African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day
President wants Protestants to replicate the tourism success of Catholics.
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day. Last year, 500 Catholic pilgrims from Kenya spent more than a month walking 300 miles to reach it for the annual Martyrs Day.
Israel’s 47 Christian Schools Face a Murky Future
Government says promised funds to stave off financial collapse will come soon.
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How we respond to the church in exile?
together and looked to religion for answers. We have to learn how to relate to our culture as an exiled church full of pilgrims. The problem is that a significant
The Colonists’ New Religious Mystery
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown’s spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown's spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating. Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown's spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
My Own Pilgrim's Progress
Summoned by God, I learned to follow him in trust and vulnerability, even when I felt displaced.
But one thing is sure: The call came from outside them. Abraham and Sarah did not take a personality or spiritual gifts test and then decide to become pilgrims.
20 Truths from Pioneering Movements by Steve Addison
Jesus founded the greatest movement this world has ever seen. How do we join in?
(28). 8. Peter preached the first missionary message in Jerusalem to the pilgrims gathered from around the world. He told them the last days had begun.
Weekend Edition: October 9, 2015
Pope Francis Paradoxes, ethics for church leadership, and more.
We who believe are here on temporary assignment. We are pilgrims on a journey — passing through as we head towards our eternal home. Our God is on His throne.
What I'm Teaching My Kids About the Fourth of July
Why we celebrate, even in the midst of a complicated history.
I tell them about the Pilgrims leaving England and how over time they formed communities called colonies and they were paying money to England even though England wasn't giving
"These Christians Are Weird . . . But They Love"
An interview with Philip Yancey about his new book, Vanishing Grace
is intolerance and hatred. You mention pilgrims, activists, and artists as three types of Christians who can still attract others to the faith. What is it about
The Kasich Conundrum
How one of America's most Christian candidates became the most offensive.
his rejection of Mississippi's recent religious freedom law, a National Review columnist warned Kasich, “don't tell us to relax,” and wrote that if Kasich was right the “Pilgrims should have
This Thanksgiving, Stop Idolizing the Pilgrims
An evangelical historian teaches us how to think critically about the heroes of our past.
This Thanksgiving, Stop Idolizing the Pilgrims. Surviving records from the Pilgrims actually tell us little about the "first Thanksgiving," tempting folks to fill in details where they don't exist.
The Holy Land's Hold on the Christian Imagination
A scholar gets inside the motivations of American believers making the pilgrimage to Israel.
Just below this, the Ministry of Tourism describes what a pilgrim is likely to experience. Pilgrims frequently describe their pilgrimage to the Holy Land as a life-changing experience.
Why Nigeria's President Just Visited (Almost) Every Pilgrimage Site in Israel
Trip with eight governors is first-ever Holy Land trip by a sitting president of Africa's most divided Christian-Muslim nation.
While initial reports that the president would lead 19 governors and 30,000 pilgrims were overblown, Jonathan's journey is "the first time a sitting Nigerian president will embark on
Protestants Follow Catholics' Lead on Martyr Tourism as Pope Francis Visits Uganda
(UPDATED) A swampy site that draws millions across East Africa symbolizes religious freedom. One day it may prove better than gorillas for the economy.
Pilgrims walk hundreds of miles to swat at mosquitoes and dip their jugs, body parts, and even their babies into the murky water of a rectangular lake here on the northeast outskirts of