WASHINGTON - Let's start the new year with a conundrum as old as the Republic:
"Thus saith the Lord, 'Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.' But they said, 'We will not walk therein.'" - Jeremiah 6:16 (KJV)
The new year brings new ideas, visions and goals. Churches look forward with excitement and anticipation to the challenges. Many pastors set new goals that they want to see accomplished during the new year and the years to come.
He is new to Liberty County, and this is his first pastorship, but he is not new to doing God's work.
"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore." - Psalm 133:1-3 KJV
As this year slowly comes to an end, we'll hear of parties, resolutions and celebrations of a new beginning. "Happy New Year!" will ring throughout the streets as people greet each other with smiles. Churches will have Watch Night services, and many people will watch the countdown broadcast live from Times Square in New York. The occasion has become a common event, and most of us treat it as just another day. But let this year be a time of reflection to see exactly who you are in Christ. One year is a good standard of measurement against which ...
The year 2012 is almost over, and Jan. 1, 2013 is on the horizon.
NEWTOWN, Conn.- Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Dec. 16 at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions.
JERUSALEM - Worshippers usually leave notes to the Almighty at one of Judaism's holiest sites. But half a billion dollars?
"And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sin." (Matthew 2:21)
The year 2013 marks a historical celebration.
As we move into the Advent Season, we look forward to the joys of Christmas. It certainly is more complicated today than in the time of the wise men from the East carrying gold, frankincense and myrrh.
"Jesus said to him, 'If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.' Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, 'Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!'" - Mark 9:23-24
Pastor Kathleen Ayala is excited about the area and Christ Tabernacle of Faith, the new ministry she has been assigned to launch.
VATICAN CITY - Benedict XVI, the pope known for his hefty volumes of theology and lengthy encyclicals, now is trying brevity: spreading the faith through his own Twitter account.
It costs a little bit extra to live a kosher lifestyle and eat foods that abide by the Jewish dietary law.
"Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love ...
The National Association of Evangelicals, which represents more than 45,000 local evangelical Christian churches, wants to help faith leaders make wise financial choices.
Faith leaders, like politicians and people in the nonprofit sector, critiqued President Barack Obama's final State of the Union speech Tuesday night, noting his ...