April 21, 2017
What if the church were to begin to act like the earth was the Lord's?
April 20, 2017
- B’nai B’rith International President Gary P. Saltzman and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith International welcomes the unanimous approval of an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
(BDS) movement measure (131-0) in the Texas House of Representatives.
We are grateful for the overwhelming support for this measure in the Texas Legislature. It remains...
- New department directors will take over vacant positions.
Love Gift, an initiative of women across American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) to help support the full range of American Baptist Mission, turns 85 this year. Love Gift is a gift to United Mission and supports American Baptist Mission and Ministry. American Baptist Women’s Ministries receives United Mission dollars equivalent to 15 percent of Love Gift.
- On April 4, B'nai B'rith International sent a letter to New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia for defending an outrageous classroom assignment. In February, teacher Michael DeNobile assigned his Oswego County CiTi/BOCES New Vision students to argue for or against Adolf Hitler’s “Final Solution.”
Commissioner Elia apologized in a letter to B'nai B'rith International, saying: "The assignment was wrong. It...
Associate Stated Clerk begins work as synod executive/stated clerk June 1
April 20, 2017
Good religion can be such a nuisance sometimes, especially for self-righteous lawmakers who prefer to throw around sentimental, misinformed caricatures of Christian scripture, while ignoring the thrust of its actual contents.
- Some say fragile unity will be tested, regardless of the ruling in the case that could affect United Methodist Bishop Karen Oliveto.
[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg, a member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, will be one of three guest faculty at Bexley Seabury Seminary’s Convocation 2017, where he is scheduled to receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.
Bexley Seabury alums, faculty, staff and supporters will gather April 26 in Chicago, Illinois, to learn from and be inspired by...