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Faith Leaders Speak Out against Trump Administration’s Decision to Cut Refugee Admissions Ceiling

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Trump Administration's Decision to Cut Refugee Admissions Ceiling The Trump administration is proposing the annual refugee admissions ceiling be set at 15,000 in Fiscal Year 2021.In Fiscal Year 2020, which ended on Sept. 30, the annual refugee admissions goal was 18,000 refugees. According to Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, of... Read more

10 Ways the Church Can Speak Love to Black and Brown Brothers and Sisters

As I sat in a home Bible study with two other couples, I wrestled with the question the host asked.He read an article that stated a certain percentage of people say they experience discrimination. He posed the question: How do they know? I pondered why he asked. Was this question a result of ignorance? Was... Read more

Suicide spike strikes Pine Ridge; Native believers speak hope to sorrow – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — Leaders on South Dakotas Pine Ridge Reservation recently issued a state of emergency after four youth suicides in two weeks. Authorities reported 177 suicide attempts among 14- to 32-year olds between January and mid-August, and nine deaths by suicide. Between 2017 and 2019, the Oglala Sioux tribe saw 458 suicide attempts and... Read more

Speak Life | Devotional by Mary Pinckney

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Do you remember this old adage? It would often be heard on a schoolhouse playground as children were teasing each other, pretending not to be bothered by the insults that came their way. But our pretending doesnt end with childhood; as adults,... Read more

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Shooting of Jacob Blake, Subsequent Riots

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Shooting of Jacob Blake, Subsequent Riots On Sunday evening, 29-year-old Jacob Blake was critically wounded after being shot by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Several Christian leaders expressed outrage over the shooting as well as the subsequent riots that have taken place as protestors smashed windows and set cars... Read more

Why We Should Speak About Who God Is To Us – Beloved Women – August 11, 2020

Why We Should Speak About Who God Is To Us Beloved Women August 11, 2020READ: For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, to... Read more

The Church and racism: actions must speak louder than words

(Photo: Unsplash/Clay Banks)For weeks now, protests have been staged around the world against racism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. In the UK, black people have taken to the street in their droves to call for racial justice, and the statues of slave traders have been torn down. Christian Today spoke to Dr Joe Aldred,... Read more

JK Rowling fights back against ‘transphobic’ accusations: ‘It isn’t hate to speak the truth’

British writer JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London, England on June 23, 2011.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File PhotoThe author of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, is facing intense backlash online for reiterating that biological sex is real, comments many are now deeming... Read more

Chicago Pastors Speak Out against Threats of Shutdowns amid COVID-19

Chicago Pastors Speak Out against Threats of Shutdowns amid COVID-19 Multiple churches in Chicago, Illinois are already having in-person services even though restrictions prohibit them from exceeding a certain amount.According to the state's Restore Illinois plan, religious services with 10 or fewer people are permitted, NBC Chicago reports.Gatherings of more than ten, however,... Read more

God Can Speak into the Chaos of Your Life | Thoughts about God by Jon Walker

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalms 51:10 (NIV) God spoke the world into existence, and He spoke you into your mothers womb. Even now, He can speak into the chaos of your life to bring it shape and form (Psalm 51:10 MSG). This is a... Read more

Let Billy Graham’s Legacy Converse for Itself

[ad_1] His legacy and accomplishments are spectacular. His character and knowledge like nobody this world will see once more. He has offered thousands and thousands of books, and preached the gospel t greater than two billion folks. However, to me, an important position he performed was that I obtained to name him Daddy Invoice. Rising... Read more

Holy Spirit: How Does the Holy Spirit Communicate to Us In the present day?

[ad_1] Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Obtain | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | In the present day’s Bible Research revolves round a superb query that was posted within the Radically Christian Fb group. The query was, “Does the Holy Spirit speak to believers? I am being told by our brethren that the... Read more

Atatiana Jefferson Taking pictures: Christian Leaders Converse Out | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] On Monday, a Forth Value, Texas, cop shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own residence after being referred to as by a neighbor who seen the entrance door was open. Jefferson was enjoying video video games together with her nephew when she was killed. Within the ensuing days, the Fort... Read more