Pastors in 35 states will be able to take some time off for study, reflection and personal renewal thanks to grants from an Indiana-based foundation.
Today's text is from Leviticus 23:24-25 (MSG): "God said to Moses, 'Tell the people of Israel, on the first day of the seventh month, set aside a day of rest, a sacred assembly - mark it with loud blasts on the ram's horn. Don't do any ordinary work. Offer a fire-gift to God.'"
Stephen Colbert, who away from the television cameras is a dedicated Roman Catholic who teaches Sunday School in his suburban New Jersey parish, wants to meet Pope Francis when the pontiff visits the United States later this month. He really, really wants to meet the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, media reports indicate.
For founders of the first Buddhist Greek organization on a U.S. college campus, striving to show compassion proves more important than starting controversy.
In just a couple of weeks, summer once again is going to come to a close, and fall is upon us.
Garry Clemmer didn't want to go through the hassle again. Five years after an internal search to find a lead pastor for Ecclesia Hollywood, a non-denominational Christian church meeting in a purple-hued edifice visible from Santa Monica Boulevard, the group still needed to find a permanent replacement.
Friday marks 14 years since that fateful day.
If push came to shove, American voters would support religious liberty over LGBT rights, according to a new poll from Caddell Associates cited by The Washington Examiner.
"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path ... The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple." - Psalm 119:105,130
Changes in the way the Roman Catholic Church grants annulments — announced Monday in two documents issued "motu proprio," or on the Pope's initiative — may yield unintended consequences for the 1.2-billion-member religion, observers say.
American Muslims have seen a surge in popularity in the past four years, according to Shahed Amanullah, a former senior advisor for the U.S. State Department.
After a California Assembly committee maneuvered to revive a bill legalizing assisted suicide, Roman Catholics and others opposed to the practice continued to protest the measure.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has garnered a lot of support from conservative and Republican voters, including many evangelical Christians. According to the latest poll numbers out of Iowa, Trump is one of the top picks from evangelical voters, right behind Ben Carson.
Soccer players from Whitworth University, a private Christian school in Spokane, Washington, recently got a red card from school officials after an Instagram photo of the players dressed as the Jackson 5 while wearing blackface and afro wigs went viral across the Internet, according to The Washington Post.
Two news stories have promoted immodest behavior for men.
Americans' search for the divine is alive and well, although it looks different than it has in the past, according to Diana Butler Bass, a ...
"Awake to righteousness and do not sin, for some do not have the knowledge of God." - 1 Corinthians 15:34
Your religion could help you earn money for college, depending on which religious group you associate with.
In his speech to world leaders at the U.N. last week, Pope Francis made his boldest claim yet about the environment, detailing the earth ...
Through personal experience I have learned that, for the most part, you get what you pay for.
My son is coming to visit this weekend! We talk often, but we live almost four hours apart. When we visit him, or he visits ...
Being a minister of the Gospel of Christ, I have been present when people died.
Pope Francis counseled bishops during his recent tour of the United States to "not pick fights that would turn more people off than they would ...
Mariah Idrissi was skeptical at first about becoming a model for H&M’s latest ad campaign.
A rare 3,000-year-old seal from the times of King David and Solomon has been discovered by a 10-year-old Russian volunteer as a part of ...
For many public health officials, the news of the deaths of more than 700 Muslim pilgrims near Mecca on Thursday was tragic but unsurprising.
Christians need to be strong. Weak Christians will not stand for God, and the world will not be able to see God in them if ...
Recently, some folks have asked me my opinion about what some religious figures are saying about something called "blood moon."
We are in the middle of football season. I am actually writing this column a few days before the first games of the college season ...