"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.
Sandra Faye “Sandi” Patty, who received Grammy awards for "More Than Wonderful" and "I've Just Seen Jesus," gained her professional nickname “The Voice” as ...
A leaked draft of an executive order on religious freedom protections has LGBT rights advocates concerned, while legal scholars disagree on whether the potential policy ...
"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."
In one sense, it’s quite wrong to say that the ancient Hawaiian religion is dead. In fact, it's undergoing something of a small ...
Chance the Rapper claimed the first award of the night at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, capturing the Best New Artist accolade, according to the ...
The scripture teaches us that there is a battle going on in the spiritual realm.
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
I just finished reading my latest copy of Reader's Digest. One of the articles this month was entitled, "I Survived! 7 Heart-Stopping Disasters in ...
The departure of teens and 20-somethings from organized religion has become a major storyline in recent years, causing concern among parents, pastors and other community ...
OAHU, Hawaii — Most of us know people who say they never attend a traditional church, that their church is in nature.
There is only one God, yet some make other things their "gods," putting material things above their devotion and love for the God of heaven.
Lent is here. The 2017 season began on Wednesday, the first day of March.
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read: No one of these shall fail, None shall want her mate: For my mouth ...