May 17, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/17/13)—What does it take to be a cross-cultural missionary? What are the misperceptions about global Christian service in today’s world? Are missionaries always college and seminary graduates?
These questions and more will be tackled at the weekend conference, Embrace the Cause, on August 9-12 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Anyone who senses a call to cross-cultural Christian service is invited...
May 13, 2013
U.S. commission tracks key offenders; some optimism over new ‘watch list’ countries
May 13, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
This year’s report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has Seventh-day Adventist human rights experts...
May 9, 2013
By Leo D. Lefebure
Board Trustee, Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions
In 2007, a group of 138 Islamic scholars from a wide range of traditions issued “A Common Word between Us and You,” a public letter addressed to the leaders of the...
May 2, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon May 2 during “Sustaining Hope in the Face of Climate Change,” an event hosted by the Episcopal Church and the Church of Sweden held at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.
May 2, 2013
Sustaining Hope in the Face of Climate Change
St. John’s Episcopal Church,...
March 22, 2013
[Diocese of Egypt] Millions of people in the Anglican Communion are focusing at this time on the Enthronement of the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. For us, Canterbury is of great historical significance because it was the starting point of Anglicanism.
I am among many who appreciated the contribution of Archbishop Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, during the last ten years. I am also sure that he will continue to contribute through...
March 20, 2013
Meets with minister of religion one year after Adventist Church regains official status in country
Mar 20, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
ANN staff, with reporting by Jóhann E. Jóhannsson
Thousands of Seventh-day Adventist members and friends in Hungary welcomed Adventist world church President Ted N. C. Wilson on the last stop of his ten-day pastoral visit to Europe this month....
March 18, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Five different churches in Egypt — including the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church, the Evangelical (Presbyterian) Church, the Greek Orthodox Church and the Anglican Church — have joined together to form the Egypt Council of Churches after one year of deliberations and meetings between the churches.
The announcement was made in a press release by the Most Rev. Dr. Mouneer Hanna Anis, bishop of the Diocese of...
Five different churches in Egypt including the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church, the Evangelical (Presbyterian) Church, the Greek Orthodox Church and the Anglican Church have joined together to form the Egypt Council of Churches after one year of deliberations and meetings between the churches.
March 14, 2013
- By Leo D. LefebureBoard Trustee, CPWR
On March 13, 2013, the Conclave of Cardinals of the Catholic Church elected Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina as the 266th Pope, bishop of Rome, and successor to...
March 12, 2013
March 12, 2013
With Passover just two weeks away, the timing of a massive infestation of locusts in Egypt is striking...