Melanie Brooks is a writer and memoirist who was raised in an evangelical home. Her father contracted HIV-AIDS through a blood transfusion and the criticism of Jerry Falwell and other evangelicals of people with HIV-AIDS deeply affected her and her family. She has written critically of Jerry Falwell Jr.’s support of Donald Trump. She lives […]
Nikky Singh is a professor of religion at Colby College. She is an expert in Sikhism, Eastern sexuality, Indian women’s issues, major religions of northern India, role of women in religious literature, literary analysis of scripture, and religious themes in Western literature.
Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA is a national Christian ministry that partners with local churches in the U.S. to focus on youth. The national office is in Dillon, Colo., but there are offices all around the nation, which it breaks down into four regions. The ministry has overseas branches in New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, […]
Buddhism Directory is an online source for Buddhist organizations operating in the Northeast United States, including New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Vermont.
Glenn T. Miller is professor emeritus at Bangor Theological Seminary and the author of Piety and Profession: American Protestant Theological Education, 1870-1970. Contact through the seminary.
Mark Henkel of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, is a national polygamy advocate and founder of TruthBearer.org, a non-Mormon organization that promotes Christian polygamy. Contact through the website.
The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt two major setbacks to gay-marriage opponents and has given a further boost to those who support legal recognition of same-sex unions.
Maine Interfaith Power and Light is a volunteer led non-profit organization which partners with faith groups of all religions to counter climate change and work for a sustainable future. Laurie Osher is the board president.
The Maine Philanthropy Center is an association of grant makers in Maine. The association offers a resource titled “Philanthropy in a Changing Environment” and recently held an event with breakout sessions outlining how nonprofits could work together and on how they can benefit from merging.