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    Medical technology allows premature and critically ill newborns to survive, but it also confronts parents and doctors with difficult bioethical decisions; seminary students face uncertain job futures at churches; and new archaeological discoveries at the Jordan River have renewed interest in a pilgrimage site revered by Muslims, Jews, and Christians. More

    May 29, 2015 | Comments

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    Modern medicine now allows premature infants to survive, but at what cost? “The big question today,” observes Dr. John Lantos, a pediatric bioethicist at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, is how many survive without devastating neurologic impairments or other chronic medical problems?” More

    May 29, 2015 | Comments

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    Some seminary graduates are finding it increasingly difficult to secure paid, full-time jobs as pastors. Many turn to other ways to serve or to make ends meet while they look for work. “These students genuinely feel that existentially they have been challenged by God to serve people.” says Greg Sterling, dean of Yale Divinity School. “How are they going to do that if they can’t be supported” by a financially viable congregation? More

    May 29, 2015 | Comments

  • Jordan-River-v5-FEAT

    The Jordan River is the central location for many sacred stories of Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Modern Christians in particular are known to journey to the site some consider to be the religion’s actual starting point. Says Rustom Mkhjian, assistant director of the Jordan River baptism site: “We know this is the spot where Jesus was baptized and Christianity started.” More

    May 29, 2015 | Comments

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    Nearly one month after Nepal was rocked by the first of two earthquakes, humanitarian and faith-based groups face major challenges; a boy’s prep school led by Benedictine monks emphasizes responsibility, community, and the Rule of St. Benedict; and the nonprofit organization Final Salute meets the needs of homeless women veterans and their children. More

    May 20, 2015 | Comments

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    The only way not to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the challenges in Nepal, says World Vision’s Kent Hill, “is to not think of a million or 12 million or 50 million people in need. It’s to think about that one person, that one child…Once you’ve seen one life change, you say it is worth it.” More

    May 20, 2015 | Comments

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    Find out more about how you can help these faith-based disaster relief organizations working in areas affected by the earthquakes in Nepal. More

    May 20, 2015

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    “We’re here as a sign of God’s presence,” says Father Edwin Leahy, headmaster of St. Benedict’s Prep School in Newark, New Jersey. “That’s who we are as monks. We take a vow of stability of place, so even though the neighborhoods change around us on a regular basis, we stay.” More

    May 20, 2015 | Comments

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    “We are still not getting it as a country, and we’re making a poor effort as a society to take care of all our veterans…We can liberate other countries and clear up their natural disasters. Women veterans are now America’s natural disaster,” says Final Salute founder Jaspen Boothe. More

    May 20, 2015 | Comments

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    A Presbyterian minister encourages seminary students to pursue service and social justice work; volunteers for a nondenominational Christian ministry work to transform the lives of inmates in hundreds of prisons; and an ancient Jewish festival celebrates receiving the Torah with all-night study More

    May 14, 2015 | Comments