May 22, 2016
Seasoned and recently ordained Orthodox Christian priests may want to take advantage of grant awards being offered by the Louisville Institute.
The awards offer pastoral leaders the opportunity and resources to investigate issues related to Christian life, faith, and ministry. Through its Pastoral Study Project program [PSP], the Institute enables pastoral leaders to bracket daily work routines in...
May 20, 2016
May 19, 2016
In a letter dated May 17, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon offered congratulations to His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow on the 70th Anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department of External Church Relations [DECR].
The text of Metropolitan Tikhon’s letter appears below.
Letter of Metropolitan Tikhon to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow
on the 70th Anniversary of
the Department of External Church Relations of the...
May 18, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee has issued a report following the group’s three-day meeting in May.
“Hazy Hopes Taking Clear Incarnations”
Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee
May 9-11, Marriottsville, Maryland
The Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee met in Marriottsville, Maryland, May 9...
- As the Soviet Union began to disintegrate in the early 1990s, three Christian foundations from three different countries—Lithuania, Canada, and the United States—developed a vision to reintroduce Christian education to Eastern Europe.
May 17, 2016
The following is part of an ongoing monthly series on congregational development, which features reflections from Anglicans on how they are responding to the challenges facing churches today.
For Anglicans concerned about how to develop and grow their congregations, the Rev. Christopher Page has a simple suggestion on where to begin.
“I think the first thing they might do is stop worrying about developing and growing!” chuckles Page, currently parish priest at St....
May 13, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International is opening its Disaster Relief Fund to provide aid to the victims of the catastrophic wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada on May 3. More than 80,000 residents were evacuated last week, and the fire has engulfed more than 500,000 acres of land and has destroyed more than 2,400 homes and buildings.
Residents of the oil-sands town won’t be able to return home for several weeks; even as...
- Members of Evergreen Community Christian Reformed Church in Fort McMurray, Canada, were among those evacuated from the northern Alberta city as massive wildfires have moved quickly from nearby pine forests into the city itself. The Evangelical community calls... Read More
May 12, 2016
The resort town of Varadero leaves a different impression than most cities in Cuba. Dominated by hotels, shops, and restaurants, its raison d’être is catering to the tourists who contribute valuable income to the island nation’s economy. Among the myriad souvenirs on display, the heroic, determined face of Che Guevara stared out at us from every conceivable product....