Posted tagged ‘Faith’

Pastor Rick Warren’s Christmas Eve Sermon Centers on Faith and Turmoil

December 25, 2008


On Wednesday, as Warren ushered in Christmas Eve at his sprawling Saddleback Church in Orange County, he joked briefly about the inauguration fallout in a sermon devoted mostly to another pressing issue: the importance of faith when plans are upended. 



Former ‘American Idol’ Runner-up Shares his Faith with Impressive Testimony (Video)

December 16, 2008

Jason Castro, a runner-up in season 7 on ‘American Idol,’ gives his testimony in this video on the very cool I Am Second website. Castro tells how a Christian camp experience in high school — with a little help from the David Crowder Band — led him to “really dedicate my life to the teachings of Jesus.”


With the Obama Election, Evangelicals Seek a Role as Faith in Politics Enters Historic Era

November 30, 2008

Mickey Sheridan is in denial. In the weeks since the election of Barack Obama, the 58-year-old self-professed “holy roller” refuses to acknowledge the Illinois senator will soon be inaugurated as America’s 44th president.


Faith, Hope and Financial Help: Churches Offer Classes as Members Grow Anxious

November 21, 2008

Last winter, Mary Evans was drowning in debt and despair. The 27-year-old Palatine native was emerging from a divorce. The mother of a 2-year-old child, Evans was $80,000 in student loan and credit card debt.


Church Deploys “Girlfriends” to Spread Faith

November 18, 2008

church-girlfriends.jpgMaking friends – real, true-blue friends – doesn’t come easily for many people. Irene Christian understands.


President Bush Says His Faith Sustained Him through Presidency

November 14, 2008

george-bush-UN.jpgPresident George W. Bush said Thursday that faith changed his life long
ago and has sustained him through the challenges of his presidency.


Faith-Based Groups Seek Clues To Obama Administration Plan

November 11, 2008

Pointing to his spiritually-laced campaign rhetoric and outreach to religious groups, liberal faith-based organizations have high expectations that President-elect Barack Obama will increase funding for their activities and warmly welcome their lobbying on poverty, climate change and other issues.