Methodist clergy in US vow to marry gay couples

Originally published in The Christian Century Risking their careers or standing in the United Methodist Church, at least 164 clergy and six congregations from Long Island to the Catskill Mountains and southern Connecticut are vowing to marry same-sex couples. Hundreds of UMC clergy elsewhere in the US have made similar […]

Abbas: Decision on UN bid will take weeks, not months

By Reuters — originally published in Jerusalem Post Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday he expected the Security Council to finish debating his nation’s application for full UN membership within weeks, not months. His comments came as reaction to speculations that the Security Council could potentially sit on […]

UK lawyer to brief SA Christians on danger of anti-Christian laws

United Kingdom barrister Paul Diamond, who specialises in defending the rights of Christians in a culture that has become hostile to believers, will address  a church conference in Stellenbosch next week. Shofar Conference Speakers Other speakers at the conference  include the fathers of the modern worship movement Brian Doerksen (Canada) […]