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Friday, May 3rd, 2019

 

So when news broke last month that Pence would speak at Taylor's upcoming commencement, reactions were mixed.

‘Who’s doing Christianity right?’ At Taylor University, Pence invitation highlights evangelical divide.

by: Emily McFarlan MillerUPLAND, Ind., May 2, 2019 (RNS) — Like most Americans, students at Taylor University have strong feelings about President Trump and his vice president, Mike Pence, as well as the relationship between religion and politics. So when news broke last month that Pence would speak at Taylor’s upcoming commencement, reactions were mixed. Some students love the decision. Some hate it. Others see the whole thing as divisive, according to students discussing the announcement in Professor Alan Blanchard’s Advanced Media Writing class April 16 at Taylor. “I think thatRead More


The rabbi was among a group of leaders from different faiths who joined President Trump at the event

Trump, rabbi of attacked synagogue observe National Day of Prayer at White House

NationDay of Prayer at White House

by: Adelle M. BanksWASHINGTON, May 2, 2019 (RNS) — Among the guests at a White House ceremony marking the National Day of Prayer was Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, leader of the California synagogue recently attacked by a gunman. Goldstein marveled that he survived the attack. “We cannot control what others do but we can control how we react,” said Goldstein, who sought to protect his congregation instead of running. “I should have been dead by now, based on the rule of statistics.” Goldstein, standing with his hands wrapped in blue bandagesRead More


Editor's Links of Interest

Despite rain, Aurora Prayer Walk a chance ‘for people to come together’ – The Beacon-News

Rainy weather didn’t stop the annual Prayer Walk across the city of Aurora Thursday. Source: Despite rain, Aurora Prayer Walk a chance ‘for people to come together’ – The Beacon-News