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Great Commission agencies unite to ‘Reclaim’ focus on taking the Gospel everywhere

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  Church, Education, Evangelism, Events, Featured, International, Missions  /  No Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WordNews.org) – An alliance of globally focused ministries has designated May 20, 2018, as the third annual International Day for the Unreached. This one-day event is intended to inspire and mobilize Christians to reach out to more than 2 billion people around the world who have yet to hear the gospel, organizers […]

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Pastor/author says ‘Pastors must overpower Hollywood’

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  Books, Church, Entertainment, Featured, Movies  /  No Comments

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (WordNews.org) Jan. 12, 2018 – Robert Bakke has a litany of accomplishments under his black belt, including being a best-selling author, NASCAR driver and jet captain. He’s also a reverend, and he’s delivered a clarion call to his fellow pastors: Step up. Bakke says Hollywood has replaced the church in America and […]

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Bomb levels $2.6M persecuted church in Shanix, China; Concerns rises that more churches will be destroyed

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Church, Featured, International, Persecution  /  No Comments

LINFEN, Shanix, China (WordNews.org) Jan. 11, 2018 – An explosion reduced to rubble a church China Aid describes as “serially persecuted” in China’s northern Shanxi province. According to China Aid, authorities bombed and demolished the Golden Lampstand Church, an unregistered church that cost $2.6 million to build in 2009. Chinese military police detonated explosives in […]

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Awana co-founder Rorheim dies at 99

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  Church, Education, Evangelism, Featured  /  No Comments

STREAMWOOD, Ill. (WordNews.org) Jan. 9, 2018 – Arthur Rorheim, co-founder of Awana and one of the pioneers in children’s ministry, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. He was 99. Rorheim spent more than 70 years with Awana. He was born on May 7, 1918 to Norwegian immigrants who eventually settled in Chicago near the future site of […]

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Evangelism Explosion Launches ‘Equip America’ initiative

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  Church, Evangelism, Events, Featured, Missions  /  No Comments

ARDEN, N.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 3, 2018 – Evangelism Explosion International, a nondenominational evangelism ministry founded by the late Dr. D. James Kennedy, has launched an initiative called Equip America that organizers say is designed to train individuals “to share the most exciting gift they have: their faith,” EE will partner with local churches in cities […]

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Should churches be armed? One ministry leader says, ‘Yes’

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  Church, Featured  /  No Comments

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (WordNews.org) Nov. 8, 2017 – In light of the recent massacre that left 26 dead at the hands of gunman Devin Pelley, at least one preacher is urging churches to arm themselves. The Rev. Robert Bakke, a black belt preacher who heads Robert Bakke Performance Ministries in Golden Valley, Minn., says churches […]

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Life Legal alleges pro-life activist beaten by church security

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Persecution, Pro-life  /  No Comments

NAPA, Calif. (WordNews.org) June 5, 2017 – A pro-life activist was beaten in a church parking lot here when distributing leaflets on behalf of a anti-abortion congressional candidate, Life Legal Defense Foundation alleges in a news release. Jeff White, founder of Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, a national faith-based organization, was allegedly surrounded by church […]

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Remembering prolife convert Norma McCorvey, “Roe” in Roe v. Wade

By   /  February 19, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WACO, Texas (WordNews) Feb. 19, 2017 – Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade case that made abortion legal nationally, died yesterday at the age of 69. McCorvey had become a Christian and an outspoken opponent of abortion in her later years. Yesterday, both sides remembered her. Not long after her […]

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