Author Edith Wharton said, "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
Life is filled with peaks and valleys.
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.
David Boudia and Steele Johnson qualified for the Rio Olympics after the 10-meter platform finals of the diving trials on Thursday.
Have you ever known a great person or a wonderful and kind family who has been grief-stricken with unbearable tragedy? Or perhaps you are a ...
The Supreme Court sparked a flurry of responses from faith leaders on Monday after justices voted 5-3 to strike down parts of a controversial Texas ...
When someone wrongs us, we usually react with hurt, followed by sadness and then anger. It is emotionally exhausting to be betrayed by a loved ...
There are some stories that never leave us, but what is it about them that continues to capture our hearts? In some of the most ...
The world didn't end during the early years of the Christian community, despite the apostle Paul's imminent predictions.
I will be the first to admit that on any given today, I promptly forget that my children are really God’s children. And in ...
After months of careful research and years of conflict, the restoration of Jesus' tomb within the walls of Jerusalem's Old City officially began last ...
Great Britain's exit from the European Union will have far-reaching financial and political implications. But some observers are more concerned with its potential apocalyptic ...
Internationally known as "The Minister of Groove," drummer Daniel Donnelly has made a name for himself over the past three decades, performing alongside famed musicians ...
American television and movie viewers love watching the world end.
In Matthew 18, Peter asked Jesus about the appropriate number times to forgive a person when they sin against you.
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 ...