When President Obama lit the National Christmas Tree behind the White House last year, he spoke of a “child born far from home” and said “while this story may be a Christian one, its lesson is universal.”
We usually think of new things as exciting, but for Stillwater United Church in Stillwater, N.Y., old Bible stories are generating fresh excitement.
A California man has filed a lawsuit against the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), saying that in 1988 he was a victim of sexual abuse at a church-run hostel in Africa for the children of missionaries, and that the church should have done more to prevent that abuse.
A Presbyterian theologian, the Rev. Roger Gaikwad, has been installed as the new general secretary of the National Council of Churches in India, which groups 30 Orthodox and Protestant churches.
Pity the poor exorcist, caught between evil spirits eager to invade human bodies and a society skeptical that demons exist outside of Hollywood horror movies.
About a month before two historic votes will determine the future of Sudan, a group of Presbyterians and partners convened here to worship, discuss mission and share stories from the country.
The Just Trade Center on the Arizona/Mexico border promotes a new model of fair trade — fair trade plus — that goes above and beyond the traditional benefits of the system.
Instead of only paying a fair price to the farmers for their coffee beans, Café Justo, using the fair trade plus model, also keeps the processing, roasting, packaging, shipping, marketing and management of the coffee in Mexico. This system allows farmers to participate in and profit from the entire process, increasing profits and providing more local jobs.
With most other fair trade coffee companies, the growing is the ...
A group of Moscow residents are fighting for official confirmation that a new mosque will not be built in their district of Russia’s capital, amid controversies across the world’s biggest country over worship places for Muslims.
’Tis the season ... for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, consumer spending reports, and large doses of Christmas spirits -- often of the alcoholic, not good-cheer variety.
A reverent silence filled the room as Presbyterian Elder Michael Adee, barely containing his emotions, stood at the podium and solemnly read the names of six young people who in recent months have taken their own lives.