Nicaragua’s crackdown on Catholic Church spreads fear among the faithful, there and in exile

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By GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO The Associated Press MIAMI Nineteen priests kicked out of the country, dozens of incidents of harassment and church desecrations, rural areas lacking...

Christian-nation idea fuels US conservative causes, but historians say it misreads founders’ intent

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By PETER SMITH The Associated Press The U.S. Constitution doesn’t mention Christianity or any specific religion. The Declaration of Independence famously proclaims that people’s rights...

HOLLAND: When emotions attempt to control us

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By William F. Holland Jr. Ph.D. Ordained/Licensed Christian minister How often do you hear it’s not what happens to us, but how we respond? We know...

Parable of Sower is cautionary

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Using agricultural language because his audience was familiar with it, Jesus told the Parable of the Sower to describe the four outcomes that result...

Antisemitism and safety fears surge among US Jews, survey finds

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By TIFFANY STANLEY The Associated Press Nearly two-thirds of American Jews feel less secure in the U.S. than they did a year ago, according to a...

MCH to host Ash Wednesday services

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Pastoral Services at Medical Center Hospital will be offering Ash Wednesday services for all MCH employees, patients, and family members Feb. 14. The service...

GUEST VIEW: Choose your ancestors carefully

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By Van Yandell Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from...

DAWNINGS: Ash Wednesday a time for reflection

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By Rev. Dr. Dawn Darwin Weaks Pastor, Connection Christian Church Ash Wednesday is such a weird and wonderful day. This Wednesday, throughout the globe, Christians will...

HOLLAND: Grace that is greater than all our sin

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By William F. Holland Jr. Ph.D. Ordained/Licensed Christian minister Since you were conceived God has wanted your attention. He has never neglected or ignored you. If...

Did Solomon and Sheba have an Ethiopian son?

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It is much more than a legend in Ethiopia. It’s accepted as a historical fact that when the Queen of Sheba traveled to Jerusalem...