SOFIA, Bulgaria, Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Two-and-one-half-year-old Isabella, a special needs baby adopted from Bulgaria, died from a blood disease and severe heart complications just days after her adoption was finalized. Shane and Lisa Sollinger from Pennsylvania were boarding a flight the week before Thanksgiving with Isabella Nikol Sollinger, when flight attendants, concerned about liability issues, refuse Source: All God's Children International
Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Time magazine announced this week that its 2013 Person of the Year is Pope Francis. Radhika Jones, deputy managing editor of Time, explained why he was chosen.
"The Pope came onto the scene in March with ... fanfare, and almost the opposite of fanfare, and immediately made his presence felt in a Source: Carmel Communications
PADUCAH, Ky., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tayseer Hajjah and Terry McIntosh are an unlikely pair for the cause of peace and religious tolerance in the Middle East.
Hajjah, a Commanding Officer serving with the Palestinian Authority Security Office, and McIntosh, a Christian Evangelist from the United States, may hail from different backgrounds and experience, but they share the same goals, and are making the vision come true.
CAROL STREAM, Ill., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Like the magazine that now sports a bold new look, the 25th edition of Christianity Today's Annual Book Awards has also been given some new life: two new awards, an awards seal, and a new twist on the presentation. The awards started in 1989 as selected by a reader's choice poll. It has developed throughout the years into an annual staple of the magazine.
The biggest addition Source: Christianity Today
The Word Network Acquires an Outstanding New Show for 2014 Hezekiah Walker Joins All-Star LineupContact: Mort Meisner, Mort Meisner Associates, 248-545-2222DETROIT, Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- The WORD Network, which is the largest and most watched African American religious network in the world, is proud to present and welcome, Hezekiah Walker and his program, "Hezekiah Walker Presents Choirfest."This fine show will air each Saturday at 2 pm EST and will shine the spotlight on choirs throughout the world. The WORD Network CEO Kevin Source: Mort Meisner Associates
'Person of the Year' Pope Francis Brings Love of Christ to All, Meeting People Where They Are Contact: Christine Valentine-Owsik, 215-230-8095, firstname.lastname@example.org HUNTINGTON, Ind., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Like Christ conversing with townsmen on the Road to Emmaus, or shore-side asking fishermen about their catch, Pope Francis has come to be seen as a man for all -- not just for Catholics, or believers -- but for anyone and everyone. The Church teaches that no one is created by accident, that all are loved and hold God-given purpose, even the most m Source: Valentine Communications
New Faculty at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson Contact: Lyn Perez, Reformed Theological Seminary, 407-366-9493 JACKSON, Miss., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Sean M. Lucas, while continuing his role as senior pastor of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Miss. (since 2009), has been elected as a regular faculty member at Reformed Theological Seminary's Jackson campus. He will begin as an associate professor of church history on January 1, 2014. Born in Stratford, NJ, Lucas moved up and Source: Reformed Theological Seminary
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- A California media company has launched an innovative syndication featuring a wide variety of infographics aimed at helping publishers and broadcasters fill a void in the news business and help voters become better informed. Using an infographic is a proven method of sharing information in a visually appealing way. However, it can be expensive and time-consuming to produce a Source: O'Malley
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Nike recently started a political action committee (PAC) to support gay marriage in Oregon. According to Life Decisions International they also support the nation's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood.
The Portland Business Journal is reporting that Nike formed a PAC to support marriage equality with a donation of $280,000.
"We are committed to diversity and inclusion and strive to treat our Source: BigPlanetWatch.com
Contact: Regina Griggs, Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays, 804-453-4737, email@example.com
ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 12, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX) has filed a sexual orientation discrimination complaint with the Department of Justice and the Department of Education against the Montgomery County, Maryland Board of Education and its School Superintendent, Joshua Starr.
PFOX reque Source: Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX)