CN Morning Rundown: Kirk Cameron's American Campfire Revival Comes to End, Need for National Transformation Does Not

Kirk Cameron (Charisma Media archives)

Here's a quick summary of the top stories on

Kirk Cameron's American Campfire Revival Comes to End, Need for National Transformation Does Not

The need for revival in America is evident. Racial tension rises. Violence abounds. Yet Kirk Cameron believes Jesus-followers have had the answer for transformation all along.

"The strategy that has transformed nations has always been the same," he says on his near-conclusion of the American Campfire Revival. "It's the same strategy that we find in the Bible for the transformation of everything."

Coinciding with President Biden's first 100 days in office, which some have coined 100 days of death, the former actor turned evangelist sought to encourage Americans to stir up revival and return to its foundation of faith. As the 100 days draw to a close, Cameron has an appeal to believers:

"Now it's just about nourishing that and applying it to every other sphere of our culture."

Ron Luce Sees Revival Fires Burning Bright in 'Best-Kept Secret on the Planet'

Revival stays in the news and on our hearts a lot these days. We expect it; we pray for it; we long to see it because we know it's a sign of the Holy Spirit's power.

Ron Luce, longtime missions and youth culture expert, says one place is the "best-kept secret on the planet in terms of the revival that's happening there": the country of Nigeria.

"When you think revival in America, you might think, Oh, a year or two; one building was filled," Luce says. "Well, think about the last 30 years, this nation of 205 million people, which is by far the largest nation in terms of population in Africa, we're about 330 million, and Americans are 205 million. They've gone from 20% Christian to over 50% Christian.

Stampede at Israeli Religious Festival Kills 45, Hurts Dozens

A stampede at a religious festival attended by tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews in northern Israel killed at least 45 people and injured about 150 early Friday, medical officials said. It was one of the country's deadliest civilian disasters.

The stampede began when large numbers of people thronged a narrow tunnel-like passage during the event, according to witnesses and video footage. People began falling on top of each other near the end of the walkway, as they descended slippery metal stairs, witnesses said.

One of the injured, Avraham Leibe, told Israeli public broadcaster Kan that a crush of people trying to descend the mountain caused a "general bedlam" on a slippery metal slope followed by stairs. "Nobody managed to halt," he said from a hospital bed. "I saw one after the other fall."

Read articles like this one and other Spirit-led content in our new platform, CHARISMA PLUS.

To contact us or to submit an article, click here.

Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

Five ways to deepen your relationship with God, increase your faith and save money!

  • Deepen Your Relationship with God with a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all of our free e-Courses. Favorite topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
  • Super Discounts and Close-Out Specials: Click Here to view all our bundles and close-out specials and save up to 86%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
  • God Wants to Anoint Women Now: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
  • Change Your Atmosphere and Circumstances Through Prayer! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
  • HUGE Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!

Subscription Special: Subscribe to Charisma for Only $24.97 and get a free gift. With your subscription, you'll receive Born For Significance by best-selling author Bill Johnson. View Offer

Attention Pastors and Leaders: Leadership training and development are crucial for success. Enroll in a FREE 1-hour leadership mini-course by Dr. Mark Rutland. View Details

Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective