Joel 2:12-17: "But even now," says the Lord, "repent sincerely and return to me with fasting and weeping and mourning. Let your broken heart show your sorrow; tearing your clothes is not enough. Come back to the Lord your God. He is kind and full of mercy; he is patient and keeps his promise; he is always ready to forgive and not punish. Perhaps the Lord your God will change his mind and bless you with abundant crops. Then you can offer him grain and wine. Blow the trumpet on Mount Zion; give orders for a fast and call ...
Ever since they arrived in the U.S. as farmers and lumber mill workers in the late 19th century, Sikhs have struggled with how little Americans knew about the faith.
July 15 marked the official beginning of a new assignment for Dr. Sinclair Thorne.
When we were children in Sunday school, we heard the story of Jonah, which centered on a disobedient prophet who was swallowed by a big fish while trying to make a getaway. When adults told us that story, maybe they hoped we would be impressed by the scary cost of disobedience and not even think about disobeying our parents and teachers, let alone God.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A new Bible translation tackles the challenge of turning ancient Greek and Hebrew texts into modern American English and then adds a twist: It's written like a screenplay.
Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has spent most of his life as a servant to his church and community. He started serving at a young age, and the years have not dampened his enthusiasm for helping others.
"So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed."- John 8:36
WASHINGTON - Most of America doesn't relate to Mitt Romney's religion, but that may not matter in his race against President Barack Obama.
Pastor Dr. Dennis Patterson has been a pastor for just a few months, but he is not new to the ministry.
How many of us, while trying to apologize, have run smack into a stone wall?
"Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6: 8-9
They are reaching back and helping the community. Every summer, members of Baconton Missionary Baptist Church volunteer their time to assist with two of the church's outreach programs.
Many of us "people watchers" have an interest in what others are living, doing and, maybe most of all, going through in their lives. Many of us do that for good reason; we are facing issues ourselves, and we feel like "why is this happening to me?" or "What am I going to do?" or "I feel so lost and alone, and no one really cares."
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines trust as "assured reliance on, ability, strength of someone."
As the summer vacation began in Long County, tragedy struck.
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 ...
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 ...