Matthew Stevenson, R. Derek Black, and Allison Gornik share their story of friendship and the rise out of hatred on Sunday, Nov. 3 at American University.
Krista Tippet of NPR interviewed Derek Black and Matthew Stevenson recently in her program “On Being.” Here is a snapshot:
“I’d heard Derek Black, the former white power heir apparent, interviewed before about his past. But…
These are important first steps for Baptists, ones that all churches must take….
The mass shooting at Mother Emanuel Church was a major wake-up call in 2015 to the rise of home-grown terrorism among white supremacists in the U.S.
There is a remarkable film made about the church’s struggle, the forces of local racism, and the people’s strength. It is called “Emanuel” and screens in D.C. on Tuesday May 14, at the Museum of…
Share a greeting this month to your Muslim friends: “Blessed Ramadan” or “Ramadan Mubarak.” DO attend an Iftar, breaking fast meal, if you are invited!
Ramadan explained by a Muslim colleague:
The time has come for this years Ramadan; May 6 to June 4, 2019.
Muslims start fasting before dawn (SEHR) and break the fast at sunset (IFTAR) and dinner is served after…
Anti-Religious Hate strikes Mosque, Church, and Synagogue during these Holy Seasons.
Mosque mass Shootings last month in Christchurch, New Zealand with a hundred casualties (including 50 deaths).
Easter mass Bombings of Churches (Catholic and Protestant) in Sri Lanka, with hundreds of casualties (including 75 deaths).
Passover Shooting in southern California at Chabad Synagogue of Poway with four casualties (including 1…
Do you know why Ecumenism is a priority for the Churches? Do you know how do go about it? Dr. Budde guided the Figel Event audience to both responses with a stellar address that provided a theological rationale for practical engagement. Communing with one another is a way of Communing with God. As various churches live toward greater unity, we…
A new film on Howard Thurman’s life and theology will take place on Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 pm at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by the Howard University School of Divinity and the McClendon Scholar program at NYAPC. Information below.
Annual Convocation is on the topic “Are Protestants Still People of the Book”?… Address given by Dr. Bruce Douglas, emeritus professor of Georgetown University. Open and Free to the Public, 9:00 a.m. registration and breakfast, adjourn at noon. Held at National Presbyterian Church. See below: RI 2019 ConvocationPoster…
During these holy days, we have gathered prayers for truth, unity, justice and peace–offering them as a gift for all who want to pray into this New Year. Here are a few that you will find in the resource, linked here and below. May we all pray and work for a new direction in this New Year.
Lord, Lord, open unto…
Today, I am at the Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology visiting with the Advisory Council and Dean Walker. Such a joy to see this recently honored seminary community at work! See the recognition from the Center for Faith and Service.