Memorial Service for Ravi Zacharias Livestreamed: Vice President and Thousands Online Attendants Presented
Hope Presbyterian Church with a 425-member congregation in north Austin, is among churches throughout the Synod of the Sun that is finding creative ways to make connections with their members and the … A renowned Christian apologist, evangelist, and author, Ravi Zacharias died Tuesday morning at his home in Atlanta after a brief battle with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer at the age of 74. On the first Thursday in May, which has been designated as the National Day of Prayer, Southern Baptist Convention leaders called their members to join this event with prayer and fasting. Marking the 175th anniversary of establishment, International Mission Board begins "175 days of prayer" on May 11, 2020. The author of 16 books and prodigious Old Testament scholar Dr.Patrick Jr., died Friday in Black Mountain, North Carolina at his age of 84 after a long illness.
Tens of thousands of young people have gathered at the Georgia Dome starting Monday for the annual Passion Conference, which focuses on inspiring young people to live for Jesus. About 50,000 are expected to attend the conference, which will run until Wednesday. About 600 individuals committed to missions at the annual ‘GKYM Conference’ which took place this year at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center from December 27 to 30. GKYM Conferences have taken place in different cities each year, and the conference last took place in Rochester three years… Hmong teenagers from Fresno visited Los Angeles once again this year ahead of Christmas Day and moved people with their worship. The Korean Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign, which began in mid-November in Los Angeles, concluded on Christmas Eve. This year, the group was able to raise $48,000, almost as much as its goal of $50,000. To note, last year, the group raised $40,000. To an audience of hundreds of youth and college students on Wednesday morning, Jessica Harris extended a challenge: confront and confess your sins to be truly free from them. Stepping Stone Mission, a non-profit which reaches out to those who are homeless, held a seminar on December 18 at Korean Community Presbyterian Church of Atlanta on how to prepare youth for mission trips. New Hope Church, a Korean immigrant church located in Maryland, gave $18,000 to Korean American Food for the Hungry International (KAFHI), a donation which will be used to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
Hundreds Gather for Annual 'Higher Calling' Missions Conference, Hoping for 'Resurgence of the Holy Spirit'
Over 800 youth and college students gathered in San Diego on Tuesday evening for the annual ‘Higher Calling’ Conference, a missions conference hosted by the college ministry SOON Movement (also known as Korea Campus Crusade for Christ). Christianity Daily, in partnership with with United Breakthrough Ministries (UBM) and Bliss Travel, hosted an essay competition for which participants were required to attend a seminar on the Old Testament and submit an essay in response to the seminar. Faith Harvest Church, located in North Hills, CA, hosted a rather special Christmas party on Sunday — one for the children and families of incarcerated individuals. The party was hosted through the ‘Angel Tree’ program of the Prison Fellowship, a non-profit which ministers to individuals withi…