After months of unrest in Venezuela and as the nation approaches national elections on May 20, the Synod of the Presbyterian Church of Venezuela met recently in Barquisimeto, Lara, and issued a pastoral letter that 'aligns with our understanding of the citizenship we are called to practice in this land of grace where we dwell and where the Presbyterian Church of Venezuela ministers.'
World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemned use of excessive violence by Israeli forces against civilian protestors in Gaza during last week in which many have lost their lives or lost their loved ones, and is particularly worried that some Christians are celebrating the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem as a gift from God, despite the disruptively provocative nature of this move.
The Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar — known by its Malagasy acronym, FJKM — has issued a statement calling for peace, prayer, repentance and dialog following violent clashes between police and protesters in the center of the capital, Antananarivo, which left at least two dead and more than a dozen wounded.
There’s a tiny peninsula off the southeastern coast of Belize where tourism is catching hold. As you travel the coastal roads, you will notice new development including high-priced homes and hotels. In between the development, is the small community of Seine Bight, a village aiming to grow as well, with a difference. Unlike the developed areas to the north and south of this village, the residents of Seine Bight are hoping to keep local ownership of the land.
The Rev. T. Denise Anderson, Co-Moderator of the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), recently returned from two weeks in Israel and Palestine as part of the Mosaic of Peace conference, a biennial event sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. Anderson raised several concerns in regard to the peace process and in light of yesterday’s move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Applications are now being accepted for the Presbyterian Foundation’s Church Financial Leadership Grant program. Applicants must be a pastor, commissioned ruling elder, (CRE), or leader of a 1001 New Worshiping Community within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
영적 지도력을 생각할 때 "영성"이 무엇을 의미하는지 명확히 하는 것이 도움이 됩니다. 우리의 목적을 위해 "기독교 영성"은 권세를 통해 예수 그리스도 안에서 우리가 아는 하나님과의 관계에서의 삶의 방식으로 정의됩니다. 성령님의 인도하심을 따라 우리가 천국에 있는 것처럼 이 땅에서도 행해지는 하나님의 뜻에 동참하도록 합니다. 이 정의를 분석하여 봄이 훨씬 더 도움이 됩니다.
Al pensar en el liderazgo espiritual, es útil tener claro lo que podría significar «espiritual». Para nuestros propósitos, la «espiritualidad cristiana» se define como una forma de vida en relación con el Dios que conocemos en Jesucristo a través del poder del Espíritu Santo, para asociar que la voluntad de Dios se haga «en la tierra como en el cielo». Desglosar esta definición es aún más útil.
When thinking about spiritual leadership, it is helpful to be clear about what might be meant by “spiritual.” For our purposes, “Christian spirituality” is defined as a way of life in relationship to the God we know in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit, so that we partner in God’s will being done on earth as it is in heaven.” Breaking down this definition is even more helpful.
World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit condemned the suicide bombing attacks at three separate churches in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, on Sunday.