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March 16, 2018

Word Tabernacle Church Care Divisional Director Jackie Jenkins recently read something that reaffirmed an upcoming event.

Jenkins said that a passage about help being a prayer away is exactly what one should think about prior to attending Saturday’s 3-Hour Prayer Conference: “Three…

March 16, 2018

LUOTIANBA, China — The bishop cannot really talk about religion right now.

His unofficial church is caught in a fight over the future of the Roman Catholic faith here, a struggle for control between the Vatican and the Communist Party that will determine the fate of the estimated 10 million…


March 09, 2018

At this time of Billy Graham’s passing, American evangelical Christianity looks to be in steep decline, at least judging by numbers.

The proportion of white Americans who identify as evangelical has fallen from 23 percent of the population in 2006 to 17 percent in 2016. Furthermore, a recent…

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March 04, 2018

Forty working moms recently paused to be re-energized from daily pressures, to be reminded of their greatness and to be reassured that contributions to their families and work places are important.

Most working moms would likely agree that the dual role of parenting and managing professions seem…


March 02, 2018

In late December 1955, the Gallup poll issued its annual list of the "most admired men in America." At the top of the list stood President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had also been ranked first for the previous four years. But a new name entered the list that year: the Rev. Billy Graham, the most…


February 23, 2018

MONTREAT — As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel — and political advice — to U.S.…

Obit Billy Graham

February 21, 2018

MONTREAT — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other…

Obit Billy Graham

February 16, 2018

VATICAN CITY — When a Vatican court convicted a Chilean predator priest of sex crimes, it went out of its way to affirm the credibility of his victims. Their testimony had been consistent and corroborated, while their motives in coming forward had been only to “free themselves of a…

Vatican Chile Sex Abuse

February 09, 2018

While driving through Southwest Georgia last fall, I drove past a cotton field, a crop so loaded with historical significance that I couldn’t help but stop the car and gape at the scraggly plants. Evocative as they were, they weren’t the day’s main agricultural attraction. That…


February 02, 2018

VATICAN CITY — Just how well informed is Pope Francis about the goings-on in his 1.2-billion strong Catholic Church?

That question is making the rounds after the pope seemed completely unaware of the details of a Chilean sex abuse scandal, a failing that soured his recent trip there and…

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