February 22, 2017
Conflict in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen has created life-threatening food insecurity. In parts of north-central South Sudan, famine has been declared.
- Ministry at Emmanuel United Church in Ottawa (Canada) doesn’t just stay inside the church walls — it regularly extends to Africa, Central America, and beyond. “Pilgrimages are really embraced at Emmanuel,” says Jeannie Page, a licensed lay worship... Read More
Yndira Santana Oquel was in her high school one day in the Dominican Republic when a fellow student stood up in class. The student looked around and said there was a bad smell in the room. “Who’s wearing that Haitian lotion?” the classmate asked.
Helen Yang gave her life to Christ in 2005. Originally from China, now living in Texas, Yang works as a volunteer Christian radio host and uses WeChat, a Chinese social media app, to reach...
Late last year, Cindy Bultema was wondering what to do next. As an author, blogger, and sought-after Christian speaker, she had publishing proposals and speaking engagements to consider for 2017.
In a letter dated February 15, 2017, the Board of Commissioners of the Association of Theological Schools [ATS] informed Saint Tikhon’s Seminary that the school has been reaccredited for seven years, with no notations. The news came as a result of the seminary’s periodic reaccredition review that occurred November 20-23, 2016....
February 21, 2017
A UCC national officer emboldened more than 600 clergy and social justice advocates from 13 countries in attendance at a worldwide religious conference to dismantle racism in any shape and form.
[Episcopal Church in South Carolina press release] The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has again ruled in favor of attorneys for the bishop of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina in a federal false-advertising lawsuit against the bishop of a breakaway group, sending the case back to U.S. District Court in Charleston for another hearing.
The Feb. 21 ruling came in a published opinion from Judge...
Taiwan Church News
February 13 - 19, 2017
228 Massacre Event Revisited From The Freedom Of Speech And Alternative Perspectives
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
When Mr Cheng Nan-jung, a defiant warrior for the freedom of speech and the self-immolated martyr for Taiwan independence, launched his renown Freedom Era Weekly in March 1984, his declaration about the mission of this...