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40 Days for Life – Sioux Falls

You can protect mothers and children by joining this worldwide mobilization to pray and fast for an end to abortion! Through prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils and community outreach, 40 Days for Life has inspired 750,000 volunteers! With God’s help, here are the...

Keeping Kids Safe – Additional Materials!

Felt like you were drinking from a fire-hose at the Keeping Kids Safe event? Don't worry! Here are 10 PDF links you can download to help familiarize yourself with the facts!         Recognizing the Signs of Human Trafficking Apps to Know About These Emojis don't mean...

Keeping Kids Safe – Event Recap

Thursday night’s Keeping Kids Safe event was a big success! Hollie Strand and Tifanie Petro presented an explanation of human trafficking that included the risk factors that increase a person’s chances of being trapped, the grooming process, the prevalence in our...

Laying the Groundwork for a SOGI

Recently, we have noticed a billboard in Rapid City that seems innocuous enough at first. But when you visit the website noted it is clear that its purpose is to promote LGBT individuals as a legal protected class in South Dakota. It showcases a LGBT couple, Crystal...

Student feedback from the StEP Worldview Class

At the end of the 8 week worldview class the students were asked to share their biggest takeaways, here are a few highlights from their responses! "Secularism, Marxism, Postmodernism, New Spirituality, Islam, and Christianity. These are the six worldviews. No matter...

FRC Call to Action – HHS Defending Life

Tony Perkins, July 11, 2018 President Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is trying to defend life! HHS issued a proposed change to the existing regulations governing the Title X family planning program. Right now programs can receive Title X money...

StEP Worldview Class is Complete!

Weeks 6, 7 & 8 are over and the Worldview course is complete! Week 6 asked the question “Is there any hope for the world?” We examined the answers each worldview gives: Secularism and Postmodernism essentially tell you that hope lies in your dedication to whatever...

Board of Regents Free Speech Hearing

During the hearings for HB1073 and SB198 this last legislative session, it was mentioned several times that the policy fixes being discussed should be taken care of at a more local level. Namely, the Board of Regents policies and several of the South Dakota University...

Call 2 Fall

Tony Perkins, June 23, 2018 On Sunday, July 1, 2018, just one week from now, believers in thousands of Churches across America will kneel in prayer for our nation in the Call2Fall. It began 10 years ago when I was stopped in my tracks by an elderly woman who...

The Beliefs of a New Generation

“Is it possible that we are preparing young people for a world that no longer exists?” A recent Barna Group study examined the beliefs and opinions of “Generation Z,” (those born after 1998) and has some surprising things to report. A synopsis of the report was given...

StEP Worldview Classes in Full Swing

The 8-week worldview class is well underway! The students completed week #5 this past Monday. The 10 students who have been attending the class have been going through the book "The Secret Battle of Ideas About God" by Jeff Myers, submitting brief homework...

Personal Testimonies from Watchmen on the Wall

It would be almost impossible to walk away from a Watchmen on the Wall event without being personally impacted. The presentations from the event are available online, but they don't always tell the whole story. Here are a few thoughts from several of the South Dakota...

A Victory for Religious Liberty

Justice for Jack That collective “Praise God” you heard on Monday morning came from the body of Christ, His Church, in reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of Jack Phillips. The case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission was brought...

Rapid City School Board Survey

Recently the Culture Impact Teams from Calvary Chapel, 1st Assembly of God and Landmark Community Church sent an election questionnaire to all of the school board candidates. Kate Thomas was the only candidate to return a response, here are the answers she sent in!...

Watchmen on the Wall

Watchmen on the Wall 2018 was a smashing success! 21 Pastors and ministry leaders from South Dakota along with Dave Jagemann from WY and Paul Aladin from ND made their way to Washington DC for the Family Research Council’s annual Pastors briefing. The conference...

Strategos Church Security Training

Many churches have taken comfort in the thought that “it could never happen here.” But headlines and a steadily-growing body of statistical evidence demonstrate that violence in faith-based organizations is not an if, but a when. The Church Security Planning and...

Rapid City Allies Fair

Want to see where God is moving in the Rapid City area? Come to the June Allies Fair and learn more about local ministries, the work they are doing, and how you can get involved or support them! The event is an open-house from 6:00-8:00pm with a short presentation at...