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.