The U.S. Senate last week unanimously passed an amendment calling on the government to weigh a nation's religious freedom picture when conducting trade deals.
I have mentioned this before in this space, but I have a deep desire to "finish well" in whatever I do. Last month, I attended a "pre-retirement" seminar sponsored by our state Baptist convention. My retirement is not just around the corner, but this was advertised as an important event for all pastors "over the age of 50."
A Marine, given a bad conduct discharge for refusing to remove a Bible verse she displayed at her desk, is fighting the dismissal on religious freedom grounds.
What is the Gospel?
Nearly a year after the Supreme Court ruled that a privately held corporation can, on religious grounds, refuse to provide contraceptive health insurance coverage for its employees, the issue of religious exemptions to the Affordable Care Act's mandates may again be headed for the nation's top court.
A man was a regular diner at a restaurant, and the owner always did his best to please him. One day, the diner complained that he received only one piece of bread with his meal, so the waiter promptly brought him four slices.
Blues guitar legend B.B. King, who died earlier this month at his Las Vegas home, wasn't the only popular musician whose work started with, or was influenced by, gospel music. Artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to Elvis to Paul Simon and Katy Perry have been touched by a musical angel, too.
Each of us is living out a legacy, something to be remembered for.
It would be stretching things to suggest Memorial Day was Dad’s favorite holiday.
We are approaching Memorial Day weekend, and it is sneaking up on many of us. It is a bit of a quirk that Memorial Day does not follow the last Sunday of May this year. Nevertheless, we pause this weekend to remember.
President Obama will be among worshippers Friday evening at a Washington, D.C., synagogue to mark "Solidarity Sabbath," in which Jews and others around the world will stand against anti-Semitism.
Rohingya Muslim refugees from Burma — which now denies them citizenship — are risking their lives on the sea or in earthquake-ravaged Nepal to seek safety. The Rohingyas say they are victims of religious persecution.
"The Holy Words — it matters not how I got them, it's 'have I retained them?'"
As I've written before, Paul wrote, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope" (Romans 15:4). The Old Testament serves as a lesson to all to see how God has dealt with man and how man has dealt with God.
Grandmothers have lived quite a life being kids, teens, adults and raising children from birth to adulthood. Naturally, they may be willing to take more risks, but they also have wisdom to pass along.
A diverse group of religious leaders, including the chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' ad hoc committee on religious liberty and the ...
Life is filled with what feels like endless pitfalls, disappointments and despair. Living in a world full of corruption, dead ends and challenges makes it ...
Prominent theologian John Piper said last week that both major presidential candidates should step out of the 2016 race — a proclamation that has garnered some ...
A mother who lost her daughter in the Columbine High School massacre 17 years ago is hoping to have a big impact on America's ...
"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson is known for speaking candidly about his faith and politics, and he has sometimes come under fire for his blunt ...
A man who was reportedly clinically dead for eight minutes after suffering a heart attack is speaking out about his near-death experience.
When volunteers sign up to serve food or organize a clothing drive at Rescue Mission of Salt Lake, Chris Croswhite doesn't ask them whether ...
A military activist group is demanding an Air Force squadron commander be punished for comments he made about his Christian faith in a recent interview.
Psalm 133:1 says, "How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity!"
Well, I was supposed to have been gone all last week. I was headed to Haiti to teach in a newly formed Haitian Pastor's ...
Four churches filed a lawsuit against the state of Massachusetts Tuesday, challenging regulations they say would force them to violate their faith and conscience.
When a man collapsed on Tuesday while Tim Tebow was signing autographs, the famed athlete quickly jumped into action.
The last few months have been a dark time for many Chick-fil-A customers. This summer the restaurant changed its BBQ sauce, to the dismay of ...
Anyone who's well-acquainted with the contemporary Hollywood landscape knows that sex, violence and edgy content are often cause for concern among parents and entertainment ...
Donald Trump lost some support from one major group of voters who previously supported him — evangelical Christians.