AMERICAN GETS CALLING TO BRING OPERA ON CHRISTS LIFE TO RUSSIA
Basso Jerome Hines of New York’s Metropolitan Opera was strolling around Red Square in Moscow last summer when he had an inspiration. He said he felt God telling him to bring his opera based on the life of Christ to the famed Bolshoi Theatre.
February 26 2010
christian performing arts fellowship
TAKING LESSONS OF CHRIST, LAW TO RUSSIA
Lauren Homer, a McLean lawyer, is going to Russia this summer to train that country’s lawyers and legal scholars in how the rule of law and inalienable rights can make a difference in a society that has recognized neither for many years.
February 24 2010
law and christianity
law and liberty trust
SOVIETS SEEN WELCOMING EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS
An American academician went to Moscow for a religious experience that would have been unthinkable only a few months ago: He saw Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev join a group of Christians in prayer.
February 23 2010
christianity and government
institute on religion and democracy
project christian bridge
RUSSIANS EMBRACE CHRISTIAN ART
A Washington-based group of Christian artists is responding to an official plea from St. Petersburg, Russia – the intellectual center of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution – to help care for its orphans. And so, for the first time in this century, a major cultural city will formally be host of a Christian art festival, according to Jerry Eisley, director of the Washington Arts Group and owner of a Washington art gallery.
February 22 2010
academy of christian art in canada
art and religion
first international christian arts festival
JACK KEMP FINDS HOPE IN INNER-CITY MINISTRIES
Jack Kemp already has achieved fame in two areas – as one of pro football’s best quarterbacks and now as an ebullient Republican congressman turned Cabinet member. He also is known throughout this town – which loves both football and politics with equal fanaticism – as a committed Christian.
February 19 2010
department of housing and urban development
national affordable housing act
U.S. SCHOLARS HELP SOVIETS WEAVE CHRISTIAN VALUES INTO NEW ECONOMY
Their task eased by the failed coup in the Soviet Union, 12 professors from the Washington-based Christian College Coalition say they are helping Russian academicians incorporate Judeo-Christian values into the new market economy.
February 19 2010