UChicago Divinity School Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion names Executive Director


Brie Loskota to head University of Chicago research center The University of Chicago Divinity School is pleased to announce the appointment of Brie Loskota as the Executive Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion. Ms. Loskota, who is currently the Executive Director of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture … Read more

Crete Collective church-planting network announces pastor John Onwuchekwa as co-director


Onwuchekwa will help lead new network focused on planting churches in Black and brown communities WASHINGTON — The Crete Collective church-planting network today announced the appointment of its second staff member, Pastor John Onwuchekwa, as co-director. The Crete Collective was launched in November 2020 to plant, revitalize and support churches in neighborhoods and communities with … Read more

Ascension’s ‘Interactive Mass Book’ for children takes home 2 publishing awards


Amid top competition in 14 categories, Ascension secures 2 first-place awards from the Association of Catholic Publishers. Following the recognition of 11 finalist titles announced in April for the Excellence in Publishing Awards, Catholic publisher Ascension has announced that My First Interactive Mass Book achieved first place in 2 categories: Children’s Picture Books and Spanish. … Read more

Holman Bibles schedules two new Bibles in New American Standard Bible Translation


Holman Bibles Partners with the Lockman Foundation for NASB Specialty Bibles Releasing Spring 2022 Nashville, TN — Holman Bibles, a division of B&H Publishing, has announced a partnership with the Lockman Foundation to produce a line of Bible resources in the New American Standard Bible (NASB) 2020 text. Homan Bible’s first two NASB specialty Bibles … Read more

AME Church Statement on the Anniversary of the Mother Emanuel Massacre


There Is A Balm In Gilead: Call Their Names! On July 17, 2015, another act of white terrorist hatred was perpetrated against Black people and the Black Church. In Charleston, South Carolina, the Pastor and eight Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church members were murdered during Bible study and prayer. Today, June 17, 2021, the … Read more

Trinity Church Wall Street awards $4.6 million in grants to support faith communities in the US and around the world


Funding will go to 25 organizations that include Seminaries, Churches and Dioceses throughout the United States, Africa, and Latin America NEW YORK — Trinity Church Wall Street has awarded more than $4.6 million in grants to 25 organizations dedicated to advancing leadership development and building sustainable financial capacity in the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion and … Read more

Dynamic female media CEO comes to U.S., talks Middle East ministry


Rita El-Mounayer, visionary CEO of SAT-7, to speak at NRB convention, June 21-24 EASTON, Md. — The most influential female Christian media personality in the Middle East and North Africa is coming to America next week — and will share in person how the latest “uncensored” technology is powering the gospel in nations like Iran … Read more

Christian ministries eager to ‘ramp up conversation’ with post-COVID generation, new survey finds


People want ‘real relationships, genuine community’ in post-COVID world; organizations eye online conversations CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Christian ministries and nonprofits are eager to “ramp up the conversation” with the post-COVID generation, a new survey suggests. They’re looking to increase their online video and live-chat offerings to engage people who want “real relationships and genuine community” … Read more

On 07.04.21 (Independence Day) Christian churches must join together to begin fixing America


170 million U.S. Christians joining together to save our country and our children. COLUMBUS, Ohio — There is great power in numbers. The voice of 170 million U.S. Christians joining together to save our country and our children will be hard to ignore. We must influence school boards, city councils, and politicians. We must go … Read more

St. Augustine & John Wesley would not be happy with numbers in empty tomb’s 30th edition


St. Augustine and John Wesley, having challenged church members in their own time about giving, would not be happy with giving trends found in the thirtieth edition of empty tomb’s series, The State of Church Giving through 2018. empty tomb Mission Match invites congregations and venture philanthropists to help tap more of church members’ potential … Read more