News Of The Day – March 9th
Kirk Cameron’s Campfire Revival A Big Hit
Christian, actor, and producer Kirk Cameron is nearly midway into his 100-day plan where he prays for restoration within the country during the “American Campfire Revival.” In his videos, which feature a campfire in the background, Cameron evangelizes and tells Christians that they belong to God and encourages them to live lives that are honoring to God. Anywhere from 300,000-500,000 people have been joining Cameron’s uplifting events. Read more about his revival here.
Missouri Pastor On Leave After telling Women To Lose Weight
Pastor Stewart-Allen Clark of First General Baptist in Malden, Missouri, told his congregation that too many women “let themselves go” after they get married. He added, “Most women can’t be trophy wives, but you know, maybe you’re a participation trophy.” After facing backlash for his sermon, the pastor is now on leave. A statement on the church’s website says Clark has “taken a leave of absence and is seeking professional counseling.” Read more of his derogatory comments towards women here.
Former NFL Tight End Benjamin Watson Prolife Champion
New England Patriots former player, Benjamin Watson has taken on one of the major issues driving our polarization, abortion. A proponent of overturn Roe vs Wade, Watson called out Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden Tuesday for asserting the 1973 Supreme Court decision granting nationwide legal cover to abortion “must remain the law of the land.” Watson, a speaker at the 2016 March For Life, said the priority must be to “support all life” no matter who is in the White House. Read more about his stance on abortion here.
A Rare Quadruple Formation Will Appear In Night Sky This Week
Shortly after 5 a.m. on March 10, look to the eastern sky for a unique perspective of our solar system. A thin waning crescent moon will rise below a string of three aligned lights — Saturn, Jupiter, and Mercury. Saturn will be the highest, while Jupiter will be the brightest. Both will guide you down and to the left toward Mercury, the innermost planet. This unique formation helps us picture the configuration of our home around the sun. Read more about this rare alignment here.