March 20, 2017
Taiwan Church News
13 - 19 March, 2017
Professor Tsay Ting-kuei Leads The People To Take Down Chiang Kai-shek's Statue On 8 March
Reported by Lin Yi-yin and Chen Yi-fan
Seeing that most officially memorial ceremonies of 228 massacre in recent years shrank down into superficial rituals only, without any resolve to find out the truth or restore transitional justice back to...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/20/17)—Why are most churches still segregated by race and culture? Is it possible to build intercultural churches? What are the challenges, strategies, and possibilities for ministry in an intercultural context? Editors Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Jann Aldredge-Clanton explore these questions and more in Intercultural Ministry: Hope for a Changing World.
Intercultural Ministry is a call to move toward the biblical ideal of...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/20/17)—Judson Press is pleased to announce Through Her Eyes: Bible Studies on Women in Scripture has been recognized as a finalist in the 19th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
Born in a seminary class, the concept for Through Her Eyes comes from coursework at Palmer Theological Seminary where professor Deborah Spink Winters and nineteen of her students embarked on a journey to discover the impact ancient women’...
- Church leaders call Global Youth Day the “greatest opportunity we have to experience unity”
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/20/17)—As a founding member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptist homebuyers of African American and Hispanic heritage to inquire with home loan lender Wells Fargo regarding recent commitments to increase home buying among these populations.
Seeking to help address lower homeownership rates in the African American community, Wells Fargo recently...
- Young men raised and educated under the care of Mother Inés sporting their SVOTS #GivingTuesday t-shirts.
On November 29, 2016, Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary [SVOTS] received $126,580.00 in donations for its annual #GivingTuesday campaign, and on March 13, 2107, the seminary gave one-tenth of it away. In keeping with its annual...
Delegates and visitors of General Synod 2017 in Baltimore have the opportunity to go out into the community to perform acts of service in the areas of people, the environment and animals, and share that life-changing experience with their local faith communities when they return home.
Dear Senator Beyak:
Not only in the Red Chamber on Parliament Hill, but across the country, many people – both Indigenous and non-Indigenous – were dismayed by your remarks. You said “I was disappointed in the TRC’s Report and that it didn’t focus on the good,” associated with Residential Schools. Had you, Senator, made these remarks within a discussion of the TRC’s Report, your comments might have been less shocking.
Senator Beyak, you are quite right in saying that for a...
- Pastors of United Methodist congregations with diverse views on homosexuality worry that a painful choice looms.