Jana Al-Akhras, an American-born Muslim, began fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the second grade and has managed to observe the annual practice ever since — in winter and summer, during high school soccer practices and games and through long days of classes in college.
Churches seeking to recapture the growing numbers of religiously unaffiliated should forget about preserving the past and instead focus on the needs of those who see no need for organized religion, one mainline Protestant thought leader said.
"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 6:23
There's something — or, more precisely, someone — missing from many churches on Sunday mornings: men.
Would you classify your child as a Bible scripture aficionado?
New Beginnings Church in Ludowici is getting ready to deliver some love.
“People lost at sea” has been prominent in the news headlines in the past few days. Thousands of Rohingyas, a Muslim sect, have fled persecution in what they say is their homeland in hopes of finding justice elsewhere.
An evangelical Christian megachurch has received $71 million in pledges for what it says is a "daring" project aimed at expanding its global ministry, with an estimated $7 million in cash already received.
As the Supreme Court is poised to rule on same-sex marriage, evangelical Christian leaders, once unified on the topic, are expressing opposing viewpoints, even though polls show a majority of the movement's rank-and-file oppose it.
The other day, I woke in the night after having a bad dream. To make a long story short, I was attacked by a couple of house cats for no apparent reason.
By the time you read this, I will be on my way back home. I wrote it before I left.
Man is not capable of finding his way to heaven without the divine guidance found in God's word.
In the past week, bikers demonstrated outside of a mosque, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman in a religious discrimination suit and a Muslim chaplain alleged discrimination on a United Airlines flight.
When Christians return to their homes located in territories conquered by ISIS, they find the Arabic letter “Nun” painted on their door, which stands for "Nazarene" or "Christian," according to the Religion News Service.
The Vatican bank, subject of scandal in recent years, has found that cleaning up its business is good for the bottom line. The bank, formally known as the Institute for the Works of Religion reported a $76 million profit for the past year, more than 23 times its 2013 earnings of $3.15 million.
Actor Mark Wahlberg recently shared his deep Catholic roots in a video message he recorded for a Catholic organization that helps cultivate new priests.
With the heroin epidemic raging across America, a county in Washington state is proposing an effort that is sure to spark controversy: government-run injection centers ...
It's rare to find a well-known media personality who openly discusses abstinence, which is why "Inside Edition" correspondent Megan Alexander's candid approach to ...
HOBOKEN, N.J. — In the basement of Hoboken Gospel Chapel three blocks from the train terminal, about a dozen church members sat at bingo tables ...
Pope Francis has greenlit a preliminary sainthood investigation into the Rev. Jacques Hamel, the priest who was killed on July 26 by Islamic terrorists during ...
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has announced plans to give $100,000 every month to community organizations.
October ushers in the observance of ancient and revered rituals for the Jewish community this year. The High Holy Days, or Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur ...
When most people get sick, they go to the doctor and seek medical attention to find healing. But it seems the majority of Americans also ...
Amid the media coverage surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday is an intriguing story about a ...
Pope Francis is standing behind bishops and clergy who oppose a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico.