religion

  • April Ryan and Pastor Darrell Scott In A Serious Twitter Beef!

    April D Ryan claps back at followers via Twitter!  I never tried to get April Ryan to stop asking the President anything. As he walked away ignoring her’ she kept shouting “are you going to answer my question”? Finally, after he walked off, i said to her “no”. —...
  • Former pastor pleads no-contest to choking infant at Kansas Walmart

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A New Jersey man will be sentenced next month for choking a 4-month-old child at a Walmart in Overland Park. Fifty-four-year-old Oleh Zhownirovych , of Clifton, New Jersey, pleaded no contest Thursday to aggravated battery and intentional harm and battery. An aggravated kidnapping charge...
  • Is God Human? Spirit Is Both Father and Mother, Says Church of Sweden

    God is not a man, according to The Church of Sweden. Sweden’s national Evangelical Lutheran church is urging its clergy to stop gendering their almighty creator by using terms like “he” and “lord.” It’s updated its official handbook to reflect the changes, which will go into effect on May...
  • Great schism as church demands gender-neutral language for God

    STOCKHOLM — The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to the supreme deity, refraining from using terms like “Lord” and “He” in favor of the less specific “God.” The move is one of several taken by the national Evangelical Lutheran church in...
  • What it feels like to be enlightened

    Mysticism has been on my mind again lately, in part because of the success of Why Buddhism Is True by my friend Robert Wright. During a mystical experience, you feel as though you are encountering absolute reality, whatever the hell that is. Wright explores the possibility that meditation can...
  • Why Everyone Needs To Know DaNell Daymon

    Mr. DaNell Daymon is a native of Rochester, New York, DaNell Daymon is based in Washington, DC after having lived in Seattle, Washington for 17 years. DaNell is the proud father of two amazing young sons, Christian and Miles, and is honored to parent them as a bicoastal family...
  • What it takes to become a saint

    What does it take to become a saint? Anyone can make it to sainthood, but the road isn’t easy. The journey involves an exhaustive process that can take decades or even centuries. The Catholic Church has thousands of saints, from the Apostles to St. Teresa of Calcutta, often known...
  • Journalist-turned-pastor who led historic church restoration dead at 52

    Salatheia Bryant-Honors earned master’s and doctorate from theology school Salatheia Bryant-Honors, a journalist who found a second career in pastoral ministry and presided over the renovation of a historic Galveston church, died last week. She was 52. Skills developed as news reporter and a passion for social justice set...
  • When Americans tried – and failed – to reunite Christianity

    (The Conversation) – Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther, a German monk, initiated a split in Christianity that came to be known as the Protestant Reformation. After the Reformation, deep divisions between Protestants and Catholics contributed to wars, hostility and violence in Europe and America. For centuries, each side...