Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, reached another high in September, according to new data released by the United States Department of Agriculture. The new numbers mean that an estimated one in 6.5 people in America were on food stamps in America.
Today’s announcement sets in motion a process that may conclude with one of the most momentous decisions ever rendered by the United States Supreme Court.
An editorial appeared in the September 21, 1897, edition of The New York Sun titled "Is There a Santa Claus?" It was a reply to a query sent by an 8-year-old girl named Virginia. She asked her father if there was a Santa Claus, and he suggested she write to The Sun and ask, telling her, "If you see it in The Sun, it’s so."
Several pro-family groups are voicing their approval that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided it will hear highly controversial cases on gay marriage.
T. Dewitt Talmage was a well-known Brooklyn, N.Y., preacher in the late 1800s. He died in 1902. He once preached a message titled "The Ministry of Tears." It speaks powerfully to the reality of grief, but is also laced with an enormous spirit of hope.
If you want to go to heaven, you've got to get off your high horse.
Caesar Augustus never met Joseph or Mary and he never knew of a certain Jewish baby born in a village outside of Jerusalem.
Teach your child to pray for others this Christmas.
Student religious groups should not have to appoint leaders who do not share their beliefs, a student judiciary at Tufts University announced on Dec. 5.
Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has canceled his decree giving himself sweeping powers, but plans to push forward with the planned Dec. 15 referendum on a draft constitution.
Sins. A Past. Everyone owns both.
Infringements of religious freedom in Kazakhstan are due in part to the country's newly adopted Religion Law. The law, which went into effect last year, requires all religious communities to register or re-register their organizations and churches with the government.
Two thousand years have passed and Jesus still divides people today.
Each day in December we are sharing one practical to share the Lord with those around us.
The Supreme Court will take up California's ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the constitutional right to marry.
Leaders of an Episcopal church in Pasadena, Calif., have come under fire for their decision to host the annual convention of the Muslim Public Affairs Council.
Who do Americans regard as the most honest and ethical people in their lives? According to a new Gallup poll, most people would not say a pastor or clergyman.
Boko Haram's violent jihad against Christians in Nigeria pushed the country into seventh place in annual rankings of countries impacted by terrorism, fueling more calls for the State Department to reconsider its decision not to designate the Islamist group as a "foreign terrorist organization."
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
While Bhutan's government has quietly enacted an "anti-conversion" law that Christians fear will be used against them, a proposal to grant Christians the right to construct church buildings and form organizations remains stalled.