Lyle E. Schaller, a leading church consultant, died March 18 at age 91.
He wrote or edited nearly 100 books, including 44 Ways to Increase Church Attendance and The Ice Cube Is Melting.
For more than two decades, he was affiliated with the Yokefellow Institute in Richmond, Indiana.
A majority of the 171 presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have approved same-sex marriage, revising the description of marriage in the denomination’s constitution.
On March 17, Palisades Presbytery in New Jersey became the 86th presbytery to approve an amendment to the PCUSA’s Book of Order.
The new language, which will take effect June 21, reads:
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(RNS) “Bless you for playing Jesus, peace be upon him.”
(The Christian Science Monitor) You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in his or her shoes. Bassel Riche, a Muslim American, learned this firsthand.
(The Christian Science Monitor) On the windy shore of Lake Nicaragua, farmer Dayton Guzman surveys the vast expanse of water his family relies on for irrigation.
“If something affects the lake,” he said, “it affects us.”
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