September 28, 2016
Taiwan Church News
September 19 - 25, 2016
3,000 People Protest Against FCBC's Burning Bituminous Coal At Changhua City
Reported by Simon Lin
Protesting against two decades' environmental damages resulted from the burning of bituminous coal by Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation(FCBC), about 3,000 people took to the streets at Changhua City on...
September 28, 2016
- Two recent Calvin College graduates, who are reporting on the 2016 president election for major news organizations, came to Calvin to discuss the issue of fact-checking the candidates.
- B’nai B’rith has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith praises the United States Department of State for authorizing a second-round filing period for French Holocaust victims, survivors and their families to obtain restitution as part of the U.S.-France Agreement compensation program. Claimants who missed the deadline the first time will be able to submit a claim until Jan. 20, 2017.
Susan Sparks: When religion and humor intersect
By Linda Bloom
Susan Sparks at NYC Chapter meeting (photo by Bud Heckman)
Susan Sparks has made a career – make that several careers – at the intersection of religion and humor.
Her philosophy, honed through a personal journey that has taken her from trial lawyer to...
September 27, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/27/16)—The American Baptist Historical Society is accepting nominations for the George D. Younger Award for Excellence in Local or Regional American Baptist History. The deadline is May 1, 2017. If your church has had an historical celebration in the last couple of years, please consider sharing your event with the other American Baptist churches.
Projects eligible for nomination include but are not restricted to church anniversary...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/27/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and American Baptist Foundation (ABF) are pleased to announce recipients of a total of $538,129 in grants from the Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr. Trust, as awarded by ABF during ABHMS’ 2016 grant cycle:
- Cumberland Associations, American Baptist Churches (ABC) of Maine
- Judson Memorial Church, New York City
- Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kan....