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.
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.
Nine men and women died in a Charleston church nearly a year ago, after a gunman opened fire during a Bible study on June 17.
A few days ago I woke up with a vision for the day as wide as the Grand Canyon. I had energy, big goals and ...
A public pool in Brooklyn, New York, is at the center of controversy this week as community members and legal scholars from across the country ...
As we stand in the middle of this year, many things have transpired, and many people have come and gone.
Many of us who love someone with autism often wonder how they feel and what they are thinking. And many who struggle with the illness ...
"American Ninja Warrior" returned for its eighth season earlier this month, bringing with it an unexpected faith hero: Sean Bryan, also know as the "Papal ...
Most senior proms are dances filled with high school students nearing the end of their high school career and preparing for better days ahead. But ...
The Bible is filled with stories of angels singing praises as they bring heavenly messages to earth. In fact, there is an entire section of ...
This summer I will be teaching on a series of messages titled "Breakfast with Jesus."
Do you remember the Nike advertising campaign, "Just do it?"
Destiny can be defined as the inevitable or necessary succession of events.