April 28, 2015
The legality of marriage equality nationwide is the major question today, April 28, as the Supreme Court hears arguments that could shape the national scope for equal rights and the freedom to marry. Leaders and advocates of the United Church of Christ, who have worked tirelessly in the last decade to realize that freedom for equal rights, know that today could be a turning point in history. The Rev. J. Bennett Guess, a national officer of the church, can sense it.
Building international relationships, brick by brick
April 28, 2015...
- What does it mean to be an evangelical today? How do we define what evangelicals believe, and what implications does this have for the church's mission in the twenty-first century? In this ground breaking book, the Evangelical Alliance draws together the results of extensive research on a wide range of subjects, including belief and identity, church life, social action, gender, international relations and the charismatic movement....
Taiwan Church News
April 20 - 26, 2015
Editorial: Foolish Children Are A Greif To Their Father, But A Wise Child Makes A Glad Father
In April, a series of military scandals stunned Taiwan society. A deputy captain and chief security information officer, Lieutenant Colonel Lau Nai-cheng, offering a military basement tour to his friends, relatives and ...
April 27, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) has released the following concerning nominating bishops from the floor for the position of Presiding Bishop.
The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) wishes to announce its process for nominating bishops to...
- United Methodist Committee on Relief, other church-related aid groups look to assist; five missionaries in Nepal are safe.
Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry hosts 200 Presbyterian advocates to discuss solutions for addressing mass incarceration problem
April 27, 2015...
A powerful earthquake — the country's worst in 80 years — rocked the mountainous country of Nepal on Saturday, causing the deaths of more than 3,600 people, a number that is sure to rise in the coming days as disaster teams search the wreckage left behind. More than 6,500 people have been injured.