The anticipated canonization of Spanish priest Junípero Serra has generated months of debate over whether his missionary work among Native Americans in 18th century California makes him worthy or not to be a saint.
The case of a Kentucky county clerk who went to jail rather than issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples has not only galvanized pro and anti same-sex marriage camps but may have also created a divide among conservative Christians.
Since the 1950s, the end of summer has signaled two things for American Jews: The advent of a worship period known as the High Holy Days, and making certain one has a reserved seat to worship during the most sacred period of the faith's annual calendar.
Three years ago, Adam Smallcombe moved his wife and young children from their home just north of Sydney, Australia, 7,400 miles across the Pacific Ocean to a place they'd never been into a culture they didn't know.
Brace yourself. New religious emojis are coming.
Today's text is from Leviticus 23:24-25 (MSG): "God said to Moses, 'Tell the people of Israel, on the first day of the seventh month, set aside a day of rest, a sacred assembly - mark it with loud blasts on the ram's horn. Don't do any ordinary work. Offer a fire-gift to God.'"
The Miracles of God Ministry Church of Christ Holiness unto the Lord Evangelistic Church will celebrate the founder and overseer's 13th appreciation service at 6 p.m. Saturday at 401 Smith and Cox Road NE in Ludowici.
Rosh Hashanah, the two-day Jewish New Year celebration, began Sunday. From the foods to the sounds to the tweets, the festival's messages provide Jews worldwide a chance to reflect and plan for future endeavors, according to BBC.
Pastors in 35 states will be able to take some time off for study, reflection and personal renewal thanks to grants from an Indiana-based foundation.
Stephen Colbert, who away from the television cameras is a dedicated Roman Catholic who teaches Sunday School in his suburban New Jersey parish, wants to meet Pope Francis when the pontiff visits the United States later this month. He really, really wants to meet the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, media reports indicate.
For founders of the first Buddhist Greek organization on a U.S. college campus, striving to show compassion proves more important than starting controversy.
In just a couple of weeks, summer once again is going to come to a close, and fall is upon us.
Garry Clemmer didn't want to go through the hassle again. Five years after an internal search to find a lead pastor for Ecclesia Hollywood, a non-denominational Christian church meeting in a purple-hued edifice visible from Santa Monica Boulevard, the group still needed to find a permanent replacement.
Friday marks 14 years since that fateful day.
If push came to shove, American voters would support religious liberty over LGBT rights, according to a new poll from Caddell Associates cited by The Washington Examiner.
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I recall a cartoon picturing two ancient shepherds walking along together.
The Apostle Paul said in Philippians 3:13 the following words, "Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead."
It is almost 2017! Just let that sink in for a minute.
When the Soviet Union was dissolved on Dec. 26, 1991, the future looked bright for faith groups.
This is the story of how a tiny evergreen branch reminded me that God lives, that he loves us and that miracles are real.
Last week we began a discussion of the relevancy of God's word. We saw how that sin is still a problem in our world ...