Resurrected from the Bed – Lazarus Sunday

Sunday, April 10 was “Lazarus Sunday”, which I spent a significant amount of energy in promoting nationwide with the ONE Campaign.  Our event at Temple Lutheran Church went very well and several members of the congregation added their names to the ONE Campaign’s effort to effectively treat HIV/AIDS through distribution of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). Below […]

Lazarus Sunday interview with CNN.com

As excitement is building toward “Lazarus Sunday” on April 10, I had the opportunity to be interviewed for a CNN.com feature story about the event.  Here’s some excerpts: On Sunday, hundreds of churches around the country will be screening clips from Bangs’ Lazarus documentary to raise awareness of a medical miracle their congregants can take […]

Guest Column in the Delco Daily Times

My guest column in the Delaware County Daily Times ran today.  I wrote about the impact of cuts to life-saving programs such as PEPFAR and The Global Fund.  I shared about the wonderful ministry partnership that the SEPA Synod shares with our partner synod in Tanzania (particularly the success of SeKUCo): My church in Havertown, […]

Lazarus Sunday National Launch

This week I was invited to be a panelist for the ONE Campaign‘s national launch of “Lazarus Sunday”, an effort to engage Christian congregations in advocacy on April 10, 2011.  I spoke as a faith leader and contributer of resources for congregational use.  The other speaker was Michael Gerson, columnist for the Washington Post and […]