John Philip Newell

The gift of sabbath from the PC(USA)’s 1001 New Worshiping Communities

Over the last two years, 74 leaders from the 1001 New Worshiping Communities movement have received $200,000 in sabbath and sabbatical grants that enabled them to fully engage in intentional sabbath practice over the course of 2 to 6 weeks, depending on the length of their tenure in their current ministry context.

Minute for Mission: Human Rights Day

Human beings often forget that all life is sacred. On this day in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) declared the sacredness of all human life due to its “inherent dignity” and its “equal and inalienable rights.”