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New England-Maritimes Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion Call for Papers

NEMAAR Regional Coordinator James T. Bretzke, S.J. sent out the following announcement about the upcoming meeting: We have posted our Call For Papers on the AAR/NEMAAR Web-site at https://www.aarweb.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/Membership/Regions/NEMAAR/NEMAAR2016CallForPapers.pdf and we want to encourage as broad a participation as possible. Panel Proposals and/or 2 or more papers on a common theme are especially welcome. There is no set […]

United Methodist Committee on Relief

BU Alum Jack Amick is currently assistant general secretary for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) International Disaster Response. Currently, UMCOR has partnered with the International Orthodox Christian Charities in order to assist Syrian refugees living in Jordan. You can find more information and how to get involved here: http://www.umcor.org/umcor/resources/news-stories/2015/november/1119winterchillinjordan

CGCM at Civilitas

(left to right: Todd Johnson, Dana Robert (CGCM), and Ken Ross) Civilitas is a new organization that seeks to encourage evangelicals to have important conversations about difficult topics. It is born out of the initiative of the Rev. Doug Birdsall, former president of the American Bible Society and the Lausanne Movement. Birdsall was motivated to start conversations […]

Artist Jim Crane combined comedy and the prophetic tradition

Jim Crane’s tragicomics made a powerful impact on readers of motive magazine. They were witty, insightful, and asked viewers to consider the consequences of war, human selfishness, and brokenness. Jim was an art professor at Eckerd College, where he pushed his students to think critically about deeper themes and issues. After two years of declining health, Jim died […]

Election Violence in Burundi

When the President of Burundi announced his decision to pursue a third term in office, protests erupted across the country. Opponents of the president point out that the move is unconstitutional. Police have responded to the demonstrations with tear gas and live ammunition shot into the air. Daewon Moon, a PhD student in Mission Studies at Boston University, […]

The Rev. Dr. Kenaleone Ketshabile

BU alum Dr. Kenaleone Ketshabile is the head of the Mission Desk of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa. He maintains partnerships with Methodist Churches around Africa and the world. Feel free to look over the newsletter below to learn more about the exciting work he and his colleagues are doing. 

UM & Global Blog

Former CGCM student David Scott is blogmaster of UM & Global, an exciting project dedicated to exploring the important issues facing The United Methodist Church as a global denomination. The following comes from the blog: This blog is intended to provoke conversations about the global nature of The United Methodist Church.  As the church is […]

Reconciliation Yesterday!

The CGCM is pleased to announce the World Christian Student Federation North American Regional Assembly: The registration form can be found here: http://www.wscfna.org/sites/default/files/Registration%20Form-NARA.pdf.  

Student Christian Movement—USA: Got Justice?

We would like to announce the Leadership Training Program organized by the Student Christian Movement—USA:  LTP 2015 Got Justice? What does God Require from Us: Micah 6:8 April 9-12 2015 New York, New York About the Leadership Training Program:  The SCM-USA National Leadership Training Program to be held on April 9-12, 2015 at various locations in New York […]