Last month TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie spoke at an event called “Feet on the Ground” put on by Focus on the Family. The two organizations had hoped to form a partnership by having Focus become a distributor of TOMS shoes in Africa. Mycoskie had built his company with the idea that for every pair […]
After half a century of civil wars and oppression, the people of South Sudan can finally rejoice in their independence as the world’s newest country on July 9 2011. The new nation will be recognized as the Republic of South Sudan with Juba as its capital, sworn in on a day filled with celebrations, bells, […]
The guilty verdict of Casey Anthony has been long awaited by many. The story that Casey, a young mother single mother, had allegedly murdered her two year-old daughter Caylee made headlines. Today, three years after the ordeal, Casey was found not guilty by the jury. The jury did, however, find Anthony guilty of providing false information […]
On Wednesday May 25, Oprah Winfrey said her final farewell to fans on her 25-year-running popular television show. “It has been a privilege for me to talk to you in this studio, this country, and 150 countries around the world,” she said to her final studio audience. The Oprah show was syndicated in 145 countries, […]
Osama Bin Laden was killed by US Special forces in Pakistan. After many years of trying to eliminate the leader of al-Qaeda, the US have finally removed the notorious Saudi terrorist. One wonders how this will change the world we live in.
Japan earthquake aftermath and what you can do By now news of the devastation from Japan’s 8.9 earthquake has become a media hot topic. The death toll is in the thousands with over 8000 missing reported (many of whom are presumed to be dead). What started as one of the most powerful earthquakes the country […]
Crista Ministry’s Lynden WA based Praise 106.5 (KWPZ) has been awarded the National Religious Broadcasters Association’s prestigious Large Market Radio Station of the Year Award for their service in the Pacific North West.
Engineering and ministry. The words don’t seem to go together naturally. And yet, while missions can require leaving your career behind, sometimes it just means taking your professional skills into the missions context. Engineering Ministries International (eMi) provides opportunities for professionals to do just that. In early 2010, architect Rick Derksen of MQN Architects in […]
This is part two of CC.com’s overview of the Lausanne Congress, held in Cape Town October 16-25. Part one is available here. Believers & reconciliation Varying forms of reconciliation were key themes at Lausanne III. Speaking on the topic of ‘Reconciliation with Creation,’ Sir John Houghton — co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]
The Lausanne Conference, held late last month in Cape Town, South Africa, was accounted a great success — despite internet problems, one government’s opposition and some controversy. It has been touted by its organizers as “perhaps the widest and most diverse gathering of Christians ever held in the history of the church.” lausanne.org/cape-town-2010 The event […]