Latino Families Across the U.S. Keep the Tradition of Three Kings Day Alive

Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz still remembers the excitement of being a child in Puerto Rico, anticipating the arrival of the Three Kings on Jan. 6th. “We’d pick up grass for the camels to eat in exchange for gifts,” Acevedo-Muñoz, now a professor in University of Colorado-Boulder's Department of Cinematic Studies and Moving Image Arts, said. “Then we’d … Continue reading Latino Families Across the U.S. Keep the Tradition of Three Kings Day Alive

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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Hopes More Cable Providers Will Include TBN Salsa in Their Offerings

Christian digital broadcast television network TBN Salsa, the English speaking network run by Latinos and owned by Trinity Broadcasting Network, is campaigning cable providers to include the network in its offerings. Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and a key advisor to the TBN Salsa network since it's inception, took … Continue reading Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Hopes More Cable Providers Will Include TBN Salsa in Their Offerings

Celebrate Three Kings Day With 11 Traditional Classic Songs

Twelve days after Christmas comes Dia de los Reyes, or Three Kings Day (also known as Epiphany), during which many Latino communities around the world gather with family to celebrate the arrival of the three kings or magi. Los tres reyes are believed to have brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Bethlehem to … Continue reading Celebrate Three Kings Day With 11 Traditional Classic Songs

WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Palau’, Film Based on the Life of Evangelist Luis Palau

A new movie honoring the life and legacy of international evangelist Luis Palau is just months away from being released. Palau the Movie follows Palau's life journey from a poor Argentinean boy to world-renowned evangelist who has led countless people to Christ. The film is being produced by the Luis Palau Association, Ollawood Productions, and … Continue reading WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Palau’, Film Based on the Life of Evangelist Luis Palau

20 Cuban Pastors and Spouses on Their Way Home from Havana Retreat Killed in Plane Crash

A group of Cuban church leaders died in a plane crash Friday on the way home from a denominational retreat in Havana. The ten married couples, several of them co-pastors, from Holguín in East Cuba, had spent three days at a Nazarene seminary in the island’s capital. They sang and prayed together on the bus … Continue reading 20 Cuban Pastors and Spouses on Their Way Home from Havana Retreat Killed in Plane Crash

Evangelicals Have Replaced Catholics as the Pro-Life Movement’s Main Base

Looking at an article in the Washington Post about the frenetic activity in many states since 2010 aimed at enacting abortion restrictions, some in order to set up a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade, the American Prospect’s Harold Meyerson noticed a pattern, which he discussed in a subscription email to readers that I happen … Continue reading Evangelicals Have Replaced Catholics as the Pro-Life Movement’s Main Base

At Private Meeting in Illinois, Evangelical Leaders Aimed to Refocus Their Movement on Christ and the Church in the Age of Trumpism

In February, more than two thousand mourners gathered under an enormous white tent in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the funeral of the evangelist Billy Graham. The guests included President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and scores of evangelical leaders from around the world. The mood was celebratory, befitting a singular figure in American history whose ministry touched … Continue reading At Private Meeting in Illinois, Evangelical Leaders Aimed to Refocus Their Movement on Christ and the Church in the Age of Trumpism

Christian Schools Raise $1.5 Million in Scholarships for Minority Students in Memphis to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Twenty Christian colleges, universities, and seminaries have raised $1.5 million in scholarships to offer minority students in Memphis as part of a new initiative in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated there 50 years ago today. Organizers for MLK50: Gospel Reflections from the Mountaintop, a joint conference by The Gospel Coalition (TGC) … Continue reading Christian Schools Raise $1.5 Million in Scholarships for Minority Students in Memphis to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Hispanic Christian Leader Rev. Gabriel Salguero Warns Latinos Are Becoming More Secularized the Longer They Live in the United States

Prominent Latino evangelical leader the Rev. Gabriel Salguero told a gathering of Christian college administrators this week that they are facing a "Daniel and Esther" moment as Latino millennials, overall, are becoming less religious the more they assimilate to American culture. "The longer Latinos are in the United States and the more Americanized they become, … Continue reading Hispanic Christian Leader Rev. Gabriel Salguero Warns Latinos Are Becoming More Secularized the Longer They Live in the United States

LISTEN: After Praying at Trump’s Inauguration, Pastor and NHCLC Leader Samuel Rodriguez Discusses How He Talks to His Congregation About His Split With President Over Immigration Views

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, prayed at the inauguration. Now, NPR's Michel Martin asks how he talks to his church about Trump's immigration views. https://www.npr.org/player/embed/579584241/579584242 Transcript MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: A year ago, Reverend Samuel Rodriguez made headlines and might have made history when he was invited as a Latino evangelical … Continue reading LISTEN: After Praying at Trump’s Inauguration, Pastor and NHCLC Leader Samuel Rodriguez Discusses How He Talks to His Congregation About His Split With President Over Immigration Views

The Rise of the Latino ‘Nones’ in America

Most major news outlets are still missing one of the most significant developments in religion among US Latinos/Latinas, who are otherwise known as Hispanics. Latinos now number about 57 million people and are the largest ethnic conglomerate in the nation. Their growth is changing everything from the way American businesses market their products to how … Continue reading The Rise of the Latino ‘Nones’ in America