December 2014 Pulpit Champion-Rev. Todd Johnson

The American Pastors Network announces it’s Pulpit Champion for the month of December, 2014.  Each month we’ll highlight a Pastor who has demonstrated a desire to promote the mission, vision, and purpose of APN.  This month we have chosen Rev. Todd Johnson, Senior Pastor of the First Immanuel  Baptist Church in North Philadelphia, PA and…

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‘Ministers Together’ Event Brings Together Legislators and Pastors in Harrisburg

Ministers and legislators came together last week for a crucial meeting of the minds at a Harrisburg event sponsored by the Pennsylvania Pastors Network (PPN,www.papastors.net) in an effort to restore and maintain America’s religious and constitutional freedoms. The December 8 event, titled “Preparing the Way,” was part of the Pennsylvania Pastors Network’s “Ministers Together” initiative, which brings together pastors,…

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Allegheny County Democrat Officials Reject Acknowledging ‘In God We Trust’ Motto

Pennsylvania Pastors Network: County Council’s Vote is Example of Anti-Christian, Anti-Patriotic Attitudes in America PHILADELPHIA—Allegheny County lawmakers in Pittsburgh have said “no” to even acknowledging God in the courthouse. Democrat Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive persuaded other Democrats on the Council to vote against displaying the national motto of “In God We Trust” at its…

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American Pastors Network Plays Key Role in Ukraine Humanitarian Aid

Recent Leadership Summit Opened Doors to Meet Critical Needs PHILADELPHIA—The people of Ukraine have many needs in the wake of the recent political, economic and cultural upheaval. One of the greatest immediate needs is bandages to help treat the wounded soldiers. Recently, the American Pastors Network (APN, www.AmericanPastorsetwork.net), which this summer participated in an International Leadership Summit…

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IRS Settlement with Atheist Groups Threatens Free Speech in Churches

American Pastors Network Says Settlement Is Wake-Up Call for Pastors and Churches   PHILADELPHIA—The Internal Revenue Service has settled a lawsuit with the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), and as a result, the IRS will adopt standards to determine whether churches and religious organizations have violated restrictions on political activity. The details of the settlement have…

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HOPE IS RISING: American Pastors Network Leaders Say Resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minster Paves the Way for New Government

PHILADELPHIA—Every day, Ukraine is hit with a new punch that causes more unrest in the battered nation. But the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday could open up positive political change within the country. According to Fox News, Yatsenyuk supported closer ties with Europe and was a key participant in the protests that…

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The Fourth Mark of Judgment on America: “Drought”

At the dedication of the temple, Solomon prayed for God’s intervention in seven probable national needs. Every time, he besought God’s commitment to ‘hear from heaven and forgive their sin’- if the people would repent. In II Chronicles 6: 26-27, King Solomon prayed, “When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because…

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The Fifth Mark of Judgment on America: “Hardship, Death, Attacks on our Cities”

Immediately following the dedication of the temple, Solomon prayed for God’s intervention in seven probable national needs. Every time, he besought God’s commitment to ‘hear from heaven and forgive their sin’- if the people would repent. In II Chron. 6: 28-30, Solomon prayed, “When there is famine in the land, pestilence or blight or mildew,…

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The Sixth Mark of Judgment on America: “Abuse of Immigrants”

Immediately following the dedication of the temple, Solomon prayed for God’s intervention in seven probable national needs. In each case, he interceded for God’s people by seeking God’s commitment to ‘hear from heaven and forgive their sin’– if they would repent. In II Chronicles 6: 32-33, King Solomon departed from praying on behalf of ‘God’s…

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The Seventh Mark of Judgment on America: “War and National Collapse”

Immediately following the dedication of the temple, Solomon prayed for God’s intervention in seven probable national needs. In each case, he sought God’s commitment to ‘hear from heaven and forgive their sin’– if the people would repent.  In II Chronicles 6: 34-37, King Solomon concluded his specific prayers by asking, “When your people go out…

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