A new blog post from Presbyterian pastor Traci Smith challenges people's assumptions about how faith leaders spend their days.
Holocaust Remembrance Day honors the 6 million Jewish lives lost during World War II. It's also a time communities reflect on the ongoing atrocities committed against religious minorities around the world, which were outlined this week in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.
Growing up, Becky Thompson of Oklahoma had three things on her future to-do list: marry a pastor, become a mom and be a fellowshipper to her Christian congregation.
In the springtime, it is normal to expect storms. Some can be severe. There is also a season for hurricanes.
Thrusday was aside as the National Day of Prayer.
From time to time, it is reported in the news that someone is lost. It may be a child or even an adult.
Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest famous for his anti-war protests, died Saturday at age 76. The Nobel Peace Prize nominee will be remembered for reshaping people's understanding of how to turn faith into action.
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 percent of people agree it's important for society to have one day a week set aside for spiritual rest.
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 the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2016 Annual Report.
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 marriages and how to live healthy lives.
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 to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
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.
Well, it had to happen sooner or later.
Love for family is taught in God's word, and must be practiced. However, love for God must come first.
Marla Frederick once wanted to be a lawyer. But in college, she fell in love with discussing religion, reveling in opportunities to debate with her ...
Society holds mothers in high esteem, and rightfully so. But it sometimes overlooks the very important role fathers play. Fathers are special, too, and they ...
The phrase “Better a man should be considered a fool than to open his mouth and remove all doubt” was probably referencing an extrovert from ...
Helen Scott, a McIntosh community elder who turned 90 in December, was honored March 22 at the Georgia Capitol when state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway ...
There are 62 animals and plants on Georgia's list of endangered species.
It took trips to Germany and Florida, an interpreter, dozens of phone calls, lessons on spotting forgery and a very persistent journalist, but the mystery ...
The Orlando nightclub shooter, Omar Mateen, pledged allegiance to ISIS before his killing spree. And yet officials and the man's father think he had ...
President Obama met with the Dalai Lama on Wednesday morning for the fourth time during his presidency. The White House didn't allow press coverage ...
Modern fatherhood can be at once exciting and overwhelming. Family scholars are questioning old assumptions about how dads should interact with their kids, and dozens ...
Matthew 5:11 says, "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me."
By the time you read this, I will have returned from my second trip to Haiti in the last two years. I have been honored ...
Christ was different from men; he was totally submissive to God.
Interest rates could soon begin to climb. And, odd as it may sound, this could ultimately prove a net positive for the typical American consumer.