bunker - Newsmax.com - (Jan 18, 2017)
"We can become paralyzed by fear or allow the experience of change to propel us closer to self-actualization." -Excerpt from the official invitation
(Washington, DC)—[Newsmax] The State Department held meetings on stress management for its employees after president-elect Donald Trump won the election, The Washington Free Beacon reports....(more)
Tyler Durden - Zero Hedge Fund - (Jan 18, 2017)
[ZeroHedge] Just one day after the bitter mainstreamers at ABC/WaPo and CNN used their "oversamples" of Democrats to rig polls showing an unprecedented unfavorable rating of the incoming President-elect... Click here to read....(more)
Paul Strand - CBN News - (Jan 18, 2017)
"Though we still have a long way to go, hitting this historic low is a critical milestone as we work to restore full legal protection to unborn children." -Carol Tobias, National Right to Life
(Washington, DC)—[CBN News] A new report shows that as of the last year measured, the number of annual abortions is lower than at any other time in the last three decades. The new Guttmacher Institute report also reveals that the annual number has dropped below 1,000,000, the first time that's happened since 1975....(more)
Bob Eschliman - Charisma News - (Jan 18, 2017)
"It is great to be a witness and a participant in such an historic pro-life event. Never has society been so ready or the time been more right for change." -Bob Vander Plaats
(Des Moines, IA)—[Charisma News] Last year, the Republican-controlled Iowa House of Representatives voted to fully defund Planned Parenthood, but the Democrat-controlled Senate voted the bill down....(more)
Jennifer LeClaire - Charisma News/via The Elijah List - (Jan 18, 2017)
"The future of America is literally in the hands of the Church in this hour. God has given us an opportunity, a reprieve so to speak, to really engage like we've never engaged and allow us to shift this country through the power of prayer, fasting and seeking God."
INTRO BY STEVE SHULTZ: Church; God is calling us to "step up" in our prayer life ... not for a few days or weeks, not for a season ... BUT for YEARS to come! President-Elect Trump will need ALL the prayers he can get throughout his entire presidency....(more)
Bri Lamm - Faithit.com - (Jan 17, 2017)
The gunman was only 30 feet away from her. She dropped to the ground and immediately began to pray...
[Faithit.com] The first week of 2017 didn't quite prove to be full of moments that restore our faith in humanity, like many of us had been hoping for. (Photo: Annika Dean with children/Facebook/Annika Lee Dean/via Faithit....(more)
Jessilyn Justice - Charisma News - (Jan 17, 2017)
"We got up and walked away from that. If that's not God, then I don't know what is." -Michael Bridges
[Charisma News]—Michael Bridges was trapped in the fiery prison of his car. As flames licked closer, Bridges said the only thing he could think of: Jesus....(more)
Leah Marieann Klett - Gospel Herald - (Jan 17, 2017)
If convicted, the Muslim leader faces five years in prison.
(Indonesia)—[Gospel Herald] In an ironic turn of events, the leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) who led the charge against the Christian governor of Jakarta for blasphemy is now facing the same charge after making an offensive comment regarding Jesus Christ....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Jan 17, 2017)
"Looking at the Earth in all its wonder, in all its splendor—it's all dynamics; it's alive. It's not tumbling through space. It's not moving aimlessly. It's moving with logic and purpose. It's too beautiful to have happened by accident. What I'm saying is there is a Creator of the universe. There's a God."
[CBN News] Astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to ever stand on the moon, has died at age 82....(more)
AFP Staff - AFP - (Jan 17, 2017)
[Times of Israel] "Despite every effort using the best science available, cutting edge technology, as well as modeling and advice from highly skilled professionals who are the best in their field, unfortunately, the search has not been able to locate the aircraft. Accordingly, the underwater search for MH370 has been suspended..." Click here to read....(more)
Valerie Richardson - Washington Times - (Jan 17, 2017)
[Washington Times] Donald Trump may have a point about paid protesters: Job ads running in more than 20 cities offer $2,500 per month for agitators to demonstrate at this week's presidential inauguration events... Click here to read....(more)
Bob Eschliman - Charisma News - (Jan 17, 2017)
2 Chron. 7:14 says: "If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray, and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from Heaven, and will forgive their sin and will heal their land."
