December 5, 2013
[Anglican Journal] Oxford University Press in the United Kingdom will publish a five-volume series about Anglicanism, an undertaking that has been described as “an unprecedented international project in religious history.”
The project will be led by Murdoch University in Perth, which has a reputation for being one of Australia’s leading research institutions.
It marks the first time in its five centuries of publishing that Oxford University Press—a department of...
December 2, 2013
- B’nai B’rith International welcomes the reported invitation to Israel to join the Western European and Others Group (WEOG) at United Nations institutions in Geneva, ending the exclusion of the Jewish state from any regional group at the European hub of the world body, home to the Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Israel’s reported admission to WEOG—a group that includes such countries as Canada, France, Germany...
November 27, 2013
- Two of the largest Christian charities in the United Kingdom have teamed up to help everyone to join the conversation around the epic 10-hour Emmy Award-winning television mini-series THE BIBLE. The series starts this Saturday 30 November on Channel 5 at 9pm.
November 18, 2013
Over 3,000 participants representing 345 member churches, as well as observers from non-member churches from more than 100 different countries gathered in Busan, South Korea for the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, meeting from October 30-November 8, 2013. The assembly theme, “God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace,” framed the common work of prayer, worship and deliberation at the assembly.
Included on the agenda, among other items, was consideration of...
October 30, 2013
October 11, 2013
- Congregational Life Ministries is offering three new webinars on the topic of church pioneering. The webcast presenters are leaders from the Anabaptist Network in the United Kingdom, an organization that models dynamic ministry strategies and creative processes for new church development. The three webinars are hosted by the Church of the Brethren and organized together with Urban Expression, Bristol Baptist, and BMS World Mission.
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September 18, 2013
[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] As part of an initiative that began in the Church of England, congregations across the Diocese of Texas took a step out of their comfort zones on Sunday, Sept. 15, and invited friends, family and even strangers to church with them. The result was hundreds of visitors either returning to church or experiencing an Episcopal service for the first time.
To kick off the initiative, the Diocese of Texas invited Michael Harvey to be the keynote...