Radio Totopo was founded in February 2006 in the Pescadores neighborhood, the oldest and poorest part of the city of Juchitán in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. But the authorities closed it down in late March, even though Congress is debating a constitutional reform that would recognize community radio stations.
In today’s digital world, answers to almost all of our burning questions, whether they are about the burning bush or Moses’ tablets, are instantly available at our fingertips. But for Christians, especially denominational leaders, one question persists as it has for millennia: “How best do we spread the Word of God?”
A new translation of the Heidelberg Catechism has been approved by a two-thirds majority of presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
To date, 122 presbyteries have voted in favor of the new translation, surpassing the required total of 116 presbyteries needed for passage. 11 presbyteries have thus far voted against the amendment, with 40 presbyteries yet to vote.
While amendments to the Book of Order need approval by 87 of the 173 presbyteries of the PC(USA) to become part of the church’s Constitution, confessional documents require a two-thirds majority vote, or 116 presbyteries, as well as ...
A new national study shows that while Canada remains overwhelmingly Christian, Canadians are turning their backs on organized religion in ever greater numbers.
Ghana’s Presbyterian churches today are expressing their spirituality in ways that are more African in origin and expression, say Ghanaian church representatives.
Colombia’s churches, supported by their international partners, must develop a single “ethic of peace that comes from Biblical values,” a number of that country’s faith leaders told a packed room at the Havan Libre hotel here May 20 on the eve of the sixth General Assembly of the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI).
The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation is pleased to announce that the Rev. Bridgett Green will begin work as acquisitions editor for biblical studies on July 1. Green, a doctoral candidate in New Testament at Vanderbilt, will work part-time until she completes her Ph.D., at which point she will become a full-time editor with the Press.
Evangelist Franklin Graham blasted the Internal Revenue Service probe of conservative nonprofit groups as “un-American,” saying both the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the relief group Samaritan’s Purse were audited by the IRS.
Theologians and church leaders from Indonesia, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States met at Silliman University and Divinity School in Dumaguete City, Philippines, April 26-28, to discuss the changing shape of theological education.
O God of love, whose Spirit in creation moved over the face of chaos, bringing life: hear our prayers, as we bear witness this day to the awful power of wind, whose might raged over your people in Moore, Oklahoma, changing lives and landscapes in an instant . Even now, as first responders still labor to seek those who are lost and succor those who are bereaved and bereft, even as stories of terror and hurt are still unfolding,
WE TOUCH YOUR HAND OF MERCY