I am the half-orphaned child of parents who were considered old, even when I was a child. You know, the set of parents that everyone mistakes for grandparents. To read full blog article, click here.
- Clinton’s anti-child-marriage initiative finds relevance in churches
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's Clinton Global Initiative announced Sept. 20 in New York the creation of a partnership of organizations worldwide seeking to spotlight the dangers of marriage for girls under age 18. Among those introducing the project, called "Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage,"…
- Pre-Minneapolis Reflections
This much has changed--we have eliminated a national denominational standard for sexual ethics for church leaders. We revert back to a time before 1996 when the “fidelity and chastity clause” was inserted into our Book of Order. ... Click to read more
- South African faith leaders campaign to end corruption
Cape Town, South Africa (ENInews) An interfaith group of religious leaders in South Africa has embarked on a national campaign to fight bribery, patronage, nepotism and abuse of public funds. Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Baha'i and African traditional leaders launched the "Call to End Corruption" on Aug. 22 in…