At the very same moment that the General Synod voted to reject women bishops, dozens of women joined MPs in the House of Commons to launch a new network to empower women. The Church of England voted just after 6pm, while in the same city a new world network called Woman to Woman launched.
A new 9-week DVD resource for the global Church aims to re-examine and explore what holiness in the Bible really means. The Jesus Agenda argues that holiness is central to our communal behavior as well as our relationship with God and is far bigger than the issue of morality.
A trio of Christian ministries have launched a video resource to inspire the world's Christians to help end the agony of 1.4 billion people suffering extreme poverty. The International Director of Micah Challenge, Rev Joel Edwards fronts 'The Jesus Agenda' which aims to make the worldwide Church awa
Between two side events on Pakistan and on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Coun-cil in Geneva, the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) announced Godfrey Yogarajah from Sri Lanka as the new Chair of its board of supervisors.
Christians in India have helped hundreds of children and adults by setting up weekend medical camps, as part of a campaign of advocacy. Around 300 people including Bengalis, gypsies, Moslems and local Punjabis flocked to two medical camps in Dwarka near Delhi with doctors giving up their annual leav
MC: S. African Christians Post Photos to Facebook, Speak up Against Unnecessary Deaths of Mothers and ChildrenOct 15, 2012
Thousands of Christians in South Africa are posting their photo to Facebook for a 'picture petition' campaign against the unnecessary deaths of mothers and children. Christians will email or Facebook their photo as part of a six-week 'promising Life', campaign against unfairness in the health system
After six successive days this year, the lawsuit against the murderers of three Christians in Malataya, Turkey in 2007, entered a new phase, as IIRF observers of the trial and the national evangelical alliance in Turkey stated.
The launch of EXPOSED - Shining a Light on Corruption, is an historic event as it marks the first time in history that leading Christian agencies and organizations have united to take a stand against corruption, one of the major factors contributing to global poverty.
In a recent lecture on human dignity, the Archbishop of Canterbury made it clear that in his opinion the world at large is not waiting with bated breath to hear what the Church has to say about morality. So why should anyone be expected to take Christians seriously when they launch a global campaig
Micah Challenge, a Christian movement which is aiming to take millions out of extreme poverty, has a new Chairperson. Marnix Niemeijer this month takes the reins of the Micah Challenge International Board as the campaign to halve world poverty is stepped up. Marnix is currently the Managing Directo