Greg Laurie has become one of the most well-known preachers in America. He’s the founder of Harvest Crusade and Harvest America and the pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., but the well-known faith leader wasn’t always a believer. In fact, his early years were characterized by a lack of faith, drugs and generally moving in the “wrong direction.”
Jamie Nieto, a two-time Olympic high jumper-turned-actor, has accomplished quite a bit in his life. But he faced his biggest challenge in 2016 when confronted with a life-changing injury that threatened to leave him paralyzed. Luckily, with faith, prayer and determination, he has persevered and continues to heal.
Tess Farrand, a writer for Christian film site Movieguide, recently posted a passionate open letter to Netflix, proclaiming that she’s “disappointed” in the company’s treatment of its Christian audience as well as the streaming video service’s apparent lack of family-friendly content.
Each year, kids across America celebrate Bring Your Bible to School Day, an effort spearheaded by Christian organization Focus on the Family. It’s a powerful event that inspires children and teens to foster their own faith walk, while also talking to friends and peers about salvation and God’s love.