Saved by Grace Fellowship in rural Cass County east of Raymore offers hope to people derailed by drugs. The fellowship was started by a couple, Shawna and Kevin Coffman, who saw a need unfilled in their community.
The Morningstar Youth and Family Life Center, a 13,000-square-foot facility and a $3.6 million project at 27th Street and Prospect Avenue, is expected to open in a year. As speaker after speaker pointed out at the noon ceremony, the project is a real-life lesson to never abandon a dream.
A religious group called The Satanic Temple is making plans to hand out literature in Florida's Orange County Public Schools later this school year, following distributions by atheist and evangelical Christian groups.
Syed E. Hasan, Ph.D., Midland Islamic Council: Music is the use of voice or instruments to produce sound effects that are melodious, pleasing, and harmonious. Using this definition, the answer to the question is: Music has a place in Islam.
For the Nazarene Publishing House, this summer has been an ordeal. Among the issues the Church of the Nazarene publishing arm has had to confront: layoffs, a reorganization and continuing congregation confusion about a business donation deal with former NPH President Gerald Smith now being questioned by many.
More than two dozen books, manuscripts and other papers that date from before the founding of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830 — including a manuscript page from the original Book of Mormon — are on display at the LDS Church History Library in Salt Lake City.
A free public exhibition of ancient and sacred items from the lives of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and other masters from Tibet, India and China are at the Temple Buddhist Center (Unity Temple on the Plaza). It’s called the Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour.
When North Side Lakeview neighborhood youths Ariana Handelman and Marc Luban have their bat and bar mitzvahs this fall and turn 13, they won't celebrate with an extravagant party at a hotel or country club.
CHICAGO-Angry, tearful parishioners stood in line at the crowded church, each taking a turn to beg church leaders to bring back their longtime music director, who was fired recently from northwest suburban Holy Family Catholic Church after announcing his engagement to his same-sex partner.
MINNEAPOLIS-A Ramsey District Court judge has ruled that a public nuisance claim against the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese can move forward - a claim that has triggered the unprecedented release of documents and files on clergy sex offenders over the past year.
ROCK HILL, S.C. - A Christian-themed movie being filmed next month in Rock Hill will feature local sites, local extras and Jessica Lynch, a former soldier who was kidnapped in 2003 while on duty in Iraq.
The Rev. Penny Ellwood, Blue Springs campus pastor, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection: We have a human habit of looking for patterns of three. You hear people say all the time expressions like "three's company" or conversely, "three's a crowd" or "the third time's the charm," or "bad news always comes in threes."