Easter, Earth Day and Arbor Day mark a time when many contemplate the fate of their soul and the planet. This year, all three fall in the same week, though the holidays derive little synergy from one another.
(The Conversation) — Sri Lanka’s Christians - about 7 percent of the country's total population - have a long history that reflects the dynamics of colonialism as well as present-day ethnic and religious tensions.
CONWAY, S.C. -- Wynness Thomas, former church pianist and choir member at Tilly Swamp Baptist Church, is living out a dream she's carried in her heart for decades -- to have one of her songs published in a hymnal.
(RNS) — On Friday (April 19), the hashtag #PrayForRHE appeared on Twitter, forming a prayer chain for popular writer and speaker Rachel Held Evans, as news spread she has been hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma.
(RNS) — In a growing tradition, churches across the country are hosting Good Friday services that feature seven African-American female preachers, expounding on the last seven phrases uttered by Jesus before his crucifixion.