Articles Tagged Religion - ULC Blog

Most of the planning that a church does involves programs and services it offers. Many hours each week are spent on writing sermons, choosing texts and practicing music. There are many ways to practice faith, though, and ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

Keeping up to speed during a church service can be hard for anyone at times, but especially so for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Fortunately, there are steps your church can take to make services accessible.

Category: Religion

The process of finding a new church is very different than it was ten years ago. Nowadays, most people research online rather than in person, so churches need to make sure that information is conveyed effectively.

Category: Religion

Mutual aid groups often spring up as grassroots movements that seek to meet the needs of communities at the local level. Mutual aid can take many forms beyond what one may consider the typical routes.

Category: Aid Judaism

Your church should be a positive force within your community, but people also come to church to form interpersonal connections with others. Rather than focusing on the big picture, spend some time in small groups.

Category: Religion

Goats get a bad rap in the Bible, both metaphorically and literally.  But goats can represent a shortcoming of Christianity; picking out groups to be shunned and ostracized does not embrace the message of Jesus.

Category: Religion

Countries like Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos were just a few of the countries in Southeast Asia that fared better than average in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Could their large Buddhist populations play a part?

Category: Buddhism

In parts of southern Pakistan, Hindus are feeling pressure to convert to Islam, and there is some debate as to whether the conversions were forced, voluntary, or somewhere in between.

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

A new Hindu temple in India has been igniting controversy that has rippled overseas and reached areas as far as New York City. How can a temple in India be so controversial? Read on to find out.

Category: Religion

As requirements for face masks become mandatory, then optional, then mandatory again, some wonder about the purpose and effectiveness of anti-burqa laws.

Category: Politics Religion