Across generations, cultures, and continents, two strangers were united by their common faith and a shared spiritual home, Starmount Presbyterian Church.
The Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) is to focus over the coming decade on the role of churches as reconcilers and healers in society, according to the church’s senior elected official.
As a coalition of mostly Christian groups gathered here Nov. 29 to support church leaders who have publicly questioned U.S. aid to Israel, those same church leaders signaled that they want to reconcile with the Jewish groups who were upset by their action.
It’s not every day that someone leaves the fast-paced life of a sales executive to milk cows part-time in order to serve God. But that’s exactly what Mark Hoehne did.
Anne Lamott ― a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Marin City, Calif. ― is the most honest and self-critical author I know, and so I was predisposed to find her new slim book on prayer ― Help, Thanks, Wow: Three Essential Prayers ― a helpful gem. What I wasn’t expecting was how easily and briefly this remarkable writer can lay out how rich a life of prayer can be ― and how well she seems to know me, and maybe you, too.
The Game Show Network is currently auditioning teams for the second season of its surprise hit show “The American Bible Challenge,” hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy. The deadline for applications is Dec. 3.
According to a Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life study released last month (October), “nones” — those who say they have no religious affiliation or do not believe in God — are the fastest-growing faith group in America, at 20 percent of the population, or 46 million adults. In addition, nationwide exit polls conducted after people voted show that “nones” made up 12 percent of all voters — more than the combined number of voters who are Jewish, Muslim or members of other non-Christian faiths (9 percent), and only slightly smaller than the combined number of Hispanic Catholics and Black Protestants (14 percent).
Following the Star, an Advent devotional series, will return to Passport Inc.’s devotional website d365.org.
A Nov. 15 event at Macalester College here commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Dakota-U.S. war and the largest mass execution ever in the United States, when 38 Dakota men were hanged from a single scaffold on the day after Christmas at Mankato, Minn. in 1862.
Sundays have new significance for Saturnina Flores and her daughters. In the morning they attend worship. In the afternoon, the 27-year-old mother of two plays soccer. Her life has changed.