EVENTS


Families Belong Together Rally Missing Christians?

It seemed like every people group imaginable showed up to support the #FamiliesBelongTogether march in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday (6/30/18) — except for Christians. BY JON GARCIA Tens of thousands of people crowded the steps of City Hall as they chanted, sang songs, and held signs in display of solidarity against the separation of migrant children from their undocumented parents. The incidents of such action at the nation’s southern border...

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Theology of Work [VIDEO]; CFWLA Program Framework Fellows

How Work Leads to Transformation in God’s Kingdom Dr. Art Lindsley, VP of Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith Work & Economics, describes how a proper theology of work explains how our work was designed to lead to “transformation in God’s Kingdom” and flourishing for this world. (This talk was given at the CFWLA 2018 Conference: God@Work) UPDATE – APPLICATION WINDOW EXTENDED We are still receiving applications for Framework Fellows, the flagship...

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Southern Baptist Convention Passes Resolutions in Response to #MeToo

The Southern Baptist Convention officially acknowledged its come-to-Jesus moment by passing resolutions at its annual meeting on Tuesday (6/12). All this coming as leaders of America’s largest Protestant denomination aim for better responses to sexism and abuse. The #MeToo movement’s spotlight on sexism and abuse, which began as revelations in the entertainment industry, now includes a sharp focus on the Christian community as a whole. Among the 16 resolutions passed by...

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Texas-Sized Gospel Party Includes Call For Another Jesus Revolution

It may have been a “Texas-sized Gospel party” as CBN News called it but it was also a plea to God for revival at Crossover Harvest America in Arlington, Texas on Sunday (6/10/18). GREG LAURIE GIVES UPDATE We have more complete numbers for @harvestamerica now. We had 35,000 in Stadium attendance and 254,000 Unique Online viewers. 6,630 Host Sites.Another 97,000 attended a Host Site in person, and best of all. ....

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Union Rescue Mission 5k Hits Fundraising Goal with Help of ‘Average Joe’

Perhaps the success of the Union Rescue Mission’s first 5k Walk fundraiser held on Saturday (June 2, 2018) can not be fully gauged by the half million dollars raised (so far) by hundreds of participants, but by the increased level of community involvement. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW The walk helped the Christian organization that tackles homelessness to move from tapping solely into the rich and famous for funds to inviting the “Average Joe”...

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Harvest America 2018: Greg Laurie Offers Free E-Book ‘What is Discipleship?’

Harvest America is working with hundreds of local churches in Texas and thousands of simulcast locations from around the country to bring a Gospel message from Pastor Greg Laurie and music from top Christian artists to AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Sunday, June 10. “As our country continues to be so bitterly divided, the Gospel and a spiritual revival are our only real solutions,” Laurie said. “Our prayer is that...

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Evangelism Summit’s Common Ground: The Gospel Message

Whatever the denomination or worship style, there shouldn’t be any disagreements when it comes to the message participants will share at the Evangelism Summit planned for Saturday (June 2), organizer Walter Jacobson said. “At these evangelism events I haven’t found that there’s a clash between theologies and denominations, especially if you’re talking about how to share the gospel and disciple people,” Jacobson told Together LA. “Talking about a topic like...

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Do Religion and Politics Mix? Franklin Graham Answers On Decision America Tour

One message coming in loud and clear from evangelist Franklin Graham during his “Decision America” tour that has made its way through Southern California and now heads north is that Christians need not back down from engaging in politics. FIRST IN A SERIES: HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE? However, there is a campaign speech Jesus might approve of that would also remind us that there is a higher priority of engagement. During Decision...

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Union Rescue Mission’s First 5k Walk To Fight Homelessness; WATCH Heartbreaking Skid Row Video

Homelessness is devastating communities nationwide, but nowhere more than in Los Angeles, said organizers of the Union Rescue Mission’s inaugural 5k Walk to Fight Homelessness planned for Saturday, June 2. “We now have more than 58,000 men, women and children living on Skid Row and throughout Los Angeles County each day,” URM said. “For more than 126 years, Union Rescue Mission has provided safe shelter, meals, long-term rehabilitation programs, education,...

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‘Saturate SoCal’ To Deliver Jesus Film DVD Pack To 4 Million Homes

ANAHEIM, Calif. — More than 200 Christian leaders learned of a plan to mobilize hundreds of churches and thousands of volunteers to spread the gospel to all the people living in the 364 zip codes found in Los Angeles and Orange counties at a kickoff meeting hosted by Christ for All Peoples on Tuesday. Organizers said “Saturate SoCal” is part of a nationwide strategy (Saturate USA) to deliver a free...

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