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10 Dec

I Am Second Gives Readers Tips On How to “Live Second” 365 Days a Year with New Book

Submitted by Kristin Cole

The concept of living second isn’t easy and requires humility and openness to listen, serve and submit to God’s will, forgiveness and purpose for one’s life. To help individuals understand this, the I Am Second movement is releasing “Live Second: A Daily Guide to Live a God-honoring Life” on Dec.... More

10 Dec

Virtue and Vice

Submitted by Cheryl V. Walker

Wake Forest awards nearly $1M to theologians, philosophers to study character To better understand virtue and vice and how to define good character, The Character Project at Wake Forest University has granted funding to theologians and philosophers from around the world. The Character Project,... More

10 Dec

Facing strong local opposition, small church granted permit to build its temple under federal law.

Submitted by Jeffrey Bronfman

     After denying UDV a building permit and faced with a Federal lawsuit alleging multiple violations of congressional and constitutional mandates related to religious liberty, the Board of Commissioners of Santa Fe County, last month, agreed to provide a construction permit to the UDV to build i... More

7 Dec

The Forgotten Pearl Harbor Story: Video Lifts up American Baptist Ministry to Japanese Americans in WWII internment camps

Submitted by Nadine Hasenecz

VIDEO: A Church Stands With Its People VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/6/12)—In recognition of the 70th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) debuts a new video, “A Church Stands With Its People.” The video documents the struggles of those of Japanese d... More

7 Dec

Every Man Ministries & Kenny Luck Announce New Yearly Content for Local Church Men’s Ministries

Submitted by Lori Lenz-Heiselman

Lake Forest, CA – Every Man Ministries and Kenny Luck have created a pair of SLEEPING GIANT programs to activate vibrant men’s ministry, centered around supporting the vision of the local church. The SLEEPING GIANT TOTAL SOLUTION uses state of the art technology via the definitive EveryManMinistri... More

6 Dec

The Catholic Pilgrim Office new website now live!

Submitted by Carmen Francis

    The Catholic Pilgrim Office announces its new website is officially live!  Check out the latest and most up to date information on The Catholic Pilgrim Office and its spiritual pilgrimages and services by visiting…      www.catholicpilgrimoffice.com Email: coordinator@catholicpilgr... More

6 Dec

Rabbinical Council of America Supports Israel on E 1

Submitted by Mark Dratch

The Rabbinical Council of America, the largest organization of Orthodox rabbis in the world, decries the sheer distortion by critics of Israel of the meaning of proposed construction in the E1 corridor. The RCA stands strongly with the State of Israel in its pursuit of its vital interests. Israeli... More

5 Dec

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Listings—December 7

Submitted by Lindsey Bernstein

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1614is fed over PBS on Friday, December 7 at 5:00 p.m. (check local listings). • Haiti Priest Doctor - Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on Father Rick Frechette who... More

5 Dec

New Book Takes Revelation Out of the Shadows

Submitted by Mary Earls

Chaos, famine, bloodshed and plague:  there’s enough bad stuff in the Book of Revelation to keep anyone awake at night. Now a new book by Unity minister Ed Townley sheds a hopeful light on what is often considered the Bible’s darkest book. Kingdom Come:  Understanding the Book of Revelation deco... More

5 Dec

Future of the Church May Depend On Speaking Faithfully, Authors Contend

Submitted by Bill Falvey

“Evangelism is the principal challenge facing the church, but the church has demonstrated little capacity or commitment in confronting it,” according to Jim Naughton and Rebecca Wilson, authors of Speaking Faithfully: Communications as Evangelism in a Noisy World. “In our reluctance to sound lik... More

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