The brilliant composer and musician Mozart once said, “I can tell a good musician by the way he plays the rests.” What an amazing insight. Mozart knew that the rests are what give the composition structure. The rests give us the space to enjoy the
A federal judge said Nov. 23 that an IRS rule allowing clergy to avoid paying taxes on a part of their income designated as a housing allowance violates the constitutionally mandated separation of church and state.
Deck the halls and cue the pageant! The weeks before Christmas mark a time in American churches when the lapsed and the curious who seldom darken the door just might drop by for a taste of the season's spirit.
MADISON, Wis. (ABP) – A group of non-believers opposed to government preference and favoritism toward religion has filed a lawsuit seeking to have a federal law that allows clergy members tax breaks on living expenses declared unconstitutional.
Ministry to inmates’ children and spouses can help keep families together through incarceration and after release. Generally, offenders are placed in prisons away from home—often across the state or even in another state.
December 10, Luke 1:57-66 By Scott Harrison, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Lee's Summit Traditionally people named their offspring after a close relative. Sometimes the father's name itself was given to the son. So of course, Elizabeth and Zechariah were going to name their son