The Dallas Street Choir is a unique choir composed of displaced men and women in Dallas, Texas. It’s a joint collaboration between The Stewpot, a Dallas-area soup kitchen founded by First Presbyterian Church, and CREDO, a choral ministry of Dallas’ Kessler Park United Methodist Church. These groups are ecumenical partners in providing various services for people experiencing homelessness and displacement.
Day: February 16, 2015
The Climate Change Crisis will kick off 30 Days of Action with a live webcast on March 24, featuring Episcopal Church allies like Princess Daazhraii Johnson of the Gwich’in tribe.
Last week, an angry man killed three of his neighbors over what he claims was a long-running parking dispute.
The three victims were all Muslim. Yusor Abu-Salha was a 21 year old planning to attend UNC Chapel Hill dental school that fall. She had recently been interviewed for NPR’s StoryCorps, by her 3rd grade teacher. Her little sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19, was also killed, as was her husband, Deah Barakata, 23, who was enrolled as a dental student at UNC.
Racial segregation is the de facto standard for American Christian worship, but some churches are making a concentrated effort to integrate their communities. Writing for the Post and Courier, Adam Parker and Jennifer Berry Hawes profile integrated worship at several churches in Charleston, South Carolina.
Half of all Americans and Britons either don’t know or aren’t comfortable with Darwin’s theory of evolution. Why do so many British Conservative politicians accept the theory when their American counterparts do not?
There’s an interesting theory about today’s gospel reading. Quite possibly, the author of John’s gospel crafted this passage by adding theological commentary and narrative material to what was originally a poem or hymn text familiar to Christians in his community.