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How Much Is Too Much To Pay A Pastor?

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.19.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Franklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Observer story, has some worrying that too many top Christian nonpr...

Franklin Graham's Annual Income Is Getting Closer To $1 Million

The Associated Press | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Franklin Graham started taking a salary from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association two years after giving up pay from the...

Papal Tribunals

Martin Marty | Posted 06.15.2016 | Religion
Martin Marty

Can Pope Francis and thousands of Catholic--and other--personnel recover, emerge, and get back to their vital work, regaining trust?

So Let Me Get This Straight...

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?

When the Internet Saves Lives

William Lambers | Posted 05.15.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

The Internet is an amazing tool for communication. We see the best example of this in the conflict and disaster zones of the world. For when it matters the most, Internet communication is literally a lifesaver.

Ebola: Ten Proposals to Engage Religious Actors More Proactively

Katherine Marshall | Posted 12.08.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Networks of religious and faith-inspired actors are a resource that could magnify the impact of urgent responses and recovery plans in West Africa.

ISIS Has Displaced More Than 1.8 Million Iraqis. Here's How You Can Help Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact

The Islamic State militant group has upended life for hundreds of thousands of Iraqis affected by the group's expanding influence in the region. En...

U.S. Missionary Doctor Discharged After Recovering From Ebola

Religion News Service | Liz Szabo | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion

(RNS) An American doctor treated for Ebola, Kent Brantly, was discharged from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital Thursday (Aug. 21). Another Americ...

Ann Coulter, Donald Trump Ebola Comments Prompt Christian Backlash

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 08.08.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Prominent conservative voices are criticizing the decision to bring two medical missionaries who contracted Ebola back to the United States for ...

Religious Workers Risk Their Lives On The Frontline Of Ebola Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.03.2014 | Religion

The Ebola outbreak in western Africa has claimed at least 932 lives as of August 4, according to the WHO, and it shows no sign of abating. Health prof...

Former Aid Worker Sues Samaritan's Purse After Being Kidnapped In Darfur

Posted 07.23.2011 | Impact

Flavia Wagner, a former aid worker who was abducted and held captive for 105 days in Darfur in 2010, is suing the charity organization who sent her to...

One Year After: Haiti Aid Is not Rocket Science nor a Spectator Sport

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

Many reports from NGOs are clearly inflated either by overvaluing supplies having been sent or by counting as money spent things which are planned for later on.

Haiti: "All the Resources Are in the Wrong Place"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

There is plenty of blame and criticism to go around, but that being said, the humanitarian situation in Haiti is so dire it seems as if there may be no comprehensive solution.

Food Distribution In Haiti: World Food Programme Gives Out 42 Metric Tons Of Rice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A massive food distribution effort is finally under way in the damaged city of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. The United Nations World Food Pro...

Palin Pallin' with Preacher

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Outrageous fuel prices, inflated food costs, low subsistence harvests and low or no incomes aligned to create the perfect storm of a devastating reality in Western Alaska.