Lawmakers and religious leaders gathered together Thursday evening for the 67th National Observance of the National Day of Prayer at the US Capitol.
After President Donald Trump held a celebration for the National Day of Prayer in the Rose Garden, and signed an executive order setting up a new faith-based office, Vice President Mike Pence did an interview with CBN News' David Brody – in his office.
Dr. Ronnie Floyd, the president of the National Day of Prayer, tells Newsmax that he believes the National Observance being held Thursday evening in Statuary Hall could be the start of something truly historic -- the next great spiritual revival to heal an American commonwealth torn by enmity, strife, and mistrust.
Christians around the world will observe for an International Day of Prayer and Fasting for North Korea as uncertainty and political tension shroud the region.
With the theme "Refined by Fire," Christians around the world are being asked to remember their brothers and sisters in Christ who are persecuted for their faith on the thirteenth annual International Day of Prayer to be held Nov.9.
The countdown began Monday, November 5, for what organizers say will be the largest global prayer event for the estimated 200 million persecuted Christians around the world, including many who abandoned Islam.
Protestant ministers in the United States generally believe that religious persecution is a major problem in today's world, and they believe the U.S. should impose sanctions against countries where this is occurring. These findings have just been released from a research study conducted among Protestant clergy in America.
WACO, Texas (Compass) -- Imprisoned Christian aid workers Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry were freed from Afghanistan's Taliban as the country fell, city by city, to opposition forces. But a homecoming worship service showed they haven't forgotten believers still in captivity.
WASHINGTON (BP)--The considerable influence of American Christians can make a difference in the lives of persecuted believers in North Korea and Sudan, participants at a May 1 summit on the issue were told.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The revelation by North Korea that it had engaged in a clandestine operation to develop nuclear weapons, contrary to promises made to the Clinton administration in 1994, thrust the Asian nation again into the news. However, many in the United States have had the communist nation on their minds and in their prayers for years for its shoddy record in human rights.
(Washington, DC) â€“ The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, today filed a petition for certiorari at the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to hear an equal access case from Arizona and to overturn a federal appeals court decision that said the City of Tucson acted properly when it discriminated against a couple, Patricia and Robert Gentala, who organized a public event celebrating the National Day of Prayer in 1997.
A sizeable Christian community is among the Karen people group in Myanmar (formerly Burma) facing abuse at the hands of the country's military regime, according to Newsroom-Online, an Internet news service based in London.
Leaders of Christian communities who report they are under attack by jihad warriors in Indonesia's Maluku islands are seeking emergency help from Europe.