Energy. Action. Change. These three words were heavily used by the former Young Adult Advisory Delegates (YAADs) gathered here June 20-23 for a Reunite, Renew, Respond weekend.
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) governing body welcomed the upcoming visit to Central America by LWF General Secretary the Rev. Martin Junge, with the hope that it would help make governments in the region aware of the Lutheran communion’s concern about human rights violations and the need for immediate action to end the violence.
In an elementary school classroom with an American flag draped over one wall, a couple dozen students rose to standing positions. Then they shifted into poses called “volcano part one,” “silent gorilla,” and “rag doll.”
Some students may not realize it, but the semi-weekly, half-hour course might be gone by the time they return in the fall.
Earline B. Williams, candidate for Deputy Executive Director for Shared Services, was confirmed on June 24, 2013 by the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board Executive Committee.
SAN ANSELMO, Calif. ― This June marks the third summer San FranciscoTheological Seminary professor Eugene Eung-Chun Park is spending in Hong Kong to mentor junior scholars through the Institute for Advanced Study in Asian Cultures and Theologies (IASACT). As a mentor in this six-week competitive program, which accepts junior scholars who are conducting research on a variety of topics in humanities and social sciences in the Asian context, he will help the scholars refine and publish their articles.
Each day, one scholar presents their work in progress in a seminar format for comments and discussion with peers and mentors. …
The Rev. J. C. Austin, director of Christian Leadership Formation at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City, is the featured speaker July 7 on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace. The nationally syndicated ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org.
Fifteen years after Congress created an independent watchdog panel to oversee global religious freedom, the panel has little power and little influence, activists told lawmakers June 13.
The Being Reformed: Faith Seeking Understanding series continues to grow, as three best-selling studies are now available in user-friendly, e-reader formats for Kindle and iPad.
Talk to pastors about youth sports, and few will not have stories lamenting how some children and their parents in their congregations are missing on Sundays due to a child’s softball tournament or softball game.