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  • Top Pentagon Officers Face Discipline for Endorsing Christianity

    08/27/2007 6:19:54 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 15 replies · 697+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Aug. 26 2007 | Ethan Cole
    Seven high-ranking officers, including four generals, could face discipline for what the Pentagon considers their promotion of Christianity. The Pentagon inspector general found the seven officers to be engaged in misconduct when they appeared in a promotional fundraiser video for the evangelical group Christian Embassy three years ago, according to OneNewsNow. Christian Embassy was founded by the late Dr. Bill Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ and ministers to diplomats, government leaders and military officers. The ministry holds prayer meetings each Wednesday morning at the Pentagon. The officers were said to be in uniform at the Pentagon when they expressed...
  • Father & Child (An Evangelical Minister preaches on St. Joseph)

    12/14/2005 11:33:44 AM PST · by NYer · 5 replies · 2,150+ views
    Time ^ | December 12, 2005 | DAVID VAN BIEMA
    Four days before Christmas in 1994, John David Edington, 22, the adopted son of a Presbyterian minister named Howard Edington, was driving home through an Orlando, Fla., downpour when he lost control of his car and ran into a tree. He died instantly. The tragedy was mourned deeply in lofty reaches of the evangelical world because the Rev. Edington is an extremely respected minister and at the time was the personal pastor to Bill Bright, founder of the megaministry Campus Crusade for Christ.Edington could have retreated into his grief, but instead, he preached three Christmas sermons that week on a topic...
  • Official Release on the Death of Christian Leader Bill Bright

    07/20/2003 12:07:10 PM PDT · by No Fool · 10 replies · 294+ views
    Campus Crusade for Christ ^ | July 20th, 2003 |
    William R. "Bill" Bright, Founder of World's Largest Christian Organization Dies ORLANDO, Fla., July 19, 2003 —William R. “Bill” Bright, founder of Campus Crusade for Christ, the world’s largest Christian ministry, died today from complications related to pulmonary fibrosis. He was 81. Fueled by his passion to present the love and claims of Jesus Christ to "every living person on earth," Dr. Bright spent more than five decades building and leading the Orlando, Florida-based Campus Crusade for Christ. As the world’s largest Christian ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ serves people in 191 countries through a staff of 26,000 full-time employees...
  • Bill Bright passes on to be with the Lord

    07/19/2003 9:27:47 PM PDT · by ppaul · 69 replies · 2,894+ views
    e-mail ^ | 7/19/03 | friend
    Brothers, Tonight, Saturday, around 6:25 Pacific time, Bill Bright, Founder of Campus Crusade for Christ died and went to be with the Lord. There were tears of sadness seeing a brother pass away and there were songs of praise to the Lord for using Bill as God did. If you could bow before the Lord for his family and those close to him. Putting aside any opinions or disagreements you might have with CCC but as a great visionary brother in Christ that has been one of the most influencial person for the furthering of the Kingdom of God in...
  • Campus Crusade For Christ Founder Bill Bright NearsEnd Of His Life

    04/10/2003 4:50:27 AM PDT · by AppyPappy · 178+ views
    ( ANS) -- As the founder of Campus Crusade for Christ, along with his wife, Vonette, Dr. Bill Bright established one of the most successful evangelistic movements in the world - resulting in more than 4 billion exposures to the Gospel of Jesus Christ since 1951. Bright's legacy is not in his many accomplishments, rather it is how God can use any person to help fulfill the Great Commission. Now Bill Bright's wife, Vonette, has written a letter to family, Campus Crusade Staff, their ministry Board and the ministry's many friends around the world. The letter is being circulated by...