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WASHINGTON, DC – In a panel discussion on Capitol Hill yesterday, maternal and child health experts explained why family planning is critical to improving child survival rates, and why the current perception that Christians do not support family planning is inaccurate. While most Christians support and even practice family planning, stories in the media of […]
WINCHESTER, Va. — ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) today announced in its 4th Annual State of Giving Report that annual cash charitable giving to ECFA-accredited organizations increased 6.4 percent between 2011 and 2012. It reflects total cash donations of $11 billion in 2012, an increase from the previous year’s $10.3 billion. Last year, ECFA […]
Religion News Service is excited to announce the addition of four new bloggers to expand and diversify its lineup of commentators on issues relating to religion, spirituality and ethics.
Salem, Ore. – Starting in the fall of 2014, Corban University of Salem, Ore. and Mars Hill Church will offer a 24-credit Bible certificate at the Mars Hill Bellevue, Wash. location. Classes are slated to begin in the fall of 2014. The curriculum will include Bible and Theology Foundation, Ministry Skills Foundation, Introduction to Bible, […]
Lorton, VA- Do you like diamonds? If so, you are going to enjoy this easy-to-read, understand, and apply inspirational and God-inspired leadership book by #1 Amazon best selling author, Dr. Mary M. Gillam, Col (Ret), USAF. Since Diamonds are known for their longevity and durability, Dr. Gillam chose to use diamonds as the jewel to […]
(Cincinnati, OH) All eyes will look to Rome, Sunday, December 15 as Pope Francis holds an event that celebrates children, Christmas and “bambinellis.” Pope Francis and the children of Rome will gather in St. Peter’s Square to bless their adorable bambinellis from their family’s Christmas crèches. Amy Welborn, author of the new children’s book, Bambinelli Sunday: […]
Secular writers, publishers and producers can now submit work for the 2014 Wilbur Awards. The Religion Communicators Council (RCC) will accept entries through Feb. 3 for one of the oldest recognition programs for religion coverage by secular communicators. Submissions must be produced during 2013. Entry forms are available online. Award categories include newspapers, magazines, books, […]
New York, NY – Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York is pleased to announce that it’s new Senior Rabbi, Joshua M. Davidson, will be honored at an Installation event at a special Sabbath Service on Friday, December 6, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Main Sanctuary, Fifth Avenue at 65th Street. Rabbi Davidson […]
(Los Angeles, CA) #GivingTuesday will earn formal recognition from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, organizers have announced, and Tuesday’s Faith+GivingTuesday+SocialGood summit will feature keynote remarks by Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin. At the first-of-its-kind summit, philanthropic, nonprofit, and religious leaders and experts will explore how nonprofits can overcome communications gaps among religious and secular stakeholders, how […]