Frank Schaeffer on Christianity in America

by (@TheIRD) December 24, 2012

Frank Schaeffer, the son of well known evangelical missionaries and founders of L’Abri in Switzerland, Francis and Edith Schaeffer, recently discussed his view on America’s status as a “Christocentric” nation with Patheos blogger Phil Shepherd. Schaeffer said he does not believe America is or has ever been a “Christocentric” country, and that such a description […]

Episcopal Leaders Simultaneously Praise and Cut Budget for Missions and Evangelism

by (@JeffreyHWalton) July 16, 2009

Read other IRD articles covering the 76th General Convention of the Episcopal Church here. Evangelism has been an increasingly high-profile topic of discussion, if not action, in the Episcopal Church as membership in the denomination continues to gradually age and numerically decrease. Attendance figures released by the church reveal that its decline has accelerated since 2003, assisted by […]

General Board of Global Missions Gears Up & Gives Grants

by (@TheIRD) November 3, 2008

United Methodism’s largest agency inaugurated its new chief, a former liberal bishop,  and approved grants for left-wing political advocacy at its October 2008 meeting. Resolutions affirming abortion rights and opposing U.S. border control were also approved. The 90 directors met in Stamford, Connecticut. The General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) has long been one of the […]