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4 Dec

Public Voting Now Open for the WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS, NewReleaseTuesday.com’s Debut Awards Event

Submitted by Lori Lenz-Heiselman

ORANGE COUNTY, CA  -- Christian entertainment’s largest website, NewReleaseTuesday.com, has announced nominations for the debut WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS.  Fans of Christian music are invited to help choose the winners by voting now through January 14 at http://www.theWELOVEAWARDS.com. Nomi... More

4 Dec

New Book Based on Findings from the U.S. Congregational Life Survey Reveals How to Match the Right Pastor with the Right Congregation

Submitted by Kelly Hughes

Most church members report a high level of satisfaction with their church’s current leadership, according to findings from the largest and most representative profile of worshipers and their congregations ever conducted in the U.S. In fact, only a very small number—3%—stated that they believed the... More

4 Dec

Book Advances Solutions to Creation’s Riddles, Greater Purpose to Bible Stories

Submitted by Georgann Chenault

Lexington, KY – Dec. 4, 2012 – For what reason does the Bible specify the years from Adam to Moses as he enters the Land of Promise? “Those mind-numbing ‘begats’ are actually an essential key to grasping Creation … and several major portions of the Bible,” says Georgann Chenault, author of Biblica... More

4 Dec

Teens Talk About God in KidSpirit’s Winter Issue

Submitted by Marika Josephson

Brooklyn, New York, December 4, 2012 – Proving that no subject is too big for the intrepid young writers and editors of award-winning KidSpirit Magazine, this week marks the launch of KidSpirit’s winter volume: The God Issue. Teens from diverse backgrounds and religious traditions contribute to t... More

3 Dec

Steve Angrisano Awarded National Catholic Youth Ministry Award

Submitted by Erin McClellan

PORTLAND, Ore. /December 3, 2012: Contemporary Catholic musician, Steve Angrisano received a National Catholic Youth Ministry Award during the closing Liturgy of the National Catholic Youth Conference in Washington D.C. this weekend for his significant contributions to youth ministry through perfo... More

29 Nov

Economy Prompts Year-End Givers to See ‘Trust’ as Number One Factor When Considering Charitable Organizations

Submitted by Ty Mays

ECFA Matches Donors with Most Reputable Nonprofits and Projects  WINCHESTER, Va.—With a sluggish U.S. economy and fears of an impending “fiscal cliff,” donors identify “trust” as a top priority in selecting Christian ministries and nonprofit endeavors for their year-end giving. With no short... More

29 Nov

Religion Communicators Council: Entry period opens for 2013 Wilbur Awards

Submitted by Shirley Struchen

Religion Communicators Council to accept submissions until Feb. 4. The Religion Communicators Council (RCC) is  accepting entries for the 2013 Wilbur Awards. Secular communicators have until Feb. 4 to submit work produced during 2012 for consideration in one of the oldest... More

28 Nov

Christians and Jews gather to support churches’ call to investigate unconditional U.S. military support of Israel

Submitted by Steven D. Martin

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 29, 2012) Kairos USA is among scores of groups who have gathered more than 15,000 signatures in support for fifteen Christian leaders who have challenged U.S. military support to Israel. Kairos USA is a broadly ecumenical Christian movement formed this year in response to th... More

28 Nov

‘Simply Christmas’ Offers Simply Delicious Musical Recipe for Holiday Cheer

Submitted by Nancy Sayles

  Christmas is a-coming and the goose is getting fat, and with it Christmas music, drummer boys, choirs, bells and other assorted accompaniment abound, from string quartets and French horns to orchestras and brass bands.  A  sparkling new addition to the holiday music catalogue this year, without... More

28 Nov

Buddhism and Neuroscience: A Gray Matter

Submitted by Rachel Hiles

The ongoing story of the convergence of Buddhist practice and science—lately and most notably, neuroscience—has garnered a lot of press, and the popular narrative has been overwhelmingly weighted in favor of those who argue that Buddhism’s rationalist bent makes it, of all religions, uniquely comp... More

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