Youth and youth leaders planning to attend YOUTH 2015, the national gathering for United Methodist youth next June in Orlando, can take advantage of the best possible price for the four-day event by registering before Jan 31.
The Multiethnic Church Planting Training is designed for church planters, potential planters, church leaders in transitioning neighborhoods and conference leaders.
Franklin Graham’s Facebook fulminations last week about plans to issue the Muslim call to prayer from the bell tower of Duke Chapel transformed what could have been a nuanced campus debate about religious establishment, sacred space, and pluralism into a countrywide fracas that calls to mind 1980s culture wars.
For Christians, humanity’s failure to care for God’s creation warrants our repentance. This is not just a theological claim but a practical moral imperative when it comes to fossil fuel consumption. American Christians need to repent — and quickly!
Abortion opponents marking the huge annual March for Life in Washington on Thursday (Jan. 22) and anticipating legislative gains by a Republican-dominated Congress were thrown into disarray after GOP leaders unexpectedly withdrew an anti-abortion bill that had been seen as a done deal.
(RNS) Marcus J. Borg, a prominent liberal theologian and Bible scholar who for a generation helped popularize the intense debates about the historical Jesus and the veracity and meaning of the New Testament, died on Wednesday (Jan. 21). He was 72 and had been suffering from a prolonged illness, friends said. Borg emerged in the 1980s […]
Candler continues the yearlong celebration of its 100th birthday with “Prophetic Voices: Confronting Theological Challenges of the Next Century,” an academic conference to be held March 18-20 at the school.