"Take a few minutes to stand beside each student's desk and pray for that student, their family and their needs."

Ellen Green, An elementary school principal in Sylvia, Kansas, who faces possible legal action for her National Day of Prayer memo to teachers.

"We're praying that God will raise up in Iraq a George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King Jr."

Ted Haggard, President of the National Association of Evangelicals, launching the Operation Iraqi Care prayer initiative.

"Rather than thinking of people who are either inside or out, we are envisaging people's Christianity as being a journey in which they deepen and grow."

Iain Torrance, New moderator of the Church of Scotland, who says people don't need to go to church to be Christian.

"Just like in the military, [paintball] builds unity, planning. It makes them start to think of something besides themselves."

Jim Wilson,Care pastor at First Assembly of God in Palm City, Florida, and founder of the local Christian Paintball Players Association chapter.

Sources: Associated Press, The Washington Times, The Daily Record, TCPalm.com

Related Elsewhere

Articles referenced above include:

Christians organize prayers for IraqThe Washington Times (May 23, 2003)
Pray as you spray: Christian paintball— TCPalm.com (May 17, 2003)
Kirk 'must grasp the nettle of reform'The Scotsman (May 15, 2003)

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