Archive | 2015

Your Church Can Help Legal Residents Become Citizens

The White House has announced a campaign called “Stand Stronger”a plan to help legal residents become citizens. The campaign is aimed at the approximately 8.8 million Legal Permanent Residents (known as “green card” holders) who qualify for citizenship but have never taken the final step. Because of all the debate about illegal immigration, there has […]

Go and Tell

The first time I visited a poor country I was suddenly aware of my true value to the world. I had no medical skills to help the sick. I didn’t know how to dig a well to provide clean water. I knew little about the crops that grew or how to make them more productive. […]

Believers Visit Baptism Site in Jordan

 For most Americans, Epiphany (Jan. 6) passes with little celebration. Traditionally, the 12th day of Christmas is marked by Eastern Orthodox, Catholics and some mainline Protestants as the day the three kings visited the baby Jesus. For Eastern Rite Christians, Epiphany (also called Theophany) emphasizes the revelation of Jesus as the son of God through his baptism and […]