Contemporary media are filled with relentlessly negative news from the Middle East: murders, kidnappings, bombings, suicide attacks, torture, brutal executions, missile attacks, air and drone strikes, failed leaders and states, anarchy, hundreds of thousands dead in wars, millions displaced and widespread human suffering.
Last weekend, people all across America celebrated Mother's Day. It is a time when children, husbands and churches found ways to show appreciation for what mothers do.
Many of the initial reports on the Pew Research Center's study on America's changing religious landscape could leave the impression that religion is on the decline in the United States.
Leaders of a church in Charlotte, North Carolina, were emotionally moved by a donation they received this week from a homeless man who donated what could have been his final 18 cents to the congregation, according to WBTV, a local news station in North Carolina.
I have to share something with you: So far, the year 2015 has not been a good one for my health.
The rise in anti-Semitism, highlighted by murderous attacks on Jewish targets in Paris and Copenhagen earlier this year, suggests a looming concern on the global stage, and a conflict between elements of radical Islam and Jewish people. But in several corners of the world, Jews and Muslims are working together to combat the scourge, and those involved say they're seeing positive results:
The popular NBC television series "A.D.: The Bible Continues" is not only a Sunday-evening must see for many viewers — they're also getting sermons based on the show's themes in church.
Homelessness is a world-wide problem. Once a person finds themselves in that situation, it can be difficult to get back on their own two feet again.
Not too long ago my friend — we’ll call her Geri — finished taking her final college exams. She has earned her degree one or two classes at a time. Her grandchildren are very proud.
When God created man and woman on Day Six of the creation week, he had provided all that they needed.
Every Friday night, a single mother and her three children eat out at a restaurant — a special family tradition. She works hard at her job and as a mother. She's also a domestic abuse survivor.
Renald Luzier, a cartoonist who frequently contributes to the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, has decided he no longer has any interest in depicting Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
A dramatic rise in the number of spiritually "unaffiliated" Americans, mirroring a decline in the number of American Christians, has occurred in the past seven years, signaling significant changes for mainline Protestant denominations and the Roman Catholic Church, a new report reveals.
M is for the many things she gave me.
Several groups gathered Thursday in Ludowici to observe the 64th annual National Day of Prayer.
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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.
Throughout my time on this earth, I have seen my life fall apart multiple times. Some instances were only minor compared to others, but regardless ...