(RNS) It takes a lot of workers to fuel North Dakota’s oil boom — and the hard-working, lonely and boring lifestyle foments all manner of sins and vices. Evangelists say it’s prime territory for spreading the message of Jesus.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (RNS) Welcome to the world of nursing home evangelism, where teams of lay evangelists target senior citizens for one last chance in this life for glory in the next.
(RNS) “Mr. Graham was alert and in good spirits during his stay,” said Dr. William R. Hathaway, chief medical officer at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. “We are pleased with the results of Mr. Graham’s evaluation.”
SHREWSBURY, Mo. (RNS) About 125 Catholics packed a basement conference room — most of them lay people, many of them older. They gathered to learn how to spread the faith, a concept that is both fundamental to Christianity and nearly foreign to modern Roman Catholics.
WARRENTON, Mo. (RNS) “Ask at what age a Christian formed a relationship with Jesus Christ, and 85 percent will say before their 15th birthday,” says Reese Kauffman, president of Child Evangelism Fellowship. The Missouri-based group spends $5 million on its international missions, focusing especially on children. By Tim Townsend.