In the midst of new reports that rival protesters have clashed outside the presidential palace in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, as unrest grows over a controversial draft constitution, Ramez Attallah, the General Director of the Bible Society of Egypt, has sent a second email to supporters regarding the outcome of the first day of demonstrations.
Darlene Sitler, choir director and organist at First United Presbyterian Church here, was shot and killed Sunday 20 minutes into morning worship at the 71-member church in Northumberland Presbytery.
A new survey conducted after the Nov. 6 election confirms that winning an overwhelming majority of white Christian voters is no longer sufficient to secure the presidency.
When Staff Sgt. Brandon Hill came home from his third tour in Iraq last year, he expected his wife and young daughters at the welcoming ceremony. What he didn’t expect were the pastors, secretaries and members of their Assemblies of God church to be there, too.
The Bible Society of Egypt is asking for your prayers as hundreds of thousands of Egyptians are expected to protest President Morsi’s powers he has taken upon himself and the unrepresentative constitution he wants to impose on Egyptians.
Imagine if, in the eyes of the government, you did not exist. You would not have access to health care. Your children could not go to school. You would find it difficult if not impossible to get a job. Even securing a home or apartment would be unreachable.
That’s what millions of people in our country live through daily, and at least one Presbyterian congregation is working to change that for thousands every year.
When jazz pianist and Presbyterian minister Bill Carter was wondering what he could do to support those recovering from Hurricane Sandy, his thoughts turned to his friend and colleague the Rev. Carl Wilton, pastor of Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church on the Jersey Shore.
As Advent begins, the Holy Family is on the mind of many Christians. Now, Jesus, Mary and Joseph can also be on their envelopes.
Crystal Cathedral founder Robert H. Schuller failed to get most of the $5 million he requested in a bankruptcy case against the Southern California megachurch he started 57 years ago.