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Marilyn Weisner to Retire as Head of Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry

Aurora, Ill., Oct. 17, 2018 – Marilyn Weisner is planning to step-down as executive director of Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry at the end of the year according a report on The Voice website.

Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein

In final book, Stephen Hawking says ‘There is no God.’

ABOUT BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS (from Penguin/Random House website) The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind. Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes, and inspired millions more by defying a terrifying early prognosis of ALS, which originallyRead More

Potpourri: a miscellaneous anthology or collection...

MOVIES: A common thread

by Phil Boatwright KANSAS CITY, Kan. (BP), Oct. 16, 2018 — Potpourri: a miscellaneous anthology or collection; a combination of incongruous things. That’s what we have here: a miscellaneous selection of films, yet there is a common thread among them: They suggest we are more than mental and physical beings. There is a spiritual component within man that needs to be explored and nourished before we can truly find peace. These are examples of films in which that facet of humanity is evident. ‘The Lost and Found Family’ (2009) EsterRead More

Been Prayed for Now Prays for President

Pastor Andrew Brunson Prays with President Trump after Release from Turkish Captivity (video)

Pastor Andrew Brunson, just returning to the United States after his release from Turkish captivity on terrorism charges, visited the White House on Saturday and thanked President Trump and prayed for him. “From a Turkish prison to the White House in 24 hours, that’s not bad,” Trump rejoiced. With Trump’s head bowed, Brunson placed his hand on the president’s shoulder and prayed that God “give him supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you have for this country and for him. I ask that you give him wisdom in howRead More

Brunson may meet Trump on Saturday

Pastor Brunson on the way from Turkey to Germany

Batavia, IL (Oct. 12, 2018) – This evening, the PBS Newshour reports that Pastor Andrew Brunson left Turkey for Germany after his court release. President Trump stated he would meet Brunson on Saturday. The following has noted by the PBS website. Hours later, Brunson was transported to Izmir’s airport and was flown out of Turkey, where he had lived for two decades. He was expected to be flown to the U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. “I love Jesus. I love Turkey,” an emotional Brunson, who had maintained he wasRead More

Released on time served.

Release of U. S. Pastor Andrew Brunson Ordered by Turkish Court… Ordeal Over

Batavia, IL (Oct. 12, 2018) Today numerous media outlets, Washington Post, CNN,CBN, BBC, and others, are reporting the ordering of the release of Evangelical Presbyterian Church Pastor Andrew Brunson. The reports indicate on Friday a Turkish court convicted Brunson of terrorism, but sentenced him to just time served and ordered his immediate release. President Trump tweeted “working very hard on Pastor Brunson.”

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Christian Post Publisher Charged in $10 Million Fraud Scheme – CT

Manhattan indictment alleges conspiracy and shady business practices between Christian Media Corporation and Newsweek rescuer IBT Media. Source: Christian Post Publisher Charged in $10 Million Fraud Scheme – CT

A LifeWay Research study of Protestant senior pastors found 51 percent approve of how President Trump has handled the job...

Pastors weigh in on Trump’s job performance

by Aaron Earls NASHVILLE (BP), Oct. 11, 2018 — A slim majority of pastors say they approve of the job President Donald Trump has done in the White House, according to a new study, but many are unsure. A LifeWay Research study of Protestant senior pastors found 51 percent approve of how President Trump has handled the job, with 25 percent strongly approving. The study was conducted Aug. 29-Sept. 11. “After almost two years of actions and statements from the White House, most pastors likely consider some positive and others negative,”Read More

Dr. Mark Jobe announced as Moody Bible Institute’s 10th president since its founding in 1886 by D.L. Moody

Moody Bible Institute Names Next President

CHICAGO (Oct. 09, 2018) – Mr. Greg Thornton, interim president of Moody Bible Institute, along with Mr. Randy Fairfax, Board of Trustees chair, announced today the appointment of Dr. Mark Jobe as the 10th president of the historic and influential institution. Dr. Jobe, a well-respected alum of Moody Bible Institute, is the founding pastor of New Life Community Church in Chicago. He grew up on the mission field in Spain and came to Moody Bible Institute at the age of 17. At 21, Dr. Jobe and a small congregation of 18 people began meeting on the Southwest sideRead More

A Call to the Church

Andrew Brunson: Call to Prayer and Fasting, October 2018

The trial of Andrew Brunson, EPC Teaching Elder imprisoned in Turkey since October 2016, resumes on October 12, 2018. In an effort to stand with and pray for the entire Brunson family, the EPC is issuing a Call to Prayer and Fasting for the week of October 8. See bulletin insert image below… visit the Evangelical Presbyterian Church website for this PDF and more materials even a wristband…