Day: May 14, 2016

ACANZ&P commits to strategic disaster preparedness & response regarding climate change

ACANZ&P commits to strategic disaster preparedness & response regarding climate change

A review by climate scientists of aerial & satellite photos of Pacific Islands between 1947 and 2014 shows that five vegetated reef islands have vanished beneath the waves and six additional islands display severe shoreline erosion. A member of General Synod from Dio Polynesia, Fe’iloakitau Kaho Tevi, enlightened members to more stark reality on the ground, stating seven islands have disappeared just since the Paris climate accords.

The Barna Group releases ten main findings in landmark study of pornography

In JAN 2016 we covered a preliminary release of a major study of the use of pornography in the US. The study was conducted by the Barna Group in 2015. The study had been commissioned by the Josh McDowell Ministries. The Barna Group has released the ten main findings of the research in a report.

The Moravian Church and the Presbyterian Church USA enter full communion agreement

The Moravian Church and the Presbyterian Church USA enter full communion agreement

The Northern & Southern Provinces of the Moravian Church in North America and the Presbyterian Church USA have agreed to enter full communion with one another. The two churches will be celebrating their full communion agreement with a national service of worship on 5 JUN 2016.