Weekend Edition—May 13, 2016
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They were more generous to Palestine—half of Israeli Christians think the “Palestinian leadership” is making a genuine effort for peace, while 37 percent said it was not.
Why Two Tombs Compete for Jesus' Burial
Historic renovations at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre won't change some Protestants' preference for the Garden Tomb.
However, when Protestants from Europe and the United States (Mark Twain among them) began flooding Palestine in the 19th century, they looked askance at the Church of the Holy
You Are the Manure of the Earth
Jesus' metaphor about salt was actually about fertilizer.
original audience might have understood about salt when Jesus taught them to be “the salt of the earth.” When I discovered that salt was used as a fertilizer in Palestine, it permanently
World Relief: How Does Refugee Resettlement Work?
Refugee resettlement is a complex, lengthy process.
that country's values. Seven countries: Syria, Iran, Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey, Palestine and Jordan—host more than half of all refugees. Refugees who
Died: Don McClanen, Founder of Fellowship of Christian Athletes
(UPDATED) Vision of Oklahoma basketball coach 60 years ago now reaches 2 million annually.
The organization hosts workshops to train people to have stronger financial skills and has also taken Americans to India, Palestine, and Haiti “to experience how some communities live
70,000 Worshipers Dump TV for Church
Tech-savvy Oklahoma megachurch is now Life.Church.
CT has frequently covered how YouVersion users engage with the app, including a Holy Week Bible reading surge in South Sudan, Palestine, and Myanmar, and its top 10 most-shared
Evangelicals Defend 'Christ at the Checkpoint' from Israeli Critics
(UPDATED) Leaders reject allegations by Ministry of Foreign Affairs official that Bethlehem conference is anti-Israel or anti-Semitic.
About 700 people are in Bethlehem to take part in the third CATC, which addresses the role of Christian peacemaking in the Israel-Palestine conflict. CATC media.
PC(USA) Divests From Some Israeli Holdings. Does It Matter?
(UPDATED) The divestment of the 1.8 million-member denomination may have symbolic power, but how much?
That study guide is available from the PC(USA) online store with a statement noting that it was produced by the Israel/Palestine Mission Network (IPMN) and that "As part of its mandate
What Do You Preach After a Week Like This?
Reactions from 10 pastors close to the recent shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Falcon Heights.
CT. The church has been spending a month examining conflict around the world, specifically between Israel and Palestine, Muslims and Christians.
Q+A with Oscar Nominee: What’s So Funny About the West Bank?
Basil Khalil’s irreverent and insightful ‘Ave Maria’ sheds light on Arab Christians.
I know what and how the west sees us, and I'm able to give them something fresh, yet at the same time I know our stories and culture from Palestine that I'm able to portray accurate