Christianity today is the largest religion with two billion supporters worldwide. United States, Brazil and Mexico have the greatest number of adherents. Here are some more interesting facts and relevant information that should help to better provide a better understanding of the Christian community altogether.
- Who are the leading publishers of Christian books?
Zondervan, Thomas Nelson, Baker, LifeWay and Xulon
- What is C.L.A.S.S?
Christian leaders, authors and a speaker service started by mother-daughter team of Florence Littauer and Marita Littauer over 30 years ago.
- What book tells of the historical histories of Pastors Wives?
First Ladies of the Parish
- What is the online Christian Bookstore?
It is a place to purchase devotional materials, poetry and children’s books.
- What is the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA)?
It is a non-profit association founded in 1974, with combined revenue of 2 billion dollars. They hold the Annual Christian Book Awards every year. It is at this event that they identify the best of the best materials covering categories for reference guides in theology and doctrine,
- What is Triplet praying?
Three people praying together is mentioned repeatedly in the Bible. Jesus prayed with his apostles, Peter, James, and John at Mount of Transfiguration and the Garden Gethsemane where he spoke with God right before he was arrested and crucified.
- What is the National Prayer Committee?
It is an organization that fosters restoration, hope, leadership and gives a voice for the supernatural presence of God in our churches and in our nation.
- What is the “Lay Person of the Year Award” issued for?
It is for a person who goes above and beyond normal attendance to church and who serves in numerous leadership positions.
- What is the Hollywood Christian Group?
Once the original Mickey Mouse Club home, the Hollywood Christian Group is an unassuming but highly spiritually involved group of radio personalities, motion picture screen actors and celebrities of the stage.
- When is Prayer Day in Washington D.C.?
It began in 1775 when Congress set aside a special day of prayer dedicated to asking for protection for the nation and in April of 2010 it was declared that the declaration of NDP was unconstitutional if decreed by the U.S. government.
- What is World Vision?
It is an International Christian Relief organization that was established in 1950. It works to promote spiritual faith and human transformation, to seek justice and promote acts of spiritual commitment by following in the traditions of the Lord and Jesus Christ.
- What is the Women of Faith Conference?
It is a meeting that is attended by thousands of women meeting in 28 cities in the U.S. whose purpose is to rally behind their Christian faith and have fun, hear one another’s stories and have their lives forever changed by the experience.
- What is the NCF?
It is a group that was started in Madison Wisconsin in 1948 for nurses entitled the “Nurses Christian Fellowship Group.” It is all about the examination of the Christian influence in nursing as well as the unity between local groups, staff and connecting with Christian nurses in other countries.
- What is the Internet site where there is a listing of Christian Music?
There is an index of Christian music on the site http://www.christianmusic.com/christian_musicians.htm
- Who was Helen Steiner Rice?
Helen Steiner Rice (1900-1981) was the writer of inspirational poetry, who was referred to as the “ambassador of Sunshine.” She wrote verse for her business “The American Greeting Card Company” Even today she is considered “America’s beloved inspirational poet laureate”. She was the Ohio State Chairman of the Woman’s Public Information Committee for the Electric Light Association. She was an activist for Women’s Rights. At the time of her passing she established a foundation that would assist both the poor and the elderly.
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