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TGC Launches TV Apps

One clear indicator of the shift in how we consume media is the precipitous decline of cable TV subscriptions and viewership over the past decade. Some are estimating that in the next two years, the number of Netflix subscribers will surpass cable TV subscribers. North of 70 percent of TVs are smart TVs, allowing easier... Read more

Kentucky Church Launches Investigation into CCM Artist Chris Rice following Allegations of Sexual Assault

Kentucky Church Launches Investigation into CCM Artist Chris Rice following Allegations of Sexual Assault Pastor Robert Cunningham of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky has released a public statement announcing that an investigation will be made against CCM artist/songwriter Chris Rice after a young man alleged that Rice sexually assaulted him on multiple occasions.Rice,... Read more

Church of England launches Anti-Racism Taskforce to tackle racial inequality

Following the retirement of the former Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu (pictured), there are not serving diocesan bishops from a UK minority ethnic background (UKME) in the Church of England.Picture By Keith BlundyA new taskforce has been launched to oversee changes aimed at achieving racial equality in the Church of England.  The Anti-Racism Taskforce... Read more

Scripture Union launches new framework to reach missing generation of young people

Friendship needs to be worked at, says Claire Musters.Mateusz StachowskiScripture Union (SU) has launched a new mission framework to reach young people - the missing generation from many UK churches. 'Revealing Jesus' is two years in the making and aims to reach the 95% of under-18s across England and Wales who do not go to... Read more

Church launches 250,000 support scheme for UK nationals living in France

(Photo: Reuters)A 250,000 scheme has been set up by the Diocese in Europe to assist UK nationals living in France with residency permit applications.  Britain formally left the European Union at the start of the year and the official transition period is set to end on 31 December.  Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement,... Read more

Christian and Missionary Alliance Launches Second Investigation into Ravi Zacharias

Christian and Missionary Alliance Launches Second Investigation into Ravi Zacharias The Christian and Missionary Alliance has reportedly opened a second investigation into famed Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias.As Christian Headlines previously reported, Zacharias International Ministries first launched and investigation into the late preacher after multiple employees at two Atlanta-area day spas that Zacharias co-owned and frequented,... Read more

Zondervan Launches First NRSV Bible in Its Acclaimed Premier Collection Line – Bible Gateway Blog

The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible translation is now included in HarperCollins Christian Publishings top-quality leather bound Premier Collection of print Bibles. [Read the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway] The NRSV Single-Column Reference Bible (Zondervan, 2020) features the exclusive NRSV Comfort Print typeface and is the first NRSV Bible... Read more

Scottish Government launches consultation on making DIY abortions permanent

The Scottish Parliament In Edinburgh(Reuters)The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on whether to extend temporary arrangements allowing for at-home abortions during the pandemic.  Abortion regulations were changed early on in the pandemic to permit 'DIY' home abortions up to the 10th week of pregnancy.  Pregnant women can receive the pills in the post following... Read more

RZIM launches investigation into Ravi Zacharias sexual harassment claims

Ravi Zacharias with his wife Margie. Allegations of sexual impropriety have resurfaced since his death on 21 May 2020.(Photo: RZIM)An independent investigation has been launched into claims that late apologist Ravi Zacharias sexually harassed massage therapists who worked at two spas he co-owned. Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) said in a statement that it has... Read more

Liberty University launches investigation into Falwell presidency

Jerry and Becki FalwellLiberty University has launched an independent investigation into its former President Jerry Falwell Jr. It follows his resignation last week amid lurid claims relating to an extramarital affair between his wife, Becki, and a hotel pool boy. Falwell denied knowing about the affair.  When the scandal erupted, Falwell was already on indefinite leave... Read more

Liberty University Launches Investigation into Jerry Falwell, Jr. following Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Liberty University Launches Investigation into Jerry Falwell, Jr. following Alleged Sexual Misconduct The Associated Press reports that Jerry Falwell, Jr. is under investigation by Liberty University after being ousted for sexual conduct that violates Liberty Universitys ethical codes. The investigation will be headed by the colleges board and will span everything Falwell oversaw as head... Read more

Bipartisan Network of Christian Groups Launches Police Reform Initiative

Bipartisan Network of Christian Groups Launches Police Reform Initiative (RNS) A network of more than a dozen Christian groups is launching an initiative to address police reform.The Prayer & Action Justice Initiative bringing together Black, Hispanic and Asian organizations along with groups focused on prisoners, prayer and public justice will advocate for greater equality, accountability... Read more

