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Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day."

— Mike Pence on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 in a speech at Hillsdale College

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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].

New Fuller Studio Movie: From Creation to New Creation

New Fuller Studio Movie: From Creation to New Creation

The Brehm Center's community of artists and theologians reflect on the intersection of the arts and a theology of new creation [Watch Now].

The Pause, What is in a Name?

The Pause, What is in a Name?

“When we pause, allow a gap and breathe deeply, we can experience instant refreshment. Suddenly, we slow down, look out, and there's the world.” ~Pema Chödrön

"I’ve always delighted in learning the stories behind names. Some mean very little when they’re given, awaiting their keeper to shape them; others feel almost like a fated directive, an intention set. The origin story for this newsletter’s name falls somewhere in between — “The Pause” was one of several options we had brainstormed, but we knew it was the right one when Krista sent over the following quote:"

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.

Returning: Finding a Way Back

Returning: Finding a Way Back



Return and Reintegration: A Rite and a Right: That the Old Testament instructs us to exile the leper during his ailment can seem harsh and maybe even cruel, but the key to this process is: everyone gets to return. This is a radical idea.  [Read more]

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

A synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America made history Saturday (May 5) by electing the denomination’s first female African-American bishop.  One day later, a synod 900 miles away elected the second. [Read more at Religion News].

Rebecca L Davis Named APCE Educator of the Year

Rebecca L Davis Named APCE Educator of the Year

Union Presbyterian Seminary has appointed the Rev. Dr. Rebecca L. Davis as associate professor of Christian education, with tenure, at the Charlotte campus; and Dr. James E. Taneti as assistant professor of world Christianity at the Richmond campus. Taneti’s primary role will be as director of the Syngman Rhee Global Mission Center for Christian Education.

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Conservative Commencement Address 

"Harvard professor Danielle Allen's commence address at Pomona College was among the best at this year's graduations,...

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry delivered at the royal wedding a few weeks ago drew notice around the world for its...

All Over The World Young People Tend To Be Less Religious

"Recent surveys have found that younger adults are far less likely than older generations to identify with a...

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