Two Americans Continue Fighting Ebola Virus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two Americans, including a female missionary from Charlotte-based SIM (www.simusa.org), continue their battle to fight off the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia. Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are serving on a joint team of people with Samaritan’s Purse and SIM.  Both faith-based organizations are calling for an international response to […]

Kendrick Brothers Wrap Filming On Anticipated Fifth Movie

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 29, 2014 – Alex and Stephen Kendrick—creators of hit faith films FIREPROOF and COURAGEOUS—have just wrapped principal photography on their anticipated fifth movie—a family drama with humor and heart focused on the power of prayer and its primary role in the Christian life.  “We made this film to inspire, challenge and […]

Not to Late too Participate in the 65th Annual RNA Conference!

Do you have a message that you would like to share with award-winning religion reporters? Then please consider an exhibit table at this years conference in Atlanta September 18-20. RNA is the only association for journalists who cover religion in the mainstream media. Our members’ news reports reach millions of people in the U.S., and […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – July 25

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1747 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 25 (check local listings).   Latino Converts to Islam - As Muslims around the world prepare to end their month-long Ramadan fasting, Managing Editor Kim Lawton looks at one of the fastest-growing segments of the […]

ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Launches to Bring New Urgency and Dimension to the Impact of Alzheimer’s on American Families

Washington, DC – USAgainstAlzheimer’s, the national movement committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s by 2020, today officially launched ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s, a diverse, multifaith network of clergy working to focus our nation’s attention on the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on American families. The mission of ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s is to promote dignity, compassionate care and quality of life […]

Tweet it, post it, share it: What’s your church story?

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – July 21, 2014 — Organizers of the international Back to Church Sunday® movement want to know: What’s your church story? How was your life blessed by your experiences at a church? For millions of people, church is where they learn about God. They have stories to tell about lives changed, families […]

Digital Religion Research Prominent Theme in Upcoming International Conference

The International Society for Media, Religion and Culture (ISMRC) conference held August 4-7, 2014, is the 9th in a series of events assembling an international group of interdisciplinary scholars to better understand relationships between media, society and religion and the significance of media for religion in public life. The event draws a diverse crowd of […]

FairMormon Tackles Challenging Issues at Annual Conference

Provo, UT: FairMormon has announced that the 16th annual FairMormon Conference will be held at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah on August 7-8th 2014. This conference, which has been growing in popularity and size each year, will be tackling controversial issues that have sometimes challenged the faith of those within the international […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – July 18

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1746 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 18 (check local listings).  Surge of Migrant Children -As thousands of children fleeing the violence and poverty of Central America continue to flood into the Southwest, […]

Senator Bill Frist, M.D., and Melinda Gates Lead Community Conversation at Belmont University on Saving Lives of Mothers and Children in Developing World

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, July 15, 2014 – Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today, led a community conversation on “The Mother & Child Project: Simple Steps to Saving Lives in the Developing World,” on the campus of […]