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Christian churches around the world celebrated Pentecost earlier this month on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Pentecost is the festival during which Christians celebrate the receipt of the Holy Spirit by the apostles 50 days afte ...

Category: Jesus Christ Religion Christianity

The differing views held by conservative, centrist, and liberal factions of the United Methodist Church with regard to LGBT policies and practices appear to be coming to a head. At a St. Louis UMC conference in February, ...

Category: Politics Religion Social Justice

Earth Day might be a ways behind us but going green in the church is a good way to reduce your carbon footprint and help the earth. Plus, it could save your congregation a few dollars on your utilities. Here are some sug ...

Category: Environment Morality Religion

In December, the New York Times printed an article in the Sunday Review called “Internet Church Isn’t Church.” The author makes the point that coming together with others is the point of going to servic ...

Category: Religion

The Church of England recently published guidelines for “Pastoral Guidance for use in conjunction with the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith in the context of gender transition.” It’s an interesting develo ...

Category: Religion Christianity

It was recently announced that Matthew Shepard would be interred at the National Cathedral. Shepard is a notable LGBT figure who was a victim of a hate crime in 1998. His parents were concerned about a burial site becomi ...

Category: Religion

The tragic deaths that occurred at a Jacksonville, FL video-game tournament last month, shocked the country. It’s always heartbreaking to see anyone die, especially under such horrible circumstances. In addition to ...

Category: Religion

Ask anyone for the first city that comes to mind when Nevada is mentioned, and you’ll probably get the answers Las Vegas, Reno or Lake Tahoe. Ask someone what the capital of Nevada is, and you may get the same answ ...

Category: Religion

Japan’s 2020 Olympics will have a new place of worship for the thousands of Muslims expected to attend the quadrennial sports events. The Yasu Project has created what they believe to be the first mosque on wheels, ...

Category: Islam Religion

Madison is the capital of Wisconsin. It’s not the biggest city in the state; that honor goes to Milwaukee. But Madison has something that Milwaukee doesn’t — the University of Wisconsin. Madison has bee ...

Category: Religion