News Stories on Religion and Faith

In a straightforward and compelling new piece, Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) makes the case that “with only 31 words, the Pledge of Allegiance is one of the most powerful expressions of unity among fellow Americans.” And unity, the congressman adds, “is in short supply in this country these days.” Buck’s remarks appear in a new […]

In an exclusive interview with christian News Journal for its new video series, “Three Questions,” Franklin Graham—president of Samaritan’s Purse and one of our nation’s most prominent faith leaders—said that while times may change and situations may change, “God doesn’t change.” That is a beauty and a blessing—and all Christians must stay true to God’s […]

In an exclusive interview with christian News Journal for its new video series, “Three Questions,” evangelist and Founder of Samaritan’s Purse’s Franklin Graham talks exclusively with editor Corine Gatti-Santillo on remaining committed to the principles of liberty — urging Christians to shift their focus on God during these trying times. Says Graham, “Our hope is in Him. […]

Though education prepares us for life in a general sense and specific courses get us ready for certain careers, God can easily override experience with His plans. Bruce L. Hartman, author of the book “Spend a Year with Jesus: Finding Jesus and a New Life,” is a prime example of that. Though now a published […]

While Americans have been caught in a whirlwind of conspiracy theories the last several months, many pastors say they hear such unfounded claims from their church members. A new study from Nashville-based Lifeway Research finds 49% of U.S. Protestant pastors say they frequently hear members of their congregation repeating conspiracy theories they have heard about why something […]

As millions of Americans seek security, safety, and sanity after a time of great disunity and dissension in our country, evangelist Alveda King—executive director of Civil Rights for the Unborn with Priests for Life, founder of Alveda King Ministries, and a niece of Dr. Martin Luther King—has a message. She urged all of us to […]

Pastors seem more reluctant to address issues of race in their congregations today than four years ago. According to a LifeWay Research study, 74% of pastors agree their congregation would welcome a sermon on racial reconciliation, with 32% strongly agreeing. In 2016, however, 90% of pastors believed their congregation would be open to a sermon on the […]

I love the Psalmist’s words in Psalm 119:103: “How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” I want you to crave the Word of God. I want you to taste and see that it’s sweeter than honey. Because I know the Bible will transform you, I want you to […]

An array of faith leaders across the country have been sharing their vehement objections to the violence and lawlessness that occurred on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump, after his speech on Wednesday outside the White House, made their way to the grounds of the Capitol—and […]

You are a master negotiator. You can negotiate yourself out of any good decision. And what’s somewhat ironic for me is that any bad decision in my life has one constant—I was there. Feel that way too? This will help. We all have ways to pushback. “It’s too cold to workout.” “It‘s too late.” “Let’s […]


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