April 17, 2015
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/17/15)—The American Baptist Churches of Metropolitan New York has appointed Rev. Dr. Cheryl Dudley as its new Regional Executive Minister. The Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve the Search Committee recommendation. Dr. Dudley succeeds the Rev. James O. Stallings who has led the region for over 22 years, and concluded his service on April 15, 2015. Dudley will begin serving in this new position on May 1, 2015.
Daniel Hostetler begins as executive director of the Parliament of the World’s Religions on April 21. Hostetler brings to the Parliament more than 30 years experience in corporate consultancy and non-profit management, most recently...
April 15, 2015
April 14, 2015
Tax code changes urged to protect the poor, enhance social welfare
April 14, 2015
One of the largest churches in the United States has called a new leader. The Rev. Neil G. Cazares-Thomas will become the next pastor of the UCC Dallas-based congregation, Cathedral of Hope. Cazares-Thomas, called by election on April 12, will lead the church of 4,200-members, with a primary outreach to LGBT persons.
April 13, 2015
April 11, 2015
Presidential advisor says White House faith-based office helps public understand religion with accuracy, nuance, insight
By Deb Christian
Melissa Rogers speaking to the Religion Communicators convention (Photo by George Conklin)
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9) — Melissa Rogers, special assistant to the President and Executive Director...
April 10, 2015
To celebrate the life of Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, who died on April 5, American Baptist Home Mission Societies republishes the following excerpt from a face-to-face interview conducted at his home in Raleigh, N.C., in 2008, shortly before his 90th birthday. A modest man, Taylor was one of the 20th century’s most celebrated preachers, having touched...