Articles Tagged Church - Page 5

In a strange sense of irony, Margot Kidder died during Mental Health Awareness Month. She dealt with bipolar disorder and urged people to be more empathetic toward others dealing with mental health conditions. Her legacy ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion Science

Anglican Communion News Service recently reported on domestic violence (DV) in the church. Churchgoers in the county of Cumbria, England, were surveyed by academics with Coventry University and University of Leicester. O ...

Category: Aid Religion

In 2000, the Youth Financial Literacy Day was announced. Four years later, the U.S. Senate officially recognized April as Financial Literacy Month. Although it’s mostly banks and other financial institutions that p ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

It was a Monday, election day. Hundreds of people in the community were being deterred from voting by intimidation. The two parties in town were pitted against each other, not only politically, but also religiously. The ...

Category: Religion

In 2006, Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. As such, she was chief pastor of over 109 dioceses in 17 countries. She was the first woman to be elected to this position in the ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation Religion Spirituality Christianity

Oklahoma is part of the Bible Belt, an informal region of the southern United States in which Christianity has played an important role in society and politics. It's estimated that there are more than 3,500 churches in ...

Category: Religion Christianity

The city of El Paso is memorialized in a song by Marty Robbins in 1959, but there's a lot to this community in southwest Texas along the border of Mexico. It's considered one of the safest large cities in America and has ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Many people love to drive through Vermont in the fall to enjoy the foliage and scenery. The state might be one of the smallest, but it has some beautiful architecture in its churches. Here are six sites you should make p ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

There's been a huge debate over whether the hymns of the church are relevant today. We'll leave that argument for another time. No matter which side you're on, there's little denying that some of the songs played in chur ...

Category: Religion

One of the most admired architects of the 20th century is Frank Lloyd Wright. He was born in Wisconsin in 1867 and educated in his youth by his mother. When Wright was 14, his parents divorced. According to Wright, he ne ...

Category: Religion