Dr. Zuhair Fathallah is an assistant professor of plastic surgery and consulting plastic surgeon at Basrah Teaching Hospital, a councilmember and a lay pastor in the National Evangelical Presbyterian Church (NEPC).
The 1001 movement is launching its first video contest (What’s Your Story?) for new worshiping communities registered at onethousandone.org.
The winning entry (first place) will receive $10,000 for their new worshiping community. Second- and third-place entries will receive $5,000 and $2,000, respectively.
On Wednesday, August 14, we had plans as a family to spend the day at the Seminary. Around 9:00 a.m. we received a call informing us that the Egyptian Army had begun to forcibly remove the demonstrators from al-Nahda Square and the Rabaa al-Adawiya Mosque.
In the most comprehensive study of American Jews in 12 years, a strong majority said being Jewish is mostly about ancestry or culture, not the religious practice of Judaism.
German Zarate-Durier is director of the Office of Diaconia (mission and service) of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia, which focuses on church development and the promotion of human rights. He works with social justice organizations, especially those devoted to victims of violence, and with the Presbyterian Accompaniment Program for Peace.
Last week, Whitworth University President Beck A. Taylor strengthened Whitworth’s relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) by entering into formal partnerships with the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU), the North Puget Sound Presbytery, and the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest. All three entities are a part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Email subscribers to Presbyterian News Service will soon begin receiving the “weekly digest” of PNS stories on Wednesdays instead of Fridays.
Wilhelm Piérola Iturralde, a Bolivian engineer, has used his expertise since 1986 to improve the lives of families working in the country’s mining industry. He is currently serving his second term as president of the Bolivian Joining Hands Network (UMAVIDA) ― a partnership ministry with the Presbyterian Hunger Program ― which organizes citizens to advocate on issues related to mining, water rights and environmental justice.
Engage: Discipleship is now available for churches looking to build disciples in their congregations and communities. It is the second of three studies from Engage curriculum, based on the well-loved Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) program of the same name.
A miracle happened — is happening — at Light of Hope Presbyterian Church in Marietta, Ga.
Years in the making, Light of Hope’s ethos began with three Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations located within six miles of one another, each formed as a result of “white flight” from Atlanta in the 1960s. They decided to merge into one congregation to better serve their neighborhood.