"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path ... The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple." - Psalm 119:105,130
Changes in the way the Roman Catholic Church grants annulments — announced Monday in two documents issued "motu proprio," or on the Pope's initiative — may yield unintended consequences for the 1.2-billion-member religion, observers say.
American Muslims have seen a surge in popularity in the past four years, according to Shahed Amanullah, a former senior advisor for the U.S. State Department.
After a California Assembly committee maneuvered to revive a bill legalizing assisted suicide, Roman Catholics and others opposed to the practice continued to protest the measure.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has garnered a lot of support from conservative and Republican voters, including many evangelical Christians. According to the latest poll numbers out of Iowa, Trump is one of the top picks from evangelical voters, right behind Ben Carson.
Halsell Gospel will present the Lift Every Voice Gospel Jam 2015 at 6 p.m. Saturday at the John D. McIver Auditorium in Midway.
Soccer players from Whitworth University, a private Christian school in Spokane, Washington, recently got a red card from school officials after an Instagram photo of the players dressed as the Jackson 5 while wearing blackface and afro wigs went viral across the Internet, according to The Washington Post.
Two news stories have promoted immodest behavior for men.
Anne Steen wakes up around 5:30 every morning just to listen to the birds sing.
Numbers 32:23 reminds us that even though we may think that our sins are kept secret and no one will ever find out, they have a way of surfacing.
Have you seen the movie "War Room"? We had a group of almost 70 go from our church the night it opened, and a few more have gone since then. Beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, in the church sanctuary, we will start a five-week Bible study by the same name.
"For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son…" (John 3:16).
Nearly 500 years after a Roman Catholic priest named Martin Luther famously broke with the Vatican by nailing a list of grievances to a German cathedral door, Catholicism's headquarters city will honor Luther with a square named for him.
When the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in June that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right, dissenting opinion author Chief Justice John Roberts wrote "hard questions arise when people of faith exercise religion in ways that may be seen to conflict with the new right," adding, "there is little doubt that these and similar questions will soon be before this court."
Nine decades after a Tennessee jury found science instructor John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution, both sides can claim victory in the ensuing religious, cultural and scientific debate over the creation of Earth, observers say.
An incident that has happened to us in the last few months reminds me of what can happen when sin is looked at lightly, especially ...
I recently finished a sermon series from Revelation chapters 2 and 3 at my church, where I preached on the seven churches mentioned in these ...
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 ...