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Street Preaching

Grace in the Face of Hateful Protest

Christian Piatt | Posted 10.08.2016 | Religion
Christian Piatt

No, there's probably nothing I could have said or done to get those guys to calm down, apologize and march alongside us. But I did have an opportunity to model some real strength and grace to others there by responding without the barbs.

Why Street Preaching Is Wrong

Neal Wooten | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Neal Wooten

I have never seen or heard any street preacher claim that they reached people with their message. But isn't that the reason for witnessing to people? Isn't the goal to bring people to God, not drive them away? Why would you rejoice in upsetting people instead of saving them?

The Selfishness Of Salvation

Frank Fredericks | Posted 07.25.2013 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

If my main reason for serving God and living righteously is out of fear of eternal damnation, then how authentic is my devotion?

Judge Blocks New Orleans Law That Prevents Preaching In French Quarter

Religion News Service | Bruce Nolan | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

NEW ORLEANS (RNS) A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of a city law that was recently used to arrest Christian evangelists who were pr...

WATCH: Rosie O'Donnell Lashes Back At Homophobic Street 'Preacher'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a clip reportedly filmed at this year's Superbowl but currently making the rounds on the Internet today on sites like Towleroad and Unicorn Booty, ...

Bus Stop Evangelist Taken To Court

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Matt Miller Religion News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Should a street preacher be banned from approaching students at a bus stop? Dauphin County, ...

Freelance Christian of the Street: Rev. Ian Alterman

Sander Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sander Hicks

Ian Alterman's community, his congregation, are the homeless people in his Upper West Side neighborhood. He has an ongoing, regular relationship of care, listening, and direct action aid with the lost sheep of Manhattan.