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Regional Men's Conference Saturday, October 6

Sports9/18/2018 8:33:04 AM
Contact: Dave Brown, Director, WACMM, 240-447-1363 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Jeff Kemp, Dr. Johnny Parker and Pastor Rod Hairston - three of the nation's most sought-after speakers - will be featured keynoters at Derwood Bible Church in Derwood MD on Saturday October 6, 2018 for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Men's Conference. The event is sponsored by the Washington Area Coalition of Men's Ministries (WACMM). Jeff Kemp is a former NFL quarterback who played ele Source: WACMM

Christian Advertisements Ordered Removed From High School Football End Zones

Sports9/11/2018 10:11:01 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Before a Louisiana high school football game, two Benton High School students were told they had to remove Christian logos from the end zones. The two students left the field and did not help those who removed the logos. The "Christ Fit Gym" logos included a cross and Bible verse. A business, Christ Fit Gym, paid the football booster club $3,500 for the 2018-19 season to display the logos. In Febr Source: 4 Winds USA

Online Self-Defense for Girls Reduces Fear and Builds Confidence

Sports9/10/2018 4:14:05 AM
Contact: Jody Token, 314-479-9388 ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Online instructional videos from The Great Flip www.thegreatflip.com give girls a unique way to learn self-defense skills to reduce fear and increase confidence. American Heritage Girls, the national faith-based character development organization for girls named The Great Flip its newest Further Learning Program Alliance partner. "Self-defense training can be scary for girls. The mere mention of attack Source: The Great Flip

Evangelist Luis Palau and Son Andrew Join 435 Churches in West Michigan to Host Massive Evangelistic Campaign

Sports9/5/2018 10:23:05 AM
Contact: Gwen Bultema, 616-617-6284, gwen@bultemagroup.com GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus and hundreds of churches throughout West Michigan are coming together for CityFest with Luis & Andrew Palau, culminating in a free, 2-day, evangelistic festival at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids on September 8 and 9. Hosted by 435 churches, businesses, and nonprofits, this year-long, region-w Source: Luis Palau Association

Foundation for Moral Law Sends Memorandum to Schools on Prayer at Football Games

Sports9/5/2018 9:37:05 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Prayer at public school football games, including over the school loudspeaker, does not violate the Constitution if it is a student message and not the school's, according to the Foundation for Moral Law which last Friday sent a memorandum on the subject to all Alabama school superintendents. The Memorandum on Student Religious Speech at Athletic Source: Foundation For Moral Law

Woman Doctor Shares the Benefits of Hunting in New Release

Sports9/4/2018 5:47:00 AM
Contact: Dawn Obrecht, 303-877-5310, dawnobrecht@gmail.com; www.yesihunt.net ENUMCLAW, Wash., Sept. 4, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A whole new world opened for a vegetarian ER doctor when she agreed to try hunting with the new love of her life. Jumping in with enthusiasm, Dawn Obrecht, MD found hunting to be a fulfilling and exciting life change that enhanced her relationships. From a vantage point of thirty years of successful hunts, she shares the gifts that hunting has brought into her l Source: Redemption Press

NFL Stars Team Up with Biblica for Sports-Themed Outreach in South Asia

Sports8/30/2018 9:32:04 AM
Former Chicago Bears back 'Game of Life' distribution to fans of 'the other football'Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Four NFL veterans have teamed up with Biblica, the International Bible Society (www.biblica.com), to throw their weight behind a sports outreach that aims to score with thousands of young people in South Asia through "the other football."Photo: Former NFL star Ra Source: InChrist Communications

CityFest West Michigan to be Held Downtown September 8 and 9

Sports8/29/2018 3:20:04 PM
Luis Palau, a world-renowned evangelist who has been characterized by many as Billy Graham's successor, returns to Grand Rapids 24 years after first campaign Contact: Gwen Bultema, 616-617-6284, gwen@bultemagroup.com GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- CityFest West Michigan, a multidenominational evangelistic campaign focused on serving the region and proclaiming the Good News, will be held September 8-9 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The two-day, Source: Luis Palau Association

Planet Fitness Loses Locker Room Case

Sports7/31/2018 11:15:00 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org   ORLANDO, July 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Michigan appeals court has ruled in favor of a former Planet Fitness customer who argued that her rights under Michigan's consumer protection law were violated when the club did not disclose its unwritten policy and canceled her membership because she complained about a man in the women's locker room.   Yvette Cormier's lawsuit against Planet Fitness was filed i Source: Liberty Counsel

Two Years After Historic National Mall Event, Pulse Announces Lineup for Together 2018: Texas Motor Speedway

Sports7/16/2018 4:57:03 AM
The millennial-led evangelism movement will bring prayer, unity, and the Gospel to the NASCAR venue on October 20 21 Lineup features Hillsong Worship, Lecrae, Francis Chan and more Contact: Jennifer Willingham, 615-483-4729, jennifer@iconmediagroup.com; or kelsey@iconmediagroup.com MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Two years after the historic Together event on the National Mall that drew hundreds of thousands to worship Jesus and pray for the country, PULS Source: Icon Media Group

Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities' Detainment of Church Members

Sports7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Partner churches open their doors and find 'new courage and boldness' for evangelism as Mission Eurasia's initiative ends amid religious freedom ban Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comWHEATON, Ill., July 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Hundreds of churches in Russia are preparing to end an innovative World Cup 2018 outreach on a high note this week, despite opposition from authorities.  Photo: Several hundred Russian churches Source: InChrist Communications

Kingdom Racing Runs in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race for 11th Time and Launches 'God Speed' Book

Sports6/28/2018 9:06:00 AM
Contact: Communications Director, Kingdom Racing, 281-799-9327, Team@KingdomRacing.net INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 28, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kingdom Racing recapped a successful participation in the 102nd Indianapolis 500 Mile Race held on May 27, 2018. Hard charger Sage Karam once again drove the DRR No.24 entrant from the 24th starting position up to 6th place by lap 143 before a mechanical issue sidelined the run. "While the race result was a disappointment, the overall performance of Source: Kingdom Racing

Veteran-Owned Start up Authentically American Announces Investment by NASCAR Legend Darrell Waltrip

Sports6/27/2018 4:00:00 AM
Contact: Don Beehler, 615-566-0776 NASHVILLE, June 27, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Authentically American, a veteran-owned start up that offers premium-branded merchandise exclusively made in the USA, today announced that TV broadcaster and NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip has become an investor in the company. "We are honored that Darrell Waltrip, who embodies Authentically American's spirit and values, has joined our team of investors," said Dean Wegner, a West Point graduate, Source: ABC&D Communications

Coptic Solidarity Urges FIFA to Investigate Discrimination Against Coptic Footballers in Egypt

Sports6/18/2018 8:11:05 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, June 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Coptic Solidarity submitted a report directly to FIFA officials as well as on their new online complaints mechanism, delineating rampant discrimination against Coptic footballers at all levels of football within Egypt. "During the past half-century, an infinitely small number of Coptic footballers - no more than 6 - h Source: Coptic Solidarity

Two Unprecedented Events Kick-Off in Russia Tomorrow, Where Church and Sports Find Common Ground

Sports6/13/2018 9:34:03 AM
Momentum builds for Mission Eurasia's evangelistic campaign to reach millions of soccer fans as World Cup begins amid Russia's hostility towards evangelism   Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com     MOSCOW, June 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As the countdown begins for the June 14 kick-off of the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, so does an evangelistic campaign to reach 3 million soccer fans in the host country. Mission Eur Source: InChrist Communicatinos