North Central Theological Seminary Minneapolis, Minnesota Awards $1.2 million in Full Scholarships for the Online Accelerated Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral Degree Programs to Christians and Pastors.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, August 19, 2014 — Christians and pastors interested in pursuing online seminary education from any where in the world at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level now have the opportunity to complete all of their courses online and free of charge with a full scholarship at North Central Theological Seminary, an accredited online […]

Chart-topper “Turn! Turn! Turn!” Inspires New Recording, Based On Same Timeless Wisdom as Soundtrack From Provocative New Movie THE SONG In Theaters September 26

Album Features Ricky Skaggs, Emmylou Harris, McGuinn, NEEDTOBREATHE and 11 Original Songs Capitol Records to Distribute Soundtrack for THE SONG On September 16 August 14, 2014 (Nashville, Tenn.)— Ancient biblical text that inspired The Byrds’ No. 1 hit “Turn! Turn! Turn!” will now provide a cinematic backdrop for the provocative new film, THE SONG, releasing […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – August 15

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Program note: Due to pledge, please check local listings. Visit for additional information. Show #1750 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on August 15 (check local listings). Rohingya Muslim Persecution – According to the US State Department, the world has been witnessing […]

New book imprint to offer romance novels that promote abstinence

Pelican Book Group, a division of Pelican Ventures, LLC, has announced the creation of its new imprint,Pure Amore, to launch books beginning in October. Pure Amore will be the first romance genre imprint to promote abstinence before marriage. Editor in Chief for Pelican, Nicola Martinez, says the content of the books will be something both Christians and non-Christians will embrace, but […]

Three SIM Missionaries Serving in Liberia During Ebola Outbreak Arrive in U.S.

NOTE:  SIM USA will hold a press briefing at its headquarters at 14830 Choate Circle, Charlotte, today at 2:30 p.m. EDT. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three SIM ( missionaries serving in Liberia during the recent Ebola virus outbreak returned to the United States late Sunday night. They flew into Charlotte-Douglas International Airport by private charter and arrived […]

SIM Missionary David Writebol Shares Thoughts and Feelings in Telephone Call Today

ATLANTA, Ga. – SIM Missionary David Writebol shared his thoughts and feelings in a telephone call today with Bruce Johnson, president, SIM USA, about his wife Nancy and their battle to overcome the Ebola virus infection while serving in Liberia. The audio of Writebol’s call can be heard at   A transcript of the call will […]

Immediate Action Needed to Address Ebola Crisis in Liberia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, Dr. Frank Glover, a medical missionary who partners with the Christian missions organization SIM (, testified before a congressional subcommittee about combating the Ebola threat in Liberia. To stem the spread of the virus, Glover urged immediate action in Liberia that includes increasing efforts to isolate patients, developing an effective quarantine […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – August 8

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit for additional information. Program Note: Due to pledge, check local listings. Managing editor Kim Lawton will host the program. Show #1749 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on August 8 (check local listings).  Jordan’s Syrian Refugees - According to a new United Nations report, the number of refugees worldwide […]