Pro Family News

Legal Fight Over 'Scouts' Sparks Surge of Interest in Faith-Based, Boys-Only Outdoor Adventure Group

Pro-Family News11/14/2018 4:57:00 AM
Trail Life USA sees continuing growth as parents seek positive alternative to PC, 'one-size-fits-all' programs that ignore unique needs of boysContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comBELTON, S.C., Nov. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A legal fight between America's two long-time scouting organizations has prompted a surge of interest in a boys-only, Christian-based outdoor adventure program.Photo: Trail Life USA CEO Mark HancockVisits to Trail Life Source: InChrist Communications

Evangelist Alveda King: 'As the Dust from the Mid-Term Wars Begins to Settle, Prayer Remains Key'

Pro-Family News11/14/2018 4:03:00 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: In the aftermath of the mid-term elections, as the dust begins to settle, I keep wondering why Christians would "roll over and play dead" at the polls? Why would Christians "run for cover" rather than fight the good fight of faith at the polls? Why would we go undercover when someone punches us in the gut for standing up for Bible truth? Then it oc Source: Alveda King Ministries

New United States Ecclesial Team Selected for Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Pro-Family News11/14/2018 3:57:01 AM
Contact: Dick & Diane Baumbach, 321-544-3440, dick.diane.baumbach@wwme.org, dickanddiane66@bellsouth.netSAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Worldwide Marriage Encounter, the original faith-based marriage enrichment program, recently selected a new United States leadership team. The new United States leadership team is Tony & Sue Morris from Waterloo, IL and Fr. Tom Ogg from Ten Sleep, WY."We are very excited that Tony & Sue and Fr. Ogg are leading Source: Worldwide Marriage Encounter

World Toilet Day Spotlights GFA's Life-Changing Provision of Basic Facilities

Pro-Family News11/13/2018 6:20:05 AM
Global focus brings attention to Gospel for Asia's efforts to improve health and well-being by helping provide simple essentials Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com WILLS POINT, Texas, Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ribbon-cutting ceremonies typically mark the opening of a grand new building, but in Asia they can even celebrate a more modest, but life-changing constructionof a simple outhouse. Photo: Local residen Source: InChrist Communications

Marking Seven Decades of Ministry, Leading Gospel Broadcaster Declares That 'Radio Still Rocks'

Pro-Family News11/13/2018 6:03:05 AM
Despite claims by some that radio is dying, it remains at heart of FEBC's pioneering ministry, even as it uses new-tech pathways to share the gospelContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comLA MIRADA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As it marks 70 years of proclaiming the gospel to some of the farthest corners of the world, FEBC (Far East Broadcasting Company, www.febc.org), the pioneering Christian broadcaster, is in a Mark Twain moment.Ph Source: InChrist Communications

Research Institute Publishes Trove of Facts About Social Spending

Pro-Family News11/13/2018 5:49:03 AM
Contact: James D. Agresti, President, Just Facts, 973-539-5280, emailCHATHAM, N.J., Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Just Facts, a non-profit research and educational institute, has published a goldmine of facts about social spending. This research contains comprehensive facts about an issue that has major implications for the future of the United States.Over the past century, government social programswhich provide healthcare, income security, education, nutritio Source: Just Facts

Christmas Traditions Make Good Teaching Moments

Pro-Family News11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Contact: Gena Suarez, 888-718-4663 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Students paint their hands to make angel artwork. They visit a sheep farm to learn about the nativity. They create homemade gifts from photos they have taken. These are examples of great lesson ideas for Advent that parents can find in the Christmas Corner at SchoolhouseTeachers.com. The Advent season begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day and continues until Christmas Eve. A Latin term Source: The Old Schoolhouse®

Michelle Williams: 'Self-Care Sometimes Means Saying No'

Pro-Family News11/13/2018 3:53:05 AM
Women's Conference Tackles Mental Health, Gender Equality and Domestic Violence Contact: Jordan Hora, 214-608-2006 DALLAS, Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Nearly 10,000 faith-minded businesswomen from 19 countries gathered at Bishop T.D. Jakes' Woman, Thou Art Loosed! Master Class conference to hone their skills across business, entertainment, healthcare, technology, finance and ministry. Jakes and his daughter, Sarah Jakes Roberts, hosted the event, which included talks from Cynth Source: DeMoss

HHS Pro-Life Measures

Pro-Family News11/13/2018 3:30:01 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued three pro-life announcements, including one that includes two final rules related to the ObamaCare contraception mandate, a proposed rule to address the hidden abortion surcharge in many insurance plans purchased on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, and a new funding opportunity for Title X family Source: Liberty Counsel

Papal Nunciature Demonstration in D.C. While U.S. Bishops Convene in Baltimore

Pro-Family News11/12/2018 3:46:01 AM
Contact: Missy Smith, 202-288-4984WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- While U.S. Bishops convene in Baltimore, Devout Catholics, including victims of abuse, will gather at the Vatican Embassy in Washington D.C., imploring Pope Francis to expose and remove the homosexual/pedophile cartel that exists within the U.S. Catholic Bishops. Event Details:Time: Monday, Nov 12, from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.Location: Apostolic Nunciature, 3339 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Former Homeless Vet Shares His Story to Pay it Forward

Pro-Family News11/12/2018 4:00:00 AM
Contact: Michael Smith, 701-630-1148 WEST FARGO, N.D., Nov. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Former homeless vet shares his story of addiction, mental illness, suicide attempts and redemption in his autobiography "The Gutter Gospel." God told me to pay it forward to those still suffering. To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its bl Source: mas investments

Black Friday Becomes Bless Friday® - Bless Friday Expands to South Texas

Pro-Family News11/12/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: Chuck Fox, 713-502-6356 HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Since 2010, Bless Friday® has provided an alternative to hectic Christmas shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. Churches and Christians in Houston, The Woodlands, Richmond, Trinity, and Cotulla, Texas and Seattle, Washington are preparing projects that honor Christ at Christmas on Friday, November 23 and also on Saturday the 24th. These churches encourage families and individuals to celebrate Bless Friday® as a Source: Bless Friday

Demonstration Outside Vatican Embassy While Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Meet in Baltimore

Pro-Family News11/11/2018 3:33:04 AM
Over 25 Concerned Catholics, including victims of abuse, will be present"Give us Cardinal Burke!" signs will be held, asking Pope Francis to Appoint Cardinal Raymond Burke as next Washington D.C. ArchbishopContact: Missy Smith, 202-288-4984BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Monday through Wednesday (11/12 - 11/14), the USCCB (American Catholic Bishops) will be meeting in Baltimore MD. Event Details:Time: Monday, Nov 12, from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.Location: Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Pastor-Mayor Comforts Thousand Oaks Community

Pro-Family News11/9/2018 12:45:00 PM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  VENTURA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pastor Rob McCoy, who is also a member of the city council and acting mayor in Thousand Oaks, California, has been ministering to hurting people in that community after this week's tragic shooting. McCoy is the pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel Church and also the chaplain of the local rescue unit. Ironically, despite the good work of the church, a lawsuit fil Source: Liberty Counsel

Should the Bishops Listen to the Laity?

Pro-Family News11/9/2018 12:05:02 PM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org    NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the meeting of the U.S. bishops next week: On November 12, the bishops will convene in Baltimore for what promises to be an important meeting. All eyes will be on a series of reforms that address sexual abuse, especially as it concerns the role of bishops. The 2002 Dallas norms applied Source: Catholic League