November 26, 2013
- The United Nations once again blatantly perpetuated its anti-Israel agenda with its annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Nov. 25, with a program filled with defamatory speeches and biased resolutions that seek to demonize the Jewish state.
Anti-Israel invective was delivered throughout the day’s program. Ambassador Ahmed Fathalla, the representative of the Arab League, called Israel “racist,” accusing it...
November 18, 2013
[Episcopal Divinity School press release] Citing a strong record of human rights activism and pastoral leadership, Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) announced Nov. 18 that the Rt. Rev. James Tengatenga, bishop of Southern Malawi, will serve as a presidential fellow for six months beginning January 2014. The fellowship was made possible with the support of the Episcopal dioceses of Connecticut and Massachusetts.
“I am very pleased to offer...
November 11, 2013
Taiwan Church News
October 28 - November 3, 2013
Church Ministry News
2013 Tsai Jui-Yueh Dance Festival Dances For Human Rights
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
From November 1st to 3rd, through inviting internationally famous dancers, 2013 Tsai Jui-yueh Dance Festival will be held at Taipei's well known Rose Historic Site to express their social concern. In the afternoon...
October 31, 2013
October 28, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/28/13)—Rev. Cheryl Jones of Somerset, New Jersey has been endorsed by American Baptist International Ministries (IM) to serve as a missionary at the Baptist Convention College in South Africa, partnering with the Baptist Convention of South Africa.
Rev. Jones was ordained by the American Baptist Churches in 2001 and served as an IM missionary from 2001-2005. Since 2005, she has been serving in South Africa and supported by...
October 17, 2013
[Compass Rose Society press release] The board of directors of the Compass Rose Society, an international mission society that supports the work of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Consultative Council, has elected the Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, the ninth bishop of Texas, as president-elect to succeed the Reverend Canon John L. Peterson as president of the Society in October 2014.
The Society’s 2013 annual meeting held in Canterbury, UK last week...
October 8, 2013
October 4, 2013
[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has urged its bishops to provide guidelines for giving pastoral care to same-sex couples who have entered civil unions under South African law.
The church’s ruling Provincial Synod, currently meeting in Benoni, South Africa, on Oct. 4 adopted a resolution urging its Synod of Bishops to finalize guidelines “as soon as possible.”
“The church neither marries same-sex couples, nor...
October 3, 2013
New Health Ministries director to continue public promotion of Adventist healthy lifestyle; ‘grace-filled,’ ‘balanced’ approach needed, Landless says
Oct 3, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The Seventh-day Adventist Church now has more opportunities than ever to promote its message of health – one that has made Adventists the longest-living people group ever...