Friday will be the 40th day of the most recent full-scale military conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the landlocked region of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. The mountainous and forested land, historically called Artsakh by its majority ethnic Armenian residents, is a territory of 17,000 square miles — about the size of Delaware.
The Presbyterian Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment’s summer 2019 meeting in Detroit included a meeting with activist Emma Lockridge, who was protesting the impact a Marathon refinery had on her neighborhood.
The Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) had a pastoral message Wednesday for Presbyterians anxious about the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election even as ballots are still being counted.
The Rev. Dr. Charles Lattimore Howard was two-thirds of the way through the Presbyterian Historical Society’s webinar on Black theology and mass movements when he got a question that took him back to graduate school.
Hurricane Delta clobbered southwest Louisiana on Oct. 9, making landfall just 13 miles east of where Hurricane Laura came ashore as a strong Category 4 storm just six weeks earlier. And, between these two direct hits, Hurricane Sally, a Category 2 storm with 105 mile-per-hour winds, dumped double-digit rainfall totals from Gulf Shores, Alabama, to Pensacola, Florida. Small, slow-moving Tropical Storm Beta caused severe flooding along the Texas and Louisiana coastlines.
Major General Kermit D. Johnson, the Army’s former Chief of Chaplains who served for two years at the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Public Witness, is being remembered by the United States Army Chaplain Corps Regimental Association following his Jan. 9 death at age 91.
To many United States citizens, voting has been a fairly easy proposition. They take some time on Election Day to go to a polling place near their home, maybe stand in line for a while, cast their vote and get a sticker.
The Rev. Denise Anderson, co-moderator of the 222nd General Assembly, appears in a short film co-produced by Faith in Public Life Action, whose founder and CEO is a former PC(USA) national staff member, the Rev. Jennifer Butler.
“Then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in clouds’ with great power and glory.” — Mark 13:26