Thursday, 26 September 2013 11:17

Churches may pay less under Obamacare

Small churches that currently cannot afford health insurance for their staff and employees might benefit from an Affordable Care Act program that begins Oct. 1.

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 12:30

Faith and health are inseparable

Faith and health are intertwined in ways that neither the academy nor the congregation fully appreciates.

Published in Vital Signs
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 13:32

Environmental racism afflicts US minorities

Persons of color much more likely to live in areas afflicted by pollution and other health hazards.

Published in Commentaries

Researcher Jeff Levin finds that Jews may experience physical and mental health benefits from attending synagogue and praying regularly. The findings mirror studies done on Christians and other people of faith. 

Published in People
Thursday, 23 May 2013 10:40

Hobby Lobby case in federal court

The company's argument that it should be exempt from Obamacare's contraception mandate to be heard by federal appeals court.

Published in Organizations

Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission head Richard Land says business owners have a right to refuse contraceptive coverage for employees if it is against their religion.

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 15:22

AU calls for access to birth control

Americans United for Separation of Church and State says contraception is a private matter to be decided by the individual, not the religious preference of her employer.

Published in Politics
Monday, 08 April 2013 10:19

Mission needs benefit public health

Missions-driven advances in water filtration and other technologies are having an impact beyond church planting.

Published in Missions
Thursday, 28 March 2013 14:05

AU defends birth-control mandate

Americans United for Separation of Church and State has told federal courts now considering the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s birth-control mandate that employers do not have a religious liberty right to deny their employees access to contraceptives.

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 17:35

Rising stress boosts clergy depression

Experts say debt, public opinion and other factors boost chances for depression in clergy.

Published in People
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