August 24, 2016
- When Ezra Craker decided to go on a mission trip to Nicaragua this summer, his goal wasn’t to do volunteer work or bring the gospel to local residents. Instead, he went to learn.
- As the Philippine government begins peace talks with opposition forces, the faith community prays they will be successful.
- The Sierra Leone Conference revoked the license of a clergyman who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old.
- Residents throughout West Michigan responded to tornado sirens on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, and headed to safety.
- Stu Barton was a young boy when the sound of drums and singing led him to crawl under a fence to watch the night dancers at the annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial.
[Anglican Alliance] SUDRA, the relief and development arm of the province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan (ECSSS), is responding to the needs of displaced people in Juba and other areas thanks to the support of Anglican agencies and partners.
The Anglican Alliance convened two conference calls on July 14 and Aug. 4, joined by partners from across the Anglican Communion. They heard directly from the ECSSS provincial team about the current situation, while...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death after drinking water meant for her Muslim colleagues, will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in October. Bibi was accused of blasphemy after the incident and has been held in custody since June 2009. In November the following year she was sentenced to death. There has been international pressure calling for her release, including from the Anglican Consultative Council. At its...
August 23, 2016
- 2015 Mission School participants.
As reported earlier, the Orthodox Church in America’s second annual week-long Mission School opened on Monday, August 22, 2016.
In a Mission School “first,” interested faithful are invited to join the participants on Facebook for a live interactive broadcast of...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Three nominees have been announced for Episcopal Church bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries.
With an office based in Washington D.C., the bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries is a member of the staff of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
The three nominees are: