Sharing Faith Increasingly ‘Optional’ for Christians

May 31, 2018/0 Comments/in Blog, Release /by News Room What is “optional” for Christians? Church attendance, going to Bible studies, tithing, giving to charity? As it turns out, many Christians say it’s becoming increasingly “optional” to share their faith in Christ with others. This is the finding of a new survey from social science researcher George Barna, who is…

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A National Dilemma: From Prestige to the Basements of Banishment

The headline for this past year could be “Guilty”—whether declared by court or by accusation. The worlds of government, business, media, entertainment and even the pulpit are not immune from the current casting of societal leaders from the pinnacles of prestige to the basements of banishment. This firestorm produces gusts of justice against those who…

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Has Political Correctness Silenced Us?

The Greek poet Euripides was known to say that “Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.” But when it comes to discussing political views in this sometimes-tempestuous society, many are taking the stance that silence—especially in difficult conversations about politics, religion and other controversial topics—is preferred and safer. As evidence, the American Pastors Network, the largest national…

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Pastors Address Church Shooting: ‘We Must Be Vigilant’

Recent Texas Tragedy is Forcing Faith Leaders to Reconsider How Best to Protect Members of their Communities This article was originally published on Lifezette HERE. The largest national network dedicated to equipping pastors to be voices for truth in the public square, the American Pastors Network, spoke out against the mass shooting event on Sunday, Nov….

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5 Reasons and 5 Ways to Honor Pastors During Pastors Appreciation Month

October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and while churchgoers might think the “good sermon, pastor” sentiments they give on their way out the door is enough, today’s church leaders serve as a light to millions of people in a dark world. Perhaps at no other time in history have America’s pastors been more needed in this…

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Time to Choose

By Sam Rohrer, President of the American Pastors Network “I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live.” (Deut. 30:19). As America’s sesquicentennial year approaches, and as we have recently…

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Pastors Day at the Capitol 2017 a Success

Buddy Fisher, ARPN President, Jim Brettell, Administrative Assistant, attended Pastors Day at the Capitol 2017. Family Council posted the following two paragraphs on its website: Last week we (Family Council) hosted Pastors Day at the Capitol in Little Rock. Ministers and church leaders from across the state gathered for a time of prayer, worship, testimony, and fellowship. This…

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Committee Blocks HB1035.

ACTION ALERT: HB1035 passed the Arkansas House of Representatives but failed in Senate committee on February 9, 2017. We hope the bill will be presented to the committee again. HB1035 by Representative Mary Bentley (R) is a common-sense measure to remove soda drinks and junk food from the items that may be provided under SNAP…

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