BOSTON - States with the least religious residents also are the stingiest about giving money to charity, a new study on the generosity of Americans suggests.
Often people say things and then wonder why they said them.
Hinesville First United Methodist Church will host a six-session study based on the book "Help, I'm Lost," written by Pastor Dr. Richard M. Wright.
It's the same church but with a different name.
Every time I look around, I find myself in another situation.
Pastor Joseph Michael Morgan is a native of Shamrock, Fla., but grew up in Liberty County - and now, he is pastoring in his home area.
PERDIDO KEY, Fla. - On a balmy Sunday morning at the Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar, barkeeps set up their stations as churchgoers filtered in under a Jack Daniels banner.
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.
For founders of the first Buddhist Greek organization on a U.S. college campus, striving to show compassion proves more important than starting controversy.