November 30, 2016
- The Vermeer Charitable Foundation and members of the family that established and continue to operate Vermeer Corporation, a global manufacturing company in Pella, Iowa, have been honored for generous and faithful support of Calvin Theological Seminary throughout the generations.
This advent season, five Regional Executives of American Baptist regions will provide reflections focusing on “What Christmas Means to Me.” Each reflection will be posted prior to the Sundays in advent, along with Christmas Sunday. For the second Sunday of Advent, Rev. Dr. James M. Harrison, executive minister of the American Baptist Churches of the South, reflects on “What Christmas Means to Me.”
God Comes to the Back Door
When I am called to reflect upon the season...
- Andy, who lives in California, describes himself as “a nuts and bolts kind of guy.” That's why he appreciated the story Becoming More Holy: the Story of Ron.
American Baptist Churches USA seeks nominations for the Luke Mowbray Ecumenical Award, which recognizes an individual for outstanding ecumenical work at the local, state, national or international level, either as a volunteer or paid professional. This award will be presented at the American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) 2017 Biennial Mission Summit, June 30-July 2,...
- During a short evening service at Fellowship Christian Reformed Church in Etobicoke, Ont., several pastors laid hands on and prayed over Shiao Chong, commissioning him as the new editor of The Banner.
Taiwan Church News
November 21 - 27, 2016
Salvation In Wildness: How To Reconcile The Conflict Between Animal Protection And Aboriginal Hunting?
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
On November 20, a seminar entitled as "Salvation In Wildness", and organized by NTU's Veterinary Medicine Department and the Book Club of Contemporary Thoughts for Animal, was held at the speech hall of...
- They call me the Christian Reformed Church of Villa-de-Woz. I withstood Hurricane Matthew and served as a shelter for the people.
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Pakistan has reflected on the “short and brief, but very hectic and blessed” visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury earlier this month. Welby used the visit to meet with victims of recent terror attacks in the country. The Church’s coordinating...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s Bishop in Europe, Robert Innes, joined an interfaith delegation at the European Union’s (EU) annual “high-level meeting” of religious leaders from across Europe. The meeting was hosted by the European Commission – the EU’s politicized civil service – to discuss “migration, integration and European values.” The commission’s first vice president, Frans Timmermans, convened the meeting “for an open exchange of views between...
The search is on for a new leader of New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Current president Gregg Mast is planning to retire in June.
The president is “the chief executive officer responsible for all aspects of the life and work of the seminary,” according to an information kit...