John Cortines and Greg Baumer couldn't help but laugh as they held their $100 bills in the air.
Observers are questioning whether Pakistani leaders are doing enough to smooth sectarian tensions, after a suicide bombing targeting Christians celebrating Easter killed nearly 70 people in Lahore.
Majorities in all religious groups support immigration policy that provides a path to legal citizenship or residency, yet many of those same believers are more likely than other Americans to express anxiety about how immigrants affect American culture, according to a new report on immigration from Public Religion Research Institute.
In times of trouble and sorrow, it’s easy to feel abandoned.
Today's Scripture: Luke 4:28-30 (NIV) "All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.29 They got up, drove him out of the town, and took him to the brow of the hill on which the town was built, in order to throw him off the cliff.30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way."
One of the United Kingdom's smallest faith groups will hold its last regular Sunday worship service this weekend, after deciding that organizing weekly meetings required too many resources.
Donald Trump doesn't seem to have many Mormon fans. The Republican frontrunner was handily beaten by Ted Cruz in Tuesday's Utah caucus, receiving only 14 percent of votes and zero delegates.
Eric Pridmore might not be blind in heaven.
Easter always comes in the spring, which is a time when things that at least appear dead come alive.
The U.S. Department of State has officially characterized acts perpetrated by ISIS as genocidal, using a label that the executive branch has only employed once before, during the crisis in Darfur more than a decade ago.
It's Easter week, the highlight of the year for followers of Christ. When I was younger I found it strange that the day commemorating the death of Jesus is known as "Good Friday." What possibly could be good about the Son of God dying?
Once God wanted to confuse man. It is found in Genesis 11. It was on this occasion that God caused confusion by changing the languages men spoke.
In the wake of ISIS-led terrorist attacks like today's explosions in Brussels, a common question will likely surface again: Do extremist groups like ISIS represent Islam?
Smartphone apps are already changing the way people consume the news, form relationships and order coffee. Soon, they could be an integral part of faith communities.
A tie appears likely in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate to reach the Supreme Court, according to observers of Wednesday's hearing over a case that pits religious nonprofits against the government.
Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."
Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21
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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 ...
Apostle Dr. Nick C. Law-Hines was installed as pastor of Mount Calvary Holiness Church in Midway on April 3.
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength" -Mark ...