Prayer


Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | May. 13 2010

Ban lifted on Virginia police chaplains’ sectarian prayers

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has lifted a two-year-old ban on sectarian prayers — including those referring to Jesus... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | May. 6 2010

Army disinvites Franklin Graham to speak at Pentagon

NASHVILLE — Backlash over Evangelist Franklin Graham speaking at the Pentagon as part of the National Day of Prayer observance has prompted... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Apr. 29 2010

Judge rules National Day of Prayer unconstitutional

MADISON, Wis. — A federal district judge in Wisconsin has ruled that the 1988 law creating the annual observance of the National Day of... [READ MORE]

Financial | Apr. 15 2010

Anne Graham Lotz prays over Mo. budget shortfall

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Just as Isaiah caught a fresh understanding of God in the face of adversity, God’s people in Missouri must... [READ MORE]

Asia | Apr. 15 2010

Kazakh believers fined for praying for woman

TARAZ, Kazakhstan — Two Protestants have been given criminal convictions to punish them for their activity. Vissa Kim, pastor of Grace... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 11 2010

UM alum named National Chaplain of Year, prays at Congress

University of Mobile (UM) alumnus Endel Lee has led prayer from the back of a combat vehicle with U.S. Marines gathered around, always aware... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 21 2010

SBC president Hunt calls for Day of Prayer

Saying that the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has “forgotten our first love” and is in need of revival, SBC President Johnny... [READ MORE]

Prayer | Dec. 17 2009

SBC president calls for day of prayer for denomination

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Johnny Hunt is calling for churches to have a day of prayer Jan. 31, aimed... [READ MORE]

Europe | Oct. 15 2009

Berlin school to allow Muslim student to pray

BERLIN — German religious freedom laws require a school to let a devout Muslim student set aside some time during the school day for prayers,... [READ MORE]

Prayer | Oct. 15 2009

Thousands of Muslims gather to pray on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — Thousands of Muslims gathered Sept. 25 on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for prayer in what may have been the first such... [READ MORE]