America’s Eastern Orthodox parishes have grown 16 percent in the past decade, in part because of a settled immigrant community, according to new research.
The 2010 Russia Mission Network conference of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — held here Oct. 7-9 — drew participants from all around the world to learn from and teach one another about the practical — and impractical — side of the Twinning Program in Russia.
A documentary film exploring the consequences of war in Afghanistan, “The Garden at the End of the World,” has earned a 2010 human rights award from two global Christian communication groups.
Americans who identify with the “tea party” are more religious than the general population, but are less religious than conservative Christians, according to a new American Values poll.
On Oct. 19. Isaac Monah makes his second trip home to rural Liberia since he fled the war-torn country in the mid-1980s and subsequently emigrated to the U.S. in 2002.
Ellen Turner — a member of Bettendorf Presbyterian Church in East Iowa Presbytery — and fellow Girl Scout Bethanie Blake have been scouting out colleges to attend next year and service projects in which to engage right now.
African churches can play a key role in addressing the crisis in the Middle East, the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, has said.
“I felt that I could still be a Catholic priest,” Palacios said, “but I could not deal with that kind of scrutiny and command from the top.”
Fewer than one-quarter of Presbyterians believe the government is spending too much money on public schools in their community, and only two in five support the idea of government providing financial aid to parents of children who are attending private schools.
Menaul School here has been awarded a "Birthday Offering" grant for "up to $150,000" from the Creative Ministries Offering Committee of Presbyterian Women (PW) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to support Menaul’s boarding program, reinitiated this year after a 10-year hiatus.