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South Korean Christians Pray For Reunification

South Korean Christians Pray For Reunification

"My students had many questions about the role of religion in the land of K-pop, including Christianity’s involvement in either promoting or preventing improved relations between the North and South. Even though half of all South Koreans are religiously unaffiliated, Christianity has had an outsized influence in the country.

Preaching and Sermon Ideas for Memorial Day

Preaching and Sermon Ideas for Memorial Day

Dates & Time: 
May 28, 2018
May 27, 2019

"You don’t need sociological surveys on the Nones to give you a picture of religion in America; the fact is (and maybe always has been) many of us are more moved by the love of those who lay their lives down for their countrymen than we are moved by Christ who lays his life down not for his neighbors and nation but for the ungodly.

Location: 
The United States

Caring for Creation

Caring for Creation

"Whether it is Wendell Berry, Michael Polan, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pope Francis, Prince Charles, Mondragon or before them Steiner, Chesterton, Belloc, and their ilk there has been this insistent thrum calling us to return to the land, or at least to return to better farming and ecological practices. We keep coming back to these ideas and I find this fascinating. I find it all the more so since we haven’t, on the one hand, really moved forward with them as society (whether local to the US or the UK or global). Capitalism and industrialized farming are still the go to practices.

360 Leadership Institute Conference June 16-18, 2018

360 Leadership Institute Conference June 16-18, 2018

Dates & Time: 
Jun 16, 2018

At the 360 Leadership Conference, students will be challenged to think deeply about what Scripture says about leadership and how it applies to their lives. Details for the June 16-28 conference , 2018

Location: 
Trinity International University 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Episcopal Church Foundation’s Lilly Endowment National Initiative

Episcopal Church Foundation’s Lilly Endowment National Initiative

Dates & Time: 
Jun 06, 2018

As part of the Episcopal Church Foundation’s Lilly Endowment National Initiative to address the economic challenges facing pastoral leaders, ECF will host a full day event for deans/presidents and senior academic officers of the ten Episcopal seminaries on “The Role of Seminaries in Addressing the Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders.” The event will focus on exchanging ideas on curriculum guidelines and promoting tools for faculty to help future pastoral leaders think more deeply about the role of money, generosity, and stewardship in relation to their own lives, their parishes, and

Location: 
June 6- 8, 2018 at The Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.

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Ways to Find Peace, Paix, Vrede, Paz, and Kiyeengi

The New Testament encourages us to live in peace with our neighbors and with everyone. The Bible has been translated into many languages. Here are four verses in a few of the world's 7000 plus languages.

Romans 12:18 (NIV) If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 



1 Thessalonians 5:13 (NIV) Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.

Jude 1:2 (NIV) Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.

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Dr. Pierce Moves From Faculty at Princeton to Dean of Howard Divinity

Dr. Pierce Moves From Faculty at Princeton to Dean of Howard Divinity

In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with the Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, the new dean of Howard’s divinity school, about why she’s excited about the challenges of theological education. [Listen now].

President Donald Trump's New Executive Order Making Federal Subsidies Available to Churches

President Donald Trump's New Executive Order Making Federal Subsidies Available to Churches

The National Fund for Sacred Places is administering a $14 million donation from the Indiana-based Lilly Foundation, to preserve places of worship nationwide. One of those places is the Holy Ascension Orthodox Cathedral, which is also benefiting from a new White House initiative.

Professional and Academic Master's Student Rising While Divinity Students are Decreasing

Professional and Academic Master's Student Rising While Divinity Students are Decreasing

"An interesting enrollment trend has been happening across ATS schools in the last two decades, and it has been changing the landscape of theological education in North America. The number of students enrolled in professional master’s degrees and academic master’s degrees (collectively, “MAs” or “MA students”) has been increasing while the number of students enrolled in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) has been declining." [Read More].

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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