Karen L. Schmidt has announced her resignation as deputy executive director for communications and funds development for the General Assembly Mission Council (GAMC), effective May 11, to return to her native Chicago.
Jesus’ “Sermon on the Mount” would make an excellent political platform, the president of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors told a gathering of 100 at San Francisco Theological Seminary’s annual Faith and the Common Good lecture here April 19.
International radiation protection standards have historically weighed radiation risks and cost-benefit considerations in such as way as to protect the nuclear power industry at the expense of radiation victims, a Japanese interfaith network has said.
The marriage process is in flux in Indian-American culture, opening the door to new avenues for matchmaking. Even as singles’ attitudes on dating change, Hindu tradition still holds sway through mixers, matrimony websites and matchmakers.
According to the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC), a group of individuals has demolished the West Gereif Bible School, a Presbyterian church, and two independent churches, and the global partner of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) asks all United States Presbyterians to pray.
Christians and their institutions that pursue the currently popular “unity in diversity” have it wrong, renowned missiologist and ecumenist Philip Wickeri said in a lecture sponsored by San Francisco Theological Seminary here.
Odyssey Networks, an interfaith media organization based in New York City, has granted the Alliance for Christian Media $15,000 to produce a series of short-form videos for use on the web and on Odyssey’s Smartphone app, “Call on Faith.”
If you’re searching for the most religious Americans, head to Mississippi. And if you want the opposite, visit the least religious state, Vermont.
The Vatican recently reached out to Buddhists on the occasion of the feast of Vesak-Hanamatsuri, or Buddha’s birthday, with praise for the faith’s outreach to the young.
The best of the best in religious communicating were honored at the 2012 Wilbur Awards April 14 during the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) national convention in Philadelphia.