By Jonathan Howe
“On the Horizon” is a preview of newsworthy events coming within the next week.
President Trump Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
The leaders of the U.S. and Israel will meet Monday for the fifth time in the last year. American evangelicals are known for their support of the nation of Israel, and these meetings have taken on greater importance since President Trump was elected.
International Women’s Day
This global day of celebration for social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women will be celebrated March 8. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress.
Billy Graham Tributes
Following Friday’s funeral for America’s pastor, Billy Graham, several tributes have either aired or are planned. Later this week at Facts & Trends, we will discuss the question, “Could there ever be another Billy Graham?”
Tortured for Christ Movie Release
The cinematic retelling of the testimony of Voice of the Martyrs founder pastor Richard Wurmbrand releases March 5.
Andy Savage Investigation Wrapping Up
Highpoint Church in Memphis, TN, announced this weekend their investigation is coming to a close into the actions of their teaching pastor who was accused of sexually assaulting a teenager in the late 90s while serving youth pastor at a suburban Houston church.
Be sure to check FactsAndTrends.net throughout the week for continued coverage of these stories and much more.
JONATHAN HOWE (@Jonathan_Howe) is Director of Strategic Initiatives at Lifeway Christian Resources.