Dan Wilde gave interest rates little thought when he started shopping for a new home this fall in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Interest rates had hovered near historic lows for years, and he figured correctly that securing an affordable rate would prove simple enough.
"On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour, and he became very hungry and would have eaten, but while they made ready, he fell into a trance and saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners and let down to the earth, wherein were all manner of four-footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air. And there came a ...
Many religious adults underestimate the contribution young people can make in their faith communities, according to Elizabeth Dabney Hochman, founding editor of KidSpirit, an online, interfaith community where 11- to 17-year-olds can read and write stories about moral questions.
A preacher’s daughter in Maryland celebrated her wedding day by giving her father a special gift — a certificate of purity, according to The Blaze.
Sunday worship services felt a little less sacred last year at St. Vincent de Paul in Albany, New York, when a renovation project kept the sanctuary off-limits.
As businesses assess opportunities in the growing economies of China, Indonesia, India and even Africa, a new report makes a case for executives to seriously consider a factor that is often ignored: religion.
Last weekend, I had a friend of many years come from Indiana to visit. A while back, he was diagnosed with stage-4 lung cancer.
It has happened again - a mass shooting on a school campus.
Have you ever had an experience behind the wheel when the difference between life and death was thinner than an eyelash?
Faith is necessary to be pleasing to God. "But without faith, it is impossible to please him, for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him" (Hebrews 11:6).
Growing numbers of American faith leaders are speaking out against the death penalty, although surveys show that a majority of believers support it.
A 400-year-old church in Mexico just had a Lazarus moment.
The “clock kid” is now the award kid.
Oprah Winfrey is giving faith a facelift, displaying all the good religion does in the world in a new documentary series, which premiered Sunday.
We live in perilous times. I grew up between the mid-1960s and the mid-1980s, times when we were taught to value the benefit and necessity of a strong national defense. The fight for freedom everywhere was a fight for our free way of life, and a strong national defense was a large part of that fight for freedom.
Almost a year after a group of potential religious sisters took reality television by storm on Lifetime's "The Sisterhood," there's a new nun ...
An incident that has happened to us in the last few months reminds me of what can happen when sin is looked at lightly, especially ...
I recently finished a sermon series from Revelation chapters 2 and 3 at my church, where I preached on the seven churches mentioned in these ...
Pope Francis just gave a very rare interview to a newspaper that helps fund the homeless.
In all the teaching found in the New Testament, one does not find people being taught different ideas.
Quitting equals winning — at least in a recovering U.S. labor market.
Jon M. is all he wants to be known by. That’s what he told me when he agreed to tell his story of being ...
Muslims scored a major victory in Michigan.
This year has been bleak for religious construction. Industry experts predict that 9.3 million square feet of new space for churches, synagogues, temples and ...
As the pumpkin spice season comes to a close, a tempest has been brewing over Starbucks' newest coffee cup.
For the second time in less than two years, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear religious freedom challenges to the Affordable Care ...
One of the most important rules parents can teach their children is colored gold.