Following an open editorial by a range of faith leaders and partners published on 22 May, the World Council of Churches now shares a video message of faith l...
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Female genital mutilation and what we're really talking about beneath the weasel...
There are five types of female genital mutilation performed on girls from as young as five years of age.
WCC encourages renewed climate efforts after US withdrawal — World Council of Churches
Expressing its deep disappointment at US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement the WCC has urged renewed commitment by churches and praised local communities and governments for their reaffirmation of climate commitments.
Stirred up to Build the House of the Lord
Scott T. Brown | Hope Baptist Church
What the Best President Can Teach Us about the Worst
by James West Davidson We expect too much of our presidents. Especially at this season, when we honor the two chiefs universally acknowledged as our finest. The mistake is understandable, for it’s human nature to embrace Thomas Carlyle’s assertion that “the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here.” Great men and women there have been; and surely Lincoln stands among them. But he understood all too well the limits of “our poor powers to add or detract,” to borrow a phrase from the fields of Gettysburg. For that reason a certain modesty about his achievements should be our wisdom as well as his. And it may also suggest a way forward in the shadow of one of our…