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Missionary Work

Silence: A Gut-Wrenching Look At Faith

Zack Hunt | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion
Zack Hunt

The early 20th century French Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain once wrote, "If you want to make a Christian work, then be Christian, and simply t...

Vice President Joe Biden Promotes U.S. as Fracking Missionary Force On Ukraine Trip

Steve Horn | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDuring his two-day visit this week to Kiev, Ukraine, Vice President Joe Biden unfurled President Barack Obama's "U.S. Cris...

Bianca Bosker

Meet The Mormon Church's First Online-Only Missionary | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

Can people feel the Holy Sprit through a screen? Or accept a new faith via Facebook? Tyson Boardman had no idea. No one did. But as the Church of J...

Growing Up Mormon and Feminist

KidSpirit | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion

My mom raised me to love being a girl in the twenty-first century, and I am proud to have had the same opportunities as boys my own age in sports, music and extracurricular activities.

They Disagree, Divide And Double

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

Lutherans and other denominational bodies have a history of splitting off, coming together and starting new groups, or synods. As of last year, they had more than 50 denominations and planned to start even more.

Christian Missionary Conduct Recommendations

Posted 10.18.2011 | Religion

By A. James Rudin Religion News Service (RNS) "Missionary" is one of those words where the meaning depends entirely on who's saying it -- and who'...

Jaweed Kaleem

Coalition Of Christian Groups Issues Guidelines For Missionaries | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.28.2011 | Religion

A coalition of major Christian denominations issued a set of guidelines Tuesday for missionary work with the aim of gaining converts without gaining e...

In Preparation For Mission Trip, Couple Sell Their Worldly Possessions

Downers Grove, IL Patch | Posted 05.29.2011 | Chicago

While most of our neighbors are intent on saving, buying and in general, accumulating stuff, Downers Grove residents Jeff Wasilevich and Deborah Rissi...

Technology Unites Missionaries And Families Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Janine Winkler loves reading books to her 2-year-old grandson Judah, but instead of sitting on her lap...