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.
"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.
Easter is the most important holy day on the Christian calendar because it marks the greatest event in Christian history; the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Five hundred years ago, a man named Martin Luther and his fellow reformers forever changed Christianity and the Western world. Their mounting opposition to Roman ...
This Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. In reality we do that every time we gather for worship on Sunday.
Love is something that is talked about a lot. People love foods, cars, jobs, other people, etc. Yet, most people have no idea of what ...
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"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 ...
The other day I was trying to make reservations for a place in south Florida to take the grandkids during spring break.
Three and a half years ago I received that phone call that no parent wants to hear. "Mr. Butler, your son has been in an ...
All who desire to be saved must obey God, by following his will "And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not ...