The religious makeup of the 111th Congress roughly matches the overall American religious landscape, with overrepresentation among Jews and Mormons, according to new analysis by the nonpartisan Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
While nearly two-thirds of Southern Baptist pastors have preached on stewardship in the past year, a new study shows that some of those pastors may have a disconnect with the financial struggles of America’s families.
You have heard all the demographic data before, but according to the best statistical information available we are doing an embarrassingly poor job of reaching the high school/college age group for Christ.
In this sleepy former mill town, where geopolitical tensions seem a world away, Americans are getting a fresh look at Russia through a lens that’s seldom made available on U.S. shores: the Russian sacred icon.
Four years ago Leonard Quick, one of Georgia’s most venerable and valuable servants of God, was having difficulty with his vision. He was classified as legally blind and slowly losing what little sight he had in both eyes.
A group of five former Auburn University students has started a nonprofit organization that helps mission groups by making documentaries, offering graphic design, producing websites, and creating other media to highlight the work of missionaries.
A fading sign at the corner of East 79th Street and Golden Avenue announces the Last Stop Bonanza Inc. as “the stop that has your everyday needs” – even though the gate is locked and the space is filled with trash.
Children living with both biological parents or adoptive parents who attend religious services regularly are less likely to exhibit problems at school or at home, a new analysis of national data shows.
Southern Seminary has introduced a doctor of philosophy degree in spirituality, which seminary officials believe is among the first, if not the first, such degree offered at a Protestant institution in the United States.
Year-to-date contributions through the Southern Baptist Convention’s Cooperative Program are 4.99 percent behind the same time frame at the outset of 2008, according to a news release from SBC Executive Committee President and Chief Executive Officer Morris H. Chapman.
Led by a California atheist who has tried to remove the phrase “under God” from the pledge of allegiance, a group of atheists filed suit in federal court Dec. 30 to block prayers and mentions of God at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan 20.
A Michigan man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the government bailout of American International Group Inc. is illegal because the insurance company offers financial products that promote Islam and are anti-American.
Two-thirds of Americans think religion is losing its influence on U.S. life, a sharp jump from just three years ago when Americans were nearly evenly split on the question, according to a new Gallup Poll.