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4 WINDS Has Victory as Transgender Athletes Have to Lower Testosterone Levels

Sports10/17/2019 9:30:02 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY 4 Winds Christian Athletics Oct. 17, 2019 MADISON, Wis., Oct. 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) finally said transgender track and field athletes must lower their testosterone levels to 5 nanomoles instead of the previous standard of 10. Months before, intersex athletes were told they must keep their levels under 5 nanomoles for the 800 meters through the mile run, but not for other track and field events. A Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Responding to Increasing Persecution, Millennials are Mobilizing to Support More than 150 Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa

Sports10/15/2019 10:39:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY The MENA Collective Oct. 15, 2019 WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a recent national survey, the MENA Collective, a new organization publicly launching November 1, 2019, asked active, church-going millennials their thoughts regarding giving and the Middle East. Their findings show that almost half of those surveyed did not trust their local church when it comes to giving their money. Equally surprising was that only 3 percent of the Christians s Source: The MENA Collective

'China - Don't Mess with Texas' -- Bob Fu, President, ChinaAid Assoc.

Sports10/10/2019 4:27:01 PM
Protesters gather in Hong Kong (ChinaAid)NEWS PROVIDED BYChinaAid Oct. 10, 2019 MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- China has stopped airing all NBA games following a tweet made by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey.Morey posted a tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters on Friday. In response, China Central Television (CCTV) ended all coverage of the NBA's games. The China Basketball Association also suspended its relationship with the team.Hong Kong' Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Sasse and Gallagher Lead Call for NBA to Stand Against CCP Censorship and Bullying

Sports10/9/2019 1:34:01 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BYU.S. Senator for Nebraska Ben SasseOct. 9, 2019WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), alongside Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ), and other Members of Congress, today sent a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expressing concerns over the league's response to Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. The bipartisan, bicameral letter also warns of the Source: Senator Ben Sasse

Evangelist Andrew Palau Joins 405 Churches in East Texas to Host CityFest - More Than 37,000 People Turn Out for the Week-long Campaign

Sports10/8/2019 12:31:02 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Luis Palau Association Oct. 8, 2019 TYLER, Texas, Oct. 8, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus and hundreds of churches throughout East Texas came together for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau, culminating in a free, 2-day, evangelistic festival at The Square in downtown Tyler on October 5 and 6. Hosted by 405 churches, businesses, and nonprofits, this year-long, region-wide campaign has been focused on Source: Luis Palau Association

Faith-Based Sports Drama FULL COUNT Available in Select Theaters and Over 100 Million Homes Via VOD/Digital Release on Oct. 25

Sports10/2/2019 5:17:01 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY GEM Public Relations Oct. 2, 2019 MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 2, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Have faith in your courage." Faith-based sports drama FULL COUNT will be available in select theaters and in over 100 million homes through its VOD and digital release on October 25, 2019. FULL COUNT tells the story about an unfortunate chain of events that force a young baseball phenom to give up his dreams of playing college baseball and return home to the farm and town he fought so h Source: GEM Public Relations

Coptic Solidarity Urges FIFA and the Egyptian Football Association to End Discrimination Against Coptic Athletes

Sports9/9/2019 2:45:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYCoptic SolidaritySept. 9, 2019WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Coptic Solidarity (CS) launched a new advocacy campaign by which individuals worldwide can send direct messages to the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), and to the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) regarding discrimination against Coptic athletes in Egypt. To send a message in support of #CopticAthletes, go to Coptic Solidarity's website. The Egypti Source: Coptic Solidarity

Tim Tebow Celebrates 32nd Birthday with Goal to Fund 150 Life-Changing Surgeries at The Tebow CURE Hospital

Sports8/12/2019 6:31:05 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Tim Tebow Foundation Aug. 12, 2019   JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- In celebration of his 32nd birthday, Tim Tebow has decided to forego well wishes and gifts in an effort to change lives of less-fortunate children in the Philippines.   The idea first came to Tim in 2018, when he first launched his 31 for 31 campaign in celebration of his 31st birthday with a goal to fund 31 life-changing surgeries. The fundraiser blew past its goal and Source: CCN

