WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Tonight we will cry out to God together from this unique place, that God will give America a ‘Love One Another Movement’ that will change the course of this nation,' said National Day of Prayer Task Force President Ronnie Floyd.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Trump used the occasion to tick off new and old efforts he said he has pursued to enhance religious liberty for Americans.
(RNS) — I applaud the broad outline of President Trump’s faith initiative. Better late than never. But implementation will be key. This has to be done right.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'From the blood that was spilled, from the ashes, glory is rising,' said Pastor Frank Pomeroy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'We take this step because we know that in solving the many, many problems and our great challenges, faith is more powerful than government and nothing is more powerful than God,' he said in a Rose Garden ceremony.
(RNS) — Organizers expect millions to attend some 40,000 events to mark the day that has been observed annually since 1952 according to an act of Congress.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) In Washington, it was a highly partisan day. But there was very little politics at National Day of Prayer events here and across the nation.
(RNS) The executive order signed on the National Day of Prayer draws fire from the left and mixed reviews from conservatives, many of whom say the order doesn’t go far enough.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Long a celebration of evangelical influence, speakers at this year's National Day of Prayer event avoided endorsing any presidential candidate and decried the acceptance of same-sex marriage.
WASHINGTON (RNS) It grieves Anne Graham Lotz that evangelicals are often known as a voting bloc rather than for their Christian identity.
(RNS) Not all Americans pray, and some want an officially designated day to prove it.
(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.
"Many people think that God is like Santa Claus - I know I did," says guest blogger Jared Brock. "I think we’ve missed the point of prayer."
A Princeton historian says the idea that America is a "Christian nation" is a modern invention fueled by corporations, clergy, and politicians.
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.
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