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.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday.
(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.
CINCINNATI (BP) -- Prayers for William Burton, a Little Leaguer who wasn't given much chance to live after a cardiac arrest at practice, are coming from everywhere. He is now seen as a miracle -- and maybe even a little bit of a celebrity --
(RNS) — A new Gallup report found that only half of Americans say they belong to a church or other religious body, down from 69% two decades earlier.
On the Saturday before that first Easter, the Savior that the disciples had left everything to follow was dead. Perhaps on that day the disciples were just left wondering: Where is God?
In April, Word&Way received 21 awards — including ones for top overall local/regional magazine and top overall podcast — from three religious communication organizations honoring excellence in religious journalism in 2018.
(RNS) — “Breakthrough” dramatizes the true story of Joyce Smith, whose 14-year-old son, John, despite spending more than 15 minutes underwater on a frozen Missouri lake in 2015, walked out of the hospital on his own three weeks later.
PARIS (RNS) — The last flames have been extinguished. It’s now up to the experts to assess how much Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been damaged and how many years, maybe decades, it will take to repair it.