[Charisma News] Vice President-elect Mike Pence intends to send a message when he takes the oath of office on Friday afternoon, there can be no doubt about that....(more)
Todd Starnes - Reprinted with permission of Todd Starnes - (Jan 16, 2017)
"There are, indeed, people in our congregation for whom the anticipation of praying for Donald Trump by name in the worship service is legitimately triggering trauma and compromising the safety of the worship space. I am talking about the clinical definition of trauma not just 'I don't like it' or 'It's really hard for me.'" — Mike Kinman, rector of All Saints Church
(Pasadena, CA) — [(more)
Billy Hallowell - Faithwire/CBN News - (Jan 16, 2017)
Other actors, such as Nicole Kidman, are encouraging their peers to accept the new president and get on with it.
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Veronica Neffinger - Christian Headlines - (Jan 16, 2017)
“Celebrate Martin Luther King Day and all of the many wonderful things that he stood for.” – President-elect Donald Trump
(New York, NY) — [Christian Headlines] Today would have marked the great social activist Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday. On this MLK Day, to honor the influential minister, President-elect Donald Trump will meet with King’s son, Martin Luther King III....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Jan 16, 2017)
"Take the extra second. What is two seconds out of my day to help somebody.” – Pavel Fesyuk
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Matt C. Abbott - American Thinker - (Jan 16, 2017)
“I pray that all polar opposites learn to Agape Love, live and work together as brothers and sisters—or perish as fools. While I voted for Mr. Trump, my confidence remains in God, for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Prayers for President-elect Trump, Congressman Lewis, and everyone including leaders… ” continue reading here.
Andy Beth Miller - Christian Headlines - (Jan 16, 2017)
“I understand why you don’t want to look at us, so I will speak to the spirit that possesses you. You don’t have to look at me. But I see that spirit. I want you to think about that as I forgive you for your act, for your actions, “he said. “Know you have an opportunity to ask for forgiveness. Know that God will forgive you …” – Dan Simmons, Jr.
(Charleston, SC) — [(more)
Alexander Fulbright - The Times of Israel - (Jan 16, 2017)
"I must say this conference is one of the last gasps for breath from yesterday's world. Tomorrow will look different and tomorrow is very near.” – Benjamin Netanyahu
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Veronica Neffinger - Christian Headlines - (Jan 13, 2017)
According to Variety: "Enseo CEO Vanessa Ogle has a tough message for hotel operators these days that they're resistant to hearing: Get rid of all the porn, and replace it with Netflix instead."
[Christian Headlines] The popularity of Netflix just may be contributing to the lower rate of porn viewing in hotels, according to new research....(more)
Caitlin Burke - CBN News - (Jan 13, 2017)
"For us, this gift is an outward expression of an inward conviction that the Church is the hope of the world."
(Florida)—[CBN News] Church United, a collaborative unity movement that includes over 50 churches in South Florida, is mobilizing to serve the victims of the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting. (Screengrab via ChurchUnited....(more)
News Staff - CBN News - (Jan 13, 2017)
This pastor loves the mission field Uber affords him.
(Virginia Beach, VA)—[CBN News] It stopped them dead in their tracks. As the NFL star and his friends joked and laughed about the devious plans they had for the evening, one of them turned and asked the Uber driver what he did for a living....(more)
Charlene Aaron - CBN News - (Jan 18, 2017)
"No matter what side you're on, or who you voted for, none of that should matter when it comes to prayer."
(Washington, DC)—[CBN News] A coalition of Christians from across denominational lines are uniting to pray for President-elect Donald Trump during his first 100 days in office....(more)
Leah Marieann Klett - Gospel Herald - (Jan 18, 2017)
"Never had they seen such courage and calmness in the face of almost certain death." -Open Doors USA statement
(Southeast Asia)—[Gospel Herald] A pastor in Southeast Asia who was surrounded by Islamic extremists seeking to kill him for his faith has shared how, after he refused to bow down, God placed a "shield" around him the jihadists were unable to penetrate....(more)
Stolen Zaimov - Christian Post - (Jan 18, 2017)
[Christian Post] An aid group supporting local ministries overseas says the Holy Spirit is "stirring" in war-torn Syria and drawing "thousands" of Muslims to Christian missionaries who are working in the region... Click here to read....(more)
News Staff - Pensoft Publishers - (Jan 18, 2017)
The new moth, officially described as Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, stands out with yellowish-white scales present on the head in adults.
