Newton Media selected as agency for Open Doors USA

Newton Media has been selected as the agency of record for Open Doors USA, ministering to persecuted Christians worldwide. Newton Media will develop a strategic media campaign placement of a Direct Response 30 minute television program to air nationally, starting early in the fourth quarter. A Digital and Social Media campaign will coincide with the airing of the TV program.

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Unpack one of the world’s most beloved books

St. Augustine’s Confessions has long been considered one of the greatest autobiographies of all time. It’s the single most read, reread and quoted post-Biblical Christian book ever written, according to Dr. Peter Kreeft, who focuses on the numerous riches provided throughout Confessions in his new book, I BURNED FOR YOUR PEACE: Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked.

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Meet Mother Teresa’s good friend

Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is one of America’s most prolific Catholic authors and a well-known EWTN personality who had a unique 10-year friendship with someone she called her spiritual mother: Mother Teresa, who will be canonized Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, in Rome.

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Sonbranch Music releases Restored, delivering music of healing and comfort to those who are hurting

Sonbranch Music is pleased to announce the worldwide digital release of Restored on iTunes, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Google Play, and other fine digital retailers. The ten songs of Restored are a contemplative journey of prayer and invitation for God’s presence, a cry from the heart for healing and wholeness, the reassurance of God’s love, and a bold proclamation to live life for Christ no matter what.

The new New Testament sets a high standard

Independent Scholar and Literary Structure expert, Anne Sugano, has created a new kind of New Testament that sets a new standard. Instead of using chapters, the books are divided by “parables.” Though the majority of biblical texts do not look like or feel like parables at all, Sugano says all of the texts have been written using an underlying literary structure based on the parable.

New OCP website launch marks the latest step in unifying efforts

This week, established Catholic music publisher OCP (Oregon Catholic Press) will launch its newly designed website, ocp.org, on August 19. The enhanced site is the latest step in their efforts to unify ocp.org, OCPenEspanol.org and spiritandsong.com; making it easier for music ministers and everyday users to discover the latest contemporary, multicultural and liturgical music all in one place.

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United Methodist Women stands against North Carolina’s “HB2” law

United Methodist Women is standing with members and mission partners in North Carolina protesting state’s HB 2 law. The organization will hold an action against HB2 in January 2017 during its Leadership Development Days training in Charlotte, and will move the May 2017 training for its Mission u program study leaders from Charlotte to Jacksonville, Florida, in protest of the law.