God’s grace enables progress and joy, say Christian Scientists at annual meeting

By Kevin Ness In a year often defined by uncertainty, Christian Scientists gathered at their online annual meeting, including from the Sunshine Coast and many congregations throughout Australia, to acknowledge the ways in which God’s love and mercy have opened paths of progress and joy in individual lives and collective church experience. The meeting was … More God’s grace enables progress and joy, say Christian Scientists at annual meeting

“Church can heal divisions,” Christian Scientists say at annual meeting

By Kevin E. Ness  Given the looming challenges the world faces—strife, corruption, climate crisis, health care costs—Christian Scientists at their church’s annual meeting in Boston reaffirmed their faith that the things of the Spirit are what the world most needs. Church members indicated their commitment to proving “the reliability of practical Christian healing.” Among the … More “Church can heal divisions,” Christian Scientists say at annual meeting

Church can be “a place of light,” say Christian Scientists at annual meeting

By Kevin Ness For many people today, the phrase “sending thoughts and prayers” has become a meaningless cliché. Christian Scientists’ annual meeting on June 4 offered the view that it doesn’t have to be that way. Church members gathered at the denomination’s Mother Church in Boston and via live video streaming here in Australia and … More Church can be “a place of light,” say Christian Scientists at annual meeting