How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?

March 28, 2015 Elizabeth Whitman Displayed with permission from International Business Times Does the Sunni-Shiite divide matter in Yemen? Sunni Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in Yemen on Thursday to counter Iran-allied Shiite forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the U.S.-backed Yemeni president had taken refuge. Above, a Houthi fighter walks at the site…

What Is The Meaning Of Good Friday?

    A Catholic Family Searches for Answers Behind the Tradition March 26, 2015 Janel Saldana Displayed with permission from Latin Times Good Friday marks the day Jesus died on the cross, fulfilling His Father’s wishes and saving the human race. Shutterstock/Ricardo Reitmeyer   When we look up the meaning of Good Friday on the web, we…

Christian doctors’ group says new college policy infringes on freedom of conscience

March 24, 2015 Lauren Pelley Displayed with permission from Toronto Star With physician-assisted suicide on the horizon, the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada is asking the Ontario Superior Court to declare that a new regulatory policy infringes upon doctors’ freedom of conscience. The society, which represents close to 1,700 members, filed documents in…

American Jewish Groups Welcome Netanyahu Apology

March 24, 2015 Tova Dvorin  Displayed with permission from Arutz Sheva The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomed Tuesday Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu”s apology to the Israeli Arab community for comments he made to his supporters during the 20th Knesset elections. The ADL sent a letter to the prime minister earlier urging him to apologize to the Israeli…

Survey: Majority of Evangelical Christians See No Conflict Between Science and Religion

A recent AAAS conference brought together about 200 scientists, clergy, environmentalists, public health specialists, journalists, and people of faith for a wide-ranging discussion on how to improve the conversation between the religious and scientific communities. From: Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER), a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)  WASHINGTON,…

Israel PM Says “No Palestinian State on My Watch” and Exit Polls Show Tight Race

  March 17, 2015 Displayed with permission from Al Jazeera PM Netanyahu declares “great victory” in tight race but his opponent Zionist Union chief says “everything is open.” Polls have been closed in Israel’s parliamentary elections, with exit polls showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party and the centre-left Zionist Union in a virtual deadlock….

Baylor University Will Host Global Religious Freedom Summit

March 12, 2015 WACO, Texas (March 12, 2015) — Global Religious Freedom Summit, a panel discussion featuring Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, former Congressman Frank Wolf and Bob Fu, president and founder of the China Aid Association, will be hosted by Baylor China Aid from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in…

Five Reasons You’re Still Single

Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor We know God is always with us. Even during those times when we feel most alone, He is there. He has to be there because He cannot contradict Himself. Admittedly, there are instances where it is easier to feel His presence — when we have hope in…