HONOLULU - In life, Mother Marianne Cope was known for her strength and kindness, battling bureaucrats in Hawaii as she led a group of fellow Franciscan nuns to care for leprosy patients in the islands.
SNELLVILLE - Tom LaSalle has become quite the popular man. He and comrade Matt Guerra technically operate out of Oklahoma City, but spend the vast majority of their time living out of trailers. They travel the country - latest stop: Snellville - as a sort of roving construction ministry, throwing up new buildings for independent, fundamental Baptist churches in need.
"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thy own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths." - Proverbs 3:5-6
Historic St. Matthews African Methodist Church Pastor John Henderson is used to receiving telephone calls from church members about family emergencies. However, the call he received Oct. 6 was a first for the Hinesville resident.
There's no place like home. I don't know who first said that, but I can assure you it is absolutely true. It's good to be back.
In Mark 4:9, the Bible reads, "And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear."
"Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other." - 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13
BERLIN - The road to heaven is paved with more than good intentions for Germany's 24 million Catholics. If they don't pay their religious taxes, they will be denied sacraments, including weddings, baptisms and funerals.
It is very difficult to step outside of the box and do things differently than the normal way. But when you are sold out to God, you learn to obey even if you don't have all of the answers.
At the age of 91, the Rev. Ollie Howard has been on the battlefield for a long time.
Some black clergy see no good presidential choice between a Mormon candidate and one who supports gay marriage, so they are telling their flocks to stay home on Election Day.
"A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh." - Ezekiel 36:26
Organized in 1934 with eight charter members, Midway United Methodist Church stands as a beacon of light in the community.
WASHINGTON - Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Friday that he's given Mitt Romney some personal advice: talk more about yourself.
You are the sum total of every decision you have ever made - good, bad or indifferent. Neither God nor the devil can be blamed for where you are in life. You are where you are and have what you have because of your decisions.
Pope Francis just gave a very rare interview to a newspaper that helps fund the homeless.
In all the teaching found in the New Testament, one does not find people being taught different ideas.
Quitting equals winning — at least in a recovering U.S. labor market.
Jon M. is all he wants to be known by. That’s what he told me when he agreed to tell his story of being ...
Muslims scored a major victory in Michigan.
This year has been bleak for religious construction. Industry experts predict that 9.3 million square feet of new space for churches, synagogues, temples and ...
As the pumpkin spice season comes to a close, a tempest has been brewing over Starbucks' newest coffee cup.
For the second time in less than two years, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear religious freedom challenges to the Affordable Care ...
One of the most important rules parents can teach their children is colored gold.
Few comedians could get much more popular than Kel Mitchell did in the 1990s.
There seems to be a global pandemic we are facing more and more every day. It is taking more lives that any natural disaster or ...
When Richard Robinson sought treatment for post-traumatic stress in 2007, he was told at first that he couldn't have PTSD because he was never ...
I have been reading the Old Testament prophets and have been seeing a common theme.