aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Religion Today Blog Christian Blog and Commentary

Television Icon Andy Griffith Dies at 86

  • Religion Today
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2012 Jul 04
  • Comments

Andy Griffith, the television icon Americans adored for his role as the town sheriff in the 1960s sitcom The Andy Griffith Show and later as a stern defense attorney in the drama Matlock, died Tuesday (July 3, 2012). He was 86. reports that Griffith passed away at his home in Dare County, N.C., around 7 a.m., according to close friend and former University of North Carolina president Bill Friday. Local officials also confirmed an ambulance was called to the house around that time. A family statement said the actor died with his wife Cindi at his side and he's already "been laid to rest on his beloved Roanoke Island." His wife said in a statement, "Andy was a person of incredibly strong Christian faith and was prepared for the day he would be called Home to his Lord." Read more on