Articles Tagged Religion - Page 2

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

The Hagia Sophia, an historic Mosque, has reopened for religious use. Is this a good move, or will the religious structure being used for worship once again be a cause of controversy?

Category: Islam Religion

In the Muslim religion, one of the most important things a person can do in his or her lifetime is to participate in the hajj, a massive pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia that generally draws millions of people each ye ...

Category: Islam Religion

Everyone plays a different role at church. Some people have more well-defined service roles, such as the pastor or worship leader. Others serve according to their talents and interests. One area of service that can inclu ...

Category: Religion

Having new people attend your worship service is exciting. It tells you that people are saying good things about what you are doing or at least that your advertisements are working. If you have been in church leadership ...

Category: Religion

Most church leaders would love to stay focused on the organization's mission and helping others in the community. The reality, however, is that without adequate numbers of regular attendees, some of those projects wouldn ...

Category: Religion

For many people of faith, reading is a large part of spiritual growth. Books can inform, advise, inspire and encourage your church members. A community library is a good way to share books, and it doesn’t have to cost ...

Category: Religion Religious Items ULC Books

New believers are often enthusiastic and inspired as they learn how to incorporate faith into their lives. After a while, though, your practice can get stale as the simple answers that comforted you in the beginning no l ...

Category: Religion Spirituality