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Tuesday's inspiration - National Older Adult Conference 2017 (September 5, 2017)

National Older Adult Conference happenings on Tuesday, Sept 5 Read more »


Monday's inspiration - National Older Adult Conference 2017 (September 4, 2017)

National Older Adult Conference happenings on Monday, Sept 4. Read more »


Children’s Disaster Services deploys teams to three cities in Texas (August 31, 2017)

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) is now deploying teams of volunteers to aid children and families in shelters in three Texas cities: San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas. “We have 24 people as of today and another 30 will be arriving over the next week to replace those teams,” reported CDS staff. Read more »


Program and Arrangements Committee announces preachers for Annual Conference 2018 (August 31, 2017)

The Program and Arrangements Committee for the 2018 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren has announced preachers for the denomination’s next annual meeting. The Conference takes place in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Duke Energy Convention Center, on July 4-8. The Sunday morning sermon will be brought by Leonard Sweet, a popular preacher and Christian author who is the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew University. Read more »


‘Living Parables’: About the Annual Conference theme (August 31, 2017)

The simple understanding of a parable is literally from Jesus’ parables, which were stories that were cast alongside a truth in order to illustrate that truth, or the telling of a familiar story to illustrate big truths. Jesus’ parables were teaching aids and can be thought of as extended analogies or inspired comparisons. A common description of a parable is that it is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Read more »


Rebecca Dali: My faith in God motivates me every second (August 31, 2017)

The following release from the World Council of Churches (WCC) notes an unprecedented honor for a member of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). Rebecca Dali, founder of the Center for Compassion, Empowerment, and Peace Initiatives (CCEPI), has received the 2017 Humanitarian Award from the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation at a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more »


Newsline for Aug. 31, 2017 (August 31, 2017)

NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services deploys teams to three cities in Texas 2) Moderator invites denomination to online ‘townhall meetings’ 3) Program and Arrangements Committee announces preachers for Annual Conference 2018 4) Michigan District approves motion from churches wanting to form new district FEATURES 5) ‘Living Parables’: About the Annual Conference theme 6) Rebecca Dali: My faith in God motivates me every second 7) Brethren bits Read more »


Brethren bits for Aug. 31, 2017 (August 31, 2017)

Personnel, job openings, Chibok girls baptized, stories requested for ‘Inglenook Desserts,’ ‘Justice Like Water–Examining Racism,’ Peace Day 2017, and much more Read more »


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