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  • Moore: Church must recall loyalty to help lonely

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, November 29, 2018 (2 months ago)

    Used with permission from The Trinity Forum
    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Christians need to recall where their greatest allegiance lies to help Americans living in a time marked by loneliness, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said during a Washington, D.C., forum.

    Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, addressed the evangelical church's role while responding to Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., during a Nov. 26 conversation sponsored by The Trinity Forum. Sasse spoke on themes from his new book, "Them: Why We Hate Each Other -- and How to Heal," including Americans' "crisis of loneliness," as he describes it in the book. Read More

  • Loneliness: Pastors highlight need for community

    by Erin Roach, posted Tuesday, March 13, 2018 (one year ago)

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    LAS VEGAS (BP) -- Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., and Denver were named America's loneliest cities in a recent study, but pastors in those cities are not surprised. They say the transient nature of modern life, along with selfishness and technology contribute to people feeling alone despite being surrounded by people.

    Various reports indicate a rise in the number of people who report feeling lonely, and in Great Britain earlier this year Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a minister for loneliness. CV Outreach, an organization urging churches to use technology to reach people far from God, conducted the study identifying ... Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The 'quiet devastation' of loneliness

    by Don Hinkle, posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (one year ago)

    In a world afflicted by loneliness, Jesus experienced it above all others, Don Hinkle writes, noting His presence with His followers: "The same Jesus who died on the cross for our sins is with us -- even in the deepest, darkest moments of our loneliness." Read More