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Ravi Zacharias Ministries

Ravi Zacharias has died from cancer

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/19/20, 10:01 am

Ravi Zacharias, the Christian author and apologist who traveled the world teaching others to defend the faith, died on Tuesday of cancer, his family announced. He was 74.

What is his legacy? Born in Delhi, India, Zacharias converted to Christianity as a teen. He studied theology in Canada and went on to found Ravi Zacharias Ministries International in 1984. The organization now employs about 75 apologists who train Christian leaders around the world. His wife of 48 years, Margie, survives him, as do three children and several grandchildren.

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Florida pastor charged with unlawful gathering

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/31/20, 11:13 am

Authorities in Tampa, Fla., did not like what they saw on Sunday on The River church’s worship service livestream: a sanctuary full of congregants. Police arrested Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne on Monday for violating an order to limit gatherings to 10 people because of the COVID-19 outbreak. But the church and its attorneys say the livestream didn’t show the safety measures in place such as placing family groups 6 feet apart in the auditorium, having staff members wear gloves, giving each attendee hand sanitizer, and using a $100,000 air purifying system.

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Lois Evans, wife of Pastor Tony Evans, has died

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/31/19, 12:33 pm

Lois Evans, wife of megachurch Pastor Tony Evans of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, died Monday following her second battle with cancer. She was 70. The Evans family announced Lois’ diagnosis of gallbladder cancer in April. Her husband and their four children were present when she died. She is survived by 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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