(RNS) — With more than a billion people celebrating Diwali, which comes this year on Oct. 27, the festival is one of the largest and most significant religious observances around the world. But what is this Hindu holiday?
(WW) -- There are multiple truths that we all will learn as we seek to become faithful followers of God. One of those truths is that at some point we all will face distractions that intend to get us to trust in someone other than
HOUSTON (BP) -- Lance Barksdale was a 13-year-old pitcher in a baseball game in Jackson, Miss., and he wasn't happy with the home plate umpire. His moves attracted the attention - and wrath - of the man behind the plate, who - later - steered
(WW) – A prominent Christian activist and author urged a Kansas City, Missouri, audience to embrace social issues by getting closer to people who are hurting. Shane Claiborne keynoted a “social justice revival” on Sept. 22 at First Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As Eliud Kipchoge arrived back home in Nairobi on Wednesday (Oct. 16), citizens of his country pointed at a “hand of God” in his record-breaking, sub-two-hour run on Saturday in Vienna.