Posted tagged ‘Faith’

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

December 25, 2008

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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. 

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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