Day: April 11, 2016

Secretary General of ACC issues statement; sets several things straight

Secretary General of ACC issues statement; sets several things straight

The Anglican Communion Office has released this statement from Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Communion in response to recent comments on events leading up to the Anglican Consultative Council meeting, ACC-16.

“Even our compassion has been colonized”

“Even our compassion has been colonized”

The Anglican Communion will break your heart if you let it. And it seems these days that you have to let it or leave it, and I choose the former. I love belonging to a global communion of faithful people whose perspectives broaden and deepen my own, whose faith inspires and challenges me, and with whom I can work to make our world a little bit more like God wants it to be.

What explains the prevalence of Christianity in Korea?

What explains the prevalence of Christianity in Korea?

Writing for the Diplomat, Dave Hazzan notes that Christianity, persecuted for 75 years, has flourished in Korea, which now sends out the most missionaries of any nation, except for the United States. The article explores this rise and tries to sort out the particulars and the reasons behind these developments. One factor in the rise […]

What unites Ted Cruz and cheerleaders in Kountze, Texas?

What unites Ted Cruz and cheerleaders in Kountze, Texas?

This tiny city of some 2,000 is overwhelmingly white and Christian, and home to a group of young women who sued their school district for the right to display banners bearing Bible quotes, while serving as cheerleaders for their high school team. The case was brought in 2012, after the school district banned the banners, […]