April 12, 2017
Reading the book of Matthew changed Kevin Schutte’s vision for how he saw his congregation, Pathway Community Church, moving into the future. Not everyone liked the way forward.
Eric Kas is an advocate of God’s grace. Every day he walks alongside others, equipping and coaching them to live out the life God has called them to. This ministry plays out in two very different ways.
[Anglican Communion News Service] St Paul’s Cathedral in Bendigo, in the Australian state of Victoria, is displaying an artwork depicting crucified migrants in the run-up to Easter. The cathedral’s dean, John Roundhill, said that he hoped the exhibition would “challenge people at this Easter time to make a deep connection between events 2,000 years ago and the plight of refugees in our world today.”
As he visits Christian Reformed churches and regional classis meetings, Ron deVries often meets adults who are struggling with the painful truth that the faith of young people in their congregations is languishing. In some cases, young people have stopped going to church altogether.
For some Canadians, this year’s sesquicentennial milestone will be a time of reflection and thanksgiving for peace, freedom and the chance as newcomers from other nations to establish a better life. For others, like World Renew, it will be a time of lamenting the generosity and hospitality of Indigenous people, who...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The third bishop of the Diocese of Kajo-Keji, Emmanuel Murye Modi, was consecrated and installed on Jan. 151. On Jan. 20, the area was hit by the country’s brutal civil war. By the end of January, Kajo-Keji was all-but evacuated, with some 98 percent of the population fleeing to Uganda.
The Diocese of Kajo-Keji also has relocated and has set up new headquarters and moved its ecumenical training program to the Ugandan town of Moyo.
This Easter, Christian Reformed Home Missions is releasing a video, the first in a series, featuring ministry taking place in Edmonton, Alberta.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal News Service has announced changes to its editorial and production teams.
Matthew Davies has transitioned into the role of advertising and web manager for the Episcopal Digital Network, which includes Episcopal News Service (ENS); Lynette Wilson has been named the news service’s managing editor; the Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg’s title has changed to...
- Free medical outreach program conducted by The United Methodist Church in rural Zimbabwe also encouraged patients to seek treatment sooner.
A group of 80 boys stepped onto the basketball court to practice their new skills, each one proudly wearing a bright new jersey with their own names on the back.