One year after Shannon Johnston authorized the blessing of same-sex unions in the Diocese of Virginia, the Episcopal Church Bishop has presided over a ceremony for a clergywoman in the diocese.
Officials with pro-family organizations are protesting after apparently being purposefully slighted when a sponsoring U.S. Senator abruptly pulled the plug on a Capitol Hill symposium the night before it was scheduled to occur.
Washington, DC- Today, bishops of the United Methodist Church (UMC) publicly rebuked a retired colleague who recently conducted a same-sex marriage celebration in Alabama.
Washington, DC—Some evangelical Christian officials are touting “comprehensive immigration reform” like the U.S. Senate recently passed. Many are aggressively quoting the Bible to argue that mass legalization of unlawful immigrants is the Christian way to “welcome the stranger.”
Uganda’s Christian heritage came at great cost. Many are familiar with Archbishop Janani Luwum, executed by tyrant Idi Amin in 1977. But Luwum was not the first bishop to give his life for the Gospel in this east African country.
The Global Anglican Future Conference is meeting this week in Nairobi, Kenya, gathering together almost 1,400 delegates from across over 40 countries and 27 Anglican provinces. Here is IRD’s list of the ten things about GAFCON you might not expect.
The Global Anglican Future Conference is a movement not just calling attention to a dysfunction, but building for the future, according to a trio of leaders fielding questions from the press at the Nairobi, Kenya gathering on Friday.
Living alongside and evangelizing Muslim neighbors has been a recurring theme at the Global Anglican Future Conference this week in Nairobi, Kenya. Relations between Anglican Christians and Muslims have been made more complicated in recent years with the rise of radical Islamists and key differences in how Christians and some Muslims understand moral codes and public law.
On the third day of the Global Anglican Future Conference delegates divided into a series of mini-conferences that will stretch over two days. The multi-session events have the same participants throughout, with topics ranging from marriage and family, the challenge of Islam, aid and development and theological education among the nine topics.
Appeals to scriptural authority and the urgency of a revival that spread across East Africa characterized the opening session of the Global Anglican Future Conference in Nairobi, Kenya on Monday. The evening spotlighted the experience of Global South Christians who are both hosting the conference and leading the renewal movement.