Veteran Baptist editor-turned-Episcopal priest Robert Dilday, 64, died unexpectedly during the weekend, his family and church announced Sunday. A medical examiner’s report said Dilday died of cardiac arrest, the family said.
(WW) -- With victims of fires holding a special place in her heart, Nebraska firefighter Carissa Smith began a local ministry targeted to help the victims of fires and disasters, as well as the first responders who work those tough scenes.
Economic security programs, also known as social safety nets, have been vital in efforts to reduce poverty over the past 50 years, according to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report published in late November.
Some would say the megachurch is saving Southern religion. Others say it’s helping to kill it, or that it’s at least watering down traditional theology and tradition.
As we look toward new year’s resolutions, my hope is that the Christian church might be able to utter just three simple words in 2019 that would change the course of history, foster civil dialogue and perhaps even bring skeptics back into the church: "We
Luke, the single Gentile gospel writer, knew the Apostle Paul and was an early convert to the Christian faith. The earliest churches were strongly influenced by their Jewish roots. Luke's narrative offers some details and connections that the other three gospels do not include.
A humanist doesn’t see any hypocrisy in celebrating a festival which predated Christianity, and which reflects a real, celestial rhythm to mark midwinter and celebrate the days growing longer.
NEW ORLEANS — Baptist Friendship House has stood as a beacon of hope in the heart of New Orleans for 75 years. Changing ministries to meet the city's greatest needs, according to Executive Director Kay Bennett, has “kept it alive and vibrant as it has
Frankincense has been prized since ancient times as a potential panacea, and today it’s being used in everything from skin-care products to cancer treatments. But the frankincense tree is in peril.
The slaughter at a Protestant church in Burkina Faso earlier this month gained brief reports by international news outlets, then quickly faded from the spotlight — not surprising in a year where attacks on places of worship occurred with relentless frequency.