American Muslims have seen a surge in popularity in the past four years, according to Shahed Amanullah, a former senior advisor for the U.S. State Department.
After a California Assembly committee maneuvered to revive a bill legalizing assisted suicide, Roman Catholics and others opposed to the practice continued to protest the measure.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has garnered a lot of support from conservative and Republican voters, including many evangelical Christians. According to the latest poll numbers out of Iowa, Trump is one of the top picks from evangelical voters, right behind Ben Carson.
Halsell Gospel will present the Lift Every Voice Gospel Jam 2015 at 6 p.m. Saturday at the John D. McIver Auditorium in Midway.
Soccer players from Whitworth University, a private Christian school in Spokane, Washington, recently got a red card from school officials after an Instagram photo of the players dressed as the Jackson 5 while wearing blackface and afro wigs went viral across the Internet, according to The Washington Post.
Two news stories have promoted immodest behavior for men.
Anne Steen wakes up around 5:30 every morning just to listen to the birds sing.
Numbers 32:23 reminds us that even though we may think that our sins are kept secret and no one will ever find out, they have a way of surfacing.
Have you seen the movie "War Room"? We had a group of almost 70 go from our church the night it opened, and a few more have gone since then. Beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, in the church sanctuary, we will start a five-week Bible study by the same name.
"For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son…" (John 3:16).
Nearly 500 years after a Roman Catholic priest named Martin Luther famously broke with the Vatican by nailing a list of grievances to a German cathedral door, Catholicism's headquarters city will honor Luther with a square named for him.
When the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in June that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right, dissenting opinion author Chief Justice John Roberts wrote "hard questions arise when people of faith exercise religion in ways that may be seen to conflict with the new right," adding, "there is little doubt that these and similar questions will soon be before this court."
Nine decades after a Tennessee jury found science instructor John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution, both sides can claim victory in the ensuing religious, cultural and scientific debate over the creation of Earth, observers say.
Later this month, thousands of Catholics will converge on Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, celebrating family life and welcoming Pope Francis to the U.S. The event, as promotional videos illustrate, will focus on the traditional bonds between a married man and woman and their children, even as a growing number of American Catholics conceive of "family" in more fluid ways.
To be honest, when my wife, Anita, said we were going to rent an auger, I was stumped.
Each year, the Savannah Waycross District of the Georgia Annual Conference in the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church gathers for the ...
One day after more than two dozen governors announced they would bar Syrian refugees from living in their states, leaders from a variety of faith ...
You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100.
The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr. is a native of Evans County. He serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as ...
There is nothing more heartbreaking for us than to talk to someone who has spent hours and dollars digitizing their photo collection, only to find ...
My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)
"Then he said to them, 'The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out ...
One year later, a professor’s call to not paint all Muslims with the same brush stroke is making headlines again.
Online dating is often awkward, but young Muslim singles in America may have it worse than most.
After a group of attackers spread terror across Paris last week, there’s been some debate among politicians about whether or not to allow Syrian ...
Thomas Moore has a new book out.
Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
There are some well-known differences between Muslims and Christians. Muslims study the holy Quran, do not believe Jesus was divine or that He died on ...
In the wake of last week's Paris attacks that left more than 120 dead and 350 injured, U.S. politicians have offered many different ...
Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.