July 23, 2014
July 23, 2014
In an official...
July 18, 2014
- What happens when you seek refuge in a place that is itself overwhelmed and in need of help?
July 10, 2014
The below blow, “But Now,” includes the complete message given by General Secretary A. Roy Medley to the Assembly on the morning of July 9, on Ephesians 2.
We are created for community. From the beginning of time, God created us to live in relationship with God and with each other. Even the most introverted among us is created for community. God has set us in networks of relationships: family, kinfolk, neighbors, and language groups to name a...
General Secretary A. Roy Medley and other American Baptist representatives are currently overseas, participating in the Baptist World Alliance Annual Gathering in Izmir, Turkey, from July 5-12, 2014.
The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is a fellowship of 228 conventions and unions in 121 countries and territories comprising 42 million...
[Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe] The Rt. Rev. Pierre Whalon, bishop-in-charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, has released the following statement:
“Reports from the Middle East have never been so discouraging or disheartening as they have been in the last few week. I ask the faithful in Europe and all people of good will to join in fervent regular prayer for the worsening situation in Israel/Palestine. First, we need to pray for the...
July 3, 2014
His Eminence, Archbishop Joseph, has been elected Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch, meeting in Balamand, Lebanon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Axios!
Metropolitan Joseph was consecrated to the Holy Episcopacy on June 30, 1991 at Saint Mary Cathedral in Damascus, after many years of serving as a deacon and a priest. His Eminence was born...
Taiwan Church News
June 23 - June 29, 2014
Church Ministry News
World Vision Taiwan Urges Churches To Concern Syria Refugee And Their Children's Education
Reported by Lin Yi-ying
On June 18, at the HQ of World Vision Taiwan, many pastors and evangelists across Taiwan come to attend the morning prayer assembly commemorating World...
June 23, 2014
- B’nai B’rith International has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith International spoke before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) today under its general agenda item 4—pointedly refusing to appear in the context of item 7, which singles out Israel alone for scrutiny. B’nai B’rith demanded urgent council action on Palestinians’ hostage-taking of three Israeli schoolboys and...
June 19, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “Remember in prayer all who flee persecution and suffering in search of security and peace, remember the baptismal promise to strive for justice and peace, and reaffirm our commitment to welcoming the stranger as Christ himself,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori states in her 2014 World Refugee Day message.
World Refugee Day is June 20, and in her message, the Presiding Bishop also...
June 18, 2014
[World Council of Churches press release] The security situation for the people of the Nuba Mountain region of Sudan has continued to deteriorate recently with increased attacks on civilians and the denial of basic human rights.
This region was included in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005 that led to the independence of South Sudan. The future of the state of South Kordofan, where the Nuba Mountains are located, along with two other areas, were left to popular...