Americans are being more generous to religious charities, but why are they skimping on their giving to churches? A new report found that from 2007 to 2008, giving to religious charities went up, but giving to churches went down.
About a dozen young Christian men and women have made the rough-and-tumble Barberry Village complex in Gresham, Ore., their home. Their goal: create a sense of community in a chaotic neighborhood overrun with drugs, prostitution and gangs.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- A coalition of more than 60 religious, veterans, academic and advocacy groups called on the U.S. military Nov. 10 to extend conscientious-objector status to soldiers who believe a specific war is immoral.
Since 1998, Missouri law has required venues -- including churches -- to collect withholding taxes on performances by out-of-state entertainers, even if congregants gave a love offering in appreciation.
News of his death was no surprise. His wife of well over half a century had died months earlier. She had been his caregiver, and news of her death was unexpected. With his long-standing health issues, most people, including him, assumed he would go
DALLAS (ABP) -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton told a Texas Baptist mega-church Nov. 7 that he would not have overcome the alcohol and drug addiction that nearly cost him his baseball career without God's help.
Most people who meet Angela Richardson have trouble connecting her up-beat, breezy attitude to her role as a foster mother-turned-adoptive mother who cares for three emotionally wounded children. Richardson welcomes the challenge, but she resists any suggestion she’s special.