NFL legend Frank Gifford died last week at 84, leaving behind his wife and "Today" show host, Kathie Lee Gifford.
And Samuel said unto Jesse, "Are all thy children here?" And he said, "There remaineth yet the youngest, and behold, he keeps the sheep." Samuel said unto Jesse, "Send and fetch him, for we will not sit down till he come hither." And he went and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, and withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the Lord said, "Arise anoint him, for this is he." - 1 Samuel 16: 11-12
After these things, the Lord appointed 70 others also, and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place where he himself was about to go. Then he said to them, "The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore, pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest." - Luke 10:1-2
What would it be like to take every commandment in the Bible literally?
Recently, I wanted to buy a good used vehicle and checked on craigslist.org. I found what I thought matched my expectations, but I had to drive more than an hour away to see it.
I have two dogs, sisters from the same litter. They will be 9 years old in two months. They are really funny dogs. They do not look alike or act alike. In fact, any time I tell someone they are sisters, they look at me as if I have lost my mind.
In our world today, many say that the way moral issues are looked at must change.
In keeping with previous papal visits, Pope Francis' U.S. visit in September has spurred a mad dash among souvenir sellers. For $160, you can order an official, life-size "cutout" of the pontiff from the group organizing one of the events in Philadelphia.
In America's largest metropolitan markets people are more likely to be either Roman Catholic or religiously unaffiliated than to hold any other faith tradition, the Public Religion Research Institute reported in an analysis released this week.
Seattle is taking strides to make homeownership possible for more Muslim families.
I was sitting there at my desk, minding my own business (well, OK, minding my boss's business), when all of a sudden it hit me.
Offering a word of encouragement to Roman Catholics who have divorced and remarried without church approval, Pope Francis may urge compassion, though his words are far from final on the issue. Catholics, as well as other Christian denominations, are divided on the question of divorce and remarriage.
As I was driving down the road the other day, I looked over and saw a sign dedicating a highway for someone. I have driven down that piece of road many times and have never paid much attention to this sign.
I am writing this column on the first day of school here in Bryan County. By the time you read it, they will have almost a full week behind them.
The leadership of three major U.S. churches took on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last week, voting on resolutions to support the pro-Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanction movement.
"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 ...