Devotional: We sometimes fear to bring our troubles to God...
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Friday November 5, 2010
6 November 2010
Saturday, November 6, 2010; 6:50 PM
The heart of the problem, in Washington and in other donor countires, is that rebuilding Haiti has been treated as a routine development task, akin to improving an irrigation system or extending rural electrification. This makes no sense given the extent of ruination, the scale of needed reconstruction and the ongoing humanitarian suffering in Haiti.
Posted by David Virtue
Fri, Nov. 05 2010
By LAURIE GOODSTEIN
“Death threats, and the now worldwide controversy surrounding your election of me as bishop, have been a constant strain, not just on me, but on my beloved husband, Mark” and on Episcopalians in the state, he said.
Thu, 4 Nov 2010
“Sadly the last Government seemed determined to undermine marriage – for example, by removing references to it from official forms.”
Barnabas Fund says Christians in the West need to be ready for suffering if they are to make a stand for Christ.
November 05, 2010
By Gary Lane
HUD dismisses complaint following ADF letter defending Mich. woman’s right to post ad on her church bulletin board
Decision called 'compelling victory for the 1st Amendment'
Thu, Nov 04, 2010
There has been a decline in the number of adoptions.
November 03, 2010
I really don't have to know what they, or God really looks like now. I know, love, and have an intimate relationship with my family, friends, and with God, and that is enough for me. That is true sight.
November 3, 2010
By Matthew Davies
"The lesson of the 2010 campaign is that most Americans do not want more government in their lives, they want less. They do not want handouts from President Obama. They want him and other politicians like him off their backs and out of their wallets.”
Anglican Communion News Service
Press Trust of India
Christians are supposed to be the people who know the dangers of investing either too much, or too little, confidence in the political system. The election is over. Now is the time for Christians to pray for those who were elected and for the government they will serve. Things are going to get interesting fast.
By Philip Pullella
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Wednesday November 3, 2010
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
Blames 'political onslaught,' 'barrage of unmitigated accusations'
A new virus-killing technique could hit the market in just a few years
Group raises issues of poverty, peace and justice
The delegation also included Episcopal Bishop Johncy Itty, chair of the CWS board of directors; Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; and representatives of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Church of the Brethren, Armenian Church of America, Greek Orthodox Church of America, Presbyterian Church (USA), Moravian Church, Religious Society of Friends, Reformed Church in America, United Methodist Church, Orthodox Church in America, United Church of Christ, and the Progressive National Baptist Convention.
Our children and young adults have watched adult America veer incautiously leftward, like a driver slipping lanes because he’s been distracted by a text message; and we will not emerge from that mistake unscathed. But we can make this a teachable moment for our students and ourselves; if we move forward with quiet resolve and honorable intentions we may yet manage to rescue our representative republic from the collision force of a generation that has been bearing down and driving hard for years, against everything that came before itself.
By OLIVIA TORRES
By BRIAN LILLEY
We Must Not Despair
by Nathan Black, Christian Post
Government's solution to for-profit problems may threaten schools' autonomy.
By Laura Caroe
Anglicans who defect to Rome in protest at plans to ordain women bishops could be allowed to continue worshipping in their Church of England buildings, a leading official said today.
posted November 1, 2010
By Bill Wilson
Wednesday October 27, 2010
October 31, 2010
But Jefferts Schori insisted the Episcopal Church isn’t about numbers but about being a prophetic voice.
The following is a transcription of Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Bishop Jack Iker's remarks to the United Kingdom's Forward in Faith's National Assembly on Saturday, Oct. 16 in London, England.
FCA South Africa Conference Ends with Statement of purpose and commitment to the Orthodox faith clearly stated at GAFCON
Veteran Democratic Rep. Brian Baird says that job creation should have been priority 'number one, two and three.'