The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom made some ground-breaking recommendations in its latest annual report, but the bipartisan watchdog made clear one reality is not new -- the ability to exercise one's faith continues to deteriorate.
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Kentucky First Lady Glenna Bevin urged 300 attendees during a Woman's Auxiliary luncheon at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to step out of their comfort zones and get involved with foster care and adoption. Glenna and her husband, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, have adopted four children from Ethiopia and have pledged to improve the state's foster […]
Church planting training resources are now available to like-minded evangelicals through the Send Institute, a "think tank" that will house the best practices the North American Mission Board uses in church planting and share those practices with other church planters. The institute will be a partnership between NAMB and the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism […]
Lessons learned from illumiNations initiative could help other causes. This fall, ten Bible translation agencies—from Wycliffe Bible Translators to Pioneer Bible Translators to the United Bible Societies—will invite givers to visit a single website to see how Bible translation is progressing around the world and to join in this effort by making their contributions. Rather […]
As it enters its third season, the acclaimed drama continues to take a long, hard look at our responses to loss. This article contains spoilers for the first two seasons of HBO’s The Leftovers. A few years ago, a close friend of mine—a youth minister on his way home from a mission trip—died in a […]
Missionaries pursuing the Great Commission now have Google Maps. Global Mapping International (GMI) will close its doors on June 30, more than three decades after it began as a two-year global mapping project. “We thought we’d get it done and disband in two years,” GMI president and CEO Jon Hirst told CT. “Then we realized […]