Since it was unveiled last week, President Trump’s proposed budget has been widely denounced as "immoral" and downright "evil" for boosting defense spending by billions while demanding drastic cuts to vital aid programs.
More than 250 church members and visitors helped out with Anniston First United Methodist Church's Day of Service on Sunday, the first such volunteer event for the church in recent memory, leaders said.
Family Christian Stores announced from its headquarters in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday that it will close the doors on all 240 of its stores, including one at the Quintard Mall in Oxford, after 85 years in business.
A committee in the Alabama House gave its approval Wednesday to a bill that would create a religious exemption to the state's photo ID requirement for voters.
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A recent survey of the religious profile of the 115th Congress revealed that despite the increase in the number of Americans who claim no religious affiliation, members of Congress are overwhelmingly religious, with only one member identifying as having no religion.
On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that placed a stay on refugees from seven Muslim majority countries. Entrance of refugees from Syria, however, will be banned for the next 120 days.
Before the Martha Waldrip stood in front of a congregation in Weaver to tell the story of how she came to play piano and organ for 73 years at two churches, she let her organ do the talking, walking it through a rendition of “Holy, Holy, Holy” as the choir sang at the foot of the stained-glass Jesus, arms outstretched.
Last Friday’s inauguration presented Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner with a dilemma: How to travel around Washington after the start of the Jewish Sabbath at 4:58 p.m.
(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…