Country music star Merle Haggard, who died Wednesday at age 79, made a career out of singing about drinking and prison along with paying homage to the working class. But, as illnesses like cancer caused his health to decline over the last decade, he drew closer to God.
Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday that he will speak at the Vatican on April 15. The Democratic presidential candidate, who is Jewish, will participate in a conference on the economic, political and cultural changes that have taken place over the past 25 years.
Reminiscing about my childhood, I remembered all the times my siblings would put me up to ask our father for money on their behalf.
I am a basketball fan and do get excited when the college basketball tournament comes around each March.
Spring has definitely sprung in southeast Georgia. The azaleas are almost finished blooming. Many different trees remain in full bloom. My vegetable garden is growing beautifully at this time.
Judgment Day is coming. Some try and avoid thinking about a day of reckoning, but it is a fact shown clearly in the Bible.
The Mississippi Senate passed a controversial gun law last week, which would allow guns to join Bibles and donations in the pile of what churchgoers bring to Sunday service.
God is our Father, and because he is our Father, he sees our lives through a different perspective.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans (63 percent) say that Christians are facing growing intolerance, but 43 percent say they're tired of hearing complaints about it, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research.
The scriptures teach that faith is the ability to believe in things that are not seen that are true. But they also teach that faith is much more than a belief. It is an actual power.
Brother Guy Consolmagno has been looking up at the stars for more than half a century, but he's still awestruck by the night sky.
For most of us, it is a constant battle to overcome life’s storms and often times it’s a struggle to just stay in the boat.
Last week, we celebrated the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Out of all the Sundays of the year, Easter is perhaps the busiest. Many churches are full. Attendance is at a record high.
With almost any information in the world available at the stroke of a Google search, religious and philosophical schools of thought are more accessible than ever. Additionally, because our lives are becoming increasingly more public online, an individual's personal religious journey can also become more visible to family and friends.
Morgan Lake was having a normal day. The sun was setting, and she was driving home on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The 22-year-old communications student slowed her car down on the bridge because of a bridge toll.
According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 ...
The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to ...
Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."
Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21
Most everyone has questions that pertain to life's issues. We desire to know the best ways to raise our kids, how to have successful ...
Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according ...
Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.
Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.
Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.
The Sabbath may be losing its religious significance in the eyes of many Americans, but a majority still believe taking a day of rest benefits ...
One of the most intriguing questions is, "Will there be a Judgment Day."
Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.
A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.
Even in the midst of her day of rest, Judith Shulevitz is reminded of the work she's left undone.
A few weeks ago, I returned to the gym after what we’ll call a “personal hiatus.” It was just long enough to be awkward ...