March 23, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury and leaders of the Church of England have offered prayers for those affected by the attack in Westminster on March 22 that left four people dead and many injured. The attacker mowed down pedestrians with his car on Westminster Bridge then rushed at the gates in front of the Houses of Parliament, stabbing a plain-clothes policeman before he was shot and killed by armed officers.
- The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is beta testing Preaching and Worship.org in preparation for launching the new, ecumenical website for pastors and worship leaders that aims to provide easy access to excellent online resources for preparing sermons... Read More
- This month saw for the first time the release of documents showing attempts by the UK government to respond to the arson campaign of Meibion Glyndwr. The group targeted holiday homes in Wales from 1979 to the early-1990s.
- A key player in the campaign for this Act was the evangelical Christian MP William Wilberforce. On the 210th anniversary of his Slave Trade Act, it is worth reflecting on Wilberforce’s successful example and his lessons for Christians in politics today.
- Negotiations continue in Northern Ireland following the election on 2 March. This call to the ballot box took place only 10 months after the last election and was centred on a scandal around the Renewable Heating Incentive scheme and questions regarding the involvement of the First Minister.
[Episcopal News Service] El Rdo. Art Bass es abogado litigante y diácono episcopal en Cleveland, Tennessee. Sucede también que él es el cerebro detrás de una de las páginas de temática episcopal más populares de Facebook —una página que él mantuvo principalmente en el anonimato hasta que se vio confrontado por su creciente popularidad en un taller diocesano.
Uno de los ponentes del taller le estaba aconsejando a las congregaciones que usaran las redes sociales para llegar...
March 22, 2017
Taiwan Church News
13 - 19 March, 2017
Protesting Government's New Demarcation Law Of Aborigine's Traditional Area, Taiwan Aborigines Want Their Land Back
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
On February 14, Taiwan's Council of Indigenous Peoples(CIP) announced a new law, entitled as "Demarcation Law of Aborigine's Traditional Area", caused a big furor among aboriginal society and...
A day before the expected vote March 23 by lawmakers on a bill to overhaul the health care system, faith leaders rallied the public in a march on Capitol Hill, delivering copies of sacred texts to the offices of House Speaker Paul Ryan — sharing the stories of how Christ, the Great Physician, healed the sick and the poor.
- Trump’s tougher policy felt at churches, ministries in San Antonio.