Rick Warren’s Presidential Inauguration Prayer

Almighty God, our Father: Everything we see, and everything we can’t see, exists because of you alone. It all comes from you, it all belongs to you, it all exists for your glory. History is your story. The Scripture tells us, “Hear, O Israel, the LORD is our God, the LORD is one.” And you… Continue reading Rick Warren’s Presidential Inauguration Prayer

Religion Important to Americans

According to a survey of 5,916 Americans conducted by the Brand Futures Group of Young and Rubicam, 54 percent of respondents said “religion plays an important part in my life.” The report also noted that religion is popping up in everything from tattoos to teen-age apparel to the popular “What Would Jesus Do?” merchandise. “The… Continue reading Religion Important to Americans

Americans Turning Back To Religion

Americans Turning Back to Religion to Find Identity and Meaning ABC News charts parents’ desire to pass on meaning, values to their children by Andy Butcher Schools full of violence and homes empty of values are sending a growing number of Americans back to religion to find answers, according to an ABC News report. But… Continue reading Americans Turning Back To Religion

Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

From the “Pentecostal Voice of Tennessee” publication Lest ye forget them that came before ye. Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence?   Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died.   Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned.  … Continue reading Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence


By signing the Declaration of Independence the fifty-six Americans pledged their lives their fortunes and their sacred honor. It was no idle pledge—- Nine signers died of wounds during the Revolutionary War.   Five were captured or imprisoned.   Wives and children were killed, jailed, mistreated of left penniless. Twelve signers’ houses were burned to… Continue reading Declaration

Apostolic Named to Head Peace Corps

Knight Ridder/Tribune – January 27, 2002 WASHINGTON – The Peace Corps is getting a new director: Gaddi Vasquez, 46, a former supervisor of Orange County, Calif. The Senate unanimously confirmed Vasquez without a roll call vote Friday. The action came amid Bush administration complaints that the Democrat- controlled Senate has been dragging its feet on… Continue reading Apostolic Named to Head Peace Corps

Americans Losing Faith

by Andy Butcher America Losing its Christian Faith-But Finding OthersSurvey discovers nation is ‘a greenhouse of religion’Unbelief and unconventional belief are on the rise. The number of Americans who do not consider themselves to be religious more than doubled in the past decade, according to a major new national survey that also found significant growth… Continue reading Americans Losing Faith