The Very Rev. John Hall, dean of London’s Westminster Abbey, is visiting the U.S. on what he calls a “friend-raising” tour to garner donations for the upkeep of the historic church. Hall, who officiated at the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton two years ago, talked with the Huffington Post about the spiritual significance […]
Day: May 16, 2013
The Rev. Catherine Caimano asserts that when church members consider themselves “family,” they can make it very difficult for newcomers to feel at home. From Duke Divinity’s Faith and Leadership:
From Religion News Service: WASHINGTON — Twenty-five top Christian leaders gathered in the U.S. city with perhaps the worst reputation for civil discourse Wednesday (May 15) and committed themselves to elevating the level of public conversation.
As furor mounts about IRS scrutiny of conservative non-profit groups, evangelist Franklin Graham is raising hellfire over tax audits of two organizations he leads: the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the relief group Samaritan’s Purse. He wrote a letter this week to President Obama asserting that “someone in the Administration was targeting and attempting to […]
by George Clifford During the course of my internship in a downtown Nashville parish, tasked to expand the congregation’s ministry to the needy and the homeless, I met a man baptized four different times, each one in a church of a different Christian denomination. A homeless alcoholic, he kept hoping that baptism would “take,” i.e., […]
Everyday Mysteries With others she manages a website for the Diocese of Colorado highlighting congregations’ creative ministries: