Latest Alpha course Stories

2011-07-19 07:25:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From eye-catching billboards that proclaim, "I can be good without God," to a critically acclaimed movie at the Sundance Film Festival, atheists are going public with their beliefs like never before.

2011-04-20 07:20:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than two million people across America have discovered the Alpha course.

2011-03-17 07:05:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a struggling economy that has seen record numbers of churches facing foreclosure, American pastors are more concerned about outreach and evangelism than getting congregants to give more, a national study from noted research firm Barna Group reveals. To come up with the findings, Barna conducted 600 telephone interviews with a representative sample of senior pastors of Protestant and Catholic churches from within the 48 continental states.

2010-05-17 06:45:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- International television star Bear Grylls, who has braved some of the toughest terrains known to man, recently revealed to Relevant magazine that his biggest challenge wasn't climbing Mount Everest or putting his survival skills to the test on Man Vs.

2009-08-31 07:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last week, people throughout America have reported seeing signs.

2009-07-27 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Followers of the Discovery Channel reality program "Man vs. Wild" are used to seeing the show's star, Bear Grylls, taking on the elements in some of the toughest places on earth.

2005-09-09 08:43:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Christian churches are rebranding their faith in a cinema-advertising campaign trying to boost their congregation in Britain.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.