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2010-10-21 15:02:00

COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Have you ever needed the power of prayer? The first ever "Live Prayer" iPhone app is now available for download by texting "Prayer" to 69866 or by visiting http://www.foodforthepoor.org/liveprayer. The app, presented by Food For The Poor, the third-largest international relief and development organization in the United States, is free. Whether you are faced with a challenging day, grueling decision or have a blessing to celebrate,...

2010-09-10 08:41:00

Foundation Will Also Appeal for Its Haitian Relief Fund WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) will continue in its rich tradition of hosting a spirit-filled morning with its 40th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Prayer Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. on September 18 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, Md., will deliver the morning message....

2010-08-05 15:40:45

Findings reported today (Aug. 5) from a new international study of healing prayer suggest that prayer for another person's healing just might help -- especially if the one praying is physically near the person being prayed for. Candy Gunther Brown, an associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University Bloomington, led the study of "proximal intercessory prayer" for healing. It is available online today and will be published in the September 2010 issue of the...

2010-07-13 07:10:00

KINGSVILLE, Md., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe-t-Technologies LLC announces that it has released a version of its PrayerSteward mobile app to run on BlackBerry mobile devices. Serving as a well-organized prayer reminder, the mission of PrayerSteward is to help users honor their promises to pray for others, even when the busyness of living makes remembering details a challenge. PrayerSteward, also known as Promise2Pray, gives users an easy tool for logging prayer reminders. When one person...

2010-07-07 10:44:00

CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute filed an amicus brief in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the National Day of Prayer in Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Obama. Among those Liberty Institute represents in the brief include Dr. James Dobson, the Family Research Council (FRC), Focus on the Family Action (Citizenlink), the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU), Let Freedom Ring, and Liberty Counsel, along with 28 family policy councils...

2010-05-28 06:45:00

WASHINGTON, Conn., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's bleak economic climate, as many people face financial problems, it's easy to neglect other areas of life, especially spiritually. However, financial and spiritual health may well be connected. In his inspirational new guide, Money Medicine: Spiritual Rx for Financial Disease (published by iUniverse), Bob Mandel comes forth to offer readers the tools they need to regain and maintain financial and spiritual stability. Seeking to rekindle...

2010-05-11 07:06:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fellowship in Prayer, a multi-faith Princeton-based nonprofit focused on 'prayer for peace', is marking its 60th Anniversary by hosting a conference, June 24-27, 2010 on the campus of Princeton University. PRAYER: An Answer for the 21st Century offers a unique opportunity to join others in identifying and claiming the values and practices within and across faith traditions that are foundational for peace, justice and global sustainability....

2010-05-05 07:30:00

KINGSVILLE, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe-t-Technologies LLC announces the launch of PrayerSteward, a new and unique product for iPhone and iPod Touch users. Serving as a well-organized prayer reminder, PrayerSteward's mission is to help users honor their promises to pray for others, even when the busyness of living makes remembering details a challenge. Developers have incorporated a list of flexible tools, meant to provide an easy and efficient method of recording prayer promises and...

2010-01-27 16:18:31

We have all been guilty of a transgression at one time or another. That's because we're not perfect. We all commit hurtful acts, violate trust, and hope for forgiveness. That's simply a fact, and here's another one: Nine out of 10 Americans say that they pray -- at least on occasion. Florida State University psychologist Nathaniel Lambert put these two facts together and came up with an idea: Why not take all that prayer and direct it at the people who have wronged us? Is it possible that...

2010-01-19 08:20:00

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Miracle Prayer," a recording produced by Dr. Mitchell Earl Gibson, has produced a tremendous number of testimonials from consumers all over the world. "The Miracle Prayer" is the title Gibson gave to his recording of a 2,800-year-old Aramaic prayer. "The first time I prayed the prayer with a client at the end of a session, his renal cell cancer went into remission the next week. After that, I recorded the prayer and gave it to other clients...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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