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.
"But one thing is needful, and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her." - Luke 10:42
A Supreme Court ruling requiring employers to accommodate workers who wear articles of clothing for religious reasons is a victory for more than just the young Muslim woman who wanted to work at Abercrombie & Fitch, several activist groups said.
God's gender is coming under scrutiny as newly ordained female bishops in the Church of England sound a call for Anglican liturgy to refer to the deity as "she."
First Baptist Church of Ludowici recently had a homecoming-and-debt-retirement ceremony to celebrate paying off the note on the building.
An Indianapolis church devoted to marijuana and recognized as a nonprofit religious organization by the Internal Revenue Service says Indiana's new religious freedom law sanctions its worship activities.
Teens made headlines last week for taking part in the “Charlie Challenge,” a challenge where they were supposedly summoning a Mexican spirit, much like a Ouija board game, according to the International Journal Review.
An increasing number of young women are leading the millennial generation in ditching church, according to a recent study.
If memory serves — and let’s face it, memory’s service is becoming less and less reliable these days — I only wanted three things for my high school graduation: a really nice watch, a really good kiss and some idea what the heck I was going to do for the next 60 years or so.
Heightened tensions between religious groups across the globe make it hard to imagine a time of peace between followers of different religions — let alone that religion can foster that peace.
"But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory, which none of the princes of this world knew, for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But as it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him." - 1 Corinthians 2:7-9
Friends and family are familiar with the fact that I like to use food to explain things (My former roommates are still confused at the relationship between switching yogurt brands and my English classes). But life lessons related to food have taught me some profound truths, even though they may be based on my current eating habits. Recently, I started thinking about some changes that had occured in my life. I started munching on a nearby bag of pretzels when it all came together. I paused, pretzel in hand. Suddenly a list of seven life lessons I had learned throughout ...
It’s the seventh game of an NBA playoff series.
Recently, I was at an outside basketball court where quite a few kids had gathered to shoot around. They decided to play a game using 10 players - five on one team against five on the other.
"Wherefore as the Holy Ghost saith, Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts…" (Hebrews 3:7-8).
The other day I came out of my office after hearing a profound testimony concerning being fat. There were several ladies working in our backpack ...
Imagine a new couple out on a Valentine's Day date. The young man and woman are both nervous, but the candlelit restaurant has created ...
The Apostle Paul wrote, "For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant ...
Hurricane Matthew hit back in October. Recently I spoke to a friend whose home just began to leak. There is no doubt that the cause ...
This past week, I visited the famed Anne Frank house in Amsterdam, the secret annex where 13-year-old Anne and her family hid for more than ...