(RNS) In 1951, Bright started the ministry, now known as Cru, with her husband, William “Bill” Bright. It grew into one of the largest and most influential evangelical institutions for young Christians.
Articles tagged “National Day of Prayer”
The National Day of Prayer, established by Congress in 1952, was marked across the country Thursday (May 2), including an observance at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington.
(RNS) Pastor Greg Laurie, honorary chairman of Thursday’s National Day of Prayer, talked about prayer, grief and what not to say when a friend’s loved one dies.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Americans marked the National Day of Prayer Thursday (May 3), with Christians gathered on Capitol Hill defending their rights to pray even as others marked the day as a “Day of Reason.” By Adelle M. Banks.
As millions of Americans bow their heads for the annual National Day of Prayer, atheists, humanists and other nontheists will mark the National Day of Reason _ part protest, part celebration and purely godless. By Kimberly Winston.