April 29, 2016
The criminal justice system is broken. The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its citizens per capita than any other industrialized nation.
Recently chartered congregation blossomed after starting homeless ministry
April 29, 2016...
- Recent grants from the Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF) are providing support to Church of the Brethren-related projects in Illinois, Maryland, Spain, and Honduras. The four grants total $28,456.
- Along with Paul Fry-Miller, John Kinsel, and Josh Kinsel (John’s son), I returned this week from a trip to Nigeria. While John Kinsel and I presented a new training program on trauma healing for children, on behalf of Children’s Disaster Services, Paul Fry-Miller and Norm Waggy presented medical training to 16 community health workers.
To members of the Anglican Church of Canada, and ecumenical and interfaith partners:
Since the article “Other churches escape residential-school settlement obligations in wake of Catholic deal” was published in the Globe and Mail on April 27, 2016, the General Synod and several dioceses and partners have been receiving questions...
- Forum 2016 of the Fellowship of Brethren Homes took place at Brethren Hillcrest Homes in La Verne, Calif., on April 19-21. The forum was hosted by Matthew Neeley, CEO and president, and attended by 21 people. Of the 22 retirement communities in the fellowship, 13 were represented.
- In this issue: Remembering Harriett Finney and Bryan Boyer, Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) seeks an employee benefits specialist, Betty Ann Cherry to give this year’s Juniata College commencement address, Heifer International holds special event in Chicago, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.
- This week's Friday Night Theology celebrates the Queen's 90th birthday by looking back at her years of service
- The United Methodist Judicial Council will consider two requests for decisions related to General Conference when it meets just prior to that legislative gathering.
- The Evangelical Alliance is answering the Archbishop of Canterbury’s call to pray for the evangelism of our nation this Pentecost.