Jennifer Gold

Christian Today Reporter

Poor Countries Not Prepared for Swine Flu

There are concerns that poorer nations may suffer disproportionately from the outbreak of the swine flu virus as they may find it difficult to gain access to anti-viral drugs due to advance-purchase agreements and deals by developed countries.

Churches Mark 200th Anniversary of Darwin's Birth

Thursday marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, and despite the clash in worldviews between Darwinism and Christianity, some churches will be celebrating the naturalist's contribution to science and understanding of God's creation.

Churches Remember King, Hail Obama

Church services to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday were especially poignant this year, as black preachers across the country used the pulpit to remember the civil rights campaigner's dream of a racially just world and hail the upcoming inauguration of America's first black president.

Bear One Another's Burdens, Lutheran Head Says

The interdependence of human beings makes it necessary to bear each other's burdens, says the General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation. The Rev. Dr. Ishmael Noko appealed to the Lutheran communion to reject the popular "do-it-yourself" approach to life.