(Davis, CA)—[Pensoft Publishers
] Days before Donald J. Trump steps forward on the Inaugural platform in Washington to assume the role of the 45th President of the United States of America, evolutionary biologist and systematist Dr. Vazrick Nazari named a new species in his honor....(more)
Jan Hanchett - Fox News - (Jan 18, 2017)
[Fox News] Both President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush are now in a Houston hospital and will not attend Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump... Click here to read....(more)
Jan Hanchett - Breitbart News - (Jan 18, 2017)
[Breitbart News] "President Obama has used the Espionage [Act] to go after leakers, more than every other president in history, combined. This has been a hallmark of his administration ... and here he is, commuting the sentence of one of the most notorious leakers..." Click here to read....(more)
AFP Staff - Fox News - (Jan 17, 2017)
[Fox News] The material's strength comes from its enormous surface-area-to-volume ratio, the researchers reported in a study published Jan. 6 in the journal Science Advances. In nature, sea creatures like coral and diatoms also leverage a large surface-area-to-volume ratio to achieve incredible strength at tiny scales... Click here to read....(more)
Lisa Mascaro - L.A. Times - (Jan 17, 2017)
[L.A. Times] How the People's Republic of Santa Monica, as the city is sometimes jokingly called, gave rise to the skinny-suited man now at Donald Trump's side is as much a story about one teen's intellectual tenacity as it is about the backlash to liberalism at the turn of the millennium... Click here to read. (Photo: Stephen Miller's High School Snap pic/via L.A....(more)
Israel Hayom - JNS.org - (Jan 17, 2017)
The discovery lends credence to the Biblical story of the capture of Edom in the time of King David.
(Israel)—[JNS.org] A copper smelting site and an ancient wall dating back to the 10th century BC have been excavated at the Timna copper mines antiquities site in southern Israel's Arava desert region, lending credence to the Biblical story of the capture of Edom in the time of King David. (Photo credit: Dr. Erez Ben-Yosef/via JNS....(more)
Abra Forman - Breaking Israel News - (Jan 17, 2017)
The statement also referenced the inauguration of Donald Trump, arguing that the timing of the conference "just days before the transition to a new American President" rendered moot any agreement, of which the US would eventually be the "ultimate guarantor."
[Breaking Israel News] The United Kingdom defied the anti-Israel sentiment coursing through Sunday's "peace" summit in Paris by criticizing the conference as detrimental to Israel's interests and refusing to sign a joint statement issued after the summit which called for a two-state solution....(more)
Jennifer LeClaire-Opinion - Charisma News - (Jan 17, 2017)
Nihad Awad, CAIR's National Executive Director, who is calling for Graham to be withdrawn from the Inauguration is "certainly no moderate" Muslim.
(Washington, DC)—[Charisma News] A major Muslim organization is working to shut Franklin Graham out of the inauguration—and doing plenty of name-calling in its efforts to silence his voice....(more)
Todd Starnes-Opinion - Todd Starnes - (Jan 17, 2017)
"Thank goodness for performers like Toby Keith—men who rise above petty politics and do what's right for the red, white and blue." -Todd Starnes
(Washington, DC)—[Reprinted with permission of Todd Starnes] Hollywood A-listers and auto-tuned pop stars are hunkered down in their safe spaces this week fearful of offending the LGBT community and liberals—but not Toby Keith. (Photo via ToddStarnes....(more)
News Staff - Charisma News - (Jan 16, 2017)
Long reportedly struggled with health issues for much of 2016. In August, a video clip appeared with a slimmed-down Long who told the camera he was on "God's medication."
