July 24, 2014
Ingrid Reneau Walls’ journey to becoming a mission co-worker
July 24, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/24/14)—Eighteen American Christian leaders from across the United States, representing diverse religious institutions, have begun studying Judaism in the 13-month Christian Leadership Initiative (CLI) in Israel this week. The intensive educational program, co-sponsored by AJC and the Shalom Hartman Institute (SHI) is taught by world-class SHI faculty. Rev. Dr. Debora Jackson, executive director of the Ministers Council, ABCUSA, is participating in...
- OCMC short-term missionaries Mike and Diane Oravecz of Wheaton, IL, who just returned from Kenya, found their experience “life changing!”
The Orthodox Christian Mission Center [OCMC] is seeking ten volunteers to serve on short-term mission teams in Albania, Tanzania and Uganda during the fall of 2014.
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] The drastic impacts of climate change are evident across the globe. Coastal erosion, tremendous hurricanes, severe heat waves, and prolonged droughts often most harshly impact our vulnerable communities: the poor, the homeless, the elderly, and the young. Addressing climate change is a moral challenge of our generation.
Fortunately some policymakers are responding to the challenge. Carbon dioxide and other heat trapping...
El departamento de inmigración de Inglaterra tiene la sospecha de que muchos de los matrimonios recientes son fraudulentos y han sido hechos con el fin de obtener visas para residir en el país. Citó por ejemplo que en el 2010 se registraron 934 matrimonios y que el año pasado la cifra ascendió a 2135. Los que realizan matrimonios fraudulentos tanto civiles como religiosos están sujetos a penas de cárcel y multas.
La organización de derechos humanos Human Rights Watch ha...
- Ann Clifford writes about the arts. "It’s too easy to get carried along by the TV series of the moment and fail to see the underlying intent of the creators. What is needed is a fresh outpouring of God’s creativity in the arts.
- The Commonwealth Games 2014 opened yesterday. Twelve major denominations and 35 ministries in Scotland are working together as More Than Gold 2014 during the Games. From its conception at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games the More Than Gold brand has been successfully used by host city churches at all major sporting events. Now, this year the baton has passed to Glasgow.
July 23, 2014
- The sweat was real, the views were spectacular, and the heat wasn’t nearly as bad as it was back in Fort Collins, as youth took part in the hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Wednesday at NYC – ‘Live’: An overview of the day at National Youth Conference, July 23, 2014