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  • The Parish of Sts. Francis and Clare
    When Churches have to ask for money
    With the proliferation of mega-churches and televangelists, religion and church seem to be all about making money. In 1987, Oral Roberts claimed that God wanted him to raise money and that Oral would die if the money was not raised. Every Church,...
  • The ruins of San Jeronimo
    Who told the king?
    Far off, towards the south, the perfectly shaped volcano known as Agua can be seen through therocky remains of a window. Inside, the roughly two acre site of what once was the Church andCollege dedicated to San Jeronimo, or Saint Jerome is a quiet...
  • First Baptist Church La Feria,Texas
    Good churches still abound
    Part of what this writer does as the Christianity Examiner for the Brownsville edition of the Examiner.com, is to visit area churches in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and report on events and ministries they provide.In the process, there have...
  • Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
    Art exhibitions hosted by Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
    This fall, two exhibitions are hosted inside the massive space of the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.The first, and most talked-about exhibition, is titledPhoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral. Enter the cathedral and you can't miss the...
  • Muslim graffiti
    Indiana churches vandalized with Muslim graffiti attacking Christ, 'infidels'
    On Sunday, WTHR reported that three churches in Columbus, Indiana, were hit with Muslim graffiti in the same night. According to the report, vandals spray-painted "infidels" with a verse from the Quran.Father Doug Marcotte of Saint...
  • Seven churches in book of Revelation
    Churches in the book of Revelation were the same as churches today
    The seven churches of Asia Minor found in the book of Revelation were not different from our churches today. They were random samples of churches that still exist all over the world. None of the churches were perfect, and none of our churches are...
  • burundi
    Burundi Measure Seeks to Limit Churches
    The lower house of Burundi's parliament has passed a bill that seeks to curb the country's "proliferation of churches."The Guardian notes, "A government survey last year found there were 557 denominations practicing in the...
  • CHVRCHES Electrify Maxed Out Pageant
    CHVRCHES Electrify Maxed Out Pageant
    CHVRCHES Captivates Maxed Out PageantWithin moments after taking the stage Glasgow synth-pop trio CHVRCHES (pronounced Churches) made it abundantly clear they had brought the goods to The Pageant in St. Louis.Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook, and Martin...
  • WEHA Gospel Staion
    Gospel music in America's favorite playground
    It is no secret that Atlantic City, NJ has some of the best musical talent to cross their bridges. Churches breed gospel music. Gospel music births hope, fellowship, the release of bondage, and an innate sense of peace.In 1875, Bethel African...
  • Mayor Mike Duggan delivers State of the City address.
    Mayor Mike Duggan challenges churches to participate in city improvement
    The State of the City address delivered by Mayor Mike Duggan on Wednesday, Feb. 26 get a resounding “Yes.”He addressed many issues and challenges the city has and encouraged the clergy to step up to the plate and adopt a park for the...
  • What Valentine's Day should remind us of
    What Valentine's Day should remind us of
    On Valentine's Day there is the usual push by commercial interests to further their reason for being and their financial bottom line. The ads may say that if you truly love her/him you will buy this or that kind of product. It's not true,...
  • PCR offers webinars for churches
    PCR offers webinars for those involved in church ministries
    Practical Church Resources or PCR (formerly the Parish Resource Center of Long Island) has always offered opportunities for those involved in church ministries to learn more about a particular topic by attending workshops led by well-known authors...
  • Bell
    Bells, relics of the past, are still used today
    Thousands of Americans and tourists saw the crystal ball drop at Times Square announcing the arrival of the New Year. Like the famous ball, bells are used today to announce celebrations such as weddings. They are also rung at solemn events such as...
  • The Chapel of Rest, Happy Valley, North Carolina
    Highland churches of Western North Carolina
    The story of religion in the western North Carolina highlands began with the arrival of missionaries among the Native Americans. Soon they were followed by settlers that brought a variety of faiths along with them.By the 1740s Scotch-Irish from...
  • Bishop C.E. Glover
    Domestic Violence and the Church
    On Wednesday October 2, 2013 Bishop C.E. Glover of Mount Bethel Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fl posted a message on Facebook pleading with all churches and their leaders to set aside at least one Sunday during the month of October to discuss...