(Atlanta, GA) – [Charisma News] New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Bishop Eddie Long died January 15, 2017, after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer. He was 63....(more)
Veronica Neffinger - Christian Headlines - (Jan 16, 2017)
“I thought I would go mad. I can see that the heartbeat is slowing, ever more slowly, and more slowly still, until it finally stops completely. Nobody could’ve seen what I had seen with my very own eyes, and be more convinced than I was — I had killed a human being.” — Stojan Adasevic
(Serbia) — [Christian Headlines] An abortionist in Serbia who had performed thousands of abortion procedures gave up his practice after having a dream about the babies he killed....(more)
News Staff - LifeSiteNews - (Jan 16, 2017)
"Republicans feel emboldened by the dangerous abortion legislation making its way through the states and they know they have Trump's support. [They] now feel like they have a shot at passing the most extreme anti-choice laws they can think of — and they might." — Kate Black
(Washington, DC) — [LifeSiteNews] On Friday, Iowa Rep. Steve King introduced a bill to prohibit abortions when a pre-born baby's heartbeat can be detected. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock....(more)
News Staff - Israel Today - (Jan 16, 2017)
“Jared is such a good lad, he will secure an Israel deal which no one else has managed to get.” – Donald Trump
(Washington, DC) — [Israel Today] Jared Kushner, who is married to US President-elect Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, will be the next American peace envoy to the Middle East....(more)
Brian Freeman - Newsmax - (Jan 16, 2017)
"If we are to go forward today, we've got to go back and rediscover some mighty precious values that we've left behind. That's the only way that we would be able to make of our world a better world, and to make of this world what God wants it to be." – Martin Luther King
(Washington, DC) — [Newsmax] "Just as Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was despised by many conservatives of his day, helped keep American society from succumbing to the radical ideologies that brought death and devastation to much of Europe and Asia, Dr....(more)
LSN News Staff - LifeSiteNews.com - (Jan 13, 2017)
"As the first female to run a successful presidential campaign and as a steadfast advocate for life and family issues, Kellyanne beautifully embodies the 2017 March for Life's theme, 'The Power of One.'" -Jeanne Mancini, President of March for Life.
(Washington, DC)—[LifeSiteNews] Kellyanne Conway, the highest-ranking woman in President-elect Trump's administration and the first woman from either major party to lead a presidential candidate to victory in the general election, will speak at the 43rd annual March for Life on January 27. (Photo via LifeSiteNews....(more)
Kathie Walters and supporters: Beni Johnson, Sid Roth, Steve Shultz, Theresa Phillips, Narellie Rose Fleming, and more! - The Elijah List - (Jan 13, 2017)
"We believe that the 15th of January is a very crucial day in the life and survival of Israel ... The enemy hates the sound of bells. Bells are used to call people together, to declare good news, and to make announcement. If you don't have a bell, it doesn't matter—you can still declare..." -Kathie Walters
Intro by BCN and Elijah List founder, Steve Shultz:
[Reprinted from The Elijah List] This is VERY URGENT for Israel....(more)
Aimee Herd - Washington Post - (Jan 13, 2017)
[Washington Post] As President Obama's daughters prepare to leave the White House with just one week to go, Jenna and Barbara Bush—who left the girls a welcome letter when they arrived—have now penned a second one filled with advice about the transition back to life beyond Pennsylvania Ave. Click here to read....(more)
Charlene Aaron - CBN News - (Jan 13, 2017)
Dr. Ben Carson, Trump's nominee for HUD Secretary, told committee members about the struggles of his single mother and how they shaped his understanding of housing insecurity. "We had no place to live. She couldn't afford the house so we ended up moving to Boston, moving in with relatives. So, I have actually in my life (experienced) what housing insecurity was."
[CBN News] Three of President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet nominees testified at their confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill Thursday....(more)
Israel Today Staff - Israel Today - (Jan 13, 2017)
"Israel is, has always been and remains our most important ally in the region. I think in the Trump administration, the president-elect already made it clear and, if I'm confirmed, I agree entirely and will support (Israel)." -Rex Tillerson
[Israel Today] Incoming US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday voiced strong support for Israel in his new role....(more)
Jennifer Wishon - CBN News - (Jan 12, 2017)
"I really believe God listened to the prayers of the faithful around this country as we reached out one more time and said give us another chance." -Penny Nance, Concerned Women for America
(Washington, DC)—[CBN News] For nearly a decade, it seemed like Washington sent conservative Christians to wander in the wilderness, and now they feel a sense of deliverance....(more)
Bob Eschliman - Charisma News - (Jan 12, 2017)
"She has been recognized for her strategic oversight of key programs and initiatives and is a leader in both economic growth and the crucial empowerment of women in various aspects of business development and entrepreneurial endeavors. I am proud to have her serve as a senior counselor in my administration, where I know she will produce great results working with the highly respected team of experts we have assembled." -President-elect Trump.
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