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June 19, 2014
Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America have encouraging news as they convene this evening to begin the process of selecting a new leader: a growing flock.
May 23, 2014
If you asked me a year ago why I felt the need to study abroad in Uganda, I don’t think I could have answered you apart from some vague spiritual-sounding language about how “God has something awesome in store.”
November 7, 2013
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.
October 22, 2013
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.
October 18, 2013
Over 1,200 bishops, clergy and lay leaders representing the majority of worldwide Anglicans will gather next week in Nairobi, Kenya to study scripture, worship, pray, and discern the Holy Spirit’s call to the churches.
June 21, 2013
Photo credit: geography.about.com by Rick Plasterer The saga of Uganda’s proposed toughened anti-sodomy law and the American Evangelical connection with it drags on, even as laws and punishments of as great or greater severity…
February 16, 2013
This weekend we celebrate the life and martyrdom of the Most Reverend Janani Jakaliya Luwum, Anglican Archbishop of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Bogo-Zaire. He was murdered by Ugandan dictator Idi Amin on February 16 (or 17),…
November 9, 2012
By Mikhail Bell Most American 16-year-olds anticipate the thrill of finally receiving a driver’s license and junior prom. Across the pond in Central Africa, different realities inform the teenage experience, as the rescue of…
October 23, 2012
By Mikhail Bell Released on October 7, Invisible Children’s (IC) new documentary “MOVE” attempts to set the record straight about co-founder Jason Russell’s public meltdown and what is really at stake if Joseph Kony is not…
June 10, 2010
Decrying as “missionaries of hate” U.S. Christians who preach in Africa against homosexual practice, a former bishop of the Anglican Church of Uganda spoke June 8 at a liberal think tank in Washington, D.C….
May 13, 2010
Faith McDonnell and Grace Akallo were acknowledged in a speech given by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) before the passage of the bill on LRA disarmament and the Northern Uganda Recovery Act. (See entire day’s transcript). …
February 22, 2010
The following originally appeared as an IRD Weekly E-Newsletter. If you would like to receive future mailings, register as an IRD User today. Find additional newsletters in the IRD E-Newsletter Archive. Remember TV producer Norman Lear, who introduced then-controversial 1970’s…