Faith & Religion
Bob Yanega

Christian Evangelical Church

Houses of God | Amoltepec, Mexico
by The Editors
Posted 12/11/15, 01:00 am

Tree roots double as steps leading to the entrance of the Christian Evangelical Church in southwest Mexico. The small, nondenominational congregation is an anomaly in the predominately Roman Catholic region. —submitted by Bob Yanega

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Gospel for Asia's cash reserves under scrutiny

Religion | The ministry accepts the ECFA’s findings and hopes to regain donor confidence
by William McCleery
Posted 12/10/15, 10:23 am

Gospel for Asia (GFA), an international Christian ministry already under fire, hoarded as much as $259 million during some months rather than spending those donated funds on church-planting, missionary work, or charitable relief for the poor, according to an Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) report made public last week.

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Do-somethingism vs. the status quo

Religion
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 12/07/15, 02:52 pm

Let me confess something: I’m a little fed up with the thoughts-and-prayers meme, too. Not that there’s anything wrong with extending comfort to the bereaved in this form, but when a majority of politicians use this formula (including President Obama, even though he expressed his frustration with the words back in October), it becomes clichéd at best—meaningless at worst.

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