February 23, 2015
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

The Episcopal Church Takes a Hard Look at Alcohol

Clergy and laypeople alike are rereading church policy on alcohol.

Coptic Christians Increasingly Feel Endangered in Libya and Egypt

Libyan Christians have long been targeted for their faith.

Survey: College Freshmen Distancing Themselves from Religion

The study queried 153,000 freshmen at 227 schools.

Killed by Idi Amin, a Ugandan Cleric Gets the Honor He Deserved

Archbishop Janani Luwum was assassinated in 1977.


Breaking Church News

My Friend Died at 23. Why?

Remembering Akim Zhigankov, the son of Adventist professors in the Philippines who died after a mysterious illness this week.

Not-so-Perfect Cup of Coffee

News commentary: We should not forget that it's the same vindicated source of information that protected us from tobacco use that advises against caffeine.

Adventist Schools Slowly Open in Ebola-hit Liberia

But new rules for washing stations and other equipment mean only one school joined public schools in opening last week.

This Week's Special Features

Body Talk

Editorial: Stephen Chavez discusses the body--and it's not the one you are thinking of.

Are You a Plain Thinker?

Commentary: Lot’s story contains a warning for Adventists today, says Merle Poirier.

“Not by Might nor by Power”

February 19 Cover Feature: Michael Campbell on the forgotten revival of 1873.

Unemployed Grace

40 Below: Murray Miller on how God’s grace changes us—if we let it.

Youth "Rule" in Pennsylvania

February 12 Cover Feature: Tamyra Horst on how the Pennsylvania Conference manages to make ministry cool.

Measures of the Heart

Searching the Obvious: Dixil Rodríguez talks about our hearts and Who knows them the best.

That Box in the Attic

Editorial: Bill Knott found mementos of a different time in his life, describes how his values have been reshaped by grace.

REACH: Through Their Eyes

February 12 Cover Feature: Anna Bartlett reports on a new approach in Philadelphia to reach people the "old-fashioned" way.



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