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[Orlando Sentinel - orlandosentinel.com]
“The American Bible Challenge” delivered the biggest audience in the 17-year history of GSN. The two telecasts Thursday of the game show’s premiere had 2.3 million total viewers. Thursday’s 8 p.m. ET premiere brought in 1.7 million viewers. The premiere repeated at 11 p.m. ET. Jeff Foxworthy hosts the game show in which contestants play for charity. Read story»
You are invited to attend a community prayer meeting “Pray for Aurora” sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Aurora, Colorado. The event is at 7:00 pm Mountain Daylight Time (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific) on Tuesday, July 31st. Everyone of all faiths are invited to come together and pray for, inspire, and uplift the thought of Aurora regarding the recent shootings.
Attend in person: The event will be held at the church, 15700 East Quincy Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 80015
Dial-in from anywhere: (605) 477-2100 then enter Access Code: 609606#
View event live from anywhere via UStream: http://www.facebook.com/christscientist/app_137541772984354
[Christian Today - christiantoday.com]
Churches across the UK are being called to pray and ring their bells on the first day of the Olympics.
The London Organising Committee is asking people to ring bells for three minutes, starting at 8:12am on 27 July.
LOCOG is encouraging “any bell, anyone, anytime”.
More Than Gold, the group spearheading church outreach during the 2012 Games, is asking churches everywhere to ring their bells and pray “for God’s Kingdom to come and for a turning to come in our nations”. Read story»
[nj.com] by George Berkin
We’ve all heard the arguments on whether opening prayers should be allowed at public high school football games. The debate is typically renewed every time a school board or state legislature allows or forbids such practices.
Just last week, for example, the writer of a guest editorial in The Star-Ledger weighed in by objecting to a new Florida law that allows “inspirational” messages at non-compulsory school events. Read story»
[WWBT - nbc12.com] By Andy Jenks
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – A local pastor says he never expected one little sentence to cause such a big controversy.
We first told you last week that Henrico County decided to eliminate all prayers before public meetings. The move followed a pastor’s invocation that some say went too far. Now, for the first time, we’re hearing from the man who delivered that prayer. Read story»