Liberty University launches $10m lawsuit against New York Times over Covid-19 stories

Liberty University in VirginiaFacebook.com/Liberty UniversityLiberty University is suing The New York Times for $10 million over a series of news stories published earlier this year about the evangelical Christian school's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a lawsuit filed in Lynchburg Circuit Court on Wednesday, the Virginia-based academic institution also named New York Times reporter Elizabeth... Read more

‘Trump Is Using Us’: Christian Republican Group Launches Ad Urging People Not to Vote for Trump

'Trump Is Using Us': Christian Republican Group Launches Ad Urging People Not to Vote for Trump A group of Christian Republicans is warning other Christians and Republicans not to vote for President Trump in the 2020 election.An ad entitled Trump is Using Us was released on Tuesday on the Republican Voters Against Trump YouTube... Read more

‘The Leader We Need’: Planned Parenthood Launches Pro-Biden Ad in $45 Million Campaign

'The Leader We Need': Planned Parenthood Launches Pro-Biden Ad in $45 Million Campaign Planned Parenthood launched the first summer advertisement Monday in its $45 million campaign to elect Joe Biden as president, telling voters he would guarantee legalized abortion and codify Roe v. Wade.The two-minute digital ad will run across nine battleground states,... Read more

Israel Launches New Reconnaissance Satellite into Space

Israel Launches New Reconnaissance Satellite into Space Israels Defense Ministry has successfully launched a new reconnaissance satellite into space."This is another extraordinary achievement for the defense establishment, for the defense industries as a whole, and for Israel Aerospace Industries in particular, said Israeli Defense Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz.Added Israeli Prime... Read more

Asian Access overcomes pandemic restrictions, launches new programs – Mission Network News

South Asia (MNN) — So far, 2020 has been a memorable year for all the wrong reasons. Global events like the COVID-19 pandemic create an unpredictable atmosphere for ministry. More coronavirus coverage here. But Joe Handley of Asian Access says theres a bright spot amidst the chaos. Asian Access equips national church leaders to multiply... Read more

TeachBeyond launches global fundraiser run for education – Mission Network News

International (MNN) In a world reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, marginalized children still need education, care, and support. Open Schools Worldwide, a ministry of Teach Beyond, looks to help fill this need through a global fundraiser, Kilometers for Kids, on June 27 and 28. Understanding the Mission Teach Beyond supports and provides Christian education all... Read more

Cornwall pastor launches drive-in church service after council U-turn

Rev Matt Tims said the U-turn was a "miracle".A drive-in church service that was nearly cancelled because of objections from the local council's health and safety team has gone ahead in Cornwall.The drive-in church is the idea of Rev Matt Timms, pastor of Wave House Church in Newquay.  It was launched as a way for... Read more

Bible launches now illegal in South Korea – Mission Network News

South Korea (MNN) — In the latest efforts to stop Scripture from crossing borders into North Korea, South Korean authorities made Bible launches illegal on Friday. A law passed overnight includes heavy fines and bans any activities connected to cross-border balloon or sea bottle launches. Voice of the Martyrs Korea sends Bibles to North Korea... Read more

U.S. launches second coronavirus process power; Deaf consciousness grows – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — President Trump is anticipated to launch extra details about the Opening our Nation process power as we speak. Comprised of docs and enterprise leaders, it focuses on the logistics surrounding a nationwide return to regular. As described right here, a majority of governors have imposed statewide stay-at-home orders, and the choice... Read more

New Neighborhood Podcast Launches In the present day: TGC Q&A

[ad_1] Individuals are taking to the Net to seek out solutions to their non secular questions. A Google search can take you to any variety of web sites. Likewise, YouTube, Instagram, and an abundance of podcast platforms have gotten extra outstanding locations to share and discover data that may result in the reality, or sadly,... Read more

Indonesia launches plan to maneuver its capital metropolis – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Indonesia (MNN) Indonesia’s acquired some large plans. FMI’s Bruce Allen explains, “On Monday, August 26, President Joko Widodo announced that the government plans to shift the capital away from the megacity of Jakarta that’s on the island of Java, and put it on a totally new island: the island of Borneo.” It’s not a... Read more

e3 launches No Better Time marketing campaign – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — e3 Companions lately launched its contemporary No Better Time marketing campaign. e3s Advertising and marketing Communication Supervisor Jeff Johnston explains the marketing campaign is all concerning the urgency of the Gospel. And the ministry needs YOU to affix the motion. (Picture by Aaron Burden on Unsplash) It actually stems from 2... Read more