Each year, the Savannah Waycross District of the Georgia Annual Conference in the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church gathers for the business of area churches. The business sessions include resolutions of the local congregations, and the Board of Examiners report to receive new and advance individuals who have accepted their call to public ministry. These congregations gather for fellowship, worship and training.
One day after more than two dozen governors announced they would bar Syrian refugees from living in their states, leaders from a variety of faith groups called for continued resettlement.
You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100.
The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr. is a native of Evans County. He serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Groveland.
There is nothing more heartbreaking for us than to talk to someone who has spent hours and dollars digitizing their photo collection, only to find out that the files are too small or too low quality for archival purposes. They may look fine on Facebook, but when printed in a family history book or newspaper article, they look blurry or pixelated.
My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)
"Then he said to them, 'The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest'" Luke 10:2.
One year later, a professor’s call to not paint all Muslims with the same brush stroke is making headlines again.
Online dating is often awkward, but young Muslim singles in America may have it worse than most.
After a group of attackers spread terror across Paris last week, there’s been some debate among politicians about whether or not to allow Syrian refugees into the United States. States such as Alabama, Michigan, Louisiana and a wealth of others have already decided not to allow refugees.
Thomas Moore has a new book out.
Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
There are some well-known differences between Muslims and Christians. Muslims study the holy Quran, do not believe Jesus was divine or that He died on the cross and do not subscribe to the Trinity concept from the Council of Nicea. Christians do not recognize Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, do not celebrate Islamic holidays, and have different days of worship than Muslims. That said, there are at least 17 surprising similarities between the Islamic and Christian faiths.
In the wake of last week's Paris attacks that left more than 120 dead and 350 injured, U.S. politicians have offered many different perspectives about whether or not America should allow Syrian refugees into the country.
Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.
"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed ...
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
VINA, California — If you’ve visited San Simeon, the mansion in Southern California built by newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, you know the man never ...