Daily Manna From The Net
Bible Gateway's Verse of the Day
A daily word of exultation.
1 John 4:9
26 Feb 2020 at 1:00am
“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.”
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Hundreds more churches go contactless thanks to Visa partnership
25 Feb 2020 at 12:33pm
With cash in the pocket going increasingly out of fashion, it is hoped that the switch to contactless will lead to a rise in donations for churches joining the scheme.
Churches 'need to be places of refuge, not harm'
25 Feb 2020 at 9:57am
A one-day conference is taking place at All Souls Church, Langham Place, in May to help churches become safer places for everyone.
A day of prayer for church growth on England's social housing estates
22 Feb 2020 at 6:42am
The Church of England is holding a day of prayer to mark the first anniversary of an ambitious drive to expand its presence across social housing estates.
Pilgrim Passport launched as part of 2020 cathedral pilgrimage campaign
21 Feb 2020 at 11:44am
People who take part in a pilgrimage to a Church of England cathedral will now be able to record their journeys in a Pilgrim Passport.
Baptist Union to review funding for training of ministers
20 Feb 2020 at 11:52am
The Baptist Union of Great Britain said the current funding climate was "challenging".
Christianity Explored trialling new hope-centred course
15 Feb 2020 at 3:46pm
Rico Tice, co-author of Christianity Explored, said that modern secular culture was robbing people of hope.
Churches make safeguarding pledge in response to abuse scandals
15 Feb 2020 at 11:35am
The launch of the Safer Places pledge by independent safeguarding charity Thirtyone:eight follows a succession of investigations and reports into failings by churches to protect children and vulnerable adults.
'I'm ready to go,' says evangelist Luis Palau
13 Feb 2020 at 5:47pm
Evangelist Luis Palau, who has been battling stage 4 lung cancer since 2018, says he feels the "peace of the Lord" and is "ready to go".
Church of England looks to sport to attract newcomers
13 Feb 2020 at 1:35pm
Sports quizzes, fitness classes and holiday football clubs are some of the pilot projects being championed by the Church of England in a bid to increase its reach among non-churchgoers.
New tool to help churches evaluate impact of projects
13 Feb 2020 at 1:13pm
A new tool has been launched to help churches and Christian organisations evaluate the impact of their projects.
Pope Francis ignores calls for married priests in Amazon
12 Feb 2020 at 7:03pm
In his highly anticipated apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia, Pope Francis ignored calls for married priests in the Amazon.
Climate activists welcome Church of England's 2030 net zero target
12 Feb 2020 at 5:21pm
Christian Aid's Director of Policy and Campaigns, Patrick Watt, said that the 2030 target would be an encouragement to "vulnerable people on the front lines of the climate crisis who will see an institution taking the danger seriously and responding to it".
Archbishop of Canterbury reaffirms apology to victims of clergy abuse
12 Feb 2020 at 1:02pm
The Church of England has a long way to go before it can call itself a "safe" Church, the Archbishop of Canterbury admitted on Wednesday.
Climate campaigners want Church of England to bring forward zero emissions ta...
12 Feb 2020 at 5:08pm
Members of Christian Climate Action (CCA) are holding the vigil outside the Church of England's General Synod in memory of "the children who have lost their lives to the climate emergency".
Church of England apologises for racism towards Windrush generation and minor...
11 Feb 2020 at 9:10pm
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said there was "no doubt" that the Church of England was still "deeply institutionally racist".