Survival Skills that Offer Freedom for Everyday Living

Sports7/3/2019 11:00:00 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Christ For All NationsJuly 4, 2019   ORLANDO, July 4, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- At one point or another, everyone faces a season in the wilderness. Whether it's a spiritual dry spell, a difficult situation at work, or a relational strain sometimes, life can be tough. Fortunately, the Bible is full of stories in which God meets His children in - and sees them through barren wastelands. In, Wilderness Survival Guide, Christ for All Na Source: Christ for all Nations

Artist Lineup Announced for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau this Fall

Sports6/27/2019 10:54:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Luis Palau Association June 27, 2019 TYLER, Texas, June 27, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The team behind CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau the large, multicultural music festival scheduled for October 5-6, 2019 has announced the artist lineup for this year's much-anticipated event. The festival will include performances by top Christian recording artists Blanca, Marisol Park, Ryan Stevenson, The Newsboys, Pat Barrett, and Lecrae. Additionally, award-winning cou Source: Luis Palau Association

Former NBA Superstar Dwyane Wade's Ex-Wife, Dr. Siohvaughn Funches, Launches Inspirational Podcast

Sports6/17/2019 9:19:02 AM
Author, Speaker and Professional Counselor Siohvaughn Funches Releases "Faith Comes By Hearing" Podcast!NEWS PROVIDED BYA Woman's Worth Foundation, Inc.June 17, 2019ATLANTA, June 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- A former NBA wife, who once centered her life around center-court, offers subscribers to her new Podcast, "Faith Comes by Hearing" a window into her new life, sound wisdom, along with practical tools that position listeners to inherit all of God's promises, and empo Source: A Woman's Worth Foundation, Inc.

Matt Forté's New Winning Season

Sports6/10/2019 7:59:05 AM
Bible ministry announces retired NFL Running Back Matt Forté joining Biblica Team NEWS PROVIDED BY Biblica, The International Bible Society June 10, 2019 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Biblica, The International Bible Society, announced today that Matt Forté will join the Biblica staff as a Global Advocate for the 210-year-old ministry. Forté is a retired professional running back who played ten seasons in the NFL. After playing college football at Tula Source: Biblica - The International Bible Society

Baseball Team's Apology to Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC) was Knee-jerk and Unnecessary

Sports5/28/2019 8:49:05 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYVoice of ResistanceMay 28, 2019 WASHINGTON, May 28, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Monday, May 27, management for the Fresno Grizzlies apologized for playing a video featuring a speech by President Reagan, in which an image of US. Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez was included between images of Korean Dictator Kim Jung Un and the late Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro.  The message of the video was to honor the sacrifices made by veterans in their battles against Source: Society for Truth and Justice

FRC President Tony Perkins Calls Out Equality Act: 'Egregious Attack' on Religious Freedom, 'Orwellian Reach'

Sports5/16/2019 12:25:04 PM
NEWS PROVIDED BYFamily Research CouncilMay 16, 2019WASHINGTON, May 16, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council spoke this morning at a press conference on Capitol Hill to oppose the Equality Act (H.R. 5). Other speakers at the press conference included Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio), Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Rep. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Rep. Carol Miller (R-W.Va.), Penny Nance, Kara Dansky, Michael Farris, an Source: Family Research Council

New Mexico High School Basketball Coach Resigns After T-Shirt Complaint by Atheists

Sports4/29/2019 1:00:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY 4 Winds Christian Athletics April 29, 2019 MADISON, Wis., April. 29, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The head basketball coach of Animas Public Schools in Colorado resigned after being attacked by Madison, Wisconsin's Freedom From Religion. Before a playoff game on February 27, the athletes wore T-shirts saying, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics