A new experiment out of the General Assembly Mission Council’s Office of Church Growth -- the Training Center for Innovative Church Leadership -- is aiming to build momentum for church growth through smaller conferences, focused coaching, follow-up meetings and action plans.
After July, arms used to commit atrocities and serious crimes may become harder to buy and sell internationally if governments already agreed on the need to regulate the arms trade can agree on a treaty that covers all conventional weapons.
During Holy Week, Christians remember the familiar story of Jesus’s death and resurrection. But exactly where does that story take place? The Bible offers only a few clues.
Religious leaders in Cameroon usually don’t get involved in electoral politics. But in early March, a group of Muslim and Christian leaders went to see the president of the elections governing body, saying they were fed up with previous balloting that included vote-buying, multiple voting and outright manipulation of vote totals.
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Most American Passover traditions come from the 80 percent of Jews who trace their roots to Eastern and Central Europe in the Ashkenazi branch of Judaism. But others from the far-flung Jewish Diaspora incorporate traditions from their homelands, and they’re often different from the traditional Passover fare.
Myanmar armed forces are continuing to harass the nation’s Christian minority, according to faith groups and human rights organizations.
The Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative in Africa (EHAIA) has recently documented the impact it has achieved since 2002.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Tulsa, Okla., is a small church with an ever-widening mission.
“We had talked about becoming a missional church,” said pastor the Rev. Ann LaMar. “So we sold our big church building and bought a house on an acre of land.”