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Aug 20, 2020, 16:22 ET David Shiner Receives Endorsement From United Christians of Florida

On July 30, 2020, United Christians of Florida Political Action Committee formally announced that it is endorsing David Irving Shiner for Palm Beach...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:00 ET John Kingston And Joel Searby To Launch "Christians Against Trumpism & Political Extremism"

Social entrepreneur and founder of American Awakening John Kingston and longtime political consultant and pastor Joel Searby today announced the...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:15 ET A Groundbreaking New Bible Translation Was Released This Year, and It Charts a Different Course

The recently published LSV Bible from Covenant Press has charted a fundamentally different course than the 20th and 21st century Critical Text...


Aug 18, 2020, 15:00 ET ThePersecuted.org Releases: Double Standards in the Government Response to Shincheonji and Sarang Jeil Church

ThePersecuted.org is releasing information on the South Korean government's response to South Korea's latest coronavirus outbreak. An illegal...


Aug 17, 2020, 16:01 ET Catholic faith education ventures into the video game world with Wanderlight:™ A Pilgrim's Adventure

Loyola Press announced the Chicago-based publisher will expand its multimedia products with a new video game, Wanderlight: A Pilgrim's Adventure,...


Aug 17, 2020, 13:58 ET G20 Interfaith Forum Gathers North American Religious Leaders for Consultation on Religious Response to Racism, COVID-19 and Refugees

The G20 Interfaith Forum, the world's leading organization focused on bringing faith and policy together, hosted its North American regional meeting...


Aug 17, 2020, 13:00 ET Compassion International, Food for the Hungry and World Vision announce 'Unite to Fight Poverty' concert to support the world's poor impacted by COVID-19

As the world continues to fight a historic global pandemic, three leading Christian humanitarian organizations—World Vision, Compassion International ...


Aug 17, 2020, 12:00 ET First Ever Virtual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Announces Movie Lineup

The virtual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (SVJFF) opens August 23 and tickets to an impressive slate of SVJFF films are now available at...


Aug 17, 2020, 08:38 ET Huge Billboard in Front of Republican National Convention Center Sparks Interest

On July 20, 2020, a large billboard was placed directly in front of the entrance to the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, FL. The...


Aug 13, 2020, 18:22 ET AJC California Offices' Letter on Ethnic Studies Curriculum Hearing

American Jewish Committee cautioned Governor Gavin Newsom and top state education officials about last-minute additions before a scheduled hearing on ...


Aug 13, 2020, 16:30 ET Friends of Zion Museum Founder and Evangelical Advisor to President Trump, Dr. Mike Evans, Says Historic Peace Agreement Between Israel and UAE Is Just the Beginning

Mike Evans, the founder of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center in Jerusalem, said that five to six Muslim Gulf States would make peace with Israel....


Aug 13, 2020, 10:45 ET Compassion International Distributes More Than 4 Million Food Packs to Families During Pandemic

Compassion International's network of more than 8,000 church partners has distributed over four million food packs to families during the COVID-19...


Aug 13, 2020, 09:03 ET Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index™ Rebounds in Q2 of 2020 from All Time Low in Q1

The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index™ for the second quarter of 2020 registered 3.0 on a 5-point scale (with 5 indicating high...


Aug 13, 2020, 08:00 ET T.D. Jakes' Most Popular Conference Goes Digital

As the U.S. continues to practice social distancing, there is no need to be socially isolated. With more than half of Americans reporting the...


Aug 13, 2020, 06:00 ET Phoenix Organizations Provide $112,500 in Technology for Catholic Elementary Schools

COVID-19 has affected the way Americans live, work, and learn. This fall, thousands of children will return to schools in online learning...


Aug 12, 2020, 12:52 ET AJC Releases Arabic Video on Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

American Jewish Committee (AJC) today released an Arabic-language video about the Jewish connection to Jerusalem, part of the organization's highly...


Aug 11, 2020, 15:17 ET Economic Uncertainty and Food Instability in Nigeria Propel Alight to Engage with Unexpected Partners

The economic impact of COVID-19 lockdowns throughout Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has led to growing concerns around food instability....


Aug 11, 2020, 10:00 ET Blackbaud Releases Virtual Prayer Wall Technology for Churches

Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, today announces the availability of its Prayer Wall...


Aug 10, 2020, 19:52 ET Nick Cannon Discusses Antisemitism, Black-Jewish Relations on AJC Advocacy Anywhere

Nick Cannon, in his first appearance on a Jewish program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, said today he would be "the sacrificial lamb as a member of the...


Aug 10, 2020, 10:14 ET Coalition of more than 120 NGOs Calls on Facebook to Create a Comprehensive Hate Speech Policy on Anti-Semitism

On Friday, August 7, 2020, a coalition of more than 120 NGOs submitted a letter to Facebook, urging the social media company to implement a...


Aug 09, 2020, 08:31 ET Nick Cannon to Discuss Antisemitism on AJC Advocacy Anywhere Online Program

Nick Cannon will appear Monday on the popular American Jewish Committee online program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, for a candid conversation about...


Aug 07, 2020, 17:48 ET Knights of Columbus Recognizes Family of the Year, Local Councils for Outstanding Contributions

The Knights of Columbus honored its Family of the Year and councils throughout the world with international service awards during a virtual awards...


Aug 06, 2020, 17:44 ET More than $600,000 in Humanitarian Aid for Refugees Destroyed in Beirut Explosion

Three 40-foot shipping containers filled with humanitarian aid that included thousands of handmade quilts and baby-care items were destroyed in the...


Aug 06, 2020, 12:31 ET Knights of Columbus to Call Attention to Christian Persecution in Nigeria

Building on its effective advocacy on behalf of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities, the Knights of Columbus will launch a new...


Aug 06, 2020, 08:47 ET They Dreamed Big and It Happened. A Worldwide Gospel Livestream

What started as a simple live streamed fundraising event for a local church in Los Angeles, California, has now blossomed into a global broadcast...