If ministry is about what we can produce—our sermons, songs, and services—then we’re running an unwinnable race against the machines. However, we might have a chance if we lean into our uniquely human relationship with God.
Day: January 28, 2013
The UN has reported that 2.5 million people have fled their homes. Many are women and children who are fleeing in fear from the ongoing sexual violence against them. The International Rescue Committee reports that those who finally make it into the refugee camps are also victimized.
The Diocese of New Jersey will elect its bishop from a slate that is laudable for its diversity.
The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s largest private youth organizations, is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to scouting officials and outsiders familiar with internal discussions.
One day before President Barack Obama is to announce his plans for reforming the nation’s immigration laws, a bipartisan package of reforms is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill.
Observers say the votes of anywhere from a dozen to 18 senators are at stake. Those are the senators who are publicly undecided. To approve the bill, a majority of the 38 senators must vote yes.
The work of God always brings new life.