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 www.pbs.org/religionandethics 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 (www.simusa.org) 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 simusa.org/davidwritebol.   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 (www.sim.org), 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 www.pbs.org/religionandethics 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 […]

Do Christians Feel Any Self-Accountability?

William Pillow, Jack McMahan, and Lillian Stover Wells, PhD Bible literalists say that we are born in sin, inherited from the fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Christians claim to be saved from their sins by the crucifixion of Jesus, intended by God as atonement for their sins. Question: are Christians […]

Son of SIM Missionary Nancy Writebol Issues Statement Today

ATLANTA, Ga. – Jeremy Writebol, son of SIM missionary Nancy Writebol, who returned to the United States and was admitted to Emory University Hospital yesterday after contracting the Ebola virus in Liberia, issued the following statement today: “We are grateful to be able to see our mom once again, and we entrust her care both […]