(Editor’s note: Since Donald Trump’s victory in last year’s election, many Christians became convinced he was chosen by God to be president even though he hardly fits their mold of a virtuous leader. In our "Hand of God" series, we take a closer look at the widespread belief that God interve…
He had done it before, after Tucson, Aurora, Fort Hood and Sandy Hook: taken on the mantle of the pastor-in-chief before a crowd of mourners for lives taken too soon by a man with a gun.
The immigration debate has witnessed a parade of cases of selectively appealing to Scripture to support open borders and amnesty for immigrants who enter the country illegally. It is ironic that the political and religious left who normally eschew treating Jewish and Christian Scriptures as …
The eyes of millions will be on Times Square in New York City at midnight Dec. 31, when a giant illuminated ball will drop to herald the New Year — a tradition that dates back to 1906.
Standing in front of a row of Christmas trees in Wisconsin last week, President-elect Donald Trump repeated one of his campaign trail promises:
Earlier this month, Dedra Shannon hung a 6-foot drawing of Linus from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" — complete with scrawny tree and Bible quote — from the nurse’s office door at the middle school in Killeen, Texas, where she works.
As I write this, my Jewish relatives are counting the days left before Hanukkah, and my Christian relatives are doing the same for Christmas. Why are they counting? These holidays are the time for presents!
Hundreds of music lovers got six times the holiday cheer as six pianists played simultaneously during the annual Christmas on Ivory concert Sunday. The free concert, held in part to collect toys for charity, featured six pianists from churches around northeastern Alabama.
An American missionary priest killed in Guatemala in 1981 has moved a step closer to being named a Catholic saint after Pope Francis declared him the first-ever American martyr.
Joe Howell is finding success as a teacher of what he calls “conscious being,” which seeks to help people find joy, improve relationships and discover spiritual wholeness.
Pope Francis is insisting that the Catholic Church be open and inclusive to all and that priests in particular be merciful and patient so that everyone can "participate actively in the life of the community."