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Bring the film that swept the nation to your church

Ignatius Press launches local screening program for ‘Restless Heart’
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2013 –  RESTLESS HEART: The Confessions of Augustine, the first full-length feature film on beloved St. Augustine, was immensely successful over the last six months in theaters across the country, resulting in over 1000 screenings in over 200 cities in North America, with large crowds frequently attending each show. Ignatius Press, the North American distributor of the film, has now made the hit movie available for churches and schools, which can bring the inspiring film to their towns beginning immediately. “Ignatius Press is truly honored and excited to bring the new epic film on the life of the great St. Augustine, RESTLESS HEART, to churches and schools everywhere in America,” said Ignatius Press Director of Marketing Tony Ryan.

Prison Fellowship International Announces Leadership Transitions

Ron Nikkel to Shift to President Emeritus as Executive VP Timothy Khoo Assumes Presidency Role
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 – Prison Fellowship International (PFI), the world’s largest prison ministry with 127 member countries, today announced an executive leadership transition following a positive 31 years of ministry growth under President Ron Nikkel. Nikkel, who has led PFI since 1982 when the organization had only five member countries, will transition from the role of President to a President Emeritus position. The PFI Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Timothy Khoo, a long-time member of its leadership team praised for his passion and vision, to serve as the new President and CEO. “I am grateful for Ron’s dedicated and strategic leadership over the last 31 years, which can be characterized by growth and success,” Khoo said. “The scope of PFI’s mission is enormous, as there are still areas of the world where children of prisoners are neglected, prison conditions are deplorable and individuals have not had the love of Christ shared with them.

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COMMENTARY: The real threat to marriage

(RNS) Our consumer economy does not want to allow us to move beyond the shallow and self-centered and to attain maturity, perspective, wisdom, and that most holy of virtues: giving up one’s own needs for the good of the other.