Baptist News Global: A collection of sermons delivered by Dallas clerics in the dark days following what happened in their city Nov. 22, 1963 – 60 years ago today – sheds some light on the perspectives and moods of church leaders and their congregants.
Religion News Service: “We must join forces with Jews and Christians and Muslims around the world who are calling for a cease-fire in Gaza, and the safe return of all hostages and civilian prisoners," said the Rev. William Barber II.
Reuters: The heads of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem issued a rare joint appeal at the weekend, warning that a contested land deal could erase the centuries-old presence of the Armenian community within the Old City.
NPR: The current move to begin marking the season earlier began in 2005, when the Rev. William Petersen got together a group of clergy, professors and church musicians at the North American Academy of Liturgy. They formed something that came to be called the Advent Project.
National Catholic Reporter: A counselor’s suggestions offer a reassuring blend of spiritual support from Catholic wisdom and current best practice from the mental health field.