Editor's Note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the first commandment, "Thou shalt have no other gods before me."
"When the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. Elijah said to Elisha, 'Stay here; the Lord has sent me to Bethel.' But Elisha said, 'As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.' So they went down to Bethel. The company of the prophets at Bethel came out to Elisha and asked, 'Do you know that the LORD is going to take your master from you today?' 'Yes, I know,' Elisha replied, 'so be quiet.' Then Elijah said to ...
Holy Week is upon us, and that means the sheep of the Good Shepherd are flocking to Jerusalem once again.
As Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a new law this week guaranteeing religious freedom against governmental interference, a debate over whether those laws can be used to trump anti-discrimination protections for lesbians and gays continues, along with the question of how best to legislatively balance those competing interests.
Kids are amazing human beings and are mostly willing to try new things and seek to overcome obstacles. Sometimes, there are pretty huge obstacles to overcome along the way.
In the very beginning of time, the Bible states in Genesis 1:1 that "God created the heavens and the Earth."
Janet Perry has been a Catholic for more than 30 years, yet going to confession still makes her sweat.
The late Christopher Hitchens once ranked, with Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett, among the “four horsemen” of the New Atheism. His most comprehensive attack on religious faith came in a best-seller called — and don’t miss the title’s lowercased first word — “god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything” (Twelve, 2009).
Many lessons can be drawn from the account of Moses given in the book of Exodus.
Last week, I wrote about the power of words. I want to pick up on that theme one more time because I think it matters so much.
If you passed someone in need, in desperation, would you stop to help?
Heaven, apparently, can wait, a chain of Southern Baptist-owned bookstores says.
Have you ever walked into what you thought was an open door, but it was really a closed screen door or a really clean glass door?
Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the sixth commandment: "Thou shalt not kill."
Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the third commandment: "Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord the God in vain."
The share of religiously unaffiliated voters in the Democratic Party has surged over the last 20 years, leading to a growing God gap between America ...
As I was traveling down the road the other day, the radio was on and I heard a commercial that caught my ear.
He was the first dog my wife and I had together. Murphy lived to be 14 years old. He made the move from Louisiana to ...
The Olympic Games are now in the history books. Athletes from around the world competed in the games.
The Christian owners of an Oregon bakery, who were fined $135,000 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, have filed ...
Super Bowl-winning tight end Ben Utecht recently revealed he wore a wedding ring while engaged to his fiance to protect against sexual temptations.
In June of 2013, Jorge and Anette Dennis moved from the United States to Ecuador. They left their home to work as volunteers for their ...
President Barack Obama just nominated the first-ever Muslim-American to the federal judiciary.
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has denied reports that he converted to Islam as intense controversy continues to rage over his decision to ...
David Green, founder and CEO of popular arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby, is supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, writing in a USA Today ...
With Sept. 11, 2016, marking the 15th anniversary since the 9/11 terror attacks, Americans are preparing to commemorate the nearly 3,000 lives lost.
Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson is supporting the national anthem amid continued debate over San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick's decision not to ...
Pastor Jamal Bryant of Empowerment Temple Church in Baltimore encouraged his entire congregation to stay seated while he played the national anthem during service.
A proud mother's photo of her son praying and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance outside of his elementary school has gone viral.
Royce Thompson, a kindergartener in Sante Fe, Texas, was walking into his elementary school when he heard a nearby class reciting the pledge of allegiance ...